The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 98 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing VBA 9 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.77% 0.73% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% 1.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 1
Average salary £40,750 £23,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.17% -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
VBA
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
656 689 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.36% 55.93% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 588 624 348
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VBA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

VBA Salary Trend in Kent

VBA
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram in Kent

VBA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Chatham - 1 £33,000 -
Dartford - 1 £33,250 -
Maidstone - 1 £47,500 -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) CMDB
3 4 (36.36%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Middleware
3 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Line Management
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Retail Banking
4 3 (27.27%) VB
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Legal
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 1 (9.09%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Retail Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Military
4 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Operations Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) MI Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 4 (36.36%) CMDB
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Knowledge Management
1 4 (36.36%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Ektron
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin