Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 867 796 748
Rank change year-on-year -71 -48 -26
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 251 397 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.58% 0.75% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 199 341 415
UK median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% +5.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £57,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,644 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.28% +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 43,474 53,081 52,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.63% 30.60% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35,728 44,063 44,714
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 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 -52 235 £45,000 +12.50% 38
UK excluding London -88 138 £36,644 -2.28% 39
London +54 112 £55,000 +10.00% 4
North of England +26 39 £34,250 -12.18% 9
South East -2 38 £41,000 +9.33% 6
East of England +1 25 £42,500 -8.11% 6
North West +19 23 £35,036 -15.06% 3
Midlands +30 17 £40,000 +14.29% 10
Yorkshire +18 15 £32,500 -13.33% 6
West Midlands +26 11 £40,000 +14.29% 8
Wales +9 11 £35,000 +14.75%
East Midlands +25 6 £45,000 +50.00% 2
South West -5 6 £37,500 - 3
Scotland 0 4 - - 5
North East +11 1 £50,000 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 166 (66.14%) SQL
2 146 (58.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 141 (56.18%) SQL Server
4 97 (38.65%) Finance
5 86 (34.26%) Microsoft
6 73 (29.08%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (29.08%) Oracle
7 62 (24.70%) VBA
7 62 (24.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 62 (24.70%) Problem-Solving
8 55 (21.91%) .NET
9 52 (20.72%) C#
10 51 (20.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 48 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (16.73%) Windows
13 41 (16.33%) Analytics
14 40 (15.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 39 (15.54%) Banking
16 35 (13.94%) ETL
16 35 (13.94%) Visual Studio
16 35 (13.94%) Project Management
17 33 (13.15%) Degree
17 33 (13.15%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (13.15%) T-SQL
18 32 (12.75%) Asset Management
18 32 (12.75%) Data Analysis
19 29 (11.55%) ASP.NET
19 29 (11.55%) Data Quality
20 28 (11.16%) Relational Database
21 27 (10.76%) VB

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 (6.77%) SAS
2 8 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.79%) IIS
3 7 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.39%) IBM Domino
5 4 (1.59%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.59%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.80%) Site Server
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) Confluence
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 146 (58.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (8.76%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (3.98%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.99%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.59%) AutoCAD
6 4 (1.59%) EngageOne
7 3 (1.20%) SPSS
8 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.59%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (3.59%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (2.79%) FastStats
3 4 (1.59%) PlanetPress Connect
4 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.20%) Relativity
5 2 (0.80%) CaseMap
5 2 (0.80%) Concordance
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.80%) Sage 1000
5 2 (0.80%) Sage 500
6 1 (0.40%) DocuMatrix
6 1 (0.40%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.40%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.40%) Ringtail
6 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.40%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.98%) Office 365
2 7 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.80%) Taleo
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.98%) Internet
2 9 (3.59%) DNS
3 7 (2.79%) DHCP
3 7 (2.79%) SAN
4 6 (2.39%) VPN
5 5 (1.99%) GSM
5 5 (1.99%) LTE
5 5 (1.99%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (1.99%) UMTS
6 4 (1.59%) GPRS
6 4 (1.59%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.20%) Firewall
7 3 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.80%) MPLS
8 2 (0.80%) PABX
8 2 (0.80%) PBX
8 2 (0.80%) VoIP
9 1 (0.40%) VLAN
9 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (56.18%) SQL Server
2 62 (24.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (20.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (15.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 28 (11.16%) Relational Database
6 26 (10.36%) RDBMS
7 24 (9.56%) QlikView
8 23 (9.16%) Power BI
9 22 (8.76%) Crystal Reports
10 21 (8.37%) Big Data
11 14 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (4.38%) Data Mining
13 10 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (3.59%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (2.39%) Oracle Database
15 6 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (2.39%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (1.99%) Hadoop
16 5 (1.99%) Pentaho
16 5 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (13.94%) Visual Studio
2 33 (13.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.97%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (3.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.80%) JIRA
5 2 (0.80%) Subversion
6 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 97 (38.65%) Finance
2 39 (15.54%) Banking
3 26 (10.36%) Marketing
4 18 (7.17%) Manufacturing
5 16 (6.37%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.38%) Electronics
7 5 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.59%) Back Office
9 3 (1.20%) Legal
10 2 (0.80%) Billing
10 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) Military
11 1 (0.40%) Retail
11 1 (0.40%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 98 (39.04%) Developer
2 73 (29.08%) Analyst
3 37 (14.74%) SQL Developer
4 34 (13.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 33 (13.15%) Data Analyst
6 30 (11.95%) .NET Developer
6 30 (11.95%) C# Developer
7 28 (11.16%) SQL BI Developer
8 27 (10.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 24 (9.56%) Senior Developer
10 23 (9.16%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 22 (8.76%) Consultant
12 21 (8.37%) Senior SQL Developer
12 21 (8.37%) SSRS Developer
12 21 (8.37%) WPF Developer
13 20 (7.97%) Oracle BI Developer
13 20 (7.97%) Oracle Developer
13 20 (7.97%) Oracle Financials Developer
13 20 (7.97%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 20 (7.97%) Senior Oracle Financials Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.91%) .NET
2 29 (11.55%) ASP.NET
3 26 (10.36%) WPF
4 25 (9.96%) WinForms
5 22 (8.76%) CSS
5 22 (8.76%) HTML
6 19 (7.57%) .NET Framework
6 19 (7.57%) Entity Framework
7 13 (5.18%) XML
8 10 (3.98%) ADO.NET
8 10 (3.98%) jQuery
9 9 (3.59%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.19%) HTML5
11 7 (2.79%) .NET Core
11 7 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (1.59%) Web Services
13 3 (1.20%) EDI
14 2 (0.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.36%) Equities
2 26 (10.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (9.96%) Fixed Income
4 21 (8.37%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.39%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.39%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.20%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.20%) NHS
8 3 (1.20%) Robotics
9 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.80%) User Experience
10 1 (0.40%) CMDB
10 1 (0.40%) IVR
10 1 (0.40%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.73%) Windows
2 17 (6.77%) Linux
3 8 (3.19%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.79%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.79%) Windows XP
5 5 (1.99%) Unix
6 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (29.08%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (24.70%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (16.33%) Analytics
4 35 (13.94%) ETL
4 35 (13.94%) Project Management
5 32 (12.75%) Asset Management
5 32 (12.75%) Data Analysis
6 26 (10.36%) Data Analytics
7 25 (9.96%) Investment Management
8 20 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (7.97%) Computer Science
8 20 (7.97%) OOP
8 20 (7.97%) Visualisation
9 19 (7.57%) MVC
9 19 (7.57%) OO
10 16 (6.37%) Data Modelling
11 15 (5.98%) Dashboard Development
11 15 (5.98%) Data Management
12 14 (5.58%) Time Management
13 13 (5.18%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 166 (66.14%) SQL
2 62 (24.70%) VBA
3 52 (20.72%) C#
4 33 (13.15%) T-SQL
5 27 (10.76%) VB
6 24 (9.56%) R
7 23 (9.16%) JavaScript
8 22 (8.76%) PL/SQL
8 22 (8.76%) Python
9 12 (4.78%) Java
10 7 (2.79%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.59%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.80%) C
12 2 (0.80%) PHP
13 1 (0.40%) ABAP
13 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.40%) C++
13 1 (0.40%) VB6
13 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (13.15%) Degree
2 8 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.39%) CFA
4 4 (1.59%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.59%) PMP
5 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.80%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.40%) APMP
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) MCP
7 1 (0.40%) MCSA
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.55%) Data Quality
2 15 (5.98%) QA
3 7 (2.79%) SLA
4 4 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.20%) GDPR
6 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.20%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.40%) Docker
5 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (5.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (2.39%) SCOM
3 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.40%) Ansible
4 1 (0.40%) Control-M
4 1 (0.40%) EnCase
4 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.40%) Netcool
4 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 86 (34.26%) Microsoft
2 73 (29.08%) Oracle
3 20 (7.97%) SAP
3 20 (7.97%) Tableau
4 11 (4.38%) Cisco
4 11 (4.38%) VMware
5 10 (3.98%) Lotus
5 10 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.19%) Citrix
7 6 (2.39%) Apple
7 6 (2.39%) McAfee
8 4 (1.59%) ESRI
8 4 (1.59%) HP
9 3 (1.20%) IBM
9 3 (1.20%) Sage
10 2 (0.80%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.80%) Cognos
10 2 (0.80%) Nuix
10 2 (0.80%) Sybase
10 2 (0.80%) Veeam