Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 244 278
Rank change year-on-year -3 +34 -100
Permanent jobs citing VBA 67 63 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.64% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 1.32% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 62 51 51
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,875 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £48,875 £46,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,741 4,757 5,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 48.80% 48.07% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,900 4,084 4,343
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,025 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 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
Birmingham +22 44 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Staffordshire +4 8 £41,250 +17.86% 5
Solihull +7 3 £30,500 +24.49%
Warwickshire +2 3 £43,500 +19.18% 4
Wolverhampton - 3 £22,000 -
Worcestershire +29 2 £27,000 -23.94% 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Coventry -18 1 £41,500 - 1
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VBA.

1 51 (76.12%) SQL
2 30 (44.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
4 19 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (26.87%) Analytics
6 16 (23.88%) SAS
7 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (19.40%) Data Quality
9 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (17.91%) Oracle
10 11 (16.42%) C#
11 10 (14.93%) .NET
11 10 (14.93%) PL/SQL
11 10 (14.93%) Informatica
11 10 (14.93%) Qlik Sense
11 10 (14.93%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (13.43%) Finance
12 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (13.43%) Reference Data
13 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
13 8 (11.94%) Logistics
13 8 (11.94%) Marketing
13 8 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (10.45%) Customer Requirements
14 7 (10.45%) Problem Management
14 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
14 7 (10.45%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
14 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
15 6 (8.96%) Telnet

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 16 (23.88%) SAS
2 6 (8.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (44.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (10.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) iTrent
2 1 (1.49%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Telnet
1 6 (8.96%) Wireshark
2 5 (7.46%) FTP
3 1 (1.49%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Qlik Sense
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (8.96%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.97%) MS Access
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.99%) MySQL
7 2 (2.99%) Power BI
8 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.49%) OLAP
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) CA Gen
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Marketing
3 5 (7.46%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Back Office
5 2 (2.99%) Billing
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Analyst
2 25 (37.31%) Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Data Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Informatica Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Marketing Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) SSRS Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Report Developer
7 4 (5.97%) VBA Developer
8 3 (4.48%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) SSIS Developer
9 2 (2.99%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Billing Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) SQL BI Developer
9 2 (2.99%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.99%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) HTML
2 4 (5.97%) XML
3 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.99%) CSS
3 2 (2.99%) CSS3
3 2 (2.99%) HTML5
3 2 (2.99%) jQuery
3 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.43%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.99%) EFT
3 2 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) CentOS
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (26.87%) Analytics
3 10 (14.93%) Translating Business Requirements
4 8 (11.94%) Logistics
4 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
4 8 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.45%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
5 7 (10.45%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.96%) Service Management
6 6 (8.96%) Strategic Thinking
7 5 (7.46%) CRM
7 5 (7.46%) Data Management
7 5 (7.46%) ERP
7 5 (7.46%) Time Management
7 5 (7.46%) Visualisation
8 4 (5.97%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (4.48%) Data Analytics
9 3 (4.48%) ETL
10 2 (2.99%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 51 (76.12%) SQL
2 11 (16.42%) C#
3 10 (14.93%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.97%) PHP
6 2 (2.99%) Java
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) VB
6 2 (2.99%) VB6
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
7 1 (1.49%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) Oracle
3 10 (14.93%) Informatica
4 6 (8.96%) Capita
5 2 (2.99%) Tableau
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe
6 1 (1.49%) BEA
6 1 (1.49%) Cognos
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) Pega
6 1 (1.49%) webMethods