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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 89 72 46
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -26
Permanent jobs citing VBA 13 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.02% 1.05% 4.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 2.04% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 38
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,113 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £41,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
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
582 491 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.83% 51.58% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 447 404 412
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Brentwood -21 2 £60,000 -
Basildon - 2 £41,250 -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (76.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) ISEB
3 11 (44.00%) HP
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (28.00%) .NET
6 7 (28.00%) Wealth Management
7 6 (24.00%) VB
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.00%) REST
9 4 (16.00%) Selenium
9 4 (16.00%) WCF
9 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (16.00%) XML
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (16.00%) CSS
9 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
9 4 (16.00%) VBScript
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) JSON
9 4 (16.00%) Ajax
9 4 (16.00%) ITSM

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) assyst
2 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (4.00%) Sage 50
2 1 (4.00%) Sage 300 ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Environment Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Test Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.00%) DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) REST
3 5 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (16.00%) XML
4 4 (16.00%) Ajax
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
4 4 (16.00%) WCF
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Wealth Management
2 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Management
6 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) VB
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) VBScript
6 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) ISEB
2 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) XenApp
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) HP
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) EMC
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Sage
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy