The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 98 88 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Permanent jobs citing VBA 10 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 0.17% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 0.30% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 18
Average salary £27,500 £53,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.11% +72.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £53,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £53,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
790 669 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.38% 55.29% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 551 446 409
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBA
Scotland

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 30 July 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 8 (47.06%) SQL
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) RAD
4 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) MS Access
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) VB
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) MS Access
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Excel Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Report Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Graduate
4 2 (11.76%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) RAD
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Charles River
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