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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 354 288 310
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +22
Permanent jobs citing VBA 823 1101 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.87% 1.11% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 2.20% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 692 962 782
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
49675 49999 52579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.60% 50.37% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43290 43301 44512
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -63 415 £47,500 -9.52% 73
South East -29 125 £45,000 +9.75% 18
Yorkshire +22 69 £31,000 -4.61% 13
North West +6 57 £32,000 -8.57% 11
South West -10 52 £35,000 +2.94% 7
West Midlands -65 36 £36,250 +11.53% 11
East Midlands +15 33 £35,000 - 13
East of England -60 22 £37,500 +2.04% 5
North East +10 7 £26,000 -42.22%
Midlands - 4 £75,000 -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1408 (72.50%) SQL
2 927 (47.73%) Finance
3 740 (38.11%) SQL Server
4 680 (35.02%) MS Excel
5 631 (32.49%) C#
6 600 (30.90%) .NET
7 541 (27.86%) Analytical Skills
8 534 (27.50%) Microsoft
9 448 (23.07%) Degree
10 360 (18.54%) Business Intelligence
11 343 (17.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 330 (16.99%) Analytics
13 320 (16.48%) VB
14 297 (15.29%) Oracle
15 264 (13.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 261 (13.44%) MS Office
17 256 (13.18%) T-SQL
18 244 (12.56%) Windows
19 230 (11.84%) Front Office
20 219 (11.28%) HTML
21 205 (10.56%) JavaScript
22 199 (10.25%) Banking
23 189 (9.73%) XML
23 189 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
24 188 (9.68%) MS Access
25 186 (9.58%) Data Analysis
26 180 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
27 171 (8.81%) VB.NET
28 170 (8.75%) ASP.NET
29 165 (8.50%) Computer Science

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 164 (8.44%) SharePoint
2 154 (7.93%) SAS
3 116 (5.97%) IIS
4 32 (1.65%) CMS
5 24 (1.24%) Apache Pig
6 15 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (0.72%) Confluence
8 13 (0.67%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.51%) Apache
10 10 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (0.51%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.46%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.26%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.15%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 680 (35.02%) MS Excel
2 261 (13.44%) MS Office
3 103 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (3.35%) Spreadsheet
5 56 (2.88%) SPSS
6 53 (2.73%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.67%) MS Project
8 3 (0.15%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.10%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.10%) GNU Octave
9 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.10%) Stata
10 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 37 (1.91%) Cognos TM1
2 29 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 17 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
4 15 (0.77%) HFM
5 11 (0.57%) Cognos Planning
6 10 (0.51%) SAP HCM
7 9 (0.46%) thinkFolio
8 8 (0.41%) Visualfiles
9 7 (0.36%) Cognos Controller
9 7 (0.36%) Sentinel
10 6 (0.31%) Magento
10 6 (0.31%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.26%) LongView
11 5 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
12 4 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
12 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.21%) FastStats
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
12 4 (0.21%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
3 23 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 17 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.82%) SaaS
6 8 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.41%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.31%) GitHub
7 6 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.31%) Office 365
8 5 (0.26%) SmartFocus
8 5 (0.26%) Taleo
9 4 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.10%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.051%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.051%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.34%) Internet
2 25 (1.29%) Intranet
3 23 (1.18%) Firewall
