The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK
Rank 372 365 294
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -71
Permanent jobs citing VBA 653 866 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.86% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 1.66% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 535 719 985
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45747 52248 53948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 54.21% 51.82% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 39006 44932 46129
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VBA
Salary Trend

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

VBA Salary Trend in the UK

VBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBA over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 within the UK.

VBA Salary Histogram in the UK

VBA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
England -9 613 £42,500 - 122
London +15 327 £52,500 +8.24% 47
South East 0 73 £35,000 -22.22% 19
City of London -13 59 £60,000 +11.11% 12
North West -14 47 £33,000 +4.76% 18
West Midlands +39 41 £36,500 +8.14% 9
South West +16 40 £35,000 - 9
Yorkshire -17 30 £35,000 +11.11% 7
Scotland +20 29 £29,000 -22.66% 5
Manchester -33 29 £33,500 -10.66% 5
East of England +10 28 £42,500 +10.38% 6
West Yorkshire -18 28 £35,000 +2.41% 5
East Midlands -10 25 £35,000 - 5
Glasgow +46 24 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Leeds -11 21 £35,000 +2.94% 5
Berkshire +29 16 £36,500 +37.73% 1
Bristol -10 15 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Wiltshire +25 14 £32,500 - 1
Birmingham +24 14 £23,500 -41.25% 3
Surrey +7 14 £35,000 -22.22% 11
Chippenham +20 13 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 13 - -
Hertfordshire +2 12 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Hampshire +22 11 £27,500 -37.50% 4
Nottingham +15 11 - -
Stockport - 11 £31,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +4 10 £28,000 -44.00% 1
Heathrow +1 10 £28,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 9 £44,000 -
Bradford - 9 £35,000 -

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 with a requirement for VBA.

1 946 (70.60%) SQL
2 563 (42.01%) Finance
3 548 (40.90%) SQL Server
4 507 (37.84%) MS Excel
5 417 (31.12%) Microsoft
6 403 (30.07%) .NET
7 392 (29.25%) C#
8 355 (26.49%) Business Intelligence
9 311 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
10 299 (22.31%) Degree
11 270 (20.15%) Analytics
12 248 (18.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 217 (16.19%) Oracle
14 207 (15.45%) HTML
15 200 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 189 (14.10%) MS Access
17 183 (13.66%) JavaScript
18 174 (12.99%) XML
19 171 (12.76%) Mathematics
20 168 (12.54%) T-SQL
20 168 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
21 161 (12.01%) VB
22 160 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
23 157 (11.72%) Banking
24 153 (11.42%) Tableau
25 149 (11.12%) Python
25 149 (11.12%) MS Office
26 141 (10.52%) VB.NET
27 138 (10.30%) Front Office
27 138 (10.30%) Computer Science

VBA
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 113 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 106 (7.91%) SAS
3 40 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 34 (2.54%) Apache
5 30 (2.24%) Alfresco
6 29 (2.16%) IIS
7 28 (2.09%) JBoss
7 28 (2.09%) WebLogic
7 28 (2.09%) WebSphere
8 27 (2.01%) Joomla!
9 17 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (1.12%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
12 12 (0.90%) CMS
13 11 (0.82%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.45%) FormScape
14 6 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.37%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 507 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 149 (11.12%) MS Office
3 52 (3.88%) SPSS
4 36 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.90%) MS Project
8 8 (0.60%) Stata
9 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.30%) SPSS Modeler
9 4 (0.30%) XMetaL
10 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.15%) EViews
11 1 (0.075%) Maple
11 1 (0.075%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 38 (2.84%) Visualfiles
2 29 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 15 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (1.12%) SAP BPC
5 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.45%) Primavera
7 5 (0.37%) CODA-Financials
8 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.30%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.22%) HFM
9 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.22%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 2 (0.15%) Misys Opics
10 2 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 2 (0.15%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.16%) GitHub
3 21 (1.57%) Google Analytics
4 20 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
6 11 (0.82%) Office 365
7 8 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.45%) SaaS
9 5 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.075%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.075%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.34%) DNS
2 17 (1.27%) Intranet
3 13 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.82%) DHCP
4 11 (0.82%) Firewall
5 8 (0.60%) Extranet
6 7 (0.52%) WAN
6 7 (0.52%) Wireless
7 4 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (0.30%) FTP
7 4 (0.30%) Internet
7 4 (0.30%) LDAP
7 4 (0.30%) MVNO
7 4 (0.30%) SMTP
8 3 (0.22%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (0.22%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (0.22%) DEFINITY
8 3 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 548 (40.90%) SQL Server
2 248 (18.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 200 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 189 (14.10%) MS Access
5 160 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
6 89 (6.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 86 (6.42%) QlikView
8 84 (6.27%) Relational Database
9 73 (5.45%) Power BI
10 72 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 70 (5.22%) BusinessObjects
11 70 (5.22%) MySQL
12 51 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 46 (3.43%) Big Data
14 45 (3.36%) Data Mining
15 39 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
16 34 (2.54%) MongoDB
17 33 (2.46%) Hadoop
18 27 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
19 23 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 67 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 56 (4.18%) Subversion
3 45 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 34 (2.54%) Jenkins
6 32 (2.39%) Git (software)
7 30 (2.24%) Maven
8 27 (2.01%) Eclipse
8 27 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
9 20 (1.49%) Bitbucket
10 10 (0.75%) HP UFT
10 10 (0.75%) JIRA
11 9 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (0.60%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.45%) LoadRunner
14 5 (0.37%) Axure RP
14 5 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (0.37%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.37%) Yeoman
15 4 (0.30%) Protractor
General
1 563 (42.01%) Finance
2 157 (11.72%) Banking
3 138 (10.30%) Front Office
4 85 (6.34%) Marketing
5 57 (4.25%) Retail
6 50 (3.73%) Telecoms
7 48 (3.58%) Law
8 41 (3.06%) Investment Banking
9 40 (2.99%) Advertising
10 38 (2.84%) Legal
11 28 (2.09%) Manufacturing
12 25 (1.87%) Back Office
13 19 (1.42%) Financial Institution
14 14 (1.04%) Publishing
15 12 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.75%) Billing
17 7 (0.52%) Games
18 6 (0.45%) Electronics
18 6 (0.45%) German Language
19 4 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 533 (39.78%) Developer
2 499 (37.24%) Analyst
3 154 (11.49%) SQL Developer
4 149 (11.12%) Data Analyst
5 141 (10.52%) C# Developer
6 111 (8.28%) SQL Analyst
7 94 (7.01%) .NET Developer
8 76 (5.67%) VBA Developer
9 68 (5.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 64 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 63 (4.70%) Consultant
11 63 (4.70%) Senior Developer
12 62 (4.63%) Software Developer
13 57 (4.25%) Support Analyst
14 54 (4.03%) SQL Data Analyst
15 52 (3.88%) Applications Support
16 49 (3.66%) Insight Analyst
17 47 (3.51%) Analyst Developer
17 47 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
17 47 (3.51%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (30.07%) .NET
2 207 (15.45%) HTML
3 174 (12.99%) XML
4 118 (8.81%) ASP.NET
5 90 (6.72%) CSS
6 88 (6.57%) Web Services
7 71 (5.30%) jQuery
8 70 (5.22%) WPF
9 64 (4.78%) AngularJS
10 59 (4.40%) .NET Framework
10 59 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 58 (4.33%) WCF
12 47 (3.51%) Ajax
13 42 (3.13%) SOAP
14 32 (2.39%) MDX
15 28 (2.09%) J2EE
16 27 (2.01%) Dojo
16 27 (2.01%) Ember.js
16 27 (2.01%) JSP
16 27 (2.01%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 311 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (10.30%) Computer Science
3 70 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 67 (5.00%) Hedge funds
5 62 (4.63%) Fixed Income
6 37 (2.76%) Equities
7 36 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 33 (2.46%) Driving Licence
9 31 (2.31%) Derivative
10 28 (2.09%) Credit Risk
10 28 (2.09%) Fintech
11 26 (1.94%) Algorithms
12 22 (1.64%) User Experience
13 20 (1.49%) FMCG
14 19 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.42%) Replication
15 18 (1.34%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.90%) Virtual Team
17 11 (0.82%) Mobile App
17 11 (0.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 121 (9.03%) Windows
2 56 (4.18%) Linux
2 56 (4.18%) Unix
3 32 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 28 (2.09%) Android
6 27 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.01%) Windows Server
7 24 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.82%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.37%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.30%) Solaris
14 4 (0.30%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.30%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (26.49%) Business Intelligence
2 270 (20.15%) Analytics
3 171 (12.76%) Mathematics
4 168 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (9.70%) Data Analysis
6 118 (8.81%) ETL
7 106 (7.91%) MVC
8 98 (7.31%) OO
9 96 (7.16%) Data Modelling
10 95 (7.09%) ITIL
10 95 (7.09%) Statistics
11 90 (6.72%) SDLC
12 84 (6.27%) Project Management
13 81 (6.04%) CRM
14 75 (5.60%) Visualisation
15 70 (5.22%) Software Engineering
16 68 (5.07%) Data Analytics
17 65 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 63 (4.70%) Business Analysis
19 61 (4.55%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 946 (70.60%) SQL
2 392 (29.25%) C#
3 183 (13.66%) JavaScript
4 168 (12.54%) T-SQL
5 161 (12.01%) VB
6 149 (11.12%) Python
7 141 (10.52%) VB.NET
8 125 (9.33%) Java
9 101 (7.54%) PowerShell
10 94 (7.01%) PHP
11 92 (6.87%) C++
12 86 (6.42%) R
13 53 (3.96%) C
14 45 (3.36%) Perl
15 44 (3.28%) PL/SQL
16 41 (3.06%) F#
17 33 (2.46%) MATLAB
18 29 (2.16%) VB6
18 29 (2.16%) VBScript
19 28 (2.09%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 299 (22.31%) Degree
2 38 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.64%) PhD
5 19 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.19%) ISEB
7 13 (0.97%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.67%) MCAD
8 9 (0.67%) MCSD
9 8 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.45%) HND
11 5 (0.37%) MCSE
12 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.30%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.30%) PMP
13 3 (0.22%) ACCA
13 3 (0.22%) CCNA
13 3 (0.22%) CIMA
14 2 (0.15%) CCNP
15 1 (0.075%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.18%) Data Quality
2 35 (2.61%) QA
3 25 (1.87%) SLA
4 20 (1.49%) Basel III
5 5 (0.37%) MiFID
6 4 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.30%) EMIR
6 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.30%) PMO
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.075%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.49%) Docker
3 14 (1.04%) XenApp
4 10 (0.75%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.52%) XenServer
6 6 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.37%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.22%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.075%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (2.01%) Nagios
2 5 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.30%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.30%) Malwarebytes
4 3 (0.22%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.22%) Control-M
5 1 (0.075%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.075%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 417 (31.12%) Microsoft
2 217 (16.19%) Oracle
3 153 (11.42%) Tableau
4 78 (5.82%) SAP
5 73 (5.45%) IBM
6 42 (3.13%) Cognos
7 38 (2.84%) LexisNexis
8 34 (2.54%) Bloomberg
9 31 (2.31%) HP
10 27 (2.01%) Google
11 26 (1.94%) Citrix
12 21 (1.57%) Adobe
12 21 (1.57%) Reuters
13 20 (1.49%) Perforce
14 17 (1.27%) Charles River
14 17 (1.27%) VMware
15 14 (1.04%) Cisco
16 11 (0.82%) Avaya
17 10 (0.75%) Sun
17 10 (0.75%) Teradata
Reigate, Surrey
Martin & Conley
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: c£20,000 (dependent on experience) plus company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 minutes ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £65000 - £65001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum + Pension, training
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Horley, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefit and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago