The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 83 58 88
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +30
Permanent jobs citing VBA 11 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.91% 2.72% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 5.17% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 11
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £36,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +28.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
603 580 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.79% 52.68% 64.80%
Number of salaries quoted 520 496 670
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBA
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram 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 23 July 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 +8 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Colchester -7 2 £50,000 -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (70.27%) C#
2 25 (67.57%) SQL
3 22 (59.46%) .NET
4 21 (56.76%) VB
4 21 (56.76%) Java
5 20 (54.05%) VB.NET
5 20 (54.05%) Windows
6 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
7 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
7 17 (45.95%) Documentum
7 17 (45.95%) ABAP
7 17 (45.95%) Oracle
7 17 (45.95%) SAP
7 17 (45.95%) EMC
7 17 (45.95%) NetApp
7 17 (45.95%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (45.95%) Citrix
7 17 (45.95%) Process Management
7 17 (45.95%) Business Analysis
7 17 (45.95%) SharePoint Server
7 17 (45.95%) Release Management
7 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (45.95%) XenApp
8 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
9 12 (32.43%) ITSM
9 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (32.43%) assyst
10 11 (29.73%) Degree
10 11 (29.73%) Oracle Reports

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (45.95%) BizTalk Server
1 17 (45.95%) SharePoint Server
1 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
1 17 (45.95%) Documentum
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (32.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) DHCP
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (13.51%) QlikView
6 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (8.11%) MySQL
7 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.41%) OLAP
9 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.70%) OLTP
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Release Manager
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation Specialist
6 4 (10.81%) Automation Specialist
6 4 (10.81%) Test Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Business Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Capacity Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Report Writer
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) .NET
2 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) EDI
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 2 (5.41%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Statistics
1 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Process Management
1 17 (45.95%) Business Analysis
1 17 (45.95%) Release Management
2 12 (32.43%) ITSM
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.22%) Service Management
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL V3
5 5 (13.51%) Software Deployment
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.11%) Data Management
8 2 (5.41%) ETL
9 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.70%) Change Management
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
9 1 (2.70%) ERP
9 1 (2.70%) Document Management
9 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) C#
2 25 (67.57%) SQL
3 21 (56.76%) Java
3 21 (56.76%) VB
4 20 (54.05%) VB.NET
5 17 (45.95%) ABAP
6 4 (10.81%) VBScript
7 3 (8.11%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
1 17 (45.95%) SAP
1 17 (45.95%) EMC
1 17 (45.95%) Citrix
1 17 (45.95%) NetApp
2 7 (18.92%) Cognos
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Tableau