Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 113 98
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 64 84 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.74% 2.41% 2.79%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 36.21% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 50 56 117
Reading median annual salary £40,000 £36,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% +13.08% -27.78%
10th Percentile £23,400 £24,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £61,250 £60,000
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

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 Reading with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 192 232 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.21% 6.66% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 144 183 299
Reading median annual salary £39,130 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.64% +1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £21,650 £22,550 £21,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Reading

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in Reading

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 30 (46.88%) SQL
2 27 (42.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
4 23 (35.94%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (28.13%) Project Management
5 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
6 17 (26.56%) Finance
6 17 (26.56%) Test Scripting
6 17 (26.56%) Test Automation
7 16 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 16 (25.00%) Java
8 15 (23.44%) HP
9 14 (21.88%) Functional Testing
9 14 (21.88%) ISTQB
10 12 (18.75%) Test Strategy
11 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
12 10 (15.63%) LoadRunner
12 10 (15.63%) C
12 10 (15.63%) C#
12 10 (15.63%) VB
12 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
13 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Project
13 9 (14.06%) Windows
13 9 (14.06%) HP UFT
13 9 (14.06%) Software Testing
13 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
13 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (14.06%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (14.06%) Test Management

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Primavera
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.56%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) SaaS
2 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) FTP
2 1 (1.56%) GoToMeeting
2 1 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.25%) Impala
4 2 (3.13%) GIS
4 2 (3.13%) InfluxDB
4 2 (3.13%) Power BI
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.56%) MS Access
5 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) LoadRunner
2 9 (14.06%) HP UFT
3 3 (4.69%) Gatling
3 3 (4.69%) JMeter
3 3 (4.69%) Selenium
3 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.94%) Marketing
4 4 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (4.69%) Advertising
5 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.13%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.56%) Automotive
7 1 (1.56%) Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.06%) Senior Tester
3 9 (14.06%) Tester
4 7 (10.94%) Data Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Excel Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Junior
6 5 (7.81%) QA Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Software Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Account Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Developer
9 2 (3.13%) IT Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Report Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
1 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 4 (6.25%) HTML
1 4 (6.25%) Node.js
2 3 (4.69%) Angular 2
2 3 (4.69%) CSS
2 3 (4.69%) REST
2 3 (4.69%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) COM
3 1 (1.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Social Media
3 2 (3.13%) Fintech
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Unix
3 3 (4.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Project Management
2 17 (26.56%) Test Automation
2 17 (26.56%) Test Scripting
3 16 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 14 (21.88%) Functional Testing
5 12 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.06%) Defect Management
8 9 (14.06%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (14.06%) Scenario Testing
8 9 (14.06%) Software Testing
8 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.06%) Test Management
9 8 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 7 (10.94%) Mathematics
11 6 (9.38%) Project Planning
11 6 (9.38%) Scrum
11 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) SQL
2 16 (25.00%) Java
3 10 (15.63%) C
3 10 (15.63%) C#
3 10 (15.63%) VB
4 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 8 (12.50%) VBA
5 5 (7.81%) C++
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.69%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) R
8 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.13%) VB6
9 1 (1.56%) COBOL
9 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) ISTQB
2 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) Degree
4 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.69%) MBA
5 3 (4.69%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.13%) PMP
7 1 (1.56%) CCENT
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.56%) MCP
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.13%) Grafana
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.44%) HP
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle
4 3 (4.69%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (3.13%) Capita
5 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe
6 1 (1.56%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) SAP