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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 91 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing VBA 20 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 0.56% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.59% 1.10% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 5
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -43.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £24,675 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £41,250 £70,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,376
% change year-on-year
- +0.38%
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
771 727 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.40% 51.09% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 552 481 424
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 12 (41.38%) Investment Banking
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) RAD
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) VB
7 6 (20.69%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
9 4 (13.79%) HTML
10 3 (10.34%) MS Access
10 3 (10.34%) XML
10 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
11 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (6.90%) Degree
11 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
11 2 (6.90%) Windows
11 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
11 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
11 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
11 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
11 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
12 1 (3.45%) CSS
12 1 (3.45%) Business Objects

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.34%) MS Access
6 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.45%) QlikView
7 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) GoLive
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
1 12 (41.38%) Banking
1 12 (41.38%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Front Office
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Excel Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Applications Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Report Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
7 3 (10.34%) Graduate
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Excel Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Business Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Programmer
8 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
9 1 (3.45%) Systems Support
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) RAD
2 1 (3.45%) ETL
2 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.45%) Data Security
2 1 (3.45%) Workflow
2 1 (3.45%) Data Management
2 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (3.45%) Web Development
2 1 (3.45%) Release Management
2 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
2 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) VB
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Charles River
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
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