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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 140 127 125
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 7 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.84% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 2.48% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 12
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
875 806 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.31% 33.92% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 777 675 779
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Clustering
5 10 (45.45%) Replication
5 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 10 (45.45%) VB
5 10 (45.45%) SQL CLR
5 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (40.91%) HP
7 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Optimisation
7 8 (36.36%) QA
7 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
7 8 (36.36%) Vertica
7 8 (36.36%) High Availability
8 7 (31.82%) Windows
9 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 6 (27.27%) Perl
9 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
9 6 (27.27%) Python
9 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 6 (27.27%) Internet
9 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
10 5 (22.73%) Symantec
10 5 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) SMTP
2 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
3 4 (18.18%) PABX
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) SQL CLR
3 3 (13.64%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
1 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) JUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Administrator
1 10 (45.45%) DBA
1 10 (45.45%) SQL DBA
2 5 (22.73%) Database Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (18.18%) Lync Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Malware Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Malware Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Regular Expression
1 5 (22.73%) RFC 2822
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Clustering
2 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 10 (45.45%) Replication
3 5 (22.73%) Blog
4 2 (9.09%) PKI
4 2 (9.09%) User Experience
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (36.36%) High Availability
2 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Optimisation
3 5 (22.73%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 5 (22.73%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Time Management
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.64%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (45.45%) VB
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) Perl
5 6 (27.27%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 5 (22.73%) Assembly Language
6 5 (22.73%) C++
7 4 (18.18%) C
8 1 (4.55%) C#
8 1 (4.55%) Java
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) MCITP
2 4 (18.18%) MCSE
2 4 (18.18%) MCTS
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (22.73%) SCOM
2 4 (18.18%) MOM
3 2 (9.09%) SCCM
4 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) HP
3 8 (36.36%) Vertica
4 5 (22.73%) Symantec
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) ESRI
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Lumension
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) VMware