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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 164 179 178
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing VBA 68 71 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 1.11% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.29% 2.14% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 62 69 69
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
2975 3323 3879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.74% 52.09% 54.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2571 2823 3293
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,486 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -23 29 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Lancashire +26 23 £35,000 +12.00%
Cheshire +52 15 £35,000 +10.23% 6
Cumbria - 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VBA.

1 112 (83.58%) SQL
2 67 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (48.51%) SQL Server
3 65 (48.51%) Finance
4 56 (41.79%) MS Excel
5 55 (41.04%) Microsoft
6 35 (26.12%) QlikView
7 32 (23.88%) MS Office
8 30 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (21.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (19.40%) Visualisation
10 26 (19.40%) Tableau
11 24 (17.91%) Qlik Sense
11 24 (17.91%) E-Commerce
12 23 (17.16%) MS Access
12 23 (17.16%) Management Information System
12 23 (17.16%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (15.67%) .NET
14 20 (14.93%) Analytics
15 17 (12.69%) Data Analytics
15 17 (12.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (11.94%) VBScript
16 16 (11.94%) VB
17 15 (11.19%) Data Analysis
17 15 (11.19%) PowerPivot
17 15 (11.19%) Pentaho
17 15 (11.19%) Power BI
17 15 (11.19%) Dashboard Development
17 15 (11.19%) Microsoft Power View
17 15 (11.19%) T-SQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.24%) SAS
3 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 56 (41.79%) MS Excel
2 32 (23.88%) MS Office
3 10 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (6.72%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Visualfiles
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.49%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.75%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.75%) HFM
4 1 (0.75%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.75%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) AdWords
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (48.51%) SQL Server
2 35 (26.12%) QlikView
3 29 (21.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (17.91%) Qlik Sense
5 23 (17.16%) MS Access
5 23 (17.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (12.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (11.19%) Microsoft Power View
7 15 (11.19%) Pentaho
7 15 (11.19%) Power BI
7 15 (11.19%) PowerPivot
8 12 (8.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (7.46%) Data Mining
10 9 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (4.48%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (4.48%) MySQL
12 6 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (8.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.73%) NUnit
2 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (48.51%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Legal
3 6 (4.48%) Billing
3 6 (4.48%) Retail
4 5 (3.73%) Law
4 5 (3.73%) Marketing
5 4 (2.99%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (59.70%) Analyst
2 52 (38.81%) Developer
3 44 (32.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 27 (20.15%) SQL Developer
5 19 (14.18%) SQL Analyst
6 17 (12.69%) Analyst Developer
7 16 (11.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (5.97%) SQL BI Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.22%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Data Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) DBA
9 7 (5.22%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Excel Developer
10 6 (4.48%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.73%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.73%) QlikView Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.73%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) .NET
2 10 (7.46%) XML
3 9 (6.72%) SOAP
4 8 (5.97%) Web Services
5 6 (4.48%) EDI
6 5 (3.73%) LINQ
6 5 (3.73%) MSMQ
6 5 (3.73%) REST
6 5 (3.73%) WCF
6 5 (3.73%) WPF
7 3 (2.24%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.49%) ADO
8 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.49%) DAO
8 2 (1.49%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.75%) Ajax
9 1 (0.75%) HTML
9 1 (0.75%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (19.40%) Visualisation
3 23 (17.16%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.73%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.24%) Fintech
5 3 (2.24%) iPad
6 2 (1.49%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.49%) Statistics
7 1 (0.75%) Economics
7 1 (0.75%) Replication
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.21%) Windows
2 4 (2.99%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (17.91%) E-Commerce
3 20 (14.93%) Analytics
4 17 (12.69%) Data Analytics
5 15 (11.19%) Dashboard Development
5 15 (11.19%) Data Analysis
6 11 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.21%) Business Analysis
6 11 (8.21%) CRM
7 10 (7.46%) ERP
8 9 (6.72%) ETL
8 9 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.22%) Data Management
11 6 (4.48%) Quality Management
12 5 (3.73%) Case Management
12 5 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.73%) TDD
12 5 (3.73%) UML
13 3 (2.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (83.58%) SQL
2 16 (11.94%) VB
2 16 (11.94%) VBScript
3 15 (11.19%) T-SQL
4 14 (10.45%) C#
5 9 (6.72%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.49%) VB6
7 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (5.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) MCP
2 1 (0.75%) MCSA
2 1 (0.75%) MCSE
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.75%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.75%) QA
1 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (41.04%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.40%) Tableau
3 12 (8.96%) Oracle
4 7 (5.22%) SYSPRO
5 6 (4.48%) SAP
6 5 (3.73%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.24%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.49%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.49%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.75%) Baan
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco
9 1 (0.75%) Cognos
9 1 (0.75%) Epicor
9 1 (0.75%) Facebook
9 1 (0.75%) iManage
9 1 (0.75%) Infor
9 1 (0.75%) Sage
9 1 (0.75%) Veeam
9 1 (0.75%) VMware
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