The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 32 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.56% 0.36% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 0.58% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £25,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.06% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
VBScript
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 171 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 47.75% 61.29% 60.24%
Number of salaries quoted 63 136 119
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VBScript
Salary Trend in Chester

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

VBScript Salary Trend in Chester

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
1 4 (80.00%) VMware