The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 64 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing VBA 9 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.40% 0.57% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 0.78% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 5
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,250 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
VBA
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
395 512 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 61.34% 72.52% 59.97%
Number of salaries quoted 346 398 340
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VBA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

VBA Salary Trend in Staffordshire

VBA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Burton-upon-Trent +8 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Stoke-on-Trent +2 2 £25,000 -12.28%
Tamworth - 1 - -
VBA
West Midlands

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (61.54%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) Retail
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Workflow
7 4 (30.77%) C#
8 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 3 (23.08%) VB
8 3 (23.08%) .NET
8 3 (23.08%) MS Access
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) Web Development
9 2 (15.38%) Ajax
9 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (15.38%) TestPartner
9 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 2 (15.38%) QA
9 2 (15.38%) QADirector
9 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (23.08%) MS Access
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) TestPartner
1 2 (15.38%) QADirector
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Analyst Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.69%) Sage
2 1 (7.69%) Spiceworks