Period
to 22 February 2020

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

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 262 307 342
Rank change year-on-year +45 +35 -23
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 36 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 0.55% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 28
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.92%
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £43,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,430 5,418 7,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.85% 52.47% 57.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,594 4,535 6,120
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £61,250
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the North West

VBScript
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for VBScript in the North West

VBScript
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the North West over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the North West

VBScript
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Cheshire +15 21 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Manchester +56 13 £55,000 +29.41% 7
Merseyside +5 2 £33,250 +2.31% 1
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 West region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 30 (83.33%) Java
1 30 (83.33%) C#
1 30 (83.33%) Selenium
1 30 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
2 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (77.78%) Cucumber
4 25 (69.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (69.44%) WebDriver
4 25 (69.44%) REST
4 25 (69.44%) .NET
5 24 (66.67%) Jenkins
6 23 (63.89%) Maven
6 23 (63.89%) Docker
7 22 (61.11%) Shell Script
8 21 (58.33%) BDD
9 20 (55.56%) SQL
10 19 (52.78%) SOAP
10 19 (52.78%) JUnit
10 19 (52.78%) GitHub
10 19 (52.78%) Bitbucket
10 19 (52.78%) TestNG
10 19 (52.78%) NUnit
11 18 (50.00%) Scrum
12 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (47.22%) Hudson
12 17 (47.22%) Microservices
12 17 (47.22%) Appium
13 12 (33.33%) Ruby
14 11 (30.56%) Python

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) GitHub
2 9 (25.00%) Azure
3 6 (16.67%) AWS
3 6 (16.67%) Slack
4 2 (5.56%) Office 365
5 1 (2.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) Skype
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Power BI
1 1 (2.78%) QlikView
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (83.33%) Selenium
2 28 (77.78%) Cucumber
3 25 (69.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (69.44%) WebDriver
4 24 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 23 (63.89%) Maven
6 19 (52.78%) Bitbucket
6 19 (52.78%) JUnit
6 19 (52.78%) NUnit
6 19 (52.78%) TestNG
7 17 (47.22%) Appium
7 17 (47.22%) Hudson
8 10 (27.78%) HP UFT
8 10 (27.78%) Protractor
8 10 (27.78%) SoapUI
9 6 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (16.67%) JIRA
9 6 (16.67%) JMeter
9 6 (16.67%) LoadRunner
9 6 (16.67%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Test Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Java Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Test Automation Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Test Automation Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Test Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Tester
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) .NET
1 25 (69.44%) REST
2 19 (52.78%) SOAP
3 6 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 6 (16.67%) Nightwatchjs
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (58.33%) BDD
4 18 (50.00%) Scrum
5 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (47.22%) Microservices
6 10 (27.78%) SDLC
7 7 (19.44%) DevOps
8 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Test Management
9 5 (13.89%) ETL
9 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
9 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
10 4 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
10 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) C#
1 30 (83.33%) Java
2 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
3 22 (61.11%) Shell Script
4 20 (55.56%) SQL
5 12 (33.33%) Ruby
6 11 (30.56%) Python
7 6 (16.67%) Groovy
7 6 (16.67%) Scala
7 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
9 3 (8.33%) VB
10 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 6 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) CA
1 6 (16.67%) CA Agile Central
1 6 (16.67%) Google
1 6 (16.67%) IBM
1 6 (16.67%) Micro Focus
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
1 6 (16.67%) Parasoft
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.56%) Dell
3 2 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Isilon
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau