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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 251 257 226
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1179 1108 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.09% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 2.03% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 992 923 1254
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
53311 54550 58450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.50% 53.78% 54.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45338 47412 51472
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 October 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 22 October 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 +38 685 £52,500 +5.00% 86
Yorkshire -13 113 £32,000 +16.36% 15
South East -51 93 £37,500 - 24
East of England -10 78 £31,750 -9.28% 9
South West +13 75 £35,000 - 9
North West -51 70 £30,000 -7.69% 7
West Midlands -22 52 £32,500 +8.33% 9
East Midlands -15 10 £31,500 +14.54% 2
North East -21 3 £40,500 +52.83% 2
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1600 (67.26%) SQL
2 1083 (45.52%) Finance
3 916 (38.50%) SQL Server
4 819 (34.43%) C#
5 788 (33.12%) MS Excel
6 697 (29.30%) .NET
7 574 (24.13%) Microsoft
8 514 (21.61%) Degree
9 505 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
10 372 (15.64%) T-SQL
11 368 (15.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 344 (14.46%) VB
13 341 (14.33%) Business Intelligence
13 341 (14.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 321 (13.49%) Front Office
15 319 (13.41%) Java
15 319 (13.41%) XML
16 317 (13.32%) Oracle
17 306 (12.86%) HTML
18 292 (12.27%) VB.NET
19 269 (11.31%) Windows
20 267 (11.22%) Analytics
21 253 (10.63%) MS Office
22 250 (10.51%) Banking
23 248 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
24 244 (10.26%) MS Access
25 243 (10.21%) ASP.NET
26 242 (10.17%) JavaScript
27 240 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
28 204 (8.58%) Relational Database

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 160 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 133 (5.59%) SAS
3 57 (2.40%) IIS
4 39 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
5 29 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 22 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 21 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 19 (0.80%) WebLogic
11 18 (0.76%) JBoss
12 16 (0.67%) MS Exchange
13 12 (0.50%) Apache Pig
14 11 (0.46%) CMS
15 9 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (0.34%) Documentum
17 6 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
18 5 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
18 5 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 5 (0.21%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 788 (33.12%) MS Excel
2 253 (10.63%) MS Office
3 99 (4.16%) Spreadsheet
4 92 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 47 (1.98%) SPSS
6 34 (1.43%) MS Visio
7 29 (1.22%) PowerPivot
8 11 (0.46%) MS Project
8 11 (0.46%) XMetaL
9 7 (0.29%) LaTeX
9 7 (0.29%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.17%) Stata
11 4 (0.17%) NASTRAN
11 4 (0.17%) Abaqus
12 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.084%) Simulink
14 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.042%) Edge Animate
14 1 (0.042%) Maple
Business Applications
1 43 (1.81%) Google Analytics
2 32 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 25 (1.05%) Markit EDM
3 25 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
4 23 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 21 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
6 15 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
6 15 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.38%) Visualfiles
7 9 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.34%) Misys Opics
8 8 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.34%) Line 500
9 6 (0.25%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.21%) HFM
10 5 (0.21%) Retail-J
10 5 (0.21%) Agresso
10 5 (0.21%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.21%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (0.50%) Amazon S3
2 12 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.25%) SaaS
5 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.17%) Office 365
6 2 (0.084%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.71%) FTP
1 17 (0.71%) Internet
2 13 (0.55%) Intranet
2 13 (0.55%) TCP/IP
2 13 (0.55%) Firewall
3 11 (0.46%) HTTP
4 9 (0.38%) IMAP
4 9 (0.38%) SAN
4 9 (0.38%) POP3
5 7 (0.29%) Extranet
5 7 (0.29%) VPN
6 5 (0.21%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.13%) NAS
7 3 (0.13%) LDAP
7 3 (0.13%) Broadband
7 3 (0.13%) LAN
7 3 (0.13%) VoIP
7 3 (0.13%) WAN
7 3 (0.13%) Wireless
8 2 (0.084%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 916 (38.50%) SQL Server
2 368 (15.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 341 (14.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 248 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 244 (10.26%) MS Access
6 204 (8.58%) Relational Database
7 191 (8.03%) Data Warehouse
8 159 (6.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 113 (4.75%) Crystal Reports
10 109 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 83 (3.49%) Data Mining
12 74 (3.11%) QlikView
13 62 (2.61%) MySQL
14 45 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 44 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
16 40 (1.68%) RDBMS
17 39 (1.64%) OLAP
18 34 (1.43%) Essbase
18 34 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
19 29 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 185 (7.78%) Visual Studio
2 59 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 37 (1.56%) NUnit
5 32 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 32 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 32 (1.35%) Subversion
6 21 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 20 (0.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 17 (0.71%) JIRA
9 16 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (0.59%) Moq
11 13 (0.55%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.50%) Yeoman
13 11 (0.46%) JUnit
14 9 (0.38%) Maven
14 9 (0.38%) CruiseControl
15 8 (0.34%) Toad
15 8 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1083 (45.52%) Finance
2 321 (13.49%) Front Office
3 250 (10.51%) Banking
4 119 (5.00%) Marketing
5 113 (4.75%) Investment Banking
6 102 (4.29%) Retail
7 74 (3.11%) Back Office
8 73 (3.07%) Legal
9 64 (2.69%) Financial Institution
10 46 (1.93%) Manufacturing
11 38 (1.60%) Advertising
12 36 (1.51%) Publishing
13 35 (1.47%) Law
14 32 (1.35%) Italian Language
15 31 (1.30%) Telecoms
16 22 (0.92%) Spanish Language
17 19 (0.80%) Billing
18 14 (0.59%) Games
19 13 (0.55%) French Language
19 13 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1036 (43.55%) Developer
2 851 (35.77%) Analyst
3 244 (10.26%) Excel Developer
4 200 (8.41%) Data Analyst
5 189 (7.94%) VBA Developer
6 176 (7.40%) C# Developer
7 140 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 138 (5.80%) Applications Support
9 122 (5.13%) Junior
10 119 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 110 (4.62%) Excel VBA Developer
12 104 (4.37%) Junior Developer
13 97 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
14 96 (4.04%) Support Analyst
15 82 (3.45%) MI Analyst
16 79 (3.32%) SQL Developer
17 76 (3.19%) Consultant
18 70 (2.94%) Senior Developer
19 69 (2.90%) Software Developer
20 68 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 697 (29.30%) .NET
2 319 (13.41%) XML
3 306 (12.86%) HTML
4 243 (10.21%) ASP.NET
5 141 (5.93%) CSS
6 131 (5.51%) .NET Framework
7 123 (5.17%) WPF
8 118 (4.96%) Web Services
9 99 (4.16%) WCF
10 92 (3.87%) WinForms
10 92 (3.87%) jQuery
11 59 (2.48%) Ajax
12 55 (2.31%) J2EE
13 54 (2.27%) HTML5
14 52 (2.19%) LINQ
14 52 (2.19%) XSLT
15 39 (1.64%) SOAP
16 36 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
17 32 (1.35%) XHTML
17 32 (1.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 505 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
2 202 (8.49%) Derivative
3 191 (8.03%) Computer Science
4 180 (7.57%) Mathematics
5 140 (5.88%) Fixed Income
6 123 (5.17%) Equities
7 121 (5.09%) Management Information System
8 107 (4.50%) Hedge funds
9 101 (4.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 92 (3.87%) Statistics
11 65 (2.73%) Visualisation
12 61 (2.56%) Market Risk
13 59 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
14 57 (2.40%) Economics
15 56 (2.35%) Credit Risk
16 42 (1.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 40 (1.68%) User Experience
18 36 (1.51%) Physics
19 33 (1.39%) Algorithms
20 31 (1.30%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 269 (11.31%) Windows
2 168 (7.06%) UNIX
3 104 (4.37%) Linux
4 20 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 16 (0.67%) Windows 8
7 12 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.50%) Solaris
8 10 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.38%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.17%) Android
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.13%) Debian
13 2 (0.084%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.042%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (14.33%) Business Intelligence
2 267 (11.22%) Analytics
3 240 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (8.49%) OO
5 172 (7.23%) Data Analysis
6 166 (6.98%) Project Management
7 141 (5.93%) Business Analysis
8 136 (5.72%) ETL
9 134 (5.63%) Asset Management
10 116 (4.88%) Data Management
11 114 (4.79%) Migration
12 109 (4.58%) RAD
13 107 (4.50%) ERP
14 95 (3.99%) ITIL
15 92 (3.87%) Risk Management
16 87 (3.66%) Investment Management
17 85 (3.57%) OOP
18 82 (3.45%) Software Engineering
19 81 (3.40%) CRM
20 77 (3.24%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1600 (67.26%) SQL
2 819 (34.43%) C#
3 372 (15.64%) T-SQL
4 344 (14.46%) VB
5 319 (13.41%) Java
6 292 (12.27%) VB.NET
7 242 (10.17%) JavaScript
8 203 (8.53%) C++
9 127 (5.34%) Python
10 108 (4.54%) Perl
11 85 (3.57%) PL/SQL
12 75 (3.15%) VB6
13 65 (2.73%) PHP
14 64 (2.69%) C
15 63 (2.65%) VBScript
16 52 (2.19%) Bash Shell
17 51 (2.14%) R
18 46 (1.93%) Shell Script
19 44 (1.85%) MATLAB
20 37 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 514 (21.61%) Degree
2 44 (1.85%) ISEB
3 40 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (1.09%) CFA
5 23 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 18 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 17 (0.71%) ACCA
8 15 (0.63%) MCP
9 14 (0.59%) SC Cleared
10 12 (0.50%) PhD
11 11 (0.46%) MCSE
12 10 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.38%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.34%) CIMA
15 7 (0.29%) OCPJP
15 7 (0.29%) Sun Certification
15 7 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
16 4 (0.17%) MCSD
16 4 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 3 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.11%) QA
2 30 (1.26%) EMIR
3 24 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
4 23 (0.97%) SLA
5 11 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.084%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.084%) MiFID
8 2 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.084%) Basel III
8 2 (0.084%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.042%) P3O
9 1 (0.042%) UCITS
9 1 (0.042%) COREP
9 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.50%) VirtualBox
4 9 (0.38%) MDaemon
5 7 (0.29%) XenApp
6 6 (0.25%) Firmware
7 5 (0.21%) vSphere
8 2 (0.084%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.084%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.042%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.042%) XenServer
9 1 (0.042%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (0.67%) Control-M
2 12 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.50%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.13%) SCCM
4 3 (0.13%) WMI
5 2 (0.084%) Foglight
6 1 (0.042%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.042%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.042%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 574 (24.13%) Microsoft
2 317 (13.32%) Oracle
3 85 (3.57%) Cognos
4 79 (3.32%) Business Objects
5 70 (2.94%) Bloomberg
6 57 (2.40%) Sybase
7 49 (2.06%) Fidessa
8 44 (1.85%) Google
9 41 (1.72%) IBM
10 40 (1.68%) Tableau
11 39 (1.64%) SAP
12 34 (1.43%) Hyperion
12 34 (1.43%) SunGard
13 29 (1.22%) thinkFolio
14 27 (1.13%) Murex
15 25 (1.05%) Citrix
16 21 (0.88%) Remedy
17 20 (0.84%) TIBCO
17 20 (0.84%) Teradata
18 19 (0.80%) VMware
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
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