The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 39 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.81% 1.68% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 3.23% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £30,250 £18,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.05% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £18,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £18,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VBScript
London

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

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 124 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 49.80% 52.10% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 107 114 111
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

VBScript
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

VBScript Salary Trend in Croydon

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) VB
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) XSLT
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Classic ASP
5 1 (8.33%) COM+
5 1 (8.33%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) VB
4 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle