Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 780 758
Rank change year-on-year -59 -22 -15
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 313 424 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.65% 0.80% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 243 331 437
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.90%
10th Percentile £22,550 £27,500 £23,075
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,750 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

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 48,515 53,283 56,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.49% 30.47% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39,573 43,795 48,349
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -77 291 £40,000 -5.88% 50
UK excluding London -58 194 £35,000 -2.78% 38
London +9 115 £55,000 +4.76% 15
North of England -16 48 £28,750 -20.14% 11
South East -7 47 £35,000 - 7
East of England +29 38 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Midlands +1 27 £40,000 +23.08% 10
Yorkshire +11 26 £27,500 -31.25% 9
West Midlands +17 22 £40,000 +6.67% 4
North West -4 21 £35,072 +0.20% 2
South West -24 18 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Wales +1 12 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Scotland -2 6 £26,250 -20.45% 2
East Midlands -8 5 £45,000 +50.00% 6
North East -8 1 £25,000 -52.38%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 229 (73.16%) SQL
2 191 (61.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 163 (52.08%) SQL Server
4 142 (45.37%) Microsoft
5 108 (34.50%) VBA
6 102 (32.59%) Finance
7 79 (25.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 71 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
9 70 (22.36%) Business Intelligence
10 66 (21.09%) T-SQL
11 62 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
12 56 (17.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 55 (17.57%) .NET
14 52 (16.61%) C#
15 51 (16.29%) Oracle
16 49 (15.65%) Data Analysis
17 47 (15.02%) Migration
18 46 (14.70%) ETL
19 44 (14.06%) Analytics
20 42 (13.42%) Windows
21 34 (10.86%) Asset Management
21 34 (10.86%) Data Quality
22 32 (10.22%) Banking
23 31 (9.90%) Crystal Reports
23 31 (9.90%) Microsoft Office
23 31 (9.90%) VB
23 31 (9.90%) Relational Database
24 30 (9.58%) Time Management
24 30 (9.58%) Project Management
25 29 (9.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 17 (5.43%) SAS
2 12 (3.83%) IIS
3 8 (2.56%) ArcGIS
4 7 (2.24%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.28%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.28%) Apache
6 4 (1.28%) Documentum
6 4 (1.28%) LiveLink
6 4 (1.28%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.64%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.64%) WordPress
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 191 (61.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (9.90%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (4.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (3.19%) AutoCAD
5 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.28%) EngageOne
6 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.28%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.64%) SPSS
8 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.19%) FastStats
2 7 (2.24%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (2.24%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.28%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (1.28%) PlanetPress Connect
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.96%) Raiser's Edge
5 3 (0.96%) Relativity
6 1 (0.32%) Concordance
6 1 (0.32%) Ringtail
6 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.32%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.60%) Office 365
2 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.64%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.88%) Internet
2 8 (2.56%) DNS
2 8 (2.56%) LAN
2 8 (2.56%) WAN
3 5 (1.60%) Firewall
3 5 (1.60%) GSM
3 5 (1.60%) LTE
3 5 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (1.60%) UMTS
4 4 (1.28%) GPRS
4 4 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.96%) DHCP
5 3 (0.96%) SAN
6 2 (0.64%) Intranet
6 2 (0.64%) VLAN
6 2 (0.64%) VoIP
6 2 (0.64%) VPN
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 79 (25.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (17.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (9.90%) Crystal Reports
4 31 (9.90%) Relational Database
5 29 (9.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (8.63%) Power BI
7 26 (8.31%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (6.07%) BusinessObjects
9 17 (5.43%) Big Data
10 15 (4.79%) QlikView
11 12 (3.83%) Hadoop
11 12 (3.83%) MySQL
11 12 (3.83%) RDBMS
11 12 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (3.19%) Apache Hive
12 10 (3.19%) NoSQL
13 8 (2.56%) GIS
13 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.11%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 102 (32.59%) Finance
2 32 (10.22%) Banking
3 24 (7.67%) Marketing
4 15 (4.79%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.83%) Front Office
6 12 (3.83%) Legal
7 9 (2.88%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.56%) Electronics
8 8 (2.56%) Games
9 7 (2.24%) Advertising
10 5 (1.60%) Back Office
11 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.64%) Retail
12 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.32%) Billing
12 1 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Military
12 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 123 (39.30%) Developer
2 116 (37.06%) Analyst
3 61 (19.49%) Data Analyst
4 53 (16.93%) SQL Developer
5 30 (9.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 24 (7.67%) SQL Analyst
7 22 (7.03%) Junior
7 22 (7.03%) SQL BI Developer
8 21 (6.71%) Support Analyst
9 19 (6.07%) Consultant
10 18 (5.75%) VBA Developer
11 16 (5.11%) .NET Developer
11 16 (5.11%) Systems Analyst
12 15 (4.79%) Administrator
12 15 (4.79%) SQL Data Analyst
13 14 (4.47%) Access Developer
13 14 (4.47%) C# Developer
14 13 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (4.15%) Systems Support Analyst
15 12 (3.83%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (17.57%) .NET
2 22 (7.03%) CSS
3 21 (6.71%) HTML
4 17 (5.43%) WPF
5 16 (5.11%) .NET Framework
5 16 (5.11%) Entity Framework
6 15 (4.79%) WinForms
7 14 (4.47%) ADO.NET
7 14 (4.47%) ASP.NET
8 12 (3.83%) XML
9 8 (2.56%) MDX
9 8 (2.56%) Web Services
10 6 (1.92%) ODBC
10 6 (1.92%) REST
11 5 (1.60%) Ajax
11 5 (1.60%) jQuery
11 5 (1.60%) JSON
11 5 (1.60%) SOAP
12 4 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (0.96%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.43%) Equities
5 16 (5.11%) Data Structures
5 16 (5.11%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.92%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.60%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.28%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.64%) Derivative
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.64%) NHS
10 2 (0.64%) Robotics
10 2 (0.64%) User Experience
11 1 (0.32%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.42%) Windows
2 10 (3.19%) Windows 7
3 9 (2.88%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.92%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.60%) Unix
7 4 (1.28%) Linux
8 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.36%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (15.65%) Data Analysis
4 47 (15.02%) Migration
5 46 (14.70%) ETL
6 44 (14.06%) Analytics
7 34 (10.86%) Asset Management
8 30 (9.58%) Project Management
8 30 (9.58%) Time Management
9 28 (8.95%) Data Management
10 24 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (6.39%) ERP
12 19 (6.07%) Dashboard Development
13 18 (5.75%) Data Migration
13 18 (5.75%) Investment Management
14 17 (5.43%) MVC
15 16 (5.11%) Data Modelling
15 16 (5.11%) OO
15 16 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (4.47%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 229 (73.16%) SQL
2 108 (34.50%) VBA
3 66 (21.09%) T-SQL
4 52 (16.61%) C#
5 31 (9.90%) VB
6 25 (7.99%) JavaScript
7 19 (6.07%) Java
7 19 (6.07%) PowerShell
8 16 (5.11%) PL/SQL
8 16 (5.11%) R
9 15 (4.79%) Python
10 14 (4.47%) C
11 5 (1.60%) C++
12 4 (1.28%) PHP
13 3 (0.96%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.96%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.96%) XAML
14 1 (0.32%) ABAP
14 1 (0.32%) Erlang
14 1 (0.32%) OpenEdge ABL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.67%) Degree
2 6 (1.92%) CFA
3 4 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.64%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.64%) PMP
4 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.86%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.15%) QA
3 8 (2.56%) GDPR
4 4 (1.28%) SLA
5 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (5.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.64%) SCOM
3 1 (0.32%) Control-M
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.32%) Netcool
3 1 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 142 (45.37%) Microsoft
2 51 (16.29%) Oracle
3 20 (6.39%) SAP
4 16 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (4.79%) Tableau
6 14 (4.47%) Cognos
7 10 (3.19%) Bloomberg
7 10 (3.19%) FactSet
7 10 (3.19%) Reuters
8 9 (2.88%) Lotus
9 8 (2.56%) ESRI
10 7 (2.24%) Anaplan
11 6 (1.92%) Cisco
11 6 (1.92%) Teradata
11 6 (1.92%) VMware
12 5 (1.60%) Citrix
13 4 (1.28%) Autodesk
13 4 (1.28%) IBM
13 4 (1.28%) Informatica
13 4 (1.28%) Laserfiche