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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 431 334 355
Rank change year-on-year -97 +21 +66
Permanent jobs citing VBA 42 34 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.46% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 62
10th Percentile £25,950 £26,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £26,250 £29,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £35,000 £38,750
Median % change year-on-year - -9.68% +20.16%
75th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £49,688
90th Percentile £57,000 £61,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 9,989 7,453 9,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 50.21% 56.28% 56.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6,436 6,089 8,357
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 17 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -36 18 £27,500 -24.14% 2
Buckinghamshire -38 14 £27,500 -21.43% 2
Surrey -67 12 £28,000 -44.00% 2
Kent -48 5 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Berkshire -20 4 £36,250 +1.75%
Hampshire -46 4 £50,000 +42.86%
East Sussex -7 2 £32,750 -27.22%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 29 (69.05%) Agile
2 28 (66.67%) SQL
3 25 (59.52%) .NET
3 25 (59.52%) Degree
4 24 (57.14%) C#
5 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
6 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (35.71%) VB.NET
7 15 (35.71%) Visual Studio
7 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 15 (35.71%) Finance
7 15 (35.71%) Social Skills
8 14 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (33.33%) XML
9 13 (30.95%) Python
9 13 (30.95%) Mathematics
9 13 (30.95%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (30.95%) Legacy Systems
10 12 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (28.57%) Azure
10 12 (28.57%) JSON
10 12 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 12 (28.57%) OOP
10 12 (28.57%) CRM
11 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (26.19%) Project Management
11 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
11 11 (26.19%) C
11 11 (26.19%) Power BI

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 4 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.38%) MFGPRO
2 1 (2.38%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) Azure
2 11 (26.19%) Power Platform
3 8 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (16.67%) AWS
4 7 (16.67%) OpenShift
4 7 (16.67%) Serverless
5 1 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.38%) GitHub
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (2.38%) Power Automate
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) Power BI
3 8 (19.05%) Tableau
4 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (9.52%) Data Mining
6 3 (7.14%) Big Data
6 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.14%) Spotfire
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.76%) MS Access
7 2 (4.76%) MySQL
8 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.38%) Data Lake
8 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.38%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
1 15 (35.71%) Social Skills
2 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Analyst
3 15 (35.71%) Software Developer
4 14 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 13 (30.95%) .NET Software Developer
6 11 (26.19%) Data Analyst
7 8 (19.05%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (19.05%) Developer Analyst
8 7 (16.67%) Data Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Junior
9 3 (7.14%) Junior Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Support Technician
10 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
10 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Technician
10 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 2 (4.76%) Business Manager
10 2 (4.76%) Database Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Database Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Junior Database Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) XML
3 12 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 12 (28.57%) JSON
4 10 (23.81%) React
5 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
5 8 (19.05%) REST
6 7 (16.67%) Java EE
6 7 (16.67%) Spring
6 7 (16.67%) Spring Boot
7 5 (11.90%) HTML
8 4 (9.52%) CSS
9 2 (4.76%) ADO
9 2 (4.76%) Ajax
9 2 (4.76%) HTML5
9 2 (4.76%) jQuery
9 2 (4.76%) Laravel
9 2 (4.76%) Vue.js
9 2 (4.76%) WinForms
9 2 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (30.95%) Legacy Systems
3 10 (23.81%) Management Information System
4 7 (16.67%) User Experience
4 7 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.76%) IoT
7 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Agile
2 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
3 13 (30.95%) Mathematics
3 13 (30.95%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (28.57%) CRM
4 12 (28.57%) OOP
5 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (26.19%) Project Management
6 10 (23.81%) Agile Project Management
7 9 (21.43%) DevOps
7 9 (21.43%) Requirements Gathering
7 9 (21.43%) SDLC
8 8 (19.05%) Scrum
8 8 (19.05%) Statistics
8 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 8 (19.05%) Visualisation
9 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (16.67%) Economics
9 7 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 7 (16.67%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) SQL
2 24 (57.14%) C#
3 15 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 13 (30.95%) Python
5 11 (26.19%) C
5 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
6 8 (19.05%) C++
6 8 (19.05%) Java
7 7 (16.67%) Perl
7 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.14%) R
8 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.14%) VBScript
9 2 (4.76%) PHP
9 2 (4.76%) VB
10 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Degree
2 12 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.38%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Ansible
1 7 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 7 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 7 (16.67%) Dataiku
3 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (16.67%) Refinitiv
3 7 (16.67%) Reuters
3 7 (16.67%) Splunk
4 5 (11.90%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) Birst
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
6 1 (2.38%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.38%) Concur
6 1 (2.38%) IFS
6 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards