Period
to

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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 565 524 442
Rank change year-on-year -41 -82 -20
Permanent jobs citing VBA 725 377 530
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.46% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 0.84% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 397 283 461
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% -

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 74,822 45,085 47,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.29% 55.30% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 39,152 35,170 39,483
10th Percentile £37,491 £34,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VBA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in England

VBA
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBA in England.

Salary trend for VBA in England

VBA
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBA in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -114 353 £64,179 +11.62% 37
North of England -17 104 £40,000 +6.67% 7
East of England -45 87 £41,133 -8.59% 6
Midlands -33 85 £35,000 -12.50% 5
West Midlands -22 73 £35,000 -16.17% 1
Yorkshire -6 62 £46,500 +13.41% 4
South West +1 42 £40,000 +24.03% 10
South East -86 42 £35,000 -3.45% 9
North West -48 37 £40,000 +15.53%
East Midlands -30 10 £48,750 +39.29% 4
North East -16 5 £32,000 +23.08% 3
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 544 (75.03%) SQL
2 416 (57.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 291 (40.14%) Finance
4 277 (38.21%) Social Skills
5 250 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
6 248 (34.21%) Python
7 239 (32.97%) Analytical Skills
8 226 (31.17%) Microsoft
9 214 (29.52%) Problem-Solving
10 207 (28.55%) Power Platform
11 197 (27.17%) Analytics
12 196 (27.03%) Agile
13 190 (26.21%) Power BI
14 171 (23.59%) SQL Server
15 158 (21.79%) Degree
16 140 (19.31%) C#
17 128 (17.66%) Data Analysis
18 126 (17.38%) .NET
19 125 (17.24%) Azure
20 116 (16.00%) Oracle
21 110 (15.17%) JavaScript
22 109 (15.03%) Decision-Making
23 108 (14.90%) Project Management
24 96 (13.24%) R
25 89 (12.28%) Risk Management
26 88 (12.14%) Scrum
27 87 (12.00%) Retail
28 85 (11.72%) MS Access
28 85 (11.72%) DevOps
29 84 (11.59%) Computer Science

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 47 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 45 (6.21%) SAS
3 10 (1.38%) IIS
4 7 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.83%) Apache
5 6 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.69%) WordPress
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.14%) Confluence
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 416 (57.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (2.90%) SPSS
5 20 (2.76%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.14%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.14%) CATIA
8 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 28 (3.86%) Alphatax
1 28 (3.86%) Dynamics GP
2 10 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (1.24%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.69%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.28%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.14%) Eikon
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 207 (28.55%) Power Platform
2 125 (17.24%) Azure
3 47 (6.48%) AWS
4 40 (5.52%) Microsoft 365
5 38 (5.24%) Power Automate
6 34 (4.69%) PowerApps
7 31 (4.28%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (3.86%) OpenShift
8 28 (3.86%) Serverless
9 24 (3.31%) GCP
10 19 (2.62%) OneDrive
11 9 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
12 8 (1.10%) GitHub
13 7 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.83%) Nutanix
15 4 (0.55%) Heroku
16 3 (0.41%) SaaS
16 3 (0.41%) Snowflake
17 2 (0.28%) IaaS
17 2 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.14%) Internet
2 4 (0.55%) DNS
3 3 (0.41%) DHCP
3 3 (0.41%) Firewall
4 2 (0.28%) Intranet
4 2 (0.28%) Skype
4 2 (0.28%) SMS
5 1 (0.14%) FTP
5 1 (0.14%) LAN
5 1 (0.14%) SMDS
5 1 (0.14%) Softphone
5 1 (0.14%) VoIP
5 1 (0.14%) VPN
5 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (26.21%) Power BI
2 171 (23.59%) SQL Server
3 85 (11.72%) MS Access
4 65 (8.97%) Tableau
5 63 (8.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (8.28%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 43 (5.93%) Big Data
10 42 (5.79%) MySQL
11 37 (5.10%) Power Query
12 34 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
13 33 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
14 29 (4.00%) Neo4j
15 22 (3.03%) BigQuery
16 21 (2.90%) Data Lake
17 20 (2.76%) Relational Database
18 19 (2.62%) Qlik Sense
19 14 (1.93%) Data Mining
20 11 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (5.79%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 35 (4.83%) Visual Studio
4 30 (4.14%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.62%) JIRA
6 9 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.97%) Rational Performance Tester
8 6 (0.83%) NUnit
9 5 (0.69%) Subversion
9 5 (0.69%) Toad
9 5 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.28%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.28%) RStudio
11 1 (0.14%) Moq
11 1 (0.14%) Postman
11 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 291 (40.14%) Finance
2 277 (38.21%) Social Skills
3 239 (32.97%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (12.00%) Retail
5 76 (10.48%) Marketing
6 61 (8.41%) Organisational Skills
7 48 (6.62%) Legal
8 46 (6.34%) Front Office
9 39 (5.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 24 (3.31%) Presentation Skills
11 23 (3.17%) Advertising
11 23 (3.17%) Games
11 23 (3.17%) Law
11 23 (3.17%) Publishing
12 22 (3.03%) Automotive
12 22 (3.03%) Banking
12 22 (3.03%) Public Sector
13 21 (2.90%) Manufacturing
14 8 (1.10%) Retail Finance
15 6 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 281 (38.76%) Analyst
2 197 (27.17%) Developer
3 73 (10.07%) Data Analyst
4 62 (8.55%) Software Developer
5 44 (6.07%) Applications Support
6 42 (5.79%) Support Analyst
7 41 (5.66%) Analyst Developer
8 40 (5.52%) Data Engineer
9 35 (4.83%) Analytics Manager
10 34 (4.69%) Supply Chain Manager
11 33 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
12 32 (4.41%) .NET Developer
13 29 (4.00%) Business Analyst
13 29 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 29 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
14 27 (3.72%) Product Owner
15 26 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
16 25 (3.45%) C# Developer
17 24 (3.31%) Product Manager
18 23 (3.17%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (17.38%) .NET
2 78 (10.76%) HTML
3 74 (10.21%) React
4 54 (7.45%) CSS
5 52 (7.17%) XML
6 51 (7.03%) AngularJS
7 40 (5.52%) ASP.NET
8 35 (4.83%) jQuery
9 33 (4.55%) REST
10 28 (3.86%) Java EE
10 28 (3.86%) Spring
10 28 (3.86%) Spring Boot
11 24 (3.31%) JSON
11 24 (3.31%) WPF
12 19 (2.62%) .NET Framework
13 18 (2.48%) .NET Core
13 18 (2.48%) ADO
13 18 (2.48%) Ajax
13 18 (2.48%) HTML5
13 18 (2.48%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.07%) Management Information System
2 64 (8.83%) Self-Motivation
3 52 (7.17%) Algorithms
4 50 (6.90%) Derivative
5 46 (6.34%) Hedge funds
6 45 (6.21%) Fixed Income
7 36 (4.97%) User Experience
8 35 (4.83%) Credit Risk
8 35 (4.83%) OTC Derivatives
9 32 (4.41%) Virtual Team
10 27 (3.72%) Data Structures
11 15 (2.07%) Legacy Systems
12 13 (1.79%) Market Risk
13 11 (1.52%) Renewable Energy
14 9 (1.24%) Reference Data
15 8 (1.10%) Driving Licence
15 8 (1.10%) Taxonomies
16 7 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
16 7 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 65 (8.97%) Windows
2 34 (4.69%) Linux
3 30 (4.14%) Unix
4 23 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.14%) Debian
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
2 214 (29.52%) Problem-Solving
3 197 (27.17%) Analytics
4 196 (27.03%) Agile
5 128 (17.66%) Data Analysis
6 109 (15.03%) Decision-Making
7 108 (14.90%) Project Management
8 89 (12.28%) Risk Management
9 88 (12.14%) Scrum
10 85 (11.72%) DevOps
11 84 (11.59%) Computer Science
12 83 (11.45%) Data Science
13 81 (11.17%) Visualisation
14 74 (10.21%) Data Modelling
14 74 (10.21%) Logistics
15 73 (10.07%) Mathematics
16 62 (8.55%) Asset Management
17 61 (8.41%) Requirements Gathering
18 60 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
19 59 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 544 (75.03%) SQL
2 248 (34.21%) Python
3 140 (19.31%) C#
4 110 (15.17%) JavaScript
5 96 (13.24%) R
6 69 (9.52%) Java
7 59 (8.14%) T-SQL
8 45 (6.21%) C
9 37 (5.10%) C++
9 37 (5.10%) PowerShell
10 34 (4.69%) MATLAB
11 33 (4.55%) Perl
12 31 (4.28%) PHP
13 30 (4.14%) Shell Script
14 22 (3.03%) VB
15 18 (2.48%) VB.NET
16 14 (1.93%) VBScript
17 13 (1.79%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.97%) XAML
19 3 (0.41%) Bash
Qualifications
1 158 (21.79%) Degree
2 32 (4.41%) Master's Degree
3 24 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (0.97%) HND
5 6 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.55%) PhD
7 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.28%) Data Quality
2 28 (3.86%) QA
3 16 (2.21%) SLA
4 12 (1.66%) IFRS
5 11 (1.52%) IFRS 9
6 5 (0.69%) PMO
7 2 (0.28%) P3O
8 1 (0.14%) GDPR
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (4.83%) Docker
2 11 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.24%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.14%) KVM
4 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (4.28%) Ansible
2 28 (3.86%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.14%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 226 (31.17%) Microsoft
2 116 (16.00%) Oracle
3 59 (8.14%) Bloomberg
4 42 (5.79%) SAP
5 36 (4.97%) Reuters
6 30 (4.14%) Splunk
7 29 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 29 (4.00%) Refinitiv
8 28 (3.86%) AppDynamics
8 28 (3.86%) Dataiku
9 27 (3.72%) BISAM
10 23 (3.17%) Google
11 17 (2.34%) Citrix
12 8 (1.10%) Murex
13 5 (0.69%) Alteryx
13 5 (0.69%) Automation Anywhere
13 5 (0.69%) HubSpot
13 5 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.69%) UiPath
14 4 (0.55%) MicroStrategy