The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 107 111 91
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing VBA 22 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.03% 0.74% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 1.63% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 18
Average salary £47,500 £24,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.91% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,050 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
VBA
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
865 984 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.48% 45.66% 46.21%
Number of salaries quoted 742 912 715
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VBA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

VBA Salary Trend in Birmingham

VBA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) VB
3 17 (53.13%) .NET
3 17 (53.13%) MS Excel
4 16 (50.00%) MS Access
4 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (50.00%) C#
5 15 (46.88%) Data Management
6 13 (40.63%) Finance
7 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
8 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 11 (34.38%) Web Application Development
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.63%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) Web Development
10 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 3 (9.38%) Retail
11 3 (9.38%) Legal
11 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
11 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
11 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (9.38%) Data Analytics
11 3 (9.38%) Analytics
12 2 (6.25%) Change Control
12 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
12 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
12 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
12 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (6.25%) OO

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) FileNet
Applications
1 17 (53.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) MS Access
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) MI Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Business Modelling Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Business Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Data Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Junior
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) WinForms
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) JSP
4 1 (3.13%) Servlets
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Data Management
2 11 (34.38%) Web Application Development
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.50%) Web Development
4 3 (9.38%) Data Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Change Control
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Content Management
6 1 (3.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) VB
3 16 (50.00%) C#
4 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) C
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Kofax
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, Leeds or Quinton
Highways Agency
Salary: £30,847 - £35,598
Posted: 13 hours ago