Period
to 19 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 692 706
Rank change year-on-year -111 +14 -74
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 399 519 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.74% 1.00% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 349 444 575
UK median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £55,350 £63,375 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%

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 53,819 51,978 66,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.66% 29.97% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44,825 44,382 56,483
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,685 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 -101 384 £40,000 +11.89% 59
UK excluding London -59 288 £37,500 +7.14% 50
London -37 111 £50,000 +5.26% 10
South East -16 82 £37,500 +2.74% 14
East of England +24 63 £46,750 +42.75% 5
North of England -64 59 £37,500 +7.14% 18
South West +1 47 £37,500 +15.38% 8
North West -36 34 £37,500 -18.92% 10
Yorkshire -4 24 £30,500 -12.86% 7
Midlands -8 24 £34,500 +6.15% 4
West Midlands -10 23 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Wales +11 9 £30,500 +7.02%
Scotland -40 6 £35,000 +12.90% 1
East Midlands +9 1 £30,000 -7.69% 2
North East -28 1 £40,000 -6.98% 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 263 (65.91%) SQL
2 243 (60.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 219 (54.89%) SQL Server
4 206 (51.63%) Microsoft
5 135 (33.83%) VBA
6 133 (33.33%) Finance
7 119 (29.82%) .NET
8 103 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
9 101 (25.31%) C#
10 82 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
11 74 (18.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 68 (17.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 66 (16.54%) HTML
14 65 (16.29%) T-SQL
14 65 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
15 59 (14.79%) Unit Testing
16 57 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
17 55 (13.78%) Windows
18 52 (13.03%) ASP.NET
19 51 (12.78%) SQL Server 2012
20 50 (12.53%) CSS
21 48 (12.03%) Degree
22 46 (11.53%) Web Development
23 45 (11.28%) BusinessObjects
24 44 (11.03%) ETL
25 40 (10.03%) Data Warehouse
26 37 (9.27%) SAP
26 37 (9.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 35 (8.77%) Firewall
27 35 (8.77%) Web Services

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 23 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (3.01%) IIS
3 7 (1.75%) SAS
4 6 (1.50%) CMS
5 5 (1.25%) WordPress
6 4 (1.00%) GeoServer
7 3 (0.75%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.50%) Apache
8 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.25%) Confluence
9 1 (0.25%) Drupal
9 1 (0.25%) JBoss
9 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 243 (60.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (7.27%) MS Visio
4 23 (5.76%) Spreadsheet
5 20 (5.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.75%) Sage 1000
2 3 (0.75%) Sage 500
3 2 (0.50%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) FastStats
4 1 (0.25%) HFM
4 1 (0.25%) Relativity
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.25%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.26%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.75%) PaaS
4 3 (0.75%) SaaS
5 2 (0.50%) AdWords
5 2 (0.50%) Office 365
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.25%) G Suite
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.77%) Firewall
2 18 (4.51%) DNS
3 16 (4.01%) Internet
4 12 (3.01%) Intranet
5 7 (1.75%) Extranet
6 3 (0.75%) LAN
6 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.75%) WAN
7 2 (0.50%) Network Security
7 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.25%) DHCP
8 1 (0.25%) FTP
8 1 (0.25%) PBX
8 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (54.89%) SQL Server
2 74 (18.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (17.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (12.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (11.28%) BusinessObjects
6 40 (10.03%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (9.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (7.77%) Power BI
8 31 (7.77%) SQL Server 2014
9 26 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (5.76%) Crystal Reports
11 21 (5.26%) MySQL
12 20 (5.01%) SQL Server 2016
13 17 (4.26%) SAP Data Services
14 14 (3.51%) QlikView
14 14 (3.51%) Relational Database
15 12 (3.01%) SAP BW
16 10 (2.51%) OLAP
17 6 (1.50%) OLTP
18 5 (1.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (8.02%) Visual Studio
2 26 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (5.51%) JIRA
4 20 (5.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 17 (4.26%) Pivotal Tracker
6 13 (3.26%) LSMW
7 3 (0.75%) ERwin
8 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.50%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.25%) JMeter
9 1 (0.25%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.25%) Maven
9 1 (0.25%) MSI
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.25%) Selenium
9 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 133 (33.33%) Finance
2 30 (7.52%) Banking
3 26 (6.52%) Advertising
4 21 (5.26%) Legal
5 17 (4.26%) Retail
6 16 (4.01%) Marketing
7 11 (2.76%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.26%) Local Government
9 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.50%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.75%) Back Office
12 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.50%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 146 (36.59%) Analyst
2 131 (32.83%) Developer
3 59 (14.79%) Consultant
4 54 (13.53%) Data Analyst
5 42 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 36 (9.02%) Implementation Consultant
7 35 (8.77%) Applications Support
8 32 (8.02%) Software Consultant
8 32 (8.02%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 29 (7.27%) Microsoft Developer
10 27 (6.77%) .NET Developer
11 25 (6.27%) VBA Developer
12 24 (6.02%) Access Developer
13 23 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 23 (5.76%) Support Engineer
14 21 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
14 21 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
14 21 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
15 20 (5.01%) Business Analyst
16 17 (4.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (29.82%) .NET
2 66 (16.54%) HTML
3 52 (13.03%) ASP.NET
4 50 (12.53%) CSS
5 35 (8.77%) Web Services
6 22 (5.51%) SOAP
7 21 (5.26%) MDX
7 21 (5.26%) REST
8 20 (5.01%) jQuery
9 17 (4.26%) WPF
10 16 (4.01%) Classic ASP
10 16 (4.01%) WCF
11 12 (3.01%) WinForms
12 10 (2.51%) XML
13 9 (2.26%) Ajax
13 9 (2.26%) Middleware
14 8 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (1.50%) AngularJS
16 6 (1.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 103 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.51%) Client/Server
4 15 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.76%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.01%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.25%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.00%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.75%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.75%) Social Media
9 1 (0.25%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.25%) Derivative
9 1 (0.25%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.25%) Life Science
9 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.25%) Online Games
9 1 (0.25%) Robotics
9 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (13.78%) Windows
2 20 (5.01%) Linux
3 18 (4.51%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.01%) Unix
5 9 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.50%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.75%) Android
9 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (14.79%) Unit Testing
4 46 (11.53%) Web Development
5 44 (11.03%) ETL
6 35 (8.77%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 34 (8.52%) Test Scripting
8 32 (8.02%) Data Analysis
8 32 (8.02%) SDLC
9 31 (7.77%) Data Modelling
10 28 (7.02%) Analytics
10 28 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
11 27 (6.77%) MVC
12 24 (6.02%) CRM
12 24 (6.02%) Database Tuning
12 24 (6.02%) ETL Development
12 24 (6.02%) Kimball Methodology
12 24 (6.02%) Project Management
13 23 (5.76%) Data Management
14 22 (5.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 263 (65.91%) SQL
2 135 (33.83%) VBA
3 101 (25.31%) C#
4 65 (16.29%) T-SQL
5 29 (7.27%) PowerShell
5 29 (7.27%) VB
6 27 (6.77%) JavaScript
7 26 (6.52%) Java
8 18 (4.51%) VB.NET
9 16 (4.01%) PHP
10 13 (3.26%) ABAP
11 11 (2.76%) VBScript
12 9 (2.26%) C
13 6 (1.50%) C++
13 6 (1.50%) Python
14 4 (1.00%) R
15 3 (0.75%) VB6
16 2 (0.50%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.25%) Delphi
17 1 (0.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 48 (12.03%) Degree
2 12 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.75%) MCAD
6 3 (0.75%) MCSD
7 2 (0.50%) MCSE
7 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.50%) PMP
7 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.27%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.76%) QA
3 6 (1.50%) GDPR
4 4 (1.00%) SLA
5 2 (0.50%) GxP
6 1 (0.25%) Basel III
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.25%) MiFID
6 1 (0.25%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.26%) Ganglia
2 2 (0.50%) SCCM
2 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.25%) Control-M
3 1 (0.25%) EnCase
3 1 (0.25%) FTK
3 1 (0.25%) Graylog
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 206 (51.63%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.27%) SAP
3 34 (8.52%) Cognos
4 29 (7.27%) IBM
4 29 (7.27%) Oracle
5 21 (5.26%) Tableau
6 11 (2.76%) Teradata
7 10 (2.51%) Remedy
7 10 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.26%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.25%) Alterian
9 5 (1.25%) Anaplan
9 5 (1.25%) Google
9 5 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.25%) Sybase
10 4 (1.00%) Informatica
10 4 (1.00%) Twitter
10 4 (1.00%) Xerox
11 3 (0.75%) Mapinfo
11 3 (0.75%) Sage