The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 104 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 3 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 1.09% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 1.94% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 4
Average salary - £38,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.64%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
778 669 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.78% 56.08% 48.22%
Number of salaries quoted 542 449 424
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBScript
Scotland

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 22 July 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 7 (63.64%) VB
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (45.45%) AppSense
3 5 (45.45%) Fujitsu
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) XenApp
3 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
6 2 (18.18%) SCOM
6 2 (18.18%) VB6
6 2 (18.18%) CMDB

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
1 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
1 2 (18.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Fiddler
2 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Trainee Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Trainee Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Trainee
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) XSLT
2 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) VB
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB6
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) XenApp
1 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
2 2 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
1 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
1 5 (45.45%) AppSense
1 5 (45.45%) Fujitsu
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Laserfiche
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Thunderhead
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss