The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 219 191 185
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Permanent jobs citing Spreadsheet 3 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.053% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Applications category 0.34% 2.14% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 16
Average salary - £36,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.51%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.69%
Spreadsheet
England

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

Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
876 935 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.48% 17.40% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 717 806 645
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Spreadsheet
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the West Midlands region.

Spreadsheet Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Spreadsheet
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Warwickshire +6 1 - -
Worcestershire -4 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) CRM
3 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) VBA
4 5 (35.71%) Data Mining
4 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Cognos
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Social Media
6 2 (14.29%) Android Development
6 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) German Language
6 2 (14.29%) Blog
6 2 (14.29%) Android
6 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Summit
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Data Mining
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) German Language
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Data Mining Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Resourcer
5 1 (7.14%) Recruitment Resourcer
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Business Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Excel Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Blog
3 2 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (7.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
2 2 (14.29%) Android Development
2 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) ISMS
3 1 (7.14%) OpenUP
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) VBA
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Computacenter
3 1 (7.14%) StreamServe
3 1 (7.14%) Fujitsu