Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 392 321 402
Rank change year-on-year -71 +81 +10
Permanent jobs citing VBA 39 38 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.55% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 92
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £38,750 £33,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.68% +15.67% -10.67%
75th Percentile £48,750 £48,438 £42,688
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,425 £53,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 9,031 6,864 14,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.30% 56.06% 54.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,772 5,871 12,410
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,375 £75,000 £72,500
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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Thames Valley -43 17 £36,250 +3.57% 6
Surrey -21 12 £34,250 -42.92% 1
Berkshire -37 12 £35,000 -30.00%
West Sussex -2 3 £35,000 -6.67% 1
East Sussex -21 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Buckinghamshire -31 3 £47,500 +37.68% 6
Oxfordshire -12 2 - -
Kent -28 2 £33,750 -28.95% 1
Hampshire -76 2 £32,500 -13.33% 3
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 21 (53.85%) Degree
2 20 (51.28%) Social Skills
3 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (41.03%) SQL
5 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.21%) C#
8 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 9 (23.08%) Requirements Gathering
9 8 (20.51%) Inventory Management
9 8 (20.51%) Decision-Making
9 8 (20.51%) Power Platform
9 8 (20.51%) Pricing Strategy
9 8 (20.51%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (20.51%) Power BI
9 8 (20.51%) Process Improvement
9 8 (20.51%) French Language
9 8 (20.51%) German Language
9 8 (20.51%) Italian Language
9 8 (20.51%) Spanish Language
9 8 (20.51%) Revenue Management
9 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (20.51%) SAP
9 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
9 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (17.95%) .NET
10 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
10 7 (17.95%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving

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 (2.56%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.56%) ArcSDE
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.56%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) NetSuite
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.56%) Azure
2 1 (2.56%) PowerApps
2 1 (2.56%) Snowflake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Power BI
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Tableau
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.56%) Biml
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) GIS
5 1 (2.56%) Metadata
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.56%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) WinAutomation
2 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) ERwin
3 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (51.28%) Social Skills
2 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (20.51%) French Language
3 8 (20.51%) German Language
3 8 (20.51%) Italian Language
3 8 (20.51%) Spanish Language
4 6 (15.38%) Retail
5 4 (10.26%) Korean Language
6 3 (7.69%) Finance
6 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (5.13%) Electronics
7 2 (5.13%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (2.56%) Games
8 1 (2.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (2.56%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (2.56%) Marketing
8 1 (2.56%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Junior
3 8 (20.51%) Pricing Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Automation Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Data Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Junior Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Data Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Computer Scientist
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Report Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) EDI
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) ADO
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) DAO
4 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.56%) LINQ
4 1 (2.56%) ODBC
4 1 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.13%) Robotics
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Lidar
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 9 (23.08%) Requirements Gathering
2 8 (20.51%) Collaborative Working
2 8 (20.51%) Decision-Making
2 8 (20.51%) Inventory Management
2 8 (20.51%) Pricing Strategy
2 8 (20.51%) Process Improvement
2 8 (20.51%) Revenue Management
3 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
4 6 (15.38%) Data Management
4 6 (15.38%) Robotic Process Automation
4 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Business Process Improvement
5 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (5.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) GLP
1 2 (5.13%) GMP
1 2 (5.13%) Good Clinical Practice
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) SAP
3 6 (15.38%) Automation Anywhere
4 5 (12.82%) Blue Prism
4 5 (12.82%) UiPath
5 3 (7.69%) Sage
5 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.56%) Capita
6 1 (2.56%) ESRI
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Xamarin