Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 271 276
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 -72
Permanent jobs citing VBA 45 55 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.55% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 1.04% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 66
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.28% +7.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3,863 5,305 5,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.08% 53.34% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,296 4,618 4,316
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,125 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +15 25 £27,500 -26.67% 7
Warwickshire +31 8 £30,000 -25.47% 3
Staffordshire +16 6 £45,000 +63.64% 2
Coventry +7 3 £39,250 +20.77%
Worcestershire +6 2 £32,750 +19.09% 2
Walsall -1 1 £55,000 +168.29%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 31 (68.89%) SQL
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (24.44%) Finance
4 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.22%) .NET
4 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 10 (22.22%) Power BI
5 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (20.00%) C#
5 9 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (15.56%) Analytics
6 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (13.33%) Tableau
7 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (11.11%) Time Management
8 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (11.11%) MS Access
8 5 (11.11%) ERP
8 5 (11.11%) SAS
9 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (8.89%) ETL
9 4 (8.89%) C++
9 4 (8.89%) HTML
9 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
9 4 (8.89%) MySQL
9 4 (8.89%) Data Management
9 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder 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 5 (11.11%) SAS
2 4 (8.89%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) Simulink
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.22%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) FTP
1 3 (6.67%) Telnet
1 3 (6.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) Intranet
3 1 (2.22%) Modbus
3 1 (2.22%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Power BI
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.11%) MS Access
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.89%) MySQL
5 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) Big Data
6 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Billing
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Data Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Junior
4 5 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Junior Data Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Data Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Commercial Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Report Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Commercial Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Report Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) ATL
5 1 (2.22%) CSS3
5 1 (2.22%) DCOM
5 1 (2.22%) ODBC
5 1 (2.22%) WinForms
5 1 (2.22%) WPF
5 1 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) AS400
2 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.22%) Robotics
3 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 7 (15.56%) Analytics
4 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (11.11%) ERP
5 5 (11.11%) Time Management
6 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) Data Extraction
6 4 (8.89%) Data Management
6 4 (8.89%) ETL
6 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
7 3 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (6.67%) Market Research
7 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.67%) Service Management
8 2 (4.44%) Decision-Making
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) UML
8 2 (4.44%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.89%) C++
4 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.44%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) R
6 2 (4.44%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) AAT
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Basel II
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) IAS 39
2 1 (2.22%) IFRS
2 1 (2.22%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Tableau
3 3 (6.67%) Sage
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.22%) Facebook
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) UiPath