Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 83 87
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 +21
Permanent jobs citing VBA 14 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.58% 1.15% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 2.00% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 24
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -17.95%
10th Percentile £23,300 £39,450 £37,500
90th Percentile £50,875 £44,000 £46,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% +3.03%

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 467 601 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 52.77% 57.68% 61.92%
Number of salaries quoted 293 468 735
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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
Colchester - 6 £42,500 - 1
Basildon +16 4 £35,000 - 1
Harlow - 2 £48,750 -
Chelmsford +11 1 £22,500 -48.86%
VBA
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 Essex region with a requirement for VBA.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) WinForms
7 6 (42.86%) Change Management
7 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
7 6 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (42.86%) VB
7 6 (42.86%) Java
7 6 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (28.57%) ETL
10 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 3 (21.43%) Web Services
10 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (14.29%) Power BI
11 2 (14.29%) WCF
11 2 (14.29%) Power Platform
11 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2017
11 2 (14.29%) MS Access

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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) IPv4
1 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) MS Access
5 2 (14.29%) Power BI
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Software Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Crystal Reports Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Report Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) WinForms Developer
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 1 (7.14%) IT Support
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) WinForms
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) ADSI
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
5 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) VB
4 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau