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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 227 239
Rank change year-on-year -34 +12  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 14 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.33% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 19
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £33,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  

VB6 is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3965 3003 3333
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.72% 53.67% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3397 2598 2835
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing VB6 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 5 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire -23 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Lancashire +3 4 £40,000 -11.11%
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 31 (100.00%) VB
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) C#
3 18 (58.06%) HTML
4 17 (54.84%) VB.NET
5 15 (48.39%) Visual Studio
6 14 (45.16%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) Feasibility Study
7 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
7 10 (32.26%) Validation
7 10 (32.26%) Degree
7 10 (32.26%) C
7 10 (32.26%) PHP
7 10 (32.26%) C++
7 10 (32.26%) MySQL
7 10 (32.26%) Firmware
7 10 (32.26%) Embedded C
7 10 (32.26%) Embedded C++
8 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
9 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (19.35%) WinForms
10 6 (19.35%) Electronics
11 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
11 5 (16.13%) HTML5
12 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
12 4 (12.90%) Rapid Prototyping
12 4 (12.90%) CSS3
12 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Electronics
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) .NET Developer
3 13 (41.94%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (35.48%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (35.48%) C# Developer
5 10 (32.26%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (32.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (32.26%) Software Engineer
6 7 (22.58%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (22.58%) Software Developer
7 6 (19.35%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (19.35%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 6 (19.35%) Graduate
7 6 (19.35%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (19.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (16.13%) VB Developer
8 5 (16.13%) VB6 Developer
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
3 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (19.35%) WinForms
5 5 (16.13%) HTML5
6 4 (12.90%) Ajax
6 4 (12.90%) CSS
6 4 (12.90%) CSS3
6 4 (12.90%) jQuery
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
7 3 (9.68%) LINQ
7 3 (9.68%) Web Services
8 2 (6.45%) WCF
8 2 (6.45%) WPF
9 1 (3.23%) XML
9 1 (3.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.68%) EPoS
2 3 (9.68%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Feasibility Study
1 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
1 10 (32.26%) Validation
2 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Rapid Prototyping
3 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Logistics
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (70.97%) C#
3 17 (54.84%) VB.NET
4 14 (45.16%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) C
5 10 (32.26%) C++
5 10 (32.26%) Embedded C
5 10 (32.26%) Embedded C++
5 10 (32.26%) PHP
6 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) HL7
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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