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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 59 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing VBA 4 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.81% 2.76% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 4.16% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 5
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £23,700 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,225 £34,000 £29,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
275 409 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.67% 66.29% 62.22%
Number of salaries quoted 216 373 301
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 December 2014. 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 +9 3 £38,000 +16.92%
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) FMCG
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) ERwin
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Teradata
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
2 2 (33.33%) SAP ERP
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) C

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) ERwin
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Report Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) FMCG
2 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
1 2 (33.33%) Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
1 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Teradata
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects