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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 169 121 171
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +50
Permanent jobs citing VBA 86 127 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 1.85% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 3.12% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 63 115 81
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
4006 4066 4411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.51% 59.25% 59.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3347 3617 3972
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -9 52 £28,500 -6.55% 5
Cheshire -21 27 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Lancashire +2 3 £29,000 -0.85% 3
Merseyside -29 3 £33,250 -5.00% 4
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 146 (86.39%) SQL
2 102 (60.36%) SQL Server
3 73 (43.20%) XML
4 71 (42.01%) MS Excel
5 67 (39.64%) T-SQL
6 66 (39.05%) Finance
7 64 (37.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 61 (36.09%) Microsoft
9 56 (33.14%) Data Warehouse
9 56 (33.14%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (31.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 47 (27.81%) .NET
12 45 (26.63%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (25.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (21.89%) VB.NET
15 34 (20.12%) Windows
16 32 (18.93%) Visual Studio
16 32 (18.93%) SQL Server 2005
16 32 (18.93%) Degree
17 31 (18.34%) Business Analysis
18 26 (15.38%) MS Office
19 24 (14.20%) HTML
19 24 (14.20%) MS Access
20 23 (13.61%) VB
21 22 (13.02%) C#
21 22 (13.02%) UML
22 20 (11.83%) Web Services
23 19 (11.24%) Data Analysis
24 18 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
25 16 (9.47%) WPF

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (8.28%) SAS
2 9 (5.33%) IIS
3 5 (2.96%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (42.01%) MS Excel
2 26 (15.38%) MS Office
3 7 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Visualfiles
2 4 (2.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.78%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.18%) Exchequer
4 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.59%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.59%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.59%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) SSH
1 1 (0.59%) FTP
1 1 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (60.36%) SQL Server
2 64 (37.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (33.14%) Data Warehouse
4 54 (31.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (25.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (18.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (14.20%) MS Access
8 15 (8.88%) Relational Database
9 14 (8.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (5.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (2.37%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.78%) SAP HANA
14 3 (1.78%) Big Data
14 3 (1.78%) QlikView
15 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
15 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (18.93%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.59%) Sublime Text
3 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.59%) Aptana Studio
3 1 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.59%) ERwin
General
1 66 (39.05%) Finance
2 11 (6.51%) Marketing
3 10 (5.92%) Automotive
3 10 (5.92%) Law
3 10 (5.92%) Legal
3 10 (5.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.55%) Billing
5 5 (2.96%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.37%) Back Office
6 4 (2.37%) Retail
7 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (55.62%) Analyst
2 52 (30.77%) Developer
3 22 (13.02%) .NET Developer
4 15 (8.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (8.88%) C# Developer
5 14 (8.28%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (8.28%) SQL Server Analyst
5 14 (8.28%) Analyst Developer
5 14 (8.28%) Server Analyst
6 12 (7.10%) Graduate
6 12 (7.10%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.51%) Data Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) MI Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Operations Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) Report Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) Administrator
11 6 (3.55%) Programmer
11 6 (3.55%) Test Manager
11 6 (3.55%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (43.20%) XML
2 47 (27.81%) .NET
3 24 (14.20%) HTML
4 20 (11.83%) Web Services
5 16 (9.47%) WPF
6 15 (8.88%) SOAP
7 14 (8.28%) MSMQ
7 14 (8.28%) REST
7 14 (8.28%) LINQ
7 14 (8.28%) WCF
8 11 (6.51%) .NET Framework
8 11 (6.51%) ASP.NET
9 8 (4.73%) XSLT
10 6 (3.55%) XSL
11 5 (2.96%) Ajax
11 5 (2.96%) CSS
12 4 (2.37%) J2EE
12 4 (2.37%) ADO
13 3 (1.78%) DAO
14 2 (1.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 56 (33.14%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.88%) Mathematics
3 14 (8.28%) Data Extraction
4 12 (7.10%) Economics
5 11 (6.51%) Visualisation
6 10 (5.92%) Credit Risk
7 7 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (4.14%) FMCG
8 5 (2.96%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.78%) Statistics
10 2 (1.18%) Replication
10 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.18%) Physics
10 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.18%) User Experience
11 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.59%) Online Games
11 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.12%) Windows
2 5 (2.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.63%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (18.34%) Business Analysis
3 22 (13.02%) UML
4 19 (11.24%) Data Analysis
5 18 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.28%) Migration
6 14 (8.28%) ERP
6 14 (8.28%) Data Migration
7 13 (7.69%) Analytics
8 11 (6.51%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.92%) Data Reconciliation
10 9 (5.33%) ITIL
11 8 (4.73%) Coaching
12 7 (4.14%) Automated Testing
13 6 (3.55%) CRM
13 6 (3.55%) Data Management
14 5 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (2.37%) Project Management
15 4 (2.37%) Data Modelling
15 4 (2.37%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 146 (86.39%) SQL
2 67 (39.64%) T-SQL
3 37 (21.89%) VB.NET
4 23 (13.61%) VB
5 22 (13.02%) C#
6 15 (8.88%) Java
7 12 (7.10%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.73%) VBScript
9 7 (4.14%) C
10 5 (2.96%) VB6
10 5 (2.96%) Python
11 2 (1.18%) PHP
11 2 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (18.93%) Degree
2 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.78%) ISEB
2 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.14%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 61 (36.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.33%) LexisNexis
3 8 (4.73%) SAP
4 5 (2.96%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.96%) JBoss
5 4 (2.37%) BMC
5 4 (2.37%) Remedy
5 4 (2.37%) SYSPRO
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle
7 2 (1.18%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.18%) Sage
7 2 (1.18%) IBM
7 2 (1.18%) Cognos
7 2 (1.18%) Google
8 1 (0.59%) RapidMiner
8 1 (0.59%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.59%) Spiceworks
8 1 (0.59%) Veeam
8 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe
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