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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 103 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing VBA 10 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.64% 0.96% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.45% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 25
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,200 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £49,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1041 965 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.18% 66.28% 61.21%
Number of salaries quoted 878 845 979
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Degree
3 11 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (45.45%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Statistics
6 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
6 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (27.27%) ETL
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
8 5 (22.73%) XML
8 5 (22.73%) UNIX
8 5 (22.73%) Python
8 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
8 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
8 5 (22.73%) Data Mining
8 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
8 5 (22.73%) Chemistry
8 5 (22.73%) Marketing
8 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (22.73%) Derivative
8 5 (22.73%) Analytics
8 5 (22.73%) QlikView
8 5 (22.73%) Spotfire
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (18.18%) T-SQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (13.64%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (22.73%) Data Mining
2 5 (22.73%) Spotfire
2 5 (22.73%) QlikView
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) Text Mining
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.55%) OLAP
5 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (22.73%) Marketing
3 3 (13.64%) Electronics
3 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.64%) Military
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Flex
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Statistics
2 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (22.73%) Derivative
3 5 (22.73%) Chemistry
4 3 (13.64%) Ontologies
4 3 (13.64%) Informatics
4 3 (13.64%) VHDL
4 3 (13.64%) Verilog
4 3 (13.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (9.09%) Biotechnology
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.55%) Life Science
6 1 (4.55%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) ETL
3 5 (22.73%) Analytics
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Data Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Master Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Linear Regression
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Competitive Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Product Management
6 1 (4.55%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) R
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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