The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 92 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB6 4 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.37% 2.21% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 4.17% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 19
Average salary £39,500 £43,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.67% +44.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £33,250 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
VB6
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
656 600 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 60.24% 53.00% 60.98%
Number of salaries quoted 595 534 548
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Dartford - 2 £39,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £60,000 -
Rochester - 1 £32,500 -
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) VB
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) WinForms
4 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) MS Office
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (27.27%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) WinForms
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
7 1 (9.09%) JSON
7 1 (9.09%) WPF
7 1 (9.09%) Spring
7 1 (9.09%) LINQ
7 1 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) Spring Integration
7 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 1 (9.09%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle