Period
to 18 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 391 400 397
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing VBA 119 150 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.86% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 93 123 147
South East median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £22,700 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 14,353 17,501 16,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.15% 57.69% 54.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12,242 15,175 14,178
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 18 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 +51 44 £34,500 -8.00% 7
Hampshire +24 29 £32,500 -14.47% 4
Berkshire +11 22 £45,000 +20.00% 2
East Sussex +29 18 £35,000 -26.32% 3
Buckinghamshire +35 15 £24,500 -30.00% 1
Surrey -22 15 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Oxfordshire +44 7 £34,500 +16.95% 4
Kent +1 7 £25,000 -13.04% 1
West Sussex 0 1 £25,000 -39.02% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £40,000 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 78 (65.55%) SQL
2 71 (59.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (32.77%) Microsoft
5 35 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (25.21%) Finance
6 30 (25.21%) VB
7 29 (24.37%) SQL Server
7 29 (24.37%) Java
8 28 (23.53%) C#
8 28 (23.53%) .NET
8 28 (23.53%) Data Analysis
9 26 (21.85%) Analytics
9 26 (21.85%) Microsoft Office
10 24 (20.17%) Python
10 24 (20.17%) Degree
11 22 (18.49%) Power BI
11 22 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (18.49%) Power Platform
12 21 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (17.65%) Project Management
13 18 (15.13%) Data Analytics
14 15 (12.61%) R
14 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (11.76%) Mathematics
15 14 (11.76%) Mentoring
16 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (10.08%) SAS
17 12 (10.08%) SAP

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 12 (10.08%) SAS
2 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 71 (59.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (21.85%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.36%) SPSS
4 3 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) SAP GTS
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.84%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.49%) Power Platform
2 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.52%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.52%) PaaS
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (4.20%) VPN
3 4 (3.36%) Intranet
3 4 (3.36%) LAN
4 3 (2.52%) DHCP
4 3 (2.52%) DNS
4 3 (2.52%) WAN
5 2 (1.68%) Firewall
5 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.37%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.49%) Power BI
3 21 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (7.56%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (7.56%) Data Mining
6 9 (7.56%) QlikView
7 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.20%) MySQL
8 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.36%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (2.52%) OLAP
10 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.68%) MS Access
11 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (3.36%) Toad
2 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (25.21%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.88%) Marketing
4 6 (5.04%) French Language
4 6 (5.04%) German Language
4 6 (5.04%) Italian Language
4 6 (5.04%) Spanish Language
5 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 64 (53.78%) Analyst
2 41 (34.45%) Developer
3 38 (31.93%) Data Analyst
4 19 (15.97%) Junior
5 15 (12.61%) Junior Analyst
6 12 (10.08%) Graduate
6 12 (10.08%) Junior Data Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.40%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (6.72%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 8 (6.72%) Financial Analyst
8 8 (6.72%) Python Developer
9 7 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Graduate Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) VBA Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Architect
10 6 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.04%) Systems Developer
10 6 (5.04%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.53%) .NET
2 8 (6.72%) CSS
2 8 (6.72%) HTML
3 7 (5.88%) WPF
4 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.20%) XML
5 4 (3.36%) Web Services
6 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.84%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.84%) JSON
6 1 (0.84%) REST
6 1 (0.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.24%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.52%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (2.52%) EPoS
4 3 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.68%) Life Science
6 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.84%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.04%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) Windows
3 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.84%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (23.53%) Data Analysis
3 26 (21.85%) Analytics
4 22 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (17.65%) Project Management
6 18 (15.13%) Data Analytics
7 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (11.76%) Mathematics
8 14 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
10 10 (8.40%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 10 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.40%) Statistical Modelling
11 9 (7.56%) Visualisation
11 9 (7.56%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.72%) Migration
12 8 (6.72%) Performance Metrics
12 8 (6.72%) Problem Management
13 7 (5.88%) Balanced Scorecard
13 7 (5.88%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 78 (65.55%) SQL
2 30 (25.21%) VB
3 29 (24.37%) Java
4 28 (23.53%) C#
5 24 (20.17%) Python
6 15 (12.61%) R
7 10 (8.40%) PowerShell
7 10 (8.40%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.88%) C++
9 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.04%) MATLAB
9 6 (5.04%) Perl
9 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.36%) C
11 3 (2.52%) Fortran
12 1 (0.84%) PHP
12 1 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (20.17%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.52%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.68%) HNC
3 2 (1.68%) HND
3 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) PhD
4 1 (0.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.68%) COBIT
2 2 (1.68%) GDPR
2 2 (1.68%) IFRS
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.68%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (32.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) SAP
3 9 (7.56%) Tableau
4 6 (5.04%) Citrix
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle
5 3 (2.52%) Google
5 3 (2.52%) McAfee
5 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.52%) Symantec
5 3 (2.52%) VMware
6 2 (1.68%) SIMUL8
7 1 (0.84%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.84%) Fiserv
7 1 (0.84%) IBM
7 1 (0.84%) SYSPRO