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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 185 161 120
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -41
Permanent jobs citing VBA 70 89 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 1.21% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 2.21% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 62 65 113
Average salary £37,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,275 £20,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
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
3439 4033 3991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.15% 54.73% 58.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2962 3360 3559
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 0 50 £40,000 +40.35% 6
Lancashire +9 7 £32,500 -18.75%
Cheshire -30 7 £27,500 -26.66% 4
Merseyside +14 6 £27,500 -17.29% 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 89 (63.57%) SQL
2 88 (62.86%) SQL Server
3 65 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (38.57%) Finance
6 52 (37.14%) Microsoft
7 51 (36.43%) .NET
7 51 (36.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (35.00%) MS Excel
9 48 (34.29%) C#
10 46 (32.86%) Windows
11 44 (31.43%) Web Services
12 41 (29.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 40 (28.57%) TDD
13 40 (28.57%) NUnit
13 40 (28.57%) LINQ
13 40 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (28.57%) Git (software)
14 37 (26.43%) SOAP
14 37 (26.43%) REST
15 36 (25.71%) XML
16 35 (25.00%) MSMQ
16 35 (25.00%) UML
16 35 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 35 (25.00%) WCF
16 35 (25.00%) WPF
17 32 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 24 (17.14%) Degree
20 22 (15.71%) Visualisation

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.86%) SAS
2 4 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.71%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 49 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.29%) MS Office
3 6 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.14%) MS Project
5 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Agresso
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) SyteLine
2 1 (0.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 35 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) Network Security
2 2 (1.43%) DNS
2 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) Wireless
3 1 (0.71%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) WAN
3 1 (0.71%) DHCP
3 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) VPN
3 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.71%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (62.86%) SQL Server
2 51 (36.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (29.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (11.43%) MS Access
7 15 (10.71%) OLAP
7 15 (10.71%) OLAP Cube
8 14 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.57%) QlikView
11 5 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (2.86%) Data Mining
13 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (1.43%) SQLBase
14 2 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (1.43%) MySQL
14 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (28.57%) NUnit
1 40 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.71%) ProC
General
1 54 (38.57%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Legal
3 6 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.29%) Retail
3 6 (4.29%) Marketing
4 3 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.14%) Back Office
5 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.43%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (57.86%) Developer
2 51 (36.43%) Analyst
3 35 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 33 (23.57%) C# Developer
5 29 (20.71%) Agile C# Developer
6 25 (17.86%) C# Software Developer
7 19 (13.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (7.86%) Junior
9 10 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (7.14%) .NET Developer
10 9 (6.43%) MI Analyst
11 8 (5.71%) Data Analyst
11 8 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
12 7 (5.00%) Junior Developer
13 6 (4.29%) SQL Developer
13 6 (4.29%) Business Analyst
13 6 (4.29%) MI Developer
14 5 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (36.43%) .NET
2 44 (31.43%) Web Services
3 40 (28.57%) LINQ
4 37 (26.43%) REST
4 37 (26.43%) SOAP
5 36 (25.71%) XML
6 35 (25.00%) MSMQ
6 35 (25.00%) WCF
6 35 (25.00%) WPF
7 10 (7.14%) HTML
8 5 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (3.57%) React
8 5 (3.57%) jQuery
8 5 (3.57%) Entity Framework
9 4 (2.86%) CSS
10 2 (1.43%) Grails
11 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 65 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (15.71%) Visualisation
3 18 (12.86%) Statistics
4 16 (11.43%) Data Extraction
5 9 (6.43%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.00%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.86%) User Experience
9 3 (2.14%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.43%) FMCG
11 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.71%) NHS
11 1 (0.71%) Handset
11 1 (0.71%) Economics
11 1 (0.71%) Wiki
11 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.86%) Windows
2 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.14%) Windows Vista
3 3 (2.14%) Windows 2000
3 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.43%) UNIX
5 1 (0.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.57%) TDD
2 40 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (25.00%) UML
4 32 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (12.86%) ETL
6 17 (12.14%) Data Analysis
7 16 (11.43%) Data Management
7 16 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (10.00%) ERP
9 13 (9.29%) Project Management
10 9 (6.43%) CRM
11 8 (5.71%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.00%) OO
13 6 (4.29%) SDLC
13 6 (4.29%) Time Management
13 6 (4.29%) Web Development
13 6 (4.29%) Analytics
14 5 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 89 (63.57%) SQL
2 48 (34.29%) C#
3 21 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 14 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.86%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.00%) VB
6 7 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.29%) C++
8 3 (2.14%) VBScript
9 2 (1.43%) Java
9 2 (1.43%) PHP
9 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.43%) Groovy
10 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.14%) MCP
3 3 (2.14%) MCSE
3 3 (2.14%) MCSA
3 3 (2.14%) MCITP
4 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) WSUS
1 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 52 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.43%) Oracle
3 5 (3.57%) Actuate
3 5 (3.57%) Tableau
4 4 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (1.43%) Cisco
5 2 (1.43%) GUPTA
6 1 (0.71%) Google
6 1 (0.71%) Altova
6 1 (0.71%) Infor
6 1 (0.71%) VMware
6 1 (0.71%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.71%) Sage
6 1 (0.71%) HP
6 1 (0.71%) Citrix
6 1 (0.71%) Avaya
6 1 (0.71%) Juniper
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Work From Home
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire, Greater Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + excellent benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago