Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 141 130
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11 -4
Permanent jobs citing VBA 25 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.29% 0.50% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 0.92% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 22
Wales median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £30,985
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.04% -8.02% -6.11%
10th Percentile £24,600 £26,250 £22,850
90th Percentile £42,250 £31,000 £36,225
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 962 1,302 1,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 49.69% 53.94% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1,174 1,159
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £24,175 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,891 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +44 23 £32,500 +8.33% 2
North Wales -6 2 £35,000 +22.81%
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for VBA.

1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (36.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (28.00%) MS Access
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) CBAP
6 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) ERP
6 5 (20.00%) SAP
6 5 (20.00%) VB
7 4 (16.00%) C
7 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.00%) Earned Value Management
7 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Change Control
7 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Power BI
8 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (12.00%) GDPR
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development

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 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MS Access
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.00%) Power BI
3 3 (12.00%) DB2
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) QlikView
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Development Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Project Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Project Controller
4 4 (16.00%) VBA Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Business Development Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Junior
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Development Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Graduate
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Development Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) COM
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Robotics
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (16.00%) Change Control
3 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Earned Value Management
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) CMMI
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) VB
3 4 (16.00%) C
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) R
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) CBAP
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) GDPR
2 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Blue Prism
3 2 (8.00%) Coverity