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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 117 136 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.29% 9.37% 8.61%
As % of the Applications category 65.00% 75.56% 63.98%
Number of salaries quoted 77 70 59
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
180 180 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.76% 12.40% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 110 96 96
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £50,000 £56,000
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 19 December 2014.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 182 (65.23%) Microsoft
2 110 (39.43%) Finance
3 109 (39.07%) Windows
3 109 (39.07%) .NET
4 103 (36.92%) SQL Server
5 101 (36.20%) SQL
6 95 (34.05%) C#
7 91 (32.62%) ASP.NET
8 67 (24.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 65 (23.30%) JavaScript
10 64 (22.94%) MVC
11 54 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (18.64%) .NET Framework
13 51 (18.28%) Active Directory
14 49 (17.56%) jQuery
14 49 (17.56%) T-SQL
15 48 (17.20%) Degree
16 42 (15.05%) NHibernate
17 41 (14.70%) MS Office
18 40 (14.34%) Oracle
19 37 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
20 35 (12.54%) VMware
20 35 (12.54%) Banking
21 33 (11.83%) SharePoint
21 33 (11.83%) MS Exchange
21 33 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
23 31 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
23 31 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
23 31 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (11.83%) SharePoint
1 33 (11.83%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.66%) NServiceBus
3 10 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 7 (2.51%) SAS
6 5 (1.79%) IIS
6 5 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.79%) Lync
7 4 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.08%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.08%) CMS
8 3 (1.08%) WorkSite
8 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.72%) Apache
10 1 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 41 (14.70%) MS Office
2 22 (7.89%) MS Project
3 9 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (4.66%) Markit EDM
2 10 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.51%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 4 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.43%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.08%) Finacle
5 3 (1.08%) Temenos T24
5 3 (1.08%) FRx
5 3 (1.08%) HFM
5 3 (1.08%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.36%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.87%) Office 365
4 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.72%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.32%) DNS
2 17 (6.09%) Firewall
3 14 (5.02%) WAN
4 11 (3.94%) LAN
4 11 (3.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (2.51%) Internet
6 6 (2.15%) IP Telephony
6 6 (2.15%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.79%) DHCP
7 5 (1.79%) VoIP
8 4 (1.43%) HTTP
8 4 (1.43%) SAN
9 3 (1.08%) VLAN
10 2 (0.72%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (0.72%) VPN
11 1 (0.36%) SMTP
11 1 (0.36%) SSH
11 1 (0.36%) Wireless
11 1 (0.36%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (9.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.58%) Big Data
6 8 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.51%) MS Access
8 4 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.08%) MySQL
9 3 (1.08%) DB2
9 3 (1.08%) OLAP
9 3 (1.08%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (1.08%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 28 (10.04%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.66%) SpecFlow
4 6 (2.15%) Bugzilla
4 6 (2.15%) JIRA
5 4 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.43%) FogBugz
6 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.08%) ERwin
7 1 (0.36%) MSI
7 1 (0.36%) Selenium
7 1 (0.36%) MSTest
General
1 110 (39.43%) Finance
2 35 (12.54%) Banking
3 23 (8.24%) Law
4 8 (2.87%) Retail
5 7 (2.51%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.51%) Marketing
6 4 (1.43%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Advertising
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.72%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.72%) French Language
7 2 (0.72%) German Language
7 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (27.96%) Developer
2 74 (26.52%) Analyst
3 35 (12.54%) .NET Developer
4 22 (7.89%) C# Developer
4 22 (7.89%) Consultant
5 21 (7.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (6.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (6.45%) Lead Developer
9 16 (5.73%) Lead C# Developer
9 16 (5.73%) Lead .NET Developer
10 13 (4.66%) .NET Programmer
10 13 (4.66%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 13 (4.66%) Analyst Programmer
10 13 (4.66%) Programmer
10 13 (4.66%) Architect
11 12 (4.30%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) Support Analyst
13 10 (3.58%) Applications Support
13 10 (3.58%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (39.07%) .NET
2 91 (32.62%) ASP.NET
3 67 (24.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (18.64%) .NET Framework
5 49 (17.56%) jQuery
6 42 (15.05%) NHibernate
7 28 (10.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 27 (9.68%) WCF
9 26 (9.32%) XML
10 25 (8.96%) CSS
11 24 (8.60%) HTML
11 24 (8.60%) Ajax
12 17 (6.09%) AngularJS
13 13 (4.66%) Sass
13 13 (4.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (4.66%) Castle Windsor
14 9 (3.23%) Regular Expression
15 8 (2.87%) HTML5
15 8 (2.87%) WPF
16 7 (2.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.60%) Cryptography
3 16 (5.73%) Social Media
4 15 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.94%) Visualisation
6 10 (3.58%) Open Source
7 9 (3.23%) User Experience
8 7 (2.51%) Clustering
9 4 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.43%) Blog
9 4 (1.43%) PMI
9 4 (1.43%) EPoS
9 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.08%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.08%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.08%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 109 (39.07%) Windows
2 37 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (6.81%) Linux
5 11 (3.94%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.79%) UNIX
8 4 (1.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.72%) Android
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
11 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.36%) CentOS
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.94%) MVC
2 54 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (10.04%) Software Engineering
3 28 (10.04%) E-Commerce
4 25 (8.96%) Project Management
4 25 (8.96%) Scrum
5 21 (7.53%) OO
6 20 (7.17%) CRM
7 19 (6.81%) Asset Management
7 19 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (6.09%) TDD
9 16 (5.73%) Analytics
10 15 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (5.02%) ITIL
11 14 (5.02%) Information Security
12 13 (4.66%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.66%) Web Development
13 12 (4.30%) Data Management
13 12 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (4.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (36.20%) SQL
2 95 (34.05%) C#
3 65 (23.30%) JavaScript
4 49 (17.56%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.02%) VB.NET
6 11 (3.94%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.58%) VBA
7 10 (3.58%) Java
8 7 (2.51%) Python
9 5 (1.79%) C++
9 5 (1.79%) Perl
10 4 (1.43%) VB
10 4 (1.43%) Ruby
11 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.08%) C
12 1 (0.36%) F#
12 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (17.20%) Degree
2 31 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (8.96%) MCSE
4 14 (5.02%) CEH
5 11 (3.94%) SSCP
5 11 (3.94%) GIAC
5 11 (3.94%) CISSP
6 10 (3.58%) CCA
6 10 (3.58%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (2.87%) CCNA
7 8 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.51%) HND
8 7 (2.51%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.51%) MCITP
9 5 (1.79%) MCP
9 5 (1.79%) ISEB
9 5 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.43%) OCP
10 4 (1.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.81%) QA
2 7 (2.51%) SLA
3 4 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (18.28%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.66%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.43%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.43%) vSphere
5 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) Squid
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (2.87%) SCCM
2 6 (2.15%) SCOM
3 2 (0.72%) WSUS
4 1 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 182 (65.23%) Microsoft
2 40 (14.34%) Oracle
3 35 (12.54%) VMware
4 26 (9.32%) Cisco
5 24 (8.60%) Citrix
6 13 (4.66%) Twitter
7 12 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.94%) Sybase
9 9 (3.23%) Lotus
10 6 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.15%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.79%) Cognos
11 5 (1.79%) Fidessa
11 5 (1.79%) HP
11 5 (1.79%) thinkFolio
12 4 (1.43%) Informatica
12 4 (1.43%) SAP
13 3 (1.08%) Teradata
13 3 (1.08%) Planview
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