Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 390 386 357
Rank change year-on-year -4 -29 -32
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1,312 1,286 1,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.81% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.47% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,108 1,097 1,471
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.16% +1.18% -

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 90,506 87,730 99,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.31% 55.10% 52.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75,958 75,229 86,431
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.37% +3.11%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 756 £50,000 -4.76% 71
North of England -8 181 £35,000 - 17
East of England +59 128 £42,000 +12.00% 7
South East -37 125 £41,000 +26.15% 16
North West +36 120 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Midlands -9 82 £32,500 +6.56% 17
Yorkshire -6 50 £28,750 -17.86% 5
West Midlands -15 46 £32,500 -10.96% 9
South West -66 42 £36,750 +5.00% 17
East Midlands +8 36 £33,000 +8.20% 7
North East -11 11 £30,000 -4.76% 5
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 863 (65.78%) SQL
2 786 (59.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 615 (46.88%) Finance
4 529 (40.32%) SQL Server
5 410 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 375 (28.58%) .NET
7 365 (27.82%) C#
8 347 (26.45%) Business Intelligence
9 314 (23.93%) Degree
10 296 (22.56%) Analytical Skills
11 277 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
12 266 (20.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 262 (19.97%) T-SQL
14 247 (18.83%) Analytics
15 207 (15.78%) Problem-Solving
16 182 (13.87%) Oracle
16 182 (13.87%) Windows
17 180 (13.72%) Python
18 179 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 174 (13.26%) Microsoft Office
20 160 (12.20%) VB
20 160 (12.20%) XML
20 160 (12.20%) Tableau
21 159 (12.12%) Banking
22 150 (11.43%) Data Analysis
23 147 (11.20%) Computer Science
24 145 (11.05%) Visualisation
25 138 (10.52%) Front Office
26 135 (10.29%) HTML
27 133 (10.14%) Power BI

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 92 (7.01%) SAS
2 63 (4.80%) IIS
3 53 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 52 (3.96%) Confluence
5 17 (1.30%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 13 (0.99%) CMS
8 11 (0.84%) Apache
8 11 (0.84%) WordPress
9 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.53%) DataSynapse
11 6 (0.46%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.30%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.23%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 786 (59.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 174 (13.26%) Microsoft Office
3 62 (4.73%) Spreadsheet
4 46 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 27 (2.06%) SPSS
6 24 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.30%) EViews
8 1 (0.076%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.076%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.076%) CATIA
8 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.076%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.076%) Stata
Business Applications
1 32 (2.44%) Elite 3E
2 18 (1.37%) SimCorp Dimension
3 17 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
3 17 (1.30%) Infor SunSystems
4 15 (1.14%) Workfront
5 10 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.69%) CA PPM
6 9 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.69%) Unica
7 8 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
7 8 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.61%) Summit
8 7 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.46%) HFM
9 6 (0.46%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 5 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
10 5 (0.38%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.38%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.38%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.30%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 80 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.21%) SaaS
4 23 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.22%) Google Analytics
6 15 (1.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 15 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 10 (0.76%) Office 365
8 8 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.30%) Bluemix
10 4 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.076%) AdWords
12 1 (0.076%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.076%) G Suite
12 1 (0.076%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.076%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.06%) Firewall
2 22 (1.68%) VPN
3 21 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (1.22%) Intranet
5 9 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (0.69%) SMS
6 6 (0.46%) FTP
6 6 (0.46%) Telnet
6 6 (0.46%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.30%) DNS
7 4 (0.30%) Extranet
8 3 (0.23%) WAN
9 2 (0.15%) LAN
10 1 (0.076%) 4G
10 1 (0.076%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.076%) HTTP
10 1 (0.076%) MPLS
10 1 (0.076%) Network Security
10 1 (0.076%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.076%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 529 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 266 (20.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 179 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 133 (10.14%) Power BI
5 124 (9.45%) MS Access
6 117 (8.92%) Data Warehouse
7 91 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 86 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 79 (6.02%) Relational Database
10 72 (5.49%) Crystal Reports
11 64 (4.88%) MySQL
11 64 (4.88%) NoSQL
12 47 (3.58%) BusinessObjects
12 47 (3.58%) QlikView
13 45 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 38 (2.90%) Big Data
15 32 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
16 31 (2.36%) OLAP
17 30 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
18 29 (2.21%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 100 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 85 (6.48%) JIRA
3 66 (5.03%) Visual Studio
4 50 (3.81%) Git (software)
5 34 (2.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 27 (2.06%) Subversion
7 14 (1.07%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.84%) Jenkins
9 10 (0.76%) NUnit
10 9 (0.69%) Axure RP
10 9 (0.69%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (0.46%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.38%) RStudio
15 4 (0.30%) Artifactory
16 3 (0.23%) SonarQube
17 2 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
17 2 (0.15%) ReSharper
17 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 615 (46.88%) Finance
2 159 (12.12%) Banking
3 138 (10.52%) Front Office
4 99 (7.55%) Marketing
5 60 (4.57%) Retail
6 39 (2.97%) Legal
7 37 (2.82%) Investment Banking
7 37 (2.82%) Law
8 35 (2.67%) Back Office
9 28 (2.13%) Advertising
10 15 (1.14%) French Language
11 14 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.07%) Italian Language
11 14 (1.07%) Local Government
11 14 (1.07%) Spanish Language
12 9 (0.69%) German Language
13 8 (0.61%) Billing
13 8 (0.61%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.46%) Electronics
15 5 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 556 (42.38%) Developer
2 448 (34.15%) Analyst
3 137 (10.44%) C# Developer
4 128 (9.76%) Data Analyst
5 115 (8.77%) SQL Developer
6 93 (7.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 88 (6.71%) VBA Developer
8 79 (6.02%) Junior
9 78 (5.95%) .NET Developer
10 76 (5.79%) Consultant
11 67 (5.11%) Applications Support
12 62 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 58 (4.42%) Excel Developer
14 56 (4.27%) Software Developer
14 56 (4.27%) Systems Developer
15 52 (3.96%) SQL Analyst
16 50 (3.81%) Report Analyst
17 49 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
18 48 (3.66%) Junior Developer
19 45 (3.43%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (28.58%) .NET
2 160 (12.20%) XML
3 135 (10.29%) HTML
4 100 (7.62%) CSS
5 99 (7.55%) ASP.NET
6 93 (7.09%) .NET Framework
7 69 (5.26%) WPF
8 66 (5.03%) AngularJS
9 58 (4.42%) JSON
9 58 (4.42%) WCF
10 51 (3.89%) WinForms
11 44 (3.35%) Web Services
12 36 (2.74%) jQuery
13 29 (2.21%) EDI
14 26 (1.98%) HTML5
15 25 (1.91%) D3.js
16 23 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
18 21 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (1.60%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 296 (22.56%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (11.20%) Computer Science
3 100 (7.62%) Management Information System
4 64 (4.88%) Equities
5 58 (4.42%) Derivative
6 44 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (2.67%) Fixed Income
8 32 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (2.21%) Data Structures
10 27 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (2.06%) Hedge funds
11 23 (1.75%) Cybercrime
11 23 (1.75%) User Experience
12 20 (1.52%) Fintech
13 18 (1.37%) Reinsurance
14 16 (1.22%) Driving Licence
14 16 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
15 14 (1.07%) Mobile App
16 13 (0.99%) Algorithms
17 12 (0.91%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 182 (13.87%) Windows
2 96 (7.32%) Linux
3 79 (6.02%) Windows Server
4 63 (4.80%) Unix
5 33 (2.52%) Windows 7
6 25 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.76%) Android
7 10 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.38%) HPUX
10 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.23%) CentOS
11 3 (0.23%) OS/400
12 1 (0.076%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (26.45%) Business Intelligence
2 277 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (18.83%) Analytics
4 207 (15.78%) Problem-Solving
5 150 (11.43%) Data Analysis
6 145 (11.05%) Visualisation
7 131 (9.98%) Data Modelling
8 126 (9.60%) Project Management
9 121 (9.22%) Scrum
10 113 (8.61%) CRM
11 110 (8.38%) Mathematics
12 109 (8.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 106 (8.08%) SDLC
14 103 (7.85%) ETL
15 90 (6.86%) Asset Management
16 78 (5.95%) Data Analytics
16 78 (5.95%) ERP
17 76 (5.79%) OO
18 75 (5.72%) Data Management
19 74 (5.64%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 863 (65.78%) SQL
2 365 (27.82%) C#
3 262 (19.97%) T-SQL
4 180 (13.72%) Python
5 160 (12.20%) VB
6 128 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 126 (9.60%) Java
8 125 (9.53%) JavaScript
9 96 (7.32%) C++
10 95 (7.24%) R
11 93 (7.09%) PowerShell
12 77 (5.87%) PHP
13 71 (5.41%) C
14 40 (3.05%) Perl
15 37 (2.82%) PL/SQL
16 34 (2.59%) MATLAB
17 16 (1.22%) VBScript
18 15 (1.14%) Apex Code
19 14 (1.07%) VB6
20 10 (0.76%) F#
Qualifications
1 314 (23.93%) Degree
2 62 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.74%) Master's Degree
3 36 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (2.13%) MCSE
5 27 (2.06%) MCP
6 23 (1.75%) CCNA
6 23 (1.75%) CCNP
6 23 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (1.60%) MCSA
8 18 (1.37%) Security Cleared
9 15 (1.14%) PhD
10 13 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
11 12 (0.91%) HND
11 12 (0.91%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.76%) ACCA
13 8 (0.61%) CFA
13 8 (0.61%) CIMA
13 8 (0.61%) PMP
14 7 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.95%) Data Quality
2 41 (3.13%) QA
3 20 (1.52%) GDPR
4 16 (1.22%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.76%) PMO
6 9 (0.69%) MiFID
6 9 (0.69%) SLA
7 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.23%) EMIR
9 2 (0.15%) GAAP
10 1 (0.076%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.076%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.076%) FATCA
10 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.91%) Docker
4 8 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.30%) HDFS
6 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.53%) Control-M
3 5 (0.38%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.38%) SCCM
4 1 (0.076%) EnCase
4 1 (0.076%) FTK
4 1 (0.076%) Graylog
4 1 (0.076%) Nagios
4 1 (0.076%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.076%) WMI
Vendors
1 410 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 182 (13.87%) Oracle
3 160 (12.20%) Tableau
4 60 (4.57%) Cognos
5 57 (4.34%) SAP
6 55 (4.19%) Citrix
7 33 (2.52%) Capita
8 32 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (2.36%) VMware
10 28 (2.13%) Google
11 26 (1.98%) IBM
12 24 (1.83%) Reuters
13 23 (1.75%) Informatica
14 22 (1.68%) Intapp
15 21 (1.60%) Infor
16 19 (1.45%) SimCorp
16 19 (1.45%) Veeam
16 19 (1.45%) Vertica
17 18 (1.37%) Alteryx
17 18 (1.37%) TOWER Software