Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > London
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 317 304
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 -43
Permanent jobs citing VBA 758 716 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.10% 1.04% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 1.88% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 618 624 822
London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,350 £31,325 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £72,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 38,566 38,171 44,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.97% 55.43% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31,883 32,704 39,291
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in London

VBA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for VBA in London

VBA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in London over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for VBA in London

VBA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the London region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Central London +29 197 £45,000 -21.74% 28
West London +20 29 £42,500 +21.43% 12
East London +17 13 £52,500 +55.56% 1
South London -6 11 £31,000 -31.11%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 London region with a requirement for VBA.

1 515 (67.94%) SQL
2 494 (65.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 430 (56.73%) Finance
4 256 (33.77%) SQL Server
5 234 (30.87%) C#
6 217 (28.63%) Degree
7 190 (25.07%) .NET
8 177 (23.35%) Analytics
9 152 (20.05%) Python
9 152 (20.05%) Banking
10 151 (19.92%) Microsoft
10 151 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
11 150 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
12 140 (18.47%) Business Intelligence
13 139 (18.34%) Front Office
14 130 (17.15%) Oracle
14 130 (17.15%) T-SQL
15 129 (17.02%) Tableau
16 118 (15.57%) Computer Science
17 115 (15.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 107 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
19 106 (13.98%) VB
20 102 (13.46%) Data Modelling
20 102 (13.46%) Visualisation
21 96 (12.66%) Windows
22 95 (12.53%) Data Analysis
23 93 (12.27%) Microsoft Office
24 88 (11.61%) Project Management
24 88 (11.61%) Asset Management
25 86 (11.35%) XML

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 49 (6.46%) SAS
2 30 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.17%) Confluence
4 16 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
5 15 (1.98%) Apache Spark
5 15 (1.98%) IIS
6 10 (1.32%) Apache
7 8 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.53%) CMS
9 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.40%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.26%) WordPress
12 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 494 (65.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (12.27%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (6.46%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (2.24%) SPSS
5 12 (1.58%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.53%) EViews
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (2.24%) SimCorp Dimension
2 16 (2.11%) Infor SunSystems
3 12 (1.58%) Cognos TM1
4 11 (1.45%) Elite 3E
5 9 (1.19%) CA PPM
5 9 (1.19%) Unica
6 8 (1.06%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (1.06%) Summit
7 7 (0.92%) HFM
8 6 (0.79%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.66%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.66%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.53%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 4 (0.53%) SAP Retail
11 3 (0.40%) thinkFolio
12 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.03%) SaaS
2 16 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 15 (1.98%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 13 (1.72%) Google Analytics
5 9 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.92%) Office 365
7 4 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.26%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.13%) AdWords
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.03%) Firewall
2 21 (2.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (1.58%) Intranet
4 4 (0.53%) Extranet
4 4 (0.53%) SMS
5 1 (0.13%) Broadband
5 1 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.13%) FTP
5 1 (0.13%) LAN
5 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (33.77%) SQL Server
2 115 (15.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (8.18%) Relational Database
5 61 (8.05%) Crystal Reports
6 57 (7.52%) NoSQL
6 57 (7.52%) Power BI
7 49 (6.46%) MySQL
8 47 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (4.22%) MS Access
11 30 (3.96%) Big Data
11 30 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 29 (3.83%) BusinessObjects
13 28 (3.69%) Couchbase
14 26 (3.43%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (3.17%) MongoDB
16 23 (3.03%) QlikView
16 23 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (2.51%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 73 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (5.94%) Git (software)
3 41 (5.41%) JIRA
3 41 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 31 (4.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 26 (3.43%) Subversion
6 14 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.32%) NUnit
8 9 (1.19%) Axure RP
9 5 (0.66%) RStudio
10 4 (0.53%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.26%) dotCover
11 2 (0.26%) dotTrace
11 2 (0.26%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.26%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.26%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 430 (56.73%) Finance
2 152 (20.05%) Banking
3 139 (18.34%) Front Office
4 60 (7.92%) Marketing
5 35 (4.62%) Investment Banking
6 32 (4.22%) Law
7 31 (4.09%) Back Office
8 27 (3.56%) Legal
9 25 (3.30%) Retail
10 12 (1.58%) Advertising
11 10 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.06%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.66%) Billing
14 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.53%) Russian Language
15 3 (0.40%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.13%) French Language
17 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
17 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 334 (44.06%) Developer
2 240 (31.66%) Analyst
3 108 (14.25%) C# Developer
4 80 (10.55%) SQL Developer
5 68 (8.97%) Data Analyst
6 65 (8.58%) Junior
7 60 (7.92%) VBA Developer
8 58 (7.65%) Consultant
9 45 (5.94%) Excel Developer
10 43 (5.67%) Front Office Developer
11 42 (5.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 41 (5.41%) Applications Support
12 41 (5.41%) Junior Developer
13 35 (4.62%) .NET Developer
14 34 (4.49%) Analytics Developer
14 34 (4.49%) Junior C# Developer
15 33 (4.35%) C# WPF Developer
15 33 (4.35%) WPF Developer
16 32 (4.22%) Data Visualisation Developer
17 31 (4.09%) Junior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (25.07%) .NET
2 86 (11.35%) XML
3 65 (8.58%) HTML
4 56 (7.39%) .NET Framework
5 51 (6.73%) WCF
6 49 (6.46%) WPF
7 43 (5.67%) WinForms
8 40 (5.28%) CSS
9 33 (4.35%) JSON
10 26 (3.43%) Web Services
11 22 (2.90%) AngularJS
12 19 (2.51%) ASP.NET
13 17 (2.24%) jQuery
14 15 (1.98%) D3.js
14 15 (1.98%) Google Chart
14 15 (1.98%) Visualforce
15 13 (1.72%) REST
15 13 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (1.58%) Entity Framework
17 10 (1.32%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 151 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (15.57%) Computer Science
3 62 (8.18%) Equities
4 58 (7.65%) Management Information System
5 56 (7.39%) Derivative
6 33 (4.35%) Fixed Income
7 31 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 31 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (3.56%) Hedge funds
9 23 (3.03%) Cybercrime
10 22 (2.90%) Data Structures
11 20 (2.64%) Fintech
12 16 (2.11%) Reinsurance
13 15 (1.98%) User Experience
14 12 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
15 10 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
16 9 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
16 9 (1.19%) Mobile App
16 9 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 96 (12.66%) Windows
2 58 (7.65%) Linux
3 38 (5.01%) Unix
4 23 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.92%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.66%) HPUX
8 4 (0.53%) Android
8 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (23.35%) Analytics
2 150 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (18.47%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
5 102 (13.46%) Data Modelling
5 102 (13.46%) Visualisation
6 95 (12.53%) Data Analysis
7 88 (11.61%) Asset Management
7 88 (11.61%) Project Management
8 82 (10.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 82 (10.82%) Mathematics
9 79 (10.42%) SDLC
10 68 (8.97%) Data Analytics
11 67 (8.84%) Scrum
12 64 (8.44%) OO
13 61 (8.05%) Change Management
14 60 (7.92%) Risk Management
15 54 (7.12%) Data Management
16 48 (6.33%) Test Automation
17 47 (6.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 515 (67.94%) SQL
2 234 (30.87%) C#
3 152 (20.05%) Python
4 130 (17.15%) T-SQL
5 106 (13.98%) VB
6 76 (10.03%) R
7 73 (9.63%) Java
8 69 (9.10%) VB.NET
9 62 (8.18%) C++
10 56 (7.39%) JavaScript
11 34 (4.49%) C
12 31 (4.09%) MATLAB
13 29 (3.83%) PL/SQL
14 23 (3.03%) PHP
15 19 (2.51%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.98%) Apex Code
17 14 (1.85%) Perl
17 14 (1.85%) VBScript
18 10 (1.32%) F#
19 9 (1.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 217 (28.63%) Degree
2 50 (6.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (4.49%) Master's Degree
4 23 (3.03%) CCNA
4 23 (3.03%) CCNP
4 23 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (1.85%) PhD
6 10 (1.32%) ACCA
7 9 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (1.06%) CFA
8 8 (1.06%) CIMA
9 7 (0.92%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.92%) PMP
10 4 (0.53%) CBAP
11 3 (0.40%) ISEB
12 2 (0.26%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.13%) MBA
13 1 (0.13%) SAS Certification
13 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.60%) Data Quality
2 35 (4.62%) QA
3 11 (1.45%) GDPR
4 10 (1.32%) MiFID
5 9 (1.19%) PMO
6 4 (0.53%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.40%) EMIR
8 2 (0.26%) GAAP
9 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.13%) FATCA
9 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.79%) Docker
4 4 (0.53%) HDFS
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (0.92%) Control-M
2 5 (0.66%) SCCM
3 3 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.13%) EnCase
4 1 (0.13%) FTK
Vendors
1 151 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 130 (17.15%) Oracle
3 129 (17.02%) Tableau
4 32 (4.22%) Cognos
5 28 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.77%) Google
7 20 (2.64%) Infor
8 19 (2.51%) Vertica
9 18 (2.37%) SimCorp
10 16 (2.11%) IBM
10 16 (2.11%) SAP
11 15 (1.98%) Bloomberg
12 13 (1.72%) Alteryx
13 12 (1.58%) Adobe
14 11 (1.45%) Anaplan
14 11 (1.45%) Informatica
15 10 (1.32%) CA
16 9 (1.19%) iManage
16 9 (1.19%) Reuters
17 8 (1.06%) Hyperion