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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 132 140 126
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing VBA 39 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 0.55% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 1.01% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 18
Average salary £29,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.34% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
1941 1680 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.50% 54.32% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1109 1122
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 September 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 September 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 +4 18 £28,750 -8.00% 1
Glasgow +7 16 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Stirling - 4 - -
Aberdeen +5 1 £40,000 +25.00%
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (71.93%) SQL
2 29 (50.88%) Finance
3 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
4 20 (35.09%) UNIX
5 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 16 (28.07%) Banking
7 15 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (24.56%) Oracle
9 13 (22.81%) .NET
9 13 (22.81%) RAD
10 12 (21.05%) Investment Banking
11 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (19.30%) VB
11 11 (19.30%) C#
12 10 (17.54%) Java
12 10 (17.54%) WebLogic
12 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
13 8 (14.04%) MS Access
14 7 (12.28%) JMS
14 7 (12.28%) ETL
14 7 (12.28%) QuickTest Pro
14 7 (12.28%) FIXML
14 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
14 7 (12.28%) QA
14 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
15 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (10.53%) Degree
15 6 (10.53%) Business Objects

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (17.54%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.51%) MS Project Server
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Project
3 2 (3.51%) MS Office
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) DMZ
1 3 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (14.04%) MS Access
6 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
6 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
6 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
7 4 (7.02%) QlikView
7 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (5.26%) DTS
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) GoLive
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 29 (50.88%) Finance
2 16 (28.07%) Banking
3 12 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 12 (21.05%) Excel Developer
3 7 (12.28%) QA Automation Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Test Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) QA Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Report Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Business Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Business Objects Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Database Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Support Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Excel Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) .NET
2 7 (12.28%) JMS
2 7 (12.28%) FIXML
3 5 (8.77%) HTML
4 3 (5.26%) JAX-RS
4 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.26%) JSF
4 3 (5.26%) JSP
4 3 (5.26%) SOAP
4 3 (5.26%) Struts
4 3 (5.26%) XML
4 3 (5.26%) ODBC
4 3 (5.26%) REST
4 3 (5.26%) jQuery
4 3 (5.26%) JBoss Seam
4 3 (5.26%) Java EE 5
4 3 (5.26%) RichFaces
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.51%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) UNIX
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) RAD
2 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
3 7 (12.28%) ETL
3 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
4 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL
6 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.51%) Network Management
7 2 (3.51%) Web Development
7 2 (3.51%) Release Management
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.75%) OOP
8 1 (1.75%) OOD
8 1 (1.75%) Project Management
8 1 (1.75%) Data Security
8 1 (1.75%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) SQL
2 11 (19.30%) VB
2 11 (19.30%) C#
3 10 (17.54%) Java
4 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.75%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.53%) Business Objects
4 5 (8.77%) Sybase
4 5 (8.77%) Cognos
5 4 (7.02%) Tableau
6 3 (5.26%) JBoss
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe
7 1 (1.75%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) Charles River
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible benefits
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