Period
to 11 July 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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 212 187 175
Rank change year-on-year -25 -12 +31
Permanent jobs citing VBA 34 155 198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 1.49% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 2.43% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35 153 186
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,100 £34,750
90th Percentile £99,500 £85,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £58,750 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.08% +3.00% -11.11%

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 3,381 6,366 6,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.79% 61.00% 60.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,015 5,672 6,233
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for VBA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 27 (79.41%) SQL
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (55.88%) Finance
4 15 (44.12%) C#
4 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
5 13 (38.24%) .NET
6 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
7 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (29.41%) Power BI
7 10 (29.41%) Power Platform
8 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
8 8 (23.53%) RDBMS
8 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (20.59%) Python
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (20.59%) Azure
9 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
10 6 (17.65%) Tableau
10 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (14.71%) Linux
11 5 (14.71%) Unix
11 5 (14.71%) Oracle
11 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
11 5 (14.71%) Confluence
11 5 (14.71%) JIRA
11 5 (14.71%) Banking
11 5 (14.71%) Analytics
12 4 (11.76%) SignalR
12 4 (11.76%) Business Transformation

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 5 (14.71%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Power Platform
2 7 (20.59%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) Power BI
3 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (23.53%) RDBMS
3 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (8.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.94%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) GCC
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Advertising
4 3 (8.82%) Back Office
5 2 (5.88%) Front Office
6 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Analyst
3 12 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Angular Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Junior
6 4 (11.76%) Junior C# Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Junior Developer
6 4 (11.76%) React Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) TM1 Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Core
3 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) React
3 4 (11.76%) SignalR
3 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (8.82%) XML
4 3 (8.82%) XSLT
5 2 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (5.88%) Qt
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) XSL
6 1 (2.94%) CSLA
6 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (11.76%) SWIFT
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.94%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
1 5 (14.71%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
3 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.71%) Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) Document Management
6 3 (8.82%) ERP
6 3 (8.82%) Software Deployment
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Coaching
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.88%) Requirements Gathering
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) C#
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) TypeScript
6 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.88%) C++
7 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.88%) R
7 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (2.94%) VBScript
8 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) A+ Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) CFA
3 1 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) EMIR
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Tableau
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) Sun
5 3 (8.82%) Sybase
6 2 (5.88%) Perforce
7 1 (2.94%) Informatica
7 1 (2.94%) SAP