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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 137 154 157
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing VBA 83 46 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.55% 0.95% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 1.85% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 81 40 34
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,207
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,976 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
2612 2480 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.78% 51.11% 54.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2157 2279
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 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Staffordshire +15 21 £41,250 +28.90% 1
Birmingham -20 16 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Solihull - 15 £20,000 -
Warwickshire +4 14 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Shropshire -5 3 £35,000 +59.26%
Coventry - 3 £45,000 - 1
Herefordshire 0 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Wolverhampton - 1 £22,500 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 95 (73.64%) SQL
2 59 (45.74%) .NET
3 47 (36.43%) C#
4 46 (35.66%) VB
5 44 (34.11%) SQL Server
5 44 (34.11%) MS Excel
6 40 (31.01%) Microsoft
7 37 (28.68%) VB.NET
8 36 (27.91%) HTML
8 36 (27.91%) MS Access
9 35 (27.13%) Finance
10 33 (25.58%) JavaScript
11 31 (24.03%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (22.48%) ASP.NET
12 29 (22.48%) Degree
13 24 (18.60%) Data Management
14 23 (17.83%) MS Office
15 21 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (15.50%) Windows
17 19 (14.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (13.18%) XML
19 17 (13.18%) SharePoint
20 14 (10.85%) Java
20 14 (10.85%) Relational Database
21 13 (10.08%) Visual Studio
21 13 (10.08%) VB6
21 13 (10.08%) Web Application Development
21 13 (10.08%) Mentoring
22 12 (9.30%) WPF

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (13.18%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.98%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.88%) ColdFusion
4 5 (3.88%) SAS
5 3 (2.33%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.33%) nginx
5 3 (2.33%) Node.js
6 2 (1.55%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (34.11%) MS Excel
2 23 (17.83%) MS Office
3 3 (2.33%) SPSS
4 2 (1.55%) Simulink
4 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (6.98%) Line 500
2 6 (4.65%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (3.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (2.33%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (1.55%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (34.11%) SQL Server
2 36 (27.91%) MS Access
3 21 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (14.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (10.85%) Relational Database
6 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.65%) MySQL
10 5 (3.88%) DataStage
10 5 (3.88%) Cognos Powerplay
10 5 (3.88%) Cognos Impromptu
10 5 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (3.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (3.10%) Big Data
11 4 (3.10%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (10.08%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.98%) LLBLGen Pro
2 9 (6.98%) NetAdvantage
2 9 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.33%) Grunt
3 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (27.13%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Retail
3 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (44.96%) Developer
2 47 (36.43%) Analyst
3 24 (18.60%) Software Developer
4 14 (10.85%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 11 (8.53%) MI Analyst
7 10 (7.75%) Graduate
8 9 (6.98%) Data Analyst
8 9 (6.98%) Graduate Software Developer
8 9 (6.98%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Applications Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Analyst Programmer
11 6 (4.65%) Programmer
11 6 (4.65%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.88%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.88%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.88%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (45.74%) .NET
2 36 (27.91%) HTML
3 29 (22.48%) ASP.NET
4 17 (13.18%) XML
5 12 (9.30%) WPF
6 10 (7.75%) Ajax
6 10 (7.75%) LINQ
6 10 (7.75%) CSS
7 9 (6.98%) WinForms
7 9 (6.98%) WF
7 9 (6.98%) Silverlight
8 7 (5.43%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.10%) Web Services
10 3 (2.33%) OLE
10 3 (2.33%) DAO
10 3 (2.33%) ODBC
10 3 (2.33%) ActiveX
10 3 (2.33%) XHTML
10 3 (2.33%) ADO
10 3 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.75%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.88%) Statistics
4 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) Data Conversion
4 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.55%) GIS
5 2 (1.55%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.50%) Windows
2 4 (3.10%) Linux
2 4 (3.10%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.33%) Debian
3 3 (2.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.33%) Android
3 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.60%) Data Management
2 18 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (10.08%) Web Application Development
3 13 (10.08%) Mentoring
4 11 (8.53%) CRM
5 9 (6.98%) Workflow
6 8 (6.20%) Business Analysis
6 8 (6.20%) Time Management
7 7 (5.43%) Project Planning
7 7 (5.43%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.43%) ETL
8 6 (4.65%) Project Management
8 6 (4.65%) Web Design
8 6 (4.65%) Web Development
8 6 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.88%) MVC
9 5 (3.88%) Security Architecture
10 4 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.10%) Analytics
10 4 (3.10%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (73.64%) SQL
2 47 (36.43%) C#
3 46 (35.66%) VB
4 37 (28.68%) VB.NET
5 33 (25.58%) JavaScript
6 14 (10.85%) Java
7 13 (10.08%) VB6
8 10 (7.75%) T-SQL
9 7 (5.43%) PHP
10 5 (3.88%) C
11 3 (2.33%) C++
11 3 (2.33%) Delphi
11 3 (2.33%) VBScript
11 3 (2.33%) Python
12 2 (1.55%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (22.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (31.01%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.98%) Sage
2 9 (6.98%) Cognos
2 9 (6.98%) Infragistics
3 5 (3.88%) Citrix
4 4 (3.10%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle
5 3 (2.33%) Epicor
6 2 (1.55%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.78%) SAP
7 1 (0.78%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.78%) Infor
7 1 (0.78%) Anaplan
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Career Development
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonuses
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago