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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 98 93 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.074% 0.73% 0.088%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 1.50% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +3.54%
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
661 665 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.71% 48.75% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 489 452 415
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) SCOM
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Release Management
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 3 (27.27%) Google
6 3 (27.27%) Web Development
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) IIS
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (27.27%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
1 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modeller
6 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) Ajax
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) JSP
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Release Management
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) Smalltalk
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) Lua
4 2 (18.18%) Erlang
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) OpenView
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Google
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) SAP