Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 399 301
Rank change year-on-year -16 -98 -8
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1266 1395 2242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.78% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.48% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1156 1841
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 93995 94534 106462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.43% 53.03% 52.07%
Number of salaries quoted 78006 82296 91917
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,039 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.24% +5.56% +2.27%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +16 726 £55,000 - 57
North of England -31 172 £32,500 -13.33% 21
South East +8 119 £36,500 -8.75% 5
Midlands +31 107 £35,000 +7.69% 4
North West -36 92 £32,500 -13.33% 12
East of England -32 89 £40,000 - 9
West Midlands +15 68 £39,000 +24.80% 2
Yorkshire -2 67 £35,000 - 9
South West -3 53 £40,000 +23.08% 1
East Midlands +38 39 £31,000 -22.50% 2
North East +12 13 £30,000 -25.00%
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 949 (74.96%) SQL
2 781 (61.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 599 (47.31%) Finance
4 466 (36.81%) SQL Server
5 355 (28.04%) Microsoft
6 299 (23.62%) C#
7 287 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
8 282 (22.27%) Analytics
9 278 (21.96%) Degree
10 275 (21.72%) .NET
11 262 (20.70%) Analytical Skills
12 211 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 205 (16.19%) Oracle
14 182 (14.38%) T-SQL
15 176 (13.90%) Python
16 168 (13.27%) Data Analysis
17 165 (13.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 164 (12.95%) Mathematics
19 158 (12.48%) Front Office
20 154 (12.16%) Tableau
21 152 (12.01%) Windows
22 150 (11.85%) Java
23 142 (11.22%) Banking
24 137 (10.82%) Marketing
24 137 (10.82%) Power BI
25 135 (10.66%) HTML
25 135 (10.66%) MS Access
26 133 (10.51%) VB
27 132 (10.43%) JavaScript
27 132 (10.43%) Agile Software Development

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
1 100 (7.90%) SAS
2 63 (4.98%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.45%) IIS
4 19 (1.50%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.11%) Confluence
6 13 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.71%) Apache
10 7 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.39%) CMS
11 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.32%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.32%) JBoss
12 4 (0.32%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 781 (61.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (3.16%) SPSS
5 38 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (1.74%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.79%) S-PLUS
9 8 (0.63%) XMetaL
10 4 (0.32%) Doxygen
11 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.079%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 17 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (1.34%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 16 (1.26%) Dynamics GP
3 15 (1.18%) SAP ERP
4 13 (1.03%) HFM
5 10 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
6 7 (0.55%) Endur
7 6 (0.47%) SAP BPC
8 5 (0.39%) ReMetrica
8 5 (0.39%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 5 (0.39%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.24%) Aligne
10 3 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 2 (0.16%) Misys Opics
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (2.53%) Office 365
3 30 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.66%) SaaS
5 17 (1.34%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.71%) GitHub
7 5 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.32%) PaaS
9 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.079%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.58%) Intranet
2 16 (1.26%) DNS
3 14 (1.11%) Firewall
4 9 (0.71%) VPN
5 8 (0.63%) FTP
6 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.32%) Internet
7 4 (0.32%) LAN
7 4 (0.32%) SMS
7 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.24%) DSL
8 3 (0.24%) NAS
8 3 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.16%) Softphone
9 2 (0.16%) VoIP
9 2 (0.16%) WebEx
10 1 (0.079%) Broadband
10 1 (0.079%) SMTP
10 1 (0.079%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (36.81%) SQL Server
2 211 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 165 (13.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 137 (10.82%) Power BI
5 135 (10.66%) MS Access
6 118 (9.32%) QlikView
7 106 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
8 81 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 60 (4.74%) MySQL
10 53 (4.19%) BusinessObjects
10 53 (4.19%) Relational Database
11 48 (3.79%) Hadoop
12 42 (3.32%) Data Mining
13 38 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
13 38 (3.00%) NoSQL
14 36 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 31 (2.45%) Apache Hive
15 31 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 31 (2.45%) SQL Server 2014
16 28 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 59 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (3.40%) Visual Studio
3 38 (3.00%) Eclipse
4 30 (2.37%) Subversion
5 26 (2.05%) Git (software)
5 26 (2.05%) JIRA
6 23 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 21 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 15 (1.18%) Artifactory
8 15 (1.18%) InstallShield
9 6 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.32%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.32%) Maven
10 4 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (0.24%) GCC
11 3 (0.24%) GDB
11 3 (0.24%) NUnit
11 3 (0.24%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 599 (47.31%) Finance
2 158 (12.48%) Front Office
3 142 (11.22%) Banking
4 137 (10.82%) Marketing
5 53 (4.19%) Retail
