Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 115 79
Rank change year-on-year +34 -36 +43
Permanent jobs citing VBA 33 25 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.36% 1.18% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.22% 2.50% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 44
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -22.73%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £57,250 £54,250
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 782 1000 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 55.94% 47.10% 49.73%
Number of salaries quoted 663 770 1021
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,975 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,328 £65,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +2.41%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Essex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Chelmsford -3 10 £40,000 -5.88%
Harlow -11 8 £40,000 -15.79%
Basildon +20 7 £40,000 -
Brentwood - 4 - -
Colchester - 2 £45,000 -
Grays - 1 £30,000 -
VBA
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
4 14 (42.42%) Finance
5 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (36.36%) Degree
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (30.30%) C#
7 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (24.24%) XML
8 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
8 8 (24.24%) FTP
8 8 (24.24%) ERP
8 8 (24.24%) Change Management
9 6 (18.18%) MS Access
10 5 (15.15%) Data Quality
11 4 (12.12%) HP SiteScope
11 4 (12.12%) Data Extraction
11 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
11 4 (12.12%) QA
11 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
11 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (12.12%) Java
11 4 (12.12%) .NET
11 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (12.12%) HP
11 4 (12.12%) ISEB

VBA
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) FTP
2 2 (6.06%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (18.18%) MS Access
5 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.09%) Power BI
6 2 (6.06%) OLAP
6 2 (6.06%) OLTP
7 1 (3.03%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.06%) MSI
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Analyst
3 13 (39.39%) SQL Developer
4 11 (33.33%) Applications Support
4 11 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 11 (33.33%) Support Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Specialist
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Test Specialist
6 4 (12.12%) Test Specialist
7 3 (9.09%) Access Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Excel Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Data Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) Ajax
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (9.09%) WCF
4 2 (6.06%) WPF
4 2 (6.06%) XMPP
5 1 (3.03%) ADSI
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Change Management
1 8 (24.24%) ERP
1 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
2 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.12%) Data Extraction
2 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
2 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.06%) Document Management
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
4 2 (6.06%) Workflow
5 1 (3.03%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Korn
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Data Quality
2 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Citrix
1 4 (12.12%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Capita
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (6.06%) Thunderhead
4 1 (3.03%) Cognos