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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 98 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 34 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 0.93% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.27% 2.50% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 25
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 £29,000 £27,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
796 840 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.56% 37.07% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 641 741 887
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 2014.

VBScript Salary Histogram in Reading

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 35 (53.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 34 (52.31%) HP Quality Center
3 30 (46.15%) Manual Testing
4 28 (43.08%) SQL
4 28 (43.08%) XML
5 27 (41.54%) Finance
6 26 (40.00%) Windows
6 26 (40.00%) Automation Testing
7 23 (35.38%) Integration Testing
7 23 (35.38%) System Testing
8 22 (33.85%) VB
9 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (24.62%) PowerShell
11 14 (21.54%) IIS
11 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
12 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
12 12 (18.46%) Subversion
12 12 (18.46%) QA
13 11 (16.92%) Workflow
14 9 (13.85%) HTML
14 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
15 8 (12.31%) Oracle
15 8 (12.31%) Automated Testing
15 8 (12.31%) Test Scripting
15 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
15 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
16 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
16 7 (10.77%) VMware
16 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 14 (21.54%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.62%) ArcGIS
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.08%) Apache
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (18.46%) Subversion
3 3 (4.62%) Selenium
General
1 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) French Language
2 2 (3.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Analyst
2 33 (50.77%) Test Analyst
3 26 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 26 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 14 (21.54%) Tester
5 12 (18.46%) Support Engineer
6 11 (16.92%) Applications Support
6 11 (16.92%) Test Engineer
6 11 (16.92%) Senior Test Engineer
7 10 (15.38%) Senior Tester
7 10 (15.38%) Automation Tester
7 10 (15.38%) Senior Automation Tester
8 9 (13.85%) Applications Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Security Researcher
10 4 (6.15%) QA Tester
10 4 (6.15%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) QA Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) XML
2 9 (13.85%) HTML
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) J2EE
3 2 (3.08%) Ajax
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.08%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) Web Services
4 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.54%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.54%) ADO
4 1 (1.54%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.54%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.62%) Clustering
2 3 (4.62%) PKI
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.62%) Blog
3 2 (3.08%) GIS
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Manual Testing
2 26 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 23 (35.38%) System Testing
3 23 (35.38%) Integration Testing
4 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
5 11 (16.92%) Workflow
6 8 (12.31%) Test Scripting
6 8 (12.31%) Automated Testing
7 6 (9.23%) Scrum
7 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.62%) Change Control
9 2 (3.08%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (3.08%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (3.08%) Document Management
9 2 (3.08%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.08%) ITIL
9 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.54%) Change Management
10 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) SQL
2 22 (33.85%) VB
3 16 (24.62%) PowerShell
4 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.69%) C
6 2 (3.08%) C#
6 2 (3.08%) VB6
7 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) Java
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) CISSP
3 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) MCP
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (4.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (52.31%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 4 (6.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.62%) ARCserve
3 3 (4.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.62%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle
3 7 (10.77%) VMware
4 3 (4.62%) Lumension
4 3 (4.62%) IBM
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix
4 3 (4.62%) Symantec
4 3 (4.62%) ESRI
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago