Period
to 28 November 2021

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 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 845 623 746
Rank change year-on-year -222 +123 -50
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 146 78 313
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.27% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 108 64 231
10th Percentile £33,600 £34,125 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -8.16%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £52,750
90th Percentile £74,875 £69,625 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +6.59% -7.14%

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 60,090 29,190 67,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.73% 58.99% 53.86%
Number of salaries quoted 40,714 25,406 56,602
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBScript in England.

Salary trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBScript in England over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

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 28 November 2021. 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 -189 80 £55,000 -4.35% 17
North of England -103 20 £34,728 -46.57% 10
South West -69 17 £47,500 -4.04% 3
North West -101 13 £34,728 -46.57% 6
South East -147 11 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Midlands -103 10 £42,500 -12.37% 5
Yorkshire -92 7 £30,000 -14.29% 1
East of England -104 7 £37,558 +8.86% 6
West Midlands -94 6 £36,250 -25.26% 4
East Midlands - 4 £50,000 - 1
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, 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 84 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 68 (46.58%) PowerShell
3 67 (45.89%) Windows
4 50 (34.25%) Social Skills
5 47 (32.19%) Azure
6 45 (30.82%) SQL
7 43 (29.45%) Active Directory
7 43 (29.45%) SQL Server
8 39 (26.71%) VMware
9 38 (26.03%) Windows Server
10 36 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (23.97%) JavaScript
12 34 (23.29%) VB
13 33 (22.60%) Microsoft 365
14 31 (21.23%) Citrix
14 31 (21.23%) Change Management
14 31 (21.23%) Finance
15 29 (19.86%) Publishing
16 28 (19.18%) .NET
17 27 (18.49%) ITIL
18 26 (17.81%) DHCP
18 26 (17.81%) Project Management
19 25 (17.12%) DNS
20 24 (16.44%) C#
21 23 (15.75%) Oracle
22 22 (15.07%) QA
23 21 (14.38%) SCCM
23 21 (14.38%) Python
24 20 (13.70%) AWS

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 18 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.42%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.74%) Confluence
5 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.37%) CMS
6 2 (1.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) HFM
1 1 (0.68%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 47 (32.19%) Azure
2 33 (22.60%) Microsoft 365
3 20 (13.70%) AWS
4 17 (11.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (7.53%) IaaS
5 11 (7.53%) SaaS
6 7 (4.79%) Slack
7 5 (3.42%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.74%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (2.05%) Power Platform
9 3 (2.05%) PowerApps
10 2 (1.37%) PaaS
11 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.81%) DHCP
2 25 (17.12%) DNS
3 17 (11.64%) TCP/IP
4 16 (10.96%) Firewall
4 16 (10.96%) SAN
5 11 (7.53%) WAN
6 10 (6.85%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (6.85%) HTTP
6 10 (6.85%) iSCSI
7 9 (6.16%) Internet
7 9 (6.16%) MPLS
8 7 (4.79%) SMTP
8 7 (4.79%) VLAN
9 6 (4.11%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (3.42%) LAN
10 5 (3.42%) SD-WAN
10 5 (3.42%) Skype
10 5 (3.42%) VoIP
11 4 (2.74%) FTP
11 4 (2.74%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.22%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.68%) MS Access
9 1 (0.68%) MySQL
9 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 15 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.90%) Selenium
3 11 (7.53%) JIRA
4 8 (5.48%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.48%) HP UFT
5 7 (4.79%) WinDbg
6 6 (4.11%) JMeter
6 6 (4.11%) MSI
7 5 (3.42%) eggPlant
8 4 (2.74%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.74%) Postman
8 4 (2.74%) REST Assured
8 4 (2.74%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.74%) The Grinder
9 2 (1.37%) Gradle
9 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.37%) JUnit
9 2 (1.37%) Maven
9 2 (1.37%) Serenity BDD
9 2 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (34.25%) Social Skills
2 31 (21.23%) Finance
3 29 (19.86%) Publishing
4 20 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 7 (4.79%) Banking
7 6 (4.11%) Back Office
7 6 (4.11%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.74%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.74%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.74%) Games
8 4 (2.74%) Legal
8 4 (2.74%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.74%) Police
8 4 (2.74%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (2.05%) Automotive
9 3 (2.05%) Law
10 2 (1.37%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.37%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 44 (30.14%) Developer
2 20 (13.70%) Analyst
3 16 (10.96%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) QA Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Senior Support Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Senior QA Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Administrator
8 7 (4.79%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) QA Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.18%) .NET
2 16 (10.96%) .NET Framework
2 16 (10.96%) HTML
3 12 (8.22%) COM
4 11 (7.53%) Web Services
5 10 (6.85%) CSS
5 10 (6.85%) REST
6 9 (6.16%) Middleware
7 8 (5.48%) Gherkin
7 8 (5.48%) JSON
7 8 (5.48%) SOAP
8 7 (4.79%) React
8 7 (4.79%) XML
9 6 (4.11%) ATL
9 6 (4.11%) Vue.js
9 6 (4.11%) WPF
9 6 (4.11%) WSH
10 5 (3.42%) Ajax
10 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.05%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.59%) Replication
2 14 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (7.53%) Fat Client
3 11 (7.53%) Thin Client
4 9 (6.16%) Handset
5 8 (5.48%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.79%) Clustering
7 6 (4.11%) CMDB
7 6 (4.11%) Driving Licence
8 5 (3.42%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (3.42%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.74%) Virtual Team
10 3 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (2.05%) YubiKey
11 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.37%) iPhone
11 2 (1.37%) User Experience
12 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 67 (45.89%) Windows
2 38 (26.03%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.64%) Windows 10
3 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2019
4 16 (10.96%) Android
5 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (8.22%) Linux
7 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.79%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.37%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.23%) Change Management
3 27 (18.49%) ITIL
4 26 (17.81%) Project Management
5 20 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (12.33%) SDLC
6 18 (12.33%) Test Automation
7 14 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (8.90%) Problem Management
8 13 (8.90%) Software Testing
8 13 (8.90%) Workflow
9 12 (8.22%) Software Engineering
9 12 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.85%) Data Modelling
10 10 (6.85%) Information Management
10 10 (6.85%) Portfolio Management
10 10 (6.85%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.16%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (46.58%) PowerShell
2 45 (30.82%) SQL
3 35 (23.97%) JavaScript
4 34 (23.29%) VB
5 24 (16.44%) C#
6 21 (14.38%) Python
7 16 (10.96%) Java
8 14 (9.59%) C++
8 14 (9.59%) Perl
9 9 (6.16%) C
10 8 (5.48%) T-SQL
10 8 (5.48%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.42%) PHP
11 5 (3.42%) Ruby
11 5 (3.42%) VBA
12 4 (2.74%) Ada
12 4 (2.74%) VB6
13 3 (2.05%) C++/CLI
13 3 (2.05%) VC++
14 2 (1.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) Degree
2 8 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.79%) MCSE
3 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.74%) CCA
5 4 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.74%) MCSA
6 2 (1.37%) MCITP
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) ISEB
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.07%) QA
2 5 (3.42%) PMO
3 4 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.05%) SLA
5 1 (0.68%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.68%) DICOM
5 1 (0.68%) HL7
5 1 (0.68%) WAI
5 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (29.45%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.96%) vSphere
4 9 (6.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (4.79%) XenApp
6 6 (4.11%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.11%) vCloud
7 4 (2.74%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.05%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.05%) NDS
9 2 (1.37%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (14.38%) SCCM
2 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (5.48%) Perfmon
4 7 (4.79%) WSUS
5 6 (4.11%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.74%) Ansible
6 4 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.05%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 3 (2.05%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.05%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.05%) PingFederate
8 2 (1.37%) MOM
8 2 (1.37%) SCOM
8 2 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Nagios
9 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 84 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 39 (26.71%) VMware
3 31 (21.23%) Citrix
4 23 (15.75%) Oracle
5 15 (10.27%) Cisco
6 11 (7.53%) Apple
6 11 (7.53%) HP
7 10 (6.85%) EMC
8 9 (6.16%) Bloomberg
8 9 (6.16%) Reuters
9 7 (4.79%) Automation Anywhere
9 7 (4.79%) Blue Prism
9 7 (4.79%) UiPath
10 6 (4.11%) Avaya
10 6 (4.11%) Dell
10 6 (4.11%) SAP
10 6 (4.11%) Veeam
11 5 (3.42%) CommVault
11 5 (3.42%) Fortinet
11 5 (3.42%) Ivanti