The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 141 145 166
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Permanent jobs citing VBA 35 51 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.08% 1.27% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 2.49% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 15
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
VBA
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1643 2046 2309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.57% 50.91% 61.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1846 2069
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VBA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VBA Salary Trend in Manchester

VBA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

VBA Salary Histogram in Manchester

VBA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Bolton +17 2 £31,500 +1.61%
Cheadle - 2 £27,500 - 1
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 57 (79.17%) SQL
2 40 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 38 (52.78%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (45.83%) Finance
5 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 26 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (34.72%) MS Excel
8 23 (31.94%) .NET
8 23 (31.94%) C#
9 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (26.39%) XML
11 18 (25.00%) SOAP
11 18 (25.00%) Windows
12 17 (23.61%) TDD
12 17 (23.61%) NUnit
12 17 (23.61%) LINQ
12 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
13 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (19.44%) Web Services
14 14 (19.44%) REST
15 13 (18.06%) WCF
15 13 (18.06%) WPF
15 13 (18.06%) MS Office
15 13 (18.06%) UML
15 13 (18.06%) MSMQ
15 13 (18.06%) SAS
16 11 (15.28%) CRM
16 11 (15.28%) Degree
16 11 (15.28%) Analytics

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (18.06%) SAS
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (34.72%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.06%) MS Office
3 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.39%) MS Project
5 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Visualfiles
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
1 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (9.72%) QlikView
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.94%) Data Mining
6 5 (6.94%) MS Access
6 5 (6.94%) OLAP
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.17%) MySQL
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.17%) SAS EBI
9 2 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (2.78%) PowerPivot
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
1 17 (23.61%) NUnit
2 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.39%) ProC
General
1 33 (45.83%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Law
2 6 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Developer
2 32 (44.44%) Analyst
3 17 (23.61%) C# Developer
4 16 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
4 16 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 15 (20.83%) SQL Developer
6 13 (18.06%) Agile C# Developer
6 13 (18.06%) Agile Developer
7 11 (15.28%) Data Analyst
8 8 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
9 7 (9.72%) SAS Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) Commercial Analyst
11 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Junior
12 3 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 3 (4.17%) Junior C# Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Junior Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Junior Software Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) .NET
2 19 (26.39%) XML
3 18 (25.00%) SOAP
4 17 (23.61%) LINQ
5 14 (19.44%) REST
5 14 (19.44%) Web Services
6 13 (18.06%) MSMQ
6 13 (18.06%) WCF
6 13 (18.06%) WPF
7 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.56%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.56%) jQuery
7 4 (5.56%) React
8 3 (4.17%) HTML
9 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (52.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.11%) Statistics
4 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.56%) Economics
6 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.78%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.78%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.39%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Unix
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
2 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (23.61%) TDD
4 13 (18.06%) UML
5 11 (15.28%) Analytics
5 11 (15.28%) CRM
6 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Case Management
7 5 (6.94%) Data Management
7 5 (6.94%) ETL
7 5 (6.94%) Time Management
8 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) ERP
8 4 (5.56%) MVC
8 4 (5.56%) OO
8 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (79.17%) SQL
2 23 (31.94%) C#
3 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.72%) VBScript
5 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.78%) VB
7 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) MCP
2 3 (4.17%) MCSA
2 3 (4.17%) MCSE
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) CCAB
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (1.39%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Google
4 2 (2.78%) Altova
4 2 (2.78%) Citrix
4 2 (2.78%) Tableau
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco
5 1 (1.39%) iManage
5 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
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