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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 198 169 150
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -19
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 43 43 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.85% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 1.48% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 53
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,000 £42,000
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
3419 2898 3112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.40% 57.17% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2957 2603 2812
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 September 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 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
Wiltshire -6 23 £35,500 +1.42% 3
Bristol -8 9 £26,500 -33.75% 5
Somerset -17 7 £31,500 -20.75%
Gloucestershire -3 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Cornwall - 1 £19,000 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 54 (71.05%) VB
2 52 (68.42%) SQL
3 34 (44.74%) Computer Science
4 30 (39.47%) MS Excel
5 27 (35.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 26 (34.21%) XML
6 26 (34.21%) Windows
6 26 (34.21%) QA
7 25 (32.89%) MS Office
8 24 (31.58%) VBA
9 23 (30.26%) .NET
10 21 (27.63%) Oracle
10 21 (27.63%) Scrum
11 20 (26.32%) C#
12 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 18 (23.68%) VB.NET
13 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (21.05%) ISEB
14 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
15 15 (19.74%) HP
15 15 (19.74%) Visual Studio
15 15 (19.74%) Degree
16 14 (18.42%) VB6
16 14 (18.42%) Automated Testing
16 14 (18.42%) OO
17 13 (17.11%) Web Services
17 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (17.11%) VMware
18 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
19 11 (14.47%) PowerShell

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 25 (32.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) DNS
1 9 (11.84%) DHCP
2 6 (7.89%) SAN
3 5 (6.58%) Firewall
4 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.26%) Internet
5 3 (3.95%) LAN
5 3 (3.95%) VPN
6 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (35.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (19.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.26%) MSI
4 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.32%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (2.63%) Automotive
1 2 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.32%) Advertising
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Developer
2 13 (17.11%) Test Manager
3 11 (14.47%) Tester
4 9 (11.84%) Junior
4 9 (11.84%) Junior Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Lead Tester
5 8 (10.53%) Automated Tester
6 6 (7.89%) Products Support Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Packager
8 4 (5.26%) Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Automated Test Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) XML
2 23 (30.26%) .NET
3 13 (17.11%) Web Services
4 9 (11.84%) Classic ASP
5 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 8 (10.53%) HTML
6 7 (9.21%) WCF
6 7 (9.21%) CSS
7 5 (6.58%) JSON
8 4 (5.26%) SOAP
8 4 (5.26%) OCX
8 4 (5.26%) REST
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.63%) ADO.NET
10 2 (2.63%) XSL
10 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (1.32%) CSS3
11 1 (1.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (44.74%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Replication
2 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.53%) Linux
4 8 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 6 (7.89%) UNIX
5 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Scrum
2 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.42%) Automated Testing
3 14 (18.42%) OO
4 8 (10.53%) OOP
5 7 (9.21%) ITIL
6 6 (7.89%) MVC
6 6 (7.89%) Change Management
7 5 (6.58%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.26%) System Testing
9 3 (3.95%) Cyber Security
9 3 (3.95%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.95%) Information Security
10 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.63%) Service Management
10 2 (2.63%) ITSM
10 2 (2.63%) Software Deployment
10 2 (2.63%) Line Management
11 1 (1.32%) Automation Testing
11 1 (1.32%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) VB
2 52 (68.42%) SQL
3 24 (31.58%) VBA
4 20 (26.32%) C#
5 18 (23.68%) VB.NET
6 14 (18.42%) VB6
7 11 (14.47%) PowerShell
8 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.63%) C
9 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) ISEB
2 15 (19.74%) Degree
3 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.58%) MCSE
6 4 (5.26%) MCP
6 4 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.63%) MCSD
7 2 (2.63%) MCSA
7 2 (2.63%) MCITP
7 2 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.21%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (3.95%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.63%) vSphere
7 1 (1.32%) XenApp
7 1 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.32%) WMI
4 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.32%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Oracle
2 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.74%) HP
4 13 (17.11%) VMware
5 5 (6.58%) Cisco
6 4 (5.26%) Citrix
6 4 (5.26%) AppSense
7 3 (3.95%) Symantec
7 3 (3.95%) Dell
7 3 (3.95%) EMC
7 3 (3.95%) Intel
7 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.95%) NetApp
7 3 (3.95%) IBM
8 1 (1.32%) Altiris
8 1 (1.32%) Sophos
8 1 (1.32%) Lotus
8 1 (1.32%) Sage
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago