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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 103 98 116
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing VBA 13 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.71% 1.07% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 1.60% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 10
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £37,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £47,500 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +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
1150 1064 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.47% 66.83% 71.23%
Number of salaries quoted 949 960 1215
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

VBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
3 16 (55.17%) .NET
4 11 (37.93%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) C#
4 11 (37.93%) HTML
5 10 (34.48%) PHP
5 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
6 9 (31.03%) OOP
6 9 (31.03%) ISO 9001
6 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
6 9 (31.03%) ADO.NET
6 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
6 9 (31.03%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) VB.NET
6 9 (31.03%) Photoshop
6 9 (31.03%) Adobe
6 9 (31.03%) Web Development
6 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
7 8 (27.59%) Finance
8 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (24.14%) Ajax
8 7 (24.14%) OO
8 7 (24.14%) JIRA
8 7 (24.14%) Time Management
9 6 (20.69%) MS Access
10 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
11 4 (13.79%) QA
11 4 (13.79%) Degree

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (31.03%) Photoshop
3 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.69%) MS Access
4 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
4 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.90%) Spotfire
7 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) C# Developer
3 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Business Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Applications Support
5 4 (13.79%) Business Performance Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Excel Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) HTML
3 9 (31.03%) ADO.NET
3 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 9 (31.03%) CSS
3 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
4 7 (24.14%) Ajax
5 2 (6.90%) WCF
5 2 (6.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Kindle
3 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.90%) Photography
3 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) OOP
2 9 (31.03%) Web Development
3 7 (24.14%) OO
3 7 (24.14%) Time Management
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Data Management
4 4 (13.79%) ERP
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.90%) Image Processing
6 2 (6.90%) Product Management
6 2 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) PHP
4 9 (31.03%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.90%) VB6
5 2 (6.90%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) ISO 9001
2 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Adobe
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
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