The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 26 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing VBA 7 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 4.79% 8.88% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.80% 10.07% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 4
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £21,500 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £35,000 £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
VBA
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
103 149 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 70.55% 88.17% 66.86%
Number of salaries quoted 75 135 104
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

VBA
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

VBA Salary Trend in Macclesfield

VBA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 22 (100.00%) SQL
1 22 (100.00%) UML
1 22 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) WCF
2 15 (68.18%) WPF
2 15 (68.18%) LINQ
2 15 (68.18%) REST
2 15 (68.18%) MSMQ
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) T-SQL
2 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) Visual Studio
2 15 (68.18%) SOAP
2 15 (68.18%) Web Services
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
3 7 (31.82%) QA
3 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
1 15 (68.18%) .NET Developer
1 15 (68.18%) C# Developer
1 15 (68.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Analyst Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (68.18%) MSMQ
2 15 (68.18%) WCF
2 15 (68.18%) WPF
2 15 (68.18%) LINQ
2 15 (68.18%) REST
2 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) SOAP
2 15 (68.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) UML
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) T-SQL
2 15 (68.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft