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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 174 180 205
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +25
Permanent jobs citing VBA 57 79 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 1.12% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 2.23% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 52 73 35
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average 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
2812 3543 3963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.49% 50.42% 59.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 3131 3440
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +4 35 £37,500 +3.44% 8
Lancashire +20 12 £31,500 +83.92% 2
Merseyside -4 5 £26,500 -30.26%
Cheshire +12 4 £43,750 +19.04% 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 86 (78.18%) SQL
2 64 (58.18%) SQL Server
3 55 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 51 (46.36%) Finance
5 48 (43.64%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (42.73%) MS Excel
7 41 (37.27%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (21.82%) .NET
8 24 (21.82%) C#
8 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (21.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (17.27%) Management Information System
9 19 (17.27%) XML
9 19 (17.27%) Windows
9 19 (17.27%) Analytics
10 18 (16.36%) MS Office
10 18 (16.36%) SOAP
11 17 (15.45%) LINQ
11 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
11 17 (15.45%) TDD
11 17 (15.45%) NUnit
12 16 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (14.55%) T-SQL
13 14 (12.73%) Web Services
13 14 (12.73%) REST
13 14 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (12.73%) Degree
14 13 (11.82%) WCF

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (11.82%) SAS
2 1 (0.91%) IIS
2 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (42.73%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.36%) MS Office
3 9 (8.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Visualfiles
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.82%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.73%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
1 1 (0.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (58.18%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (11.82%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (10.91%) QlikView
7 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (9.09%) MS Access
9 8 (7.27%) PowerPivot
9 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Power View
10 6 (5.45%) OLAP
10 6 (5.45%) Pentaho
10 6 (5.45%) Power BI
11 5 (4.55%) Data Mining
12 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 4 (3.64%) MySQL
12 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
12 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
1 17 (15.45%) NUnit
2 9 (8.18%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.91%) ProC
General
1 51 (46.36%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Law
2 6 (5.45%) Legal
3 5 (4.55%) Retail
4 4 (3.64%) Marketing
5 3 (2.73%) Back Office
5 3 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.82%) Advertising
6 2 (1.82%) Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Publishing
7 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (44.55%) Developer
2 48 (43.64%) Analyst
3 21 (19.09%) SQL Developer
4 17 (15.45%) C# Developer
5 16 (14.55%) C# Software Developer
5 16 (14.55%) Data Analyst
5 16 (14.55%) Software Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Agile C# Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Agile Developer
6 13 (11.82%) SQL Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (6.36%) SAS Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Commercial Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Data Manager
10 5 (4.55%) Excel Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Server Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) .NET
2 19 (17.27%) XML
3 18 (16.36%) SOAP
4 17 (15.45%) LINQ
5 14 (12.73%) REST
5 14 (12.73%) Web Services
6 13 (11.82%) MSMQ
6 13 (11.82%) WCF
6 13 (11.82%) WPF
7 5 (4.55%) HTML
8 4 (3.64%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.64%) Entity Framework
8 4 (3.64%) jQuery
8 4 (3.64%) React
9 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.82%) ADO
9 2 (1.82%) DAO
10 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (43.64%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.27%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.91%) Statistics
4 9 (8.18%) Mathematics
5 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.55%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.64%) Economics
7 4 (3.64%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.64%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.73%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.91%) NHS
10 1 (0.91%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Windows
2 2 (1.82%) Unix
2 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000
2 2 (1.82%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.82%) Windows Vista
2 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.27%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.27%) Analytics
4 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (15.45%) TDD
5 13 (11.82%) ETL
5 13 (11.82%) UML
6 12 (10.91%) Data Analysis
7 11 (10.00%) CRM
8 9 (8.18%) Data Management
9 8 (7.27%) Dashboard Development
9 8 (7.27%) Data Analytics
10 7 (6.36%) Business Analysis
11 6 (5.45%) Time Management
12 5 (4.55%) Case Management
12 5 (4.55%) ERP
13 4 (3.64%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.64%) Migration
13 4 (3.64%) MVC
13 4 (3.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 86 (78.18%) SQL
2 24 (21.82%) C#
3 16 (14.55%) T-SQL
4 12 (10.91%) VBScript
5 7 (6.36%) VB
6 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.82%) PHP
10 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) MCP
2 3 (2.73%) MCSA
2 3 (2.73%) MCSE
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.82%) CCAB
3 2 (1.82%) MCITP
4 1 (0.91%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) Teradata
4 3 (2.73%) Google
5 2 (1.82%) Altova
5 2 (1.82%) Citrix
5 2 (1.82%) Tableau
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco
6 1 (0.91%) iManage
6 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.91%) SAP
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