The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 147 141 175
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +34
Permanent jobs citing VBA 64 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.26% 0.95% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 1.95% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 53 37 22
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £24,925 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,732 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,738 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +3.80%
VBA
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2514 2150 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.35% 48.38% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 1830 2039
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VBA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

VBA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VBA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

VBA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

VBA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Warwickshire +13 27 £27,750 -3.47% 2
Birmingham -3 15 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Coventry - 8 £28,500 - 1
Solihull +1 6 £20,000 -33.33%
Staffordshire -11 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Wolverhampton +2 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 - - 2
Walsall - 2 - -
Shropshire -18 1 £38,000 -11.39%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 120 (80.00%) SQL
2 73 (48.67%) MS Excel
3 68 (45.33%) .NET
4 55 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 51 (34.00%) C#
6 46 (30.67%) VB
7 45 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 44 (29.33%) MS Access
9 39 (26.00%) VB.NET
10 37 (24.67%) Finance
11 33 (22.00%) HTML
11 33 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (20.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (20.00%) Degree
13 30 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 29 (19.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (18.00%) Data Management
16 26 (17.33%) MS Office
17 25 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (15.33%) Windows
19 21 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 20 (13.33%) ASP.NET
21 16 (10.67%) Visual Studio
21 16 (10.67%) Java
21 16 (10.67%) Relational Database
22 14 (9.33%) XML
22 14 (9.33%) Mentoring
23 13 (8.67%) SharePoint
24 12 (8.00%) Management Information System
24 12 (8.00%) Workflow

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 13 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (2.67%) ColdFusion
3 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.00%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.33%) SAS
6 1 (0.67%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 73 (48.67%) MS Excel
2 26 (17.33%) MS Office
3 4 (2.67%) Simulink
4 2 (1.33%) Stateflow
4 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.00%) Line 500
2 2 (1.33%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) FTP
2 2 (1.33%) Modbus
2 2 (1.33%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (29.33%) MS Access
3 31 (20.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (19.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (10.67%) Relational Database
7 12 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.33%) Data Mining
8 5 (3.33%) MySQL
8 5 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.67%) Big Data
9 4 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.00%) DTS
11 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.67%) OLAP
11 1 (0.67%) STATISTICA
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (10.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.00%) LLBLGen Pro
2 6 (4.00%) NetAdvantage
2 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.67%) Hudson
General
1 37 (24.67%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Retail
3 5 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Automotive
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (46.00%) Developer
2 57 (38.00%) Analyst
3 21 (14.00%) Software Developer
4 18 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 15 (10.00%) Graduate
6 14 (9.33%) Applications Developer
6 14 (9.33%) SQL Developer
7 12 (8.00%) Graduate Software Developer
7 12 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
7 12 (8.00%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.33%) Data Analyst
8 11 (7.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) MI Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.33%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
12 5 (3.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (45.33%) .NET
2 33 (22.00%) HTML
3 20 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 14 (9.33%) XML
5 11 (7.33%) WPF
6 10 (6.67%) Ajax
7 8 (5.33%) WinForms
7 8 (5.33%) CSS
8 7 (4.67%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.67%) LINQ
9 6 (4.00%) WF
9 6 (4.00%) Silverlight
10 4 (2.67%) ODBC
11 3 (2.00%) ActiveX
11 3 (2.00%) XHTML
11 3 (2.00%) COM
11 3 (2.00%) ADO
11 3 (2.00%) Web Services
11 3 (2.00%) OLE
11 3 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.00%) Statistics
4 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.00%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.33%) Windows
2 10 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.67%) UNIX
3 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.33%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.00%) Data Management
2 25 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (9.33%) Mentoring
4 12 (8.00%) Time Management
4 12 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (8.00%) Workflow
5 11 (7.33%) Business Analysis
5 11 (7.33%) ITIL
6 10 (6.67%) Project Management
7 9 (6.00%) Web Development
7 9 (6.00%) Migration
7 9 (6.00%) Web Application Development
8 8 (5.33%) Software Engineering
8 8 (5.33%) CRM
9 7 (4.67%) Project Planning
10 6 (4.00%) Data Migration
11 5 (3.33%) Coaching
11 5 (3.33%) Web Design
12 4 (2.67%) OOP
12 4 (2.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 120 (80.00%) SQL
2 51 (34.00%) C#
3 46 (30.67%) VB
4 39 (26.00%) VB.NET
5 30 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 16 (10.67%) Java
7 11 (7.33%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.00%) VB6
9 7 (4.67%) C
10 6 (4.00%) PHP
11 5 (3.33%) C++
12 4 (2.67%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.00%) VBScript
14 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (3.33%) HNC
2 5 (3.33%) HND
3 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.67%) TickIT
2 1 (0.67%) EMIR
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.00%) Sage
2 6 (4.00%) Infragistics
3 4 (2.67%) Business Objects
3 4 (2.67%) Cognos
4 3 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.33%) Epicor
5 2 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle
6 1 (0.67%) Anaplan
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