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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 152 143 142
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing VBA 15 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.89% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 1.68% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Average salary £50,000 £29,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.49% -9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £33,250 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
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
1641 1965 1655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.82% 53.25% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1275 1088
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -12 7 £50,000 +73.91% 1
Glasgow -8 4 £28,750 -0.86% 4
Stirling +11 2 - -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (41.18%) SQL
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 18 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 18 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (31.37%) Degree
5 13 (25.49%) MS Access
6 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
7 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
8 9 (17.65%) FIXML
8 9 (17.65%) JMS
8 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (17.65%) HP UFT
8 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
8 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 9 (17.65%) UNIX
8 9 (17.65%) C#
8 9 (17.65%) HTML
8 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 9 (17.65%) .NET
8 9 (17.65%) QA
8 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (15.69%) Asset Management
9 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
9 8 (15.69%) CSS
9 8 (15.69%) MS Office
9 8 (15.69%) Lotus

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
2 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
3 8 (15.69%) IBM Notes
4 7 (13.73%) SAS
5 2 (3.92%) WorkSite
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.69%) MS Office
3 6 (11.76%) SPSS
3 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) MS Access
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.92%) OLAP
5 1 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Developer
3 9 (17.65%) QA Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) QA Automation Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Data Scientist
5 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Programmer
6 3 (5.88%) MI Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Pricing Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Graduate
8 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) HTML
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
1 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 9 (17.65%) JMS
1 9 (17.65%) FIXML
2 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
2 8 (15.69%) CSS
2 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (7.84%) J2EE
4 2 (3.92%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Statistics
2 6 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.84%) Neural Network
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.92%) Economics
4 2 (3.92%) Psychology
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) UNIX
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
2 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 8 (15.69%) MVC
3 8 (15.69%) Asset Management
4 6 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Time Management
6 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
6 4 (7.84%) Cluster Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Budget Control
6 4 (7.84%) Predictive Modelling
6 4 (7.84%) Regression Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Analytics
6 4 (7.84%) Bayesian Methods
6 4 (7.84%) Line Management
6 4 (7.84%) Operations Research
6 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) C#
2 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.76%) R
3 6 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) VB
4 4 (7.84%) Python
4 4 (7.84%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) PhD
3 2 (3.92%) MOS
4 1 (1.96%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Lotus
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) Sybase
4 2 (3.92%) Adobe
4 2 (3.92%) Google
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £51000 per annum + Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £51000 per annum + Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago