The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 149 167 128
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -39
Permanent jobs citing VBA 115 163 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 1.55% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 2.96% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 94 132 216
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £95,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
VBA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3532 5505 6557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.25% 52.40% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3247 4829 5648
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VBA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA across the City of London region.

VBA Salary Trend in the City of London

VBA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

VBA Salary Histogram in the City of London

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for VBA.

1 186 (74.10%) SQL
2 126 (50.20%) Finance
3 88 (35.06%) SQL Server
4 83 (33.07%) MS Excel
5 75 (29.88%) Degree
6 73 (29.08%) Analytical Skills
6 73 (29.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 70 (27.89%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (25.10%) Microsoft
9 53 (21.12%) VB
10 50 (19.92%) Management Information System
11 47 (18.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 44 (17.53%) Cognos
13 42 (16.73%) Mathematics
13 42 (16.73%) Computer Science
14 41 (16.33%) Oracle
15 40 (15.94%) C#
16 38 (15.14%) Data Analysis
16 38 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 34 (13.55%) Data Modelling
17 34 (13.55%) Analytics
18 33 (13.15%) Java
18 33 (13.15%) Banking
19 32 (12.75%) XML
20 31 (12.35%) Front Office
20 31 (12.35%) Tableau
21 30 (11.95%) IBM
22 29 (11.55%) SAS
22 29 (11.55%) Relational Database
23 28 (11.16%) QlikView

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 29 (11.55%) SAS
2 13 (5.18%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.98%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.99%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.59%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.59%) IIS
6 3 (1.20%) JBoss
6 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.80%) Apache
7 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 83 (33.07%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.37%) MS Office
3 11 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.19%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.79%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.80%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (11.16%) Cognos TM1
2 25 (9.96%) Cognos Planning
3 6 (2.39%) HFM
4 3 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.20%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.80%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.80%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.40%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) WebEx
2 1 (0.40%) DHCP
2 1 (0.40%) DNS
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (35.06%) SQL Server
2 73 (29.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (18.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 38 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (11.55%) Relational Database
6 28 (11.16%) QlikView
7 25 (9.96%) Crystal Reports
8 24 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (8.76%) MS Access
10 19 (7.57%) PowerPivot
11 13 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (4.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 12 (4.78%) Power BI
12 12 (4.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (4.38%) Hadoop
14 10 (3.98%) SQLPlus
15 9 (3.59%) Big Data
16 8 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (3.19%) Oracle Database
16 8 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.79%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 126 (50.20%) Finance
2 33 (13.15%) Banking
3 31 (12.35%) Front Office
4 22 (8.76%) Advertising
5 20 (7.97%) Legal
6 16 (6.37%) Billing
7 11 (4.38%) Investment Banking
8 10 (3.98%) Back Office
8 10 (3.98%) Retail
9 9 (3.59%) Law
10 6 (2.39%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.99%) Spanish Language
12 4 (1.59%) International Banking
12 4 (1.59%) Marketing
12 4 (1.59%) Publishing
13 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 3 (1.20%) German Language
13 3 (1.20%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.80%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 113 (45.02%) Analyst
2 75 (29.88%) Developer
3 28 (11.16%) VBA Developer
4 26 (10.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 26 (10.36%) Systems Analyst
5 22 (8.76%) Excel Developer
6 21 (8.37%) Applications Support
6 21 (8.37%) Business Analyst
6 21 (8.37%) Business Systems Analyst
7 20 (7.97%) Data Analyst
8 19 (7.57%) Actuarial Analyst
9 18 (7.17%) SQL Analyst
9 18 (7.17%) SQL Developer
10 17 (6.77%) Consultant
11 16 (6.37%) Excel VBA Developer
12 15 (5.98%) Support Analyst
13 14 (5.58%) .NET Developer
13 14 (5.58%) Applications Support Analyst
14 13 (5.18%) Report Analyst
15 12 (4.78%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.75%) XML
2 27 (10.76%) .NET
3 16 (6.37%) MDX
4 15 (5.98%) HTML
4 15 (5.98%) Web Services
5 12 (4.78%) XML Messaging
6 10 (3.98%) CSS
6 10 (3.98%) SonicMQ
7 6 (2.39%) jQuery
8 5 (1.99%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.59%) WPF
9 4 (1.59%) XSL
10 3 (1.20%) Java EE 5
10 3 (1.20%) JBoss Seam
10 3 (1.20%) JSON
10 3 (1.20%) REST
10 3 (1.20%) SOAP
10 3 (1.20%) Task Parallel Library
10 3 (1.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (29.08%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (19.92%) Management Information System
3 42 (16.73%) Computer Science
3 42 (16.73%) Mathematics
4 17 (6.77%) Derivative
4 17 (6.77%) Fixed Income
5 15 (5.98%) Economics
5 15 (5.98%) Statistics
6 12 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (4.38%) Data Structures
7 11 (4.38%) Equities
8 9 (3.59%) OTC Derivatives
8 9 (3.59%) Physics
9 7 (2.79%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.39%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.99%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.99%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.59%) Swaptions
13 3 (1.20%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.97%) Unix
2 12 (4.78%) Windows
3 11 (4.38%) Linux
4 9 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.80%) Solaris
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.89%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (15.14%) Data Analysis
3 34 (13.55%) Analytics
3 34 (13.55%) Data Modelling
4 21 (8.37%) Data Management
5 17 (6.77%) Asset Management
5 17 (6.77%) Migration
6 16 (6.37%) Business Analysis
6 16 (6.37%) ITIL
6 16 (6.37%) Risk Management
7 15 (5.98%) Data Analytics
7 15 (5.98%) Data Cleansing
7 15 (5.98%) ETL
8 14 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (4.78%) SDLC
10 11 (4.38%) Statistical Modelling
10 11 (4.38%) UML
11 10 (3.98%) Investment Management
12 9 (3.59%) Project Management
12 9 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (74.10%) SQL
2 53 (21.12%) VB
3 40 (15.94%) C#
4 33 (13.15%) Java
5 25 (9.96%) Python
5 25 (9.96%) T-SQL
6 22 (8.76%) C++
6 22 (8.76%) VB6
7 20 (7.97%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.37%) VBScript
9 15 (5.98%) Perl
10 9 (3.59%) C
10 9 (3.59%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.59%) R
11 6 (2.39%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.99%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.20%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (29.88%) Degree
2 5 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.59%) ACCA
3 4 (1.59%) CIMA
4 3 (1.20%) PhD
4 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.20%) PMP
5 2 (0.80%) AAT
5 2 (0.80%) MOS
6 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.58%) Data Quality
2 13 (5.18%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.79%) Solvency II
4 6 (2.39%) SSAE 16
5 3 (1.20%) QA
6 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.80%) SLA
7 1 (0.40%) EMIR
7 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) BladeLogic
1 2 (0.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 63 (25.10%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.53%) Cognos
3 41 (16.33%) Oracle
4 31 (12.35%) Tableau
5 30 (11.95%) IBM
6 8 (3.19%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.79%) Hyperion
7 7 (2.79%) Reuters
8 6 (2.39%) Google
8 6 (2.39%) Trayport
9 5 (1.99%) OpenLink
9 5 (1.99%) Sun
9 5 (1.99%) Sybase
9 5 (1.99%) Vermilion
10 4 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.59%) Omniture
10 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.20%) Charles River
11 3 (1.20%) Concur
11 3 (1.20%) HP
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Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental + Health + Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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