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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 193 128 152
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +24
Permanent jobs citing VBA 36 89 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 1.76% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 3.66% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26 82 37
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,000 £21,976
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
2473 2435 2182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.44% 48.12% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2130 2180 1870
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Coventry -3 10 £24,500 -14.78%
Warwickshire -37 10 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Walsall -5 6 £32,500 -
Birmingham -17 5 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Dudley - 5 £40,000 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 52 (80.00%) SQL
2 22 (33.85%) .NET
2 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
3 20 (30.77%) Finance
4 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
5 17 (26.15%) Oracle
5 17 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
7 14 (21.54%) VB.NET
7 14 (21.54%) Analytics
8 13 (20.00%) VB
8 13 (20.00%) Asset Management
9 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (16.92%) CHAID
10 11 (16.92%) C#
10 11 (16.92%) MS Access
10 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
11 10 (15.38%) HND
12 9 (13.85%) SAS
12 9 (13.85%) Java
12 9 (13.85%) T-SQL
12 9 (13.85%) MS Office
13 8 (12.31%) Time Management
14 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
14 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
14 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (10.77%) Marketing
14 7 (10.77%) Sybase
14 7 (10.77%) OO
14 7 (10.77%) RDBMS

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (13.85%) SAS
2 3 (4.62%) CMS
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.85%) MS Office
3 6 (9.23%) SPSS
4 1 (1.54%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) DHCP
1 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) MS Access
2 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.15%) QlikView
5 3 (4.62%) GIS
5 3 (4.62%) MySQL
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) PowerBuilder
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.77%) Marketing
3 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Applications Support
5 8 (12.31%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.77%) IT Support
7 6 (9.23%) .NET Applications Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Applications Developer
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Data Analytics Manager
7 6 (9.23%) Data Manager
7 6 (9.23%) IT Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Software Manager
7 6 (9.23%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Systems Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Systems Support
8 5 (7.69%) Graduate
8 5 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
2 6 (9.23%) Classic ASP
2 6 (9.23%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) CSS
3 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.08%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Credit Risk
2 6 (9.23%) Life Science
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.15%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Physics
5 2 (3.08%) Social Media
6 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.54%) SCADA
6 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
1 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
1 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Analytics
2 13 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (16.92%) CHAID
5 8 (12.31%) Time Management
6 7 (10.77%) OO
6 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (9.23%) CRM
7 6 (9.23%) Data Analytics
7 6 (9.23%) IT Asset Management
7 6 (9.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (9.23%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (7.69%) Logistic Regression
9 4 (6.15%) Quality Management
10 3 (4.62%) Customer Intelligence
10 3 (4.62%) ERP
10 3 (4.62%) ITIL
10 3 (4.62%) Logistics
10 3 (4.62%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (80.00%) SQL
2 14 (21.54%) VB.NET
3 13 (20.00%) VB
4 11 (16.92%) C#
5 9 (13.85%) Java
5 9 (13.85%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.08%) PHP
6 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.08%) VB6
7 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) HND
2 6 (9.23%) CCNA
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Degree
3 4 (6.15%) HNC
4 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle
2 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) Sybase
4 6 (9.23%) Cisco
4 6 (9.23%) Sun
5 3 (4.62%) Sage
6 2 (3.08%) Yardi
7 1 (1.54%) SAP
Warwickshire
National Grid
Posted: 2 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.0 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago