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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 78 95 76
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs citing VBA 20 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.46% 0.44% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 0.89% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 6
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -16.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £43,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
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
660 674 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.10% 49.49% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 493 458 423
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,747 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 January 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) C#
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 13 (33.33%) .NET
4 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 13 (33.33%) Finance
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.21%) MS Access
7 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
8 9 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (23.08%) VB
8 9 (23.08%) HTML
8 9 (23.08%) Banking
8 9 (23.08%) Degree
9 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
9 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
9 8 (20.51%) IBM Notes
9 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
9 8 (20.51%) Lotus
9 8 (20.51%) MVC
10 7 (17.95%) CSS
10 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
12 5 (12.82%) RAD
12 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
13 4 (10.26%) Project Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (20.51%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) MS Access
3 9 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
5 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.56%) QlikView
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.56%) Base SAS
8 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) GoLive
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Excel Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Report Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Applications Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Programmer
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Excel Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Business Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Quantitative Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Graduate
8 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) HTML
3 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
4 7 (17.95%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (7.69%) Equities
1 3 (7.69%) Derivative
2 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.13%) iPad
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Exotic Derivative
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) MVC
2 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (12.82%) RAD
2 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (7.69%) OO
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) ETL
5 2 (5.13%) Fund Management
6 1 (2.56%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.56%) OOP
6 1 (2.56%) Data Security
6 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) VB
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) F#
6 2 (5.13%) C
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) SAS Macro
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Lotus
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
4 3 (7.69%) Cognos
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.56%) Tableau
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe
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