Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 81 53
Rank change year-on-year +20 -28 +29
Permanent jobs citing VBA 23 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.61% 0.92% 4.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.01% 1.50% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 32
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +3.17% +22.42%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,925 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £33,750 £38,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +17.19% -8.57% -2.78%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 459 535 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 52.16% 61.71% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 424 482 391
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Lancashire

VBA
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for VBA in Lancashire

VBA
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for VBA in Lancashire

VBA
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
Preston +21 15 £37,500 +41.51%
Chorley -10 4 £50,000 +53.85%
VBA
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (69.57%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (65.22%) ETL
5 14 (60.87%) .NET
5 14 (60.87%) MS Visio
5 14 (60.87%) MS Access
5 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (60.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (60.87%) SDLC
6 10 (43.48%) Kanban
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (43.48%) Scrum
6 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
7 9 (39.13%) C
7 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
7 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (17.39%) Data Visualisation
12 4 (17.39%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (17.39%) OLAP
12 4 (17.39%) T-SQL

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (60.87%) MS Visio
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (69.57%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (60.87%) MS Access
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (17.39%) OLAP
7 4 (17.39%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) VBA Developer
3 11 (47.83%) Access Developer
3 11 (47.83%) Access VBA Developer
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Developer
4 9 (39.13%) Excel Developer
4 9 (39.13%) Excel VBA Developer
5 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
7 4 (17.39%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (17.39%) SSRS Developer
8 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
9 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 1 (4.35%) Analyst
10 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
10 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Analyst
10 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
2 3 (13.04%) Ajax
2 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) jQuery
2 3 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) ETL
3 14 (60.87%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (60.87%) SDLC
4 10 (43.48%) Kanban
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
5 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Data Extraction
6 4 (17.39%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (17.39%) Statistics
6 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
7 3 (13.04%) MVC
8 1 (4.35%) Business Development
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) Process Management
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) C
3 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Capita