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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 271 286 219
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -67
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1071 926 1368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 0.96% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.16% 1.79% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 948 741 1217
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.25%
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
49644 51828 57734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.44% 53.50% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42926 43969 51219
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +47 555 £52,500 +5.00% 81
South East 0 162 £41,000 +18.84% 24
West Midlands +28 88 £35,000 - 11
East of England +11 81 £35,000 - 7
North West +11 63 £36,750 +16.66% 10
Yorkshire -40 55 £32,500 - 6
South West +5 51 £34,000 +2.25% 22
East Midlands -15 20 £35,000 +11.11% 5
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1545 (68.12%) SQL
2 1023 (45.11%) Finance
3 860 (37.92%) SQL Server
4 810 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 779 (34.35%) C#
6 654 (28.84%) Microsoft
7 621 (27.38%) .NET
8 547 (24.12%) Analytical Skills
9 461 (20.33%) Degree
10 452 (19.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 450 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
12 414 (18.25%) T-SQL
13 358 (15.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 295 (13.01%) Oracle
15 286 (12.61%) VB
16 275 (12.13%) HTML
17 267 (11.77%) Banking
18 265 (11.68%) XML
19 261 (11.51%) Front Office
20 258 (11.38%) Java
21 254 (11.20%) MS Access
22 252 (11.11%) VB.NET
23 248 (10.93%) MS Office
24 245 (10.80%) Data Warehouse
25 242 (10.67%) Windows
26 240 (10.58%) Analytics
27 235 (10.36%) ASP.NET
28 232 (10.23%) JavaScript
29 226 (9.96%) SharePoint
30 224 (9.88%) Agile Software Development

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 226 (9.96%) SharePoint
2 159 (7.01%) SAS
3 44 (1.94%) IIS
4 31 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 27 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 26 (1.15%) WebLogic
6 26 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
6 26 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 24 (1.06%) JBoss
8 17 (0.75%) CMS
9 16 (0.71%) Joomla!
9 16 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (0.71%) Apache Pig
10 14 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.40%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.40%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.22%) ColdFusion
12 5 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.22%) WordPress
12 5 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 810 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 248 (10.93%) MS Office
3 109 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 86 (3.79%) PowerPivot
5 74 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
6 67 (2.95%) MS Visio
7 51 (2.25%) SPSS
8 23 (1.01%) MS Project
9 17 (0.75%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.22%) Simulink
11 4 (0.18%) FastStats
11 4 (0.18%) LaTeX
12 3 (0.13%) XMetaL
13 2 (0.088%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.044%) InDesign
14 1 (0.044%) Maple
14 1 (0.044%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (1.50%) Google Analytics
2 33 (1.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 25 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
3 25 (1.10%) Cognos TM1
4 21 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (0.84%) Hyperion Planning
6 13 (0.57%) Markit EDM
7 12 (0.53%) Cognos Planning
8 11 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.31%) Line 500
10 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.26%) Agresso
10 6 (0.26%) Endur
11 5 (0.22%) ReMetrica
11 5 (0.22%) ProductWriter
12 4 (0.18%) Loan IQ
12 4 (0.18%) Retail-J
13 3 (0.13%) SAP Business One
13 3 (0.13%) Misys Opics
13 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (0.71%) Amazon S3
2 16 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
3 14 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.18%) SaaS
4 4 (0.18%) Office 365
5 2 (0.088%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.75%) LAN
1 17 (0.75%) WAN
1 17 (0.75%) Intranet
2 15 (0.66%) Internet
3 12 (0.53%) SAN
3 12 (0.53%) Firewall
3 12 (0.53%) FTP
4 11 (0.49%) HTTP
5 8 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.26%) VPN
6 6 (0.26%) Broadband
6 6 (0.26%) Extranet
7 3 (0.13%) IMAP
7 3 (0.13%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.13%) POP3
8 2 (0.088%) DNS
9 1 (0.044%) SSL
9 1 (0.044%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 860 (37.92%) SQL Server
2 452 (19.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 358 (15.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 254 (11.20%) MS Access
5 245 (10.80%) Data Warehouse
6 224 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 193 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 180 (7.94%) Relational Database
9 120 (5.29%) Crystal Reports
10 115 (5.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 86 (3.79%) Data Mining
12 70 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 63 (2.78%) QlikView
14 58 (2.56%) RDBMS
15 55 (2.43%) Microsoft Power View
16 54 (2.38%) MySQL
17 42 (1.85%) OLAP
18 41 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 36 (1.59%) Oracle Database
20 34 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 187 (8.25%) Visual Studio
2 60 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (2.29%) Subversion
4 43 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 40 (1.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 39 (1.72%) NUnit
7 32 (1.41%) Jenkins
8 29 (1.28%) Maven
9 24 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 21 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
11 16 (0.71%) Yeoman
12 14 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 14 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
14 11 (0.49%) JIRA
15 10 (0.44%) ReSharper
15 10 (0.44%) Moq
16 8 (0.35%) JUnit
16 8 (0.35%) LLBLGen Pro
16 8 (0.35%) Mercurial
General
1 1023 (45.11%) Finance
2 267 (11.77%) Banking
3 261 (11.51%) Front Office
4 127 (5.60%) Investment Banking
5 121 (5.34%) Marketing
6 101 (4.45%) Retail
7 77 (3.40%) Legal
7 77 (3.40%) Back Office
8 66 (2.91%) Financial Institution
9 33 (1.46%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.37%) Law
11 29 (1.28%) Advertising
12 28 (1.23%) Publishing
13 26 (1.15%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.84%) Italian Language
15 12 (0.53%) Spanish Language
16 11 (0.49%) Billing
16 11 (0.49%) German Language
16 11 (0.49%) Dutch Language
16 11 (0.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 959 (42.28%) Developer
2 772 (34.04%) Analyst
3 187 (8.25%) Excel Developer
4 179 (7.89%) Data Analyst
5 156 (6.88%) C# Developer
6 151 (6.66%) VBA Developer
7 144 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 136 (6.00%) Applications Support
9 104 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 103 (4.54%) MI Analyst
11 99 (4.37%) SQL Developer
12 94 (4.14%) Support Analyst
13 88 (3.88%) Consultant
14 86 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
15 81 (3.57%) .NET Developer
16 77 (3.40%) Excel VBA Developer
17 73 (3.22%) Software Developer
18 67 (2.95%) Junior
18 67 (2.95%) Graduate
19 65 (2.87%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (27.38%) .NET
2 275 (12.13%) HTML
3 265 (11.68%) XML
4 235 (10.36%) ASP.NET
5 153 (6.75%) CSS
6 112 (4.94%) Web Services
7 110 (4.85%) WPF
8 100 (4.41%) WinForms
9 88 (3.88%) WCF
9 88 (3.88%) jQuery
10 86 (3.79%) .NET Framework
11 70 (3.09%) Ajax
12 57 (2.51%) SOAP
13 52 (2.29%) J2EE
14 50 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (2.20%) REST
15 42 (1.85%) Spring
16 41 (1.81%) LINQ
17 37 (1.63%) HTML5
18 34 (1.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 547 (24.12%) Analytical Skills
2 185 (8.16%) Mathematics
3 160 (7.05%) Derivative
4 147 (6.48%) Management Information System
5 142 (6.26%) Computer Science
6 135 (5.95%) Fixed Income
7 105 (4.63%) Equities
8 96 (4.23%) Statistics
9 84 (3.70%) Hedge funds
10 78 (3.44%) Visualisation
11 68 (3.00%) Credit Risk
12 49 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 44 (1.94%) Equity Derivative
14 43 (1.90%) Economics
15 36 (1.59%) Market Risk
16 35 (1.54%) N-Tier
17 32 (1.41%) Data Conversion
18 31 (1.37%) Mobile App
19 28 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
19 28 (1.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 242 (10.67%) Windows
2 156 (6.88%) UNIX
3 93 (4.10%) Linux
4 25 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 23 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.49%) Windows 8
8 11 (0.49%) Solaris
9 9 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.26%) Android
12 2 (0.088%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.044%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
2 240 (10.58%) Analytics
3 224 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (8.60%) ETL
5 182 (8.02%) Data Analysis
6 174 (7.67%) Asset Management
7 136 (6.00%) OO
8 129 (5.69%) Project Management
9 128 (5.64%) Data Management
10 114 (5.03%) Business Analysis
11 98 (4.32%) Risk Management
12 96 (4.23%) RAD
13 92 (4.06%) ITIL
14 91 (4.01%) Time Management
15 87 (3.84%) Investment Management
16 85 (3.75%) ERP
16 85 (3.75%) Migration
17 82 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
18 76 (3.35%) MVC
19 73 (3.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1545 (68.12%) SQL
2 779 (34.35%) C#
3 414 (18.25%) T-SQL
4 286 (12.61%) VB
5 258 (11.38%) Java
6 252 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 232 (10.23%) JavaScript
8 141 (6.22%) C++
9 103 (4.54%) Python
10 93 (4.10%) PL/SQL
11 89 (3.92%) Perl
12 83 (3.66%) PHP
13 69 (3.04%) PowerShell
14 66 (2.91%) VB6
15 56 (2.47%) MATLAB
16 55 (2.43%) VBScript
17 49 (2.16%) R
18 45 (1.98%) C
19 35 (1.54%) Bash Shell
20 29 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 461 (20.33%) Degree
2 44 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 36 (1.59%) ISEB
4 34 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.75%) MCSE
7 11 (0.49%) PhD
7 11 (0.49%) ACCA
7 11 (0.49%) NVQ Level 3
7 11 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.44%) CFA
9 7 (0.31%) OCPJP
9 7 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.31%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.26%) MCP
10 6 (0.26%) MCSD
11 3 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.57%) QA
2 24 (1.06%) EMIR
3 19 (0.84%) SLA
3 19 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.31%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.13%) Basel III
6 3 (0.13%) COBIT
6 3 (0.13%) MiFID
7 2 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.088%) DO-254
7 2 (0.088%) DO-160
8 1 (0.044%) P3O
8 1 (0.044%) Basel II
8 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.044%) COREP
System Software
1 81 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.71%) VirtualBox
3 15 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.40%) Firmware
5 8 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.13%) MDaemon
7 2 (0.088%) XenApp
7 2 (0.088%) vSphere
7 2 (0.088%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.088%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (0.71%) Vagrant
2 12 (0.53%) Control-M
3 8 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.088%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.044%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.044%) Foglight
6 1 (0.044%) cPanel
Vendors
1 654 (28.84%) Microsoft
2 295 (13.01%) Oracle
3 135 (5.95%) Cognos
4 113 (4.98%) Business Objects
5 64 (2.82%) Bloomberg
6 52 (2.29%) IBM
7 50 (2.20%) Tableau
8 35 (1.54%) Google
8 35 (1.54%) Sybase
9 28 (1.23%) SAP
9 28 (1.23%) thinkFolio
9 28 (1.23%) FactSet
10 26 (1.15%) Fidessa
10 26 (1.15%) Hyperion
11 23 (1.01%) Sun
12 22 (0.97%) VMware
12 22 (0.97%) Vermilion
13 21 (0.93%) TOWER Software
14 19 (0.84%) HP
15 18 (0.79%) TIBCO
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