The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 21 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 116 126 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.51% 9.35% 10.52%
As % of the Applications category 63.39% 73.68% 70.93%
Number of salaries quoted 70 58 63
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,500 £36,500
MS Excel
Scotland

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

Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
183 171 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.43% 12.69% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 103 91 86
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 174 (67.97%) Microsoft
2 112 (43.75%) .NET
3 97 (37.89%) SQL Server
4 96 (37.50%) C#
5 95 (37.11%) SQL
6 90 (35.16%) ASP.NET
6 90 (35.16%) Windows
7 89 (34.77%) Finance
8 66 (25.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 65 (25.39%) MVC
10 62 (24.22%) JavaScript
11 61 (23.83%) .NET Framework
12 59 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (19.14%) T-SQL
14 47 (18.36%) Degree
15 46 (17.97%) jQuery
16 39 (15.23%) NHibernate
17 36 (14.06%) MS Office
18 35 (13.67%) SharePoint
18 35 (13.67%) Active Directory
19 34 (13.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 33 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
21 32 (12.50%) Software Engineering
22 29 (11.33%) MS Exchange
23 28 (10.94%) E-Commerce
23 28 (10.94%) Oracle
23 28 (10.94%) Cisco
23 28 (10.94%) Cryptography
23 28 (10.94%) Ajax
23 28 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 35 (13.67%) SharePoint
2 29 (11.33%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.52%) IBM Notes
4 8 (3.13%) NServiceBus
4 8 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.73%) SAS
6 6 (2.34%) Lync
7 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.56%) WorkSite
7 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.17%) IIS
9 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.78%) Apache
9 2 (0.78%) CMS
9 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (14.06%) MS Office
2 22 (8.59%) MS Project
3 6 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.17%) SPSS
6 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.69%) Markit EDM
2 8 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.56%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.17%) Finacle
4 3 (1.17%) FRx
4 3 (1.17%) HFM
4 3 (1.17%) FLEXCUBE
4 3 (1.17%) Temenos T24
4 3 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.78%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (10.94%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.73%) Office 365
4 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.20%) Firewall
2 13 (5.08%) WAN
2 13 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (4.30%) DNS
4 10 (3.91%) LAN
5 6 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.95%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.56%) Internet
7 4 (1.56%) HTTP
8 3 (1.17%) WAAS
8 3 (1.17%) MRTG
8 3 (1.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (1.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (1.17%) Wireless
8 3 (1.17%) SAN
8 3 (1.17%) MPLS
9 2 (0.78%) VoIP
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (0.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (9.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.91%) Big Data
5 10 (3.91%) MS Access
6 8 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.95%) DB2
8 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.17%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (1.17%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.17%) OLAP
10 2 (0.78%) MySQL
11 1 (0.39%) Cognos Metric Studio
11 1 (0.39%) Cognos Transformer
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 20 (7.81%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.95%) Bugzilla
5 4 (1.56%) JIRA
6 3 (1.17%) FogBugz
6 3 (1.17%) ERwin
7 1 (0.39%) MSTest
7 1 (0.39%) Selenium
7 1 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 89 (34.77%) Finance
2 27 (10.55%) Banking
3 21 (8.20%) Law
4 4 (1.56%) Retail
5 3 (1.17%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Front Office
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (32.03%) Developer
2 71 (27.73%) Analyst
3 39 (15.23%) .NET Developer
4 23 (8.98%) C# Developer
5 22 (8.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (7.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (7.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (6.64%) Lead Developer
9 16 (6.25%) Support Analyst
10 15 (5.86%) Lead .NET Developer
10 15 (5.86%) Lead C# Developer
11 14 (5.47%) Applications Support
12 13 (5.08%) Architect
12 13 (5.08%) Consultant
13 12 (4.69%) Support Engineer
14 11 (4.30%) Project Manager
15 10 (3.91%) IT Support
15 10 (3.91%) Software Engineer
16 8 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
16 8 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (43.75%) .NET
2 90 (35.16%) ASP.NET
3 66 (25.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 61 (23.83%) .NET Framework
5 46 (17.97%) jQuery
6 39 (15.23%) NHibernate
7 34 (13.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 28 (10.94%) Ajax
9 23 (8.98%) CSS
10 22 (8.59%) XML
10 22 (8.59%) WCF
11 20 (7.81%) HTML
12 13 (5.08%) AngularJS
13 10 (3.91%) Regular Expression
14 8 (3.13%) Sass
14 8 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (3.13%) Castle Windsor
15 7 (2.73%) WPF
16 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 5 (1.95%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.94%) Cryptography
2 22 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.25%) Social Media
4 12 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.30%) Visualisation
5 11 (4.30%) Open Source
6 9 (3.52%) PMI
7 6 (2.34%) User Experience
8 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.17%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.17%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.17%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.17%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.17%) EPoS
9 3 (1.17%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 90 (35.16%) Windows
2 24 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (6.64%) Linux
5 15 (5.86%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.34%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.34%) UNIX
8 3 (1.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.39%) Android
10 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.39%) MVC
2 59 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 28 (10.94%) E-Commerce
5 27 (10.55%) Project Management
6 18 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (7.03%) OO
6 18 (7.03%) Scrum
7 17 (6.64%) Analytics
8 16 (6.25%) CRM
8 16 (6.25%) TDD
9 15 (5.86%) Mentoring
10 13 (5.08%) Asset Management
10 13 (5.08%) Information Security
10 13 (5.08%) Time Management
11 11 (4.30%) Migration
11 11 (4.30%) Data Management
11 11 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (3.91%) SIEM
12 10 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 96 (37.50%) C#
2 95 (37.11%) SQL
3 62 (24.22%) JavaScript
4 49 (19.14%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.47%) VB.NET
5 14 (5.47%) VBA
6 9 (3.52%) Java
7 6 (2.34%) Python
8 5 (1.95%) C++
8 5 (1.95%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.56%) Perl
10 3 (1.17%) Ruby
10 3 (1.17%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.78%) VB
11 2 (0.78%) F#
12 1 (0.39%) Scala
12 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (18.36%) Degree
2 20 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.08%) MCSE
4 12 (4.69%) CEH
4 12 (4.69%) SSCP
4 12 (4.69%) CISSP
4 12 (4.69%) PMI Certification
4 12 (4.69%) GIAC
5 8 (3.13%) HND
5 8 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.13%) CCNA
6 5 (1.95%) MCP
7 4 (1.56%) MCSA
7 4 (1.56%) CCA
7 4 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.56%) CCNP
8 3 (1.17%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.17%) PMP
8 3 (1.17%) ISEB
9 2 (0.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.47%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (13.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.56%) vSphere
4 4 (1.56%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.17%) XenApp
6 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.39%) Squid
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (3.13%) SCCM
2 7 (2.73%) SCOM
3 1 (0.39%) WSUS
3 1 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 174 (67.97%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.94%) Oracle
2 28 (10.94%) Cisco
3 25 (9.77%) VMware
4 15 (5.86%) Citrix
5 13 (5.08%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.30%) Sybase
7 9 (3.52%) Lotus
7 9 (3.52%) Cognos
8 8 (3.13%) Twitter
9 5 (1.95%) HP
9 5 (1.95%) Niku
9 5 (1.95%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.95%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.56%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.56%) Informatica
10 4 (1.56%) Fidessa
10 4 (1.56%) thinkFolio
10 4 (1.56%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.17%) F5
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