The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 135 133 128
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing VBA 6 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.25% 0.35% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 0.85% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 2
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
VBA
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
784 944 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.71% 41.62% 43.43%
Number of salaries quoted 644 775 742
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VBA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

VBA Salary Trend in Reading

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (88.89%) Business Objects
2 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) Pascal
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) Maven
2 6 (66.67%) Ajax
2 6 (66.67%) Delphi
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) JSP
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) JBoss
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) Joomla!
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Finance

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 6 (66.67%) JBoss
1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 6 (66.67%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) QlikView
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
1 6 (66.67%) Maven
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) MI Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Ajax
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
1 6 (66.67%) JSP
1 6 (66.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Pascal
1 6 (66.67%) Delphi
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Business Objects
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000 per annum + DOE
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