Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 750 731
Rank change year-on-year -30 -19 -121
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 423 508 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.79% 0.90% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 330 434 537
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £27,200 £22,575 £23,400
90th Percentile £61,750 £58,750 £58,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% -1.43% +7.69%

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 53569 56197 69091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.52% 29.64% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 44034 47845 58259
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 +13 401 £42,500 +13.33% 20
UK excluding London -29 275 £36,750 +6.52% 16
London +20 144 £53,000 +10.42% 5
North of England +5 82 £36,000 -4.00% 8
South East +14 64 £35,000 -6.67% 5
Yorkshire +50 46 £41,250 +37.50% 3
Midlands -5 43 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands +8 38 £37,500 +17.19%
South West +7 37 £40,000 +23.08%
North West -17 35 £35,000 -7.89% 5
East of England -7 30 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Scotland -17 10 £33,000 -8.97%
Wales +22 9 £30,000 +9.09% 1
East Midlands +5 5 £30,000 -18.92% 1
North East +19 1 £52,500 +22.09%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing MS Access also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MS Access.

1 279 (65.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 258 (60.99%) SQL
3 228 (53.90%) Microsoft
4 219 (51.77%) SQL Server
5 148 (34.99%) VBA
6 147 (34.75%) Finance
7 105 (24.82%) Analytical Skills
8 97 (22.93%) Business Intelligence
9 90 (21.28%) .NET
10 83 (19.62%) C#
11 80 (18.91%) Degree
12 77 (18.20%) Oracle
13 65 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (14.66%) Windows
15 61 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
15 61 (14.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 58 (13.71%) VB
17 54 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 51 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
19 49 (11.58%) HTML
19 49 (11.58%) Management Information System
20 48 (11.35%) ASP.NET
21 46 (10.87%) SAP
22 45 (10.64%) Banking
22 45 (10.64%) Analytics
23 43 (10.17%) ITIL
23 43 (10.17%) BusinessObjects
24 41 (9.69%) Computer Science
25 39 (9.22%) T-SQL
25 39 (9.22%) PHP

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 26 (6.15%) SAS
2 17 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (2.84%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.60%) IIS
7 8 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.65%) CMS
8 7 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.18%) Alfresco
9 5 (1.18%) Apache
9 5 (1.18%) JBoss
9 5 (1.18%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.18%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.71%) Confluence
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 279 (65.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (6.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (6.38%) MS Visio
5 21 (4.96%) SPSS
6 17 (4.02%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (1.18%) FastStats
2 4 (0.95%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.71%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.47%) Relativity
4 2 (0.47%) SAP EWM
4 2 (0.47%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.24%) Actimize
5 1 (0.24%) Concordance
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Ringtail
5 1 (0.24%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.24%) StreamServe
5 1 (0.24%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.31%) Office 365
2 13 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.84%) OpenShift
4 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.18%) GitHub
5 5 (1.18%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.71%) SaaS
7 2 (0.47%) AdWords
7 2 (0.47%) PaaS
7 2 (0.47%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.33%) Firewall
2 15 (3.55%) DNS
3 8 (1.89%) Internet
4 6 (1.42%) 4G
4 6 (1.42%) Intranet
4 6 (1.42%) LTE
5 3 (0.71%) DHCP
5 3 (0.71%) LAN
5 3 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.71%) WAN
6 2 (0.47%) Network Security
6 2 (0.47%) PBX
6 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.24%) RS-232
7 1 (0.24%) RS-485
7 1 (0.24%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) VoIP
7 1 (0.24%) VPN
7 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (51.77%) SQL Server
2 61 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
2 61 (14.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (10.17%) BusinessObjects
5 32 (7.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (6.86%) Data Mining
7 24 (5.67%) Power BI
8 23 (5.44%) MySQL
9 21 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (4.02%) SQL Server 2016
11 15 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (3.31%) Relational Database
12 14 (3.31%) SAP Data Services
13 13 (3.07%) QlikView
13 13 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (2.84%) SAP BW
14 12 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (2.13%) Qlik Sense
16 7 (1.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (4.73%) JIRA
2 19 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 16 (3.78%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.42%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.42%) LSMW
6 5 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.18%) Maven
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.18%) Subversion
7 4 (0.95%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.71%) ERwin
9 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.47%) XMLSpy
10 1 (0.24%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.24%) Log4Net
10 1 (0.24%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.24%) Xcode
General
1 147 (34.75%) Finance
2 45 (10.64%) Banking
3 24 (5.67%) Legal
4 17 (4.02%) Front Office
5 16 (3.78%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.78%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.78%) Marketing
6 13 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.60%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.36%) Retail
9 9 (2.13%) Billing
10 8 (1.89%) Back Office
11 7 (1.65%) Law
12 5 (1.18%) Advertising
13 4 (0.95%) Local Government
14 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 162 (38.30%) Analyst
2 130 (30.73%) Developer
3 49 (11.58%) Data Analyst
4 44 (10.40%) SQL Developer
5 37 (8.75%) Consultant
6 35 (8.27%) Business Analyst
7 32 (7.57%) SQL Analyst
8 28 (6.62%) .NET Developer
8 28 (6.62%) Administrator
9 26 (6.15%) Support Analyst
10 21 (4.96%) Implementation Consultant
10 21 (4.96%) VBA Developer
11 20 (4.73%) Applications Support
12 19 (4.49%) Access Developer
12 19 (4.49%) Data Scientist
13 18 (4.26%) C# Developer
13 18 (4.26%) IT Analyst
13 18 (4.26%) Software Consultant
14 17 (4.02%) DBA
14 17 (4.02%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (21.28%) .NET
2 49 (11.58%) HTML
3 48 (11.35%) ASP.NET
4 35 (8.27%) CSS
5 22 (5.20%) SOAP
6 21 (4.96%) Web Services
7 19 (4.49%) .NET Framework
8 17 (4.02%) Entity Framework
9 15 (3.55%) Classic ASP
9 15 (3.55%) REST
9 15 (3.55%) XML
10 13 (3.07%) Middleware
11 12 (2.84%) MDX
12 10 (2.36%) Ajax
12 10 (2.36%) jQuery
13 8 (1.89%) WPF
14 7 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.65%) WinForms
15 6 (1.42%) AngularJS
16 5 (1.18%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 105 (24.82%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (11.58%) Management Information System
3 41 (9.69%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 17 (4.02%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.31%) Equities
7 13 (3.07%) Fixed Income
8 12 (2.84%) Reference Data
9 10 (2.36%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.65%) User Experience
11 5 (1.18%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.18%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.95%) Social Media
13 3 (0.71%) NHS
14 2 (0.47%) CMDB
14 2 (0.47%) Derivative
14 2 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.47%) Replication
15 1 (0.24%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 62 (14.66%) Windows
2 22 (5.20%) Linux
3 18 (4.26%) Unix
4 14 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.42%) Android
9 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (22.93%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (10.64%) Analytics
4 43 (10.17%) ITIL
5 37 (8.75%) Data Analysis
5 37 (8.75%) Data Modelling
5 37 (8.75%) MVC
6 36 (8.51%) Web Development
7 30 (7.09%) Mathematics
8 29 (6.86%) ETL
9 28 (6.62%) Asset Management
9 28 (6.62%) Project Management
10 27 (6.38%) Data Management
11 26 (6.15%) Unit Testing
12 25 (5.91%) OpenUP
13 24 (5.67%) SDLC
14 23 (5.44%) CRM
14 23 (5.44%) Migration
15 21 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (4.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 258 (60.99%) SQL
2 148 (34.99%) VBA
3 83 (19.62%) C#
4 58 (13.71%) VB
5 39 (9.22%) PHP
5 39 (9.22%) T-SQL
6 37 (8.75%) JavaScript
7 35 (8.27%) Java
8 33 (7.80%) VB.NET
9 24 (5.67%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.36%) R
11 9 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.89%) ABAP
12 8 (1.89%) C
13 7 (1.65%) Python
14 5 (1.18%) Delphi
14 5 (1.18%) Pascal
14 5 (1.18%) VBScript
15 3 (0.71%) C++
16 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 80 (18.91%) Degree
2 17 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.95%) MCSE
6 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.47%) MCSA
8 1 (0.24%) CCNA
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.51%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.13%) SLA
3 7 (1.65%) PMO
3 7 (1.65%) QA
4 6 (1.42%) CRD IV
4 6 (1.42%) GDPR
5 4 (0.95%) Basel III
5 4 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) FINRA
System Software
1 14 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.84%) Ganglia
2 5 (1.18%) Nagios
2 5 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.47%) Ansible
3 2 (0.47%) Control-M
4 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 228 (53.90%) Microsoft
2 77 (18.20%) Oracle
3 46 (10.87%) SAP
4 27 (6.38%) Cognos
5 25 (5.91%) Tableau
6 20 (4.73%) IBM
7 13 (3.07%) Atlassian
8 12 (2.84%) Remedy
8 12 (2.84%) ServiceNow
8 12 (2.84%) Teradata
9 10 (2.36%) Google
10 7 (1.65%) iManage
11 6 (1.42%) Ericsson
11 6 (1.42%) Huawei
11 6 (1.42%) Infor
11 6 (1.42%) NEC
11 6 (1.42%) Nokia Networks
11 6 (1.42%) Nortel
11 6 (1.42%) Tellabs
12 5 (1.18%) Informatica