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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 137 136 123
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 35 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.75% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 1.36% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 12
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VBScript
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1982 1697 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.22% 55.13% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1114 1130
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VBScript
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

VBScript Salary Trend in Scotland

VBScript
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBScript across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

VBScript Salary Histogram in Scotland

VBScript
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
Glasgow +13 25 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Edinburgh -20 6 £32,400 -10.62% 3
Fife - 2 £42,500 - 1
West Lothian +11 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £50,000 -
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 50 (81.97%) JavaScript
2 48 (78.69%) C#
3 47 (77.05%) HTML
3 47 (77.05%) .NET
3 47 (77.05%) ASP.NET
4 41 (67.21%) SQL
5 39 (63.93%) CSS
6 35 (57.38%) Ajax
7 31 (50.82%) RAD
7 31 (50.82%) SharePoint
8 30 (49.18%) LINQ
9 28 (45.90%) Law
9 28 (45.90%) jQuery
10 27 (44.26%) Document Management
11 26 (42.62%) Software Engineering
11 26 (42.62%) Visual Studio
11 26 (42.62%) Unit Testing
12 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 25 (40.98%) Systems Analysis
12 25 (40.98%) Legal
13 20 (32.79%) Windows
14 18 (29.51%) Coaching
15 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
15 15 (24.59%) MVC
16 12 (19.67%) XML
16 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
17 11 (18.03%) QA
17 11 (18.03%) IIS
18 10 (16.39%) DHTML
18 10 (16.39%) Microsoft

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 31 (50.82%) SharePoint
2 11 (18.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) DNS
1 4 (6.56%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) Intranet
2 3 (4.92%) LDAP
3 2 (3.28%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) SMTP
4 1 (1.64%) SNMP
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (42.62%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.64%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 28 (45.90%) Law
2 25 (40.98%) Legal
3 6 (9.84%) Finance
4 4 (6.56%) Publishing
4 4 (6.56%) Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (72.13%) Developer
2 29 (47.54%) Software Engineer
2 29 (47.54%) Programmer
3 28 (45.90%) Software Developer
4 26 (42.62%) Analyst
5 25 (40.98%) Applications Developer
6 22 (36.07%) Analyst Programmer
7 21 (34.43%) Analyst Developer
8 14 (22.95%) .NET Developer
9 12 (19.67%) Senior Developer
10 11 (18.03%) Senior Programmer
11 8 (13.11%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (13.11%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (11.48%) Senior Applications Developer
13 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst Programmer
13 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
14 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
14 3 (4.92%) Senior Web Developer
14 3 (4.92%) QA Analyst
14 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (77.05%) HTML
1 47 (77.05%) .NET
1 47 (77.05%) ASP.NET
2 39 (63.93%) CSS
3 35 (57.38%) Ajax
4 30 (49.18%) LINQ
5 28 (45.90%) jQuery
6 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (19.67%) XML
8 10 (16.39%) DHTML
9 9 (14.75%) WCF
10 7 (11.48%) XSL
11 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
12 4 (6.56%) Classic ASP
12 4 (6.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (4.92%) HTML5
14 2 (3.28%) JSON
14 2 (3.28%) Web Services
14 2 (3.28%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.64%) GIS
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) UNIX
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) NetWare
6 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) RAD
2 27 (44.26%) Document Management
3 26 (42.62%) Software Engineering
3 26 (42.62%) Unit Testing
4 25 (40.98%) Systems Analysis
5 18 (29.51%) Coaching
6 15 (24.59%) MVC
7 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
8 9 (14.75%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (8.20%) Project Management
10 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
10 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.56%) Web Development
10 4 (6.56%) BCP
10 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (6.56%) Manual Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.92%) ITIL
12 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
12 2 (3.28%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) JavaScript
2 48 (78.69%) C#
3 41 (67.21%) SQL
4 6 (9.84%) VB
5 5 (8.20%) Perl
5 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.92%) VB6
7 3 (4.92%) Python
7 3 (4.92%) Java
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.64%) Lua
9 1 (1.64%) Erlang
9 1 (1.64%) Smalltalk
9 1 (1.64%) C
9 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) MCSE
2 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) QA
2 7 (11.48%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) SCOM
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.28%) Novell
4 2 (3.28%) Sybase
4 2 (3.28%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Telerik
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago