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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 177 164 135
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Permanent jobs citing VBA 76 86 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 1.20% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 2.21% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 71 64 103
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,550 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
3375 3899 4252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.76% 54.51% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2864 3282 3772
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Manchester +14 55 £40,000 +40.35% 8
Lancashire +1 9 £32,500 -10.34% 1
Merseyside +20 8 £27,500 - 2
Cheshire -27 4 £27,500 -21.42% 2
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 106 (68.83%) SQL Server
2 94 (61.04%) SQL
3 66 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (41.56%) .NET
5 61 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (39.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 54 (35.06%) Finance
7 53 (34.42%) C#
8 52 (33.77%) Windows
9 50 (32.47%) MS Excel
10 47 (30.52%) Microsoft
10 47 (30.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 44 (28.57%) Web Services
12 38 (24.68%) XML
12 38 (24.68%) TDD
12 38 (24.68%) NUnit
12 38 (24.68%) LINQ
12 38 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (24.68%) Git (software)
13 37 (24.03%) Microsoft Azure
13 37 (24.03%) WCF
13 37 (24.03%) WPF
13 37 (24.03%) SOAP
13 37 (24.03%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (24.03%) MSMQ
13 37 (24.03%) UML
13 37 (24.03%) REST
14 32 (20.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (18.83%) Visualisation
15 29 (18.83%) Degree

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (2.60%) IIS
3 2 (1.30%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 50 (32.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.14%) MS Office
3 7 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.95%) MS Project
5 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Agresso
1 2 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) SyteLine
2 1 (0.65%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (24.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) DNS
1 4 (2.60%) Firewall
2 3 (1.95%) Network Security
2 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.65%) WAN
3 1 (0.65%) DHCP
3 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.65%) PABX
3 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (68.83%) SQL Server
2 61 (39.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (30.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (20.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (16.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (11.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (11.04%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (10.39%) MS Access
8 14 (9.09%) OLAP
8 14 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (3.90%) QlikView
10 5 (3.25%) Data Mining
10 5 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.95%) Big Data
12 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.30%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 38 (24.68%) NUnit
1 38 (24.68%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.44%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.95%) Xcode
4 2 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (35.06%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.19%) Marketing
4 5 (3.25%) Legal
5 3 (1.95%) Back Office
5 3 (1.95%) Retail
6 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.30%) Automotive
6 2 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (55.19%) Developer
2 58 (37.66%) Analyst
3 39 (25.32%) Software Developer
4 36 (23.38%) C# Developer
5 34 (22.08%) Agile C# Developer
6 29 (18.83%) C# Software Developer
7 18 (11.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (7.79%) Data Analyst
8 12 (7.79%) Systems Analyst
9 11 (7.14%) Junior
9 11 (7.14%) MI Analyst
10 9 (5.84%) Business Analyst
10 9 (5.84%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.55%) SQL Developer
11 7 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.90%) MI Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Junior Developer
13 5 (3.25%) Operations Analyst
13 5 (3.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (41.56%) .NET
2 44 (28.57%) Web Services
3 38 (24.68%) XML
3 38 (24.68%) LINQ
4 37 (24.03%) SOAP
4 37 (24.03%) WCF
4 37 (24.03%) WPF
4 37 (24.03%) MSMQ
4 37 (24.03%) REST
5 16 (10.39%) HTML
6 12 (7.79%) CSS
7 8 (5.19%) ASP.NET
7 8 (5.19%) jQuery
8 7 (4.55%) HTML5
8 7 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.95%) iOS SDK
10 2 (1.30%) Grails
10 2 (1.30%) EDI
11 1 (0.65%) Middleware
11 1 (0.65%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 66 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (18.83%) Visualisation
3 15 (9.74%) Data Extraction
3 15 (9.74%) Statistics
4 7 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.55%) User Experience
5 5 (3.25%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.95%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.95%) FMCG
7 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) Handset
8 1 (0.65%) Economics
8 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.77%) Windows
2 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.95%) Android
4 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.30%) UNIX
6 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.68%) TDD
2 38 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (24.03%) UML
3 37 (24.03%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (14.29%) ETL
5 19 (12.34%) Data Management
6 18 (11.69%) ERP
7 17 (11.04%) Data Analysis
8 15 (9.74%) Project Management
8 15 (9.74%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (8.44%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (5.84%) PRINCE2
11 8 (5.19%) MVC
12 7 (4.55%) Scrum
12 7 (4.55%) CRM
13 6 (3.90%) Business Analysis
13 6 (3.90%) Web Development
13 6 (3.90%) SDLC
14 5 (3.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (61.04%) SQL
2 53 (34.42%) C#
3 23 (14.94%) T-SQL
4 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.44%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.14%) VB
7 10 (6.49%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.55%) C++
9 5 (3.25%) VBScript
10 3 (1.95%) Java
10 3 (1.95%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.30%) VB6
11 2 (1.30%) Groovy
11 2 (1.30%) PHP
11 2 (1.30%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (18.83%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) WSUS
1 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (30.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.49%) Oracle
3 6 (3.90%) Tableau
4 5 (3.25%) SAP
4 5 (3.25%) Actuate
5 4 (2.60%) Cisco
5 4 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.60%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.30%) SYSPRO
6 2 (1.30%) GUPTA
6 2 (1.30%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.65%) Sage
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) Citrix
7 1 (0.65%) Avaya
7 1 (0.65%) Juniper
7 1 (0.65%) Google
7 1 (0.65%) Altova
7 1 (0.65%) Infor
7 1 (0.65%) VMware
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