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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 248 233 224
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1181 1198 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.18% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 2.24% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 990 993 1329
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
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
54841 53537 60532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.24% 52.90% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46414 46413 53488
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 +18 726 £55,000 +10.00% 83
North West -42 91 £30,000 -14.28% 16
East of England -15 80 £32,500 -8.45% 9
South East -109 74 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Yorkshire -16 67 £32,000 +7.56% 16
West Midlands +18 58 £35,000 +16.66% 6
South West -21 56 £35,000 +16.66% 13
East Midlands -10 21 £30,000 +5.26%
North East -1 4 £40,500 +62.00%
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1667 (68.83%) SQL
2 1055 (43.56%) Finance
3 915 (37.78%) SQL Server
4 854 (35.26%) C#
5 810 (33.44%) MS Excel
6 762 (31.46%) .NET
7 629 (25.97%) Microsoft
8 552 (22.79%) Degree
9 380 (15.69%) VB
10 372 (15.36%) T-SQL
11 369 (15.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 348 (14.37%) Java
13 338 (13.96%) Business Intelligence
14 331 (13.67%) HTML
15 329 (13.58%) MS Office
15 329 (13.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 328 (13.54%) Oracle
17 322 (13.29%) XML
18 319 (13.17%) Front Office
19 311 (12.84%) VB.NET
20 309 (12.76%) Windows
21 281 (11.60%) Analytics
22 271 (11.19%) ASP.NET
23 264 (10.90%) SQL Server 2008
24 244 (10.07%) JavaScript
25 235 (9.70%) C++
26 230 (9.50%) Banking
27 229 (9.45%) MS Access
28 221 (9.12%) Computer Science
29 205 (8.46%) Data Warehouse

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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
1 175 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 120 (4.95%) SAS
3 78 (3.22%) IIS
4 45 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
5 33 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 29 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.07%) MS Exchange
8 25 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 21 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (0.78%) Apache Pig
11 18 (0.74%) CMS
12 15 (0.62%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.50%) Documentum
14 9 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.29%) Confluence
15 7 (0.29%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.21%) WorkSite
16 5 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 810 (33.44%) MS Excel
2 329 (13.58%) MS Office
3 100 (4.13%) Spreadsheet
4 95 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (1.90%) SPSS
6 28 (1.16%) MS Visio
7 18 (0.74%) XMetaL
8 16 (0.66%) MS Project
8 16 (0.66%) PowerPivot
9 10 (0.41%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.29%) LaTeX
11 6 (0.25%) Stata
12 4 (0.17%) Abaqus
12 4 (0.17%) FastStats
12 4 (0.17%) NASTRAN
13 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.083%) Mathematica
15 1 (0.041%) Maple
15 1 (0.041%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 42 (1.73%) Google Analytics
2 32 (1.32%) Markit EDM
3 30 (1.24%) Cognos TM1
4 29 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 24 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.62%) WebTrends
7 13 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
8 11 (0.45%) Misys Opics
9 10 (0.41%) Visualfiles
10 9 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.29%) Line 500
11 7 (0.29%) HFM
11 7 (0.29%) assyst
12 6 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
12 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
13 5 (0.21%) SAP SRM
13 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
14 4 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (0.62%) Amazon S3
1 15 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
2 13 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.33%) Office 365
5 6 (0.25%) SaaS
6 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.083%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.03%) Internet
2 18 (0.74%) Firewall
3 17 (0.70%) FTP
4 15 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.62%) SAN
5 12 (0.50%) Intranet
6 10 (0.41%) DNS
7 9 (0.37%) POP3
7 9 (0.37%) IMAP
8 8 (0.33%) Extranet
8 8 (0.33%) VPN
9 7 (0.29%) HTTP
10 5 (0.21%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.17%) NAS
11 4 (0.17%) PPP
11 4 (0.17%) DHCP
12 3 (0.12%) LDAP
12 3 (0.12%) VoIP
12 3 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 915 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 369 (15.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 329 (13.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 264 (10.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 229 (9.45%) MS Access
6 205 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
7 194 (8.01%) Relational Database
8 149 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 115 (4.75%) Data Mining
9 115 (4.75%) Crystal Reports
10 103 (4.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 74 (3.06%) QlikView
12 62 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
13 57 (2.35%) MySQL
14 44 (1.82%) OLAP
15 38 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
16 33 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (1.24%) Oracle Database
18 27 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 27 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 183 (7.56%) Visual Studio
2 78 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 39 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 37 (1.53%) Git (software)
6 29 (1.20%) NUnit
6 29 (1.20%) JIRA
7 28 (1.16%) Subversion
8 23 (0.95%) Jenkins
9 19 (0.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 19 (0.78%) Eclipse
10 16 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 16 (0.66%) CruiseControl
10 16 (0.66%) Moq
11 14 (0.58%) MSBuild
11 14 (0.58%) Yeoman
12 9 (0.37%) Hudson
12 9 (0.37%) Selenium
12 9 (0.37%) Toad
13 7 (0.29%) JUnit
General
1 1055 (43.56%) Finance
2 319 (13.17%) Front Office
3 230 (9.50%) Banking
4 127 (5.24%) Marketing
5 98 (4.05%) Retail
6 90 (3.72%) Investment Banking
7 73 (3.01%) Legal
8 63 (2.60%) Back Office
9 61 (2.52%) Financial Institution
10 55 (2.27%) Manufacturing
11 48 (1.98%) Advertising
12 47 (1.94%) Law
13 46 (1.90%) Telecoms
14 37 (1.53%) Publishing
15 31 (1.28%) Billing
16 27 (1.11%) French Language
17 26 (1.07%) Italian Language
18 21 (0.87%) Spanish Language
19 18 (0.74%) Electronics
20 17 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 1074 (44.34%) Developer
2 897 (37.04%) Analyst
3 216 (8.92%) Data Analyst
4 211 (8.71%) Excel Developer
5 191 (7.89%) VBA Developer
6 186 (7.68%) C# Developer
7 149 (6.15%) .NET Developer
8 148 (6.11%) Applications Support
9 144 (5.95%) Junior
10 139 (5.74%) Business Analyst
11 113 (4.67%) Junior Developer
12 105 (4.34%) Excel VBA Developer
13 98 (4.05%) Support Analyst
14 92 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
15 91 (3.76%) Analyst Developer
16 87 (3.59%) SQL Developer
17 83 (3.43%) MI Analyst
18 81 (3.34%) Software Developer
19 80 (3.30%) Graduate
20 79 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 762 (31.46%) .NET
2 331 (13.67%) HTML
3 322 (13.29%) XML
4 271 (11.19%) ASP.NET
5 156 (6.44%) CSS
6 132 (5.45%) WPF
7 127 (5.24%) .NET Framework
8 123 (5.08%) Web Services
9 113 (4.67%) WCF
10 90 (3.72%) jQuery
11 69 (2.85%) WinForms
12 67 (2.77%) LINQ
13 66 (2.73%) Ajax
14 59 (2.44%) HTML5
15 57 (2.35%) XSLT
16 48 (1.98%) J2EE
17 46 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (1.78%) SOAP
19 36 (1.49%) XHTML
20 35 (1.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 221 (9.12%) Computer Science
2 198 (8.18%) Derivative
3 158 (6.52%) Mathematics
4 135 (5.57%) Management Information System
5 122 (5.04%) Fixed Income
6 113 (4.67%) Hedge funds
7 111 (4.58%) Equities
8 108 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 99 (4.09%) Statistics
10 73 (3.01%) Visualisation
11 66 (2.73%) Market Risk
12 65 (2.68%) Credit Risk
13 52 (2.15%) Physics
14 51 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
15 50 (2.06%) Economics
16 36 (1.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 32 (1.32%) Social Media
18 28 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
19 26 (1.07%) Ontologies
19 26 (1.07%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 309 (12.76%) Windows
2 158 (6.52%) UNIX
3 107 (4.42%) Linux
4 30 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (0.87%) Windows XP
8 18 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.37%) Windows 2000
11 7 (0.29%) Solaris
12 4 (0.17%) Debian
12 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.12%) AIX
13 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.041%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (13.96%) Business Intelligence
2 281 (11.60%) Analytics
3 197 (8.13%) Data Analysis
4 194 (8.01%) OO
5 181 (7.47%) Project Management
6 172 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
7 152 (6.28%) Business Analysis
8 121 (5.00%) ITIL
9 120 (4.95%) ETL
10 118 (4.87%) CRM
11 113 (4.67%) Data Management
12 109 (4.50%) Software Engineering
13 106 (4.38%) ERP
14 104 (4.29%) Migration
15 93 (3.84%) RAD
15 93 (3.84%) Investment Management
16 92 (3.80%) Asset Management
17 91 (3.76%) MVC
17 91 (3.76%) OOP
18 90 (3.72%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1667 (68.83%) SQL
2 854 (35.26%) C#
3 380 (15.69%) VB
4 372 (15.36%) T-SQL
5 348 (14.37%) Java
6 311 (12.84%) VB.NET
7 244 (10.07%) JavaScript
8 235 (9.70%) C++
9 164 (6.77%) Python
10 108 (4.46%) Perl
11 96 (3.96%) VBScript
12 86 (3.55%) VB6
12 86 (3.55%) R
13 69 (2.85%) PHP
14 68 (2.81%) C
15 63 (2.60%) Bash Shell
16 61 (2.52%) MATLAB
17 58 (2.39%) PL/SQL
18 47 (1.94%) Shell Script
19 33 (1.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 552 (22.79%) Degree
2 64 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (1.94%) ISEB
4 39 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 35 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 29 (1.20%) CFA
7 19 (0.78%) MCP
8 18 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (0.58%) PhD
10 14 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.58%) ACCA
11 13 (0.54%) MBA
12 8 (0.33%) CIMA
13 7 (0.29%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.29%) MCSE
14 6 (0.25%) MCSD
14 6 (0.25%) Sun Certification
14 6 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.25%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (3.84%) QA
2 29 (1.20%) SLA
3 17 (0.70%) EMIR
4 15 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.083%) MiFID
9 2 (0.083%) Basel II
9 2 (0.083%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.083%) Basel III
9 2 (0.083%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.041%) COREP
10 1 (0.041%) UCITS
10 1 (0.041%) COBIT
System Software
1 92 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.62%) XenApp
3 11 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.37%) VirtualBox
4 9 (0.37%) MDaemon
5 6 (0.25%) vSphere
6 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.083%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.041%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.041%) Xen
8 1 (0.041%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.041%) Postfix
8 1 (0.041%) XenServer
8 1 (0.041%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.041%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 19 (0.78%) Control-M
2 11 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.41%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.29%) SCCM
5 5 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.21%) WMI
6 3 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.12%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.083%) Foglight
8 1 (0.041%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.041%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.041%) Puppet
8 1 (0.041%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 629 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 328 (13.54%) Oracle
3 83 (3.43%) Cognos
4 74 (3.06%) Bloomberg
5 69 (2.85%) Sybase
6 58 (2.39%) Business Objects
7 50 (2.06%) Citrix
8 49 (2.02%) SAP
9 45 (1.86%) Fidessa
9 45 (1.86%) Google
10 34 (1.40%) Tableau
11 29 (1.20%) Murex
12 27 (1.11%) SunGard
13 25 (1.03%) HP
14 23 (0.95%) IBM
14 23 (0.95%) Hyperion
15 22 (0.91%) thinkFolio
16 21 (0.87%) Facebook
16 21 (0.87%) VMware
17 19 (0.78%) Teradata
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