Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 223 248 293
Rank change year-on-year +25 +45 -50
Permanent jobs citing VBA 48 101 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.67% 0.90% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.66% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 77 75
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,175 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £58,500 £48,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,546 6,091 6,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 49.70% 54.30% 58.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,586 4,916 5,736
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in the East of England

VBA
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA in the East of England.

Salary trend for VBA in the East of England

VBA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for VBA in the East of England

VBA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +18 28 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Cambridgeshire +34 6 £35,000 -23.29% 1
Essex +24 5 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Suffolk +30 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Norfolk -1 3 £31,250 +78.57% 1
Bedfordshire +6 1 £60,000 +29.73%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 42 (87.50%) SQL
2 32 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 31 (64.58%) ETL
3 31 (64.58%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (54.17%) Data Modelling
5 26 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (52.08%) Power BI
6 25 (52.08%) Power Platform
7 24 (50.00%) T-SQL
8 22 (45.83%) Visualisation
9 21 (43.75%) Microsoft Excel
10 20 (41.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 19 (39.58%) Analytics
11 19 (39.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (35.42%) Azure
12 17 (35.42%) Spreadsheet
12 17 (35.42%) Retail
12 17 (35.42%) Business Analytics
12 17 (35.42%) PowerPivot
12 17 (35.42%) Data Lake
12 17 (35.42%) Data Strategy
12 17 (35.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (20.83%) Finance
14 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (14.58%) C#
16 6 (12.50%) Oracle
16 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (35.42%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (8.33%) InfoPath
4 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 25 (52.08%) Power Platform
2 17 (35.42%) Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (52.08%) Power BI
5 17 (35.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 17 (35.42%) Data Lake
5 17 (35.42%) PowerPivot
6 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (10.42%) MS Access
8 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
9 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
11 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
11 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
11 2 (4.17%) OLAP
11 2 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (35.42%) Retail
2 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Billing
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Police
4 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Analyst
2 25 (52.08%) Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (18.75%) Power BI Analyst
6 8 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Data Analyst
8 5 (10.42%) Power BI Developer
9 4 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Administrator
10 3 (6.25%) Business Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Data Integration Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Integration Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Data Integrity Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) Database Developer
11 2 (4.17%) IT Administrator
11 2 (4.17%) SQL Database Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Business Intelligence
1 31 (64.58%) ETL
2 26 (54.17%) Data Modelling
3 22 (45.83%) Visualisation
4 19 (39.58%) Analytics
4 19 (39.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (35.42%) Business Analytics
5 17 (35.42%) Data Strategy
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
6 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) Validation
7 4 (8.33%) Virtual Team Management
8 3 (6.25%) Change Control
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
8 3 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) SQL
2 24 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 20 (41.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) R
6 2 (4.17%) Go
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) OCA
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) Tableau
4 4 (8.33%) Openreach
5 2 (4.17%) Anaplan
5 2 (4.17%) BT
5 2 (4.17%) Informatica
5 2 (4.17%) Siebel
5 2 (4.17%) Veeam
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.08%) Blue Prism
6 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.08%) Verint