The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 64 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing VBA 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.45% 0.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £40,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
VBA
North East

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

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
381 254 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 57.64% 50.30% 54.64%
Number of salaries quoted 264 216 263
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £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 Tyne and Wear

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VBA
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VBA Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (60.00%) EJB
1 3 (60.00%) JSP
1 3 (60.00%) Struts
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) DOM
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) XHTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) LotusScript
1 3 (60.00%) OCPJP
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Ajax
1 3 (60.00%) XPath
1 3 (60.00%) Redmine
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) EJB
1 3 (60.00%) JSP
1 3 (60.00%) Struts
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) DOM
1 3 (60.00%) XHTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) LotusScript
1 3 (60.00%) XPath
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
2 2 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
1 3 (60.00%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe