Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > North of England
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 291 358 331
Rank change year-on-year +67 -27 +5
Permanent jobs citing VBA 37 113 169
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.35% 0.57% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 1.13% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 100 165
Median annual salary £25,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +7.14% -
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 the North of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,700 10,022 13,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.39% 50.83% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,870 7,810 11,395
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,263 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing VBA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in the North of England

VBA
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBA in the North of England.

Salary trend for VBA in the North of England

VBA
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBA in the North of England over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Salary histogram for VBA in the North of England

VBA
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the North of England region over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. 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
Yorkshire +88 19 £25,000 -23.08%
North West +79 17 £32,500 -27.78% 4
North East +4 1 £57,500 +105.36%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 North of England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 36 (97.30%) SQL
2 26 (70.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
5 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
6 15 (40.54%) Data Analysis
7 14 (37.84%) Data Management
7 14 (37.84%) Telecoms
7 14 (37.84%) Data Cleansing
7 14 (37.84%) Qlik Sense
8 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
9 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (29.73%) Finance
9 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (27.03%) Power BI
10 10 (27.03%) Power Platform
11 9 (24.32%) ETL
11 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (24.32%) .NET
12 8 (21.62%) C#
12 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
13 7 (18.92%) Workflow
13 7 (18.92%) QlikView
14 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
15 5 (13.51%) Apache Flex
15 5 (13.51%) WCF
15 5 (13.51%) WPF

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (2.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Power Platform
2 3 (8.11%) PowerApps
3 1 (2.70%) AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Azure
3 1 (2.70%) GCP
3 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.70%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (37.84%) Qlik Sense
3 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (27.03%) Power BI
5 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (18.92%) QlikView
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
10 3 (8.11%) MySQL
10 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (8.11%) Semantic Layer
11 1 (2.70%) MS Access
11 1 (2.70%) OLAP
11 1 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
11 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.51%) IBM UrbanCode
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (37.84%) Telecoms
2 11 (29.73%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Analyst
2 15 (40.54%) Support Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) IT Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) IT Support
3 6 (16.22%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 3 (8.11%) Power BI Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) HR Manager
8 1 (2.70%) MI Manager
8 1 (2.70%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) PMO Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Project Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Project Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Flex
3 5 (13.51%) WCF
3 5 (13.51%) WPF
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Data Analysis
2 14 (37.84%) Data Cleansing
2 14 (37.84%) Data Management
3 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (24.32%) ETL
5 7 (18.92%) Workflow
6 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) Case Management
8 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.11%) Coaching
9 3 (8.11%) Migration
9 3 (8.11%) MVC
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
10 2 (5.41%) Analytics
10 2 (5.41%) Dashboard Development
10 2 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
10 2 (5.41%) Line Management
10 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
3 8 (21.62%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.11%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) R
5 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) IBM
2 5 (13.51%) Tableau
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) SAP