Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for VBA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBA over the 6 months to 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 98 128
Rank change year-on-year -22 +30 +20
Permanent jobs citing VBA 8 41 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.41% 2.01% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 3.64% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 38 13
Wales median annual salary £64,250 £36,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.24% +13.28% +13.67%
10th Percentile £27,220 £32,500 £21,650
90th Percentile £98,500 £43,750 £35,650
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

VBA is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 994 1,125 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 51.18% 55.17% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 871 943 894
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,175
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.11% +4.47%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,749 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,725
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.55% +4.68%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Wales

VBA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for VBA in Wales

VBA
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for VBA in Wales

VBA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. 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
South Wales -26 7 £90,000 +148.28% 3
West Wales +13 1 £25,500 +4.08%
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT jobs citing VBA 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for VBA.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) DB2
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Data Science
4 4 (50.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (37.50%) Power BI
5 3 (37.50%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (37.50%) Power Platform
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (37.50%) R
5 3 (37.50%) Tableau
5 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
5 3 (37.50%) Pay per click
5 3 (37.50%) Social Media
5 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (25.00%) SAS
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Power Platform
2 2 (25.00%) AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (37.50%) Power BI
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) PowerPivot
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (25.00%) SAS EBI
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) MS Access
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Data Science
2 4 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (37.50%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
3 3 (37.50%) Pay per click
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Technology Roadmap
4 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Business Forecasting
5 1 (12.50%) Data-Driven Decision Making
5 1 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) R
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) IIBA
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Tableau
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Prism
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (25.00%) Xceptor