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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 97 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 3 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.29% 1.09% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 1.83% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £21,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
496 657 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.44% 59.78% 53.98%
Number of salaries quoted 428 558 383
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
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 29 August 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
West Malling - 1 £20,500 -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) MCSA
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
5 2 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Lotus
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) AS400
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (22.22%) IBM Notes
1 2 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IT Support
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ETL
1 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (44.44%) System Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) MCP
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 1 (11.11%) VMware