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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 88 101 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB6 7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.73% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 0.88% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 4
Average salary £27,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
555 680 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.99% 55.65% 43.53%
Number of salaries quoted 491 547 465
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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 - 4 £26,250 -
Maidstone - 1 £47,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £27,000 -
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 32 (100.00%) VB
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (81.25%) HTML
3 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
4 20 (62.50%) OOD
4 20 (62.50%) MVC
4 20 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 20 (62.50%) CSS
4 20 (62.50%) OO
4 20 (62.50%) Java
4 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 20 (62.50%) Spring
4 20 (62.50%) Maven
4 20 (62.50%) JSON
4 20 (62.50%) REST
4 20 (62.50%) Spring Integration
5 17 (53.13%) VB.NET
6 16 (50.00%) MySQL
6 16 (50.00%) Oracle
7 15 (46.88%) Project Management
8 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
9 11 (34.38%) SQL
9 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
10 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
10 9 (28.13%) Windows
10 9 (28.13%) WinForms
11 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
12 7 (21.88%) QA

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (18.75%) MS Office
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (50.00%) MySQL
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Maven
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 20 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Software Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (81.25%) HTML
3 20 (62.50%) CSS
3 20 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 20 (62.50%) Spring
3 20 (62.50%) JSON
3 20 (62.50%) REST
3 20 (62.50%) Spring Integration
4 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 9 (28.13%) WinForms
6 6 (18.75%) HTML5
7 5 (15.63%) Dojo
8 4 (12.50%) Silverlight
9 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.13%) Web Services
9 1 (3.13%) XML
9 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) OO
1 20 (62.50%) OOD
1 20 (62.50%) MVC
2 15 (46.88%) Project Management
3 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
3 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Content Management
8 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) VB
2 20 (62.50%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 17 (53.13%) VB.NET
4 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix