The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 70 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 20 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.69% 3.10% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 6.09% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 24
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +53.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,365 £32,500 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
573 575 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.44% 50.93% 63.56%
Number of salaries quoted 494 487 656
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBScript
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBScript across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

VBScript Salary Histogram 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 31 July 2014. 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
Harlow +2 5 £42,500 +21.42%
Brentwood -1 4 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £25,000 - 1
Chelmsford - 1 £39,450 - 3
VBScript
East of England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 20 (47.62%) VB
1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
4 16 (38.10%) SQL
4 16 (38.10%) Java
5 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
6 14 (33.33%) .NET
7 12 (28.57%) Oracle
7 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 11 (26.19%) Finance
8 11 (26.19%) Citrix
8 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
8 11 (26.19%) PHP
8 11 (26.19%) ITIL
9 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 10 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (23.81%) Degree
10 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
10 9 (21.43%) MCITP
10 9 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (21.43%) HP
10 9 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (21.43%) MCSE
11 8 (19.05%) CRM
11 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
11 8 (19.05%) OO
11 8 (19.05%) C#

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Magento
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (9.52%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
1 1 (2.38%) SAN
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
1 1 (2.38%) DHCP
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (11.90%) Selenium
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (4.76%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Test Specialist
1 19 (45.24%) Automation Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Test Automation Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Trainer
6 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix Support
7 2 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) WCF
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.14%) JSON
3 3 (7.14%) XHTML
3 3 (7.14%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) jQuery
4 1 (2.38%) Ajax
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
3 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 11 (26.19%) ITIL
4 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 8 (19.05%) CRM
5 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 8 (19.05%) OO
6 7 (16.67%) Migration
7 6 (14.29%) Wealth Management
7 6 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 4 (9.52%) Web Design
8 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
9 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.14%) MVC
9 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL V2
10 1 (2.38%) V-Model
10 1 (2.38%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) VB
2 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) PHP
5 8 (19.05%) C#
5 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.90%) VBA
7 1 (2.38%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 9 (21.43%) MCITP
2 9 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (21.43%) MCSE
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
4 5 (11.90%) ISEB
5 3 (7.14%) CCEA
5 3 (7.14%) CCA
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 4 (9.52%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.38%) MetaFrame
4 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 11 (26.19%) Citrix
4 9 (21.43%) HP
5 8 (19.05%) SAP
5 8 (19.05%) JD Edwards
6 3 (7.14%) JBoss
6 3 (7.14%) Adobe
6 3 (7.14%) Macromedia
7 1 (2.38%) VMware
Chelmsford, Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago