The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 47 67 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.69% 12.38% 11.46%
As % of the Applications category 59.49% 58.77% 50.78%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 45
Average salary £42,500 £33,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% -30.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
MS Excel
Hertfordshire

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

Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
79 114 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.60% 21.07% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 71 83 71
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Watford

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

MS Excel Salary Trend in Watford

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

MS Excel Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 67 (67.00%) MS Office
2 65 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (29.00%) SQL
3 29 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 23 (23.00%) Java
6 22 (22.00%) Unix
6 22 (22.00%) Shell Script
7 20 (20.00%) MS Visio
8 19 (19.00%) Finance
9 18 (18.00%) VMware
9 18 (18.00%) ITIL
10 17 (17.00%) Test Scripting
11 16 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (16.00%) Project Management
12 15 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 14 (14.00%) Management Information System
13 14 (14.00%) Windows
13 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (13.00%) Linux
14 13 (13.00%) Oracle
14 13 (13.00%) DNS
14 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
14 13 (13.00%) Problem Management
15 12 (12.00%) Release Management
15 12 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (12.00%) Business Analysis
15 12 (12.00%) JIRA
15 12 (12.00%) LoadRunner
15 12 (12.00%) ClearQuest

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 10 (10.00%) Apache
1 10 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 10 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 10 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 10 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 67 (67.00%) MS Office
2 20 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 15 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (9.00%) MS Project
5 4 (4.00%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (2.00%) FrameMaker
7 1 (1.00%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (1.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.00%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.00%) Lorenzo
3 1 (1.00%) Primavera
3 1 (1.00%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.00%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (1.00%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
1 3 (3.00%) PaaS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) DNS
2 10 (10.00%) FTP
2 10 (10.00%) SSH
2 10 (10.00%) SSL
3 5 (5.00%) Firewall
4 3 (3.00%) DHCP
5 2 (2.00%) VoIP
5 2 (2.00%) VPN
6 1 (1.00%) LAN
6 1 (1.00%) Skype
6 1 (1.00%) WAN
6 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) MySQL
2 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.00%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.00%) MS Access
6 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) ClearQuest
1 12 (12.00%) JIRA
1 12 (12.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Marketing
2 5 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.00%) Welsh Language
4 2 (2.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 35 (35.00%) Analyst
2 14 (14.00%) Administrator
3 12 (12.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 8 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (8.00%) Unix Administrator
4 8 (8.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (8.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.00%) Developer
5 7 (7.00%) IT Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Trainer
7 5 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Product Trainer
7 5 (5.00%) QA Tester
7 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) LAMP
1 10 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (8.00%) XML
3 7 (7.00%) HTML
4 5 (5.00%) .NET
5 4 (4.00%) CSS
6 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.00%) jQuery
7 1 (1.00%) ADO
7 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.00%) HTML5
7 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (14.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.00%) Clustering
3 8 (8.00%) NHS
4 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.00%) Statistics
4 2 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.00%) e-Health
5 1 (1.00%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.00%) Unix
2 14 (14.00%) Windows
3 13 (13.00%) Linux
4 10 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 18 (18.00%) ITIL
4 17 (17.00%) Test Scripting
5 16 (16.00%) Project Management
6 13 (13.00%) Problem Management
7 12 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 12 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (12.00%) Release Management
8 11 (11.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
8 11 (11.00%) Software Delivery
9 10 (10.00%) Service Management
9 10 (10.00%) Time Management
10 7 (7.00%) Line Management
10 7 (7.00%) Performance Management
11 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.00%) CRM
11 6 (6.00%) Incident Management
11 6 (6.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.00%) SQL
2 23 (23.00%) Java
3 22 (22.00%) Shell Script
4 10 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (10.00%) Perl
4 10 (10.00%) PHP
5 9 (9.00%) C#
6 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.00%) VBA
8 2 (2.00%) C
8 2 (2.00%) C++
8 2 (2.00%) VB
8 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) CIPD
3 3 (3.00%) APMP
3 3 (3.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (3.00%) MCSE
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.00%) MCITP
4 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
2 5 (5.00%) QA
3 4 (4.00%) PMBOK
4 2 (2.00%) COBIT
4 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.00%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.00%) Postfix
2 10 (10.00%) qmail
2 10 (10.00%) Sendmail
3 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (10.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 65 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.00%) VMware
3 13 (13.00%) Oracle
3 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (10.00%) IBM
5 7 (7.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (7.00%) Cisco
6 5 (5.00%) Planview
7 4 (4.00%) HP
7 4 (4.00%) SAP
8 3 (3.00%) Adobe
8 3 (3.00%) Citrix
8 3 (3.00%) Sage
9 1 (1.00%) Cerner
9 1 (1.00%) iSOFT
9 1 (1.00%) McKesson
9 1 (1.00%) MEDITECH
9 1 (1.00%) Northgate
Watford, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Nixor
Salary: £45,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Watford
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits and relocation
Posted: 25 days ago
Watford
Langley James Limited
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago