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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - 33 38
Permanent jobs citing VBA 0 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 3.50% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 7.50% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £35,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.32%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
138 120 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 58.97% 46.69% 54.41%
Number of salaries quoted 69 81 110
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,729 £27,800 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 8 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET