The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 62 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing VBA 14 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.91% 1.11% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 2.31% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
VBA
Wiltshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
326 303 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 44.54% 47.87% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 258 244 187
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

VBA
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

VBA Salary Trend in Swindon

VBA
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram in Swindon

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 26 (96.30%) SQL
2 24 (88.89%) VB
3 23 (85.19%) VBScript
4 17 (62.96%) MS Office
4 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
4 17 (62.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (62.96%) Computer Science
4 17 (62.96%) QA
5 15 (55.56%) XML
5 15 (55.56%) Scrum
6 14 (51.85%) OO
7 9 (33.33%) ISEB
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 8 (29.63%) OOP
8 8 (29.63%) HP
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) UNIX
9 6 (22.22%) Change Management
10 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
10 3 (11.11%) Finance
10 3 (11.11%) Automotive
10 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
10 3 (11.11%) Economics
10 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Degree
10 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 1 (3.70%) C#
11 1 (3.70%) Java
11 1 (3.70%) JavaScript

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 17 (62.96%) MS Office
1 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Junior Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Tester
2 8 (29.63%) Junior
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Lead Tester
2 8 (29.63%) Automated Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Products Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) XSLT
2 1 (3.70%) Flash
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Economics
2 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Scrum
2 14 (51.85%) OO
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 8 (29.63%) OOP
5 6 (22.22%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) SQL
2 24 (88.89%) VB
3 23 (85.19%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle