The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 156 130 139
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs citing VBA 87 112 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 1.55% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 2.64% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 65 106 114
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +10.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3928 4235 4531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.59% 58.67% 60.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3302 3757 4117
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBA
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +5 48 £28,500 -15.55% 4
Cheshire -19 32 £35,000 - 5
Merseyside -23 4 - - 1
Lancashire +2 2 £36,250 +11.53%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 120 (82.19%) SQL
2 81 (55.48%) SQL Server
3 70 (47.95%) XML
4 60 (41.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (40.41%) T-SQL
6 57 (39.04%) Finance
7 49 (33.56%) MS Excel
8 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
9 46 (31.51%) Data Warehouse
9 46 (31.51%) .NET
10 40 (27.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (26.03%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (25.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 31 (21.23%) VB.NET
14 30 (20.55%) Windows
15 27 (18.49%) SQL Server 2005
16 26 (17.81%) Business Analysis
16 26 (17.81%) UML
17 25 (17.12%) Degree
18 24 (16.44%) Web Services
18 24 (16.44%) MS Office
19 23 (15.75%) Visual Studio
19 23 (15.75%) HTML
20 20 (13.70%) C#
20 20 (13.70%) MS Access
21 18 (12.33%) WCF
22 17 (11.64%) SOAP
23 15 (10.27%) ASP.NET
23 15 (10.27%) MSMQ
23 15 (10.27%) Law

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (6.85%) SAS
2 9 (6.16%) IIS
3 5 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.37%) CMS
5 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (33.56%) MS Excel
2 24 (16.44%) MS Office
3 6 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.37%) SPSS
7 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Visualfiles
2 4 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) SSH
1 1 (0.68%) FTP
1 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (55.48%) SQL Server
2 60 (41.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (31.51%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (27.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (25.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (18.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (13.70%) MS Access
8 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (6.16%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (4.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (2.74%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.05%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.37%) QlikView
14 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.68%) Big Data
15 1 (0.68%) PerformancePoint
15 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (15.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.68%) Sublime Text
3 1 (0.68%) Aptana Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
General
1 57 (39.04%) Finance
2 15 (10.27%) Law
3 12 (8.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (8.22%) Automotive
4 11 (7.53%) Legal
5 8 (5.48%) Marketing
6 6 (4.11%) Billing
7 5 (3.42%) Retail
8 4 (2.74%) Back Office
9 1 (0.68%) Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Games
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (52.74%) Analyst
2 48 (32.88%) Developer
3 26 (17.81%) .NET Developer
4 18 (12.33%) C# Developer
4 18 (12.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (9.59%) Business Analyst
5 14 (9.59%) Analyst Developer
6 12 (8.22%) Graduate
7 10 (6.85%) Data Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) Server Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Operations Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Test Manager
8 8 (5.48%) MI Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Administrator
10 6 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Database Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (3.42%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (47.95%) XML
2 46 (31.51%) .NET
3 24 (16.44%) Web Services
4 23 (15.75%) HTML
5 18 (12.33%) WCF
6 17 (11.64%) SOAP
7 15 (10.27%) ASP.NET
7 15 (10.27%) MSMQ
7 15 (10.27%) REST
7 15 (10.27%) WPF
7 15 (10.27%) LINQ
8 8 (5.48%) XSLT
8 8 (5.48%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.11%) CSS
10 5 (3.42%) Ajax
11 4 (2.74%) J2EE
12 3 (2.05%) jQuery
12 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (1.37%) XSL
13 2 (1.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.22%) Visualisation
2 10 (6.85%) Data Extraction
2 10 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.48%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.48%) Economics
4 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.11%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.74%) Statistics
7 2 (1.37%) Replication
7 2 (1.37%) Physics
8 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.68%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.68%) Online Games
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.55%) Windows
2 5 (3.42%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.03%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (17.81%) Business Analysis
2 26 (17.81%) UML
3 15 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.85%) Migration
4 10 (6.85%) Data Analysis
4 10 (6.85%) Automated Testing
4 10 (6.85%) Data Migration
5 8 (5.48%) Analytics
6 6 (4.11%) ERP
7 5 (3.42%) Data Reconciliation
7 5 (3.42%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.74%) Project Management
8 4 (2.74%) CRM
8 4 (2.74%) Data Management
8 4 (2.74%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.05%) Time Management
9 3 (2.05%) Stress Testing
9 3 (2.05%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 120 (82.19%) SQL
2 59 (40.41%) T-SQL
3 31 (21.23%) VB.NET
4 20 (13.70%) C#
5 14 (9.59%) Java
6 13 (8.90%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.90%) VB
7 5 (3.42%) VB6
8 4 (2.74%) C
8 4 (2.74%) VBScript
9 2 (1.37%) PHP
9 2 (1.37%) Python
9 2 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (17.12%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) ISEB
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) QA
2 3 (2.05%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.16%) LexisNexis
3 5 (3.42%) JBoss
4 4 (2.74%) Remedy
4 4 (2.74%) Oracle
4 4 (2.74%) BMC
5 3 (2.05%) SAP
6 2 (1.37%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.37%) Cognos
7 1 (0.68%) Google
7 1 (0.68%) Spiceworks
7 1 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.68%) IBM
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Posted: 19 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Posted: 19 days ago