The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oldham 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Manchester / Oldham
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oldham 7.89% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -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 Oldham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Oldham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 97 16 14
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 85.09% 59.26% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 7
Median salary £37,500 £24,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -31.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £26,625
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £32,400
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oldham 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 Oldham

VB6
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Oldham

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Oldham region with a requirement for VB6.

1 12 (100.00%) VB
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Validation
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C++
2 11 (91.67%) Firmware
2 11 (91.67%) C
2 11 (91.67%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 11 (91.67%) Feasibility Study
3 7 (58.33%) Electronics
4 5 (41.67%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (8.33%) DevExpress

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (58.33%) Graduate
3 7 (58.33%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (58.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Feasibility Study
2 11 (91.67%) Validation
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) VB
2 11 (91.67%) C
2 11 (91.67%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C++
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
3 5 (41.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) DevExpress