Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 131 145
Rank change year-on-year +36 +14 +1
Permanent jobs citing VBA 41 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.98% 0.63% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% 1.33% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 13 11
Wales median annual salary £36,250 £32,000 £28,151
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.28% +13.67% -10.63%
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,650 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £35,650 £31,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,137 980 1,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.85% 47.80% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 954 903 1,255
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,351 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.65% +4.93% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,749 £23,050 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +20 39 £36,250 +13.28%
West Wales - 1 £24,500 -
North Wales - 1 £40,000 - 4
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 33 (80.49%) SQL
2 29 (70.73%) Finance
3 28 (68.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
5 15 (36.59%) Banking
6 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (29.27%) XML
7 9 (21.95%) C#
7 9 (21.95%) MVC
7 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
8 8 (19.51%) VB
8 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (19.51%) MS Access
9 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
9 7 (17.07%) Java
9 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
9 7 (17.07%) Scrum
9 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (17.07%) Degree
9 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (17.07%) Power BI
10 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
10 6 (14.63%) Analytics
10 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (14.63%) Practice Management

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 5 (12.20%) SAS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (68.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
1 5 (12.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
1 5 (12.20%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.44%) NAS
2 1 (2.44%) PABX
2 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (19.51%) MS Access
4 7 (17.07%) Power BI
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (12.20%) DB2
6 5 (12.20%) PowerPivot
6 5 (12.20%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 29 (70.73%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) VBA Developer
3 16 (39.02%) SQL Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (12.20%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Access Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Access VBA Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Development Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Development Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) ETL Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Development Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Support
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) XML
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) jQuery
2 5 (12.20%) JSON
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Robotics
3 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) MVC
3 7 (17.07%) Scrum
4 6 (14.63%) Analytics
4 6 (14.63%) Practice Management
5 5 (12.20%) Data Integration
5 5 (12.20%) ETL
5 5 (12.20%) ETL Development
5 5 (12.20%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
6 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Coaching
8 2 (4.88%) Coaching
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.88%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (4.88%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
3 8 (19.51%) VB
4 7 (17.07%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Google
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.44%) VMware