Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 113 120
Rank change year-on-year +39 +7 +25
Permanent jobs citing VBA 24 8 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.97% 0.45% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 0.87% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 12
Median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +19.40%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £44,000 £44,140 £43,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -3.33%

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 680 924 1,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.69% 52.38% 54.41%
Number of salaries quoted 560 818 843
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,247 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Wales

VBA
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBA in Wales.

Salary trend for VBA in Wales

VBA
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBA in Wales over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 15 July 2020. 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
West Wales - 13 £35,000 -
South Wales +27 11 £37,500 +7.14%
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (54.17%) Power BI
5 13 (54.17%) Power Platform
6 12 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
7 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (45.83%) Data Governance
8 10 (41.67%) WFM
8 10 (41.67%) Avaya
9 9 (37.50%) Advertising
10 8 (33.33%) Finance
11 5 (20.83%) .NET
12 4 (16.67%) MS Access
12 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (12.50%) Case Management
13 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 3 (12.50%) Java
13 3 (12.50%) Python
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 3 (12.50%) Law
13 3 (12.50%) Legal
13 3 (12.50%) Visualfiles
14 2 (8.33%) MVC
14 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
14 2 (8.33%) PHP

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:

Applications
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visualfiles
2 1 (4.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (54.17%) Power BI
3 4 (16.67%) MS Access
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (8.33%) MySQL
6 1 (4.17%) DB2
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (37.50%) Advertising
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Law
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) MI Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Automation Architect
4 1 (4.17%) NetSuite Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) Laravel
2 2 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) Data Governance
2 10 (41.67%) WFM
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Case Management
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Fintech
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Statistics
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Avaya
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Blue Prism
3 2 (8.33%) Xceptor
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle