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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 97 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing VBA 26 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% 0.99% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 2.43% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 14
Average salary £36,250 £47,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.68% +97.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,900 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
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
859 863 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.89% 40.52% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 778 740 901
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 August 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 34 (80.95%) SQL
2 22 (52.38%) .NET
3 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 17 (40.48%) C#
5 13 (30.95%) Java
5 13 (30.95%) Relational Database
6 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 10 (23.81%) Finance
7 10 (23.81%) Data Management
7 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
7 10 (23.81%) Oracle
8 8 (19.05%) XML
8 8 (19.05%) Sybase
8 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
8 8 (19.05%) OO
9 7 (16.67%) VB
9 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (14.29%) Analytics
11 5 (11.90%) jQuery
11 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
11 5 (11.90%) MS Access
12 4 (9.52%) Windows
12 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
12 4 (9.52%) CSS
12 4 (9.52%) CMS

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (9.52%) CMS
1 4 (9.52%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) VoIP
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.38%) SAN
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) Relational Database
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
4 5 (11.90%) MS Access
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.76%) MySQL
7 2 (4.76%) OLAP
8 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.38%) SAP BI
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Database Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Software Development Team Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Business Objects Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) XML
3 5 (11.90%) jQuery
4 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.52%) CSS
5 3 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.38%) ODBC
6 1 (2.38%) EDI
6 1 (2.38%) Middleware
6 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (23.81%) Data Management
2 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 8 (19.05%) OO
4 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Analytics
6 4 (9.52%) Data Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Release Management
7 3 (7.14%) System Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.76%) ERP
8 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.76%) Time Management
8 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.76%) SDLC
9 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) C#
3 13 (30.95%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 7 (16.67%) VB
6 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CIMA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 8 (19.05%) Sybase
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec
5 1 (2.38%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Yardi
5 1 (2.38%) Cognos
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat