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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 269 265 246
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1139 1199 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.10% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 2.16% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 933 1006 975
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
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
53384 55617 52742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.51% 51.16% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 46137 47101 45704
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -24 629 £55,000 - 56
South East +93 165 £40,000 +14.28% 15
East of England +4 85 £37,500 +15.38% 6
North West -13 74 £37,000 +23.33% 11
West Midlands +4 66 £30,000 -14.28% 4
South West -20 56 £35,000 - 9
East Midlands +18 33 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire -36 28 £29,500 -7.81% 8
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1522 (73.31%) SQL
2 807 (38.87%) SQL Server
3 789 (38.01%) Finance
4 671 (32.32%) MS Excel
5 657 (31.65%) C#
6 611 (29.43%) .NET
7 558 (26.88%) Microsoft
8 518 (24.95%) Analytical Skills
9 507 (24.42%) Degree
10 371 (17.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 352 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
12 342 (16.47%) Windows
13 312 (15.03%) Oracle
13 312 (15.03%) Analytics
14 291 (14.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 275 (13.25%) Java
16 267 (12.86%) Front Office
17 265 (12.76%) T-SQL
18 239 (11.51%) Banking
19 238 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
19 238 (11.46%) HTML
20 236 (11.37%) MS Office
21 232 (11.18%) Data Analysis
22 221 (10.65%) Python
23 217 (10.45%) VB
24 215 (10.36%) MS Access
25 211 (10.16%) XML
26 208 (10.02%) Derivative
27 187 (9.01%) Data Warehouse
28 176 (8.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 155 (7.47%) SAS
2 125 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 53 (2.55%) IIS
4 40 (1.93%) Apache Pig
5 23 (1.11%) CMS
6 19 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 17 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 15 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.72%) MS Exchange
9 13 (0.63%) Umbraco
10 11 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.43%) Apache
13 8 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.39%) SugarCRM
14 7 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 671 (32.32%) MS Excel
2 236 (11.37%) MS Office
3 100 (4.82%) SPSS
4 79 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 77 (3.71%) PowerPivot
6 65 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (1.06%) MS Visio
8 14 (0.67%) MS Project
9 9 (0.43%) GNU Octave
10 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.096%) FastStats
12 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.048%) ProjectWise
12 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.048%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.048%) XMetaL
12 1 (0.048%) Stata
Business Applications
1 31 (1.49%) Cognos TM1
2 26 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 19 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
6 10 (0.48%) Sentinel
6 10 (0.48%) thinkFolio
7 9 (0.43%) SunGard AvantGard
8 7 (0.34%) Agresso
8 7 (0.34%) Misys Midas
9 6 (0.29%) CODA-Financials
9 6 (0.29%) HFM
9 6 (0.29%) Unica
9 6 (0.29%) Advent Geneva
10 5 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
10 5 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 5 (0.24%) Endur
10 5 (0.24%) Aareon QL
11 4 (0.19%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (1.93%) Amazon S3
3 40 (1.93%) Amazon EMR
4 13 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.43%) Office 365
6 8 (0.39%) SaaS
7 6 (0.29%) GitHub
8 4 (0.19%) Sage Pay
9 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.048%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.40%) WAN
2 28 (1.35%) LAN
3 23 (1.11%) Firewall
4 22 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.96%) Internet
6 15 (0.72%) DNS
7 14 (0.67%) VPN
7 14 (0.67%) DHCP
8 10 (0.48%) SAN
9 9 (0.43%) Intranet
10 8 (0.39%) SSL
10 8 (0.39%) NAS
10 8 (0.39%) VLAN
11 4 (0.19%) Network Security
11 4 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.19%) Wireless
11 4 (0.19%) FTP
12 3 (0.14%) VoIP
12 3 (0.14%) SMTP
13 2 (0.096%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 807 (38.87%) SQL Server
2 371 (17.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 291 (14.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 215 (10.36%) MS Access
5 187 (9.01%) Data Warehouse
6 176 (8.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 141 (6.79%) Relational Database
8 98 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 93 (4.48%) Crystal Reports
10 86 (4.14%) QlikView
11 78 (3.76%) Data Mining
12 76 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
13 67 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
14 56 (2.70%) Hadoop
15 49 (2.36%) Big Data
16 48 (2.31%) Apache Hive
16 48 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
17 46 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
17 46 (2.22%) MongoDB
18 45 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 110 (5.30%) Visual Studio
2 91 (4.38%) Git (software)
3 50 (2.41%) NUnit
4 49 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (2.31%) Jenkins
6 40 (1.93%) Yeoman
7 36 (1.73%) Subversion
8 27 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 13 (0.63%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.43%) JIRA
11 8 (0.39%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (0.39%) MSBuild
12 7 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.34%) Moq
12 7 (0.34%) HP UFT
12 7 (0.34%) Selenium
13 6 (0.29%) MSTest
14 5 (0.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 5 (0.24%) PowerBuilder
General
1 789 (38.01%) Finance
2 267 (12.86%) Front Office
3 239 (11.51%) Banking
4 148 (7.13%) Retail
5 127 (6.12%) Marketing
6 80 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 68 (3.28%) Back Office
8 58 (2.79%) Telecoms
9 55 (2.65%) Legal
10 29 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 26 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 26 (1.25%) Law
12 22 (1.06%) German Language
13 20 (0.96%) Advertising
14 19 (0.92%) International Banking
15 18 (0.87%) French Language
16 14 (0.67%) Billing
17 13 (0.63%) Spanish Language
18 11 (0.53%) Dutch Language
18 11 (0.53%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 939 (45.23%) Developer
2 729 (35.12%) Analyst
3 194 (9.34%) Data Analyst
4 165 (7.95%) C# Developer
5 159 (7.66%) Excel Developer
6 139 (6.70%) VBA Developer
7 136 (6.55%) SQL Developer
8 121 (5.83%) Support Analyst
9 104 (5.01%) .NET Developer
10 103 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 97 (4.67%) Excel VBA Developer
12 96 (4.62%) Applications Support
13 91 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
14 87 (4.19%) Junior
15 77 (3.71%) Consultant
16 76 (3.66%) Software Developer
17 75 (3.61%) Business Analyst
18 72 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
19 65 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
19 65 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 611 (29.43%) .NET
2 238 (11.46%) HTML
3 211 (10.16%) XML
4 151 (7.27%) ASP.NET
5 102 (4.91%) CSS
6 94 (4.53%) Web Services
7 89 (4.29%) WPF
8 75 (3.61%) WCF
9 71 (3.42%) .NET Framework
10 57 (2.75%) SOAP
11 55 (2.65%) FIX Protocol
12 50 (2.41%) Ajax
13 48 (2.31%) WinForms
13 48 (2.31%) LINQ
14 45 (2.17%) D3.js
15 44 (2.12%) REST
16 43 (2.07%) SciPy
16 43 (2.07%) Pandas
17 40 (1.93%) Natural Language Processing
17 40 (1.93%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 518 (24.95%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (10.02%) Derivative
3 161 (7.76%) Mathematics
4 160 (7.71%) Visualisation
5 148 (7.13%) Computer Science
6 125 (6.02%) Fixed Income
7 122 (5.88%) Statistics
8 120 (5.78%) Equities
9 116 (5.59%) Management Information System
10 103 (4.96%) Hedge funds
11 95 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 76 (3.66%) Equity Derivative
12 76 (3.66%) Data Structures
13 63 (3.03%) Algorithms
14 52 (2.50%) Physics
15 49 (2.36%) Data Extraction
16 40 (1.93%) Economics
17 35 (1.69%) Credit Risk
18 25 (1.20%) NHS
19 24 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 342 (16.47%) Windows
2 104 (5.01%) UNIX
3 58 (2.79%) Linux
4 34 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 16 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.19%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.14%) Solaris
10 3 (0.14%) Android
11 2 (0.096%) OS/400
11 2 (0.096%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.096%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.096%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.048%) MVS
12 1 (0.048%) AIX
12 1 (0.048%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
2 312 (15.03%) Analytics
3 238 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (11.18%) Data Analysis
5 118 (5.68%) ETL
6 106 (5.11%) TDD
7 105 (5.06%) SDLC
8 104 (5.01%) OO
9 102 (4.91%) Risk Management
10 101 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
11 96 (4.62%) Asset Management
11 96 (4.62%) RAD
12 94 (4.53%) MVC
13 93 (4.48%) Data Management
14 92 (4.43%) Software Engineering
15 91 (4.38%) Data Modelling
16 86 (4.14%) ITIL
17 81 (3.90%) CRM
18 72 (3.47%) ERP
18 72 (3.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1522 (73.31%) SQL
2 657 (31.65%) C#
3 275 (13.25%) Java
4 265 (12.76%) T-SQL
5 221 (10.65%) Python
6 217 (10.45%) VB
7 164 (7.90%) C++
8 139 (6.70%) JavaScript
9 131 (6.31%) R
10 119 (5.73%) VB.NET
11 88 (4.24%) PowerShell
12 75 (3.61%) PL/SQL
13 73 (3.52%) Perl
14 70 (3.37%) VBScript
15 55 (2.65%) Bash Shell
16 49 (2.36%) PHP
17 41 (1.97%) MATLAB
18 40 (1.93%) Clojure
18 40 (1.93%) F#
19 29 (1.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 507 (24.42%) Degree
2 67 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (2.07%) MCSE
4 37 (1.78%) PhD
5 31 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 19 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.82%) ISEB
8 10 (0.48%) MCSA
9 9 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (0.43%) CISA
9 9 (0.43%) CISM
10 8 (0.39%) MCP
11 7 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.29%) CIMA
12 6 (0.29%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.24%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.24%) MCITP
13 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.24%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.24%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.37%) QA
2 33 (1.59%) SLA
3 20 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.48%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.48%) EMIR
5 10 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.43%) COBIT
7 8 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.19%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.19%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.096%) MiFID
11 1 (0.048%) Basel III
11 1 (0.048%) P3O
System Software
1 73 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.93%) VirtualBox
3 23 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.58%) XenApp
5 9 (0.43%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.34%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.24%) Xen
9 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.14%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.096%) vSphere
11 1 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 40 (1.93%) Vagrant
2 9 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (0.43%) AirWatch
3 6 (0.29%) Control-M
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.24%) SCCM
5 4 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.19%) ARCserve
6 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.14%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.096%) WSUS
8 1 (0.048%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.048%) Nagios
8 1 (0.048%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.048%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.048%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 558 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 312 (15.03%) Oracle
3 127 (6.12%) Tableau
4 70 (3.37%) Cognos
5 67 (3.23%) IBM
6 55 (2.65%) Sybase
7 52 (2.50%) SAP
8 46 (2.22%) Citrix
9 45 (2.17%) Bloomberg
10 44 (2.12%) VMware
11 23 (1.11%) Sun
12 22 (1.06%) Cisco
13 21 (1.01%) Hyperion
13 21 (1.01%) TOWER Software
14 20 (0.96%) HP
15 19 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (0.87%) Sophis
17 17 (0.82%) Cognizant
17 17 (0.82%) Trillium
17 17 (0.82%) DataFlux
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & More Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
Astbury Marsden
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £29000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Entry Level up to £45k pa. DOE + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
SunGard
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 32k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Wednesbury, West Midlands (County)
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum + pension plus alot more
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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