The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 76 61 79
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs citing VBA 12 38 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.18% 2.94% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 6.27% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 3
Median salary £48,750 £42,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -41.37%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
VBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
465 606 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.63% 46.94% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 363 465 413
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VBA
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Essex region.

VBA Salary Trend in Essex

VBA
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

VBA Salary Histogram in Essex

VBA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 5 - -
Chelmsford -9 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Basildon -10 1 - -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for VBA.

1 12 (60.00%) C#
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SOAP
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) HP
2 9 (45.00%) ISEB
2 9 (45.00%) Citrix
2 9 (45.00%) LoadRunner
2 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (45.00%) QA
2 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (45.00%) SoapUI
2 9 (45.00%) HP SiteScope
2 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (25.00%) SAP
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (25.00%) MS Access
5 5 (25.00%) CRM
5 5 (25.00%) SPSS
5 5 (25.00%) Power BI
5 5 (25.00%) User Experience
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) Qlik Sense

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MS Access
1 5 (25.00%) Power BI
1 5 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
1 5 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) LoadRunner
1 9 (45.00%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner Tester
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Tester
2 7 (35.00%) Tester
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Performance Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Tester
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Lead Tester
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Access Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Access VBA Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) SOAP
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) RESTful
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
1 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
1 9 (45.00%) ISEB
1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Citrix
1 9 (45.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Tableau