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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 102 110 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.04% 7.32% 9.44%
As % of the Applications category 60.71% 56.12% 57.58%
Number of salaries quoted 66 82 77
Average salary £45,000 £40,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.80% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £59,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
168 196 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.60% 13.05% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 113 135 137
Average salary £42,500 £40,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,455 £22,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £56,750
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 28 July 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 159 (76.44%) Microsoft
2 88 (42.31%) SQL Server
3 75 (36.06%) .NET
4 62 (29.81%) Finance
5 58 (27.88%) C#
6 52 (25.00%) Windows
7 50 (24.04%) ASP.NET
7 50 (24.04%) SQL
8 45 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (21.63%) Degree
9 44 (21.15%) MVC
10 43 (20.67%) Project Management
10 43 (20.67%) JavaScript
11 40 (19.23%) .NET Framework
12 39 (18.75%) SharePoint
13 37 (17.79%) MS Office
13 37 (17.79%) VMware
14 34 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (14.42%) HTML
16 29 (13.94%) CSS
16 29 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (12.50%) Active Directory
18 24 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
19 22 (10.58%) jQuery
19 22 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (10.58%) Mentoring
20 20 (9.62%) SDLC
21 19 (9.13%) Continuous Improvement
21 19 (9.13%) Change Control
21 19 (9.13%) Change Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 17 (8.17%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.21%) IBM Notes
4 13 (6.25%) IIS
5 3 (1.44%) SAS
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.96%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.48%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.48%) CMS
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 37 (17.79%) MS Office
2 24 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (8.65%) MS Visio
4 14 (6.73%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.48%) InDesign
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.44%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.48%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.21%) Firewall
2 7 (3.37%) SAN
3 5 (2.40%) HTTP
3 5 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.92%) WAN
4 4 (1.92%) VPN
4 4 (1.92%) LAN
5 2 (0.96%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.96%) Internet
6 1 (0.48%) DHCP
6 1 (0.48%) DNS
6 1 (0.48%) VoIP
6 1 (0.48%) VLAN
6 1 (0.48%) IPsec
6 1 (0.48%) Wireless
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.21%) MS Access
3 14 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.40%) MySQL
7 5 (2.40%) Big Data
7 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.96%) QlikView
10 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.96%) OLAP
11 1 (0.48%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (4.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.44%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.96%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.96%) MSTest
5 1 (0.48%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.48%) JIRA
5 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.48%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.48%) FitNesse
General
1 62 (29.81%) Finance
2 12 (5.77%) Banking
3 6 (2.88%) Retail
4 5 (2.40%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.92%) Advertising
5 4 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (23.08%) Analyst
2 44 (21.15%) Developer
3 27 (12.98%) Project Manager
4 22 (10.58%) Architect
5 21 (10.10%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.77%) Technical Architect
8 10 (4.81%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.85%) Data Architect
10 7 (3.37%) Solutions Analyst
10 7 (3.37%) Consultant
10 7 (3.37%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.88%) Junior
12 5 (2.40%) Business Analyst
12 5 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (1.92%) PMO Analyst
13 4 (1.92%) IT Support
13 4 (1.92%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (36.06%) .NET
2 50 (24.04%) ASP.NET
3 40 (19.23%) .NET Framework
4 34 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (14.42%) HTML
6 29 (13.94%) CSS
7 22 (10.58%) jQuery
8 13 (6.25%) NHibernate
9 11 (5.29%) Entity Framework
10 8 (3.85%) XML
11 7 (3.37%) WinForms
11 7 (3.37%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.88%) Middleware
13 5 (2.40%) Web Services
13 5 (2.40%) JSON
13 5 (2.40%) HTML5
13 5 (2.40%) CSS3
13 5 (2.40%) Raphaël
14 4 (1.92%) WCF
14 4 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.37%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.40%) PMI
5 5 (2.40%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.44%) EPoS
6 3 (1.44%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.44%) User Experience
7 2 (0.96%) FMCG
7 2 (0.96%) Replication
7 2 (0.96%) Statistics
7 2 (0.96%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) Economics
8 1 (0.48%) AS400
8 1 (0.48%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (3.85%) Linux
3 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.88%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.92%) Android
4 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.96%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.48%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.15%) MVC
3 43 (20.67%) Project Management
4 29 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (10.58%) Mentoring
6 20 (9.62%) SDLC
7 19 (9.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (9.13%) Change Control
7 19 (9.13%) Change Management
8 16 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (7.69%) CRM
8 16 (7.69%) ITIL
9 15 (7.21%) Programme Management
10 14 (6.73%) Scrum
11 13 (6.25%) ETL
11 13 (6.25%) Quality Management
11 13 (6.25%) Web Development
12 12 (5.77%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.29%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.88%) C#
2 50 (24.04%) SQL
3 43 (20.67%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.65%) T-SQL
4 18 (8.65%) VBA
5 16 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.25%) Java
7 5 (2.40%) Python
8 4 (1.92%) Ruby
9 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.48%) VB
10 1 (0.48%) PHP
10 1 (0.48%) RPG
10 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (21.63%) Degree
2 12 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.88%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.40%) CISSP
4 5 (2.40%) CEH
5 4 (1.92%) GIAC
5 4 (1.92%) SSCP
6 3 (1.44%) ISEB
6 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.44%) MCSE
7 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.96%) HND
8 1 (0.48%) PMP
8 1 (0.48%) CCNP
8 1 (0.48%) CCNA
8 1 (0.48%) MCSA
8 1 (0.48%) CISM
8 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.13%) SLA
2 7 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.40%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) PMBOK
System Software
1 26 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.37%) VMware ESX
3 7 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.92%) vSphere
5 2 (0.96%) XenApp
6 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) Nagios
2 7 (3.37%) Puppet
2 7 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.96%) WSUS
3 2 (0.96%) SCCM
3 2 (0.96%) SCOM
4 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 159 (76.44%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.79%) VMware
3 15 (7.21%) Lotus
4 13 (6.25%) Oracle
5 11 (5.29%) Cisco
6 9 (4.33%) Citrix
6 9 (4.33%) Splunk
7 8 (3.85%) HP
8 5 (2.40%) F5
9 4 (1.92%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.92%) Apple
9 4 (1.92%) Niku
10 3 (1.44%) Charles River
10 3 (1.44%) Sourcefire
10 3 (1.44%) LogRhythm
11 2 (0.96%) DigitalOcean
11 2 (0.96%) SonicWALL
11 2 (0.96%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.96%) Google
12 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000 - £41000 per annum + benefits, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + fantastic benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago