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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 4 8 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 23 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.12% 11.60% 1.93%
As % of the Applications category 69.70% 80.77% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
MS Excel
England

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

Applications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
33 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 31.73% 14.36% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £75,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

MS Excel
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in the Midlands

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in the Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 74 (98.67%) Microsoft
2 47 (62.67%) Project Management
3 45 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (58.67%) Change Management
4 44 (58.67%) Retail
5 39 (52.00%) Manufacturing
5 39 (52.00%) Salesforce.com
5 39 (52.00%) SAP
6 38 (50.67%) SAP Certification
6 38 (50.67%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (50.67%) Games
6 38 (50.67%) SaaS
7 36 (48.00%) CRM
8 19 (25.33%) ERP
8 19 (25.33%) Finance
9 14 (18.67%) ABAP
10 12 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 11 (14.67%) Billing
12 10 (13.33%) Service Management
13 9 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (12.00%) .NET
13 9 (12.00%) SAP ERP
13 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
13 9 (12.00%) Migration
13 9 (12.00%) SAP HANA
14 8 (10.67%) SAP CRM
14 8 (10.67%) Logistics
14 8 (10.67%) SAP Implementation
14 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
14 8 (10.67%) SAP SD

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (4.00%) Lync
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Office
1 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (12.00%) SAP ERP
3 8 (10.67%) SAP CRM
3 8 (10.67%) SAP SD
4 7 (9.33%) SAP FI
4 7 (9.33%) SAP CO
4 7 (9.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 38 (50.67%) SaaS
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) PABX
1 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.67%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (2.67%) WAN
1 2 (2.67%) DNS
1 2 (2.67%) MPLS
2 1 (1.33%) BGP
2 1 (1.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) SAP HANA
2 7 (9.33%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (9.33%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.33%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) LSMW
2 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (58.67%) Retail
2 39 (52.00%) Manufacturing
3 38 (50.67%) Games
4 19 (25.33%) Finance
5 11 (14.67%) Billing
6 8 (10.67%) Aerospace
7 7 (9.33%) General Ledger
8 6 (8.00%) Banking
8 6 (8.00%) Retail Banking
9 3 (4.00%) Legal
10 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
11 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (50.67%) Consultant
2 22 (29.33%) SAP Consultant
3 18 (24.00%) CRM Consultant
4 10 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 10 (13.33%) Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Consultant
6 8 (10.67%) Sales Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) SAP Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Data Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) SAP Data Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) Data Migration Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) Migration Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 6 (8.00%) Functional Consultant
8 6 (8.00%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (6.67%) Technical Developer
9 5 (6.67%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) HTML
3 4 (5.33%) jQuery
4 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.00%) CSS
4 3 (4.00%) Web Services
4 3 (4.00%) XML
4 3 (4.00%) CSS3
5 2 (2.67%) XMPP
5 2 (2.67%) VXML
6 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.33%) User Experience
4 3 (4.00%) PMI
4 3 (4.00%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (62.67%) Project Management
2 44 (58.67%) Change Management
3 38 (50.67%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (48.00%) CRM
5 19 (25.33%) ERP
6 10 (13.33%) Service Management
7 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 9 (12.00%) Migration
8 8 (10.67%) Logistics
8 8 (10.67%) SAP Implementation
8 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.33%) Validation
9 7 (9.33%) Time Management
9 7 (9.33%) Data Migration
9 7 (9.33%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (9.33%) Data Validation
9 7 (9.33%) Workflow
10 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
10 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) ABAP
2 4 (5.33%) C#
2 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.67%) C
5 1 (1.33%) Java
5 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (50.67%) SAP Certification
2 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) Degree
4 3 (4.00%) CIMA
4 3 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.00%) ICAEW
4 3 (4.00%) AAT
5 1 (1.33%) ISEB
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
1 3 (4.00%) SCOM
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 74 (98.67%) Microsoft
2 39 (52.00%) Salesforce.com
2 39 (52.00%) SAP
3 7 (9.33%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco
4 3 (4.00%) Civica
4 3 (4.00%) LexisNexis
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Sage