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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 256 276 221
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -55
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1175 1047 1444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.02% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 1.91% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 824 1318
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
53069 54881 60109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.38% 53.60% 55.10%
Number of salaries quoted 45824 46827 53464
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +56 644 £52,500 +5.00% 85
South East +18 146 £41,750 +11.33% 14
Yorkshire -67 92 £32,500 +16.07% 5
East of England +13 87 £32,000 -18.36% 14
West Midlands +29 83 £32,500 +1.56% 7
South West +10 56 £34,750 -0.71% 6
North West -41 53 £32,500 +8.33% 13
East Midlands -3 19 £33,500 +34.00% 4
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1614 (68.62%) SQL
2 1065 (45.28%) Finance
3 911 (38.73%) SQL Server
4 812 (34.52%) MS Excel
5 804 (34.18%) C#
6 656 (27.89%) .NET
7 623 (26.49%) Microsoft
8 538 (22.87%) Analytical Skills
9 491 (20.88%) Degree
10 411 (17.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 409 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
11 409 (17.39%) T-SQL
12 340 (14.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 311 (13.22%) Oracle
14 308 (13.10%) VB
15 301 (12.80%) Java
16 295 (12.54%) XML
17 293 (12.46%) Front Office
18 284 (12.07%) HTML
19 279 (11.86%) VB.NET
20 276 (11.73%) Banking
21 270 (11.48%) Windows
22 252 (10.71%) Analytics
23 250 (10.63%) MS Access
23 250 (10.63%) MS Office
24 245 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
25 243 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
26 241 (10.25%) JavaScript
27 229 (9.74%) ASP.NET
28 210 (8.93%) Data Warehouse

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 196 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 149 (6.34%) SAS
3 48 (2.04%) IIS
4 33 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 29 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 29 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 27 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
6 27 (1.15%) JBoss
7 23 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (0.68%) Joomla!
9 16 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (0.60%) Apache Pig
11 9 (0.38%) MS Project Server
11 9 (0.38%) CMS
12 8 (0.34%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.21%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 812 (34.52%) MS Excel
2 250 (10.63%) MS Office
3 108 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 79 (3.36%) Spreadsheet
5 66 (2.81%) PowerPivot
6 62 (2.64%) MS Visio
7 50 (2.13%) SPSS
8 17 (0.72%) MS Project
9 12 (0.51%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.26%) XMetaL
10 6 (0.26%) LaTeX
11 5 (0.21%) Simulink
12 3 (0.13%) FastStats
13 2 (0.085%) Stata
13 2 (0.085%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.085%) Photoshop
14 1 (0.043%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.043%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.043%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 35 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 31 (1.32%) Google Analytics
3 30 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
4 25 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
5 23 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
6 20 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
7 18 (0.77%) Markit EDM
8 15 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (0.38%) Line 500
10 7 (0.30%) Misys Opics
11 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.26%) Cognos Planning
11 6 (0.26%) Agresso
12 5 (0.21%) Visualfiles
12 5 (0.21%) Retail-J
12 5 (0.21%) ProductWriter
13 4 (0.17%) ReMetrica
13 4 (0.17%) Loan IQ
14 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
14 3 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (0.60%) Amazon S3
2 14 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
3 12 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.34%) SaaS
6 3 (0.13%) Office 365
7 2 (0.085%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.81%) Intranet
2 16 (0.68%) Internet
3 15 (0.64%) WAN
3 15 (0.64%) Firewall
3 15 (0.64%) LAN
4 14 (0.60%) FTP
5 13 (0.55%) SAN
6 11 (0.47%) HTTP
7 10 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.26%) VPN
8 6 (0.26%) IMAP
8 6 (0.26%) POP3
8 6 (0.26%) Extranet
9 5 (0.21%) Broadband
10 4 (0.17%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.13%) LDAP
11 3 (0.13%) VoIP
11 3 (0.13%) NAS
11 3 (0.13%) Wireless
12 1 (0.043%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 911 (38.73%) SQL Server
2 411 (17.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 340 (14.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 250 (10.63%) MS Access
5 245 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 210 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
7 207 (8.80%) Relational Database
8 155 (6.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 143 (6.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 125 (5.31%) Crystal Reports
11 79 (3.36%) Data Mining
12 65 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 62 (2.64%) MySQL
14 60 (2.55%) QlikView
15 59 (2.51%) RDBMS
16 39 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
17 37 (1.57%) Oracle Database
17 37 (1.57%) Microsoft Power View
17 37 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 33 (1.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 186 (7.91%) Visual Studio
2 52 (2.21%) Subversion
3 51 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 35 (1.49%) NUnit
6 32 (1.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 31 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 30 (1.28%) Jenkins
9 29 (1.23%) Maven
10 28 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
11 20 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 16 (0.68%) JIRA
13 14 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
13 14 (0.60%) Yeoman
14 11 (0.47%) JUnit
15 10 (0.43%) Moq
15 10 (0.43%) LLBLGen Pro
16 9 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
16 9 (0.38%) ReSharper
16 9 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1065 (45.28%) Finance
2 293 (12.46%) Front Office
3 276 (11.73%) Banking
4 132 (5.61%) Investment Banking
5 120 (5.10%) Marketing
6 109 (4.63%) Retail
7 83 (3.53%) Legal
8 79 (3.36%) Back Office
9 73 (3.10%) Financial Institution
10 36 (1.53%) Advertising
11 34 (1.45%) Manufacturing
11 34 (1.45%) Telecoms
12 31 (1.32%) Publishing
13 29 (1.23%) Law
14 24 (1.02%) Italian Language
15 14 (0.60%) Spanish Language
16 13 (0.55%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.55%) German Language
16 13 (0.55%) Games
17 11 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1004 (42.69%) Developer
2 778 (33.08%) Analyst
3 208 (8.84%) Excel Developer
4 184 (7.82%) Data Analyst
5 177 (7.53%) C# Developer
6 158 (6.72%) VBA Developer
7 154 (6.55%) Applications Support
8 137 (5.82%) Business Analyst
9 106 (4.51%) MI Analyst
10 99 (4.21%) .NET Developer
11 95 (4.04%) Support Analyst
12 93 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
12 93 (3.95%) Consultant
13 90 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 88 (3.74%) SQL Developer
15 83 (3.53%) Junior
16 82 (3.49%) Excel VBA Developer
17 79 (3.36%) Software Developer
18 75 (3.19%) Java Developer
19 72 (3.06%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 656 (27.89%) .NET
2 295 (12.54%) XML
3 284 (12.07%) HTML
4 229 (9.74%) ASP.NET
5 149 (6.34%) CSS
6 120 (5.10%) WPF
7 114 (4.85%) Web Services
8 106 (4.51%) .NET Framework
8 106 (4.51%) WinForms
9 93 (3.95%) jQuery
10 88 (3.74%) WCF
11 73 (3.10%) Ajax
12 58 (2.47%) J2EE
13 51 (2.17%) SOAP
14 47 (2.00%) Spring
15 44 (1.87%) XSLT
15 44 (1.87%) HTML5
16 41 (1.74%) REST
17 39 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
17 39 (1.66%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 538 (22.87%) Analytical Skills
2 193 (8.21%) Derivative
3 182 (7.74%) Mathematics
4 167 (7.10%) Computer Science
5 144 (6.12%) Management Information System
6 142 (6.04%) Fixed Income
7 130 (5.53%) Equities
8 103 (4.38%) Hedge funds
9 91 (3.87%) Statistics
10 69 (2.93%) Credit Risk
11 66 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 60 (2.55%) Visualisation
13 56 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
14 44 (1.87%) Economics
15 42 (1.79%) Market Risk
16 33 (1.40%) N-Tier
17 31 (1.32%) Physics
17 31 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
18 30 (1.28%) User Experience
18 30 (1.28%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 270 (11.48%) Windows
2 173 (7.36%) UNIX
3 100 (4.25%) Linux
4 18 (0.77%) Windows 7
5 17 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 16 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.38%) Solaris
10 8 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.17%) Android
12 3 (0.13%) Debian
12 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.043%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 252 (10.71%) Analytics
3 243 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (7.95%) Data Analysis
5 175 (7.44%) OO
6 170 (7.23%) ETL
6 170 (7.23%) Asset Management
7 143 (6.08%) Project Management
8 130 (5.53%) Data Management
9 125 (5.31%) Business Analysis
10 106 (4.51%) Risk Management
10 106 (4.51%) RAD
11 94 (4.00%) ITIL
12 93 (3.95%) Investment Management
13 92 (3.91%) Migration
14 87 (3.70%) ERP
15 81 (3.44%) Time Management
16 76 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
17 73 (3.10%) Mentoring
17 73 (3.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1614 (68.62%) SQL
2 804 (34.18%) C#
3 409 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 308 (13.10%) VB
5 301 (12.80%) Java
6 279 (11.86%) VB.NET
7 241 (10.25%) JavaScript
8 189 (8.04%) C++
9 113 (4.80%) Perl
10 111 (4.72%) Python
11 99 (4.21%) PL/SQL
12 85 (3.61%) PHP
13 79 (3.36%) VB6
14 62 (2.64%) C
15 61 (2.59%) PowerShell
16 57 (2.42%) VBScript
17 52 (2.21%) MATLAB
18 46 (1.96%) Bash Shell
19 40 (1.70%) R
20 31 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 491 (20.88%) Degree
2 42 (1.79%) ISEB
3 41 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 40 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.85%) MCSE
7 13 (0.55%) ACCA
8 12 (0.51%) CFA
8 12 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.43%) PhD
11 9 (0.38%) MCP
11 9 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.30%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.30%) Sun Certification
12 7 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.30%) OCPJP
12 7 (0.30%) NVQ Level 3
13 6 (0.26%) MCSD
14 5 (0.21%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.44%) QA
2 29 (1.23%) EMIR
3 25 (1.06%) SLA
4 23 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.13%) Basel III
8 3 (0.13%) COBIT
8 3 (0.13%) MiFID
8 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.085%) DO-254
9 2 (0.085%) DO-160
10 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.043%) Basel II
10 1 (0.043%) P3O
10 1 (0.043%) COREP
System Software
1 77 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.60%) VirtualBox
4 9 (0.38%) Firmware
5 6 (0.26%) MDaemon
6 5 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.21%) vSphere
7 3 (0.13%) XenApp
8 2 (0.085%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.085%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.043%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 18 (0.77%) Control-M
2 14 (0.60%) Vagrant
3 9 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.085%) Foglight
5 2 (0.085%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.043%) cPanel
Vendors
1 623 (26.49%) Microsoft
2 311 (13.22%) Oracle
3 121 (5.14%) Cognos
4 102 (4.34%) Business Objects
5 68 (2.89%) Bloomberg
6 58 (2.47%) IBM
7 48 (2.04%) Sybase
8 41 (1.74%) Fidessa
8 41 (1.74%) Tableau
9 34 (1.45%) Hyperion
10 33 (1.40%) Google
11 32 (1.36%) thinkFolio
12 30 (1.28%) SAP
13 23 (0.98%) SunGard
13 23 (0.98%) Sun
13 23 (0.98%) FactSet
14 22 (0.94%) Vermilion
14 22 (0.94%) VMware
15 21 (0.89%) TIBCO
15 21 (0.89%) HP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Career Development
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum plus Package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, cash allowances
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hyphen
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS (Global company)
Posted: 2 days ago