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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 121 161 109
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -52
Permanent jobs citing VBA 229 195 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.08% 1.62% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.15% 2.95% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 206 167 278
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.83%
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
5518 6612 6179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.11% 54.83% 52.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4926 5790 5751
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 November 2014.

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 November 2014, 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.

1 335 (70.08%) SQL
2 256 (53.56%) Finance
3 157 (32.85%) SQL Server
4 153 (32.01%) C#
5 147 (30.75%) MS Excel
6 138 (28.87%) .NET
7 118 (24.69%) Degree
8 110 (23.01%) Front Office
9 106 (22.18%) Analytical Skills
10 101 (21.13%) Java
11 95 (19.87%) Microsoft
12 90 (18.83%) Asset Management
13 79 (16.53%) Oracle
14 72 (15.06%) Analytics
15 69 (14.44%) Banking
16 63 (13.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 61 (12.76%) Relational Database
18 59 (12.34%) C++
19 58 (12.13%) T-SQL
19 58 (12.13%) VB
20 55 (11.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 54 (11.30%) MS Office
21 54 (11.30%) XML
21 54 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
22 53 (11.09%) Derivative
23 52 (10.88%) Windows
24 50 (10.46%) HTML
25 49 (10.25%) Investment Management
25 49 (10.25%) JavaScript
26 48 (10.04%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.02%) SAS
3 19 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (3.14%) IIS
5 14 (2.93%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.67%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.46%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.26%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.42%) GemFire
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.42%) JBoss
11 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.21%) Apache
12 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 147 (30.75%) MS Excel
2 54 (11.30%) MS Office
3 34 (7.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (4.39%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.67%) SPSS
6 7 (1.46%) XMetaL
6 7 (1.46%) LaTeX
7 5 (1.05%) PowerPivot
7 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.93%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.63%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.42%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.42%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.42%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.42%) assyst
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.42%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 2 (0.42%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.26%) Amazon S3
2 6 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.67%) POP3
2 8 (1.67%) IMAP
3 7 (1.46%) Internet
4 4 (0.84%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.63%) Extranet
5 3 (0.63%) Intranet
5 3 (0.63%) FTP
6 2 (0.42%) HTTP
6 2 (0.42%) SAN
6 2 (0.42%) Broadband
6 2 (0.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (32.85%) SQL Server
2 63 (13.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (12.76%) Relational Database
4 55 (11.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (7.74%) Crystal Reports
6 33 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (6.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (5.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (4.81%) QlikView
9 23 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (4.18%) MS Access
11 18 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (2.93%) MySQL
13 11 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.88%) Big Data
15 7 (1.46%) MarkLogic
16 6 (1.26%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.26%) MongoDB
16 6 (1.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (5.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 23 (4.81%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.39%) NUnit
4 10 (2.09%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.67%) JIRA
7 7 (1.46%) Subversion
8 6 (1.26%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.26%) Yeoman
9 4 (0.84%) TortoiseSVN
9 4 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.63%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.63%) Ant
10 3 (0.63%) JUnit
11 2 (0.42%) Moq
12 1 (0.21%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.21%) Maven
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 256 (53.56%) Finance
2 110 (23.01%) Front Office
3 69 (14.44%) Banking
4 28 (5.86%) Marketing
5 22 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 21 (4.39%) Back Office
7 16 (3.35%) Advertising
8 15 (3.14%) Financial Institution
9 11 (2.30%) Publishing
