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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 140 151 121
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -30
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 16 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.62% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.23% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 16
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £28,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £38,750 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
1627 2039 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.98% 50.87% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1398 1111
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Edinburgh +13 8 £40,250 +57.84%
Glasgow -5 4 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £33,000 -
West Lothian +2 1 £52,500 -
Fife +2 1 £55,000 +56.02%
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (52.00%) HTML
4 13 (52.00%) XML
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (44.00%) SQL
5 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (36.00%) Banking
7 8 (32.00%) Web Development
7 8 (32.00%) C#
7 8 (32.00%) .NET
7 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (32.00%) Citrix
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (28.00%) HP
8 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (24.00%) Sybase
9 6 (24.00%) ITIL
9 6 (24.00%) IIS
9 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (24.00%) Windows NT
9 6 (24.00%) CGI
9 6 (24.00%) Sybase ASE

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
1 5 (20.00%) DHCP
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
1 5 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Sybase ASE
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) QAComplete
2 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.00%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (36.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) DBA
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
1 13 (52.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (24.00%) CGI
5 4 (16.00%) CSS
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.00%) jQuery
7 2 (8.00%) Ajax
7 2 (8.00%) NHibernate
7 2 (8.00%) JSON
7 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) XSLT
7 2 (8.00%) XSD
7 2 (8.00%) DOM
7 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.00%) XSL
8 1 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Replication
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Health Informatics
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Informatics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (24.00%) Windows NT
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Web Development
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (24.00%) Release Management
2 6 (24.00%) Validation
2 6 (24.00%) Database Mirroring
2 6 (24.00%) Physical Data Model
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.00%) Time Management
3 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (32.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.00%) PHP
6 3 (12.00%) VB
6 3 (12.00%) VB6
7 2 (8.00%) XPath
8 1 (4.00%) ABAP
8 1 (4.00%) VBA
8 1 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (4.00%) C++
8 1 (4.00%) Java
8 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.00%) MCSE
1 5 (20.00%) MCSA
1 5 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.00%) XenApp
2 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) MetaFrame
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
1 5 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Citrix
3 7 (28.00%) HP
4 6 (24.00%) Sybase
5 5 (20.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.00%) Compaq
6 2 (8.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) Altiris
Scotland
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