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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 282 263 224
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -39
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1049 1199 1374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.02% 1.07% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 2.03% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 880 991 1180
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
52891 59160 56372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.25% 52.88% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 45348 50259 48959
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -12 612 £50,000 - 66
South East +39 145 £42,500 +26.86% 13
North West +32 75 £35,000 +12.90% 17
East of England -35 53 £32,500 -13.33% 6
Yorkshire 0 51 £27,500 -21.42% 7
West Midlands -20 49 £29,500 -1.66% 6
South West -27 42 £35,000 +8.52% 22
East Midlands -12 18 £32,000 -8.57% 3
North East -12 3 £28,500 - 3
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1531 (71.95%) SQL
2 862 (40.51%) Finance
3 753 (35.39%) SQL Server
4 722 (33.93%) MS Excel
5 693 (32.57%) C#
6 643 (30.22%) Microsoft
7 567 (26.64%) .NET
8 513 (24.11%) Analytical Skills
9 484 (22.74%) Business Intelligence
10 469 (22.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 455 (21.38%) Degree
12 369 (17.34%) T-SQL
13 338 (15.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 289 (13.58%) HTML
15 272 (12.78%) Windows
16 269 (12.64%) Analytics
17 260 (12.22%) Front Office
18 258 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
19 242 (11.37%) MS Office
20 241 (11.33%) Oracle
20 241 (11.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 239 (11.23%) Agile Software Development
22 231 (10.86%) VB
23 220 (10.34%) Java
23 220 (10.34%) Data Analysis
24 216 (10.15%) ASP.NET
25 213 (10.01%) JavaScript
26 209 (9.82%) MS Access
27 204 (9.59%) SharePoint
28 198 (9.30%) Banking

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 204 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 165 (7.75%) SAS
3 47 (2.21%) IIS
4 33 (1.55%) Apache Pig
5 30 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 21 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 19 (0.89%) CMS
9 17 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (0.75%) JBoss
10 16 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
10 16 (0.75%) Joomla!
11 15 (0.70%) MS Exchange
12 13 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (0.28%) MS Project Server
17 5 (0.23%) WorkSite
17 5 (0.23%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 722 (33.93%) MS Excel
2 242 (11.37%) MS Office
3 91 (4.28%) PowerPivot
4 86 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 52 (2.44%) MS Visio
6 51 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
7 45 (2.11%) SPSS
8 23 (1.08%) MS Project
9 10 (0.47%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.28%) LaTeX
11 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.23%) Simulink
11 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.19%) InDesign
12 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.19%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.14%) FastStats
14 2 (0.094%) XMetaL
14 2 (0.094%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 31 (1.46%) Cognos TM1
2 27 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 26 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.89%) Cognos Planning
5 13 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
5 13 (0.61%) thinkFolio
6 11 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.38%) Endur
7 8 (0.38%) assyst
7 8 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
8 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.23%) Line 500
10 4 (0.19%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.19%) Magento
11 3 (0.14%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 3 (0.14%) ReMetrica
11 3 (0.14%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.14%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.094%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
2 33 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
2 33 (1.55%) Amazon S3
3 31 (1.46%) Google Analytics
4 27 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.42%) SaaS
6 6 (0.28%) Office 365
7 4 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.094%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.047%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.27%) LAN
1 27 (1.27%) WAN
2 17 (0.80%) Firewall
3 15 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.66%) SAN
5 13 (0.61%) Intranet
6 12 (0.56%) Internet
6 12 (0.56%) DNS
7 7 (0.33%) DHCP
8 6 (0.28%) FTP
8 6 (0.28%) VPN
8 6 (0.28%) Broadband
9 3 (0.14%) HTTP
9 3 (0.14%) SMTP
10 2 (0.094%) Network Security
10 2 (0.094%) NAS
10 2 (0.094%) Modbus
10 2 (0.094%) Profibus
11 1 (0.047%) WebEx
11 1 (0.047%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 753 (35.39%) SQL Server
2 469 (22.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 338 (15.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 258 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
5 241 (11.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 209 (9.82%) MS Access
7 172 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 160 (7.52%) Relational Database
9 109 (5.12%) Crystal Reports
10 86 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
11 85 (3.99%) Data Mining
12 74 (3.48%) QlikView
13 64 (3.01%) Microsoft Power View
14 53 (2.49%) RDBMS
15 52 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
16 44 (2.07%) OLAP
17 41 (1.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 39 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
19 36 (1.69%) Hadoop
20 33 (1.55%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 152 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 67 (3.15%) Git (software)
3 63 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (2.54%) Jenkins
4 54 (2.54%) Subversion
5 33 (1.55%) Yeoman
6 26 (1.22%) NUnit
7 24 (1.13%) Maven
8 22 (1.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 18 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 16 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (0.56%) JIRA
12 9 (0.42%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.28%) LLBLGen Pro
15 5 (0.23%) Moq
15 5 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (0.23%) IntelliJ
15 5 (0.23%) NetAdvantage
General
1 862 (40.51%) Finance
2 260 (12.22%) Front Office
3 198 (9.30%) Banking
4 152 (7.14%) Marketing
5 96 (4.51%) Retail
6 89 (4.18%) Investment Banking
7 76 (3.57%) Legal
8 61 (2.87%) Back Office
9 53 (2.49%) Financial Institution
10 46 (2.16%) Telecoms
11 38 (1.79%) Law
12 26 (1.22%) Manufacturing
13 23 (1.08%) Publishing
14 22 (1.03%) Advertising
15 15 (0.70%) German Language
15 15 (0.70%) Italian Language
15 15 (0.70%) Spanish Language
15 15 (0.70%) Dutch Language
16 12 (0.56%) Billing
17 10 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 905 (42.53%) Developer
2 760 (35.71%) Analyst
3 187 (8.79%) Data Analyst
4 168 (7.89%) C# Developer
5 125 (5.87%) Applications Support
6 123 (5.78%) VBA Developer
7 122 (5.73%) Excel Developer
8 121 (5.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 112 (5.26%) Business Analyst
10 110 (5.17%) Support Analyst
11 106 (4.98%) SQL Developer
12 101 (4.75%) MI Analyst
13 95 (4.46%) Software Developer
14 89 (4.18%) Report Developer
15 81 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 77 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
17 73 (3.43%) .NET Developer
18 72 (3.38%) Excel VBA Developer
19 71 (3.34%) Junior
20 68 (3.20%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 567 (26.64%) .NET
2 289 (13.58%) HTML
3 216 (10.15%) ASP.NET
4 192 (9.02%) XML
5 155 (7.28%) CSS
6 105 (4.93%) WinForms
7 88 (4.14%) Web Services
8 78 (3.67%) WPF
9 77 (3.62%) WCF
10 64 (3.01%) .NET Framework
11 61 (2.87%) Ajax
12 57 (2.68%) jQuery
12 57 (2.68%) SOAP
13 55 (2.58%) REST
14 49 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 43 (2.02%) J2EE
15 43 (2.02%) SciPy
15 43 (2.02%) D3.js
15 43 (2.02%) Pandas
16 42 (1.97%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 513 (24.11%) Analytical Skills
2 167 (7.85%) Management Information System
3 160 (7.52%) Derivative
4 154 (7.24%) Mathematics
5 133 (6.25%) Fixed Income
6 128 (6.02%) Visualisation
7 121 (5.69%) Computer Science
8 92 (4.32%) Statistics
9 87 (4.09%) Equities
10 80 (3.76%) Hedge funds
11 74 (3.48%) Credit Risk
12 68 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 67 (3.15%) Data Structures
14 62 (2.91%) Algorithms
15 43 (2.02%) Equity Derivative
16 34 (1.60%) Credit Derivative
16 34 (1.60%) Mobile App
17 31 (1.46%) Economics
18 27 (1.27%) Open Source
19 26 (1.22%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 272 (12.78%) Windows
2 112 (5.26%) UNIX
3 79 (3.71%) Linux
4 42 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 28 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.33%) Android
8 6 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.23%) Solaris
10 4 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.047%) VMS
12 1 (0.047%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (22.74%) Business Intelligence
2 269 (12.64%) Analytics
3 239 (11.23%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 182 (8.55%) ETL
6 129 (6.06%) MVC
7 122 (5.73%) Risk Management
8 115 (5.40%) ITIL
9 114 (5.36%) Asset Management
10 108 (5.08%) Data Management
10 108 (5.08%) Project Management
11 104 (4.89%) Business Analysis
12 97 (4.56%) OO
13 92 (4.32%) Data Modelling
14 87 (4.09%) Time Management
15 79 (3.71%) RAD
16 77 (3.62%) CRM
17 75 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
18 73 (3.43%) Mentoring
19 72 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1531 (71.95%) SQL
2 693 (32.57%) C#
3 369 (17.34%) T-SQL
4 231 (10.86%) VB
5 220 (10.34%) Java
6 213 (10.01%) JavaScript
7 185 (8.69%) VB.NET
8 149 (7.00%) Python
9 147 (6.91%) C++
10 94 (4.42%) R
11 90 (4.23%) PowerShell
11 90 (4.23%) PHP
12 75 (3.52%) PL/SQL
13 66 (3.10%) Perl
14 50 (2.35%) MATLAB
15 46 (2.16%) VBScript
16 44 (2.07%) VB6
17 43 (2.02%) C
18 39 (1.83%) Bash Shell
19 33 (1.55%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 455 (21.38%) Degree
2 57 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 51 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 23 (1.08%) MCSE
6 22 (1.03%) ISEB
7 18 (0.85%) PhD
8 13 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.56%) MCSD
9 12 (0.56%) NVQ Level 3
10 10 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.33%) MOS
13 6 (0.28%) HND
13 6 (0.28%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.23%) HNC
14 5 (0.23%) MCP
15 4 (0.19%) CFA
16 3 (0.14%) MBA
16 3 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.76%) QA
2 22 (1.03%) EMIR
3 19 (0.89%) SLA
4 16 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.52%) COBIT
7 8 (0.38%) MiFID
8 6 (0.28%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.23%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.094%) DO-254
11 2 (0.094%) DO-160
12 1 (0.047%) Basel III
12 1 (0.047%) P3O
12 1 (0.047%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.047%) Basel II
12 1 (0.047%) TickIT
System Software
1 84 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.55%) VirtualBox
3 13 (0.61%) XenApp
4 9 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.14%) Firmware
8 2 (0.094%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.094%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.047%) Xen
9 1 (0.047%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.047%) Varnish
9 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (1.55%) Vagrant
2 10 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.33%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.19%) Control-M
5 3 (0.14%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.094%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.094%) SCCM
7 1 (0.047%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 643 (30.22%) Microsoft
2 241 (11.33%) Oracle
3 129 (6.06%) Cognos
4 127 (5.97%) Business Objects
5 79 (3.71%) Tableau
6 47 (2.21%) Bloomberg
7 40 (1.88%) IBM
8 34 (1.60%) Sybase
8 34 (1.60%) Google
9 33 (1.55%) Citrix
10 29 (1.36%) SAP
11 25 (1.17%) TOWER Software
12 23 (1.08%) VMware
13 21 (0.99%) HP
14 20 (0.94%) FactSet
15 18 (0.85%) Sun
16 17 (0.80%) Adobe
17 16 (0.75%) Sophis
17 16 (0.75%) Sage
18 15 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefit package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Winshuttle
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45000-55000 Pension, Bonus, Health Care, Generous Holiday Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago