The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 10 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 3.92% 19.54% 4.00%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 65.38% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 3
Average salary £27,500 £20,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.14% -41.42%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
MS Office
Manchester

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

Applications Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 3.92% 29.89% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 10
Average salary £27,500 £20,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.80% -35.20%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

MS Office
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Wigan

MS Office
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 7 (87.50%) Time Management
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) XSLT
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) E-business
3 5 (62.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) MBA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Junior
1 5 (62.50%) Graduate
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Assistant Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Time Management
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) E-business
3 5 (62.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft