Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 836 734 787
Rank change year-on-year -102 +53 -55
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 350 484 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 0.89% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 279 366 432
UK median annual salary £36,500 £38,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.81% +4.73% +5.71%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,250 £61,750 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +9.38%

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 51,068 54,306 59,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.11% 30.68% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 41,622 45,195 50,873
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -97 326 £37,500 -6.25% 39
UK excluding London -77 214 £32,500 -7.14% 35
London +22 127 £51,500 -1.90% 9
North of England -7 76 £27,500 -21.43% 8
South East -40 45 £30,000 -13.04% 7
Yorkshire -2 39 £23,000 -36.11% 4
North West +20 35 £35,000 - 3
East of England +22 34 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Midlands -7 24 £37,000 +4.96% 7
South West -33 19 £35,000 - 5
West Midlands +5 18 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Scotland -13 9 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Wales 0 7 £35,000 +16.67% 3
East Midlands +13 6 £34,750 +11.20% 4
North East -20 2 £33,875 +57.56% 1

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 248 (70.86%) SQL
2 223 (63.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 188 (53.71%) Microsoft
4 171 (48.86%) SQL Server
5 136 (38.86%) VBA
6 128 (36.57%) Finance
7 88 (25.14%) Analytical Skills
8 76 (21.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 70 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 61 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
11 58 (16.57%) ETL
12 57 (16.29%) Migration
13 56 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
14 55 (15.71%) .NET
14 55 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
15 53 (15.14%) Data Analysis
15 53 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 46 (13.14%) C#
16 46 (13.14%) Windows
17 44 (12.57%) Data Warehouse
18 39 (11.14%) Data Management
18 39 (11.14%) Degree
18 39 (11.14%) Time Management
19 36 (10.29%) Analytics
19 36 (10.29%) Oracle
20 34 (9.71%) Relational Database
21 33 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
22 30 (8.57%) VB
23 29 (8.29%) Asset Management
24 28 (8.00%) HTML

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 12 (3.43%) IIS
2 11 (3.14%) IBM Notes
2 11 (3.14%) SAS
3 10 (2.86%) ArcGIS
4 5 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.43%) WordPress
5 4 (1.14%) Alfresco
5 4 (1.14%) CMS
5 4 (1.14%) Documentum
5 4 (1.14%) LiveLink
6 3 (0.86%) Apache
6 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.57%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.57%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 223 (63.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (5.43%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (4.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (4.00%) MS Visio
6 10 (2.86%) AutoCAD
7 7 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (1.14%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.86%) SPSS
10 1 (0.29%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.29%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 10 (2.86%) FastStats
2 9 (2.57%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (2.00%) Relativity
4 6 (1.71%) Sage X3
5 5 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.43%) Ringtail
6 4 (1.14%) Concordance
7 3 (0.86%) CaseMap
7 3 (0.86%) LexisNexis TimeMap
7 3 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.86%) Raiser's Edge
7 3 (0.86%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 2 (0.57%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.57%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.14%) Office 365
2 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Responsys
3 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.14%) Internet
1 11 (3.14%) Intranet
2 8 (2.29%) LAN
2 8 (2.29%) WAN
3 6 (1.71%) DNS
4 5 (1.43%) Firewall
5 4 (1.14%) Extranet
6 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.86%) VPN
7 2 (0.57%) DHCP
7 2 (0.57%) SAN
7 2 (0.57%) VLAN
8 1 (0.29%) HTTP
8 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (48.86%) SQL Server
2 76 (21.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (12.57%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (9.71%) Relational Database
6 24 (6.86%) Crystal Reports
6 24 (6.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (6.29%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (4.86%) Power BI
8 17 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (4.29%) Hadoop
11 13 (3.71%) MySQL
11 13 (3.71%) NoSQL
11 13 (3.71%) QlikView
12 12 (3.43%) Big Data
13 10 (2.86%) GIS
14 9 (2.57%) Apache Hive
15 8 (2.29%) DB2
15 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (4.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.71%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.43%) ERwin
6 4 (1.14%) RStudio
7 3 (0.86%) Subversion
7 3 (0.86%) XMLSpy
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 128 (36.57%) Finance
2 22 (6.29%) Banking
3 20 (5.71%) Marketing
4 19 (5.43%) Legal
5 15 (4.29%) Front Office
6 14 (4.00%) Advertising
7 9 (2.57%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.57%) Local Government
8 7 (2.00%) Games
9 6 (1.71%) Back Office
10 5 (1.43%) Law
10 5 (1.43%) Retail
11 4 (1.14%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.29%) Billing
13 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Electronics
13 1 (0.29%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 132 (37.71%) Analyst
1 132 (37.71%) Developer
2 57 (16.29%) Data Analyst
3 52 (14.86%) SQL Developer
4 35 (10.00%) VBA Developer
5 27 (7.71%) Access Developer
6 24 (6.86%) Access VBA Developer
6 24 (6.86%) Junior
7 23 (6.57%) Consultant
8 22 (6.29%) Excel Developer
8 22 (6.29%) Excel VBA Developer
8 22 (6.29%) Support Analyst
9 19 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 18 (5.14%) Report Analyst
11 17 (4.86%) Architect
11 17 (4.86%) Database Developer
12 16 (4.57%) Data Architect
13 15 (4.29%) SQL Analyst
13 15 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
14 14 (4.00%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (15.71%) .NET
2 28 (8.00%) HTML
3 18 (5.14%) CSS
4 17 (4.86%) ASP.NET
5 13 (3.71%) jQuery
6 12 (3.43%) Web Services
6 12 (3.43%) XML
7 8 (2.29%) MDX
8 6 (1.71%) Ajax
8 6 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.71%) Entity Framework
8 6 (1.71%) ODBC
8 6 (1.71%) REST
9 5 (1.43%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.43%) JSON
9 5 (1.43%) SOAP
10 4 (1.14%) ADO.NET
10 4 (1.14%) COM
10 4 (1.14%) JSP
11 3 (0.86%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 88 (25.14%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.43%) Data Structures
4 16 (4.57%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.29%) Equities
7 6 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.71%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.14%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.86%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.86%) NHS
9 3 (0.86%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.57%) Derivative
10 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.57%) User Experience
11 1 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.29%) CCTV
11 1 (0.29%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.14%) Windows
2 24 (6.86%) Windows Server
3 16 (4.57%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.71%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.71%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.14%) Unix
8 4 (1.14%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.57%) Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (16.57%) ETL
3 57 (16.29%) Migration
4 55 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
5 53 (15.14%) Data Analysis
6 39 (11.14%) Data Management
6 39 (11.14%) Time Management
7 36 (10.29%) Analytics
8 33 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (8.29%) Asset Management
10 25 (7.14%) Project Management
11 24 (6.86%) Data Migration
11 24 (6.86%) Data Modelling
12 22 (6.29%) SDLC
13 21 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (6.00%) Service Delivery
14 20 (5.71%) Unit Testing
15 19 (5.43%) ERP
16 17 (4.86%) Decision-Making
16 17 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 248 (70.86%) SQL
2 136 (38.86%) VBA
3 70 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 46 (13.14%) C#
5 30 (8.57%) VB
6 26 (7.43%) C
7 21 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 18 (5.14%) PowerShell
9 17 (4.86%) Java
10 12 (3.43%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.57%) C++
11 9 (2.57%) R
12 6 (1.71%) Python
12 6 (1.71%) VBScript
13 5 (1.43%) PHP
14 3 (0.86%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.86%) XAML
15 2 (0.57%) Erlang
16 1 (0.29%) VB6
16 1 (0.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (11.14%) Degree
2 8 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.71%) CFA
5 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.57%) ACCA
6 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.57%) PMP
7 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.71%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.00%) QA
3 6 (1.71%) GDPR
4 4 (1.14%) SLA
5 2 (0.57%) PMO
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 188 (53.71%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.29%) Oracle
3 22 (6.29%) Cognos
4 17 (4.86%) SAP
5 15 (4.29%) Capita
6 13 (3.71%) Lotus
7 12 (3.43%) Anaplan
8 11 (3.14%) Informatica
8 11 (3.14%) Teradata
9 10 (2.86%) Bloomberg
9 10 (2.86%) FactSet
9 10 (2.86%) Reuters
10 9 (2.57%) Sage
10 9 (2.57%) Xerox
11 8 (2.29%) Citrix
11 8 (2.29%) ESRI
11 8 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (2.29%) Tableau
12 7 (2.00%) IBM
13 5 (1.43%) Avaya