Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > South East
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 359 441 423
Rank change year-on-year +82 -18 0
Permanent jobs citing VBA 100 83 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.56% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 83 60 125
Median annual salary £38,500 £30,125 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.80% -29.12% +21.43%
10th Percentile £23,789 £23,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,000 £48,125 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 11,861 14,782 18,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.87% 55.61% 58.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10,102 12,702 16,044
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 2020. 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
East Sussex +34 31 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Thames Valley +45 25 £34,000 +4.62% 2
Hampshire +27 20 £37,500 +44.23% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 15 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Kent +18 10 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Berkshire +43 8 £34,000 -28.42% 1
West Sussex +28 8 £40,000 +35.59%
Surrey +29 6 £62,500 +78.57% 4
Oxfordshire +22 2 - -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 69 (69.00%) SQL
2 53 (53.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (37.00%) Python
4 32 (32.00%) Finance
5 27 (27.00%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
7 24 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (23.00%) C#
8 23 (23.00%) SQL Server
9 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 19 (19.00%) VB
11 18 (18.00%) .NET
11 18 (18.00%) ETL
11 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (17.00%) Java
13 16 (16.00%) Windows
13 16 (16.00%) Degree
14 15 (15.00%) JavaScript
15 13 (13.00%) T-SQL
15 13 (13.00%) Tableau
15 13 (13.00%) Power BI
15 13 (13.00%) Power Platform
16 12 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (12.00%) Analytics
16 12 (12.00%) Azure
16 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
16 12 (12.00%) Data Analysis
16 12 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (10.00%) Software Engineering
17 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration 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 8 (8.00%) SAS
2 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.00%) Confluence
4 2 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 53 (53.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.00%) SPSS
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (4.00%) FastStats
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (4.00%) Unica
2 3 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.00%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.00%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.00%) Power Platform
2 12 (12.00%) Azure
3 8 (8.00%) AWS
4 7 (7.00%) SaaS
5 4 (4.00%) Responsys
5 4 (4.00%) Silverpop
6 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.00%) GCP
6 3 (3.00%) Smartsheet
7 2 (2.00%) Office 365
8 1 (1.00%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) LAN
1 5 (5.00%) tcpdump
1 5 (5.00%) WAN
1 5 (5.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.00%) Firewall
2 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.00%) Skype
4 2 (2.00%) DNS
4 2 (2.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.00%) HTTP
4 2 (2.00%) Internet
4 2 (2.00%) Modbus
4 2 (2.00%) SMTP
4 2 (2.00%) SSL
5 1 (1.00%) Extranet
5 1 (1.00%) GPRS
5 1 (1.00%) GSM
5 1 (1.00%) Intranet
5 1 (1.00%) LTE
5 1 (1.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.00%) Power BI
3 12 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.00%) MS Access
6 8 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.00%) DB2
7 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (4.00%) Data Lake
9 3 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (3.00%) SAP BW
10 2 (2.00%) Base SAS
10 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.00%) QlikView
10 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.00%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.00%) LSMW
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.00%) tSQLt
General
1 32 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Marketing
2 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.00%) Police
4 3 (3.00%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Automotive
6 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (41.00%) Analyst
2 25 (25.00%) Developer
3 12 (12.00%) Junior
4 9 (9.00%) Data Analyst
4 9 (9.00%) Junior Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Data Manager
5 7 (7.00%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.00%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Python Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Automation Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Graduate
7 5 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Graduate Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Junior Information Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.00%) .NET
2 8 (8.00%) HTML
3 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.00%) Node.js
4 5 (5.00%) React
4 5 (5.00%) REST
4 5 (5.00%) WCF
4 5 (5.00%) WPF
5 3 (3.00%) BAPI
5 3 (3.00%) EDI
6 2 (2.00%) STL
7 1 (1.00%) CSS
7 1 (1.00%) ODBC
7 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.00%) SCADA
2 2 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.00%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.00%) ETL
3 12 (12.00%) Analytics
3 12 (12.00%) Data Analysis
3 12 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (9.00%) Data Management
5 9 (9.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (9.00%) Mathematics
6 8 (8.00%) Migration
7 7 (7.00%) CRM
7 7 (7.00%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (7.00%) Data Science
7 7 (7.00%) Decision-Making
7 7 (7.00%) ERP
7 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.00%) Workflow
8 6 (6.00%) Process Improvement
8 6 (6.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 69 (69.00%) SQL
2 37 (37.00%) Python
3 23 (23.00%) C#
4 19 (19.00%) VB
5 17 (17.00%) Java
6 15 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (13.00%) T-SQL
8 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (10.00%) R
10 6 (6.00%) C
10 6 (6.00%) C++
10 6 (6.00%) PHP
11 5 (5.00%) Perl
11 5 (5.00%) TypeScript
12 4 (4.00%) VB.NET
12 4 (4.00%) XAML
13 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
14 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
14 2 (2.00%) Ladder Logic
15 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) Degree
2 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.00%) COBIT
2 4 (4.00%) GDPR
2 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.00%) BS7799
4 1 (1.00%) P3O
4 1 (1.00%) PMO
4 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.00%) Tableau
3 6 (6.00%) Blue Prism
3 6 (6.00%) Xceptor
4 5 (5.00%) DevExpress
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle
5 4 (4.00%) Adobe
5 4 (4.00%) Remedy
5 4 (4.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 4 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.00%) SAP
6 3 (3.00%) Google
6 3 (3.00%) IBM
7 2 (2.00%) Talend
8 1 (1.00%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.00%) Capita
8 1 (1.00%) Citrix
8 1 (1.00%) Cognos
8 1 (1.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.00%) LexisNexis