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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 6 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 6.19% 6.56% 18.27%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 47.06% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 19
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,364 £18,750 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £46,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
10 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 10.31% 13.93% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 28
Average salary £30,364 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.52% +47.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £20,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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 27 April 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) PBX
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Use Case
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Ada
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Nortel
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