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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 71 53 78
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Permanent jobs citing VB6 26 41 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.53% 3.69% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.05% 6.18% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 1
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% +14.92%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
515 663 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.19% 59.73% 54.66%
Number of salaries quoted 448 563 407
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
West Malling +6 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Tunbridge Wells +15 3 £32,500 +8.33%
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 37 (100.00%) VB
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 28 (75.68%) MVC
3 28 (75.68%) Hibernate
3 28 (75.68%) Spring
3 28 (75.68%) Maven
3 28 (75.68%) JSON
3 28 (75.68%) HTML
3 28 (75.68%) Java
3 28 (75.68%) CSS
3 28 (75.68%) OO
3 28 (75.68%) OOD
3 28 (75.68%) Spring Integration
3 28 (75.68%) REST
4 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
5 18 (48.65%) E-Commerce
6 17 (45.95%) MySQL
6 17 (45.95%) Oracle
6 17 (45.95%) VB.NET
7 12 (32.43%) Dojo
8 11 (29.73%) Publishing
9 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
10 7 (18.92%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (13.51%) Degree
12 5 (13.51%) Legal

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (45.95%) MySQL
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) OLAP
5 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (75.68%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (29.73%) Publishing
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) Java Developer
3 15 (40.54%) Web Developer
4 14 (37.84%) Software Developer
5 9 (24.32%) Senior Developer
5 9 (24.32%) Senior Web Developer
6 8 (21.62%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Software Tester
7 5 (13.51%) Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.70%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Graduate Software Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Server Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) HTML
2 28 (75.68%) CSS
2 28 (75.68%) Hibernate
2 28 (75.68%) Spring
2 28 (75.68%) JSON
2 28 (75.68%) REST
2 28 (75.68%) Spring Integration
3 12 (32.43%) Dojo
4 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.51%) WinForms
6 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
6 2 (5.41%) SOAP
6 2 (5.41%) Web Services
6 2 (5.41%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) OO
1 28 (75.68%) OOD
1 28 (75.68%) MVC
2 18 (48.65%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (10.81%) Workflow
5 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.70%) SOA
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) Validation
7 1 (2.70%) Data Management
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Data Validation
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 28 (75.68%) Java
4 17 (45.95%) VB.NET
5 8 (21.62%) SQL
5 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Business Objects