Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 220 233 257
Rank change year-on-year +13 +24 +4
Permanent jobs citing VBA 49 96 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.74% 0.97% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.85% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 45 69 82
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.84%
10th Percentile £28,700 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £67,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -

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 3,331 5,177 7,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.59% 52.27% 58.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,382 4,186 5,958
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,059 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +13 22 £45,000 +5.88%
Essex +11 11 £42,500 -3.41% 3
Cambridgeshire +37 8 £35,000 -24.73% 5
Suffolk - 4 £35,000 -
Norfolk -8 3 £31,250 +78.57%
Bedfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 45 (91.84%) SQL
2 35 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 30 (61.22%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (59.18%) ETL
5 26 (53.06%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (51.02%) Analytics
7 24 (48.98%) Microsoft Excel
8 23 (46.94%) Data Modelling
8 23 (46.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (46.94%) Power BI
8 23 (46.94%) Power Platform
9 22 (44.90%) Visualisation
9 22 (44.90%) T-SQL
10 19 (38.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 18 (36.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (36.73%) Retail
12 17 (34.69%) Business Analytics
12 17 (34.69%) Azure
12 17 (34.69%) Spreadsheet
12 17 (34.69%) PowerPivot
12 17 (34.69%) Data Lake
12 17 (34.69%) Data Strategy
12 17 (34.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (24.49%) .NET
14 12 (24.49%) MS Access
15 10 (20.41%) Linux
16 9 (18.37%) Finance
16 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving

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 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (34.69%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (8.16%) InfoPath
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.94%) Power Platform
2 17 (34.69%) Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) DNS
1 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) IPv4
2 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 26 (53.06%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (46.94%) Power BI
3 23 (46.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (34.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 17 (34.69%) Data Lake
4 17 (34.69%) PowerPivot
5 12 (24.49%) MS Access
6 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (12.24%) MySQL
8 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
8 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
10 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (4.08%) QlikView
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (36.73%) Retail
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.16%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Analyst
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Power BI Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) SQL Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Data Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Access Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Database Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Power BI Developer
8 4 (8.16%) SQL Database Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Administrator
10 2 (4.08%) Data Integrity Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) IT Administrator
10 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) CSS
3 2 (4.08%) WCF
4 1 (2.04%) ADSI
4 1 (2.04%) WinForms
4 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) User Experience
3 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.16%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (59.18%) ETL
3 25 (51.02%) Analytics
4 23 (46.94%) Data Modelling
5 22 (44.90%) Visualisation
6 18 (36.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (34.69%) Business Analytics
7 17 (34.69%) Data Strategy
8 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (14.29%) Data Analytics
9 7 (14.29%) Time Management
10 6 (12.24%) Development Roadmap
10 6 (12.24%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (12.24%) Server Management
11 4 (8.16%) Project Management
11 4 (8.16%) Virtual Team Management
12 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (6.12%) Data Visualisation
12 3 (6.12%) ERP
12 3 (6.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (91.84%) SQL
2 22 (44.90%) T-SQL
3 19 (38.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 8 (16.33%) PHP
5 7 (14.29%) VB
6 6 (12.24%) C#
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.08%) R
9 1 (2.04%) Java
9 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) OCA
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Openreach
3 4 (8.16%) Tableau
4 2 (4.08%) Anaplan
4 2 (4.08%) BT
4 2 (4.08%) Informatica
4 2 (4.08%) Siebel
4 2 (4.08%) Veeam
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Cognos