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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 155 156 173
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing VBA 65 59 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.08% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 2.19% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61 52 35
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,625
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
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
2674 2693 2606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.02% 49.20% 47.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2367 2281 2327
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +6 23 £32,000 -32.63%
Warwickshire +7 14 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Staffordshire +11 10 £30,000 -14.28%
Coventry -7 7 £30,700 -8.35% 4
West Bromwich - 5 £25,000 -
Worcestershire -8 1 £41,000 -3.52%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 99 (78.57%) SQL
2 61 (48.41%) Microsoft
3 59 (46.83%) SQL Server
4 45 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 42 (33.33%) .NET
6 38 (30.16%) C#
7 37 (29.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (26.19%) XML
9 29 (23.02%) Java
10 28 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (20.63%) T-SQL
13 23 (18.25%) MS Access
13 23 (18.25%) Relational Database
14 21 (16.67%) Oracle
15 20 (15.87%) Data Analysis
16 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (13.49%) Finance
18 16 (12.70%) VB
19 13 (10.32%) Retail
19 13 (10.32%) Umbraco
19 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 13 (10.32%) Windows
20 12 (9.52%) CMS
20 12 (9.52%) Degree
21 11 (8.73%) Data Management
21 11 (8.73%) Software Engineering
21 11 (8.73%) HTML
22 10 (7.94%) Data Architecture
23 9 (7.14%) jQuery

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (10.32%) Umbraco
2 12 (9.52%) CMS
3 5 (3.97%) SAS
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 45 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.97%) Internet
2 2 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.79%) VoIP
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) SAN
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (46.83%) SQL Server
2 37 (29.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (18.25%) MS Access
4 23 (18.25%) Relational Database
5 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.35%) RDBMS
7 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.76%) OLAP
8 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.97%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (2.38%) MySQL
11 2 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (0.79%) ZAP BI
12 1 (0.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.59%) TestPartner
2 2 (1.59%) QADirector
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Retail
3 5 (3.97%) Automotive
4 3 (2.38%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (53.97%) Developer
2 51 (40.48%) Analyst
3 21 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 21 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 18 (14.29%) Database Developer
5 14 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) Analyst Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Junior
7 7 (5.56%) Graduate
7 7 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Junior Data Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) VBA Developer
9 5 (3.97%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.17%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (3.17%) Data Manager
10 4 (3.17%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (33.33%) .NET
2 33 (26.19%) XML
3 11 (8.73%) HTML
4 9 (7.14%) CSS
4 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.14%) jQuery
5 3 (2.38%) EDI
5 3 (2.38%) Ajax
6 2 (1.59%) ODBC
7 1 (0.79%) ATL
7 1 (0.79%) DCOM
7 1 (0.79%) Middleware
7 1 (0.79%) WinForms
7 1 (0.79%) Spring
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.79%) HTML5
7 1 (0.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.38%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.59%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) Windows
2 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.59%) UNIX
3 2 (1.59%) Linux
3 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.79%) AIX
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (15.87%) Data Analysis
3 11 (8.73%) Software Engineering
3 11 (8.73%) Data Management
4 10 (7.94%) Data Architecture
5 8 (6.35%) Web Development
5 8 (6.35%) Analytics
5 8 (6.35%) Content Management
5 8 (6.35%) OO
6 7 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 7 (5.56%) Workflow
6 7 (5.56%) Migration
6 7 (5.56%) Release Management
6 7 (5.56%) System Testing
7 6 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.76%) CRM
7 6 (4.76%) ITIL
8 5 (3.97%) RAD
9 4 (3.17%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (78.57%) SQL
2 38 (30.16%) C#
3 29 (23.02%) Java
4 26 (20.63%) T-SQL
5 16 (12.70%) VB
6 9 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.79%) VB6
9 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.79%) Perl
9 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (0.79%) CIMA
3 1 (0.79%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) SLA
1 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.79%) WSUS
1 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 61 (48.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.67%) Oracle
3 8 (6.35%) Sybase
4 3 (2.38%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.59%) SAP
5 2 (1.59%) Yardi
6 1 (0.79%) Spiceworks
6 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Sage
6 1 (0.79%) Symantec
6 1 (0.79%) VMware
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