The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 423 350 325
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -25
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 632 770 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.72% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.36% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 515 648 758
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
58102 56474 62168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.75% 52.93% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48669 48759 54500
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK.

VBScript Salary Trend in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBScript over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

VBScript Salary Histogram in the UK

VBScript
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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
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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
England -83 586 £40,000 - 70
London -60 217 £44,000 -2.22% 13
South East +44 199 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Berkshire +18 77 £37,500 -9.09% 6
City of London -25 48 £52,500 +2.43% 6
South West -27 43 £30,000 -14.28% 9
West Midlands +1 41 £37,500 +15.38% 13
Surrey +9 36 £37,500 +8.69% 4
East of England -90 36 £40,000 - 8
Reading +9 34 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Scotland -3 30 £35,000 -6.66% 3
East Midlands -15 27 £26,750 -29.60% 2
Hampshire +11 24 £42,500 +28.78% 1
Wiltshire 0 23 £35,500 +1.42% 3
Glasgow +17 21 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Swindon +1 21 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Essex -1 19 £40,000 +6.66% 4
East Sussex -16 18 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 17 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Brighton -12 17 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Oxfordshire +12 16 £29,500 +3.50%
Yorkshire -77 16 £35,000 - 1
Wokingham - 16 £30,000 -
North West -51 15 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Bracknell -2 14 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Hertfordshire -57 14 £36,750 -8.12% 2
Birmingham -3 13 £38,500 -9.41% 3
Leicestershire +3 12 £24,000 -36.84%
Leicester +5 11 £24,000 -36.84%
Milton Keynes -4 10 £40,500 +15.71% 2

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 771 (54.60%) SQL
2 748 (52.97%) Windows
3 695 (49.22%) VB
4 567 (40.16%) Microsoft
5 523 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 517 (36.61%) .NET
7 496 (35.13%) PowerShell
8 461 (32.65%) C#
9 406 (28.75%) JavaScript
10 387 (27.41%) Active Directory
11 384 (27.20%) Finance
12 349 (24.72%) XML
13 337 (23.87%) HTML
14 294 (20.82%) ASP.NET
15 265 (18.77%) MS Excel
16 261 (18.48%) VMware
17 255 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
18 249 (17.63%) CSS
19 243 (17.21%) Degree
20 231 (16.36%) Citrix
21 218 (15.44%) SCCM
22 215 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
23 213 (15.08%) Oracle
24 211 (14.94%) Windows 7
25 204 (14.45%) IIS
26 179 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
27 174 (12.32%) T-SQL
28 173 (12.25%) QuickTest Pro
29 172 (12.18%) Web Services
30 168 (11.90%) VB.NET

