The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 58 70 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.35% 12.03% 13.13%
As % of the Applications category 69.05% 68.63% 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 57 54 50
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,300 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
MS Excel
South Wales

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

Applications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
84 102 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.55% 17.53% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81 86 59
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Cardiff

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

1 108 (86.40%) Microsoft
2 51 (40.80%) Windows
3 41 (32.80%) SQL Server
4 34 (27.20%) SQL
5 33 (26.40%) VMware
6 31 (24.80%) C#
6 31 (24.80%) Active Directory
7 27 (21.60%) Visual Studio
8 25 (20.00%) Finance
8 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (16.80%) .NET
9 21 (16.80%) Cisco
9 21 (16.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (16.00%) ITIL
10 20 (16.00%) Scrum
10 20 (16.00%) Degree
10 20 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (15.20%) WPF
11 19 (15.20%) MS Exchange
12 17 (13.60%) IBM
13 16 (12.80%) HP
13 16 (12.80%) CCNA
13 16 (12.80%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (12.80%) Project Management
13 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
13 16 (12.80%) TDD
14 15 (12.00%) IIS
15 14 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (10.40%) XML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 19 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.00%) IIS
3 9 (7.20%) FileNet
3 9 (7.20%) LiveCycle
3 9 (7.20%) Confluence
4 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.80%) Apache
9 1 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MS Office
2 6 (4.80%) MS Project
3 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.80%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) SaaS
2 2 (1.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.80%) IaaS
3 1 (0.80%) PaaS
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) SAN
2 9 (7.20%) Firewall
3 7 (5.60%) VoIP
4 6 (4.80%) DNS
4 6 (4.80%) Internet
5 5 (4.00%) DHCP
6 3 (2.40%) Intranet
6 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.80%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.80%) NAS
8 1 (0.80%) Wireless
8 1 (0.80%) LAN
8 1 (0.80%) FTP
8 1 (0.80%) WAN
8 1 (0.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.80%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.20%) MongoDB
5 9 (7.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (7.20%) NoSQL
6 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.80%) OLAP
9 5 (4.00%) Data Mining
9 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.60%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.60%) DataStage
11 1 (0.80%) MySQL
11 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (21.60%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.80%) JIRA
3 9 (7.20%) Subversion
3 9 (7.20%) Maven
3 9 (7.20%) Hudson
3 9 (7.20%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.60%) MSTest
6 1 (0.80%) Moq
6 1 (0.80%) MorphX
6 1 (0.80%) Selenium
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.80%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.80%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.80%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.80%) NUnit
General
1 25 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Advertising
3 3 (2.40%) Law
3 3 (2.40%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Billing
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (31.20%) Analyst
2 30 (24.00%) Developer
3 11 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (7.20%) Server Support
5 8 (6.40%) Consultant
5 8 (6.40%) Test Analyst
5 8 (6.40%) Software Developer
5 8 (6.40%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.60%) Programmer
6 7 (5.60%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.60%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) Java Consultant
6 7 (5.60%) Java Programmer
6 7 (5.60%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (4.00%) Server Support Technician
7 5 (4.00%) Team Leader
7 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Support Technician
7 5 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.80%) .NET
2 19 (15.20%) WPF
3 13 (10.40%) XML
4 11 (8.80%) Web Services
5 10 (8.00%) XSLT
6 9 (7.20%) Hibernate
6 9 (7.20%) Spring
6 9 (7.20%) JSF
6 9 (7.20%) SOAP
6 9 (7.20%) J2EE
6 9 (7.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.00%) CSS
8 5 (4.00%) HTML
8 5 (4.00%) WCF
9 3 (2.40%) HTML5
10 2 (1.60%) jQuery
10 2 (1.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.40%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.20%) Open Source
4 8 (6.40%) GIS
4 8 (6.40%) Clustering
5 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.40%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.40%) iSeries
7 3 (2.40%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.60%) Physics
9 1 (0.80%) Economics
9 1 (0.80%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.80%) Replication
9 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.80%) iPad
9 1 (0.80%) FMCG
9 1 (0.80%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 51 (40.80%) Windows
2 14 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (8.00%) Linux
5 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) AIX
7 1 (0.80%) UNIX
7 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.00%) Scrum
2 20 (16.00%) ITIL
2 20 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 16 (12.80%) Project Management
3 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
3 16 (12.80%) TDD
4 12 (9.60%) OO
4 12 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (9.60%) Unit Testing
5 10 (8.00%) Release Management
5 10 (8.00%) SOA
6 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (7.20%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (7.20%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.20%) RUP
6 9 (7.20%) DSDM
6 9 (7.20%) Pair Programming
6 9 (7.20%) DevOps
6 9 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.20%) SQL
2 31 (24.80%) C#
3 12 (9.60%) Java
4 10 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.00%) C++
5 9 (7.20%) Groovy
5 9 (7.20%) Scala
5 9 (7.20%) Clojure
6 6 (4.80%) Python
7 5 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.60%) PHP
8 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.60%) VBA
8 2 (1.60%) VC++
9 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.80%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (16.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (16.00%) Degree
3 16 (12.80%) CCNA
3 16 (12.80%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.80%) MCSE
5 7 (5.60%) MCITP
6 6 (4.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.40%) MCSA
8 3 (2.40%) PMP
8 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.60%) CCENT
9 2 (1.60%) MCP
9 2 (1.60%) ISEB
9 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.80%) CCA
10 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.80%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (24.80%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.40%) vSphere
4 2 (1.60%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.80%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.80%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 5 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.60%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.80%) Nessus
Vendors
1 108 (86.40%) Microsoft
2 33 (26.40%) VMware
3 21 (16.80%) Cisco
4 17 (13.60%) IBM
5 16 (12.80%) HP
6 9 (7.20%) Adobe
6 9 (7.20%) Twitter
7 7 (5.60%) Citrix
8 5 (4.00%) Dell
8 5 (4.00%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.20%) Oracle
10 3 (2.40%) SAP
11 2 (1.60%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.60%) T-Plan
11 2 (1.60%) IPFX
11 2 (1.60%) Veeam
12 1 (0.80%) Casewise
12 1 (0.80%) Teradata
12 1 (0.80%) Apple
12 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
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