Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 124 128
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4 -44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 308 308 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.95% 2.58% 2.60%
As % of the Applications category 35.00% 31.30% 33.14%
Number of salaries quoted 221 217 259
North West median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11% -3.08%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% - +6.67%

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 880 984 1,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.43% 8.25% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 645 745 796
North West median annual salary £32,844 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.16% +11.11% -3.08%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £52,000 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 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
Manchester +12 140 £32,500 -7.14% 45
Cheshire +13 76 £30,000 -14.29% 10
Merseyside +19 50 £32,500 +4.84% 11
Lancashire -31 24 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Cumbria -11 6 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 150 (48.70%) Microsoft
2 114 (37.01%) SQL
3 107 (34.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 101 (32.79%) Finance
5 100 (32.47%) Business Intelligence
6 93 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
7 85 (27.60%) Microsoft Office
8 73 (23.70%) Power BI
8 73 (23.70%) Power Platform
9 53 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
10 49 (15.91%) Analytics
11 42 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 41 (13.31%) Degree
12 41 (13.31%) Management Information System
12 41 (13.31%) SharePoint
13 37 (12.01%) Data Analysis
14 36 (11.69%) SLA
15 35 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 33 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (10.71%) PRINCE2
17 32 (10.39%) Telecoms
18 31 (10.06%) Retail
19 30 (9.74%) Project Management
20 29 (9.42%) SQL Server
20 29 (9.42%) T-SQL
21 28 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
21 28 (9.09%) Billing
22 26 (8.44%) ERP
22 26 (8.44%) ETL
22 26 (8.44%) SAP

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 (13.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.57%) SAS
3 6 (1.95%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.30%) Confluence
4 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 107 (34.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 85 (27.60%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
3 22 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
4 20 (6.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
1 7 (2.27%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.65%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.65%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.32%) FastStats
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 73 (23.70%) Power Platform
2 12 (3.90%) Google Analytics
3 7 (2.27%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (2.27%) AWS
4 5 (1.62%) AdWords
4 5 (1.62%) Google Tag Manager
4 5 (1.62%) Office 365
5 4 (1.30%) Azure
6 3 (0.97%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.65%) Serverless
8 1 (0.32%) Force.com
8 1 (0.32%) GCP
8 1 (0.32%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.25%) Wireless
2 7 (2.27%) FTP
3 4 (1.30%) Broadband
3 4 (1.30%) Intranet
4 3 (0.97%) DHCP
4 3 (0.97%) DNS
4 3 (0.97%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.97%) LAN
4 3 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (0.97%) VPN
4 3 (0.97%) WLAN
5 2 (0.65%) Internet
6 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (23.70%) Power BI
2 42 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (9.42%) SQL Server
5 28 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (6.17%) QlikView
7 19 (6.17%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.22%) Qlik Sense
9 7 (2.27%) MySQL
9 7 (2.27%) OLAP
9 7 (2.27%) PowerPivot
10 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.95%) MS Access
11 5 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.30%) Mixpanel
13 3 (0.97%) DataStage
13 3 (0.97%) GIS
13 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (3.57%) JIRA
2 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (1.95%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.32%) Hudson
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (32.79%) Finance
2 32 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 31 (10.06%) Retail
4 28 (9.09%) Billing
5 23 (7.47%) Manufacturing
6 17 (5.52%) Banking
7 16 (5.19%) Back Office
8 13 (4.22%) Marketing
9 9 (2.92%) Legal
10 7 (2.27%) General Ledger
10 7 (2.27%) Law
11 4 (1.30%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Games
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 142 (46.10%) Analyst
2 27 (8.77%) Data Analyst
2 27 (8.77%) Developer
3 24 (7.79%) Coordinator
4 22 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 18 (5.84%) Consultant
5 18 (5.84%) Junior
5 18 (5.84%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (5.52%) Financial Analyst
6 17 (5.52%) Systems Analyst
7 13 (4.22%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 13 (4.22%) SQL Developer
8 12 (3.90%) Business Analyst
8 12 (3.90%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (3.57%) Junior Consultant
10 10 (3.25%) Business Analytics Analyst
10 10 (3.25%) SAP Consultant
10 10 (3.25%) Web Analyst
11 9 (2.92%) Junior SAP Consultant
11 9 (2.92%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.90%) XML
2 11 (3.57%) .NET
3 10 (3.25%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.25%) JSON
4 9 (2.92%) Web Services
5 6 (1.95%) HTML
6 3 (0.97%) SOAP
7 2 (0.65%) EDI
8 1 (0.32%) COM
8 1 (0.32%) IDoc
8 1 (0.32%) MDX
8 1 (0.32%) ODBC
8 1 (0.32%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 93 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (13.31%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (6.49%) User Experience
4 17 (5.52%) PMI
5 13 (4.22%) Driving Licence
6 11 (3.57%) FMCG
7 10 (3.25%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.95%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.62%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (1.62%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.30%) Blog
10 4 (1.30%) Replication
10 4 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.97%) Clustering
11 3 (0.97%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.97%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.65%) Smart Energy
13 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.79%) Windows
2 8 (2.60%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.62%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Unix
5 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (32.47%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (15.91%) Analytics
4 37 (12.01%) Data Analysis
5 33 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 33 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (9.74%) Project Management
7 26 (8.44%) ERP
7 26 (8.44%) ETL
7 26 (8.44%) ITIL
7 26 (8.44%) Time Management
8 24 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (7.14%) Line Management
9 22 (7.14%) Service Management
10 19 (6.17%) Mathematics
11 18 (5.84%) B2B
12 16 (5.19%) CRM
12 16 (5.19%) Supplier Management
13 15 (4.87%) Business Analytics
13 15 (4.87%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (37.01%) SQL
2 29 (9.42%) T-SQL
3 21 (6.82%) VBA
4 14 (4.55%) C#
5 11 (3.57%) Python
6 10 (3.25%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.27%) Go
7 7 (2.27%) PHP
7 7 (2.27%) R
8 4 (1.30%) C
9 2 (0.65%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.32%) Java
10 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (13.31%) Degree
2 17 (5.52%) ACCA
2 17 (5.52%) CIMA
2 17 (5.52%) PMI Certification
3 15 (4.87%) CISA
3 15 (4.87%) CISM
3 15 (4.87%) NVQ Level 3
4 12 (3.90%) DBS Check
5 6 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.62%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.62%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.65%) AAT
8 2 (0.65%) MCP
9 1 (0.32%) CCAB
9 1 (0.32%) CISSP
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.32%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.69%) SLA
2 22 (7.14%) QA
3 15 (4.87%) ISAE 3402
4 12 (3.90%) PMO
5 6 (1.95%) COBIT
6 4 (1.30%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.32%) GDPR
7 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.95%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 150 (48.70%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.44%) SAP
3 23 (7.47%) Tableau
4 15 (4.87%) Oracle
4 15 (4.87%) Progress
5 13 (4.22%) BT
5 13 (4.22%) Google
6 12 (3.90%) Sage
7 10 (3.25%) Cognos
7 10 (3.25%) Lavastorm
7 10 (3.25%) Nimsoft
8 8 (2.60%) Adobe
9 6 (1.95%) HP
10 5 (1.62%) Hotjar
10 5 (1.62%) Tealium
11 4 (1.30%) Ariba
11 4 (1.30%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.30%) Crazy Egg
11 4 (1.30%) Pardot
12 3 (0.97%) DataFlux