Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 848 775 919
Rank change year-on-year -73 +144 -82
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 109 93 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.39% 0.42% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 74 80 124
10th Percentile £23,825 £28,400 £23,068
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
75th Percentile £47,500 £44,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -7.14%

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 27,663 22,214 40,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.89% 27.13% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19,734 18,218 33,212
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £51,858
Median % change year-on-year - +6.06% +3.72%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MS Access.

Salary trend for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MS Access over the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

Salary histogram for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Top 14 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 19 June 2021. 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 -55 105 £40,000 +14.29% 21
UK excluding London -48 73 £36,000 +2.86% 13
South East -15 30 £35,000 -30.00% 1
London -32 28 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Midlands -36 22 £37,500 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -34 18 £40,000 +28.00%
Work from Home - 18 £46,000 - 4
North of England -48 11 £25,500 -11.30% 5
North West -7 8 £27,500 -15.38% 4
South West -50 6 £36,500 +1.60% 4
East Midlands - 4 £34,250 - 1
East of England -13 3 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Yorkshire -45 3 £24,000 -12.73% 1
Scotland -49 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 69 (63.30%) SQL
2 62 (56.88%) Microsoft
3 50 (45.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 47 (43.12%) SQL Server
5 34 (31.19%) VBA
5 34 (31.19%) Social Skills
6 30 (27.52%) .NET
7 29 (26.61%) Degree
8 21 (19.27%) C#
8 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET
9 20 (18.35%) HTML
9 20 (18.35%) Project Management
9 20 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (17.43%) Azure
10 19 (17.43%) Data Analysis
11 18 (16.51%) Finance
11 18 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (14.68%) E-Commerce
12 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (14.68%) Microsoft 365
13 15 (13.76%) Relational Database
13 15 (13.76%) Power Platform
13 15 (13.76%) Web Development
13 15 (13.76%) Telecoms
14 14 (12.84%) Management Information System
14 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
15 13 (11.93%) Visualisation
15 13 (11.93%) T-SQL
15 13 (11.93%) Windows

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 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.75%) ArcGIS
2 3 (2.75%) ArcSDE
2 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.83%) Apache
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.83%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (0.92%) SAS
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (45.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.75%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.92%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.92%) Revit
5 1 (0.92%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.75%) Magento
2 3 (2.75%) Sage 300 ERP
2 3 (2.75%) Sage CRM
2 3 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.92%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.92%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.43%) Azure
2 16 (14.68%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (13.76%) Power Platform
4 5 (4.59%) SaaS
5 2 (1.83%) AWS
6 1 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.92%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.92%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.92%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) Intranet
2 4 (3.67%) Firewall
2 4 (3.67%) LAN
2 4 (3.67%) VoIP
2 4 (3.67%) WAN
3 3 (2.75%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (2.75%) DHCP
3 3 (2.75%) DNS
3 3 (2.75%) VPN
4 2 (1.83%) FTP
4 2 (1.83%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (43.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (13.76%) Relational Database
4 13 (11.93%) Power BI
4 13 (11.93%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (10.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (6.42%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (4.59%) Tableau
9 4 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.75%) GIS
10 3 (2.75%) Spatial Data
11 2 (1.83%) DB2
11 2 (1.83%) MySQL
11 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.92%) Qlik Sense
12 1 (0.92%) QlikView
12 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (31.19%) Social Skills
2 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (16.51%) Finance
4 15 (13.76%) Telecoms
5 13 (11.93%) Presentation Skills
6 10 (9.17%) Manufacturing
7 6 (5.50%) Banking
7 6 (5.50%) Retail
8 4 (3.67%) Back Office
8 4 (3.67%) Marketing
9 2 (1.83%) Advertising
9 2 (1.83%) Automotive
9 2 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.92%) Billing
10 1 (0.92%) Electronics
10 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.92%) Legal
10 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.92%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 46 (42.20%) Developer
2 31 (28.44%) Analyst
3 11 (10.09%) Administrator
3 11 (10.09%) SQL Developer
4 10 (9.17%) Data Analyst
5 9 (8.26%) VBA Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Coordinator
7 7 (6.42%) IT Support
8 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) EDI Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Programmer
9 5 (4.59%) Access Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.59%) Azure Developer
9 5 (4.59%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.67%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.52%) .NET
2 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET
3 20 (18.35%) HTML
4 12 (11.01%) CSS
5 9 (8.26%) Web Services
6 8 (7.34%) XML
7 7 (6.42%) .NET Core
7 7 (6.42%) AngularJS
7 7 (6.42%) WPF
8 6 (5.50%) .NET Framework
8 6 (5.50%) EDI
8 6 (5.50%) Entity Framework
8 6 (5.50%) jQuery
8 6 (5.50%) REST
8 6 (5.50%) Silverlight
8 6 (5.50%) SOAP
9 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.67%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (3.67%) JSON
11 2 (1.83%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Management Information System
2 13 (11.93%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.50%) AS400
4 5 (4.59%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.59%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.67%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.67%) Equities
5 4 (3.67%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.67%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.75%) iPhone
6 3 (2.75%) Lidar
7 2 (1.83%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.83%) FMCG
7 2 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.92%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.92%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.93%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.75%) Android
4 3 (2.75%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.83%) HPUX
5 2 (1.83%) Linux
5 2 (1.83%) SUSE
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
1 20 (18.35%) Project Management
2 19 (17.43%) Data Analysis
3 18 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (14.68%) E-Commerce
5 15 (13.76%) Web Development
6 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
7 13 (11.93%) Visualisation
8 12 (11.01%) Analytics
9 11 (10.09%) Project Delivery
10 10 (9.17%) DevOps
11 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (7.34%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.34%) Creative Thinking
13 7 (6.42%) Data Management
13 7 (6.42%) People Management
14 6 (5.50%) Economics
14 6 (5.50%) Information Security
14 6 (5.50%) SDLC
14 6 (5.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 69 (63.30%) SQL
2 34 (31.19%) VBA
3 21 (19.27%) C#
4 13 (11.93%) T-SQL
5 12 (11.01%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.42%) VB
8 5 (4.59%) Python
9 3 (2.75%) C
10 2 (1.83%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (1.83%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.92%) Java
11 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) Degree
2 6 (5.50%) CBAP
3 5 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.59%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.83%) APMP
4 2 (1.83%) ISEB
4 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.83%) PMP
5 1 (0.92%) CCNA
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.92%) MCSA
5 1 (0.92%) MCSE
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.83%) AIFMD
2 2 (1.83%) GDPR
2 2 (1.83%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 62 (56.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle
2 8 (7.34%) SAP
3 7 (6.42%) IBM
4 5 (4.59%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.67%) Cisco
6 3 (2.75%) ESRI
6 3 (2.75%) Sage
7 2 (1.83%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.83%) VMware
8 1 (0.92%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.92%) Mitel
8 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.92%) Xamarin