Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 400 398 392
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 -7
Permanent jobs citing VBA 149 152 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.51% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 0.93% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 122 147 216
South East median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,375 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17,616 16,314 20,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.67% 54.57% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15,285 14,220 17,926
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,827 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in the South East

VBA
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA in the South East.

Salary trend for VBA in the South East

VBA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the South East over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for VBA in the South East

VBA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Surrey +46 58 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Thames Valley -18 39 £37,500 +22.95% 13
Berkshire +5 28 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Hampshire -16 14 £38,000 +38.18% 5
Kent -16 14 £28,750 -17.86%
East Sussex - 7 £47,500 -
West Sussex +8 6 £41,000 +18.41% 1
Oxfordshire -21 6 £34,750 +26.36%
Middlesex +14 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Sussex -12 5 £38,500 -
Buckinghamshire -16 5 £30,000 -1.64% 5
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 South East region with a requirement for VBA.

1 90 (60.40%) SQL
2 87 (58.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 69 (46.31%) SQL Server
4 65 (43.62%) Finance
5 62 (41.61%) Microsoft
6 50 (33.56%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (31.54%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (29.53%) .NET
9 43 (28.86%) Microsoft Azure
10 42 (28.19%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (22.82%) Degree
13 32 (21.48%) C#
14 31 (20.81%) PowerShell
15 29 (19.46%) T-SQL
15 29 (19.46%) Active Directory
15 29 (19.46%) Citrix
16 26 (17.45%) Analytics
17 25 (16.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (16.78%) Data Analysis
18 23 (15.44%) JavaScript
19 21 (14.09%) Perl
20 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET
20 20 (13.42%) MVC
20 20 (13.42%) SQL Server 2008
20 20 (13.42%) Cloud Computing
20 20 (13.42%) Presales
21 19 (12.75%) Power BI
21 19 (12.75%) CRM
22 18 (12.08%) HTML

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (11.41%) IIS
2 11 (7.38%) SAS
3 7 (4.70%) DataSynapse
4 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 87 (58.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.68%) SPSS
4 3 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.67%) EPLAN
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.36%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 43 (28.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (13.42%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.37%) SaaS
5 6 (4.03%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.34%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.38%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (2.01%) SMS
3 2 (1.34%) Intranet
3 2 (1.34%) LAN
3 2 (1.34%) WAN
4 1 (0.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.67%) Profibus
4 1 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (46.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (13.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (12.75%) Power BI
5 15 (10.07%) MySQL
6 12 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (5.37%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (4.03%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (3.36%) QlikView
10 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (2.01%) Data Mining
12 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.34%) MS Access
13 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (7.38%) SpecFlow
2 6 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.36%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.67%) PVCS
4 1 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 65 (43.62%) Finance
2 16 (10.74%) French Language
2 16 (10.74%) Italian Language
2 16 (10.74%) Spanish Language
3 9 (6.04%) German Language
4 7 (4.70%) Retail
5 5 (3.36%) Dutch Language
5 5 (3.36%) Legal
5 5 (3.36%) Marketing
5 5 (3.36%) Portuguese Language
5 5 (3.36%) Turkish Language
6 2 (1.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
7 1 (0.67%) Front Office
7 1 (0.67%) Law
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (42.28%) Analyst
2 37 (24.83%) Developer
3 27 (18.12%) Data Analyst
4 15 (10.07%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.07%) SQL Analyst
4 15 (10.07%) SQL Developer
5 14 (9.40%) SQL Data Analyst
6 12 (8.05%) Architect
6 12 (8.05%) Financial Analyst
6 12 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.71%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.71%) Data Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Data Migration Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Junior
7 10 (6.71%) Migration Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.04%) Consultant
8 9 (6.04%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (5.37%) Report Analyst
9 8 (5.37%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.53%) .NET
2 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET
3 18 (12.08%) HTML
4 16 (10.74%) CSS
5 15 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (10.07%) XML
6 12 (8.05%) JSON
7 11 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (7.38%) CSS3
7 11 (7.38%) D3.js
7 11 (7.38%) HTML5
7 11 (7.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (6.04%) .NET Framework
8 9 (6.04%) WPF
9 8 (5.37%) XBRL
10 6 (4.03%) REST
11 5 (3.36%) Entity Framework
11 5 (3.36%) SOAP
11 5 (3.36%) WinForms
12 1 (0.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (31.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.37%) Taxonomies
4 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.03%) Pricing Data
5 5 (3.36%) Grid Computing
6 3 (2.01%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.01%) Equities
6 3 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.34%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.67%) Derivative
8 1 (0.67%) FMCG
8 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.41%) Windows
1 17 (11.41%) Windows Server
2 13 (8.72%) Linux
3 8 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.56%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (28.19%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (17.45%) Analytics
5 25 (16.78%) Data Analysis
6 20 (13.42%) MVC
6 20 (13.42%) Presales
7 19 (12.75%) CRM
8 18 (12.08%) Project Management
9 17 (11.41%) Financial Modelling
10 16 (10.74%) TDD
11 14 (9.40%) Migration
12 13 (8.72%) Data Management
13 12 (8.05%) ETL
13 12 (8.05%) Scrum
14 11 (7.38%) Data Migration
14 11 (7.38%) TOGAF
14 11 (7.38%) Translating Business Requirements
14 11 (7.38%) UML
14 11 (7.38%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 90 (60.40%) SQL
2 32 (21.48%) C#
3 31 (20.81%) PowerShell
4 29 (19.46%) T-SQL
5 23 (15.44%) JavaScript
6 21 (14.09%) Perl
7 13 (8.72%) C++
8 10 (6.71%) C
9 9 (6.04%) PHP
9 9 (6.04%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.70%) VB
11 6 (4.03%) Python
12 5 (3.36%) Java
12 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.68%) XAML
14 1 (0.67%) Erlang
14 1 (0.67%) R
14 1 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (22.82%) Degree
2 8 (5.37%) MCSE
2 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) GDPR
2 8 (5.37%) Solvency II
3 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (19.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.04%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (5.37%) Docker
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 29 (19.46%) Citrix
3 18 (12.08%) TOWER Software
4 9 (6.04%) Cisco
4 9 (6.04%) VMware
5 8 (5.37%) Sybase
6 6 (4.03%) Capita
7 5 (3.36%) Aderant
7 5 (3.36%) Infragistics
7 5 (3.36%) LexisNexis
7 5 (3.36%) Tableau
7 5 (3.36%) Xamarin
8 4 (2.68%) Oracle
9 3 (2.01%) Google
10 1 (0.67%) Adobe
10 1 (0.67%) Rockwell
10 1 (0.67%) Siemens
10 1 (0.67%) SIMUL8
10 1 (0.67%) Twitter