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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 128 144 97
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -47
Permanent jobs citing VBA 229 216 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.04% 1.81% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 3.30% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 197 198 331
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £75,000 £82,500
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
5865 6553 6873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.32% 54.99% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5149 5875 6425
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,548
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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.

1 334 (68.44%) SQL
2 274 (56.15%) Finance
3 171 (35.04%) SQL Server
4 170 (34.84%) C#
5 167 (34.22%) MS Excel
6 158 (32.38%) .NET
7 118 (24.18%) Degree
8 107 (21.93%) Java
8 107 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
9 105 (21.52%) Front Office
10 102 (20.90%) Microsoft
11 80 (16.39%) Oracle
11 80 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 73 (14.96%) C++
12 73 (14.96%) Analytics
13 70 (14.34%) Banking
14 69 (14.14%) VB
15 68 (13.93%) XML
16 67 (13.73%) Relational Database
17 65 (13.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 64 (13.11%) Asset Management
18 64 (13.11%) HTML
19 61 (12.50%) MS Office
20 60 (12.30%) T-SQL
20 60 (12.30%) Windows
21 54 (11.07%) Investment Management
22 53 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
23 51 (10.45%) VB.NET
24 49 (10.04%) JavaScript
25 48 (9.84%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 38 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 31 (6.35%) SAS
3 18 (3.69%) IIS
4 14 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (2.05%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.61%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.41%) GemFire
11 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.41%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 167 (34.22%) MS Excel
2 61 (12.50%) MS Office
3 34 (6.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (5.12%) Spreadsheet
5 20 (4.10%) SPSS
6 13 (2.66%) XMetaL
7 7 (1.43%) LaTeX
8 4 (0.82%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.82%) MS Project
9 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (3.07%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.61%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.41%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 2 (0.41%) Advent Moxy
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.41%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.41%) assyst
4 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.84%) IMAP
2 9 (1.84%) POP3
3 5 (1.02%) Intranet
3 5 (1.02%) Internet
3 5 (1.02%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.61%) FTP
4 3 (0.61%) Extranet
5 2 (0.41%) Firewall
5 2 (0.41%) SAN
5 2 (0.41%) Broadband
5 2 (0.41%) HTTP
5 2 (0.41%) VPN
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.20%) SNMP
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (35.04%) SQL Server
2 80 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (13.73%) Relational Database
4 65 (13.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (8.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (7.38%) QlikView
7 34 (6.97%) MS Access
8 29 (5.94%) Crystal Reports
8 29 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (3.89%) Data Mining
11 13 (2.66%) MarkLogic
12 12 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (2.25%) MySQL
14 10 (2.05%) Big Data
14 10 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
16 3 (0.61%) PerformancePoint
16 3 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (5.74%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.69%) NUnit
3 16 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 16 (3.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 8 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.43%) JIRA
6 6 (1.23%) Subversion
7 5 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.61%) Moq
8 3 (0.61%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (0.61%) Ant
8 3 (0.61%) JUnit
8 3 (0.61%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.61%) Yeoman
8 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.41%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.41%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 274 (56.15%) Finance
2 105 (21.52%) Front Office
3 70 (14.34%) Banking
4 25 (5.12%) Marketing
5 24 (4.92%) Investment Banking
6 22 (4.51%) Back Office
7 18 (3.69%) Advertising
8 17 (3.48%) Publishing
9 12 (2.46%) Financial Institution
10 10 (2.05%) Retail
11 8 (1.64%) Law
12 6 (1.23%) Legal
13 4 (0.82%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.41%) German Language
15 1 (0.20%) International Banking
15 1 (0.20%) Billing
15 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.20%) French Language
