The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 114 100 111
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 7 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.43% 0.98% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 1.78% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 14
Average salary £30,000 £38,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% -51.87%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
VBScript
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
831 954 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 50.86% 54.80% 56.86%
Number of salaries quoted 670 758 846
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VBScript
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

VBScript Salary Trend in Cheshire

VBScript
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBScript across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

VBScript Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VBScript
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Crewe -13 4 £40,000 -
Warrington +6 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Chester +10 1 £25,000 -35.06%
VBScript
North West

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (87.50%) VB
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) XenApp
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) MCSE
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) EMC
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) MCITP
7 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (25.00%) Metastorm
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 4 (25.00%) Clustering
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Use Case
3 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Product Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) VB
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) XenApp
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Metastorm
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) EMC