6 38 (3.00%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.84%) Legal
8 28 (2.21%) Back Office
9 23 (1.82%) Advertising
9 23 (1.82%) Law
10 19 (1.50%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.18%) Publishing
11 15 (1.18%) Telecoms
12 14 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.79%) Billing
14 9 (0.71%) Games
15 8 (0.63%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.55%) Electronics
17 6 (0.47%) French Language
17 6 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 514 (40.60%) Developer
2 497 (39.26%) Analyst
3 165 (13.03%) Data Analyst
4 155 (12.24%) SQL Developer
5 129 (10.19%) SQL Analyst
6 87 (6.87%) C# Developer
7 84 (6.64%) Consultant
8 81 (6.40%) VBA Developer
9 70 (5.53%) .NET Developer
10 68 (5.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 67 (5.29%) Applications Support
12 62 (4.90%) Support Analyst
13 58 (4.58%) Junior
13 58 (4.58%) Software Developer
14 56 (4.42%) SQL Data Analyst
15 47 (3.71%) Systems Developer
16 43 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 43 (3.40%) Report Analyst
17 41 (3.24%) Applications Support Analyst
18 39 (3.08%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (21.72%) .NET
2 135 (10.66%) HTML
3 93 (7.35%) XML
4 78 (6.16%) ASP.NET
5 77 (6.08%) CSS
6 75 (5.92%) .NET Framework
6 75 (5.92%) AngularJS
7 57 (4.50%) REST
8 50 (3.95%) Web Services
9 44 (3.48%) React
10 34 (2.69%) HTML5
11 32 (2.53%) MDX
12 30 (2.37%) jQuery
13 29 (2.29%) Node.js
13 29 (2.29%) WPF
14 22 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (1.66%) SOAP
16 19 (1.50%) Ajax
17 17 (1.34%) FIX Protocol
18 16 (1.26%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 262 (20.70%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 85 (6.71%) Fixed Income
4 64 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 60 (4.74%) Derivative
6 59 (4.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 42 (3.32%) Equities
8 35 (2.76%) Credit Risk
9 29 (2.29%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.66%) Reinsurance
11 19 (1.50%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.18%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.95%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.87%) Reference Data
15 9 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
16 8 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
16 8 (0.63%) NHS
16 8 (0.63%) Semantic Web
17 7 (0.55%) AS400
17 7 (0.55%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 152 (12.01%) Windows
2 77 (6.08%) Linux
2 77 (6.08%) Unix
3 49 (3.87%) Windows Server
4 18 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.26%) Android
7 15 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.71%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.32%) openSUSE
11 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.32%) SUSE
12 3 (0.24%) Solaris
13 1 (0.079%) CentOS
13 1 (0.079%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
2 282 (22.27%) Analytics
3 168 (13.27%) Data Analysis
4 164 (12.95%) Mathematics
5 132 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (9.56%) ETL
7 114 (9.00%) Data Modelling
8 103 (8.14%) Visualisation
9 93 (7.35%) Data Analytics
10 80 (6.32%) ERP
11 70 (5.53%) Asset Management
11 70 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 67 (5.29%) Statistics
13 64 (5.06%) Project Management
14 59 (4.66%) CRM
15 58 (4.58%) Data Management
16 57 (4.50%) OO
17 53 (4.19%) Data Visualisation
17 53 (4.19%) Investment Management
18 51 (4.03%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 949 (74.96%) SQL
2 299 (23.62%) C#
3 182 (14.38%) T-SQL
4 176 (13.90%) Python
5 150 (11.85%) Java
6 133 (10.51%) VB
7 132 (10.43%) JavaScript
8 104 (8.21%) R
9 87 (6.87%) C++
10 75 (5.92%) PowerShell
11 72 (5.69%) PHP
12 70 (5.53%) VB.NET
13 41 (3.24%) MATLAB
14 38 (3.00%) PL/SQL
15 23 (1.82%) Perl
16 20 (1.58%) VBScript
17 12 (0.95%) VB6
18 9 (0.71%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.55%) ActionScript
19 7 (0.55%) RPG
Qualifications
1 278 (21.96%) Degree
2 60 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.97%) Numerate Degree
4 21 (1.66%) PhD
5 14 (1.11%) Master's Degree
5 14 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.79%) ACCA
7 10 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.63%) MCSE
10 7 (0.55%) CIMA
10 7 (0.55%) MCSA
11 6 (0.47%) A+ Certification
12 5 (0.39%) MCP
13 4 (0.32%) ISEB
13 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.32%) MBA
14 3 (0.24%) CFA
14 3 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 33 (2.61%) QA
3 17 (1.34%) GDPR
4 9 (0.71%) SLA
5 5 (0.39%) PMO
6 4 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.32%) MiFID
7 3 (0.24%) EMIR
8 2 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.079%) UCITS
System Software
1 41 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.079%) Docker
5 1 (0.079%) HDFS
5 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.079%) XenApp
5 1 (0.079%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.079%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (1.50%) SCCM
2 11 (0.87%) Control-M
3 7 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.32%) Grafana
5 4 (0.32%) Graphite
5 4 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (0.32%) Nagios
6 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.16%) SCOM
7 2 (0.16%) WMI
7 2 (0.16%) WSUS
8 1 (0.079%) EnCase
8 1 (0.079%) FTK
8 1 (0.079%) Kibana
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 355 (28.04%) Microsoft
2 205 (16.19%) Oracle
3 154 (12.16%) Tableau
4 64 (5.06%) SAP
5 56 (4.42%) Cognos
6 44 (3.48%) IBM
7 29 (2.29%) Google
8 25 (1.97%) Bloomberg
9 23 (1.82%) Informatica
10 15 (1.18%) Sybase
11 14 (1.11%) Citrix
12 13 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 13 (1.03%) Remedy
12 13 (1.03%) Vertica
12 13 (1.03%) VMware
13 12 (0.95%) Capita
13 12 (0.95%) iManage
14 11 (0.87%) Xamarin
15 10 (0.79%) Alteryx
15 10 (0.79%) Charles River