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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 86 91 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB6 7 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.71% 0.95% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 1.75% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 2
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £37,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
589 629 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 59.68% 54.27% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 525 531 484
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Tunbridge Wells -16 3 £27,500 -21.42%
Dartford - 2 £39,500 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £47,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £27,000 -
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (100.00%) VB
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
3 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
4 13 (48.15%) OOD
4 13 (48.15%) MVC
4 13 (48.15%) CSS
4 13 (48.15%) OO
4 13 (48.15%) Java
4 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 13 (48.15%) Hibernate
4 13 (48.15%) Spring
4 13 (48.15%) Maven
4 13 (48.15%) JSON
4 13 (48.15%) REST
4 13 (48.15%) Spring Integration
5 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) VB.NET
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (37.04%) MySQL
7 10 (37.04%) Oracle
8 9 (33.33%) Project Management
8 9 (33.33%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 9 (33.33%) WinForms
8 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
10 7 (25.93%) QA

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (37.04%) MySQL
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.11%) Publishing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Tester
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
3 13 (48.15%) CSS
3 13 (48.15%) Hibernate
3 13 (48.15%) Spring
3 13 (48.15%) JSON
3 13 (48.15%) REST
3 13 (48.15%) Spring Integration
4 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 9 (33.33%) WinForms
6 6 (22.22%) HTML5
7 4 (14.81%) Dojo
7 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
9 1 (3.70%) Web Services
9 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) OOD
1 13 (48.15%) MVC
1 13 (48.15%) OO
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Content Management
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (48.15%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) VB.NET
4 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
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