The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 152 147 136
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB6 24 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% 0.87% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 1.77% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 15
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +5.63%
VB6
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1799 1803 1440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 48.63% 48.95% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1494 1221
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB6 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VB6
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Leeds

VB6
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Leeds

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB6.

1 35 (100.00%) VB
2 26 (74.29%) .NET
3 22 (62.86%) SQL
4 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) C#
4 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
5 14 (40.00%) WinForms
6 13 (37.14%) PL/SQL
6 13 (37.14%) Degree
7 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
7 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
9 8 (22.86%) MS Office
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.00%) Oracle
10 7 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
11 6 (17.14%) Windows
11 6 (17.14%) Finance
12 5 (14.29%) Retail
12 5 (14.29%) People Management
12 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
13 4 (11.43%) BDD
13 4 (11.43%) QlikView
13 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
13 4 (11.43%) SharePoint

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.43%) QlikView
4 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) VB Developer
2 11 (31.43%) VB6 Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Junior DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Database Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior VB Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) WinForms
3 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) MDX
5 1 (2.86%) WCF
5 1 (2.86%) WPF
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) ADO
5 1 (2.86%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
4 5 (14.29%) People Management
5 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) BDD
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (11.43%) TDD
5 4 (11.43%) OO
5 4 (11.43%) Data Security
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) MVC
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Process Management
7 1 (2.86%) Use Case
7 1 (2.86%) Line Management
7 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (62.86%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) C#
4 13 (37.14%) PL/SQL
5 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 4 (11.43%) Java
6 4 (11.43%) PHP
6 4 (11.43%) VBScript
7 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) VBA
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Mapinfo