Period
to 29 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VBA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBA over the 6 months to 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 197 197
Rank change year-on-year +33 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing VBA 27 140 167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 1.38% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 2.31% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28 141 162
Median annual salary £82,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.48% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £45,125 £35,500 £31,375
90th Percentile £110,000 £77,750 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +43.48% +4.55% +4.76%

VBA is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,252 6,073 6,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.61% 59.86% 62.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,029 5,322 6,338
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,563 £40,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VBA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in the City of London

VBA
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBA in the City of London.

Salary trend for VBA in the City of London

VBA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBA in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for VBA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VBA.

1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) .NET
5 10 (37.04%) Python
6 9 (33.33%) Front Office
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
7 8 (29.63%) Power BI
7 8 (29.63%) IT Strategy
7 8 (29.63%) Power Platform
8 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
9 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (22.22%) Tableau
10 5 (18.52%) RESTful
10 5 (18.52%) Azure
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (18.52%) ETL
10 5 (18.52%) JIRA
11 4 (14.81%) Subversion
11 4 (14.81%) RAD
11 4 (14.81%) Linux
11 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
11 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 4 (14.81%) Degree
11 4 (14.81%) DevOps
11 4 (14.81%) Microservices
12 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

VBA
Co-occurring 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 3 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Power Platform
2 5 (18.52%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Power BI
2 6 (22.22%) Tableau
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.11%) GCC
3 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) RStudio
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Report Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) RAD Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.70%) MATLAB Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.70%) TM1 Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) RESTful
3 3 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (11.11%) Qt
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Core
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) CSLA
5 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) XSD
5 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
1 8 (29.63%) IT Strategy
2 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
3 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 4 (14.81%) Microservices
5 4 (14.81%) RAD
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) API Development
6 3 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 3 (11.11%) Requirements Gathering
6 3 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (7.41%) Architectural Design
7 2 (7.41%) SOLID
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) R
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VBScript
6 1 (3.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Perforce
3 2 (7.41%) Sun
3 2 (7.41%) Yardi
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle