The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 47 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.04% 1.65% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 2.60% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 10
Average salary £44,000 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -22.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
VB6
Leicestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
210 346 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 54.83% 63.37% 66.29%
Number of salaries quoted 183 301 231
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

VB6
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Leicester

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Graphic Design
3 4 (66.67%) Web Design
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (16.67%) E-Procurement
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) SAP SRM
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) PHP5
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SAP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) E-Procurement
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP