The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 88 84 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -33
Permanent jobs citing VBA 4 2 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.45% 0.22% 3.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.43% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 29
Average salary £35,000 £26,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.84% -10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £22,150 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £31,350 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
VBA
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
475 464 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 53.85% 51.27% 54.19%
Number of salaries quoted 437 423 390
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VBA
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the Southampton region.

VBA Salary Trend in Southampton

VBA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) SAS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SPSS
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) PowerPivot
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Revenue Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) SPSS
1 3 (50.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Data Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics Manager
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Reporting Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Report Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft