Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England > Midlands
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 277 304 314
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10 +80
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 56 69 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.50% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 1.10% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 58 41 49
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% +8.89% -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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,275 6,245 8,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.73% 47.68% 53.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,632 5,108 7,041
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the Midlands

VBScript
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for VBScript in the Midlands

VBScript
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the Midlands over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the Midlands

VBScript
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 5 December 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
West Midlands +14 39 £40,000 +23.08% 3
East Midlands +11 17 £52,500 +68.00%
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 33 (58.93%) SQL
1 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) PowerShell
3 21 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 21 (37.50%) ISEB
3 21 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 20 (35.71%) C#
5 19 (33.93%) HP UFT
5 19 (33.93%) Regression Testing
5 19 (33.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
6 17 (30.36%) Windows
7 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
7 15 (26.79%) ITIL
7 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
7 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
7 15 (26.79%) Finance
7 15 (26.79%) VMware
7 15 (26.79%) Office 365
7 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
8 14 (25.00%) HTML
9 13 (23.21%) Java
9 13 (23.21%) MCSE
9 13 (23.21%) MCSA
9 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (23.21%) Retail
9 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
10 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
10 12 (21.43%) Citrix

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Workfront
2 2 (3.57%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Office 365
2 10 (17.86%) Azure
3 9 (16.07%) AWS
4 2 (3.57%) GitHub
5 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Firewall
1 9 (16.07%) PuTTY
1 9 (16.07%) VoIP
1 9 (16.07%) VPN
2 2 (3.57%) DHCP
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) SQLPlus
3 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) EDMS
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) HP UFT
2 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
3 9 (16.07%) SoapUI
3 9 (16.07%) Toad
3 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (10.71%) Selenium
6 4 (7.14%) Fiddler
7 2 (3.57%) Appium
7 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.57%) JUnit
7 2 (3.57%) NUnit
7 2 (3.57%) TestNG
7 2 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.79%) MSI
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Retail
3 10 (17.86%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Police
4 2 (3.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Automation Test Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Test Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Tester
3 9 (16.07%) Consultant
3 9 (16.07%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (14.29%) Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 8 (14.29%) QA Manual Tester
4 8 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 6 (10.71%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Lead Tester
7 4 (7.14%) QA Leader
7 4 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) SQL Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) HTML
2 12 (21.43%) .NET
3 11 (19.64%) SOAP
4 10 (17.86%) XML
5 9 (16.07%) DHTML
5 9 (16.07%) WCF
6 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.14%) jQuery
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.57%) ADO
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.57%) COM
8 2 (3.57%) REST
8 2 (3.57%) Spring
8 2 (3.57%) Web Services
9 1 (1.79%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
3 11 (19.64%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.07%) AIX
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 19 (33.93%) Regression Testing
3 15 (26.79%) ITIL
4 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 10 (17.86%) Defect Management
5 10 (17.86%) Functional Testing
5 10 (17.86%) Manual Testing
5 10 (17.86%) Performance Testing
5 10 (17.86%) SDLC
5 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
5 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (16.07%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (16.07%) IT Strategy
6 9 (16.07%) Presales
6 9 (16.07%) Scenario Testing
6 9 (16.07%) User Stories
7 6 (10.71%) CRM
7 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) SQL
2 26 (46.43%) PowerShell
3 20 (35.71%) C#
4 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
5 13 (23.21%) Java
6 10 (17.86%) VB
7 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
8 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (3.57%) IronPython
10 2 (3.57%) Python
10 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.57%) VB6
10 2 (3.57%) VBA
11 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) ISEB
1 21 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 19 (33.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (23.21%) MCSA
3 13 (23.21%) MCSE
3 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (16.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
3 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (16.07%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (5.36%) XenApp
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.36%) WSUS
3 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.79%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) VMware
3 12 (21.43%) Citrix
4 11 (19.64%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) Ivanti
5 3 (5.36%) Remedy
5 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.57%) Avaya
6 2 (3.57%) Infor
6 2 (3.57%) McAfee
6 2 (3.57%) Veeam
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) CommVault