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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 102 90 109
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Permanent jobs citing VBA 18 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.00% 1.32% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 2.76% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 4
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
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
774 724 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.79% 47.79% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 731 649 653
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) Finance
3 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
4 16 (48.48%) Data Management
5 15 (45.45%) MS Access
5 15 (45.45%) VB
6 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 11 (33.33%) C#
8 11 (33.33%) .NET
9 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
9 10 (30.30%) Web Application Development
10 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
11 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
12 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
13 5 (15.15%) Retail
13 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
14 4 (12.12%) Degree
15 3 (9.09%) Statistics
15 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
15 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (9.09%) Logistics
15 3 (9.09%) Time Management
15 3 (9.09%) Information Security
15 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
15 3 (9.09%) Oracle
16 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
16 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
16 2 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
16 2 (6.06%) SAS

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (6.06%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) SPSS
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) MS Access
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) STATISTICA
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Hudson
General
1 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) .NET Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) MI Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Business Design Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Information Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Manager
7 2 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics Manager
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Excel Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Database Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Payroll Manager
8 1 (3.03%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Statistics
4 2 (6.06%) GIS
4 2 (6.06%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Data Management
2 10 (30.30%) Web Application Development
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.09%) Logistics
4 3 (9.09%) Time Management
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 1 (3.03%) Line Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) VB
3 11 (33.33%) C#
4 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) EMIR
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) PeopleSoft