The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 87 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 10 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.91% 0.18% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 0.34% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Average salary £27,500 £21,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -40.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £21,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
VBScript
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
653 583 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 59.42% 52.66% 60.48%
Number of salaries quoted 591 517 537
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBScript across the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VBScript Salary Histogram in Kent

VBScript
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Maidstone - 4 £28,750 -
Dartford - 1 £35,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £23,000 -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) DNS
3 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) vSphere
4 7 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (50.00%) WSUS
4 7 (50.00%) Citrix
4 7 (50.00%) Symantec
4 7 (50.00%) BCP
4 7 (50.00%) Backup Exec
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) CRM
6 5 (35.71%) Dojo
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (7.14%) Dell

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DHCP
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) IPv4
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Technical Support
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Supervisor
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) Dojo
1 5 (35.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) BCP
2 5 (35.71%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) DSDM
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (57.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (50.00%) WSUS
1 7 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
3 1 (7.14%) Veeam