The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 93 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing VBA 13 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.98% 0.51% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 0.94% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 6
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
VBA
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
654 747 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 49.43% 54.53% 55.92%
Number of salaries quoted 558 642 528
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,450 £47,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VBA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

VBA Salary Trend in Wales

VBA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
South Wales +10 10 £32,750 +0.76% 5
West Wales - 3 £27,864 -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) MS Access
3 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
3 11 (47.83%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (26.09%) VB
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) MS Office
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
9 3 (13.04%) Health Informatics
9 3 (13.04%) Line Management
9 3 (13.04%) HTML5
9 3 (13.04%) Drupal
9 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Xamarin
9 3 (13.04%) Mobile App

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 3 (13.04%) Drupal
1 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) SPSS
3 2 (8.70%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Extranet
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) MS Access
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL
4 3 (13.04%) QlikView
5 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Development Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Database Developer
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Tableau Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Health Informatics
2 3 (13.04%) Informatics
2 3 (13.04%) Life Science
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Line Management
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
4 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
4 6 (26.09%) VB
5 3 (13.04%) C
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) Xamarin
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Tableau
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