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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 10.29% 4.23% 4.55%
As % of the Applications category 70.00% 60.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £25,000 £18,145 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.77% -21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
10 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 14.71% 7.04% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 7
Average salary £23,250 £19,573 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.78% -38.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
3 6 (66.67%) Time Management
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) Project Management
6 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 3 (33.33%) MS Project
6 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (22.22%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) XSLT
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) E-business
8 1 (11.11%) Line Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) XSLT
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Time Management
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) E-business
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
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