Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VBA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBA over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 110 166
Rank change year-on-year -49 +56 -6
Permanent jobs citing VBA 20 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.65% 1.65% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 2.94% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 12
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +12.18% -3.21%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,100 £25,350
90th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £41,250
North West median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +16.67%

VBA is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1575 1259 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.54% 56.31% 54.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1131 1520
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Cheshire

VBA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA in Cheshire.

Salary trend for VBA in Cheshire

VBA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VBA in Cheshire

VBA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -11 11 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Chester -4 4 £42,500 +58.88%
Crewe - 3 £40,000 -
Runcorn -3 1 £27,500 -
VBA
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 15 (75.00%) SQL
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (55.00%) Analytics
3 10 (50.00%) QlikView
3 10 (50.00%) Power BI
3 10 (50.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) MS Access
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.00%) ACCA

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (50.00%) Power BI
2 10 (50.00%) QlikView
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) MS Access
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Front Office
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Analytics
1 11 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) MVC
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) PnL Attribution
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ACCA
1 1 (5.00%) CIMA
1 1 (5.00%) ICAEW
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) VMware