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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 96 114 116
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 2 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.92% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £50,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
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
613 866 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.17% 50.85% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 530 700 768
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware