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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 89 119 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.99% 8.59% 9.12%
As % of the Applications category 68.99% 63.30% 72.88%
Number of salaries quoted 57 75 60
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,970
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £69,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -2.70%
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
129 188 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.13% 13.57% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 72 112 96
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 10 February 2016.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 127 (72.57%) Microsoft
2 71 (40.57%) SQL Server
3 64 (36.57%) SQL
4 60 (34.29%) Degree
5 56 (32.00%) Finance
6 47 (26.86%) C#
7 45 (25.71%) Windows
7 45 (25.71%) Project Management
8 43 (24.57%) MS Office
9 41 (23.43%) .NET
9 41 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (18.29%) Oracle
12 29 (16.57%) Computer Science
12 29 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (14.29%) Business Analysis
14 23 (13.14%) Banking
14 23 (13.14%) Python
15 20 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (11.43%) T-SQL
15 20 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (10.86%) HTML
16 19 (10.86%) ASP.NET
16 19 (10.86%) CSS
16 19 (10.86%) MS PowerPoint
17 18 (10.29%) Windows Server
18 17 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (9.71%) VMware
19 16 (9.14%) Java
19 16 (9.14%) Linux

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.86%) SAS
3 7 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.57%) Apache
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.57%) IIS
7 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 43 (24.57%) MS Office
2 19 (10.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.86%) MS Project
5 1 (0.57%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.86%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.14%) SaaS
4 8 (4.57%) Office 365
5 7 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (3.43%) DigitalOcean
6 6 (3.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) DHCP
1 4 (2.29%) DNS
1 4 (2.29%) Firewall
2 3 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (1.71%) HTTP
2 3 (1.71%) SAN
2 3 (1.71%) VPN
3 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.57%) NAS
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (40.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (9.14%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (7.43%) MySQL
4 13 (7.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.29%) OLAP
8 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.71%) Big Data
9 3 (1.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (1.71%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.71%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (1.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.43%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.14%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.57%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.57%) MSTest
5 1 (0.57%) Selenium
5 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 56 (32.00%) Finance
2 23 (13.14%) Banking
3 10 (5.71%) Legal
4 9 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.00%) Marketing
6 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.14%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Front Office
8 1 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (22.29%) Analyst
2 32 (18.29%) Developer
3 23 (13.14%) Consultant
4 12 (6.86%) .NET Developer
5 11 (6.29%) Graduate
5 11 (6.29%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.14%) Graduate Consultant
7 8 (4.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 8 (4.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (4.57%) Principal Consultant
7 8 (4.57%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.00%) DBA
9 6 (3.43%) Administrator
9 6 (3.43%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.43%) SQL Developer
9 6 (3.43%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.43%) .NET
2 19 (10.86%) ASP.NET
2 19 (10.86%) CSS
2 19 (10.86%) HTML
3 12 (6.86%) Web Services
4 9 (5.14%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (3.43%) Middleware
6 5 (2.86%) WCF
7 4 (2.29%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.29%) MDX
7 4 (2.29%) XML
8 3 (1.71%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.14%) HTML5
9 2 (1.14%) jQuery
9 2 (1.14%) JSON
9 2 (1.14%) REST
10 1 (0.57%) ArcObjects
10 1 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
1 29 (16.57%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 9 (5.14%) Replication
4 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.43%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.86%) Data Extraction
6 5 (2.86%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.86%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.29%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.29%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.29%) EPoS
7 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.71%) Economics
8 3 (1.71%) Physics
9 2 (1.14%) Informatics
9 2 (1.14%) PMI
9 2 (1.14%) Psychology
9 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.71%) Windows
2 18 (10.29%) Windows Server
3 16 (9.14%) Linux
4 12 (6.86%) Unix
5 9 (5.14%) Windows 7
5 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.29%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.29%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.71%) Project Management
2 41 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 16 (9.14%) ETL
6 15 (8.57%) Data Modelling
6 15 (8.57%) Scrum
7 14 (8.00%) ITIL
8 13 (7.43%) CRM
8 13 (7.43%) High Availability
9 11 (6.29%) Change Management
9 11 (6.29%) Data Analysis
9 11 (6.29%) Presales
10 10 (5.71%) Asset Management
11 9 (5.14%) DevOps
11 9 (5.14%) SDLC
11 9 (5.14%) Service Management
11 9 (5.14%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.57%) Data Management
12 8 (4.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.57%) SQL
2 47 (26.86%) C#
3 23 (13.14%) Python
4 20 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 16 (9.14%) Java
6 15 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.00%) C++
8 10 (5.71%) VBA
9 8 (4.57%) Ruby
10 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.86%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.29%) Perl
13 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.14%) R
15 1 (0.57%) C
15 1 (0.57%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
15 1 (0.57%) PHP
15 1 (0.57%) Scala
15 1 (0.57%) VB
15 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (34.29%) Degree
2 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.29%) ISEB
4 4 (2.29%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.71%) HND
5 3 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.14%) CCNA
6 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.14%) MCSA
6 2 (1.14%) PMP
7 1 (0.57%) HNC
7 1 (0.57%) MCP
7 1 (0.57%) OCP
7 1 (0.57%) PhD
7 1 (0.57%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.57%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.86%) SLA
3 4 (2.29%) QA
4 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.14%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.43%) vSphere
4 3 (1.71%) XenApp
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.57%) Squid
6 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (9.14%) SCCM
2 13 (7.43%) SCOM
3 7 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.00%) Puppet
4 4 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.14%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.57%) Ansible
6 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 127 (72.57%) Microsoft
2 32 (18.29%) Oracle
3 17 (9.71%) VMware
4 13 (7.43%) Google
5 12 (6.86%) SAP
6 9 (5.14%) Cisco
7 8 (4.57%) Tableau
8 7 (4.00%) Citrix
9 6 (3.43%) HP
9 6 (3.43%) Informatica
9 6 (3.43%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.86%) Bloomberg
10 5 (2.86%) Symantec
11 3 (1.71%) Fidessa
11 3 (1.71%) Reuters
12 2 (1.14%) Aruba
12 2 (1.14%) FactSet
12 2 (1.14%) Ipanema Technologies
12 2 (1.14%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.14%) Teradata
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