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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 215 227 237
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 29 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 0.65% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 20
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -39.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,750 £85,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
3409 3972 4357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.60% 57.40% 59.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2916 3407 3814
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 March 2015.

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 March 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
Manchester +6 18 £47,500 +79.24%
Cheshire +8 7 £30,000 -14.28%
Lancashire +9 3 £25,000 -7.40% 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 51 (75.00%) Windows
2 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 36 (52.94%) SQL
4 29 (42.65%) PowerShell
5 28 (41.18%) VB
6 27 (39.71%) .NET
6 27 (39.71%) VMware
7 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
9 22 (32.35%) C#
10 21 (30.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET
11 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
12 19 (27.94%) HTML
13 18 (26.47%) MCSE
14 16 (23.53%) VMware ESX
14 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
15 15 (22.06%) VB.NET
15 15 (22.06%) Finance
16 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (20.59%) XML
16 14 (20.59%) Citrix
16 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
17 13 (19.12%) Manufacturing
18 12 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
18 12 (17.65%) SAN
18 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (17.65%) jQuery

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (11.76%) CMS
2 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (8.82%) Joomla!
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.35%) IIS
5 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.18%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Tridion
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.65%) SAN
3 9 (13.24%) DNS
4 8 (11.76%) LAN
4 8 (11.76%) WAN
5 4 (5.88%) Firewall
6 3 (4.41%) Internet
7 2 (2.94%) DDNS
7 2 (2.94%) IPsec
7 2 (2.94%) DHCP
7 2 (2.94%) VPN
8 1 (1.47%) SSL
8 1 (1.47%) Intranet
8 1 (1.47%) SSH
8 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.47%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (14.71%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.94%) MS Access
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.94%) MSI
5 1 (1.47%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.47%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.47%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.94%) Advertising
4 2 (2.94%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) Consultant
3 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Test Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Tester
6 4 (5.88%) Junior
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Support Technician
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.71%) .NET
2 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 19 (27.94%) HTML
4 14 (20.59%) XML
5 12 (17.65%) jQuery
6 11 (16.18%) CSS
7 7 (10.29%) HTML5
8 6 (8.82%) CSS3
8 6 (8.82%) WinForms
8 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.88%) JSON
9 4 (5.88%) WCF
9 4 (5.88%) XSL
9 4 (5.88%) Web Services
10 3 (4.41%) REST
10 3 (4.41%) XSLT
11 2 (2.94%) EDI
11 2 (2.94%) Classic ASP
12 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (1.47%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Clustering
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Replication
4 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (4.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.71%) ITIL
2 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (14.71%) Problem Management
2 10 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (10.29%) CRM
4 6 (8.82%) Migration
4 6 (8.82%) MVC
4 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 5 (7.35%) Test Management
5 5 (7.35%) ERP
6 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.41%) Web Design
7 3 (4.41%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Document Management
8 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) SQL
2 29 (42.65%) PowerShell
3 28 (41.18%) VB
4 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
5 22 (32.35%) C#
6 15 (22.06%) VB.NET
7 8 (11.76%) VBA
8 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
9 6 (8.82%) PHP
10 2 (2.94%) Java
11 1 (1.47%) C
11 1 (1.47%) C++
11 1 (1.47%) Python
11 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (26.47%) MCSE
3 11 (16.18%) MCITP
4 10 (14.71%) Degree
5 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.94%) ISEB
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.47%) MCSA
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 16 (23.53%) VMware ESX
2 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
4 12 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (10.29%) XenApp
6 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.88%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) WSUS
1 4 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.71%) VMware
3 14 (20.59%) Citrix
4 10 (14.71%) EMC
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco
6 4 (5.88%) Sun
6 4 (5.88%) SYSPRO
7 2 (2.94%) Lotus
7 2 (2.94%) Sophos
7 2 (2.94%) HP
7 2 (2.94%) Dell
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (1.47%) Unisys
8 1 (1.47%) IBM
8 1 (1.47%) Alias
8 1 (1.47%) Sage
8 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
Burnley, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £24 - £27 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago