Period
to 2 August 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 2 August 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
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 144 222
Rank change year-on-year +1 +78 +11
Permanent jobs citing VBA 70 28 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.48% 0.91% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 1.74% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 46
10th Percentile £37,500 " £25,250
25th Percentile £41,875 £31,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +57.14% -22.22% +12.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £40,000 £47,500
90th Percentile " £41,500 £50,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 2,116 1,611 3,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.59% 52.63% 50.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,223 1,259 2,916
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.32% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 2 August 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 2 August 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 0 35 £55,000 +39.19% 2
Cambridgeshire -26 21 £31,250 -16.67%
Bedfordshire - 12 £42,500 -
Essex +1 2 £46,250 +54.17% 2
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 2 August 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 46 (65.71%) SQL
2 36 (51.43%) C#
3 33 (47.14%) .NET
4 27 (38.57%) MVC
4 27 (38.57%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (37.14%) Java
6 22 (31.43%) Sage
6 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (30.00%) Management Information System
7 21 (30.00%) SharePoint
8 20 (28.57%) Python
8 20 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (27.14%) Facebook
9 19 (27.14%) Instagram
9 19 (27.14%) Social Media
10 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
10 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
11 15 (21.43%) DevOps
11 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
12 14 (20.00%) SAS
12 14 (20.00%) Project Management
12 14 (20.00%) Life Science
13 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Excel
13 13 (18.57%) C++
13 13 (18.57%) C
13 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (15.71%) Coaching
14 11 (15.71%) SAP
15 10 (14.29%) Algorithms

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 21 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (11.43%) SPSS
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (10.00%) Simulink
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) GCP
2 7 (10.00%) Power Platform
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (2.86%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) Big Data
2 8 (11.43%) BigQuery
3 7 (10.00%) Power BI
4 6 (8.57%) Spotfire
5 5 (7.14%) MySQL
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.43%) MS Access
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.86%) Moq
1 2 (2.86%) MSTest
1 2 (2.86%) NUnit
1 2 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.86%) xUnit.net
General
1 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (11.43%) Games
2 8 (11.43%) Publishing
2 8 (11.43%) Social Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Social Science
4 5 (7.14%) Automotive
5 4 (5.71%) Retail
6 3 (4.29%) Finance
6 3 (4.29%) Law
6 3 (4.29%) Marketing
7 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Developer
2 22 (31.43%) C# Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Applications Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Applications Support
4 8 (11.43%) C# Application Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Programmer
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Data Programmer
6 3 (4.29%) ERP Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.14%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) OpenCV
2 7 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (8.57%) Play Framework
4 5 (7.14%) Kafka
5 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.86%) .NET Core
7 2 (2.86%) CSS
7 2 (2.86%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.86%) HTML
7 2 (2.86%) MSMQ
7 2 (2.86%) NHibernate
7 2 (2.86%) RESTful
8 1 (1.43%) ADSI
8 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.43%) WCF
8 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 19 (27.14%) Social Media
3 14 (20.00%) Life Science
4 10 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 6 (8.57%) Robotics
6 5 (7.14%) Cloud Native
6 5 (7.14%) CMDB
6 5 (7.14%) Data Structures
6 5 (7.14%) FMCG
7 1 (1.43%) iPad
7 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) MVC
1 27 (38.57%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
4 15 (21.43%) DevOps
4 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 14 (20.00%) Project Management
6 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (15.71%) Coaching
8 9 (12.86%) Decision-Making
9 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.43%) Data Pipeline
9 8 (11.43%) Data Strategy
9 8 (11.43%) Logistics
9 8 (11.43%) Technical Debt
10 7 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
10 7 (10.00%) Data Management
10 7 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
11 6 (8.57%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (8.57%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (65.71%) SQL
2 36 (51.43%) C#
3 26 (37.14%) Java
4 20 (28.57%) Python
5 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
6 13 (18.57%) C
6 13 (18.57%) C++
7 7 (10.00%) MATLAB
7 7 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (8.57%) Groovy
8 6 (8.57%) R
9 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.86%) VB
10 2 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 5 (7.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Sage
2 19 (27.14%) Facebook
2 19 (27.14%) Instagram
3 11 (15.71%) SAP
4 8 (11.43%) Google
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle
6 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.29%) SYSPRO