Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 325 302
Rank change year-on-year +23 -23 -44
Permanent jobs citing VBA 765 777 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.10% 1.05% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 1.91% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 642 665 799
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +3.77% +0.95%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £82,500
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 39,565 40,733 44,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.79% 55.18% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32,528 32,774 38,832
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +14 220 £51,250 -6.82% 17
West London +34 26 £45,000 - 5
South London -4 14 £31,000 -11.43% 2
North London +4 1 £52,500 +52.73%
East London -19 1 - - 5
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 503 (65.75%) SQL
2 472 (61.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 428 (55.95%) Finance
4 280 (36.60%) C#
5 273 (35.69%) SQL Server
6 212 (27.71%) Degree
7 195 (25.49%) .NET
8 189 (24.71%) Banking
9 182 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
10 171 (22.35%) Front Office
11 168 (21.96%) Analytical Skills
12 162 (21.18%) Python
13 151 (19.74%) T-SQL
13 151 (19.74%) Microsoft
14 145 (18.95%) Business Intelligence
15 139 (18.17%) Analytics
16 129 (16.86%) Oracle
17 125 (16.34%) Computer Science
18 111 (14.51%) Tableau
19 109 (14.25%) VB
19 109 (14.25%) Windows
20 108 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
21 104 (13.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 102 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
23 101 (13.20%) Asset Management
24 100 (13.07%) XML
25 98 (12.81%) Visualisation
26 95 (12.42%) Scrum
27 90 (11.76%) VB.NET
28 89 (11.63%) Data Modelling

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 45 (5.88%) SAS
2 39 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.40%) IIS
4 16 (2.09%) Confluence
5 15 (1.96%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.18%) Apache
7 8 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.39%) WordPress
10 2 (0.26%) CMS
10 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 472 (61.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 102 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
4 18 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.96%) SPSS
6 4 (0.52%) EViews
6 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.39%) LibreOffice
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.13%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 24 (3.14%) SimCorp Dimension
2 14 (1.83%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (1.05%) Infor SunSystems
3 8 (1.05%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.05%) Summit
4 7 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.78%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.78%) Unica
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.52%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.52%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 4 (0.52%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 4 (0.52%) SAP Retail
6 4 (0.52%) SunGard GMI
7 3 (0.39%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.39%) HFM
8 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.26%) Orchestrade
8 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.01%) SaaS
2 19 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.09%) Office 365
4 11 (1.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 11 (1.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 8 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.05%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.26%) GitHub
7 2 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) AdWords
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.01%) Firewall
2 21 (2.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (0.78%) Intranet
4 3 (0.39%) HTTP
4 3 (0.39%) SMS
5 2 (0.26%) Extranet
5 2 (0.26%) Internet
5 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.13%) DSL
6 1 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.13%) FTP
6 1 (0.13%) IMAP
6 1 (0.13%) LAN
6 1 (0.13%) NAS
6 1 (0.13%) POP3
6 1 (0.13%) SMTP
6 1 (0.13%) VPN
6 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (35.69%) SQL Server
2 104 (13.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 54 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 53 (6.93%) Power BI
7 50 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 40 (5.23%) MS Access
11 38 (4.97%) MySQL
12 36 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
12 36 (4.71%) Crystal Reports
13 35 (4.58%) Couchbase
14 32 (4.18%) Big Data
15 24 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (2.61%) QlikView
17 14 (1.83%) Hadoop
17 14 (1.83%) MongoDB
17 14 (1.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 77 (10.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 43 (5.62%) Visual Studio
4 32 (4.18%) Subversion
5 23 (3.01%) JIRA
6 22 (2.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 16 (2.09%) Eclipse
8 13 (1.70%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.44%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.92%) NUnit
12 6 (0.78%) Artifactory
13 5 (0.65%) Maven
14 4 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.39%) InstallShield
16 1 (0.13%) HP UFT
16 1 (0.13%) JMeter
16 1 (0.13%) MSTest
16 1 (0.13%) NSubstitute
16 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 428 (55.95%) Finance
2 189 (24.71%) Banking
3 171 (22.35%) Front Office
4 45 (5.88%) Marketing
5 41 (5.36%) Law
6 39 (5.10%) Investment Banking
7 33 (4.31%) Back Office
8 24 (3.14%) Legal
9 20 (2.61%) Retail
10 17 (2.22%) Advertising
11 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.52%) Russian Language
13 3 (0.39%) Billing
13 3 (0.39%) Digital Economy
13 3 (0.39%) Publishing
14 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Games
15 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 349 (45.62%) Developer
2 234 (30.59%) Analyst
3 107 (13.99%) C# Developer
4 86 (11.24%) SQL Developer
4 86 (11.24%) VBA Developer
5 64 (8.37%) Applications Support
6 57 (7.45%) Data Analyst
6 57 (7.45%) Front Office Developer
7 52 (6.80%) Consultant
7 52 (6.80%) Junior
8 43 (5.62%) .NET Developer
9 37 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 37 (4.84%) Excel Developer
10 36 (4.71%) Software Developer
11 34 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 33 (4.31%) Support Analyst
13 32 (4.18%) Systems Developer
14 31 (4.05%) Junior Developer
15 29 (3.79%) Senior Developer
16 28 (3.66%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (25.49%) .NET
2 100 (13.07%) XML
3 61 (7.97%) HTML
4 50 (6.54%) WCF
5 41 (5.36%) .NET Framework
6 34 (4.44%) WPF
7 32 (4.18%) CSS
8 30 (3.92%) WinForms
9 21 (2.75%) jQuery
10 18 (2.35%) ASP.NET
10 18 (2.35%) JSON
11 15 (1.96%) REST
12 14 (1.83%) AngularJS
13 13 (1.70%) FIX Protocol
14 12 (1.57%) D3.js
14 12 (1.57%) MDX
15 11 (1.44%) Google Chart
15 11 (1.44%) React
15 11 (1.44%) Visualforce
16 10 (1.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 168 (21.96%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (16.34%) Computer Science
3 84 (10.98%) Equities
4 81 (10.59%) Derivative
5 51 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 48 (6.27%) Management Information System
7 41 (5.36%) Fixed Income
8 27 (3.53%) Hedge funds
9 24 (3.14%) Data Structures
10 23 (3.01%) Cybercrime
10 23 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (2.48%) Reinsurance
12 14 (1.83%) Fintech
13 12 (1.57%) Equity Derivative
14 11 (1.44%) User Experience
15 10 (1.31%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.31%) Credit Derivative
15 10 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
15 10 (1.31%) Virtual Team
16 9 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 109 (14.25%) Windows
2 44 (5.75%) Linux
3 36 (4.71%) Unix
3 36 (4.71%) Windows 7
4 18 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.65%) HPUX
5 5 (0.65%) Mac OS X
5 5 (0.65%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.52%) Android
6 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.26%) CentOS
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (18.95%) Business Intelligence
3 139 (18.17%) Analytics
4 108 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
5 101 (13.20%) Asset Management
6 98 (12.81%) Visualisation
7 95 (12.42%) Scrum
8 89 (11.63%) Data Modelling
9 88 (11.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 88 (11.50%) Mathematics
9 88 (11.50%) Project Management
10 87 (11.37%) SDLC
11 86 (11.24%) Data Analysis
12 83 (10.85%) OO
13 73 (9.54%) TDD
14 66 (8.63%) Change Management
15 62 (8.10%) Business Analysis
15 62 (8.10%) Test Automation
16 59 (7.71%) Software Engineering
17 57 (7.45%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 503 (65.75%) SQL
2 280 (36.60%) C#
3 162 (21.18%) Python
4 151 (19.74%) T-SQL
5 109 (14.25%) VB
6 90 (11.76%) VB.NET
7 88 (11.50%) Java
8 83 (10.85%) C++
9 71 (9.28%) R
10 52 (6.80%) JavaScript
11 37 (4.84%) C
12 33 (4.31%) PL/SQL
13 28 (3.66%) PowerShell
14 27 (3.53%) MATLAB
15 26 (3.40%) PHP
16 11 (1.44%) Apex Code
17 10 (1.31%) VBScript
18 9 (1.18%) Ruby
18 9 (1.18%) Shell Script
19 8 (1.05%) F#
Qualifications
1 212 (27.71%) Degree
2 54 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.79%) Master's Degree
4 24 (3.14%) CCNA
4 24 (3.14%) CCNP
4 24 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.57%) CFA
5 12 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (1.18%) PhD
7 8 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.05%) PMP
8 5 (0.65%) CBAP
9 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.39%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.39%) ACCA
10 3 (0.39%) CIMA
10 3 (0.39%) MCDST
10 3 (0.39%) MCSE
10 3 (0.39%) MOS
10 3 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.84%) Data Quality
2 34 (4.44%) QA
3 12 (1.57%) MiFID
4 11 (1.44%) GDPR
5 5 (0.65%) EMIR
6 4 (0.52%) FATCA
7 2 (0.26%) SLA
8 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.65%) Docker
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.31%) Control-M
2 8 (1.05%) SCCM
3 7 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 151 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 129 (16.86%) Oracle
3 111 (14.51%) Tableau
4 44 (5.75%) Cognos
5 30 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (3.27%) SimCorp
7 21 (2.75%) SAP
8 18 (2.35%) Alteryx
9 17 (2.22%) Anaplan
10 15 (1.96%) Bloomberg
10 15 (1.96%) Google
11 14 (1.83%) Citrix
11 14 (1.83%) IBM
12 12 (1.57%) Vertica
13 11 (1.44%) Fidessa
13 11 (1.44%) Infor
14 10 (1.31%) Adobe
14 10 (1.31%) CA
15 9 (1.18%) Capita
16 8 (1.05%) MicroStrategy