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 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 105 153 133
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -20
Permanent jobs citing VBA 54 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 0.46% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 0.85% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 2 17
Average salary £35,500 £21,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.28% -41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £21,375 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £22,375 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1635 1890 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.83% 54.45% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1259 1004
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 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +25 24 £37,750 +72.57% 3
Glasgow +29 21 £35,000 - 3
Stirling -3 9 £28,000 -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 48 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 44 (41.90%) UNIX
2 44 (41.90%) Finance
3 40 (38.10%) SQL
4 39 (37.14%) VB
5 38 (36.19%) MS Excel
6 34 (32.38%) .NET
7 33 (31.43%) Java
8 29 (27.62%) Oracle
8 29 (27.62%) Degree
9 27 (25.71%) JavaScript
10 23 (21.90%) SharePoint
11 22 (20.95%) MS Access
11 22 (20.95%) QlikView
12 21 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 20 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 20 (19.05%) Project Management
13 20 (19.05%) Banking
14 19 (18.10%) Business Objects
14 19 (18.10%) Windows
14 19 (18.10%) BusinessObjects XI
15 18 (17.14%) VB.NET
16 17 (16.19%) C#
16 17 (16.19%) RDBMS
16 17 (16.19%) Relational Database
17 16 (15.24%) Tableau
17 16 (15.24%) Cognos
18 15 (14.29%) Sybase
18 15 (14.29%) ITIL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (21.90%) SharePoint
2 13 (12.38%) WebLogic
2 13 (12.38%) JBoss
2 13 (12.38%) IBM Notes
3 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.90%) SAS
5 1 (0.95%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (36.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.43%) MS Office
3 10 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 10 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) DMZ
1 12 (11.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.95%) 3G
2 1 (0.95%) ADSL
2 1 (0.95%) Broadband
2 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.95%) MS Access
2 22 (20.95%) QlikView
3 21 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 19 (18.10%) BusinessObjects XI
5 17 (16.19%) RDBMS
5 17 (16.19%) Relational Database
6 13 (12.38%) Data Mining
7 10 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (3.81%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.95%) Base SAS
15 1 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.95%) GoLive
General
1 44 (41.90%) Finance
2 20 (19.05%) Banking
3 11 (10.48%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Billing
5 3 (2.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (34.29%) Analyst
2 35 (33.33%) Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Business Developer
4 17 (16.19%) Support Analyst
5 16 (15.24%) Business Objects Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Trainer
7 8 (7.62%) Excel Developer
7 8 (7.62%) IT Trainer
8 7 (6.67%) Senior Excel Developer
8 7 (6.67%) MI Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) Consultant
9 6 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (5.71%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Programmer
10 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.81%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (32.38%) .NET
2 14 (13.33%) HTML
3 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET
3 13 (12.38%) Hibernate
3 13 (12.38%) JSP
3 13 (12.38%) SOAP
3 13 (12.38%) Struts
3 13 (12.38%) JSF
3 13 (12.38%) .NET Framework
3 13 (12.38%) jQuery
3 13 (12.38%) JBoss Seam
3 13 (12.38%) Java EE 5
3 13 (12.38%) RichFaces
3 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (12.38%) REST
3 13 (12.38%) JAX-RS
4 12 (11.43%) CSS
5 3 (2.86%) XML
6 1 (0.95%) LAMP
6 1 (0.95%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (2.86%) Equities
2 3 (2.86%) Derivative
3 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.90%) Exotic Derivative
3 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.90%) iPad
4 1 (0.95%) FMCG
4 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (41.90%) UNIX
2 19 (18.10%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.95%) Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) Project Management
2 15 (14.29%) ITIL
3 13 (12.38%) MVC
4 11 (10.48%) ETL
4 11 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 10 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 9 (8.57%) Coaching
7 8 (7.62%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.67%) RAD
8 7 (6.67%) Web Development
8 7 (6.67%) Time Management
9 6 (5.71%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.71%) Analytics
10 5 (4.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.10%) SQL
2 39 (37.14%) VB
3 33 (31.43%) Java
4 27 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 18 (17.14%) VB.NET
6 17 (16.19%) C#
7 8 (7.62%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.86%) F#
9 2 (1.90%) C
10 1 (0.95%) PHP
10 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.95%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (27.62%) Degree
2 8 (7.62%) CISA
2 8 (7.62%) CISM
2 8 (7.62%) CRISC
3 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (5.71%) ISEB
5 4 (3.81%) NVQ Level 3
6 3 (2.86%) MOS
7 2 (1.90%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.95%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) COBIT
2 6 (5.71%) QA
3 4 (3.81%) SLA
4 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Oracle
2 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.10%) Business Objects
4 16 (15.24%) Cognos
4 16 (15.24%) Tableau
5 15 (14.29%) Sybase
6 13 (12.38%) Lotus
7 3 (2.86%) SAP
8 1 (0.95%) Adobe
8 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
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