The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 23 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 97 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 2 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.18% 0.75% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 1.23% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £21,500 £36,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.68% -11.58%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
593 650 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.80% 61.03% 55.10%
Number of salaries quoted 528 550 401
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VBScript
Salary Trend in Kent

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

VBScript Salary Trend in Kent

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Lotus
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) System Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) VMware