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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 60 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing VBA 8 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.46% 1.42% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.29% 2.13% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 5
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
349 329 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 63.57% 66.73% 53.09%
Number of salaries quoted 319 264 237
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram 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 27 February 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
Stafford - 5 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £40,000 -
VBA
West Midlands

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) C#
3 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 16 (61.54%) MS Office
5 14 (53.85%) VB
6 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
6 11 (42.31%) Java
6 11 (42.31%) Windows
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
7 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
7 10 (38.46%) XML
7 10 (38.46%) HTML
8 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
8 9 (34.62%) MS Access
9 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
9 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 8 (30.77%) VB6
9 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (30.77%) Ajax
10 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (26.92%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (26.92%) WPF
10 7 (26.92%) WF
10 7 (26.92%) Line 500
10 7 (26.92%) Silverlight
10 7 (26.92%) LINQ
10 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (26.92%) LLBLGen Pro

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
1 7 (26.92%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (26.92%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (19.23%) ColdFusion
3 2 (7.69%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Office
2 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (26.92%) Line 500
2 3 (11.54%) Epicor Vantage
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) MS Access
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (15.38%) Big Data
6 4 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 7 (26.92%) NetAdvantage
2 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (26.92%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (23.08%) Programmer
5 5 (19.23%) Lead Developer
5 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
6 4 (15.38%) C# Application Developer
6 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (11.54%) .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Systems Programmer
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) XML
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
4 8 (30.77%) Ajax
5 7 (26.92%) WinForms
5 7 (26.92%) WPF
5 7 (26.92%) WF
5 7 (26.92%) Silverlight
5 7 (26.92%) LINQ
6 6 (23.08%) CSS
7 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.54%) Web Services
9 2 (7.69%) EDI
10 1 (3.85%) JSF
10 1 (3.85%) J2EE
10 1 (3.85%) JSP
10 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) CRM
1 7 (26.92%) Workflow
2 6 (23.08%) Web Design
2 6 (23.08%) Web Development
3 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) ERP
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Propensity Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 21 (80.77%) C#
3 14 (53.85%) VB
4 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
4 11 (42.31%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (30.77%) VB6
6 5 (19.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Sage
2 7 (26.92%) Infragistics
3 3 (11.54%) Epicor
3 3 (11.54%) Business Objects