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

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 335 315
Rank change year-on-year -15 -20  
Permanent jobs citing VBA 747 918 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.95% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 1.79% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 637 750 921
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
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 50204 51240 57032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.13% 52.79% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42122 44388 48638
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 26 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 26 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 -24 726 £45,000 - 82
London -15 419 £55,000 +4.76% 38
South East +35 91 £32,500 -13.33% 14
City of London -7 74 £55,000 +6.79% 13
Yorkshire +18 52 £35,000 - 9
West Yorkshire +39 45 £35,000 - 9
North West -62 42 £30,000 -20.00% 8
Leeds +33 38 £37,500 +5.63% 9
South West +7 35 £36,750 +13.07% 6
East of England -30 34 £40,000 - 2
Kent +37 32 £33,500 +9.38% 1
West Midlands +4 28 £31,250 -3.84% 5
East Midlands +9 26 £30,000 -14.28%
Wiltshire +22 24 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Essex +7 20 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Manchester -43 20 £27,750 -26.00% 5
Oxfordshire +11 17 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 16 £32,750 -34.50% 2
Northampton +7 15 £29,000 -17.14%
Northamptonshire +3 15 £29,000 -17.14%
Swindon - 14 £51,000 -
Berkshire +21 13 £42,500 +24.08% 1
Milton Keynes 0 13 £39,250 -39.61% 2
Scotland -15 13 £30,000 -23.80% 3
Cheshire -30 13 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Chelmsford - 12 £40,000 -
Canterbury - 12 £27,500 -
Birmingham +9 11 £38,500 -35.83% 3
Oxford +17 10 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Hertfordshire -20 10 £33,750 -15.62% 1

For the 6 months to 26 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 1014 (71.36%) SQL
2 982 (69.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 669 (47.08%) Finance
4 587 (41.31%) SQL Server
5 436 (30.68%) C#
6 419 (29.49%) Microsoft
7 394 (27.73%) .NET
8 341 (24.00%) Degree
9 321 (22.59%) Analytical Skills
10 303 (21.32%) Analytics
11 293 (20.62%) Business Intelligence
12 232 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 231 (16.26%) Oracle
14 222 (15.62%) MS Access
15 198 (13.93%) XML
16 189 (13.30%) Front Office
17 188 (13.23%) Banking
18 179 (12.60%) VB
19 177 (12.46%) Python
20 174 (12.24%) JavaScript
21 169 (11.89%) Windows
22 164 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
22 164 (11.54%) Mathematics
23 160 (11.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 158 (11.12%) HTML
24 158 (11.12%) T-SQL
25 145 (10.20%) MVC
26 142 (9.99%) ASP.NET
27 139 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
28 134 (9.43%) Microsoft Office

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
1 117 (8.23%) SAS
2 88 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 43 (3.03%) IIS
4 40 (2.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 29 (2.04%) Apache
5 29 (2.04%) MS Exchange
6 26 (1.83%) Alfresco
7 23 (1.62%) JBoss
7 23 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 23 (1.62%) WebLogic
7 23 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 22 (1.55%) Joomla!
8 22 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 18 (1.27%) CMS
10 15 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.63%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 982 (69.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 134 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (4.64%) Spreadsheet
4 50 (3.52%) SPSS
5 38 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 30 (2.11%) 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 24 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.41%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 16 (1.13%) SAP BPC
4 15 (1.06%) Endur
5 12 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
6 10 (0.70%) Visualfiles
7 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
9 4 (0.28%) Misys Opics
9 4 (0.28%) Softmar
10 3 (0.21%) Aligne
10 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.21%) HFM
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (1.97%) GitHub
5 23 (1.62%) Google Analytics
6 22 (1.55%) Adobe Analytics
7 19 (1.34%) Office 365
8 10 (0.70%) SaaS
9 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.28%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.070%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.070%) Heroku
13 1 (0.070%) IaaS
13 1 (0.070%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.11%) Intranet
2 14 (0.99%) DNS
3 13 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.84%) DHCP
5 10 (0.70%) Firewall
6 7 (0.49%) WAN
6 7 (0.49%) WebEx
7 6 (0.42%) HTTP
7 6 (0.42%) VPN
8 4 (0.28%) Internet
8 4 (0.28%) SAN
9 3 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.21%) LAN
10 2 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.14%) PBX
10 2 (0.14%) Softphone
10 2 (0.14%) VoIP
10 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.070%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.070%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (41.31%) SQL Server
2 232 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 222 (15.62%) MS Access
4 160 (11.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 139 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
6 100 (7.04%) BusinessObjects
7 77 (5.42%) Power BI
8 74 (5.21%) MySQL
9 72 (5.07%) Data Mining
9 72 (5.07%) Relational Database
10 71 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 62 (4.36%) QlikView
11 62 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 53 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 40 (2.81%) MongoDB
14 37 (2.60%) NoSQL
15 35 (2.46%) Hadoop
16 29 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
16 29 (2.04%) Spotfire
17 27 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 64 (4.50%) Visual Studio
2 61 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (3.24%) Subversion
4 43 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 32 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 30 (2.11%) Eclipse
7 29 (2.04%) 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 (0.70%) 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
1 669 (47.08%) Finance
2 189 (13.30%) Front Office
3 188 (13.23%) Banking
4 98 (6.90%) Marketing
5 71 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 58 (4.08%) Legal
7 47 (3.31%) Advertising
8 40 (2.81%) Retail
9 38 (2.67%) Law
10 30 (2.11%) Telecoms
11 26 (1.83%) Manufacturing
12 24 (1.69%) Billing
13 23 (1.62%) Back Office
14 17 (1.20%) Games
15 16 (1.13%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.91%) German Language
16 13 (0.91%) Publishing
17 12 (0.84%) French Language
18 8 (0.56%) Electronics
19 6 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 593 (41.73%) Analyst
2 540 (38.00%) Developer
3 185 (13.02%) SQL Developer
4 184 (12.95%) Data Analyst
5 165 (11.61%) C# Developer
6 129 (9.08%) SQL Analyst
7 110 (7.74%) .NET Developer
7 110 (7.74%) Support Analyst
8 83 (5.84%) Applications Support
8 83 (5.84%) VBA Developer
9 62 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 61 (4.29%) Excel Analyst
11 60 (4.22%) Consultant
12 58 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
13 57 (4.01%) Software Developer
14 55 (3.87%) Senior Developer
15 53 (3.73%) Junior
15 53 (3.73%) SQL Data Analyst
16 49 (3.45%) Database Developer
16 49 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (27.73%) .NET
2 198 (13.93%) XML
3 158 (11.12%) HTML
4 142 (9.99%) ASP.NET
5 99 (6.97%) Web Services
6 82 (5.77%) AngularJS
7 78 (5.49%) CSS
8 69 (4.86%) .NET Framework
9 63 (4.43%) WCF
9 63 (4.43%) WPF
10 57 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 50 (3.52%) jQuery
12 38 (2.67%) Entity Framework
12 38 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 37 (2.60%) Ajax
14 30 (2.11%) SOAP
15 27 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (1.90%) J2EE
16 25 (1.76%) React
17 24 (1.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 321 (22.59%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (8.87%) Management Information System
3 118 (8.30%) Computer Science
4 71 (5.00%) Fixed Income
5 50 (3.52%) Derivative
5 50 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 50 (3.52%) Hedge funds
6 48 (3.38%) Credit Risk
7 41 (2.89%) Equities
8 28 (1.97%) Driving Licence
9 24 (1.69%) Client/Server
10 23 (1.62%) NHS
10 23 (1.62%) N-Tier
11 20 (1.41%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.27%) Fintech
12 18 (1.27%) Replication
13 16 (1.13%) User Experience
14 15 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.99%) Market Risk
16 13 (0.91%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 169 (11.89%) Windows
2 74 (5.21%) Linux
3 63 (4.43%) Windows Server
4 52 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (3.03%) Unix
7 28 (1.97%) Windows 7
8 27 (1.90%) Android
9 22 (1.55%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.77%) 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 (0.070%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.070%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.070%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (21.32%) Analytics
2 293 (20.62%) Business Intelligence
3 164 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 145 (10.20%) MVC
5 133 (9.36%) Data Analysis
6 93 (6.54%) Statistics
7 88 (6.19%) Asset Management
8 85 (5.98%) ETL
9 84 (5.91%) CRM
10 79 (5.56%) Data Modelling
11 78 (5.49%) SDLC
12 77 (5.42%) OO
13 74 (5.21%) ITIL
14 68 (4.79%) Test Automation
15 67 (4.71%) Data Analytics
15 67 (4.71%) Project Management
16 66 (4.64%) Visualisation
17 65 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
18 62 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1014 (71.36%) SQL
2 436 (30.68%) C#
3 179 (12.60%) VB
4 177 (12.46%) Python
5 174 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 158 (11.12%) T-SQL
7 114 (8.02%) Java
8 107 (7.53%) PHP
9 96 (6.76%) C++
10 92 (6.47%) VB.NET
11 91 (6.40%) R
12 88 (6.19%) PowerShell
13 39 (2.74%) PL/SQL
14 37 (2.60%) C
15 33 (2.32%) Perl
16 32 (2.25%) MATLAB
17 23 (1.62%) Delphi
17 23 (1.62%) VBScript
18 22 (1.55%) Pascal
19 21 (1.48%) F#
Qualifications
1 341 (24.00%) Degree
2 63 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 42 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
5 32 (2.25%) SC Cleared
6 26 (1.83%) PhD
7 15 (1.06%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.91%) 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 (0.070%) CISA
11 1 (0.070%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.63%) 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 4 (0.28%) MiFID
7 4 (0.28%) PMO
8 3 (0.21%) EMIR
8 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.070%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.84%) XenApp
3 11 (0.77%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.70%) 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
7 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.070%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.070%) 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%) EMC NetWorker
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%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.070%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 419 (29.49%) Microsoft
2 231 (16.26%) Oracle
3 133 (9.36%) Tableau
4 91 (6.40%) SAP
5 64 (4.50%) IBM
6 42 (2.96%) Cognos
7 35 (2.46%) Bloomberg
8 27 (1.90%) Google
9 26 (1.83%) Cisco
10 25 (1.76%) Atlassian
11 24 (1.69%) Citrix
11 24 (1.69%) Perforce
12 23 (1.62%) Adobe
12 23 (1.62%) Reuters
13 22 (1.55%) OpenLink
14 20 (1.41%) VMware
15 19 (1.34%) HP
16 17 (1.20%) iManage
17 12 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
18 11 (0.77%) Coremetrics
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: Salary dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefit and 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
networx
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 5 days ago