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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 334 313
Rank change year-on-year -26 -21  
Permanent jobs citing VBA 715 880 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.95% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 1.79% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 621 738 876
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £71,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

VBA is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46717 49112 53206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 55.91% 53.15% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 88980 95774 102222
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 416 £55,000 +4.76% 35
North of England -16 94 £35,000 - 22
South East +14 88 £32,000 -14.66% 12
Midlands -12 52 £30,500 -6.15% 5
Yorkshire +25 51 £35,000 - 12
North West -64 40 £30,000 -17.24% 10
South West +7 35 £36,750 +8.88% 7
East of England -43 34 £37,500 -6.25% 3
West Midlands +1 27 £32,500 - 5
East Midlands +12 25 £30,500 -12.85%
North East +9 3 £31,500 +5.00%
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 963 (70.70%) SQL
2 936 (68.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 631 (46.33%) Finance
4 544 (39.94%) SQL Server
5 405 (29.74%) C#
6 382 (28.05%) Microsoft
7 358 (26.28%) .NET
8 334 (24.52%) Degree
9 304 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
10 297 (21.81%) Analytics
11 264 (19.38%) Business Intelligence
12 224 (16.45%) Oracle
13 215 (15.79%) MS Access
14 197 (14.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 188 (13.80%) Front Office
16 184 (13.51%) Banking
17 174 (12.78%) Python
18 169 (12.41%) Windows
19 168 (12.33%) JavaScript
20 167 (12.26%) VB
21 164 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
22 162 (11.89%) XML
23 160 (11.75%) Mathematics
24 154 (11.31%) T-SQL
25 152 (11.16%) HTML
26 129 (9.47%) Data Analysis
27 128 (9.40%) Microsoft Office
28 127 (9.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 127 (9.32%) Tableau
29 119 (8.74%) Management Information System

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
1 117 (8.59%) SAS
2 80 (5.87%) SharePoint
3 40 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 38 (2.79%) IIS
5 28 (2.06%) Apache
5 28 (2.06%) MS Exchange
6 25 (1.84%) Alfresco
7 23 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 22 (1.62%) JBoss
8 22 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 22 (1.62%) WebLogic
8 22 (1.62%) WebSphere
9 21 (1.54%) Joomla!
10 15 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (1.03%) CMS
12 10 (0.73%) Apache Spark
13 9 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
16 5 (0.37%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 936 (68.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 128 (9.40%) Microsoft Office
3 67 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
4 51 (3.74%) SPSS
5 39 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 32 (2.35%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.29%) Stata
8 4 (0.29%) XMetaL
9 3 (0.22%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.15%) EViews
10 2 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 22 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.47%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 16 (1.17%) SAP BPC
4 15 (1.10%) Endur
5 12 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
6 10 (0.73%) Visualfiles
7 6 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
9 4 (0.29%) Misys Opics
9 4 (0.29%) Softmar
10 3 (0.22%) Aligne
10 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.22%) HFM
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 29 (2.13%) GitHub
4 23 (1.69%) Google Analytics
5 22 (1.62%) Adobe Analytics
6 20 (1.47%) Office 365
7 10 (0.73%) SaaS
8 5 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.29%) Basecamp
10 3 (0.22%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.22%) PaaS
11 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.073%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.073%) Heroku
12 1 (0.073%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.20%) Intranet
2 14 (1.03%) DNS
3 13 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.88%) DHCP
5 10 (0.73%) Firewall
6 7 (0.51%) WAN
6 7 (0.51%) WebEx
7 6 (0.44%) HTTP
7 6 (0.44%) VPN
8 4 (0.29%) Internet
8 4 (0.29%) SAN
9 3 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.22%) LAN
10 2 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.15%) PBX
10 2 (0.15%) Softphone
10 2 (0.15%) VoIP
10 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.073%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.073%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 544 (39.94%) SQL Server
2 215 (15.79%) MS Access
3 197 (14.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 127 (9.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 113 (8.30%) Data Warehouse
6 98 (7.20%) BusinessObjects
7 76 (5.58%) Power BI
8 73 (5.36%) Data Mining
9 72 (5.29%) MySQL
10 67 (4.92%) Relational Database
11 66 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 62 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 61 (4.48%) QlikView
14 53 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
15 39 (2.86%) MongoDB
16 37 (2.72%) NoSQL
17 36 (2.64%) Hadoop
18 29 (2.13%) Spotfire
19 28 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
20 27 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 63 (4.63%) Visual Studio
2 58 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (3.30%) Subversion
4 31 (2.28%) Jenkins
5 30 (2.20%) Eclipse
6 29 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 23 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
8 21 (1.54%) Maven
9 17 (1.25%) Git (software)
9 17 (1.25%) NUnit
10 16 (1.17%) JIRA
11 10 (0.73%) Selenium
12 9 (0.66%) HP UFT
13 8 (0.59%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.51%) MSI
15 5 (0.37%) InstallShield
15 5 (0.37%) PowerBuilder
15 5 (0.37%) Vagrant
15 5 (0.37%) Yeoman
16 4 (0.29%) NDoc
General
1 631 (46.33%) Finance
2 188 (13.80%) Front Office
3 184 (13.51%) Banking
4 96 (7.05%) Marketing
5 67 (4.92%) Investment Banking
6 58 (4.26%) Legal
7 47 (3.45%) Advertising
8 41 (3.01%) Retail
9 37 (2.72%) Law
10 30 (2.20%) Telecoms
11 26 (1.91%) Manufacturing
12 24 (1.76%) Billing
13 21 (1.54%) Back Office
14 16 (1.17%) Financial Institution
14 16 (1.17%) Games
15 14 (1.03%) German Language
16 13 (0.95%) French Language
16 13 (0.95%) Publishing
17 8 (0.59%) Electronics
18 6 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 575 (42.22%) Analyst
2 509 (37.37%) Developer
3 174 (12.78%) Data Analyst
4 157 (11.53%) SQL Developer
5 138 (10.13%) C# Developer
6 125 (9.18%) SQL Analyst
7 111 (8.15%) .NET Developer
8 104 (7.64%) Support Analyst
9 84 (6.17%) VBA Developer
10 77 (5.65%) Applications Support
11 60 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 60 (4.41%) Excel Analyst
12 56 (4.11%) Consultant
12 56 (4.11%) Software Developer
13 54 (3.96%) Senior Developer
14 53 (3.89%) Junior
15 52 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
16 49 (3.60%) SQL Data Analyst
17 48 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
18 45 (3.30%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (26.28%) .NET
2 162 (11.89%) XML
3 152 (11.16%) HTML
4 113 (8.30%) ASP.NET
5 95 (6.98%) Web Services
6 81 (5.95%) AngularJS
7 75 (5.51%) CSS
8 69 (5.07%) .NET Framework
9 63 (4.63%) WCF
9 63 (4.63%) WPF
10 49 (3.60%) jQuery
11 38 (2.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 37 (2.72%) Entity Framework
13 35 (2.57%) Ajax
14 32 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (1.98%) J2EE
16 26 (1.91%) SOAP
17 24 (1.76%) React
17 24 (1.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 304 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (8.74%) Management Information System
3 113 (8.30%) Computer Science
4 68 (4.99%) Fixed Income
5 52 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 50 (3.67%) Derivative
7 38 (2.79%) Equities
8 27 (1.98%) Hedge funds
9 25 (1.84%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.76%) Client/Server
11 23 (1.69%) NHS
11 23 (1.69%) N-Tier
12 21 (1.54%) Credit Risk
13 20 (1.47%) Data Structures
14 18 (1.32%) Fintech
14 18 (1.32%) Replication
15 17 (1.25%) User Experience
16 15 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (1.03%) Market Risk
18 13 (0.95%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 169 (12.41%) Windows
2 73 (5.36%) Linux
3 63 (4.63%) Windows Server
4 52 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (3.08%) Unix
7 28 (2.06%) Windows 7
8 26 (1.91%) Android
9 21 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.81%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.29%) Solaris
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.15%) AIX
13 2 (0.15%) CentOS
13 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.073%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.073%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (21.81%) Analytics
2 264 (19.38%) Business Intelligence
3 164 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (11.75%) Mathematics
5 129 (9.47%) Data Analysis
6 119 (8.74%) MVC
7 94 (6.90%) Statistics
8 85 (6.24%) Asset Management
9 81 (5.95%) ETL
10 79 (5.80%) Data Modelling
10 79 (5.80%) SDLC
11 77 (5.65%) OO
12 75 (5.51%) CRM
13 68 (4.99%) ITIL
13 68 (4.99%) Test Automation
14 67 (4.92%) Project Management
15 66 (4.85%) Data Analytics
16 65 (4.77%) Visualisation
17 63 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 58 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 963 (70.70%) SQL
2 405 (29.74%) C#
3 174 (12.78%) Python
4 168 (12.33%) JavaScript
5 167 (12.26%) VB
6 154 (11.31%) T-SQL
7 110 (8.08%) Java
8 105 (7.71%) PHP
9 96 (7.05%) C++
10 91 (6.68%) R
11 87 (6.39%) PowerShell
12 58 (4.26%) VB.NET
13 38 (2.79%) PL/SQL
14 37 (2.72%) C
15 33 (2.42%) Perl
16 29 (2.13%) MATLAB
17 22 (1.62%) VBScript
18 21 (1.54%) Delphi
18 21 (1.54%) F#
18 21 (1.54%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 334 (24.52%) Degree
2 61 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 41 (3.01%) Numerate Degree
5 31 (2.28%) SC Cleared
6 26 (1.91%) PhD
7 15 (1.10%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.95%) ACCA
9 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.29%) MCP
9 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.29%) PMP
9 4 (0.29%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.22%) CCNA
10 3 (0.22%) CIMA
10 3 (0.22%) MCSE
10 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.073%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.073%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.95%) Data Quality
2 26 (1.91%) QA
3 20 (1.47%) SLA
4 7 (0.51%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.29%) MiFID
6 4 (0.29%) PMO
7 3 (0.22%) EMIR
7 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.073%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.88%) XenApp
3 11 (0.81%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.73%) XenServer
5 7 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.37%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.073%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (1.54%) Nagios
2 15 (1.10%) SCCM
3 7 (0.51%) SCOM
4 4 (0.29%) Graylog
5 3 (0.22%) Ansible
5 3 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.22%) Puppet
5 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.15%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.073%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.073%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 382 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 224 (16.45%) Oracle
3 127 (9.32%) Tableau
4 89 (6.53%) SAP
5 63 (4.63%) IBM
6 42 (3.08%) Cognos
7 31 (2.28%) Bloomberg
8 27 (1.98%) Google
9 26 (1.91%) Cisco
10 25 (1.84%) Atlassian
11 24 (1.76%) Citrix
12 23 (1.69%) Adobe
13 22 (1.62%) OpenLink
14 19 (1.40%) HP
14 19 (1.40%) Reuters
14 19 (1.40%) VMware
15 17 (1.25%) iManage
16 12 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
17 11 (0.81%) Coremetrics
17 11 (0.81%) Vertica
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