Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 191 180
Rank change year-on-year -16 -11 -4
Permanent jobs citing VBA 26 28 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.48% 0.52% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.82% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 16
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £44,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -29.01% +27.59%
10th Percentile £25,250 £27,000 £32,875
90th Percentile £51,000 £37,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3,081 3,410 2,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.34% 63.50% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,102 2,074 1,667
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,750 £28,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,550
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +9 19 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Glasgow -35 3 £30,000 -4.76%
Dundee - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 1
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (30.77%) SAS
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (30.77%) VB
4 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle
5 7 (26.92%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) Java
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) Python
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) Robotic Process Automation
8 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 4 (15.38%) SAS EBI
8 4 (15.38%) Tableau
8 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 4 (15.38%) SLA
8 4 (15.38%) C++
8 4 (15.38%) C
8 4 (15.38%) .NET
9 3 (11.54%) MySQL
9 3 (11.54%) DB2
9 3 (11.54%) HTML
9 3 (11.54%) Cognos

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 8 (30.77%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SAS EBI
3 3 (11.54%) Base SAS
3 3 (11.54%) DB2
3 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (11.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 2 (7.69%) HBase
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) MS Access
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Redis
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SAS BI Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior SAS Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Robotic Process Automation
3 3 (11.54%) Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (7.69%) Task Automation
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Customer Acquisition
5 1 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.85%) Logistics
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) VB
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) C
5 4 (15.38%) C++
6 3 (11.54%) SAS Macro
7 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) Perl
7 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.85%) R
8 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Tableau
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Cognos
4 3 (11.54%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (11.54%) Teradata
4 3 (11.54%) UiPath
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Pega
5 2 (7.69%) SAP