The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 6 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.43% 12.37% 8.61%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 66.67% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 12
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £39,050
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
MS Office
West Yorkshire

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

Applications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.57% 18.56% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 18
Average salary £29,810 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.63% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

MS Office
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Halifax

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Halifax

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 5 (55.56%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Ranorex
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Product Management
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 2 (22.22%) MS Project
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Data Management
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) MS Access
7 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Ranorex
2 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Product Management
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) HND
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects