Period
to 30 November 2021

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 30 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 464 499 433
Rank change year-on-year +35 -66 +3
Permanent jobs citing VBA 714 210 860
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.42% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 0.71% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 388 178 741
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,850 £29,750
25th Percentile £35,188 £34,625 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +6.38%
75th Percentile £60,000 £85,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £97,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 60,486 29,431 66,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.62% 58.96% 53.89%
Number of salaries quoted 41,232 25,627 56,264
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in England

VBA
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBA in England.

Salary trend for VBA in England

VBA
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBA in England over the 6 months to 30 November 2021.

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 30 November 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
London -132 230 £57,500 -25.81% 44
North of England +7 163 £40,000 +14.29% 15
East of England +17 160 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Yorkshire -4 92 £38,500 -28.70% 6
Midlands -50 84 £35,000 +16.67% 9
North West -53 60 £40,000 +45.45% 9
West Midlands -59 55 £32,500 +8.33% 5
South East -98 55 £45,000 +13.21% 11
East Midlands -49 29 £41,500 +38.33% 3
South West -64 22 £47,500 +46.15% 6
North East -22 11 £29,000 +6.91%
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 30 November 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 England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 564 (78.99%) SQL
2 371 (51.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 309 (43.28%) Analytical Skills
4 261 (36.55%) Analytics
5 258 (36.13%) Social Skills
6 246 (34.45%) Business Intelligence
7 203 (28.43%) Finance
8 172 (24.09%) Logistics
9 170 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 170 (23.81%) Power Platform
10 169 (23.67%) Problem-Solving
11 164 (22.97%) Power BI
12 162 (22.69%) Data Analysis
13 159 (22.27%) SQL Server
14 156 (21.85%) Python
15 153 (21.43%) Retail
16 151 (21.15%) C#
17 142 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
18 131 (18.35%) .NET
18 131 (18.35%) Organisational Skills
19 110 (15.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 106 (14.85%) Visualisation
21 94 (13.17%) Data Science
22 92 (12.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 90 (12.61%) Degree
24 78 (10.92%) T-SQL
24 78 (10.92%) ETL
25 77 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
26 74 (10.36%) JavaScript
27 72 (10.08%) Mathematics

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 61 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.20%) SAS
3 11 (1.54%) IIS
4 7 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.28%) Confluence
5 2 (0.28%) WordPress
6 1 (0.14%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 371 (51.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 77 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.68%) SPSS
5 9 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.28%) Simulink
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (2.10%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 12 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.84%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.70%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.56%) Maximo
5 4 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.42%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.42%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.42%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.28%) Line 50
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.14%) Alphatax
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 170 (23.81%) Power Platform
2 70 (9.80%) Azure
3 31 (4.34%) Google Sheets
4 28 (3.92%) AWS
5 24 (3.36%) Power Automate
5 24 (3.36%) PowerApps
6 18 (2.52%) Microsoft 365
7 14 (1.96%) GCP
7 14 (1.96%) GitHub
8 10 (1.40%) ServiceMax
9 8 (1.12%) Snowflake
10 6 (0.84%) SaaS
11 5 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.70%) Heroku
11 5 (0.70%) IaaS
11 5 (0.70%) PaaS
12 3 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.28%) Azure App Service
13 2 (0.28%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.82%) Intranet
2 8 (1.12%) FTP
3 4 (0.56%) Firewall
4 3 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.42%) PuTTY
4 3 (0.42%) WinSCP
5 2 (0.28%) DNS
5 2 (0.28%) DSL
5 2 (0.28%) SMS
5 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.28%) VoIP
6 1 (0.14%) Broadband
6 1 (0.14%) HTTP
6 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (22.97%) Power BI
2 159 (22.27%) SQL Server
3 110 (15.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 92 (12.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (7.84%) Tableau
6 52 (7.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 40 (5.60%) MS Access
8 35 (4.90%) Relational Database
9 34 (4.76%) Big Data
9 34 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (4.34%) Data Mining
11 26 (3.64%) MySQL
12 22 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (2.52%) DB2
14 16 (2.24%) BigQuery
14 16 (2.24%) SQL Server 2019
15 15 (2.10%) RDBMS
15 15 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.34%) JIRA
3 18 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (2.10%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (1.68%) Toad
7 10 (1.40%) Subversion
8 9 (1.26%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.84%) ERwin
9 6 (0.84%) NUnit
10 4 (0.56%) tSQLt
10 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.42%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.28%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.28%) Moq
12 2 (0.28%) MSTest
12 2 (0.28%) xUnit.net
General
1 309 (43.28%) Analytical Skills
2 258 (36.13%) Social Skills
3 203 (28.43%) Finance
4 153 (21.43%) Retail
5 131 (18.35%) Organisational Skills
6 43 (6.02%) Games
7 28 (3.92%) Legal
8 27 (3.78%) Banking
9 25 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 23 (3.22%) Back Office
10 23 (3.22%) Manufacturing
11 18 (2.52%) Marketing
11 18 (2.52%) Presentation Skills
12 17 (2.38%) Front Office
12 17 (2.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 14 (1.96%) Advertising
14 11 (1.54%) Investment Banking
15 10 (1.40%) Influencing Skills
15 10 (1.40%) Publishing
16 8 (1.12%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 268 (37.54%) Analyst
2 170 (23.81%) Developer
3 89 (12.46%) Analytics Manager
4 80 (11.20%) Data Analyst
5 64 (8.96%) Planning Manager
6 41 (5.74%) Support Analyst
7 37 (5.18%) Process Analyst
7 37 (5.18%) Supply Chain Manager
8 36 (5.04%) SQL Developer
9 33 (4.62%) Applications Support
10 32 (4.48%) Applications Support Analyst
11 29 (4.06%) Junior
12 28 (3.92%) Software Engineer
13 27 (3.78%) Senior Analyst
14 26 (3.64%) VBA Developer
15 24 (3.36%) C# Developer
16 22 (3.08%) Software Developer
16 22 (3.08%) SQL Analyst
17 20 (2.80%) Power BI Analyst
18 19 (2.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (18.35%) .NET
2 62 (8.68%) HTML
3 41 (5.74%) CSS
4 28 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 27 (3.78%) jQuery
6 17 (2.38%) XML
7 16 (2.24%) .NET Core
7 16 (2.24%) JSON
8 15 (2.10%) .NET Framework
8 15 (2.10%) Ajax
8 15 (2.10%) Kafka
9 13 (1.82%) ADO
9 13 (1.82%) Laravel
9 13 (1.82%) REST
9 13 (1.82%) WPF
10 12 (1.68%) Web Services
11 11 (1.54%) AngularJS
11 11 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (1.54%) WCF
12 8 (1.12%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.80%) Algorithms
2 69 (9.66%) Management Information System
3 34 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.38%) Social Media
5 12 (1.68%) Equities
6 11 (1.54%) Derivative
7 10 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
7 10 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.26%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.26%) Legacy Systems
9 8 (1.12%) Life Science
9 8 (1.12%) Reference Data
9 8 (1.12%) Reinsurance
10 6 (0.84%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.84%) Robotics
11 5 (0.70%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.56%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (0.42%) CMDB
13 3 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.06%) Windows
2 9 (1.26%) Linux
2 9 (1.26%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.70%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.42%) Unix
5 2 (0.28%) Android
5 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (36.55%) Analytics
2 246 (34.45%) Business Intelligence
3 172 (24.09%) Logistics
4 169 (23.67%) Problem-Solving
5 162 (22.69%) Data Analysis
6 142 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
7 106 (14.85%) Visualisation
8 94 (13.17%) Data Science
9 78 (10.92%) ETL
10 72 (10.08%) Mathematics
11 63 (8.82%) Computer Science
12 61 (8.54%) Data Interpretation
13 60 (8.40%) Decision-Making
14 59 (8.26%) Product Management
15 58 (8.12%) Requirements Gathering
16 50 (7.00%) Data Visualisation
17 48 (6.72%) Workshop Facilitation
18 46 (6.44%) Data Management
19 44 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
19 44 (6.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 564 (78.99%) SQL
2 156 (21.85%) Python
3 151 (21.15%) C#
4 78 (10.92%) T-SQL
5 74 (10.36%) JavaScript
6 51 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 45 (6.30%) VB.NET
8 42 (5.88%) Java
9 41 (5.74%) R
10 37 (5.18%) VB
11 29 (4.06%) C
12 24 (3.36%) C++
13 22 (3.08%) PHP
14 17 (2.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 16 (2.24%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.26%) Groovy
16 9 (1.26%) Perl
17 7 (0.98%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.84%) VBScript
19 5 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 90 (12.61%) Degree
2 22 (3.08%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (1.12%) Master's Degree
4 6 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.70%) CIMA
5 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.42%) AAT
7 3 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.28%) ACCA
8 2 (0.28%) CEH
8 2 (0.28%) CISSP
8 2 (0.28%) OSCP
8 2 (0.28%) PhD
9 1 (0.14%) HNC
9 1 (0.14%) HND
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.14%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.14%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.48%) Data Quality
2 26 (3.64%) GDPR
3 8 (1.12%) QA
4 6 (0.84%) SLA
5 5 (0.70%) GLP
5 5 (0.70%) GMP
5 5 (0.70%) Good Clinical Practice
6 4 (0.56%) PMO
7 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.28%) IFRS
9 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.14%) FATCA
9 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (2.10%) Docker
2 10 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.14%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.42%) Ansible
3 3 (0.42%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.14%) Control-M
4 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.14%) Netcool
4 1 (0.14%) QRadar
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 170 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.40%) Oracle
3 45 (6.30%) SAP
4 25 (3.50%) Alteryx
5 18 (2.52%) Sage
6 17 (2.38%) Facebook
6 17 (2.38%) IBM
7 16 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.10%) Google
9 13 (1.82%) GoldenSource
10 7 (0.98%) Bloomberg
10 7 (0.98%) Fidessa
10 7 (0.98%) Workday
11 6 (0.84%) Cisco
12 5 (0.70%) iManage
13 4 (0.56%) Citrix
13 4 (0.56%) Civica
13 4 (0.56%) Minitab
14 3 (0.42%) QAD
14 3 (0.42%) VMware