The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 12 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.14% 12.24% 12.64%
As % of the Applications category 63.16% 80.00% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 10
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £52,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
MS Excel
Lancashire

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

Applications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
19 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.31% 15.31% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 11
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £32,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Preston

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Preston

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 17 (73.91%) C#
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (30.43%) VBA
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 7 (30.43%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) N-Tier
6 7 (30.43%) Web Development
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (26.09%) SOAP
7 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (26.09%) WCF
8 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
8 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
8 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
10 3 (13.04%) Java
10 3 (13.04%) PHP
10 3 (13.04%) MS Office
10 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
10 3 (13.04%) XML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) PBX
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) MySQL
6 2 (8.70%) MS Access
7 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
2 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) MI Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) SOAP
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) WCF
4 3 (13.04%) Grails
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) REST
4 3 (13.04%) XML
4 3 (13.04%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) N-Tier
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Web Development
2 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) UML
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (8.70%) People Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) VBA
4 3 (13.04%) Objective-C
4 3 (13.04%) Groovy
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) VB6
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) XenApp
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Nortel
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Draytek
4 1 (4.35%) HP