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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 85 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing VB6 16 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.41% 1.10% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 1.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 0
Average salary £46,500 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
588 727 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.76% 57.38% 51.64%
Number of salaries quoted 524 654 335
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 21 November 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 +1 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 42 (100.00%) VB
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (83.33%) MVC
2 35 (83.33%) OO
2 35 (83.33%) OOD
2 35 (83.33%) HTML
2 35 (83.33%) Java
2 35 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 35 (83.33%) CSS
2 35 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 35 (83.33%) Spring
2 35 (83.33%) Maven
2 35 (83.33%) JSON
2 35 (83.33%) REST
2 35 (83.33%) Spring Integration
3 28 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 22 (52.38%) VB.NET
5 21 (50.00%) MySQL
5 21 (50.00%) Oracle
6 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
7 14 (33.33%) Project Management
7 14 (33.33%) Dojo
8 12 (28.57%) Publishing
9 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 6 (14.29%) SQL
10 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 5 (11.90%) Finance
12 4 (9.52%) MS Office
12 4 (9.52%) Windows

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (83.33%) Maven
General
1 12 (28.57%) Publishing
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 28 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Web Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 8 (19.05%) Senior Web Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Tester
7 4 (9.52%) Software Tester
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
10 1 (2.38%) Java Web Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Java Web Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Graduate Software Tester
10 1 (2.38%) Graduate
10 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (83.33%) HTML
2 35 (83.33%) CSS
2 35 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 35 (83.33%) Spring
2 35 (83.33%) JSON
2 35 (83.33%) REST
2 35 (83.33%) Spring Integration
3 14 (33.33%) Dojo
4 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.52%) WinForms
6 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET
6 2 (4.76%) SOAP
6 2 (4.76%) Web Services
6 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) OO
1 35 (83.33%) OOD
1 35 (83.33%) MVC
2 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
3 14 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Workflow
4 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) VB
2 35 (83.33%) Java
2 35 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (52.38%) VB.NET
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Citrix
West Malling, Kent
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