The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 90 106 81
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 9 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.49% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% 1.04% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £40,250 £26,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.88% -37.64%
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.47% -4.00%
VBScript
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
656 768 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.50% 46.86% 52.52%
Number of salaries quoted 450 534 354
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VBScript
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

VBScript Salary Trend in Edinburgh

VBScript
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBScript across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VBScript Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) MetaFrame
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) VB6
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (10.00%) QAComplete
2 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP
4 2 (20.00%) XSD
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
5 1 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Informatics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) User Stories
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) V-Model
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) VB6
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) MetaFrame
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris