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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 169 155 167
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing VBA 53 49 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.92% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 1.88% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 50 45 26
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £24,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,376
% change year-on-year
- +0.38%
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
2864 2607 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.83% 49.02% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 2302 2127
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Birmingham -19 18 £47,500 +90.00% 2
Staffordshire -4 12 £33,500 +3.07% 2
Warwickshire +2 9 £25,500 -21.53%
Solihull - 3 £21,000 - 1
Shropshire +2 2 £38,750 +76.32%
Herefordshire -5 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Coventry -12 2 £38,500 +18.46% 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 84 (67.74%) SQL
2 51 (41.13%) .NET
3 40 (32.26%) C#
4 36 (29.03%) SQL Server
4 36 (29.03%) ASP.NET
4 36 (29.03%) MS Excel
5 34 (27.42%) VB
6 32 (25.81%) VB.NET
6 32 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (23.39%) Microsoft
8 26 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (20.16%) Finance
10 24 (19.35%) Manufacturing
10 24 (19.35%) MS Access
11 23 (18.55%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (18.55%) Relational Database
12 22 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (16.94%) Data Management
13 21 (16.94%) SharePoint
13 21 (16.94%) HTML
14 18 (14.52%) ERP
15 17 (13.71%) JavaScript
15 17 (13.71%) Crystal Reports
16 16 (12.90%) ETL
16 16 (12.90%) XML
16 16 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (11.29%) WinForms
17 14 (11.29%) CRM
17 14 (11.29%) Cognos

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 21 (16.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.26%) IIS
3 8 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (4.03%) SAS
4 5 (4.03%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.42%) nginx
5 3 (2.42%) Node.js
6 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.61%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.81%) FileNet
Applications
1 36 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.29%) MS Office
3 6 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.42%) SPSS
5 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.81%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Cognos TM1
2 9 (7.26%) Oracle ERP
2 9 (7.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (6.45%) Line 500
3 8 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.42%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (1.61%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (1.61%) Academy Housing
5 2 (1.61%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 32 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (19.35%) MS Access
4 23 (18.55%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (18.55%) Relational Database
5 22 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (13.71%) Crystal Reports
7 16 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (9.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 12 (9.68%) Cognos Powerplay
9 10 (8.06%) Cognos Impromptu
10 9 (7.26%) Data Mining
10 9 (7.26%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (7.26%) DataStage
11 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (4.84%) MySQL
13 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (3.23%) OLAP
14 4 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (3.23%) NetAdvantage
4 4 (3.23%) LLBLGen Pro
5 3 (2.42%) Grunt
5 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (20.16%) Finance
2 24 (19.35%) Manufacturing
3 13 (10.48%) Retail
4 4 (3.23%) Billing
5 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (47.58%) Developer
2 49 (39.52%) Analyst
3 20 (16.13%) Software Developer
4 19 (15.32%) .NET Developer
4 19 (15.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (12.10%) Business Analyst
6 12 (9.68%) Data Analyst
6 12 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
7 11 (8.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 10 (8.06%) MI Analyst
8 10 (8.06%) VB.NET Developer
8 10 (8.06%) C# Developer
9 9 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (7.26%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Cognos BI Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Cognos Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (5.65%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (4.84%) Analyst Programmer
12 6 (4.84%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (41.13%) .NET
2 36 (29.03%) ASP.NET
3 21 (16.94%) HTML
4 16 (12.90%) XML
5 14 (11.29%) WinForms
5 14 (11.29%) Web Services
6 13 (10.48%) LINQ
7 12 (9.68%) .NET Framework
8 9 (7.26%) WCF
8 9 (7.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (4.03%) WPF
9 5 (4.03%) CSS
10 4 (3.23%) MDX
10 4 (3.23%) Ajax
10 4 (3.23%) WF
10 4 (3.23%) Silverlight
11 3 (2.42%) Django
11 3 (2.42%) jQuery
11 3 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.42%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.03%) Statistics
3 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.42%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.61%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.61%) GIS
5 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.81%) Social Media
6 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Windows
2 5 (4.03%) Linux
3 3 (2.42%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.42%) Debian
3 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (16.94%) Data Management
3 18 (14.52%) ERP
4 16 (12.90%) ETL
5 14 (11.29%) CRM
6 13 (10.48%) Web Application Development
7 12 (9.68%) MVC
8 10 (8.06%) Security Architecture
9 8 (6.45%) Data Analysis
9 8 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.84%) Web Design
11 5 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.03%) ITIL
11 5 (4.03%) Workflow
12 4 (3.23%) Validation
12 4 (3.23%) Multidimensional Analysis
12 4 (3.23%) Time Management
12 4 (3.23%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.42%) Change Control
13 3 (2.42%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 84 (67.74%) SQL
2 40 (32.26%) C#
3 34 (27.42%) VB
4 32 (25.81%) VB.NET
5 17 (13.71%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.45%) Java
7 7 (5.65%) VB6
7 7 (5.65%) PHP
8 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.42%) Delphi
9 3 (2.42%) Python
10 2 (1.61%) C
11 1 (0.81%) C++
11 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 29 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.29%) Cognos
3 12 (9.68%) Oracle
4 11 (8.87%) Citrix
5 8 (6.45%) Sage
6 5 (4.03%) Apple
7 4 (3.23%) Infragistics
7 4 (3.23%) Logi Analytics
8 3 (2.42%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.42%) Epicor
9 2 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.61%) SAP
9 2 (1.61%) Northgate
9 2 (1.61%) Civica
9 2 (1.61%) Capita
9 2 (1.61%) Orchard
9 2 (1.61%) Infor
10 1 (0.81%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.81%) Kofax
10 1 (0.81%) IBM
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension, Shares
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Culina Logistics
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago