The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 75 72 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing VBA 10 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.90% 1.95% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 4.18% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 5
Average salary £55,000 £41,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.48%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
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
521 502 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.85% 46.52% 59.43%
Number of salaries quoted 427 442 542
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Brentwood +5 3 - -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 23 (76.67%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) Java
3 17 (56.67%) VB
4 14 (46.67%) SQL
5 13 (43.33%) .NET
6 12 (40.00%) VB.NET
6 12 (40.00%) Windows
7 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 10 (33.33%) ISEB
7 10 (33.33%) Finance
8 9 (30.00%) Citrix
8 9 (30.00%) EMC
8 9 (30.00%) Process Management
8 9 (30.00%) NetApp
8 9 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (30.00%) ITIL
8 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (30.00%) Documentum
8 9 (30.00%) ABAP
8 9 (30.00%) Oracle
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (30.00%) SAP
8 9 (30.00%) Business Analysis
8 9 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (30.00%) Release Management
8 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (30.00%) XenApp
9 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
9 8 (26.67%) Software Testing

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 9 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
1 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (30.00%) Documentum
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DHCP
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.00%) MySQL
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (6.67%) QlikView
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) OLAP
7 1 (3.33%) OLTP
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (26.67%) Selenium
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Release Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Test Specialist
2 8 (26.67%) Test Automation Specialist
2 8 (26.67%) Automation Specialist
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Business Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Environment Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) EDI
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Statistics
1 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
1 9 (30.00%) Process Management
1 9 (30.00%) Business Analysis
1 9 (30.00%) Release Management
2 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 5 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) ITSM
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Data Management
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.33%) Econometrics
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) Java
3 17 (56.67%) VB
4 14 (46.67%) SQL
5 12 (40.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (30.00%) ABAP
7 8 (26.67%) VBScript
8 3 (10.00%) PHP
9 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ISEB
2 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
1 9 (30.00%) SAP
1 9 (30.00%) EMC
1 9 (30.00%) Citrix
1 9 (30.00%) NetApp
2 5 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Cognos
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft