The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 119 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Permanent jobs citing VBA 6 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.34% 1.93% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 3.70% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 28
Average salary £31,750 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
VBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
910 918 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 52.30% 52.16% 54.62%
Number of salaries quoted 744 747 851
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VBA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Cheshire region.

VBA Salary Trend in Cheshire

VBA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VBA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -1 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Macclesfield -2 1 £40,000 -
Crewe - 1 £22,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £27,500 -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (47.06%) ETL
5 8 (47.06%) Visualisation
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) C#
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (17.65%) Statistics
9 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 3 (17.65%) WPF
9 3 (17.65%) LINQ
9 3 (17.65%) TDD
9 3 (17.65%) NUnit
9 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (17.65%) REST
9 3 (17.65%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (17.65%) Data Extraction
9 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (17.65%) OLAP
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (17.65%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (5.88%) MS Access
5 1 (5.88%) JasperReports
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) NUnit
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) MI Analyst
3 7 (41.18%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) MSMQ
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
2 3 (17.65%) WPF
2 3 (17.65%) LINQ
2 3 (17.65%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Visualisation
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Statistics
3 3 (17.65%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) ETL
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.88%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft