The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for VBA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 60 57 61
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Permanent jobs citing VBA 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.35% 1.02% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 1.93% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Median salary £45,000 £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.81% -24.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

VBA is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 313 259 258
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 55.20% 52.97% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 261 207 214
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing VBA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Merseyside

VBA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for VBA in Merseyside

VBA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Liverpool +1 2 £45,000 +69.81%
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VBA.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Database Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle