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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 153 168 172
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing VBA 44 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.68% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 1.40% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 17
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,831 £21,100 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2404 2424 2437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.61% 48.39% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2062 2107 2211
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 9 £38,500 +46.66% 4
Staffordshire -1 9 £30,000 +7.14%
Wolverhampton - 7 £24,812 -
Coventry +8 4 £31,500 -7.35% 1
Warwickshire +7 4 £27,000 +1.88%
Dudley -3 2 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £30,000 -
Solihull 0 1 £30,000 +62.16%
Shropshire - 1 £42,887 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (67.03%) SQL
2 51 (56.04%) SQL Server
3 34 (37.36%) .NET
4 30 (32.97%) Microsoft
5 27 (29.67%) MS Access
6 25 (27.47%) C#
7 23 (25.27%) ASP.NET
7 23 (25.27%) Degree
8 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
9 21 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (23.08%) VB.NET
10 19 (20.88%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (14.29%) Web Development
12 13 (14.29%) Analytics
12 13 (14.29%) VB
13 12 (13.19%) T-SQL
13 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio
13 12 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (13.19%) ERP
14 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
14 11 (12.09%) SAP
14 11 (12.09%) Manufacturing
14 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
15 10 (10.99%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (10.99%) VBScript
15 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling
15 10 (10.99%) ETL
16 9 (9.89%) Cognos

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) IIS
2 3 (3.30%) FileNet
3 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.79%) SPSS
3 3 (3.30%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.10%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (56.04%) SQL Server
2 27 (29.67%) MS Access
3 21 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
7 10 (10.99%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (8.79%) Cognos Powerplay
9 7 (7.69%) DataStage
9 7 (7.69%) Cognos Impromptu
10 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (6.59%) Data Mining
11 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (3.30%) QlikView
13 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (2.20%) MySQL
13 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (12.09%) Manufacturing
2 9 (9.89%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Marketing
3 8 (8.79%) Law
4 5 (5.49%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (61.54%) Developer
2 22 (24.18%) Analyst
3 13 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 12 (13.19%) .NET Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Business Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) SQL Developer
6 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Database Developer
6 10 (10.99%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.89%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Business Developer
7 9 (9.89%) SQL Database Developer
7 9 (9.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Marketing Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Systems Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (37.36%) .NET
2 23 (25.27%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.69%) HTML
4 6 (6.59%) Web Services
5 5 (5.49%) XML
5 5 (5.49%) CSS
5 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.40%) JSP
6 4 (4.40%) Classic ASP
7 3 (3.30%) J2SE
7 3 (3.30%) Servlets
7 3 (3.30%) J2EE
7 3 (3.30%) WinForms
7 3 (3.30%) WCF
7 3 (3.30%) LINQ
7 3 (3.30%) jQuery
7 3 (3.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (2.20%) REST
8 2 (2.20%) MooTools
8 2 (2.20%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Mathematics
1 8 (8.79%) Statistics
2 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) Social Media
4 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.10%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.10%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (14.29%) Web Development
2 13 (14.29%) Analytics
3 12 (13.19%) ERP
4 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling
4 10 (10.99%) ETL
5 9 (9.89%) Workflow
6 8 (8.79%) Direct Marketing
6 8 (8.79%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (8.79%) Security Architecture
6 8 (8.79%) Predictive Modelling
6 8 (8.79%) Marketing Analytics
6 8 (8.79%) Statistical Analysis
6 8 (8.79%) MVC
6 8 (8.79%) CHAID
7 7 (7.69%) Migration
7 7 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.59%) OO
9 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (67.03%) SQL
2 25 (27.47%) C#
3 21 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 13 (14.29%) VB
5 12 (13.19%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.99%) VBScript
7 7 (7.69%) Java
8 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.40%) C
9 4 (4.40%) PHP
10 3 (3.30%) C++
11 1 (1.10%) Perl
11 1 (1.10%) VB6
11 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) HND
3 1 (1.10%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) SCCM
1 1 (1.10%) SCOM
1 1 (1.10%) SCSM
Vendors
1 30 (32.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) SAP
3 9 (9.89%) Cognos
4 8 (8.79%) Infor
4 8 (8.79%) Hyperion
5 7 (7.69%) Citrix
6 4 (4.40%) Business Objects
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle
7 3 (3.30%) IBM
7 3 (3.30%) Kofax
8 2 (2.20%) Sun
9 1 (1.10%) Sage
9 1 (1.10%) RedPrairie
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits - Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + pakage, pension, study etc
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24800.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago