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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 200 174 186
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs citing VBA 32 47 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.88% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 1.86% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 43
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £38,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
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
2606 2525 2775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.95% 47.53% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2190 2236 2365
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +2 14 £30,000 -
Birmingham -36 8 £30,000 +8.10% 4
Staffordshire -3 4 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Solihull +15 2 £80,000 +128.57%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VBA.

1 57 (81.43%) SQL
2 31 (44.29%) Windows
3 27 (38.57%) MS Excel
3 27 (38.57%) SQL Server
4 23 (32.86%) VB
5 21 (30.00%) C#
6 18 (25.71%) MS Access
7 17 (24.29%) Degree
8 15 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 15 (21.43%) .NET
9 14 (20.00%) HTML
10 13 (18.57%) Java
10 13 (18.57%) MS Office
10 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
10 13 (18.57%) Retail
11 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
12 11 (15.71%) Project Management
12 11 (15.71%) SAP
13 10 (14.29%) Data Analysis
14 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
14 9 (12.86%) VMware
14 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
14 9 (12.86%) SDLC
15 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
15 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (11.43%) Oracle
16 7 (10.00%) MySQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.57%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (38.57%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.57%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.43%) Line 500
3 1 (1.43%) Sage 1000
3 1 (1.43%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.43%) Sage X3
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) DHCP
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.71%) MS Access
3 8 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (10.00%) MySQL
4 7 (10.00%) QlikView
4 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.86%) Essbase
8 2 (2.86%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.43%) OLAP
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) QADirector
1 7 (10.00%) TestPartner
2 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.86%) Ant
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Gradle
3 2 (2.86%) JUnit
3 2 (2.86%) Maven
3 2 (2.86%) ProC
3 2 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (18.57%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Automotive
4 2 (2.86%) Games
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Analyst
2 15 (21.43%) Developer
3 11 (15.71%) SQL Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) IT Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) IT Support
5 9 (12.86%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 7 (10.00%) Tester
7 6 (8.57%) Excel Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 5 (7.14%) Report Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) VBA Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) SQL Reporting Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) .NET
2 14 (20.00%) HTML
3 7 (10.00%) Spring
4 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.14%) jQuery
5 4 (5.71%) CGI
6 3 (4.29%) XML
7 2 (2.86%) CSS
7 2 (2.86%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.00%) Data Extraction
4 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.14%) Smart Meter
5 3 (4.29%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.29%) Derivative
5 3 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.29%) Market Risk
5 3 (4.29%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (4.29%) Statistics
6 2 (2.86%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.86%) Fintech
6 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Project Management
2 10 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
3 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (12.86%) SDLC
4 7 (10.00%) Analytics
4 7 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 7 (10.00%) Data Management
4 7 (10.00%) ITIL
4 7 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.14%) CRM
5 5 (7.14%) Data Analytics
6 4 (5.71%) Escalation Management
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 57 (81.43%) SQL
2 23 (32.86%) VB
3 21 (30.00%) C#
4 13 (18.57%) Java
5 5 (7.14%) PHP
6 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) ISEB
2 7 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.43%) AAT
3 1 (1.43%) ACCA
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
3 1 (1.43%) CIMA
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCSA
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) SAP
3 9 (12.86%) VMware
4 8 (11.43%) Oracle
5 6 (8.57%) Tableau
6 2 (2.86%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.86%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco
7 1 (1.43%) Sage
7 1 (1.43%) Teradata
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