The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 325 301 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing WSH 1 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.008% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.023% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £42,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £33,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -26.66%
WSH
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4442 4600 4995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.88% 37.96% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3834 4146 4695
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSH across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WSH
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSH across the City of London region.

WSH Salary Trend in the City of London

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing WSH 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 WSH.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Advertising
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Sybase
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) VBA
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) Siebel
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) MBA

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing WSH 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 WSH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000
1 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) MBA
2 3 (60.00%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Sybase
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (80.00%) Siebel