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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 70 109 79
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -30
Permanent jobs citing VBA 24 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.76% 0.37% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.68% 0.78% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 10
Average salary £35,500 £35,625 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.35% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £24,125 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,125 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
652 773 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.77% 47.11% 54.05%
Number of salaries quoted 442 537 365
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 4 May 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 26 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 25 (55.56%) C#
2 25 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 24 (53.33%) .NET
4 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
5 22 (48.89%) MS Access
5 22 (48.89%) HTML
5 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
6 21 (46.67%) Lotus
6 21 (46.67%) MVC
6 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 21 (46.67%) IBM Notes
6 21 (46.67%) SharePoint
6 21 (46.67%) .NET Framework
6 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (44.44%) CSS
8 18 (40.00%) Degree
9 13 (28.89%) Finance
9 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (26.67%) SQL
11 9 (20.00%) VB
12 8 (17.78%) Project Management
12 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (11.11%) SLA
14 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
15 4 (8.89%) Banking
15 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
15 4 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 21 (46.67%) IBM Notes
1 21 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 22 (48.89%) MS Access
3 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Quantitative Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Application Development Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Insight Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Report Manager
7 1 (2.22%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) .NET
2 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
3 22 (48.89%) HTML
4 21 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (44.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.22%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Equities
2 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.67%) Derivative
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
3 2 (4.44%) Exotic Derivative
3 2 (4.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Psychology
4 1 (2.22%) Economics
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) MVC
2 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.78%) Project Management
3 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) OO
6 3 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Fund Management
7 2 (4.44%) Analytics
7 2 (4.44%) RAD
8 1 (2.22%) Line Management
8 1 (2.22%) Coaching
8 1 (2.22%) ETL
8 1 (2.22%) UML
8 1 (2.22%) OOP
8 1 (2.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) C#
2 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 9 (20.00%) VB
5 3 (6.67%) F#
6 2 (4.44%) C
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) VBScript
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) R
7 1 (2.22%) SAS Macro
7 1 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (46.67%) Lotus
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.67%) Cognos
5 2 (4.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) Google