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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 172 128 153
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +25
Permanent jobs citing VBA 52 86 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 1.65% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 2.83% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33 73 59
Average salary £32,560 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,700 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £40,000 £38,600
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
3519 3037 3157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.22% 58.21% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3026 2712 2869
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £26,500
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 30 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 30 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 -21 21 £31,500 -10.00% 9
Wiltshire 0 13 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Dorset -11 8 £57,500 +101.75% 1
Gloucestershire -12 7 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Devon -16 2 £27,500 +30.95% 1
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 79 (78.22%) SQL
2 54 (53.47%) MS Excel
3 43 (42.57%) MS Office
4 40 (39.60%) Finance
5 31 (30.69%) VB
6 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
7 27 (26.73%) Computer Science
8 26 (25.74%) VBScript
9 25 (24.75%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (23.76%) QuickTest Pro
10 24 (23.76%) QA
11 21 (20.79%) XML
12 18 (17.82%) OO
12 18 (17.82%) Oracle
12 18 (17.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (15.84%) MS Access
13 16 (15.84%) OOP
13 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
14 14 (13.86%) Scrum
14 14 (13.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (12.87%) Banking
15 13 (12.87%) Essbase
15 13 (12.87%) ISEB
15 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (11.88%) HP
16 12 (11.88%) Cognos
16 12 (11.88%) Automated Testing
17 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
17 11 (10.89%) .NET
17 11 (10.89%) T-SQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) SAS
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (53.47%) MS Excel
2 43 (42.57%) MS Office
3 10 (9.90%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (5.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.96%) Abaqus
5 4 (3.96%) NASTRAN
6 1 (0.99%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (3.96%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.99%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Network Security
1 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (15.84%) MS Access
4 14 (13.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (12.87%) Essbase
5 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (7.92%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.96%) DTS
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.98%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.98%) MySQL
10 2 (1.98%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (1.98%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 24 (23.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (39.60%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Legal
4 4 (3.96%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Automotive
6 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.99%) German Language
7 1 (0.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Billing
7 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (41.58%) Developer
2 38 (37.62%) Analyst
3 15 (14.85%) MI Analyst
3 15 (14.85%) Junior
4 12 (11.88%) Data Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) SQL Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Junior Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Test Manager
7 7 (6.93%) PMO Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Junior Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Lead Tester
7 7 (6.93%) Automated Tester
7 7 (6.93%) Tester
7 7 (6.93%) Access Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (5.94%) VB Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Information Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) XML
2 11 (10.89%) .NET
3 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.96%) HTML
4 4 (3.96%) Flash
5 2 (1.98%) SAP XI
5 2 (1.98%) MDX
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.99%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.73%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.90%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.94%) Statistics
5 4 (3.96%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.97%) Economics
7 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.98%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) UNIX
1 2 (1.98%) Windows
1 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (17.82%) OO
3 16 (15.84%) OOP
4 14 (13.86%) Scrum
5 12 (11.88%) Automated Testing
6 11 (10.89%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.90%) Data Analysis
8 8 (7.92%) ERP
8 8 (7.92%) CRM
9 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.94%) Analytics
10 5 (4.95%) Build Automation
11 4 (3.96%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (3.96%) Operations Research
11 4 (3.96%) Stochastic Modelling
11 4 (3.96%) Financial Analysis
11 4 (3.96%) Stress Analysis
11 4 (3.96%) Time Management
11 4 (3.96%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 79 (78.22%) SQL
2 31 (30.69%) VB
3 26 (25.74%) VBScript
4 11 (10.89%) T-SQL
4 11 (10.89%) C#
5 8 (7.92%) PL/SQL
5 8 (7.92%) Python
6 5 (4.95%) C
7 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.97%) VB6
9 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) ISEB
2 11 (10.89%) Degree
3 4 (3.96%) MBA
4 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) XenApp
2 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Oracle
2 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.88%) HP
3 12 (11.88%) Cognos
4 10 (9.90%) IBM
5 8 (7.92%) Hyperion
6 6 (5.94%) Business Objects
7 5 (4.95%) SAP
8 4 (3.96%) Twitter
9 3 (2.97%) Teradata
10 2 (1.98%) Citrix
11 1 (0.99%) Tableau
11 1 (0.99%) SEEBURGER
11 1 (0.99%) Dell
11 1 (0.99%) Google
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Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
South West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 8 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, excellent holidays
Posted: 13 days ago