Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 191 166
Rank change year-on-year +2 -25 -27
Permanent jobs citing VBA 144 173 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.41% 1.49% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.48% 2.56% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 134 142 240
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £52,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.47% -4.09% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,250 £80,000 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £52,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.47% +0.48% -4.55%

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 5805 6753 9378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.82% 58.10% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5316 6231 8273
City of London median annual salary £61,500 £58,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.03% +0.87% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VBA in the City of London

VBA
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the City of London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +10 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Moorgate - 1 £55,000 -
VBA
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for VBA.

1 110 (76.39%) SQL
2 93 (64.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 77 (53.47%) Finance
4 69 (47.92%) SQL Server
5 39 (27.08%) C#
5 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
6 35 (24.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (23.61%) Mathematics
8 32 (22.22%) Degree
9 30 (20.83%) .NET
10 27 (18.75%) T-SQL
10 27 (18.75%) Python
10 27 (18.75%) Banking
11 26 (18.06%) Front Office
12 25 (17.36%) Data Modelling
12 25 (17.36%) JavaScript
13 24 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (15.97%) Oracle
14 23 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (15.28%) .NET Framework
16 21 (14.58%) Data Analysis
16 21 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (13.89%) VB
18 18 (12.50%) ETL
19 17 (11.81%) OO
19 17 (11.81%) Performance Tuning
19 17 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (11.11%) Visual Studio
21 15 (10.42%) Java
21 15 (10.42%) Data Warehouse

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 12 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.47%) IIS
3 4 (2.78%) SAS
4 2 (1.39%) Confluence
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 93 (64.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.39%) SPSS
6 1 (0.69%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.08%) Endur
3 1 (0.69%) Concordance
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.69%) Relativity
3 1 (0.69%) Ringtail
3 1 (0.69%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) SaaS
2 6 (4.17%) Office 365
3 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) VoIP
1 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 35 (24.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (10.42%) Relational Database
5 13 (9.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (8.33%) MS Access
6 12 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (6.94%) Power BI
8 8 (5.56%) QlikView
9 6 (4.17%) OLAP
9 6 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.78%) Data Mining
11 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.78%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (2.08%) Qlik Sense
13 2 (1.39%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 21 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 11 (7.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (4.86%) JIRA
5 6 (4.17%) InstallShield
6 5 (3.47%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.39%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.39%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.39%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 77 (53.47%) Finance
2 27 (18.75%) Banking
3 26 (18.06%) Front Office
4 11 (7.64%) Investment Banking
5 10 (6.94%) Advertising
5 10 (6.94%) Back Office
6 6 (4.17%) Law
6 6 (4.17%) Legal
6 6 (4.17%) Retail
6 6 (4.17%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.78%) French Language
7 4 (2.78%) German Language
8 2 (1.39%) Hungarian Language
8 2 (1.39%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.39%) Norwegian Language
8 2 (1.39%) Polish Language
8 2 (1.39%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.39%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.39%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.69%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (50.00%) Analyst
2 70 (48.61%) Developer
3 30 (20.83%) SQL Analyst
4 28 (19.44%) C# Developer
5 25 (17.36%) SQL Developer
6 18 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
7 16 (11.11%) Data Analyst
7 16 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
8 13 (9.03%) VBA Developer
9 12 (8.33%) Business Analyst
9 12 (8.33%) Support Analyst
10 11 (7.64%) Actuarial Analyst
10 11 (7.64%) Actuarial Developer
10 11 (7.64%) Developer Analyst
11 10 (6.94%) Applications Support
12 9 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
12 9 (6.25%) SSIS Developer
12 9 (6.25%) SSRS Developer
12 9 (6.25%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.83%) .NET
2 22 (15.28%) .NET Framework
3 14 (9.72%) AngularJS
3 14 (9.72%) ASP.NET
3 14 (9.72%) jQuery
4 11 (7.64%) Ajax
4 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (6.94%) HTML
6 7 (4.86%) XML
7 6 (4.17%) Software Packaging
8 5 (3.47%) HTML5
9 4 (2.78%) CSS
9 4 (2.78%) WinForms
10 3 (2.08%) Spring
10 3 (2.08%) WPF
11 2 (1.39%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.39%) J2EE
11 2 (1.39%) JSON
11 2 (1.39%) Node.js
11 2 (1.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.72%) Derivative
3 8 (5.56%) Fixed Income
3 8 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (5.56%) Reinsurance
4 7 (4.86%) Fintech
4 7 (4.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.17%) Equities
6 5 (3.47%) Swaptions
7 4 (2.78%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.08%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.08%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.39%) User Experience
9 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.69%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.86%) Windows
2 5 (3.47%) Linux
3 3 (2.08%) Unix
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Android
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.61%) Mathematics
2 25 (17.36%) Data Modelling
3 24 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (14.58%) Data Analysis
5 18 (12.50%) ETL
6 17 (11.81%) OO
6 17 (11.81%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (10.42%) Analytics
7 15 (10.42%) Asset Management
8 14 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (9.03%) MVC
10 11 (7.64%) Capital Modelling
10 11 (7.64%) OOP
10 11 (7.64%) Web Application Development
11 9 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 9 (6.25%) Data Management
12 8 (5.56%) CRM
12 8 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
12 8 (5.56%) RAD
12 8 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 110 (76.39%) SQL
2 39 (27.08%) C#
3 27 (18.75%) Python
3 27 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 25 (17.36%) JavaScript
5 20 (13.89%) VB
6 15 (10.42%) Java
7 10 (6.94%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.25%) R
9 7 (4.86%) C++
10 6 (4.17%) MATLAB
11 5 (3.47%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.47%) VB6
12 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.69%) Ruby
12 1 (0.69%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (22.22%) Degree
2 9 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.78%) ACCA
3 4 (2.78%) CIMA
4 3 (2.08%) PhD
5 2 (1.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) QA
2 7 (4.86%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.78%) MiFID
4 2 (1.39%) EMIR
5 1 (0.69%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (1.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.97%) Oracle
3 13 (9.03%) Tableau
4 6 (4.17%) Bloomberg
4 6 (4.17%) Siebel
5 4 (2.78%) FactSet
5 4 (2.78%) Sybase
6 3 (2.08%) OpenLink
6 3 (2.08%) Talend
7 2 (1.39%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.39%) Capita
7 2 (1.39%) IBM
7 2 (1.39%) SAP
7 2 (1.39%) Sun
7 2 (1.39%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.69%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.69%) Informatica
8 1 (0.69%) StatPro
8 1 (0.69%) Yardi