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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 99 98 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs citing VBA 3 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 0.30% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.66% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 25
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £41,700 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
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
624 610 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.71% 46.32% 56.66%
Number of salaries quoted 536 549 646
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,589 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 May 2015. 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
West Wales - 2 £35,000 -
South Wales -6 1 £35,000 +22.80%
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) OOP
4 5 (55.56%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) WPF
6 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) Cognos
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle
8 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (11.11%) ODBC
8 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (11.11%) Process Management
8 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
2 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OOP
1 5 (55.56%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle