Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 273 295
Rank change year-on-year +32 +22 -49
Permanent jobs citing VBA 107 87 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.90% 0.70% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 1.28% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 89 66 59
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £29,500 £32,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,625 £53,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +1.74%

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 6,913 6,799 7,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.46% 54.70% 50.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,783 5,773 6,433
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +21 55 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Essex +26 29 £40,000 -17.95% 3
Cambridgeshire -34 13 £30,000 -45.45% 7
Norfolk +14 6 £27,500 -35.29%
Bedfordshire +36 2 £52,500 +28.83%
Suffolk - 2 £35,000 - 1
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 71 (66.36%) SQL
2 54 (50.47%) .NET
3 51 (47.66%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (46.73%) SQL Server
5 40 (37.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (33.64%) Finance
7 35 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (32.71%) C#
7 35 (32.71%) ETL
7 35 (32.71%) Microsoft
7 35 (32.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (31.78%) ASP.NET
8 34 (31.78%) MS Access
9 33 (30.84%) Microsoft Excel
9 33 (30.84%) XML
9 33 (30.84%) T-SQL
10 29 (27.10%) HTML
10 29 (27.10%) ERP
10 29 (27.10%) Degree
11 28 (26.17%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (26.17%) CSS
12 27 (25.23%) VB.NET
13 26 (24.30%) Java
13 26 (24.30%) Power BI
14 25 (23.36%) PHP
14 25 (23.36%) Cognos
15 24 (22.43%) Data Modelling
15 24 (22.43%) Windows
15 24 (22.43%) ETL Development
15 24 (22.43%) Unit Testing

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 18 (16.82%) Confluence
2 2 (1.87%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (30.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.67%) XMetaL
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.87%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.89%) DNS
1 17 (15.89%) Firewall
2 16 (14.95%) VPN
3 6 (5.61%) FTP
4 2 (1.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (46.73%) SQL Server
2 40 (37.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (32.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 34 (31.78%) MS Access
5 28 (26.17%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (24.30%) Power BI
7 23 (21.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (18.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (18.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 20 (18.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 17 (15.89%) SAP Data Services
10 12 (11.21%) SAP BW
11 5 (4.67%) MarkLogic
12 4 (3.74%) OLAP
12 4 (3.74%) OLTP
13 3 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.87%) QlikView
15 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (22.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (16.82%) JIRA
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
General
1 36 (33.64%) Finance
2 23 (21.50%) Marketing
3 5 (4.67%) Publishing
3 5 (4.67%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (71.96%) Developer
2 21 (19.63%) Analyst
2 21 (19.63%) Systems Developer
3 20 (18.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Developer
4 18 (16.82%) SQL Developer
5 13 (12.15%) Data Analyst
5 13 (12.15%) Java Developer
6 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Developer
7 8 (7.48%) XML Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Applications Support
8 7 (6.54%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Graduate
10 5 (4.67%) Junior
10 5 (4.67%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Junior Data Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Research Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (50.47%) .NET
2 34 (31.78%) ASP.NET
3 33 (30.84%) XML
4 29 (27.10%) HTML
5 28 (26.17%) CSS
6 23 (21.50%) AngularJS
7 22 (20.56%) Web Services
8 20 (18.69%) MDX
8 20 (18.69%) REST
8 20 (18.69%) SOAP
9 18 (16.82%) EDI
10 13 (12.15%) JavaBeans
11 5 (4.67%) XHTML
11 5 (4.67%) XML Schema
11 5 (4.67%) XSL
11 5 (4.67%) XSLT
12 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (3.74%) WCF
12 4 (3.74%) WPF
13 2 (1.87%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) Semantic Web
3 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.80%) Robotics
5 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.43%) Windows
2 18 (16.82%) Linux
2 18 (16.82%) Windows Server
3 16 (14.95%) Unix
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.66%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.71%) ETL
3 29 (27.10%) ERP
4 24 (22.43%) Data Modelling
4 24 (22.43%) Database Tuning
4 24 (22.43%) ETL Development
4 24 (22.43%) Kimball Methodology
4 24 (22.43%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (22.43%) Unit Testing
5 23 (21.50%) Scrum
6 20 (18.69%) Inmon Methodology
7 18 (16.82%) CRM
7 18 (16.82%) Customer Requirements
7 18 (16.82%) Open Source
7 18 (16.82%) TDD
8 9 (8.41%) PRINCE2
9 7 (6.54%) Data Extraction
10 6 (5.61%) Change Management
10 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (66.36%) SQL
2 35 (32.71%) C#
3 33 (30.84%) T-SQL
4 27 (25.23%) VB.NET
5 26 (24.30%) Java
6 25 (23.36%) PHP
7 24 (22.43%) PowerShell
8 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.54%) VB
10 5 (4.67%) Python
10 5 (4.67%) XQuery
11 3 (2.80%) Perl
12 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.87%) R
13 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (27.10%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) PhD
3 4 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.80%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (32.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.36%) Cognos
3 20 (18.69%) IBM
4 17 (15.89%) Citrix
5 14 (13.08%) SAP
5 14 (13.08%) Veeam
5 14 (13.08%) VMware
6 8 (7.48%) Oracle
7 2 (1.87%) Capita
7 2 (1.87%) CODA
7 2 (1.87%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.87%) Tableau
7 2 (1.87%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.93%) HP