The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 94 99 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing VBA 8 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 0.99% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 1.54% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £28,640 £48,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% +39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,728 £34,550 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,552 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
VBA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
687 912 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 57.83% 64.45% 63.87%
Number of salaries quoted 396 565 528
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VBA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Glasgow region.

VBA Salary Trend in Glasgow

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) QA
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) UNIX
4 9 (40.91%) JMS
4 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
4 9 (40.91%) HP UFT
4 9 (40.91%) FIXML
4 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
5 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Data Mining
7 4 (18.18%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) MOS
7 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (13.64%) QlikView
8 3 (13.64%) COBIT
8 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (13.64%) MS Access
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) CISA
8 3 (13.64%) CISM
8 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.64%) Time Management
8 3 (13.64%) CRISC

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) WorkSite
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) ADSL
1 1 (4.55%) Broadband
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Data Mining
2 3 (13.64%) QlikView
2 3 (13.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Test Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) QA Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) QA Automation Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) MI Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Trainer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Data Scientist
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Trainer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) JMS
1 9 (40.91%) FIXML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Neural Network
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
1 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
1 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
2 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (13.64%) Analytics
3 3 (13.64%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Coaching
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (4.55%) Document Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Research
5 1 (4.55%) Cluster Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MOS
2 3 (13.64%) CRISC
2 3 (13.64%) CISA
2 3 (13.64%) CISM
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) PhD
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft