The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 86 113 79
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -34
Permanent jobs citing VBA 5 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.44% 0.23% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 0.46% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 20
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,100 £39,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
VBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
460 647 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 40.07% 49.31% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 366 606 420
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,815 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VBA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Bedfordshire region.

VBA Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

VBA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

VBA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +5 2 £62,500 +38.88%
Bedford +32 1 £37,500 +22.95%
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VBA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VBA.

1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) MS Excel
3 14 (73.68%) Degree
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
5 10 (52.63%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
6 9 (47.37%) MS Project
6 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (36.84%) OLAP
8 7 (36.84%) ERP
8 7 (36.84%) ETL
8 7 (36.84%) Data Structures
8 7 (36.84%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (31.58%) Windows
9 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
10 5 (26.32%) Aerospace
10 5 (26.32%) Migration
10 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
10 5 (26.32%) CAD
10 5 (26.32%) C#
10 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
10 5 (26.32%) .NET
10 5 (26.32%) Oracle

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VBA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (78.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (47.37%) MS Project
3 4 (21.05%) MS Office
4 2 (10.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) PRMS
2 1 (5.26%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (36.84%) OLAP Cube
3 7 (36.84%) OLAP
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
6 3 (15.79%) MS Access
General
1 5 (26.32%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
1 7 (36.84%) MI Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (15.79%) DBA
4 3 (15.79%) MI Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Pricing Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Trainer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Structures
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.53%) Physics
5 2 (10.53%) Economics
5 2 (10.53%) Statistics
6 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) ERP
2 7 (36.84%) ETL
3 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (26.32%) CAD
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Line Management
6 2 (10.53%) Revenue Management
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MOS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Infor