The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 107 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.069% 0.74% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 1.11% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 22
Average salary - £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
VBA
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
932 1169 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.36% 66.12% 69.58%
Number of salaries quoted 826 992 1102
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VBA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

VBA Salary Trend in Cambridge

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (50.00%) Statistics
4 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
6 4 (28.57%) ETL
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (21.43%) Chemistry
7 3 (21.43%) Biotechnology
7 3 (21.43%) PhD
8 2 (14.29%) Cognos
8 2 (14.29%) SAS
8 2 (14.29%) ERP
8 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (14.29%) MATLAB

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (14.29%) Text Mining
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (14.29%) Spotfire
5 2 (14.29%) QlikView
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Flex
3 2 (14.29%) D3.js
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Statistics
1 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) Chemistry
2 3 (21.43%) Biotechnology
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Life Science
4 1 (7.14%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Competitive Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VBScript
4 2 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 2 (14.29%) R
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
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