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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 149 163 133
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Permanent jobs citing VB6 21 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.64% 0.55% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 1.12% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 14
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1675 1779 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 51.18% 48.78% 56.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1493 1208
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Leeds

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (77.50%) .NET
3 28 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (55.00%) C#
5 20 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 19 (47.50%) SQL
7 15 (37.50%) WinForms
8 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
8 13 (32.50%) Degree
9 12 (30.00%) OO
10 10 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (22.50%) MVC
11 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
11 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
12 8 (20.00%) HTML
12 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
12 8 (20.00%) CSS
12 8 (20.00%) MS Office
12 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (17.50%) Scrum
13 7 (17.50%) TDD
13 7 (17.50%) ITIL
13 7 (17.50%) Windows
13 7 (17.50%) Oracle
13 7 (17.50%) VBScript
13 7 (17.50%) Java
13 7 (17.50%) PHP
13 7 (17.50%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 11g

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) QlikView
5 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle APEX
1 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
2 10 (25.00%) VB Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Applications Support
4 8 (20.00%) Applications Developer
5 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Data Architect
6 5 (12.50%) Architect
7 4 (10.00%) Technical Leader
8 3 (7.50%) Database Developer
8 3 (7.50%) DBA
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Junior Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Junior DBA
8 3 (7.50%) Junior
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Junior Architect
8 3 (7.50%) VB Software Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Junior Database Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) .NET
2 15 (37.50%) WinForms
3 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.00%) HTML
4 8 (20.00%) CSS
5 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.50%) MSMQ
6 5 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) ADO
7 1 (2.50%) Web Services
7 1 (2.50%) WCF
7 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) OO
3 9 (22.50%) MVC
3 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
4 7 (17.50%) TDD
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL
4 7 (17.50%) BDD
5 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Data Security
6 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.50%) OOP
8 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.00%) OOD
8 2 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (55.00%) C#
3 20 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 19 (47.50%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (17.50%) VBScript
7 7 (17.50%) Java
7 7 (17.50%) PHP
8 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle