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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 137 140 133
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing VBA 34 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.43% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 0.77% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 19
Average salary £29,500 £32,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.92% -7.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £41,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
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
1987 1686 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.20% 55.33% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1102 1116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,150 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +5 17 £28,750 +15.00%
Glasgow +1 16 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Aberdeen +10 1 £40,000 +8.84%
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 34 (70.83%) SQL
2 25 (52.08%) Finance
3 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 16 (33.33%) UNIX
4 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 14 (29.17%) Oracle
6 13 (27.08%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (22.92%) RAD
7 11 (22.92%) Banking
8 10 (20.83%) Investment Banking
8 10 (20.83%) WebLogic
8 10 (20.83%) C#
9 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 8 (16.67%) .NET
10 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.58%) JMS
11 7 (14.58%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (14.58%) FIXML
11 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.58%) QA
11 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
12 6 (12.50%) Degree
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
12 6 (12.50%) VB
12 6 (12.50%) Java
12 6 (12.50%) MS Access
13 5 (10.42%) Cognos
13 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) MS Project Server
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DMZ
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.50%) MS Access
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (8.33%) DTS
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.08%) MySQL
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 10 (20.83%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Excel Developer
4 7 (14.58%) QA Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Test Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) QA Automation Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Report Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Database Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.33%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Support Manager
8 3 (6.25%) RAD Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Tools Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) JMS
2 7 (14.58%) FIXML
3 4 (8.33%) ODBC
4 3 (6.25%) HTML
4 3 (6.25%) JSP
4 3 (6.25%) SOAP
4 3 (6.25%) Struts
4 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.25%) JSF
4 3 (6.25%) jQuery
4 3 (6.25%) JBoss Seam
4 3 (6.25%) Java EE 5
4 3 (6.25%) RichFaces
4 3 (6.25%) REST
4 3 (6.25%) JAX-RS
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (2.08%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
1 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) RAD
2 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) Network Management
6 3 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Fund Management
8 1 (2.08%) Release Management
8 1 (2.08%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.08%) OOP
8 1 (2.08%) OOD
8 1 (2.08%) Project Management
8 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.08%) Workflow
8 1 (2.08%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) C#
3 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) Java
4 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 6 (12.50%) VB
5 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.08%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) Sybase
3 5 (10.42%) Cognos
4 3 (6.25%) JBoss
5 2 (4.17%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Charles River