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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 103 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing VBA 4 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.94% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 1.41% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 21
Average salary - £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.63%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
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 1208 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.50% 66.59% 70.23%
Number of salaries quoted 829 1036 1136
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £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 2 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 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (46.67%) Statistics
5 7 (46.67%) Mathematics
5 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (46.67%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) Data Mining
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) ETL
7 4 (26.67%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) PhD
8 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (20.00%) Chemistry
8 3 (20.00%) Biotechnology
9 2 (13.33%) Text Mining
9 2 (13.33%) Spotfire
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (13.33%) Apache Flex
9 2 (13.33%) QlikView
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (13.33%) R

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (33.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (13.33%) Text Mining
5 2 (13.33%) Spotfire
5 2 (13.33%) QlikView
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (13.33%) OLAP
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Flex
3 2 (13.33%) D3.js
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Statistics
1 7 (46.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (20.00%) Chemistry
2 3 (20.00%) Biotechnology
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.67%) Biology
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Competitive Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) R
4 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cognos
2 2 (13.33%) Business Objects