Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > South West
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 208 269 293
Rank change year-on-year +61 +24 -18
Permanent jobs citing VBA 15 65 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.64% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 1.13% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 62 42
Median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,650 £21,250 £22,300
90th Percentile £47,000 £53,600 £50,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,452 5,759 6,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 56.51% 56.91% 60.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,009 4,669 5,396
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VBA as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBA in the South West.

Salary trend for VBA in the South West

VBA
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBA in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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
Somerset +11 4 £45,000 +33.33%
Devon - 4 £27,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +53 3 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Wiltshire +44 3 - -
Bristol +44 1 - -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 9 (60.00%) SQL
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VB
2 7 (46.67%) XML
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (20.00%) MS Access
5 3 (20.00%) HND
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) CAFM
6 2 (13.33%) QA

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 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) NetSuite
1 1 (6.67%) Primavera
1 1 (6.67%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Power Platform
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) 2G
1 1 (6.67%) 3G
1 1 (6.67%) 4G
1 1 (6.67%) 5G
1 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (6.67%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MS Access
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) Power BI
4 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Moq
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Data Technician
2 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Software QA Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Power BI Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) RAN Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) EDI
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (6.67%) LINQ
4 1 (6.67%) ODBC
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Line Management
1 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) SDLC
2 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) CAFM
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Facilities Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) VB
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) SQR
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) CODA
2 2 (13.33%) IFS
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Actuate
3 1 (6.67%) Brio
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 1 (6.67%) Databricks
3 1 (6.67%) Huawei
3 1 (6.67%) MAPICS
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com