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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 39 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Permanent jobs citing VBA 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 1.30% 2.13% 10.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% 6.06% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £72,500 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,915
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.83%
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
89 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 38.70% 35.11% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 23
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 3 (60.00%) VB
3 3 (60.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) TestDirector

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) VBScript
1 3 (60.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP