The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 106 116 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 30 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 0.89% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.58% 2.45% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 21
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VBScript
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
838 816 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.74% 36.30% 50.69%
Number of salaries quoted 694 724 911
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £30,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBScript across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VBScript
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript across the Reading region.

VBScript Salary Trend in Reading

VBScript
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBScript across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

VBScript Salary Histogram in Reading

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 32 (50.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 31 (49.21%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (46.03%) SQL
4 28 (44.44%) XML
4 28 (44.44%) Manual Testing
5 27 (42.86%) Finance
6 25 (39.68%) Windows
7 24 (38.10%) Automation Testing
8 22 (34.92%) System Testing
8 22 (34.92%) Integration Testing
9 20 (31.75%) VB
10 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (23.81%) PowerShell
12 13 (20.63%) IIS
13 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
13 12 (19.05%) HTML
13 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
14 11 (17.46%) QA
15 10 (15.87%) Subversion
15 10 (15.87%) Workflow
16 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
16 7 (11.11%) Oracle
16 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
17 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
17 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
17 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
17 6 (9.52%) C
17 6 (9.52%) CISSP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 13 (20.63%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (50.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (15.87%) Subversion
3 2 (3.17%) Selenium
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) French Language
2 2 (3.17%) German Language
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Analyst
2 30 (47.62%) Test Analyst
3 24 (38.10%) Senior Analyst
3 24 (38.10%) Senior Test Analyst
4 13 (20.63%) Tester
5 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
6 10 (15.87%) Test Engineer
6 10 (15.87%) Senior Test Engineer
6 10 (15.87%) Applications Support
7 9 (14.29%) Senior Tester
7 9 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
7 9 (14.29%) Automation Tester
8 8 (12.70%) Applications Support Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Security Researcher
10 4 (6.35%) Consultant
10 4 (6.35%) QA Tester
10 4 (6.35%) QA Analyst
10 4 (6.35%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
11 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) XML
2 12 (19.05%) HTML
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.35%) CSS
3 4 (6.35%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) Ajax
4 3 (4.76%) Silverlight
4 3 (4.76%) ADO
4 3 (4.76%) ADO.NET
4 3 (4.76%) Classic ASP
4 3 (4.76%) Web Services
5 2 (3.17%) J2EE
6 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.35%) Blog
3 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.17%) PKI
3 2 (3.17%) GIS
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Manual Testing
2 24 (38.10%) Automation Testing
3 22 (34.92%) System Testing
3 22 (34.92%) Integration Testing
4 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 10 (15.87%) Workflow
6 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.52%) Scrum
8 2 (3.17%) Change Control
8 2 (3.17%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (3.17%) ITIL
8 2 (3.17%) Document Management
8 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.59%) Change Management
9 1 (1.59%) MVC
9 1 (1.59%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) SQL
2 20 (31.75%) VB
3 15 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.52%) C
6 4 (6.35%) C#
7 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.17%) VB6
9 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 6 (9.52%) CISSP
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) MCP
4 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.59%) XenApp
4 1 (1.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 31 (49.21%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Lumension
5 2 (3.17%) Symantec
5 2 (3.17%) Citrix
5 2 (3.17%) ESRI
6 1 (1.59%) Websense
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Dell
6 1 (1.59%) EMC
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