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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 281 265 235
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -30
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1081 1231 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.05% 1.12% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 2.13% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 910 1014 1035
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
53584 57855 53904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.92% 52.42% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 46162 49760 46937
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -38 570 £55,000 +10.00% 80
South East +69 161 £40,000 +14.28% 21
West Midlands +17 88 £31,500 -10.00% 20
East of England -2 79 £35,000 -12.50% 8
North West -13 71 £38,750 +19.23% 15
South West +7 54 £38,000 +8.57% 9
Yorkshire -10 29 £27,000 -2.26% 8
East Midlands +10 27 £35,000 +15.70% 5
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1570 (72.52%) SQL
2 804 (37.14%) SQL Server
3 789 (36.44%) Finance
4 699 (32.29%) MS Excel
5 661 (30.53%) C#
6 621 (28.68%) Microsoft
7 593 (27.39%) .NET
8 483 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
9 461 (21.29%) Degree
10 421 (19.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 396 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
12 339 (15.66%) Windows
13 328 (15.15%) T-SQL
14 308 (14.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 297 (13.72%) Analytics
16 289 (13.35%) Oracle
17 279 (12.89%) HTML
18 267 (12.33%) Front Office
19 258 (11.92%) Java
20 245 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
21 237 (10.95%) MS Office
22 228 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
23 218 (10.07%) Banking
24 212 (9.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 211 (9.75%) Data Analysis
25 211 (9.75%) MS Access
26 209 (9.65%) Python
27 200 (9.24%) XML
28 199 (9.19%) Derivative
29 195 (9.01%) VB

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 167 (7.71%) SAS
2 164 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 45 (2.08%) IIS
4 36 (1.66%) Apache Pig
5 22 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 22 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 20 (0.92%) MS Exchange
6 20 (0.92%) CMS
7 14 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (0.55%) Umbraco
9 12 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (0.32%) SugarCRM
11 7 (0.32%) Apache
11 7 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.28%) JBoss
12 6 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 699 (32.29%) MS Excel
2 237 (10.95%) MS Office
3 85 (3.93%) PowerPivot
3 85 (3.93%) SPSS
4 79 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (1.06%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.79%) MS Project
8 6 (0.28%) GNU Octave
9 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.18%) InDesign
10 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.18%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.092%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.092%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.092%) Simulink
12 2 (0.092%) Stateflow
13 1 (0.046%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 32 (1.48%) Cognos TM1
2 31 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 24 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.69%) Cognos Planning
5 10 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
5 10 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.42%) SunGard AvantGard
7 8 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
7 8 (0.37%) Agresso
8 7 (0.32%) CODA-Financials
8 7 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.28%) Endur
9 6 (0.28%) assyst
9 6 (0.28%) Advent Geneva
10 5 (0.23%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.18%) Magento
11 4 (0.18%) HFM
12 3 (0.14%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (1.66%) Amazon S3
3 36 (1.66%) Amazon EMR
4 18 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.46%) Office 365
6 8 (0.37%) SaaS
7 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.092%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.046%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.046%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.046%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.29%) LAN
1 28 (1.29%) WAN
2 23 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 19 (0.88%) Firewall
4 16 (0.74%) DNS
5 14 (0.65%) SAN
6 13 (0.60%) Internet
7 12 (0.55%) VPN
7 12 (0.55%) DHCP
8 7 (0.32%) NAS
9 6 (0.28%) VLAN
9 6 (0.28%) FTP
9 6 (0.28%) Intranet
9 6 (0.28%) SSL
10 3 (0.14%) Broadband
10 3 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.14%) SMTP
10 3 (0.14%) WebEx
11 2 (0.092%) Modbus
11 2 (0.092%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 804 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 421 (19.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 308 (14.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 228 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 212 (9.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 211 (9.75%) MS Access
7 153 (7.07%) Relational Database
8 128 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 106 (4.90%) Crystal Reports
10 91 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 81 (3.74%) QlikView
12 78 (3.60%) Data Mining
13 54 (2.49%) RDBMS
14 49 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
15 43 (1.99%) Hadoop
16 42 (1.94%) OLAP
17 41 (1.89%) Microsoft Power View
18 39 (1.80%) Apache Hive
19 36 (1.66%) MongoDB
19 36 (1.66%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 116 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 74 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 45 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 43 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (1.89%) NUnit
6 36 (1.66%) Subversion
6 36 (1.66%) Yeoman
7 15 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (0.60%) JIRA
8 13 (0.60%) Eclipse
9 12 (0.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 9 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.32%) HP UFT
12 6 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.28%) Toad
12 6 (0.28%) Maven
13 5 (0.23%) Selenium
14 4 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (0.14%) Xcode
15 3 (0.14%) NSubstitute
General
1 789 (36.44%) Finance
2 267 (12.33%) Front Office
3 218 (10.07%) Banking
4 142 (6.56%) Marketing
5 120 (5.54%) Retail
6 90 (4.16%) Investment Banking
7 67 (3.09%) Back Office
8 58 (2.68%) Legal
9 53 (2.45%) Telecoms
10 37 (1.71%) Law
11 26 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.15%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.74%) German Language
14 14 (0.65%) Spanish Language
15 12 (0.55%) Italian Language
15 12 (0.55%) Dutch Language
15 12 (0.55%) Advertising
16 11 (0.51%) Automotive
16 11 (0.51%) Billing
16 11 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 955 (44.11%) Developer
2 779 (35.98%) Analyst
3 199 (9.19%) Data Analyst
4 171 (7.90%) C# Developer
5 153 (7.07%) VBA Developer
6 152 (7.02%) Excel Developer
7 130 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 127 (5.87%) SQL Developer
9 109 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 102 (4.71%) Applications Support
11 97 (4.48%) Excel VBA Developer
12 90 (4.16%) Software Developer
12 90 (4.16%) Business Analyst
13 85 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
14 84 (3.88%) Junior
15 78 (3.60%) .NET Developer
16 77 (3.56%) MI Analyst
17 73 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 72 (3.33%) Consultant
19 69 (3.19%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 593 (27.39%) .NET
2 279 (12.89%) HTML
3 200 (9.24%) XML
4 174 (8.04%) ASP.NET
5 138 (6.37%) CSS
6 93 (4.30%) Web Services
7 82 (3.79%) WPF
8 74 (3.42%) WinForms
9 72 (3.33%) .NET Framework
9 72 (3.33%) WCF
10 58 (2.68%) SOAP
11 52 (2.40%) Ajax
12 50 (2.31%) D3.js
13 49 (2.26%) jQuery
14 46 (2.12%) SciPy
14 46 (2.12%) Pandas
15 45 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
16 44 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 43 (1.99%) REST
18 42 (1.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 483 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
2 199 (9.19%) Derivative
3 163 (7.53%) Visualisation
4 154 (7.11%) Mathematics
5 140 (6.47%) Management Information System
5 140 (6.47%) Computer Science
6 131 (6.05%) Fixed Income
7 106 (4.90%) Statistics
8 101 (4.67%) Equities
9 92 (4.25%) Hedge funds
10 85 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 74 (3.42%) Algorithms
12 72 (3.33%) Data Structures
13 64 (2.96%) Equity Derivative
14 51 (2.36%) Credit Risk
15 38 (1.76%) Data Extraction
16 36 (1.66%) Credit Derivative
17 33 (1.52%) Economics
18 30 (1.39%) Physics
19 24 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 339 (15.66%) Windows
2 109 (5.03%) UNIX
3 80 (3.70%) Linux
4 50 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 22 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.28%) Android
10 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.14%) Solaris
11 2 (0.092%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.092%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.046%) VMS
12 1 (0.046%) MVS
12 1 (0.046%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
2 297 (13.72%) Analytics
3 245 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 211 (9.75%) Data Analysis
5 138 (6.37%) ETL
6 131 (6.05%) MVC
7 119 (5.50%) ITIL
8 118 (5.45%) SDLC
9 116 (5.36%) Risk Management
10 112 (5.17%) OO
11 101 (4.67%) RAD
12 94 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
13 91 (4.20%) Business Analysis
14 88 (4.06%) Data Modelling
14 88 (4.06%) Project Management
14 88 (4.06%) TDD
15 86 (3.97%) Asset Management
16 85 (3.93%) Software Engineering
17 82 (3.79%) Data Management
18 77 (3.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1570 (72.52%) SQL
2 661 (30.53%) C#
3 328 (15.15%) T-SQL
4 258 (11.92%) Java
5 209 (9.65%) Python
6 195 (9.01%) VB
7 172 (7.94%) JavaScript
8 167 (7.71%) C++
9 141 (6.51%) VB.NET
10 120 (5.54%) R
11 100 (4.62%) PowerShell
12 85 (3.93%) PL/SQL
13 73 (3.37%) PHP
14 68 (3.14%) Perl
15 59 (2.73%) VBScript
16 50 (2.31%) Bash Shell
17 40 (1.85%) C
18 36 (1.66%) Clojure
19 27 (1.25%) MATLAB
20 23 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 461 (21.29%) Degree
2 58 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.34%) MCSE
5 27 (1.25%) PhD
6 26 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.69%) ISEB
8 12 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.46%) MCSD
10 9 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.32%) MCSA
11 7 (0.32%) MOS
11 7 (0.32%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.28%) HNC
12 6 (0.28%) HND
13 5 (0.23%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.23%) MCP
13 5 (0.23%) CISA
13 5 (0.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (2.86%) QA
2 32 (1.48%) SLA
3 19 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (0.83%) EMIR
5 16 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
7 13 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.46%) COBIT
9 6 (0.28%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.23%) MiFID
10 5 (0.23%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.046%) TickIT
11 1 (0.046%) Basel III
11 1 (0.046%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.046%) P3O
System Software
1 83 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 36 (1.66%) VirtualBox
3 19 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.74%) XenApp
5 9 (0.42%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.28%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.23%) Xen
9 2 (0.092%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.092%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.092%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.046%) Varnish
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.046%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 36 (1.66%) Vagrant
2 10 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.42%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.23%) SCCM
5 4 (0.18%) Control-M
5 4 (0.18%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.092%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.046%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.046%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.046%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.046%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.046%) Nagios
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 621 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 289 (13.35%) Oracle
3 108 (4.99%) Tableau
4 107 (4.94%) Business Objects
5 101 (4.67%) Cognos
6 61 (2.82%) Sybase
7 57 (2.63%) IBM
8 52 (2.40%) SAP
9 51 (2.36%) Citrix
10 50 (2.31%) Bloomberg
11 43 (1.99%) VMware
12 25 (1.15%) TOWER Software
13 23 (1.06%) HP
14 21 (0.97%) Cisco
14 21 (0.97%) Google
15 20 (0.92%) Sophis
16 16 (0.74%) Adobe
16 16 (0.74%) Fidessa
17 15 (0.69%) Sun
18 14 (0.65%) Cognizant
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