The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 85 90 94
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Permanent jobs citing VBA 3 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.30% 1.02% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 2.04% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 9
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -20.00%  
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 499 540 586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 49.55% 50.09% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 368 430 453
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

VBA
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA in Essex.

Salary trend for VBA in Essex

VBA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Harlow - 2 £40,500 -
Brentwood +14 1 - -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for VBA.

1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) MS Access
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (33.33%) QlikView
4 6 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
4 6 (33.33%) CRM
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) CODA-Financials
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (27.78%) CODA
5 5 (27.78%) User Experience
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) RESTful
6 4 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (22.22%) Power BI
6 4 (22.22%) Tableau
6 4 (22.22%) SPSS
6 4 (22.22%) SAP
7 3 (16.67%) Cognos
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) SPSS
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (27.78%) CODA-Financials
3 4 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MS Access
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
3 6 (33.33%) QlikView
4 5 (27.78%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (22.22%) Power BI
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (5.56%) MySQL
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) QlikView Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Systems Support
3 5 (27.78%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) VBA Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner Tester
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) VB VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) RESTful
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) ADSI
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) B2B
4 1 (5.56%) Case Management
4 1 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (5.56%) Information Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) CODA
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Tableau
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto