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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 228 196 199
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +3
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 23 48 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.69% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 1.18% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 42
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £23,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
3998 4075 4442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.57% 58.34% 59.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3323 3631 4024
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBScript across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Cheshire -8 9 £45,000 -5.26%
Manchester -22 9 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Merseyside 0 3 - - 1
Lancashire -10 2 £37,500 +41.50%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 43 (69.35%) Windows
2 39 (62.90%) SQL
3 29 (46.77%) .NET
3 29 (46.77%) SQL Server
3 29 (46.77%) Finance
4 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
5 25 (40.32%) VB
5 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
6 22 (35.48%) PowerShell
7 21 (33.87%) C#
8 20 (32.26%) T-SQL
8 20 (32.26%) Citrix
9 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
10 14 (22.58%) Perl
10 14 (22.58%) XenApp
11 13 (20.97%) XenDesktop
11 13 (20.97%) XML
12 12 (19.35%) HTML
13 11 (17.74%) Project Management
13 11 (17.74%) VMware
13 11 (17.74%) CSS
13 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
13 11 (17.74%) Classic ASP
13 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
13 11 (17.74%) Degree
14 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
15 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
15 9 (14.52%) Problem Management
15 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (14.52%) IIS
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.61%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) SAN
2 4 (6.45%) LAN
2 4 (6.45%) WAN
3 3 (4.84%) DHCP
3 3 (4.84%) DNS
3 3 (4.84%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.23%) DSL
4 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (6.45%) MS Access
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.23%) MSI
4 2 (3.23%) InstallShield
4 2 (3.23%) TestPartner
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 29 (46.77%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.90%) Retail
3 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Consultant
3 8 (12.90%) Citrix Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Web Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Database Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Development Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Development Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Graduate Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Graduate
7 3 (4.84%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) .NET
2 13 (20.97%) XML
3 12 (19.35%) HTML
4 11 (17.74%) Classic ASP
4 11 (17.74%) CSS
5 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
5 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
6 7 (11.29%) ADO
7 5 (8.06%) jQuery
7 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (6.45%) VML
8 4 (6.45%) XSL
8 4 (6.45%) J2EE
9 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.23%) Software Packaging
11 1 (1.61%) XHTML
11 1 (1.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 43 (69.35%) Windows
2 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.52%) Linux
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.45%) Android
5 3 (4.84%) Debian
5 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Project Management
2 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
3 9 (14.52%) Problem Management
4 8 (12.90%) Test Scripting
4 8 (12.90%) ERP
5 7 (11.29%) CRM
5 7 (11.29%) Document Management
6 6 (9.68%) ITIL
6 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Migration
7 5 (8.06%) Scrum
7 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.06%) MVC
7 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.06%) Automation Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) SQL
2 25 (40.32%) VB
2 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
3 22 (35.48%) PowerShell
4 21 (33.87%) C#
5 20 (32.26%) T-SQL
6 14 (22.58%) Perl
7 8 (12.90%) VBA
8 7 (11.29%) VB.NET
9 4 (6.45%) C++
9 4 (6.45%) Java
9 4 (6.45%) C
9 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) HND
3 6 (9.68%) MCSE
3 6 (9.68%) ISEB
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.45%) ACCA
4 4 (6.45%) CIMA
5 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.84%) MCITP
6 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) XenApp
2 13 (20.97%) XenDesktop
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.84%) Squid
5 3 (4.84%) vSphere
5 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.84%) vCloud
6 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.84%) WSUS
3 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.61%) Legato
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.26%) Citrix
3 11 (17.74%) VMware
4 8 (12.90%) AppSense
4 8 (12.90%) Fujitsu
4 8 (12.90%) SYSPRO
5 5 (8.06%) EMC
6 4 (6.45%) HP
6 4 (6.45%) JBoss
6 4 (6.45%) BMC
6 4 (6.45%) Remedy
7 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.84%) Symantec
7 3 (4.84%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.23%) CA
8 2 (3.23%) Compuware
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle
9 1 (1.61%) Dell
9 1 (1.61%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday