The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - 35 -
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 0.76% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - -1.31%  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 146 78 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 52.52% 59.54% 65.66%
Number of salaries quoted 120 59 47
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

VB6
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Northern Ireland