The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 76 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing VB6 25 30 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.22% 2.84% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 4.64% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 1
Average salary £43,250 £34,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.27% +2.23%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
595 647 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.94% 61.33% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 531 547 400
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB6
South East

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VB6
Salary Trend in Kent

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

VB6 Salary Trend in Kent

VB6
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB6 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

VB6 Salary Histogram in Kent

VB6
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Tunbridge Wells +10 4 £32,500 +8.33%
West Malling +4 4 £37,500 -11.76%
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 31 (100.00%) VB
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
2 23 (74.19%) MVC
3 22 (70.97%) Hibernate
3 22 (70.97%) Spring
3 22 (70.97%) Maven
3 22 (70.97%) HTML
3 22 (70.97%) Java
3 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
3 22 (70.97%) CSS
3 22 (70.97%) OO
3 22 (70.97%) OOD
3 22 (70.97%) JSON
3 22 (70.97%) REST
3 22 (70.97%) Spring Integration
4 15 (48.39%) E-Commerce
5 14 (45.16%) MySQL
5 14 (45.16%) Oracle
6 13 (41.94%) VB.NET
7 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
7 9 (29.03%) Dojo
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Publishing
9 6 (19.35%) WinForms
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (16.13%) Legal

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (45.16%) MySQL
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (3.23%) OLAP
5 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.81%) Publishing
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Java Developer
3 12 (38.71%) Web Developer
3 12 (38.71%) Software Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate Software Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Server Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) CSS
2 22 (70.97%) Hibernate
2 22 (70.97%) Spring
2 22 (70.97%) JSON
2 22 (70.97%) REST
2 22 (70.97%) HTML
2 22 (70.97%) Spring Integration
3 9 (29.03%) Dojo
3 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
4 6 (19.35%) WinForms
5 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET
5 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) COM+
6 1 (3.23%) NHibernate
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) MVC
2 22 (70.97%) OO
2 22 (70.97%) OOD
3 15 (48.39%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.90%) Workflow
4 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Data Management
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Data Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) VB
2 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
3 22 (70.97%) Java
4 13 (41.94%) VB.NET
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Business Objects