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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 97 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing VBA 9 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 0.74% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.39% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -48.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
666 792 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.88% 53.37% 55.28%
Number of salaries quoted 450 552 447
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 16 (48.48%) .NET
3 15 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 15 (45.45%) C#
3 15 (45.45%) HTML
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) Lotus
5 13 (39.39%) MS Access
5 13 (39.39%) IBM Notes
5 13 (39.39%) SQL
5 13 (39.39%) CSS
5 13 (39.39%) MVC
5 13 (39.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
5 13 (39.39%) Degree
5 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (27.27%) Finance
6 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (21.21%) VB
8 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
9 3 (9.09%) SAS
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (9.09%) Banking
9 3 (9.09%) Retail
9 3 (9.09%) SLA

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 13 (39.39%) IBM Notes
3 3 (9.09%) SAS
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (39.39%) MS Access
3 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.06%) OLAP
5 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Insight Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Development Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Software Development Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Development Manager
6 1 (3.03%) MI Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Pricing Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Application Development Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
3 13 (39.39%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) MDX
5 1 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Economics
2 2 (6.06%) Statistics
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.06%) Psychology
2 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.06%) FMCG
2 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) MVC
1 13 (39.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Web Development
3 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 3 (9.09%) Analytics
3 3 (9.09%) Line Management
4 2 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (6.06%) Inmon Methodology
4 2 (6.06%) Propensity Modelling
4 2 (6.06%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) RAD
4 2 (6.06%) ETL
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 15 (45.45%) C#
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) VB
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) R
6 1 (3.03%) VB6
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Lotus
3 2 (6.06%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe