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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 142 143 177
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +34
Permanent jobs citing VBA 87 75 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.49% 1.37% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 2.82% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 76 69 31
Average salary £30,850 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
2760 2660 2680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.23% 48.74% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2431 2289 2377
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Birmingham -2 27 £37,500 -23.46% 1
Warwickshire +6 17 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Coventry -7 12 £30,850 -11.85%
Staffordshire +6 9 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Worcestershire -6 5 £41,000 +36.66% 1
West Bromwich - 5 £25,000 -
Shropshire -1 2 £34,500 -18.82%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 99 (75.57%) SQL
2 61 (46.56%) Microsoft
3 56 (42.75%) SQL Server
4 46 (35.11%) .NET
4 46 (35.11%) MS Excel
5 42 (32.06%) C#
6 38 (29.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (24.43%) XML
8 30 (22.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (20.61%) T-SQL
11 26 (19.85%) Java
12 22 (16.79%) MS Access
13 21 (16.03%) Relational Database
14 20 (15.27%) Data Analysis
14 20 (15.27%) Oracle
15 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (13.74%) Finance
17 17 (12.98%) VB
17 17 (12.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 15 (11.45%) Windows
19 14 (10.69%) Data Management
20 13 (9.92%) Retail
20 13 (9.92%) Degree
20 13 (9.92%) Umbraco
20 13 (9.92%) HTML
21 12 (9.16%) CMS
21 12 (9.16%) Software Engineering
22 10 (7.63%) Data Architecture
22 10 (7.63%) OO

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (9.92%) Umbraco
2 12 (9.16%) CMS
3 5 (3.82%) SAS
4 2 (1.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 46 (35.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) MS Office
3 3 (2.29%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.53%) Simulink
4 2 (1.53%) Stateflow
4 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) Internet
2 2 (1.53%) Firewall
2 2 (1.53%) Modbus
2 2 (1.53%) Profibus
3 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.76%) VoIP
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) SAN
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (42.75%) SQL Server
2 38 (29.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (22.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (16.79%) MS Access
5 21 (16.03%) Relational Database
6 17 (12.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.11%) RDBMS
8 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.58%) OLAP
9 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (3.82%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.53%) MySQL
11 2 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.76%) SAP BI
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.53%) TestPartner
2 2 (1.53%) QADirector
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.76%) Toad
General
1 18 (13.74%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Retail
3 5 (3.82%) Automotive
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.53%) Advertising
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (55.73%) Developer
2 50 (38.17%) Analyst
3 25 (19.08%) SQL Developer
4 22 (16.79%) Data Analyst
5 18 (13.74%) Database Developer
6 16 (12.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 9 (6.87%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (5.34%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Junior
8 7 (5.34%) VBA Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Junior Data Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Graduate
11 4 (3.05%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.05%) Software Development Team Leader
11 4 (3.05%) Software Team Leader
11 4 (3.05%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (35.11%) .NET
2 32 (24.43%) XML
3 13 (9.92%) HTML
4 9 (6.87%) CSS
4 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET
4 9 (6.87%) jQuery
5 3 (2.29%) Ajax
5 3 (2.29%) EDI
5 3 (2.29%) WinForms
5 3 (2.29%) ATL
5 3 (2.29%) DCOM
5 3 (2.29%) WPF
5 3 (2.29%) HTML5
6 2 (1.53%) XSL
6 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.76%) Spring
7 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.29%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.53%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Windows
2 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.53%) UNIX
3 2 (1.53%) Linux
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.76%) AIX
4 1 (0.76%) Solaris
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (15.27%) Data Analysis
3 14 (10.69%) Data Management
4 12 (9.16%) Software Engineering
5 10 (7.63%) OO
5 10 (7.63%) Data Architecture
6 9 (6.87%) Analytics
6 9 (6.87%) ITIL
7 8 (6.11%) Content Management
7 8 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.11%) Web Development
8 7 (5.34%) System Testing
8 7 (5.34%) Release Management
8 7 (5.34%) Migration
8 7 (5.34%) CRM
8 7 (5.34%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.58%) Workflow
10 5 (3.82%) RAD
10 5 (3.82%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (75.57%) SQL
2 42 (32.06%) C#
3 27 (20.61%) T-SQL
4 26 (19.85%) Java
5 17 (12.98%) VB
6 9 (6.87%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.34%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.29%) C++
8 3 (2.29%) C
8 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.53%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.76%) VB6
10 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.76%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.53%) HNC
2 2 (1.53%) ISEB
3 1 (0.76%) CIMA
3 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
1 2 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.76%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.76%) WSUS
1 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 61 (46.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.27%) Oracle
3 8 (6.11%) Sybase
4 3 (2.29%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.76%) Sage
6 1 (0.76%) Symantec
6 1 (0.76%) VMware
6 1 (0.76%) Spiceworks
6 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Pertemps - Dudley Commercial
Salary: 20k to 25k per year GBP
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago