The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 71 66 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 3 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.41% 0.15% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.29% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% -  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 418 346 385
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 57.73% 51.72% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 353 312 330
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

VB6
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for VB6 in Leicestershire

VB6
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -13 2 £30,000 -29.41%
VB6
East Midlands

VB6
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Development

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development Director
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Development
2 1 (25.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (25.00%) Head of IT Development
2 1 (25.00%) IT Director
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle