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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 175 154 117
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -37
Permanent jobs citing VBA 130 233 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 1.83% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 3.46% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 120 193 235
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 £34,850 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
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
5143 6732 6214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.27% 52.93% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 5854 5498
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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 26 May 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 26 May 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.

1 214 (63.69%) SQL
2 142 (42.26%) Finance
3 110 (32.74%) SQL Server
4 109 (32.44%) Microsoft
5 107 (31.85%) MS Excel
6 89 (26.49%) Degree
7 73 (21.73%) C#
8 72 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 70 (20.83%) Front Office
9 70 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 66 (19.64%) .NET
11 60 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
12 54 (16.07%) T-SQL
13 52 (15.48%) MS Office
14 50 (14.88%) Derivative
15 46 (13.69%) Banking
16 45 (13.39%) Windows
16 45 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 44 (13.10%) Analytics
18 43 (12.80%) Oracle
19 39 (11.61%) Data Analysis
20 37 (11.01%) VB
21 34 (10.12%) Java
21 34 (10.12%) Python
22 33 (9.82%) SAS
23 32 (9.52%) RAD
23 32 (9.52%) ETL
23 32 (9.52%) Mathematics
24 31 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
25 30 (8.93%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 33 (9.82%) SAS
2 25 (7.44%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.98%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.49%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.19%) WorkSite
6 3 (0.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.30%) GemFire
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 107 (31.85%) MS Excel
2 52 (15.48%) MS Office
3 17 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.79%) PowerPivot
4 6 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.49%) SPSS
6 4 (1.19%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.19%) InDesign
6 4 (1.19%) LaTeX
6 4 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (5.06%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (1.49%) Endur
3 4 (1.19%) Magento
4 3 (0.89%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 3 (0.89%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.60%) Advent Geneva
5 2 (0.60%) HFM
5 2 (0.60%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.30%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.30%) Summit
6 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.49%) Google Analytics
1 5 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (1.49%) Amazon S3
1 5 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.89%) VPN
2 2 (0.60%) SAN
2 2 (0.60%) Internet
2 2 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) VLAN
3 1 (0.30%) NAS
3 1 (0.30%) WebEx
3 1 (0.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.30%) SSL
3 1 (0.30%) LAN
3 1 (0.30%) SMS
3 1 (0.30%) WAN
3 1 (0.30%) DHCP
3 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (32.74%) SQL Server
2 70 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (7.74%) Crystal Reports
5 26 (7.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (5.95%) Relational Database
7 17 (5.06%) MS Access
8 12 (3.57%) QlikView
9 10 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (2.68%) Star Schema
11 8 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (2.08%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.49%) Impala
14 5 (1.49%) MySQL
14 5 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (1.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (5.06%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 8 (2.38%) Subversion
4 5 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.49%) Yeoman
5 3 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 142 (42.26%) Finance
2 70 (20.83%) Front Office
3 46 (13.69%) Banking
4 22 (6.55%) Marketing
5 16 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 15 (4.46%) Back Office
7 11 (3.27%) Advertising
8 9 (2.68%) Retail
9 7 (2.08%) Wholesale Banking
9 7 (2.08%) Law
9 7 (2.08%) Legal
10 5 (1.49%) Mandarin Language
11 4 (1.19%) Billing
11 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (43.75%) Developer
2 117 (34.82%) Analyst
3 43 (12.80%) VBA Developer
4 40 (11.90%) Excel Developer
5 33 (9.82%) Support Analyst
6 32 (9.52%) Excel VBA Developer
7 26 (7.74%) RAD Developer
8 24 (7.14%) Data Analyst
9 20 (5.95%) Applications Support
10 18 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (5.36%) Business Analyst
11 17 (5.06%) Systems Analyst
12 15 (4.46%) Consultant
12 15 (4.46%) Quantitative Developer
13 14 (4.17%) IT Support
13 14 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
14 13 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
14 13 (3.87%) SQL Developer
15 12 (3.57%) C# Developer
16 10 (2.98%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (19.64%) .NET
2 28 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 23 (6.85%) HTML
4 11 (3.27%) XML
5 10 (2.98%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.68%) ActiveX
7 8 (2.38%) CSS
7 8 (2.38%) SciPy
7 8 (2.38%) D3.js
7 8 (2.38%) Pandas
8 6 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (1.79%) jQuery
8 6 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (1.79%) J2EE
8 6 (1.79%) WinForms
9 5 (1.49%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (1.49%) Cascalog
9 5 (1.49%) scikit-learn
10 4 (1.19%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 72 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (14.88%) Derivative
3 32 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 30 (8.93%) Management Information System
5 29 (8.63%) Fixed Income
5 29 (8.63%) Computer Science
6 22 (6.55%) Statistics
7 21 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (6.25%) Credit Risk
8 20 (5.95%) Visualisation
9 16 (4.76%) Equities
10 9 (2.68%) Credit Derivative
11 6 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.79%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.79%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.49%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.49%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.49%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.39%) Windows
2 21 (6.25%) Linux
3 18 (5.36%) UNIX
4 12 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (13.10%) Analytics
3 39 (11.61%) Data Analysis
4 32 (9.52%) ETL
4 32 (9.52%) RAD
5 28 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 27 (8.04%) Asset Management
7 25 (7.44%) SDLC
8 23 (6.85%) Investment Management
9 22 (6.55%) ITIL
10 21 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (5.95%) Business Analysis
11 20 (5.95%) Time Management
11 20 (5.95%) Data Modelling
12 17 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (4.76%) Workflow
14 15 (4.46%) CRM
15 13 (3.87%) MVC
15 13 (3.87%) Data Management
16 11 (3.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (63.69%) SQL
2 73 (21.73%) C#
3 54 (16.07%) T-SQL
4 37 (11.01%) VB
5 34 (10.12%) Python
5 34 (10.12%) Java
6 28 (8.33%) C++
7 27 (8.04%) R
8 16 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 13 (3.87%) PHP
10 11 (3.27%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.27%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.98%) Perl
12 9 (2.68%) C
13 7 (2.08%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.79%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.49%) Clojure
15 5 (1.49%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.49%) VBScript
16 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (26.49%) Degree
2 12 (3.57%) PhD
3 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.19%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (0.89%) MCSA
5 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.89%) MCP
5 3 (0.89%) MCSD
6 2 (0.60%) ISEB
6 2 (0.60%) CFA
6 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.30%) MBA
7 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.30%) MCSE
7 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.98%) COBIT
2 9 (2.68%) SLA
2 9 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.79%) QA
4 4 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.89%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.68%) XenDesktop
3 5 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.49%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.19%) XenApp
5 2 (0.60%) 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 (2.68%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.49%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.19%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.60%) Control-M
Vendors
1 109 (32.44%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.80%) Oracle
3 19 (5.65%) Cognos
4 17 (5.06%) Business Objects
5 16 (4.76%) Sybase
6 14 (4.17%) Citrix
6 14 (4.17%) Tableau
7 10 (2.98%) VMware
7 10 (2.98%) Cisco
8 6 (1.79%) HP
9 5 (1.49%) SAP
9 5 (1.49%) Adobe
9 5 (1.49%) Google
9 5 (1.49%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.49%) Vermilion
9 5 (1.49%) Twitter
9 5 (1.49%) Birst
10 4 (1.19%) Facebook
11 3 (0.89%) Reuters
11 3 (0.89%) Sun
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