Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 643 640 726
Rank change year-on-year -3 +86 -38
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 328 474 490
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 283 396 366
Median annual salary £47,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,375 £28,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £78,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 57,814 75,614 93,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.35% 54.67% 56.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48,119 62,751 79,579
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +39 136 £50,000 -9.09% 11
North of England +82 59 £42,500 +6.25% 9
South East +63 55 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Midlands -20 34 £40,000 - 7
North West +42 33 £50,000 +25.00% 7
West Midlands +33 33 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East of England +21 32 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Yorkshire +71 24 £36,250 -3.33% 2
South West +58 12 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North East - 2 £32,500 -
East Midlands -22 1 £42,500 +32.81% 3
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 212 (64.63%) PowerShell
2 180 (54.88%) Windows
3 145 (44.21%) Microsoft
4 143 (43.60%) SQL
5 131 (39.94%) SQL Server
6 122 (37.20%) C#
7 112 (34.15%) VMware
8 109 (33.23%) Active Directory
9 99 (30.18%) Office 365
10 85 (25.91%) .NET
10 85 (25.91%) Windows Server
11 73 (22.26%) Azure
12 70 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
13 68 (20.73%) SCCM
14 67 (20.43%) Citrix
15 64 (19.51%) JavaScript
16 63 (19.21%) Windows 10
16 63 (19.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 61 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
18 60 (18.29%) DHCP
18 60 (18.29%) DNS
19 59 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
19 59 (17.99%) Test Automation
20 55 (16.77%) HP
20 55 (16.77%) Java
20 55 (16.77%) VB
21 52 (15.85%) Firewall
22 51 (15.55%) T-SQL
23 49 (14.94%) HTML
24 47 (14.33%) XenApp

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 35 (10.67%) IIS
2 31 (9.45%) MS Exchange
3 30 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (9.15%) SharePoint
4 17 (5.18%) Confluence
5 14 (4.27%) Drupal
5 14 (4.27%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.13%) JBoss
7 5 (1.52%) Tornado
8 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.30%) CICS
9 1 (0.30%) SAS
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 46 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.91%) MIS ActiveH
2 3 (0.91%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 99 (30.18%) Office 365
2 73 (22.26%) Azure
3 25 (7.62%) AWS
4 24 (7.32%) GitHub
5 15 (4.57%) SaaS
6 10 (3.05%) IaaS
7 9 (2.74%) PaaS
7 9 (2.74%) Power Platform
8 7 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.83%) BlazeMeter
9 6 (1.83%) OneDrive
9 6 (1.83%) Slack
10 5 (1.52%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.30%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 60 (18.29%) DHCP
1 60 (18.29%) DNS
2 52 (15.85%) Firewall
3 38 (11.59%) LAN
4 37 (11.28%) TCP/IP
5 34 (10.37%) VoIP
6 33 (10.06%) VLAN
7 27 (8.23%) VPN
8 23 (7.01%) WAN
9 16 (4.88%) SAN
10 15 (4.57%) Internet
11 11 (3.35%) PuTTY
12 10 (3.05%) IPsec
12 10 (3.05%) Network Security
12 10 (3.05%) SSL
12 10 (3.05%) Wireshark
13 7 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.13%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.13%) NAS
13 7 (2.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (39.94%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.88%) MySQL
5 16 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (4.27%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (3.35%) SQLPlus
9 9 (2.74%) Power BI
10 8 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.83%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.52%) MS Access
13 3 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (13.41%) Cucumber
2 36 (10.98%) Selenium
3 32 (9.76%) SoapUI
4 29 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (7.32%) WebDriver
6 23 (7.01%) HP UFT
7 22 (6.71%) Visual Studio
8 21 (6.40%) Jenkins
9 20 (6.10%) Git (software)
10 19 (5.79%) Maven
11 18 (5.49%) JIRA
11 18 (5.49%) NUnit
12 17 (5.18%) Bitbucket
12 17 (5.18%) JUnit
12 17 (5.18%) TestNG
13 14 (4.27%) Appium
13 14 (4.27%) Postman
13 14 (4.27%) WinDbg
14 13 (3.96%) Hudson
14 13 (3.96%) Jasmine
General
1 44 (13.41%) Finance
2 19 (5.79%) Legal
3 16 (4.88%) Aerospace
4 14 (4.27%) Local Government
5 13 (3.96%) Law
6 10 (3.05%) Retail
7 8 (2.44%) Banking
8 7 (2.13%) Publishing
9 5 (1.52%) Military
10 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.91%) Advertising
11 3 (0.91%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 51 (15.55%) Developer
3 36 (10.98%) Analyst
4 32 (9.76%) IT Engineer
5 27 (8.23%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (6.40%) .NET Developer
6 21 (6.40%) Support Analyst
7 20 (6.10%) IT Support
8 19 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (5.49%) Junior
9 18 (5.49%) Junior Developer
10 17 (5.18%) C# Developer
11 16 (4.88%) Software Engineer
12 15 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (4.57%) Consultant
12 15 (4.57%) SQL Developer
13 14 (4.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 14 (4.27%) Tester
14 13 (3.96%) Network Engineer
14 13 (3.96%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (25.91%) .NET
2 49 (14.94%) HTML
3 37 (11.28%) ASP.NET
4 34 (10.37%) XML
5 33 (10.06%) SOAP
6 29 (8.84%) Web Services
7 28 (8.54%) WSH
8 25 (7.62%) REST
9 23 (7.01%) CSS
10 18 (5.49%) jQuery
11 17 (5.18%) AngularJS
11 17 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (4.57%) .NET Framework
13 14 (4.27%) LAMP
13 14 (4.27%) LDAP
14 13 (3.96%) Gherkin
15 11 (3.35%) DHTML
15 11 (3.35%) WCF
16 10 (3.05%) HTML5
17 9 (2.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.23%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.49%) Clustering
3 13 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.35%) Handset
5 8 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.52%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.52%) User Experience
7 4 (1.22%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.22%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.22%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (1.22%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.91%) PKI
8 3 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.61%) Anti-Piracy
9 2 (0.61%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 180 (54.88%) Windows
2 85 (25.91%) Windows Server
3 63 (19.21%) Windows 10
4 61 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (11.89%) Linux
6 38 (11.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 30 (9.15%) Windows Server 2019
8 19 (5.79%) Windows 7
9 14 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (3.35%) Unix
11 4 (1.22%) Android
12 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.61%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (19.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 59 (17.99%) Test Automation
4 44 (13.41%) ITIL
5 42 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (11.59%) Scrum
7 33 (10.06%) BDD
8 32 (9.76%) Patch Management
9 28 (8.54%) Change Management
10 26 (7.93%) Application Packaging
11 25 (7.62%) MVC
11 25 (7.62%) Time Management
12 24 (7.32%) Server Management
13 22 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (6.71%) Project Delivery
13 22 (6.71%) TDD
14 20 (6.10%) Test Scripting
15 19 (5.79%) Configuration Management
16 18 (5.49%) Microservices
16 18 (5.49%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 212 (64.63%) PowerShell
2 143 (43.60%) SQL
3 122 (37.20%) C#
4 64 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 55 (16.77%) Java
5 55 (16.77%) VB
6 51 (15.55%) T-SQL
7 35 (10.67%) Python
8 21 (6.40%) C++
9 19 (5.79%) Perl
9 19 (5.79%) VBA
10 18 (5.49%) Bash Shell
10 18 (5.49%) Shell Script
11 16 (4.88%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.96%) PHP
13 12 (3.66%) Ruby
14 10 (3.05%) Groovy
15 9 (2.74%) Ada
15 9 (2.74%) VB.NET
16 8 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (7.62%) ISTQB
2 22 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.10%) ISEB
4 19 (5.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.27%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.66%) Degree
7 11 (3.35%) DBS Check
7 11 (3.35%) MCSE
8 7 (2.13%) CISM
8 7 (2.13%) CISSP
9 5 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.52%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.22%) CCNA
10 4 (1.22%) CCNP
10 4 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.22%) MCSA
11 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.30%) PMP
11 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.62%) QA
2 23 (7.01%) SLA
3 14 (4.27%) GDPR
4 12 (3.66%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 109 (33.23%) Active Directory
2 59 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (14.33%) XenApp
4 34 (10.37%) Hyper-V
4 34 (10.37%) vSphere
5 19 (5.79%) Docker
6 10 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.52%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.22%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.22%) vCloud
9 4 (1.22%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.61%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.30%) ACF2
12 1 (0.30%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.30%) RACF
12 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 68 (20.73%) SCCM
2 19 (5.79%) WSUS
3 12 (3.66%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.74%) vCenter Server
5 7 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (2.13%) MIIS
5 7 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.13%) Perfmon
6 6 (1.83%) AppDNA
6 6 (1.83%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.83%) Puppet
7 5 (1.52%) Ansible
8 4 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.22%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.91%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.61%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.61%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 145 (44.21%) Microsoft
2 112 (34.15%) VMware
3 67 (20.43%) Citrix
4 55 (16.77%) HP
5 42 (12.80%) Cisco
6 25 (7.62%) Dell
7 20 (6.10%) Oracle
8 14 (4.27%) CheckPoint
8 14 (4.27%) Mitel
9 12 (3.66%) Asigra
9 12 (3.66%) IBM
10 10 (3.05%) Aruba
11 9 (2.74%) Aderant
11 9 (2.74%) iManage
11 9 (2.74%) Intapp
12 6 (1.83%) CA
12 6 (1.83%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (1.83%) Google
12 6 (1.83%) Micro Focus
12 6 (1.83%) Parasoft