Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 125 126
Rank change year-on-year +40 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing VBA 22 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.65% 0.16% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 0.29% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 19
South Wales median annual salary £32,250 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £23,925 £27,400 £22,500
90th Percentile £42,790 £40,000 £36,350
Wales median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £30,985
% change year-on-year +14.04% -8.02% -6.11%

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 678 1,027 1,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 50.86% 53.38% 49.83%
Number of salaries quoted 601 936 991
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.83% +3.57% -

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 21 January 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 +37 12 £32,500 +8.33%
Newport - 3 £23,500 - 1
Gwent - 2 £34,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £27,750 -
VBA
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for VBA.

1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (36.36%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (31.82%) MS Access
5 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 5 (22.73%) CBAP
6 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) ERP
6 5 (22.73%) VB
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 5 (22.73%) SAP
7 4 (18.18%) C
7 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (18.18%) Change Control
7 4 (18.18%) Earned Value Management
7 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) C#
8 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
8 3 (13.64%) DB2

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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MS Access
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (13.64%) DB2
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.09%) MySQL
5 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 2 (9.09%) Power BI
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SonarQube
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Development Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Project Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Project Controller
3 4 (18.18%) VBA Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Business Development Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Development Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Development Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ActiveX
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) COM
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Robotics
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) ERP
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Change Control
3 4 (18.18%) Earned Value Management
3 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) CMMI
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) VB
3 4 (18.18%) C
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) R
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) CBAP
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Blue Prism
3 2 (9.09%) Coverity