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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 151 149 103
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -46
Permanent jobs citing VBA 175 231 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.66% 1.83% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 3.49% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 166 198 268
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £32,350 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
5314 6616 6459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.49% 52.55% 54.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4672 5728 5738
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 264 (68.04%) SQL
2 179 (46.13%) Finance
3 120 (30.93%) SQL Server
4 115 (29.64%) Microsoft
5 113 (29.12%) MS Excel
6 105 (27.06%) Degree
7 90 (23.20%) Front Office
8 89 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (21.13%) C#
10 75 (19.33%) .NET
11 74 (19.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 71 (18.30%) Business Intelligence
13 69 (17.78%) T-SQL
14 58 (14.95%) Oracle
15 57 (14.69%) Derivative
16 56 (14.43%) Analytics
17 55 (14.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 55 (14.18%) MS Office
18 54 (13.92%) Banking
19 51 (13.14%) Data Analysis
20 46 (11.86%) VB
21 45 (11.60%) Java
22 44 (11.34%) Python
23 43 (11.08%) Windows
23 43 (11.08%) ETL
24 41 (10.57%) Asset Management
25 37 (9.54%) Fixed Income
26 36 (9.28%) Risk Management
26 36 (9.28%) SAS
27 34 (8.76%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (9.28%) SAS
2 27 (6.96%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.29%) IIS
4 5 (1.29%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.03%) WorkSite
5 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) GemFire
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.26%) CMS
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 113 (29.12%) MS Excel
2 55 (14.18%) MS Office
3 22 (5.67%) Spreadsheet
4 20 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.55%) PowerPivot
5 6 (1.55%) LaTeX
5 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.55%) SPSS
6 4 (1.03%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.03%) InDesign
6 4 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (4.64%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (1.29%) Endur
3 4 (1.03%) Magento
3 4 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.77%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 3 (0.77%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.52%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.52%) HFM
5 2 (0.52%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.26%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.26%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.26%) Summit
6 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.55%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.29%) Amazon S3
2 5 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.03%) Internet
2 3 (0.77%) SAN
3 2 (0.52%) Firewall
3 2 (0.52%) VPN
4 1 (0.26%) WebEx
4 1 (0.26%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) SMS
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 74 (19.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (14.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (8.25%) Relational Database
5 32 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (7.47%) Crystal Reports
7 17 (4.38%) MS Access
8 13 (3.35%) QlikView
8 13 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (3.09%) Star Schema
10 10 (2.58%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (2.06%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.80%) MySQL
13 7 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.87%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 8 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.55%) Subversion
5 5 (1.29%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.29%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.29%) Yeoman
6 2 (0.52%) JIRA
7 1 (0.26%) NUnit
General
1 179 (46.13%) Finance
2 90 (23.20%) Front Office
3 54 (13.92%) Banking
4 25 (6.44%) Marketing
5 18 (4.64%) Investment Banking
6 17 (4.38%) Back Office
7 13 (3.35%) Advertising
8 8 (2.06%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.80%) Law
10 6 (1.55%) Legal
10 6 (1.55%) Wholesale Banking
10 6 (1.55%) Retail
11 5 (1.29%) Mandarin Language
12 4 (1.03%) Billing
13 3 (0.77%) International Banking
14 1 (0.26%) French Language
14 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 168 (43.30%) Developer
2 127 (32.73%) Analyst
3 46 (11.86%) VBA Developer
3 46 (11.86%) Excel Developer
4 34 (8.76%) Excel VBA Developer
5 30 (7.73%) Support Analyst
6 27 (6.96%) Applications Support
7 25 (6.44%) Data Analyst
8 22 (5.67%) RAD Developer
9 21 (5.41%) Business Analyst
10 20 (5.15%) Consultant
11 19 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (4.38%) Systems Analyst
12 17 (4.38%) Front Office Developer
13 16 (4.12%) SQL Developer
14 14 (3.61%) Quantitative Developer
14 14 (3.61%) Business Systems Analyst
14 14 (3.61%) C# Developer
15 13 (3.35%) IT Support
16 12 (3.09%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (19.33%) .NET
2 31 (7.99%) ASP.NET
3 28 (7.22%) HTML
4 17 (4.38%) XML
5 11 (2.84%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.32%) FIX Protocol
6 9 (2.32%) WPF
6 9 (2.32%) jQuery
6 9 (2.32%) CSS
7 8 (2.06%) WinForms
7 8 (2.06%) SciPy
7 8 (2.06%) D3.js
7 8 (2.06%) Pandas
8 7 (1.80%) MDX
8 7 (1.80%) J2EE
8 7 (1.80%) ActiveX
9 6 (1.55%) Spring
9 6 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (1.29%) Cascalog
10 5 (1.29%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 89 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (14.69%) Derivative
3 37 (9.54%) Fixed Income
4 34 (8.76%) Mathematics
5 33 (8.51%) Management Information System
5 33 (8.51%) Computer Science
6 29 (7.47%) Equities
7 27 (6.96%) Credit Risk
8 23 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (5.93%) Statistics
9 20 (5.15%) Visualisation
10 9 (2.32%) Credit Derivative
10 9 (2.32%) Data Integration
11 8 (2.06%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (2.06%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.55%) Social Media
14 5 (1.29%) Open Source
14 5 (1.29%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.29%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.08%) Windows
2 23 (5.93%) Linux
2 23 (5.93%) UNIX
3 10 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (18.30%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (14.43%) Analytics
3 51 (13.14%) Data Analysis
4 43 (11.08%) ETL
5 41 (10.57%) Asset Management
6 36 (9.28%) Risk Management
7 31 (7.99%) RAD
8 29 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (6.96%) Investment Management
10 24 (6.19%) Business Analysis
11 23 (5.93%) ITIL
12 22 (5.67%) Data Management
13 21 (5.41%) Time Management
14 20 (5.15%) Data Modelling
15 19 (4.90%) Workflow
16 15 (3.87%) Project Management
17 14 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (3.61%) CRM
18 13 (3.35%) Validation
18 13 (3.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 264 (68.04%) SQL
2 82 (21.13%) C#
3 69 (17.78%) T-SQL
4 46 (11.86%) VB
5 45 (11.60%) Java
6 44 (11.34%) Python
7 33 (8.51%) C++
8 31 (7.99%) R
9 19 (4.90%) JavaScript
9 19 (4.90%) Perl
10 18 (4.64%) PHP
11 10 (2.58%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.58%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.32%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.32%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.32%) VB6
13 8 (2.06%) C
14 6 (1.55%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.55%) VBScript
15 5 (1.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 105 (27.06%) Degree
2 10 (2.58%) PhD
3 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.03%) NVQ Level 3
4 4 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.77%) MCSD
6 2 (0.52%) MCSA
6 2 (0.52%) ISEB
6 2 (0.52%) CFA
6 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.52%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.58%) COBIT
2 8 (2.06%) QA
3 7 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.03%) SLA
5 3 (0.77%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.26%) Basel II
7 1 (0.26%) Basel III
7 1 (0.26%) MiFID
7 1 (0.26%) EMIR
7 1 (0.26%) CRD IV
System Software
1 18 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.80%) XenDesktop
3 5 (1.29%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.77%) XenApp
6 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.80%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.29%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.03%) Control-M
4 3 (0.77%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 115 (29.64%) Microsoft
2 58 (14.95%) Oracle
3 25 (6.44%) Cognos
4 17 (4.38%) Business Objects
4 17 (4.38%) Tableau
5 12 (3.09%) Sybase
6 11 (2.84%) Citrix
6 11 (2.84%) VMware
7 8 (2.06%) Bloomberg
7 8 (2.06%) Vermilion
8 7 (1.80%) Twitter
8 7 (1.80%) Cisco
9 6 (1.55%) Google
9 6 (1.55%) Birst
9 6 (1.55%) Facebook
10 5 (1.29%) Reuters
10 5 (1.29%) HP
10 5 (1.29%) Adobe
11 3 (0.77%) Sun
11 3 (0.77%) EMC
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Work From Home
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago