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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 148 154 109
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -45
Permanent jobs citing VBA 185 194 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.78% 1.73% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 3.28% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 179 170 252
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £31,150 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,738 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +3.80%
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
5212 5923 6059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.11% 52.95% 54.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4581 5100 5456
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 283 (69.19%) SQL
2 194 (47.43%) Finance
3 126 (30.81%) SQL Server
4 116 (28.36%) Degree
5 113 (27.63%) MS Excel
6 110 (26.89%) Microsoft
7 97 (23.72%) Front Office
8 91 (22.25%) C#
9 90 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
10 84 (20.54%) .NET
11 75 (18.34%) T-SQL
11 75 (18.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 71 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
13 63 (15.40%) Oracle
14 61 (14.91%) Analytics
15 58 (14.18%) Banking
16 57 (13.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 52 (12.71%) Asset Management
17 52 (12.71%) Java
18 51 (12.47%) MS Office
18 51 (12.47%) Derivative
19 50 (12.22%) Python
20 49 (11.98%) Data Analysis
21 47 (11.49%) VB
21 47 (11.49%) ETL
22 45 (11.00%) Fixed Income
23 41 (10.02%) Relational Database
24 40 (9.78%) Windows
25 39 (9.54%) Mathematics
26 38 (9.29%) SAS

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 38 (9.29%) SAS
2 37 (9.05%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.96%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.22%) IIS
6 5 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.98%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.49%) GemFire
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 113 (27.63%) MS Excel
2 51 (12.47%) MS Office
3 23 (5.62%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.47%) SPSS
6 6 (1.47%) PowerPivot
6 6 (1.47%) LaTeX
7 4 (0.98%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.98%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.98%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (4.65%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (1.22%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.22%) Endur
3 4 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.98%) Magento
4 3 (0.73%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.49%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.24%) Summit
6 1 (0.24%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (1.96%) Amazon S3
1 8 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
2 7 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.22%) Internet
2 3 (0.73%) SAN
3 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.49%) VPN
3 2 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.24%) SMS
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (30.81%) SQL Server
2 75 (18.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (13.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (10.02%) Relational Database
5 35 (8.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 35 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (7.58%) Crystal Reports
7 19 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (4.16%) MS Access
9 14 (3.42%) QlikView
10 12 (2.93%) Star Schema
11 10 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (2.44%) Oracle Database
12 9 (2.20%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (2.20%) MySQL
13 8 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.96%) Impala
13 8 (1.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (3.67%) Visual Studio
1 15 (3.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 8 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.96%) Yeoman
3 7 (1.71%) Subversion
4 6 (1.47%) NUnit
5 4 (0.98%) JIRA
6 1 (0.24%) Maven
6 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.24%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.24%) Moq
General
1 194 (47.43%) Finance
2 97 (23.72%) Front Office
3 58 (14.18%) Banking
4 25 (6.11%) Marketing
5 21 (5.13%) Back Office
6 15 (3.67%) Investment Banking
7 14 (3.42%) Advertising
8 10 (2.44%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.96%) Retail
10 7 (1.71%) Law
10 7 (1.71%) Legal
11 5 (1.22%) Wholesale Banking
11 5 (1.22%) Mandarin Language
12 4 (0.98%) Billing
13 3 (0.73%) International Banking
14 1 (0.24%) French Language
14 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.24%) Publishing
14 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 171 (41.81%) Developer
2 125 (30.56%) Analyst
3 43 (10.51%) VBA Developer
4 39 (9.54%) Excel Developer
5 28 (6.85%) Excel VBA Developer
5 28 (6.85%) Applications Support
6 26 (6.36%) Business Analyst
7 25 (6.11%) Support Analyst
7 25 (6.11%) Data Analyst
8 24 (5.87%) Consultant
9 21 (5.13%) SQL Developer
10 19 (4.65%) Front Office Developer
11 18 (4.40%) Systems Analyst
11 18 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (3.67%) Business Systems Analyst
12 15 (3.67%) Data Scientist
13 14 (3.42%) IT Support
13 14 (3.42%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.42%) RAD Developer
14 13 (3.18%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (20.54%) .NET
2 35 (8.56%) ASP.NET
3 32 (7.82%) HTML
4 19 (4.65%) WPF
5 18 (4.40%) XML
6 17 (4.16%) CSS
7 16 (3.91%) jQuery
8 12 (2.93%) .NET Framework
9 11 (2.69%) SciPy
9 11 (2.69%) D3.js
9 11 (2.69%) Pandas
10 10 (2.44%) WinForms
11 9 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (2.20%) JDBC
12 8 (1.96%) Ajax
12 8 (1.96%) scikit-learn
12 8 (1.96%) Cascalog
12 8 (1.96%) Natural Language Processing
13 7 (1.71%) WCF
13 7 (1.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 90 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (12.47%) Derivative
3 45 (11.00%) Fixed Income
4 39 (9.54%) Mathematics
5 37 (9.05%) Computer Science
6 35 (8.56%) Equities
7 32 (7.82%) Credit Risk
8 28 (6.85%) Management Information System
9 24 (5.87%) Statistics
9 24 (5.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 24 (5.87%) Visualisation
10 11 (2.69%) Market Risk
11 10 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (2.20%) Credit Derivative
13 8 (1.96%) Contract for Difference
13 8 (1.96%) Open Source
13 8 (1.96%) Data Integration
14 7 (1.71%) Social Media
14 7 (1.71%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.78%) Windows
2 23 (5.62%) UNIX
3 22 (5.38%) Linux
4 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (14.91%) Analytics
3 52 (12.71%) Asset Management
4 49 (11.98%) Data Analysis
5 47 (11.49%) ETL
6 38 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (7.82%) Risk Management
8 29 (7.09%) RAD
9 27 (6.60%) Investment Management
10 25 (6.11%) Data Management
11 23 (5.62%) Workflow
12 22 (5.38%) Business Analysis
13 19 (4.65%) ITIL
13 19 (4.65%) Time Management
14 18 (4.40%) Data Modelling
14 18 (4.40%) Project Management
15 16 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (3.91%) Validation
16 15 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (3.42%) OO
Programming Languages
1 283 (69.19%) SQL
2 91 (22.25%) C#
3 75 (18.34%) T-SQL
4 52 (12.71%) Java
5 50 (12.22%) Python
6 47 (11.49%) VB
7 35 (8.56%) C++
8 33 (8.07%) R
9 26 (6.36%) JavaScript
10 23 (5.62%) PHP
11 17 (4.16%) Perl
12 14 (3.42%) VB.NET
13 13 (3.18%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.44%) PowerShell
15 9 (2.20%) VB6
16 8 (1.96%) Clojure
17 7 (1.71%) C
17 7 (1.71%) MATLAB
18 6 (1.47%) PL/SQL
18 6 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 116 (28.36%) Degree
2 8 (1.96%) PhD
3 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.98%) NVQ Level 3
3 4 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.49%) CFA
4 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.49%) ISEB
4 2 (0.49%) MCP
4 2 (0.49%) MCSD
4 2 (0.49%) MCSA
5 1 (0.24%) MBA
5 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.44%) QA
2 6 (1.47%) COBIT
3 4 (0.98%) SLA
4 3 (0.73%) Basel III
4 3 (0.73%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.73%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.24%) EMIR
5 1 (0.24%) Basel II
5 1 (0.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.96%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.73%) XenApp
4 3 (0.73%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.96%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.98%) Control-M
3 2 (0.49%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 110 (26.89%) Microsoft
2 63 (15.40%) Oracle
3 27 (6.60%) Cognos
4 21 (5.13%) Business Objects
5 17 (4.16%) Tableau
6 11 (2.69%) Vermilion
7 10 (2.44%) VMware
7 10 (2.44%) Bloomberg
7 10 (2.44%) Sybase
8 7 (1.71%) Facebook
8 7 (1.71%) Twitter
9 6 (1.47%) Birst
9 6 (1.47%) Citrix
9 6 (1.47%) Reuters
10 5 (1.22%) Eloqua
10 5 (1.22%) Google
10 5 (1.22%) Siebel
10 5 (1.22%) HP
11 4 (0.98%) Adobe
12 3 (0.73%) Sun
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