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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 487 428 365
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -63
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 467 658 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.57% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 1.12% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 382 537 633
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%

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
56587 58638 55978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.12% 51.04% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48340 49168 48136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 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
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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 -54 453 £40,000 - 34
London -64 152 £47,500 +5.55% 13
South East -72 104 £40,000 +6.66% 6
East of England +24 58 £40,000 - 3
City of London +7 46 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Surrey +11 41 £37,500 - 2
South West -3 37 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Yorkshire +22 34 £35,000 -9.67% 2
West Midlands -22 27 £26,500 -31.16%
Berkshire -39 27 £58,750 +56.66% 2
East Midlands -4 26 £35,000 +40.00% 1
West Yorkshire +21 25 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Essex -6 25 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Nottingham +8 21 £29,000 +41.46%
Nottinghamshire 0 21 £29,000 +41.46%
North West +3 17 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Reading -17 17 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Manchester +9 14 £29,000 -22.66% 3
Bristol -16 14 £35,000 +33.33%
Cambridgeshire - 13 £35,500 -
Southampton +15 12 £42,500 +36.00%
Hampshire +12 12 £42,500 -
Halifax - 12 £28,000 - 1
Leeds +19 11 £35,000 -
Guildford +7 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -10 11 £39,000 +34.48% 1
Swindon +3 10 £45,811 +30.88%
Wiltshire -8 10 £45,811 +27.25%
Hertfordshire -10 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Kent +1 8 £25,750 +19.76%

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 516 (53.36%) SQL
2 480 (49.64%) Windows
3 394 (40.74%) PowerShell
4 391 (40.43%) SQL Server
5 367 (37.95%) Microsoft
6 366 (37.85%) .NET
7 318 (32.89%) C#
8 305 (31.54%) VB
9 299 (30.92%) JavaScript
10 259 (26.78%) Active Directory
11 207 (21.41%) HTML
12 200 (20.68%) MS Excel
13 199 (20.58%) VMware
14 190 (19.65%) Finance
15 175 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
16 162 (16.75%) ASP.NET
17 158 (16.34%) XML
18 155 (16.03%) T-SQL
19 153 (15.82%) ITIL
20 152 (15.72%) Citrix
21 146 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
22 144 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
23 141 (14.58%) VB.NET
24 136 (14.06%) Degree
25 133 (13.75%) CSS
26 128 (13.24%) DNS
27 125 (12.93%) Oracle
27 125 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
28 124 (12.82%) Java
29 122 (12.62%) SCCM

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 96 (9.93%) MS Exchange
2 93 (9.62%) IIS
3 78 (8.07%) SharePoint
4 42 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (3.10%) Lync
6 26 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (2.17%) CMS
7 21 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (1.24%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
12 9 (0.93%) JBoss
13 7 (0.72%) Apache
13 7 (0.72%) MQSeries
Applications
1 200 (20.68%) MS Excel
2 65 (6.72%) MS Office
3 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.31%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.93%) HFM
2 9 (0.93%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.41%) Siebel Analytics
5 3 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.31%) Tridion
6 2 (0.21%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.21%) JDE World
6 2 (0.21%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.21%) AWD
6 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.90%) Office 365
2 16 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.14%) SaaS
5 7 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 128 (13.24%) DNS
2 90 (9.31%) TCP/IP
3 85 (8.79%) DHCP
4 73 (7.55%) SAN
5 40 (4.14%) Firewall
6 36 (3.72%) Internet
7 31 (3.21%) WAN
8 30 (3.10%) LAN
9 28 (2.90%) VPN
10 26 (2.69%) SNMP
11 24 (2.48%) LDAP
12 23 (2.38%) SSL
13 21 (2.17%) SMTP
14 14 (1.45%) FTP
14 14 (1.45%) iSCSI
15 13 (1.34%) VoIP
15 13 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
16 12 (1.24%) NetScaler
16 12 (1.24%) Intranet
17 11 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 92 (9.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 57 (5.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 39 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 37 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (3.62%) Oracle Database
10 28 (2.90%) DTS
11 26 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
12 22 (2.28%) MySQL
13 18 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (1.45%) SQL CLR
16 13 (1.34%) QlikView
17 12 (1.24%) Cognos Analysis Studio
17 12 (1.24%) Cognos Report Studio
17 12 (1.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 73 (7.55%) HP UFT
2 60 (6.20%) Visual Studio
3 58 (6.00%) Selenium
4 53 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (4.24%) Subversion
6 26 (2.69%) MSI
7 18 (1.86%) JIRA
8 16 (1.65%) Rational Functional Tester
8 16 (1.65%) Moq
8 16 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 15 (1.55%) ReSharper
10 14 (1.45%) InstallShield
11 13 (1.34%) AdminStudio
11 13 (1.34%) PowerBuilder
11 13 (1.34%) Git (software)
11 13 (1.34%) SoapUI
12 10 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (1.03%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.93%) Toad
14 8 (0.83%) MSBuild
General
1 190 (19.65%) Finance
2 53 (5.48%) Banking
3 36 (3.72%) Law
4 31 (3.21%) Retail
5 29 (3.00%) Back Office
6 28 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.59%) Legal
8 16 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.55%) Marketing
10 12 (1.24%) Games
11 11 (1.14%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.93%) Polish Language
13 5 (0.52%) Advertising
14 4 (0.41%) Local Government
14 4 (0.41%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.41%) Front Office
15 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.21%) Electronics
16 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 247 (25.54%) Developer
2 171 (17.68%) Analyst
3 70 (7.24%) Applications Support
4 65 (6.72%) .NET Developer
5 62 (6.41%) Consultant
6 61 (6.31%) Administrator
7 56 (5.79%) Support Analyst
8 53 (5.48%) DBA
9 50 (5.17%) Support Engineer
10 48 (4.96%) Test Analyst
11 42 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 41 (4.24%) SQL DBA
13 38 (3.93%) C# Developer
14 34 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
15 31 (3.21%) Web Developer
16 30 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
17 29 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
18 28 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
19 27 (2.79%) Applications Support Analyst
20 26 (2.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (37.85%) .NET
2 207 (21.41%) HTML
3 162 (16.75%) ASP.NET
4 158 (16.34%) XML
5 133 (13.75%) CSS
6 110 (11.38%) Web Services
7 102 (10.55%) jQuery
8 66 (6.83%) .NET Framework
9 59 (6.10%) Classic ASP
10 50 (5.17%) Ajax
11 40 (4.14%) Application Packaging
12 27 (2.79%) WCF
13 26 (2.69%) DHTML
14 25 (2.59%) Entity Framework
15 24 (2.48%) JSON
16 21 (2.17%) Middleware
17 17 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (1.65%) LINQ
18 16 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 15 (1.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 125 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (6.72%) Computer Science
3 58 (6.00%) Clustering
4 52 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 51 (5.27%) Replication
6 36 (3.72%) User Experience
7 31 (3.21%) Data Centre
8 22 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.96%) Blackberry
10 14 (1.45%) CMDB
11 13 (1.34%) PKI
12 11 (1.14%) SecurID
13 10 (1.03%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.93%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.93%) Online Gambling
14 9 (0.93%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.83%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.83%) EqualLogic
16 7 (0.72%) FMCG
17 5 (0.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 480 (49.64%) Windows
2 175 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (10.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 97 (10.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 93 (9.62%) Windows 7
6 89 (9.20%) Linux
7 71 (7.34%) UNIX
8 30 (3.10%) Windows XP
9 25 (2.59%) Windows 8
10 22 (2.28%) Windows 2000
11 14 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.24%) Solaris
13 10 (1.03%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.93%) SUSE
14 9 (0.93%) Debian
14 9 (0.93%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.41%) Android
17 3 (0.31%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (15.82%) ITIL
2 144 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (7.65%) Scrum
4 64 (6.62%) Project Management
5 61 (6.31%) MVC
5 61 (6.31%) Performance Tuning
6 60 (6.20%) Change Management
7 54 (5.58%) Configuration Management
8 50 (5.17%) Test Automation
9 48 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 48 (4.96%) SDLC
10 47 (4.86%) TDD
11 42 (4.34%) Problem Management
12 40 (4.14%) Workflow
12 40 (4.14%) Data Analysis
13 39 (4.03%) OO
14 38 (3.93%) Software Engineering
15 37 (3.83%) Software Testing
15 37 (3.83%) Time Management
15 37 (3.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 516 (53.36%) SQL
2 394 (40.74%) PowerShell
3 318 (32.89%) C#
4 305 (31.54%) VB
5 299 (30.92%) JavaScript
6 155 (16.03%) T-SQL
7 141 (14.58%) VB.NET
8 124 (12.82%) Java
9 75 (7.76%) Perl
10 73 (7.55%) VBA
11 63 (6.51%) PHP
12 61 (6.31%) C++
13 58 (6.00%) Python
14 43 (4.45%) VB6
15 29 (3.00%) C
16 26 (2.69%) PL/SQL
17 24 (2.48%) Ruby
18 14 (1.45%) Bash Shell
19 10 (1.03%) Uniface
20 9 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 136 (14.06%) Degree
2 93 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (6.51%) MCSE
4 38 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 34 (3.52%) Security Cleared
6 29 (3.00%) ISEB
7 28 (2.90%) MCP
8 23 (2.38%) SC Cleared
9 22 (2.28%) ISTQB
9 22 (2.28%) MCSA
10 17 (1.76%) CCNA
10 17 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (1.76%) MCITP
11 15 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (1.34%) MCTS
13 11 (1.14%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.93%) CISA
14 9 (0.93%) CISM
15 8 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.83%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (10.55%) QA
2 56 (5.79%) SLA
3 13 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.31%) HL7
6 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 259 (26.78%) Active Directory
2 146 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (8.38%) XenApp
4 63 (6.51%) Hyper-V
5 45 (4.65%) vSphere
6 42 (4.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 31 (3.21%) VMware ESX
8 26 (2.69%) XenDesktop
9 22 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (2.07%) XenServer
11 18 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (1.34%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.93%) UAG
14 8 (0.83%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.62%) Xen
16 3 (0.31%) MetaFrame
17 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 122 (12.62%) SCCM
2 45 (4.65%) SCOM
3 40 (4.14%) WSUS
4 32 (3.31%) Backup Exec
5 28 (2.90%) NetBackup
6 25 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 18 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (1.76%) WMI
9 14 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 12 (1.24%) Zenoss
11 11 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
11 11 (1.14%) ARCserve
12 10 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (0.93%) vMotion
14 7 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 7 (0.72%) BladeLogic
14 7 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 6 (0.62%) BMC Marimba
16 4 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 367 (37.95%) Microsoft
2 199 (20.58%) VMware
3 152 (15.72%) Citrix
4 125 (12.93%) Oracle
5 89 (9.20%) HP
6 51 (5.27%) Symantec
7 39 (4.03%) Cisco
8 33 (3.41%) IBM
9 31 (3.21%) Dell
9 31 (3.21%) Red Hat
10 29 (3.00%) Cognos
11 27 (2.79%) Splunk
12 20 (2.07%) SAP
12 20 (2.07%) NetApp
13 18 (1.86%) Sophos
14 16 (1.65%) AppSense
14 16 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.65%) Epicor
15 15 (1.55%) Metastorm
16 14 (1.45%) LANDesk
Guildford, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £36k - 38k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension and Medical C
Posted: 6 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Basildon, Essex
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 28 days ago