Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 493 342 326
Rank change year-on-year -151 -16 +11
Permanent jobs citing VBA 243 134 543
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.69% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 1.13% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 163 114 499
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £85,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -32.35% +54.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £78,750 £117,813 £67,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £143,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £61,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -22.45% +28.95% +3.83%

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 30,595 11,843 30,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.79% 61.17% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18,900 10,202 25,807
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -24 67 £75,000 -9.09% 16
West London -83 4 £60,000 +53.85% 2
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 171 (70.37%) SQL
2 131 (53.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 104 (42.80%) Finance
4 100 (41.15%) Python
5 80 (32.92%) C#
6 73 (30.04%) Microsoft
7 65 (26.75%) .NET
8 62 (25.51%) SQL Server
9 55 (22.63%) Mathematics
10 51 (20.99%) Social Skills
11 48 (19.75%) Power Platform
11 48 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
11 48 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
12 47 (19.34%) Analytics
13 46 (18.93%) Power BI
14 45 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
14 45 (18.52%) Degree
15 40 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (16.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 39 (16.05%) Azure
17 38 (15.64%) Visualisation
18 37 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
19 35 (14.40%) Tableau
20 34 (13.99%) ETL
20 34 (13.99%) Risk Management
21 32 (13.17%) JavaScript
21 32 (13.17%) Computer Science
21 32 (13.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 31 (12.76%) Banking
22 31 (12.76%) JIRA

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 30 (12.35%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.76%) IIS
3 2 (0.82%) Jetty
3 2 (0.82%) SAS
3 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.41%) Confluence
4 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 131 (53.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (5.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.65%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.23%) SPSS
7 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (7.82%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.23%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.82%) Findur
3 2 (0.82%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.41%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.41%) Alphatax
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.41%) HFM
4 1 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 48 (19.75%) Power Platform
2 39 (16.05%) Azure
3 10 (4.12%) AWS
4 9 (3.70%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (2.88%) SaaS
6 4 (1.65%) GitHub
7 2 (0.82%) Azure App Service
7 2 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.82%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.82%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.82%) Snowflake
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.76%) FTP
2 5 (2.06%) Firewall
3 3 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (1.23%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.23%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.41%) Broadband
4 1 (0.41%) DSL
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (25.51%) SQL Server
2 46 (18.93%) Power BI
3 39 (16.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (14.40%) Tableau
5 32 (13.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (12.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (8.23%) Data Mining
8 18 (7.41%) Big Data
9 17 (7.00%) Relational Database
10 16 (6.58%) MS Access
11 15 (6.17%) DB2
11 15 (6.17%) RDBMS
12 12 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (4.94%) MySQL
13 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (1.23%) GIS
15 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (12.76%) JIRA
2 12 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.29%) Subversion
3 8 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.29%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.23%) Toad
5 2 (0.82%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.82%) Gradle
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.41%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.41%) Moq
6 1 (0.41%) RStudio
General
1 104 (42.80%) Finance
2 51 (20.99%) Social Skills
3 48 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (12.76%) Banking
5 21 (8.64%) Front Office
6 18 (7.41%) Investment Banking
7 15 (6.17%) Back Office
8 13 (5.35%) Marketing
9 11 (4.53%) Advertising
9 11 (4.53%) Organisational Skills
9 11 (4.53%) Retail
10 8 (3.29%) Financial Institution
11 7 (2.88%) Legal
12 4 (1.65%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (1.65%) Public Sector
13 3 (1.23%) Local Government
14 2 (0.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 2 (0.82%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.41%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 103 (42.39%) Developer
2 78 (32.10%) Analyst
3 28 (11.52%) SQL Developer
4 27 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 18 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 18 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 18 (7.41%) VBA Developer
6 15 (6.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 14 (5.76%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.76%) Software Developer
8 13 (5.35%) Qualitative Analyst
8 13 (5.35%) Quantitative Analyst
8 13 (5.35%) Quantitative Developer
8 13 (5.35%) Software Engineer
9 11 (4.53%) Data Quality Analyst
9 11 (4.53%) Python Developer
9 11 (4.53%) Quality Analyst
10 10 (4.12%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.12%) Junior
10 10 (4.12%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (26.75%) .NET
2 30 (12.35%) HTML
3 23 (9.47%) JSON
4 21 (8.64%) CSS
5 20 (8.23%) ASP.NET
6 17 (7.00%) Ajax
7 15 (6.17%) XML
8 12 (4.94%) Kafka
9 11 (4.53%) jQuery
10 10 (4.12%) ADO
10 10 (4.12%) Laravel
11 9 (3.70%) .NET Core
11 9 (3.70%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.88%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (1.65%) REST
13 4 (1.65%) Shiny
14 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (1.23%) PyXLL
14 3 (1.23%) RESTful
14 3 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.47%) Derivative
2 22 (9.05%) Equities
3 21 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (7.00%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.94%) Fixed Income
5 12 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (4.53%) Reference Data
7 9 (3.70%) Legacy Systems
8 8 (3.29%) Credit Derivative
9 7 (2.88%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (2.47%) Algorithms
11 5 (2.06%) Market Risk
11 5 (2.06%) Reinsurance
12 4 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.23%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.23%) Wiki
14 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.05%) Windows
2 10 (4.12%) Linux
3 7 (2.88%) Unix
4 6 (2.47%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.63%) Mathematics
2 48 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (19.34%) Analytics
4 40 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (15.64%) Visualisation
6 37 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (13.99%) ETL
7 34 (13.99%) Risk Management
8 32 (13.17%) Computer Science
9 30 (12.35%) Data Visualisation
10 28 (11.52%) SDLC
11 27 (11.11%) Asset Management
11 27 (11.11%) DevOps
12 25 (10.29%) Statistics
13 24 (9.88%) Root Cause Analysis
13 24 (9.88%) SOLID
14 23 (9.47%) Data Modelling
14 23 (9.47%) MVC
15 22 (9.05%) Requirements Gathering
16 21 (8.64%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (70.37%) SQL
2 100 (41.15%) Python
3 80 (32.92%) C#
4 32 (13.17%) JavaScript
5 30 (12.35%) PowerShell
6 24 (9.88%) C++
6 24 (9.88%) R
7 21 (8.64%) MATLAB
8 16 (6.58%) T-SQL
9 13 (5.35%) PHP
10 12 (4.94%) Java
11 10 (4.12%) VB
12 9 (3.70%) VB.NET
13 8 (3.29%) Perl
14 6 (2.47%) C
15 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.23%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.82%) VBScript
18 1 (0.41%) ABAP
18 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (18.52%) Degree
2 20 (8.23%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (3.70%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.82%) ACCA
5 2 (0.82%) CEH
5 2 (0.82%) CIMA
5 2 (0.82%) CISSP
5 2 (0.82%) OSCP
6 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.41%) PhD
6 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.23%) Data Quality
2 15 (6.17%) GDPR
3 6 (2.47%) QA
3 6 (2.47%) SLA
4 4 (1.65%) Basel II
4 4 (1.65%) CRD IV
5 3 (1.23%) MiFID
6 2 (0.82%) EMIR
6 2 (0.82%) IFRS
6 2 (0.82%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.41%) FATCA
7 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (3.70%) Docker
2 7 (2.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.06%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 73 (30.04%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.00%) IBM
3 16 (6.58%) Oracle
4 14 (5.76%) Fidessa
5 13 (5.35%) GoldenSource
6 10 (4.12%) Alteryx
6 10 (4.12%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.88%) QAD
7 7 (2.88%) Refinitiv
7 7 (2.88%) SAP
8 5 (2.06%) Cognos
9 4 (1.65%) Concur
9 4 (1.65%) iManage
9 4 (1.65%) Nintex
9 4 (1.65%) Sage
9 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.65%) Sun
10 3 (1.23%) Demandware
10 3 (1.23%) RedGate
10 3 (1.23%) Splunk