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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 90 91 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Permanent jobs citing VBA 18 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.21% 0.24% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 0.46% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 14
Average salary £28,750 £31,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -14.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,250 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
782 646 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.66% 52.48% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 566 418 453
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,410 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 10 (41.67%) Investment Banking
4 8 (33.33%) .NET
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (29.17%) RAD
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (25.00%) C#
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (16.67%) HTML
8 4 (16.67%) VB
9 3 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (12.50%) MS Access
9 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
10 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
10 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
11 1 (4.17%) Windows
11 1 (4.17%) Adobe
11 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (4.17%) Charles River
11 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (4.17%) Oracle

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.50%) MS Access
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (4.17%) GoLive
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
1 10 (41.67%) Banking
1 10 (41.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Front Office
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Excel Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Report Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Excel Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.17%) Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) RAD
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (4.17%) Data Management
2 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.17%) Release Management
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
2 1 (4.17%) Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Charles River
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 6 days ago