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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 143 149 182
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +33
Permanent jobs citing VBA 84 60 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 1.12% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.02% 2.26% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 75 53 35
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,800 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
2780 2659 2669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.04% 49.59% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2493 2299 2361
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -7 26 £39,250 -1.87% 5
Warwickshire -6 18 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Coventry -7 11 £31,000 -11.42% 6
Worcestershire -18 5 - - 1
West Bromwich - 5 £25,000 -
Staffordshire +10 4 £31,250 -21.87% 3
Shropshire -6 2 £34,500 -18.82%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 116 (76.32%) SQL
2 68 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 65 (42.76%) MS Excel
4 54 (35.53%) .NET
5 53 (34.87%) SQL Server
6 47 (30.92%) C#
7 38 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (20.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (20.39%) MS Access
9 28 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (16.45%) XML
10 25 (16.45%) T-SQL
11 23 (15.13%) Java
11 23 (15.13%) Finance
11 23 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (14.47%) Relational Database
12 22 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (14.47%) VB
13 19 (12.50%) Oracle
14 18 (11.84%) Data Analysis
15 17 (11.18%) Data Management
16 16 (10.53%) Windows
17 15 (9.87%) Degree
18 14 (9.21%) VB.NET
18 14 (9.21%) Migration
19 13 (8.55%) ITIL
19 13 (8.55%) Retail
20 12 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (7.89%) Software Engineering
20 12 (7.89%) HTML

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (7.24%) Umbraco
2 10 (6.58%) CMS
3 5 (3.29%) SAS
4 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 65 (42.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.58%) MS Office
3 3 (1.97%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.32%) Simulink
4 2 (1.32%) Stateflow
4 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) FTP
2 2 (1.32%) Modbus
2 2 (1.32%) Profibus
3 1 (0.66%) VoIP
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.66%) SAN
3 1 (0.66%) Firewall
3 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (34.87%) SQL Server
2 38 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (20.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (20.39%) MS Access
4 22 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (14.47%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.29%) OLAP
7 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.32%) MySQL
10 1 (0.66%) ZAP BI
10 1 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.66%) Big Data
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.66%) Toad
2 1 (0.66%) TestPartner
2 1 (0.66%) QADirector
2 1 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 23 (15.13%) Finance
2 13 (8.55%) Retail
3 4 (2.63%) Marketing
3 4 (2.63%) Automotive
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Law
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 78 (51.32%) Developer
2 59 (38.82%) Analyst
3 27 (17.76%) Data Analyst
3 27 (17.76%) SQL Developer
4 17 (11.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (9.87%) Database Developer
6 9 (5.92%) Software Developer
6 9 (5.92%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.26%) Graduate
8 7 (4.61%) VBA Developer
8 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Junior Data Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Junior Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.95%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (3.95%) Junior
10 5 (3.29%) Applications Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Database Analyst
11 4 (2.63%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (35.53%) .NET
2 25 (16.45%) XML
3 12 (7.89%) HTML
4 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET
5 9 (5.92%) CSS
6 8 (5.26%) jQuery
7 4 (2.63%) Ajax
8 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.32%) WPF
8 2 (1.32%) EDI
8 2 (1.32%) WinForms
8 2 (1.32%) ATL
8 2 (1.32%) DCOM
8 2 (1.32%) XSL
8 2 (1.32%) HTML5
9 1 (0.66%) ODBC
9 1 (0.66%) COM
9 1 (0.66%) Spring
9 1 (0.66%) Middleware
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.95%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.63%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.32%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.53%) Windows
2 7 (4.61%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.63%) UNIX
4 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Linux
6 1 (0.66%) AIX
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (11.84%) Data Analysis
3 17 (11.18%) Data Management
4 14 (9.21%) Migration
5 13 (8.55%) ITIL
6 12 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 10 (6.58%) OO
7 10 (6.58%) Data Migration
8 9 (5.92%) Analytics
8 9 (5.92%) Workflow
9 8 (5.26%) Content Management
9 8 (5.26%) Data Architecture
9 8 (5.26%) Web Development
10 7 (4.61%) CRM
11 6 (3.95%) Data Modelling
11 6 (3.95%) Project Management
11 6 (3.95%) Business Analysis
11 6 (3.95%) System Testing
11 6 (3.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (76.32%) SQL
2 47 (30.92%) C#
3 25 (16.45%) T-SQL
4 23 (15.13%) Java
5 22 (14.47%) VB
6 14 (9.21%) VB.NET
7 11 (7.24%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.32%) C
9 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.32%) C++
10 1 (0.66%) Perl
10 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (9.87%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) HNC
2 5 (3.29%) HND
3 1 (0.66%) ISEB
3 1 (0.66%) CIMA
3 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.66%) TickIT
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 68 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.50%) Oracle
3 8 (5.26%) Sybase
4 2 (1.32%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (1.32%) SAP
4 2 (1.32%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.66%) Symantec
5 1 (0.66%) VMware
5 1 (0.66%) Cognos
5 1 (0.66%) IBM
5 1 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connectus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + Private Health + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £34000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
First Point
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leamington Spa
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance
Posted: 26 days ago