Period
to 22 September 2017

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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 79 84
Rank change year-on-year -39 +5 -27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 340 418 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.59% 3.51% 3.51%
As % of the Applications category 33.24% 40.58% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 257 325 340
North West median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% +4.84% -4.62%
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,000 £20,100
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +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 1023 1030 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.80% 8.64% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 786 838 1103
North West median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% - +4.84%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £51,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 September 2017.

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 22 September 2017. 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 -52 165 £32,500 -1.52% 16
Cheshire -21 117 £35,000 +5.26% 8
Lancashire -11 29 £32,500 +3.17%
Merseyside +2 28 £28,000 -6.67% 4
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 175 (51.47%) SQL
2 164 (48.24%) Microsoft
3 105 (30.88%) Business Intelligence
4 103 (30.29%) SQL Server
5 100 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 99 (29.12%) Finance
7 88 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 75 (22.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 72 (21.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 68 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
11 57 (16.76%) Tableau
12 54 (15.88%) VBA
13 51 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
14 47 (13.82%) Degree
15 45 (13.24%) Analytics
15 45 (13.24%) ETL
16 43 (12.65%) Data Analysis
17 42 (12.35%) T-SQL
18 39 (11.47%) Windows
19 38 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
20 35 (10.29%) ITIL
20 35 (10.29%) Project Management
21 33 (9.71%) Power BI
22 31 (9.12%) .NET
22 31 (9.12%) Management Information System
23 30 (8.82%) CRM
24 29 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
24 29 (8.53%) Marketing
25 28 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
25 28 (8.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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 26 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.94%) SAS
3 5 (1.47%) CMS
3 5 (1.47%) Confluence
4 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.88%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.59%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 72 (21.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 68 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (7.65%) Microsoft Project
4 23 (6.76%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.47%) SPSS
7 1 (0.29%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 9 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (2.06%) Sage CRM
4 3 (0.88%) Primavera
4 3 (0.88%) Sage 1000
4 3 (0.88%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.59%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.59%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.29%) HFM
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.29%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.24%) OpenShift
4 8 (2.35%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.88%) AdWords
5 3 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.59%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.59%) Office 365
7 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.06%) WinSCP
2 5 (1.47%) FTP
3 3 (0.88%) Skype
3 3 (0.88%) VoIP
4 2 (0.59%) Broadband
4 2 (0.59%) Extranet
4 2 (0.59%) LAN
4 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.59%) VPN
4 2 (0.59%) WAN
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) HTTP
5 1 (0.29%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (30.29%) SQL Server
2 88 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (22.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (9.71%) Power BI
6 28 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (7.94%) QlikView
8 25 (7.35%) MS Access
9 24 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (3.82%) MySQL
11 12 (3.53%) Data Mining
12 11 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (2.94%) Relational Database
14 7 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (1.47%) Spotfire
17 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (8.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 21 (6.18%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.76%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.47%) JIRA
6 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 99 (29.12%) Finance
2 29 (8.53%) Marketing
3 22 (6.47%) Banking
3 22 (6.47%) Retail
4 17 (5.00%) Law
5 11 (3.24%) Legal
5 11 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.76%) Advertising
8 5 (1.47%) Back Office
9 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.88%) Automotive
11 2 (0.59%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (43.53%) Analyst
2 81 (23.82%) Developer
3 38 (11.18%) SQL Developer
4 37 (10.88%) Data Analyst
5 36 (10.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 25 (7.35%) SQL BI Developer
7 20 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
8 18 (5.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (3.53%) Graduate
9 12 (3.53%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.53%) Report Analyst
9 12 (3.53%) SSRS Developer
10 11 (3.24%) Applications Support
11 10 (2.94%) Service Manager
12 9 (2.65%) Excel Analyst
12 9 (2.65%) Report Developer
12 9 (2.65%) Service Support Manager
12 9 (2.65%) Support Manager
13 8 (2.35%) Analyst Developer
13 8 (2.35%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.12%) .NET
2 19 (5.59%) ASP.NET
3 16 (4.71%) CSS
4 12 (3.53%) Middleware
5 10 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 10 (2.94%) jQuery
5 10 (2.94%) Web Services
6 9 (2.65%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.65%) HTML
6 9 (2.65%) MDX
7 8 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 8 (2.35%) Entity Framework
7 8 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (2.06%) Ninject
8 7 (2.06%) React
8 7 (2.06%) Spring
9 5 (1.47%) XHTML
10 3 (0.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 100 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.12%) Management Information System
3 22 (6.47%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.12%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.65%) iPad
7 5 (1.47%) W3C
8 4 (1.18%) Life Science
9 3 (0.88%) Derivative
9 3 (0.88%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.88%) FMCG
9 3 (0.88%) User Experience
10 2 (0.59%) BBC
10 2 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.59%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (0.59%) Social Media
10 2 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.29%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.47%) Windows
2 15 (4.41%) Unix
3 12 (3.53%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.35%) Linux
6 5 (1.47%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.88%) AIX
8 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.59%) Android
9 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) VMS
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (30.88%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (13.24%) Analytics
2 45 (13.24%) ETL
3 43 (12.65%) Data Analysis
4 38 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (10.29%) ITIL
5 35 (10.29%) Project Management
6 30 (8.82%) CRM
7 29 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (7.94%) Data Modelling
9 24 (7.06%) Risk Management
10 23 (6.76%) Service Delivery
11 22 (6.47%) Mathematics
12 20 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 20 (5.88%) ERP
13 17 (5.00%) Data Management
13 17 (5.00%) Statistics
14 15 (4.41%) Business Analysis
14 15 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (4.41%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 175 (51.47%) SQL
2 54 (15.88%) VBA
3 42 (12.35%) T-SQL
4 21 (6.18%) C#
5 18 (5.29%) VB
6 15 (4.41%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.65%) PHP
8 7 (2.06%) Python
8 7 (2.06%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.76%) R
9 6 (1.76%) VBScript
10 4 (1.18%) C
10 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.29%) C++
12 1 (0.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.29%) Java
12 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.29%) Perl
12 1 (0.29%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 47 (13.82%) Degree
2 8 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.47%) MCSA
4 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.47%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 4 (1.18%) MCT
5 4 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.88%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.59%) ACCA
7 2 (0.59%) CIMA
7 2 (0.59%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.29%) CCNA
8 1 (0.29%) CISA
8 1 (0.29%) CISSP
8 1 (0.29%) ICAEW
8 1 (0.29%) MBA
8 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.18%) SLA
2 19 (5.59%) PMO
3 6 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.47%) QA
5 3 (0.88%) EMIR
5 3 (0.88%) MiFID
5 3 (0.88%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.59%) GDPR
7 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 8 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.88%) XenApp
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.24%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.29%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 164 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 57 (16.76%) Tableau
3 19 (5.59%) Oracle
4 15 (4.41%) ServiceNow
5 12 (3.53%) SAP
6 11 (3.24%) Cognos
6 11 (3.24%) Sage
7 10 (2.94%) Google
7 10 (2.94%) Teradata
8 8 (2.35%) Citrix
9 6 (1.76%) iManage
10 4 (1.18%) Alteryx
10 4 (1.18%) IBM
10 4 (1.18%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.88%) Cisco
11 3 (0.88%) DoubleClick
11 3 (0.88%) Informatica
11 3 (0.88%) Netezza
11 3 (0.88%) Trillium