Period
to 17 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 435 444 433
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 -22
Permanent jobs citing VBA 766 947 1,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 1.23% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 641 824 989
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%

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 63,204 77,227 90,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.19% 54.95% 55.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52,564 64,509 75,655
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +16 465 £55,000 -4.35% 55
North of England +38 109 £39,000 +4.00% 24
North West +57 83 £39,000 +11.20% 16
South East +48 81 £40,000 +14.29% 29
East of England +29 43 £42,500 +6.25% 9
South West +32 40 £42,500 +33.86% 11
Midlands -4 26 £32,490 -0.03% 13
Yorkshire +19 23 £40,000 +6.67% 4
West Midlands -1 17 £31,995 -1.55% 10
East Midlands +3 9 £42,500 +13.33% 3
North East +2 3 £31,000 -6.06% 4
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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.

1 558 (72.85%) SQL
2 449 (58.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 336 (43.86%) Finance
4 245 (31.98%) SQL Server
5 229 (29.90%) C#
6 201 (26.24%) Business Intelligence
7 182 (23.76%) Python
8 176 (22.98%) Microsoft
9 165 (21.54%) .NET
10 154 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
11 152 (19.84%) T-SQL
12 147 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 145 (18.93%) Degree
13 145 (18.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 142 (18.54%) Power Platform
15 141 (18.41%) Analytics
16 135 (17.62%) Power BI
17 118 (15.40%) Tableau
17 118 (15.40%) VB
18 113 (14.75%) ETL
19 110 (14.36%) Oracle
20 103 (13.45%) Visualisation
21 101 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
22 100 (13.05%) Data Warehouse
23 98 (12.79%) Banking
23 98 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
24 95 (12.40%) Data Analysis
25 89 (11.62%) Microsoft Office
26 84 (10.97%) MS Access
27 82 (10.70%) R

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 36 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.31%) SAS
3 17 (2.22%) IIS
4 10 (1.31%) Confluence
5 6 (0.78%) ArcGIS
5 6 (0.78%) WordPress
6 4 (0.52%) Jupyter
6 4 (0.52%) nginx
7 3 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.39%) CMS
7 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.13%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.13%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 449 (58.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 89 (11.62%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.78%) SPSS
7 3 (0.39%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.13%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.13%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.65%) FastStats
4 5 (0.65%) RiskWrite
5 4 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.52%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.52%) Unica
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.39%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.39%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.26%) HFM
7 2 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.26%) Magento
7 2 (0.26%) Relativity
7 2 (0.26%) Softmar
8 1 (0.13%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 142 (18.54%) Power Platform
2 66 (8.62%) Azure
3 46 (6.01%) Office 365
4 16 (2.09%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 16 (2.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 8 (1.04%) AWS
5 8 (1.04%) SaaS
6 7 (0.91%) IaaS
6 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Flow
6 7 (0.91%) PaaS
7 5 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.52%) Responsys
8 4 (0.52%) Silverpop
9 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.39%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.13%) GCP
10 1 (0.13%) GitHub
10 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (0.52%) DNS
2 4 (0.52%) Intranet
2 4 (0.52%) WinSCP
3 3 (0.39%) Firewall
3 3 (0.39%) Skype
3 3 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.26%) DHCP
4 2 (0.26%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.26%) Extranet
4 2 (0.26%) Internet
4 2 (0.26%) Modbus
5 1 (0.13%) FTP
5 1 (0.13%) HTTP
5 1 (0.13%) ICMP
5 1 (0.13%) IPv4
5 1 (0.13%) SMTP
5 1 (0.13%) SNMP
5 1 (0.13%) Telnet
5 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (31.98%) SQL Server
2 147 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 145 (18.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 135 (17.62%) Power BI
5 100 (13.05%) Data Warehouse
6 84 (10.97%) MS Access
7 67 (8.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (5.87%) BusinessObjects
9 44 (5.74%) MySQL
10 27 (3.52%) QlikView
11 24 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
11 24 (3.13%) Relational Database
12 23 (3.00%) Oracle Database
13 19 (2.48%) PowerPivot
13 19 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
14 17 (2.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 16 (2.09%) Big Data
15 16 (2.09%) Data Lake
15 16 (2.09%) Data Mining
16 15 (1.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (4.70%) Subversion
2 33 (4.31%) Git (software)
3 30 (3.92%) Eclipse
3 30 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 19 (2.48%) Selenium
5 18 (2.35%) IBM UrbanCode
6 16 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.96%) JIRA
8 14 (1.83%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.91%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.65%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.52%) Redmine
12 3 (0.39%) GCC
12 3 (0.39%) NUnit
12 3 (0.39%) Postman
12 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 2 (0.26%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 336 (43.86%) Finance
2 98 (12.79%) Banking
3 78 (10.18%) Front Office
4 56 (7.31%) Back Office
5 32 (4.18%) Retail
6 29 (3.79%) Marketing
7 25 (3.26%) Investment Banking
8 17 (2.22%) Legal
9 11 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.31%) Law
11 8 (1.04%) Advertising
11 8 (1.04%) Billing
11 8 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.65%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.39%) Publishing
14 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.26%) Games
14 2 (0.26%) Police
15 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.13%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 298 (38.90%) Developer
2 278 (36.29%) Analyst
3 89 (11.62%) SQL Developer
4 87 (11.36%) Data Analyst
5 61 (7.96%) C# Developer
6 49 (6.40%) .NET Developer
7 48 (6.27%) VBA Developer
8 46 (6.01%) Senior Analyst
9 43 (5.61%) Systems Developer
10 40 (5.22%) Python Developer
10 40 (5.22%) Software Developer
11 39 (5.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 39 (5.09%) Support Analyst
12 31 (4.05%) Applications Support
13 30 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 30 (3.92%) Junior
14 29 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 29 (3.79%) Insight Analyst
14 29 (3.79%) SQL Analyst
15 28 (3.66%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (21.54%) .NET
2 70 (9.14%) ASP.NET
3 56 (7.31%) HTML
4 45 (5.87%) XML
5 37 (4.83%) WPF
6 35 (4.57%) Web Services
7 22 (2.87%) WCF
8 21 (2.74%) WinForms
9 18 (2.35%) Apache Flex
10 16 (2.09%) Visualforce
11 13 (1.70%) CSS
12 11 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (1.44%) jQuery
12 11 (1.44%) Node.js
13 10 (1.31%) .NET Framework
13 10 (1.31%) JSON
14 9 (1.17%) D3.js
15 8 (1.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 8 (1.04%) Google Chart
15 8 (1.04%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 154 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 28 (3.66%) Fixed Income
4 20 (2.61%) Derivative
4 20 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
5 19 (2.48%) User Experience
6 14 (1.83%) Reinsurance
6 14 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (1.70%) Equities
8 11 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.31%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.31%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.17%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.78%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (0.65%) FMCG
12 5 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 73 (9.53%) Windows
2 31 (4.05%) Linux
3 21 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 13 (1.70%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.04%) Unix
7 5 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.26%) Android
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (26.24%) Business Intelligence
2 141 (18.41%) Analytics
3 113 (14.75%) ETL
4 103 (13.45%) Visualisation
5 101 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
7 95 (12.40%) Data Analysis
8 74 (9.66%) Coaching
9 66 (8.62%) Mentoring
9 66 (8.62%) Project Management
10 65 (8.49%) Data Visualisation
11 58 (7.57%) Test Automation
12 52 (6.79%) Data Modelling
12 52 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 46 (6.01%) SDLC
14 45 (5.87%) Computer Science
14 45 (5.87%) Mathematics
15 44 (5.74%) CRM
15 44 (5.74%) Data Management
16 38 (4.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 558 (72.85%) SQL
2 229 (29.90%) C#
3 182 (23.76%) Python
4 152 (19.84%) T-SQL
5 118 (15.40%) VB
6 82 (10.70%) R
7 69 (9.01%) Java
8 63 (8.22%) PowerShell
9 48 (6.27%) VB.NET
10 45 (5.87%) JavaScript
11 42 (5.48%) PHP
12 41 (5.35%) PL/SQL
13 33 (4.31%) C++
14 22 (2.87%) C
15 16 (2.09%) Apex Code
16 15 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 14 (1.83%) VBScript
18 12 (1.57%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.57%) VB6
19 10 (1.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 145 (18.93%) Degree
2 34 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.22%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.78%) ISEB
6 6 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.65%) CIMA
7 5 (0.65%) IIBA
8 4 (0.52%) MCSE
9 3 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.39%) MBA
9 3 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.26%) ACCA
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.13%) CFA
11 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.35%) Data Quality
2 35 (4.57%) QA
3 10 (1.31%) GDPR
4 5 (0.65%) COBIT
4 5 (0.65%) EMIR
4 5 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.65%) PMO
5 4 (0.52%) MiFID
6 2 (0.26%) BS7799
6 2 (0.26%) P3O
6 2 (0.26%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) IFRS
System Software
1 19 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (2.35%) Tivoli
2 11 (1.44%) SCCM
3 4 (0.52%) Icinga
3 4 (0.52%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.39%) WSUS
5 2 (0.26%) Control-M
5 2 (0.26%) EnCase
5 2 (0.26%) FTK
5 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.13%) Ansible
6 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 176 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 118 (15.40%) Tableau
3 110 (14.36%) Oracle
4 34 (4.44%) WorldPay
5 28 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (3.52%) Bloomberg
6 27 (3.52%) Cisco
7 25 (3.26%) IBM
8 23 (3.00%) Reuters
9 21 (2.74%) Avaya
10 20 (2.61%) Alteryx
10 20 (2.61%) Apple
11 15 (1.96%) Citrix
12 14 (1.83%) Informatica
13 12 (1.57%) Blue Prism
13 12 (1.57%) Xceptor
14 10 (1.31%) Databricks
14 10 (1.31%) SAP
15 8 (1.04%) Google
16 7 (0.91%) Aderant