Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 342 338 361
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23 -110
Permanent jobs citing VBA 592 687 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 0.93% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 1.69% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 524 561 522
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,475 £32,500 £32,048
90th Percentile £82,125 £92,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 37,695 40,736 40,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.14% 55.06% 54.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31,535 32,641 35,576
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -8 149 £52,500 - 16
West London +24 16 £42,500 -5.56% 14
South London -5 15 £32,000 -17.30%
East London +7 3 - - 2
North London +18 2 £48,750 +45.52%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 418 (70.61%) SQL
2 363 (61.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 344 (58.11%) Finance
4 273 (46.11%) C#
5 266 (44.93%) SQL Server
6 191 (32.26%) .NET
7 190 (32.09%) T-SQL
8 155 (26.18%) Banking
9 140 (23.65%) Business Intelligence
10 135 (22.80%) Python
11 133 (22.47%) Microsoft
12 124 (20.95%) Oracle
13 122 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
14 110 (18.58%) Analytics
15 109 (18.41%) Front Office
16 104 (17.57%) Degree
17 102 (17.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 99 (16.72%) VB.NET
19 97 (16.39%) C++
20 90 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
21 87 (14.70%) HTML
22 84 (14.19%) Microsoft Office
23 81 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 79 (13.34%) VB
25 74 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
26 70 (11.82%) XML
27 69 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
28 65 (10.98%) Data Structures
29 64 (10.81%) Equities
29 64 (10.81%) Asset Management

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 51 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 31 (5.24%) IIS
3 20 (3.38%) SAS
4 6 (1.01%) Apache
4 6 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.51%) WordPress
6 2 (0.34%) CMS
6 2 (0.34%) Confluence
6 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 363 (61.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 84 (14.19%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.52%) SPSS
5 4 (0.68%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.34%) LibreOffice
6 2 (0.34%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (3.21%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.35%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (1.01%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (0.84%) Infor SunSystems
5 4 (0.68%) SunGard GMI
6 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.34%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 2 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.17%) Orchestrade
8 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.17%) ScheduALL
8 1 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.53%) Office 365
3 8 (1.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.51%) GitHub
4 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon SageMaker
5 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) AdWords
6 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Slack
6 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.68%) WebEx
2 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) DSL
4 1 (0.17%) IMAP
4 1 (0.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) LAN
4 1 (0.17%) NAS
4 1 (0.17%) POP3
4 1 (0.17%) SMS
4 1 (0.17%) SMTP
4 1 (0.17%) VPN
4 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (44.93%) SQL Server
2 102 (17.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (8.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (7.26%) Power BI
7 39 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (4.73%) Relational Database
10 24 (4.05%) Crystal Reports
11 23 (3.89%) PowerPivot
12 22 (3.72%) MySQL
13 20 (3.38%) Microsoft Power View
14 18 (3.04%) Big Data
14 18 (3.04%) NoSQL
15 17 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
16 16 (2.70%) MS Access
16 16 (2.70%) Oracle Database
16 16 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (2.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 44 (7.43%) Subversion
2 27 (4.56%) Visual Studio
3 26 (4.39%) JIRA
4 23 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.21%) Git (software)
6 17 (2.87%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.52%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.35%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.35%) Maven
9 7 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.18%) Selenium
10 4 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.34%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.34%) RStudio
12 1 (0.17%) GCC
12 1 (0.17%) MSTest
12 1 (0.17%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.17%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 344 (58.11%) Finance
2 155 (26.18%) Banking
3 109 (18.41%) Front Office
4 52 (8.78%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.38%) Publishing
6 18 (3.04%) Law
7 16 (2.70%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.03%) Retail
9 10 (1.69%) Marketing
10 7 (1.18%) Advertising
11 5 (0.84%) Back Office
11 5 (0.84%) International Banking
11 5 (0.84%) Legal
11 5 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.84%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.51%) Electronics
13 2 (0.34%) German Language
13 2 (0.34%) Military
13 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 328 (55.41%) Developer
2 162 (27.36%) Analyst
3 105 (17.74%) C# Developer
4 94 (15.88%) SQL Developer
5 90 (15.20%) VBA Developer
6 66 (11.15%) .NET Developer
7 55 (9.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (6.59%) Excel Developer
8 39 (6.59%) Excel VBA Developer
9 35 (5.91%) Software Developer
10 34 (5.74%) Data Analyst
11 31 (5.24%) Consultant
12 28 (4.73%) SQL Server Developer
13 26 (4.39%) Front Office Developer
14 25 (4.22%) SQL Analyst
15 23 (3.89%) Junior
16 22 (3.72%) Applications Support
17 21 (3.55%) Senior Developer
18 19 (3.21%) Analyst Developer
18 19 (3.21%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (32.26%) .NET
2 87 (14.70%) HTML
3 70 (11.82%) XML
4 54 (9.12%) ASP.NET
5 36 (6.08%) .NET Framework
6 23 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (3.38%) CSS
8 19 (3.21%) jQuery
8 19 (3.21%) REST
8 19 (3.21%) WCF
9 17 (2.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 12 (2.03%) WPF
11 10 (1.69%) SOAP
12 9 (1.52%) Web Services
13 7 (1.18%) JSON
14 6 (1.01%) Middleware
14 6 (1.01%) WinForms
15 5 (0.84%) AngularJS
15 5 (0.84%) COM
15 5 (0.84%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 90 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (10.98%) Data Structures
3 64 (10.81%) Equities
4 49 (8.28%) Derivative
5 48 (8.11%) Algorithms
6 37 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
6 37 (6.25%) Fixed Income
7 33 (5.57%) Management Information System
8 25 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (3.04%) Credit Risk
11 14 (2.36%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.86%) Fintech
12 11 (1.86%) Reference Data
13 10 (1.69%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.52%) Market Risk
15 7 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
16 6 (1.01%) SWIFT
17 5 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
17 5 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 45 (7.60%) Windows
2 21 (3.55%) Unix
3 20 (3.38%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.01%) Linux
6 4 (0.68%) Android
7 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (23.65%) Business Intelligence
2 122 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (18.58%) Analytics
4 74 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (10.81%) Asset Management
6 62 (10.47%) Mathematics
7 61 (10.30%) Computer Science
8 54 (9.12%) Visualisation
9 52 (8.78%) Data Analysis
10 51 (8.61%) OO
10 51 (8.61%) Scrum
11 50 (8.45%) TDD
12 49 (8.28%) SDLC
13 46 (7.77%) Data Modelling
14 44 (7.43%) Test Automation
15 41 (6.93%) Change Management
15 41 (6.93%) CRM
16 38 (6.42%) MVC
17 37 (6.25%) Project Management
18 35 (5.91%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 418 (70.61%) SQL
2 273 (46.11%) C#
3 190 (32.09%) T-SQL
4 135 (22.80%) Python
5 99 (16.72%) VB.NET
6 97 (16.39%) C++
7 79 (13.34%) VB
8 62 (10.47%) JavaScript
9 58 (9.80%) PL/SQL
10 52 (8.78%) R
11 39 (6.59%) Java
12 35 (5.91%) PHP
13 32 (5.41%) F#
14 31 (5.24%) Haskell
15 17 (2.87%) Shell Script
16 13 (2.20%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.52%) Ruby
18 8 (1.35%) Perl
19 6 (1.01%) MATLAB
19 6 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 104 (17.57%) Degree
2 27 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (4.05%) PhD
4 15 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.52%) CFA
6 7 (1.18%) ISEB
6 7 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.01%) CIMA
8 5 (0.84%) ACCA
9 4 (0.68%) MBA
9 4 (0.68%) MOS
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) CCNP
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.91%) Data Quality
2 33 (5.57%) QA
3 9 (1.52%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.68%) EMIR
4 4 (0.68%) FATCA
4 4 (0.68%) MiFID
5 3 (0.51%) GDPR
5 3 (0.51%) SLA
6 2 (0.34%) PMO
7 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 6 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.18%) HP ALM
2 6 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.34%) Control-M
3 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 133 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 124 (20.95%) Oracle
3 58 (9.80%) Tableau
4 39 (6.59%) Cognos
5 21 (3.55%) Adobe
6 20 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (3.04%) Alteryx
7 18 (3.04%) Citrix
8 17 (2.87%) SAP
9 15 (2.53%) IBM
10 13 (2.20%) Perforce
11 8 (1.35%) Reuters
12 7 (1.18%) Bloomberg
12 7 (1.18%) Google
12 7 (1.18%) HP
13 6 (1.01%) Fidessa
13 6 (1.01%) SimCorp
13 6 (1.01%) SmartStream
13 6 (1.01%) Sybase
14 5 (0.84%) Cognizant