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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 179 187 196
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing VBA 73 64 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 0.90% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 1.61% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 69 50 55
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
3331 3984 4396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.70% 56.03% 60.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2807 3390 3857
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015. 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 +33 56 £40,000 +39.13% 9
Cheshire -12 9 £31,000 +3.33%
Lancashire -1 6 £25,480 -21.59% 3
Merseyside +9 2 £35,000 +7.69% 2
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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.

1 104 (69.80%) SQL Server
2 96 (64.43%) SQL
3 68 (45.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (43.62%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (40.27%) MS Excel
5 60 (40.27%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (35.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (34.90%) Finance
8 49 (32.89%) Microsoft
9 45 (30.20%) .NET
9 45 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (25.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 36 (24.16%) Windows
12 34 (22.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 33 (22.15%) C#
14 28 (18.79%) XML
15 27 (18.12%) Visualisation
16 25 (16.78%) Degree
16 25 (16.78%) Web Services
16 25 (16.78%) ETL
17 23 (15.44%) MSMQ
17 23 (15.44%) UML
17 23 (15.44%) SOAP
17 23 (15.44%) T-SQL
17 23 (15.44%) TDD
17 23 (15.44%) NUnit
17 23 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 23 (15.44%) Git (software)
17 23 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (15.44%) WCF

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 7 (4.70%) SAS
2 6 (4.03%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 60 (40.27%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (11.41%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.37%) MS Office
5 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (3.36%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.67%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) Firewall
1 4 (2.68%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.68%) DNS
2 2 (1.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (69.80%) SQL Server
2 68 (45.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (35.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (25.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 34 (22.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (13.42%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (10.07%) OLAP
7 15 (10.07%) OLAP Cube
8 14 (9.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (9.40%) MS Access
9 10 (6.71%) QlikView
10 7 (4.70%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (4.03%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (4.03%) Data Mining
12 5 (3.36%) Essbase
12 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database
14 3 (2.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (15.44%) NUnit
1 23 (15.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.01%) Xcode
4 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (34.90%) Finance
2 12 (8.05%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.71%) Marketing
4 6 (4.03%) Legal
5 5 (3.36%) Retail
6 3 (2.01%) Billing
7 2 (1.34%) Automotive
7 2 (1.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (51.68%) Analyst
2 56 (37.58%) Developer
3 27 (18.12%) Software Developer
4 23 (15.44%) C# Developer
5 21 (14.09%) C# Software Developer
6 20 (13.42%) Business Analyst
7 19 (12.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 17 (11.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 17 (11.41%) MI Analyst
9 16 (10.74%) Data Analyst
10 15 (10.07%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.36%) Consultant
12 5 (3.36%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) Junior
12 5 (3.36%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (3.36%) Report Analyst
12 5 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.36%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.20%) .NET
2 28 (18.79%) XML
3 25 (16.78%) Web Services
4 23 (15.44%) MSMQ
4 23 (15.44%) SOAP
4 23 (15.44%) WCF
4 23 (15.44%) WPF
4 23 (15.44%) LINQ
4 23 (15.44%) REST
5 13 (8.72%) HTML
6 12 (8.05%) CSS
7 11 (7.38%) .NET Framework
8 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET
8 9 (6.04%) jQuery
9 7 (4.70%) HTML5
10 4 (2.68%) XSL
11 3 (2.01%) iOS SDK
12 2 (1.34%) Grails
12 2 (1.34%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 65 (43.62%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (18.12%) Visualisation
3 14 (9.40%) Statistics
3 14 (9.40%) Data Extraction
4 7 (4.70%) User Experience
5 3 (2.01%) FMCG
6 2 (1.34%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.34%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.16%) Windows
2 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.68%) UNIX
4 3 (2.01%) Android
4 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (40.27%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (16.78%) ETL
4 23 (15.44%) UML
4 23 (15.44%) TDD
4 23 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (12.75%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (12.08%) Data Management
7 17 (11.41%) ERP
8 14 (9.40%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (9.40%) Data Analysis
9 12 (8.05%) Project Management
10 9 (6.04%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.70%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.70%) MVC
11 7 (4.70%) Scrum
11 7 (4.70%) Analytics
12 5 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (2.68%) Web Analytics
13 4 (2.68%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 96 (64.43%) SQL
2 33 (22.15%) C#
3 23 (15.44%) T-SQL
4 14 (9.40%) PowerShell
5 13 (8.72%) VB
5 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
6 12 (8.05%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.71%) VB.NET
8 9 (6.04%) VBScript
9 5 (3.36%) C++
10 3 (2.01%) Java
10 3 (2.01%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.34%) Groovy
11 2 (1.34%) VB6
11 2 (1.34%) PHP
12 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (16.78%) Degree
2 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.01%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.42%) Oracle
3 11 (7.38%) Business Objects
3 11 (7.38%) Cognos
4 6 (4.03%) SYSPRO
5 5 (3.36%) Hyperion
5 5 (3.36%) IBM
5 5 (3.36%) Google
6 4 (2.68%) DevExpress
6 4 (2.68%) Cisco
7 3 (2.01%) SAP
8 2 (1.34%) GUPTA
9 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.67%) Sage
9 1 (0.67%) Citrix
9 1 (0.67%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.67%) Tableau
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
My Dentist
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
North West England
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 23 days ago