Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 286 191
Rank change year-on-year +26 -95 +4
Permanent jobs citing VBA 60 62 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.50% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.16% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 51 55 121
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,700
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.86% -11.01%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £49,150 £45,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 5231 5349 5499
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 51.95% 43.35% 48.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4566 4536 4900
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,875 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in the West Midlands

VBA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VBA in the West Midlands

VBA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for VBA in the West Midlands

VBA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 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
Birmingham +30 20 £31,750 -15.33% 2
Warwickshire +15 9 £36,500 +8.96% 1
Staffordshire +10 6 £26,750 -17.69% 2
Coventry +6 5 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Solihull -11 4 £24,500 -24.62%
Worcestershire - 4 £27,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £24,250 -
West Bromwich - 1 £21,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,500 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VBA.

1 46 (76.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (70.00%) SQL
3 27 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (36.67%) Finance
5 20 (33.33%) Analytics
6 14 (23.33%) Marketing
6 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 13 (21.67%) .NET
7 13 (21.67%) Oracle
7 13 (21.67%) SAS
7 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.33%) VB
8 11 (18.33%) Data Analysis
9 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (16.67%) Windows
9 10 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
10 9 (15.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
12 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
12 7 (11.67%) C#
12 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (10.00%) Degree
13 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
13 6 (10.00%) C++
13 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
13 6 (10.00%) MS Access
13 6 (10.00%) Project Management
13 6 (10.00%) Tableau
14 5 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (21.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 46 (76.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (5.00%) DHCP
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
1 3 (5.00%) Softphone
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) Extranet
3 1 (1.67%) Intranet
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.00%) MS Access
5 5 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (6.67%) Data Mining
6 4 (6.67%) QlikView
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 14 (23.33%) Marketing
3 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.67%) Retail
5 3 (5.00%) Automotive
6 2 (3.33%) Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) Analyst
2 15 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Graduate
5 5 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) IT Support
6 4 (6.67%) Junior
6 4 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Statistical Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Graduate SQL Developer
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) .NET
2 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.33%) CGI
4 2 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) WCF
5 1 (1.67%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) HTML5
5 1 (1.67%) jQuery
5 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) Life Science
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) EPoS
5 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.67%) SCADA
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Analytics
2 11 (18.33%) Data Analysis
3 10 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
4 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.00%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Escalation Management
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Optimisation
6 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Statistics
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.67%) ERP
7 4 (6.67%) Time Management
7 4 (6.67%) Validation
8 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.00%) IT Asset Management
8 3 (5.00%) ITIL
8 3 (5.00%) ITSM
8 3 (5.00%) Logistics
8 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) VB
3 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.67%) C#
5 6 (10.00%) C++
5 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.33%) Java
6 5 (8.33%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) R
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) CCNA
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.67%) AAT
3 1 (1.67%) ACCA
3 1 (1.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) MiFID
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Tableau
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco
3 3 (5.00%) MobileIron
3 3 (5.00%) Sun
4 2 (3.33%) Alteryx
4 2 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.67%) EMC
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) IFS
5 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.67%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Veeam
5 1 (1.67%) VMware
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago