The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 122 104 100
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 8 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.77% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.72% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 10
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £31,350 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £50,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
VBScript
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
831 813 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.14% 44.55% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 784 731 650
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBScript across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VBScript
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript across the Birmingham region.

VBScript Salary Trend in Birmingham

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VBScript 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 VBScript.

1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 20 (90.91%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 15 (68.18%) MS Office
3 15 (68.18%) ITIL
3 15 (68.18%) Python
3 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
3 15 (68.18%) Front Office
3 15 (68.18%) Degree
3 15 (68.18%) ETRM
4 8 (36.36%) Reuters
4 8 (36.36%) Bloomberg
5 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 5 (22.73%) VB
6 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (18.18%) Citrix
7 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 3 (13.64%) MCP
8 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
8 3 (13.64%) ARCserve
8 3 (13.64%) Symantec
8 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
8 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (13.64%) VMware
8 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
8 3 (13.64%) Clustering
8 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
8 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2000

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VBScript 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 VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (68.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.55%) AdminStudio
2 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 15 (68.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Consultant
2 15 (68.18%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (36.36%) Technical Support
3 8 (36.36%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 8 (36.36%) Senior Technical Support
3 8 (36.36%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (31.82%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) XSL
1 2 (9.09%) XSLT
1 2 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
1 15 (68.18%) ETRM
2 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) VB
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) MCP
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCEE
4 1 (4.55%) CCAA
4 1 (4.55%) CCIA
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) OCA
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) ARCserve
1 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) AppDNA
3 1 (4.55%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Reuters
2 8 (36.36%) Bloomberg
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) AppSense