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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 118 143 98
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -45
Permanent jobs citing VBA 240 207 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.12% 1.75% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 3.16% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 200 189 353
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
5916 6544 7013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.16% 55.42% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5162 5884 6545
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 338 (68.98%) SQL
2 276 (56.33%) Finance
3 171 (34.90%) C#
3 171 (34.90%) SQL Server
4 165 (33.67%) MS Excel
5 155 (31.63%) .NET
6 112 (22.86%) Degree
7 110 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
8 106 (21.63%) Microsoft
9 104 (21.22%) Java
10 101 (20.61%) Front Office
11 84 (17.14%) Oracle
11 84 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 76 (15.51%) C++
12 76 (15.51%) Analytics
13 72 (14.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 71 (14.49%) Banking
15 67 (13.67%) VB
15 67 (13.67%) XML
16 64 (13.06%) HTML
16 64 (13.06%) Relational Database
17 63 (12.86%) T-SQL
18 60 (12.24%) Windows
19 55 (11.22%) MS Office
19 55 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
20 53 (10.82%) Asset Management
21 52 (10.61%) Investment Management
22 49 (10.00%) VB.NET
23 48 (9.80%) Mathematics
24 47 (9.59%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 34 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 33 (6.73%) SAS
3 18 (3.67%) IIS
4 12 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.04%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.61%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.20%) phpBB
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.20%) Apache
12 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.20%) WordPress
12 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 165 (33.67%) MS Excel
2 55 (11.22%) MS Office
3 28 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (4.29%) SPSS
5 15 (3.06%) XMetaL
6 7 (1.43%) LaTeX
7 4 (0.82%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.61%) MS Project
8 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (3.06%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.61%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.41%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 2 (0.41%) Advent Moxy
3 2 (0.41%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.41%) assyst
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics SL
4 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.20%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.84%) POP3
2 9 (1.84%) IMAP
3 5 (1.02%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.02%) Intranet
3 5 (1.02%) Internet
4 3 (0.61%) Extranet
4 3 (0.61%) FTP
4 3 (0.61%) SAN
5 2 (0.41%) Broadband
5 2 (0.41%) VPN
5 2 (0.41%) Firewall
6 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) HTTP
6 1 (0.20%) SNMP
6 1 (0.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (34.90%) SQL Server
2 84 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (14.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (13.06%) Relational Database
5 41 (8.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 39 (7.96%) QlikView
7 35 (7.14%) MS Access
8 29 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (5.31%) Crystal Reports
10 24 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (4.49%) Data Mining
13 15 (3.06%) MarkLogic
14 11 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (2.04%) Big Data
15 10 (2.04%) MySQL
16 7 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (0.82%) DB2
18 3 (0.61%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 26 (5.31%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 15 (3.06%) NUnit
4 14 (2.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 7 (1.43%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.22%) Subversion
6 6 (1.22%) JIRA
7 5 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.61%) TortoiseSVN
9 3 (0.61%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.61%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.61%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.61%) Ant
9 3 (0.61%) JUnit
10 2 (0.41%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.41%) Moq
10 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.41%) Yeoman
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 276 (56.33%) Finance
2 101 (20.61%) Front Office
3 71 (14.49%) Banking
4 25 (5.10%) Investment Banking
4 25 (5.10%) Marketing
5 22 (4.49%) Back Office
6 19 (3.88%) Advertising
7 18 (3.67%) Publishing
8 15 (3.06%) Financial Institution
9 10 (2.04%) Retail
10 7 (1.43%) Law
11 5 (1.02%) Legal
