The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 22 27 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing VBA 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 2.94% 1.03% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 2.56% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.63%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
VBA
Essex

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

Programming Languages Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 39 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 42.16% 40.21% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 10
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

VBA
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

VBA Salary Trend in Brentwood

VBA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (66.67%) VBScript
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) QlikView
4 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Specialist
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation Specialist
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) VBScript
1 4 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos
1 2 (33.33%) HP