The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 152 163 170
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs citing VBA 76 52 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 1.03% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 1.79% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 61 42 50
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
VBA
England

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3407 2905 3005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.36% 57.42% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2955 2612 2695
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Dorset +8 22 £52,000 +94.39% 2
Wiltshire +12 20 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Bristol -9 19 £34,000 -2.85% 5
Devon -21 7 £29,000 +52.63%
Gloucestershire -17 4 £35,000 - 1
Somerset - 3 £35,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 92 (77.31%) SQL
2 48 (40.34%) MS Excel
3 45 (37.82%) Finance
4 43 (36.13%) Oracle
5 35 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 31 (26.05%) MS Office
8 30 (25.21%) VB
9 29 (24.37%) Management Information System
10 23 (19.33%) Essbase
10 23 (19.33%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (18.49%) Oracle BI EE
11 22 (18.49%) Hyperion
11 22 (18.49%) PL/SQL
11 22 (18.49%) VBScript
11 22 (18.49%) IBM
11 22 (18.49%) Cognos
11 22 (18.49%) Oracle Financials
12 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 21 (17.65%) Computer Science
13 19 (15.97%) MS Access
13 19 (15.97%) QuickTest Pro
14 18 (15.13%) .NET
14 18 (15.13%) XML
14 18 (15.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (14.29%) C#
16 16 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (13.45%) Degree
17 15 (12.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 15 (12.61%) QA

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.52%) Apache
3 2 (1.68%) SAS
4 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.84%) CMS
4 1 (0.84%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.84%) Drupal
4 1 (0.84%) WordPress
4 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 48 (40.34%) MS Excel
2 31 (26.05%) MS Office
3 6 (5.04%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.36%) Abaqus
4 4 (3.36%) NASTRAN
5 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.84%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 22 (18.49%) Oracle Financials
2 15 (12.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 15 (12.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (10.08%) Hyperion Planning
4 8 (6.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.68%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.33%) Essbase
3 22 (18.49%) Oracle BI EE
4 19 (15.97%) MS Access
5 11 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.36%) MySQL
9 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.68%) Informix
10 2 (1.68%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (1.68%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (15.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.52%) Subversion
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (37.82%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Electronics
3 5 (4.20%) Legal
4 4 (3.36%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.52%) Automotive
5 3 (2.52%) Advertising
6 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Billing
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (42.02%) Developer
2 36 (30.25%) Analyst
3 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.56%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Tester
7 8 (6.72%) Junior
7 8 (6.72%) Test Manager
7 8 (6.72%) MI Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Lead Tester
8 7 (5.88%) Automated Tester
8 7 (5.88%) Systems Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Junior Developer
9 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Access Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Information Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.13%) .NET
1 18 (15.13%) XML
2 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.88%) HTML
3 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (2.52%) Java EE
4 3 (2.52%) J2EE
5 2 (1.68%) CSS
5 2 (1.68%) XSLT
5 2 (1.68%) Flash
5 2 (1.68%) jQuery
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.84%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.84%) HTML5
6 1 (0.84%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.37%) Management Information System
2 21 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 15 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.56%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.20%) Statistics
5 5 (4.20%) Smartcard
6 3 (2.52%) Economics
6 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.68%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) UNIX
2 5 (4.20%) Windows
3 3 (2.52%) Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (19.33%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (15.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.76%) ERP
5 14 (11.76%) Scrum
6 13 (10.92%) OO
7 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.40%) Automated Testing
9 9 (7.56%) CRM
10 8 (6.72%) MVC
11 7 (5.88%) OOP
11 7 (5.88%) Project Management
12 6 (5.04%) Change Management
12 6 (5.04%) Time Management
13 5 (4.20%) Software Testing
13 5 (4.20%) Data Management
13 5 (4.20%) Data Analysis
13 5 (4.20%) Embedded Software Development
14 4 (3.36%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (77.31%) SQL
2 30 (25.21%) VB
3 22 (18.49%) PL/SQL
3 22 (18.49%) VBScript
4 17 (14.29%) C#
5 9 (7.56%) C
5 9 (7.56%) Python
6 6 (5.04%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.52%) VB6
8 3 (2.52%) PHP
8 3 (2.52%) Delphi
8 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.68%) Java
10 1 (0.84%) Perl
10 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
2 15 (12.61%) ISEB
3 2 (1.68%) MBA
3 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) PhD
4 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Firmware
2 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.68%) XenApp
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (36.13%) Oracle
2 22 (18.49%) Hyperion
2 22 (18.49%) Cognos
2 22 (18.49%) IBM
3 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.72%) HP
4 8 (6.72%) Twitter
5 6 (5.04%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.52%) JBoss
7 2 (1.68%) Citrix
7 2 (1.68%) Teradata
7 2 (1.68%) Google
8 1 (0.84%) Tableau
8 1 (0.84%) VMware
8 1 (0.84%) Dell
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