The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 108 107 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 0.54% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
751 741 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.06% 42.46% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 659 635 573
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
VBScript
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBScript across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

VBScript Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (65.63%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) Python
4 13 (40.63%) ITIL
4 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
4 13 (40.63%) Degree
5 11 (34.38%) Front Office
5 11 (34.38%) MS Office
6 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) VB
6 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
8 8 (25.00%) Reuters
8 8 (25.00%) Bloomberg
8 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (25.00%) ETRM
9 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
9 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.75%) LDAP
10 6 (18.75%) Apache
10 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
10 6 (18.75%) Perl
10 6 (18.75%) HTML
10 6 (18.75%) CSS
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
10 6 (18.75%) XSL
10 6 (18.75%) XSLT

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
1 6 (18.75%) Apache
1 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
1 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Office
2 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.75%) LDAP
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (6.25%) VPN
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.38%) MySQL
5 2 (6.25%) DTS
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 11 (34.38%) Front Office
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Consultant
2 13 (40.63%) Technical Support
2 13 (40.63%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 6 (18.75%) SQL DBA
4 6 (18.75%) DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Support
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Support
7 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) IT Support
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
1 6 (18.75%) CSS
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
1 6 (18.75%) XSL
1 6 (18.75%) XSLT
1 6 (18.75%) Ajax
2 1 (3.13%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) ETRM
3 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (18.75%) Web Development
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Data Transformation
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (6.25%) Data Security
7 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Change Control
8 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.13%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (3.13%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Python
2 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 10 (31.25%) VB
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) Perl
5 5 (15.63%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) MCP
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) ARCserve
1 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.25%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Reuters
2 8 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) Symantec
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Trayport
7 1 (3.13%) RightFax
7 1 (3.13%) AppSense
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) McAfee