Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MS Access skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Access over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 798 670 752
Rank change year-on-year -128 +82 -63
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 397 548 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.75% 1.05% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 343 430 464
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £22,100 £25,000 £23,150
90th Percentile £62,000 £61,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% -2.94%

MS Access is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 52,731 52,305 62,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.68% 30.92% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43,356 44,408 52,934
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,471 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.20% +3.75%

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MS Access as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Access.

Salary trend for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 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
England -117 371 £37,500 +7.14% 43
UK excluding London -113 275 £36,000 +2.86% 32
London -51 114 £45,000 -5.26% 12
North of England -31 79 £32,500 -7.14% 10
South East -73 68 £33,750 +8.87% 3
East of England +14 54 £45,000 +45.16% 4
North West +8 40 £37,500 -21.05% 4
South West -28 37 £36,000 +2.86% 7
Yorkshire -4 36 £22,500 -35.71% 4
Midlands -9 20 £35,000 -3.45% 7
West Midlands -9 16 £35,000 +3.70% 4
Wales +11 13 £35,200 +23.51%
Scotland -47 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East Midlands +8 4 £37,000 -4.52% 3
North East -19 3 £40,000 +86.05% 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing MS Access 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 with a requirement for MS Access.

1 291 (73.30%) SQL
2 230 (57.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 211 (53.15%) Microsoft
4 205 (51.64%) SQL Server
5 138 (34.76%) VBA
6 135 (34.01%) Finance
7 110 (27.71%) Analytical Skills
8 96 (24.18%) .NET
9 87 (21.91%) C#
10 81 (20.40%) Problem-Solving
11 75 (18.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 71 (17.88%) T-SQL
13 67 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
14 65 (16.37%) Microsoft Office
15 64 (16.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 55 (13.85%) HTML
17 53 (13.35%) Windows
18 49 (12.34%) ETL
19 47 (11.84%) Migration
20 46 (11.59%) Data Analysis
21 45 (11.34%) Degree
22 42 (10.58%) BusinessObjects
22 42 (10.58%) Unit Testing
23 41 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
24 39 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
25 38 (9.57%) ASP.NET
25 38 (9.57%) Windows Server
26 37 (9.32%) CSS
27 35 (8.82%) VB
28 33 (8.31%) SQL Server 2012

MS Access
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 19 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.02%) IIS
3 10 (2.52%) IBM Notes
4 8 (2.02%) CMS
4 8 (2.02%) WordPress
5 7 (1.76%) SAS
6 6 (1.51%) GeoServer
7 5 (1.26%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.76%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.50%) Apache
9 2 (0.50%) Documentum
9 2 (0.50%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.25%) Drupal
10 1 (0.25%) JBoss
10 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 230 (57.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (16.37%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (4.03%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.78%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.50%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.50%) SPSS
8 1 (0.25%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.25%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (3.02%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (1.76%) Relativity
3 6 (1.51%) Sage X3
4 5 (1.26%) Ringtail
5 4 (1.01%) Concordance
5 4 (1.01%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.76%) CaseMap
6 3 (0.76%) FastStats
6 3 (0.76%) LexisNexis TimeMap
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.76%) Sage 1000
6 3 (0.76%) Sage 500
6 3 (0.76%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.50%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.25%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) IaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Responsys
3 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.03%) Intranet
2 13 (3.27%) Internet
3 9 (2.27%) Extranet
4 5 (1.26%) Firewall
4 5 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.01%) DNS
6 2 (0.50%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) HTTP
7 1 (0.25%) LAN
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
7 1 (0.25%) VPN
7 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (51.64%) SQL Server
2 75 (18.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 64 (16.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (10.58%) BusinessObjects
5 39 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (8.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (7.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (6.80%) Crystal Reports
8 27 (6.80%) Relational Database
9 22 (5.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (4.03%) QlikView
11 14 (3.53%) Power BI
11 14 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (2.52%) Hadoop
13 9 (2.27%) NoSQL
14 8 (2.02%) Big Data
14 8 (2.02%) DB2
15 7 (1.76%) Data Mining
15 7 (1.76%) MySQL
15 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (6.30%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.51%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.51%) LSMW
5 5 (1.26%) ERwin
6 4 (1.01%) RStudio
6 4 (1.01%) Subversion
7 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.76%) XMLSpy
8 2 (0.50%) JIRA
9 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.25%) JMeter
9 1 (0.25%) Maven
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.25%) Selenium
9 1 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 135 (34.01%) Finance
2 29 (7.30%) Advertising
3 25 (6.30%) Legal
4 15 (3.78%) Local Government
5 14 (3.53%) Banking
6 12 (3.02%) Marketing
6 12 (3.02%) Retail
7 6 (1.51%) Back Office
7 6 (1.51%) Front Office
7 6 (1.51%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.26%) Games
8 5 (1.26%) Law
8 5 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.76%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.50%) Electronics
11 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 151 (38.04%) Developer
2 126 (31.74%) Analyst
3 53 (13.35%) SQL Developer
4 46 (11.59%) Data Analyst
5 44 (11.08%) Consultant
6 41 (10.33%) VBA Developer
7 32 (8.06%) Access Developer
8 27 (6.80%) Access VBA Developer
9 25 (6.30%) Report Analyst
10 24 (6.05%) Implementation Consultant
10 24 (6.05%) Microsoft Developer
11 22 (5.54%) .NET Developer
11 22 (5.54%) Applications Support
11 22 (5.54%) Excel Developer
11 22 (5.54%) Excel VBA Developer
12 21 (5.29%) Database Developer
13 20 (5.04%) C# Developer
14 19 (4.79%) Support Engineer
15 18 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (4.53%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (24.18%) .NET
2 55 (13.85%) HTML
3 38 (9.57%) ASP.NET
4 37 (9.32%) CSS
5 21 (5.29%) jQuery
6 19 (4.79%) Web Services
7 13 (3.27%) WPF
8 12 (3.02%) WCF
9 11 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (2.52%) WinForms
11 9 (2.27%) XML
12 8 (2.02%) REST
13 7 (1.76%) Ajax
13 7 (1.76%) MDX
13 7 (1.76%) ODBC
13 7 (1.76%) SOAP
14 5 (1.26%) Classic ASP
14 5 (1.26%) COM
14 5 (1.26%) Entity Framework
14 5 (1.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 110 (27.71%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 24 (6.05%) Driving Licence
4 14 (3.53%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.51%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.01%) NHS
8 3 (0.76%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.50%) User Experience
10 1 (0.25%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.25%) CCTV
10 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.25%) EPoS
10 1 (0.25%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.25%) Life Science
10 1 (0.25%) Online Games
10 1 (0.25%) Robotics
10 1 (0.25%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.35%) Windows
2 38 (9.57%) Windows Server
3 15 (3.78%) Windows 7
4 14 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.27%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.01%) Unix
7 4 (1.01%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.50%) Android
8 2 (0.50%) Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.40%) Problem-Solving
2 67 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (12.34%) ETL
4 47 (11.84%) Migration
5 46 (11.59%) Data Analysis
6 42 (10.58%) Unit Testing
7 41 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (8.06%) Web Development
9 31 (7.81%) Analytics
10 29 (7.30%) Data Management
11 28 (7.05%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 28 (7.05%) SDLC
11 28 (7.05%) Time Management
12 26 (6.55%) Service Delivery
13 25 (6.30%) ERP
14 24 (6.05%) Test Scripting
15 23 (5.79%) Data Modelling
15 23 (5.79%) MVC
15 23 (5.79%) Project Management
16 22 (5.54%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 291 (73.30%) SQL
2 138 (34.76%) VBA
3 87 (21.91%) C#
4 71 (17.88%) T-SQL
5 35 (8.82%) VB
6 26 (6.55%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.05%) C
8 22 (5.54%) Java
9 14 (3.53%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.02%) VBScript
11 8 (2.02%) C++
11 8 (2.02%) R
12 6 (1.51%) ABAP
13 5 (1.26%) PHP
13 5 (1.26%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.01%) Python
15 3 (0.76%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.76%) VB6
15 3 (0.76%) XAML
16 2 (0.50%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 45 (11.34%) Degree
2 12 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.50%) ACCA
5 2 (0.50%) MCAD
5 2 (0.50%) MCSD
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) ISEB
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.30%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.02%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) GDPR
3 3 (0.76%) SLA
4 2 (0.50%) GxP
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.25%) MiFID
5 1 (0.25%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.25%) EnCase
2 1 (0.25%) FTK
2 1 (0.25%) Graylog
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.25%) Nagios
2 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 211 (53.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.56%) Cognos
3 29 (7.30%) Oracle
4 26 (6.55%) SAP
5 13 (3.27%) Capita
5 13 (3.27%) IBM
5 13 (3.27%) Xerox
6 12 (3.02%) Anaplan
6 12 (3.02%) Sage
7 10 (2.52%) Lotus
8 8 (2.02%) Informatica
9 7 (1.76%) Avaya
9 7 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.76%) Tableau
9 7 (1.76%) Teradata
10 6 (1.51%) Citrix
10 6 (1.51%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.26%) Mapinfo
11 5 (1.26%) Trillium
12 3 (0.76%) Alterian