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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 88 99 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing VBA 11 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.86% 0.63% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 1.02% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 6
Average salary £34,250 £30,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.16% +0.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £27,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £34,000 £30,850
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
685 788 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 53.35% 62.00% 60.95%
Number of salaries quoted 612 713 599
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VBA Salary Histogram 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 24 December 2014. 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 11 £34,250 +7.03%
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
3 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) T-SQL
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (47.83%) Data Analysis
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (34.78%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (30.43%) Delphi
8 7 (30.43%) Validation
9 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
10 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
10 5 (21.74%) .NET
10 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
10 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (17.39%) C#
11 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
11 4 (17.39%) ETL
11 4 (17.39%) Finance
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (17.39%) Data Validation
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
11 4 (17.39%) Business Process Mapping
12 3 (13.04%) C++

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Project
3 2 (8.70%) MS Office
4 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (34.78%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (13.04%) MySQL
8 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Data Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) MI Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Excel Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) WPF
2 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Economics
1 3 (13.04%) Graphic Design
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Data Analysis
2 7 (30.43%) Validation
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) ETL
4 4 (17.39%) Data Validation
4 4 (17.39%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (13.04%) Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.35%) Process Management
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) T-SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Delphi
4 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 4 (17.39%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.70%) Cognos