The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 61 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB6 13 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.81% 0.63% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 0.99% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 12
Average salary £38,000 £31,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.68% -20.62%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
VB6
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
358 605 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 49.93% 63.22% 60.37%
Number of salaries quoted 317 555 383
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VB6
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Leicestershire

VB6
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

VB6
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +16 5 £42,500 +34.92%
Hinckley - 1 £30,000 -
VB6
East Midlands

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 24 (100.00%) VB
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) SQL
3 21 (87.50%) C#
4 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
5 18 (75.00%) VB.NET
6 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 9 (37.50%) XML
7 9 (37.50%) XSLT
7 9 (37.50%) COBOL
7 9 (37.50%) Java
7 9 (37.50%) Adabas
7 9 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (37.50%) NATURAL
7 9 (37.50%) JCL
7 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
8 7 (29.17%) CA Endevor
8 7 (29.17%) IBM
8 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
9 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (25.00%) DB2
9 6 (25.00%) ISO 9001
9 6 (25.00%) Subversion
9 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (25.00%) WPF
9 6 (25.00%) MVVM
10 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (16.67%) jQuery

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) Adabas
3 6 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (41.67%) C# Developer
4 9 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (29.17%) COBOL Analyst
5 7 (29.17%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 7 (29.17%) COBOL Programmer
5 7 (29.17%) Analyst
5 7 (29.17%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (29.17%) Programmer
6 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
8 3 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (8.33%) AWS Developer
9 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (8.33%) VB Developer
9 2 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (37.50%) XML
3 9 (37.50%) XSLT
3 9 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (25.00%) WPF
5 4 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
6 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) MVVM
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.67%) Web Design
2 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.17%) Android Development
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (91.67%) SQL
3 21 (87.50%) C#
4 18 (75.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (37.50%) COBOL
5 9 (37.50%) Java
5 9 (37.50%) NATURAL
5 9 (37.50%) JCL
6 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) IBM