The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 199 182 199
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing VBA 57 73 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.99% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 1.67% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 49 67 35
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4052 4374 4334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 56.40% 59.59% 60.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3477 3817 3909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VBA
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 26 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Cheshire +1 20 £33,750 +3.84% 5
Merseyside -12 7 £32,500 +8.33%
Lancashire +3 4 £32,500 +6.55% 2
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 85 (81.73%) SQL
2 56 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 42 (40.38%) Microsoft
4 38 (36.54%) .NET
5 36 (34.62%) T-SQL
6 33 (31.73%) XML
7 28 (26.92%) MS Excel
7 28 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (25.96%) C#
9 24 (23.08%) MS Access
9 24 (23.08%) Web Services
10 23 (22.12%) VB
11 22 (21.15%) WCF
12 21 (20.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (19.23%) Finance
13 20 (19.23%) Law
14 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET
15 16 (15.38%) Visual Studio
15 16 (15.38%) Windows
15 16 (15.38%) Degree
16 15 (14.42%) VB.NET
17 14 (13.46%) Legal
17 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
18 13 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
19 12 (11.54%) HTML
19 12 (11.54%) WPF
20 11 (10.58%) MS Office

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (4.81%) IIS
2 3 (2.88%) CMS
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.96%) SAS
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.96%) WorkSite
Applications
1 28 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.58%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Visualfiles
2 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 28 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (23.08%) MS Access
4 21 (20.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.81%) MySQL
8 5 (4.81%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.85%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.92%) OLAP
10 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.96%) DTS
11 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.96%) Selenium
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
1 20 (19.23%) Law
2 14 (13.46%) Legal
3 7 (6.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (6.73%) Billing
3 7 (6.73%) Automotive
4 4 (3.85%) Back Office
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (53.85%) Developer
2 34 (32.69%) Analyst
3 22 (21.15%) .NET Developer
4 21 (20.19%) C# Developer
5 16 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Case Management Developer
6 11 (10.58%) MI Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Business Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Administrator
10 6 (5.77%) Report Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) DBA
11 5 (4.81%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Excel Specialist
12 4 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
12 4 (3.85%) SQL DBA
13 3 (2.88%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.54%) .NET
2 33 (31.73%) XML
3 24 (23.08%) Web Services
4 22 (21.15%) WCF
5 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET
6 12 (11.54%) HTML
6 12 (11.54%) WPF
7 10 (9.62%) SOAP
8 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (6.73%) LINQ
9 7 (6.73%) REST
9 7 (6.73%) MSMQ
10 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.92%) HTML5
10 2 (1.92%) CSS
10 2 (1.92%) XSL
10 2 (1.92%) Flash
10 2 (1.92%) Ajax
11 1 (0.96%) XSLT
11 1 (0.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.73%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.88%) Replication
3 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Social Media
5 1 (0.96%) Statistics
5 1 (0.96%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (9.62%) UML
4 7 (6.73%) Memory Management
4 7 (6.73%) OOP
4 7 (6.73%) OO
5 5 (4.81%) Web Development
6 4 (3.85%) CRM
7 3 (2.88%) Business Analysis
7 3 (2.88%) Logistics
7 3 (2.88%) Automated Testing
7 3 (2.88%) Workflow
7 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.88%) ITIL
7 3 (2.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (2.88%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (2.88%) Release Management
8 2 (1.92%) Time Management
8 2 (1.92%) Performance Management
8 2 (1.92%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 85 (81.73%) SQL
2 36 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 27 (25.96%) C#
4 23 (22.12%) VB
5 15 (14.42%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.73%) VB6
7 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.85%) PHP
9 2 (1.92%) Java
9 2 (1.92%) C++
10 1 (0.96%) Fortran
10 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.96%) C
10 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) MCSA
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 42 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) SAP
3 3 (2.88%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (0.96%) VMware
5 1 (0.96%) HP
5 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare and gre
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, cash allowances
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
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Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: 25000-35000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Chester
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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