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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 100 87 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Permanent jobs citing VBA 5 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.42% 1.10% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 2.36% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 10
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
579 592 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.66% 46.43% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 451 470 411
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 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
(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 +3 2 - -
Basildon -13 2 - -
Colchester - 1 £65,000 -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) MS Office
4 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (30.00%) Degree
5 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (23.33%) QA
6 7 (23.33%) Billing
7 6 (20.00%) C#
7 6 (20.00%) Law
7 6 (20.00%) Legal
8 5 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
9 4 (13.33%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
9 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
9 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
9 4 (13.33%) HP
9 4 (13.33%) ISEB
9 4 (13.33%) Citrix
9 4 (13.33%) LoadRunner
9 4 (13.33%) MS Access
9 4 (13.33%) SOAP
10 3 (10.00%) Publishing

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MS Access
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) LoadRunner
1 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Billing
3 6 (20.00%) Law
3 6 (20.00%) Legal
4 3 (10.00%) Publishing
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Programmer
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Report Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Junior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (6.67%) Ajax
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) JSON
3 2 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) EDI
4 1 (3.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) AS400
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.33%) iSeries
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) OS/400
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
2 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (10.00%) Document Management
3 3 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) PDM
5 1 (3.33%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) VB
4 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.00%) VB6
4 3 (10.00%) VBScript
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) RPG
6 1 (3.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) ISEB
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Citrix
2 4 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.33%) JDA