The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool 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 46 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing VBA 3 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.81% 2.85% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 4.27% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 6
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% +12.06%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
VBA
Merseyside

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

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
218 328 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 58.92% 66.80% 64.57%
Number of salaries quoted 158 311 238
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VBA
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

VBA Salary Trend in Liverpool

VBA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Report Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) SAP