Period
to 18 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 408 380 380
Rank change year-on-year -28 0 -28
Permanent jobs citing VBA 996 1,351 1,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.84% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 1.49% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 820 1,142 1,153
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,250 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.02% -3.33% -

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 71,954 90,646 89,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.22% 56.35% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59,298 76,051 76,267
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +0.42%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in England

VBA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA in England.

Salary trend for VBA in England

VBA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in England over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Salary histogram for VBA in England

VBA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the England region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
London -22 578 £57,500 +15.00% 17
South East +38 122 £32,500 -18.75% 7
North of England -12 113 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Midlands +28 73 £34,000 +3.82% 8
South West +17 59 £32,500 -7.14% 3
North West -24 53 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East of England +19 51 £28,500 -32.14% 2
Yorkshire -19 39 £32,500 +18.18% 2
West Midlands +26 38 £32,500 - 6
East Midlands +21 35 £35,750 +5.15% 2
North East +28 21 £29,000 -3.33%
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 689 (69.18%) SQL
2 549 (55.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 416 (41.77%) Finance
4 343 (34.44%) SQL Server
5 338 (33.94%) C#
6 329 (33.03%) Microsoft
7 264 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
8 259 (26.00%) .NET
9 217 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
10 198 (19.88%) Degree
11 197 (19.78%) Python
12 191 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 176 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
14 161 (16.16%) Analytics
15 155 (15.56%) Power BI
15 155 (15.56%) Power Platform
16 154 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 152 (15.26%) T-SQL
18 147 (14.76%) VB
19 143 (14.36%) Microsoft Office
20 141 (14.16%) Java
21 138 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
22 133 (13.35%) HTML
23 128 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
24 126 (12.65%) Tableau
25 125 (12.55%) JavaScript
25 125 (12.55%) Data Warehouse
26 120 (12.05%) Data Analysis
27 115 (11.55%) Visualisation
28 104 (10.44%) Banking

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 98 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 51 (5.12%) SAS
3 12 (1.20%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.10%) Confluence
5 10 (1.00%) IIS
6 8 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.30%) Apache
8 3 (0.30%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.20%) WordPress
10 1 (0.10%) CMS
10 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 549 (55.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 143 (14.36%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (2.11%) SPSS
5 15 (1.51%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.90%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.50%) Stata
9 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (1.20%) Temenos T24
2 6 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (0.60%) SAP GTS
3 5 (0.50%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.40%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.40%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.30%) Cognos Controller
5 3 (0.30%) HFM
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.20%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.20%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 155 (15.56%) Power Platform
2 128 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.61%) GitHub
5 16 (1.61%) PaaS
6 14 (1.41%) Office 365
7 13 (1.31%) Azure Functions
7 13 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.31%) Serverless
8 8 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
8 8 (0.80%) SaaS
9 7 (0.70%) FinancialForce
9 7 (0.70%) MailChimp
10 6 (0.60%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.51%) VPN
2 14 (1.41%) DNS
3 13 (1.31%) DHCP
4 12 (1.20%) Firewall
5 10 (1.00%) VLAN
6 7 (0.70%) Intranet
6 7 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.50%) LAN
9 4 (0.40%) Internet
9 4 (0.40%) WAN
10 3 (0.30%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
11 2 (0.20%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.20%) SMTP
11 2 (0.20%) SNMP
12 1 (0.10%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 191 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 155 (15.56%) Power BI
4 154 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 125 (12.55%) Data Warehouse
6 88 (8.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 78 (7.83%) QlikView
8 47 (4.72%) MySQL
9 42 (4.22%) Relational Database
10 41 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 40 (4.02%) Crystal Reports
12 35 (3.51%) MS Access
13 33 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 32 (3.21%) Qlik Sense
15 31 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
16 22 (2.21%) Hadoop
17 20 (2.01%) Data Mining
18 19 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
18 19 (1.91%) OLAP
19 17 (1.71%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 36 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 35 (3.51%) Subversion
3 31 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (2.61%) Eclipse
5 20 (2.01%) JIRA
6 16 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
7 15 (1.51%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.20%) IBM UrbanCode
9 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (0.80%) Toad
10 5 (0.50%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.40%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.30%) Hudson
12 3 (0.30%) Maven
12 3 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.20%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.20%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 416 (41.77%) Finance
2 104 (10.44%) Banking
3 69 (6.93%) Front Office
4 53 (5.32%) Back Office
5 50 (5.02%) Retail
6 32 (3.21%) Law
6 32 (3.21%) Marketing
7 23 (2.31%) French Language
7 23 (2.31%) Legal
8 22 (2.21%) Investment Banking
9 20 (2.01%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.81%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.31%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.10%) Advertising
13 7 (0.70%) Games
13 7 (0.70%) German Language
13 7 (0.70%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.70%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 395 (39.66%) Analyst
2 380 (38.15%) Developer
3 151 (15.16%) Data Analyst
4 90 (9.04%) C# Developer
5 78 (7.83%) SQL Developer
6 64 (6.43%) .NET Developer
7 53 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 50 (5.02%) Junior
8 50 (5.02%) VBA Developer
9 49 (4.92%) SQL Analyst
10 48 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 46 (4.62%) Software Developer
12 40 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 37 (3.71%) Report Analyst
14 34 (3.41%) Applications Support
15 31 (3.11%) Systems Developer
16 29 (2.91%) Junior Analyst
16 29 (2.91%) Senior Developer
16 29 (2.91%) Support Analyst
17 28 (2.81%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (26.00%) .NET
2 133 (13.35%) HTML
3 75 (7.53%) XML
4 67 (6.73%) ASP.NET
5 57 (5.72%) .NET Framework
6 45 (4.52%) CSS
7 35 (3.51%) jQuery
8 32 (3.21%) WPF
9 31 (3.11%) JSON
10 29 (2.91%) AngularJS
11 24 (2.41%) HTML5
11 24 (2.41%) Natural Language Processing
12 23 (2.31%) WCF
13 22 (2.21%) Web Services
14 13 (1.31%) React
14 13 (1.31%) WinForms
15 12 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (1.10%) ODBC
16 11 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 217 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.43%) Management Information System
3 49 (4.92%) Derivative
4 46 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (3.01%) Data Structures
6 26 (2.61%) Robotics
7 19 (1.91%) Credit Risk
7 19 (1.91%) Fixed Income
8 16 (1.61%) Equities
8 16 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (1.41%) OTC Derivatives
10 13 (1.31%) Reinsurance
11 12 (1.20%) Reference Data
12 11 (1.10%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.00%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (1.00%) Driving Licence
13 10 (1.00%) Market Risk
14 7 (0.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 76 (7.63%) Windows
2 26 (2.61%) Windows Server
3 20 (2.01%) Linux
4 17 (1.71%) Windows 10
5 15 (1.51%) Windows 7
6 14 (1.41%) Unix
7 6 (0.60%) Windows 2000
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.30%) VMS
10 2 (0.20%) AIX
10 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.10%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
2 176 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (16.16%) Analytics
4 138 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
5 120 (12.05%) Data Analysis
6 115 (11.55%) Visualisation
7 101 (10.14%) ETL
8 98 (9.84%) Project Management
9 80 (8.03%) Computer Science
10 78 (7.83%) Data Visualisation
11 74 (7.43%) SDLC
12 72 (7.23%) Mathematics
12 72 (7.23%) Risk Management
13 68 (6.83%) Data Analytics
14 67 (6.73%) Data Management
15 65 (6.53%) Data Modelling
16 62 (6.22%) Machine Learning
16 62 (6.22%) Test Automation
17 60 (6.02%) Software Engineering
18 59 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 689 (69.18%) SQL
2 338 (33.94%) C#
3 197 (19.78%) Python
4 152 (15.26%) T-SQL
5 147 (14.76%) VB
6 141 (14.16%) Java
7 125 (12.55%) JavaScript
8 87 (8.73%) R
9 81 (8.13%) VB.NET
10 76 (7.63%) PowerShell
11 54 (5.42%) C++
12 39 (3.92%) MATLAB
13 32 (3.21%) PHP
14 26 (2.61%) C
15 18 (1.81%) VBScript
16 17 (1.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 17 (1.71%) PL/SQL
17 14 (1.41%) Perl
18 6 (0.60%) VB6
19 5 (0.50%) F#
Qualifications
1 198 (19.88%) Degree
2 41 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.71%) PhD
5 16 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.31%) CFA
7 13 (1.31%) Master's Degree
8 12 (1.20%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.00%) HND
10 7 (0.70%) ACCA
10 7 (0.70%) CIMA
11 3 (0.30%) CISA
11 3 (0.30%) ISEB
12 2 (0.20%) HNC
12 2 (0.20%) MCSE
13 1 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.10%) OCA
13 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (7.53%) Data Quality
2 27 (2.71%) QA
3 14 (1.41%) IFRS
4 12 (1.20%) IFRS 9
5 10 (1.00%) GDPR
6 8 (0.80%) PMO
7 7 (0.70%) SLA
8 4 (0.40%) COBIT
8 4 (0.40%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.20%) EMIR
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.20%) MiFID
10 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
System Software
1 49 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 9 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.20%) Docker
7 1 (0.10%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 12 (1.20%) Tivoli
2 8 (0.80%) WSUS
3 6 (0.60%) SCCM
4 5 (0.50%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.40%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.30%) Ansible
6 3 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.10%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.10%) Control-M
7 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 329 (33.03%) Microsoft
2 126 (12.65%) Tableau
3 96 (9.64%) Oracle
4 43 (4.32%) Blue Prism
5 29 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (2.71%) IBM
7 25 (2.51%) Automation Anywhere
7 25 (2.51%) Google
7 25 (2.51%) UiPath
8 24 (2.41%) SAP
9 21 (2.11%) Citrix
10 19 (1.91%) Alteryx
11 11 (1.10%) Confirmit
11 11 (1.10%) Workday
12 9 (0.90%) iManage
12 9 (0.90%) Informatica
12 9 (0.90%) VMware
13 8 (0.80%) Databricks
13 8 (0.80%) Sage
13 8 (0.80%) SendGrid