The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Excel
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 25 7
Rank change year-on-year +15 -18  
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 85 77 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.08% 9.13% 15.40%
As % of the Applications category 72.03% 54.61% 63.47%
Number of salaries quoted 61 69 137
Median salary £33,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -1.40%  

MS 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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 118 141 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 18.15% 16.73% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 90 126 218
Median salary £34,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for MS Excel in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Excel in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +4 30 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Luton +8 23 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Dunstable +3 10 £21,500 -57.00% 2
MS Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 113 (77.40%) Microsoft
2 49 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (32.88%) SQL Server
4 39 (26.71%) .NET
5 38 (26.03%) Windows
6 37 (25.34%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (23.29%) SQL
8 29 (19.86%) C#
9 28 (19.18%) ASP.NET
10 25 (17.12%) Degree
10 25 (17.12%) Windows Server
11 21 (14.38%) MS Office
12 19 (13.01%) JavaScript
12 19 (13.01%) Active Directory
13 18 (12.33%) LAN
13 18 (12.33%) WAN
13 18 (12.33%) Oracle
13 18 (12.33%) Computer Science
14 17 (11.64%) Project Management
15 16 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (10.27%) Cisco
16 15 (10.27%) CRM
16 15 (10.27%) MS Exchange
16 15 (10.27%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (10.27%) .NET Framework
16 15 (10.27%) PowerShell
16 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (9.59%) Waterfall
17 14 (9.59%) MVC

MS Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 15 (10.27%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.16%) IIS
4 6 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.68%) CMS
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (14.38%) MS Office
2 12 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (8.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.05%) Data Workbench
3 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.37%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.37%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.85%) Office 365
3 7 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.11%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (4.11%) AdWords
4 6 (4.11%) SaaS
5 3 (2.05%) Akamai
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.33%) LAN
1 18 (12.33%) WAN
2 11 (7.53%) Network Security
3 10 (6.85%) Firewall
4 8 (5.48%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.79%) BGP
5 7 (4.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (4.79%) OSPF
5 7 (4.79%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (4.79%) tcpdump
5 7 (4.79%) Wireshark
6 6 (4.11%) DNS
7 3 (2.05%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.37%) DHCP
8 2 (1.37%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.37%) Wireless
8 2 (1.37%) WLAN
9 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (32.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.11%) Power BI
4 6 (4.11%) QlikView
4 6 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.74%) MS Access
7 3 (2.05%) Big Data
8 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.37%) GIS
8 2 (1.37%) Sisense
9 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.68%) OLAP
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.74%) JIRA
4 2 (1.37%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.37%) Selenium
4 2 (1.37%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (8.90%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Marketing
3 3 (2.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (28.08%) Analyst
2 26 (17.81%) Developer
3 10 (6.85%) IT Manager
4 9 (6.16%) Graduate
4 9 (6.16%) IT Support
4 9 (6.16%) Senior Developer
5 8 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (5.48%) C# Developer
5 8 (5.48%) Consultant
5 8 (5.48%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (5.48%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.79%) .NET Developer
6 7 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (4.79%) Network Consultant
6 7 (4.79%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.11%) Architect
7 6 (4.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (4.11%) Security Consultant
7 6 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.71%) .NET
2 28 (19.18%) ASP.NET
3 15 (10.27%) .NET Framework
4 13 (8.90%) HTML
5 12 (8.22%) Entity Framework
6 11 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (6.85%) HTML5
7 10 (6.85%) jQuery
8 8 (5.48%) Ajax
9 7 (4.79%) Web Services
10 6 (4.11%) CSS
11 4 (2.74%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (2.05%) Middleware
12 3 (2.05%) Ninject
12 3 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (2.05%) RESTful
13 2 (1.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.34%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (12.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.16%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.05%) iPad
5 3 (2.05%) User Experience
6 2 (1.37%) Clustering
6 2 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) PDA
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.03%) Windows
2 25 (17.12%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.79%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.11%) Linux
7 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.68%) Unix
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (11.64%) Project Management
3 15 (10.27%) CRM
4 14 (9.59%) MVC
4 14 (9.59%) Waterfall
5 13 (8.90%) ITIL
5 13 (8.90%) Problem Management
5 13 (8.90%) SDLC
6 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (8.22%) E-Commerce
6 12 (8.22%) Time Management
7 11 (7.53%) Change Management
7 11 (7.53%) Network Management
8 10 (6.85%) ERP
8 10 (6.85%) Load Balancing
8 10 (6.85%) Mentoring
8 10 (6.85%) Presales
9 9 (6.16%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.48%) DevOps
10 8 (5.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.29%) SQL
2 29 (19.86%) C#
3 19 (13.01%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.27%) PowerShell
5 13 (8.90%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.48%) Java
6 8 (5.48%) VBA
7 3 (2.05%) VBScript
8 2 (1.37%) Ruby
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 25 (17.12%) Degree
2 16 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.27%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.22%) CCDP
5 11 (7.53%) CCSA
6 10 (6.85%) CCNP
7 9 (6.16%) MCITP
8 8 (5.48%) MCSE
9 7 (4.79%) CCSE
10 4 (2.74%) CCNA
10 4 (2.74%) MCSA
11 3 (2.05%) MCP
12 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.68%) CCIE
13 1 (0.68%) CCIP
13 1 (0.68%) CCSP
13 1 (0.68%) ISEB
13 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) QA
1 6 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.05%) Puppet
2 2 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.68%) Oozie
3 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 113 (77.40%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.33%) Oracle
3 15 (10.27%) Cisco
4 11 (7.53%) CheckPoint
5 8 (5.48%) Adobe
6 6 (4.11%) VMware
7 5 (3.42%) Google
7 5 (3.42%) SAP
8 4 (2.74%) F5
8 4 (2.74%) Tableau
9 3 (2.05%) DoubleClick
10 2 (1.37%) HP
10 2 (1.37%) Meridio
10 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.37%) Symantec
11 1 (0.68%) Citrix
11 1 (0.68%) Dell
11 1 (0.68%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.68%) SonicWALL
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Bens Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum benefits inc pension & share ownersh
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago
Great Barford, Bedfordshire
Alere International
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 21 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Alere
Posted: 21 days ago