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 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 102 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing VBA 9 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 0.41% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.64% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 14
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +52.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £42,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
1139 937 1309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.12% 63.44% 69.30%
Number of salaries quoted 905 785 1113
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 December 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) Degree
3 12 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (33.33%) Derivative
4 8 (33.33%) Marketing
4 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (20.83%) Spotfire
7 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) Data Management
8 4 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) MS Access
8 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 3 (12.50%) Chemistry
9 3 (12.50%) Analytics
9 3 (12.50%) Master Data Management
9 3 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (12.50%) QlikView
9 3 (12.50%) Product Management
9 3 (12.50%) Python
9 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (12.50%) Firmware
9 3 (12.50%) MATLAB

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Spotfire
3 4 (16.67%) MS Access
4 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 3 (12.50%) QlikView
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Marketing
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.50%) Military
3 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (12.50%) Back Office
3 3 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Database Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) Excel Developer
6 2 (8.33%) MI Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Business Performance Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (33.33%) Derivative
3 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (12.50%) Chemistry
5 3 (12.50%) Statistics
5 3 (12.50%) Ontologies
5 3 (12.50%) VHDL
5 3 (12.50%) Verilog
5 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (12.50%) Informatics
6 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (4.17%) Photography
7 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
7 1 (4.17%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
5 3 (12.50%) Product Management
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Master Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Linear Regression
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) OOP
7 1 (4.17%) Image Processing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe