Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 719 638 665
Rank change year-on-year -81 +27 +45
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 94 304 444
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.56% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 70 243 371
10th Percentile £31,530 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £39,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £64,063 £52,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 41,792 54,352 74,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.47% 54.58% 54.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33,877 45,727 62,396
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +11 36 £60,000 +20.00% 7
North of England -4 20 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North West +30 17 £31,530 -25.81% 5
South East +47 16 £52,500 +28.05% 9
South West +3 13 £40,000 -8.57% 6
Midlands +6 5 £55,000 +33.33% 3
East of England +28 4 £37,500 -11.76%
North East +13 2 £80,000 +146.15%
East Midlands +21 1 £41,500 -2.35%
Yorkshire -21 1 £37,500 -10.71%
West Midlands -24 1 £50,000 +25.00% 3
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 57 (60.64%) PowerShell
2 52 (55.32%) Microsoft
3 44 (46.81%) Windows
4 39 (41.49%) SQL
5 32 (34.04%) Active Directory
6 27 (28.72%) Finance
7 24 (25.53%) VMware
8 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (22.34%) Test Automation
9 21 (22.34%) VB
9 21 (22.34%) Windows Server
10 20 (21.28%) .NET
10 20 (21.28%) C#
11 19 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (20.21%) Windows 10
12 18 (19.15%) Microsoft 365
12 18 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (18.09%) Azure
13 17 (18.09%) Citrix
13 17 (18.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
15 15 (15.96%) Scrum
16 14 (14.89%) Degree
16 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2016
17 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
18 12 (12.77%) Python
18 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
18 12 (12.77%) QA
18 12 (12.77%) SCCM
18 12 (12.77%) Microsoft App-V

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 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.32%) IIS
4 4 (4.26%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.06%) Confluence
6 1 (1.06%) Mule
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.06%) SAS
6 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.15%) Microsoft 365
2 17 (18.09%) Azure
3 8 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (6.38%) OneDrive
5 3 (3.19%) AWS
5 3 (3.19%) BrowserStack
6 2 (2.13%) GitHub
7 1 (1.06%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (1.06%) IaaS
7 1 (1.06%) PaaS
7 1 (1.06%) SaaS
7 1 (1.06%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) HTTP
2 7 (7.45%) DHCP
2 7 (7.45%) DNS
2 7 (7.45%) Firewall
2 7 (7.45%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (7.45%) SAN
3 6 (6.38%) Network Security
3 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.38%) Wireless
4 5 (5.32%) VPN
5 4 (4.26%) Internet
5 4 (4.26%) LAN
5 4 (4.26%) Skype
6 3 (3.19%) 802.11
6 3 (3.19%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.19%) FTP
6 3 (3.19%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.19%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.19%) SSH
6 3 (3.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.13%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2019
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MSI
1 8 (8.51%) Selenium
1 8 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.45%) Cucumber
2 7 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.38%) HP UFT
3 6 (6.38%) JBehave
4 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.32%) JMeter
4 5 (5.32%) Maven
4 5 (5.32%) MSTest
4 5 (5.32%) NUnit
4 5 (5.32%) Postman
4 5 (5.32%) TestNG
4 5 (5.32%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.26%) JIRA
5 4 (4.26%) REST Assured
5 4 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.19%) AutoIt
7 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (28.72%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Back Office
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Front Office
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Publishing
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (12.77%) Analyst
2 11 (11.70%) Administrator
3 10 (10.64%) Developer
4 8 (8.51%) Automation Test Lead
5 6 (6.38%) Consultant
5 6 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) QA Leader
5 6 (6.38%) Security Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.32%) IAM Specialist
6 5 (5.32%) Principal Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) QA Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Quality Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Software QA Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Software Quality Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) DBA
7 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.28%) .NET
2 7 (7.45%) SOAP
2 7 (7.45%) Web Services
3 6 (6.38%) CSS
3 6 (6.38%) REST
3 6 (6.38%) XML
4 5 (5.32%) HTML
5 4 (4.26%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.26%) JSON
5 4 (4.26%) Middleware
5 4 (4.26%) WSH
6 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.19%) 802.1X
6 3 (3.19%) ATL
6 3 (3.19%) COM
6 3 (3.19%) LDAP
6 3 (3.19%) Loki
6 3 (3.19%) React
6 3 (3.19%) Vue.js
6 3 (3.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Clustering
3 5 (5.32%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (3.19%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.19%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.19%) Replication
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (46.81%) Windows
2 21 (22.34%) Windows Server
3 19 (20.21%) Windows 10
4 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (10.64%) Linux
5 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.19%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.19%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.06%) Android
9 1 (1.06%) Unix
9 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.34%) Test Automation
3 18 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (15.96%) Scrum
5 10 (10.64%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (10.64%) Migration
5 10 (10.64%) Process Improvement
5 10 (10.64%) Test Strategy
6 9 (9.57%) Waterfall
7 8 (8.51%) Patch Management
7 8 (8.51%) TDD
8 7 (7.45%) Application Packaging
8 7 (7.45%) Functional Testing
8 7 (7.45%) Information Security
8 7 (7.45%) ITIL
8 7 (7.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (7.45%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.38%) Analytics
9 6 (6.38%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 57 (60.64%) PowerShell
2 39 (41.49%) SQL
3 21 (22.34%) VB
4 20 (21.28%) C#
5 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
6 12 (12.77%) Python
7 11 (11.70%) Java
8 9 (9.57%) VB.NET
9 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.19%) C++
12 2 (2.13%) C++/CLI
12 2 (2.13%) PHP
12 2 (2.13%) Ruby
12 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.13%) VC++
12 2 (2.13%) XPath
13 1 (1.06%) C
13 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.89%) Degree
3 9 (9.57%) MCSE
4 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.38%) CISA
5 6 (6.38%) CISSP
5 6 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.19%) GISP
7 3 (3.19%) ISEB
7 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.19%) MCDST
7 3 (3.19%) MCSA
7 3 (3.19%) MCTS
8 2 (2.13%) CCA
8 2 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) QA
2 6 (6.38%) SLA
3 4 (4.26%) GRC
4 3 (3.19%) PMO
4 3 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (5.32%) vSphere
5 4 (4.26%) BitLocker
5 4 (4.26%) XenApp
5 4 (4.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.06%) Firmware
7 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) SCCM
2 9 (9.57%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (9.57%) WSUS
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.19%) EnCase
4 3 (3.19%) FTK
4 3 (3.19%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.19%) PowerCLI
4 3 (3.19%) SCOM
4 3 (3.19%) Sysprep
4 3 (3.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.13%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.53%) VMware
3 17 (18.09%) Citrix
4 9 (9.57%) Cisco
5 7 (7.45%) SAP
6 5 (5.32%) Dell
6 5 (5.32%) EMC
6 5 (5.32%) HP
6 5 (5.32%) IBM
6 5 (5.32%) MKS
7 4 (4.26%) Ivanti
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle
8 3 (3.19%) Avaya
8 3 (3.19%) McAfee
8 3 (3.19%) Qualys
8 3 (3.19%) Sun
8 3 (3.19%) Veritas
9 2 (2.13%) Apple
9 2 (2.13%) NetApp
9 2 (2.13%) Symantec