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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 112 98 99
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing VBA 17 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 1.27% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 2.84% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 10
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £21,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £43,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
839 844 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.51% 44.61% 45.82%
Number of salaries quoted 792 762 650
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £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 18 December 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 28 (73.68%) SQL
2 22 (57.89%) MS Excel
3 21 (55.26%) Finance
4 18 (47.37%) VB
4 18 (47.37%) Data Management
5 17 (44.74%) MS Access
6 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 13 (34.21%) C#
7 13 (34.21%) .NET
7 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (31.58%) Web Application Development
8 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
9 10 (26.32%) VB.NET
10 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
11 7 (18.42%) Degree
12 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
13 5 (13.16%) Retail
14 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
14 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
15 3 (7.89%) Time Management
15 3 (7.89%) Statistics
15 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
15 3 (7.89%) Logistics
15 3 (7.89%) Information Security
15 3 (7.89%) Oracle
15 3 (7.89%) SPSS
15 3 (7.89%) SAS
16 2 (5.26%) Linux
16 2 (5.26%) SQL Server

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (7.89%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) FileNet
Applications
1 22 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) SPSS
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) MS Access
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.63%) STATISTICA
4 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Developer
3 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) MI Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Information Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Business Design Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Data Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics Manager
9 1 (2.63%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.63%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Payroll Manager
9 1 (2.63%) MI Developer
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) JSP
4 1 (2.63%) Servlets
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) J2SE
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Statistics
4 2 (5.26%) GIS
4 2 (5.26%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.63%) Social Media
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Data Management
2 12 (31.58%) Web Application Development
3 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Time Management
5 3 (7.89%) Logistics
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.63%) Line Management
7 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.63%) Market Research
7 1 (2.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) VB
3 13 (34.21%) C#
4 10 (26.32%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) R
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) EMIR
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Kofax
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