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 204 (14.45%) IIS
2 161 (11.40%) SharePoint
3 115 (8.14%) MS Exchange
4 79 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 53 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 43 (3.05%) WebSphere
7 33 (2.34%) Lync
8 29 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 23 (1.63%) WorkSite
10 18 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (1.06%) Apache
13 15 (1.06%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
14 12 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
16 9 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
16 9 (0.64%) CMS
16 9 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 265 (18.77%) MS Excel
2 166 (11.76%) MS Office
3 11 (0.78%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.071%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
2 10 (0.71%) HFM
3 8 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
3 8 (0.57%) Magento
4 5 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.35%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.28%) e-Work
5 4 (0.28%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.21%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.14%) assyst
8 1 (0.071%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.071%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.071%) Siebel Analytics
8 1 (0.071%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.71%) Office 365
3 9 (0.64%) SaaS
4 8 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 121 (8.57%) DNS
2 118 (8.36%) TCP/IP
3 66 (4.67%) SAN
4 62 (4.39%) Internet
5 47 (3.33%) Intranet
5 47 (3.33%) DHCP
6 39 (2.76%) Firewall
7 35 (2.48%) FTP
8 34 (2.41%) LAN
8 34 (2.41%) NetScaler
9 27 (1.91%) LDAP
10 19 (1.35%) NAS
11 16 (1.13%) Extranet
12 15 (1.06%) iSCSI
13 14 (0.99%) SMTP
14 13 (0.92%) VPN
14 13 (0.92%) WAN
14 13 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (0.85%) SSL
16 10 (0.71%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 523 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 133 (9.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 107 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 105 (7.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 103 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 70 (4.96%) Relational Database
7 67 (4.75%) Oracle Database
8 39 (2.76%) MySQL
9 36 (2.55%) SQL Server 2000
9 36 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.49%) DTS
10 21 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.13%) Data Mining
12 16 (1.13%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.06%) MS Access
13 15 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.99%) QlikView
14 14 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 173 (12.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 135 (9.56%) Visual Studio
3 121 (8.57%) MSI
4 79 (5.59%) Selenium
5 63 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (2.76%) InstallShield
7 37 (2.62%) AdminStudio
8 32 (2.27%) Subversion
9 20 (1.42%) TestComplete
10 19 (1.35%) Git (software)
11 18 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 18 (1.27%) Selenium IDE
12 16 (1.13%) NUnit
13 14 (0.99%) Jenkins
14 13 (0.92%) JIRA
15 12 (0.85%) Artifactory
16 11 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 11 (0.78%) Ant
17 10 (0.71%) Bugzilla
18 9 (0.64%) Cucumber
General
1 384 (27.20%) Finance
2 79 (5.59%) Law
3 68 (4.82%) Banking
4 64 (4.53%) Retail
5 52 (3.68%) Legal
6 35 (2.48%) Front Office
7 30 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.05%) Financial Institution
9 28 (1.98%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.77%) Marketing
11 23 (1.63%) Back Office
12 21 (1.49%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.71%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.57%) Publishing
14 8 (0.57%) Electronics
15 7 (0.50%) Advertising
16 6 (0.42%) German Language
17 5 (0.35%) French Language
17 5 (0.35%) Automotive
18 4 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 409 (28.97%) Developer
2 306 (21.67%) Analyst
3 130 (9.21%) .NET Developer
4 108 (7.65%) Test Analyst
5 94 (6.66%) Consultant
6 89 (6.30%) Software Developer
7 82 (5.81%) Support Engineer
8 74 (5.24%) Tester
9 70 (4.96%) Applications Developer
10 66 (4.67%) Applications Support
10 66 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 62 (4.39%) C# Developer
12 61 (4.32%) Applications Packager
13 57 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
14 53 (3.75%) Web Developer
15 51 (3.61%) Support Analyst
15 51 (3.61%) Technical Consultant
15 51 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
16 49 (3.47%) Programmer
17 47 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (36.61%) .NET
2 349 (24.72%) XML
3 337 (23.87%) HTML
4 294 (20.82%) ASP.NET
5 249 (17.63%) CSS
6 172 (12.18%) Web Services
7 160 (11.33%) jQuery
8 117 (8.29%) Classic ASP
9 115 (8.14%) Ajax
10 82 (5.81%) WCF
11 71 (5.03%) Application Packaging
12 66 (4.67%) HTML5
13 63 (4.46%) XSLT
13 63 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 58 (4.11%) LINQ
15 55 (3.90%) .NET Framework