12 4 (0.82%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.41%) German Language
14 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.20%) French Language
14 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.20%) International Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 203 (41.43%) Developer
2 150 (30.61%) Analyst
3 50 (10.20%) Applications Support
4 49 (10.00%) Excel Developer
5 45 (9.18%) Data Analyst
6 37 (7.55%) VBA Developer
7 29 (5.92%) Support Analyst
8 26 (5.31%) Junior
8 26 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (5.31%) Junior Developer
8 26 (5.31%) Excel VBA Developer
9 21 (4.29%) C# Developer
9 21 (4.29%) Senior Developer
10 19 (3.88%) Data Scientist
11 17 (3.47%) Systems Developer
12 16 (3.27%) Applications Support Analyst
12 16 (3.27%) .NET Developer
13 15 (3.06%) XML Developer
14 14 (2.86%) SQL Developer
14 14 (2.86%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (31.63%) .NET
2 67 (13.67%) XML
3 64 (13.06%) HTML
4 41 (8.37%) ASP.NET
5 34 (6.94%) CSS
6 27 (5.51%) WPF
7 24 (4.90%) XSLT
8 18 (3.67%) XHTML
8 18 (3.67%) Web Services
9 17 (3.47%) WCF
9 17 (3.47%) .NET Framework
10 16 (3.27%) XSL
11 15 (3.06%) XML Schema
12 13 (2.65%) jQuery
13 12 (2.45%) Ajax
14 11 (2.24%) J2EE
15 9 (1.84%) MAPI
15 9 (1.84%) Spring
16 7 (1.43%) WinForms
16 7 (1.43%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 110 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 47 (9.59%) Derivative
4 35 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 33 (6.73%) Fixed Income
6 29 (5.92%) Equities
7 26 (5.31%) Visualisation
8 22 (4.49%) Management Information System
9 18 (3.67%) Neural Network
9 18 (3.67%) Statistics
10 17 (3.47%) CMDB
10 17 (3.47%) Market Risk
11 15 (3.06%) Ontologies
11 15 (3.06%) Semantic Web
12 14 (2.86%) Hedge funds
13 13 (2.65%) Social Media
14 12 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (2.04%) Client/Server
16 8 (1.63%) N-Tier
16 8 (1.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.24%) Windows
2 44 (8.98%) UNIX
3 26 (5.31%) Linux
4 9 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.22%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.82%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.20%) Solaris
8 1 (0.20%) Android
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (15.51%) Analytics
2 55 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (10.82%) Asset Management
4 52 (10.61%) Investment Management
5 42 (8.57%) Data Analysis
6 36 (7.35%) OO
7 27 (5.51%) Configuration Management
7 27 (5.51%) Business Analysis
8 26 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (4.90%) ETL
10 23 (4.69%) CRM
10 23 (4.69%) Project Management
11 21 (4.29%) Risk Management
12 20 (4.08%) RAD
13 19 (3.88%) Data Analytics
14 18 (3.67%) Release Management
14 18 (3.67%) OOP
15 17 (3.47%) Predictive Modelling
15 17 (3.47%) Line Management
16 16 (3.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 338 (68.98%) SQL
2 171 (34.90%) C#
3 104 (21.22%) Java
4 76 (15.51%) C++
5 67 (13.67%) VB
6 63 (12.86%) T-SQL
7 49 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 47 (9.59%) JavaScript
9 43 (8.78%) Python
10 35 (7.14%) Perl
11 30 (6.12%) R
12 24 (4.90%) Shell Script
13 19 (3.88%) C
14 17 (3.47%) PHP
15 10 (2.04%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.84%) VB6
16 9 (1.84%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.63%) XPath
18 7 (1.43%) VBScript
18 7 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 112 (22.86%) Degree
2 12 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.04%) MCP
4 4 (0.82%) MBA
5 3 (0.61%) CFA
6 2 (0.41%) MCSE
7 1 (0.20%) MCSA
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.06%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.61%) SLA
4 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) UCITS
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.84%) MDaemon
3 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (2.45%) Control-M
2 5 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.41%) Foglight
4 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.41%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) WMI
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 106 (21.63%) Microsoft
2 84 (17.14%) Oracle
3 25 (5.10%) Bloomberg
4 23 (4.69%) Tableau
5 19 (3.88%) Business Objects
6 17 (3.47%) Sybase
7 16 (3.27%) Trillium
7 16 (3.27%) Fidessa
7 16 (3.27%) Informatica
7 16 (3.27%) DataFlux
8 15 (3.06%) thinkFolio
9 13 (2.65%) Reuters
10 12 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (2.24%) FactSet
12 9 (1.84%) Charles River
12 9 (1.84%) Cognos
13 8 (1.63%) Vermilion
14 7 (1.43%) Facebook
14 7 (1.43%) Twitter
14 7 (1.43%) Citrix
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £90000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, bonus
Posted: 27 days ago