Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 817 814 1025
Rank change year-on-year -3 +211 -237
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 73 177 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.38% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57 111 172
10th Percentile £38,200 £29,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £36,750 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -2.44% -2.38%
75th Percentile £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £38,500 £38,125
% change year-on-year +40.26% +0.98% -19.74%

All Programming Languages
UK

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 33,012 46,888 81,330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 34.14% 43.51% 53.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25,121 29,732 44,613
10th Percentile £35,250 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £49,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year -1.82% +2.80% +7.00%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 15 April 2024. 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
Jobs
England +46 72 £54,000 +4.85% 18
UK excluding London -22 69 £54,000 +40.26% 11
Work from Home +59 45 £54,000 +11.34% 7
South East +29 37 £59,000 +18.00% 3
North of England +57 27 £50,000 +57.48% 5
Yorkshire +93 17 £50,000 +66.67% 3
North West +19 10 £52,500 +54.41% 2
London +128 4 £58,750 +11.90% 6
West Midlands +34 2 £38,500 -8.88% 2
Midlands +8 2 £38,500 -20.21% 3
South West -8 2 £46,500 -
Wales -12 1 £42,000 +9.09%

VBScript
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) HFM
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 39 (53.42%) Azure
2 21 (28.77%) Entra ID
3 20 (27.40%) Azure Monitor
4 19 (26.03%) Microsoft 365
5 14 (19.18%) Azure Storage
6 13 (17.81%) AWS
7 4 (5.48%) OneDrive
7 4 (5.48%) TestFlight
8 3 (4.11%) SaaS
9 2 (2.74%) Azure DevOps
10 1 (1.37%) GitHub
10 1 (1.37%) IaaS
10 1 (1.37%) PaaS
10 1 (1.37%) Power Automate
10 1 (1.37%) Power Platform
10 1 (1.37%) PowerApps
10 1 (1.37%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.84%) DHCP
1 32 (43.84%) DNS
2 27 (36.99%) Firewall
3 4 (5.48%) FTP
3 4 (5.48%) HTTP
4 1 (1.37%) BGP
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
4 1 (1.37%) IPsec
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) VLAN
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) Power BI
3 1 (1.37%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.85%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.11%) Selenium
4 2 (2.74%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.37%) Cypress.io
5 1 (1.37%) Git
5 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
5 1 (1.37%) JUnit
5 1 (1.37%) Maven
5 1 (1.37%) MSI
5 1 (1.37%) Serenity BDD
5 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.37%) TestNG
General
1 33 (45.21%) Social Skills
2 16 (21.92%) Finance
3 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.22%) Banking
4 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.85%) Marketing
6 4 (5.48%) Retail
7 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.37%) Back Office
8 1 (1.37%) Front Office
8 1 (1.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (1.37%) Law
8 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Active Directory Specialist
1 20 (27.40%) Azure Specialist
2 15 (20.55%) Support Specialist
3 14 (19.18%) Active Directory Support
4 12 (16.44%) Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (8.22%) Systems Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Programmer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior
7 5 (6.85%) Systems Programmer
7 5 (6.85%) Trainee
7 5 (6.85%) Trainee Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Trainee Programmer
8 4 (5.48%) Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) .NET
2 14 (19.18%) ARM Templates
3 12 (16.44%) HTML
4 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.59%) CSS
6 6 (8.22%) Classic ASP
6 6 (8.22%) HTML5
6 6 (8.22%) jQuery
6 6 (8.22%) Web Services
7 5 (6.85%) EDI
7 5 (6.85%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (6.85%) XML
8 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.48%) EDIFACT
8 4 (5.48%) JSON
8 4 (5.48%) React
8 4 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.11%) WSH
10 2 (2.74%) SOAP
11 1 (1.37%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) PKI
2 19 (26.03%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (8.22%) Clustering
4 4 (5.48%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Onboarding
5 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.37%) CMDB
7 1 (1.37%) Derivative
7 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.37%) Low-Code
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Replication
7 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 42 (57.53%) Windows Server
3 34 (46.58%) Linux
4 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2019
6 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.48%) Android
8 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.37%) CentOS
9 1 (1.37%) Debian
9 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.37%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Release Management
2 20 (27.40%) Analytics
2 20 (27.40%) Log Analytics
3 17 (23.29%) Agile
4 16 (21.92%) DevOps
5 15 (20.55%) CI/CD
5 15 (20.55%) Identity Management
5 15 (20.55%) ITIL
6 14 (19.18%) Infrastructure as Code
6 14 (19.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 14 (19.18%) Privileged Identity Management
6 14 (19.18%) RBAC
6 14 (19.18%) Service Management
7 13 (17.81%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (13.70%) Project Management
9 7 (9.59%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (6.85%) Actionable Insight
11 4 (5.48%) Proactive Monitoring
11 4 (5.48%) Regtech
Programming Languages
1 49 (67.12%) PowerShell
2 37 (50.68%) VB
3 35 (47.95%) C#
4 29 (39.73%) SQL
5 14 (19.18%) Bicep
5 14 (19.18%) T-SQL
6 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.22%) VB.NET
7 6 (8.22%) VBA
8 5 (6.85%) Java
9 4 (5.48%) ActionScript
9 4 (5.48%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (5.48%) Objective-C
9 4 (5.48%) Python
9 4 (5.48%) Swift
10 2 (2.74%) PHP
11 1 (1.37%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 29 (39.73%) Degree
2 25 (34.25%) Security Cleared
3 22 (30.14%) DV Cleared
4 14 (19.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.37%) MCT
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (50.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.18%) Virtual Desktop
2 14 (19.18%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (16.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.48%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (27.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 15 (20.55%) SCCM
3 14 (19.18%) Kubernetes
3 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (19.18%) SCOM
3 14 (19.18%) WSUS
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Nmap
Vendors
1 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) Cisco
2 15 (20.55%) VMware
3 4 (5.48%) Citrix
4 3 (4.11%) ArcSight
4 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.37%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.37%) Aruba
5 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.37%) Meraki
5 1 (1.37%) NetApp
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) Pega
5 1 (1.37%) ProCurve
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.37%) UiPath