The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 11 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 10 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.35% 22.12% 6.74%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 92.00% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 6
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +61.29%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £29,962
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.12%
MS Office
West Sussex

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

Applications Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.02% 24.04% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 12
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

MS Office
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Gatwick

MS Office
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing MS Office 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 Office.

1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (91.67%) MS Visio
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Spanish Language
4 5 (41.67%) French Language
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) DSDM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing MS Office 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 Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (91.67%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 5 (41.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) BDD
2 1 (8.33%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft