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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 105 136 133
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Permanent jobs citing VBA 57 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.83% 0.92% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 1.70% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 10
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £25,410 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
1662 1762 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.42% 54.10% 53.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1127 1160
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +22 32 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Edinburgh +3 17 £40,000 +10.34% 6
Stirling - 6 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 50 (52.08%) SQL
2 46 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 46 (47.92%) Finance
3 45 (46.88%) UNIX
4 34 (35.42%) VB
5 32 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 29 (30.21%) Oracle
7 28 (29.17%) Java
8 24 (25.00%) Degree
8 24 (25.00%) .NET
9 21 (21.88%) Banking
10 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 19 (19.79%) Oracle Database
12 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (18.75%) WebLogic
13 17 (17.71%) SharePoint
13 17 (17.71%) C#
14 16 (16.67%) Business Objects
14 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 15 (15.63%) Cognos
15 15 (15.63%) Sybase
15 15 (15.63%) Crystal Reports
15 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (15.63%) QlikView
16 14 (14.58%) BusinessObjects XI
16 14 (14.58%) Windows
17 13 (13.54%) VB.NET
17 13 (13.54%) REST
17 13 (13.54%) JBoss
17 13 (13.54%) JAX-RS

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 17 (17.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (13.54%) JBoss
4 6 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.17%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.08%) MS Project Server
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.04%) SAS
7 1 (1.04%) CMS
7 1 (1.04%) Apache
7 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 9 (9.38%) MS Office
3 8 (8.33%) MS Project
4 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (1.04%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) DMZ
1 12 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.79%) Oracle Database
3 15 (15.63%) Crystal Reports
3 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (15.63%) QlikView
4 14 (14.58%) BusinessObjects XI
5 13 (13.54%) RDBMS
5 13 (13.54%) Relational Database
6 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (11.46%) MS Access
8 8 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (8.33%) Data Mining
9 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (2.08%) MySQL
12 2 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
1 5 (5.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.04%) GoLive
2 1 (1.04%) Selenium
2 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 46 (47.92%) Finance
2 21 (21.88%) Banking
3 13 (13.54%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Billing
6 2 (2.08%) Front Office
7 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (40.63%) Developer
2 33 (34.38%) Analyst
3 18 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Business Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Business Objects Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Excel Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Applications Support
7 8 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Trainer
8 7 (7.29%) IT Trainer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Excel Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Report Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Test Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (5.21%) QA Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) MI Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (13.54%) JSP
2 13 (13.54%) SOAP
2 13 (13.54%) Struts
2 13 (13.54%) Hibernate
2 13 (13.54%) JSF
2 13 (13.54%) jQuery
2 13 (13.54%) JBoss Seam
2 13 (13.54%) Java EE 5
2 13 (13.54%) RichFaces
2 13 (13.54%) REST
2 13 (13.54%) JAX-RS
3 8 (8.33%) HTML
4 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.21%) CSS
5 5 (5.21%) JMS
5 5 (5.21%) FIXML
6 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.08%) Equities
2 2 (2.08%) Derivative
3 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.04%) iPad
3 1 (1.04%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 45 (46.88%) UNIX
2 14 (14.58%) Windows
3 4 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (13.54%) Project Management
2 13 (13.54%) ITIL
2 13 (13.54%) ETL
3 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
4 7 (7.29%) Web Development
4 7 (7.29%) RAD
4 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.25%) Coaching
5 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 6 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 6 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 5 (5.21%) Test Automation
6 5 (5.21%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (4.17%) MVC
7 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.17%) Time Management
7 4 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.13%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (52.08%) SQL
2 34 (35.42%) VB
3 28 (29.17%) Java
4 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 17 (17.71%) C#
6 13 (13.54%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.29%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.08%) F#
10 2 (2.08%) PHP
11 1 (1.04%) C
11 1 (1.04%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.29%) ISEB
3 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (5.21%) CISA
4 5 (5.21%) CISM
4 5 (5.21%) CRISC
5 3 (3.13%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.04%) IIBA
6 1 (1.04%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) SLA
3 5 (5.21%) COBIT
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 29 (30.21%) Oracle
2 16 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.63%) Cognos
3 15 (15.63%) Sybase
4 12 (12.50%) Tableau
5 4 (4.17%) Lotus
6 2 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe
7 1 (1.04%) HP
7 1 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
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