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 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 196 170 202
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +32
Permanent jobs citing VBA 57 71 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 1.06% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 1.72% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 52 59 53
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £24,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
3757 4121 4896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.39% 61.44% 61.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3307 3588 4393
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 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 24 December 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 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
Manchester -4 35 £32,500 +20.37% 8
Cheshire -5 12 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Lancashire -10 6 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Merseyside -4 4 £38,000 +16.92%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 120 (85.11%) SQL
2 88 (62.41%) SQL Server
3 79 (56.03%) MS Excel
4 68 (48.23%) Business Intelligence
5 65 (46.10%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (43.26%) Finance
7 59 (41.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (35.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (30.50%) XML
9 43 (30.50%) Microsoft
10 41 (29.08%) T-SQL
10 41 (29.08%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (24.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (21.28%) VB.NET
13 27 (19.15%) .NET
14 26 (18.44%) Degree
15 24 (17.02%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (15.60%) Business Analysis
17 21 (14.89%) MS Access
17 21 (14.89%) Data Analysis
18 20 (14.18%) VB
18 20 (14.18%) ERP
18 20 (14.18%) Analytics
19 19 (13.48%) Relational Database
20 18 (12.77%) Mathematics
20 18 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 17 (12.06%) C#
21 17 (12.06%) Crystal Reports
21 17 (12.06%) MS Visio
21 17 (12.06%) SAS

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (12.06%) SAS
2 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.71%) JBoss
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 79 (56.03%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.06%) MS Visio
3 13 (9.22%) MS Office
4 12 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.84%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.42%) SPSS
7 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.71%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.55%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (3.55%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.13%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.42%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.42%) Exchequer
4 2 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.71%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.71%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) FTP
1 1 (0.71%) HTTP
1 1 (0.71%) Intranet
1 1 (0.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (62.41%) SQL Server
2 59 (41.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (35.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (29.08%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (24.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (17.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (14.89%) MS Access
8 19 (13.48%) Relational Database
9 18 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (12.06%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (7.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (5.67%) QlikView
13 5 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (3.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (3.55%) Essbase
14 3 (2.13%) SAP HANA
14 3 (2.13%) Big Data
14 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
15 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (1.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.55%) NUnit
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.42%) ERwin
5 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.71%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.71%) Aptana Studio
6 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
General
1 61 (43.26%) Finance
2 12 (8.51%) Marketing
3 11 (7.80%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.67%) Retail
5 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.13%) Legal
6 2 (1.42%) Law
6 2 (1.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (60.28%) Analyst
2 31 (21.99%) Developer
3 16 (11.35%) MI Analyst
4 14 (9.93%) Server Analyst
4 14 (9.93%) SQL Server Analyst
4 14 (9.93%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) Data Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (7.09%) SQL Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Support Technician
7 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Programmer
8 7 (4.96%) Analyst Programmer
8 7 (4.96%) Report Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) SQL Programmer
10 5 (3.55%) Web Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.50%) XML
2 27 (19.15%) .NET
3 8 (5.67%) XSL
3 8 (5.67%) .NET Framework
4 7 (4.96%) HTML
4 7 (4.96%) WPF
5 6 (4.26%) SOAP
5 6 (4.26%) Web Services
6 5 (3.55%) ADO
6 5 (3.55%) MSMQ
6 5 (3.55%) LINQ
6 5 (3.55%) WCF
6 5 (3.55%) REST
7 4 (2.84%) DAO
8 3 (2.13%) jQuery
8 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.13%) CSS
9 2 (1.42%) WinForms
10 1 (0.71%) RESTful
10 1 (0.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 65 (46.10%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (12.77%) Mathematics
3 14 (9.93%) Data Extraction
4 12 (8.51%) Economics
5 10 (7.09%) Credit Risk
6 9 (6.38%) FMCG
7 7 (4.96%) N-Tier
8 5 (3.55%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.13%) Open Source
9 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.13%) User Experience
9 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.13%) Statistics
10 2 (1.42%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.42%) Physics
10 2 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.71%) Online Games
11 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.35%) Windows
2 3 (2.13%) UNIX
3 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.23%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (15.60%) Business Analysis
3 21 (14.89%) Data Analysis
4 20 (14.18%) ERP
4 20 (14.18%) Analytics
5 14 (9.93%) Data Migration
5 14 (9.93%) Migration
6 13 (9.22%) Data Reconciliation
7 9 (6.38%) ETL
7 9 (6.38%) Web Development
7 9 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.38%) UML
8 8 (5.67%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.96%) ITIL
10 6 (4.26%) CRM
10 6 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.26%) Web Analytics
11 5 (3.55%) Data Management
11 5 (3.55%) TDD
11 5 (3.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 120 (85.11%) SQL
2 41 (29.08%) T-SQL
3 30 (21.28%) VB.NET
4 20 (14.18%) VB
5 17 (12.06%) C#
6 12 (8.51%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.38%) VBScript
8 7 (4.96%) C
9 5 (3.55%) Python
10 3 (2.13%) Java
11 2 (1.42%) R
12 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (18.44%) Degree
2 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 43 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.35%) Oracle
3 13 (9.22%) Business Objects
4 10 (7.09%) SAP
4 10 (7.09%) Cognos
5 8 (5.67%) SYSPRO
5 8 (5.67%) Google
6 7 (4.96%) IBM
7 5 (3.55%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.42%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.42%) Sage
8 2 (1.42%) Teradata
9 1 (0.71%) DoubleClick
9 1 (0.71%) VMware
9 1 (0.71%) Spiceworks
9 1 (0.71%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.71%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.71%) Citrix
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