The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 34 40
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 9 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 6.92% 1.64% 1.77%
As % of the Applications category 52.94% 13.64% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 5
Median salary £30,000 £21,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.53% -28.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.51% +1.53%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 17 22 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 13.08% 12.02% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 37
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.49% +3.07%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Bedford

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Bedford.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in Bedford

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Bedford over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (80.00%) MCITP
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Meridio
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
1 8 (80.00%) MCITP
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Meridio