Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England > North of England
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 282 446 468
Rank change year-on-year +164 +22 -107
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 39 26 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.38% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 40 8 18
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,875 £30,275
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +12.36%

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 North of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,633 9,892 13,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.57% 50.70% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,830 7,682 11,455
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,388 £64,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the North of England

VBScript
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for VBScript in the North of England

VBScript
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBScript in the North of England over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the North of England

VBScript
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the North of England region over the 6 months to 14 July 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
Yorkshire +126 24 £36,250 -23.68%
North West +95 15 £46,250 +19.35% 4
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 North of England region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 29 (74.36%) C#
2 22 (56.41%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 15 (38.46%) .NET
3 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
4 14 (35.90%) VB
5 13 (33.33%) Selenium
6 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
7 10 (25.64%) Time Management
7 10 (25.64%) Retail
7 10 (25.64%) Local Government
7 10 (25.64%) XML
7 10 (25.64%) SSL
7 10 (25.64%) VPN
7 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
7 10 (25.64%) Case Management
7 10 (25.64%) Project Delivery
7 10 (25.64%) Requirements Gathering
8 9 (23.08%) SOAP
8 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
9 8 (20.51%) Windows
9 8 (20.51%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
10 7 (17.95%) Test Strategy
11 6 (15.38%) Microservices
11 6 (15.38%) IBM

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Azure
1 5 (12.82%) GitHub
2 3 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) SSL
1 10 (25.64%) VPN
2 5 (12.82%) FTP
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (7.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Selenium
2 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
3 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 5 (12.82%) Bitbucket
4 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
4 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.82%) JUnit
4 5 (12.82%) Maven
4 5 (12.82%) NUnit
4 5 (12.82%) Postman
4 5 (12.82%) TestNG
5 4 (10.26%) Hudson
5 4 (10.26%) SpecFlow
5 4 (10.26%) VersionOne
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.13%) Appium
7 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.64%) Local Government
1 10 (25.64%) Retail
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Configuration Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Development Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) XML
3 9 (23.08%) SOAP
4 6 (15.38%) HTML
4 6 (15.38%) REST
5 5 (12.82%) CSS
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (5.13%) Ajax
7 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.13%) HTML5
8 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.56%) Middleware
8 1 (2.56%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
3 10 (25.64%) Case Management
3 10 (25.64%) Project Delivery
3 10 (25.64%) Requirements Gathering
3 10 (25.64%) Time Management
4 7 (17.95%) Test Strategy
5 6 (15.38%) Microservices
5 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 5 (12.82%) B2B
6 5 (12.82%) Change Management
6 5 (12.82%) Data Management
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) SDLC
6 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.26%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) C#
2 22 (56.41%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) VB
5 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.82%) Groovy
7 5 (12.82%) Python
8 4 (10.26%) C++
8 4 (10.26%) Ruby
8 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
9 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 3 (7.69%) VBA
10 1 (2.56%) C
10 1 (2.56%) Scala
10 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) GDPR
1 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) IBM
2 5 (12.82%) IBM Sterling
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.69%) Dell
4 3 (7.69%) EMC
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Isilon
5 1 (2.56%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.56%) Parasoft