The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 67 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 25 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.99% 1.75% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 3.84% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 21
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
VBScript
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
617 495 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.16% 45.62% 45.62%
Number of salaries quoted 486 402 431
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBScript across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VBScript
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript across the Essex region.

VBScript Salary Trend in Essex

VBScript
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -4 8 £40,000 -
Basildon - 8 £42,500 -
Southend-on-Sea -9 3 £40,000 -
VBScript
East of England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 21 (56.76%) .NET
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
4 16 (43.24%) VB
5 15 (40.54%) VBA
6 14 (37.84%) VB.NET
6 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
6 14 (37.84%) Citrix
6 14 (37.84%) DHCP
6 14 (37.84%) DNS
6 14 (37.84%) VMware
6 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
7 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.03%) Java
8 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
8 10 (27.03%) Finance
8 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (24.32%) XenApp
9 9 (24.32%) XenServer
9 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
9 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (24.32%) Change Management
9 9 (24.32%) VMware ESX
9 9 (24.32%) Clustering
9 9 (24.32%) ITIL
9 9 (24.32%) SAN
9 9 (24.32%) SQL
9 9 (24.32%) Windows 2000

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Captiva
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.41%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) DHCP
1 14 (37.84%) DNS
2 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (24.32%) LDAP
3 9 (24.32%) SAN
4 5 (13.51%) SNMP
5 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
3 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Programmer
2 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Analyst Programmer
4 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (13.51%) AWS Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 3 (8.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (8.11%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
7 3 (8.11%) VB.NET Programmer
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) Classic ASP
2 6 (16.22%) CSS
2 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) jQuery
3 5 (13.51%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) DOM
4 1 (2.70%) XSLT
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (24.32%) Clustering
3 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.70%) Statistics
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 2000
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
1 9 (24.32%) Change Management
1 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
2 6 (16.22%) Workflow
2 6 (16.22%) Document Management
3 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.51%) Digital Forensics
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
5 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Fund Management
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) VB
2 15 (40.54%) VBA
3 14 (37.84%) VB.NET
3 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
4 10 (27.03%) Java
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (16.22%) VB6
8 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 2 (5.41%) C#
9 1 (2.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware ESX
2 9 (24.32%) XenApp
2 9 (24.32%) XenServer
3 4 (10.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) WSUS
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) VMware
2 14 (37.84%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) Veeam
3 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
4 4 (10.81%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Symantec
5 3 (8.11%) Kofax
6 2 (5.41%) OpenText