Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 289 215
Rank change year-on-year +34 -74 +15
Permanent jobs citing VBA 104 78 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.84% 0.60% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.03% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 96 68 121
North West median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,125 £47,875 £43,750
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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7,151 7,570 5,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.72% 58.71% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,005 6,493 5,080
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +29 60 £41,250 +26.92% 7
Lancashire +12 23 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheshire -21 11 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Merseyside +10 4 £47,500 +69.64%
Cumbria -3 3 £29,000 -22.67% 1
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 76 (73.08%) SQL
2 74 (71.15%) SQL Server
3 57 (54.81%) Microsoft
4 49 (47.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (45.19%) T-SQL
6 46 (44.23%) Microsoft Excel
7 39 (37.50%) Finance
8 37 (35.58%) .NET
9 33 (31.73%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (30.77%) MS Access
11 31 (29.81%) Windows
11 31 (29.81%) Windows Server
12 30 (28.85%) Statistics
12 30 (28.85%) Active Directory
13 27 (25.96%) Microsoft Office
14 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (24.04%) ETL
15 25 (24.04%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (23.08%) IIS
17 23 (22.12%) Oracle
18 21 (20.19%) Service Management
18 21 (20.19%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (20.19%) ITIL
18 21 (20.19%) MCP
18 21 (20.19%) MCSE
18 21 (20.19%) MCSA
19 20 (19.23%) SAP
20 19 (18.27%) CRM
20 19 (18.27%) .NET Framework

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 24 (23.08%) IIS
2 9 (8.65%) WordPress
3 6 (5.77%) SAS
4 1 (0.96%) Confluence
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (44.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (25.96%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (13.46%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (5.77%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Elite 3E
1 15 (14.42%) Workfront
2 3 (2.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.88%) FastStats
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.92%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (1.92%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.96%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (71.15%) SQL Server
2 49 (47.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (30.77%) MS Access
4 26 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (24.04%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (17.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (12.50%) OLAP
7 13 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (10.58%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.88%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (2.88%) Power BI
11 3 (2.88%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (2.88%) QlikView
11 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.92%) MySQL
12 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) JIRA
2 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Marketing
4 3 (2.88%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Back Office
6 1 (0.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (65.38%) Developer
2 24 (23.08%) Analyst
3 22 (21.15%) Applications Support
4 19 (18.27%) Applications Developer
5 18 (17.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (15.38%) VBA Developer
7 12 (11.54%) SSRS Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Access Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Access VBA Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Developer
8 11 (10.58%) SSIS Developer
9 10 (9.62%) Excel Developer
9 10 (9.62%) Excel VBA Developer
9 10 (9.62%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (9.62%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.73%) Database Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Insight Analyst
12 5 (4.81%) .NET Developer
12 5 (4.81%) IT Support
12 5 (4.81%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.58%) .NET
2 19 (18.27%) .NET Framework
3 9 (8.65%) HTML
4 8 (7.69%) CSS
5 6 (5.77%) jQuery
6 5 (4.81%) Ajax
6 5 (4.81%) AngularJS
6 5 (4.81%) XML
7 3 (2.88%) EDI
7 3 (2.88%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.88%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.92%) JSON
8 2 (1.92%) ODBC
8 2 (1.92%) XHTML
9 1 (0.96%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.88%) iSeries
4 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) FMCG
5 1 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.81%) Windows
1 31 (29.81%) Windows Server
2 9 (8.65%) Windows 10
2 9 (8.65%) Windows 7
2 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.88%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.73%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (28.85%) Statistics
3 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (24.04%) ETL
5 21 (20.19%) ITIL
5 21 (20.19%) Service Management
6 19 (18.27%) CRM
7 17 (16.35%) Data Visualisation
7 17 (16.35%) SDLC
7 17 (16.35%) Visualisation
8 15 (14.42%) Change Control
8 15 (14.42%) Configuration Management
8 15 (14.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (13.46%) Service Delivery
10 13 (12.50%) Scrum
11 12 (11.54%) Data Extraction
12 11 (10.58%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (10.58%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 76 (73.08%) SQL
2 47 (45.19%) T-SQL
3 12 (11.54%) C
3 12 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 9 (8.65%) Python
5 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.77%) R
6 5 (4.81%) PHP
6 5 (4.81%) VB
7 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.88%) C#
8 3 (2.88%) Java
8 3 (2.88%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (20.19%) MCP
1 21 (20.19%) MCSA
1 21 (20.19%) MCSE
1 21 (20.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
2 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (28.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 57 (54.81%) Microsoft
2 23 (22.12%) Oracle
3 20 (19.23%) SAP
4 15 (14.42%) Intapp
4 15 (14.42%) Reuters
5 8 (7.69%) Cognos
6 7 (6.73%) Avaya
7 6 (5.77%) Capita
8 5 (4.81%) Informatica
8 5 (4.81%) Tableau
9 4 (3.85%) IBM
10 3 (2.88%) Blue Prism
10 3 (2.88%) WorldPay
11 2 (1.92%) hybris
11 2 (1.92%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.96%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.96%) iManage
12 1 (0.96%) Minitab