Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 401 412 375
Rank change year-on-year +11 -37 -54
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1,207 1,292 1,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.78% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 1.41% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,013 1,092 1,335
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +3.45%

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 87,169 91,910 97,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.88% 55.33% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 72,945 76,086 84,907
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +17 683 £52,500 -4.55% 73
North of England -12 150 £35,000 +2.94% 24
South East -1 142 £36,250 +9.85% 17
East of England +40 99 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Midlands +7 84 £34,000 +11.48% 27
North West -3 73 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Yorkshire +14 68 £37,500 +7.14% 7
West Midlands +22 46 £30,000 -20.00% 17
South West -13 45 £32,500 -7.14% 9
East Midlands +6 38 £37,500 +22.95% 10
North East -20 9 £30,000 -4.76% 1
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 799 (66.20%) SQL
2 734 (60.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 545 (45.15%) Finance
4 508 (42.09%) SQL Server
5 384 (31.81%) C#
6 355 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 329 (27.26%) Business Intelligence
8 320 (26.51%) .NET
9 295 (24.44%) T-SQL
10 288 (23.86%) Analytical Skills
11 270 (22.37%) Degree
12 251 (20.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 227 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
14 208 (17.23%) Analytics
15 204 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
16 177 (14.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 177 (14.66%) Python
17 174 (14.42%) VB
18 172 (14.25%) Banking
19 164 (13.59%) Microsoft Office
20 155 (12.84%) Oracle
21 150 (12.43%) Tableau
22 147 (12.18%) Front Office
22 147 (12.18%) Power BI
23 139 (11.52%) VB.NET
24 138 (11.43%) Computer Science
25 135 (11.18%) Windows
26 134 (11.10%) Project Management
27 128 (10.60%) Data Analysis
28 127 (10.52%) Data Warehouse

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 93 (7.71%) SharePoint
2 67 (5.55%) SAS
3 53 (4.39%) IIS
4 21 (1.74%) Confluence
5 12 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (0.75%) Apache
6 9 (0.75%) CMS
6 9 (0.75%) WordPress
7 8 (0.66%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.41%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.33%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.25%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 734 (60.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 164 (13.59%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (2.49%) Spreadsheet
4 30 (2.49%) SPSS
5 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.33%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.25%) LibreOffice
7 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.083%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.083%) Simulink
8 1 (0.083%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.083%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 29 (2.40%) Cognos TM1
2 23 (1.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 22 (1.82%) SimCorp Dimension
4 20 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.66%) Infor SunSystems
5 8 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
6 6 (0.50%) Elite 3E
6 6 (0.50%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.33%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.33%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 4 (0.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 4 (0.33%) SAP Retail
8 4 (0.33%) SunGard GMI
9 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.25%) FastStats
9 3 (0.25%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 75 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.40%) SaaS
3 21 (1.74%) Office 365
4 16 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.91%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 5 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 3 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.25%) GitHub
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.083%) G Suite
12 1 (0.083%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.083%) IaaS
12 1 (0.083%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.91%) Firewall
2 16 (1.33%) VPN
3 15 (1.24%) HTTP
3 15 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.08%) DNS
4 13 (1.08%) Intranet
4 13 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (0.91%) MPLS
5 11 (0.91%) SSL
6 8 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (0.66%) SMS
7 6 (0.50%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.41%) FTP
8 5 (0.41%) Internet
9 4 (0.33%) Telnet
10 3 (0.25%) LAN
10 3 (0.25%) WebEx
11 2 (0.17%) IMAP
11 2 (0.17%) Profibus
11 2 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (42.09%) SQL Server
2 251 (20.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 177 (14.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 147 (12.18%) Power BI
5 127 (10.52%) Data Warehouse
6 113 (9.36%) MS Access
7 112 (9.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 69 (5.72%) Relational Database
9 68 (5.63%) Crystal Reports
10 62 (5.14%) BusinessObjects
10 62 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 59 (4.89%) MySQL
11 59 (4.89%) NoSQL
12 44 (3.65%) QlikView
13 43 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 39 (3.23%) Big Data
15 31 (2.57%) Couchbase
15 31 (2.57%) Data Mining
16 23 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (1.91%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 89 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (4.81%) Visual Studio
3 50 (4.14%) Git (software)
4 30 (2.49%) JIRA
5 28 (2.32%) Subversion
6 23 (1.91%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 18 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 12 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (0.91%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.83%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.58%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.41%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.33%) Maven
14 4 (0.33%) NUnit
15 3 (0.25%) Artifactory
15 3 (0.25%) Xcode
16 2 (0.17%) RStudio
General
1 545 (45.15%) Finance
2 172 (14.25%) Banking
3 147 (12.18%) Front Office
4 67 (5.55%) Marketing
5 50 (4.14%) Retail
6 37 (3.07%) Back Office
7 36 (2.98%) Law
8 34 (2.82%) Investment Banking
9 27 (2.24%) Legal
10 25 (2.07%) Advertising
11 11 (0.91%) French Language
11 11 (0.91%) Italian Language
11 11 (0.91%) Spanish Language
12 8 (0.66%) Local Government
12 8 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.33%) German Language
14 4 (0.33%) Russian Language
14 4 (0.33%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 495 (41.01%) Developer
2 445 (36.87%) Analyst
3 143 (11.85%) Data Analyst
4 113 (9.36%) C# Developer
5 103 (8.53%) SQL Developer
6 86 (7.13%) VBA Developer
7 79 (6.55%) Applications Support
8 77 (6.38%) SQL Analyst
9 74 (6.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 73 (6.05%) Junior
11 69 (5.72%) .NET Developer
12 58 (4.81%) Consultant
13 55 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
14 51 (4.23%) Front Office Developer
14 51 (4.23%) Software Developer
14 51 (4.23%) Support Analyst
15 49 (4.06%) Analyst Developer
15 49 (4.06%) Senior Developer
16 44 (3.65%) SQL Data Analyst
17 43 (3.56%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (26.51%) .NET
2 115 (9.53%) HTML
3 103 (8.53%) XML
4 78 (6.46%) CSS
5 68 (5.63%) .NET Framework
6 56 (4.64%) ASP.NET
7 49 (4.06%) WCF
8 34 (2.82%) WPF
9 28 (2.32%) jQuery
9 28 (2.32%) Web Services
9 28 (2.32%) WinForms
10 26 (2.15%) AngularJS
11 24 (1.99%) REST
12 22 (1.82%) Entity Framework
13 19 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (1.57%) MDX
14 17 (1.41%) HTML5
15 14 (1.16%) JSON
16 12 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 288 (23.86%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 92 (7.62%) Management Information System
4 75 (6.21%) Equities
5 63 (5.22%) Derivative
6 38 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 38 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (2.57%) Data Structures
8 28 (2.32%) Fixed Income
9 22 (1.82%) Hedge funds
9 22 (1.82%) User Experience
10 18 (1.49%) Reinsurance
11 16 (1.33%) Fintech
12 15 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
13 13 (1.08%) Cybercrime
14 12 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.99%) Credit Risk
14 12 (0.99%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.91%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 135 (11.18%) Windows
2 54 (4.47%) Windows Server
3 49 (4.06%) Linux
4 38 (3.15%) Windows 7
5 33 (2.73%) Unix
6 15 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.58%) Android
9 7 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.41%) HPUX
11 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.083%) CentOS
12 1 (0.083%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.083%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (27.26%) Business Intelligence
2 227 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (17.23%) Analytics
4 204 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
5 134 (11.10%) Project Management
6 128 (10.60%) Data Analysis
7 118 (9.78%) Visualisation
8 115 (9.53%) Scrum
9 112 (9.28%) ETL
10 108 (8.95%) Mathematics
11 98 (8.12%) Asset Management
12 96 (7.95%) Data Modelling
13 95 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 93 (7.71%) OO
15 91 (7.54%) TDD
16 89 (7.37%) SDLC
17 87 (7.21%) Change Management
18 85 (7.04%) Business Analysis
19 83 (6.88%) CRM
20 77 (6.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 799 (66.20%) SQL
2 384 (31.81%) C#
3 295 (24.44%) T-SQL
4 177 (14.66%) Python
5 174 (14.42%) VB
6 139 (11.52%) VB.NET
7 126 (10.44%) JavaScript
8 107 (8.86%) Java
9 105 (8.70%) C++
10 82 (6.79%) PowerShell
11 75 (6.21%) R
12 58 (4.81%) PHP
13 57 (4.72%) C
14 55 (4.56%) PL/SQL
15 31 (2.57%) Perl
16 26 (2.15%) MATLAB
17 21 (1.74%) VB6
18 12 (0.99%) Go
19 11 (0.91%) VBScript
20 9 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 270 (22.37%) Degree
2 47 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.91%) CCNA
3 23 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (1.66%) Master's Degree
5 16 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.16%) CCNP
7 13 (1.08%) CFA
7 13 (1.08%) MCSE
7 13 (1.08%) PhD
8 12 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (0.83%) HND
10 9 (0.75%) CEH
10 9 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (0.75%) GCIA
11 7 (0.58%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.58%) PMP
11 7 (0.58%) Security Cleared
12 6 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.56%) QA
2 34 (2.82%) GDPR
3 32 (2.65%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.24%) SLA
5 11 (0.91%) MiFID
6 5 (0.41%) EMIR
6 5 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.33%) FATCA
8 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) PMO
9 1 (0.083%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.083%) Basel II
9 1 (0.083%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.083%) IFRS
9 1 (0.083%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.083%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.083%) Solvency II
System Software
1 41 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.08%) Docker
2 13 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.083%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (0.75%) QRadar
3 6 (0.50%) Control-M
3 6 (0.50%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.41%) CSIRT
5 4 (0.33%) SCCM
6 3 (0.25%) WSUS
7 1 (0.083%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.083%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.083%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 355 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 155 (12.84%) Oracle
3 150 (12.43%) Tableau
4 76 (6.30%) Cognos
5 48 (3.98%) SAP
6 45 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
7 39 (3.23%) Citrix
8 27 (2.24%) Capita
9 23 (1.91%) SimCorp
10 22 (1.82%) Alteryx
11 16 (1.33%) Google
11 16 (1.33%) Informatica
12 15 (1.24%) IBM
12 15 (1.24%) Sybase
13 14 (1.16%) Anaplan
14 13 (1.08%) Bloomberg
15 12 (0.99%) Blue Prism
15 12 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
16 11 (0.91%) Fidessa
16 11 (0.91%) VMware