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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 98 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing VBA 4 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.34% 1.26% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 2.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 0
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
545 406 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 46.94% 42.74% 48.06%
Number of salaries quoted 483 399 449
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (42.86%) CAD
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 1 (14.29%) Statistics
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Retail

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CAD
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau