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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 53 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.16% 2.04% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 3.51% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 11
Average salary £44,000 £39,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
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
241 342 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 55.79% 58.16% 58.54%
Number of salaries quoted 199 303 234
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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 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 29 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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%) JavaScript
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%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (66.67%) Graphic Design
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) COBOL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) Adabas
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (33.33%) NATURAL
3 2 (33.33%) JCL
3 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
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%) AWS Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Graphic Design
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Web Design
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) COBOL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) NATURAL
2 2 (33.33%) JCL