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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 156 117 141
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +24
Permanent jobs citing VB6 26 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 1.46% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 2.88% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25 38 15
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1614 1321 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 42.81% 50.77% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1067 1361
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Leeds

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) VB
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (93.02%) VB.NET
3 29 (67.44%) SQL
4 27 (62.79%) C#
5 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET
6 23 (53.49%) WCF
7 18 (41.86%) WPF
8 16 (37.21%) Oracle
8 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
9 12 (27.91%) System Testing
10 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
10 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
11 8 (18.60%) Java
11 8 (18.60%) Information Security
11 8 (18.60%) Degree
12 7 (16.28%) Migration
12 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
12 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
13 6 (13.95%) VBA
14 4 (9.30%) VBScript
14 4 (9.30%) HTML
15 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
15 3 (6.98%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (6.98%) Toad
15 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
15 3 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (6.98%) Windows

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (6.98%) Toad
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (74.42%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.23%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (18.60%) VB Developer
4 8 (18.60%) SQL Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Development Manager
4 8 (18.60%) VB6 Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Junior
5 6 (13.95%) Junior Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) WPF Developer
8 3 (6.98%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET
3 23 (53.49%) WCF
4 18 (41.86%) WPF
5 4 (9.30%) HTML
6 2 (4.65%) HTML5
6 2 (4.65%) CSS
6 2 (4.65%) XML
6 2 (4.65%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) System Testing
2 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (18.60%) Information Security
4 7 (16.28%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) OO
6 2 (4.65%) OOD
6 2 (4.65%) Document Management
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL
6 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) Release Management
7 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) VB
2 40 (93.02%) VB.NET
3 29 (67.44%) SQL
4 27 (62.79%) C#
5 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 8 (18.60%) Java
7 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
7 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
8 6 (13.95%) VBA
9 4 (9.30%) VBScript
10 1 (2.33%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Progress
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