The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 193 210 179
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -31
Permanent jobs citing VBA 58 57 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.85% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 1.66% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 50 49 63
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
VBA
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3551 3429 4033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 55.87% 51.42% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3059 2958 3402
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VBA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VBA Salary Trend in the North West

VBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

VBA Salary Histogram in the North West

VBA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +47 23 £45,000 +45.74% 1
Manchester -26 23 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Lancashire +13 4 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Merseyside -14 4 £36,500 +32.72%
Cumbria - 3 £27,500 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VBA.

1 109 (86.51%) SQL
2 67 (53.17%) SQL Server
3 60 (47.62%) MS Excel
4 56 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 54 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
6 48 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (33.33%) Finance
8 40 (31.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (31.75%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (25.40%) ETL
9 32 (25.40%) MS Office
9 32 (25.40%) T-SQL
10 30 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (21.43%) QlikView
12 26 (20.63%) .NET
13 23 (18.25%) MS Access
14 21 (16.67%) Tableau
15 20 (15.87%) Visualisation
16 19 (15.08%) SharePoint
17 18 (14.29%) Management Information System
17 18 (14.29%) Billing
17 18 (14.29%) MySQL
17 18 (14.29%) C#
17 18 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (14.29%) Analytics
18 17 (13.49%) VB
19 16 (12.70%) E-Commerce
19 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (12.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 15 (11.90%) Qlik Sense

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (15.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 60 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 32 (25.40%) MS Office
3 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.17%) SPSS
4 4 (3.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.79%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.79%) HFM
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.79%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.79%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (53.17%) SQL Server
2 48 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (31.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (21.43%) QlikView
6 23 (18.25%) MS Access
7 18 (14.29%) MySQL
7 18 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (12.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (11.90%) Qlik Sense
10 12 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (7.94%) Power BI
12 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
12 9 (7.14%) Pentaho
12 9 (7.14%) PowerPivot
13 7 (5.56%) Data Mining
14 6 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (2.38%) OLAP
15 3 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.35%) NUnit
3 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (14.29%) Billing
3 11 (8.73%) Retail
4 6 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (50.79%) Analyst
2 55 (43.65%) Developer
3 31 (24.60%) SQL Developer
4 30 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 19 (15.08%) DBA
5 19 (15.08%) SQL Analyst
6 18 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
6 18 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 18 (14.29%) SQL DBA
7 14 (11.11%) Data Analyst
8 11 (8.73%) C# Developer
8 11 (8.73%) SQL BI Developer
9 10 (7.94%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (7.94%) Software Developer
9 10 (7.94%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (6.35%) Agile C# Developer
10 8 (6.35%) Agile Developer
11 7 (5.56%) .NET Developer
11 7 (5.56%) QlikView Developer
11 7 (5.56%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.63%) .NET
2 11 (8.73%) Web Services
3 9 (7.14%) XML
4 8 (6.35%) LINQ
4 8 (6.35%) MSMQ
4 8 (6.35%) REST
4 8 (6.35%) SOAP
4 8 (6.35%) WCF
4 8 (6.35%) WPF
5 7 (5.56%) EDI
6 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.17%) HTML
8 3 (2.38%) CSS
8 3 (2.38%) jQuery
9 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.59%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.79%) Ajax
10 1 (0.79%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.75%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.87%) Visualisation
3 18 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.14%) Statistics
5 6 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.17%) Economics
8 3 (2.38%) Data Extraction
8 3 (2.38%) iPad
9 2 (1.59%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.79%) AS400
10 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.79%) iSeries
10 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.79%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (25.40%) ETL
3 18 (14.29%) Analytics
4 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.70%) E-Commerce
5 12 (9.52%) Data Analytics
5 12 (9.52%) ERP
6 11 (8.73%) CRM
6 11 (8.73%) Data Analysis
6 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.94%) Dashboard Development
7 10 (7.94%) Web Development
8 8 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.35%) Data Management
8 8 (6.35%) TDD
8 8 (6.35%) UML
9 6 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.76%) Quality Management
10 4 (3.17%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 109 (86.51%) SQL
2 32 (25.40%) T-SQL
3 18 (14.29%) C#
4 17 (13.49%) VB
5 9 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.76%) VBScript
7 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.17%) Python
7 4 (3.17%) R
8 2 (1.59%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.67%) Tableau
3 15 (11.90%) Oracle
4 9 (7.14%) HP
4 9 (7.14%) SAP
4 9 (7.14%) Talend
5 7 (5.56%) SYSPRO
6 4 (3.17%) Cognos
7 3 (2.38%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.59%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.59%) Google
8 2 (1.59%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.59%) Sage
8 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.79%) Epicor
9 1 (0.79%) IBM
9 1 (0.79%) Infor
9 1 (0.79%) JDA
9 1 (0.79%) Veeam
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