Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 390 278 426
Rank change year-on-year -112 +148 -13
Permanent jobs citing VBA 57 15 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.32% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 35 12 69
10th Percentile £28,879 £32,825 £23,700
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,875 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,250 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +7.14% +2.67%
75th Percentile £54,375 £54,063 £47,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £61,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -22.45% +28.95% +3.83%

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 9,523 4,662 13,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.25% 59.22% 53.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,928 4,058 11,810
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -85 21 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Surrey -51 18 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Berkshire -57 12 £40,000 +14.29% 2
East Sussex -42 5 £45,000 -28.00%
Oxfordshire - 5 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £47,500 - 3
West Sussex - 4 £35,000 -
Kent - 3 £32,500 - 3
Hampshire -126 2 £32,500 -17.72% 2
Sussex - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £52,500 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 38 (66.67%) SQL
2 31 (54.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
4 25 (43.86%) Degree
5 20 (35.09%) Social Skills
6 17 (29.82%) Power Platform
6 17 (29.82%) Power BI
6 17 (29.82%) .NET
6 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
7 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (26.32%) C#
8 15 (26.32%) Python
9 14 (24.56%) VB.NET
10 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (22.81%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (21.05%) Machine Learning
11 12 (21.05%) ETL
12 11 (19.30%) Artificial Intelligence
12 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
13 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
13 10 (17.54%) Data Management
13 10 (17.54%) Finance
14 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
14 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (15.79%) Spanish Language
14 9 (15.79%) Data Visualisation
14 9 (15.79%) Analytics
14 9 (15.79%) Decision-Making

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 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.75%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.75%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 31 (54.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.75%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP Business One
2 2 (3.51%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.75%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.75%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) Power Platform
2 6 (10.53%) AWS
2 6 (10.53%) Snowflake
3 4 (7.02%) GCP
3 4 (7.02%) IaaS
3 4 (7.02%) PaaS
4 3 (5.26%) Azure
5 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.51%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.51%) SaaS
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) Power BI
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (10.53%) Biml
5 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.77%) Metadata
7 4 (7.02%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (7.02%) BigQuery
7 4 (7.02%) Tableau
8 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.51%) MS Access
9 2 (3.51%) SAS EBI
10 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.75%) Big Data
10 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.75%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) ERwin
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (10.53%) TeamCity
2 4 (7.02%) tSQLt
3 2 (3.51%) LabVIEW
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) WinAutomation
General
1 27 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (35.09%) Social Skills
3 10 (17.54%) Finance
4 9 (15.79%) Spanish Language
5 8 (14.04%) French Language
5 8 (14.04%) German Language
5 8 (14.04%) Italian Language
6 5 (8.77%) Legal
6 5 (8.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
8 3 (5.26%) Electronics
8 3 (5.26%) Influencing Skills
8 3 (5.26%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (3.51%) Retail
10 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
10 1 (1.75%) Games
10 1 (1.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (1.75%) Korean Language
10 1 (1.75%) Law
10 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Junior
3 10 (17.54%) Junior Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Pricing Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Data Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Computer Scientist
7 5 (8.77%) Data Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Data Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Workday Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Junior Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) .NET
2 7 (12.28%) HTML
3 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.26%) REST
4 3 (5.26%) WCF
5 2 (3.51%) COM
5 2 (3.51%) EDI
5 2 (3.51%) SOAP
5 2 (3.51%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.75%) ADO
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) DAO
6 1 (1.75%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.75%) jQuery
6 1 (1.75%) JSON
6 1 (1.75%) LINQ
6 1 (1.75%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Algorithms
1 5 (8.77%) Robotics
2 4 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.26%) Legacy Systems
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.75%) Lidar
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (21.05%) ETL
3 12 (21.05%) Machine Learning
4 11 (19.30%) Artificial Intelligence
4 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
5 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
5 10 (17.54%) Data Management
6 9 (15.79%) Analytics
6 9 (15.79%) Data Visualisation
6 9 (15.79%) Decision-Making
7 8 (14.04%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (14.04%) ERP
7 8 (14.04%) Inventory Management
7 8 (14.04%) Pricing Strategy
7 8 (14.04%) Revenue Management
8 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
8 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (26.32%) C#
2 15 (26.32%) Python
3 14 (24.56%) VB.NET
4 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 6 (10.53%) VB
6 5 (8.77%) C
6 5 (8.77%) R
7 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.26%) Java
9 2 (3.51%) C++
9 2 (3.51%) Perl
9 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) AAT
2 3 (5.26%) CIMA
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.75%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) GLP
1 5 (8.77%) GMP
1 5 (8.77%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) SAP
4 4 (7.02%) Google
4 4 (7.02%) Workday
5 3 (5.26%) Sage
5 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) TOWER Software
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
7 1 (1.75%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (1.75%) Birst
7 1 (1.75%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.75%) Capita
7 1 (1.75%) ESRI
7 1 (1.75%) Sybase
7 1 (1.75%) Tagetik
7 1 (1.75%) UiPath
7 1 (1.75%) Xamarin