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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 71 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing VBA 2 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.31% 1.34% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 1.81% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 7
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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
414 442 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 64.59% 74.04% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 376 345 254
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £34,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 17 (94.44%) SQL
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) MS Office
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (50.00%) Ajax
5 8 (44.44%) Web Development
5 8 (44.44%) MS Access
5 8 (44.44%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (33.33%) VB
7 6 (33.33%) XML
7 6 (33.33%) VB6
8 5 (27.78%) WinForms
8 5 (27.78%) Infragistics
8 5 (27.78%) NetAdvantage
8 5 (27.78%) Workflow
8 5 (27.78%) WPF
8 5 (27.78%) WF
8 5 (27.78%) Line 500
8 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
8 5 (27.78%) LINQ
8 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (27.78%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
1 5 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Line 500
1 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) MS Access
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) NetAdvantage
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio Team System
1 5 (27.78%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Lead Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Application Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) Ajax
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) WinForms
5 5 (27.78%) WPF
5 5 (27.78%) WF
5 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
5 5 (27.78%) LINQ
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) JSF
7 1 (5.56%) JSP
7 1 (5.56%) SOAP
7 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Web Development
2 5 (27.78%) Workflow
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) VB
4 6 (33.33%) VB6
5 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Infragistics
2 5 (27.78%) Sage
3 3 (16.67%) Business Objects