The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - - 37
Permanent jobs citing VBA 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
VBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
126 105 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 67.74% 63.25% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 50 79 47
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

VBA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Northern Ireland region.

VBA Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

VBA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Protocol Buffers

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase