Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 117 225
Rank change year-on-year -10 +108 +16
Permanent jobs citing VBA 111 9 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.01% 0.50% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.66% 0.89% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 37
10th Percentile £26,383 " £27,900
25th Percentile £52,500 £27,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +46.67% -16.67% +4.05%
75th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £64,250 £54,500 £48,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £58,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -18.45% +22.63% +4.40%

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 2,382 1,006 3,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.05% 56.20% 49.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,276 800 2,526
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,133 £30,250
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VBA as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBA in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 -10 66 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -42 26 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 17 £24,222 -
Essex - 2 £55,000 - 1
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 86 (77.48%) SQL
2 56 (50.45%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (45.05%) Logistics
4 40 (36.04%) Microsoft Excel
5 32 (28.83%) Games
6 31 (27.93%) Social Skills
7 30 (27.03%) Finance
8 28 (25.23%) .NET
9 27 (24.32%) C#
9 27 (24.32%) Visualisation
10 24 (21.62%) Google Sheets
10 24 (21.62%) Workshop Facilitation
10 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (20.72%) Java
12 22 (19.82%) Management Information System
12 22 (19.82%) MVC
12 22 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (18.92%) Analytics
13 21 (18.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
13 21 (18.92%) Python
14 20 (18.02%) SharePoint
14 20 (18.02%) Sage
14 20 (18.02%) Retail
14 20 (18.02%) Facebook
14 20 (18.02%) Social Media
15 18 (16.22%) Organisational Skills
15 18 (16.22%) Data Analysis
16 17 (15.32%) Mentoring
17 16 (14.41%) SAS

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 20 (18.02%) SharePoint
2 16 (14.41%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (36.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.21%) SPSS
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.70%) Simulink
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.62%) Google Sheets
2 8 (7.21%) GCP
3 5 (4.50%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.80%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) DNS
1 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.21%) Big Data
3 8 (7.21%) BigQuery
3 8 (7.21%) Spotfire
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.50%) Power BI
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.60%) MS Access
5 4 (3.60%) MySQL
6 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.90%) GIS
8 1 (0.90%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Toad
2 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.80%) Moq
2 2 (1.80%) MSTest
2 2 (1.80%) NUnit
2 2 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.80%) xUnit.net
3 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (50.45%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (28.83%) Games
3 31 (27.93%) Social Skills
4 30 (27.03%) Finance
5 21 (18.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 20 (18.02%) Retail
7 18 (16.22%) Organisational Skills
8 8 (7.21%) Publishing
8 8 (7.21%) Social Science
9 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
9 4 (3.60%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (2.70%) Automotive
11 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (36.04%) Analyst
2 28 (25.23%) Developer
3 24 (21.62%) Process Analyst
4 20 (18.02%) C# Developer
5 18 (16.22%) Analytics Manager
5 18 (16.22%) Planning Manager
6 8 (7.21%) Programmer
6 8 (7.21%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Associate Director
9 4 (3.60%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Business Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Data Programmer
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle Business Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.23%) .NET
2 8 (7.21%) Play Framework
3 6 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (3.60%) Kafka
5 3 (2.70%) HTML
5 3 (2.70%) OpenCV
5 3 (2.70%) Web Services
6 2 (1.80%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.80%) ADSI
6 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.80%) CSS
6 2 (1.80%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.80%) MSMQ
6 2 (1.80%) NHibernate
6 2 (1.80%) RESTful
6 2 (1.80%) WCF
7 1 (0.90%) MDX
7 1 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) Management Information System
2 20 (18.02%) Social Media
3 13 (11.71%) Life Science
4 7 (6.31%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.60%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.60%) CMDB
5 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.60%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.70%) FMCG
6 3 (2.70%) Robotics
7 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.05%) Logistics
2 27 (24.32%) Visualisation
3 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.62%) Workshop Facilitation
4 22 (19.82%) MVC
4 22 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (18.92%) Analytics
6 18 (16.22%) Data Analysis
7 17 (15.32%) Mentoring
8 14 (12.61%) DevOps
9 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.81%) Coaching
11 11 (9.91%) Project Management
12 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
13 9 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (8.11%) Data Management
14 8 (7.21%) Data Pipeline
14 8 (7.21%) Data Strategy
14 8 (7.21%) Decision-Making
14 8 (7.21%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 86 (77.48%) SQL
2 27 (24.32%) C#
3 23 (20.72%) Java
4 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.92%) Python
5 11 (9.91%) C
5 11 (9.91%) C++
6 8 (7.21%) Groovy
6 8 (7.21%) R
7 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.70%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.80%) VB
9 2 (1.80%) VB6
10 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (3.60%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 20 (18.02%) Facebook
1 20 (18.02%) Sage
2 10 (9.01%) Oracle
2 10 (9.01%) SAP
3 8 (7.21%) Google
4 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.90%) SYSPRO