The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 7 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 10.94% 12.37% 9.80%
As % of the Applications category 70.00% 92.31% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 12
Average salary £21,500 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.68% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.01%
MS Excel
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Applications Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
10 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 15.63% 13.40% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 23
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Basildon region.

MS Excel Salary Trend in Basildon

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) SOAP
7 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) MKS
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Release Management
7 3 (21.43%) Subversion
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
8 2 (14.29%) Product Management
8 2 (14.29%) VB6
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) VPN
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) VB
8 2 (14.29%) COBOL
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Deployment Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Access Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) COM
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) ADSI
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
1 3 (21.43%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) Product Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VB6
2 2 (14.29%) VB
2 2 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
1 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) MKS
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Guidewire
4 1 (7.14%) Telerik
4 1 (7.14%) FINEOS