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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 98 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 2 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.15% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.30% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 11
Average salary - £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
524 660 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.13% 48.10% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 368 488 470
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (35.71%) Sysprep
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
5 3 (21.43%) System Testing
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
5 3 (21.43%) VB6
5 3 (21.43%) XSL
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) UML
5 3 (21.43%) OOP
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) IIS
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (21.43%) VBA

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 7
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) DTS
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
1 3 (21.43%) MVC
1 3 (21.43%) OO
1 3 (21.43%) OOP
1 3 (21.43%) System Testing
1 3 (21.43%) UML
1 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) VB6
3 3 (21.43%) VBA
4 2 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (14.29%) MetaFrame
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (35.71%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware