Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 402 420 398
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 -99
Permanent jobs citing VBA 1,138 1,252 1,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.74% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 1.34% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1,071 1,182
England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,025 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £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 83,942 93,683 95,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.34% 55.35% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 70,463 77,707 83,123
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +3 639 £52,750 -4.09% 70
North of England +1 153 £35,036 +7.80% 26
South East +30 123 £36,000 +2.13% 13
East of England +43 100 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Midlands +9 85 £32,750 -11.49% 20
Yorkshire +32 74 £37,500 +7.14% 7
North West +9 68 £35,000 +7.69% 18
West Midlands +26 51 £30,750 -21.15% 9
South West -9 38 £32,500 -18.75% 18
East Midlands +2 34 £37,500 +25.00% 11
North East -7 11 £32,000 +6.67% 1
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 774 (68.01%) SQL
2 700 (61.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 509 (44.73%) Finance
4 479 (42.09%) SQL Server
5 386 (33.92%) C#
6 316 (27.77%) Business Intelligence
7 307 (26.98%) Microsoft
7 307 (26.98%) T-SQL
8 296 (26.01%) .NET
9 247 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
10 243 (21.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 208 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
12 204 (17.93%) Analytics
13 200 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
14 191 (16.78%) Degree
15 183 (16.08%) Banking
16 174 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 169 (14.85%) Python
18 161 (14.15%) VB
19 160 (14.06%) Oracle
20 145 (12.74%) Microsoft Office
21 141 (12.39%) VB.NET
21 141 (12.39%) Front Office
21 141 (12.39%) Power BI
22 135 (11.86%) JavaScript
23 134 (11.78%) HTML
24 132 (11.60%) Data Warehouse
25 126 (11.07%) C++
26 121 (10.63%) Data Analysis
27 118 (10.37%) Tableau

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 87 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 53 (4.66%) IIS
3 51 (4.48%) SAS
4 9 (0.79%) Apache
5 8 (0.70%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.44%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.44%) WordPress
8 4 (0.35%) CMS
8 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.35%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.26%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.088%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 700 (61.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 145 (12.74%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (3.34%) Spreadsheet
4 35 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (2.02%) SPSS
6 11 (0.97%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.53%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.35%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.26%) LibreOffice
11 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.088%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.088%) EPLAN
12 1 (0.088%) Simulink
12 1 (0.088%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.088%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 33 (2.90%) Cognos TM1
2 21 (1.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 17 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.97%) SimCorp Dimension
5 10 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
6 8 (0.70%) Infor SunSystems
7 5 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.44%) SunGard GMI
8 3 (0.26%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.088%) Endur
10 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.088%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.088%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.088%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.088%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.088%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 1 (0.088%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.58%) Office 365
3 15 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
4 12 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.79%) SaaS
6 8 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 7 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.26%) GitHub
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon SageMaker
11 1 (0.088%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.088%) G Suite
11 1 (0.088%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.088%) IaaS
11 1 (0.088%) Slack
11 1 (0.088%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.23%) DNS
2 14 (1.23%) HTTP
3 12 (1.05%) VPN
4 11 (0.97%) Firewall
4 11 (0.97%) MPLS
4 11 (0.97%) SSL
5 10 (0.88%) Intranet
6 8 (0.70%) VLAN
7 6 (0.53%) Internet
7 6 (0.53%) SMS
8 5 (0.44%) WebEx
9 4 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.26%) LAN
11 2 (0.18%) Extranet
11 2 (0.18%) IMAP
11 2 (0.18%) POP3
11 2 (0.18%) Profibus
11 2 (0.18%) SMTP
11 2 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (42.09%) SQL Server
2 243 (21.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 174 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 141 (12.39%) Power BI
5 132 (11.60%) Data Warehouse
6 114 (10.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 85 (7.47%) MS Access
8 62 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
9 57 (5.01%) Relational Database
10 46 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
10 46 (4.04%) QlikView
10 46 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 45 (3.95%) MySQL
12 39 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 37 (3.25%) NoSQL
14 30 (2.64%) Qlik Sense
15 28 (2.46%) Data Mining
16 24 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
17 23 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 54 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (4.22%) Visual Studio
3 43 (3.78%) Subversion
4 35 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 23 (2.02%) JIRA
6 18 (1.58%) Eclipse
7 11 (0.97%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (0.70%) Selenium
11 7 (0.62%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.62%) Maven
