Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 225 190
Rank change year-on-year +15 -35 +22
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 14 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.12% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.20% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 13
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £28,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.35% -32.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £35,400
90th Percentile £46,875 £30,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% -3.23% +12.05%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,089 3,443 2,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 57.18% 61.24% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,042 2,216 1,707
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Scotland

VBScript
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for VBScript in Scotland

VBScript
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. 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
Edinburgh +12 7 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Glasgow -4 4 £47,500 - 5
West Lothian - 3 £35,000 -
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) SCCM
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) VB
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Document Management

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) npm
1 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 2 (14.29%) MSI
1 2 (14.29%) Ranorex
1 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) GitLab
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) gulp
2 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.14%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) IT Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) MSI Packager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) VB
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) Groovy
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) Jython
6 1 (7.14%) R
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter