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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 102 101 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Permanent jobs citing VBA 16 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.90% 0.67% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 1.03% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 3
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £47,500 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
1108 971 1546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.39% 65.43% 71.51%
Number of salaries quoted 856 847 1374
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 21 October 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Degree
3 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (41.67%) .NET
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (33.33%) Derivative
5 8 (33.33%) Marketing
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) C#
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) PHP
7 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (20.83%) Spotfire
8 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
8 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
8 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET
8 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) Adobe
8 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
8 5 (20.83%) ISO 9001
8 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) OOP
8 5 (20.83%) Web Development

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Spotfire
3 3 (12.50%) QlikView
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.50%) MS Access
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
1 8 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
2 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Business Analyst
3 10 (41.67%) Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Database Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Graduate
7 2 (8.33%) Excel Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Business Performance Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.50%) Ajax
4 3 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (33.33%) Derivative
3 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (12.50%) Informatics
4 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (12.50%) Ontologies
4 3 (12.50%) Statistics
5 2 (8.33%) Photography
5 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk
5 2 (8.33%) Kindle
6 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 8 (33.33%) Scrum
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.83%) OOP
3 5 (20.83%) Web Development
4 4 (16.67%) Data Management
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 3 (12.50%) Product Management
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) PHP
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Adobe
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
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