Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 275 292 293
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 -9
Permanent jobs citing VBA 41 37 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.36% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.61% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 45
South West median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,625 £21,650
90th Percentile £66,000 £42,500 £43,751
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% -

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,687 6,085 6,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.32% 59.50% 60.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,590 5,067 5,283
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,975 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in the South West

VBA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for VBA in the South West

VBA
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for VBA in the South West

VBA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Bristol +30 23 £35,000 +21.74% 5
Wiltshire -3 11 £42,500 +30.77% 4
Somerset +6 3 - - 1
Dorset 0 2 £55,000 +113.59% 4
Gloucestershire -19 2 £27,500 -32.10%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West region with a requirement for VBA.

1 36 (87.80%) SQL
2 24 (58.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (43.90%) Finance
4 17 (41.46%) Power BI
4 17 (41.46%) Power Platform
5 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
6 15 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (26.83%) HTML
9 10 (24.39%) Python
10 9 (21.95%) Analytics
10 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (17.07%) Business Development
11 7 (17.07%) R
11 7 (17.07%) Tableau
11 7 (17.07%) Data Quality
12 6 (14.63%) Degree
12 6 (14.63%) WCF
12 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (14.63%) MVC
12 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
12 6 (14.63%) C#
12 6 (14.63%) .NET
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle
12 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
12 6 (14.63%) CSS
13 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
13 5 (12.20%) PHP
13 5 (12.20%) XML

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (7.32%) ArcGIS
1 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (58.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) Power BI
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.76%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.32%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (7.32%) GIS
4 3 (7.32%) MS Access
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.88%) Big Data
5 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) Essbase
6 1 (2.44%) OLAP
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) NUnit
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Head of Analytics
4 5 (12.20%) Insight Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Head of Business Analytics
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Graduate
7 2 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Junior
7 2 (4.88%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Power BI Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
2 6 (14.63%) CSS
2 6 (14.63%) WCF
3 5 (12.20%) HTML5
3 5 (12.20%) XML
4 4 (9.76%) jQuery
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (7.32%) AutoMapper
5 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
5 3 (7.32%) JSON
5 3 (7.32%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (7.32%) WinForms
5 3 (7.32%) WPF
5 3 (7.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (21.95%) Analytics
3 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (17.07%) Business Development
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
6 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.76%) Business Analytics
7 4 (9.76%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
7 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.76%) Quantitative Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (9.76%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (9.76%) Workflow
8 3 (7.32%) CRUD
8 3 (7.32%) Defect Management
8 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) Python
3 7 (17.07%) R
4 6 (14.63%) C#
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.20%) PHP
6 4 (9.76%) Java
7 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Tableau
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Logi
5 3 (7.32%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) Telerik
6 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.44%) SIMUL8
6 1 (2.44%) Sun
6 1 (2.44%) Tagetik