3 23 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.98%) DHCP
5 15 (0.77%) SAN
6 14 (0.72%) DNS
6 14 (0.72%) LAN
6 14 (0.72%) VPN
7 12 (0.62%) WAN
8 11 (0.57%) NAS
9 10 (0.51%) SSL
9 10 (0.51%) VLAN
10 7 (0.36%) VoIP
11 5 (0.26%) FTP
11 5 (0.26%) Wireless
12 4 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.15%) Network Security
14 2 (0.10%) PBX
14 2 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 740 (38.11%) SQL Server
2 343 (17.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 264 (13.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 189 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
5 188 (9.68%) MS Access
6 151 (7.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 145 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 135 (6.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 132 (6.80%) Relational Database
10 95 (4.89%) BusinessObjects
11 81 (4.17%) QlikView
12 78 (4.02%) Data Mining
13 68 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 64 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
15 60 (3.09%) PowerPivot
16 56 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
17 46 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
18 45 (2.32%) Hadoop
19 44 (2.27%) Big Data
20 43 (2.21%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 116 (5.97%) Visual Studio
2 80 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 41 (2.11%) NUnit
5 40 (2.06%) Subversion
6 26 (1.34%) PowerBuilder
7 24 (1.24%) Jenkins
8 23 (1.18%) Vagrant
8 23 (1.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 23 (1.18%) Yeoman
9 20 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 18 (0.93%) JIRA
11 17 (0.88%) TeamCity
12 12 (0.62%) ReSharper
13 10 (0.51%) LSMW
14 9 (0.46%) MSBuild
14 9 (0.46%) MSTest
14 9 (0.46%) XMLUnit
15 8 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
16 7 (0.36%) Moq
General
1 927 (47.73%) Finance
2 230 (11.84%) Front Office
3 199 (10.25%) Banking
4 95 (4.89%) Marketing
5 84 (4.33%) Retail
6 67 (3.45%) Back Office
7 62 (3.19%) Legal
8 55 (2.83%) Investment Banking
9 46 (2.37%) Financial Institution
9 46 (2.37%) Telecoms
10 41 (2.11%) Law
11 31 (1.60%) Advertising
12 29 (1.49%) Billing
13 28 (1.44%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.77%) Games
15 12 (0.62%) German Language
16 11 (0.57%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.51%) International Banking
18 9 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
18 9 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 848 (43.67%) Developer
2 723 (37.23%) Analyst
3 306 (15.76%) SQL Developer
4 234 (12.05%) C# Developer
5 183 (9.42%) Data Analyst
6 172 (8.86%) .NET Developer
7 171 (8.81%) SQL Analyst
8 167 (8.60%) VBA Developer
9 140 (7.21%) Excel Developer
10 112 (5.77%) Consultant
11 111 (5.72%) C# .NET Developer
12 110 (5.66%) Junior
13 104 (5.36%) Excel VBA Developer
14 102 (5.25%) Excel Analyst
15 86 (4.43%) Support Analyst
16 82 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 78 (4.02%) Applications Support
18 75 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
19 71 (3.66%) Senior Developer
19 71 (3.66%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 600 (30.90%) .NET
2 219 (11.28%) HTML
3 189 (9.73%) XML
4 170 (8.75%) ASP.NET
5 104 (5.36%) CSS
6 77 (3.96%) WPF
7 72 (3.71%) .NET Framework
8 63 (3.24%) jQuery
9 55 (2.83%) WCF
10 39 (2.01%) Web Services
11 35 (1.80%) WinForms
12 34 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (1.44%) SOAP
14 27 (1.39%) Ajax
15 26 (1.34%) LINQ
15 26 (1.34%) REST
16 25 (1.29%) JSON
17 24 (1.24%) Entity Framework
18 23 (1.18%) D3.js
18 23 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 541 (27.86%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (8.50%) Computer Science
3 144 (7.42%) Mathematics
4 116 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 108 (5.56%) Visualisation
6 101 (5.20%) Fixed Income
7 98 (5.05%) Equities
8 76 (3.91%) Hedge funds
9 67 (3.45%) Derivative
10 62 (3.19%) Statistics
11 49 (2.52%) Physics
12 46 (2.37%) Data Structures
13 41 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 40 (2.06%) Credit Risk
15 34 (1.75%) Economics
15 34 (1.75%) NHS
16 32 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
17 25 (1.29%) Market Risk
18 22 (1.13%) Reinsurance
19 18 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 244 (12.56%) Windows
2 80 (4.12%) Unix
3 73 (3.76%) Windows Server
4 46 (2.37%) Linux
5 31 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 14 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (0.67%) Solaris
9 12 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.26%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.21%) Android
13 4 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.15%) VMS
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (18.54%) Business Intelligence
2 330 (16.99%) Analytics
3 186 (9.58%) Data Analysis
4 180 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (6.90%) ETL
6 101 (5.20%) Data Management
7 97 (4.99%) Asset Management
8 96 (4.94%) Business Analysis
9 92 (4.74%) CRM
10 87 (4.48%) Data Analytics
10 87 (4.48%) Data Visualisation
11 85 (4.38%) OO
12 79 (4.07%) Software Engineering
13 73 (3.76%) Data Modelling
13 73 (3.76%) Risk Management
14 72 (3.71%) ITIL
15 70 (3.60%) Investment Management
16 69 (3.55%) MVC
17 67 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1408 (72.50%) SQL
2 631 (32.49%) C#
3 320 (16.48%) VB
4 256 (13.18%) T-SQL
5 205 (10.56%) JavaScript
6 171 (8.81%) VB.NET
7 156 (8.03%) Java
8 126 (6.49%) Python
9 108 (5.56%) C++
10 79 (4.07%) VBScript
11 69 (3.55%) PowerShell
12 68 (3.50%) R
13 64 (3.30%) PL/SQL
14 58 (2.99%) Perl
15 51 (2.63%) MATLAB
16 46 (2.37%) VB6
17 43 (2.21%) PHP
18 40 (2.06%) Bash Shell
19 24 (1.24%) Shell Script
20 23 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 448 (23.07%) Degree
2 49 (2.52%) PhD
3 45 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (1.96%) MCSE
5 34 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 22 (1.13%) CFA
7 20 (1.03%) ISEB
8 17 (0.88%) MCSA
9 16 (0.82%) SC Cleared
10 14 (0.72%) HND
11 12 (0.62%) CIMA
11 12 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (0.57%) ACCA
13 10 (0.51%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.46%) MCP
15 8 (0.41%) CCNA
15 8 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.31%) Postgraduate
17 5 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.87%) Data Quality
2 49 (2.52%) QA
3 31 (1.60%) SLA
4 27 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (1.03%) Solvency II
6 19 (0.98%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.10%) COBIT
7 2 (0.10%) EMIR
7 2 (0.10%) HL7
7 2 (0.10%) MiFID
7 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.051%) Basel III
8 1 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.051%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.18%) VirtualBox
3 19 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.67%) XenApp
5 12 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 10 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.46%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.31%) Xen
9 4 (0.21%) vSphere
10 2 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (0.62%) Tivoli
2 11 (0.57%) SCCM
3 9 (0.46%) Control-M
3 9 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.10%) SCOM
6 2 (0.10%) WSUS
7 1 (0.051%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.051%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.051%) WMI
Vendors
1 534 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 297 (15.29%) Oracle
3 100 (5.15%) Cognos
4 59 (3.04%) Tableau
5 42 (2.16%) Sybase
6 40 (2.06%) Hyperion
7 34 (1.75%) SAP
8 31 (1.60%) Google
9 29 (1.49%) Citrix
9 29 (1.49%) Sun
10 28 (1.44%) VMware
11 27 (1.39%) Bloomberg
11 27 (1.39%) IBM
12 24 (1.24%) Cisco
13 22 (1.13%) HP
14 19 (0.98%) Adobe
15 17 (0.88%) Murex
16 16 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
17 14 (0.72%) DataFlux
17 14 (0.72%) TOWER Software
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Aerotron
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicestershire
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum , Annual Bonus Scheme, Pension etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Willis Towers Watson
Posted: 17 hours ago
Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus Ltd
Salary: Bonus & Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Ultimate Products
Salary: Structured Salary on the Development Scheme with stepped increases
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lidl
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £1 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + a competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £35k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holidays, Work from home
Posted: 2 days ago