The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 195 174 153
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -21
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 32 37 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.71% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 1.25% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 50
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,093 £30,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £40,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
VBScript
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3505 2950 3043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.53% 57.00% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2628 2783
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,035 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VBScript Salary Trend in the South West

VBScript
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VBScript Salary Histogram in the South West

VBScript
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Wiltshire -8 18 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Somerset -18 5 £29,000 -26.58%
Bristol -1 4 £25,388 -36.53% 5
Gloucestershire - 4 £30,000 - 2
Cornwall - 1 £19,000 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 46 (73.02%) SQL
1 46 (73.02%) VB
2 33 (52.38%) Computer Science
3 31 (49.21%) MS Excel
4 28 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 28 (44.44%) XML
5 27 (42.86%) QA
6 26 (41.27%) MS Office
7 25 (39.68%) VBA
8 22 (34.92%) Windows
9 18 (28.57%) Scrum
10 16 (25.40%) OO
10 16 (25.40%) Automated Testing
11 15 (23.81%) .NET
11 15 (23.81%) ISEB
11 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 14 (22.22%) HP
13 13 (20.63%) Oracle
13 13 (20.63%) Degree
14 12 (19.05%) C#
14 12 (19.05%) OOP
15 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
16 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (15.87%) Visual Studio
16 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
17 9 (14.29%) VMware
17 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
18 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
18 8 (12.70%) Linux
18 8 (12.70%) Web Services

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (49.21%) MS Excel
2 26 (41.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) DNS
1 7 (11.11%) DHCP
2 5 (7.94%) Firewall
3 4 (6.35%) SAN
3 4 (6.35%) Internet
4 3 (4.76%) LAN
4 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) Intranet
5 1 (1.59%) VPN
5 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (15.87%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.35%) MSI
4 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.59%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (3.17%) Automotive
1 2 (3.17%) Legal
2 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.59%) Advertising
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Tester
3 10 (15.87%) Test Manager
4 9 (14.29%) Junior
4 9 (14.29%) Junior Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Lead Tester
5 8 (12.70%) Automated Tester
6 5 (7.94%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Automated Test Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Applications Packager
7 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Products Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) XML
2 15 (23.81%) .NET
3 8 (12.70%) Web Services
4 5 (7.94%) HTML
4 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.94%) JSON
5 4 (6.35%) WCF
5 4 (6.35%) REST
5 4 (6.35%) Classic ASP
5 4 (6.35%) CSS
5 4 (6.35%) SOAP
5 4 (6.35%) OCX
6 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.17%) XSL
7 2 (3.17%) ADO.NET
8 1 (1.59%) WinForms
8 1 (1.59%) Ajax
8 1 (1.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (52.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
3 8 (12.70%) Linux
4 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.35%) UNIX
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Scrum
2 16 (25.40%) OO
2 16 (25.40%) Automated Testing
3 12 (19.05%) OOP
4 7 (11.11%) ITIL
5 5 (7.94%) Regression Testing
6 4 (6.35%) System Testing
6 4 (6.35%) Change Management
7 3 (4.76%) Information Security
7 3 (4.76%) MVC
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.76%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.17%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.17%) Service Management
8 2 (3.17%) ITSM
9 1 (1.59%) Content Management
9 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.59%) ERP
9 1 (1.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 46 (73.02%) SQL
1 46 (73.02%) VB
2 25 (39.68%) VBA
3 12 (19.05%) C#
4 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
5 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.52%) VB6
7 2 (3.17%) C
7 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) ISEB
2 13 (20.63%) Degree
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) MCSE
5 4 (6.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.76%) MCP
7 2 (3.17%) MCITP
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.17%) MCSD
7 2 (3.17%) MCSA
7 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.59%) MBA
8 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.76%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) vSphere
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.22%) HP
3 13 (20.63%) Oracle
4 9 (14.29%) VMware
5 5 (7.94%) Cisco
6 4 (6.35%) AppSense
7 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.76%) NetApp
7 3 (4.76%) Citrix
7 3 (4.76%) Intel
8 2 (3.17%) Symantec
9 1 (1.59%) Altiris
9 1 (1.59%) Sophos
9 1 (1.59%) Lotus
9 1 (1.59%) Sage
9 1 (1.59%) Dell
9 1 (1.59%) EMC
9 1 (1.59%) IBM
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago