The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 183 167 174
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 25 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.77% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 1.63% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 19
Average salary £38,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2624 2639 2583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.62% 47.28% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2337 2269
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VBScript
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript across the West Midlands region.

VBScript Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VBScript
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBScript across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

VBScript Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

VBScript
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Coventry +6 9 £37,500 +13.63%
Staffordshire -10 4 £21,750 -17.14%
Birmingham -22 4 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Wolverhampton +1 3 £40,000 +29.03%
Solihull -14 2 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 32 (65.31%) VB
2 25 (51.02%) SQL
3 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
4 23 (46.94%) Windows
5 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
5 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
6 16 (32.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (32.65%) Web Development
6 16 (32.65%) Citrix
7 15 (30.61%) Oracle
8 14 (28.57%) .NET
8 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 13 (26.53%) XenDesktop
10 12 (24.49%) SCCM
10 12 (24.49%) HTML
11 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
11 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (20.41%) Application Packaging
12 10 (20.41%) AppDNA
12 10 (20.41%) CSS
12 10 (20.41%) MS Access
12 10 (20.41%) MSI
12 10 (20.41%) InstallShield
12 10 (20.41%) AdminStudio
12 10 (20.41%) Ajax
13 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
14 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
14 8 (16.33%) Process Management

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) e-Work
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.04%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.08%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) MS Access
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (6.12%) OLAP
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (6.12%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (6.12%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Cognos Transformer
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.08%) MySQL
9 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.04%) DTS
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MSI
1 10 (20.41%) InstallShield
1 10 (20.41%) AdminStudio
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) French Language
4 2 (4.08%) German Language
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Database Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Applications Packager
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Citrix Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Programmer
5 4 (8.16%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Database Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) Web Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Business Process Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) HTML
3 10 (20.41%) Application Packaging
3 10 (20.41%) CSS
3 10 (20.41%) Ajax
4 8 (16.33%) Web Services
4 8 (16.33%) XML
5 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.12%) OCX
7 2 (4.08%) XSL
7 2 (4.08%) XSLT
7 2 (4.08%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.20%) UNIX
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Web Development
2 8 (16.33%) Process Management
3 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Document Management
3 7 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (10.20%) ERP
4 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.16%) OO
5 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Change Control
7 2 (4.08%) Data Transformation
7 2 (4.08%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Test Management
7 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) VB
2 25 (51.02%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
4 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.33%) C#
6 6 (12.24%) VBA
7 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.08%) Perl
10 1 (2.04%) PHP
10 1 (2.04%) C
10 1 (2.04%) C++
10 1 (2.04%) Java
10 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) MCP
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) OCA
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) CCEE
4 1 (2.04%) CCAA
4 1 (2.04%) CCIA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 13 (26.53%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.16%) XenApp
5 3 (6.12%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (6.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) SCCM
2 10 (20.41%) AppDNA
3 3 (6.12%) ARCserve
3 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.04%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) Citrix
3 15 (30.61%) Oracle
4 7 (14.29%) AppSense
4 7 (14.29%) Metastorm
5 6 (12.24%) Business Objects
6 4 (8.16%) Fujitsu
7 3 (6.12%) Symantec
7 3 (6.12%) Cognos
7 3 (6.12%) VMware
8 2 (4.08%) Infragistics
8 2 (4.08%) HP
9 1 (2.04%) Sage
9 1 (2.04%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago