Period
to 22 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 420 365 329
Rank change year-on-year -55 -36 -25
Permanent jobs citing VBA 159 352 593
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.79% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 1.40% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 126 321 478
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £41,438 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £58,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.98% -2.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £87,188 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £88,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +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 18,878 25,209 34,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 59.91% 56.54% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15,005 21,107 29,045
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in London

VBA
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBA in London.

Salary trend for VBA in London

VBA
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBA in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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 April 2021. 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 +20 36 £100,000 +60.00% 9
East London +15 8 £40,000 -38.46% 3
West London +32 4 £47,000 +4.44% 1
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 87 (54.72%) SQL
2 83 (52.20%) Python
3 76 (47.80%) Finance
4 75 (47.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 60 (37.74%) C#
6 55 (34.59%) Microsoft
7 47 (29.56%) .NET
8 40 (25.16%) Front Office
8 40 (25.16%) SQL Server
9 32 (20.13%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (20.13%) Degree
10 31 (19.50%) Asset Management
10 31 (19.50%) Analytics
11 29 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (15.72%) IT Strategy
12 25 (15.72%) Computer Science
13 24 (15.09%) Windows
14 23 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (14.47%) Power Platform
14 23 (14.47%) Power BI
15 20 (12.58%) Linux
16 19 (11.95%) Risk Management
17 18 (11.32%) Banking
17 18 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (11.32%) Data Analysis
17 18 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (11.32%) Decision-Making
18 17 (10.69%) Business Analysis
19 16 (10.06%) Computer Science Degree
20 15 (9.43%) Derivative

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 12 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.14%) SAS
3 2 (1.26%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) Jetty
4 1 (0.63%) MTS
Applications
1 75 (47.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Dynamics GP
1 4 (2.52%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.63%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.63%) HFM
2 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.63%) Orchestrade
2 1 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.63%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.47%) Power Platform
2 12 (7.55%) Azure
3 9 (5.66%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (3.77%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (1.89%) PowerApps
6 2 (1.26%) IaaS
6 2 (1.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.92%) Firewall
2 4 (2.52%) DHCP
2 4 (2.52%) DNS
2 4 (2.52%) VLAN
2 4 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.16%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.47%) Power BI
3 18 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.29%) MS Access
4 10 (6.29%) Tableau
5 9 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.77%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.52%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.26%) EDMS
9 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.77%) JIRA
3 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.63%) GCC
4 1 (0.63%) GitLab
4 1 (0.63%) Gradle
4 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.63%) WinAutomation
General
1 76 (47.80%) Finance
2 40 (25.16%) Front Office
3 18 (11.32%) Banking
4 9 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.52%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.52%) Back Office
5 4 (2.52%) Police
6 2 (1.26%) Billing
6 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.26%) Housing Association
6 2 (1.26%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (1.26%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Local Government
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (32.70%) Analyst
2 45 (28.30%) Developer
3 15 (9.43%) Data Analyst
4 13 (8.18%) Consultant
5 12 (7.55%) Applications Support
6 8 (5.03%) DBA
6 8 (5.03%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Applications Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (4.40%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.40%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Firewall Consultant
7 7 (4.40%) Splunk Consultant
7 7 (4.40%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) Python Developer
8 6 (3.77%) Quantitative Developer
8 6 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.56%) .NET
2 12 (7.55%) HTML
3 9 (5.66%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (5.03%) CSS
5 5 (3.14%) XML
6 4 (2.52%) JSON
7 3 (1.89%) RESTful
8 2 (1.26%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.26%) jQuery
8 2 (1.26%) Laravel
8 2 (1.26%) React
8 2 (1.26%) WPF
9 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.63%) OAuth
9 1 (0.63%) Swing
9 1 (0.63%) WCF
9 1 (0.63%) Web Services
9 1 (0.63%) WinForms
9 1 (0.63%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.43%) Derivative
3 12 (7.55%) Hedge funds
4 10 (6.29%) Market Risk
5 9 (5.66%) Credit Risk
5 9 (5.66%) Data Structures
6 8 (5.03%) Fixed Income
7 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.77%) Robotics
8 5 (3.14%) Equities
8 5 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.52%) Learning Management System
9 4 (2.52%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.89%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.26%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (1.26%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.63%) NHS
12 1 (0.63%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (0.63%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.09%) Windows
2 20 (12.58%) Linux
3 5 (3.14%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.52%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.52%) Unix
5 1 (0.63%) Solaris
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.13%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (19.50%) Analytics
2 31 (19.50%) Asset Management
3 25 (15.72%) Computer Science
3 25 (15.72%) IT Strategy
4 23 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (11.95%) Risk Management
6 18 (11.32%) Data Analysis
6 18 (11.32%) Decision-Making
7 17 (10.69%) Business Analysis
8 15 (9.43%) Mathematics
9 14 (8.81%) Workflow
10 12 (7.55%) ERP
11 11 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (5.66%) Data Analytics
12 9 (5.66%) Migration
12 9 (5.66%) Robotic Process Automation
12 9 (5.66%) Visualisation
13 8 (5.03%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (5.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (54.72%) SQL
2 83 (52.20%) Python
3 60 (37.74%) C#
4 14 (8.81%) R
4 14 (8.81%) VB
5 13 (8.18%) MATLAB
6 11 (6.92%) C++
6 11 (6.92%) Java
6 11 (6.92%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.29%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.66%) Perl
9 8 (5.03%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.77%) JavaScript
11 5 (3.14%) PHP
11 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.52%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.26%) C
14 1 (0.63%) F#
14 1 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (20.13%) Degree
2 16 (10.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.77%) Master's Degree
4 5 (3.14%) ACCA
4 5 (3.14%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (2.52%) CIMA
5 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.89%) AAT
7 2 (1.26%) CFA
8 1 (0.63%) CBAP
8 1 (0.63%) CCAB
8 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) Basel II
1 6 (3.77%) CRD IV
2 3 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.26%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.63%) IFRS
4 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 55 (34.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.55%) Oracle
3 10 (6.29%) Bloomberg
4 7 (4.40%) Splunk
5 6 (3.77%) Kofax
6 4 (2.52%) Apple
7 3 (1.89%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.89%) Portware
7 3 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.26%) Fidessa
8 2 (1.26%) Remedy
8 2 (1.26%) SAP
8 2 (1.26%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.26%) UiPath
9 1 (0.63%) Automation Anywhere
9 1 (0.63%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.63%) FactSet
9 1 (0.63%) OutSystems
9 1 (0.63%) Solace
9 1 (0.63%) Workday