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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 186 196 181
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing VBA 55 43 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.87% 0.73% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.26% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 44
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
3526 3421 3319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.60% 57.89% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 3036 2988
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -11 18 £34,000 -13.92%
Gloucestershire -6 13 £35,000 +29.62%
Wiltshire +5 11 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Dorset -7 9 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Somerset - 2 £38,000 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (71.32%) SQL
2 64 (49.61%) Finance
3 52 (40.31%) SQL Server
4 47 (36.43%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (34.11%) Oracle
6 43 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 27 (20.93%) Management Information System
8 26 (20.16%) Microsoft
9 25 (19.38%) IBM
10 24 (18.60%) Business Objects
10 24 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (17.05%) .NET
11 22 (17.05%) Degree
11 22 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (16.28%) VB
12 21 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (15.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (15.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (14.73%) MS Office
15 18 (13.95%) UNIX
15 18 (13.95%) PL/SQL
15 18 (13.95%) Cognos
15 18 (13.95%) Oracle Financials
15 18 (13.95%) Hyperion
15 18 (13.95%) Essbase
15 18 (13.95%) Oracle BI EE
15 18 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (13.18%) C#
16 17 (13.18%) XML
17 16 (12.40%) MS Access

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (7.75%) JBoss
2 8 (6.20%) Joomla!
3 7 (5.43%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.43%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.43%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.10%) IIS
5 3 (2.33%) Apache
6 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.78%) Drupal
7 1 (0.78%) WordPress
7 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.78%) SAS
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 43 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (14.73%) MS Office
3 6 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.55%) Simulink
6 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.78%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.78%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 18 (13.95%) Oracle Financials
2 14 (10.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 14 (10.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (6.98%) Hyperion Planning
4 7 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (40.31%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (15.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (13.95%) Essbase
4 18 (13.95%) Oracle BI EE
5 16 (12.40%) MS Access
6 9 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.55%) MySQL
8 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.55%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (7.75%) Subversion
3 7 (5.43%) Maven
3 7 (5.43%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.55%) LabVIEW
General
1 64 (49.61%) Finance
2 12 (9.30%) Financial Institution
3 11 (8.53%) Legal
4 8 (6.20%) Banking
5 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.88%) Advertising
6 5 (3.88%) Electronics
7 3 (2.33%) Automotive
7 3 (2.33%) Marketing
8 2 (1.55%) Avionics
8 2 (1.55%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.78%) Law
9 1 (0.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (47.29%) Analyst
2 35 (27.13%) Developer
3 21 (16.28%) Data Analyst
4 16 (12.40%) Applications Support
5 15 (11.63%) MI Analyst
6 13 (10.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (9.30%) Support Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) Systems Analyst
9 9 (6.98%) Systems Developer
10 8 (6.20%) Information Analyst
10 8 (6.20%) Support Engineer
10 8 (6.20%) Business Systems Analyst
10 8 (6.20%) Business Analyst
10 8 (6.20%) Products Support Engineer
11 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (5.43%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (5.43%) Software Developer
12 6 (4.65%) Test Analyst
12 6 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (4.65%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.05%) .NET
2 17 (13.18%) XML
3 14 (10.85%) ASP.NET
4 12 (9.30%) HTML
5 10 (7.75%) J2EE
6 9 (6.98%) Ajax
7 7 (5.43%) JSP
7 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (4.65%) jQuery
8 6 (4.65%) WinForms
9 3 (2.33%) Java EE
10 2 (1.55%) WPF
10 2 (1.55%) CSS
10 2 (1.55%) XSLT
10 2 (1.55%) Flash
10 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.55%) FusionCharts
11 1 (0.78%) Cocoa
11 1 (0.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 24 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.43%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.88%) Smartcard
6 4 (3.10%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.33%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.33%) Statistics
7 3 (2.33%) Economics
8 2 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.55%) ASIC
8 2 (1.55%) Replication
8 2 (1.55%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.55%) VHDL
8 2 (1.55%) Verilog
8 2 (1.55%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.95%) UNIX
2 10 (7.75%) Linux
3 9 (6.98%) Windows
4 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.43%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (15.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (9.30%) Project Management
4 12 (9.30%) ITIL
5 11 (8.53%) ERP
5 11 (8.53%) Scrum
5 11 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.75%) MVC
6 10 (7.75%) Time Management
7 9 (6.98%) Change Management
8 8 (6.20%) CRM
8 8 (6.20%) OO
9 7 (5.43%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.65%) Test Management
10 6 (4.65%) Automated Testing
10 6 (4.65%) Web Application Development
11 5 (3.88%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (3.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 92 (71.32%) SQL
2 21 (16.28%) VB
3 18 (13.95%) PL/SQL
4 17 (13.18%) C#
5 15 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 13 (10.08%) VBScript
7 12 (9.30%) JavaScript
8 11 (8.53%) PHP
8 11 (8.53%) Java
8 11 (8.53%) PowerShell
9 10 (7.75%) Delphi
10 9 (6.98%) C
11 7 (5.43%) Pascal
12 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.10%) Python
13 3 (2.33%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.55%) Perl
15 1 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (17.05%) Degree
2 12 (9.30%) ISEB
3 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) DO-254
2 2 (1.55%) DO-160
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.88%) Firmware
2 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.55%) XenApp
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 44 (34.11%) Oracle
2 26 (20.16%) Microsoft
3 25 (19.38%) IBM
4 24 (18.60%) Business Objects
5 18 (13.95%) Cognos
5 18 (13.95%) Hyperion
6 7 (5.43%) Twitter
7 3 (2.33%) Google
8 2 (1.55%) Xilinx
8 2 (1.55%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (1.55%) Altera
8 2 (1.55%) Synopsys
8 2 (1.55%) Telerik
8 2 (1.55%) Cadence
8 2 (1.55%) Citrix
9 1 (0.78%) VMware
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) Dell
9 1 (0.78%) Teradata
Wiltshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago