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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 134 154
Rank change year-on-year -25 +20  
Permanent jobs citing VBA 69 137 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.33% 1.90% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 3.42% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 56 133 179
Median salary £66,500 £54,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.14% -1.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,700 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

VBA is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2927 4002 5193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.55% 55.58% 49.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2666 3575 4570
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing VBA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VBA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 68 (59.13%) SQL
2 64 (55.65%) SQL Server
3 55 (47.83%) C#
4 51 (44.35%) Finance
5 49 (42.61%) .NET
6 32 (27.83%) T-SQL
7 31 (26.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (24.35%) Banking
9 28 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (23.48%) SharePoint
11 26 (22.61%) WCF
11 26 (22.61%) WPF
12 25 (21.74%) Degree
12 25 (21.74%) JavaScript
13 24 (20.87%) SOA
13 24 (20.87%) MS Excel
14 23 (20.00%) Web Services
14 23 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
15 22 (19.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (18.26%) XML
16 21 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (17.39%) CRM
17 20 (17.39%) Front Office
18 19 (16.52%) Visual Studio
18 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET
18 19 (16.52%) SQL Server 2016
18 19 (16.52%) Team Foundation Server
19 18 (15.65%) Tableau
19 18 (15.65%) Computer Science

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 27 (23.48%) SharePoint
2 23 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (20.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS Project
3 2 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 9 (7.83%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.87%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.91%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.35%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (4.35%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.87%) Office 365
5 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) DHCP
1 5 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (1.74%) LDAP
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (0.87%) DEFINITY
3 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (55.65%) SQL Server
2 31 (26.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (19.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (16.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 16 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (10.43%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (7.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (7.83%) SAP BW
9 8 (6.96%) Power BI
10 6 (5.22%) QlikView
11 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
12 4 (3.48%) MS Access
13 3 (2.61%) Hadoop
13 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
13 3 (2.61%) OLAP
13 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (1.74%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 19 (16.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (16.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.87%) ERwin
3 1 (0.87%) InstallShield
General
1 51 (44.35%) Finance
2 28 (24.35%) Banking
3 20 (17.39%) Front Office
4 9 (7.83%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.48%) Advertising
6 3 (2.61%) Back Office
6 3 (2.61%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.61%) Retail
7 2 (1.74%) Law
7 2 (1.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) French Language
8 1 (0.87%) German Language
8 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (37.39%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) Analyst
3 16 (13.91%) Architect
3 16 (13.91%) Technical Architect
4 15 (13.04%) Data Analyst
5 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 10 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.83%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Front Office Developer
7 9 (7.83%) SAP Manager
7 9 (7.83%) SQL Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Systems Manager
8 8 (6.96%) Business Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Finance Manager
8 8 (6.96%) Finance Systems Manager
8 8 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.96%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.22%) Applications Architect
9 6 (5.22%) Desktop Support
9 6 (5.22%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (42.61%) .NET
2 26 (22.61%) WCF
2 26 (22.61%) WPF
3 23 (20.00%) Web Services
4 21 (18.26%) XML
5 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET
6 17 (14.78%) CSS
7 16 (13.91%) AngularJS
7 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (13.91%) jQuery
7 16 (13.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (7.83%) HTML
9 7 (6.09%) JSON
9 7 (6.09%) REST
10 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.61%) Task Parallel Library
12 2 (1.74%) HTML5
12 2 (1.74%) ODBC
13 1 (0.87%) XHTML
13 1 (0.87%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.65%) Computer Science
3 16 (13.91%) Client/Server
3 16 (13.91%) N-Tier
4 10 (8.70%) Fat Client
4 10 (8.70%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.35%) Credit Risk
5 5 (4.35%) Fintech
6 4 (3.48%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.87%) Clustering
8 1 (0.87%) Derivative
8 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.87%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.87%) Kindle
8 1 (0.87%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Windows
2 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (5.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.61%) Linux
5 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.87%) Unix
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (20.87%) SOA
3 20 (17.39%) CRM
4 17 (14.78%) MVC
5 16 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (13.91%) Software Architecture
5 16 (13.91%) System Testing
5 16 (13.91%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (13.91%) TOGAF
5 16 (13.91%) Zachman Framework
6 15 (13.04%) BPR
6 15 (13.04%) Mathematics
6 15 (13.04%) SOLID
6 15 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
7 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (12.17%) Migration
8 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.43%) Analytics
10 10 (8.70%) Application Packaging
11 9 (7.83%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (59.13%) SQL
2 55 (47.83%) C#
3 32 (27.83%) T-SQL
4 25 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.70%) Python
6 7 (6.09%) C++
6 7 (6.09%) Java
7 6 (5.22%) C
8 5 (4.35%) F#
8 5 (4.35%) MATLAB
8 5 (4.35%) R
8 5 (4.35%) VB
9 4 (3.48%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.61%) Perl
11 2 (1.74%) Haskell
11 2 (1.74%) PHP
11 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.74%) Scala
11 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.74%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.70%) XenApp
2 10 (8.70%) XenDesktop
3 7 (6.09%) Docker
4 5 (4.35%) XenServer
5 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) Tableau
2 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.17%) Oracle
4 12 (10.43%) Bloomberg
5 11 (9.57%) Reuters
6 10 (8.70%) Citrix
7 9 (7.83%) SAP
8 6 (5.22%) Cisco
9 5 (4.35%) Adobe
9 5 (4.35%) Coremetrics
9 5 (4.35%) EMC
9 5 (4.35%) Google
9 5 (4.35%) HP
9 5 (4.35%) IBM
10 4 (3.48%) Cognos
11 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.74%) BISAM
12 2 (1.74%) MuleSoft
12 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.74%) StatPro
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £43000 per annum + Pro rata 6 month fixed term
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Furness Insurance Services
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Martin & Conley
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago