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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 89 78 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Permanent jobs citing VBA 13 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.98% 2.03% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 4.05% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 14
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.77%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
646 716 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.87% 50.21% 56.44%
Number of salaries quoted 513 600 468
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 May 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 5 May 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
Basildon - 6 £37,500 -
Brentwood -9 1 - -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 23 (85.19%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 19 (70.37%) .NET
4 13 (48.15%) Java
5 10 (37.04%) Degree
6 9 (33.33%) Ajax
6 9 (33.33%) HTML
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle
7 8 (29.63%) VB
7 8 (29.63%) ITIL
7 8 (29.63%) Windows
7 8 (29.63%) Citrix
7 8 (29.63%) NetApp
7 8 (29.63%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
7 8 (29.63%) EMC
7 8 (29.63%) assyst
7 8 (29.63%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (29.63%) XenApp
7 8 (29.63%) ITSM
7 8 (29.63%) Release Management
7 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (29.63%) ITIL V3
7 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (25.93%) REST
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) Web Services
8 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.93%) MS Office

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 8 (29.63%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
1 8 (29.63%) SharePoint Server
1 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) assyst
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (3.70%) Sage 200
2 1 (3.70%) Sage 50
2 1 (3.70%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (22.22%) MS Access
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Release Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Access Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Environment Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Planner
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) Ajax
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) REST
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (22.22%) CSS
4 6 (22.22%) XML
4 6 (22.22%) WCF
4 6 (22.22%) JSON
5 4 (14.81%) ADSI
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
1 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
1 8 (29.63%) ITSM
1 8 (29.63%) Release Management
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL V3
2 3 (11.11%) Wealth Management
2 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) ETL
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.70%) Dependency Management
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) VB
5 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) ISEB
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
1 8 (29.63%) Citrix
1 8 (29.63%) NetApp
1 8 (29.63%) EMC
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Sage