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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 120 155 118
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -37
Permanent jobs citing VBA 38 17 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 0.43% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 0.83% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 24
Average salary £33,000 £50,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.00% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £46,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +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
1561 2045 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.40% 52.14% 57.92%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1396 1128
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +34 20 £35,500 -29.00% 2
Glasgow +17 12 £26,000 -48.00% 1
Stirling -5 3 £26,250 -
Fife - 3 £31,500 -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 39 (42.39%) MS Excel
2 33 (35.87%) SQL Server
3 32 (34.78%) SQL
4 31 (33.70%) .NET
5 30 (32.61%) Finance
6 29 (31.52%) Degree
7 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 27 (29.35%) MS Access
9 26 (28.26%) JavaScript
10 25 (27.17%) C#
11 24 (26.09%) UNIX
12 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 23 (25.00%) HTML
13 21 (22.83%) MVC
13 21 (22.83%) CSS
13 21 (22.83%) IBM Notes
13 21 (22.83%) SharePoint
13 21 (22.83%) Lotus
13 21 (22.83%) .NET Framework
13 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (19.57%) VB
16 16 (17.39%) Java
16 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (16.30%) Project Management
18 14 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (15.22%) Data Mining
19 13 (14.13%) Oracle
19 13 (14.13%) Data Analysis
20 11 (11.96%) WebLogic

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (22.83%) IBM Notes
1 21 (22.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.96%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.70%) SAS
4 4 (4.35%) JBoss
5 2 (2.17%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.09%) IIS
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (42.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.96%) MS Office
3 9 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.52%) SPSS
4 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.17%) MS Project
6 1 (1.09%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Firewall
1 4 (4.35%) DMZ
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) 3G
2 1 (1.09%) VPN
2 1 (1.09%) ADSL
2 1 (1.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.87%) SQL Server
2 27 (29.35%) MS Access
3 14 (15.22%) Data Mining
4 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database
5 9 (9.78%) QlikView
6 8 (8.70%) BusinessObjects XI
7 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
7 7 (7.61%) RDBMS
8 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Billing
3 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Front Office
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (27.17%) Analyst
2 23 (25.00%) Developer
3 12 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.61%) QA Automation Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Consultant
4 7 (7.61%) Test Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) QA Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Business Objects Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Programmer
6 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Trainer
6 5 (5.43%) Business Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.35%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) IT Trainer
7 4 (4.35%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.70%) .NET
2 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 23 (25.00%) HTML
3 21 (22.83%) CSS
3 21 (22.83%) .NET Framework
3 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (7.61%) JMS
4 7 (7.61%) FIXML
5 4 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.35%) JSF
5 4 (4.35%) JSP
5 4 (4.35%) SOAP
5 4 (4.35%) Struts
5 4 (4.35%) jQuery
5 4 (4.35%) REST
5 4 (4.35%) Java EE 5
5 4 (4.35%) JBoss Seam
5 4 (4.35%) RichFaces
5 4 (4.35%) JAX-RS
6 2 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.52%) Statistics
4 4 (4.35%) Neural Network
4 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.26%) Derivative
5 3 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.26%) Equities
6 2 (2.17%) Economics
6 2 (2.17%) Exotic Derivative
6 2 (2.17%) Psychology
6 2 (2.17%) FMCG
6 2 (2.17%) iPad
7 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.09%) UNIX
2 8 (8.70%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) MVC
2 20 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (16.30%) Project Management
4 14 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (14.13%) Data Analysis
6 9 (9.78%) Asset Management
6 9 (9.78%) Risk Management
7 8 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 8 (8.70%) Analytics
7 8 (8.70%) SDLC
8 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.61%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.52%) ITIL
9 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.52%) Time Management
9 6 (6.52%) Coaching
10 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.43%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (4.35%) Cluster Analysis
11 4 (4.35%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.78%) SQL
2 26 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 25 (27.17%) C#
4 18 (19.57%) VB
5 16 (17.39%) Java
6 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.61%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.52%) R
8 4 (4.35%) Python
8 4 (4.35%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.26%) F#
10 2 (2.17%) C
11 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.09%) VBScript
11 1 (1.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) CRISC
2 5 (5.43%) CISA
2 5 (5.43%) CISM
3 4 (4.35%) MOS
3 4 (4.35%) PhD
3 4 (4.35%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.26%) Postgraduate
5 2 (2.17%) ISEB
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) QA
2 6 (6.52%) SLA
3 5 (5.43%) COBIT
4 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.83%) Lotus
3 13 (14.13%) Oracle
4 8 (8.70%) Business Objects
5 7 (7.61%) Cognos
6 5 (5.43%) Tableau
7 4 (4.35%) Sybase
8 2 (2.17%) Adobe
8 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) Google
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