10 10 (2.09%) Retail
11 9 (1.88%) Law
12 8 (1.67%) Legal
13 4 (0.84%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.42%) International Banking
15 2 (0.42%) French Language
16 1 (0.21%) German Language
16 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 206 (43.10%) Developer
2 126 (26.36%) Analyst
3 52 (10.88%) Applications Support
3 52 (10.88%) Excel Developer
4 50 (10.46%) VBA Developer
5 35 (7.32%) Excel VBA Developer
6 34 (7.11%) Data Analyst
7 28 (5.86%) Support Analyst
8 22 (4.60%) Consultant
9 19 (3.97%) Junior
10 18 (3.77%) Java Developer
10 18 (3.77%) Junior Developer
11 17 (3.56%) Quantitative Developer
11 17 (3.56%) RAD Developer
11 17 (3.56%) .NET Developer
11 17 (3.56%) Architect
12 16 (3.35%) Technical Architect
13 15 (3.14%) Front Office Developer
13 15 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (2.93%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (28.87%) .NET
2 54 (11.30%) XML
3 50 (10.46%) HTML
4 48 (10.04%) ASP.NET
5 40 (8.37%) CSS
6 39 (8.16%) WPF
7 26 (5.44%) jQuery
7 26 (5.44%) Web Services
8 20 (4.18%) WCF
9 18 (3.77%) Ajax
10 16 (3.35%) XSLT
11 15 (3.14%) Spring
12 13 (2.72%) WinForms
12 13 (2.72%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.09%) XHTML
14 9 (1.88%) XSL
15 8 (1.67%) MAPI
15 8 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
15 8 (1.67%) J2EE
15 8 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 106 (22.18%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (11.09%) Derivative
3 46 (9.62%) Fixed Income
4 44 (9.21%) Equities
5 38 (7.95%) Computer Science
6 37 (7.74%) Mathematics
7 19 (3.97%) Visualisation
8 17 (3.56%) Statistics
8 17 (3.56%) Management Information System
9 16 (3.35%) Social Media
9 16 (3.35%) Hedge funds
10 15 (3.14%) N-Tier
11 13 (2.72%) Credit Risk
12 12 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (2.09%) Client/Server
13 10 (2.09%) Contract for Difference
14 9 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (1.88%) Market Risk
15 8 (1.67%) CMDB
15 8 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.88%) Windows
2 35 (7.32%) UNIX
3 17 (3.56%) Linux
4 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (18.83%) Asset Management
2 72 (15.06%) Analytics
3 54 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (10.25%) Investment Management
5 43 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (8.37%) OO
7 39 (8.16%) Data Analysis
8 36 (7.53%) ETL
9 35 (7.32%) RAD
10 30 (6.28%) Project Management
11 27 (5.65%) Business Analysis
12 26 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (4.60%) Risk Management
14 19 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (3.77%) Change Management
16 17 (3.56%) Workflow
16 17 (3.56%) Configuration Management
16 17 (3.56%) Data Management
17 16 (3.35%) Technical Architecture
17 16 (3.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 335 (70.08%) SQL
2 153 (32.01%) C#
3 101 (21.13%) Java
4 59 (12.34%) C++
5 58 (12.13%) T-SQL
5 58 (12.13%) VB
6 49 (10.25%) JavaScript
7 45 (9.41%) Python
8 44 (9.21%) VB.NET
9 33 (6.90%) Perl
10 25 (5.23%) PHP
11 23 (4.81%) R
12 17 (3.56%) C
13 15 (3.14%) XPath
14 14 (2.93%) VB6
15 11 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 11 (2.30%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.26%) MATLAB
17 5 (1.05%) Clojure
17 5 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 118 (24.69%) Degree
2 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.67%) MCP
4 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.21%) MCSE
5 1 (0.21%) ISEB
5 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.56%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) Basel III
2 3 (0.63%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) MiFID
4 1 (0.21%) Basel II
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.21%) EMIR
4 1 (0.21%) UCITS
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.67%) MDaemon
3 6 (1.26%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 14 (2.93%) Control-M
2 6 (1.26%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.42%) Foglight
Vendors
1 95 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 79 (16.53%) Oracle
3 26 (5.44%) Business Objects
4 22 (4.60%) Vermilion
5 18 (3.77%) Bloomberg
6 15 (3.14%) Fidessa
6 15 (3.14%) thinkFolio
7 14 (2.93%) Tableau
7 14 (2.93%) Sybase
8 12 (2.51%) Cognos
9 11 (2.30%) Charles River
10 10 (2.09%) TIBCO
10 10 (2.09%) Facebook
10 10 (2.09%) Twitter
11 7 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.26%) Reuters
12 6 (1.26%) Remedy
12 6 (1.26%) Trillium
12 6 (1.26%) Informatica
12 6 (1.26%) DataFlux
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Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
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Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Parallel Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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TRG
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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