The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 216 204 199
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 24 41 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.57% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.96% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 44
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £44,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3905 4253 4525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.56% 58.74% 60.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3284 3770 4116
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 £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBScript
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 14 £45,000 +28.57%
Merseyside +1 5 £40,000 +26.98%
Manchester -20 5 £28,500 -1.72% 2
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 39 (67.24%) SQL
2 36 (62.07%) Windows
3 30 (51.72%) SQL Server
4 29 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (43.10%) Finance
6 24 (41.38%) .NET
7 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
8 18 (31.03%) C#
8 18 (31.03%) PowerShell
9 16 (27.59%) Citrix
10 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
10 15 (25.86%) VB
11 14 (24.14%) Perl
11 14 (24.14%) T-SQL
11 14 (24.14%) Software Testing
12 12 (20.69%) HTML
12 12 (20.69%) ADO
12 12 (20.69%) Classic ASP
13 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
13 11 (18.97%) XML
13 11 (18.97%) Project Management
13 11 (18.97%) VMware
14 10 (17.24%) CSS
14 10 (17.24%) XenApp
15 9 (15.52%) XenDesktop
15 9 (15.52%) Problem Management
15 9 (15.52%) Linux
16 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
16 8 (13.79%) Android
17 7 (12.07%) Windows 7

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (12.07%) IIS
2 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
3 3 (5.17%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.17%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) SAN
2 4 (6.90%) LAN
2 4 (6.90%) WAN
3 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
3 3 (5.17%) DHCP
3 3 (5.17%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) DSL
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
5 1 (1.72%) HTTP
5 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.45%) MS Access
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.45%) MSI
3 2 (3.45%) InstallShield
3 2 (3.45%) TestPartner
3 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Web Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Database Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.90%) Citrix Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Development Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Development Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Graduate Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) .NET
2 12 (20.69%) HTML
2 12 (20.69%) ADO
2 12 (20.69%) Classic ASP
3 11 (18.97%) XML
4 10 (17.24%) CSS
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.90%) VML
7 4 (6.90%) J2EE
7 4 (6.90%) jQuery
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (5.17%) Web Services
9 2 (3.45%) Software Packaging
10 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.72%) Ajax
10 1 (1.72%) DOM
10 1 (1.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (62.07%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
3 8 (13.79%) Android
4 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.17%) Debian
6 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Software Testing
2 11 (18.97%) Project Management
3 9 (15.52%) Problem Management
4 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
5 7 (12.07%) Document Management
5 7 (12.07%) CRM
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
6 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Workflow
7 5 (8.62%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) ERP
8 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.17%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (67.24%) SQL
2 29 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (31.03%) C#
3 18 (31.03%) PowerShell
4 15 (25.86%) VB
5 14 (24.14%) Perl
5 14 (24.14%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.90%) C
6 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.90%) VBA
6 4 (6.90%) Java
6 4 (6.90%) C++
6 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) HND
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.34%) MCSE
2 6 (10.34%) ISEB
3 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) ACCA
4 4 (6.90%) CIMA
4 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.17%) MCITP
6 2 (3.45%) HNC
6 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) XenApp
2 9 (15.52%) XenDesktop
3 7 (12.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.17%) vSphere
5 3 (5.17%) vCloud
5 3 (5.17%) Squid
6 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) WSUS
2 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.72%) Legato
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) Citrix
3 11 (18.97%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) EMC
5 4 (6.90%) BMC
5 4 (6.90%) HP
5 4 (6.90%) JBoss
5 4 (6.90%) Remedy
5 4 (6.90%) AppSense
5 4 (6.90%) SYSPRO
5 4 (6.90%) Fujitsu
6 3 (5.17%) ProCurve
6 3 (5.17%) Symantec
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.45%) Compuware
7 2 (3.45%) CA
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle
7 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.72%) IBM
8 1 (1.72%) Dell
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