Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 762 910 835
Rank change year-on-year +148 -75 -135
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 105 195 383
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.45% 0.49% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 92 138 336
Median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,500 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,462 £32,500 £35,100
% change year-on-year +9.11% -7.41% +0.29%

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 23,308 40,034 52,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.93% 28.02% 30.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18,899 32,625 43,286
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Top 13 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 5 June 2020. 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 +145 97 £35,000 - 9
UK excluding London +141 73 £35,462 +9.11% 7
London +114 30 £35,000 -46.15% 2
South East +117 21 £50,000 +47.06% 1
East of England +89 19 £35,000 +7.69% 3
North of England +109 12 £28,750 -25.32% 1
West Midlands +74 10 £32,500 -2.69% 1
Midlands +71 10 £32,500 +4.17% 1
Yorkshire +93 9 £27,500 -28.57%
South West +78 5 £35,925 +10.54% 1
Wales -5 5 £41,750 +28.46%
North West +72 3 £32,500 -14.47% 1
Scotland +53 1 - -

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 85 (80.95%) SQL
2 60 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 56 (53.33%) VBA
3 56 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 52 (49.52%) Microsoft Excel
5 42 (40.00%) .NET
5 42 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (37.14%) VB
7 32 (30.48%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (27.62%) MySQL
9 28 (26.67%) PHP
9 28 (26.67%) Linux
9 28 (26.67%) Analytics
10 25 (23.81%) Data Analytics
10 25 (23.81%) Performance Metrics
10 25 (23.81%) User Experience
10 25 (23.81%) Time Management
10 25 (23.81%) Server Management
10 25 (23.81%) Development Roadmap
11 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Office
12 22 (20.95%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (18.10%) Finance
14 18 (17.14%) Windows
14 18 (17.14%) T-SQL
15 16 (15.24%) Data Analysis
16 15 (14.29%) C#
17 14 (13.33%) Management Information System
17 14 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (11.43%) CRM

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 6 (5.71%) SAS
1 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) IIS
2 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.90%) CMS
Applications
1 52 (49.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.76%) SPSS
4 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.95%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) FastStats
2 3 (2.86%) RiskWrite
3 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.90%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (1.90%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Azure
1 11 (10.48%) Power Platform
2 5 (4.76%) Mimecast
2 5 (4.76%) Office 365
3 4 (3.81%) AWS
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.90%) GCP
4 2 (1.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.95%) G Suite
5 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.76%) 2G
2 5 (4.76%) 3G
2 5 (4.76%) 4G
2 5 (4.76%) VLAN
2 5 (4.76%) VPN
3 4 (3.81%) DHCP
3 4 (3.81%) DNS
3 4 (3.81%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (3.81%) VoIP
4 3 (2.86%) 5G
4 3 (2.86%) LTE
4 3 (2.86%) UTRAN
5 2 (1.90%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.90%) GSM
5 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.95%) Firewall
6 1 (0.95%) GPRS
6 1 (0.95%) TETRA
6 1 (0.95%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 29 (27.62%) MySQL
3 14 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (10.48%) Power BI
5 11 (10.48%) Relational Database
6 9 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (7.62%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2017
9 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (3.81%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (3.81%) DB2
11 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (2.86%) PowerPivot
13 2 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
14 1 (0.95%) FileMaker
14 1 (0.95%) OLAP
14 1 (0.95%) OLAP Cube
14 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 19 (18.10%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.76%) Marketing
4 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 52 (49.52%) Developer
2 21 (20.00%) Analyst
3 19 (18.10%) Database Developer
4 18 (17.14%) SQL Developer
5 13 (12.38%) Access Developer
6 12 (11.43%) VBA Developer
7 11 (10.48%) Access VBA Developer
8 10 (9.52%) SQL Database Developer
9 9 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
9 9 (8.57%) SQL Data Analyst
10 8 (7.62%) Data Analyst
11 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 5 (4.76%) Data Insight Analyst
12 5 (4.76%) Insight Analyst
12 5 (4.76%) Insight Data Analyst
12 5 (4.76%) IT Manager
12 5 (4.76%) IT Support
13 4 (3.81%) Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.00%) .NET
2 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.62%) CSS
3 8 (7.62%) HTML
4 7 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 7 (6.67%) HTML5
4 7 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (5.71%) .NET Core
5 6 (5.71%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (5.71%) Entity Framework
5 6 (5.71%) jQuery
5 6 (5.71%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (4.76%) XML
7 4 (3.81%) ODBC
8 2 (1.90%) WPF
9 1 (0.95%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.95%) Grails
9 1 (0.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (23.81%) User Experience
3 14 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.81%) Social Media
6 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.90%) NHS
6 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.67%) Linux
2 18 (17.14%) Windows
3 10 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 8 (7.62%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Android
7 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.95%) Unix
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (26.67%) Analytics
3 25 (23.81%) Data Analytics
3 25 (23.81%) Development Roadmap
3 25 (23.81%) Performance Metrics
3 25 (23.81%) Server Management
3 25 (23.81%) Time Management
4 22 (20.95%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (15.24%) Data Analysis
6 12 (11.43%) CRM
7 10 (9.52%) DevOps
8 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.57%) Data Cleansing
8 9 (8.57%) MVC
9 8 (7.62%) Scrum
10 7 (6.67%) Line Management
11 6 (5.71%) OOP
11 6 (5.71%) Project Management
11 6 (5.71%) TDD
11 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (80.95%) SQL
2 56 (53.33%) VBA
3 39 (37.14%) VB
4 28 (26.67%) PHP
5 18 (17.14%) T-SQL
6 15 (14.29%) C#
7 11 (10.48%) Python
8 10 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 9 (8.57%) Java
10 6 (5.71%) C
10 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (4.76%) VBScript
12 4 (3.81%) C++
12 4 (3.81%) VB6
13 3 (2.86%) R
13 3 (2.86%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.95%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.95%) SQR
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) HND
3 3 (2.86%) HNC
4 2 (1.90%) ACCA
4 2 (1.90%) CIMA
5 1 (0.95%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.52%) Oracle
3 6 (5.71%) Blue Prism
3 6 (5.71%) Xceptor
4 5 (4.76%) Cisco
4 5 (4.76%) Meraki
5 4 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.81%) Tableau
6 3 (2.86%) BT
6 3 (2.86%) Huawei
6 3 (2.86%) Nokia
6 3 (2.86%) SAP
6 3 (2.86%) VMware
7 2 (1.90%) Adaptive Insights
7 2 (1.90%) Concur
7 2 (1.90%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.90%) Informatica
7 2 (1.90%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.90%) Remedy
7 2 (1.90%) WorldPay