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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 95 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing VBA 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.29% 0.086% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.19% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +51.26%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
463 525 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.01% 45.14% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 425 483 408
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) OLAP
5 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (37.50%) ETL
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (25.00%) MS Access
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) OLAP
2 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) MI Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Trainer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (25.00%) IT Trainer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) CAD
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) MOS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle