Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 174 189
Rank change year-on-year -38 +15 -39
Permanent jobs citing VBA 15 17 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 0.37% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.66% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 26
Scotland median annual salary £30,750 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% -0.66% +7.86%
10th Percentile £20,450 £29,575 £28,625
90th Percentile £45,350 £52,750 £51,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,247 2,558 3,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.75% 55.58% 49.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,199 1,606 1,924
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,875 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Edinburgh -13 13 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Glasgow -31 1 £18,500 -48.97% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £24,500 - 2
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) Analytics
6 4 (26.67%) Data Reconciliation
7 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
7 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (20.00%) Tableau
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) VB
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) PHP
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) Capita
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (13.33%) Data Management
8 2 (13.33%) Process Management
8 2 (13.33%) FileNet
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) SLA

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 2 (13.33%) FileNet
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) MS Access
4 2 (13.33%) QlikView
5 1 (6.67%) HBase
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Power BI
5 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Data Scientist
4 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Qualitative Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Data Reconciliation
3 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Process Management
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) R
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (13.33%) QA
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Capita
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Tableau
3 2 (13.33%) Workday
4 1 (6.67%) Minitab
4 1 (6.67%) SAP