The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 22 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing VBA 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.72% 0.78% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.90% 1.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
VBA
County Antrim

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

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 81 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 52.10% 63.28% 63.41%
Number of salaries quoted 40 52 117
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £22,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

VBA
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

VBA Salary Trend in Belfast

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) CIMA
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) MBA
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 8 (100.00%) Economics
1 8 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) QlikView
1 8 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 8 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 8 (100.00%) Social Media
1 8 (100.00%) Tableau
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Customer Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Demand Forecasting
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) R
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 4 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) QlikView
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (100.00%) Economics
1 8 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 8 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 8 (100.00%) Social Media
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 8 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Customer Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 4 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Data Management
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CIMA
1 8 (100.00%) MBA
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Tableau
2 4 (50.00%) SAP