Period
to 22 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 247 244
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +5
Permanent jobs citing VBA 118 124 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.92% 1.00% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 1.73% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 114 118 90
North West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,825 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%

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 7,348 7,171 6,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.43% 57.95% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6,120 6,195 5,238
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 £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 February 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 February 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 +6 57 £37,500 - 10
Lancashire +1 26 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Cheshire -58 22 £35,000 -11.39% 3
Merseyside +22 8 £38,750 -9.88% 3
Cumbria - 3 £29,000 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 100 (84.75%) SQL
2 80 (67.80%) SQL Server
3 55 (46.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (44.07%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (43.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 51 (43.22%) T-SQL
6 50 (42.37%) Microsoft
7 37 (31.36%) .NET
8 26 (22.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (22.03%) Analytics
9 25 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (21.19%) Power BI
10 24 (20.34%) Management Information System
11 23 (19.49%) Finance
11 23 (19.49%) Windows
11 23 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (16.10%) .NET Framework
12 19 (16.10%) Dashboard Development
13 18 (15.25%) Windows Server
13 18 (15.25%) Active Directory
14 17 (14.41%) MS Access
14 17 (14.41%) Oracle
14 17 (14.41%) IIS
15 16 (13.56%) Data Analysis
16 15 (12.71%) Statistics
17 14 (11.86%) QlikView
17 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (11.86%) Service Management
17 14 (11.86%) C#

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 17 (14.41%) IIS
2 4 (3.39%) WordPress
3 2 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (43.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.69%) SPSS
7 1 (0.85%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Elite 3E
1 7 (5.93%) Workfront
2 3 (2.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.85%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (67.80%) SQL Server
2 55 (46.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (22.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (21.19%) Power BI
5 23 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (14.41%) MS Access
7 14 (11.86%) QlikView
8 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (6.78%) OLAP
10 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (5.08%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
12 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (3.39%) Qlik Sense
13 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
13 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) JIRA
2 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Legal
3 3 (2.54%) Law
4 2 (1.69%) Front Office
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.69%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (49.15%) Developer
2 44 (37.29%) Analyst
3 25 (21.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 18 (15.25%) SQL Developer
5 17 (14.41%) SQL Analyst
6 16 (13.56%) Applications Support
7 14 (11.86%) Data Analyst
8 10 (8.47%) Applications Developer
8 10 (8.47%) SSRS Developer
9 9 (7.63%) SQL Data Analyst
9 9 (7.63%) SSIS Developer
10 8 (6.78%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.78%) VBA Developer
11 7 (5.93%) Report Analyst
11 7 (5.93%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (5.93%) SQL Reporting Analyst
12 6 (5.08%) Power BI Developer
12 6 (5.08%) SQL BI Developer
12 6 (5.08%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.36%) .NET
2 19 (16.10%) .NET Framework
3 11 (9.32%) MDX
4 10 (8.47%) HTML
5 8 (6.78%) CSS
5 8 (6.78%) XML
6 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.08%) jQuery
7 5 (4.24%) Ajax
7 5 (4.24%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.39%) EDI
8 4 (3.39%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.54%) CGI
9 3 (2.54%) Classic ASP
9 3 (2.54%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (2.54%) Web Services
10 2 (1.69%) ADO
10 2 (1.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (20.34%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.63%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.54%) iSeries
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.49%) Windows
2 18 (15.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.39%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.54%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.07%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (22.03%) Analytics
3 19 (16.10%) Dashboard Development
4 16 (13.56%) Data Analysis
5 15 (12.71%) Statistics
6 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.86%) ITIL
6 14 (11.86%) Service Management
7 13 (11.02%) CRM
8 11 (9.32%) Data Analytics
8 11 (9.32%) Data Extraction
8 11 (9.32%) Visualisation
9 10 (8.47%) Mathematics
10 9 (7.63%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (6.78%) ERP
11 8 (6.78%) ETL
11 8 (6.78%) MVC
12 7 (5.93%) Change Control
12 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 100 (84.75%) SQL
2 51 (43.22%) T-SQL
3 14 (11.86%) C#
4 13 (11.02%) VB.NET
5 9 (7.63%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.93%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.08%) VB
8 5 (4.24%) PHP
8 5 (4.24%) Python
9 3 (2.54%) C
10 2 (1.69%) R
11 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) MCSA
1 14 (11.86%) MCSE
1 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.02%) MCP
3 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) Degree
5 1 (0.85%) ACCA
5 1 (0.85%) CIMA
5 1 (0.85%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 3 (2.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (15.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) WMI
2 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (42.37%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.41%) Oracle
3 12 (10.17%) Tableau
4 10 (8.47%) SAP
5 7 (5.93%) Cognos
5 7 (5.93%) Intapp
5 7 (5.93%) Reuters
6 4 (3.39%) Ab Initio
6 4 (3.39%) Informatica
6 4 (3.39%) Teradata
7 3 (2.54%) IBM
7 3 (2.54%) iManage
8 2 (1.69%) Avaya
8 2 (1.69%) Capita
9 1 (0.85%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.85%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.85%) Sawtooth Software