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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 38 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.41% 3.88% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 7.69% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -7.35%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
VBA
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
120 52 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 49.59% 50.49% 61.61%
Number of salaries quoted 98 46 62
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,156 £27,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

VBA
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

VBA Salary Trend in Wakefield

VBA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) MS Access
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) EDI
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Database Developer
3 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (16.67%) MI Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) EDI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft