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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 180 136 177
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +41
Permanent jobs citing VBA 74 121 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 1.79% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 2.93% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 59 106 65
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £40,000 £37,500
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
4041 4126 4320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.94% 61.09% 59.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3446 3626 3851
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 -12 40 £28,500 - 5
Cheshire -28 23 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Lancashire +2 7 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Merseyside -17 4 £38,625 +18.84% 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 134 (85.90%) SQL
2 97 (62.18%) SQL Server
3 76 (48.72%) MS Excel
4 68 (43.59%) XML
5 64 (41.03%) Finance
6 61 (39.10%) T-SQL
7 56 (35.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 55 (35.26%) Data Warehouse
9 54 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 53 (33.97%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (33.97%) Analytical Skills
11 48 (30.77%) Microsoft
11 48 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 44 (28.21%) .NET
13 39 (25.00%) VB.NET
14 33 (21.15%) Business Analysis
14 33 (21.15%) SQL Server 2005
15 30 (19.23%) Degree
16 28 (17.95%) Windows
17 25 (16.03%) Visual Studio
18 22 (14.10%) Data Analysis
19 21 (13.46%) MS Office
20 20 (12.82%) VB
20 20 (12.82%) C#
20 20 (12.82%) Relational Database
21 19 (12.18%) HTML
22 18 (11.54%) Migration
22 18 (11.54%) Mathematics
22 18 (11.54%) Data Migration
22 18 (11.54%) Data Extraction

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (8.97%) SAS
2 9 (5.77%) IIS
3 5 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.21%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.21%) JBoss
3 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.64%) CMS
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 76 (48.72%) MS Excel
2 21 (13.46%) MS Office
3 7 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.49%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.28%) SPSS
6 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.64%) Edge Animate
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Visualfiles
2 4 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.92%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.28%) Exchequer
4 2 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.28%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.28%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.64%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.64%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) SSH
1 1 (0.64%) Intranet
1 1 (0.64%) FTP
1 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (62.18%) SQL Server
2 56 (35.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (35.26%) Data Warehouse
4 54 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (21.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (12.82%) Relational Database
8 17 (10.90%) MS Access
9 13 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (6.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.92%) SAP HANA
14 3 (1.92%) QlikView
14 3 (1.92%) Big Data
15 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (1.28%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
16 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (16.03%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.28%) ERwin
4 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.64%) Aptana Studio
4 1 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.64%) Sublime Text
General
1 64 (41.03%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Marketing
3 8 (5.13%) Law
3 8 (5.13%) Legal
4 6 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.21%) Retail
5 5 (3.21%) Automotive
5 5 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (57.05%) Analyst
2 47 (30.13%) Developer
3 18 (11.54%) Server Analyst
3 18 (11.54%) SQL Server Analyst
4 17 (10.90%) .NET Developer
5 14 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (8.33%) Data Analyst
7 11 (7.05%) SQL Developer
7 11 (7.05%) Graduate
8 10 (6.41%) MI Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.13%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (4.49%) Report Analyst
10 7 (4.49%) Analyst Programmer
10 7 (4.49%) Programmer
10 7 (4.49%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (43.59%) XML
2 44 (28.21%) .NET
3 19 (12.18%) HTML
4 14 (8.97%) Web Services
5 11 (7.05%) .NET Framework
5 11 (7.05%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.41%) WPF
7 9 (5.77%) SOAP
8 8 (5.13%) MSMQ
8 8 (5.13%) XSLT
8 8 (5.13%) LINQ
8 8 (5.13%) WCF
8 8 (5.13%) REST
9 6 (3.85%) XSL
10 5 (3.21%) Ajax
10 5 (3.21%) ADO
10 5 (3.21%) CSS
11 4 (2.56%) J2EE
11 4 (2.56%) DAO
12 2 (1.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (33.97%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.54%) Mathematics
2 18 (11.54%) Data Extraction
3 12 (7.69%) Economics
4 10 (6.41%) Credit Risk
5 9 (5.77%) FMCG
6 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.49%) Visualisation
6 7 (4.49%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.92%) Open Source
8 3 (1.92%) Statistics
8 3 (1.92%) User Experience
9 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.28%) Physics
9 2 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.64%) Online Games
10 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (3.21%) Linux
3 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.97%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (21.15%) Business Analysis
3 22 (14.10%) Data Analysis
4 18 (11.54%) Migration
4 18 (11.54%) Data Migration
5 16 (10.26%) UML
6 15 (9.62%) ERP
6 15 (9.62%) Analytics
7 14 (8.97%) Data Reconciliation
8 12 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (7.05%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.77%) ITIL
11 8 (5.13%) Web Development
11 8 (5.13%) Coaching
12 7 (4.49%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.49%) ETL
13 6 (3.85%) CRM
13 6 (3.85%) Data Management
14 5 (3.21%) Data Modelling
15 4 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (85.90%) SQL
2 61 (39.10%) T-SQL
3 39 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 20 (12.82%) VB
4 20 (12.82%) C#
5 14 (8.97%) Java
6 11 (7.05%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.13%) VBScript
8 7 (4.49%) C
9 5 (3.21%) VB6
9 5 (3.21%) Python
10 2 (1.28%) PHP
10 2 (1.28%) R
11 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) QA
2 3 (1.92%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 48 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.41%) SAP
3 8 (5.13%) Business Objects
3 8 (5.13%) LexisNexis
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle
4 4 (2.56%) Remedy
4 4 (2.56%) BMC
4 4 (2.56%) SYSPRO
5 3 (1.92%) Google
6 2 (1.28%) IBM
6 2 (1.28%) Cognos
6 2 (1.28%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.28%) Sage
6 2 (1.28%) Teradata
7 1 (0.64%) Spiceworks
7 1 (0.64%) RapidMiner
7 1 (0.64%) Veeam
7 1 (0.64%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.64%) VMware
7 1 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
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