Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 267 235
Rank change year-on-year -15 -32 +25
Permanent jobs citing VBA 70 104 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.80% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 1.43% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58 94 125
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,175 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £43,750 £50,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,975 7,263 6,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.87% 55.71% 56.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,989 6,063 6,059
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,780 £60,750 £59,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in the North West

VBA
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA in the North West.

Salary trend for VBA in the North West

VBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the North West over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for VBA in the North West

VBA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Manchester -1 38 £35,000 +11.11% 7
Merseyside +18 16 £40,000 +33.33%
Cheshire +14 11 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Lancashire -22 3 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Cumbria - 1 £35,000 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 North West region with a requirement for VBA.

1 46 (65.71%) SQL
2 37 (52.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 21 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (25.71%) T-SQL
7 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
8 16 (22.86%) VB
9 15 (21.43%) Degree
9 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (21.43%) Finance
9 15 (21.43%) Analytics
9 15 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (18.57%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (17.14%) C#
11 12 (17.14%) .NET
11 12 (17.14%) ETL
12 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 10 (14.29%) Power BI
12 10 (14.29%) Relational Database
13 9 (12.86%) Tableau
13 9 (12.86%) Visualisation
13 9 (12.86%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (12.86%) Data Security
13 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (11.43%) Asset Management
14 8 (11.43%) MS Access
14 8 (11.43%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (8.57%) SAS
2 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 37 (52.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (8.57%) SPSS
4 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (5.71%) Chatbot
6 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.43%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.43%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (14.29%) Power BI
4 10 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 9 (12.86%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (11.43%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (11.43%) MS Access
6 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (7.14%) MySQL
8 5 (7.14%) QlikView
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (5.71%) Lumira
10 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (4.29%) OLAP
11 2 (2.86%) Ingres
11 2 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Front Office
3 4 (5.71%) Law
4 3 (4.29%) Legal
5 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
6 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (48.57%) Analyst
2 26 (37.14%) Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Data Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Analyst Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Asset Management Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) DBA
5 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.71%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) IT Support
8 4 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.71%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.29%) CSS
5 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.86%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.86%) LINQ
5 2 (2.86%) Middleware
5 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.86%) Web Services
6 1 (1.43%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.43%) HTML
6 1 (1.43%) HTML5
6 1 (1.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.57%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) FMCG
4 4 (5.71%) Robotics
5 2 (2.86%) Clustering
5 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (21.43%) Analytics
2 15 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (17.14%) ETL
4 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.86%) Data Security
4 9 (12.86%) Visualisation
5 8 (11.43%) Asset Management
5 8 (11.43%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (10.00%) Data Extraction
6 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (10.00%) Time Management
6 7 (10.00%) Workflow
7 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.57%) Data Migration
7 6 (8.57%) Migration
7 6 (8.57%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 5 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (65.71%) SQL
2 18 (25.71%) T-SQL
3 16 (22.86%) VB
4 12 (17.14%) C#
5 6 (8.57%) Java
5 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.71%) C
7 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.43%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) GDPR
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Tableau
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 6 (8.57%) SAP
4 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.29%) Askia
5 3 (4.29%) Cognos
5 3 (4.29%) Nebu
6 2 (2.86%) Sybase
7 1 (1.43%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.43%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.43%) Lavastorm
7 1 (1.43%) Xamarin