Period
to 22 July 2017

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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 168 165
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +59
Permanent jobs citing VBA 45 64 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.86% 1.10% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 2.15% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 48
Scotland median annual salary £29,000 £38,250 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.18% +18.60% -24.12%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,500 £19,875
90th Percentile £37,500 £60,500 £45,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 3302 2979 3295
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 62.81% 51.38% 51.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2018 1712 2073
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,925 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,900 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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 July 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Glasgow +45 36 £29,000 -22.67%
Edinburgh -46 8 £32,500 -24.86% 1
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 43 (95.56%) SQL
2 36 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 34 (75.56%) Finance
5 30 (66.67%) VB.NET
5 30 (66.67%) .NET
5 30 (66.67%) C#
5 30 (66.67%) XML
6 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
6 28 (62.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (62.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (60.00%) Credit Risk
8 26 (57.78%) Git (software)
8 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET
8 26 (57.78%) MVC
9 24 (53.33%) Perforce
9 24 (53.33%) Investment Management
9 24 (53.33%) Bitbucket
10 23 (51.11%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (48.89%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (46.67%) Hedge funds
12 21 (46.67%) Basel III
13 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
14 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (13.33%) CRM
16 5 (11.11%) ITIL
16 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
16 5 (11.11%) VB
16 5 (11.11%) Management Information System

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 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) CMS
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 28 (62.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 28 (62.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (51.11%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.89%) GIS
5 2 (4.44%) KDB
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) MS Access
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) SSDT
6 1 (2.22%) Big Data
6 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.22%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Git (software)
2 24 (53.33%) Bitbucket
3 4 (8.89%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (75.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 26 (57.78%) C# Developer
2 26 (57.78%) SQL Developer
3 21 (46.67%) Database Developer
3 21 (46.67%) SQL Database Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Data Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Applications Support
6 5 (11.11%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Research Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Business Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.44%) KDB Developer
9 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (66.67%) .NET
1 30 (66.67%) XML
2 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET
2 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (60.00%) Credit Risk
2 21 (46.67%) Hedge funds
3 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.67%) Equities
5 3 (6.67%) Fixed Income
6 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) MVC
2 24 (53.33%) Investment Management
3 22 (48.89%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.33%) CRM
5 5 (11.11%) Credit Risk Management
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.89%) Release Management
6 4 (8.89%) Use Case
7 3 (6.67%) Data Governance
7 3 (6.67%) Data Transformation
7 3 (6.67%) Demand Management
7 3 (6.67%) ETL
7 3 (6.67%) Fund Management
7 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (95.56%) SQL
2 30 (66.67%) C#
2 30 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 5 (11.11%) VB
4 4 (8.89%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (46.67%) Basel III
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 24 (53.33%) Perforce
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Tableau
4 3 (6.67%) Bloomberg
4 3 (6.67%) Minitab
4 3 (6.67%) Reuters
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