Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 763 710
Rank change year-on-year -43 -53 -80
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 414 498 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 0.89% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 332 438 568
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +1.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £62,500 £57,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -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 54745 56049 68490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.26% 29.67% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 45083 47949 57675
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -35 394 £40,000 +6.67% 26
UK excluding London -29 280 £37,500 +8.70% 23
London +13 131 £50,000 - 5
North of England 0 78 £36,750 -2.00% 7
South East +15 75 £37,500 - 7
Midlands +28 42 £32,500 - 2
North West -21 40 £35,000 -7.89% 2
Yorkshire +35 37 £40,000 +33.33% 4
West Midlands +22 37 £32,500 - 2
South West +4 34 £40,000 +23.08%
East of England -6 33 £46,250 -2.63% 5
Wales +23 9 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Scotland -20 9 £34,000 -6.21%
East Midlands +26 5 £30,000 -7.69%
North East +4 1 £52,500 +8.25% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 284 (68.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 250 (60.39%) SQL
3 219 (52.90%) Microsoft
4 212 (51.21%) SQL Server
5 143 (34.54%) Finance
6 141 (34.06%) VBA
7 110 (26.57%) Analytical Skills
8 92 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 88 (21.26%) .NET
10 85 (20.53%) C#
11 76 (18.36%) Degree
12 62 (14.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 62 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (14.98%) Oracle
13 57 (13.77%) Windows
14 55 (13.29%) HTML
15 53 (12.80%) Data Warehouse
15 53 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 49 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
17 46 (11.11%) ASP.NET
18 44 (10.63%) SAP
18 44 (10.63%) T-SQL
18 44 (10.63%) Web Development
19 41 (9.90%) Management Information System
19 41 (9.90%) VB
19 41 (9.90%) CSS
20 40 (9.66%) Banking
21 39 (9.42%) Unit Testing
21 39 (9.42%) ITIL
22 37 (8.94%) Firewall

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 20 (4.83%) SAS
2 17 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (2.42%) IIS
5 6 (1.45%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.97%) Alfresco
6 4 (0.97%) Apache
6 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.97%) JBoss
6 4 (0.97%) Joomla!
6 4 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.72%) Confluence
7 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.48%) CMS
8 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 284 (68.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (7.25%) MS Visio
4 25 (6.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (5.31%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (3.86%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (3.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (1.21%) FastStats
2 4 (0.97%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.72%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.48%) Relativity
4 2 (0.48%) SAP EWM
4 2 (0.48%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.24%) Concordance
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) HFM
5 1 (0.24%) Ringtail
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.24%) StreamServe
5 1 (0.24%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.14%) OpenShift
3 12 (2.90%) Office 365
4 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.97%) GitHub
5 4 (0.97%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.72%) SaaS
7 2 (0.48%) AdWords
7 2 (0.48%) PaaS
7 2 (0.48%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.94%) Firewall
2 16 (3.86%) DNS
3 7 (1.69%) Internet
4 6 (1.45%) 4G
4 6 (1.45%) LTE
5 5 (1.21%) Intranet
6 3 (0.72%) LAN
6 3 (0.72%) WAN
7 2 (0.48%) DHCP
7 2 (0.48%) Network Security
7 2 (0.48%) PBX
7 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.24%) RS-232
8 1 (0.24%) RS-485
8 1 (0.24%) SAN
8 1 (0.24%) VPN
8 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (51.21%) SQL Server
2 62 (14.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (12.80%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 33 (7.97%) BusinessObjects
6 29 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (6.04%) Power BI
8 23 (5.56%) MySQL
9 18 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (4.11%) Data Mining
10 17 (4.11%) SQL Server 2016
11 16 (3.86%) QlikView
11 16 (3.86%) SAP Data Services
12 15 (3.62%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (3.38%) Relational Database
14 11 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (2.17%) SAP BW
16 7 (1.69%) OLAP
16 7 (1.69%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 25 (6.04%) JIRA
2 21 (5.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 19 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (4.11%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.42%) LSMW
6 6 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.97%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.97%) Maven
7 4 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.97%) Subversion
8 3 (0.72%) ERwin
9 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.48%) XMLSpy
10 1 (0.24%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.24%) Log4Net
10 1 (0.24%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.24%) Xcode
General
1 143 (34.54%) Finance
2 40 (9.66%) Banking
3 17 (4.11%) Legal
4 16 (3.86%) Marketing
5 14 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.14%) Front Office
6 13 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.66%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.42%) Retail
9 8 (1.93%) Advertising
9 8 (1.93%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.69%) Back Office
11 5 (1.21%) Billing
12 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.97%) Local Government
13 3 (0.72%) Law
14 1 (0.24%) Games
14 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 164 (39.61%) Analyst
2 123 (29.71%) Developer
3 62 (14.98%) Data Analyst
4 44 (10.63%) Consultant
5 43 (10.39%) SQL Developer
6 30 (7.25%) SQL Analyst
7 28 (6.76%) Implementation Consultant
8 27 (6.52%) Business Analyst
9 25 (6.04%) Administrator
10 24 (5.80%) .NET Developer
10 24 (5.80%) Applications Support
10 24 (5.80%) Software Consultant
11 23 (5.56%) Software Implementation Consultant
12 22 (5.31%) Access Developer
13 21 (5.07%) Support Analyst
14 20 (4.83%) VBA Developer
15 19 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 19 (4.59%) Software Analyst
16 17 (4.11%) Microsoft Developer
17 16 (3.86%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (21.26%) .NET
2 55 (13.29%) HTML
3 46 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 41 (9.90%) CSS
5 26 (6.28%) Web Services
6 22 (5.31%) SOAP
7 17 (4.11%) MDX
8 16 (3.86%) REST
9 15 (3.62%) .NET Framework
9 15 (3.62%) Classic ASP
10 14 (3.38%) Middleware
11 13 (3.14%) Entity Framework
11 13 (3.14%) XML
12 12 (2.90%) jQuery
13 9 (2.17%) Ajax
14 6 (1.45%) AngularJS
14 6 (1.45%) WinForms
15 5 (1.21%) ODBC
15 5 (1.21%) WCF
15 5 (1.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 110 (26.57%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.90%) Management Information System
3 35 (8.45%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.07%) Client/Server
5 16 (3.86%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.42%) Equities
6 10 (2.42%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.17%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.93%) Reference Data
9 6 (1.45%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.97%) Social Media
11 3 (0.72%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.72%) NHS
12 2 (0.48%) CMDB
12 2 (0.48%) Derivative
12 2 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.48%) Replication
12 2 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.77%) Windows
2 25 (6.04%) Linux
3 18 (4.35%) Unix
4 8 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.21%) Android
8 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.72%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (10.63%) Web Development
4 39 (9.42%) ITIL
4 39 (9.42%) Unit Testing
5 37 (8.94%) Analytics
6 34 (8.21%) Data Analysis
7 32 (7.73%) Data Modelling
7 32 (7.73%) ETL
8 29 (7.00%) SDLC
9 28 (6.76%) MVC
10 27 (6.52%) CRM
11 26 (6.28%) Project Management
11 26 (6.28%) Test Scripting
12 25 (6.04%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 25 (6.04%) Mathematics
13 23 (5.56%) Data Management
13 23 (5.56%) Migration
14 21 (5.07%) Asset Management
14 21 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 250 (60.39%) SQL
2 141 (34.06%) VBA
3 85 (20.53%) C#
4 44 (10.63%) T-SQL
5 41 (9.90%) VB
6 34 (8.21%) PHP
7 33 (7.97%) Java
8 32 (7.73%) VB.NET
9 29 (7.00%) JavaScript
10 28 (6.76%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.90%) ABAP
12 8 (1.93%) Python
13 7 (1.69%) C
14 6 (1.45%) R
15 5 (1.21%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.21%) VBScript
16 4 (0.97%) C++
16 4 (0.97%) Delphi
16 4 (0.97%) Pascal
17 3 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 76 (18.36%) Degree
2 18 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.97%) MCSE
8 2 (0.48%) MCSA
8 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.48%) PMP
8 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.24%) CCNA
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.24%) MCAD
9 1 (0.24%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.76%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.17%) SLA
3 7 (1.69%) GDPR
3 7 (1.69%) PMO
3 7 (1.69%) QA
4 4 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.72%) Basel III
6 1 (0.24%) CRD IV
System Software
1 12 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (3.14%) Ganglia
2 5 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.97%) Nagios
4 2 (0.48%) Ansible
4 2 (0.48%) Control-M
5 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 219 (52.90%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.98%) Oracle
3 44 (10.63%) SAP
4 31 (7.49%) Cognos
5 30 (7.25%) Tableau
6 24 (5.80%) IBM
7 13 (3.14%) ServiceNow
7 13 (3.14%) Teradata
8 12 (2.90%) Remedy
9 11 (2.66%) Atlassian
10 9 (2.17%) Google
11 6 (1.45%) Ericsson
11 6 (1.45%) Huawei
11 6 (1.45%) Informatica
11 6 (1.45%) NEC
11 6 (1.45%) Nokia Networks
11 6 (1.45%) Nortel
11 6 (1.45%) Tellabs
12 5 (1.21%) Anaplan
12 5 (1.21%) Twitter