Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > London
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 311 306 320
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -10
Permanent jobs citing VBA 592 756 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.01% 1.10% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 1.96% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 474 617 616
London median annual salary £58,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,300 £31,375
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 32,983 38,615 37,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.50% 56.03% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27,693 31,919 32,285
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,300 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 -2 170 £53,250 +18.33% 10
West London +17 20 £42,500 -
South London +13 15 £40,000 +29.03%
East London +16 5 £62,500 +19.05%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 423 (71.45%) SQL
2 304 (51.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 302 (51.01%) Finance
4 255 (43.07%) C#
5 200 (33.78%) SQL Server
6 180 (30.41%) .NET
7 161 (27.20%) Python
7 161 (27.20%) Microsoft
8 134 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
9 130 (21.96%) Degree
10 119 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
11 114 (19.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 106 (17.91%) Analytics
13 103 (17.40%) Microsoft Azure
14 99 (16.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 99 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
15 97 (16.39%) HTML
16 94 (15.88%) JavaScript
16 94 (15.88%) Banking
17 92 (15.54%) T-SQL
18 85 (14.36%) Power BI
18 85 (14.36%) Power Platform
19 80 (13.51%) Java
20 79 (13.34%) Microsoft Office
20 79 (13.34%) Problem-Solving
21 77 (13.01%) VB
22 76 (12.84%) SharePoint
23 74 (12.50%) Tableau
24 73 (12.33%) Oracle
24 73 (12.33%) Risk 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 76 (12.84%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.90%) SAS
3 10 (1.69%) Confluence
4 7 (1.18%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.18%) IIS
5 4 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.51%) Apache
7 2 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 304 (51.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (13.34%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (1.35%) Chatbot
4 8 (1.35%) SPSS
5 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.84%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (1.35%) Temenos T24
2 7 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.68%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.68%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.68%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.34%) Endur
6 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.34%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.17%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 103 (17.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (14.36%) Power Platform
3 32 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.53%) GitHub
5 13 (2.20%) Azure Functions
5 13 (2.20%) PaaS
5 13 (2.20%) Serverless
6 12 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.86%) Office 365
8 6 (1.01%) SaaS
9 4 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.17%) AdWords
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
10 1 (0.17%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.51%) NetScaler
2 2 (0.34%) DHCP
2 2 (0.34%) DNS
2 2 (0.34%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.34%) VPN
3 1 (0.17%) Firewall
3 1 (0.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.17%) LAN
3 1 (0.17%) WAN
3 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 114 (19.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 99 (16.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (14.36%) Power BI
5 65 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
6 60 (10.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 48 (8.11%) QlikView
8 41 (6.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 38 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 36 (6.08%) MySQL
11 30 (5.07%) Relational Database
12 22 (3.72%) MS Access
13 17 (2.87%) Big Data
13 17 (2.87%) Hadoop
14 16 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
15 15 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
17 13 (2.20%) Oracle Database
18 12 (2.03%) Data Lake
18 12 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (6.08%) Subversion
2 24 (4.05%) Eclipse
3 20 (3.38%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.38%) JIRA
4 19 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (2.36%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.01%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.84%) Maven
9 3 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.34%) GCC
10 2 (0.34%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.34%) Hudson
10 2 (0.34%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (0.34%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 302 (51.01%) Finance
2 94 (15.88%) Banking
3 71 (11.99%) Front Office
4 44 (7.43%) Back Office
5 23 (3.89%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.89%) Law
6 22 (3.72%) Financial Institution
7 19 (3.21%) Retail
8 18 (3.04%) Marketing
9 15 (2.53%) French Language
10 12 (2.03%) Advertising
10 12 (2.03%) Legal
11 5 (0.84%) Publishing
12 4 (0.68%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.34%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Games
14 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 269 (45.44%) Developer
2 178 (30.07%) Analyst
3 73 (12.33%) C# Developer
4 68 (11.49%) SQL Developer
5 53 (8.95%) VBA Developer
6 52 (8.78%) Data Analyst
7 48 (8.11%) .NET Developer
8 39 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (6.42%) Software Developer
9 38 (6.42%) SQL Analyst
10 33 (5.57%) Excel Developer
10 33 (5.57%) Excel VBA Developer
11 26 (4.39%) Applications Support
12 25 (4.22%) Analytics Manager
13 23 (3.89%) Senior Developer
13 23 (3.89%) Systems Developer
14 21 (3.55%) Consultant
15 20 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 20 (3.38%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
15 20 (3.38%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (30.41%) .NET
2 97 (16.39%) HTML
3 63 (10.64%) XML
4 51 (8.61%) ASP.NET
5 49 (8.28%) .NET Framework
6 27 (4.56%) JSON
7 25 (4.22%) CSS
7 25 (4.22%) jQuery
8 20 (3.38%) AngularJS
9 17 (2.87%) Natural Language Processing
10 14 (2.36%) WPF
11 13 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (2.20%) Web Services
12 12 (2.03%) React
13 11 (1.86%) WCF
14 10 (1.69%) HTML5
15 9 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (1.52%) Node.js
16 8 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (1.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 99 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.11%) Derivative
3 29 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 28 (4.73%) Data Structures
5 26 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (4.22%) Fixed Income
7 21 (3.55%) Equities
8 19 (3.21%) Credit Risk
9 18 (3.04%) Fintech
10 16 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (2.36%) Algorithms
12 13 (2.20%) OTC Derivatives
12 13 (2.20%) Robotics
13 11 (1.86%) Hedge funds
13 11 (1.86%) Reference Data
14 10 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (1.69%) Market Risk
15 7 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (1.18%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 47 (7.94%) Windows
2 16 (2.70%) Windows 10
3 15 (2.53%) Unix
4 13 (2.20%) Linux
4 13 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.51%) VMS
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.34%) AIX
8 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
2 119 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (17.91%) Analytics
4 79 (13.34%) Problem-Solving
5 73 (12.33%) Risk Management
6 66 (11.15%) Visualisation
7 63 (10.64%) Data Analysis
7 63 (10.64%) SDLC
8 59 (9.97%) ETL
9 58 (9.80%) Data Management
9 58 (9.80%) Project Management
10 55 (9.29%) Test Automation
11 52 (8.78%) Computer Science
12 51 (8.61%) Data Modelling
13 49 (8.28%) OO
14 48 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
14 48 (8.11%) Machine Learning
15 47 (7.94%) Asset Management
15 47 (7.94%) Data Analytics
15 47 (7.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 423 (71.45%) SQL
2 255 (43.07%) C#
3 161 (27.20%) Python
4 94 (15.88%) JavaScript
5 92 (15.54%) T-SQL
6 80 (13.51%) Java
7 77 (13.01%) VB
8 66 (11.15%) R
9 65 (10.98%) VB.NET
10 52 (8.78%) C++
11 40 (6.76%) PowerShell
12 26 (4.39%) MATLAB
13 19 (3.21%) C
14 16 (2.70%) PL/SQL
15 15 (2.53%) PHP
16 10 (1.69%) VBScript
17 9 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 9 (1.52%) F#
18 8 (1.35%) Perl
19 4 (0.68%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 130 (21.96%) Degree
2 30 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.04%) PhD
4 15 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (2.03%) CFA
6 11 (1.86%) CIMA
7 10 (1.69%) ACCA
8 9 (1.52%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.84%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.51%) CISA
11 2 (0.34%) ISEB
12 1 (0.17%) MBA
12 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.45%) Data Quality
2 27 (4.56%) QA
3 9 (1.52%) IFRS
3 9 (1.52%) IFRS 9
4 8 (1.35%) SLA
5 3 (0.51%) GDPR
5 3 (0.51%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.34%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.17%) EMIR
7 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.34%) Docker
3 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 7 (1.18%) SCCM
2 6 (1.01%) WSUS
3 5 (0.84%) SCVMM
4 4 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.51%) Ansible
5 3 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 161 (27.20%) Microsoft
2 74 (12.50%) Tableau
3 73 (12.33%) Oracle
4 36 (6.08%) Blue Prism
5 19 (3.21%) Automation Anywhere
5 19 (3.21%) UiPath
6 16 (2.70%) Alteryx
6 16 (2.70%) Google
7 11 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.69%) Citrix
8 10 (1.69%) IBM
8 10 (1.69%) Intapp
8 10 (1.69%) Workday
9 8 (1.35%) Sybase
10 7 (1.18%) SAP
11 6 (1.01%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.01%) Informatica
11 6 (1.01%) Reuters
11 6 (1.01%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.84%) MobileIron