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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 339 314 292
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -22
Permanent jobs citing VBA 901 1053 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.93% 1.01% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 1.97% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 789 887 994
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
VBA
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50363 53562 59848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.22% 51.25% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44013 45932 50987
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

VBA
Salary Trend in England

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

VBA Salary Trend in England

VBA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA across the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

VBA Salary Histogram in England

VBA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -33 506 £52,500 - 49
South East -6 112 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North West +2 60 £37,500 +7.14% 11
East of England +18 56 £40,000 +23.07% 5
East Midlands +46 52 £33,750 +5.46% 2
Yorkshire +17 52 £33,500 +21.81% 5
West Midlands -40 25 £32,250 +7.50% 7
South West -17 23 £36,700 +0.54% 9
North East +16 13 £28,000 +20.43%
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 1259 (72.44%) SQL
2 766 (44.07%) Finance
3 602 (34.64%) SQL Server
4 562 (32.34%) MS Excel
5 467 (26.87%) Microsoft
6 449 (25.83%) Analytical Skills
7 446 (25.66%) Business Intelligence
8 441 (25.37%) Degree
9 426 (24.51%) C#
10 416 (23.94%) .NET
11 319 (18.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 305 (17.55%) Analytics
13 258 (14.84%) MS Office
14 244 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 237 (13.64%) Oracle
16 231 (13.29%) VB
17 212 (12.20%) T-SQL
18 186 (10.70%) JavaScript
18 186 (10.70%) Windows
19 176 (10.13%) MS Access
20 175 (10.07%) HTML
20 175 (10.07%) Data Analysis
21 165 (9.49%) XML
22 160 (9.21%) Computer Science
23 158 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 148 (8.52%) Java
25 140 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
25 140 (8.06%) Management Information System
26 136 (7.83%) Relational Database
27 134 (7.71%) Front Office

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 130 (7.48%) SAS
2 127 (7.31%) SharePoint
3 77 (4.43%) IIS
4 23 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 22 (1.27%) Apache Pig
6 21 (1.21%) Apache
6 21 (1.21%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.15%) CMS
8 18 (1.04%) Apache Spark
9 16 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (0.63%) Confluence
10 11 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.40%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 562 (32.34%) MS Excel
2 258 (14.84%) MS Office
3 83 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 61 (3.51%) MS Visio
5 45 (2.59%) SPSS
6 39 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.58%) S-PLUS
8 9 (0.52%) MS Project
9 5 (0.29%) XMetaL
10 4 (0.23%) Stata
11 2 (0.12%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.058%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 51 (2.93%) Cognos TM1
2 33 (1.90%) Cognos Planning
3 24 (1.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 21 (1.21%) SAP HCM
5 20 (1.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 14 (0.81%) HFM
7 9 (0.52%) Misys Opics
7 9 (0.52%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.46%) Visualfiles
9 7 (0.40%) Cognos Controller
10 6 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.29%) LongView
12 4 (0.23%) Magento
12 4 (0.23%) SAP BPC
12 4 (0.23%) Unica
13 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
13 3 (0.17%) Sage 1000
13 3 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.44%) SaaS
3 21 (1.21%) Office 365
4 19 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
4 19 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 15 (0.86%) Google Analytics
6 12 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.29%) SmartFocus
8 4 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.23%) GitHub
9 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.12%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.058%) AdWords
10 1 (0.058%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.84%) Intranet
2 25 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 22 (1.27%) DHCP
4 21 (1.21%) VPN
5 19 (1.09%) Internet
6 17 (0.98%) DNS
7 15 (0.86%) Firewall
7 15 (0.86%) WAN
8 14 (0.81%) LAN
9 12 (0.69%) NAS
9 12 (0.69%) SAN
10 9 (0.52%) SSL
10 9 (0.52%) VLAN
11 7 (0.40%) FTP
12 6 (0.35%) Wireless
13 4 (0.23%) SNMP
13 4 (0.23%) VoIP
14 3 (0.17%) ADSL
14 3 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
15 2 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (34.64%) SQL Server
2 319 (18.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 244 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 176 (10.13%) MS Access
5 158 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 140 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
7 136 (7.83%) Relational Database
8 120 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 110 (6.33%) QlikView
10 89 (5.12%) Data Mining
10 89 (5.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 73 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 67 (3.86%) BusinessObjects
13 65 (3.74%) PowerPivot
14 57 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
15 52 (2.99%) Power BI
16 47 (2.70%) Big Data
17 45 (2.59%) Hadoop
18 37 (2.13%) Microsoft Power View
19 33 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 74 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 31 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 30 (1.73%) Git (software)
4 28 (1.61%) NUnit
5 26 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 21 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.09%) Vagrant
7 19 (1.09%) Yeoman
8 18 (1.04%) LSMW
8 18 (1.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 17 (0.98%) Subversion
10 16 (0.92%) Eclipse
10 16 (0.92%) ReSharper
11 13 (0.75%) JIRA
12 11 (0.63%) PowerBuilder
13 10 (0.58%) XMLUnit
14 9 (0.52%) HP UFT
15 7 (0.40%) LoadRunner
15 7 (0.40%) SoapUI
16 6 (0.35%) VisualSVN
General
1 766 (44.07%) Finance
2 134 (7.71%) Front Office
3 133 (7.65%) Banking
4 108 (6.21%) Marketing
5 80 (4.60%) Retail
6 59 (3.39%) Back Office
7 56 (3.22%) Legal
8 52 (2.99%) Telecoms
9 45 (2.59%) Advertising
10 36 (2.07%) Investment Banking
11 34 (1.96%) Manufacturing
12 32 (1.84%) Law
13 22 (1.27%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.98%) Billing
14 17 (0.98%) German Language
15 15 (0.86%) Publishing
16 11 (0.63%) Games
17 10 (0.58%) Military
18 7 (0.40%) Automotive
18 7 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 741 (42.64%) Analyst
2 663 (38.15%) Developer
3 221 (12.72%) SQL Developer
4 155 (8.92%) SQL Analyst
5 153 (8.80%) Data Analyst
6 151 (8.69%) VBA Developer
7 113 (6.50%) C# Developer
7 113 (6.50%) Support Analyst
8 111 (6.39%) Consultant
9 110 (6.33%) .NET Developer
10 109 (6.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 100 (5.75%) Junior
12 97 (5.58%) Applications Support
13 93 (5.35%) Excel Developer
14 86 (4.95%) Excel Analyst
15 79 (4.55%) Excel VBA Developer
16 71 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 65 (3.74%) Senior Developer
18 64 (3.68%) Applications Support Analyst
19 62 (3.57%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (23.94%) .NET
2 175 (10.07%) HTML
3 165 (9.49%) XML
4 126 (7.25%) ASP.NET
5 82 (4.72%) CSS
6 63 (3.62%) .NET Framework
7 52 (2.99%) WPF
8 46 (2.65%) Web Services
9 36 (2.07%) jQuery
10 31 (1.78%) SOAP
10 31 (1.78%) WCF
11 26 (1.50%) Ajax
11 26 (1.50%) Classic ASP
11 26 (1.50%) JSON
11 26 (1.50%) REST
12 25 (1.44%) WinForms
13 22 (1.27%) MDX
14 21 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (1.09%) Natural Language Processing
15 19 (1.09%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 449 (25.83%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (9.21%) Computer Science
3 140 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 132 (7.59%) Mathematics
4 132 (7.59%) Visualisation
5 76 (4.37%) Hedge funds
6 69 (3.97%) Statistics
7 63 (3.62%) Equities
8 54 (3.11%) Fixed Income
9 53 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 50 (2.88%) Economics
11 40 (2.30%) Data Structures
11 40 (2.30%) Derivative
12 32 (1.84%) Credit Risk
13 31 (1.78%) Physics
14 26 (1.50%) Market Risk
15 24 (1.38%) Algorithms
16 23 (1.32%) Data Conversion
16 23 (1.32%) NHS
17 21 (1.21%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 186 (10.70%) Windows
2 64 (3.68%) Linux
3 59 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 56 (3.22%) Unix
5 40 (2.30%) Windows 7
6 32 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.35%) Debian
11 6 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.29%) Android
12 5 (0.29%) Solaris
13 3 (0.17%) AIX
13 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (25.66%) Business Intelligence
2 305 (17.55%) Analytics
3 175 (10.07%) Data Analysis
4 119 (6.85%) ETL
5 112 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (5.41%) CRM
7 92 (5.29%) Data Management
8 89 (5.12%) Data Modelling
9 87 (5.01%) Business Analysis
10 85 (4.89%) Data Analytics
10 85 (4.89%) Data Visualisation
11 76 (4.37%) ITIL
11 76 (4.37%) Statistical Analysis
12 71 (4.09%) Asset Management
13 65 (3.74%) Validation
14 63 (3.62%) OO
15 62 (3.57%) Project Management
16 60 (3.45%) Risk Management
17 56 (3.22%) Time Management
18 54 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1259 (72.44%) SQL
2 426 (24.51%) C#
3 231 (13.29%) VB
4 212 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 186 (10.70%) JavaScript
6 148 (8.52%) Java
7 128 (7.36%) Python
8 118 (6.79%) VB.NET
9 89 (5.12%) C++
10 82 (4.72%) VBScript
11 72 (4.14%) PowerShell
12 63 (3.62%) R
13 61 (3.51%) PL/SQL
14 56 (3.22%) Perl
15 49 (2.82%) VB6
16 44 (2.53%) PHP
17 41 (2.36%) Bash Shell
18 40 (2.30%) MATLAB
19 24 (1.38%) Shell Script
20 20 (1.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 441 (25.37%) Degree
2 43 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 40 (2.30%) PhD
4 27 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (1.32%) CFA
7 20 (1.15%) MCSE
8 16 (0.92%) MCSA
9 15 (0.86%) ISEB
10 14 (0.81%) ACCA
10 14 (0.81%) CIMA
10 14 (0.81%) HND
10 14 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.63%) CCNA
11 11 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.58%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.40%) Postgraduate
13 7 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.66%) Data Quality
2 62 (3.57%) QA
3 28 (1.61%) SLA
4 20 (1.15%) AIFMD
4 20 (1.15%) Solvency II
5 11 (0.63%) ISO20022
5 11 (0.63%) SEPA
6 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.35%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.12%) EMIR
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) MiFID
9 1 (0.058%) Basel III
9 1 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.058%) HL7
System Software
1 60 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.09%) VirtualBox
3 13 (0.75%) XenApp
4 12 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.69%) Terminal Services
5 10 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.52%) Xen
7 4 (0.23%) Btrfs
7 4 (0.23%) NFS
8 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.058%) Postfix
8 1 (0.058%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.058%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (0.58%) Control-M
1 10 (0.58%) SCCM
2 7 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.23%) Nagios
5 3 (0.17%) MOM
5 3 (0.17%) SCSM
5 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.12%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.058%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.058%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.058%) WMI
Vendors
1 467 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 237 (13.64%) Oracle
3 121 (6.96%) Cognos
4 85 (4.89%) Tableau
5 69 (3.97%) SAP
6 58 (3.34%) IBM
7 49 (2.82%) Google
8 46 (2.65%) Hyperion
9 31 (1.78%) Cisco
10 28 (1.61%) Bloomberg
11 27 (1.55%) Citrix
12 25 (1.44%) HP
13 24 (1.38%) ServiceNow
14 21 (1.21%) Adobe
14 21 (1.21%) Sun
15 16 (0.92%) Infor
15 16 (0.92%) VMware
16 15 (0.86%) Charles River
16 15 (0.86%) Trayport
17 13 (0.75%) OpenLink
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