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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK
Rank 390 347 295
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -52
Permanent jobs citing VBA 595 891 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.89% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 1.70% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 487 729 980
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%

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
45300 52346 52083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.88% 52.28% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38893 45146 44659
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -38 569 £40,000 -5.88% 86
London -50 259 £52,500 +5.00% 43
South East -2 72 £42,500 - 11
North West -3 67 £34,500 -1.42% 9
City of London -22 45 £52,500 -1.86% 11
South West +16 39 £35,000 - 2
Yorkshire +3 38 £35,000 +2.94% 7
Manchester -31 36 £37,500 -11.76% 5
West Midlands +1 32 £37,500 - 8
East of England +32 29 £42,500 +21.42% 2
East Midlands +1 28 £50,000 +33.33% 4
West Yorkshire +1 26 £35,000 - 6
Berkshire +43 23 £42,500 +20.56% 1
Leeds +9 20 £36,250 +6.61% 5
Surrey -1 20 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Lancashire +2 19 £33,000 +10.00%
Wiltshire +27 14 £32,500 - 1
Nottingham +1 13 - -
Nottinghamshire -2 13 - -
Cambridgeshire +10 12 £57,500 +27.77%
Chorley +7 12 £33,000 +10.00%
Bristol +4 12 £36,250 +3.57%
Northamptonshire +1 12 £50,000 +18.34% 4
Cheshire +22 11 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Cambridge +12 11 £60,000 +33.33%
Birmingham -5 11 £23,500 -50.52% 4
Chippenham - 11 £35,000 - 1
Devon - 11 £35,000 -
Northampton +8 9 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North Yorkshire +2 9 £40,000 +6.66%

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 883 (68.40%) SQL
2 507 (39.27%) SQL Server
3 496 (38.42%) Finance
4 463 (35.86%) MS Excel
5 371 (28.74%) Microsoft
6 364 (28.20%) C#
7 359 (27.81%) .NET
8 325 (25.17%) Business Intelligence
9 312 (24.17%) Analytical Skills
10 292 (22.62%) Degree
11 239 (18.51%) Analytics
12 224 (17.35%) Oracle
13 211 (16.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 205 (15.88%) HTML
15 193 (14.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 188 (14.56%) Front Office
17 186 (14.41%) T-SQL
18 172 (13.32%) VB
18 172 (13.32%) JavaScript
19 166 (12.86%) MS Access
20 164 (12.70%) Python
21 157 (12.16%) Computer Science
22 152 (11.77%) Agile Software Development
23 149 (11.54%) MS Office
24 148 (11.46%) XML
25 142 (11.00%) Tableau
26 141 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
27 139 (10.77%) Java
28 135 (10.46%) Data Analysis
29 131 (10.15%) Banking

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
1 103 (7.98%) SharePoint
2 102 (7.90%) SAS
3 34 (2.63%) Apache
4 31 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (2.17%) IIS
6 26 (2.01%) Alfresco
6 26 (2.01%) WebLogic
7 25 (1.94%) JBoss
7 25 (1.94%) Joomla!
7 25 (1.94%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
10 12 (0.93%) Apache Spark
11 11 (0.85%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.54%) CMS
13 7 (0.54%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.46%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.46%) FormScape
15 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 463 (35.86%) MS Excel
2 149 (11.54%) MS Office
3 53 (4.11%) SPSS
4 52 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (1.86%) MS Visio
7 13 (1.01%) MS Project
8 9 (0.70%) Stata
9 4 (0.31%) XMetaL
10 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.077%) EViews
11 1 (0.077%) Maple
11 1 (0.077%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 38 (2.94%) Visualfiles
2 23 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 18 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (1.39%) SAP BPC
5 7 (0.54%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 6 (0.46%) CODA-Financials
6 6 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.46%) FastStats
6 6 (0.46%) Primavera
7 5 (0.39%) HFM
7 5 (0.39%) SunGard APT
7 5 (0.39%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.94%) GitHub
3 22 (1.70%) Google Analytics
4 20 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (0.77%) Office 365
7 7 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.54%) SaaS
8 6 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (0.46%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.077%) AdWords
10 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.077%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.63%) DNS
2 19 (1.47%) Intranet
3 15 (1.16%) Firewall
4 10 (0.77%) DHCP
4 10 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.62%) Extranet
6 7 (0.54%) Wireless
7 5 (0.39%) WAN
8 4 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.31%) FTP
8 4 (0.31%) LDAP
8 4 (0.31%) MVNO
8 4 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.31%) SMTP
9 3 (0.23%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (0.23%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (0.23%) DEFINITY
9 3 (0.23%) Internet
9 3 (0.23%) NAS
9 3 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 507 (39.27%) SQL Server
2 211 (16.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 193 (14.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 166 (12.86%) MS Access
5 141 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
6 100 (7.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 91 (7.05%) QlikView
8 88 (6.82%) Relational Database
9 81 (6.27%) MySQL
10 70 (5.42%) Power BI
11 68 (5.27%) BusinessObjects
12 67 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 57 (4.42%) Big Data
14 52 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 43 (3.33%) Hadoop
16 39 (3.02%) Data Mining
17 31 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
17 31 (2.40%) MongoDB
18 23 (1.78%) Oracle Database
19 22 (1.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 63 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 53 (4.11%) Subversion
3 39 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (2.48%) Jenkins
5 31 (2.40%) Maven
6 26 (2.01%) Eclipse
7 25 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
8 24 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 14 (1.08%) Git (software)
10 11 (0.85%) JIRA
10 11 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
11 9 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.46%) Axure RP
12 6 (0.46%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.46%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.46%) Yeoman
13 5 (0.39%) HP UFT
13 5 (0.39%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.39%) Log4j
13 5 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 496 (38.42%) Finance
2 188 (14.56%) Front Office
3 131 (10.15%) Banking
4 82 (6.35%) Marketing
5 60 (4.65%) Retail
6 50 (3.87%) Law
7 40 (3.10%) Legal
7 40 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 35 (2.71%) Investment Banking
9 31 (2.40%) Manufacturing
10 30 (2.32%) Advertising
11 29 (2.25%) Back Office
12 18 (1.39%) Billing
13 15 (1.16%) Financial Institution
14 14 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (1.08%) Publishing
15 6 (0.46%) German Language
16 4 (0.31%) Automotive
17 3 (0.23%) Electronics
17 3 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 497 (38.50%) Developer
2 472 (36.56%) Analyst
3 118 (9.14%) Data Analyst
3 118 (9.14%) SQL Developer
4 113 (8.75%) C# Developer
5 96 (7.44%) SQL Analyst
6 94 (7.28%) .NET Developer
7 87 (6.74%) VBA Developer
8 74 (5.73%) Support Analyst
9 69 (5.34%) Consultant
10 67 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 61 (4.73%) Applications Support
12 57 (4.42%) Software Developer
13 56 (4.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 52 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
15 50 (3.87%) Excel Developer
16 49 (3.80%) Senior Developer
17 48 (3.72%) Business Analyst
18 47 (3.64%) Systems Developer
19 44 (3.41%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (27.81%) .NET
2 205 (15.88%) HTML
3 148 (11.46%) XML
4 103 (7.98%) Web Services
5 92 (7.13%) CSS
6 77 (5.96%) ASP.NET
7 71 (5.50%) jQuery
8 64 (4.96%) WPF
9 52 (4.03%) SOAP
10 51 (3.95%) .NET Framework
11 49 (3.80%) AngularJS
12 44 (3.41%) Ajax
13 43 (3.33%) WCF
14 42 (3.25%) MDX
15 36 (2.79%) REST
16 30 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
17 25 (1.94%) Backbone.js
17 25 (1.94%) Dojo
17 25 (1.94%) JSP
17 25 (1.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 312 (24.17%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (12.16%) Computer Science
3 113 (8.75%) Mathematics
4 97 (7.51%) Statistics
5 71 (5.50%) Visualisation
6 65 (5.03%) Fixed Income
6 65 (5.03%) Management Information System
7 48 (3.72%) Derivative
8 41 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 41 (3.18%) Hedge funds
9 40 (3.10%) Equities
10 39 (3.02%) Economics
11 28 (2.17%) Physics
12 24 (1.86%) Algorithms
13 21 (1.63%) Data Extraction
14 20 (1.55%) Driving Licence
14 20 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.55%) User Experience
15 18 (1.39%) Fintech
16 16 (1.24%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 124 (9.60%) Windows
2 60 (4.65%) Linux
3 59 (4.57%) Unix
4 37 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 27 (2.09%) Windows 7
7 26 (2.01%) Android
8 25 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.93%) Solaris
10 12 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.70%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.46%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.39%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.31%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (25.17%) Business Intelligence
2 239 (18.51%) Analytics
3 152 (11.77%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (10.46%) Data Analysis
5 131 (10.15%) ETL
6 106 (8.21%) Data Modelling
7 97 (7.51%) ITIL
8 85 (6.58%) Project Management
9 83 (6.43%) SDLC
10 77 (5.96%) Software Engineering
11 71 (5.50%) OO
12 68 (5.27%) Asset Management
12 68 (5.27%) CRM
13 66 (5.11%) Data Analytics
14 63 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 62 (4.80%) MVC
16 57 (4.42%) Business Analysis
17 49 (3.80%) Statistical Analysis
17 49 (3.80%) Time Management
17 49 (3.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 883 (68.40%) SQL
2 364 (28.20%) C#
3 186 (14.41%) T-SQL
4 172 (13.32%) JavaScript
4 172 (13.32%) VB
5 164 (12.70%) Python
6 139 (10.77%) Java
7 116 (8.99%) VB.NET
8 98 (7.59%) PowerShell
9 93 (7.20%) PHP
10 89 (6.89%) R
11 87 (6.74%) C++
12 54 (4.18%) Perl
13 43 (3.33%) C
14 39 (3.02%) PL/SQL
15 33 (2.56%) VB6
16 31 (2.40%) MATLAB
17 27 (2.09%) Delphi
17 27 (2.09%) Pascal
18 26 (2.01%) F#
Qualifications
1 292 (22.62%) Degree
2 36 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.47%) PhD
6 18 (1.39%) ISEB
7 12 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.77%) MCAD
8 10 (0.77%) MCSD
9 9 (0.70%) ACCA
10 8 (0.62%) CIMA
10 8 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.46%) HND
12 5 (0.39%) MCSE
12 5 (0.39%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.39%) PMP
13 3 (0.23%) CCNA
13 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.15%) AAT
15 1 (0.077%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.03%) Data Quality
2 33 (2.56%) QA
3 25 (1.94%) SLA
4 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.31%) MiFID
5 3 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.23%) EMIR
6 1 (0.077%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.63%) Docker
3 12 (0.93%) XenApp
4 8 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.62%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.46%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.31%) XenServer
8 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.23%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.077%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (1.94%) Nagios
2 8 (0.62%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.39%) Control-M
3 5 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.31%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.23%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.15%) Malwarebytes
7 1 (0.077%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 371 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 224 (17.35%) Oracle
3 142 (11.00%) Tableau
4 79 (6.12%) SAP
5 72 (5.58%) IBM
6 48 (3.72%) Cognos
7 38 (2.94%) LexisNexis
8 33 (2.56%) Bloomberg
9 31 (2.40%) HP
10 26 (2.01%) Google
11 24 (1.86%) Charles River
12 22 (1.70%) Citrix
13 19 (1.47%) VMware
14 17 (1.32%) Sybase
15 16 (1.24%) Adobe
15 16 (1.24%) Hyperion
16 15 (1.16%) Reuters
17 12 (0.93%) BISAM
17 12 (0.93%) Cisco
17 12 (0.93%) StatPro
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum GBP 35 - 40k +Many benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £23k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum upto 30K + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newhaven, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Comtecs
Salary: £18000 - £20000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Others
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £28500 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + pension + healthcare + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10-15% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago