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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 212 194 170
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 26 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.49% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.84% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 53
Average salary £33,250 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,250 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £35,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +3.54%
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
3325 3201 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.09% 58.34% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2955 2856 3025
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
Devon +7 8 £26,875 +19.44%
Wiltshire -20 8 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Bristol +6 6 £40,500 +42.10% 1
Gloucestershire -7 3 £40,000 +20.30%
Somerset - 1 £32,500 - 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 42 (70.00%) SQL
2 34 (56.67%) VB
3 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 23 (38.33%) .NET
5 21 (35.00%) Scrum
6 20 (33.33%) C#
7 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 17 (28.33%) VB6
8 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
9 16 (26.67%) MS Office
10 15 (25.00%) Oracle
10 15 (25.00%) HTML
10 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 15 (25.00%) ISEB
10 15 (25.00%) QA
11 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 14 (23.33%) QuickTest Pro
11 14 (23.33%) VB.NET
12 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
13 11 (18.33%) Windows
13 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
14 10 (16.67%) Web Services
14 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
15 9 (15.00%) XML
15 9 (15.00%) CSS
15 9 (15.00%) VBA
15 9 (15.00%) MySQL
15 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
15 9 (15.00%) VMware

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (26.67%) MS Office
2 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) SAN
2 4 (6.67%) DHCP
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (5.00%) VoIP
4 2 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) MySQL
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Test Manager
3 12 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Products Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.33%) DBA
7 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
8 3 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) HTML
3 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (16.67%) Web Services
5 9 (15.00%) XML
5 9 (15.00%) CSS
6 8 (13.33%) Classic ASP
7 7 (11.67%) Ajax
8 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.67%) WCF
10 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 2 (3.33%) XSL
12 1 (1.67%) XHTML
12 1 (1.67%) JSON
12 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
12 1 (1.67%) jQuery
12 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Scrum
2 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.33%) MVC
3 8 (13.33%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Change Management
4 6 (10.00%) OO
5 3 (5.00%) Release Management
5 3 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.33%) Line Management
6 2 (3.33%) Cyber Security
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.33%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.33%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.33%) Wealth Management
6 2 (3.33%) Information Security
6 2 (3.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.33%) ITSM
6 2 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) SQL
2 34 (56.67%) VB
3 20 (33.33%) C#
4 17 (28.33%) VB6
4 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
5 14 (23.33%) VB.NET
6 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
7 9 (15.00%) VBA
8 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.33%) C
10 1 (1.67%) Java
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCSD
5 1 (1.67%) HND
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.67%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Oracle
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) NetApp
6 2 (3.33%) Veeam
6 2 (3.33%) Dell
6 2 (3.33%) EMC
6 2 (3.33%) Intel
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) Symantec
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago