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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 124 139 152
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing VBA 89 48 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.77% 1.07% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.68% 2.10% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 85 38 38
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,976 £26,362
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £32,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +6.45%
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
2419 2289 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.02% 51.07% 53.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1984 2236
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Birmingham -8 19 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Staffordshire +12 17 £42,500 +54.54%
Solihull - 16 £20,000 -
Coventry - 6 £28,750 - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £22,500 - 1
Shropshire -18 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Walsall - 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 107 (75.89%) SQL
2 67 (47.52%) .NET
3 60 (42.55%) MS Excel
4 49 (34.75%) VB
4 49 (34.75%) C#
5 46 (32.62%) Microsoft
6 44 (31.21%) MS Access
7 43 (30.50%) SQL Server
8 40 (28.37%) VB.NET
9 39 (27.66%) Finance
10 34 (24.11%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (23.40%) HTML
12 31 (21.99%) JavaScript
12 31 (21.99%) Degree
13 29 (20.57%) MS Office
14 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET
15 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (16.31%) Data Management
16 22 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (15.60%) Windows
17 19 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (11.35%) SharePoint
18 16 (11.35%) Java
19 15 (10.64%) XML
19 15 (10.64%) Mentoring
20 13 (9.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
21 12 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
21 12 (8.51%) Management Information System
21 12 (8.51%) Visual Studio

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (11.35%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (4.96%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (3.55%) ColdFusion
4 4 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.84%) SAS
5 3 (2.13%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.42%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 60 (42.55%) MS Excel
2 29 (20.57%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.42%) Simulink
3 2 (1.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Line 500
1 7 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.84%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.13%) Epicor Vantage
4 2 (1.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.21%) MS Access
2 43 (30.50%) SQL Server
3 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (9.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
6 12 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (4.26%) MySQL
7 6 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.84%) Big Data
10 3 (2.13%) DataStage
10 3 (2.13%) DTS
10 3 (2.13%) Cognos Powerplay
10 3 (2.13%) Cognos Impromptu
10 3 (2.13%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.71%) STATISTICA
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.96%) NetAdvantage
2 7 (4.96%) LLBLGen Pro
2 7 (4.96%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 39 (27.66%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Retail
3 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (41.84%) Developer
2 55 (39.01%) Analyst
3 22 (15.60%) Software Developer
4 16 (11.35%) Business Analyst
5 14 (9.93%) Graduate
6 13 (9.22%) Applications Developer
6 13 (9.22%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.51%) Graduate Software Developer
7 12 (8.51%) Graduate Developer
8 10 (7.09%) MI Analyst
8 10 (7.09%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (4.26%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Analyst Programmer
11 6 (4.26%) Programmer
12 5 (3.55%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (47.52%) .NET
2 33 (23.40%) HTML
3 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET
4 15 (10.64%) XML
5 10 (7.09%) WPF
6 9 (6.38%) CSS
6 9 (6.38%) Ajax
7 8 (5.67%) LINQ
8 7 (4.96%) WinForms
8 7 (4.96%) WF
8 7 (4.96%) Silverlight
9 5 (3.55%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.84%) ODBC
10 4 (2.84%) Web Services
11 3 (2.13%) OLE
11 3 (2.13%) ActiveX
11 3 (2.13%) XHTML
11 3 (2.13%) ADO
11 3 (2.13%) COM
11 3 (2.13%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.55%) Statistics
4 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.42%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.42%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.42%) GIS
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.60%) Windows
2 10 (7.09%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.84%) UNIX
3 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (0.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.31%) Data Management
2 19 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (10.64%) Mentoring
4 11 (7.80%) Time Management
4 11 (7.80%) Web Application Development
5 10 (7.09%) Workflow
6 9 (6.38%) Business Analysis
7 8 (5.67%) CRM
7 8 (5.67%) Project Management
8 7 (4.96%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.96%) Project Planning
8 7 (4.96%) Web Development
9 6 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.26%) Migration
9 6 (4.26%) Web Design
10 5 (3.55%) MVC
10 5 (3.55%) ITIL
10 5 (3.55%) ETL
10 5 (3.55%) Data Analysis
11 4 (2.84%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (75.89%) SQL
2 49 (34.75%) VB
2 49 (34.75%) C#
3 40 (28.37%) VB.NET
4 31 (21.99%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.35%) Java
6 11 (7.80%) VB6
7 9 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.96%) PHP
9 5 (3.55%) C
10 3 (2.13%) VBScript
10 3 (2.13%) C++
11 2 (1.42%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (21.99%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.42%) HNC
2 2 (1.42%) HND
2 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 46 (32.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.96%) Sage
2 7 (4.96%) Infragistics
2 7 (4.96%) Cognos
3 4 (2.84%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.13%) Epicor
4 3 (2.13%) Citrix
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle
5 2 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.71%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.71%) SAP
6 1 (0.71%) Anaplan
6 1 (0.71%) Infor
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Network ITR
Salary: 38k to 45k per year GBP
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
National Grid
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
National Grid
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago