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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 141 140 135
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 14 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.92% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 1.68% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 8
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1661 1900 1566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.88% 54.54% 54.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1258 989
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 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 March 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 2 March 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
Glasgow -1 8 £42,250 +12.66%
Edinburgh 0 6 £40,250 +0.62%
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) PowerShell
4 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
5 13 (48.15%) HTML
5 13 (48.15%) XML
5 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
6 12 (44.44%) HP
6 12 (44.44%) T-SQL
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (40.74%) Banking
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (37.04%) Web Development
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (37.04%) DNS
9 9 (33.33%) ITIL
9 9 (33.33%) Release Management
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (29.63%) SCOM
10 8 (29.63%) IIS
10 8 (29.63%) SQL
10 8 (29.63%) C#
10 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
10 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
10 8 (29.63%) Citrix
11 7 (25.93%) Sybase
11 7 (25.93%) .NET
11 7 (25.93%) Validation

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 8 (29.63%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) IPv4
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) LDAP
4 2 (7.41%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.70%) SMTP
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (22.22%) Sybase ASE
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (14.81%) ClearCase
1 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.70%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (3.70%) ERwin
General
1 11 (40.74%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
1 7 (25.93%) DBA
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
1 13 (48.15%) XML
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 6 (22.22%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) CGI
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.81%) Ajax
5 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) JSP
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) XSD
6 2 (7.41%) XSLT
6 2 (7.41%) Classic ASP
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.41%) NHibernate
6 2 (7.41%) JSON
6 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Informatics
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Windows NT
3 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Web Development
2 9 (33.33%) Release Management
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
4 7 (25.93%) Validation
4 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (25.93%) Physical Data Model
5 6 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
6 5 (18.52%) Service Management
6 5 (18.52%) Time Management
7 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.81%) UML
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.11%) Analytics
9 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) PowerShell
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 8 (29.63%) C#
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 5 (18.52%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) VB
6 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.41%) VB6
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Lua
7 1 (3.70%) Erlang
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Smalltalk
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCP
1 5 (18.52%) MCSE
1 5 (18.52%) MCSA
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 5 (18.52%) XenApp
2 5 (18.52%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.11%) MetaFrame
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCOM
2 6 (22.22%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) HP
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) Sybase
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 5 (18.52%) Compaq
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) Google
7 1 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) Altiris