Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 97 81
Rank change year-on-year -4 -16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4,912 5,405 6,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.11% 3.25% 3.34%
As % of the Applications category 36.00% 36.48% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,837 4,119 5,065
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -3.85%

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

All Software Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 13,644 14,818 17,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.64% 8.90% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10,599 11,545 14,139
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +2.04%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in England

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in England

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in England

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 2,113 £47,500 -3.06% 234
South East -14 884 £37,000 +5.71% 154
North of England +39 717 £32,500 - 130
Midlands +8 508 £35,000 - 94
East of England +8 394 £37,500 +15.38% 56
West Midlands +16 373 £35,000 - 62
Yorkshire +48 339 £32,251 -7.85% 51
North West +5 321 £35,000 +11.11% 66
South West +12 291 £34,750 +12.10% 55
East Midlands -27 134 £35,000 +14.75% 32
North East +13 57 £26,750 -16.41% 13
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 2,226 (45.32%) Microsoft
2 1,890 (38.48%) Finance
3 1,875 (38.17%) SQL
4 1,543 (31.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1,386 (28.22%) Microsoft Office
6 1,197 (24.37%) Analytical Skills
7 1,106 (22.52%) SQL Server
8 929 (18.91%) Degree
9 897 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
10 803 (16.35%) VBA
11 760 (15.47%) Problem-Solving
12 722 (14.70%) Project Management
13 711 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
14 624 (12.70%) Analytics
15 583 (11.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 570 (11.60%) Windows
17 548 (11.16%) Data Analysis
18 547 (11.14%) MS Visio
19 526 (10.71%) T-SQL
20 518 (10.55%) ITIL
21 484 (9.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 456 (9.28%) C#
23 422 (8.59%) Power BI
24 418 (8.51%) Marketing
25 410 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
26 396 (8.06%) Microsoft Project
27 385 (7.84%) ETL
28 374 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
29 359 (7.31%) Tableau
30 347 (7.06%) Oracle

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 345 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 154 (3.14%) SAS
3 83 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 64 (1.30%) Skype for Business
5 57 (1.16%) Confluence
6 52 (1.06%) IIS
7 30 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 29 (0.59%) Apache Spark
9 25 (0.51%) Apache
9 25 (0.51%) CMS
10 21 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 18 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.29%) IBM Notes
14 12 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (0.22%) WordPress
16 10 (0.20%) ArcGIS
16 10 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1,543 (31.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1,386 (28.22%) Microsoft Office
3 547 (11.14%) MS Visio
4 396 (8.06%) Microsoft Project
5 165 (3.36%) Spreadsheet
6 61 (1.24%) SPSS
7 19 (0.39%) Acrobat
8 13 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
8 13 (0.26%) Camtasia
9 12 (0.24%) AutoCAD
9 12 (0.24%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.16%) Simulink
11 8 (0.16%) Stateflow
12 7 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (0.14%) Stata
12 7 (0.14%) TargetLink
13 5 (0.10%) EViews
14 4 (0.081%) Gephi
14 4 (0.081%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 51 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.90%) Cognos TM1
3 41 (0.83%) NetSuite
4 35 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 28 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 28 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
6 24 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
7 17 (0.35%) HFM
7 17 (0.35%) Relativity
8 16 (0.33%) FastStats
9 15 (0.31%) Carpe Diem
10 14 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (0.29%) Ringtail
11 13 (0.26%) SAP BPC
12 12 (0.24%) Abakus
13 10 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
13 10 (0.20%) ResourceLink
13 10 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
14 9 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
14 9 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 194 (3.95%) Office 365
2 186 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (1.81%) Google Analytics
4 78 (1.59%) SaaS
5 64 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (0.51%) AdWords
8 24 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
9 23 (0.47%) Serverless
10 17 (0.35%) Slack
11 14 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
12 13 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 12 (0.24%) Google Attribution 360
13 12 (0.24%) PaaS
13 12 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 11 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
14 11 (0.22%) IaaS
14 11 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
15 9 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
16 8 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 142 (2.89%) Internet
2 74 (1.51%) LAN
3 69 (1.40%) Skype
4 64 (1.30%) WAN
5 57 (1.16%) VPN
6 55 (1.12%) Wireless
7 47 (0.96%) WebEx
8 46 (0.94%) Firewall
8 46 (0.94%) Intranet
9 41 (0.83%) SMS
10 40 (0.81%) DNS
10 40 (0.81%) TCP/IP
11 31 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
12 28 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (0.45%) Network Security
14 19 (0.39%) Broadband
15 18 (0.37%) FTP
15 18 (0.37%) VoIP
15 18 (0.37%) WLAN
16 17 (0.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,106 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 583 (11.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 484 (9.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 422 (8.59%) Power BI
5 374 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
6 301 (6.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 212 (4.32%) MS Access
8 203 (4.13%) Relational Database
9 136 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
10 128 (2.61%) Big Data
11 122 (2.48%) QlikView
12 121 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
13 108 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 97 (1.97%) Data Mining
15 96 (1.95%) PowerPivot
16 81 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
17 79 (1.61%) NoSQL
18 74 (1.51%) MySQL
19 61 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
20 60 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 167 (3.40%) JIRA
2 118 (2.40%) Visual Studio
3 103 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 76 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 50 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 40 (0.81%) Subversion
7 24 (0.49%) WinDbg
8 21 (0.43%) Jenkins
9 19 (0.39%) NUnit
10 17 (0.35%) TeamCity
11 15 (0.31%) Selenium
12 14 (0.29%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.18%) Maven
13 9 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
14 8 (0.16%) webpack
15 6 (0.12%) LSMW
15 6 (0.12%) Moq
15 6 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
16 5 (0.10%) TestRail
General
1 1,890 (38.48%) Finance
2 418 (8.51%) Marketing
3 335 (6.82%) Retail
4 304 (6.19%) Banking
5 184 (3.75%) Legal
6 166 (3.38%) Front Office
7 158 (3.22%) Telecoms
8 157 (3.20%) Law
9 122 (2.48%) Manufacturing
10 115 (2.34%) Investment Banking
11 112 (2.28%) Advertising
12 92 (1.87%) Back Office
13 89 (1.81%) Publishing
14 58 (1.18%) Financial Institution
15 52 (1.06%) Billing
16 46 (0.94%) German Language
17 45 (0.92%) Electronics
18 38 (0.77%) Local Government
19 35 (0.71%) Automotive
20 29 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1,933 (39.35%) Analyst
2 759 (15.45%) Developer
3 476 (9.69%) Data Analyst
4 259 (5.27%) Business Analyst
5 252 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 226 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 211 (4.30%) Project Manager
7 211 (4.30%) SQL Developer
8 173 (3.52%) Junior
9 169 (3.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 169 (3.44%) Consultant
9 169 (3.44%) Service Analyst
10 157 (3.20%) SQL Analyst
11 145 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
12 144 (2.93%) Systems Analyst
13 143 (2.91%) Administrator
14 141 (2.87%) Report Analyst
15 135 (2.75%) Applications Support
16 130 (2.65%) Service Manager
17 112 (2.28%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (6.72%) .NET
2 194 (3.95%) HTML
3 188 (3.83%) XML
4 131 (2.67%) CSS
5 85 (1.73%) ASP.NET
6 67 (1.36%) JSON
7 62 (1.26%) WCF
8 60 (1.22%) Web Services
9 49 (1.00%) .NET Framework
10 47 (0.96%) jQuery
11 42 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 39 (0.79%) WPF
13 32 (0.65%) MDX
14 27 (0.55%) HTML5
15 26 (0.53%) COM
15 26 (0.53%) Entity Framework
16 24 (0.49%) Ajax
16 24 (0.49%) XSLT
17 20 (0.41%) SOAP
17 20 (0.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1,197 (24.37%) Analytical Skills
2 347 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 262 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 227 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
5 117 (2.38%) Fintech
6 110 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 91 (1.85%) Driving Licence
8 89 (1.81%) Equities
9 78 (1.59%) Data Structures
10 75 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 75 (1.53%) Virtual Team
11 61 (1.24%) Derivative
12 59 (1.20%) Hedge funds
13 48 (0.98%) Fixed Income
14 45 (0.92%) e-Learning
14 45 (0.92%) User Experience
15 43 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
16 34 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
17 33 (0.67%) Mobile App
17 33 (0.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 570 (11.60%) Windows
2 159 (3.24%) Windows 7
2 159 (3.24%) Windows Server
3 153 (3.11%) Windows 10
4 141 (2.87%) Linux
5 86 (1.75%) Unix
6 70 (1.43%) Android
7 55 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 27 (0.55%) Windows XP
11 18 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 16 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 14 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.26%) pSOS
14 13 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.26%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 897 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
2 760 (15.47%) Problem-Solving
3 722 (14.70%) Project Management
4 711 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
5 624 (12.70%) Analytics
6 548 (11.16%) Data Analysis
7 518 (10.55%) ITIL
8 410 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 385 (7.84%) ETL
10 336 (6.84%) Visualisation
11 332 (6.76%) PRINCE2
12 331 (6.74%) Mathematics
13 313 (6.37%) Service Delivery
14 311 (6.33%) CRM
15 301 (6.13%) Business Analysis
16 291 (5.92%) Data Modelling
17 284 (5.78%) Decision-Making
18 277 (5.64%) Time Management
19 268 (5.46%) Change Management
20 235 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,875 (38.17%) SQL
2 803 (16.35%) VBA
3 526 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 456 (9.28%) C#
5 228 (4.64%) Python
6 195 (3.97%) JavaScript
7 173 (3.52%) C
7 173 (3.52%) Java
8 159 (3.24%) VB
9 143 (2.91%) PowerShell
10 132 (2.69%) R
11 123 (2.50%) C++
12 100 (2.04%) PL/SQL
13 78 (1.59%) VB.NET
14 53 (1.08%) VBScript
15 52 (1.06%) MATLAB
16 46 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 42 (0.86%) PHP
18 34 (0.69%) Shell Script
19 28 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 929 (18.91%) Degree
2 131 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 124 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 95 (1.93%) ISEB
5 86 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 79 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 71 (1.45%) PMI Certification
8 62 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 56 (1.14%) PMP
10 55 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
11 53 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
12 46 (0.94%) ACCA
13 45 (0.92%) CIMA
14 34 (0.69%) MCSE
14 34 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 32 (0.65%) ISTQB
16 28 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (0.47%) MCSA
18 22 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 22 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 336 (6.84%) SLA
2 296 (6.03%) PMO
3 229 (4.66%) Data Quality
4 217 (4.42%) QA
5 130 (2.65%) GDPR
6 32 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.37%) MiFID
9 14 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 11 (0.22%) COBIT
11 10 (0.20%) EMIR
11 10 (0.20%) Solvency II
12 9 (0.18%) IFRS
13 8 (0.16%) P3O
13 8 (0.16%) SEPA
14 7 (0.14%) HAZOP
15 6 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
15 6 (0.12%) GxP
15 6 (0.12%) IFRS 9
15 6 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 221 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 57 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.26%) XenApp
4 12 (0.24%) Firmware
5 11 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.16%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.12%) RACF
8 6 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.10%) Docker
10 4 (0.081%) vSphere
11 3 (0.061%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.020%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.020%) GPFS
12 1 (0.020%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.020%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.020%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 69 (1.40%) SCCM
2 62 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 24 (0.49%) Perfmon
4 12 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (0.22%) IBM BigFix
6 9 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
7 8 (0.16%) Ansible
8 6 (0.12%) AirWatch
8 6 (0.12%) zSecure
9 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.10%) Netcool
9 5 (0.10%) NSN NetAct
9 5 (0.10%) WSUS
10 4 (0.081%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.081%) SCSM
11 3 (0.061%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.061%) Puppet
11 3 (0.061%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,226 (45.32%) Microsoft
2 359 (7.31%) Tableau
3 347 (7.06%) Oracle
4 237 (4.82%) SAP
5 145 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
6 141 (2.87%) Google
7 110 (2.24%) Cognos
8 103 (2.10%) Capita
9 102 (2.08%) Adobe
10 96 (1.95%) Citrix
11 86 (1.75%) Cisco
12 83 (1.69%) ServiceNow
13 67 (1.36%) VMware
14 62 (1.26%) IBM
15 60 (1.22%) Apple
16 55 (1.12%) Bloomberg
17 53 (1.08%) Xerox
18 51 (1.04%) Remedy
19 47 (0.96%) Alteryx
20 42 (0.86%) iManage