16 54 (3.82%) SOAP
17 46 (3.26%) JSON
18 44 (3.12%) ADO.NET
19 33 (2.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 153 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (9.07%) Computer Science
3 61 (4.32%) Clustering
4 51 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (1.77%) Data Integration
7 24 (1.70%) Hedge funds
8 22 (1.56%) Blackberry
9 21 (1.49%) N-Tier
10 19 (1.35%) Replication
11 16 (1.13%) Mobile App
12 14 (0.99%) Spread Betting
12 14 (0.99%) GIS
13 12 (0.85%) Open Source
13 12 (0.85%) iPhone
14 10 (0.71%) Kindle
15 8 (0.57%) Mathematics
16 6 (0.42%) Physics
16 6 (0.42%) Web 2.0
16 6 (0.42%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 748 (52.97%) Windows
2 255 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 211 (14.94%) Windows 7
4 154 (10.91%) Linux
5 152 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 149 (10.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (5.31%) Windows XP
8 69 (4.89%) UNIX
9 65 (4.60%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.42%) Windows Vista
11 18 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (1.20%) Android
13 13 (0.92%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.64%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.50%) Debian
17 5 (0.35%) CentOS
17 5 (0.35%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.35%) AIX
18 3 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (10.48%) ITIL
3 102 (7.22%) Test Automation
4 90 (6.37%) MVC
5 85 (6.02%) Automated Testing
6 79 (5.59%) Software Engineering
6 79 (5.59%) Unit Testing
7 75 (5.31%) Manual Testing
8 72 (5.10%) Automation Testing
9 68 (4.82%) Web Development
10 66 (4.67%) CRM
11 65 (4.60%) Scrum
12 59 (4.18%) OO
13 57 (4.04%) Regression Testing
14 54 (3.82%) Test Scripting
15 53 (3.75%) Document Management
16 50 (3.54%) Software Testing
17 49 (3.47%) Project Management
18 46 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
19 45 (3.19%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 771 (54.60%) SQL
2 695 (49.22%) VB
3 496 (35.13%) PowerShell
4 461 (32.65%) C#
5 406 (28.75%) JavaScript
6 174 (12.32%) T-SQL
7 168 (11.90%) VB.NET
8 154 (10.91%) Java
9 91 (6.44%) Perl
10 87 (6.16%) VB6
11 86 (6.09%) VBA
12 64 (4.53%) PHP
13 61 (4.32%) Python
14 43 (3.05%) C++
15 39 (2.76%) C
16 37 (2.62%) Bash Shell
17 35 (2.48%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.85%) XAML
18 12 (0.85%) Ruby
19 11 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 243 (17.21%) Degree
2 126 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (7.72%) ISEB
4 69 (4.89%) Security Cleared
5 65 (4.60%) MCSE
6 63 (4.46%) SC Cleared
7 45 (3.19%) ISTQB
8 43 (3.05%) MCP
9 37 (2.62%) MCSA
10 36 (2.55%) MCITP
11 34 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (2.41%) CCNA
12 25 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 19 (1.35%) DV Cleared
15 16 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (0.57%) MBA
18 7 (0.50%) MCTS
18 7 (0.50%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (9.28%) QA
2 15 (1.06%) SLA
3 13 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.35%) HL7
6 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.071%) COBIT
System Software
1 387 (27.41%) Active Directory
2 179 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (8.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 88 (6.23%) Hyper-V
5 83 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 66 (4.67%) XenApp
7 46 (3.26%) VMware ESX
8 39 (2.76%) vSphere
9 15 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 9 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 6 (0.42%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.35%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.35%) vCloud
16 4 (0.28%) MetaFrame
17 3 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 218 (15.44%) SCCM
2 90 (6.37%) HP Quality Center
3 42 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 36 (2.55%) WSUS
5 35 (2.48%) AppDNA
6 26 (1.84%) NetBackup
7 24 (1.70%) Backup Exec
8 16 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
9 15 (1.06%) Tivoli
9 15 (1.06%) SCOM
10 10 (0.71%) Windows Intune
11 9 (0.64%) ARCserve
12 7 (0.50%) MOM
12 7 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (0.42%) OpenView
13 6 (0.42%) WMI
13 6 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.42%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.35%) HP SIM
14 5 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 567 (40.16%) Microsoft
2 261 (18.48%) VMware
3 231 (16.36%) Citrix
4 213 (15.08%) Oracle
5 121 (8.57%) HP
6 49 (3.47%) AppSense
7 35 (2.48%) Telerik
7 35 (2.48%) IBM
8 34 (2.41%) Symantec
9 28 (1.98%) Dell
9 28 (1.98%) Cisco
10 27 (1.91%) CA
10 27 (1.91%) Bloomberg
11 26 (1.84%) Red Hat
12 24 (1.70%) SAP
13 23 (1.63%) Remedy
14 21 (1.49%) Interwoven
15 20 (1.42%) Reuters
16 19 (1.35%) NetApp
16 19 (1.35%) EMC
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eximius Group Limited
Salary: Offering very competitive annual salary
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CCity IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago