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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 413 285 284
Rank change year-on-year
-128 -1
Permanent jobs citing VBA 661 1175 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 1.07% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 2.08% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 550 950 1004
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%

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
49991 56471 57199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.49% 51.56% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42965 48407 47990
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 28 September 2016 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 28 September 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
England -129 635 £45,000 - 90
London -105 328 £55,000 +4.76% 41
City of London -12 87 £57,500 +14.42% 16
South East -52 70 £43,750 +9.37% 7
East of England +4 58 £40,000 +6.66% 6
North West -6 57 £40,000 +13.87% 9
Yorkshire +23 41 £30,000 +1.69% 7
South West -21 38 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Hertfordshire +21 35 £40,000 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -23 33 £30,000 +7.14% 4
West Yorkshire +17 30 £28,750 -2.54% 4
Hampshire +7 26 £40,000 -9.09% 2
Cheshire +49 23 £45,000 +45.74% 3
Manchester -25 23 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Bristol +10 22 £32,500 - 3
Leeds +9 20 £25,000 -23.07% 4
Coventry +6 14 £30,000 -
Warrington +22 13 £45,000 +63.63%
Watford +10 13 £55,000 +12.82%
Buckinghamshire +17 12 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Scotland +22 11 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Wiltshire +2 11 £32,500 -21.91% 2
Essex -23 11 £42,500 - 2
Birmingham -32 9 £29,500 +6.30% 3
Surrey -34 9 £47,500 +18.01%
Cambridgeshire - 9 £38,750 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +4 8 £40,000 -23.80%
Oxfordshire -2 8 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Berkshire +21 7 £38,000 -10.58% 1
North Yorkshire +14 7 £45,000 +50.00%

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 with a requirement for VBA.

1 1108 (69.47%) SQL
2 575 (36.05%) SQL Server
3 570 (35.74%) Finance
4 520 (32.60%) MS Excel
5 453 (28.40%) C#
6 445 (27.90%) .NET
7 433 (27.15%) Business Intelligence
8 420 (26.33%) Microsoft
9 385 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 360 (22.57%) Degree
11 298 (18.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 243 (15.24%) Front Office
13 239 (14.98%) VB
14 236 (14.80%) Oracle
15 218 (13.67%) T-SQL
16 211 (13.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 209 (13.10%) MS Access
18 206 (12.92%) Analytics
19 199 (12.48%) Java
20 198 (12.41%) Data Analysis
21 193 (12.10%) MS Office
22 191 (11.97%) Computer Science
23 174 (10.91%) Tableau
24 173 (10.85%) QlikView
25 169 (10.60%) JavaScript
25 169 (10.60%) Data Warehouse
26 168 (10.53%) Python
26 168 (10.53%) HTML
27 167 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
28 155 (9.72%) ETL

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
1 116 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 85 (5.33%) SAS
3 37 (2.32%) IIS
4 34 (2.13%) Apache
5 24 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (1.44%) Apache Pig
6 23 (1.44%) WebLogic
7 22 (1.38%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.19%) JBoss
8 19 (1.19%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.00%) Alfresco
9 16 (1.00%) Apache Spark
9 16 (1.00%) Joomla!
10 12 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (0.75%) CMS
11 9 (0.56%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.50%) Captiva
12 8 (0.50%) Documentum
13 6 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 520 (32.60%) MS Excel
2 193 (12.10%) MS Office
3 73 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 37 (2.32%) SPSS
6 35 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.82%) MS Project
8 6 (0.38%) Stata
9 3 (0.19%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.13%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 25 (1.57%) SAP BPC
2 20 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.07%) HFM
4 15 (0.94%) Hyperion Planning
5 13 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
6 12 (0.75%) SunGard APT
7 11 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 11 (0.69%) Misys Opics
8 9 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.50%) Magento
9 8 (0.50%) thinkFolio
10 7 (0.44%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 7 (0.44%) FastStats
10 7 (0.44%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.25%) SunGard GMI
12 4 (0.25%) Unica
13 3 (0.19%) Line 500
13 3 (0.19%) Sage 1000
13 3 (0.19%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.32%) Google Analytics
4 18 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
4 18 (1.13%) Amazon S3
5 16 (1.00%) GitHub
6 5 (0.31%) Office 365
6 5 (0.31%) SaaS
7 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.13%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.063%) AdWords
9 1 (0.063%) PaaS
9 1 (0.063%) Silverpop
9 1 (0.063%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.25%) DNS
2 14 (0.88%) Firewall
3 12 (0.75%) Internet
3 12 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.69%) Intranet
5 9 (0.56%) DHCP
5 9 (0.56%) VPN
6 7 (0.44%) FTP
6 7 (0.44%) Wireless
7 5 (0.31%) SNMP
8 4 (0.25%) NAS
8 4 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.25%) WAN
9 3 (0.19%) Extranet
9 3 (0.19%) WebEx
10 2 (0.13%) DEFINITY
10 2 (0.13%) IPsec
10 2 (0.13%) SAN
10 2 (0.13%) SMTP
10 2 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 575 (36.05%) SQL Server
2 298 (18.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 211 (13.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 209 (13.10%) MS Access
5 173 (10.85%) QlikView
6 169 (10.60%) Data Warehouse
7 136 (8.53%) Relational Database
8 121 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 101 (6.33%) Power BI
10 94 (5.89%) MySQL
11 93 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 79 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
13 69 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 62 (3.89%) Big Data
15 60 (3.76%) Hadoop
16 57 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
17 45 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
18 43 (2.70%) Data Mining
19 40 (2.51%) MongoDB
20 39 (2.45%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 48 (3.01%) Visual Studio
2 42 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (2.38%) Subversion
4 35 (2.19%) Jenkins
5 29 (1.82%) Eclipse
5 29 (1.82%) Git (software)
6 28 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 27 (1.69%) Maven
8 22 (1.38%) JIRA
9 18 (1.13%) Vagrant
9 18 (1.13%) Yeoman
10 16 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (0.63%) SoapUI
11 10 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
12 9 (0.56%) LoadRunner
12 9 (0.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 8 (0.50%) NUnit
13 8 (0.50%) Serena SBM
14 7 (0.44%) ReSharper
14 7 (0.44%) TestPartner
General
1 570 (35.74%) Finance
2 243 (15.24%) Front Office
3 127 (7.96%) Banking
4 93 (5.83%) Retail
5 83 (5.20%) Marketing
6 54 (3.39%) Legal
7 41 (2.57%) Telecoms
8 37 (2.32%) Back Office
8 37 (2.32%) Billing
9 36 (2.26%) Investment Banking
10 32 (2.01%) Advertising
10 32 (2.01%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.25%) Law
12 17 (1.07%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.88%) Military
14 13 (0.82%) Automotive
15 10 (0.63%) German Language
16 9 (0.56%) Publishing
17 7 (0.44%) Games
18 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 643 (40.31%) Analyst
2 633 (39.69%) Developer
3 183 (11.47%) SQL Developer
4 155 (9.72%) SQL Analyst
5 154 (9.66%) C# Developer
6 140 (8.78%) .NET Developer
7 139 (8.71%) Data Analyst
8 123 (7.71%) VBA Developer
9 108 (6.77%) Applications Support
10 107 (6.71%) Support Analyst
11 101 (6.33%) Software Developer
12 100 (6.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 97 (6.08%) C# .NET Developer
14 86 (5.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 85 (5.33%) Consultant
16 82 (5.14%) Business Analyst
17 71 (4.45%) Applications Support Analyst
18 66 (4.14%) Junior
19 60 (3.76%) Analyst Developer
20 57 (3.57%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (27.90%) .NET
2 168 (10.53%) HTML
3 148 (9.28%) XML
4 110 (6.90%) Web Services
5 109 (6.83%) ASP.NET
6 91 (5.71%) CSS
7 87 (5.45%) WPF
8 60 (3.76%) jQuery
9 58 (3.64%) SOAP
10 53 (3.32%) WCF
11 51 (3.20%) MDX
12 49 (3.07%) .NET Framework
13 43 (2.70%) REST
14 34 (2.13%) WinForms
15 32 (2.01%) Classic ASP
16 31 (1.94%) Ajax
17 29 (1.82%) AngularJS
17 29 (1.82%) HTML5
18 25 (1.57%) Entity Framework
18 25 (1.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 385 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (11.97%) Computer Science
3 127 (7.96%) Mathematics
4 112 (7.02%) Management Information System
5 102 (6.39%) Visualisation
6 99 (6.21%) Fixed Income
7 72 (4.51%) Derivative
8 69 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 61 (3.82%) Statistics
10 57 (3.57%) Hedge funds
11 46 (2.88%) Equities
12 40 (2.51%) Data Structures
13 31 (1.94%) Economics
14 26 (1.63%) Data Extraction
14 26 (1.63%) Fintech
15 22 (1.38%) Market Risk
16 20 (1.25%) Physics
17 19 (1.19%) SWIFT
18 18 (1.13%) Credit Risk
19 17 (1.07%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 147 (9.22%) Windows
2 73 (4.58%) Linux
3 62 (3.89%) Unix
4 43 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 37 (2.32%) Windows 7
6 29 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.13%) Android
8 16 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 13 (0.82%) Solaris
10 9 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.44%) Debian
11 7 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.31%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.19%) AIX
14 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.19%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (27.15%) Business Intelligence
2 206 (12.92%) Analytics
3 198 (12.41%) Data Analysis
4 167 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (9.72%) ETL
6 116 (7.27%) Data Modelling
7 115 (7.21%) Data Management
8 113 (7.08%) Asset Management
9 102 (6.39%) ITIL
10 92 (5.77%) Data Analytics
11 87 (5.45%) Project Management
12 74 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 72 (4.51%) SDLC
14 71 (4.45%) Risk Management
15 66 (4.14%) Business Analysis
16 65 (4.08%) CRM
17 60 (3.76%) RAD
18 59 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
19 58 (3.64%) MVC
19 58 (3.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1108 (69.47%) SQL
2 453 (28.40%) C#
3 239 (14.98%) VB
4 218 (13.67%) T-SQL
5 199 (12.48%) Java
6 169 (10.60%) JavaScript
7 168 (10.53%) Python
8 110 (6.90%) C++
9 97 (6.08%) VB.NET
10 82 (5.14%) Perl
10 82 (5.14%) PowerShell
11 77 (4.83%) PHP
12 69 (4.33%) R
13 54 (3.39%) VB6
14 43 (2.70%) VBScript
15 40 (2.51%) PL/SQL
16 35 (2.19%) C
17 33 (2.07%) MATLAB
18 32 (2.01%) Bash Shell
19 18 (1.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 360 (22.57%) Degree
2 53 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.63%) ISEB
5 23 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.25%) PhD
7 19 (1.19%) ACCA
8 18 (1.13%) CIMA
8 18 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.44%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.44%) MCSD
11 6 (0.38%) AAT
11 6 (0.38%) MCAD
12 4 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.19%) MCSA
13 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.20%) QA
2 59 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 31 (1.94%) SLA
4 18 (1.13%) ISO20022
4 18 (1.13%) SEPA
5 11 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.44%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.13%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.063%) EMIR
8 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.063%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (1.13%) VirtualBox
4 15 (0.94%) Docker
5 7 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (0.31%) Btrfs
6 5 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.31%) NFS
7 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.25%) XenApp
8 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.13%) Postfix
9 2 (0.13%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.063%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (1.00%) Nagios
2 9 (0.56%) Control-M
3 8 (0.50%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (0.50%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.25%) SCOM
5 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.13%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.063%) MOM
6 1 (0.063%) SCCM
6 1 (0.063%) SCSM
Vendors
1 420 (26.33%) Microsoft
2 236 (14.80%) Oracle
3 174 (10.91%) Tableau
4 113 (7.08%) SAP
5 79 (4.95%) Cognos
6 62 (3.89%) IBM
7 43 (2.70%) Google
8 30 (1.88%) HP
9 29 (1.82%) Bloomberg
9 29 (1.82%) Hyperion
10 23 (1.44%) Charles River
11 22 (1.38%) Sybase
12 21 (1.32%) Reuters
13 19 (1.19%) Sun
14 18 (1.13%) Facebook
14 18 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (1.07%) Informatica
16 16 (1.00%) Citrix
16 16 (1.00%) SunGard
16 16 (1.00%) VMware
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Brand new offices + Full Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + 25 days leave, benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £70001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: ing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + 30 days hol + more
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Riding
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago