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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 212 200 216
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 26 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 1.00% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 29
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -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
3225 3791 4353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.93% 56.12% 60.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2698 3225 3827
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 13 £47,500 +63.79% 6
Cheshire -10 7 £30,000 -22.07%
Lancashire -7 5 £25,000 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) SQL
3 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
4 24 (44.44%) VB
5 21 (38.89%) PowerShell
6 20 (37.04%) .NET
6 20 (37.04%) VMware
7 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
7 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
8 17 (31.48%) C#
8 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
8 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
9 16 (29.63%) ITIL
10 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (25.93%) MS Office
11 14 (25.93%) DNS
11 14 (25.93%) Citrix
12 13 (24.07%) MCSE
12 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
13 12 (22.22%) SAN
13 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (22.22%) Manufacturing
13 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
14 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
15 9 (16.67%) LAN
15 9 (16.67%) Cisco
15 9 (16.67%) Finance

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (16.67%) CMS
2 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (11.11%) Joomla!
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) MS Office
2 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Tridion
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 14 (25.93%) DNS
3 12 (22.22%) SAN
4 9 (16.67%) LAN
5 8 (14.81%) WAN
6 7 (12.96%) Firewall
7 6 (11.11%) DHCP
8 4 (7.41%) Internet
8 4 (7.41%) VPN
9 3 (5.56%) DDNS
9 3 (5.56%) Wireless
9 3 (5.56%) IPsec
10 1 (1.85%) SSL
10 1 (1.85%) FTP
10 1 (1.85%) WLAN
10 1 (1.85%) Telnet
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.85%) SSH
10 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.85%) DTS
6 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) MSI
2 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.85%) ERwin
4 1 (1.85%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.85%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.85%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 12 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (12.96%) Consultant
1 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
1 7 (12.96%) Developer
2 6 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Project Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Active Directory Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Junior
5 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) .NET
2 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.81%) XML
3 8 (14.81%) HTML
4 7 (12.96%) jQuery
5 6 (11.11%) HTML5
5 6 (11.11%) CSS3
5 6 (11.11%) WinForms
5 6 (11.11%) CSS
6 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.56%) XSLT
7 3 (5.56%) EDI
8 2 (3.70%) XSL
8 2 (3.70%) Web Services
9 1 (1.85%) J2EE
9 1 (1.85%) DHTML
9 1 (1.85%) ODBC
9 1 (1.85%) WSDL
9 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.85%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Replication
2 5 (9.26%) Clustering
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.85%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.70%) Linux
7 2 (3.70%) UNIX
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.85%) Android
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.96%) CRM
4 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 6 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 6 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.56%) UML
7 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.70%) Use Case
8 2 (3.70%) Test Management
8 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) SQL
2 24 (44.44%) VB
3 21 (38.89%) PowerShell
4 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
5 17 (31.48%) C#
6 8 (14.81%) VB.NET
7 6 (11.11%) VBA
7 6 (11.11%) PHP
8 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.56%) Java
10 2 (3.70%) Python
11 1 (1.85%) C
11 1 (1.85%) C++
11 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (24.07%) MCSE
3 9 (16.67%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.26%) MCITP
6 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.56%) ISEB
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (3.70%) CCNA
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.70%) MCSA
9 1 (1.85%) MCP
9 1 (1.85%) CCNP
9 1 (1.85%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (14.81%) XenApp
6 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.56%) Terminal Server
7 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.70%) XenServer
9 1 (1.85%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) WSUS
3 1 (1.85%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.85%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.85%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.04%) VMware
3 14 (25.93%) Citrix
4 9 (16.67%) Cisco
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle
6 5 (9.26%) HP
6 5 (9.26%) EMC
6 5 (9.26%) Metastorm
7 4 (7.41%) Sun
8 2 (3.70%) SYSPRO
8 2 (3.70%) Veeam
8 2 (3.70%) Lotus
8 2 (3.70%) Dell
8 2 (3.70%) IBM
9 1 (1.85%) Unisys
9 1 (1.85%) Remedy
9 1 (1.85%) Sophos
9 1 (1.85%) Alias
9 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
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