Period
to 1 December 2021

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 1 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 873 659 834
Rank change year-on-year -214 +175 +57
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 182 66 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.51% 0.42% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 101 48 163
10th Percentile £24,222 £26,425 £26,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £31,986 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -5.88%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,438 £57,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +17.14% - -

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 35,458 15,612 36,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.46% 28.27% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22,841 13,380 30,197
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £31,500
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 1 December 2021.

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 1 December 2021. 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
UK excluding London -115 137 £41,000 +17.14% 31
England -240 133 £42,500 -5.56% 33
Wales -3 45 - -
London -235 43 £50,000 -33.33% 2
South East -119 33 £42,500 +20.57% 12
Work from Home -238 27 £45,000 +41.73% 2
North of England -115 21 £41,000 +22.39% 8
East of England -97 16 £21,000 -53.33% 5
Midlands -102 13 £34,000 +23.64% 3
North West -90 11 £45,000 +33.33% 5
West Midlands -92 11 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Yorkshire -81 10 £41,000 +22.39% 2
South West -71 8 £49,500 +51.53% 3
East Midlands -66 2 £38,750 +29.17% 1
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, 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.

1 131 (71.98%) Microsoft
2 115 (63.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 82 (45.05%) SQL
4 77 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (39.56%) Social Skills
5 72 (39.56%) SQL Server
6 53 (29.12%) Mathematics
7 52 (28.57%) Time Management
8 49 (26.92%) Power Platform
8 49 (26.92%) Power BI
9 48 (26.37%) C#
10 46 (25.27%) Microsoft Office
10 46 (25.27%) Marketing
11 45 (24.73%) Retail
11 45 (24.73%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (21.98%) JavaScript
13 39 (21.43%) VBA
13 39 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (19.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 33 (18.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 30 (16.48%) Degree
17 29 (15.93%) HTML
18 27 (14.84%) SharePoint
18 27 (14.84%) Azure
19 26 (14.29%) .NET
20 25 (13.74%) Relational Database
21 22 (12.09%) XML
21 22 (12.09%) Web Development
22 21 (11.54%) Data Analysis
22 21 (11.54%) Management Information System

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 27 (14.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (2.75%) CMS
4 3 (1.65%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.10%) Kentico
6 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 115 (63.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (25.27%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.55%) Alphatax
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.55%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.92%) Power Platform
2 27 (14.84%) Azure
3 12 (6.59%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (3.30%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.65%) Azure Pipelines
5 3 (1.65%) GitHub
5 3 (1.65%) SaaS
6 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.55%) AWS
7 1 (0.55%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.95%) Intranet
2 4 (2.20%) DNS
2 4 (2.20%) WebEx
3 3 (1.65%) LAN
3 3 (1.65%) Skype
3 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.65%) VPN
3 3 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.10%) Firewall
5 1 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (39.56%) SQL Server
2 49 (26.92%) Power BI
3 36 (19.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (18.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (13.74%) Relational Database
6 18 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (9.34%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (5.49%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (4.40%) Tableau
12 6 (3.30%) MySQL
13 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (1.10%) DB2
16 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (7.69%) Selenium
1 14 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (6.59%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.30%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 77 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (39.56%) Social Skills
3 46 (25.27%) Marketing
4 45 (24.73%) Retail
5 18 (9.89%) Finance
6 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.85%) Public Sector
8 6 (3.30%) Banking
9 5 (2.75%) Legal
9 5 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.65%) Advertising
11 2 (1.10%) Law
11 2 (1.10%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.55%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 64 (35.16%) Analyst
2 52 (28.57%) Developer
3 27 (14.84%) Resource Analyst
3 27 (14.84%) Resource Planning Analyst
4 15 (8.24%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 13 (7.14%) Tester
7 12 (6.59%) Regression Tester
7 12 (6.59%) Selenium Tester
8 10 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (4.95%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.95%) IT Assistant
9 9 (4.95%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Access Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Analytics Developer
12 6 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (3.30%) Consultant
12 6 (3.30%) IT Technician
12 6 (3.30%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.93%) HTML
2 26 (14.29%) .NET
3 22 (12.09%) XML
4 14 (7.69%) CSS
4 14 (7.69%) Web Services
5 11 (6.04%) jQuery
6 10 (5.49%) .NET Framework
6 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.49%) Entity Framework
7 9 (4.95%) REST
7 9 (4.95%) SOAP
8 5 (2.75%) WPF
9 4 (2.20%) ADSI
9 4 (2.20%) Apache Flex
9 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.20%) WCF
10 3 (1.65%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.65%) Node.js
10 3 (1.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.95%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.40%) Cloud Native
4 5 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.20%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (2.20%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (2.20%) NHS
6 3 (1.65%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.65%) EPoS
6 3 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) FMCG
8 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.34%) Windows
2 12 (6.59%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.65%) Android
3 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.55%) Linux
4 1 (0.55%) Unix
4 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.12%) Mathematics
2 52 (28.57%) Time Management
3 45 (24.73%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (12.09%) Web Development
6 21 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 18 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (8.24%) DevOps
9 14 (7.69%) Analytics
10 12 (6.59%) Black-Box Testing
10 12 (6.59%) Regression Testing
10 12 (6.59%) Visualisation
10 12 (6.59%) White-Box Testing
11 10 (5.49%) Computer Science
11 10 (5.49%) MVC
11 10 (5.49%) Project Delivery
11 10 (5.49%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.49%) Statistics
12 9 (4.95%) ETL
12 9 (4.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 82 (45.05%) SQL
2 48 (26.37%) C#
3 40 (21.98%) JavaScript
4 39 (21.43%) VBA
5 16 (8.79%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.04%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.95%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.85%) MATLAB
9 6 (3.30%) PHP
9 6 (3.30%) Python
9 6 (3.30%) VB
10 5 (2.75%) C
11 4 (2.20%) Java
12 3 (1.65%) Ruby
13 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (16.48%) Degree
2 5 (2.75%) CBAP
3 4 (2.20%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.79%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.85%) GDPR
3 5 (2.75%) Good Clinical Practice
4 4 (2.20%) QA
5 3 (1.65%) Accessibility
6 2 (1.10%) SLA
7 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) EnCase
Vendors
1 131 (71.98%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.14%) Oracle
3 12 (6.59%) SAP
4 7 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.75%) Capita
6 4 (2.20%) Civica
7 2 (1.10%) Citrix
7 2 (1.10%) Cognos
7 2 (1.10%) Google
8 1 (0.55%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.55%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.55%) Ariba
8 1 (0.55%) Cellebrite
8 1 (0.55%) Facebook
8 1 (0.55%) Lotus
8 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.55%) Veeam
8 1 (0.55%) VMware