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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 88 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing VBA 14 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.30% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 1.05% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 5
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
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
614 476 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.01% 47.74% 59.47%
Number of salaries quoted 574 409 557
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Dartford - 7 £35,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £27,000 -
Maidstone +4 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Folkestone - 1 £26,000 -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) SAS
3 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (40.00%) Marketing
3 12 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (23.33%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (23.33%) VB
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle
6 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
6 7 (23.33%) MS Access
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (23.33%) Database Marketing
7 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (16.67%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (13.33%) HTML
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) ETL
10 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 13 (43.33%) SAS
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (23.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (23.33%) MS Access
4 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) DTS
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 12 (40.00%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 8 (26.67%) DBA
3 8 (26.67%) SQL DBA
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Strategy Manager
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Junior
8 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Excel Developer
8 2 (6.67%) MI Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) IT Support
8 2 (6.67%) Junior IT Support
8 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) XML
2 5 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (3.33%) ADO
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) iSeries
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (23.33%) Database Marketing
3 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.33%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Release Management
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) VB
3 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
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