The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 71 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing VBA 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.70% 0.45% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 0.95% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £28,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.04% -5.83%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
VBA
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
408 316 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 57.22% 47.09% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 360 269 284
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

VBA
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Sheffield region.

VBA Salary Trend in Sheffield

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) ETL
4 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (36.84%) PowerPivot
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (26.32%) ERP
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (21.05%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) People Management
7 2 (10.53%) FMCG
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) Finance
7 2 (10.53%) MS Access
8 1 (5.26%) Adobe
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.26%) CSS
8 1 (5.26%) Flash
8 1 (5.26%) XHTML
8 1 (5.26%) .NET
8 1 (5.26%) MySQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) MS Access
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Report Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Data Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Commercial Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) Flash
1 1 (5.26%) XHTML
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
1 7 (36.84%) ETL
1 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) ERP
3 4 (21.05%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (10.53%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe