Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 99 134
Rank change year-on-year +18 +35 +3
Permanent jobs citing VBA 35 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.17% 1.11% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.87% 2.29% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 9
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,250 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.53% +11.21% -7.94%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,250 £38,875 £31,500
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,250 £28,151
% change year-on-year +8.53% +14.56% -10.63%

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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 904 700 1,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 56.15% 48.71% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 767 632 1,033
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,025 £22,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £53,600
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +6.94% +2.86%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in South Wales

VBA
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA in South Wales.

Salary trend for VBA in South Wales

VBA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Cardiff +3 33 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Torfaen +6 2 - -
VBA
Wales

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for VBA.

1 28 (80.00%) SQL
2 26 (74.29%) Finance
3 22 (62.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (42.86%) Banking
5 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
7 9 (25.71%) XML
7 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (20.00%) Degree
8 7 (20.00%) Power BI
8 7 (20.00%) Scrum
8 7 (20.00%) MS Access
8 7 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (17.14%) C#
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.14%) MVC
9 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
10 5 (14.29%) SAS EBI
10 5 (14.29%) ETL Development
10 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (14.29%) JSON
10 5 (14.29%) jQuery
10 5 (14.29%) Google
10 5 (14.29%) Data Integration
10 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
10 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (14.29%) SaaS

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
1 5 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (20.00%) MS Access
3 7 (20.00%) Power BI
4 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
5 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (14.29%) DB2
5 5 (14.29%) PowerPivot
5 5 (14.29%) SAS EBI
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 26 (74.29%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Law
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) VBA Developer
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Access Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Access VBA Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Development Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Development Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) ETL Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Development Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Support
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) jQuery
2 5 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) e-Learning
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) MVC
5 5 (14.29%) Analytics
5 5 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 5 (14.29%) ETL
5 5 (14.29%) ETL Development
5 5 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Practice Management
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.71%) Coaching
8 2 (5.71%) DevOps
8 2 (5.71%) Line Management
8 2 (5.71%) Robotic Process Automation
8 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) VB
4 4 (11.43%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Google
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Blue Prism