The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 174 192 170
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 48 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.23% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 0.46% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 43 6 31
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2864 2607 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.83% 49.02% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 2302 2127
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 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 24 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
Birmingham - 18 £36,750 - 2
Solihull +5 9 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Worcestershire - 8 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire -7 4 £25,000 +6.38%
Shropshire - 3 £29,500 - 1
Coventry -12 2 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Warwickshire +3 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £40,000 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 54 (75.00%) Windows
2 41 (56.94%) Microsoft
3 36 (50.00%) VB
4 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
5 29 (40.28%) PowerShell
6 22 (30.56%) Python
7 21 (29.17%) ITIL
8 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
9 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
9 19 (26.39%) Citrix
9 19 (26.39%) Degree
10 17 (23.61%) TCP/IP
11 16 (22.22%) MS Office
11 16 (22.22%) VMware
11 16 (22.22%) XenDesktop
12 15 (20.83%) ETRM
12 15 (20.83%) Front Office
12 15 (20.83%) .NET
13 14 (19.44%) SQL
13 14 (19.44%) C#
13 14 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (19.44%) vSphere
14 13 (18.06%) SCCM
14 13 (18.06%) Linux
15 12 (16.67%) HTML
15 12 (16.67%) PHP
15 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (15.28%) AppDNA

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.72%) JBoss
3 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
5 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) MS Office
2 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) e-Work
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.72%) BIG-IP
3 6 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 6 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.78%) LDAP
4 2 (2.78%) DHCP
4 2 (2.78%) DNS
4 2 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (1.39%) MPLS
5 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.78%) MySQL
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.39%) MS Access
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) DTS
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) InstallShield
1 11 (15.28%) AdminStudio
2 10 (13.89%) MSI
3 7 (9.72%) CruiseControl
3 7 (9.72%) Maven
3 7 (9.72%) Hudson
3 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.33%) Artifactory
4 6 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 6 (8.33%) Ant
5 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.39%) JIRA
6 1 (1.39%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (20.83%) Front Office
2 9 (12.50%) Finance
3 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Consultant
2 16 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 8 (11.11%) Senior Technical Support
3 8 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 8 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (9.72%) Technical Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Applications Packager
6 5 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Programmer
6 5 (6.94%) Administrator
7 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) PHP Programmer
8 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) .NET
2 12 (16.67%) HTML
3 11 (15.28%) Application Packaging
3 11 (15.28%) CSS
3 11 (15.28%) XML
4 7 (9.72%) Ajax
5 6 (8.33%) Web Services
5 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.56%) jQuery
6 4 (5.56%) HTML5
6 4 (5.56%) CSS3
7 2 (2.78%) COM+
7 2 (2.78%) XSL
7 2 (2.78%) XSLT
7 2 (2.78%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.06%) Linux
4 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) ITIL
2 15 (20.83%) ETRM
3 7 (9.72%) Software Deployment
3 7 (9.72%) Compatibility Testing
3 7 (9.72%) DevOps
3 7 (9.72%) Web Development
4 6 (8.33%) OO
5 5 (6.94%) Project Management
5 5 (6.94%) Process Management
5 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.94%) Software Licensing
6 4 (5.56%) Time Management
6 4 (5.56%) Document Management
6 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.56%) MVC
6 4 (5.56%) OOP
7 3 (4.17%) Automated Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.00%) VB
2 29 (40.28%) PowerShell
3 22 (30.56%) Python
4 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
5 14 (19.44%) C#
5 14 (19.44%) SQL
6 12 (16.67%) PHP
7 9 (12.50%) Perl
8 8 (11.11%) Java
9 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.39%) VB6
11 1 (1.39%) C
11 1 (1.39%) C++
11 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Degree
2 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.94%) CCNP
3 5 (6.94%) CCNA
4 3 (4.17%) ISEB
4 3 (4.17%) MCSE
4 3 (4.17%) MCSA
4 3 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.78%) CCEE
5 2 (2.78%) CCAA
5 2 (2.78%) CCIA
5 2 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (1.39%) CCA
6 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.39%) OCA
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 14 (19.44%) vSphere
3 14 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (12.50%) XenApp
5 8 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) SCCM
2 11 (15.28%) AppDNA
3 8 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 7 (9.72%) Puppet
5 3 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.78%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.39%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.39%) Citrix
3 16 (22.22%) VMware
4 9 (12.50%) Symantec
4 9 (12.50%) Oracle
5 8 (11.11%) Reuters
5 8 (11.11%) Bloomberg
5 8 (11.11%) AppSense
6 6 (8.33%) Fujitsu
6 6 (8.33%) Dell
7 5 (6.94%) Metastorm
8 4 (5.56%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.78%) HP
9 2 (2.78%) Infragistics
10 1 (1.39%) Sophos
10 1 (1.39%) Cognos
10 1 (1.39%) Cisco
10 1 (1.39%) EMC
10 1 (1.39%) Adobe
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TelXL
Salary: From £23,000 to £29,000 per annum dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago