Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 55 43
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 50 67 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.08% 4.56% 5.16%
As % of the Applications category 35.97% 35.83% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 57
Essex median annual salary £34,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +11.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,750 £25,900
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 Essex with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 139 187 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.89% 12.73% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 108 153 130
Essex median annual salary £39,646 £38,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.98% +4.76% +22.50%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £60,125
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% -6.67%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Essex

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in Essex

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Essex over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in Essex

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 May 2019. 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
Southend-on-Sea +16 16 £34,000 -9.33%
Basildon +13 7 £38,500 +2.67% 1
Chelmsford +3 7 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Colchester +27 5 £28,750 +9.52%
Brentwood -4 4 - -
Braintree - 1 £33,000 -
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (54.00%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (52.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (36.00%) Degree
5 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 14 (28.00%) SQL
7 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.00%) Project Management
9 9 (18.00%) Finance
9 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (16.00%) Analytics
10 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (16.00%) Driving Licence
10 8 (16.00%) Tableau
10 8 (16.00%) Windows
11 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
11 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
11 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
12 6 (12.00%) C#
12 6 (12.00%) Change Management
12 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
12 6 (12.00%) Commercial Awareness
12 6 (12.00%) Fibre Optics
13 5 (10.00%) Workshop Facilitation
13 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (10.00%) VB
13 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
14 4 (8.00%) UML

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (52.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (2.00%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) GIS
5 3 (6.00%) MS Access
6 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) Power BI
6 1 (2.00%) QlikView
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (2.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) Moq
2 2 (4.00%) NUnit
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Project Supervisor
4 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Excel Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Report Developer
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (8.00%) SSRS Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.00%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
1 4 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (16.00%) Driving Licence
2 6 (12.00%) Fibre Optics
3 4 (8.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Project Management
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) Analytics
4 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.00%) Change Management
5 6 (12.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.00%) Workshop Facilitation
7 4 (8.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (8.00%) BPMN
7 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) Domain Models
7 4 (8.00%) Requirements Management
7 4 (8.00%) Service Management
7 4 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) UML
7 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Use Case
7 4 (8.00%) User Stories
7 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (12.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) VB
5 4 (8.00%) Java
5 4 (8.00%) VBA
6 2 (4.00%) C++
6 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) CBAP
2 4 (8.00%) IIBA
2 4 (8.00%) MCP
3 3 (6.00%) PMP
3 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) P3O
3 1 (2.00%) PMO
3 1 (2.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Tableau
3 2 (4.00%) Sage
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) iManage