The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK
Rank 367 352 299
Rank change year-on-year -15 -53  
Permanent jobs citing VBA 672 916 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.90% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.74% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 562 772 931
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

VBA is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 45693 52749 53133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.47% 51.55% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38788 45434 45140
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VBA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in the UK

VBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBA.

Salary trend for VBA in the UK

VBA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VBA in the UK

VBA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 633 £45,000 - 103
London +20 362 £52,500 +5.00% 46
South East +8 73 £36,500 -18.88% 19
City of London -13 65 £60,000 +11.11% 12
South West +22 43 £35,000 - 7
Yorkshire +8 40 £35,000 +2.41% 11
North West -52 36 £33,000 -5.71% 11
Scotland +12 30 £29,000 -22.66% 6
West Midlands +31 29 £36,500 +4.28% 2
West Yorkshire -2 29 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Glasgow +46 28 £29,000 -22.66% 2
East of England +10 27 £42,500 +10.38% 2
Manchester -41 25 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Leeds +2 24 £35,000 -12.50% 8
East Midlands -18 24 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Bristol +2 19 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Surrey +16 18 £42,500 -6.59% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 14 £40,000 -30.43% 4
Hertfordshire +3 14 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Wiltshire +28 13 £32,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +8 13 - - 2
Chippenham +20 12 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Nottingham +20 11 - -
Heathrow +3 11 £28,500 -
Berkshire +36 10 £27,500 +3.77% 5
Hampshire +18 10 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Birmingham +17 10 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Milton Keynes +9 10 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Stockport - 10 £32,000 - 1
Warwickshire +29 8 £36,500 +4.28%

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing VBA 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 VBA.

1 963 (72.03%) SQL
2 553 (41.36%) Finance
3 549 (41.06%) SQL Server
4 511 (38.22%) MS Excel
5 408 (30.52%) Microsoft
5 408 (30.52%) .NET
6 402 (30.07%) C#
7 340 (25.43%) Business Intelligence
8 314 (23.49%) Degree
9 308 (23.04%) Analytical Skills
10 275 (20.57%) Analytics
11 255 (19.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 218 (16.31%) Oracle
13 202 (15.11%) HTML
14 196 (14.66%) MS Access
14 196 (14.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 195 (14.58%) JavaScript
16 187 (13.99%) XML
17 172 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
18 170 (12.72%) T-SQL
19 168 (12.57%) Banking
19 168 (12.57%) Mathematics
20 161 (12.04%) VB
21 154 (11.52%) Python
22 152 (11.37%) Data Warehouse
23 149 (11.14%) VB.NET
24 140 (10.47%) Tableau
25 133 (9.95%) Computer Science
26 131 (9.80%) MS Office
27 128 (9.57%) ASP.NET

VBA
Top Related 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
1 115 (8.60%) SAS
2 110 (8.23%) SharePoint
3 48 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 35 (2.62%) Apache
5 34 (2.54%) IIS
6 31 (2.32%) Alfresco
7 29 (2.17%) WebLogic
8 28 (2.09%) JBoss
8 28 (2.09%) WebSphere
9 27 (2.02%) Joomla!
10 18 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (0.97%) CMS
11 13 (0.97%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
12 11 (0.82%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.45%) FormScape
14 6 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 511 (38.22%) MS Excel
2 131 (9.80%) MS Office
3 51 (3.81%) SPSS
4 32 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
5 29 (2.17%) MS Visio
6 28 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.75%) MS Project
8 7 (0.52%) Stata
9 5 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.37%) XMetaL
10 4 (0.30%) SPSS Modeler
11 3 (0.22%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.15%) EViews
13 1 (0.075%) Maple
13 1 (0.075%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 39 (2.92%) Visualfiles
2 26 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 14 (1.05%) SAP BPC
5 12 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.67%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 8 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.45%) Primavera
9 5 (0.37%) CODA-Financials
9 5 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.30%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
11 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.15%) Orchestrade
12 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.17%) GitHub
3 26 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.65%) Adobe Analytics
4 22 (1.65%) Google Analytics
5 19 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.05%) Office 365
7 10 (0.75%) SaaS
8 7 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.075%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.075%) Heroku
11 1 (0.075%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.12%) DNS
1 15 (1.12%) Intranet
2 12 (0.90%) DHCP
3 11 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.52%) Extranet
4 7 (0.52%) Firewall
4 7 (0.52%) WAN
5 5 (0.37%) Internet
5 5 (0.37%) Wireless
6 4 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (0.30%) LDAP
6 4 (0.30%) MVNO
7 3 (0.22%) FTP
7 3 (0.22%) SMTP
7 3 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.15%) HTTP
8 2 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.15%) LAN
8 2 (0.15%) VoIP
8 2 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 549 (41.06%) SQL Server
2 255 (19.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 196 (14.66%) MS Access
3 196 (14.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 152 (11.37%) Data Warehouse
5 86 (6.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 82 (6.13%) BusinessObjects
7 78 (5.83%) QlikView
7 78 (5.83%) Relational Database
8 76 (5.68%) Power BI
9 69 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 64 (4.79%) MySQL
11 51 (3.81%) Data Mining
12 46 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 45 (3.37%) Big Data
14 41 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
15 39 (2.92%) MongoDB
16 30 (2.24%) Hadoop
17 26 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
18 25 (1.87%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 74 (5.53%) Visual Studio
2 55 (4.11%) Subversion
3 48 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 38 (2.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 35 (2.62%) Jenkins
7 29 (2.17%) Maven
8 27 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
9 26 (1.94%) Eclipse
10 24 (1.80%) Bitbucket
11 12 (0.90%) HP UFT
12 10 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (0.45%) Selenium
13 6 (0.45%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.45%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.45%) Yeoman
14 5 (0.37%) JIRA
14 5 (0.37%) NUnit
15 4 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
15 4 (0.30%) Protractor
General
1 553 (41.36%) Finance
2 168 (12.57%) Banking
3 128 (9.57%) Front Office
4 92 (6.88%) Marketing
5 59 (4.41%) Retail
6 50 (3.74%) Law
7 47 (3.52%) Telecoms
8 46 (3.44%) Investment Banking
9 44 (3.29%) Advertising
10 29 (2.17%) Manufacturing
11 28 (2.09%) Legal
12 21 (1.57%) Financial Institution
13 20 (1.50%) Back Office
14 14 (1.05%) Publishing
15 11 (0.82%) Games
15 11 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.67%) German Language
17 7 (0.52%) Electronics
17 7 (0.52%) French Language
18 4 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 536 (40.09%) Developer
2 495 (37.02%) Analyst
3 164 (12.27%) Data Analyst
4 157 (11.74%) SQL Developer
5 143 (10.70%) C# Developer
6 110 (8.23%) SQL Analyst
7 97 (7.26%) .NET Developer
8 72 (5.39%) VBA Developer
9 69 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 63 (4.71%) Software Developer
11 61 (4.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 61 (4.56%) Senior Developer
12 59 (4.41%) Consultant
13 57 (4.26%) SQL Data Analyst
14 52 (3.89%) Support Analyst
15 49 (3.66%) Insight Analyst
16 48 (3.59%) Excel Analyst
17 47 (3.52%) Database Developer
18 44 (3.29%) Applications Support
19 43 (3.22%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (30.52%) .NET
2 202 (15.11%) HTML
3 187 (13.99%) XML
4 128 (9.57%) ASP.NET
5 95 (7.11%) CSS
6 82 (6.13%) Web Services
7 77 (5.76%) jQuery
8 72 (5.39%) AngularJS
9 67 (5.01%) .NET Framework
10 62 (4.64%) WCF
11 60 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 59 (4.41%) WPF
13 43 (3.22%) Ajax
14 35 (2.62%) SOAP
15 32 (2.39%) J2EE
16 27 (2.02%) Backbone.js
16 27 (2.02%) Dojo
16 27 (2.02%) Ember.js
16 27 (2.02%) JSP
16 27 (2.02%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 308 (23.04%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (9.95%) Computer Science
3 80 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 65 (4.86%) Hedge funds
5 61 (4.56%) Fixed Income
6 35 (2.62%) Driving Licence
6 35 (2.62%) Equities
7 34 (2.54%) Credit Risk
8 32 (2.39%) Derivative
8 32 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (1.94%) Algorithms
9 26 (1.94%) Fintech
10 22 (1.65%) FMCG
11 21 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.57%) User Experience
12 20 (1.50%) Replication
13 17 (1.27%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.20%) N-Tier
15 15 (1.12%) Client/Server
16 12 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 128 (9.57%) Windows
2 56 (4.19%) Linux
2 56 (4.19%) Unix
3 33 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 29 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (2.09%) Android
5 28 (2.09%) Windows Server
6 27 (2.02%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.75%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.67%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.30%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.22%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.15%) AIX
13 2 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (25.43%) Business Intelligence
2 275 (20.57%) Analytics
3 172 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (12.57%) Mathematics
5 121 (9.05%) MVC
6 120 (8.98%) Data Analysis
7 109 (8.15%) ETL
8 103 (7.70%) OO
9 96 (7.18%) Statistics
10 91 (6.81%) ITIL
11 83 (6.21%) SDLC
12 82 (6.13%) CRM
12 82 (6.13%) Data Modelling
13 73 (5.46%) Visualisation
14 70 (5.24%) Project Management
15 69 (5.16%) Software Engineering
16 67 (5.01%) Investment Management
17 66 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
18 62 (4.64%) Data Analytics
19 59 (4.41%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 963 (72.03%) SQL
2 402 (30.07%) C#
3 195 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 170 (12.72%) T-SQL
5 161 (12.04%) VB
6 154 (11.52%) Python
7 149 (11.14%) VB.NET
8 122 (9.12%) Java
9 105 (7.85%) PowerShell
10 95 (7.11%) C++
11 91 (6.81%) PHP
12 86 (6.43%) R
13 56 (4.19%) C
14 51 (3.81%) Perl
15 44 (3.29%) PL/SQL
16 40 (2.99%) F#
17 34 (2.54%) MATLAB
18 32 (2.39%) VBScript
19 28 (2.09%) Delphi
19 28 (2.09%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 314 (23.49%) Degree
2 45 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.72%) PhD
5 14 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.90%) ISEB
7 10 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.52%) PMP
9 6 (0.45%) HND
10 5 (0.37%) MCAD
10 5 (0.37%) MCSD
10 5 (0.37%) MCSE
11 4 (0.30%) ACCA
11 4 (0.30%) CIMA
11 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.22%) CCNA
13 2 (0.15%) CCNP
14 1 (0.075%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.19%) Data Quality
2 30 (2.24%) QA
3 23 (1.72%) SLA
4 21 (1.57%) Basel III
5 5 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.37%) MiFID
6 4 (0.30%) EMIR
6 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.30%) PMO
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.075%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (3.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.12%) XenApp
3 12 (0.90%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.75%) Docker
5 9 (0.67%) XenServer
6 7 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (0.45%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.22%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.075%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.075%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (2.02%) Nagios
2 5 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.30%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.30%) Malwarebytes
4 3 (0.22%) SCCM
5 2 (0.15%) Control-M
5 2 (0.15%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.075%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.075%) Graylog
6 1 (0.075%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 408 (30.52%) Microsoft
2 218 (16.31%) Oracle
3 140 (10.47%) Tableau
4 80 (5.98%) SAP
5 69 (5.16%) IBM
6 39 (2.92%) LexisNexis
7 36 (2.69%) Cognos
8 35 (2.62%) Bloomberg
9 31 (2.32%) HP
10 30 (2.24%) Citrix
11 28 (2.09%) Google
12 26 (1.94%) Adobe
13 24 (1.80%) Perforce
14 23 (1.72%) Reuters
15 21 (1.57%) VMware
16 19 (1.42%) Cisco
17 14 (1.05%) Coremetrics
18 12 (0.90%) Charles River
19 11 (0.82%) Blue Prism
20 10 (0.75%) Cognizant
London
Innocent Drinks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicestershire
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 35000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Codex
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: Salary dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago