The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 184 129 143
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +14
Permanent jobs citing VBA 50 85 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 1.62% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 2.78% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 30 72 64
Average salary £32,780 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.34% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £39,800 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3510 3058 3187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.29% 58.38% 57.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3014 2744 2889
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBA
England

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VBA Salary Trend in the South West

VBA
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram in the South West

VBA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Bristol -19 19 £30,750 -12.14% 7
Wiltshire -1 13 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Dorset -12 8 £57,500 +101.75% 1
Gloucestershire -10 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Devon -13 2 £27,500 +30.95% 1
Somerset -29 1 £33,000 -13.15%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 77 (78.57%) SQL
2 52 (53.06%) MS Excel
3 43 (43.88%) MS Office
4 39 (39.80%) Finance
5 31 (31.63%) VB
6 26 (26.53%) VBScript
7 25 (25.51%) SQL Server
7 25 (25.51%) Computer Science
8 24 (24.49%) QA
8 24 (24.49%) QuickTest Pro
8 24 (24.49%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (21.43%) XML
10 18 (18.37%) OO
10 18 (18.37%) Oracle
11 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (16.33%) OOP
13 15 (15.31%) MS Access
13 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
14 14 (14.29%) Scrum
15 13 (13.27%) Essbase
15 13 (13.27%) Banking
15 13 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (12.24%) Automated Testing
16 12 (12.24%) HP
16 12 (12.24%) ISEB
16 12 (12.24%) Cognos
16 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (11.22%) Performance Tuning
18 10 (10.20%) Spreadsheet
18 10 (10.20%) Degree

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) SAS
3 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 52 (53.06%) MS Excel
2 43 (43.88%) MS Office
3 10 (10.20%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (4.08%) NASTRAN
5 4 (4.08%) Abaqus
6 1 (1.02%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (4.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (4.08%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.02%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.51%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (15.31%) MS Access
4 13 (13.27%) Essbase
4 13 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (8.16%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.08%) DTS
8 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.04%) ActiveReports
10 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (2.04%) QlikView
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 24 (24.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (39.80%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Banking
3 6 (6.12%) Legal
4 5 (5.10%) Retail
5 4 (4.08%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.04%) Automotive
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.02%) Advertising
7 1 (1.02%) German Language
Job Titles
1 41 (41.84%) Developer
2 35 (35.71%) Analyst
3 15 (15.31%) Junior
3 15 (15.31%) MI Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Data Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) SQL Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Test Manager
6 8 (8.16%) Junior Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Access Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Tester
7 7 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Lead Tester
7 7 (7.14%) Automated Tester
8 6 (6.12%) VB Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Information Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.43%) XML
2 10 (10.20%) .NET
3 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.08%) HTML
4 4 (4.08%) Flash
5 2 (2.04%) MDX
5 2 (2.04%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.02%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.18%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.12%) Statistics
5 5 (5.10%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.04%) Economics
7 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
1 2 (2.04%) UNIX
1 2 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.49%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (18.37%) OO
3 16 (16.33%) OOP
4 14 (14.29%) Scrum
5 12 (12.24%) Automated Testing
6 11 (11.22%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (10.20%) Data Analysis
8 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.16%) ERP
10 7 (7.14%) CRM
11 5 (5.10%) Operations Research
11 5 (5.10%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (5.10%) Stochastic Modelling
11 5 (5.10%) Build Automation
11 5 (5.10%) Financial Analysis
11 5 (5.10%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.10%) Analytics
12 4 (4.08%) Time Management
12 4 (4.08%) Stress Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (78.57%) SQL
2 31 (31.63%) VB
3 26 (26.53%) VBScript
4 10 (10.20%) T-SQL
4 10 (10.20%) C#
5 8 (8.16%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.14%) Python
7 5 (5.10%) C
8 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.06%) VB6
10 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) ISEB
2 10 (10.20%) Degree
3 5 (5.10%) MBA
4 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.49%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) XenApp
2 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) Oracle
2 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.24%) HP
3 12 (12.24%) Cognos
4 10 (10.20%) IBM
5 8 (8.16%) Hyperion
6 5 (5.10%) Business Objects
6 5 (5.10%) SAP
7 4 (4.08%) Twitter
8 3 (3.06%) Teradata
9 2 (2.04%) Citrix
10 1 (1.02%) Dell
10 1 (1.02%) SEEBURGER
10 1 (1.02%) Tableau
Cornwall
Roc Search
Salary: £22000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, excellent holidays
Posted: 7 days ago