The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - 64 70
Permanent jobs citing VBA 0 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 1.49% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.71% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 7
Average salary - £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
VBA
Oxfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
418 517 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 57.10% 55.06% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 376 480 417
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VBA
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

VBA Salary Trend in Oxford

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) C++
2 9 (90.00%) Delphi
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) IIS
2 9 (90.00%) ADO.NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) XML
3 8 (80.00%) Project Management
4 7 (70.00%) CSS
4 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (70.00%) Physics
4 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (70.00%) Sybase
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 7 (70.00%) Java
4 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) OLAP
6 2 (20.00%) COM
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (90.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) OLAP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Software Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ADO.NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (70.00%) Physics
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) C++
1 9 (90.00%) Delphi
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) Sybase
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft