The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 63 43 72
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +29
Permanent jobs citing VBA 4 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.61% 4.01% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 6.45% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 5
Average salary - £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
361 372 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.45% 62.21% 62.57%
Number of salaries quoted 319 339 399
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBA
North West

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 July 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 -17 4 - -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) MS Access
5 4 (36.36%) BMC
5 4 (36.36%) Remedy
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) JBoss
5 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (36.36%) J2EE
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) VBScript
5 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
5 4 (36.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) Flash

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) WorkSite
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) MS Access
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) OLAP
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Applications Support
4 3 (27.27%) Graduate Support Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Graduate
5 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) MI Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) DBA
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) Flash
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) Memory Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (9.09%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) VBScript
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) BMC
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy
1 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft