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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 94 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 7 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.52% 0.78% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 1.68% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
639 656 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.26% 46.76% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 465 458 414
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,747 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,187
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 27 February 2015.

VBScript Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (33.33%) PHP
5 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
6 4 (26.67%) N-Tier
6 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
6 4 (26.67%) UML
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) XSD
6 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) LDAP
3 2 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
1 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (6.67%) ERwin
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (26.67%) Ajax
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) JSP
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) XSD
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT
5 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Informatics
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Fedora
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) UML
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (33.33%) PHP
4 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) VB6
5 2 (13.33%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) Lua
6 1 (6.67%) Erlang
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Smalltalk
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) MetaFrame
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (13.33%) DFS Replication
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) Google
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Altiris
5 1 (6.67%) SAP