Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 384 351
Rank change year-on-year +7 -33 -27
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1,388 1,373 1,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.82% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 1.48% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,150 1,196 1,529
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 92,362 92,676 100,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.24% 55.45% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 77,253 78,339 88,030
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 +15 801 £50,000 -9.09% 65
North of England -14 168 £35,000 - 27
South East -2 149 £40,000 +23.08% 22
East of England +70 127 £41,500 +10.67% 13
North West +33 96 £37,500 +17.19% 14
Midlands +13 92 £33,000 +8.20% 23
Yorkshire -24 64 £31,500 -10.00% 11
South West -27 49 £35,000 - 5
West Midlands +10 47 £31,250 -9.42% 15
East Midlands +6 45 £34,000 +11.48% 8
North East -17 8 £30,500 -3.17% 2
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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.

1 902 (64.99%) SQL
2 847 (61.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 658 (47.41%) Finance
4 586 (42.22%) SQL Server
5 419 (30.19%) Microsoft
6 411 (29.61%) C#
7 379 (27.31%) .NET
8 370 (26.66%) Business Intelligence
9 326 (23.49%) Analytical Skills
10 324 (23.34%) Degree
11 304 (21.90%) T-SQL
12 296 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
13 286 (20.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 245 (17.65%) Analytics
15 241 (17.36%) Problem-Solving
16 198 (14.27%) Python
17 196 (14.12%) Banking
18 186 (13.40%) Windows
19 184 (13.26%) VB
20 183 (13.18%) Microsoft Office
21 180 (12.97%) Tableau
22 179 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 174 (12.54%) Front Office
24 173 (12.46%) Oracle
25 171 (12.32%) XML
26 161 (11.60%) Visualisation
27 160 (11.53%) Data Analysis
28 157 (11.31%) Computer Science
29 152 (10.95%) Power BI
30 150 (10.81%) Project Management

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 85 (6.12%) SAS
2 72 (5.19%) IIS
3 47 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 34 (2.45%) Confluence
5 16 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.08%) CMS
7 10 (0.72%) WordPress
8 9 (0.65%) Apache
9 8 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.50%) DataSynapse
11 6 (0.43%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.29%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 847 (61.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 183 (13.18%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (4.68%) Spreadsheet
4 51 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (2.16%) SPSS
6 20 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (1.44%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.29%) EViews
8 3 (0.22%) LibreOffice
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.072%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.072%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.072%) Simulink
9 1 (0.072%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.072%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 32 (2.31%) Elite 3E
2 26 (1.87%) SimCorp Dimension
3 25 (1.80%) Cognos TM1
4 16 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 15 (1.08%) Infor SunSystems
5 15 (1.08%) Workfront
6 10 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.65%) Unica
8 8 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
8 8 (0.58%) Markit EDM
8 8 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.58%) Summit
9 6 (0.43%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.29%) HFM
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.29%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 4 (0.29%) SAP Retail
10 4 (0.29%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.31%) SaaS
4 23 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.08%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 15 (1.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 13 (0.94%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.94%) Office 365
7 8 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.072%) AdWords
12 1 (0.072%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.09%) Firewall
2 21 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (1.22%) Intranet
3 17 (1.22%) VPN
4 11 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (0.72%) DNS
5 10 (0.72%) HTTP
5 10 (0.72%) SMS
6 8 (0.58%) Wireshark
7 7 (0.50%) MPLS
7 7 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.43%) FTP
8 6 (0.43%) SSL
8 6 (0.43%) Telnet
9 3 (0.22%) Internet
9 3 (0.22%) WAN
10 2 (0.14%) Extranet
10 2 (0.14%) LAN
10 2 (0.14%) Profibus
11 1 (0.072%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 586 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 286 (20.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 179 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 152 (10.95%) Power BI
5 138 (9.94%) MS Access
6 123 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
7 107 (7.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 96 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 86 (6.20%) Relational Database
10 77 (5.55%) NoSQL
11 71 (5.12%) MySQL
12 68 (4.90%) Crystal Reports
13 53 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
14 51 (3.67%) QlikView
14 51 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 44 (3.17%) Big Data
15 44 (3.17%) Couchbase
16 32 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
17 27 (1.95%) Data Mining
17 27 (1.95%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 119 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 79 (5.69%) Visual Studio
3 70 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 61 (4.39%) JIRA
5 32 (2.31%) Subversion
6 30 (2.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 15 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 13 (0.94%) Jenkins
9 12 (0.86%) SpecFlow
10 10 (0.72%) NUnit
10 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 9 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.43%) Artifactory
12 6 (0.43%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.43%) Maven
13 5 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (0.29%) RStudio
15 3 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.22%) InstallShield
General
1 658 (47.41%) Finance
2 196 (14.12%) Banking
3 174 (12.54%) Front Office
4 87 (6.27%) Marketing
5 61 (4.39%) Retail
6 47 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 46 (3.31%) Back Office
8 45 (3.24%) Legal
9 43 (3.10%) Law
10 29 (2.09%) Advertising
11 16 (1.15%) French Language
11 16 (1.15%) Italian Language
11 16 (1.15%) Spanish Language
12 14 (1.01%) Local Government
13 9 (0.65%) German Language
14 8 (0.58%) Billing
15 7 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
17 5 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 580 (41.79%) Developer
2 470 (33.86%) Analyst
3 150 (10.81%) C# Developer
4 145 (10.45%) Data Analyst
5 122 (8.79%) SQL Developer
6 99 (7.13%) VBA Developer
7 89 (6.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 86 (6.20%) .NET Developer
9 84 (6.05%) Applications Support
10 82 (5.91%) Junior
11 65 (4.68%) SQL Analyst
12 62 (4.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 61 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
14 60 (4.32%) Consultant
15 58 (4.18%) Front Office Developer
16 57 (4.11%) Excel Developer
17 52 (3.75%) Software Developer
18 46 (3.31%) Junior Developer
18 46 (3.31%) Systems Developer
19 44 (3.17%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (27.31%) .NET
2 171 (12.32%) XML
3 132 (9.51%) HTML
4 95 (6.84%) CSS
5 88 (6.34%) .NET Framework
6 82 (5.91%) ASP.NET
7 73 (5.26%) WCF
8 57 (4.11%) WPF
9 49 (3.53%) WinForms
10 48 (3.46%) JSON
11 43 (3.10%) AngularJS
12 41 (2.95%) jQuery
13 40 (2.88%) Web Services
14 33 (2.38%) HTML5
15 30 (2.16%) REST
16 27 (1.95%) D3.js
17 25 (1.80%) Entity Framework
18 22 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 20 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 20 (1.44%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 326 (23.49%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (11.31%) Computer Science
3 92 (6.63%) Management Information System
4 88 (6.34%) Equities
5 82 (5.91%) Derivative
6 47 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 45 (3.24%) Fixed Income
8 35 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
9 32 (2.31%) Data Structures
10 30 (2.16%) Hedge funds
11 23 (1.66%) Cybercrime
11 23 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.51%) User Experience
13 20 (1.44%) Reinsurance
14 18 (1.30%) Driving Licence
14 18 (1.30%) Fintech
15 16 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
16 14 (1.01%) SCADA
17 13 (0.94%) Algorithms
17 13 (0.94%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 186 (13.40%) Windows
2 85 (6.12%) Linux
3 74 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 54 (3.89%) Unix
5 47 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 21 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.36%) HPUX
11 4 (0.29%) Android
12 3 (0.22%) CentOS
12 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.072%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.072%) OS/400
14 1 (0.072%) Solaris
14 1 (0.072%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (26.66%) Business Intelligence
2 296 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (17.65%) Analytics
4 241 (17.36%) Problem-Solving
5 161 (11.60%) Visualisation
6 160 (11.53%) Data Analysis
7 150 (10.81%) Project Management
8 143 (10.30%) Data Modelling
8 143 (10.30%) Scrum
9 126 (9.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 124 (8.93%) SDLC
11 123 (8.86%) ETL
12 110 (7.93%) CRM
13 105 (7.56%) Mathematics
14 103 (7.42%) TDD
15 99 (7.13%) Asset Management
16 96 (6.92%) Change Management
17 91 (6.56%) OO
18 85 (6.12%) Business Analysis
19 84 (6.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 902 (64.99%) SQL
2 411 (29.61%) C#
3 304 (21.90%) T-SQL
4 198 (14.27%) Python
5 184 (13.26%) VB
6 132 (9.51%) Java
7 131 (9.44%) VB.NET
8 129 (9.29%) JavaScript
9 117 (8.43%) C++
10 102 (7.35%) PowerShell
11 101 (7.28%) R
12 81 (5.84%) C
13 68 (4.90%) PHP
14 43 (3.10%) PL/SQL
15 35 (2.52%) MATLAB
16 33 (2.38%) Perl
17 16 (1.15%) VB6
18 15 (1.08%) Apex Code
19 13 (0.94%) VBScript
20 12 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 324 (23.34%) Degree
2 64 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (2.31%) Master's Degree
4 32 (2.31%) MCSE
5 29 (2.09%) CCNA
5 29 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (1.80%) MCP
7 23 (1.66%) CCNP
8 19 (1.37%) MCSA
9 17 (1.22%) Security Cleared
10 14 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
11 13 (0.94%) HND
12 12 (0.86%) SC Cleared
13 10 (0.72%) PhD
14 8 (0.58%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.58%) PMP
15 7 (0.50%) CFA
16 6 (0.43%) CEH
16 6 (0.43%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 40 (2.88%) QA
3 25 (1.80%) GDPR
4 12 (0.86%) MiFID
5 11 (0.79%) SLA
6 9 (0.65%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.43%) EMIR
8 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.29%) FATCA
10 3 (0.22%) PMO
11 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.072%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.072%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.072%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (1.01%) Docker
4 9 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.072%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (0.72%) Control-M
3 8 (0.58%) SCCM
4 7 (0.50%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.43%) QRadar
6 3 (0.22%) WSUS
7 2 (0.14%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.072%) Graylog
8 1 (0.072%) Nagios
8 1 (0.072%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 419 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 180 (12.97%) Tableau
3 173 (12.46%) Oracle
4 68 (4.90%) Cognos
5 61 (4.39%) SAP
6 50 (3.60%) Citrix
7 45 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
8 33 (2.38%) Capita
9 30 (2.16%) Reuters
10 28 (2.02%) IBM
11 27 (1.95%) Google
11 27 (1.95%) SimCorp
12 22 (1.59%) Intapp
13 20 (1.44%) VMware
14 19 (1.37%) Infor
15 18 (1.30%) Alteryx
15 18 (1.30%) Bloomberg
15 18 (1.30%) TOWER Software
16 16 (1.15%) Sage
16 16 (1.15%) Vertica