Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 218 225
Rank change year-on-year +77 +7 +64
Permanent jobs citing VBA 27 55 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.94% 0.75% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 1.49% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 24 50 95
Median annual salary £35,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.54% +8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,000 £25,250 £26,600
90th Percentile £41,750 £50,125 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 1,510 3,691 6,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 52.74% 50.44% 55.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,153 2,806 5,207
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +48 16 £39,513 -12.19%
Cambridgeshire +66 9 £35,000 -
Norfolk +15 1 £17,500 -
Essex +6 1 £30,000 -40.00%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
4 14 (51.85%) VB
5 13 (48.15%) .NET
5 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (37.04%) Analytics
7 10 (37.04%) Time Management
7 10 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (37.04%) User Experience
7 10 (37.04%) MySQL
7 10 (37.04%) MS Access
7 10 (37.04%) PHP
8 9 (33.33%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) Linux
8 9 (33.33%) Citrix
8 9 (33.33%) Development Roadmap
8 9 (33.33%) Server Management
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 9 (33.33%) Data Analytics
8 9 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
9 8 (29.63%) Software Deployment
9 8 (29.63%) Antivirus Management
9 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
9 8 (29.63%) XML
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (18.52%) C#
10 5 (18.52%) Mathematics

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 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Exchequer
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Business One
3 1 (3.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google Tag Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) 2G
1 1 (3.70%) 3G
1 1 (3.70%) 4G
1 1 (3.70%) 5G
1 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (3.70%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) MS Access
2 10 (37.04%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.70%) Power BI
4 1 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (3.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 8 (29.63%) Support Technician
3 7 (25.93%) IT Support
4 6 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
4 6 (22.22%) IT Technician
5 5 (18.52%) Database Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Customer Insight Manager
9 1 (3.70%) RAN Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) JSP
4 1 (3.70%) ODBC
4 1 (3.70%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.70%) XAMPP
4 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (37.04%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
1 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Analytics
1 10 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
1 10 (37.04%) Time Management
2 9 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 9 (33.33%) Development Roadmap
2 9 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 9 (33.33%) Server Management
3 8 (29.63%) Antivirus Management
3 8 (29.63%) Software Deployment
4 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
5 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
5 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) Network Design
7 1 (3.70%) Network Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) VB
3 10 (37.04%) PHP
4 5 (18.52%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) HNC
1 1 (3.70%) HND
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) BT
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Huawei
4 1 (3.70%) Nokia
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau