The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 - 83
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.64% - 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% - 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 15
Median salary £35,000 - £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 - £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -1.31%  

VB6 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 450 584 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 57.18% 51.32% 58.21%
Number of salaries quoted 365 506 491
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing VB6 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Kent

VB6
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 in Kent.

Salary trend for VB6 in Kent

VB6
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £35,000 -
VB6
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for VB6.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) iPad
1 5 (100.00%) Facebook
1 5 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 4 (80.00%) QA Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) QA Tester
2 4 (80.00%) Software QA Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) Facebook
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft