The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 166 180
Rank change year-on-year -68 +14  
Permanent jobs citing VBA 43 71 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 1.26% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 2.35% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 65 69
Median salary £30,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.24% -9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £28,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £42,500
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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4031 3021 3279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.71% 53.75% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3453 2611 2788
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

VBA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for VBA in the North West

VBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VBA in the North West

VBA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Manchester -42 21 £27,500 -26.66% 5
Cheshire -33 13 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Lancashire -17 4 £29,500 -15.71% 3
Cumbria +1 3 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £27,750 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North West region with a requirement for VBA.

1 62 (78.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (70.89%) SQL
3 44 (55.70%) SQL Server
4 30 (37.97%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (30.38%) .NET
6 23 (29.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (26.58%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (26.58%) ETL
9 19 (24.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (24.05%) Data Analysis
10 17 (21.52%) Finance
10 17 (21.52%) Analytics
10 17 (21.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
11 16 (20.25%) T-SQL
12 15 (18.99%) Oracle
13 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (15.19%) Tableau
15 10 (12.66%) C#
16 9 (11.39%) CRM
16 9 (11.39%) IBM
17 8 (10.13%) Business Analysis
17 8 (10.13%) NHS
17 8 (10.13%) SDLC
17 8 (10.13%) Driving Licence
17 8 (10.13%) Data Analytics
17 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
17 8 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.06%) Alfresco
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 62 (78.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.53%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (1.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (55.70%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (26.58%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (24.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (21.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (8.86%) Power BI
8 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
8 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (5.06%) MySQL
9 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
9 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (5.06%) Spotfire
10 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (2.53%) Big Data
11 2 (2.53%) OLAP
11 2 (2.53%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (2.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.06%) NUnit
3 4 (5.06%) Selenium
3 4 (5.06%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.80%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.59%) Marketing
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Games
5 2 (2.53%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Developer
2 30 (37.97%) Analyst
3 18 (22.78%) SQL Developer
4 12 (15.19%) SQL Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Implementation Manager
6 8 (10.13%) Report Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) SSRS Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Data Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Coordinator
8 6 (7.59%) DBA
8 6 (7.59%) IT Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) IT Support
8 6 (7.59%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) SQL DBA
9 5 (6.33%) NHS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) .NET
2 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.06%) MDX
3 4 (5.06%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.27%) CSS
4 1 (1.27%) Flash
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Driving Licence
2 8 (10.13%) NHS
3 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) Clustering
5 3 (3.80%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.58%) ETL
4 19 (24.05%) Data Analysis
5 17 (21.52%) Analytics
6 9 (11.39%) CRM
7 8 (10.13%) Business Analysis
7 8 (10.13%) Data Analytics
7 8 (10.13%) SDLC
7 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.59%) Visualisation
9 5 (6.33%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (6.33%) Statistics
9 5 (6.33%) Workflow
10 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.06%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.06%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.89%) SQL
2 16 (20.25%) T-SQL
3 10 (12.66%) C#
4 6 (7.59%) VB
5 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.06%) Java
7 3 (3.80%) PHP
7 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.53%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) R
9 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (2.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) Oracle
3 12 (15.19%) Tableau
4 9 (11.39%) IBM
5 6 (7.59%) Cognos
5 6 (7.59%) VMware
6 4 (5.06%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (3.80%) Alteryx
7 3 (3.80%) Netezza
8 1 (1.27%) Askia
8 1 (1.27%) Confirmit
8 1 (1.27%) Google
8 1 (1.27%) iManage
8 1 (1.27%) LexisNexis
8 1 (1.27%) Nebu
8 1 (1.27%) SAP
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