Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 423 407 411
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 -44
Permanent jobs citing VBA 124 146 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.48% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.92% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 110 133 203
South East median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £55,750 £61,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 18,565 15,871 20,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.59% 52.36% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16,163 13,833 17,958
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £64,150 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 -19 44 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Surrey +18 43 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Berkshire -5 24 £32,500 -23.53% 5
Oxfordshire -8 12 £70,000 +55.56%
Kent +12 11 £30,000 -14.29%
Buckinghamshire -16 8 £53,750 +76.23% 3
Sussex -18 8 £45,500 -
Middlesex +6 7 £40,000 -20.00%
East Sussex - 7 £47,500 - 3
Hampshire -32 3 £41,250 +50.00% 5
West Sussex +3 1 £35,500 +18.33%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 90 (72.58%) SQL
2 79 (63.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 64 (51.61%) Finance
4 61 (49.19%) Microsoft
5 56 (45.16%) SQL Server
6 54 (43.55%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (30.65%) .NET
7 38 (30.65%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (30.65%) Degree
8 29 (23.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (22.58%) PowerShell
10 25 (20.16%) Citrix
10 25 (20.16%) Active Directory
11 23 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (17.74%) Windows
12 22 (17.74%) Microsoft Office
12 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (16.94%) C#
14 20 (16.13%) Perl
14 20 (16.13%) IIS
14 20 (16.13%) Windows Server
15 19 (15.32%) Presales
15 19 (15.32%) C++
15 19 (15.32%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (14.52%) Financial Modelling
17 17 (13.71%) SAS
18 16 (12.90%) T-SQL
19 15 (12.10%) TOWER Software
19 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET
19 15 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting 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 20 (16.13%) IIS
2 17 (13.71%) SAS
3 6 (4.84%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 79 (63.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (17.74%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.61%) SPSS
5 1 (0.81%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.81%) CATIA
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.81%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.81%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.81%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP PLM
2 1 (0.81%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (15.32%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.81%) DNS
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) LAN
2 1 (0.81%) SMS
2 1 (0.81%) SMTP
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.81%) WAN
2 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.06%) QlikView
4 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.84%) MySQL
5 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.23%) Power BI
8 3 (2.42%) Big Data
8 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.42%) MS Access
8 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.81%) GIS
10 1 (0.81%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.81%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 1 (0.81%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (7.26%) SpecFlow
2 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 64 (51.61%) Finance
2 13 (10.48%) Retail
3 11 (8.87%) French Language
3 11 (8.87%) Italian Language
3 11 (8.87%) Spanish Language
4 8 (6.45%) German Language
5 6 (4.84%) Dutch Language
6 5 (4.03%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.03%) Portuguese Language
6 5 (4.03%) Turkish Language
7 4 (3.23%) Legal
8 2 (1.61%) Back Office
8 2 (1.61%) Marketing
9 1 (0.81%) Automotive
9 1 (0.81%) Games
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (41.13%) Analyst
2 25 (20.16%) Developer
3 16 (12.90%) SQL Developer
4 15 (12.10%) Data Analyst
5 14 (11.29%) Consultant
5 14 (11.29%) Technical Consultant
6 12 (9.68%) Development Manager
6 12 (9.68%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 12 (9.68%) Financial Analyst
6 12 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (8.06%) SQL Analyst
8 9 (7.26%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Active Directory Consultant
9 8 (6.45%) Junior
9 8 (6.45%) Quantitative Risk Manager
9 8 (6.45%) Risk Manager
9 8 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) SQL Data Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) VBA Consultant
10 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.65%) .NET
2 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET
3 13 (10.48%) XML
4 12 (9.68%) XBRL
5 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (7.26%) CSS
5 9 (7.26%) CSS3
5 9 (7.26%) D3.js
5 9 (7.26%) HTML
5 9 (7.26%) HTML5
5 9 (7.26%) JSON
5 9 (7.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (5.65%) WPF
7 3 (2.42%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.42%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (43.55%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.68%) Taxonomies
3 10 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.84%) Grid Computing
5 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.61%) Equities
7 2 (1.61%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.81%) Derivative
8 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.81%) FMCG
8 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 20 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.48%) Linux
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.65%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.32%) Presales
5 18 (14.52%) Financial Modelling
6 14 (11.29%) Data Management
7 12 (9.68%) B2B
7 12 (9.68%) Data Conversion
7 12 (9.68%) Data Deduplication
7 12 (9.68%) MVC
8 11 (8.87%) Analytics
8 11 (8.87%) Statistical Modelling
8 11 (8.87%) Strategic Thinking
9 10 (8.06%) Project Management
10 9 (7.26%) TDD
11 8 (6.45%) Risk Management
12 7 (5.65%) ITIL
12 7 (5.65%) MVVM
12 7 (5.65%) OO
12 7 (5.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 90 (72.58%) SQL
2 28 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 21 (16.94%) C#
4 20 (16.13%) Perl
5 19 (15.32%) C++
6 16 (12.90%) T-SQL
7 11 (8.87%) VB
8 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.45%) VB.NET
10 7 (5.65%) C
10 7 (5.65%) Java
10 7 (5.65%) PHP
11 4 (3.23%) XAML
12 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.61%) Python
12 2 (1.61%) VB6
13 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.81%) Erlang
13 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (30.65%) Degree
2 6 (4.84%) MCSE
2 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.81%) SAFe Agilist
5 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.68%) Solvency II
2 8 (6.45%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.42%) GDPR
3 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (20.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.84%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.42%) Docker
4 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 61 (49.19%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.16%) Citrix
3 15 (12.10%) TOWER Software
4 14 (11.29%) Capita
4 14 (11.29%) Cisco
4 14 (11.29%) VMware
5 6 (4.84%) Oracle
6 5 (4.03%) Teradata
7 4 (3.23%) Tableau
8 3 (2.42%) Aderant
8 3 (2.42%) Infragistics
8 3 (2.42%) LexisNexis
8 3 (2.42%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.81%) Adobe
10 1 (0.81%) Cognos
10 1 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.81%) SAP