The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 139 148 144
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing VBA 23 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.76% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 1.39% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 12
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £26,400 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £50,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1601 2017 1815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.57% 54.84% 55.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1343 1198
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VBA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

VBA Salary Trend in Scotland

VBA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in Scotland

VBA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 9 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Glasgow +3 7 £22,500 -52.63%
Stirling - 5 £25,500 -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (37.31%) MS Excel
2 24 (35.82%) Finance
3 23 (34.33%) SQL
3 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
4 22 (32.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (29.85%) Degree
6 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (26.87%) MS Access
8 17 (25.37%) .NET
8 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
9 15 (22.39%) C#
9 15 (22.39%) HTML
9 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
9 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
9 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
10 13 (19.40%) CSS
10 13 (19.40%) IBM Notes
10 13 (19.40%) Lotus
10 13 (19.40%) MVC
10 13 (19.40%) .NET Framework
10 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (14.93%) QA
11 10 (14.93%) UNIX
11 10 (14.93%) MS Office
12 9 (13.43%) WebLogic
12 9 (13.43%) JMS
12 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (13.43%) HP UFT
12 9 (13.43%) FIXML
12 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
2 13 (19.40%) IBM Notes
3 9 (13.43%) WebLogic
4 7 (10.45%) SAS
5 2 (2.99%) WorkSite
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.49%) CMS
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (37.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.93%) MS Office
3 9 (13.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (8.96%) SPSS
5 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.49%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) ADSL
1 1 (1.49%) Broadband
1 1 (1.49%) VPN
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) MS Access
2 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.45%) Data Mining
4 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.48%) QlikView
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.99%) OLAP
6 2 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.49%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Back Office
4 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Developer
3 10 (14.93%) .NET Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Test Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) QA Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) QA Automation Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) MI Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Programmer
6 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Data Scientist
7 2 (2.99%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Applications Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Project Analyst
8 1 (1.49%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) .NET
2 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
2 15 (22.39%) HTML
3 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (19.40%) .NET Framework
3 13 (19.40%) CSS
4 9 (13.43%) JMS
4 9 (13.43%) FIXML
5 4 (5.97%) J2EE
6 2 (2.99%) XML
6 2 (2.99%) MDX
7 1 (1.49%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Statistics
2 6 (8.96%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.97%) Neural Network
3 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.97%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.99%) FMCG
4 2 (2.99%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.99%) Economics
4 2 (2.99%) Psychology
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) UNIX
2 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (19.40%) MVC
3 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
3 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
4 8 (11.94%) Asset Management
4 8 (11.94%) Data Analysis
4 8 (11.94%) Project Management
5 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
5 7 (10.45%) Time Management
6 5 (7.46%) Analytics
7 4 (5.97%) Bayesian Methods
7 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
7 4 (5.97%) Cluster Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Budget Control
7 4 (5.97%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (5.97%) Regression Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.97%) Operations Research
8 3 (4.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) SQL
2 15 (22.39%) C#
2 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.94%) VB
4 7 (10.45%) Java
5 6 (8.96%) R
6 4 (5.97%) Python
6 4 (5.97%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
8 1 (1.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) MOS
2 4 (5.97%) PhD
3 2 (2.99%) CISA
3 2 (2.99%) CISM
3 2 (2.99%) CRISC
4 1 (1.49%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) QA
2 4 (5.97%) SLA
3 2 (2.99%) COBIT
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.40%) Lotus
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) Sybase
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 2 (2.99%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) Tableau