The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 3 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.45% 13.21% 6.64%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 63.64% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 8
Average salary £21,500 £22,750 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.49% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
MS Excel
County Antrim

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

Applications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.09% 20.75% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 14
Average salary £22,450 £22,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.22% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,020 £34,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Belfast

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (22.22%) MCITP
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Firewall
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (11.11%) J2EE
7 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) JavaScript

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) Chemistry
2 1 (11.11%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft