The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 228 237 251
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 23 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 12
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
VBScript
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3306 3367 4022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.23% 50.37% 54.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2884 2885 3354
Median salary £40,000 £38,424 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VBScript
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VBScript Salary Trend in the North West

VBScript
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBScript across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

VBScript Salary Histogram in the North West

VBScript
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 22 £45,000 +46.34% 4
Lancashire +12 1 £40,000 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
4 26 (56.52%) MS Office
5 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 23 (50.00%) Finance
5 23 (50.00%) SCCM
5 23 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 22 (47.83%) Windows 7
7 20 (43.48%) Software Deployment
7 20 (43.48%) MS Excel
7 20 (43.48%) Citrix
8 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (41.30%) VPN
8 19 (41.30%) MCSA
8 19 (41.30%) Degree
9 18 (39.13%) SQL
10 17 (36.96%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (32.61%) MCT
13 14 (30.43%) Legal
14 13 (28.26%) VB
15 12 (26.09%) Interwoven
15 12 (26.09%) Terminal Server
15 12 (26.09%) Blackberry
15 12 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 12 (26.09%) CMS
15 12 (26.09%) Workflow
15 12 (26.09%) Document Management
15 12 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 12 (26.09%) CMS
2 7 (15.22%) IIS
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (56.52%) MS Office
2 20 (43.48%) MS Excel
3 12 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) VPN
2 6 (13.04%) SAN
3 5 (10.87%) WebEx
4 4 (8.70%) DDNS
4 4 (8.70%) DHCP
4 4 (8.70%) Internet
4 4 (8.70%) IPsec
4 4 (8.70%) LAN
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) WAN
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) QlikView
3 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.35%) DTS
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.87%) MSI
2 5 (10.87%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (4.35%) ERwin
4 2 (4.35%) TestComplete
General
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Legal
3 6 (13.04%) Banking
4 5 (10.87%) Aerospace
4 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
4 5 (10.87%) Retail
5 2 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Applications Support
2 15 (32.61%) Applications Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Applications Support Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Support Engineer
3 14 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (28.26%) Analyst
5 12 (26.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (21.74%) Developer
7 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) Applications Packager
9 4 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (8.70%) IT Analyst
9 4 (8.70%) Server Analyst
9 4 (8.70%) Server Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support
10 3 (6.52%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (6.52%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.70%) FIXML
3 4 (8.70%) J2EE
3 4 (8.70%) SOAP
3 4 (8.70%) Web Services
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (8.70%) XML
3 4 (8.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (26.09%) Blackberry
4 5 (10.87%) Clustering
4 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.87%) Life Science
5 4 (8.70%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (8.70%) RSA SecurID
5 4 (8.70%) SWIFT
6 2 (4.35%) CLARiiON
6 2 (4.35%) iPad
6 2 (4.35%) Replication
6 2 (4.35%) Symmetrix
7 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.04%) Linux
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000
6 5 (10.87%) Windows NT
6 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Software Deployment
2 12 (26.09%) Document Management
2 12 (26.09%) Expense Management
2 12 (26.09%) Workflow
3 5 (10.87%) Application Packaging
3 5 (10.87%) Software Delivery
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) High Availability
4 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 3 (6.52%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (4.35%) Case Management
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) VB
4 6 (13.04%) VBA
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) C#
8 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Degree
1 19 (41.30%) MCSA
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (32.61%) MCT
3 4 (8.70%) MCITP
3 4 (8.70%) MCSE
4 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) Terminal Server
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.87%) XenApp
7 2 (4.35%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 23 (50.00%) SCCM
2 6 (13.04%) WSUS
3 5 (10.87%) AppDNA
4 4 (8.70%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) Citrix
3 12 (26.09%) iManage
3 12 (26.09%) Interwoven
4 9 (19.57%) BMC
4 9 (19.57%) VMware
5 7 (15.22%) Cisco
5 7 (15.22%) HP
6 5 (10.87%) AppSense
7 4 (8.70%) 3PAR
7 4 (8.70%) Alias
7 4 (8.70%) IBM
7 4 (8.70%) Remedy
8 3 (6.52%) Dell
8 3 (6.52%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.35%) Dynatrace
9 2 (4.35%) EMC
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle
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