The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 174 142 116
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -26
Permanent jobs citing VB6 32 51 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.66% 1.20% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 2.45% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 27 49 51
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
VB6
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 West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2392 2080 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 49.68% 49.03% 56.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1927 1711 2002
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VB6
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VB6 Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

VB6
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

VB6
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Leeds -31 13 £38,500 +14.92%
Wetherby - 9 £42,500 -
Bradford -10 4 £41,000 +26.15%
Wakefield - 2 £32,500 -
Halifax -2 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
VB6
Yorkshire

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 79 (100.00%) VB
2 74 (93.67%) .NET
3 52 (65.82%) C#
4 49 (62.03%) VB.NET
5 43 (54.43%) SQL
6 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET
7 32 (40.51%) SQL Server
8 25 (31.65%) WCF
9 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
10 19 (24.05%) XML
11 18 (22.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (22.78%) System Testing
12 16 (20.25%) Visual Studio
13 15 (18.99%) Oracle
14 14 (17.72%) WPF
15 13 (16.46%) PL/SQL
16 12 (15.19%) VBScript
16 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (15.19%) MVC
17 11 (13.92%) Degree
17 11 (13.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 11 (13.92%) Web Services
18 10 (12.66%) Windows
18 10 (12.66%) MS Office
18 10 (12.66%) OO
18 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
18 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
18 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
18 10 (12.66%) Migration
19 9 (11.39%) JavaScript

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.59%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) LiveLink
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Office
2 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.53%) QlikView
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.27%) MySQL
7 1 (1.27%) SQLite
7 1 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.06%) ReSharper
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (3.80%) Toad
6 1 (1.27%) Maven
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA
6 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
1 5 (6.33%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (73.42%) Developer
2 31 (39.24%) .NET Developer
3 19 (24.05%) Software Developer
4 15 (18.99%) VB.NET Developer
5 12 (15.19%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) VB Developer
6 8 (10.13%) VB6 Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Junior Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Junior
8 6 (7.59%) Junior .NET Developer
8 6 (7.59%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Team Leader
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) Applications Support
9 5 (6.33%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (93.67%) .NET
2 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET
3 25 (31.65%) WCF
4 19 (24.05%) XML
5 14 (17.72%) WPF
6 11 (13.92%) Web Services
7 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
8 5 (6.33%) jQuery
8 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (3.80%) XSLT
9 3 (3.80%) WinForms
10 2 (2.53%) DOM
10 2 (2.53%) HTML
10 2 (2.53%) COM
10 2 (2.53%) DCOM
10 2 (2.53%) CSS
10 2 (2.53%) HTML5
11 1 (1.27%) Classic ASP
11 1 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (1.27%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) FMCG
3 1 (1.27%) User Experience
3 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) User Acceptance Testing
1 18 (22.78%) System Testing
2 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.19%) MVC
3 10 (12.66%) Migration
3 10 (12.66%) OO
3 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
4 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
4 6 (7.59%) E-Procurement
5 5 (6.33%) OOP
5 5 (6.33%) CRUD
5 5 (6.33%) Release Management
5 5 (6.33%) People Management
6 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.06%) Information Security
6 4 (5.06%) ITIL
6 4 (5.06%) Project Management
7 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.53%) Data Security
8 2 (2.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) VB
2 52 (65.82%) C#
3 49 (62.03%) VB.NET
4 43 (54.43%) SQL
5 13 (16.46%) PL/SQL
6 12 (15.19%) VBScript
7 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.80%) C++
9 3 (3.80%) VBA
10 2 (2.53%) C
11 1 (1.27%) RPG
11 1 (1.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (1.27%) XAML
11 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) Oracle
3 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.27%) SAP
3 1 (1.27%) Mapinfo
3 1 (1.27%) AccuRev