15 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 207 (42.42%) Developer
2 142 (29.10%) Analyst
3 52 (10.66%) Excel Developer
4 49 (10.04%) Applications Support
5 44 (9.02%) Data Analyst
6 43 (8.81%) VBA Developer
7 30 (6.15%) Excel VBA Developer
7 30 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 27 (5.53%) Junior
8 27 (5.53%) Junior Developer
9 24 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (4.30%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.89%) C# Developer
11 19 (3.89%) Data Scientist
12 16 (3.28%) .NET Developer
12 16 (3.28%) Systems Developer
13 15 (3.07%) Quantitative Developer
13 15 (3.07%) RAD Developer
13 15 (3.07%) Applications Support Analyst
14 14 (2.87%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (32.38%) .NET
2 68 (13.93%) XML
3 64 (13.11%) HTML
4 43 (8.81%) ASP.NET
5 38 (7.79%) CSS
6 30 (6.15%) WPF
7 22 (4.51%) XSLT
8 20 (4.10%) Web Services
9 18 (3.69%) WCF
10 17 (3.48%) .NET Framework
11 16 (3.28%) XHTML
12 15 (3.07%) jQuery
13 14 (2.87%) XSL
14 13 (2.66%) XML Schema
15 12 (2.46%) Ajax
16 9 (1.84%) Spring
16 9 (1.84%) MAPI
16 9 (1.84%) WinForms
17 8 (1.64%) J2EE
18 6 (1.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 107 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.84%) Mathematics
3 46 (9.43%) Derivative
4 41 (8.40%) Computer Science
5 39 (7.99%) Fixed Income
6 30 (6.15%) Equities
7 25 (5.12%) Visualisation
8 22 (4.51%) Management Information System
9 20 (4.10%) Algorithms
10 18 (3.69%) Hedge funds
11 17 (3.48%) Statistics
12 16 (3.28%) Neural Network
13 15 (3.07%) Market Risk
14 14 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (2.66%) Ontologies
15 13 (2.66%) Semantic Web
15 13 (2.66%) Social Media
15 13 (2.66%) CMDB
16 10 (2.05%) N-Tier
17 9 (1.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.30%) Windows
2 36 (7.38%) UNIX
3 20 (4.10%) Linux
4 9 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.23%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.82%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.20%) Android
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (14.96%) Analytics
2 64 (13.11%) Asset Management
3 54 (11.07%) Investment Management
4 53 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (8.20%) Data Analysis
6 39 (7.99%) OO
7 31 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (6.15%) Business Analysis
9 27 (5.53%) RAD
9 27 (5.53%) Project Management
10 25 (5.12%) ETL
11 23 (4.71%) Configuration Management
11 23 (4.71%) CRM
12 20 (4.10%) Risk Management
13 18 (3.69%) Release Management
14 17 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (3.48%) Data Analytics
14 17 (3.48%) Line Management
15 16 (3.28%) OOP
16 15 (3.07%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 334 (68.44%) SQL
2 170 (34.84%) C#
3 107 (21.93%) Java
4 73 (14.96%) C++
5 69 (14.14%) VB
6 60 (12.30%) T-SQL
7 51 (10.45%) VB.NET
8 49 (10.04%) JavaScript
9 46 (9.43%) Python
10 31 (6.35%) Perl
11 30 (6.15%) R
12 22 (4.51%) C
13 18 (3.69%) PHP
14 17 (3.48%) Shell Script
15 10 (2.05%) XPath
16 9 (1.84%) VB6
17 8 (1.64%) Bash Shell
18 7 (1.43%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.43%) VBScript
18 7 (1.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 118 (24.18%) Degree
2 12 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.05%) MCP
4 4 (0.82%) MBA
5 3 (0.61%) CFA
6 2 (0.41%) MCSE
7 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) MCSA
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.66%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.20%) UCITS
System Software
1 15 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.84%) MDaemon
3 3 (0.61%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) XenServer
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 12 (2.46%) Control-M
2 5 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.61%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.41%) Foglight
5 1 (0.20%) WMI
5 1 (0.20%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 102 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 80 (16.39%) Oracle
3 25 (5.12%) Bloomberg
4 21 (4.30%) Business Objects
4 21 (4.30%) Tableau
5 18 (3.69%) Sybase
6 16 (3.28%) Informatica
6 16 (3.28%) Trillium
6 16 (3.28%) Fidessa
6 16 (3.28%) DataFlux
7 15 (3.07%) thinkFolio
7 15 (3.07%) Vermilion
8 13 (2.66%) Reuters
8 13 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.25%) FactSet
10 9 (1.84%) TIBCO
10 9 (1.84%) Charles River
11 7 (1.43%) Cognos
11 7 (1.43%) Siebel
11 7 (1.43%) Facebook
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + up to £10k Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AMS - Santander
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + uncapped bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £6k on call + 25% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Market leading bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + package
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago