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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 68 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing VBA 5 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.69% 0.91% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 1.59% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 7
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
394 439 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.20% 57.09% 54.27%
Number of salaries quoted 346 376 495
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) RAD
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Xcelsius
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) VCP4

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Xcelsius
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Database Developer
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Developer
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) RAD
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VCP4
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft