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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 83 79 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Permanent jobs citing VBA 14 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 1.52% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 3.18% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 2
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £34,025 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,200 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
521 661 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.89% 47.73% 48.55%
Number of salaries quoted 372 481 477
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016, 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 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (50.00%) MS Office
4 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
4 11 (39.29%) .NET
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
4 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (35.71%) C#
5 10 (35.71%) VB.NET
5 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
7 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 8 (28.57%) ETL
8 7 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (25.00%) Data Integration
8 7 (25.00%) Line Management
9 6 (21.43%) R
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) Degree
9 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
10 5 (17.86%) Adobe
10 5 (17.86%) SPSS
10 5 (17.86%) Legal
10 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
10 5 (17.86%) Workflow
10 5 (17.86%) SAS
10 5 (17.86%) SharePoint

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (17.86%) SAS
1 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (10.71%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Office
2 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (17.86%) SPSS
4 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) OLAP
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.71%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.57%) GIS
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (17.86%) Legal
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Statistical Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
6 3 (10.71%) ICT Coordinator
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Software Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
1 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) MDX
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
5 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) XSL
6 1 (3.57%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 5 (17.86%) Economics
4 5 (17.86%) Psychology
4 5 (17.86%) Statistics
5 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.57%) Life Science
7 1 (3.57%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) ETL
3 7 (25.00%) Line Management
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Analytics
5 5 (17.86%) Campaign Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) Case Management
5 5 (17.86%) Propensity Modelling
5 5 (17.86%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) Workflow
6 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (14.29%) ETL Development
6 4 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 4 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.71%) Process Management
7 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 6 (21.43%) R
6 4 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.71%) VB
7 3 (10.71%) VB6
7 3 (10.71%) VBScript
8 1 (3.57%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Adobe
2 5 (17.86%) Google
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.57%) ThinPrint
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