Period
to 22 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 742 675 653
Rank change year-on-year -67 -22 +44
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 293 487 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.58% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 219 403 437
England median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% +8.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,700
90th Percentile £62,750 £84,750 £67,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% +8.89% -2.17%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 67,314 83,956 93,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.89% 55.37% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 56,054 70,422 77,607
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,700
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.60% +4.63%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for VBScript in England

VBScript
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -31 114 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Midlands +33 56 £40,000 +28.00% 9
West Midlands +14 38 £40,000 +23.08% 6
South East -11 37 £45,000 - 7
North of England +48 35 £42,500 +10.39% 18
North West +53 30 £42,500 +11.11% 12
South West +39 25 £45,000 +17.65% 7
East of England +12 22 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East Midlands +22 18 £49,250 +58.87% 3
Yorkshire +10 4 £39,750 -0.63% 2
North East - 1 £32,500 - 4
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 161 (54.95%) PowerShell
2 154 (52.56%) Windows
3 150 (51.19%) SQL
4 125 (42.66%) Microsoft
5 118 (40.27%) C#
6 115 (39.25%) .NET
7 106 (36.18%) SQL Server
8 87 (29.69%) Active Directory
9 77 (26.28%) JavaScript
10 73 (24.91%) Windows Server
11 69 (23.55%) T-SQL
12 67 (22.87%) SCCM
13 66 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (21.16%) VMware
15 60 (20.48%) Windows 10
16 58 (19.80%) Finance
17 55 (18.77%) Test Automation
18 54 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
18 54 (18.43%) VB
19 49 (16.72%) ASP.NET
20 47 (16.04%) ITIL
20 47 (16.04%) Office 365
21 45 (15.36%) Java
22 43 (14.68%) Python
23 42 (14.33%) Azure
24 41 (13.99%) HTML
25 40 (13.65%) MVC
26 39 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
27 38 (12.97%) XML
28 36 (12.29%) Windows 7

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 33 (11.26%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.85%) IIS
3 21 (7.17%) CMS
4 19 (6.48%) Confluence
5 14 (4.78%) MS Exchange
6 13 (4.44%) Tornado
7 9 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.71%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.71%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.37%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.68%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.34%) CICS
12 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.34%) SAS
12 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (11.60%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (6.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Workfront
2 2 (0.68%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (16.04%) Office 365
2 42 (14.33%) Azure
3 24 (8.19%) GitHub
4 13 (4.44%) AWS
4 13 (4.44%) Power Platform
5 8 (2.73%) OneDrive
6 6 (2.05%) BlazeMeter
7 5 (1.71%) SaaS
8 4 (1.37%) IaaS
8 4 (1.37%) PaaS
9 3 (1.02%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.02%) Yammer
10 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.34%) GCP
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Flow
11 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.22%) DHCP
1 27 (9.22%) DNS
2 18 (6.14%) Firewall
3 16 (5.46%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.44%) VoIP
5 10 (3.41%) VPN
6 8 (2.73%) PuTTY
7 7 (2.39%) SMTP
7 7 (2.39%) SNMP
8 6 (2.05%) Internet
8 6 (2.05%) LAN
8 6 (2.05%) SAN
9 5 (1.71%) HTTP
9 5 (1.71%) Skype
9 5 (1.71%) WAN
10 4 (1.37%) Telnet
10 4 (1.37%) VLAN
10 4 (1.37%) Wireless
11 3 (1.02%) NAS
12 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (36.18%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.41%) Power BI
5 8 (2.73%) SQLPlus
6 7 (2.39%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.05%) Data Lake
7 6 (2.05%) MySQL
7 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.02%) Big Data
10 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.02%) QlikView
10 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 31 (10.58%) Cucumber
2 30 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 30 (10.24%) HP UFT
3 29 (9.90%) Selenium
4 28 (9.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (8.19%) Visual Studio
6 22 (7.51%) SoapUI
7 19 (6.48%) JIRA
8 18 (6.14%) Bitbucket
9 17 (5.80%) TestNG
9 17 (5.80%) WebDriver
10 15 (5.12%) JUnit
10 15 (5.12%) NUnit
11 14 (4.78%) Jenkins
12 13 (4.44%) Appium
12 13 (4.44%) Maven
12 13 (4.44%) TortoiseSVN
13 12 (4.10%) Hudson
13 12 (4.10%) WinDbg
14 8 (2.73%) JMeter
General
1 58 (19.80%) Finance
2 33 (11.26%) Aerospace
3 18 (6.14%) Banking
4 13 (4.44%) Military
4 13 (4.44%) Retail
5 10 (3.41%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.73%) Police
7 6 (2.05%) Back Office
7 6 (2.05%) Law
8 5 (1.71%) Fire and Rescue
8 5 (1.71%) Legal
8 5 (1.71%) Publishing
9 4 (1.37%) Advertising
9 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.37%) Local Government
9 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 72 (24.57%) Developer
2 46 (15.70%) Analyst
3 25 (8.53%) C# Developer
4 24 (8.19%) Web Developer
5 23 (7.85%) .NET Developer
6 21 (7.17%) Consultant
7 17 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (5.80%) Tester
8 16 (5.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (5.46%) SQL Developer
9 15 (5.12%) Installations Engineer
9 15 (5.12%) Support Analyst
10 14 (4.78%) Applications Support
10 14 (4.78%) Junior
10 14 (4.78%) Junior Developer
11 12 (4.10%) Automation Engineer
11 12 (4.10%) C# Web Developer
11 12 (4.10%) Desktop Support
11 12 (4.10%) SQL Analyst
12 11 (3.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (39.25%) .NET
2 49 (16.72%) ASP.NET
3 41 (13.99%) HTML
4 38 (12.97%) XML
5 28 (9.56%) .NET Framework
6 22 (7.51%) CSS
6 22 (7.51%) SOAP
7 21 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (6.48%) jQuery
8 19 (6.48%) REST
9 18 (6.14%) ADO
9 18 (6.14%) AngularJS
10 17 (5.80%) Apache Flex
11 15 (5.12%) HTML5
12 14 (4.78%) Classic ASP
13 12 (4.10%) Web Services
14 10 (3.41%) .NET Core
15 9 (3.07%) Middleware
15 9 (3.07%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (3.07%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.90%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.46%) Blackberry
3 15 (5.12%) Anti-Piracy
3 15 (5.12%) Handset
4 11 (3.75%) Fat Client
4 11 (3.75%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.39%) Clustering
6 7 (2.39%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.39%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.05%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.05%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.71%) Replication
9 4 (1.37%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.02%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.02%) PKI
10 3 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 154 (52.56%) Windows
2 73 (24.91%) Windows Server
3 60 (20.48%) Windows 10
4 39 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (12.29%) Windows 7
6 26 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (7.51%) Linux
8 14 (4.78%) Android
9 9 (3.07%) AIX
10 7 (2.39%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.71%) Unix
12 4 (1.37%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.68%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (18.77%) Test Automation
3 47 (16.04%) ITIL
4 40 (13.65%) MVC
5 36 (12.29%) Web Development
6 34 (11.60%) Scrum
7 28 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (8.87%) SDLC
9 24 (8.19%) BDD
9 24 (8.19%) Configuration Management
9 24 (8.19%) Regression Testing
10 23 (7.85%) Test Scripting
11 22 (7.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (6.48%) Application Packaging
12 19 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (6.48%) Test Strategy
13 18 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 18 (6.14%) Problem Management
14 17 (5.80%) Project Management
14 17 (5.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 161 (54.95%) PowerShell
2 150 (51.19%) SQL
3 118 (40.27%) C#
4 77 (26.28%) JavaScript
5 69 (23.55%) T-SQL
6 54 (18.43%) VB
7 45 (15.36%) Java
8 43 (14.68%) Python
9 19 (6.48%) Shell Script
9 19 (6.48%) VB6
10 17 (5.80%) Bash Shell
11 15 (5.12%) C++
12 13 (4.44%) VBA
13 12 (4.10%) PL/SQL
14 10 (3.41%) Ruby
15 9 (3.07%) C
16 5 (1.71%) Ada
16 5 (1.71%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.37%) PHP
18 3 (1.02%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 34 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (9.56%) Security Cleared
3 26 (8.87%) MCSE
4 22 (7.51%) ISEB
4 22 (7.51%) ISTQB
5 20 (6.83%) Degree
6 18 (6.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (5.80%) MCSA
8 16 (5.46%) SC Cleared
9 12 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (3.75%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.05%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.71%) MCSD
13 4 (1.37%) CCNP
13 4 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (1.02%) CCNA
15 2 (0.68%) CCSP
15 2 (0.68%) CCVP
15 2 (0.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.51%) QA
2 12 (4.10%) SLA
3 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.34%) PMO
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (29.69%) Active Directory
2 54 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.83%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.78%) Docker
4 14 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.41%) VMware NSX
6 9 (3.07%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 6 (2.05%) vSphere
7 6 (2.05%) XenApp
8 5 (1.71%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.02%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.68%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.68%) Firmware
11 2 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.34%) ACF2
12 1 (0.34%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.34%) RACF
12 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 67 (22.87%) SCCM
2 16 (5.46%) Perfmon
3 15 (5.12%) BMC PATROL
4 13 (4.44%) Ansible
4 13 (4.44%) WSUS
5 10 (3.41%) vCenter Server
6 9 (3.07%) MIIS
7 6 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (2.05%) WMI
8 5 (1.71%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.37%) AppDNA
9 4 (1.37%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.02%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 125 (42.66%) Microsoft
2 62 (21.16%) VMware
3 30 (10.24%) Citrix
4 19 (6.48%) HP
5 15 (5.12%) Veeam
6 14 (4.78%) Apple
6 14 (4.78%) IBM
7 13 (4.44%) Atlassian
8 11 (3.75%) RedGate
9 10 (3.41%) Oracle
10 9 (3.07%) Dell
11 8 (2.73%) Bloomberg
11 8 (2.73%) Ivanti
11 8 (2.73%) Reuters
12 7 (2.39%) Remedy
13 5 (1.71%) Cisco
13 5 (1.71%) Nintex
13 5 (1.71%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.37%) Automation Anywhere
14 4 (1.37%) Lumension