The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 57
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - - 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year -4.00% -0.66%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 240 305 369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 52.98% 61.24% 65.31%
Number of salaries quoted 218 275 328
Median salary £36,750 £37,144 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.06% -0.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

VB6
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Tyne and Wear