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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 183 194 216
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Permanent jobs citing VBA 75 50 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 0.81% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 1.61% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 71 40 46
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £23,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median 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
3635 3110 3850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 57.82% 50.68% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3165 2662 3365
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 37 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Lancashire +6 23 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Cheshire +22 14 £34,000 -9.33% 2
Merseyside - 3 £32,000 - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VBA.

1 112 (84.85%) SQL
2 84 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 69 (52.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 63 (47.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 61 (46.21%) MS Excel
6 59 (44.70%) Business Intelligence
7 53 (40.15%) T-SQL
8 50 (37.88%) ETL
9 41 (31.06%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (25.76%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (25.00%) .NET
12 30 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (20.45%) Analytics
14 26 (19.70%) C#
15 23 (17.42%) MS Office
16 22 (16.67%) MySQL
17 21 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (15.91%) Finance
18 20 (15.15%) Data Analysis
18 20 (15.15%) MS Access
19 19 (14.39%) SharePoint
19 19 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (14.39%) Statistics
19 19 (14.39%) Tableau
20 18 (13.64%) HTML
20 18 (13.64%) Data Modelling
21 17 (12.88%) Data Analytics
22 16 (12.12%) Power BI
22 16 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (14.39%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.82%) SAS
3 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 61 (46.21%) MS Excel
2 23 (17.42%) MS Office
3 9 (6.82%) SPSS
4 8 (6.06%) Stata
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (4.55%) Visualfiles
3 4 (3.03%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.76%) FastStats
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.03%) SaaS
3 2 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 69 (52.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (47.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (25.76%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (16.67%) MySQL
7 21 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (15.15%) MS Access
9 16 (12.12%) Power BI
9 16 (12.12%) QlikView
9 16 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (8.33%) Data Mining
11 8 (6.06%) OLAP
11 8 (6.06%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 4 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (3.03%) Spotfire
14 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Power View
14 3 (2.27%) Pentaho
14 3 (2.27%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.06%) NUnit
4 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (15.91%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Billing
3 12 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.30%) Retail
5 6 (4.55%) Law
6 4 (3.03%) Legal
7 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Front Office
8 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (53.03%) Developer
2 47 (35.61%) Analyst
3 32 (24.24%) SQL Developer
4 22 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 21 (15.91%) Data Analyst
6 17 (12.88%) DBA
6 17 (12.88%) SQL Analyst
6 17 (12.88%) SQL DBA
7 14 (10.61%) Analyst Developer
8 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 13 (9.85%) QlikView Developer
9 12 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
10 11 (8.33%) C# Developer
10 11 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
11 10 (7.58%) .NET Developer
11 10 (7.58%) SQL Server Analyst
11 10 (7.58%) SSRS Developer
12 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Developer
13 8 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (6.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.00%) .NET
2 18 (13.64%) HTML
3 12 (9.09%) CSS
3 12 (9.09%) jQuery
4 11 (8.33%) MDX
5 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.58%) Web Services
6 8 (6.06%) LINQ
6 8 (6.06%) MSMQ
6 8 (6.06%) REST
6 8 (6.06%) SOAP
6 8 (6.06%) WCF
6 8 (6.06%) WPF
6 8 (6.06%) XML
7 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.76%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.76%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 41 (31.06%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.39%) Statistics
3 11 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 10 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.82%) Visualisation
6 8 (6.06%) Data Extraction
6 8 (6.06%) Economics
7 6 (4.55%) Neural Network
8 4 (3.03%) iPad
8 4 (3.03%) Smart Meter
9 3 (2.27%) Data Integration
9 3 (2.27%) iSeries
10 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.76%) AS400
10 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) OS/400
2 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.70%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (37.88%) ETL
3 27 (20.45%) Analytics
4 20 (15.15%) Data Analysis
5 19 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 17 (12.88%) Data Analytics
8 11 (8.33%) Web Development
9 10 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.58%) CRM
9 10 (7.58%) TDD
10 9 (6.82%) ERP
10 9 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (6.82%) Statistical Analysis
11 8 (6.06%) Bayesian Methods
11 8 (6.06%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (6.06%) Machine Learning
11 8 (6.06%) Monte Carlo Method
11 8 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 112 (84.85%) SQL
2 53 (40.15%) T-SQL
3 26 (19.70%) C#
4 15 (11.36%) VB.NET
5 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 10 (7.58%) VB
8 9 (6.82%) Python
8 9 (6.82%) R
9 7 (5.30%) MATLAB
9 7 (5.30%) VBScript
10 4 (3.03%) PHP
10 4 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (7.58%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.39%) Tableau
3 11 (8.33%) HP
3 11 (8.33%) Oracle
3 11 (8.33%) Talend
4 7 (5.30%) Cognos
5 6 (4.55%) LexisNexis
6 4 (3.03%) IBM
6 4 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (2.27%) SAP
8 2 (1.52%) Google
8 2 (1.52%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.76%) JDA
9 1 (0.76%) Minitab
9 1 (0.76%) Netezza
9 1 (0.76%) Sage
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