Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 342 319
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23 -74
Permanent jobs citing VBA 664 709 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.98% 0.96% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 1.73% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 577 591 657
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,950 £32,000 £32,480
90th Percentile £82,500 £95,000 £80,000
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 39,023 40,880 41,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.35% 55.09% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32,285 32,260 36,558
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 £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +10 190 £55,000 +4.76% 21
South London +6 23 £31,000 -11.43% 5
West London +35 13 £42,500 -5.56% 16
East London -13 3 - - 4
North London +7 2 £48,750 +45.52%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 452 (68.07%) SQL
2 400 (60.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 392 (59.04%) Finance
4 284 (42.77%) SQL Server
5 276 (41.57%) C#
6 203 (30.57%) .NET
7 189 (28.46%) T-SQL
8 184 (27.71%) Banking
9 150 (22.59%) Front Office
10 145 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
11 143 (21.54%) Degree
12 141 (21.23%) Microsoft
13 136 (20.48%) Oracle
14 132 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
15 128 (19.28%) Python
16 117 (17.62%) VB.NET
17 116 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
18 109 (16.42%) VB
19 104 (15.66%) Analytics
20 96 (14.46%) Microsoft Office
21 95 (14.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 95 (14.31%) Problem-Solving
22 90 (13.55%) C++
23 82 (12.35%) Asset Management
24 79 (11.90%) XML
25 78 (11.75%) Equities
26 77 (11.60%) Mathematics
26 77 (11.60%) Computer Science
27 76 (11.45%) Windows
28 75 (11.30%) Scrum

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 54 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.97%) IIS
3 23 (3.46%) SAS
4 8 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.90%) Apache
5 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.60%) WordPress
8 3 (0.45%) Confluence
8 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.30%) CMS
9 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.30%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 400 (60.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 96 (14.46%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.36%) SPSS
6 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.45%) LibreOffice
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.15%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 18 (2.71%) SimCorp Dimension
2 17 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
3 11 (1.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (1.36%) Oracle CRM
5 8 (1.20%) Infor SunSystems
6 4 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.60%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.60%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (0.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.30%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 1 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
8 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.15%) Endur
8 1 (0.15%) Orchestrade
8 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.96%) Office 365
3 8 (1.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 6 (0.90%) SaaS
5 5 (0.75%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.45%) GitHub
6 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Slack
8 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.75%) Firewall
1 5 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (0.60%) Intranet
2 4 (0.60%) WebEx
3 3 (0.45%) HTTP
3 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.30%) Extranet
4 2 (0.30%) Internet
4 2 (0.30%) SMS
5 1 (0.15%) DSL
5 1 (0.15%) FTP
5 1 (0.15%) IMAP
5 1 (0.15%) LAN
5 1 (0.15%) NAS
5 1 (0.15%) POP3
5 1 (0.15%) SMTP
5 1 (0.15%) VPN
5 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (42.77%) SQL Server
2 95 (14.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (11.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (6.78%) Power BI
6 41 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (5.42%) Relational Database
8 32 (4.82%) NoSQL
9 29 (4.37%) MS Access
10 27 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
11 26 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
12 24 (3.61%) MySQL
13 23 (3.46%) Couchbase
14 21 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (2.86%) Qlik Sense
16 18 (2.71%) Oracle Database
16 18 (2.71%) PowerPivot
17 17 (2.56%) Big Data
17 17 (2.56%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 41 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (5.42%) Visual Studio
3 31 (4.67%) Git (software)
4 26 (3.92%) Subversion
5 17 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 11 (1.66%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (1.20%) JIRA
9 7 (1.05%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.75%) Maven
11 4 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.60%) NUnit
12 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 2 (0.30%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.30%) RStudio
13 2 (0.30%) Selenium
14 1 (0.15%) MSTest
14 1 (0.15%) NSubstitute
14 1 (0.15%) Rhino Mocks
14 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 392 (59.04%) Finance
2 184 (27.71%) Banking
3 150 (22.59%) Front Office
4 48 (7.23%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.46%) Law
6 18 (2.71%) Marketing
7 14 (2.11%) Retail
8 12 (1.81%) Back Office
8 12 (1.81%) Legal
9 11 (1.66%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.66%) Publishing
10 10 (1.51%) Advertising
11 4 (0.60%) International Banking
11 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.60%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.30%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) Military
12 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 324 (48.80%) Developer
2 196 (29.52%) Analyst
3 106 (15.96%) C# Developer
4 91 (13.70%) VBA Developer
5 84 (12.65%) SQL Developer
6 62 (9.34%) .NET Developer
7 53 (7.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 50 (7.53%) Applications Support
9 44 (6.63%) Front Office Developer
10 40 (6.02%) Consultant
11 38 (5.72%) Data Analyst
11 38 (5.72%) Junior
12 36 (5.42%) Excel Developer
12 36 (5.42%) Excel VBA Developer
13 34 (5.12%) Software Developer
14 30 (4.52%) Senior Developer
15 29 (4.37%) SQL Analyst
16 28 (4.22%) Analyst Developer
17 24 (3.61%) Business Analyst
18 22 (3.31%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (30.57%) .NET
2 79 (11.90%) XML
3 74 (11.14%) HTML
4 41 (6.17%) ASP.NET
5 37 (5.57%) .NET Framework
6 34 (5.12%) WCF
7 33 (4.97%) CSS
8 22 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (3.01%) REST
10 19 (2.86%) jQuery
11 14 (2.11%) WPF
12 11 (1.66%) MDX
12 11 (1.66%) Web Services
13 10 (1.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (1.51%) SOAP
13 10 (1.51%) WinForms
14 7 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
15 6 (0.90%) COM
16 5 (0.75%) Spring
16 5 (0.75%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 116 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (11.75%) Equities
3 77 (11.60%) Computer Science
4 70 (10.54%) Derivative
5 45 (6.78%) Data Structures
6 39 (5.87%) Management Information System
7 36 (5.42%) Algorithms
8 35 (5.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 32 (4.82%) Fixed Income
10 30 (4.52%) Equity Derivative
11 24 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
12 20 (3.01%) Hedge funds
13 17 (2.56%) Credit Risk
14 13 (1.96%) Virtual Team
15 12 (1.81%) Fintech
15 12 (1.81%) Market Risk
16 10 (1.51%) Reinsurance
17 7 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
17 7 (1.05%) Reference Data
18 6 (0.90%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 76 (11.45%) Windows
2 25 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 23 (3.46%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.11%) Unix
5 13 (1.96%) Linux
6 5 (0.75%) Android
6 5 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.45%) HPUX
8 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
3 104 (15.66%) Analytics
4 95 (14.31%) Problem-Solving
5 82 (12.35%) Asset Management
6 77 (11.60%) Mathematics
7 75 (11.30%) Scrum
8 70 (10.54%) TDD
9 67 (10.09%) Project Management
10 63 (9.49%) SDLC
11 61 (9.19%) Data Analysis
11 61 (9.19%) OO
11 61 (9.19%) Visualisation
12 56 (8.43%) Change Management
13 52 (7.83%) Business Analysis
13 52 (7.83%) Data Modelling
14 51 (7.68%) Test Automation
15 47 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
16 43 (6.48%) MVC
16 43 (6.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 452 (68.07%) SQL
2 276 (41.57%) C#
3 189 (28.46%) T-SQL
4 128 (19.28%) Python
5 117 (17.62%) VB.NET
6 109 (16.42%) VB
7 90 (13.55%) C++
8 66 (9.94%) Java
9 60 (9.04%) PL/SQL
10 55 (8.28%) JavaScript
11 53 (7.98%) R
12 33 (4.97%) PHP
13 26 (3.92%) F#
14 24 (3.61%) Haskell
14 24 (3.61%) PowerShell
15 18 (2.71%) MATLAB
16 17 (2.56%) C
17 9 (1.36%) Ruby
17 9 (1.36%) VBScript
18 6 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 143 (21.54%) Degree
2 35 (5.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.01%) PhD
4 15 (2.26%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.36%) CFA
6 8 (1.20%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.90%) CCNA
7 6 (0.90%) CCNP
7 6 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.60%) MOS
9 3 (0.45%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.45%) CBAP
9 3 (0.45%) MCDST
9 3 (0.45%) MCSE
9 3 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.30%) ISEB
10 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.30%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.27%) QA
2 23 (3.46%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.51%) MiFID
4 9 (1.36%) GDPR
5 4 (0.60%) EMIR
5 4 (0.60%) FATCA
6 2 (0.30%) PMO
6 2 (0.30%) SLA
6 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.75%) Docker
2 5 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.60%) Control-M
3 3 (0.45%) SCCM
3 3 (0.45%) WSUS
4 2 (0.30%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 141 (21.23%) Microsoft
2 136 (20.48%) Oracle
3 72 (10.84%) Tableau
4 47 (7.08%) Cognos
5 25 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (3.16%) Alteryx
7 20 (3.01%) Citrix
8 19 (2.86%) SAP
9 18 (2.71%) SimCorp
10 13 (1.96%) Adobe
11 12 (1.81%) Anaplan
12 11 (1.66%) Bloomberg
12 11 (1.66%) Fidessa
13 10 (1.51%) IBM
13 10 (1.51%) Infor
14 9 (1.36%) Google
14 9 (1.36%) Reuters
15 8 (1.20%) SmartStream
16 7 (1.05%) FIS
16 7 (1.05%) MicroStrategy