The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 117 106 106
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing VBA 18 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.90% 1.65% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 2.81% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 15
Average salary £34,000 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.92% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,650 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
VBA
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1128 1139 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 56.34% 58.89% 58.18%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1005 873
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VBA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

VBA Salary Trend in Bristol

VBA
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram in Bristol

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 23 (60.53%) SQL
1 23 (60.53%) MS Excel
2 21 (55.26%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (47.37%) Finance
4 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (34.21%) Degree
6 13 (34.21%) T-SQL
7 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (26.32%) Legal
9 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
9 9 (23.68%) ISEB
10 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
11 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (18.42%) VB
12 6 (15.79%) Project Management
12 6 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (15.79%) Test Management
13 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
13 5 (13.16%) ETL
14 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
14 4 (10.53%) MS Access
14 4 (10.53%) UML
14 4 (10.53%) SSADM
14 4 (10.53%) DSDM

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (60.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) Simulink
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
4 1 (2.63%) Open Workbench
4 1 (2.63%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (10.53%) MS Access
6 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Legal
3 4 (10.53%) Advertising
4 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.26%) Avionics
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Military
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) MI Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Information Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Business Systems Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Test Automation Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Insight Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
3 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.53%) Data Structures
4 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
5 3 (7.89%) Statistics
6 2 (5.26%) ASIC
6 2 (5.26%) VHDL
6 2 (5.26%) Verilog
6 2 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) Test Management
5 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.16%) ETL
6 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.53%) Workflow
6 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) UML
6 4 (10.53%) SSADM
6 4 (10.53%) DSDM
6 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.53%) Workflow Management
6 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.42%) VB
4 4 (10.53%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.26%) C
6 2 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) VBScript
7 1 (2.63%) VB6
7 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) PhD
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) DO-254
1 2 (5.26%) DO-160
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Business Objects
2 3 (7.89%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) Xilinx
3 2 (5.26%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (5.26%) Altera
3 2 (5.26%) Synopsys
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Cadence
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) VMware