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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
Rank 889 870 899
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +29
Permanent jobs citing OOXML 5 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.011% 0.023% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 4
Average salary £45,000 £53,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% +63.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +50.00%

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
43595 42672 48036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.03% 39.47% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36643 36966 42269
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOXML over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

OOXML Salary Histogram in the UK

OOXML
Top 6 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 27 August 2014. 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 -57 5 £45,000 -15.09%
South East -25 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Oxford - 4 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
City of London +13 1 £67,500 +27.35%
London -18 1 £67,500 +22.17%

OOXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) .NET
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 31 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 31 (100.00%) XML
2 25 (80.65%) IIS
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 21 (67.74%) Marketing
4 20 (64.52%) Dundas
4 20 (64.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (64.52%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (64.52%) Project Management
4 20 (64.52%) OLAP
4 20 (64.52%) MySQL
5 19 (61.29%) C#
5 19 (61.29%) HTML
5 19 (61.29%) MS Project
5 19 (61.29%) CSS
6 14 (45.16%) SQL
7 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
8 11 (35.48%) Web Services
8 11 (35.48%) N-Tier
8 11 (35.48%) jQuery
8 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
9 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (29.03%) XSLT
10 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (25.81%) Data-Driven Marketing
11 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC

OOXML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 25 (80.65%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (61.29%) MS Project
2 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
3 5 (16.13%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (64.52%) OLAP
2 20 (64.52%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (64.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 20 (64.52%) MySQL
3 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
3 5 (16.13%) InstallShield
3 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 5 (16.13%) MSBuild
4 4 (12.90%) Subversion
General
1 21 (67.74%) Marketing
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Law
2 5 (16.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Development Manager
2 11 (35.48%) Developer
3 9 (29.03%) IT Development Manager
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Online Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
1 31 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 31 (100.00%) XML
2 19 (61.29%) CSS
2 19 (61.29%) HTML
3 11 (35.48%) Web Services
3 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
3 11 (35.48%) jQuery
4 9 (29.03%) XSLT
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (19.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (19.35%) WCF
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (16.13%) JSON
7 5 (16.13%) WinForms
7 5 (16.13%) Ajax
7 5 (16.13%) .NET Remoting
7 5 (16.13%) SOAP
8 4 (12.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) N-Tier
2 4 (12.90%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Project Management
2 8 (25.81%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 7 (22.58%) MVC
4 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
5 5 (16.13%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (64.52%) Dundas
3 5 (16.13%) Reuters
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Telerik