The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 46 72
Rank change year-on-year -19 +26  
Permanent jobs citing VBA 3 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.56% 2.29% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 5.14% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 5
Median salary £27,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.88% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £52,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 281 214 274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 52.43% 44.49% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 232 169 203
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

VBA
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for VBA in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for VBA.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) The Grinder
4 1 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) AWK
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) The Grinder
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) AWK
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle