Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 107 73
Rank change year-on-year -17 -34 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 329 354 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.70% 2.87% 3.56%
As % of the Applications category 36.04% 36.42% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 250 289 317
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.41% +7.94%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,950 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,300 £55,600 £47,500
England median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% -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 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 913 972 1,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.49% 7.87% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 723 807 864
North West median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -3.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,900 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,650 £55,386 £55,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +2.78%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 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
Manchester -34 143 £32,500 - 37
Cheshire +2 95 £37,500 +13.94% 22
Lancashire +20 37 £37,500 +13.64% 8
Merseyside -10 33 £30,000 -4.76% 5
Cumbria +2 13 £29,000 -31.76%
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 155 (47.11%) Microsoft
2 119 (36.17%) SQL
3 112 (34.04%) Finance
4 103 (31.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 93 (28.27%) Microsoft Office
6 65 (19.76%) SQL Server
7 63 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
8 58 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
9 56 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
10 53 (16.11%) VBA
11 51 (15.50%) Microsoft Project
12 50 (15.20%) Degree
13 49 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 47 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (13.98%) MS Visio
16 45 (13.68%) Analytics
17 41 (12.46%) Banking
18 40 (12.16%) Service Delivery
18 40 (12.16%) Project Management
19 38 (11.55%) T-SQL
19 38 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
20 34 (10.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 33 (10.03%) Retail
22 31 (9.42%) Data Analysis
23 30 (9.12%) Continuous Improvement
23 30 (9.12%) PMO
24 29 (8.81%) Risk Management
24 29 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
25 28 (8.51%) .NET
26 27 (8.21%) ITIL

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 11 (3.34%) SAS
2 10 (3.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.22%) IIS
4 2 (0.61%) Confluence
4 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 103 (31.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 93 (28.27%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (15.50%) Microsoft Project
4 46 (13.98%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.13%) SPSS
6 5 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.91%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.30%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.30%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.30%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (2.43%) SAP BPC
2 6 (1.82%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (1.52%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (1.22%) FastStats
5 3 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.61%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.30%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.30%) Maximo
7 1 (0.30%) Primavera
7 1 (0.30%) SAP EHS
7 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.78%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.91%) Office 365
3 3 (0.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.30%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.43%) Internet
2 7 (2.13%) Broadband
3 5 (1.52%) RTP
4 4 (1.22%) WAN
5 2 (0.61%) Firewall
5 2 (0.61%) LAN
5 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.30%) ADSL
6 1 (0.30%) DWDM
6 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.30%) MPLS
6 1 (0.30%) PBX
6 1 (0.30%) SDH
6 1 (0.30%) Skype
6 1 (0.30%) VLAN
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) VPN
6 1 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 49 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (10.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (8.21%) Power BI
6 26 (7.90%) MS Access
7 23 (6.99%) QlikView
8 15 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (3.34%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (3.34%) Relational Database
10 10 (3.04%) OLAP
11 9 (2.74%) Data Mining
12 8 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.82%) GIS
14 6 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
15 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (1.22%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 13 (3.95%) JIRA
2 8 (2.43%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.82%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.91%) Selenium
5 3 (0.91%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.61%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.30%) Zephyr
General
1 112 (34.04%) Finance
2 41 (12.46%) Banking
3 33 (10.03%) Retail
4 25 (7.60%) Marketing
5 22 (6.69%) Telecoms
6 18 (5.47%) Law
7 14 (4.26%) Investment Banking
8 10 (3.04%) Advertising
9 9 (2.74%) Legal
10 8 (2.43%) Automotive
11 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.22%) Billing
12 4 (1.22%) Publishing
13 3 (0.91%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.91%) Electronics
13 3 (0.91%) French Language
13 3 (0.91%) Front Office
13 3 (0.91%) Games
13 3 (0.91%) German Language
14 2 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 146 (44.38%) Analyst
2 47 (14.29%) Developer
3 35 (10.64%) Data Analyst
4 19 (5.78%) Service Analyst
5 18 (5.47%) Insight Analyst
5 18 (5.47%) Support Analyst
6 17 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 16 (4.86%) VBA Developer
8 15 (4.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 13 (3.95%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.65%) IT Analyst
10 12 (3.65%) Service Manager
11 11 (3.34%) Access Developer
11 11 (3.34%) Access VBA Developer
11 11 (3.34%) Microsoft Developer
11 11 (3.34%) SQL Analyst
12 10 (3.04%) Excel Developer
12 10 (3.04%) Excel VBA Developer
13 9 (2.74%) Administrator
13 9 (2.74%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.51%) .NET
2 12 (3.65%) HTML
3 10 (3.04%) CSS
4 6 (1.82%) XML
5 5 (1.52%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.52%) Drools
5 5 (1.52%) EDI
6 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.91%) Ajax
6 3 (0.91%) Entity Framework
6 3 (0.91%) jQuery
6 3 (0.91%) MDX
6 3 (0.91%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (0.91%) SOAP
6 3 (0.91%) Web Services
7 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.61%) HTML5
7 2 (0.61%) KML
7 2 (0.61%) ODBC
7 2 (0.61%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.21%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (3.95%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.34%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.22%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.91%) iSeries
7 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.91%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.61%) Fintech
8 2 (0.61%) Online Games
8 2 (0.61%) Social Media
8 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.61%) Xbox
9 1 (0.30%) CMDB
9 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.30%) Life Science
9 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.08%) Windows
2 12 (3.65%) Windows 10
3 8 (2.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.91%) OS/400
7 1 (0.30%) Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (13.68%) Analytics
5 40 (12.16%) Project Management
5 40 (12.16%) Service Delivery
6 38 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (9.42%) Data Analysis
8 30 (9.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (8.81%) Risk Management
10 27 (8.21%) ITIL
11 24 (7.29%) Visualisation
12 23 (6.99%) PRINCE2
13 21 (6.38%) ETL
13 21 (6.38%) Scrum
14 19 (5.78%) Mathematics
15 18 (5.47%) CRM
15 18 (5.47%) E-Commerce
16 17 (5.17%) Time Management
17 16 (4.86%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 119 (36.17%) SQL
2 53 (16.11%) VBA
3 38 (11.55%) T-SQL
4 13 (3.95%) C#
5 12 (3.65%) C
6 11 (3.34%) Python
7 10 (3.04%) Java
8 9 (2.74%) R
9 8 (2.43%) JavaScript
9 8 (2.43%) PHP
10 6 (1.82%) VB
10 6 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.91%) C++
11 3 (0.91%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.61%) VC++
13 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (15.20%) Degree
2 15 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.34%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.13%) MCSA
5 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.52%) CCNA
6 5 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.52%) MCSE
7 3 (0.91%) ACCA
7 3 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.91%) MOS
8 2 (0.61%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.61%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.12%) PMO
2 17 (5.17%) SLA
3 15 (4.56%) QA
4 7 (2.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.30%) GDPR
5 1 (0.30%) IFRS
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 155 (47.11%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.60%) Tableau
3 20 (6.08%) Google
4 19 (5.78%) SAP
5 18 (5.47%) Cognos
6 15 (4.56%) Oracle
7 8 (2.43%) Capita
8 6 (1.82%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.52%) Citrix
9 5 (1.52%) IBM
9 5 (1.52%) VMware
10 4 (1.22%) Facebook
10 4 (1.22%) GoldenSource
10 4 (1.22%) iManage
10 4 (1.22%) Nokia
11 3 (0.91%) Adobe
11 3 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.91%) Sage
11 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com