Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 632 853 869
Rank change year-on-year +221 +16 -60
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 55 215 313
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.39% 0.58% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40 156 255
Median annual salary £42,973 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.62% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,375 £23,500 £24,350
90th Percentile £75,000 £64,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.14% - -2.78%

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 14,105 37,241 48,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.37% 27.24% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11,906 30,674 39,559
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for MS Access in the UK

MS Access
Top 14 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 31 October 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 +233 54 £43,445 +8.61% 9
UK excluding London +194 30 £34,250 -2.14% 6
London +230 25 £48,500 -15.65% 1
South West +123 10 £32,667 -2.49% 1
East of England +135 7 £45,000 +28.57%
North of England +147 5 £33,500 +4.69% 1
South East +181 4 £42,500 +4.29% 3
North West +110 4 £33,750 -11.18%
Midlands +114 3 £30,000 -4.76% 1
West Midlands +97 2 £25,000 -20.63%
Work from Home +10 2 £31,750 -29.44% 1
Yorkshire +112 1 £33,500 +5.63%
East Midlands +78 1 £30,000 +3.45% 1
Wales +46 1 £42,000 +82.61%

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 40 (72.73%) SQL
2 37 (67.27%) SQL Server
3 31 (56.36%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (38.18%) ETL
7 20 (36.36%) Oracle
7 20 (36.36%) Azure
8 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Excel
9 17 (30.91%) Validation
9 17 (30.91%) Data Analysis
10 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (29.09%) Migration
10 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
11 15 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
11 15 (27.27%) MySQL
11 15 (27.27%) VBA
12 14 (25.45%) TDD
12 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
12 14 (25.45%) Selenium
12 14 (25.45%) Traceability Matrix
12 14 (25.45%) Scenario Testing
12 14 (25.45%) Azure Data Factory
12 14 (25.45%) Cypress.io
12 14 (25.45%) Data Migration
12 14 (25.45%) Data Validation
12 14 (25.45%) BDD
12 14 (25.45%) Agile Testing
12 14 (25.45%) ATDD
13 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.64%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Azure
2 14 (25.45%) Azure Data Factory
3 7 (12.73%) Power Platform
4 5 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 5 (9.09%) AWS
4 5 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (9.09%) Serverless
5 2 (3.64%) Office 365
5 2 (3.64%) SaaS
6 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) 2G
1 3 (5.45%) 3G
1 3 (5.45%) 4G
1 3 (5.45%) 5G
1 3 (5.45%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (5.45%) UTRAN
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (67.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (56.36%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (27.27%) MySQL
4 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (12.73%) Power BI
6 5 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (7.27%) Tableau
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.82%) Blockchain
10 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.82%) GIS
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Cypress.io
1 14 (25.45%) Selenium
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Developer
3 11 (20.00%) ETL Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Data Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) ETL Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) RAN Design Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) RAN Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Tableau Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Tester
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (3.64%) IT Technician
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) XML
3 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) jQuery
3 3 (5.45%) ODBC
3 3 (5.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.64%) CSS
4 2 (3.64%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.64%) REST
4 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.82%) Ajax
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) EDI
5 1 (1.82%) HTML5
5 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.82%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Native
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.82%) Bitcoin
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Digital Currency
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (38.18%) ETL
3 17 (30.91%) Data Analysis
3 17 (30.91%) Validation
4 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (29.09%) Migration
4 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
5 15 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
6 14 (25.45%) Agile Testing
6 14 (25.45%) ATDD
6 14 (25.45%) BDD
6 14 (25.45%) Data Migration
6 14 (25.45%) Data Validation
6 14 (25.45%) Scenario Testing
6 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
6 14 (25.45%) TDD
6 14 (25.45%) Traceability Matrix
7 10 (18.18%) DevOps
8 6 (10.91%) Decision-Making
9 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) SQL
2 15 (27.27%) VBA
3 10 (18.18%) VB
4 6 (10.91%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.45%) Python
7 3 (5.45%) R
8 2 (3.64%) Java
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) SQR
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) HND
3 3 (5.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) EMIR
1 1 (1.82%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (36.36%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) Talend
4 3 (5.45%) BT
4 3 (5.45%) Cognos
4 3 (5.45%) Huawei
4 3 (5.45%) Nokia
4 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) Actuate
5 1 (1.82%) Brio
5 1 (1.82%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) IFS
5 1 (1.82%) Okta
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Sybase