The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 299 268 222
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -46
Permanent jobs citing VBA 954 1191 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.96% 1.09% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 2.05% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 802 987 1098
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -
VBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51640 58159 54296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.82% 53.03% 53.31%
Number of salaries quoted 44325 49951 47183
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

VBA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the England region.

VBA Salary Trend in England

VBA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in England

VBA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -27 549 £50,000 - 71
South East +15 126 £42,500 +30.76% 20
North West +5 72 £40,000 +29.03% 9
East of England -22 61 £33,750 -15.62% 12
West Midlands -12 50 £32,500 +8.33% 15
South West -14 42 £37,500 +13.63% 8
Yorkshire -6 35 £27,000 +2.85% 6
East Midlands -3 17 £33,395 +4.35% 6
North East -3 2 £23,250 +3.33% 4
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 1485 (72.69%) SQL
2 784 (38.37%) Finance
3 759 (37.15%) SQL Server
4 714 (34.95%) MS Excel
5 655 (32.06%) C#
6 619 (30.30%) Microsoft
7 549 (26.87%) .NET
8 492 (24.08%) Analytical Skills
9 455 (22.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 448 (21.93%) Business Intelligence
11 412 (20.17%) Degree
12 339 (16.59%) T-SQL
13 327 (16.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 284 (13.90%) Windows
15 270 (13.22%) HTML
16 259 (12.68%) Analytics
17 258 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
18 248 (12.14%) Front Office
19 243 (11.89%) MS Office
20 241 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
21 235 (11.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 228 (11.16%) Oracle
23 214 (10.47%) Java
24 210 (10.28%) MS Access
25 198 (9.69%) VB
25 198 (9.69%) Data Analysis
26 186 (9.10%) ASP.NET
27 183 (8.96%) XML
27 183 (8.96%) Banking
28 180 (8.81%) JavaScript

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 174 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 165 (8.08%) SAS
3 35 (1.71%) IIS
4 34 (1.66%) Apache Pig
5 25 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.17%) CMS
7 19 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 16 (0.78%) MS Exchange
9 13 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.49%) Joomla!
11 10 (0.49%) JBoss
11 10 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.34%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.29%) SugarCRM
15 6 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 714 (34.95%) MS Excel
2 243 (11.89%) MS Office
3 89 (4.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 89 (4.36%) PowerPivot
4 63 (3.08%) SPSS
5 45 (2.20%) MS Visio
6 39 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (1.08%) MS Project
8 8 (0.39%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.24%) LaTeX
9 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.24%) Simulink
9 5 (0.24%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.20%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.20%) InDesign
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.15%) FastStats
12 2 (0.098%) Stateflow
12 2 (0.098%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 33 (1.62%) Cognos TM1
2 29 (1.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 23 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.88%) Cognos Planning
5 10 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
6 9 (0.44%) Endur
6 9 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
7 8 (0.39%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.34%) assyst
9 4 (0.20%) SunGard AvantGard
9 4 (0.20%) Magento
9 4 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
10 3 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 3 (0.15%) ReMetrica
10 3 (0.15%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.15%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.15%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (1.66%) Amazon S3
3 34 (1.66%) Amazon EMR
4 24 (1.17%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.39%) SaaS
5 8 (0.39%) Office 365
6 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.098%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.049%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.37%) LAN
1 28 (1.37%) WAN
2 19 (0.93%) Firewall
3 17 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.64%) DNS
5 12 (0.59%) SAN
6 10 (0.49%) Intranet
6 10 (0.49%) Internet
7 9 (0.44%) DHCP
8 8 (0.39%) VPN
9 6 (0.29%) FTP
10 4 (0.20%) NAS
10 4 (0.20%) Broadband
11 3 (0.15%) SSL
11 3 (0.15%) SMTP
11 3 (0.15%) VLAN
12 2 (0.098%) Network Security
12 2 (0.098%) Modbus
12 2 (0.098%) Profibus
12 2 (0.098%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 759 (37.15%) SQL Server
2 455 (22.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 327 (16.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 258 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
5 235 (11.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 210 (10.28%) MS Access
7 158 (7.73%) Relational Database
8 146 (7.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 109 (5.34%) Crystal Reports
10 96 (4.70%) Data Mining
11 87 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 82 (4.01%) QlikView
13 58 (2.84%) Microsoft Power View
14 51 (2.50%) RDBMS
15 49 (2.40%) OLAP
16 44 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
17 42 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
18 38 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 36 (1.76%) Hadoop
20 34 (1.66%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 126 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 71 (3.48%) Git (software)
3 54 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (2.30%) Jenkins
5 38 (1.86%) Subversion
6 34 (1.66%) Yeoman
7 32 (1.57%) NUnit
8 17 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 16 (0.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 13 (0.64%) Maven
11 12 (0.59%) JIRA
12 10 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (0.49%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (0.24%) IntelliJ
14 5 (0.24%) Toad
15 4 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
16 3 (0.15%) NSubstitute
16 3 (0.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 784 (38.37%) Finance
2 248 (12.14%) Front Office
3 183 (8.96%) Banking
4 148 (7.24%) Marketing
5 91 (4.45%) Retail
6 84 (4.11%) Investment Banking
7 69 (3.38%) Legal
8 53 (2.59%) Back Office
9 47 (2.30%) Telecoms
10 41 (2.01%) Financial Institution
11 34 (1.66%) Law
12 20 (0.98%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.93%) Advertising
14 18 (0.88%) Publishing
15 14 (0.69%) Spanish Language
15 14 (0.69%) Billing
16 13 (0.64%) German Language
17 12 (0.59%) Italian Language
17 12 (0.59%) Dutch Language
18 9 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 880 (43.07%) Developer
2 742 (36.32%) Analyst
3 182 (8.91%) Data Analyst
4 159 (7.78%) C# Developer
5 124 (6.07%) Excel Developer
6 122 (5.97%) VBA Developer
7 117 (5.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 108 (5.29%) Support Analyst
9 106 (5.19%) Business Analyst
9 106 (5.19%) SQL Developer
10 103 (5.04%) Applications Support
11 92 (4.50%) Software Developer
12 85 (4.16%) MI Analyst
13 84 (4.11%) Report Developer
14 80 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 77 (3.77%) Junior
16 75 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
17 73 (3.57%) Excel VBA Developer
18 67 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
19 65 (3.18%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 549 (26.87%) .NET
2 270 (13.22%) HTML
3 186 (9.10%) ASP.NET
4 183 (8.96%) XML
5 149 (7.29%) CSS
6 91 (4.45%) Web Services
7 86 (4.21%) WinForms
8 78 (3.82%) WCF
9 74 (3.62%) WPF
10 58 (2.84%) SOAP
10 58 (2.84%) .NET Framework
11 54 (2.64%) Ajax
12 50 (2.45%) REST
13 47 (2.30%) jQuery
14 45 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (2.15%) SciPy
15 44 (2.15%) D3.js
15 44 (2.15%) Pandas
16 40 (1.96%) LINQ
17 38 (1.86%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 492 (24.08%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (7.78%) Management Information System
2 159 (7.78%) Derivative
3 153 (7.49%) Mathematics
4 147 (7.20%) Visualisation
5 122 (5.97%) Fixed Income
6 118 (5.78%) Computer Science
7 101 (4.94%) Statistics
8 82 (4.01%) Hedge funds
8 82 (4.01%) Equities
9 73 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 72 (3.52%) Data Structures
11 67 (3.28%) Credit Risk
12 61 (2.99%) Algorithms
13 45 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
14 34 (1.66%) Economics
14 34 (1.66%) Credit Derivative
15 31 (1.52%) Mobile App
16 30 (1.47%) Data Extraction
17 26 (1.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 284 (13.90%) Windows
2 99 (4.85%) UNIX
3 71 (3.48%) Linux
4 42 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 26 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.29%) Android
9 5 (0.24%) Solaris
10 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.098%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.098%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.049%) MVS
12 1 (0.049%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (21.93%) Business Intelligence
2 259 (12.68%) Analytics
3 241 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (9.69%) Data Analysis
5 169 (8.27%) ETL
6 123 (6.02%) MVC
7 118 (5.78%) Risk Management
8 107 (5.24%) ITIL
9 99 (4.85%) OO
9 99 (4.85%) Data Modelling
10 98 (4.80%) Project Management
11 97 (4.75%) Data Management
11 97 (4.75%) Business Analysis
12 91 (4.45%) Asset Management
13 84 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
14 80 (3.92%) RAD
15 78 (3.82%) TDD
16 76 (3.72%) CRM
17 75 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
18 74 (3.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1485 (72.69%) SQL
2 655 (32.06%) C#
3 339 (16.59%) T-SQL
4 214 (10.47%) Java
5 198 (9.69%) VB
6 180 (8.81%) JavaScript
7 160 (7.83%) VB.NET
8 156 (7.64%) Python
9 136 (6.66%) C++
10 109 (5.34%) R
11 85 (4.16%) PowerShell
12 79 (3.87%) PHP
13 72 (3.52%) PL/SQL
14 59 (2.89%) Perl
15 45 (2.20%) VBScript
16 42 (2.06%) Bash Shell
17 40 (1.96%) C
18 36 (1.76%) MATLAB
19 34 (1.66%) Clojure
20 21 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 412 (20.17%) Degree
2 48 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.93%) PhD
5 19 (0.93%) MCSE
6 15 (0.73%) ISEB
7 13 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (0.59%) NVQ Level 3
9 11 (0.54%) MCSD
10 8 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.34%) MOS
11 7 (0.34%) HND
12 6 (0.29%) HNC
13 5 (0.24%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.20%) MCP
14 4 (0.20%) MCSA
14 4 (0.20%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.33%) QA
2 24 (1.17%) SLA
3 19 (0.93%) EMIR
4 16 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
6 13 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.59%) COBIT
8 10 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.29%) MiFID
10 5 (0.24%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.24%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.098%) DO-254
11 2 (0.098%) DO-160
11 2 (0.098%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.049%) P3O
12 1 (0.049%) TickIT
12 1 (0.049%) Basel III
System Software
1 79 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 34 (1.66%) VirtualBox
3 14 (0.69%) XenApp
4 11 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.15%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.15%) Xen
8 2 (0.098%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.049%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (1.66%) Vagrant
2 9 (0.44%) AirWatch
2 9 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.20%) Control-M
3 4 (0.20%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.098%) SCCM
5 1 (0.049%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.049%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 619 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 228 (11.16%) Oracle
3 118 (5.78%) Cognos
4 114 (5.58%) Business Objects
5 102 (4.99%) Tableau
6 44 (2.15%) Sybase
6 44 (2.15%) IBM
6 44 (2.15%) Bloomberg
7 36 (1.76%) SAP
7 36 (1.76%) Citrix
8 28 (1.37%) VMware
9 26 (1.27%) Google
10 22 (1.08%) TOWER Software
11 18 (0.88%) HP
12 17 (0.83%) Sophis
12 17 (0.83%) Adobe
13 16 (0.78%) Sun
13 16 (0.78%) Cisco
14 15 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
15 14 (0.69%) Fidessa
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + bonus + free lunch
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + substantial bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus + lump of cheese
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
i3 Resourcing
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
i3 Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
GSA Techsource Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago