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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 166 170 165
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing VBA 51 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.81% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 1.72% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 32
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
2756 2562 2572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.71% 47.01% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2345 2277 2265
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 0 21 £48,250 +101.04% 1
Coventry -8 5 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Staffordshire -10 5 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Worcestershire -1 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Warwickshire +2 2 £28,750 -11.53% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 73 (64.04%) SQL
2 45 (39.47%) .NET
3 41 (35.96%) SQL Server
4 39 (34.21%) MS Excel
5 38 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 34 (29.82%) C#
7 31 (27.19%) Manufacturing
8 29 (25.44%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (24.56%) Microsoft
9 28 (24.56%) VB.NET
10 27 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (21.93%) Relational Database
12 24 (21.05%) VB
12 24 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (19.30%) ERP
13 22 (19.30%) Finance
14 21 (18.42%) MS Access
14 21 (18.42%) Crystal Reports
15 20 (17.54%) SharePoint
16 18 (15.79%) Data Management
17 17 (14.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (14.91%) HTML
17 17 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (14.04%) ETL
18 16 (14.04%) WinForms
19 15 (13.16%) Cognos
19 15 (13.16%) Cognos TM1
19 15 (13.16%) .NET Framework
20 14 (12.28%) LINQ
20 14 (12.28%) Cognos Framework Manager

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 20 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.53%) IIS
3 6 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.63%) Node.js
4 3 (2.63%) nginx
4 3 (2.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.88%) FileNet
Applications
1 39 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.02%) MS Office
3 6 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (13.16%) Cognos TM1
2 11 (9.65%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (9.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (5.26%) Line 500
3 6 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.75%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (1.75%) Academy Housing
4 2 (1.75%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.96%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (21.93%) Relational Database
4 24 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (18.42%) MS Access
5 21 (18.42%) Crystal Reports
6 17 (14.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (12.28%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 14 (12.28%) Cognos Powerplay
8 13 (11.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (10.53%) Cognos Impromptu
9 12 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (10.53%) Data Mining
10 11 (9.65%) DataStage
11 4 (3.51%) OLAP
11 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (3.51%) QlikView
12 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.63%) Grunt
4 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.75%) NetAdvantage
5 2 (1.75%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 31 (27.19%) Manufacturing
2 22 (19.30%) Finance
3 11 (9.65%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Billing
5 3 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (57.02%) Developer
2 42 (36.84%) Analyst
3 22 (19.30%) .NET Developer
4 21 (18.42%) Business Analyst
4 21 (18.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 19 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 14 (12.28%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 12 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (9.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 11 (9.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (9.65%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Cognos Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Cognos BI Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Data Analyst
10 7 (6.14%) Systems Developer
11 6 (5.26%) Business Developer
12 5 (4.39%) Insight Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) Data Mining Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.47%) .NET
2 38 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 17 (14.91%) HTML
4 16 (14.04%) WinForms
5 15 (13.16%) .NET Framework
6 14 (12.28%) LINQ
7 13 (11.40%) Web Services
8 12 (10.53%) WCF
8 12 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (10.53%) XML
9 5 (4.39%) CSS
10 4 (3.51%) Ajax
10 4 (3.51%) MDX
11 3 (2.63%) Sass
11 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.63%) jQuery
11 3 (2.63%) Django
12 2 (1.75%) J2EE
12 2 (1.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) GIS
4 2 (1.75%) Statistics
4 2 (1.75%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.75%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.75%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
5 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (19.30%) ERP
3 18 (15.79%) Data Management
4 16 (14.04%) ETL
5 14 (12.28%) MVC
6 12 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 12 (10.53%) CRM
7 11 (9.65%) Web Application Development
8 9 (7.89%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.39%) Web Development
10 5 (4.39%) ITIL
10 5 (4.39%) Migration
10 5 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.51%) Multidimensional Analysis
11 4 (3.51%) Data Analytics
11 4 (3.51%) Analytics
12 3 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (2.63%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.63%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 73 (64.04%) SQL
2 34 (29.82%) C#
3 28 (24.56%) VB.NET
4 24 (21.05%) VB
5 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.02%) Java
7 7 (6.14%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.63%) Python
8 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.63%) Delphi
8 3 (2.63%) VB6
9 2 (1.75%) C
10 1 (0.88%) VBScript
10 1 (0.88%) C++
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.16%) Cognos
3 14 (12.28%) Oracle
4 13 (11.40%) Citrix
5 6 (5.26%) Sage
6 5 (4.39%) Apple
6 5 (4.39%) Hyperion
7 4 (3.51%) SAP
7 4 (3.51%) Logi Analytics
7 4 (3.51%) Infor
8 2 (1.75%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.75%) Northgate
8 2 (1.75%) Civica
8 2 (1.75%) Capita
8 2 (1.75%) Orchard
9 1 (0.88%) IBM
9 1 (0.88%) Sun
9 1 (0.88%) Kofax
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