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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 235 232 193
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -39
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 18 23 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.31% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.57% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 35
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
3468 4061 4017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.74% 54.58% 58.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2973 3381 3585
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +9 15 £29,000 -22.66% 3
Cheshire -5 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Lancashire +4 1 - - 2
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 18 (41.86%) VB
4 16 (37.21%) .NET
5 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
5 15 (34.88%) C#
5 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
6 14 (32.56%) SCCM
6 14 (32.56%) PowerShell
6 14 (32.56%) ITIL
7 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
7 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
7 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
8 12 (27.91%) Degree
9 10 (23.26%) Workflow
9 10 (23.26%) SAN
9 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
10 9 (20.93%) Citrix
10 9 (20.93%) Document Management
10 9 (20.93%) Problem Management
10 9 (20.93%) Software Deployment
10 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (18.60%) HP
11 8 (18.60%) DHCP
11 8 (18.60%) MS Office
11 8 (18.60%) XML
11 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
11 8 (18.60%) Finance
12 7 (16.28%) Service Management

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (11.63%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (18.60%) MS Office
3 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Tridion
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) DHCP
3 7 (16.28%) LAN
3 7 (16.28%) VPN
3 7 (16.28%) DNS
4 6 (13.95%) WAN
5 5 (11.63%) Wireless
6 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.98%) IPsec
7 3 (6.98%) Internet
7 3 (6.98%) DDNS
7 3 (6.98%) Firewall
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.33%) WLAN
8 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) DTS
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) MSI
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.33%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.33%) ERwin
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Law
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Applications Support
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Server Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Junior
6 3 (6.98%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
2 8 (18.60%) XML
3 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 4 (9.30%) jQuery
5 3 (6.98%) XSLT
5 3 (6.98%) EDI
6 2 (4.65%) Ajax
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.65%) Software Packaging
6 2 (4.65%) WCF
6 2 (4.65%) WF
6 2 (4.65%) Classic ASP
6 2 (4.65%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) DHTML
7 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.33%) LINQ
7 1 (2.33%) JSON
7 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.33%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Workflow
3 9 (20.93%) Document Management
3 9 (20.93%) Problem Management
3 9 (20.93%) Software Deployment
4 7 (16.28%) Service Management
5 5 (11.63%) Change Management
5 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) UML
6 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) Supplier Management
7 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) VB
3 15 (34.88%) C#
3 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 14 (32.56%) PowerShell
5 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
6 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.98%) VBA
7 3 (6.98%) Python
7 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.65%) Java
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) C
9 1 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) MCSA
4 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (6.98%) MCTS
5 3 (6.98%) MCSE
5 3 (6.98%) ISEB
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CCNA
7 1 (2.33%) CCNP
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.33%) MCITP
7 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) Terminal Server
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.63%) XenApp
3 4 (9.30%) XenServer
3 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) SRDF
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) HP NNM
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Citrix
3 8 (18.60%) HP
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco
5 5 (11.63%) Metastorm
5 5 (11.63%) Hummingbird
5 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Interwoven
7 2 (4.65%) Veeam
7 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) Remedy
8 1 (2.33%) Sophos
8 1 (2.33%) IBM
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
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