Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 231 234
Rank change year-on-year -51 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing VBA 92 131 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 1.05% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 1.87% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 82 120 103
North West median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £24,900 £26,250 £21,950
90th Percentile £42,500 £51,250 £48,950
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 7384 7009 6597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.74% 56.05% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6158 6080 5671
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -34 39 £29,000 -27.50% 8
Lancashire +8 29 £32,500 -1.52% 2
Cheshire -49 19 £35,000 -7.89% 3
Merseyside +16 5 £30,000 -30.23% 1
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VBA.

1 80 (86.96%) SQL
2 66 (71.74%) SQL Server
3 51 (55.43%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 44 (47.83%) Microsoft Excel
6 42 (45.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (36.96%) .NET
8 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
9 27 (29.35%) Analytics
10 26 (28.26%) Power BI
11 25 (27.17%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (22.83%) Dashboard Development
14 19 (20.65%) Management Information System
15 18 (19.57%) Tableau
16 17 (18.48%) Windows
17 16 (17.39%) VB.NET
17 16 (17.39%) Finance
18 15 (16.30%) C#
18 15 (16.30%) MDX
19 14 (15.22%) Data Analytics
19 14 (15.22%) Data Analysis
20 12 (13.04%) QlikView
21 11 (11.96%) MS Access
22 10 (10.87%) Data Structures
23 9 (9.78%) Degree
23 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 9 (9.78%) CRM
23 9 (9.78%) ERP
23 9 (9.78%) Data Warehouse

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 3 (3.26%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (47.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.09%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (1.09%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (71.74%) SQL Server
2 42 (45.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (28.26%) Power BI
4 23 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (13.04%) QlikView
6 11 (11.96%) MS Access
7 9 (9.78%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.17%) MySQL
12 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (1.09%) Spotfire
13 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (17.39%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.70%) Retail
2 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.61%) Marketing
4 5 (5.43%) Electronics
5 4 (4.35%) Legal
6 3 (3.26%) Law
7 1 (1.09%) Automotive
7 1 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (1.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (52.17%) Developer
2 32 (34.78%) Analyst
3 25 (27.17%) SQL Developer
4 24 (26.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 18 (19.57%) SQL Analyst
6 13 (14.13%) SQL BI Developer
6 13 (14.13%) Tableau Developer
7 8 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Data Analyst
7 8 (8.70%) Power BI Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) SQL Data Analyst
8 7 (7.61%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Report Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.52%) SQL Reporting Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) SSRS Developer
9 6 (6.52%) T-SQL Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.96%) .NET
2 15 (16.30%) MDX
3 9 (9.78%) XML
4 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.70%) CSS
4 8 (8.70%) HTML
5 7 (7.61%) .NET Framework
5 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.35%) WinForms
7 3 (3.26%) Classic ASP
7 3 (3.26%) Web Services
8 1 (1.09%) ADO
8 1 (1.09%) EDI
8 1 (1.09%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.09%) REST
8 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.17%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (20.65%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.87%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.43%) Chip and PIN
4 5 (5.43%) EPoS
5 3 (3.26%) iPad
6 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) CentOS
4 1 (1.09%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (55.43%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (29.35%) Analytics
3 21 (22.83%) Dashboard Development
4 14 (15.22%) Data Analysis
4 14 (15.22%) Data Analytics
5 9 (9.78%) CRM
5 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.78%) ERP
6 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.70%) MVC
7 7 (7.61%) Migration
8 6 (6.52%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (6.52%) Information Management
8 6 (6.52%) Time Management
9 5 (5.43%) Coaching
9 5 (5.43%) Mathematics
9 5 (5.43%) People Management
9 5 (5.43%) Programme Management
9 5 (5.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (86.96%) SQL
2 46 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 16 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 15 (16.30%) C#
5 9 (9.78%) VB
6 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 7 (7.61%) Master's Degree
3 3 (3.26%) MCSA
3 3 (3.26%) MCSE
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (1.09%) ACCA
5 1 (1.09%) CIMA
5 1 (1.09%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) WMI
2 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.57%) Tableau
3 6 (6.52%) SAP
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle
5 2 (2.17%) Capita
5 2 (2.17%) iManage
5 2 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) Cognos
6 1 (1.09%) CyberSource
6 1 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.09%) Sage