The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 90 68 85
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs citing VBA 6 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.51% 1.08% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 2.40% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
VBA
Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
637 375 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 54.31% 44.91% 57.26%
Number of salaries quoted 558 325 467
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VBA
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

VBA Salary Trend in South Wales

VBA
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in South Wales

VBA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Newport -5 5 £32,500 -4.41%
Cardiff -20 1 - -
VBA
Wales

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) T-SQL
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) OOP
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
6 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.79%) MySQL
6 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.79%) C++
6 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 3 (15.79%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) Graphic Design
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) WPF

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) MI Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Excel Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) WPF
2 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Graphic Design
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Economics
2 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) ETL
2 4 (21.05%) OOP
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Web Design
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
5 1 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.79%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Cognos