Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 398 397 332
Rank change year-on-year -1 -65 -42
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1,233 1,279 1,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.77% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.44% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,054 1,046 1,634
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 92,240 88,984 104,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.93% 53.74% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 78,152 76,758 90,658
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +18 683 £52,500 - 92
North of England -34 182 £35,000 - 31
South East +8 124 £42,500 - 17
East of England +32 119 £45,000 +2.86% 27
North West -18 119 £35,000 -6.67% 19
Midlands -21 84 £32,500 -7.14% 19
West Midlands -3 67 £35,000 +3.70% 12
Yorkshire -27 46 £31,500 -10.00% 10
South West -31 43 £40,000 +23.08% 16
North East -17 17 £30,000 -25.00% 2
East Midlands -26 17 £32,500 -10.34% 7
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 893 (72.42%) SQL
2 743 (60.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 578 (46.88%) Finance
4 485 (39.33%) SQL Server
5 375 (30.41%) Microsoft
6 324 (26.28%) Business Intelligence
6 324 (26.28%) .NET
7 283 (22.95%) C#
8 262 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
9 253 (20.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 244 (19.79%) T-SQL
11 240 (19.46%) Analytics
12 217 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
13 204 (16.55%) Degree
14 193 (15.65%) Oracle
15 184 (14.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 158 (12.81%) Tableau
17 150 (12.17%) JavaScript
18 147 (11.92%) Power BI
19 142 (11.52%) Data Analysis
20 141 (11.44%) HTML
21 135 (10.95%) Python
22 132 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
23 131 (10.62%) XML
24 130 (10.54%) Windows
25 129 (10.46%) MS Access
25 129 (10.46%) Data Modelling
26 126 (10.22%) Banking
26 126 (10.22%) Mathematics
27 124 (10.06%) Java

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 (7.54%) SAS
2 66 (5.35%) SharePoint
3 48 (3.89%) IIS
4 37 (3.00%) Confluence
5 18 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
6 16 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.05%) Apache Spark
8 10 (0.81%) Apache
9 8 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.41%) WordPress
11 4 (0.32%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.32%) CMS
12 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.24%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.16%) DataSynapse
13 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.081%) WebSphere
Applications
1 743 (60.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (5.11%) Spreadsheet
4 47 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (2.11%) SPSS
6 18 (1.46%) MS Visio
7 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.65%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.24%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.24%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.24%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.081%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.081%) CATIA
10 1 (0.081%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.081%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (1.62%) Dynamics GP
2 18 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.38%) Infor SunSystems
4 16 (1.30%) Elite 3E
5 14 (1.14%) HFM
5 14 (1.14%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 12 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
6 12 (0.97%) SAP ERP
7 11 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (0.73%) CA PPM
9 8 (0.65%) SAP Business One
10 7 (0.57%) SAP BPC
10 7 (0.57%) Workfront
11 5 (0.41%) ReMetrica
11 5 (0.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 5 (0.41%) Unica
12 4 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
12 4 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 4 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
12 4 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.03%) Office 365
4 21 (1.70%) SaaS
5 13 (1.05%) Google Analytics
6 12 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 5 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 3 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.16%) Slack
10 1 (0.081%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.62%) VPN
2 19 (1.54%) Firewall
3 18 (1.46%) DNS
4 17 (1.38%) Intranet
5 5 (0.41%) SMS
6 4 (0.32%) Extranet
6 4 (0.32%) FTP
7 3 (0.24%) LAN
7 3 (0.24%) WAN
8 2 (0.16%) Broadband
8 2 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.081%) HTTP
9 1 (0.081%) Internet
9 1 (0.081%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.081%) SMTP
9 1 (0.081%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.081%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.081%) Telnet
9 1 (0.081%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 485 (39.33%) SQL Server
2 253 (20.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 184 (14.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 147 (11.92%) Power BI
5 129 (10.46%) MS Access
6 105 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
7 94 (7.62%) QlikView
8 79 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 61 (4.95%) Crystal Reports
9 61 (4.95%) Relational Database
10 55 (4.46%) MySQL
11 50 (4.06%) BusinessObjects
11 50 (4.06%) NoSQL
11 50 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 44 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 39 (3.16%) SQL Server 2016
14 36 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
15 33 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
16 32 (2.60%) Qlik Sense
17 30 (2.43%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 94 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 56 (4.54%) JIRA
4 39 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 21 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 18 (1.46%) Eclipse
6 18 (1.46%) Jenkins
7 17 (1.38%) Subversion
8 16 (1.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 15 (1.22%) InstallShield
10 9 (0.73%) Artifactory
10 9 (0.73%) Axure RP
11 7 (0.57%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.32%) NUnit
12 4 (0.32%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.24%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.24%) GCC
13 3 (0.24%) GDB
13 3 (0.24%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 578 (46.88%) Finance
2 126 (10.22%) Banking
3 113 (9.16%) Marketing
4 112 (9.08%) Front Office
5 54 (4.38%) Retail
6 28 (2.27%) Legal
7 27 (2.19%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.54%) Law
9 17 (1.38%) Advertising
9 17 (1.38%) Back Office
10 16 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.57%) Games
14 6 (0.49%) Local Government
15 5 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.32%) French Language
17 3 (0.24%) Italian Language
17 3 (0.24%) Publishing
17 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 547 (44.36%) Developer
2 435 (35.28%) Analyst
3 144 (11.68%) SQL Developer
4 138 (11.19%) Data Analyst
5 109 (8.84%) C# Developer
6 99 (8.03%) SQL Analyst
7 86 (6.97%) Consultant
8 81 (6.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 72 (5.84%) VBA Developer
10 69 (5.60%) Software Developer
11 66 (5.35%) .NET Developer
12 56 (4.54%) Report Analyst
13 54 (4.38%) SQL Data Analyst
14 52 (4.22%) Junior
15 50 (4.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 50 (4.06%) Systems Developer
16 46 (3.73%) Applications Support
17 40 (3.24%) Financial Analyst
18 39 (3.16%) SQL Server Developer
19 35 (2.84%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (26.28%) .NET
2 141 (11.44%) HTML
3 131 (10.62%) XML
4 118 (9.57%) ASP.NET
5 90 (7.30%) CSS
6 89 (7.22%) AngularJS
7 80 (6.49%) .NET Framework
8 66 (5.35%) Web Services
9 54 (4.38%) WPF
10 48 (3.89%) REST
11 38 (3.08%) WCF
12 34 (2.76%) jQuery
13 33 (2.68%) JSON
14 32 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (2.60%) MDX
15 30 (2.43%) React
16 29 (2.35%) HTML5
17 27 (2.19%) EDI
18 26 (2.11%) WinForms
19 25 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 262 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (6.97%) Management Information System
3 85 (6.89%) Computer Science
4 50 (4.06%) Fixed Income
5 47 (3.81%) Equities
6 27 (2.19%) Derivative
7 25 (2.03%) Data Structures
8 23 (1.87%) Credit Risk
9 20 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (1.54%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.38%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (1.30%) Fintech
13 13 (1.05%) Reference Data
14 12 (0.97%) Taxonomies
15 11 (0.89%) User Experience
16 10 (0.81%) Reinsurance
17 8 (0.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 130 (10.54%) Windows
2 73 (5.92%) Unix
3 70 (5.68%) Linux
4 59 (4.79%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.54%) Android
6 17 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.24%) CentOS
10 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.24%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (26.28%) Business Intelligence
2 240 (19.46%) Analytics
3 217 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (11.52%) Data Analysis
5 129 (10.46%) Data Modelling
6 126 (10.22%) Mathematics
7 113 (9.16%) Visualisation
8 110 (8.92%) ETL
9 90 (7.30%) Data Analytics
10 88 (7.14%) CRM
11 80 (6.49%) Scrum
12 77 (6.24%) Asset Management
12 77 (6.24%) ERP
12 77 (6.24%) Project Management
13 68 (5.52%) OO
14 67 (5.43%) Data Management
15 61 (4.95%) SDLC
16 60 (4.87%) Risk Management
17 59 (4.79%) Data Visualisation
17 59 (4.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 893 (72.42%) SQL
2 283 (22.95%) C#
3 244 (19.79%) T-SQL
4 150 (12.17%) JavaScript
5 135 (10.95%) Python
6 124 (10.06%) Java
7 121 (9.81%) VB
8 106 (8.60%) VB.NET
9 95 (7.70%) R
10 87 (7.06%) PowerShell
11 86 (6.97%) PHP
12 57 (4.62%) C++
13 42 (3.41%) PL/SQL
14 36 (2.92%) Perl
15 29 (2.35%) MATLAB
16 21 (1.70%) C
17 16 (1.30%) VBScript
18 12 (0.97%) VB6
19 9 (0.73%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 204 (16.55%) Degree
2 40 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (1.62%) PhD
5 18 (1.46%) MCP
6 17 (1.38%) MCSA
6 17 (1.38%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.30%) MCSE
8 14 (1.14%) ACCA
9 12 (0.97%) CIMA
9 12 (0.97%) Master's Degree
10 11 (0.89%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.32%) MBA
13 4 (0.32%) PMP
14 3 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.24%) CFA
14 3 (0.24%) ISEB
14 3 (0.24%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.65%) Data Quality
2 33 (2.68%) QA
3 24 (1.95%) GDPR
4 16 (1.30%) Solvency II
5 11 (0.89%) PMO
6 10 (0.81%) SLA
7 3 (0.24%) MiFID
8 2 (0.16%) EMIR
8 2 (0.16%) GAAP
8 2 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.081%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.081%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.081%) UCITS
System Software
1 58 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.41%) Docker
2 5 (0.41%) HDFS
3 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (1.22%) SCCM
2 9 (0.73%) Control-M
3 7 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.24%) WMI
5 2 (0.16%) EnCase
5 2 (0.16%) FTK
6 1 (0.081%) Graylog
6 1 (0.081%) Kibana
6 1 (0.081%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.081%) Nagios
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 375 (30.41%) Microsoft
2 193 (15.65%) Oracle
3 158 (12.81%) Tableau
4 68 (5.52%) Cognos
5 62 (5.03%) SAP
6 41 (3.33%) IBM
7 34 (2.76%) Citrix
8 28 (2.27%) Informatica
9 27 (2.19%) Capita
9 27 (2.19%) VMware
10 24 (1.95%) Google
11 18 (1.46%) Bloomberg
11 18 (1.46%) Reuters
12 17 (1.38%) Hyperion
12 17 (1.38%) Infor
12 17 (1.38%) Veeam
12 17 (1.38%) Xamarin
13 15 (1.22%) Alteryx
13 15 (1.22%) Vertica
14 14 (1.14%) Intapp