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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 216 201 221
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 39 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.60% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 0.97% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 30
Average salary £40,000 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,750 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
3741 4113 4895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.45% 61.35% 61.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3291 3581 4392
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +5 19 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Manchester -12 17 £32,500 +22.64%
Lancashire -9 2 £32,500 +22.64% 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 36 (65.45%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) SQL
3 29 (52.73%) VB
4 27 (49.09%) .NET
5 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 22 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 19 (34.55%) C#
8 19 (34.55%) MS Excel
9 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
10 17 (30.91%) T-SQL
11 16 (29.09%) HTML
11 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
11 16 (29.09%) VB.NET
12 15 (27.27%) Finance
12 15 (27.27%) VMware
13 14 (25.45%) XML
14 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (20.00%) MVC
15 11 (20.00%) Manufacturing
16 10 (18.18%) Citrix
16 10 (18.18%) Degree
16 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (16.36%) Problem Management
17 9 (16.36%) jQuery
17 9 (16.36%) MCITP
17 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (16.36%) SAN

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
1 8 (14.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (12.73%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (34.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.82%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
1 9 (16.36%) SAN
2 5 (9.09%) LAN
2 5 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (9.09%) MS Access
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.55%) C# Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Support Technician
4 7 (12.73%) Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) .NET
2 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
3 16 (29.09%) HTML
4 14 (25.45%) XML
5 9 (16.36%) jQuery
5 9 (16.36%) CSS
6 8 (14.55%) Classic ASP
6 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
6 8 (14.55%) XSL
7 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (7.27%) JSON
8 4 (7.27%) WCF
9 3 (5.45%) Web Services
9 3 (5.45%) REST
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.82%) HTML5
10 1 (1.82%) XSLT
10 1 (1.82%) OAuth
10 1 (1.82%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Clustering
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (65.45%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) MVC
3 9 (16.36%) ERP
3 9 (16.36%) Problem Management
3 9 (16.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.91%) Test Management
6 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.27%) Web Development
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Web Design
8 3 (5.45%) Document Management
8 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.64%) Change Control
9 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.64%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) SQL
2 29 (52.73%) VB
3 22 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 19 (34.55%) C#
5 17 (30.91%) T-SQL
6 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
6 16 (29.09%) VB.NET
7 9 (16.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) MCSE
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.36%) MCITP
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) VMware ESX
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (10.91%) XenApp
3 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.27%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) EdgeSight
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) VMware
3 10 (18.18%) Citrix
4 9 (16.36%) EMC
5 8 (14.55%) SYSPRO
6 4 (7.27%) AppSense
6 4 (7.27%) Fujitsu
7 2 (3.64%) Sophos
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle
8 1 (1.82%) Sage
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