The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 4.00% 5.45% 1.30%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 100.00% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £40,750 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
MS Office
West Wales

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

Applications Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 8.00% 5.45% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 7
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £82,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

MS Office
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Swansea

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (50.00%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Sage
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) PaintShop Pro
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Author
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Author
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sage