11 7 (0.62%) SonarQube
11 7 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (0.62%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 4 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.26%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.18%) Artifactory
14 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.18%) RStudio
General
1 509 (44.73%) Finance
2 183 (16.08%) Banking
3 141 (12.39%) Front Office
4 51 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 44 (3.87%) Retail
6 40 (3.51%) Marketing
7 26 (2.28%) Law
8 21 (1.85%) Back Office
9 19 (1.67%) Legal
10 16 (1.41%) Advertising
11 15 (1.32%) Publishing
12 14 (1.23%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.05%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.70%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.53%) French Language
15 6 (0.53%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.53%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.44%) International Banking
17 4 (0.35%) Local Government
18 3 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 491 (43.15%) Developer
2 414 (36.38%) Analyst
3 122 (10.72%) Data Analyst
4 112 (9.84%) C# Developer
5 109 (9.58%) SQL Developer
6 98 (8.61%) VBA Developer
7 72 (6.33%) .NET Developer
8 65 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
9 57 (5.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 54 (4.75%) Excel Developer
11 53 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 51 (4.48%) Applications Support
13 49 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
13 49 (4.31%) Software Developer
14 48 (4.22%) Junior
15 43 (3.78%) Senior Developer
16 41 (3.60%) Analyst Developer
16 41 (3.60%) Consultant
17 37 (3.25%) Excel VBA Developer
17 37 (3.25%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (26.01%) .NET
2 134 (11.78%) HTML
3 108 (9.49%) XML
4 74 (6.50%) ASP.NET
5 71 (6.24%) CSS
6 64 (5.62%) .NET Framework
7 34 (2.99%) REST
8 30 (2.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (2.64%) WCF
9 27 (2.37%) Web Services
10 22 (1.93%) JSON
10 22 (1.93%) SOAP
11 20 (1.76%) jQuery
12 18 (1.58%) MDX
13 17 (1.49%) AngularJS
13 17 (1.49%) Entity Framework
14 14 (1.23%) ADO.NET
14 14 (1.23%) WPF
15 12 (1.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 11 (0.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 247 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (7.73%) Computer Science
3 76 (6.68%) Management Information System
4 73 (6.41%) Equities
5 66 (5.80%) Derivative
6 57 (5.01%) Data Structures
7 54 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
8 41 (3.60%) Algorithms
9 37 (3.25%) Fixed Income
10 32 (2.81%) Equity Derivative
10 32 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.85%) Reference Data
12 19 (1.67%) Credit Risk
13 17 (1.49%) Hedge funds
14 16 (1.41%) User Experience
15 12 (1.05%) Fintech
15 12 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (1.05%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (0.79%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 101 (8.88%) Windows
2 57 (5.01%) Windows Server
3 30 (2.64%) Unix
4 27 (2.37%) Linux
5 21 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.44%) Android
8 5 (0.44%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.088%) CentOS
11 1 (0.088%) HPUX
11 1 (0.088%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (27.77%) Business Intelligence
2 208 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (17.93%) Analytics
4 200 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
5 121 (10.63%) Data Analysis
6 115 (10.11%) ETL
7 98 (8.61%) Project Management
8 94 (8.26%) Scrum
9 93 (8.17%) Mathematics
10 88 (7.73%) Visualisation
11 86 (7.56%) Asset Management
12 82 (7.21%) TDD
13 80 (7.03%) CRM
14 76 (6.68%) Change Management
15 75 (6.59%) OO
16 74 (6.50%) Business Analysis
17 73 (6.41%) Data Modelling
18 70 (6.15%) MVC
19 67 (5.89%) Continuous Improvement
19 67 (5.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 774 (68.01%) SQL
2 386 (33.92%) C#
3 307 (26.98%) T-SQL
4 169 (14.85%) Python
5 161 (14.15%) VB
6 141 (12.39%) VB.NET
7 135 (11.86%) JavaScript
8 126 (11.07%) C++
9 88 (7.73%) Java
10 84 (7.38%) PL/SQL
11 68 (5.98%) R
12 58 (5.10%) PowerShell
13 57 (5.01%) PHP
14 29 (2.55%) C
15 27 (2.37%) F#
15 27 (2.37%) Perl
16 26 (2.28%) Haskell
17 18 (1.58%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.58%) VB6
18 17 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 191 (16.78%) Degree
2 31 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.93%) PhD
4 14 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.97%) CCNA
7 11 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.79%) CEH
9 9 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
9 9 (0.79%) GCIA
9 9 (0.79%) MCSE
10 8 (0.70%) CFA
10 8 (0.70%) ISEB
10 8 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.75%) Data Quality
2 44 (3.87%) QA
3 25 (2.20%) GDPR
4 17 (1.49%) SLA
5 7 (0.62%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.53%) MiFID
7 5 (0.44%) EMIR
7 5 (0.44%) FATCA
8 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.35%) PMO
9 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.088%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.088%) Basel II
10 1 (0.088%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.088%) IFRS
10 1 (0.088%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.088%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.70%) Docker
3 4 (0.35%) XenApp
4 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (0.79%) QRadar
1 9 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.62%) HP ALM
3 5 (0.44%) CSIRT
4 4 (0.35%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.26%) Control-M
5 3 (0.26%) SCCM
5 3 (0.26%) WSUS
6 1 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.088%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 307 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 160 (14.06%) Oracle
3 118 (10.37%) Tableau
4 76 (6.68%) Cognos
5 47 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
6 41 (3.60%) Citrix
7 36 (3.16%) SAP
8 26 (2.28%) IBM
9 22 (1.93%) Alteryx
10 19 (1.67%) Adobe
11 18 (1.58%) Blue Prism
12 15 (1.32%) Sybase
13 13 (1.14%) Google
13 13 (1.14%) Perforce
14 12 (1.05%) Informatica
15 11 (0.97%) Fidessa
15 11 (0.97%) SimCorp
16 10 (0.88%) UiPath
17 9 (0.79%) Bloomberg
17 9 (0.79%) Reuters