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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 93 93 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing VBA 15 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.08% 0.70% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 1.09% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £29,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
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
876 732 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 62.80% 64.21% 58.84%
Number of salaries quoted 503 479 348
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 2014, 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 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) UNIX
3 15 (71.43%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) WebLogic
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
6 7 (33.33%) QA
6 7 (33.33%) FIXML
6 7 (33.33%) JMS
6 7 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 5 (23.81%) Sybase
8 5 (23.81%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (23.81%) Cognos
8 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (23.81%) Degree
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 4 (19.05%) C#
10 3 (14.29%) ETL
10 3 (14.29%) SLA
10 3 (14.29%) DMZ
10 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 3 (14.29%) VB
10 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (14.29%) MS Project

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 10 (47.62%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project Server
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DMZ
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
3 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Trainer
4 2 (9.52%) Tools Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Trainer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) JMS
1 7 (33.33%) FIXML
2 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 3 (14.29%) JSF
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) JBoss Seam
2 3 (14.29%) Java EE 5
2 3 (14.29%) RichFaces
2 3 (14.29%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) JAX-RS
2 3 (14.29%) JSP
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Fund Management
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) VB
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Sybase
2 5 (23.81%) Cognos
3 3 (14.29%) JBoss
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.76%) HP