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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 73 68
Permanent jobs citing VB6 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 0.15% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.28% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Median salary - - £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  

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 281 351 346
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 54.99% 51.09% 47.40%
Number of salaries quoted 254 324 304
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project

VB6
Co-occurring 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle