Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 257 250
Rank change year-on-year +16 -7 -58
Permanent jobs citing VBA 70 73 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 1.51% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 59 57 59
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £22,700 £22,650 £20,350
90th Percentile £51,300 £47,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +1.16%

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 4,995 4,823 4,834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 50.79% 45.94% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,188 4,078 4,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £25,675 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
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 19 January 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 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
Birmingham +39 45 £37,000 +34.55% 7
Warwickshire +2 6 £40,500 +10.96%
Solihull -9 4 £36,500 -54.38% 1
Coventry -15 4 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Staffordshire -4 3 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Shropshire - 2 - - 2
Worcestershire - 2 £27,000 -
Walsall - 1 £20,500 -
VBA
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VBA.

1 54 (77.14%) SQL
2 41 (58.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 24 (34.29%) Analytics
5 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (27.14%) Marketing
7 18 (25.71%) SAS
7 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
7 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
8 17 (24.29%) Data Quality
9 16 (22.86%) Oracle
10 15 (21.43%) Finance
11 14 (20.00%) Data Analysis
12 11 (15.71%) Visualisation
12 11 (15.71%) Informatica
12 11 (15.71%) PL/SQL
12 11 (15.71%) Qlik Sense
13 10 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
13 10 (14.29%) CRM
13 10 (14.29%) Reference Data
13 10 (14.29%) Mathematics
13 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (12.86%) Logistics
14 9 (12.86%) Data Visualisation
15 8 (11.43%) Strategic Thinking
15 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (11.43%) Data Management
16 7 (10.00%) Degree
16 7 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide

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 18 (25.71%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (58.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (2.86%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) Qlik Sense
3 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 7 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (7.14%) MS Access
7 5 (7.14%) QlikView
8 4 (5.71%) Power BI
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.43%) Big Data
11 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.43%) OLAP
11 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) CA Gen
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (27.14%) Marketing
2 15 (21.43%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (57.14%) Analyst
2 24 (34.29%) Developer
3 16 (22.86%) Data Analyst
4 11 (15.71%) Marketing Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Informatica Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Graduate
7 4 (5.71%) Graduate Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Marketing Data Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) MI Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Report Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Business Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Junior
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) SSIS Developer
9 2 (2.86%) SAS Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.86%) CSS
2 2 (2.86%) CSS3
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
2 2 (2.86%) HTML5
2 2 (2.86%) jQuery
2 2 (2.86%) Spring
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.43%) J2EE
3 1 (1.43%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Life Science
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Analytics
2 22 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 11 (15.71%) Visualisation
5 10 (14.29%) CRM
5 10 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 10 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (12.86%) Data Visualisation
6 9 (12.86%) Logistics
7 8 (11.43%) Data Management
7 8 (11.43%) Strategic Thinking
8 7 (10.00%) Customer Analytics
8 7 (10.00%) ETL
9 6 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (8.57%) Data Analytics
10 5 (7.14%) Time Management
11 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.71%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 54 (77.14%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.71%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.86%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) C
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.86%) Oracle
3 11 (15.71%) Informatica
4 6 (8.57%) Tableau
5 3 (4.29%) Capita
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) Cognos
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.43%) BEA
7 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.43%) Pega
7 1 (1.43%) webMethods
7 1 (1.43%) Zoomdata