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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
Rank 893 906 870
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Permanent jobs citing OOXML 4 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.021% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.010% 0.054% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 21
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+59.72% +10.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40748 48460 44031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.97% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34845 41425 38275
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

OOXML
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOXML within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OOXML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OOXML
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOXML within the UK.

OOXML Salary Trend in the UK

OOXML
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOXML within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
England +25 3 £55,000 -
South East +16 3 £55,000 +52.77%
Surrey - 3 £55,000 -
Leatherhead - 2 £57,500 -

OOXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OOXML 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 OOXML.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (62.50%) WinForms
4 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
4 5 (62.50%) SOA
4 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (62.50%) XPath
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

OOXML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OOXML 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 OOXML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) C# Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior C# Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior WinForms Developer
3 2 (25.00%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) WinForms
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (62.50%) XPath
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle