The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 59 46 55
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.50% 0.32% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.63% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% -3.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - -1.31%  

VB6 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 264 159 229
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 66.00% 50.64% 55.18%
Number of salaries quoted 235 144 188
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing VB6 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Leicester

VB6
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Leicester

VB6
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for VB6.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development Director
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Development
2 1 (33.33%) Head of IT
2 1 (33.33%) Head of IT Development
2 1 (33.33%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle