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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 192 144 160
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +16
Permanent jobs citing VBA 37 87 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 1.48% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 3.15% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 34 76 69
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,780
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.77%
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
2657 2765 2643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.11% 47.18% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2208 2450 2276
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,075
10% offered a salary of more than £53,324 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +4 12 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Birmingham -31 10 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Warwickshire -5 6 £32,000 +42.22%
Coventry -5 5 £27,500 -10.85%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VBA.

1 54 (85.71%) SQL
2 29 (46.03%) VB
2 29 (46.03%) MS Excel
3 28 (44.44%) Windows
4 25 (39.68%) C#
5 21 (33.33%) .NET
5 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 19 (30.16%) MS Access
6 19 (30.16%) Degree
6 19 (30.16%) Windows 7
7 17 (26.98%) MS Office
8 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
9 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 13 (20.63%) HTML
10 13 (20.63%) Retail
11 12 (19.05%) Java
12 11 (17.46%) Project Management
13 10 (15.87%) Oracle
13 10 (15.87%) Data Analysis
14 9 (14.29%) SDLC
14 9 (14.29%) Automated Testing
14 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (12.70%) Spring
15 8 (12.70%) MySQL
15 8 (12.70%) CRM
15 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (12.70%) Finance
15 8 (12.70%) Data Management
16 7 (11.11%) Risk Assessment

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) SAS
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (46.03%) MS Excel
2 17 (26.98%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.17%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.59%) Line 500
2 1 (1.59%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.59%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.59%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) DHCP
1 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (30.16%) MS Access
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.70%) MySQL
5 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (6.35%) QlikView
7 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.17%) GIS
8 2 (3.17%) SAP HANA
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.59%) OLAP
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) QADirector
1 7 (11.11%) TestPartner
1 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) Ant
2 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Gradle
2 2 (3.17%) JUnit
2 2 (3.17%) Maven
2 2 (3.17%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (3.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) ProC
General
1 13 (20.63%) Retail
2 8 (12.70%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 2 (3.17%) Automotive
5 2 (3.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Developer
3 10 (15.87%) IT Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 7 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Tester
5 6 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) IT Support
6 5 (7.94%) Applications Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.94%) Automation Tester
6 5 (7.94%) IT Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Excel Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Report Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) .NET
2 13 (20.63%) HTML
3 8 (12.70%) Spring
4 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.94%) XML
6 4 (6.35%) CGI
6 4 (6.35%) jQuery
7 2 (3.17%) Classic ASP
7 2 (3.17%) CSS
7 2 (3.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.52%) Smart Meter
4 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.76%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.76%) Derivative
5 3 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.76%) Life Science
5 3 (4.76%) Market Risk
5 3 (4.76%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (4.76%) Statistics
6 2 (3.17%) Blockchain
6 2 (3.17%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.17%) Fintech
6 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Project Management
2 10 (15.87%) Data Analysis
3 9 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 9 (14.29%) SDLC
4 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.70%) CRM
4 8 (12.70%) Data Management
5 7 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
5 7 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 7 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 7 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 7 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.94%) Analytics
6 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.35%) Escalation Management
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Optimisation
7 4 (6.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 54 (85.71%) SQL
2 29 (46.03%) VB
3 25 (39.68%) C#
4 12 (19.05%) Java
5 5 (7.94%) PHP
6 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) Python
9 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) ISEB
2 7 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.76%) CCNA
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.76%) HND
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) ACCA
5 1 (1.59%) CIMA
5 1 (1.59%) HNC
5 1 (1.59%) MCSA
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco
4 3 (4.76%) Tableau
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.17%) Sun
6 1 (1.59%) Sage
6 1 (1.59%) Teradata
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