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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 150 159 119
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -40
Permanent jobs citing VB6 28 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.79% 0.69% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 1.61% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 38
Average salary £49,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
1841 1614 1321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 51.68% 42.80% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1476 1235 1067
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 1 September 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Leeds

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 47 (100.00%) VB
2 44 (93.62%) .NET
3 39 (82.98%) SQL Server
4 28 (59.57%) C#
5 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
6 20 (42.55%) OO
7 18 (38.30%) VB.NET
8 17 (36.17%) SQL
8 17 (36.17%) PHP
8 17 (36.17%) Software Engineering
9 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
10 13 (27.66%) COM+
10 13 (27.66%) N-Tier
10 13 (27.66%) C++
10 13 (27.66%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (25.53%) Apache
11 12 (25.53%) Linux
11 12 (25.53%) MVC
11 12 (25.53%) LAMP
12 11 (23.40%) REST
13 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
14 9 (19.15%) HTML
14 9 (19.15%) CSS
14 9 (19.15%) SOA
15 8 (17.02%) WinForms
15 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (17.02%) Separation of Concerns
15 8 (17.02%) WCF
16 7 (14.89%) TDD

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 12 (25.53%) Apache
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (82.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) QlikView
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (4.26%) Toad
6 1 (2.13%) AccuRev
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Software Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Applications Support
3 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Applications Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Applications Specialist
6 6 (12.77%) Database Specialist
7 5 (10.64%) VB Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) VB Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.38%) VB6 Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.26%) AWS Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Applications Support Specialist
11 1 (2.13%) Database Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (93.62%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
3 13 (27.66%) COM+
4 12 (25.53%) LAMP
5 11 (23.40%) REST
6 9 (19.15%) HTML
6 9 (19.15%) CSS
7 8 (17.02%) WCF
7 8 (17.02%) WinForms
8 5 (10.64%) MSMQ
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) OO
2 17 (36.17%) Software Engineering
3 13 (27.66%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (25.53%) MVC
5 9 (19.15%) SOA
6 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.02%) Separation of Concerns
7 7 (14.89%) TDD
7 7 (14.89%) ITIL
8 6 (12.77%) Database Tuning
8 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (10.64%) SDLC
9 5 (10.64%) Scrum
9 5 (10.64%) BDD
9 5 (10.64%) Information Management
9 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.38%) OOP
10 3 (6.38%) Service Management
10 3 (6.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (59.57%) C#
3 18 (38.30%) VB.NET
4 17 (36.17%) PHP
4 17 (36.17%) SQL
5 13 (27.66%) C++
6 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.64%) Java
7 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
7 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
7 5 (10.64%) VBScript
8 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle