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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 251 244 228
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1181 1159 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.16% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 2.18% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 959 1234
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%
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
54387 53071 59277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.85% 53.18% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46010 46173 52391
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +11 719 £55,000 +10.00% 76
Yorkshire -3 92 £32,000 +16.36% 18
North West -46 86 £30,000 -11.76% 18
South West -15 76 £34,367 -1.81% 13
East of England -37 68 £30,000 -14.28% 9
South East -91 66 £35,000 -6.66% 14
West Midlands -8 48 £37,500 +25.00% 8
East Midlands -1 21 £28,500 +3.63% 7
North East -4 4 £40,500 -10.00% 1
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1662 (67.73%) SQL
2 1087 (44.30%) Finance
3 924 (37.65%) SQL Server
4 863 (35.17%) C#
5 810 (33.01%) MS Excel
6 758 (30.89%) .NET
7 606 (24.69%) Microsoft
8 546 (22.25%) Degree
9 514 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
10 377 (15.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 372 (15.16%) T-SQL
12 364 (14.83%) VB
13 359 (14.63%) Java
14 340 (13.85%) Oracle
15 339 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
16 335 (13.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 332 (13.53%) XML
18 321 (13.08%) Front Office
19 318 (12.96%) HTML
20 310 (12.63%) VB.NET
21 304 (12.39%) Windows
22 302 (12.31%) MS Office
23 279 (11.37%) Analytics
24 270 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
25 268 (10.92%) ASP.NET
26 257 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
27 239 (9.74%) Banking
28 236 (9.62%) JavaScript
28 236 (9.62%) C++
29 235 (9.58%) MS Access

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 166 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 118 (4.81%) SAS
3 70 (2.85%) IIS
4 46 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
5 33 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 31 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 28 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (1.06%) MS Exchange
9 25 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.53%) CMS
11 13 (0.53%) Documentum
12 10 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.41%) Apache Pig
13 9 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.24%) Confluence
15 5 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 810 (33.01%) MS Excel
2 302 (12.31%) MS Office
3 98 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 98 (3.99%) Spreadsheet
4 48 (1.96%) SPSS
5 31 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.81%) PowerPivot
7 15 (0.61%) MS Project
7 15 (0.61%) XMetaL
8 9 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.29%) LaTeX
10 5 (0.20%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.16%) Stata
11 4 (0.16%) Abaqus
11 4 (0.16%) NASTRAN
12 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.081%) FastStats
14 1 (0.041%) Maple
14 1 (0.041%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.041%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 46 (1.87%) Google Analytics
2 35 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 28 (1.14%) Cognos TM1
3 28 (1.14%) Markit EDM
4 26 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 21 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
6 15 (0.61%) WebTrends
7 13 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
8 11 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.41%) Visualfiles
10 9 (0.37%) Misys Opics
11 8 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
12 7 (0.29%) assyst
13 6 (0.24%) HFM
13 6 (0.24%) Line 500
14 5 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
14 5 (0.20%) SAP CO
14 5 (0.20%) SAP FI
14 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (0.37%) Amazon S3
2 9 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.24%) SaaS
4 4 (0.16%) Office 365
4 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.081%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.81%) Internet
2 19 (0.77%) FTP
3 16 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.61%) Firewall
5 12 (0.49%) SAN
6 11 (0.45%) Intranet
7 10 (0.41%) HTTP
8 9 (0.37%) DNS
8 9 (0.37%) POP3
8 9 (0.37%) Extranet
8 9 (0.37%) IMAP
9 7 (0.29%) VPN
10 5 (0.20%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.12%) NAS
11 3 (0.12%) Wireless
11 3 (0.12%) DHCP
11 3 (0.12%) PPP
11 3 (0.12%) LDAP
11 3 (0.12%) VoIP
12 2 (0.081%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 924 (37.65%) SQL Server
2 377 (15.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 335 (13.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 257 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 235 (9.58%) MS Access
6 213 (8.68%) Relational Database
7 189 (7.70%) Data Warehouse
8 156 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 116 (4.73%) Crystal Reports
10 103 (4.20%) Data Mining
10 103 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 77 (3.14%) QlikView
12 61 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
12 61 (2.49%) MySQL
13 47 (1.92%) OLAP
14 41 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (1.34%) RDBMS
16 30 (1.22%) Essbase
17 28 (1.14%) Oracle Database
17 28 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 185 (7.54%) Visual Studio
2 74 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (2.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 41 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 35 (1.43%) NUnit
6 31 (1.26%) Git (software)
7 28 (1.14%) Subversion
7 28 (1.14%) JIRA
8 20 (0.81%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 20 (0.81%) Eclipse
8 20 (0.81%) Jenkins
9 17 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (0.57%) CruiseControl
10 14 (0.57%) Moq
11 12 (0.49%) MSBuild
11 12 (0.49%) JUnit
12 9 (0.37%) Selenium
12 9 (0.37%) Hudson
13 8 (0.33%) Yeoman
13 8 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 1087 (44.30%) Finance
2 321 (13.08%) Front Office
3 239 (9.74%) Banking
4 128 (5.22%) Marketing
5 106 (4.32%) Investment Banking
6 92 (3.75%) Retail
7 75 (3.06%) Legal
8 60 (2.44%) Back Office
8 60 (2.44%) Financial Institution
9 53 (2.16%) Manufacturing
10 51 (2.08%) Law
11 50 (2.04%) Advertising
12 37 (1.51%) Publishing
13 36 (1.47%) Telecoms
14 28 (1.14%) Italian Language
15 26 (1.06%) Billing
16 21 (0.86%) Electronics
16 21 (0.86%) Spanish Language
17 20 (0.81%) French Language
18 17 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 1080 (44.01%) Developer
2 903 (36.80%) Analyst
3 229 (9.33%) Excel Developer
4 211 (8.60%) Data Analyst
5 192 (7.82%) VBA Developer
6 186 (7.58%) C# Developer
7 149 (6.07%) Business Analyst
8 138 (5.62%) Junior
8 138 (5.62%) Applications Support
9 137 (5.58%) .NET Developer
10 115 (4.69%) Junior Developer
11 105 (4.28%) Excel VBA Developer
12 97 (3.95%) Support Analyst
13 90 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
14 83 (3.38%) SQL Developer
15 82 (3.34%) Analyst Developer
16 79 (3.22%) MI Analyst
17 74 (3.02%) Software Developer
18 73 (2.97%) Graduate
19 72 (2.93%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 758 (30.89%) .NET
2 332 (13.53%) XML
3 318 (12.96%) HTML
4 268 (10.92%) ASP.NET
5 150 (6.11%) CSS
6 131 (5.34%) .NET Framework
7 129 (5.26%) WPF
8 127 (5.18%) Web Services
9 115 (4.69%) WCF
10 86 (3.50%) jQuery
11 78 (3.18%) WinForms
12 64 (2.61%) LINQ
13 60 (2.44%) Ajax
13 60 (2.44%) XSLT
14 58 (2.36%) HTML5
15 56 (2.28%) J2EE
16 45 (1.83%) SOAP
17 41 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
18 34 (1.39%) XHTML
19 32 (1.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 514 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
2 207 (8.44%) Computer Science
3 197 (8.03%) Derivative
4 169 (6.89%) Mathematics
5 133 (5.42%) Fixed Income
6 132 (5.38%) Management Information System
7 116 (4.73%) Equities
8 106 (4.32%) Hedge funds
9 102 (4.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 101 (4.12%) Statistics
11 72 (2.93%) Visualisation
12 64 (2.61%) Market Risk
13 60 (2.44%) Credit Risk
14 55 (2.24%) Equity Derivative
15 54 (2.20%) Economics
16 52 (2.12%) Physics
17 50 (2.04%) User Experience
18 38 (1.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 32 (1.30%) Social Media
20 29 (1.18%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 304 (12.39%) Windows
2 179 (7.29%) UNIX
3 120 (4.89%) Linux
4 31 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 19 (0.77%) Windows XP
8 14 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.33%) Windows 2000
9 8 (0.33%) Solaris
10 5 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.12%) Debian
11 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.081%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.041%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
2 279 (11.37%) Analytics
3 270 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (8.15%) OO
5 187 (7.62%) Data Analysis
6 184 (7.50%) Project Management
7 155 (6.32%) Business Analysis
8 125 (5.09%) ETL
9 120 (4.89%) ITIL
10 118 (4.81%) Migration
11 112 (4.56%) Data Management
11 112 (4.56%) CRM
12 107 (4.36%) ERP
13 101 (4.12%) Software Engineering
14 100 (4.07%) RAD
15 97 (3.95%) Asset Management
16 94 (3.83%) OOP
17 93 (3.79%) Investment Management
18 91 (3.71%) Risk Management
19 87 (3.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1662 (67.73%) SQL
2 863 (35.17%) C#
3 372 (15.16%) T-SQL
4 364 (14.83%) VB
5 359 (14.63%) Java
6 310 (12.63%) VB.NET
7 236 (9.62%) JavaScript
7 236 (9.62%) C++
8 147 (5.99%) Python
9 112 (4.56%) Perl
10 86 (3.50%) VBScript
11 82 (3.34%) VB6
12 73 (2.97%) R
13 71 (2.89%) C
14 66 (2.69%) PHP
14 66 (2.69%) PL/SQL
15 62 (2.53%) MATLAB
16 53 (2.16%) Shell Script
16 53 (2.16%) Bash Shell
17 35 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 546 (22.25%) Degree
2 55 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (2.12%) ISEB
4 30 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 28 (1.14%) CFA
6 25 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 17 (0.69%) MCP
8 16 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.65%) ACCA
9 14 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.53%) PhD
11 11 (0.45%) MBA
12 8 (0.33%) MCSE
13 7 (0.29%) Sun Certification
13 7 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.29%) CIMA
13 7 (0.29%) OCPJP
13 7 (0.29%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.63%) QA
2 24 (0.98%) SLA
2 24 (0.98%) EMIR
3 18 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
4 13 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.29%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.081%) Basel II
8 2 (0.081%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.081%) MiFID
8 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.081%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.041%) UCITS
System Software
1 93 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.53%) XenApp
4 9 (0.37%) MDaemon
5 8 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.24%) vSphere
7 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.081%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.041%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.041%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.041%) XenServer
9 1 (0.041%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 16 (0.65%) Control-M
2 14 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.37%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.29%) SCCM
5 5 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.20%) WMI
6 2 (0.081%) Foglight
7 1 (0.041%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.041%) Puppet
7 1 (0.041%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.041%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 606 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 340 (13.85%) Oracle
3 82 (3.34%) Cognos
4 74 (3.02%) Bloomberg
5 69 (2.81%) Sybase
6 57 (2.32%) Business Objects
7 49 (2.00%) Fidessa
8 48 (1.96%) Google
9 46 (1.87%) SAP
10 42 (1.71%) Citrix
11 40 (1.63%) Tableau
12 32 (1.30%) Hyperion
12 32 (1.30%) IBM
13 28 (1.14%) HP
13 28 (1.14%) SunGard
14 26 (1.06%) Murex
15 23 (0.94%) VMware
16 21 (0.86%) Facebook
16 21 (0.86%) Twitter
16 21 (0.86%) thinkFolio
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £4000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-Pr
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
East Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + uncapped bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Market leading bonuses
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-85k base + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bonus of up to £3,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + excellent Benefits + Flexi Working
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health Care
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday