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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 32 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing VBA 11 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.35% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.40% 0.81% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £21,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
131 123 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 51.78% 54.19% 69.16%
Number of salaries quoted 90 103 128
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (62.50%) SAS
3 10 (62.50%) Data Analysis
3 10 (62.50%) Economics
3 10 (62.50%) Mathematics
3 10 (62.50%) Credit Risk
3 10 (62.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 10 (62.50%) Analytics
3 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) IIS
5 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) C
5 5 (31.25%) VB
5 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) Ajax
5 5 (31.25%) Marketing
5 5 (31.25%) CRM
5 5 (31.25%) VB6
5 5 (31.25%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) XSL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (62.50%) SAS
2 5 (31.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (62.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Strategy Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
1 5 (31.25%) XML
1 5 (31.25%) Ajax
2 2 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Economics
1 10 (62.50%) Mathematics
1 10 (62.50%) Credit Risk
1 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Data Analysis
1 10 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) Coaching
2 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) VB
2 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
2 5 (31.25%) VB6
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft