The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 98 115
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17  
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 6 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.55% 0.15% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 0.31% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Median salary £42,500 £50,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.84% +68.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £50,100 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,900 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  

VBScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 651 653 849
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 60.00% 49.70% 48.99%
Number of salaries quoted 562 562 684
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing VBScript as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Cheshire

VBScript
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for VBScript in Cheshire

VBScript
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Cheshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VBScript in Cheshire

VBScript
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £37,500 - 1
Knutsford - 2 - -
Warrington - 1 £45,000 -
VBScript
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 11 (68.75%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) VB
5 9 (56.25%) C#
5 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (56.25%) XML
5 9 (56.25%) Web Development
6 8 (50.00%) QA
6 8 (50.00%) HL7
6 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (50.00%) HTML5
6 8 (50.00%) Mobile Development
6 8 (50.00%) Scrum
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) VB6
6 8 (50.00%) XSL
6 8 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) DHCP
9 3 (18.75%) DNS
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) DMZ
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) C# Developer
3 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) XML
4 8 (50.00%) HTML5
4 8 (50.00%) XSL
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) VMS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Web Development
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) VB
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (50.00%) VB6
4 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) HL7
1 8 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) Docker
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) KVM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) BMC
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
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