The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 135 179 160
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -19
Permanent jobs citing VBA 75 33 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 0.59% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 1.25% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 68 30 40
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,400 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2627 2632 2612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.89% 47.40% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2264 2328 2298
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VBA
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +23 23 £47,500 +97.91% 2
Coventry +8 9 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Staffordshire -4 8 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Worcestershire - 8 £30,000 -
Warwickshire +9 3 £30,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £28,750 -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 81 (68.64%) SQL
2 49 (41.53%) .NET
2 49 (41.53%) SQL Server
3 40 (33.90%) ASP.NET
4 38 (32.20%) MS Excel
5 37 (31.36%) C#
6 30 (25.42%) VB.NET
7 28 (23.73%) Manufacturing
8 27 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (22.88%) Microsoft
8 27 (22.88%) Relational Database
9 25 (21.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (21.19%) MS Access
9 25 (21.19%) VB
10 23 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (18.64%) ERP
11 22 (18.64%) Crystal Reports
12 21 (17.80%) SharePoint
13 19 (16.10%) HTML
13 19 (16.10%) Finance
14 17 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (13.56%) Data Management
15 16 (13.56%) WinForms
15 16 (13.56%) .NET Framework
16 15 (12.71%) LINQ
16 15 (12.71%) MVC
16 15 (12.71%) Web Services
16 15 (12.71%) ETL
16 15 (12.71%) Cognos
17 14 (11.86%) Cognos TM1

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (17.80%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.02%) IIS
3 6 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.54%) nginx
4 3 (2.54%) Node.js
5 2 (1.69%) SAS
5 2 (1.69%) FileNet
Applications
1 38 (32.20%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.93%) MS Office
3 6 (5.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Cognos TM1
2 11 (9.32%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (7.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (5.08%) Line 500
4 6 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.69%) Academy Housing
5 2 (1.69%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (41.53%) SQL Server
2 27 (22.88%) Relational Database
3 25 (21.19%) MS Access
3 25 (21.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (18.64%) Crystal Reports
6 17 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (11.02%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (11.02%) Data Mining
7 13 (11.02%) Cognos Powerplay
7 13 (11.02%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (9.32%) Cognos Impromptu
10 10 (8.47%) DataStage
11 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (3.39%) QlikView
13 4 (3.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.32%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.54%) Grunt
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.69%) LLBLGen Pro
5 2 (1.69%) NetAdvantage
General
1 28 (23.73%) Manufacturing
2 19 (16.10%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Billing
4 4 (3.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 72 (61.02%) Developer
2 43 (36.44%) Analyst
3 23 (19.49%) Business Analyst
4 22 (18.64%) .NET Developer
5 19 (16.10%) Software Developer
5 19 (16.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (11.02%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (10.17%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (9.32%) C# Developer
8 11 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (9.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 11 (9.32%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (7.63%) Data Analyst
10 8 (6.78%) Systems Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Cognos Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Cognos BI Developer
11 7 (5.93%) Business Developer
11 7 (5.93%) Software Engineer
12 6 (5.08%) Database Developer
12 6 (5.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (41.53%) .NET
2 40 (33.90%) ASP.NET
3 19 (16.10%) HTML
4 16 (13.56%) WinForms
4 16 (13.56%) .NET Framework
5 15 (12.71%) LINQ
5 15 (12.71%) Web Services
6 13 (11.02%) WCF
6 13 (11.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 12 (10.17%) XML
8 6 (5.08%) CSS
9 5 (4.24%) Ajax
10 4 (3.39%) jQuery
10 4 (3.39%) MDX
10 4 (3.39%) JSP
11 3 (2.54%) J2EE
11 3 (2.54%) Django
11 3 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.54%) Sass
11 3 (2.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.69%) Credit Risk
2 2 (1.69%) Data Conversion
2 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.69%) Social Media
3 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.93%) Windows
2 6 (5.08%) Linux
3 3 (2.54%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.54%) Debian
3 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (18.64%) ERP
3 16 (13.56%) Data Management
4 15 (12.71%) ETL
4 15 (12.71%) MVC
5 12 (10.17%) CRM
6 11 (9.32%) Security Architecture
7 10 (8.47%) Web Application Development
7 10 (8.47%) Web Development
8 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.78%) Migration
9 7 (5.93%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.08%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.24%) ITIL
12 4 (3.39%) Multidimensional Analysis
12 4 (3.39%) Workflow
12 4 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.39%) Analytics
13 3 (2.54%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 81 (68.64%) SQL
2 37 (31.36%) C#
3 30 (25.42%) VB.NET
4 25 (21.19%) VB
5 13 (11.02%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.47%) Java
7 9 (7.63%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.08%) VBScript
9 4 (3.39%) VB6
10 3 (2.54%) Python
10 3 (2.54%) PHP
10 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.54%) C
10 3 (2.54%) Delphi
11 2 (1.69%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) Perl
12 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (22.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.71%) Cognos
3 13 (11.02%) Oracle
4 12 (10.17%) Citrix
5 6 (5.08%) Sage
6 5 (4.24%) Hyperion
6 5 (4.24%) Apple
6 5 (4.24%) SAP
7 4 (3.39%) Infor
7 4 (3.39%) Logi Analytics
8 2 (1.69%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.69%) Kofax
8 2 (1.69%) Northgate
8 2 (1.69%) Civica
8 2 (1.69%) Capita
8 2 (1.69%) Orchard
8 2 (1.69%) IBM
8 2 (1.69%) Sun
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days annual leave + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago