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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 179 129 144
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +15
Permanent jobs citing VBA 48 92 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 1.74% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 2.99% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 79 67
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,600 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3475 3081 3276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.21% 58.43% 59.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2973 2779 2956
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 10 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 10 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 -16 20 £30,750 -12.14% 4
Wiltshire -3 12 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Dorset -17 7 £57,500 +101.75% 3
Gloucestershire -17 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Devon -16 1 £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 10 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 73 (77.66%) SQL
2 51 (54.26%) MS Excel
3 42 (44.68%) MS Office
4 37 (39.36%) Finance
5 28 (29.79%) VB
6 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
6 24 (25.53%) Computer Science
7 23 (24.47%) QA
7 23 (24.47%) VBScript
7 23 (24.47%) QuickTest Pro
7 23 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (20.21%) XML
9 18 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (17.02%) OOP
10 16 (17.02%) OO
11 15 (15.96%) Oracle
11 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
12 14 (14.89%) MS Access
13 13 (13.83%) Banking
14 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (12.77%) Essbase
14 12 (12.77%) HP
15 11 (11.70%) ISEB
15 11 (11.70%) Cognos
15 11 (11.70%) Scrum
15 11 (11.70%) Automated Testing
15 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (10.64%) Spreadsheet
16 10 (10.64%) Data Analysis

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) SAS
3 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 51 (54.26%) MS Excel
2 42 (44.68%) MS Office
3 10 (10.64%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (4.26%) NASTRAN
5 4 (4.26%) Abaqus
6 1 (1.06%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (4.26%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.06%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (14.89%) MS Access
4 12 (12.77%) Essbase
4 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (7.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.26%) DTS
8 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.13%) ActiveReports
10 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.13%) MySQL
10 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.13%) QlikView
10 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (2.13%) Informix
Development Applications
1 23 (24.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (39.36%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Retail
4 5 (5.32%) Legal
5 4 (4.26%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.06%) Automotive
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Advertising
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) German Language
Job Titles
1 40 (42.55%) Developer
2 34 (36.17%) Analyst
3 15 (15.96%) Junior
3 15 (15.96%) MI Analyst
4 9 (9.57%) Data Analyst
4 9 (9.57%) SQL Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Junior Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Access Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Test Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Junior Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Lead Tester
7 6 (6.38%) Automated Tester
7 6 (6.38%) Tester
7 6 (6.38%) VB Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.32%) VBA Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Information Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) XML
2 9 (9.57%) .NET
3 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.26%) HTML
4 4 (4.26%) Flash
5 2 (2.13%) SAP XI
5 2 (2.13%) MDX
6 1 (1.06%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.53%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.57%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.45%) Statistics
4 6 (6.38%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) Economics
6 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Windows
1 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (17.02%) OOP
2 16 (17.02%) OO
3 11 (11.70%) Scrum
3 11 (11.70%) Automated Testing
4 10 (10.64%) Data Analysis
4 10 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.51%) ERP
7 6 (6.38%) CRM
7 6 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (6.38%) Operations Research
7 6 (6.38%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (6.38%) Financial Analysis
7 6 (6.38%) Stochastic Modelling
8 5 (5.32%) Build Automation
8 5 (5.32%) Analytics
9 4 (4.26%) Stress Analysis
9 4 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (77.66%) SQL
2 28 (29.79%) VB
3 23 (24.47%) VBScript
4 9 (9.57%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.57%) C#
5 7 (7.45%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.45%) Python
6 4 (4.26%) C
6 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.19%) VB6
8 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) ISEB
2 10 (10.64%) Degree
3 6 (6.38%) MBA
4 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.47%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) XenApp
2 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Oracle
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.77%) HP
3 11 (11.70%) Cognos
4 9 (9.57%) IBM
5 7 (7.45%) Hyperion
6 5 (5.32%) Business Objects
6 5 (5.32%) SAP
7 3 (3.19%) Teradata
7 3 (3.19%) Twitter
8 2 (2.13%) Citrix
9 1 (1.06%) Dell
9 1 (1.06%) SEEBURGER
9 1 (1.06%) Tableau
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, excellent holidays
Posted: 10 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Annual Bonus, Medical
Posted: 21 days ago
South West
HFG
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago