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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 364 353 312
Rank change year-on-year -11 -41  
Permanent jobs citing VBA 646 909 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.93% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.79% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 552 781 880
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

VBA is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 43975 50906 51098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 54.77% 51.91% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37830 44290 43868
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing VBA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 373 £52,500 +1.94% 53
South East +9 71 £35,750 -20.55% 13
Yorkshire +14 45 £35,000 +2.41% 8
South West +41 43 £35,000 -5.66% 8
North West -42 39 £32,750 -6.42% 11
West Midlands +32 28 £35,000 -
East of England +13 28 £40,500 +5.19% 3
East Midlands -18 22 £32,500 +8.33% 4
North East -3 2 £35,000 +27.27%
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 915 (72.33%) SQL
2 526 (41.58%) SQL Server
3 509 (40.24%) Finance
4 465 (36.76%) MS Excel
5 375 (29.64%) Microsoft
6 369 (29.17%) .NET
7 368 (29.09%) C#
8 306 (24.19%) Business Intelligence
9 304 (24.03%) Degree
10 296 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
11 269 (21.26%) Analytics
12 221 (17.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 214 (16.92%) Oracle
14 195 (15.42%) HTML
15 194 (15.34%) JavaScript
16 193 (15.26%) MS Access
17 170 (13.44%) T-SQL
18 169 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
19 165 (13.04%) Banking
20 164 (12.96%) Mathematics
21 163 (12.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 161 (12.73%) XML
23 152 (12.02%) Python
24 151 (11.94%) VB
25 136 (10.75%) Tableau
26 129 (10.20%) Front Office
27 128 (10.12%) Computer Science
28 126 (9.96%) Windows
29 122 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
30 120 (9.49%) MS Office

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
1 113 (8.93%) SAS
2 102 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 48 (3.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 34 (2.69%) Apache
5 31 (2.45%) Alfresco
6 30 (2.37%) IIS
7 29 (2.29%) WebLogic
8 28 (2.21%) JBoss
8 28 (2.21%) WebSphere
9 27 (2.13%) Joomla!
10 19 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.95%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.87%) CMS
12 11 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.79%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.47%) FormScape
15 6 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 465 (36.76%) MS Excel
2 120 (9.49%) MS Office
3 50 (3.95%) SPSS
4 31 (2.45%) Spreadsheet
5 29 (2.29%) MS Visio
6 25 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.63%) MS Project
8 7 (0.55%) Stata
9 5 (0.40%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.40%) XMetaL
10 4 (0.32%) SPSS Modeler
11 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.16%) EViews
13 1 (0.079%) Maple
13 1 (0.079%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 39 (3.08%) Visualfiles
2 21 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 13 (1.03%) SAP BPC
5 12 (0.95%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 11 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.40%) CODA-Financials
8 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.40%) Primavera
9 4 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.32%) Infor SunSystems
9 4 (0.32%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.16%) Orchestrade
10 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.29%) GitHub
3 25 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
4 23 (1.82%) Google Analytics
5 22 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.95%) Office 365
7 10 (0.79%) SaaS
8 6 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.079%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.079%) Heroku
11 1 (0.079%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.03%) DNS
1 13 (1.03%) Intranet
2 11 (0.87%) DHCP
3 8 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.55%) WAN
5 6 (0.47%) Firewall
6 5 (0.40%) Extranet
6 5 (0.40%) Internet
6 5 (0.40%) Wireless
7 4 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (0.32%) LDAP
7 4 (0.32%) MVNO
8 3 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.16%) FTP
9 2 (0.16%) HTTP
9 2 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.16%) LAN
9 2 (0.16%) PBX
9 2 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (41.58%) SQL Server
2 221 (17.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 193 (15.26%) MS Access
4 163 (12.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 122 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
6 82 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 78 (6.17%) BusinessObjects
8 76 (6.01%) Relational Database
9 73 (5.77%) QlikView
10 72 (5.69%) Power BI
10 72 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 63 (4.98%) MySQL
12 49 (3.87%) Data Mining
13 48 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 41 (3.24%) Big Data
15 39 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
15 39 (3.08%) MongoDB
16 29 (2.29%) Hadoop
17 27 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
18 26 (2.06%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 74 (5.85%) Visual Studio
2 54 (4.27%) Subversion
3 50 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (2.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 35 (2.77%) Jenkins
6 29 (2.29%) Maven
7 27 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
8 26 (2.06%) Eclipse
9 15 (1.19%) Git (software)
10 12 (0.95%) HP UFT
11 10 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.47%) JIRA
12 6 (0.47%) NUnit
12 6 (0.47%) Selenium
13 5 (0.40%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.40%) Yeoman
14 4 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
14 4 (0.32%) Protractor
14 4 (0.32%) SoapUI
General
1 509 (40.24%) Finance
2 165 (13.04%) Banking
3 129 (10.20%) Front Office
4 94 (7.43%) Marketing
5 57 (4.51%) Retail
6 47 (3.72%) Law
7 45 (3.56%) Telecoms
8 44 (3.48%) Advertising
9 42 (3.32%) Investment Banking
10 30 (2.37%) Manufacturing
11 27 (2.13%) Legal
12 20 (1.58%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.26%) Back Office
14 14 (1.11%) Publishing
15 12 (0.95%) Games
16 10 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.71%) German Language
18 7 (0.55%) Electronics
18 7 (0.55%) French Language
19 5 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 498 (39.37%) Developer
2 476 (37.63%) Analyst
3 161 (12.73%) Data Analyst
4 136 (10.75%) SQL Developer
5 120 (9.49%) C# Developer
6 107 (8.46%) SQL Analyst
7 92 (7.27%) .NET Developer
8 70 (5.53%) VBA Developer
9 68 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 60 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 58 (4.58%) Senior Developer
11 58 (4.58%) SQL Data Analyst
12 57 (4.51%) Software Developer
13 54 (4.27%) Consultant
14 52 (4.11%) Insight Analyst
15 48 (3.79%) Support Analyst
16 46 (3.64%) Excel Analyst
17 42 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
17 42 (3.32%) Systems Developer
18 41 (3.24%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (29.17%) .NET
2 195 (15.42%) HTML
3 161 (12.73%) XML
4 109 (8.62%) ASP.NET
5 98 (7.75%) CSS
6 82 (6.48%) Web Services
7 80 (6.32%) jQuery
8 76 (6.01%) AngularJS
9 66 (5.22%) .NET Framework
10 65 (5.14%) WCF
11 59 (4.66%) WPF
12 42 (3.32%) Ajax
13 39 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (2.53%) J2EE
14 32 (2.53%) SOAP
15 27 (2.13%) Backbone.js
15 27 (2.13%) Dojo
15 27 (2.13%) Ember.js
15 27 (2.13%) JSP
15 27 (2.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 296 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (10.12%) Computer Science
3 75 (5.93%) Management Information System
4 60 (4.74%) Fixed Income
5 42 (3.32%) Hedge funds
6 35 (2.77%) Driving Licence
7 31 (2.45%) Derivative
7 31 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 30 (2.37%) Equities
9 25 (1.98%) Algorithms
9 25 (1.98%) Fintech
10 22 (1.74%) FMCG
11 21 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.58%) Replication
13 19 (1.50%) N-Tier
14 18 (1.42%) Client/Server
14 18 (1.42%) User Experience
15 16 (1.26%) Data Structures
16 13 (1.03%) NHS
16 13 (1.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (9.96%) Windows
2 57 (4.51%) Linux
3 54 (4.27%) Unix
4 30 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (2.21%) Android
6 27 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.13%) Windows Server
7 26 (2.06%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.71%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.16%) AIX
12 2 (0.16%) Solaris
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.079%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.079%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (24.19%) Business Intelligence
2 269 (21.26%) Analytics
3 169 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
4 164 (12.96%) Mathematics
5 118 (9.33%) Data Analysis
6 107 (8.46%) ETL
7 102 (8.06%) MVC
8 101 (7.98%) OO
9 96 (7.59%) Statistics
10 89 (7.04%) ITIL
11 81 (6.40%) Data Modelling
12 76 (6.01%) CRM
13 74 (5.85%) SDLC
14 71 (5.61%) Visualisation
15 68 (5.38%) Project Management
15 68 (5.38%) Software Engineering
16 64 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 61 (4.82%) Data Analytics
18 57 (4.51%) Asset Management
19 56 (4.43%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 915 (72.33%) SQL
2 368 (29.09%) C#
3 194 (15.34%) JavaScript
4 170 (13.44%) T-SQL
5 152 (12.02%) Python
6 151 (11.94%) VB
7 114 (9.01%) Java
8 113 (8.93%) VB.NET
9 101 (7.98%) PowerShell
10 90 (7.11%) C++
10 90 (7.11%) PHP
11 87 (6.88%) R
12 54 (4.27%) C
13 49 (3.87%) Perl
14 45 (3.56%) PL/SQL
15 38 (3.00%) F#
16 33 (2.61%) MATLAB
17 31 (2.45%) VBScript
18 28 (2.21%) Delphi
18 28 (2.21%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 304 (24.03%) Degree
2 48 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.74%) PhD
5 12 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.63%) ISEB
7 7 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.55%) PMP
8 6 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.40%) HND
9 5 (0.40%) MCSE
10 4 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.32%) MCAD
10 4 (0.32%) MCSD
11 3 (0.24%) ACCA
11 3 (0.24%) CCNA
11 3 (0.24%) CIMA
12 2 (0.16%) CCNP
13 1 (0.079%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.51%) Data Quality
2 26 (2.06%) QA
3 23 (1.82%) SLA
4 5 (0.40%) MiFID
5 4 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.32%) EMIR
5 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.16%) PMO
8 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.11%) XenApp
3 13 (1.03%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.79%) XenServer
5 7 (0.55%) Docker
6 6 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.40%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.24%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.079%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (2.13%) Nagios
2 5 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.32%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.32%) Malwarebytes
4 3 (0.24%) SCCM
5 2 (0.16%) Control-M
6 1 (0.079%) Ansible
6 1 (0.079%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.079%) Graylog
6 1 (0.079%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.079%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.079%) Puppet
Vendors
1 375 (29.64%) Microsoft
2 214 (16.92%) Oracle
3 136 (10.75%) Tableau
4 72 (5.69%) SAP
5 69 (5.45%) IBM
6 39 (3.08%) LexisNexis
7 35 (2.77%) Bloomberg
7 35 (2.77%) Cognos
8 28 (2.21%) Citrix
9 27 (2.13%) Adobe
9 27 (2.13%) Google
9 27 (2.13%) HP
10 23 (1.82%) Reuters
11 20 (1.58%) Cisco
12 16 (1.26%) VMware
13 15 (1.19%) Coremetrics
14 11 (0.87%) Blue Prism
15 10 (0.79%) Charles River
15 10 (0.79%) Cognizant
15 10 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k plus benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefit and 10% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + 30 hol
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £30,776 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £competitive, call for details
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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Northamptonshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Beneifts
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £43000 per annum + Pro rata 6 month fixed term
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London
Energon People
Salary: £100000.00 per annum
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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