Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 209 189
Rank change year-on-year +2 -20 +8
Permanent jobs citing VBA 21 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.25% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.42% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 10
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.97% -22.50% -
10th Percentile £27,600 £21,600 £30,525
90th Percentile £44,000 £45,350 £51,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.86%

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 3,016 3,340 2,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.85% 60.15% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,998 2,214 1,706
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +1 12 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Glasgow -2 7 - - 1
Dundee - 1 - -
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VBA.

1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) Python
4 7 (33.33%) Teradata
5 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (28.57%) Tableau
6 5 (23.81%) QlikView
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (23.81%) Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Data Management
7 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) SLA
7 4 (19.05%) Cognos
7 4 (19.05%) SAS
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (19.05%) Data Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Power BI
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (14.29%) SAS EBI
8 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 3 (14.29%) Windows 7

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 4 (19.05%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) QlikView
3 4 (19.05%) Power BI
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (14.29%) DB2
4 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 3 (14.29%) SAS EBI
5 2 (9.52%) Base SAS
5 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
5 2 (9.52%) MS Access
5 2 (9.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (9.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (9.52%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Law
4 2 (9.52%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Data Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SAS BI Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Advisor
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Analytics
2 4 (19.05%) Data Analytics
2 4 (19.05%) Data Management
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 3 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
3 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) Data Science
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) SAS Macro
4 3 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Teradata
3 6 (28.57%) Tableau
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Cognos
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 2 (9.52%) UiPath
8 1 (4.76%) IBM