The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England / West Midlands
Rank 191 232 181
Rank change year-on-year +41 -51  
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 19 5 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.082% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 0.18% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 36
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £43,528 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year - +11.88%  

VBScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2236 2706 2479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 47.41% 44.16% 49.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2367 2194
Median salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing VBScript as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the West Midlands

VBScript
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VBScript in the West Midlands

VBScript
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the West Midlands

VBScript
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 14 £40,000 - 2
Staffordshire +12 2 £35,000 +40.00%
Worcestershire -8 1 £22,500 -37.34%
Solihull -9 1 £50,000 +4.16%
West Bromwich - 1 £35,000 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) VB
3 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
5 10 (37.04%) ITIL
5 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
6 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (33.33%) MCSE
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 9 (33.33%) VMware
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 8 (29.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (29.63%) HP UFT
7 8 (29.63%) C#
7 8 (29.63%) Java
7 8 (29.63%) Scala
7 8 (29.63%) Selenium
8 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
8 7 (25.93%) SCCM
8 7 (25.93%) System Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (25.93%) QA
8 7 (25.93%) SQL

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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 6 (22.22%) FormScape
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (22.22%) Sentinel
2 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.70%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) VLAN
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.11%) DTS
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) HP UFT
1 8 (29.63%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Test Automation Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
3 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) EDI
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
4 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.93%) SDLC
4 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.93%) System Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) Matrix Management
6 4 (14.81%) Test Management
6 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
7 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) VB
2 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
3 8 (29.63%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) Scala
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 6 (22.22%) VBA
6 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) MCSE
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) MCP
3 3 (11.11%) ISEB
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.11%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) NCDA
4 2 (7.41%) NCIE
4 2 (7.41%) NCSA
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.70%) HND
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
2 4 (14.81%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) JD Edwards
4 3 (11.11%) CODA
4 3 (11.11%) IFS
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
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