The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 10 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.76% 6.25% 8.20%
As % of the Applications category 47.62% 75.00% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 9
Average salary £37,500 £32,250 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +40.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £23,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,200 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,500 £36,500
MS Excel
Manchester

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

Applications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
21 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 14.19% 8.33% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 12
Average salary £37,500 £32,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +34.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Bolton

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 14 (42.42%) Project Management
4 12 (36.36%) MS Project
5 10 (30.30%) SQL
6 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
7 8 (24.24%) C#
7 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (24.24%) Time Management
8 7 (21.21%) HTML5
8 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.21%) TDD
8 7 (21.21%) Degree
8 7 (21.21%) HTML
8 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.21%) .NET
9 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 6 (18.18%) MVC
9 6 (18.18%) NHS
9 6 (18.18%) Web Development
9 6 (18.18%) Document Management
9 6 (18.18%) Scrum
10 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
10 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
11 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (12.12%) PMP
11 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) DHCP
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.06%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 9 (27.27%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Programme Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Programme Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Business Developer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (3.03%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) HTML5
1 7 (21.21%) HTML
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.12%) Flash
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.03%) CSS3
5 1 (3.03%) MDX
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) NHS
2 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 14 (42.42%) Project Management
3 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (24.24%) Time Management
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) TDD
5 6 (18.18%) MVC
5 6 (18.18%) Web Development
5 6 (18.18%) Document Management
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.12%) OOP
7 4 (12.12%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (12.12%) Kanban
8 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) PMP
2 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.12%) APMP
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Facebook
2 4 (12.12%) Twitter
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) NETGEAR
4 1 (3.03%) Veeam
4 1 (3.03%) Draytek
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp
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