The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 103 88 93
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing VBA 7 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 1.16% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 2.22% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £50,000 £28,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
VBA
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
672 765 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.67% 52.11% 54.40%
Number of salaries quoted 445 544 412
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VBA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

VBA Salary Trend in Edinburgh

VBA
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
3 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 12 (44.44%) .NET
3 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Degree
5 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
5 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (37.04%) Lotus
5 10 (37.04%) MS Access
5 10 (37.04%) IBM Notes
5 10 (37.04%) CSS
5 10 (37.04%) MVC
5 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) VB
8 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.81%) Line Management
10 3 (11.11%) Analytics
10 3 (11.11%) Web Development
10 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 3 (11.11%) SLA
10 3 (11.11%) MS Office

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 10 (37.04%) IBM Notes
3 3 (11.11%) SAS
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.70%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) MS Access
3 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) OLAP
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) Pricing Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Development Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Software Development Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
1 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 10 (37.04%) CSS
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
2 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.41%) MDX
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Economics
2 2 (7.41%) Statistics
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.41%) Psychology
2 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.41%) FMCG
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) MVC
1 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Line Management
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (7.41%) Propensity Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
1 12 (44.44%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) VB
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) R
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) VB6
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Lotus
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe