The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 177 160 192
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +32
Permanent jobs citing VBA 82 87 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.05% 1.22% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 2.14% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 69 64 90
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
VBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4002 4069 5272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.43% 56.87% 58.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3369 3639 4569
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VBA
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the East of England region.

VBA Salary Trend in the East of England

VBA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram in the East of England

VBA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -13 39 £34,500 +5.34% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 15 £38,250 -17.29% 3
Norfolk +15 11 £22,500 -32.83%
Essex -3 10 £55,000 +33.33%
Suffolk +8 5 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Bedfordshire -9 1 £30,000 -7.69%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 128 (72.32%) SQL
2 84 (47.46%) SQL Server
3 78 (44.07%) C#
4 62 (35.03%) VB
4 62 (35.03%) .NET
5 60 (33.90%) Microsoft
6 54 (30.51%) Finance
7 44 (24.86%) T-SQL
8 37 (20.90%) Data Mining
9 36 (20.34%) MS Excel
10 34 (19.21%) ASP.NET
11 32 (18.08%) VB.NET
12 31 (17.51%) Java
12 31 (17.51%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (17.51%) Degree
13 29 (16.38%) HTML
14 28 (15.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (14.69%) VBScript
16 24 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (12.99%) Windows
17 23 (12.99%) MS Office
18 22 (12.43%) CSS
18 22 (12.43%) Data Analysis
19 21 (11.86%) XML
20 20 (11.30%) Visual Studio
20 20 (11.30%) JavaScript
20 20 (11.30%) ERP
20 20 (11.30%) Retail
21 19 (10.73%) ETL
22 18 (10.17%) Oracle

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 16 (9.04%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.08%) Documentum
4 8 (4.52%) CMS
5 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) SAS
7 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 36 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.99%) MS Office
3 9 (5.08%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.69%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.56%) XMetaL
6 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) assyst
2 2 (1.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.13%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) DHCP
1 3 (1.69%) DNS
1 3 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (47.46%) SQL Server
2 37 (20.90%) Data Mining
3 31 (17.51%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (15.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (9.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (6.21%) MS Access
8 10 (5.65%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (5.08%) MarkLogic
10 7 (3.95%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.95%) MySQL
11 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.13%) OLAP
14 2 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (11.30%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.52%) Selenium
3 8 (4.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (3.95%) JIRA
5 4 (2.26%) LabVIEW
6 3 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (30.51%) Finance
2 20 (11.30%) Retail
3 9 (5.08%) Marketing
4 8 (4.52%) Publishing
5 7 (3.95%) Law
6 6 (3.39%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.26%) Banking
8 2 (1.13%) Legal
8 2 (1.13%) Back Office
8 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (48.02%) Analyst
2 57 (32.20%) Developer
3 25 (14.12%) Business Analyst
3 25 (14.12%) Data Analyst
4 18 (10.17%) Graduate
4 18 (10.17%) Systems Analyst
5 17 (9.60%) .NET Developer
6 16 (9.04%) C# Developer
7 14 (7.91%) Business Systems Analyst
8 13 (7.34%) Graduate Developer
9 12 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.65%) SQL Developer
10 10 (5.65%) Performance Analyst
11 9 (5.08%) Consultant
11 9 (5.08%) Release Manager
12 8 (4.52%) Report Analyst
12 8 (4.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (4.52%) Test Specialist
12 8 (4.52%) Automation Specialist
12 8 (4.52%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (35.03%) .NET
2 34 (19.21%) ASP.NET
3 29 (16.38%) HTML
4 22 (12.43%) CSS
5 21 (11.86%) XML
6 12 (6.78%) .NET Framework
7 9 (5.08%) XSLT
7 9 (5.08%) XHTML
7 9 (5.08%) XML Schema
7 9 (5.08%) ADO.NET
8 8 (4.52%) Ajax
9 7 (3.95%) Web Services
9 7 (3.95%) WCF
10 5 (2.82%) SOAP
11 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.69%) REST
12 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (1.69%) LINQ
12 3 (1.69%) JSON
12 3 (1.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.78%) Data Conversion
3 9 (5.08%) Semantic Web
3 9 (5.08%) Ontologies
4 4 (2.26%) Derivative
4 4 (2.26%) Robotics
5 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.13%) Kindle
6 2 (1.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.13%) Photography
7 1 (0.56%) Statistics
7 1 (0.56%) Life Science
7 1 (0.56%) iSeries
7 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.99%) Windows
2 11 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.39%) Solaris
4 4 (2.26%) UNIX
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (12.43%) Data Analysis
3 20 (11.30%) ERP
4 19 (10.73%) ETL
5 13 (7.34%) ITIL
5 13 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (6.78%) Data Cleansing
6 12 (6.78%) Scrum
7 10 (5.65%) OOP
8 9 (5.08%) RDF
8 9 (5.08%) Process Management
8 9 (5.08%) MVC
8 9 (5.08%) Business Analysis
8 9 (5.08%) Web Development
8 9 (5.08%) Software Deployment
8 9 (5.08%) Release Management
8 9 (5.08%) Data Management
9 8 (4.52%) Integration Testing
9 8 (4.52%) Performance Management
9 8 (4.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 128 (72.32%) SQL
2 78 (44.07%) C#
3 62 (35.03%) VB
4 44 (24.86%) T-SQL
5 32 (18.08%) VB.NET
6 31 (17.51%) Java
7 26 (14.69%) VBScript
8 20 (11.30%) JavaScript
9 13 (7.34%) PHP
10 11 (6.21%) C++
11 10 (5.65%) ABAP
12 6 (3.39%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.39%) AWK
12 6 (3.39%) Perl
12 6 (3.39%) Korn
13 5 (2.82%) VB6
14 4 (2.26%) Python
14 4 (2.26%) Lua
15 2 (1.13%) Delphi
15 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (17.51%) Degree
2 10 (5.65%) ISEB
3 8 (4.52%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) ISO 9001
1 9 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.17%) Oracle
3 12 (6.78%) Teradata
4 11 (6.21%) Adobe
4 11 (6.21%) SAP
5 9 (5.08%) EMC
5 9 (5.08%) Citrix
5 9 (5.08%) NetApp
6 6 (3.39%) McAfee
7 5 (2.82%) HP
8 4 (2.26%) Cognos
9 3 (1.69%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.13%) IBM
10 2 (1.13%) BEA
10 2 (1.13%) Sage
10 2 (1.13%) Sun
10 2 (1.13%) Google
10 2 (1.13%) Coremetrics
10 2 (1.13%) Hitwise
10 2 (1.13%) comScore
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