Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 341 341
Rank change year-on-year +16 0 -46
Permanent jobs citing VB6 31 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.37% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 23
North West median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,625 £28,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £44,875 £57,375 £42,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 7252 6734 6733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.30% 55.47% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6071 5835 5761
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -12 19 £42,500 +21.43%
Lancashire -4 6 £37,500 -
Manchester -15 5 £35,000 -39.13%
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 28 (90.32%) C#
3 27 (87.10%) VB.NET
4 22 (70.97%) SQL
5 15 (48.39%) WinForms
6 11 (35.48%) Unit Testing
7 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
8 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
8 7 (22.58%) Degree
9 6 (19.35%) HTML
9 6 (19.35%) Windows
10 5 (16.13%) C
10 5 (16.13%) XML
10 5 (16.13%) XHTML
10 5 (16.13%) Web Development
10 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
10 5 (16.13%) Finance
10 5 (16.13%) SDLC
11 4 (12.90%) WPF
12 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
12 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
12 3 (9.68%) EPoS
13 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
13 2 (6.45%) OO
13 2 (6.45%) ActiveX
13 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
13 2 (6.45%) ETL
13 2 (6.45%) SMS

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 (6.45%) SMS
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (83.87%) .NET Developer
3 18 (58.06%) VB.NET Developer
4 15 (48.39%) C# Developer
5 14 (45.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (41.94%) VB Developer
7 12 (38.71%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 12 (38.71%) VB6 Developer
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Developer
9 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
10 3 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
11 2 (6.45%) Junior C# .NET Developer
11 2 (6.45%) Junior C# Developer
11 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
11 2 (6.45%) Junior SQL Developer
11 2 (6.45%) Junior VB Developer
11 2 (6.45%) Junior VB.NET Developer
11 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) WinForms
3 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (19.35%) HTML
5 5 (16.13%) XHTML
5 5 (16.13%) XML
6 4 (12.90%) WPF
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.45%) ActiveX
8 2 (6.45%) COM
8 2 (6.45%) WCF
9 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.23%) LINQ
9 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) EPoS
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Unit Testing
2 5 (16.13%) SDLC
2 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.13%) Web Development
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) Defensive Programming
3 2 (6.45%) ETL
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) OO
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (90.32%) C#
3 27 (87.10%) VB.NET
4 22 (70.97%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) C
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Xamarin