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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 173 135 162
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +27
Permanent jobs citing VBA 92 206 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.98% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 4.04% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 89 196 150
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £73,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
3617 5095 5762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.19% 49.06% 54.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3238 4568 5001
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

VBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 137 (64.02%) SQL
2 89 (41.59%) Finance
3 73 (34.11%) MS Excel
4 69 (32.24%) C#
5 66 (30.84%) .NET
6 61 (28.50%) SQL Server
7 53 (24.77%) Analytics
8 45 (21.03%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (21.03%) Degree
9 44 (20.56%) Front Office
10 41 (19.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 41 (19.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (17.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 37 (17.29%) Python
12 37 (17.29%) Microsoft
13 36 (16.82%) Unix
13 36 (16.82%) Banking
14 35 (16.36%) Windows
15 32 (14.95%) HTML
16 31 (14.49%) C++
16 31 (14.49%) T-SQL
16 31 (14.49%) Oracle
16 31 (14.49%) Data Quality
17 30 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (13.55%) XML
19 24 (11.21%) Java
19 24 (11.21%) VB
20 23 (10.75%) SQL Server 2012
20 23 (10.75%) Mathematics
20 23 (10.75%) SQL Server 2014

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.01%) SAS
3 12 (5.61%) IIS
4 8 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 73 (34.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.54%) MS Office
3 5 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.87%) MS Project
4 4 (1.87%) SPSS
5 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.47%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (5.14%) Cognos Planning
1 11 (5.14%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (2.34%) Sentinel
2 5 (2.34%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.93%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.93%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.93%) Summit
4 1 (0.47%) Endur
4 1 (0.47%) FastStats
4 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.34%) Internet
2 2 (0.93%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) SAN
3 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (28.50%) SQL Server
2 41 (19.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 41 (19.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (17.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (10.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (10.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 19 (8.88%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (7.01%) QlikView
8 13 (6.07%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.34%) MS Access
13 4 (1.87%) Big Data
13 4 (1.87%) PowerPivot
14 3 (1.40%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.21%) NUnit
3 6 (2.80%) Subversion
4 5 (2.34%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.47%) Ant
7 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.47%) JUnit
7 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.47%) Moq
7 1 (0.47%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.47%) MSTest
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 89 (41.59%) Finance
2 44 (20.56%) Front Office
3 36 (16.82%) Banking
4 13 (6.07%) Marketing
5 11 (5.14%) Investment Banking
6 10 (4.67%) Law
6 10 (4.67%) Legal
7 9 (4.21%) Retail
8 5 (2.34%) Back Office
8 5 (2.34%) International Banking
9 3 (1.40%) Advertising
9 3 (1.40%) Billing
9 3 (1.40%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.93%) German Language
10 2 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.47%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (53.27%) Developer
2 75 (35.05%) Analyst
3 41 (19.16%) VBA Developer
4 30 (14.02%) SQL Developer
5 27 (12.62%) Excel Developer
5 27 (12.62%) Excel VBA Developer
6 22 (10.28%) Senior Developer
7 19 (8.88%) Data Analyst
7 19 (8.88%) SQL Analyst
8 18 (8.41%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (7.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 16 (7.48%) Excel Analyst
10 15 (7.01%) C# Developer
10 15 (7.01%) C++ Developer
10 15 (7.01%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 15 (7.01%) Quantitative Developer
11 14 (6.54%) Python Developer
12 13 (6.07%) Technical Developer
13 12 (5.61%) .NET Developer
13 12 (5.61%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (30.84%) .NET
2 32 (14.95%) HTML
3 29 (13.55%) XML
4 21 (9.81%) ASP.NET
5 14 (6.54%) jQuery
6 13 (6.07%) CSS
7 12 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (5.14%) WCF
8 11 (5.14%) Web Services
9 8 (3.74%) Ajax
9 8 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (3.74%) DHTML
9 8 (3.74%) XForms
10 7 (3.27%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (2.34%) HTML5
12 4 (1.87%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.87%) Middleware
13 3 (1.40%) SOAP
13 3 (1.40%) WPF
13 3 (1.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.03%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.75%) Mathematics
3 20 (9.35%) Computer Science
4 19 (8.88%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (6.54%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.61%) Derivative
7 11 (5.14%) Statistics
8 10 (4.67%) Equities
8 10 (4.67%) Fixed Income
9 8 (3.74%) Client/Server
9 8 (3.74%) Hedge funds
9 8 (3.74%) N-Tier
10 7 (3.27%) Market Risk
11 6 (2.80%) Data Structures
12 5 (2.34%) Online Banking
12 5 (2.34%) Physics
13 4 (1.87%) Credit Risk
13 4 (1.87%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.87%) NHS
14 3 (1.40%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.82%) Unix
2 35 (16.36%) Windows
3 10 (4.67%) Linux
4 7 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.34%) Solaris
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) VMS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.77%) Analytics
2 30 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (10.28%) Kimball Methodology
4 19 (8.88%) Data Analysis
4 19 (8.88%) Data Protection
4 19 (8.88%) OO
5 18 (8.41%) Business Analysis
6 16 (7.48%) Risk Management
7 15 (7.01%) Investment Management
8 14 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.54%) Data Management
9 13 (6.07%) Asset Management
9 13 (6.07%) CRM
10 12 (5.61%) Problem Management
10 12 (5.61%) Systems Analysis
10 12 (5.61%) Validation
11 11 (5.14%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (4.67%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.21%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 137 (64.02%) SQL
2 69 (32.24%) C#
3 37 (17.29%) Python
4 31 (14.49%) C++
4 31 (14.49%) T-SQL
5 24 (11.21%) Java
5 24 (11.21%) VB
6 19 (8.88%) JavaScript
7 12 (5.61%) Perl
7 12 (5.61%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.67%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.74%) XPath
10 6 (2.80%) R
11 5 (2.34%) Korn
11 5 (2.34%) VBScript
12 4 (1.87%) C
12 4 (1.87%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.47%) F#
14 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (21.03%) Degree
2 4 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (1.87%) PhD
3 2 (0.93%) CFA
3 2 (0.93%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.47%) ACCA
4 1 (0.47%) CIMA
4 1 (0.47%) MCP
4 1 (0.47%) MCSD
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.49%) Data Quality
2 11 (5.14%) Solvency II
3 6 (2.80%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (2.34%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.47%) SCOM
2 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.49%) Oracle
3 14 (6.54%) Cognos
4 11 (5.14%) Sybase
5 10 (4.67%) IBM
5 10 (4.67%) Sun
6 9 (4.21%) Tableau
7 7 (3.27%) Murex
8 5 (2.34%) Bloomberg
8 5 (2.34%) WorldPay
9 4 (1.87%) Charles River
10 3 (1.40%) Vermilion
11 2 (0.93%) Calypso
11 2 (0.93%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.93%) OpenLink
11 2 (0.93%) SAP
11 2 (0.93%) VMware
11 2 (0.93%) Wall Street Systems
12 1 (0.47%) Teradata
12 1 (0.47%) Wyse
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Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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MACQUARIE
Salary: Unspecified
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
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