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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 105 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 8 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 1.13% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 2.15% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 5
Average salary £32,400 £35,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +19.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
804 699 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.10% 52.48% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 576 449 460
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Classic ASP
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) XSD
5 2 (22.22%) XSLT
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) JSP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
5 2 (22.22%) N-Tier

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) SMTP
2 1 (11.11%) SNMP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
3 2 (22.22%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Lua
4 1 (11.11%) Erlang
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Smalltalk
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) OpenView
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM