The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 6 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.50% 7.45% 6.95%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 48.28% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 9
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -2.70%
MS Excel
UK

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

Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
8 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.34% 15.43% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 15
Average salary £30,000 £18,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.16% -28.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,750 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim 0 5 £25,000 +11.11% 4
County Tyrone - 1 £32,500 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Web Design
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) MCSA
6 1 (11.11%) SOA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Data Management
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Business Development
2 1 (11.11%) Web Design
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
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