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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 88 84 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -40
Permanent jobs citing VBA 15 10 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.06% 0.92% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 1.88% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 40
Average salary £40,000 £39,200 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +20.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £43,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
595 533 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.11% 49.08% 59.40%
Number of salaries quoted 466 427 460
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Basildon +4 2 £41,250 +11.48%
Brentwood -22 2 £60,000 -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (73.08%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) ISEB
3 15 (57.69%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) Finance
5 11 (42.31%) HP
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
6 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
7 7 (26.92%) Wealth Management
8 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 6 (23.08%) HTML
8 6 (23.08%) .NET
8 6 (23.08%) VB
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) VBScript
9 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 5 (19.23%) REST
9 5 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (19.23%) Selenium
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) XML
10 4 (15.38%) Ajax
10 4 (15.38%) JSON
10 4 (15.38%) WCF
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 4 (15.38%) CSS
10 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
11 3 (11.54%) Degree
11 3 (11.54%) ITSM

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) assyst
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.85%) Sage 200
1 1 (3.85%) Sage 50
1 1 (3.85%) Sage 300 ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Environment Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Test Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Test Automation Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.85%) VBA Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) REST
3 4 (15.38%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) Ajax
3 4 (15.38%) JSON
3 4 (15.38%) WCF
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Wealth Management
2 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 3 (11.54%) ITSM
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Test Management
5 1 (3.85%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Release Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) ETL
5 1 (3.85%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) VB
5 5 (19.23%) VBScript
5 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) ISEB
2 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) HP
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) Sage
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy