The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 114 120
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Permanent jobs citing VBA 35 43 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.47% 1.46% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 2.95% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 29
Median salary £29,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.66% +13.63%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1498 1457 1676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 63.05% 49.39% 52.51%
Number of salaries quoted 887 878 1057
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.50%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

VBA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for VBA in Scotland

VBA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VBA in Scotland

VBA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Glasgow +42 31 £29,000 -22.66%
Edinburgh -23 3 £32,500 -16.66% 2
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VBA.

1 38 (90.48%) SQL
2 33 (78.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (76.19%) SQL Server
4 31 (73.81%) Finance
5 28 (66.67%) C#
5 28 (66.67%) VB.NET
5 28 (66.67%) .NET
5 28 (66.67%) XML
6 26 (61.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (61.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (61.90%) Git (software)
7 25 (59.52%) Credit Risk
8 24 (57.14%) Investment Management
8 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (57.14%) Bitbucket
8 24 (57.14%) MVC
8 24 (57.14%) Perforce
8 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
8 24 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
9 22 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (50.00%) Hedge funds
10 21 (50.00%) Basel III
11 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 6 (14.29%) CRM
13 6 (14.29%) Degree
14 4 (9.52%) Use Case
14 4 (9.52%) Release Management
14 4 (9.52%) Analytics

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) CMS
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (78.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 26 (61.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (61.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.52%) GIS
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.76%) MS Access
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.76%) SSDT
6 1 (2.38%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Git (software)
2 24 (57.14%) Bitbucket
3 4 (9.52%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (73.81%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 24 (57.14%) C# Developer
2 24 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 21 (50.00%) Database Developer
3 21 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
6 4 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Business IT Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Business Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) .NET
1 28 (66.67%) XML
2 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) Credit Risk
2 21 (50.00%) Hedge funds
3 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.38%) Equities
6 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Unix
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Investment Management
1 24 (57.14%) MVC
2 22 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.29%) CRM
4 4 (9.52%) Analytics
4 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL
4 4 (9.52%) Release Management
4 4 (9.52%) Use Case
5 3 (7.14%) Credit Risk Management
5 3 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) ERP
6 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.76%) Workflow
7 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) SQL
2 28 (66.67%) C#
2 28 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (9.52%) VB
4 3 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (50.00%) Basel III
2 4 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 24 (57.14%) Perforce
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.38%) Infor
3 1 (2.38%) Reuters
3 1 (2.38%) Sun
3 1 (2.38%) Tableau
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Paisley, Renfrewshire
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Posted: 15 days ago