Period
to 24 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 6 months to 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 325 324
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 -51
Permanent jobs citing VB6 26 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 28
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,850 £25,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £46,375 £42,875
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% +1.33%

VB6 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7566 6202 6603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.55% 53.59% 51.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6398 5374 5598
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in the North West

VB6
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 in the North West.

Salary trend for VB6 in the North West

VB6
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in the North West over the 6 months to 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for VB6 in the North West

VB6
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -22 10 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Manchester -31 8 £35,000 -28.21%
Lancashire -7 7 £37,500 -11.76% 2
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2017, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 26 (100.00%) VB
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) VB.NET
3 22 (84.62%) C#
4 19 (73.08%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) WinForms
6 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 7 (26.92%) HTML
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 4 (15.38%) Migration
10 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) C
10 4 (15.38%) Windows
11 3 (11.54%) Xamarin
11 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
11 3 (11.54%) iPad
11 3 (11.54%) SDLC
11 3 (11.54%) Web Services
11 3 (11.54%) XML
11 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.54%) XHTML
11 3 (11.54%) EPoS
11 3 (11.54%) WPF
11 3 (11.54%) LINQ
11 3 (11.54%) Web Development
12 2 (7.69%) Logistics

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) .NET Developer
3 19 (73.08%) VB.NET Developer
4 12 (46.15%) C# Developer
5 11 (42.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (42.31%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 9 (34.62%) VB Developer
7 8 (30.77%) VB6 Developer
8 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
9 4 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (7.69%) Programmer
11 1 (3.85%) Analyst
11 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
11 1 (3.85%) Lead .NET Developer
11 1 (3.85%) Lead C# Developer
11 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
11 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 1 (3.85%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) WinForms
3 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
6 3 (11.54%) LINQ
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 3 (11.54%) WPF
6 3 (11.54%) XHTML
6 3 (11.54%) XML
7 2 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) EPoS
1 3 (11.54%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) SDLC
3 3 (11.54%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) ETL
5 1 (3.85%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (92.31%) VB.NET
3 22 (84.62%) C#
4 19 (73.08%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Xamarin
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle