The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 35 39 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.46% 1.73% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 2.45% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £30,000 £30,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.82% +34.44%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
VBA
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
106 163 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 48.62% 70.56% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 90 131 217
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VBA
Salary Trend in Chester

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

VBA Salary Trend in Chester

VBA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (83.33%) SAS
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) Data Analysis
2 10 (83.33%) Economics
2 10 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 10 (83.33%) Credit Risk
2 10 (83.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 10 (83.33%) Analytics
2 10 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) C
3 5 (41.67%) CRM
3 5 (41.67%) Marketing
3 5 (41.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 10 (83.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (83.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Analyst
2 10 (83.33%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Strategy Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Database Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Economics
1 10 (83.33%) Mathematics
1 10 (83.33%) Credit Risk
1 10 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Data Analysis
1 10 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) CRM
2 5 (41.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft