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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 97 147 126
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -21
Permanent jobs citing VBA 57 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.83% 0.61% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 1.10% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 12
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £77,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
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
1618 1822 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.08% 55.21% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 1178 1086
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Glasgow +24 26 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh +17 20 £40,000 +3.22% 4
Stirling - 10 £27,250 - 1
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 47 (46.08%) SQL
3 46 (45.10%) UNIX
4 44 (43.14%) Finance
5 38 (37.25%) VB
6 36 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 31 (30.39%) Java
7 31 (30.39%) Oracle
8 29 (28.43%) .NET
9 26 (25.49%) Degree
10 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
11 21 (20.59%) SharePoint
11 21 (20.59%) Oracle Database
12 20 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
12 20 (19.61%) Banking
13 18 (17.65%) Business Objects
13 18 (17.65%) QlikView
13 18 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
14 17 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 17 (16.67%) C#
14 17 (16.67%) Windows
14 17 (16.67%) RDBMS
14 17 (16.67%) MS Access
15 16 (15.69%) Cognos
15 16 (15.69%) VB.NET
16 15 (14.71%) Sybase
16 15 (14.71%) Project Management
16 15 (14.71%) Tableau
17 14 (13.73%) WebLogic

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 14 (13.73%) WebLogic
3 13 (12.75%) JBoss
4 8 (7.84%) IBM Notes
5 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.96%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.96%) SAS
6 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.98%) CMS
7 1 (0.98%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.78%) MS Visio
2 11 (10.78%) MS Office
3 9 (8.82%) MS Project
4 7 (6.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.98%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) DMZ
1 12 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.59%) Oracle Database
3 18 (17.65%) QlikView
3 18 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
4 17 (16.67%) MS Access
4 17 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 17 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 12 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (9.80%) Data Mining
8 9 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.98%) GoLive
3 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 44 (43.14%) Finance
2 20 (19.61%) Banking
3 12 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Billing
5 3 (2.94%) Front Office
6 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Developer
2 35 (34.31%) Analyst
3 18 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 17 (16.67%) Business Developer
5 15 (14.71%) Business Objects Developer
6 12 (11.76%) Excel Developer
7 9 (8.82%) IT Trainer
7 9 (8.82%) Trainer
7 9 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Applications Support
8 8 (7.84%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Consultant
9 7 (6.86%) Senior Excel Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) MI Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Report Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Programmer
12 4 (3.92%) Senior Analyst Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Analyst Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.43%) .NET
2 13 (12.75%) Hibernate
2 13 (12.75%) JSP
2 13 (12.75%) SOAP
2 13 (12.75%) Struts
2 13 (12.75%) jQuery
2 13 (12.75%) JBoss Seam
2 13 (12.75%) Java EE 5
2 13 (12.75%) RichFaces
2 13 (12.75%) JSF
2 13 (12.75%) REST
2 13 (12.75%) JAX-RS
3 9 (8.82%) HTML
4 8 (7.84%) .NET Framework
4 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET
5 7 (6.86%) CSS
6 2 (1.96%) XML
7 1 (0.98%) JMS
7 1 (0.98%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.94%) Derivative
2 3 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (2.94%) Equities
3 2 (1.96%) Exotic Derivative
3 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (45.10%) UNIX
2 17 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (14.71%) Project Management
3 13 (12.75%) ETL
3 13 (12.75%) ITIL
4 11 (10.78%) Business Analysis
5 9 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.84%) Coaching
6 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.84%) MVC
7 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.86%) Data Analysis
7 7 (6.86%) Web Development
8 6 (5.88%) RAD
9 5 (4.90%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.90%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.90%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.92%) Time Management
10 4 (3.92%) Data Architecture
10 4 (3.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) SQL
2 38 (37.25%) VB
3 31 (30.39%) Java
4 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
5 17 (16.67%) C#
6 16 (15.69%) VB.NET
7 9 (8.82%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.94%) F#
8 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.96%) C
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (25.49%) Degree
2 8 (7.84%) ISEB
3 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.90%) CISA
4 5 (4.90%) CISM
4 5 (4.90%) CRISC
5 4 (3.92%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (1.96%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.98%) IIBA
7 1 (0.98%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) SLA
1 5 (4.90%) COBIT
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) Oracle
2 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (17.65%) Business Objects
4 16 (15.69%) Cognos
5 15 (14.71%) Sybase
5 15 (14.71%) Tableau
6 8 (7.84%) Lotus
7 3 (2.94%) SAP
8 1 (0.98%) Adobe
8 1 (0.98%) HP
8 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
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