Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 277 236
Rank change year-on-year -4 -41 0
Permanent jobs citing VBA 73 90 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 0.69% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 1.23% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 59 74 112
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -14.67% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £50,000
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 6,469 7,321 6,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.44% 56.49% 54.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,459 6,162 5,596
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +3 39 £35,000 +26.13% 15
Cheshire -6 14 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Merseyside +26 10 £35,072 +26.38%
Lancashire +3 8 £36,250 +11.54%
Cumbria +5 1 £35,000 -6.67%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 49 (67.12%) SQL
2 40 (54.79%) SQL Server
3 34 (46.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
5 23 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (30.14%) T-SQL
7 21 (28.77%) Finance
7 21 (28.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (27.40%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (24.66%) Degree
9 18 (24.66%) MS Access
10 17 (23.29%) .NET
11 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (19.18%) ETL
14 13 (17.81%) Analytics
15 12 (16.44%) VB
16 11 (15.07%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (15.07%) SPSS
16 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
16 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
17 10 (13.70%) Self-Motivation
17 10 (13.70%) Visualisation
17 10 (13.70%) Data Visualisation
18 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (12.33%) C
19 8 (10.96%) 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 7 (9.59%) SAS
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (5.48%) WordPress
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (15.07%) SPSS
4 8 (10.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.74%) Chatbot
7 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (4.11%) FastStats
3 2 (2.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) IaaS
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (54.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (24.66%) MS Access
4 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (15.07%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
6 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (10.96%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (9.59%) Power BI
9 6 (8.22%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (6.85%) Lumira
10 5 (6.85%) MySQL
10 5 (6.85%) OLAP
10 5 (6.85%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.74%) Ingres
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 5 (6.85%) Marketing
4 4 (5.48%) Front Office
5 3 (4.11%) Law
6 2 (2.74%) Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Legal
6 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.37%) Back Office
7 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (53.42%) Developer
2 31 (42.47%) Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Asset Management Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Data Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) IT Support
6 7 (9.59%) Applications Support
6 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (6.85%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (6.85%) SSRS Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Leader
9 4 (5.48%) IT Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Lead Analyst Developer
9 4 (5.48%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.74%) CSS
4 2 (2.74%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.74%) LINQ
4 2 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.74%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.37%) Middleware
5 1 (1.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
3 10 (13.70%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.85%) FMCG
5 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.74%) NHS
5 2 (2.74%) Robotics
5 2 (2.74%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.37%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.37%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
1 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
2 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (27.40%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.18%) ETL
5 13 (17.81%) Analytics
6 10 (13.70%) Data Visualisation
6 10 (13.70%) Visualisation
7 8 (10.96%) Asset Management
7 8 (10.96%) Data Extraction
7 8 (10.96%) Mathematics
7 8 (10.96%) Statistics
7 8 (10.96%) Time Management
8 7 (9.59%) Data Analysis
8 7 (9.59%) Data Modelling
8 7 (9.59%) Scrum
8 7 (9.59%) SDLC
9 6 (8.22%) Case Management
9 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.22%) Statistical Modelling
9 6 (8.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (67.12%) SQL
2 22 (30.14%) T-SQL
3 12 (16.44%) VB
4 9 (12.33%) C
5 8 (10.96%) C#
5 8 (10.96%) PL/SQL
6 7 (9.59%) Java
7 6 (8.22%) Python
8 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.48%) R
10 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.11%) MATLAB
10 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) MCP
3 1 (1.37%) MCSA
3 1 (1.37%) MCSE
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.37%) GDPR
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) Tableau
3 5 (6.85%) SAP
4 4 (5.48%) Avaya
4 4 (5.48%) Blue Prism
4 4 (5.48%) Cognos
5 3 (4.11%) Askia
5 3 (4.11%) Nebu
6 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.74%) Informatica
6 2 (2.74%) Sybase
6 2 (2.74%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.37%) Minitab
7 1 (1.37%) Xamarin