Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 140 90
Rank change year-on-year +24 -50 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 120 87 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.23% 1.57% 2.66%
As % of the Applications category 38.46% 31.87% 38.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75 46 85
Scotland median annual salary £35,377 £35,000 £42,183
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.08% -17.03% +20.52%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,595 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £46,750 £53,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -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 Scotland with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 312 273 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.80% 4.94% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 171 174 237
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +2.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,600 £53,750
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +1.35%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Scotland

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in Scotland

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in Scotland

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Glasgow +12 56 £40,000 +14.29% 14
Edinburgh 0 35 £45,000 +28.57% 15
Aberdeen +6 9 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Fife +5 5 £31,500 +14.55% 2
Stirling - 5 £35,000 - 1
Dundee - 3 - - 1
Inverclyde - 3 £33,689 - 1
West Lothian -27 1 £27,500 +5.77% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 60 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (48.33%) Finance
2 58 (48.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 47 (39.17%) Project Management
4 37 (30.83%) SQL
5 35 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
6 31 (25.83%) CRM
6 31 (25.83%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (25.00%) Degree
8 23 (19.17%) PRINCE2
9 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (17.50%) Marketing
10 21 (17.50%) Windows
10 21 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 19 (15.83%) Management Information System
12 19 (15.83%) Data Analysis
12 19 (15.83%) Driving Licence
13 18 (15.00%) Contract Management
14 17 (14.17%) PMO
15 16 (13.33%) MS Visio
16 15 (12.50%) SLA
16 15 (12.50%) SQL Server
16 15 (12.50%) Network Planning
16 15 (12.50%) Analytics
17 14 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (11.67%) Scrum
18 13 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (10.83%) ERP

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (5.00%) SAS
2 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 58 (48.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 35 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.67%) Primavera
5 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.83%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) SMS
2 2 (1.67%) ADSL
2 2 (1.67%) Broadband
2 2 (1.67%) Extranet
2 2 (1.67%) Intranet
2 2 (1.67%) VPN
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (10.00%) GIS
4 9 (7.50%) Power BI
5 8 (6.67%) QlikView
6 6 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.83%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.83%) DB2
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.83%) OLAP
9 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.83%) Sisense
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.83%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Ant
1 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
1 1 (0.83%) JUnit
1 1 (0.83%) Selenium
1 1 (0.83%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (0.83%) Subversion
1 1 (0.83%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (48.33%) Finance
2 21 (17.50%) Marketing
3 20 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.17%) Banking
5 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.17%) Law
7 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.67%) Back Office
8 2 (1.67%) French Language
8 2 (1.67%) German Language
8 2 (1.67%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.67%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.83%) Front Office
9 1 (0.83%) Games
9 1 (0.83%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (43.33%) Analyst
2 16 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 12 (10.00%) Consultant
4 11 (9.17%) Architect
4 11 (9.17%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 10 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 5 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
8 5 (4.17%) ERP Consultant
8 5 (4.17%) Senior Data Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Service Manager
10 2 (1.67%) Administrator
10 2 (1.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) LDAP
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.83%) Ajax
2 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.83%) CSS
2 1 (0.83%) Dojo
2 1 (0.83%) EJB
2 1 (0.83%) Ext JS
2 1 (0.83%) HTML
2 1 (0.83%) jQuery
2 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.83%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.83%) Driving Licence
2 19 (15.83%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Blog
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) PMI
5 1 (0.83%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.83%) Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Unix
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.17%) Project Management
2 31 (25.83%) CRM
3 23 (19.17%) PRINCE2
4 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (15.83%) Data Analysis
6 18 (15.00%) Contract Management
7 15 (12.50%) Analytics
7 15 (12.50%) Network Planning
8 14 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (11.67%) Scrum
9 13 (10.83%) Coaching
9 13 (10.83%) Commercial Awareness
9 13 (10.83%) ERP
9 13 (10.83%) Waterfall
10 12 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 12 (10.00%) Matrix Management
10 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 12 (10.00%) Migration
10 12 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.83%) SQL
2 8 (6.67%) VBA
3 7 (5.83%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.33%) C
5 2 (1.67%) C#
5 2 (1.67%) Java
5 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.67%) Python
5 2 (1.67%) VB
6 1 (0.83%) C++
6 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.83%) Groovy
6 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (25.00%) Degree
2 12 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.67%) PMP
5 1 (0.83%) CISSP
5 1 (0.83%) MBA
5 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.17%) PMO
2 15 (12.50%) SLA
3 12 (10.00%) QA
4 4 (3.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.83%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.83%) GAAP
5 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 60 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.83%) Tableau
4 3 (2.50%) iManage
4 3 (2.50%) Teradata
5 2 (1.67%) Cognos
5 2 (1.67%) IBM
5 2 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.67%) Pega
5 2 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) HP
6 1 (0.83%) IFS
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle
6 1 (0.83%) SmartStream
6 1 (0.83%) Sun
6 1 (0.83%) Verint