Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 748 804 867
Rank change year-on-year +56 +63 -48
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 77 203 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.38% 0.62% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 54 155 182
Median annual salary £37,500 £39,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.46% -11.80% +18.67%
10th Percentile £26,325 £26,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,250 £74,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,950
% change year-on-year -6.67% +13.81% -12.13%

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 20,189 32,807 42,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.72% 27.02% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16,621 27,054 35,523
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

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 7 March 2021.

Salary histogram for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Top 12 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 7 March 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 +84 76 £37,500 -6.25% 14
UK excluding London +36 48 £35,000 -6.67% 17
South East +101 28 £35,000 -30.00% 5
London +138 25 £49,500 -10.00% 2
Midlands +34 8 £35,500 +10.94% 2
South West +34 7 £33,833 -4.59% 1
West Midlands +27 7 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Work from Home -98 5 £45,000 - 3
North of England +44 3 £21,000 -26.32% 4
North West +42 3 £21,000 -26.32% 3
East of England +65 2 £36,125 +3.21%
East Midlands +36 1 £35,500 -29.00% 1

For the 6 months to 7 March 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 60 (77.92%) SQL
2 58 (75.32%) Microsoft
3 50 (64.94%) SQL Server
4 35 (45.45%) .NET
5 32 (41.56%) Microsoft Excel
6 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET
7 25 (32.47%) Azure
8 23 (29.87%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (27.27%) Telecoms
10 19 (24.68%) Finance
10 19 (24.68%) Banking
11 18 (23.38%) C#
12 17 (22.08%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (22.08%) Data Analysis
13 15 (19.48%) VBA
13 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
13 15 (19.48%) Relational Database
14 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (16.88%) AngularJS
15 13 (16.88%) Creative Thinking
16 12 (15.58%) .NET Core
16 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
16 12 (15.58%) Business Continuity
17 11 (14.29%) DevOps
17 11 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (14.29%) Web Development
18 10 (12.99%) Degree
18 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (12.99%) VB
18 10 (12.99%) VB.NET

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 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.30%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (41.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.60%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) ProjectWise
4 1 (1.30%) Revit
4 1 (1.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.47%) Azure
2 8 (10.39%) Power Platform
2 8 (10.39%) SaaS
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.60%) AWS
4 2 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.60%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.60%) Serverless
5 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.30%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Intranet
2 3 (3.90%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) VoIP
4 1 (1.30%) LAN
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (64.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.08%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (19.48%) Relational Database
4 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (10.39%) MySQL
6 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (9.09%) Power BI
8 6 (7.79%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
9 5 (6.49%) Tableau
10 4 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (3.90%) GIS
12 2 (2.60%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (1.30%) Base SAS
13 1 (1.30%) Geospatial Data
13 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (1.30%) QlikView
13 1 (1.30%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.60%) Cypress.io
2 2 (2.60%) Selenium
General
1 21 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 19 (24.68%) Banking
2 19 (24.68%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Public Sector
5 4 (5.19%) Back Office
6 3 (3.90%) Automotive
6 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (53.25%) Developer
2 12 (15.58%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Applications Support
5 7 (9.09%) Database Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Angular Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (7.79%) Programmer
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Azure Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Report Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Data Manager
8 4 (5.19%) DevOps Developer
8 4 (5.19%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) SQL Support Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (45.45%) .NET
2 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.88%) AngularJS
4 12 (15.58%) .NET Core
5 10 (12.99%) HTML
6 9 (11.69%) Web Services
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (10.39%) Entity Framework
7 8 (10.39%) jQuery
7 8 (10.39%) REST
7 8 (10.39%) SOAP
8 6 (7.79%) Silverlight
8 6 (7.79%) WPF
9 4 (5.19%) CSS
9 4 (5.19%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (5.19%) JSON
9 4 (5.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (9.09%) Cloud Native
4 5 (6.49%) Fixed Income
5 4 (5.19%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.19%) Equities
5 4 (5.19%) Hedge funds
5 4 (5.19%) SWIFT
6 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.60%) NHS
8 1 (1.30%) CCTV
8 1 (1.30%) Lidar
8 1 (1.30%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (22.08%) Data Analysis
3 13 (16.88%) Creative Thinking
4 12 (15.58%) Business Continuity
5 11 (14.29%) DevOps
5 11 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (14.29%) Web Development
6 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
7 8 (10.39%) Information Security
7 8 (10.39%) MVC
7 8 (10.39%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 7 (9.09%) SDLC
9 4 (5.19%) Client Onboarding
9 4 (5.19%) Decision-Making
9 4 (5.19%) IT Strategy
9 4 (5.19%) RAD
9 4 (5.19%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (77.92%) SQL
2 18 (23.38%) C#
3 15 (19.48%) VBA
4 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.99%) VB
5 10 (12.99%) VB.NET
6 8 (10.39%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.79%) Python
8 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) CCNA
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.30%) MCSA
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) AIFMD
2 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (75.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Bloomberg
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) Sybase
4 2 (2.60%) ESRI
4 2 (2.60%) Talend
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) Cognos
5 1 (1.30%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) VMware