The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 159 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
-35 0
Permanent jobs citing VBA 167 274 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 2.21% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 4.24% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 134 222 220
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
VBA
London

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5485 6458 6644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.64% 52.16% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4805 5551 5987
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VBA
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

VBA Salary Trend in the City of London

VBA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 197 (58.46%) SQL
2 152 (45.10%) Finance
3 105 (31.16%) Degree
4 101 (29.97%) SQL Server
5 94 (27.89%) C#
6 88 (26.11%) MS Excel
7 85 (25.22%) Front Office
8 77 (22.85%) .NET
9 76 (22.55%) Microsoft
10 67 (19.88%) Windows
11 66 (19.58%) Banking
12 60 (17.80%) Derivative
13 56 (16.62%) C++
14 49 (14.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 47 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
16 46 (13.65%) RAD
17 45 (13.35%) Analytics
18 44 (13.06%) Mathematics
18 44 (13.06%) MS Office
19 43 (12.76%) Business Intelligence
20 42 (12.46%) Oracle
21 37 (10.98%) Java
21 37 (10.98%) Python
22 36 (10.68%) Computer Science
22 36 (10.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 35 (10.39%) T-SQL
24 32 (9.50%) VB
25 31 (9.20%) ASP.NET
26 29 (8.61%) Data Analysis
27 28 (8.31%) UNIX

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 24 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.15%) SAS
3 6 (1.78%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.19%) WorkSite
4 4 (1.19%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.19%) IIS
5 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 88 (26.11%) MS Excel
2 44 (13.06%) MS Office
3 21 (6.23%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.89%) SPSS
5 3 (0.89%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.89%) InDesign
6 2 (0.59%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.30%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 8 (2.37%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (1.48%) Misys Midas
3 4 (1.19%) Sentinel
3 4 (1.19%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.19%) Advent Geneva
4 3 (0.89%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.89%) Magento
5 2 (0.59%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.59%) HFM
6 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.30%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.30%) Summit
6 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.19%) Amazon S3
1 4 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.19%) Intranet
2 1 (0.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.30%) Firewall
2 1 (0.30%) VLAN
2 1 (0.30%) NAS
2 1 (0.30%) WebEx
2 1 (0.30%) LAN
2 1 (0.30%) WAN
2 1 (0.30%) DHCP
2 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.30%) VPN
2 1 (0.30%) DNS
2 1 (0.30%) SSL
2 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (29.97%) SQL Server
2 49 (14.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (10.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (7.42%) Crystal Reports
5 24 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (4.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (4.45%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (4.15%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.86%) MS Access
9 13 (3.86%) QlikView
10 11 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (2.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 9 (2.67%) Xcelsius
13 6 (1.78%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.78%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (6.53%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.15%) Subversion
3 6 (1.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 4 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.19%) Yeoman
5 3 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.59%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.30%) NUnit
7 1 (0.30%) Toad
7 1 (0.30%) JIRA
7 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 152 (45.10%) Finance
2 85 (25.22%) Front Office
3 66 (19.58%) Banking
4 18 (5.34%) Retail
5 17 (5.04%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.04%) Marketing
6 14 (4.15%) Advertising
7 12 (3.56%) Back Office
8 10 (2.97%) Wholesale Banking
9 7 (2.08%) Legal
10 5 (1.48%) International Banking
11 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.19%) Law
12 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.89%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.59%) Billing
14 1 (0.30%) German Language
14 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 160 (47.48%) Developer
2 114 (33.83%) Analyst
3 53 (15.73%) VBA Developer
4 52 (15.43%) Excel Developer
5 45 (13.35%) Excel VBA Developer
6 40 (11.87%) RAD Developer
7 37 (10.98%) Quantitative Developer
8 33 (9.79%) Support Analyst
9 23 (6.82%) Data Analyst
10 20 (5.93%) C# Developer
11 19 (5.64%) Applications Support
12 18 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (5.04%) Business Analyst
13 17 (5.04%) C++ Quantitative Developer
14 14 (4.15%) Consultant
15 13 (3.86%) Applications Support Analyst
16 12 (3.56%) C++ Developer
17 10 (2.97%) SQL Developer
18 9 (2.67%) .NET Developer
18 9 (2.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (22.85%) .NET
2 31 (9.20%) ASP.NET
3 26 (7.72%) HTML
4 17 (5.04%) CSS
5 14 (4.15%) XML
6 9 (2.67%) ActiveX
6 9 (2.67%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (2.37%) WinForms
8 7 (2.08%) SciPy
8 7 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (2.08%) D3.js
8 7 (2.08%) Pandas
9 6 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (1.78%) WPF
9 6 (1.78%) J2EE
10 4 (1.19%) jQuery
10 4 (1.19%) HTML5
10 4 (1.19%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (1.19%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.80%) Derivative
2 47 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (13.06%) Mathematics
4 36 (10.68%) Computer Science
5 24 (7.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (7.12%) Management Information System
6 21 (6.23%) Fixed Income
6 21 (6.23%) Statistics
7 16 (4.75%) Visualisation
8 15 (4.45%) Equities
9 14 (4.15%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.37%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (2.37%) Physics
11 7 (2.08%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 6 (1.78%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.78%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.48%) Market Risk
13 5 (1.48%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (19.88%) Windows
2 28 (8.31%) UNIX
3 16 (4.75%) Linux
4 9 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (13.65%) RAD
2 45 (13.35%) Analytics
3 43 (12.76%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (8.61%) Data Analysis
5 28 (8.31%) SDLC
6 27 (8.01%) Investment Management
7 23 (6.82%) Risk Management
8 20 (5.93%) MVC
8 20 (5.93%) Asset Management
9 18 (5.34%) Business Analysis
9 18 (5.34%) ETL
9 18 (5.34%) ITIL
10 17 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (4.45%) CRM
11 15 (4.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (4.15%) Time Management
13 12 (3.56%) OO
13 12 (3.56%) Data Modelling
13 12 (3.56%) Refactoring
14 11 (3.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 197 (58.46%) SQL
2 94 (27.89%) C#
3 56 (16.62%) C++
4 37 (10.98%) Java
4 37 (10.98%) Python
5 35 (10.39%) T-SQL
6 32 (9.50%) VB
7 18 (5.34%) JavaScript
7 18 (5.34%) R
8 11 (3.26%) VBScript
9 10 (2.97%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.67%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.37%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.37%) C
12 7 (2.08%) PHP
12 7 (2.08%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.78%) Perl
14 4 (1.19%) Clojure
15 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 105 (31.16%) Degree
2 22 (6.53%) PhD
3 12 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.78%) MCSE
5 5 (1.48%) CFA
5 5 (1.48%) CISA
5 5 (1.48%) CISM
6 3 (0.89%) MCSA
6 3 (0.89%) MCP
6 3 (0.89%) ISEB
7 2 (0.59%) MCSD
7 2 (0.59%) MBA
7 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.30%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (3.26%) SLA
3 9 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.67%) COBIT
4 8 (2.37%) QA
5 3 (0.89%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.89%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.67%) XenDesktop
3 7 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.19%) XenApp
4 4 (1.19%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (2.67%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.19%) ARCserve
2 4 (1.19%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.46%) Oracle
3 20 (5.93%) Sybase
4 15 (4.45%) SAP
5 14 (4.15%) Citrix
6 11 (3.26%) VMware
7 10 (2.97%) Cognos
7 10 (2.97%) Cisco
7 10 (2.97%) Tableau
8 7 (2.08%) Sun
9 6 (1.78%) HP
9 6 (1.78%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.48%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.19%) Advent
11 4 (1.19%) Adobe
12 3 (0.89%) Cerillion
12 3 (0.89%) Vermilion
12 3 (0.89%) StatPro
12 3 (0.89%) McAfee
13 2 (0.59%) Sage
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PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80 - £100 per annum + + Bonus + work from home + Pension
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 30k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
JM Digital
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Smart Recruit Online
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + See job spec
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago