The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 60 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.20% 1.68% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 2.52% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 8
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
273 397 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 54.49% 66.72% 61.36%
Number of salaries quoted 229 355 295
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VBA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

VBA Salary Trend in Merseyside

VBA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Liverpool +1 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) FMCG
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) ERwin
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) ERwin
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Report Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (40.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Design
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
1 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata