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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 108 97 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs citing VBA 5 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.38% 1.15% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 1.83% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £28,750 £29,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
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
760 874 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 58.37% 62.83% 63.81%
Number of salaries quoted 417 506 461
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 9 (56.25%) JMS
2 9 (56.25%) HP UFT
2 9 (56.25%) FIXML
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 9 (56.25%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) MS Access
4 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) WorkSite
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) MOS
5 2 (12.50%) Content Management
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) SPSS
6 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
6 1 (6.25%) SAS
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) PhD

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) WorkSite
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
4 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Test Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) QA Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) QA Automation Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) MI Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) JMS
1 9 (56.25%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Neural Network
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
1 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
1 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 2 (12.50%) Content Management
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Research
3 1 (6.25%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
2 1 (6.25%) R
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MOS
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft