The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +18
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 28 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.18% 6.15% 2.42%
As % of the Applications category 75.68% 47.06% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 7
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,600 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -2.70%
MS Excel
Cheshire

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

Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
37 34 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.39% 13.08% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 38
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Chester

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Chester

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Chester region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Chester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 44 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (41.82%) MS Office
3 19 (34.55%) Windows
3 19 (34.55%) VMware
4 18 (32.73%) Finance
5 15 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
7 13 (23.64%) ITIL
7 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
8 12 (21.82%) SQL
8 12 (21.82%) Oracle
9 11 (20.00%) Java
9 11 (20.00%) .NET
9 11 (20.00%) HTTP
10 10 (18.18%) HTML
10 10 (18.18%) CSS
11 9 (16.36%) C#
11 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
12 8 (14.55%) MySQL
12 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
12 8 (14.55%) N-Tier
12 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.55%) JMeter
12 8 (14.55%) SEO
12 8 (14.55%) Ajax
12 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
12 8 (14.55%) Selenium
12 8 (14.55%) jQuery

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (12.73%) IIS
1 7 (12.73%) Apache
1 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (41.82%) MS Office
2 15 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (9.09%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) HTTP
2 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.91%) SAN
4 3 (5.45%) Wireshark
4 3 (5.45%) FTP
4 3 (5.45%) DNS
4 3 (5.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) MySQL
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.82%) OLAP
7 1 (1.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) JMeter
1 8 (14.55%) Selenium
1 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.73%) JIRA
2 7 (12.73%) SoapUI
2 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.82%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.82%) JUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.09%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Development Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Graduate
6 4 (7.27%) Trainer
6 4 (7.27%) Junior
6 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) .NET
2 10 (18.18%) CSS
2 10 (18.18%) HTML
3 8 (14.55%) Ajax
3 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
3 8 (14.55%) jQuery
3 8 (14.55%) HTML5
3 8 (14.55%) Entity Framework
3 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.73%) J2EE
4 7 (12.73%) JSP
4 7 (12.73%) SOAP
4 7 (12.73%) XML
4 7 (12.73%) REST
5 3 (5.45%) Flash
6 1 (1.82%) COM
6 1 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) N-Tier
2 6 (10.91%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.82%) Psychology
5 1 (1.82%) Economics
5 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) Market Research
3 8 (14.55%) SEO
3 8 (14.55%) Mobile Development
4 7 (12.73%) DevOps
4 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.73%) Time Management
5 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.27%) ETL
7 3 (5.45%) Change Management
7 3 (5.45%) Project Management
7 3 (5.45%) Migration
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security
7 3 (5.45%) OOP
7 3 (5.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) C#
4 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.73%) VB
6 6 (10.91%) VBScript
6 6 (10.91%) Python
6 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.45%) Perl
7 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.64%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) MCSE
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.91%) MCITP
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.91%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 44 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (34.55%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) Oracle
4 6 (10.91%) Adobe
4 6 (10.91%) EMC
4 6 (10.91%) Citrix
5 5 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (3.64%) Google
6 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Dundas
7 1 (1.82%) Tableau
7 1 (1.82%) Vertica
7 1 (1.82%) Talend
7 1 (1.82%) Ab Initio
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