The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 159 182 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.55% 17.95% 10.94%
As % of the Applications category 61.63% 67.16% 63.84%
Number of salaries quoted 137 175 104
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
MS Excel
East of England

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

Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
258 271 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.99% 26.73% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 222 259 160
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £24,558 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +2.94%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -3 60 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Luton 0 55 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Dunstable +2 8 £40,000 +10.34%
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

1 240 (77.92%) Microsoft
2 141 (45.78%) Windows
3 121 (39.29%) SQL Server
4 116 (37.66%) .NET
5 89 (28.90%) C#
6 81 (26.30%) SQL
7 77 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 61 (19.81%) MS Office
9 58 (18.83%) DNS
9 58 (18.83%) VMware
10 54 (17.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (16.88%) T-SQL
12 51 (16.56%) HTML
12 51 (16.56%) Active Directory
12 51 (16.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 50 (16.23%) WPF
13 50 (16.23%) SharePoint
13 50 (16.23%) Scrum
14 48 (15.58%) Finance
14 48 (15.58%) DHCP
15 46 (14.94%) Oracle
16 45 (14.61%) JavaScript
16 45 (14.61%) Citrix
16 45 (14.61%) MVC
17 44 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 44 (14.29%) Silverlight
18 43 (13.96%) IIS
18 43 (13.96%) Web Services
19 42 (13.64%) WCF
20 40 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 50 (16.23%) SharePoint
2 43 (13.96%) IIS
3 21 (6.82%) Lotus Domino
4 19 (6.17%) MS Exchange
4 19 (6.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.97%) Lync
10 3 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.65%) Papyrus
11 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.32%) Apache
12 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 61 (19.81%) MS Office
2 28 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (7.47%) MS Project
4 7 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.97%) RoboHelp
5 3 (0.97%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.97%) FrameMaker
5 3 (0.97%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.97%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Academy Housing
1 5 (1.62%) arcHouse
2 3 (0.97%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.65%) Exstream
3 2 (0.65%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.60%) SaaS
4 2 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (18.83%) DNS
2 48 (15.58%) DHCP
3 38 (12.34%) SAN
4 36 (11.69%) Firewall
5 28 (9.09%) LAN
6 26 (8.44%) WAN
7 25 (8.12%) VPN
8 22 (7.14%) FTP
9 19 (6.17%) TCP/IP
9 19 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (2.92%) Internet
10 9 (2.92%) NAS
11 8 (2.60%) Network Security
12 5 (1.62%) VLAN
12 5 (1.62%) HTTPS
12 5 (1.62%) SSL
12 5 (1.62%) IPsec
12 5 (1.62%) LDAP
12 5 (1.62%) HTTP
12 5 (1.62%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 51 (16.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (8.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (7.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (6.17%) Relational Database
6 16 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (4.22%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.92%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.97%) Big Data
13 1 (0.32%) MySQL
13 1 (0.32%) MS Access
13 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 40 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (9.74%) Visual Studio
3 23 (7.47%) Subversion
4 19 (6.17%) Moq
5 14 (4.55%) NUnit
6 12 (3.90%) JIRA
6 12 (3.90%) MSTest
7 4 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.97%) Toad
8 3 (0.97%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.97%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.32%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.32%) JMeter
10 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.32%) Selenium
10 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 48 (15.58%) Finance
2 12 (3.90%) Back Office
3 11 (3.57%) Legal
4 7 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.97%) Law
5 3 (0.97%) Publishing
6 1 (0.32%) Billing
6 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.32%) Advertising
6 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 76 (24.68%) Developer
2 43 (13.96%) Analyst
3 34 (11.04%) Senior Developer
4 29 (9.42%) Support Engineer
5 25 (8.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (7.47%) Architect
6 23 (7.47%) Tester
7 21 (6.82%) Junior
7 21 (6.82%) Systems Tester
7 21 (6.82%) Network Support
8 20 (6.49%) C# Developer
9 18 (5.84%) Web Engineer
10 17 (5.52%) Junior Tester
11 16 (5.19%) PC Support
11 16 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
11 16 (5.19%) .NET Developer
11 16 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (5.19%) Network Engineer
12 15 (4.87%) Lead Developer
12 15 (4.87%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (37.66%) .NET
2 77 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 51 (16.56%) HTML
4 50 (16.23%) WPF
5 44 (14.29%) Silverlight
6 43 (13.96%) Web Services
7 42 (13.64%) WCF
8 35 (11.36%) XML
9 32 (10.39%) CSS
10 29 (9.42%) .NET Framework
11 25 (8.12%) WinForms
12 22 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 21 (6.82%) LINQ
14 19 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (4.55%) ADO.NET
16 13 (4.22%) Classic ASP
16 13 (4.22%) jQuery
17 12 (3.90%) COM
17 12 (3.90%) Middleware
17 12 (3.90%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 19 (6.17%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.17%) SecurID
3 16 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.62%) PKI
4 5 (1.62%) Clustering
5 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.97%) Physics
6 3 (0.97%) Open Source
6 3 (0.97%) Web 2.0
6 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.97%) Replication
7 2 (0.65%) EPoS
7 2 (0.65%) Social Media
7 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.65%) Wiki
8 1 (0.32%) iSeries
8 1 (0.32%) LPAR
8 1 (0.32%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 141 (45.78%) Windows
2 54 (17.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (11.04%) Windows 7
4 33 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (7.14%) Android
6 19 (6.17%) Windows Phone 8
6 19 (6.17%) Windows Phone
6 19 (6.17%) VMS
7 7 (2.27%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.95%) Linux
8 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.62%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.30%) UNIX
11 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.23%) Scrum
2 45 (14.61%) MVC
3 38 (12.34%) E-Commerce
3 38 (12.34%) TDD
4 35 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (8.77%) PRINCE2
5 27 (8.77%) OO
5 27 (8.77%) Multithreading
6 26 (8.44%) Project Management
6 26 (8.44%) Software Engineering
7 25 (8.12%) ITIL
7 25 (8.12%) System Testing
8 24 (7.79%) Database Security
9 23 (7.47%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (6.82%) Configuration Management
11 19 (6.17%) OOD
12 17 (5.52%) Network Load Balancing
13 16 (5.19%) DevOps
14 12 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (3.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 89 (28.90%) C#
2 81 (26.30%) SQL
3 52 (16.88%) T-SQL
4 45 (14.61%) JavaScript
5 31 (10.06%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.25%) VB
7 8 (2.60%) Java
8 7 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.62%) XAML
10 4 (1.30%) VB6
10 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.30%) C
11 3 (0.97%) Python
12 2 (0.65%) PowerHouse
12 2 (0.65%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.65%) C++
13 1 (0.32%) RPG
13 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (12.66%) Degree
3 37 (12.01%) MCSE
4 13 (4.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (3.90%) MCITP
6 10 (3.25%) MCP
7 9 (2.92%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (2.60%) ISEB
9 6 (1.95%) MCSA
9 6 (1.95%) CCNA
9 6 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.95%) CBAP
9 6 (1.95%) MCTS
10 5 (1.62%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.62%) CCSP
10 5 (1.62%) CCNP
10 5 (1.62%) CCIP
11 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.77%) SLA
2 8 (2.60%) QA
3 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (16.56%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.09%) XenApp
4 23 (7.47%) vSphere
5 21 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 12 (3.90%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.60%) NFS
7 8 (2.60%) XenServer
8 6 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.62%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.62%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.62%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.62%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.62%) UAG
10 1 (0.32%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 20 (6.49%) SCOM
2 19 (6.17%) Backup Exec
2 19 (6.17%) McAfee ePO
3 17 (5.52%) MOM
4 5 (1.62%) WSUS
4 5 (1.62%) HP SIM
5 3 (0.97%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.65%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.32%) SCCM
7 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Nagios
7 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 240 (77.92%) Microsoft
2 58 (18.83%) VMware
3 46 (14.94%) Oracle
4 45 (14.61%) Citrix
5 21 (6.82%) Lotus
6 20 (6.49%) Symantec
7 19 (6.17%) McAfee
7 19 (6.17%) Clearswift
8 11 (3.57%) IBM
9 10 (3.25%) HP
10 9 (2.92%) Cisco
11 6 (1.95%) Dell
11 6 (1.95%) Perforce
12 5 (1.62%) Anite
12 5 (1.62%) Northgate
12 5 (1.62%) Civica
12 5 (1.62%) Comino
12 5 (1.62%) Capita
12 5 (1.62%) Orchard
12 5 (1.62%) CA
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 20 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago