The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 99 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 15 5 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.86% 0.29% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 0.52% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 31
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
901 953 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.66% 54.90% 59.46%
Number of salaries quoted 730 831 1231
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBScript
North West

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 3 - -
Warrington -18 3 - -
Wilmslow - 3 £45,000 -
Chester +4 2 £49,250 +40.71%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £38,500 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £25,000 -
VBScript
North West

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) Finance
4 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
5 11 (50.00%) C#
5 11 (50.00%) Citrix
6 10 (45.45%) XenApp
7 9 (40.91%) Perl
7 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) VB
7 9 (40.91%) XenDesktop
8 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 8 (36.36%) VMware
9 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
9 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
9 7 (31.82%) .NET
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
11 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
11 5 (22.73%) CRM
11 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (22.73%) Project Management
11 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (22.73%) Document Management
11 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
11 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (18.18%) C
12 4 (18.18%) C++

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) DSL
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) MSI
2 2 (9.09%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Development Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Development Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) VML
3 2 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) ADO
3 2 (9.09%) Software Packaging
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
4 1 (4.55%) XHTML
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) CRM
1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) Document Management
1 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
2 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Workflow
2 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Product Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) Perl
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) VB
4 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) C
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) HND
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCITP
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) XenApp
2 9 (40.91%) XenDesktop
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Legato
1 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Citrix
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) AppSense
4 4 (18.18%) Fujitsu
5 2 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Dell