The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 160 150 137
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing VBA 10 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.31% 0.90% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 1.85% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 9
Average salary £33,000 £26,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £40,000 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -
VBA
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1675 1779 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 51.18% 48.78% 56.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1493 1208
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VBA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

VBA Salary Trend in Leeds

VBA
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Leeds

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 17 (42.50%) Finance
4 14 (35.00%) .NET
4 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (30.00%) Coaching
6 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (25.00%) ITIL
8 9 (22.50%) MS Access
8 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (20.00%) Time Management
9 8 (20.00%) SAS
10 7 (17.50%) UNIX
10 7 (17.50%) Java
10 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
10 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
11 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (15.00%) Alterian
11 6 (15.00%) MS Office
11 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
11 6 (15.00%) Project Management
11 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (12.50%) COM+
12 5 (12.50%) Windows

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (20.00%) SAS
2 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (15.00%) MS Office
4 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SAN
1 3 (7.50%) LAN
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) MS Access
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
7 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.50%) DB2
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Legal
3 3 (7.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) Trainer
3 11 (27.50%) IT Trainer
4 8 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Trainer
6 5 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) MI Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Developer
7 3 (7.50%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Software Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) MI Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Junior
9 1 (2.50%) Field Service Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) COM+
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Statistics
4 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) GIS
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) UNIX
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
2 12 (30.00%) Coaching
3 10 (25.00%) ITIL
4 8 (20.00%) Time Management
5 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
10 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Analytics
10 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (2.50%) OO
11 1 (2.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.00%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) C++
5 3 (7.50%) VB
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Alterian
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Mapinfo
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau
3 1 (2.50%) Omniture
3 1 (2.50%) Google