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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 108 96 116
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing VBA 13 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.72% 1.01% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.49% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 10
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +20.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £36,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £47,500 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
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
1129 1074 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.51% 67.76% 71.19%
Number of salaries quoted 928 968 1242
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (53.33%) .NET
4 11 (36.67%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) C#
4 11 (36.67%) HTML
5 10 (33.33%) PHP
5 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 9 (30.00%) Adobe
6 9 (30.00%) OOP
6 9 (30.00%) ISO 9001
6 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (30.00%) ADO.NET
6 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (30.00%) CSS
6 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (30.00%) Photoshop
6 9 (30.00%) Web Development
6 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (26.67%) Finance
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (23.33%) Ajax
8 7 (23.33%) OO
8 7 (23.33%) JIRA
8 7 (23.33%) Time Management
9 6 (20.00%) MS Access
10 5 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 4 (13.33%) QA

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) Photoshop
3 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.00%) MS Access
4 4 (13.33%) Data Mining
4 4 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.67%) Spotfire
7 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (23.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) C# Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 9 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Applications Support
6 4 (13.33%) Administrator
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Business Performance Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Database Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Graduate
8 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) HTML
3 9 (30.00%) ADO.NET
3 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (30.00%) CSS
3 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (23.33%) Ajax
5 2 (6.67%) WCF
5 2 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Derivative
3 2 (6.67%) Photography
3 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Kindle
4 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Scrum
2 9 (30.00%) Web Development
2 9 (30.00%) OOP
3 7 (23.33%) OO
3 7 (23.33%) Time Management
4 4 (13.33%) ERP
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Data Management
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 10 (33.33%) PHP
4 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.67%) VB6
5 2 (6.67%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) Delphi
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Adobe
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
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