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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 112 167 122
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -45
Permanent jobs citing VBA 46 12 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 0.30% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.76% 0.58% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29 1 26
Average salary £33,000 £21,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.29% -43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £21,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £21,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
1664 2058 1801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.59% 50.90% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1396 1051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +29 25 £35,500 +67.05% 5
Glasgow - 15 £22,500 - 4
Stirling -5 6 £28,000 -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 44 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 37 (37.00%) SQL
3 37 (37.00%) UNIX
3 37 (37.00%) Finance
4 36 (36.00%) .NET
5 31 (31.00%) VB
5 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
6 28 (28.00%) Degree
7 25 (25.00%) Java
7 25 (25.00%) MS Access
7 25 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 24 (24.00%) C#
9 23 (23.00%) SharePoint
10 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET
11 21 (21.00%) HTML
12 20 (20.00%) Oracle
12 20 (20.00%) IBM Notes
12 20 (20.00%) Lotus
12 20 (20.00%) Project Management
12 20 (20.00%) MVC
12 20 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 20 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (19.00%) CSS
14 17 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (17.00%) Oracle Database
15 16 (16.00%) QlikView
16 14 (14.00%) BusinessObjects XI
16 14 (14.00%) Business Objects
16 14 (14.00%) Windows

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 23 (23.00%) SharePoint
2 20 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 13 (13.00%) WebLogic
4 10 (10.00%) JBoss
5 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.00%) SAS
5 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.00%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.00%) CMS
7 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 40 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 10 (10.00%) MS Office
3 7 (7.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.00%) MS Project
5 1 (1.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) DMZ
1 9 (9.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) 3G
2 1 (1.00%) ADSL
2 1 (1.00%) Broadband
2 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (25.00%) MS Access
3 17 (17.00%) Oracle Database
4 16 (16.00%) QlikView
5 14 (14.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 12 (12.00%) RDBMS
6 12 (12.00%) Relational Database
7 11 (11.00%) Data Mining
8 9 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.00%) MySQL
12 1 (1.00%) Base SAS
12 1 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (37.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Billing
5 3 (3.00%) Front Office
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (30.00%) Analyst
2 28 (28.00%) Developer
3 13 (13.00%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.00%) Business Developer
4 11 (11.00%) Business Objects Developer
5 10 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Trainer
7 8 (8.00%) Consultant
7 8 (8.00%) IT Trainer
8 6 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.00%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Programmer
9 4 (4.00%) MI Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Solutions Consultant
10 3 (3.00%) QA Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.00%) .NET
2 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (21.00%) HTML
4 20 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 19 (19.00%) CSS
6 10 (10.00%) JSP
6 10 (10.00%) SOAP
6 10 (10.00%) Struts
6 10 (10.00%) jQuery
6 10 (10.00%) JBoss Seam
6 10 (10.00%) Java EE 5
6 10 (10.00%) RichFaces
6 10 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 10 (10.00%) REST
6 10 (10.00%) JAX-RS
6 10 (10.00%) JSF
7 3 (3.00%) JMS
7 3 (3.00%) FIXML
8 2 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.00%) Equities
2 3 (3.00%) Derivative
3 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.00%) FMCG
3 2 (2.00%) Exotic Derivative
3 2 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.00%) UNIX
2 14 (14.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) Project Management
1 20 (20.00%) MVC
2 17 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.00%) ITIL
5 10 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 10 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 10 (10.00%) Coaching
6 9 (9.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.00%) Analytics
9 6 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (6.00%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.00%) ETL
10 5 (5.00%) Web Development
10 5 (5.00%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.00%) Time Management
11 4 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.00%) SQL
2 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (31.00%) VB
3 25 (25.00%) Java
4 24 (24.00%) C#
5 13 (13.00%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.00%) F#
8 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.00%) C
9 1 (1.00%) PHP
9 1 (1.00%) VBScript
9 1 (1.00%) VB6
9 1 (1.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 28 (28.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (6.00%) ISEB
3 6 (6.00%) CISA
3 6 (6.00%) CISM
3 6 (6.00%) CRISC
4 4 (4.00%) MOS
4 4 (4.00%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (3.00%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
2 6 (6.00%) COBIT
3 5 (5.00%) SLA
4 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 25 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.00%) Lotus
2 20 (20.00%) Oracle
3 14 (14.00%) Business Objects
4 13 (13.00%) Cognos
5 11 (11.00%) Tableau
5 11 (11.00%) Sybase
6 3 (3.00%) SAP
7 1 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
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