Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 329 346 426
Rank change year-on-year +17 +80 +17
Permanent jobs citing VBA 33 97 86
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.84% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25 80 60
10th Percentile £27,750 £23,725 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,875 £30,000 £24,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £37,500 £30,125
Median % change year-on-year - +24.48% -29.12%
75th Percentile £52,500 £49,063 £40,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £71,625 £46,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7,000 11,543 14,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.24% 55.98% 55.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5,858 9,924 12,789
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VBA as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBA in the South East.

Salary trend for VBA in the South East

VBA
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBA in the South East over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +38 15 £50,000 -23.08% 2
Thames Valley +54 9 £37,000 +8.82% 4
Berkshire +39 8 £36,500 +9.77%
Hampshire +41 7 £36,250 -3.33% 2
Kent +2 2 £30,500 -35.79%
Oxfordshire +33 1 £45,000 - 1
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) SAP
3 12 (36.36%) Robotic Process Automation
3 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (36.36%) Automation Anywhere
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (27.27%) Retail
5 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Business Process Improvement
5 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 9 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 9 (27.27%) Power Platform
5 9 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (27.27%) Requirements Gathering
5 9 (27.27%) UiPath
5 9 (27.27%) WinAutomation
5 9 (27.27%) Blue Prism
5 9 (27.27%) Power BI
6 8 (24.24%) Post-Production
6 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
6 8 (24.24%) Data Management
7 7 (21.21%) Python
7 7 (21.21%) Degree
7 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (21.21%) .NET
7 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Power Platform
2 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.03%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) SMTP
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) tcpdump
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Power BI
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.12%) ActiveReports
5 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.03%) Biml
6 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) MS Access
6 1 (3.03%) OLAP
6 1 (3.03%) OLTP
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.03%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (3.03%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) WinAutomation
2 1 (3.03%) ERwin
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (27.27%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Korean Language
3 5 (15.15%) Finance
4 3 (9.09%) Public Sector
5 2 (6.06%) Local Government
6 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
6 1 (3.03%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Automation Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Data Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
7 2 (6.06%) Robotic Process Automation Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
8 1 (3.03%) Report Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Support Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) NHS
3 3 (9.09%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
1 12 (36.36%) Robotic Process Automation
2 9 (27.27%) Business Process Improvement
2 9 (27.27%) Process Improvement
2 9 (27.27%) Requirements Gathering
2 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
3 8 (24.24%) Data Management
3 8 (24.24%) Post-Production
4 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) Data Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
7 4 (12.12%) Data Extraction
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Automation Anywhere
1 12 (36.36%) SAP
2 9 (27.27%) Blue Prism
2 9 (27.27%) UiPath
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Yardi
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Sage
6 1 (3.03%) Veeam
6 1 (3.03%) Webroot