The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 108 126 107
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 32 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.35% 0.70% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 1.96% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 25
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £28,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
865 815 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.41% 35.48% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 721 728 981
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBScript
Berkshire

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 30 July 2014.

VBScript Salary Histogram in Reading

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 26 (47.27%) QuickTest Pro
1 26 (47.27%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (45.45%) XML
3 24 (43.64%) SQL
4 22 (40.00%) Windows
4 22 (40.00%) Finance
4 22 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 18 (32.73%) System Testing
5 18 (32.73%) Automation Testing
5 18 (32.73%) Integration Testing
5 18 (32.73%) VB
6 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
7 13 (23.64%) HTML
8 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (20.00%) QA
10 10 (18.18%) IIS
11 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.73%) Workflow
12 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
12 7 (12.73%) Subversion
12 7 (12.73%) CISSP
12 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
12 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.73%) C
12 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
13 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
13 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
13 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (18.18%) IIS
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) DHCP
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (47.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (12.73%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) French Language
2 1 (1.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Analyst
2 24 (43.64%) Test Analyst
3 18 (32.73%) Senior Analyst
3 18 (32.73%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Tester
5 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Test Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Security Researcher
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Applications Support
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Tester
7 5 (9.09%) Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) Automation Tester
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
8 4 (7.27%) QA Tester
8 4 (7.27%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) QA Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) XML
2 13 (23.64%) HTML
3 5 (9.09%) .NET
3 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.27%) CSS
4 4 (7.27%) Ajax
5 3 (5.45%) Silverlight
5 3 (5.45%) Web Services
5 3 (5.45%) ADO
5 3 (5.45%) ADO.NET
5 3 (5.45%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Blog
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
3 2 (3.64%) GIS
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 18 (32.73%) System Testing
2 18 (32.73%) Automation Testing
2 18 (32.73%) Integration Testing
3 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (12.73%) Workflow
4 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
5 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.91%) Scrum
6 2 (3.64%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL
6 2 (3.64%) Document Management
6 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.82%) Change Management
7 1 (1.82%) MVC
7 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.82%) Content Management
7 1 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 18 (32.73%) VB
3 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.73%) C
6 5 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.45%) VB6
8 2 (3.64%) Java
8 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) CISSP
2 5 (9.09%) Degree
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) MCP
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (47.27%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.27%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.64%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Symantec
5 2 (3.64%) Dell
5 2 (3.64%) EMC
5 2 (3.64%) Citrix
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Websense
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