Period
to 15 December 2017

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

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 256 228
Rank change year-on-year +10 -28 -22
Permanent jobs citing VBA 76 67 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.60% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.31% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 65 53 80
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% -10.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,550 £20,425
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £47,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +2.33%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5183 5118 4991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.46% 46.05% 47.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4425 4293 4403
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in the West Midlands

VBA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VBA in the West Midlands

VBA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for VBA in the West Midlands

VBA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Birmingham +26 43 £37,000 +34.55% 2
Warwickshire +3 7 £40,500 -3.57%
Solihull -7 4 £36,500 -54.38%
Coventry -14 4 £40,000 +33.33%
Staffordshire +1 3 £35,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £27,500 - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Walsall - 1 £20,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,500 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VBA.

1 59 (77.63%) SQL
2 48 (63.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
4 27 (35.53%) Analytics
4 27 (35.53%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (30.26%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (27.63%) Oracle
6 21 (27.63%) Finance
6 21 (27.63%) Marketing
7 19 (25.00%) SAS
8 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
9 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Office
9 17 (22.37%) Data Quality
10 15 (19.74%) Data Analysis
11 13 (17.11%) Visualisation
12 12 (15.79%) Strategic Thinking
13 11 (14.47%) Customer Analytics
13 11 (14.47%) Qlik Sense
13 11 (14.47%) PL/SQL
13 11 (14.47%) Informatica
14 10 (13.16%) Data Visualisation
14 10 (13.16%) Reference Data
15 9 (11.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 9 (11.84%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 9 (11.84%) Translating Business Requirements
15 9 (11.84%) CRM
15 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
16 8 (10.53%) Data Management

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 19 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (63.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (2.63%) Softphone
2 1 (1.32%) Extranet
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) Qlik Sense
3 9 (11.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 9 (11.84%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.89%) QlikView
5 5 (6.58%) MS Access
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.26%) Power BI
6 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.32%) DataStage
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.32%) MySQL
9 1 (1.32%) OLAP
9 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) CA Gen
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (27.63%) Finance
1 21 (27.63%) Marketing
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (57.89%) Analyst
2 24 (31.58%) Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Data Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Marketing Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Informatica Developer
6 6 (7.89%) SAS Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Information Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Graduate
8 4 (5.26%) Graduate Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Marketing Data Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) MI Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) SSRS Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Junior
9 3 (3.95%) Report Developer
9 3 (3.95%) SQL Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) SQL Data Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) .NET
2 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.95%) HTML
3 3 (3.95%) jQuery
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) CSS3
4 2 (2.63%) HTML5
4 2 (2.63%) Spring
4 2 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.32%) J2EE
5 1 (1.32%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.16%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Life Science
4 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
1 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
1 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.32%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Analytics
2 23 (30.26%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (19.74%) Data Analysis
4 13 (17.11%) Visualisation
5 12 (15.79%) Strategic Thinking
6 11 (14.47%) Customer Analytics
7 10 (13.16%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (11.84%) CRM
8 9 (11.84%) Translating Business Requirements
9 8 (10.53%) Data Management
9 8 (10.53%) ETL
9 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
10 7 (9.21%) Logistics
11 6 (7.89%) Data Analytics
12 5 (6.58%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (6.58%) ERP
12 5 (6.58%) Statistics
12 5 (6.58%) Time Management
13 4 (5.26%) Business Analysis
13 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 59 (77.63%) SQL
2 11 (14.47%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.58%) C#
4 3 (3.95%) Python
4 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.95%) VB
5 2 (2.63%) Java
5 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.32%) C
6 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.32%) Perl
6 1 (1.32%) R
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
6 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) Oracle
3 11 (14.47%) Informatica
4 8 (10.53%) Tableau
5 3 (3.95%) Capita
5 3 (3.95%) IBM
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) Cognos
6 2 (2.63%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.32%) BEA
7 1 (1.32%) EMC
7 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.32%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.32%) Pega
7 1 (1.32%) Veeam
7 1 (1.32%) VMware
7 1 (1.32%) webMethods
7 1 (1.32%) Zoomdata