Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 406 405 429
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24 -47
Permanent jobs citing VBA 142 142 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.89% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 115 134 170
South East median annual salary £36,250 £33,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.85% -16.46% -1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £28,063
90th Percentile £74,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 16,820 16,006 19,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.97% 55.16% 52.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14,583 13,909 16,905
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 20 September 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 20 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
Surrey +56 54 £32,000 -41.82% 4
Thames Valley -16 47 £36,875 +14.34% 5
Berkshire -4 30 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Hampshire -8 18 £36,000 +6.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £40,000 +29.03% 3
West Sussex +15 9 £42,500 +32.81% 2
Kent -14 9 £27,500 -21.43% 4
Oxfordshire -30 4 £29,500 +3.51% 1
Middlesex +12 2 £42,500 +21.43%
East Sussex -17 1 £52,000 +82.46% 1
Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for VBA.

1 94 (66.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 84 (59.15%) SQL
3 59 (41.55%) SQL Server
4 54 (38.03%) Microsoft
5 51 (35.92%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (31.69%) Finance
7 34 (23.94%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (22.54%) Analytics
10 31 (21.83%) Microsoft Azure
11 30 (21.13%) CRM
12 29 (20.42%) Power BI
13 27 (19.01%) .NET
13 27 (19.01%) C#
14 26 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 25 (17.61%) T-SQL
16 24 (16.90%) JavaScript
17 23 (16.20%) Data Analysis
18 21 (14.79%) PowerShell
18 21 (14.79%) Active Directory
18 21 (14.79%) Project Management
19 19 (13.38%) GDPR
20 18 (12.68%) Citrix
21 16 (11.27%) C++
21 16 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
21 16 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 15 (10.56%) Financial Modelling
22 15 (10.56%) Degree
22 15 (10.56%) Migration

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 14 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.04%) IIS
2 10 (7.04%) SAS
3 3 (2.11%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 94 (66.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (5.63%) SPSS
4 2 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.70%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 14 (9.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.52%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.86%) Dynamics 365
3 12 (8.45%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.93%) SaaS
5 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.82%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.41%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (2.11%) Intranet
3 2 (1.41%) LAN
3 2 (1.41%) SMS
3 2 (1.41%) WAN
4 1 (0.70%) Firewall
4 1 (0.70%) IMAP
4 1 (0.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) POP3
4 1 (0.70%) Profibus
4 1 (0.70%) SMTP
4 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (41.55%) SQL Server
2 29 (20.42%) Power BI
3 26 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (9.15%) MySQL
6 8 (5.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (5.63%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (5.63%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.93%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.82%) QlikView
8 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.11%) Big Data
9 3 (2.11%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.52%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (2.82%) SpecFlow
3 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.70%) PVCS
4 1 (0.70%) Toad
General
1 45 (31.69%) Finance
2 11 (7.75%) French Language
2 11 (7.75%) Italian Language
2 11 (7.75%) Spanish Language
3 7 (4.93%) Marketing
3 7 (4.93%) Retail
4 5 (3.52%) Legal
5 4 (2.82%) German Language
6 3 (2.11%) Dutch Language
6 3 (2.11%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.41%) Advertising
7 2 (1.41%) Back Office
7 2 (1.41%) Front Office
7 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.41%) Turkish Language
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (45.07%) Analyst
2 37 (26.06%) Developer
3 32 (22.54%) Data Analyst
4 23 (16.20%) SQL Analyst
5 20 (14.08%) SQL Data Analyst
6 14 (9.86%) Excel Developer
7 12 (8.45%) Excel Analyst
8 11 (7.75%) Finance Modeller
9 10 (7.04%) Analytics Developer
9 10 (7.04%) Pricing Developer
10 9 (6.34%) .NET Developer
10 9 (6.34%) Architect
10 9 (6.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (6.34%) Data Engineer
10 9 (6.34%) Data Migration Engineer
10 9 (6.34%) Migration Engineer
10 9 (6.34%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (6.34%) SQL Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.01%) .NET
2 13 (9.15%) HTML
3 10 (7.04%) .NET Framework
3 10 (7.04%) ASP.NET
4 9 (6.34%) CSS
5 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (4.93%) REST
6 7 (4.93%) XML
7 6 (4.23%) SOAP
8 5 (3.52%) Entity Framework
8 5 (3.52%) JSON
8 5 (3.52%) WinForms
8 5 (3.52%) WPF
9 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.82%) CSS3
9 4 (2.82%) D3.js
9 4 (2.82%) HTML5
9 4 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.41%) WCF
10 2 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.23%) Pricing Data
4 5 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.41%) Derivative
7 2 (1.41%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.41%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.70%) Equities
8 1 (0.70%) Fintech
8 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.75%) Windows Server
2 10 (7.04%) Windows
3 8 (5.63%) Linux
4 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.92%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (23.94%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (22.54%) Analytics
4 30 (21.13%) CRM
5 26 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (16.20%) Data Analysis
7 21 (14.79%) Project Management
8 15 (10.56%) Change Management
8 15 (10.56%) Financial Modelling
8 15 (10.56%) Migration
9 14 (9.86%) MVC
10 13 (9.15%) ETL
11 12 (8.45%) Presales
12 11 (7.75%) Data Management
13 10 (7.04%) Data Migration
13 10 (7.04%) Scrum
14 9 (6.34%) Data Modelling
14 9 (6.34%) TDD
14 9 (6.34%) TOGAF
15 8 (5.63%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 84 (59.15%) SQL
2 27 (19.01%) C#
3 25 (17.61%) T-SQL
4 24 (16.90%) JavaScript
5 21 (14.79%) PowerShell
6 16 (11.27%) C++
7 13 (9.15%) Perl
8 9 (6.34%) PHP
9 8 (5.63%) C
10 7 (4.93%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.52%) Python
11 5 (3.52%) VB
12 4 (2.82%) Java
12 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.11%) R
14 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) Degree
2 5 (3.52%) MCSE
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.70%) MBA
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.38%) GDPR
2 5 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (14.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.93%) Docker
3 6 (4.23%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.68%) Citrix
3 8 (5.63%) Sybase
3 8 (5.63%) TOWER Software
4 7 (4.93%) Capita
4 7 (4.93%) Tableau
5 5 (3.52%) Aderant
5 5 (3.52%) Google
5 5 (3.52%) Infragistics
5 5 (3.52%) LexisNexis
5 5 (3.52%) Oracle
5 5 (3.52%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.82%) Cisco
6 4 (2.82%) VMware
7 2 (1.41%) Adobe
8 1 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.70%) SIMUL8
8 1 (0.70%) Symantec