Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 96 100
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 283 330 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.34% 3.22% 3.14%
As % of the Applications category 41.07% 34.41% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 227 250 322
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% -
10th Percentile £22,300 £20,865 £22,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £52,425
England median annual salary £40,827 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -3.94% +10.39% +1.32%

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 the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 689 959 1,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.14% 9.36% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 511 745 813
North West median annual salary £33,500 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.99% +18.46% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the North West

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in the North West

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the North West over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in the North West

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. 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
Manchester +44 174 £35,000 -6.67% 43
Merseyside +10 45 £27,500 -26.67% 11
Cheshire -38 38 £47,500 +35.71% 23
Lancashire +2 20 £40,827 +16.65% 11
Cumbria -20 3 - -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 142 (50.18%) Microsoft
2 113 (39.93%) Finance
3 95 (33.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 84 (29.68%) SQL
5 82 (28.98%) Microsoft Office
6 79 (27.92%) Business Intelligence
7 75 (26.50%) Power BI
7 75 (26.50%) Power Platform
8 60 (21.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 50 (17.67%) Analytics
10 49 (17.31%) Project Management
11 48 (16.96%) Data Analysis
11 48 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
12 47 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
14 41 (14.49%) SharePoint
15 40 (14.13%) Visualisation
16 37 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (12.72%) Degree
18 35 (12.37%) VBA
19 34 (12.01%) Data Visualisation
20 33 (11.66%) Coaching
21 32 (11.31%) ETL
22 31 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
22 31 (10.95%) Self-Motivation
23 30 (10.60%) SQL Server
24 29 (10.25%) ITIL
24 29 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 28 (9.89%) Actionable Insight
26 27 (9.54%) Tableau

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 41 (14.49%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.95%) CMS
3 9 (3.18%) WordPress
4 7 (2.47%) Confluence
5 6 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.77%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.06%) Drupal
7 3 (1.06%) SAS
8 2 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 95 (33.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 82 (28.98%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (8.48%) MS Visio
4 15 (5.30%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (4.59%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (3.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.35%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.35%) Maya
7 1 (0.35%) MotionBuilder
7 1 (0.35%) NUKE
7 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.35%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 15 (5.30%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.06%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.71%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.35%) FastStats
4 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 75 (26.50%) Power Platform
2 10 (3.53%) SaaS
3 9 (3.18%) Azure
3 9 (3.18%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (2.83%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.77%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (1.77%) Office 365
6 3 (1.06%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.71%) AdWords
8 1 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.71%) Wireless
2 9 (3.18%) VPN
3 7 (2.47%) Skype
4 6 (2.12%) Intranet
5 5 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.35%) 4G
7 1 (0.35%) 5G
7 1 (0.35%) Internet
7 1 (0.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.50%) Power BI
2 60 (21.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (10.60%) SQL Server
5 29 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (8.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (5.65%) PowerPivot
7 16 (5.65%) QlikView
8 10 (3.53%) OLAP
8 10 (3.53%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.18%) MySQL
10 8 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.77%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.41%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.06%) Semantic Layer
14 2 (0.71%) Big Data
14 2 (0.71%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 13 (4.59%) JIRA
2 7 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.06%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.71%) ERwin
5 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 113 (39.93%) Finance
2 25 (8.83%) Legal
2 25 (8.83%) Marketing
3 12 (4.24%) Back Office
4 11 (3.89%) Law
4 11 (3.89%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.53%) Billing
5 10 (3.53%) Retail
6 9 (3.18%) Public Sector
7 7 (2.47%) Banking
8 5 (1.77%) Military
8 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.06%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.71%) Advertising
10 2 (0.71%) Automotive
10 2 (0.71%) German Language
10 2 (0.71%) Social Science
11 1 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 128 (45.23%) Analyst
2 28 (9.89%) Developer
3 25 (8.83%) Business Analyst
4 24 (8.48%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (7.77%) Data Analyst
6 21 (7.42%) Insight Analyst
7 17 (6.01%) Business Manager
7 17 (6.01%) Support Analyst
8 16 (5.65%) Project Manager
9 15 (5.30%) Senior Insight Analyst
10 14 (4.95%) Report Analyst
11 13 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 13 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 13 (4.59%) Implementation Manager
12 12 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Specialist
13 11 (3.89%) Systems Analyst
14 10 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Lead
14 10 (3.53%) Consultant
14 10 (3.53%) Help Desk Analyst
14 10 (3.53%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.59%) MDX
2 4 (1.41%) HTML
2 4 (1.41%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (1.41%) XML
3 3 (1.06%) CakePHP
3 3 (1.06%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (1.06%) CSS
3 3 (1.06%) LAMP
3 3 (1.06%) Laravel
3 3 (1.06%) Symfony
3 3 (1.06%) Web Services
4 1 (0.35%) COM
4 1 (0.35%) gRPC
4 1 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (10.95%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.89%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.89%) User Experience
5 9 (3.18%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.83%) Smartphone
7 7 (2.47%) e-Learning
8 6 (2.12%) FMCG
9 5 (1.77%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.41%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.41%) BBC
10 4 (1.41%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.06%) New Media
11 3 (1.06%) Social Media
12 2 (0.71%) Blog
12 2 (0.71%) NHS
13 1 (0.35%) iPhone
13 1 (0.35%) PMI
13 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.36%) Windows
2 9 (3.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.71%) Android
3 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.92%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (17.67%) Analytics
3 49 (17.31%) Project Management
4 48 (16.96%) Data Analysis
4 48 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (14.13%) Visualisation
6 37 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (12.01%) Data Visualisation
8 33 (11.66%) Coaching
9 32 (11.31%) ETL
10 31 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (10.25%) ITIL
12 28 (9.89%) Actionable Insight
13 25 (8.83%) Data Modelling
14 23 (8.13%) PRINCE2
14 23 (8.13%) Time Management
15 19 (6.71%) Service Management
16 18 (6.36%) Collaborative Working
16 18 (6.36%) Project Delivery
17 17 (6.01%) Storytelling
Programming Languages
1 84 (29.68%) SQL
2 35 (12.37%) VBA
3 13 (4.59%) T-SQL
4 12 (4.24%) PHP
5 11 (3.89%) VB
6 8 (2.83%) Python
7 7 (2.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (2.12%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.12%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.12%) VB6
9 4 (1.41%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.06%) C
11 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (12.72%) Degree
2 12 (4.24%) CIMA
3 10 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (3.18%) ACCA
5 8 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.41%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.71%) CISM
7 2 (0.71%) CISSP
7 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) APMP
8 1 (0.35%) CIPD
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.30%) Solvency II
2 11 (3.89%) PMO
3 8 (2.83%) SLA
4 7 (2.47%) QA
5 4 (1.41%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.71%) XenApp
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 142 (50.18%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.54%) Tableau
3 21 (7.42%) WorldPay
4 17 (6.01%) Adobe
5 11 (3.89%) ServiceNow
6 8 (2.83%) Cisco
6 8 (2.83%) Google
6 8 (2.83%) iManage
7 7 (2.47%) Oracle
8 6 (2.12%) FIS
8 6 (2.12%) Remedy
8 6 (2.12%) SAP
9 5 (1.77%) AirMagnet
9 5 (1.77%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.77%) Ekahau
9 5 (1.77%) Polycom
10 4 (1.41%) Cognos
11 3 (1.06%) HP
11 3 (1.06%) IBM
11 3 (1.06%) Zend