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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 163 119 148
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +29
Permanent jobs citing VBA 92 127 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 1.85% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 3.16% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 66 117 100
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
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
4057 4018 4368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.54% 58.66% 59.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3373 3586 3953
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 £24,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -7 53 £28,500 -15.55% 10
Cheshire -12 32 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Merseyside -23 5 £33,250 -16.87% 1
Lancashire -7 1 £40,000 +23.07%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 138 (86.25%) SQL
2 93 (58.13%) SQL Server
3 74 (46.25%) XML
4 64 (40.00%) Finance
5 63 (39.38%) T-SQL
5 63 (39.38%) MS Excel
6 61 (38.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 57 (35.63%) Microsoft
8 54 (33.75%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (30.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 46 (28.75%) .NET
11 42 (26.25%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (25.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 36 (22.50%) VB.NET
14 34 (21.25%) Windows
15 31 (19.38%) Visual Studio
16 30 (18.75%) Business Analysis
17 29 (18.13%) SQL Server 2005
17 29 (18.13%) Degree
18 27 (16.88%) MS Office
19 24 (15.00%) HTML
19 24 (15.00%) UML
20 21 (13.13%) C#
20 21 (13.13%) VB
20 21 (13.13%) Web Services
21 20 (12.50%) MS Access
22 17 (10.63%) WPF
22 17 (10.63%) Data Analysis
23 16 (10.00%) SOAP
24 15 (9.38%) Java

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.75%) SAS
2 9 (5.63%) IIS
3 5 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.25%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (39.38%) MS Excel
2 27 (16.88%) MS Office
3 7 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.25%) SPSS
5 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Visualfiles
2 4 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.88%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.25%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.63%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.63%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) FTP
1 1 (0.63%) Intranet
1 1 (0.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (58.13%) SQL Server
2 61 (38.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (33.75%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (30.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (25.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (18.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (12.50%) MS Access
8 13 (8.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (8.13%) Relational Database
9 12 (7.50%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.88%) SAP HANA
13 3 (1.88%) Big Data
14 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.25%) QlikView
15 1 (0.63%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 31 (19.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.63%) ERwin
3 1 (0.63%) Aptana Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) Sublime Text
General
1 64 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (6.88%) Automotive
2 11 (6.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (6.88%) Marketing
3 10 (6.25%) Law
3 10 (6.25%) Legal
4 6 (3.75%) Billing
5 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.50%) Retail
6 4 (2.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (55.63%) Analyst
2 46 (28.75%) Developer
3 23 (14.38%) .NET Developer
4 16 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 16 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (8.13%) Analyst Developer
5 13 (8.13%) Business Analyst
5 13 (8.13%) Server Analyst
5 13 (8.13%) SQL Server Analyst
6 12 (7.50%) Graduate
6 12 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (6.88%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) MI Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) Administrator
10 6 (3.75%) Test Manager
11 5 (3.13%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.13%) Report Analyst
11 5 (3.13%) Strategy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (46.25%) XML
2 46 (28.75%) .NET
3 24 (15.00%) HTML
4 21 (13.13%) Web Services
5 17 (10.63%) WPF
6 16 (10.00%) SOAP
7 15 (9.38%) MSMQ
7 15 (9.38%) LINQ
7 15 (9.38%) REST
7 15 (9.38%) WCF
8 11 (6.88%) .NET Framework
8 11 (6.88%) ASP.NET
9 8 (5.00%) XSLT
10 6 (3.75%) XSL
11 5 (3.13%) CSS
11 5 (3.13%) Ajax
12 4 (2.50%) J2EE
13 2 (1.25%) WinForms
13 2 (1.25%) Apache Flex
13 2 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Mathematics
1 13 (8.13%) Data Extraction
2 12 (7.50%) Economics
3 11 (6.88%) Visualisation
4 10 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.13%) FMCG
6 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.88%) Statistics
8 2 (1.25%) Replication
8 2 (1.25%) Physics
8 2 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) Online Games
9 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.25%) Windows
2 5 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.25%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 24 (15.00%) UML
4 17 (10.63%) Data Analysis
5 15 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.75%) ERP
7 13 (8.13%) Migration
7 13 (8.13%) Data Migration
8 11 (6.88%) Analytics
9 9 (5.63%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
11 7 (4.38%) ITIL
12 6 (3.75%) CRM
12 6 (3.75%) Data Management
13 5 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (2.50%) Project Management
14 4 (2.50%) Data Modelling
14 4 (2.50%) ETL
14 4 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (86.25%) SQL
2 63 (39.38%) T-SQL
3 36 (22.50%) VB.NET
4 21 (13.13%) VB
4 21 (13.13%) C#
5 15 (9.38%) Java
6 12 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.00%) VBScript
8 7 (4.38%) C
9 5 (3.13%) VB6
10 3 (1.88%) Python
11 2 (1.25%) R
11 2 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (18.13%) Degree
2 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.88%) ISEB
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 57 (35.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) LexisNexis
3 8 (5.00%) SAP
4 5 (3.13%) JBoss
5 4 (2.50%) BMC
5 4 (2.50%) Remedy
5 4 (2.50%) SYSPRO
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle
6 3 (1.88%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.25%) Cognos
7 2 (1.25%) IBM
7 2 (1.25%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.25%) Sage
8 1 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.63%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) Teradata
8 1 (0.63%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) Veeam
8 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
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