Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 256 265
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9 -31
Permanent jobs citing VBA 45 77 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.76% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 1.48% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 45 66 53
West Midlands median annual salary £32,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.67% +25.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,750 £22,550
90th Percentile £50,250 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 3,457 5,199 5,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.46% 51.49% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,884 4,445 4,295
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -6 26 £27,500 -25.68% 1
Warwickshire +38 9 £32,500 -19.75% 1
Staffordshire +28 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Coventry +12 2 £39,250 -1.88%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £28,500 -
Worcestershire -4 1 £25,500 -7.27% 2
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 35 (77.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (68.89%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (28.89%) Analytics
4 13 (28.89%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (28.89%) Power BI
5 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (22.22%) Data Analysis
7 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.78%) Tableau
10 7 (15.56%) Time Management
10 7 (15.56%) ETL
10 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (15.56%) MS Access
10 7 (15.56%) Project Management
11 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (13.33%) Visualisation
11 6 (13.33%) Data Analytics
12 5 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
12 5 (11.11%) Data Management
13 4 (8.89%) AS400
13 4 (8.89%) VB
13 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio

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 4 (8.89%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (77.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Power BI
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (15.56%) MS Access
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (6.67%) MySQL
8 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
8 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Data Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Report Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Junior
5 5 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Junior Data Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Report Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Data Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Commercial Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) MI Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Commercial Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior MI Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Programmer
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) CSS
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) MDX
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) CSS3
2 1 (2.22%) HTML5
2 1 (2.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) AS400
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Analytics
1 13 (28.89%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (15.56%) ETL
3 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 7 (15.56%) Time Management
4 6 (13.33%) Data Analytics
4 6 (13.33%) Visualisation
5 5 (11.11%) Data Management
5 5 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.89%) Data Extraction
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) Benchmarking
8 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) CRM
8 2 (4.44%) Data Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.89%) VB
4 2 (4.44%) C++
4 2 (4.44%) VBScript
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.44%) QA
4 1 (2.22%) Basel II
4 1 (2.22%) IAS 39
4 1 (2.22%) IFRS
4 1 (2.22%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.78%) Tableau
2 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.22%) SAP