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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 34 38 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 2 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 1.29% 0.51% 6.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 0.69% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Median salary - £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98 144 118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 63.23% 72.73% 63.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80 130 111
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

VB6
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Stoke-on-Trent

VB6
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for VB6.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Online Gambling
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Online Gambling
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET