Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 270 291
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 -96
Permanent jobs citing VBA 46 57 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 1.09% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41 49 53
West Midlands median annual salary £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.59% -3.08% +7.08%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,700 £23,600
90th Percentile £45,000 £44,400 £49,700
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 4,368 5,229 5,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.46% 51.93% 43.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,688 4,561 4,581
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £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 July 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 July 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 -9 24 £30,500 -3.94% 7
Staffordshire +11 9 £45,000 +69.01%
Warwickshire +18 5 £27,500 -24.66%
Wolverhampton -9 3 £22,000 -30.16%
Worcestershire +20 2 £32,750 +19.09% 4
Coventry +1 2 £41,500 +38.33%
Walsall - 1 £55,000 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (30.43%) .NET
5 13 (28.26%) C#
5 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
6 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
6 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (17.39%) Finance
7 8 (17.39%) ERP
8 7 (15.22%) CMS
8 7 (15.22%) Analytics
8 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (13.04%) Service Management
9 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
9 6 (13.04%) Wireshark
9 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (13.04%) Telnet
10 5 (10.87%) SAS
10 5 (10.87%) FTP
10 5 (10.87%) HTML
10 5 (10.87%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
10 5 (10.87%) Power BI
10 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (8.70%) Market Research
11 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
11 4 (8.70%) MySQL
11 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse

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 7 (15.22%) CMS
2 5 (10.87%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (10.87%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.17%) Simulink
4 1 (2.17%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) iTrent
2 1 (2.17%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Telnet
1 6 (13.04%) Wireshark
2 5 (10.87%) FTP
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) Modbus
4 1 (2.17%) Profibus
4 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Power BI
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) MS Access
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Data Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Commercial Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Commercial Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Data Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) VBA Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.35%) DBA
7 2 (4.35%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Junior
7 2 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Junior Data Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 4 (8.70%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) ATL
5 1 (2.17%) DCOM
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) ODBC
5 1 (2.17%) WinForms
5 1 (2.17%) WPF
5 1 (2.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) EFT
2 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Robotics
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) CentOS
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (17.39%) ERP
3 7 (15.22%) Analytics
4 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 6 (13.04%) Service Management
5 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.70%) Market Research
7 3 (6.52%) Data Management
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Strategic Thinking
7 3 (6.52%) Time Management
8 2 (4.35%) CRM
8 2 (4.35%) Data Extraction
8 2 (4.35%) Decision-Making
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) UML
8 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Validation
8 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) C#
3 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) PHP
5 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) R
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) AAT
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Capita
2 3 (6.52%) Sage
3 2 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.17%) Facebook
4 1 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) UiPath