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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 143 123 135
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Permanent jobs citing VBA 168 246 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.75% 2.08% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.22% 3.99% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 128 203 213
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,100 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £101,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,625
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
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
5223 6171 6729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.26% 52.19% 56.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4569 5366 6081
Average salary £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 2 September 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 2 September 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.

1 165 (56.51%) SQL
2 141 (48.29%) Finance
3 95 (32.53%) Degree
4 93 (31.85%) C#
5 88 (30.14%) SQL Server
6 82 (28.08%) Front Office
7 78 (26.71%) MS Excel
8 73 (25.00%) .NET
9 65 (22.26%) Windows
10 64 (21.92%) Banking
11 54 (18.49%) C++
11 54 (18.49%) Derivative
12 53 (18.15%) Microsoft
13 44 (15.07%) RAD
14 41 (14.04%) Java
15 39 (13.36%) MS Office
16 38 (13.01%) Mathematics
16 38 (13.01%) Analytics
16 38 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 37 (12.67%) Oracle
18 34 (11.64%) Computer Science
19 33 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (10.62%) UNIX
21 30 (10.27%) Python
22 29 (9.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 28 (9.59%) ASP.NET
24 26 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
25 25 (8.56%) HTML
26 23 (7.88%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 17 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.71%) IIS
2 5 (1.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.71%) SAS
3 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 78 (26.71%) MS Excel
2 39 (13.36%) MS Office
3 21 (7.19%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.68%) SPSS
6 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.74%) Sentinel
1 8 (2.74%) thinkFolio
2 7 (2.40%) Misys Midas
3 4 (1.37%) Advent Geneva
4 3 (1.03%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.68%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.68%) HFM
6 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.37%) Intranet
2 1 (0.34%) Internet
2 1 (0.34%) Firewall
2 1 (0.34%) VLAN
2 1 (0.34%) NAS
2 1 (0.34%) LAN
2 1 (0.34%) WAN
2 1 (0.34%) DHCP
2 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.34%) VPN
2 1 (0.34%) DNS
2 1 (0.34%) SSL
2 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (30.14%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (9.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (7.53%) Crystal Reports
6 20 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (6.16%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (4.79%) QlikView
9 13 (4.45%) MS Access
10 12 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (3.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 9 (3.08%) Xcelsius
13 8 (2.74%) OLAP
14 7 (2.40%) Relational Database
15 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database
16 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (1.37%) Sybase IQ
17 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
18 3 (1.03%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 23 (7.88%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.79%) Subversion
3 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (1.03%) NUnit
6 2 (0.68%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.68%) MSTest
6 2 (0.68%) Moq
6 2 (0.68%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.34%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.34%) Toad
7 1 (0.34%) JIRA
7 1 (0.34%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 141 (48.29%) Finance
2 82 (28.08%) Front Office
3 64 (21.92%) Banking
4 15 (5.14%) Retail
5 14 (4.79%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.77%) Advertising
7 10 (3.42%) Back Office
8 8 (2.74%) Wholesale Banking
9 7 (2.40%) International Banking
9 7 (2.40%) Marketing
10 4 (1.37%) Legal
11 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.03%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.68%) Billing
13 1 (0.34%) German Language
13 1 (0.34%) Law
13 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 147 (50.34%) Developer
2 92 (31.51%) Analyst
3 50 (17.12%) Excel Developer
4 44 (15.07%) VBA Developer
5 43 (14.73%) Excel VBA Developer
6 39 (13.36%) RAD Developer
7 36 (12.33%) Quantitative Developer
8 34 (11.64%) Support Analyst
9 23 (7.88%) C# Developer
10 20 (6.85%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 19 (6.51%) Data Analyst
11 19 (6.51%) Applications Support
12 16 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
13 15 (5.14%) C++ Developer
14 13 (4.45%) Applications Support Analyst
15 12 (4.11%) Business Analyst
16 11 (3.77%) .NET Developer
17 10 (3.42%) Junior
17 10 (3.42%) Report Analyst
17 10 (3.42%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (25.00%) .NET
2 28 (9.59%) ASP.NET
3 25 (8.56%) HTML
4 17 (5.82%) CSS
5 12 (4.11%) XML
6 11 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (3.08%) ActiveX
8 8 (2.74%) WPF
9 7 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (2.40%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.05%) WinForms
11 5 (1.71%) J2EE
11 5 (1.71%) HTML5
12 4 (1.37%) jQuery
12 4 (1.37%) WCF
12 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (1.03%) MDX
13 3 (1.03%) Entity Framework
13 3 (1.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.49%) Derivative
2 38 (13.01%) Mathematics
2 38 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (11.64%) Computer Science
4 20 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (6.51%) Hedge funds
6 17 (5.82%) Statistics
7 15 (5.14%) Management Information System
8 13 (4.45%) Equities
9 12 (4.11%) Physics
10 10 (3.42%) Fixed Income
11 8 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (2.74%) Visualisation
12 7 (2.40%) Data Structures
13 6 (2.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 5 (1.71%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.71%) Credit Risk
15 4 (1.37%) SWIFT
16 3 (1.03%) Data Extraction
17 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 65 (22.26%) Windows
2 31 (10.62%) UNIX
3 12 (4.11%) Linux
4 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.07%) RAD
2 38 (13.01%) Analytics
3 33 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (7.88%) Investment Management
5 20 (6.85%) SDLC
5 20 (6.85%) Asset Management
5 20 (6.85%) Data Analysis
6 17 (5.82%) Risk Management
7 16 (5.48%) MVC
7 16 (5.48%) OO
8 15 (5.14%) ETL
8 15 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (5.14%) Business Analysis
9 14 (4.79%) TDD
9 14 (4.79%) Software Engineering
10 13 (4.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (4.45%) ITIL
11 12 (4.11%) CRM
12 11 (3.77%) Time Management
13 10 (3.42%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 165 (56.51%) SQL
2 93 (31.85%) C#
3 54 (18.49%) C++
4 41 (14.04%) Java
5 30 (10.27%) Python
6 20 (6.85%) VB
7 14 (4.79%) JavaScript
7 14 (4.79%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.42%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.40%) VBScript
9 7 (2.40%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.40%) R
10 6 (2.05%) C
11 5 (1.71%) Perl
11 5 (1.71%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.37%) PHP
13 3 (1.03%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.03%) F#
14 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (32.53%) Degree
2 18 (6.16%) PhD
3 9 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.05%) MCSE
5 5 (1.71%) CISA
5 5 (1.71%) CISM
6 4 (1.37%) CFA
7 2 (0.68%) MBA
7 2 (0.68%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) ACCA
8 1 (0.34%) MCSA
8 1 (0.34%) MCP
8 1 (0.34%) MCSD
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (3.77%) SLA
3 9 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.08%) COBIT
4 5 (1.71%) QA
5 4 (1.37%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.08%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) XenApp
4 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.34%) Xen
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (3.08%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.37%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.67%) Oracle
3 17 (5.82%) SAP
4 16 (5.48%) Sybase
5 11 (3.77%) Citrix
6 10 (3.42%) Cisco
6 10 (3.42%) Tableau
7 8 (2.74%) VMware
7 8 (2.74%) Sun
8 6 (2.05%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.37%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.37%) Advent
10 3 (1.03%) Cerillion
10 3 (1.03%) Vermilion
10 3 (1.03%) StatPro
10 3 (1.03%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.68%) Sage
11 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.68%) DataFlux
11 2 (0.68%) Informatica
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Up to £50,000 PA plus Bonus and Bene
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talentpool Selection
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + pension + 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago