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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 178 143 164
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +21
Permanent jobs citing VBA 49 68 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 1.31% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 2.31% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35 56 49
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
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
3505 2950 3043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.53% 57.00% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2628 2783
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,035 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
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 August 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 August 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
Wiltshire +2 14 £25,000 -13.04% 2
Bristol -19 13 £31,500 -10.00% 7
Dorset -10 10 £57,500 +101.75% 3
Gloucestershire -2 7 £35,000 +22.80% 2
Devon -19 3 £27,500 +37.50%
Somerset -24 1 £35,000 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 75 (78.13%) SQL
2 49 (51.04%) MS Excel
3 37 (38.54%) MS Office
4 36 (37.50%) Finance
5 31 (32.29%) VB
6 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 26 (27.08%) Computer Science
8 25 (26.04%) VBScript
9 23 (23.96%) Oracle
9 23 (23.96%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (22.92%) QuickTest Pro
11 21 (21.88%) QA
12 20 (20.83%) XML
13 16 (16.67%) OO
14 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
14 15 (15.63%) Scrum
15 14 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (14.58%) ISEB
15 14 (14.58%) MS Access
15 14 (14.58%) .NET
16 13 (13.54%) C#
17 12 (12.50%) Automated Testing
17 12 (12.50%) Banking
17 12 (12.50%) Management Information System
17 12 (12.50%) OOP
17 12 (12.50%) Degree
18 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (11.46%) Performance Tuning
18 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) SAS
3 1 (1.04%) WordPress
3 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.04%) Drupal
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 49 (51.04%) MS Excel
2 37 (38.54%) MS Office
3 4 (4.17%) NASTRAN
3 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (4.17%) Abaqus
4 1 (1.04%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (6.25%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (4.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.08%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.04%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (14.58%) MS Access
3 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.46%) Essbase
4 10 (10.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.13%) MySQL
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.08%) Informix
7 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.08%) DTS
7 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.08%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 36 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Banking
3 7 (7.29%) Legal
4 4 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.13%) Automotive
5 3 (3.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) Developer
2 30 (31.25%) Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) Data Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) MI Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Junior
5 9 (9.38%) Tester
5 9 (9.38%) Test Manager
5 9 (9.38%) SQL Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Lead Tester
6 8 (8.33%) Automated Tester
7 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Information Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Access Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.21%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (5.21%) VBA Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.83%) XML
2 14 (14.58%) .NET
3 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (1.04%) HTML5
5 1 (1.04%) jQuery
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.04%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.04%) Cocoa
5 1 (1.04%) CSS
5 1 (1.04%) XSLT
5 1 (1.04%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.08%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.42%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.25%) Statistics
5 3 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.13%) Economics
6 1 (1.04%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) UNIX
2 2 (2.08%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (16.67%) OO
3 15 (15.63%) Scrum
4 12 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 12 (12.50%) OOP
5 11 (11.46%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 8 (8.33%) ERP
7 7 (7.29%) CRM
8 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.17%) Change Management
9 4 (4.17%) MVC
9 4 (4.17%) Stress Analysis
10 3 (3.13%) Build Automation
10 3 (3.13%) Stochastic Modelling
10 3 (3.13%) Analytics
10 3 (3.13%) Financial Analysis
10 3 (3.13%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.13%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 75 (78.13%) SQL
2 31 (32.29%) VB
3 25 (26.04%) VBScript
4 13 (13.54%) C#
5 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
6 9 (9.38%) Python
6 9 (9.38%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.21%) C
7 5 (5.21%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.13%) VB6
9 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) Java
10 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.04%) Perl
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) ISEB
2 12 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) MBA
4 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) XenApp
2 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Oracle
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.42%) Cognos
3 10 (10.42%) HP
3 10 (10.42%) IBM
3 10 (10.42%) Hyperion
4 4 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.17%) Twitter
5 3 (3.13%) Teradata
6 2 (2.08%) Citrix
6 2 (2.08%) Google
7 1 (1.04%) Tableau
7 1 (1.04%) Dell
7 1 (1.04%) SAP
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
RecruitX
Salary: £26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Taunton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
South West England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago