Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > North West
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 221 298 272
Rank change year-on-year +77 -26 +32
Permanent jobs citing VBA 17 50 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.47% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.94% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 50 91
Median annual salary £32,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.58% +26.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 3,059 5,298 7,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.51% 50.00% 56.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,574 4,110 6,030
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VBA as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBA in the North West.

Salary trend for VBA in the North West

VBA
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBA in the North West over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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
Lancashire +54 7 £32,000 -28.89% 1
Manchester +49 7 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Cheshire +46 1 £32,500 -13.91%
Merseyside +23 1 £40,000 -37.98%
Cumbria - 1 - -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
3 11 (64.71%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (52.94%) ETL
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (47.06%) Power BI
6 8 (47.06%) Power Platform
7 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
8 5 (29.41%) IBM UrbanCode
8 5 (29.41%) IBM
8 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
8 5 (29.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
8 5 (29.41%) C#
8 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 5 (29.41%) .NET
8 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 5 (29.41%) Banking
8 5 (29.41%) Apache Flex
8 5 (29.41%) WCF
8 5 (29.41%) WPF
8 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (23.53%) Tableau

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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Power Platform
2 3 (17.65%) PowerApps
3 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (47.06%) Power BI
4 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
6 3 (17.65%) MySQL
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (17.65%) QlikView
6 3 (17.65%) Semantic Layer
7 1 (5.88%) MS Access
7 1 (5.88%) OLAP
7 1 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Public Sector
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 3 (17.65%) Power BI Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) HR Manager
4 1 (5.88%) MI Manager
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) Apache Flex
1 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
1 5 (29.41%) WCF
1 5 (29.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ETL
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Case Management
5 4 (23.53%) Workflow
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (11.76%) Line Management
7 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
8 1 (5.88%) Analytics
8 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
8 1 (5.88%) Change Control
8 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Tableau
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Alteryx
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) SAP