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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 197 180 169
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 37 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.66% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 1.15% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 41
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,450 £39,950 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
3450 3045 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.77% 57.75% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3003 2749 2698
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £48,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +1 17 £30,000 -14.28%
Bristol +7 8 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Somerset -7 8 £31,500 -20.75% 1
Gloucestershire -15 3 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Cornwall - 1 £19,000 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 53 (71.62%) SQL
2 50 (67.57%) VB
3 30 (40.54%) Computer Science
4 25 (33.78%) XML
4 25 (33.78%) MS Excel
5 24 (32.43%) .NET
6 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
6 23 (31.08%) Windows
6 23 (31.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 22 (29.73%) Oracle
7 22 (29.73%) Scrum
7 22 (29.73%) QA
8 21 (28.38%) MS Office
8 21 (28.38%) C#
9 19 (25.68%) VBA
10 18 (24.32%) VB.NET
10 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (22.97%) VB6
11 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
12 16 (21.62%) ISEB
13 15 (20.27%) Visual Studio
14 14 (18.92%) Degree
15 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
15 13 (17.57%) Web Services
15 13 (17.57%) VMware
16 12 (16.22%) OO
16 12 (16.22%) HP
16 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
17 11 (14.86%) Automated Testing

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.05%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (33.78%) MS Excel
2 21 (28.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) DHCP
1 8 (10.81%) DNS
2 6 (8.11%) SAN
3 5 (6.76%) Firewall
4 4 (5.41%) Internet
5 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.05%) VPN
6 2 (2.70%) LAN
7 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) MySQL
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (20.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.70%) MSI
5 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (1.35%) Legal
2 1 (1.35%) Advertising
2 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Developer
2 12 (16.22%) Test Manager
3 10 (13.51%) Test Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Tester
5 7 (9.46%) Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Products Support Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Lead Tester
6 6 (8.11%) Automated Tester
6 6 (8.11%) Junior
6 6 (8.11%) Junior Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Automated Test Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) XML
2 24 (32.43%) .NET
3 13 (17.57%) Web Services
4 9 (12.16%) HTML
4 9 (12.16%) Classic ASP
4 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
5 8 (10.81%) CSS
6 7 (9.46%) WCF
7 5 (6.76%) JSON
8 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.41%) SOAP
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.41%) REST
9 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.05%) XSL
10 2 (2.70%) OCX
10 2 (2.70%) ADO.NET
11 1 (1.35%) WinForms
11 1 (1.35%) Ajax
11 1 (1.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.05%) Replication
3 1 (1.35%) Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.81%) Linux
5 7 (9.46%) UNIX
6 5 (6.76%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Scrum
2 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.22%) OO
4 11 (14.86%) Automated Testing
5 8 (10.81%) ITIL
6 7 (9.46%) Change Management
6 7 (9.46%) MVC
7 5 (6.76%) Regression Testing
7 5 (6.76%) OOP
8 4 (5.41%) System Testing
9 3 (4.05%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.05%) Cyber Security
9 3 (4.05%) Line Management
9 3 (4.05%) Service Management
9 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.05%) ITSM
9 3 (4.05%) Information Security
10 1 (1.35%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.35%) Web Development
10 1 (1.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (71.62%) SQL
2 50 (67.57%) VB
3 21 (28.38%) C#
4 19 (25.68%) VBA
5 18 (24.32%) VB.NET
6 17 (22.97%) VB6
7 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
8 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.05%) C
9 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) ISEB
2 14 (18.92%) Degree
3 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (6.76%) MCSE
6 4 (5.41%) MCP
7 3 (4.05%) MCSD
7 3 (4.05%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.70%) MCITP
8 2 (2.70%) MCSA
9 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.73%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (4.05%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (1.35%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Backup Exec
1 5 (6.76%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.35%) WMI
3 1 (1.35%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Oracle
2 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 13 (17.57%) VMware
4 12 (16.22%) HP
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) Citrix
7 3 (4.05%) NetApp
7 3 (4.05%) Dell
7 3 (4.05%) EMC
7 3 (4.05%) Intel
7 3 (4.05%) IBM
7 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.05%) Symantec
8 2 (2.70%) AppSense
9 1 (1.35%) Altiris
9 1 (1.35%) Sophos
9 1 (1.35%) Lotus
9 1 (1.35%) Sage
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + pension, 22 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £41500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago