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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 327 323
Rank change year-on-year -32 -4  
Permanent jobs citing VBA 748 942 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.96% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 1.81% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 636 770 911
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £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 49983 51915 57092
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.09% 52.79% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 41936 44938 48682
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -25 725 £45,000 - 83
London -26 417 £55,000 +4.76% 41
South East +24 90 £32,500 -13.33% 13
City of London -13 76 £55,000 +4.76% 13
Yorkshire +31 53 £35,000 - 9
West Yorkshire +36 46 £35,000 - 9
North West -68 41 £30,000 -17.24% 9
Leeds +29 39 £40,625 +14.43% 9
South West +26 36 £38,500 +18.46% 5
East of England -37 35 £40,000 - 1
Kent +43 32 £33,500 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +3 28 £31,250 -3.84% 5
East Midlands +3 26 £30,000 -14.28%
Wiltshire +20 25 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Essex +9 20 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Manchester -25 20 £27,750 -26.00% 5
Oxfordshire +19 17 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 16 £32,750 -34.50% 2
Northampton +1 15 £29,000 -17.14%
Northamptonshire 0 15 £29,000 -17.14%
Scotland -5 15 £30,000 -23.80% 4
Swindon - 14 £51,000 -
Berkshire +30 13 £42,500 +24.08% 1
Milton Keynes +7 13 £39,250 -39.61% 2
Cheshire -29 13 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Chelmsford - 12 £40,000 -
Canterbury - 12 £27,500 -
Birmingham +13 11 £38,500 -35.83% 3
Hertfordshire -22 11 £32,500 -23.52%
Oxford +12 10 £32,500 -13.33% 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1011 (71.30%) SQL
2 982 (69.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 670 (47.25%) Finance
4 587 (41.40%) SQL Server
5 437 (30.82%) C#
6 415 (29.27%) Microsoft
7 396 (27.93%) .NET
8 342 (24.12%) Degree
9 321 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
10 302 (21.30%) Analytics
11 293 (20.66%) Business Intelligence
12 231 (16.29%) Oracle
12 231 (16.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 222 (15.66%) MS Access
14 200 (14.10%) XML
15 190 (13.40%) Banking
15 190 (13.40%) Front Office
16 178 (12.55%) VB
17 177 (12.48%) Python
18 175 (12.34%) JavaScript
19 168 (11.85%) Windows
20 165 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
21 164 (11.57%) Mathematics
22 159 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 158 (11.14%) T-SQL
24 157 (11.07%) HTML
25 146 (10.30%) MVC
26 143 (10.08%) ASP.NET
27 140 (9.87%) Data Warehouse
28 134 (9.45%) Data Analysis

VBA
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
1 116 (8.18%) SAS
2 90 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 42 (2.96%) IIS
4 41 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 29 (2.05%) Apache
6 28 (1.97%) MS Exchange
7 26 (1.83%) Alfresco
8 24 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 23 (1.62%) JBoss
9 23 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 23 (1.62%) WebLogic
9 23 (1.62%) WebSphere
10 22 (1.55%) Joomla!
11 18 (1.27%) CMS
12 14 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (0.63%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
16 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 982 (69.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (9.31%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
4 50 (3.53%) SPSS
5 36 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 30 (2.12%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.28%) Stata
8 4 (0.28%) XMetaL
9 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.14%) EViews
10 2 (0.14%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 25 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.41%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 15 (1.06%) Endur
3 15 (1.06%) SAP BPC
4 11 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
5 10 (0.71%) Visualfiles
6 6 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
8 4 (0.28%) Misys Opics
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.28%) Softmar
9 3 (0.21%) Aligne
9 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.14%) HFM
10 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (1.97%) GitHub
5 23 (1.62%) Adobe Analytics
5 23 (1.62%) Google Analytics
6 19 (1.34%) Office 365
7 10 (0.71%) SaaS
8 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.28%) Basecamp
10 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.071%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.071%) Heroku
12 1 (0.071%) IaaS
12 1 (0.071%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.05%) Intranet
2 15 (1.06%) DNS
3 13 (0.92%) DHCP
3 13 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.71%) Firewall
5 7 (0.49%) WAN
5 7 (0.49%) WebEx
6 6 (0.42%) HTTP
6 6 (0.42%) VPN
7 4 (0.28%) Internet
7 4 (0.28%) SAN
8 3 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.21%) LAN
9 2 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.14%) MVNO
9 2 (0.14%) PBX
9 2 (0.14%) Softphone
9 2 (0.14%) VoIP
9 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.071%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (41.40%) SQL Server
2 231 (16.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 222 (15.66%) MS Access
4 159 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 140 (9.87%) Data Warehouse
6 100 (7.05%) BusinessObjects
7 76 (5.36%) Power BI
8 74 (5.22%) MySQL
9 72 (5.08%) Data Mining
9 72 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 70 (4.94%) Relational Database
11 64 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 63 (4.44%) QlikView
13 54 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 40 (2.82%) MongoDB
15 37 (2.61%) NoSQL
16 36 (2.54%) Hadoop
17 30 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
18 29 (2.05%) Spotfire
19 27 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 64 (4.51%) Visual Studio
2 61 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (3.24%) Subversion
4 43 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 32 (2.26%) Jenkins
6 30 (2.12%) Eclipse
7 29 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 25 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
9 24 (1.69%) Bitbucket
10 22 (1.55%) Maven
11 17 (1.20%) NUnit
12 15 (1.06%) JIRA
13 10 (0.71%) Selenium
14 9 (0.63%) HP UFT
14 9 (0.63%) PowerBuilder
15 8 (0.56%) TeamCity
16 7 (0.49%) MSI
17 5 (0.35%) InstallShield
17 5 (0.35%) Vagrant
17 5 (0.35%) Yeoman
General
1 670 (47.25%) Finance
2 190 (13.40%) Banking
2 190 (13.40%) Front Office
3 99 (6.98%) Marketing
4 71 (5.01%) Investment Banking
5 55 (3.88%) Legal
6 49 (3.46%) Advertising
7 41 (2.89%) Retail
8 36 (2.54%) Law
9 31 (2.19%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.83%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.69%) Back Office
12 22 (1.55%) Billing
13 17 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 17 (1.20%) Games
14 13 (0.92%) German Language
14 13 (0.92%) Publishing
15 12 (0.85%) French Language
16 8 (0.56%) Electronics
17 6 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 590 (41.61%) Analyst
2 538 (37.94%) Developer
3 184 (12.98%) Data Analyst
4 182 (12.83%) SQL Developer
5 166 (11.71%) C# Developer
6 126 (8.89%) SQL Analyst
7 110 (7.76%) .NET Developer
8 109 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 83 (5.85%) Applications Support
10 81 (5.71%) VBA Developer
11 61 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 61 (4.30%) Excel Analyst
12 59 (4.16%) Consultant
13 58 (4.09%) Applications Support Analyst
13 58 (4.09%) Software Developer
14 54 (3.81%) Senior Developer
15 53 (3.74%) Junior
15 53 (3.74%) SQL Data Analyst
16 50 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
17 48 (3.39%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (27.93%) .NET
2 200 (14.10%) XML
3 157 (11.07%) HTML
4 143 (10.08%) ASP.NET
5 100 (7.05%) Web Services
6 83 (5.85%) AngularJS
7 77 (5.43%) CSS
8 69 (4.87%) .NET Framework
9 63 (4.44%) WCF
9 63 (4.44%) WPF
10 58 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 50 (3.53%) jQuery
12 38 (2.68%) Ajax
12 38 (2.68%) Entity Framework
12 38 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 30 (2.12%) SOAP
14 27 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (1.90%) J2EE
15 25 (1.76%) React
16 24 (1.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 321 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 118 (8.32%) Computer Science
4 72 (5.08%) Fixed Income
5 51 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 50 (3.53%) Derivative
6 50 (3.53%) Hedge funds
7 47 (3.31%) Credit Risk
8 42 (2.96%) Equities
9 28 (1.97%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 23 (1.62%) N-Tier
12 22 (1.55%) NHS
13 20 (1.41%) Data Structures
14 18 (1.27%) Fintech
14 18 (1.27%) Replication
15 17 (1.20%) User Experience
16 16 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.99%) Market Risk
18 13 (0.92%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 168 (11.85%) Windows
2 74 (5.22%) Linux
3 61 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 52 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (3.03%) Unix
7 29 (2.05%) Windows 7
8 27 (1.90%) Android
9 22 (1.55%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.78%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.28%) Solaris
11 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.14%) AIX
13 2 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.071%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.071%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.071%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (21.30%) Analytics
2 293 (20.66%) Business Intelligence
3 165 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
4 164 (11.57%) Mathematics
5 146 (10.30%) MVC
6 134 (9.45%) Data Analysis
7 93 (6.56%) Statistics
8 88 (6.21%) Asset Management
9 86 (6.06%) CRM
9 86 (6.06%) ETL
10 79 (5.57%) Data Modelling
11 78 (5.50%) OO
12 77 (5.43%) SDLC
13 73 (5.15%) ITIL
14 68 (4.80%) Project Management
14 68 (4.80%) Test Automation
15 66 (4.65%) Visualisation
16 64 (4.51%) Data Analytics
16 64 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
17 61 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1011 (71.30%) SQL
2 437 (30.82%) C#
3 178 (12.55%) VB
4 177 (12.48%) Python
5 175 (12.34%) JavaScript
6 158 (11.14%) T-SQL
7 114 (8.04%) Java
8 107 (7.55%) PHP
9 95 (6.70%) C++
10 93 (6.56%) VB.NET
11 92 (6.49%) R
12 86 (6.06%) PowerShell
13 41 (2.89%) PL/SQL
14 37 (2.61%) C
15 34 (2.40%) Perl
16 32 (2.26%) MATLAB
17 23 (1.62%) Delphi
18 22 (1.55%) Pascal
18 22 (1.55%) VBScript
19 21 (1.48%) F#
Qualifications
1 342 (24.12%) Degree
2 63 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 43 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
5 32 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 26 (1.83%) PhD
7 15 (1.06%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.92%) ACCA
9 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.28%) MCP
9 4 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.28%) PMP
9 4 (0.28%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.21%) CCNA
10 3 (0.21%) CIMA
10 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.21%) MCSE
10 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.071%) CISA
11 1 (0.071%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 27 (1.90%) QA
3 25 (1.76%) SLA
4 21 (1.48%) Basel III
5 7 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
6 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.35%) MiFID
8 4 (0.28%) EMIR
8 4 (0.28%) PMO
9 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.99%) XenApp
3 13 (0.92%) XenDesktop
4 11 (0.78%) XenServer
5 7 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.35%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.071%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.071%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (1.55%) Nagios
2 15 (1.06%) SCCM
3 7 (0.49%) SCOM
4 4 (0.28%) Graylog
5 3 (0.21%) Ansible
5 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.21%) Puppet
5 3 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.14%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.071%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 415 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 231 (16.29%) Oracle
3 133 (9.38%) Tableau
4 89 (6.28%) SAP
5 64 (4.51%) IBM
6 41 (2.89%) Cognos
7 38 (2.68%) Bloomberg
8 27 (1.90%) Cisco
8 27 (1.90%) Google
9 26 (1.83%) Citrix
10 25 (1.76%) Atlassian
10 25 (1.76%) Reuters
11 24 (1.69%) Adobe
11 24 (1.69%) Perforce
12 22 (1.55%) OpenLink
13 20 (1.41%) HP
14 19 (1.34%) VMware
15 15 (1.06%) iManage
16 12 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
17 11 (0.78%) Coremetrics
Blackpool, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: Salary dependant on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per day
Posted: 17 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
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
networx
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefit and 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-35k DOE + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Analysys Mason
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 2 days ago