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

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 328 332
Rank change year-on-year -26 +4  
Permanent jobs citing VBA 715 939 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.95% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 1.82% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 604 784 857
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 £28,875 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.73%  

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 47733 51520 56435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.19% 52.33% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40404 44546 48043
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 May 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 May 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 -8 689 £45,000 - 94
London -24 388 £55,000 +4.76% 46
South East +37 86 £32,500 -18.75% 14
City of London -9 74 £57,500 +8.49% 10
Yorkshire +36 53 £35,000 - 5
North West -48 47 £32,000 -14.66% 11
South West +23 44 £37,500 +15.38% 8
West Yorkshire +38 37 £35,000 -1.40% 5
East of England -7 37 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Leeds +31 34 £35,000 -1.40% 3
West Midlands +21 29 £27,500 -14.06% 1
Manchester -40 26 £32,250 -14.00% 9
Kent +45 24 £27,500 -4.34% 1
Wiltshire +23 21 £35,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +16 18 £32,500 -50.00% 3
Scotland -1 18 £31,500 -29.01% 2
Essex +3 16 £40,000 - 1
Bristol -1 15 £40,000 +8.99% 3
Cheshire -17 15 £30,000 +5.26% 2
Glasgow +28 14 £31,500 -16.00%
Milton Keynes +11 14 £36,500 -43.84% 2
Hertfordshire 0 14 £33,250 -13.63% 3
Berkshire +25 12 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Oxfordshire +6 12 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Canterbury - 11 £27,500 - 1
Birmingham +15 10 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Swindon - 10 £51,000 - 2
Chelmsford - 10 £40,000 -
Reading +27 9 £46,250 -2.63%
East Midlands -20 9 £30,500 -6.15% 3

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 968 (71.81%) SQL
2 949 (70.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 608 (45.10%) Finance
4 569 (42.21%) SQL Server
5 419 (31.08%) C#
6 397 (29.45%) Microsoft
7 384 (28.49%) .NET
8 338 (25.07%) Degree
9 310 (23.00%) Business Intelligence
10 305 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
11 292 (21.66%) Analytics
12 231 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 228 (16.91%) Oracle
14 216 (16.02%) MS Access
15 202 (14.99%) XML
16 177 (13.13%) JavaScript
17 171 (12.69%) T-SQL
18 169 (12.54%) Python
19 167 (12.39%) Banking
19 167 (12.39%) VB
19 167 (12.39%) Mathematics
20 163 (12.09%) HTML
21 162 (12.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 161 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
23 153 (11.35%) Front Office
24 148 (10.98%) ASP.NET
24 148 (10.98%) Windows
25 146 (10.83%) MVC
26 139 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
27 134 (9.94%) Computer Science

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
1 114 (8.46%) SAS
2 92 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 40 (2.97%) IIS
4 38 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 32 (2.37%) Apache
6 28 (2.08%) Alfresco
7 26 (1.93%) WebLogic
8 25 (1.85%) JBoss
8 25 (1.85%) WebSphere
9 24 (1.78%) Joomla!
9 24 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (1.71%) MS Exchange
11 17 (1.26%) CMS
12 14 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.59%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.45%) FormScape
17 5 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 949 (70.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 118 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
3 54 (4.01%) Spreadsheet
4 46 (3.41%) SPSS
5 28 (2.08%) MS Visio
6 27 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.37%) Stata
7 5 (0.37%) XMetaL
8 4 (0.30%) SPSS Modeler
9 3 (0.22%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.15%) EViews
11 1 (0.074%) Maple
11 1 (0.074%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 24 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.34%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 15 (1.11%) SAP BPC
4 13 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 10 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
6 9 (0.67%) Endur
6 9 (0.67%) Visualfiles
7 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.45%) Primavera
9 5 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.37%) Infor SunSystems
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
12 2 (0.15%) Misys Opics
12 2 (0.15%) Orchestrade
12 2 (0.15%) ResourceLink
12 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.23%) GitHub
4 29 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.93%) Adobe Analytics
6 23 (1.71%) Google Analytics
7 16 (1.19%) Office 365
8 13 (0.96%) SaaS
9 5 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.30%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.22%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.074%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.074%) Heroku
13 1 (0.074%) IaaS
13 1 (0.074%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.41%) Intranet
2 15 (1.11%) DNS
3 13 (0.96%) DHCP
3 13 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.89%) Firewall
5 8 (0.59%) WAN
6 6 (0.45%) HTTP
7 5 (0.37%) Internet
7 5 (0.37%) SAN
7 5 (0.37%) VPN
7 5 (0.37%) WebEx
8 4 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.30%) MVNO
9 3 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.22%) LAN
10 2 (0.15%) NAS
10 2 (0.15%) PBX
10 2 (0.15%) Softphone
10 2 (0.15%) VoIP
10 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 569 (42.21%) SQL Server
2 231 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 216 (16.02%) MS Access
4 162 (12.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 139 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
6 89 (6.60%) BusinessObjects
7 75 (5.56%) MySQL
8 71 (5.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 70 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 69 (5.12%) Power BI
11 62 (4.60%) Data Mining
12 61 (4.53%) Relational Database
13 60 (4.45%) QlikView
14 56 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (3.04%) MongoDB
16 37 (2.74%) Hadoop
17 35 (2.60%) NoSQL
18 32 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
19 31 (2.30%) Big Data
20 29 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 69 (5.12%) Visual Studio
2 63 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (3.56%) Subversion
4 44 (3.26%) Git (software)
5 34 (2.52%) Jenkins
6 30 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 26 (1.93%) Eclipse
7 26 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
8 24 (1.78%) Bitbucket
8 24 (1.78%) Maven
9 14 (1.04%) NUnit
10 12 (0.89%) HP UFT
11 11 (0.82%) JIRA
12 10 (0.74%) Selenium
13 9 (0.67%) PowerBuilder
14 8 (0.59%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.37%) InstallShield
15 5 (0.37%) MSI
15 5 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
15 5 (0.37%) Vagrant
General
1 608 (45.10%) Finance
2 167 (12.39%) Banking
3 153 (11.35%) Front Office
4 102 (7.57%) Marketing
5 57 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 57 (4.23%) Retail
6 44 (3.26%) Legal
7 39 (2.89%) Advertising
8 38 (2.82%) Telecoms
9 34 (2.52%) Manufacturing
10 32 (2.37%) Law
11 18 (1.34%) Billing
11 18 (1.34%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.26%) Games
13 16 (1.19%) Back Office
14 12 (0.89%) German Language
15 11 (0.82%) Publishing
16 10 (0.74%) French Language
17 9 (0.67%) Electronics
18 5 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 549 (40.73%) Analyst
2 504 (37.39%) Developer
3 174 (12.91%) SQL Developer
4 169 (12.54%) Data Analyst
5 158 (11.72%) C# Developer
6 119 (8.83%) SQL Analyst
7 104 (7.72%) .NET Developer
8 92 (6.82%) Support Analyst
9 72 (5.34%) VBA Developer
10 62 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 61 (4.53%) Applications Support
11 61 (4.53%) Software Developer
12 59 (4.38%) Consultant
12 59 (4.38%) Excel Analyst
13 57 (4.23%) SQL Data Analyst
14 52 (3.86%) Database Developer
15 51 (3.78%) Senior Analyst
16 48 (3.56%) Junior
16 48 (3.56%) Report Analyst
16 48 (3.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (28.49%) .NET
2 202 (14.99%) XML
3 163 (12.09%) HTML
4 148 (10.98%) ASP.NET
5 99 (7.34%) Web Services
6 87 (6.45%) AngularJS
7 76 (5.64%) CSS
8 67 (4.97%) WCF
9 66 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 57 (4.23%) WPF
11 52 (3.86%) .NET Framework
12 49 (3.64%) jQuery
13 44 (3.26%) Ajax
14 35 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 34 (2.52%) SOAP
16 29 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (2.15%) Entity Framework
17 28 (2.08%) J2EE
18 25 (1.85%) React
19 24 (1.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 305 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (9.94%) Computer Science
3 107 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 62 (4.60%) Fixed Income
5 57 (4.23%) Hedge funds
6 40 (2.97%) Credit Risk
7 35 (2.60%) Derivative
8 34 (2.52%) Equities
9 33 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 29 (2.15%) Driving Licence
11 24 (1.78%) N-Tier
12 23 (1.71%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.48%) Fintech
13 20 (1.48%) NHS
14 19 (1.41%) FMCG
15 18 (1.34%) Replication
16 16 (1.19%) Data Structures
16 16 (1.19%) User Experience
17 14 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 148 (10.98%) Windows
2 68 (5.04%) Linux
3 51 (3.78%) Windows Server
4 48 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (3.49%) Unix
6 43 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (2.15%) Windows 7
8 28 (2.08%) Android
9 24 (1.78%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.89%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.22%) Solaris
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.15%) AIX
13 2 (0.15%) CentOS
14 1 (0.074%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (23.00%) Business Intelligence
2 292 (21.66%) Analytics
3 167 (12.39%) Mathematics
4 161 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (10.83%) MVC
6 126 (9.35%) Data Analysis
7 90 (6.68%) CRM
8 89 (6.60%) Statistics
9 88 (6.53%) OO
10 87 (6.45%) ETL
11 83 (6.16%) ITIL
12 78 (5.79%) SDLC
13 76 (5.64%) Data Modelling
14 73 (5.42%) Test Automation
15 72 (5.34%) Asset Management
16 65 (4.82%) Visualisation
17 63 (4.67%) Data Analytics
17 63 (4.67%) Project Management
17 63 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
18 62 (4.60%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 968 (71.81%) SQL
2 419 (31.08%) C#
3 177 (13.13%) JavaScript
4 171 (12.69%) T-SQL
5 169 (12.54%) Python
6 167 (12.39%) VB
7 109 (8.09%) Java
8 103 (7.64%) PHP
9 99 (7.34%) VB.NET
10 86 (6.38%) C++
11 84 (6.23%) R
12 82 (6.08%) PowerShell
13 43 (3.19%) PL/SQL
14 40 (2.97%) C
15 38 (2.82%) Perl
16 31 (2.30%) MATLAB
17 26 (1.93%) Delphi
18 25 (1.85%) Pascal
19 23 (1.71%) Bash Shell
19 23 (1.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 338 (25.07%) Degree
2 49 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.15%) PhD
5 8 (0.59%) ACCA
6 7 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.52%) PMP
7 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.37%) MCSE
9 4 (0.30%) CCNA
9 4 (0.30%) MCP
9 4 (0.30%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.15%) CCNP
10 2 (0.15%) CIMA
10 2 (0.15%) ISEB
10 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.074%) CISA
11 1 (0.074%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.074%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 30 (2.23%) QA
3 26 (1.93%) SLA
4 21 (1.56%) Basel III
5 5 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.30%) EMIR
6 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.30%) MiFID
6 4 (0.30%) PMO
7 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.11%) XenApp
3 14 (1.04%) XenDesktop
4 11 (0.82%) XenServer
5 6 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.37%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.074%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.074%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.074%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (1.78%) Nagios
2 13 (0.96%) SCCM
3 5 (0.37%) SCOM
4 4 (0.30%) Graylog
5 3 (0.22%) Ansible
5 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.22%) Puppet
6 2 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.15%) Malwarebytes
7 1 (0.074%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.074%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 397 (29.45%) Microsoft
2 228 (16.91%) Oracle
3 130 (9.64%) Tableau
4 84 (6.23%) SAP
5 73 (5.42%) IBM
6 39 (2.89%) Cognos
7 32 (2.37%) Bloomberg
8 29 (2.15%) Citrix
9 27 (2.00%) Adobe
9 27 (2.00%) Google
10 26 (1.93%) Reuters
11 25 (1.85%) Cisco
12 24 (1.78%) Perforce
13 22 (1.63%) HP
14 18 (1.34%) VMware
15 16 (1.19%) Atlassian
16 15 (1.11%) Coremetrics
17 14 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
17 14 (1.04%) OpenLink
18 11 (0.82%) Blue Prism
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Information Technology Services
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
The Body Shop International
Posted: 18 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cloudscope
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 50% bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £850000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £70001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago