Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 867 851 795
Rank change year-on-year -16 -56 -20
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 205 318 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.55% 0.65% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 152 247 322
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £71,250 £61,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £34,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year -5.11% -4.86% +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 37,147 48,585 52,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.01% 29.52% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30,451 39,654 43,565
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 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
England +14 185 £37,000 -7.50% 46
UK excluding London +12 145 £32,500 -5.11% 38
London +42 54 £55,000 - 9
North of England +3 37 £32,000 +11.30% 7
South East +35 36 £42,500 +21.43% 18
Midlands +36 23 £29,500 -26.25% 3
North West +34 23 £38,000 +10.83% 4
South West +12 21 £32,500 -7.14% 3
West Midlands +22 14 £31,500 -21.25% 3
Yorkshire -8 14 £32,000 +16.36% 2
East of England +49 13 £35,000 -17.65% 6
Scotland +22 11 £37,500 +42.86% 1
Wales +2 10 £23,000 -34.29% 1
East Midlands +32 9 £25,000 -44.44%

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 146 (71.22%) SQL
2 116 (56.59%) SQL Server
3 109 (53.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 97 (47.32%) Microsoft
5 59 (28.78%) Finance
6 56 (27.32%) VBA
7 49 (23.90%) Oracle
8 45 (21.95%) C#
9 44 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (17.07%) .NET
11 34 (16.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 33 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (15.61%) JavaScript
14 31 (15.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 30 (14.63%) Management Information System
15 30 (14.63%) VB
16 28 (13.66%) T-SQL
16 28 (13.66%) HTML
16 28 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (12.20%) Relational Database
18 24 (11.71%) Degree
19 23 (11.22%) ASP.NET
20 22 (10.73%) Crystal Reports
20 22 (10.73%) Analytics
21 21 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
21 21 (10.24%) CSS
21 21 (10.24%) Project Management
22 20 (9.76%) XML
22 20 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
22 20 (9.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 13 (6.34%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.90%) SAS
3 6 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 5 (2.44%) IIS
5 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.49%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 109 (53.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (9.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.93%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.44%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.98%) SPSS
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.49%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.49%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) FastStats
1 7 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.95%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) Line 500
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.49%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.29%) Power Platform
2 15 (7.32%) Azure
3 7 (3.41%) AWS
4 6 (2.93%) GitHub
4 6 (2.93%) Office 365
5 4 (1.95%) Responsys
6 3 (1.46%) SaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.49%) GCP
7 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.37%) Firewall
2 7 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.93%) DHCP
3 6 (2.93%) DNS
3 6 (2.93%) Internet
3 6 (2.93%) VLAN
4 4 (1.95%) 4G
4 4 (1.95%) Broadband
5 3 (1.46%) GSM
6 2 (0.98%) UMTS
7 1 (0.49%) 3G
7 1 (0.49%) GPRS
7 1 (0.49%) HTTP
7 1 (0.49%) Intranet
7 1 (0.49%) LTE
7 1 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.49%) TETRA
7 1 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (56.59%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (15.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (12.20%) Relational Database
5 22 (10.73%) Crystal Reports
6 18 (8.78%) BusinessObjects
6 18 (8.78%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (8.78%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (8.29%) Power BI
8 16 (7.80%) Data Mining
9 11 (5.37%) Oracle Database
10 10 (4.88%) QlikView
10 10 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (3.41%) MySQL
12 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (2.44%) Hadoop
13 5 (2.44%) MongoDB
13 5 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (1.95%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.93%) JIRA
2 6 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.93%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (0.49%) FrontPage
4 1 (0.49%) Hudson
4 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) NUnit
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (28.78%) Finance
2 17 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.85%) Marketing
5 9 (4.39%) Banking
6 8 (3.90%) Automotive
7 6 (2.93%) Front Office
8 5 (2.44%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.44%) Local Government
9 4 (1.95%) Billing
9 4 (1.95%) Publishing
9 4 (1.95%) Retail
10 3 (1.46%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.98%) Games
11 2 (0.98%) Military
11 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.98%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.49%) Back Office
12 1 (0.49%) Electronics
12 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (45.37%) Analyst
2 65 (31.71%) Developer
3 50 (24.39%) Data Analyst
4 14 (6.83%) Support Analyst
5 12 (5.85%) C# Developer
5 12 (5.85%) Senior Developer
6 11 (5.37%) SQL Analyst
6 11 (5.37%) VBA Developer
7 10 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 10 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (4.88%) Database Developer
7 10 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 9 (4.39%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.39%) Administrator
8 9 (4.39%) SQL Data Analyst
8 9 (4.39%) Systems Support Analyst
9 8 (3.90%) Governance Analyst
9 8 (3.90%) Insurance Systems Analyst
9 8 (3.90%) IT Support
9 8 (3.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.07%) .NET
2 28 (13.66%) HTML
3 23 (11.22%) ASP.NET
4 21 (10.24%) CSS
5 20 (9.76%) XML
6 13 (6.34%) HTML5
6 13 (6.34%) jQuery
7 9 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (4.39%) Web Services
8 8 (3.90%) AngularJS
8 8 (3.90%) WinForms
9 6 (2.93%) JSON
9 6 (2.93%) WPF
10 5 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (2.44%) Entity Framework
10 5 (2.44%) J2EE
10 5 (2.44%) OOXML
11 4 (1.95%) Classic ASP
12 3 (1.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 28 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.83%) Reinsurance
4 6 (2.93%) User Experience
5 5 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.44%) Robotics
6 4 (1.95%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.98%) CCTV
7 2 (0.98%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.49%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.49%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.49%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.78%) Windows
2 17 (8.29%) Linux
3 13 (6.34%) Unix
4 10 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.41%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.46%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (10.73%) Analytics
4 21 (10.24%) Project Management
5 20 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (9.76%) Visualisation
6 19 (9.27%) Data Analysis
6 19 (9.27%) Data Visualisation
7 14 (6.83%) Data Management
7 14 (6.83%) ITIL
7 14 (6.83%) MVC
8 13 (6.34%) Data Analytics
8 13 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (5.85%) ERP
10 10 (4.88%) Coaching
10 10 (4.88%) ETL
11 9 (4.39%) CRM
11 9 (4.39%) Data Extraction
11 9 (4.39%) Validation
12 8 (3.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 146 (71.22%) SQL
2 56 (27.32%) VBA
3 45 (21.95%) C#
4 32 (15.61%) JavaScript
5 30 (14.63%) VB
6 28 (13.66%) T-SQL
7 19 (9.27%) Python
8 18 (8.78%) Java
9 13 (6.34%) R
9 13 (6.34%) VB.NET
10 10 (4.88%) MATLAB
10 10 (4.88%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.93%) C++
12 5 (2.44%) C
13 3 (1.46%) VBScript
14 2 (0.98%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 2 (0.98%) PHP
14 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (11.71%) Degree
2 5 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.95%) HND
4 2 (0.98%) CCNA
4 2 (0.98%) CCNP
4 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.98%) OCA
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.49%) HNC
5 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.37%) SLA
2 7 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.95%) QA
4 2 (0.98%) GDPR
5 1 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.49%) ITGC
System Software
1 7 (3.41%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 97 (47.32%) Microsoft
2 49 (23.90%) Oracle
3 17 (8.29%) SAP
4 12 (5.85%) Sage
5 9 (4.39%) VMware
6 8 (3.90%) Cognos
6 8 (3.90%) Tableau
7 7 (3.41%) Informatica
8 5 (2.44%) Lotus
8 5 (2.44%) WorldPay
9 4 (1.95%) Openreach
9 4 (1.95%) Pegasus
10 3 (1.46%) Alterian
10 3 (1.46%) Telerik
11 2 (0.98%) Baan
11 2 (0.98%) BT
11 2 (0.98%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.98%) Siebel
12 1 (0.49%) Adobe