Period
to 21 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 416 412 418
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 -41
Permanent jobs citing VBA 877 1,159 1,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.76% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 1.36% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 771 991 1,064
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 67,861 85,047 90,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.60% 55.79% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 56,207 71,256 74,728
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 21 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +19 545 £55,000 +4.76% 55
North of England -5 127 £39,000 +11.43% 15
North West +54 82 £39,500 +12.86% 11
South East -31 78 £38,500 +2.67% 37
East of England +13 45 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Midlands -18 42 £34,000 +0.74% 20
South West +13 39 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Yorkshire -31 31 £35,000 -9.68% 4
West Midlands +4 24 £35,000 +16.67% 13
East Midlands +10 18 £30,000 -20.00% 7
North East +20 14 £28,000 -11.11%
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 631 (71.95%) SQL
2 496 (56.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 387 (44.13%) Finance
4 313 (35.69%) SQL Server
5 307 (35.01%) C#
6 275 (31.36%) Business Intelligence
7 243 (27.71%) .NET
8 214 (24.40%) Microsoft
9 200 (22.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 198 (22.58%) T-SQL
11 192 (21.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 180 (20.52%) Analytical Skills
13 166 (18.93%) Power Platform
14 164 (18.70%) Python
15 159 (18.13%) Power BI
16 148 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
16 148 (16.88%) VB
17 142 (16.19%) ETL
18 140 (15.96%) Degree
19 138 (15.74%) Visualisation
20 137 (15.62%) Banking
21 134 (15.28%) Analytics
22 124 (14.14%) Tableau
23 110 (12.54%) Oracle
23 110 (12.54%) Microsoft Office
24 109 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
25 108 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
26 102 (11.63%) Data Analysis
27 101 (11.52%) ASP.NET
28 89 (10.15%) HTML

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 73 (8.32%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.90%) SAS
3 23 (2.62%) IIS
4 6 (0.68%) ArcGIS
4 6 (0.68%) Confluence
4 6 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.68%) WordPress
5 4 (0.46%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.46%) Jupyter
5 4 (0.46%) nginx
6 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.23%) CMS
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 496 (56.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 110 (12.54%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (4.10%) Spreadsheet
4 24 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.14%) SPSS
7 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.57%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.57%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.46%) Stata
10 3 (0.34%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.11%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.11%) EViews
11 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.14%) Temenos T24
4 9 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.46%) SAP GTS
6 3 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.23%) HFM
7 2 (0.23%) Magento
7 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.11%) FastStats
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.11%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.11%) Scribe Insight
8 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 166 (18.93%) Power Platform
2 78 (8.89%) Azure
3 27 (3.08%) Office 365
4 20 (2.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 20 (2.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 17 (1.94%) AWS
6 8 (0.91%) SaaS
7 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Flow
8 6 (0.68%) Serverless
9 5 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.46%) Azure Functions
10 4 (0.46%) PaaS
11 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.34%) Heroku
11 3 (0.34%) IaaS
11 3 (0.34%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.23%) FinancialForce
12 2 (0.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (0.80%) Intranet
3 5 (0.57%) Firewall
4 4 (0.46%) DNS
4 4 (0.46%) FTP
5 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.23%) DHCP
6 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.23%) Extranet
6 2 (0.23%) Modbus
6 2 (0.23%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.23%) SMTP
6 2 (0.23%) SNMP
7 1 (0.11%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.11%) ICMP
7 1 (0.11%) Internet
7 1 (0.11%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.11%) Telnet
7 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (35.69%) SQL Server
2 200 (22.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 192 (21.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 159 (18.13%) Power BI
5 148 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
6 89 (10.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 53 (6.04%) MS Access
8 50 (5.70%) MySQL
9 45 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
10 38 (4.33%) Relational Database
11 33 (3.76%) QlikView
12 30 (3.42%) OLAP
12 30 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 28 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
14 27 (3.08%) Oracle Database
15 24 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
16 23 (2.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 23 (2.62%) Data Lake
17 21 (2.39%) PowerPivot
18 18 (2.05%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 53 (6.04%) Git (software)
2 34 (3.88%) Subversion
3 31 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.08%) IBM UrbanCode
5 26 (2.96%) Eclipse
6 23 (2.62%) JIRA
7 17 (1.94%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.37%) Selenium
9 10 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.80%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.68%) NUnit
11 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.57%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.46%) Redmine
14 3 (0.34%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.34%) Hudson
14 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
15 2 (0.23%) Moq
15 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 387 (44.13%) Finance
2 137 (15.62%) Banking
3 69 (7.87%) Front Office
4 56 (6.39%) Back Office
5 45 (5.13%) Retail
6 39 (4.45%) Investment Banking
7 36 (4.10%) Marketing
8 27 (3.08%) Law
9 18 (2.05%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.94%) Legal
11 13 (1.48%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.25%) Advertising
13 10 (1.14%) Billing
13 10 (1.14%) Public Sector
14 7 (0.80%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.34%) Games
15 3 (0.34%) Police
15 3 (0.34%) Publishing
16 2 (0.23%) Automotive
16 2 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 365 (41.62%) Developer
2 337 (38.43%) Analyst
3 106 (12.09%) Data Analyst
4 103 (11.74%) SQL Developer
5 81 (9.24%) C# Developer
6 60 (6.84%) VBA Developer
7 55 (6.27%) .NET Developer
8 48 (5.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 47 (5.36%) Python Developer
10 45 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 45 (5.13%) Junior
11 44 (5.02%) Systems Developer
12 38 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
13 37 (4.22%) Software Developer
14 35 (3.99%) SSRS Developer
15 34 (3.88%) Software Engineer
16 33 (3.76%) Report Analyst
17 29 (3.31%) Java Developer
18 28 (3.19%) Applications Support
19 27 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (27.71%) .NET
2 101 (11.52%) ASP.NET
3 89 (10.15%) HTML
4 66 (7.53%) XML
5 54 (6.16%) WPF
6 37 (4.22%) WCF
7 34 (3.88%) CSS
8 29 (3.31%) Web Services
9 24 (2.74%) WinForms
10 23 (2.62%) Visualforce
11 20 (2.28%) .NET Framework
11 20 (2.28%) Apache Flex
11 20 (2.28%) jQuery
12 19 (2.17%) JSON
13 14 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (1.60%) D3.js
13 14 (1.60%) Google Chart
13 14 (1.60%) Node.js
14 13 (1.48%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 180 (20.52%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 26 (2.96%) Derivative
4 25 (2.85%) Algorithms
5 24 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (2.62%) Fixed Income
7 20 (2.28%) Reinsurance
7 20 (2.28%) Robotics
8 17 (1.94%) Equities
9 15 (1.71%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.14%) Credit Risk
11 10 (1.14%) User Experience
12 9 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
13 8 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
16 5 (0.57%) Market Risk
16 5 (0.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 85 (9.69%) Windows
2 24 (2.74%) Linux
3 22 (2.51%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.05%) Windows 7
5 14 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.14%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.80%) Unix
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.34%) VMS
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.11%) Android
11 1 (0.11%) OS/2
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (31.36%) Business Intelligence
2 142 (16.19%) ETL
3 138 (15.74%) Visualisation
4 134 (15.28%) Analytics
5 109 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
7 102 (11.63%) Data Analysis
8 83 (9.46%) Project Management
9 73 (8.32%) Data Modelling
9 73 (8.32%) Data Visualisation
10 65 (7.41%) SDLC
11 64 (7.30%) Data Management
12 63 (7.18%) CRM
13 60 (6.84%) Coaching
14 56 (6.39%) Computer Science
14 56 (6.39%) Test Automation
15 54 (6.16%) Software Engineering
16 52 (5.93%) Mathematics
17 50 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 48 (5.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 631 (71.95%) SQL
2 307 (35.01%) C#
3 198 (22.58%) T-SQL
4 164 (18.70%) Python
5 148 (16.88%) VB
6 83 (9.46%) Java
7 79 (9.01%) R
8 75 (8.55%) JavaScript
9 68 (7.75%) PowerShell
10 65 (7.41%) VB.NET
11 43 (4.90%) PHP
12 39 (4.45%) C++
13 36 (4.10%) PL/SQL
14 25 (2.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 23 (2.62%) Apex Code
16 20 (2.28%) C
17 19 (2.17%) MATLAB
18 18 (2.05%) VBScript
19 10 (1.14%) TypeScript
20 7 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 140 (15.96%) Degree
2 32 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.05%) Master's Degree
5 12 (1.37%) MCSE
6 8 (0.91%) PhD
7 7 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.68%) ISEB
8 6 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.57%) CFA
9 5 (0.57%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.46%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.34%) MBA
12 2 (0.23%) OCA
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.11%) MCP
13 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.39%) Data Quality
2 35 (3.99%) QA
3 8 (0.91%) GDPR
4 6 (0.68%) EMIR
4 6 (0.68%) IFRS
4 6 (0.68%) MiFID
5 5 (0.57%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.34%) COBIT
6 3 (0.34%) PMO
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) SLA
8 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.11%) P3O
8 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 36 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 9 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (3.08%) Tivoli
2 7 (0.80%) SCCM
3 6 (0.68%) WSUS
4 4 (0.46%) Icinga
4 4 (0.46%) Prometheus
4 4 (0.46%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.11%) Ansible
5 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.11%) Control-M
5 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 214 (24.40%) Microsoft
2 124 (14.14%) Tableau
3 110 (12.54%) Oracle
4 42 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (4.56%) IBM
6 21 (2.39%) Alteryx
7 17 (1.94%) WorldPay
8 16 (1.82%) Bloomberg
9 15 (1.71%) Citrix
10 14 (1.60%) Google
11 13 (1.48%) SAP
12 12 (1.37%) Cisco
12 12 (1.37%) Databricks
12 12 (1.37%) VMware
13 11 (1.25%) Informatica
13 11 (1.25%) Reuters
14 10 (1.14%) Automation Anywhere
14 10 (1.14%) Blue Prism
14 10 (1.14%) UiPath
15 9 (1.03%) Confirmit