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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 78 63
Rank change year-on-year -18 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 55 95 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.03% 3.31% 3.40%
As % of the Applications category 37.93% 44.39% 42.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 49 60
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,275 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Software Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 145 214 249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 5.35% 7.45% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 119 232 259
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +1 33 £30,000 -36.84% 5
Edinburgh -41 16 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Falkirk - 2 £38,750 -
West Lothian - 2 £26,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £36,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £50,375 -
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 82 (63.57%) Finance
2 75 (58.14%) SQL
3 69 (53.49%) Microsoft
4 56 (43.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (38.76%) SQL Server
6 40 (31.01%) Microsoft Office
7 38 (29.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (27.91%) VBA
9 35 (27.13%) C#
9 35 (27.13%) MVC
10 34 (26.36%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (24.81%) Degree
12 31 (24.03%) Credit Risk
12 31 (24.03%) .NET
13 28 (21.71%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (20.93%) ASP.NET
15 26 (20.16%) XML
15 26 (20.16%) VB.NET
15 26 (20.16%) Git (software)
15 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (19.38%) Basel III
16 25 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (19.38%) Investment Management
16 25 (19.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 24 (18.60%) Perforce
17 24 (18.60%) Bitbucket
18 23 (17.83%) Hedge funds
19 21 (16.28%) Banking
20 20 (15.50%) SharePoint
21 18 (13.95%) MS Access

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 20 (15.50%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.10%) SAS
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.78%) Confluence
5 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 40 (31.01%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (19.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (6.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (3.10%) InDesign
4 4 (3.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.10%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.33%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.78%) HFM
4 1 (0.78%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.78%) Sonata
4 1 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.98%) Office 365
2 4 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.10%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.78%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) HTTPS
1 4 (3.10%) SSL
2 3 (2.33%) LDAP
2 3 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (43.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 50 (38.76%) SQL Server
3 38 (29.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (21.71%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (13.95%) MS Access
6 4 (3.10%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.10%) MySQL
6 4 (3.10%) SQLBase
7 3 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.33%) QlikView
7 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.55%) OLAP
8 2 (1.55%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.55%) Power BI
8 2 (1.55%) PowerPivot
8 2 (1.55%) SSDT
9 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (20.16%) Git (software)
2 24 (18.60%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.88%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.88%) HP UFT
3 5 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.88%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.88%) Selenium
4 4 (3.10%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (3.10%) Subversion
5 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 82 (63.57%) Finance
2 21 (16.28%) Banking
3 11 (8.53%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.65%) Retail
5 5 (3.88%) Marketing
6 3 (2.33%) Billing
6 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.78%) Publishing
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (37.98%) Analyst
2 45 (34.88%) Developer
3 32 (24.81%) C# Developer
4 31 (24.03%) SQL Developer
5 21 (16.28%) Database Developer
5 21 (16.28%) SQL Database Developer
6 14 (10.85%) Data Analyst
7 11 (8.53%) SQL Analyst
8 9 (6.98%) PMO Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Consultant
11 6 (4.65%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (4.65%) SQL Data Analyst
12 5 (3.88%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (3.88%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 5 (3.88%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (3.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.03%) .NET
2 27 (20.93%) ASP.NET
3 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (20.16%) XML
4 8 (6.20%) CSS
5 7 (5.43%) HTML
6 5 (3.88%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.10%) Ajax
7 4 (3.10%) jQuery
7 4 (3.10%) JSON
7 4 (3.10%) LAMP
7 4 (3.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.78%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.03%) Credit Risk
2 25 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (17.83%) Hedge funds
4 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.65%) User Experience
6 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.88%) Equities
7 4 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.33%) AS400
8 3 (2.33%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.55%) Fintech
9 2 (1.55%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.78%) IVR
10 1 (0.78%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.78%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.98%) Windows
2 7 (5.43%) Linux
3 6 (4.65%) Android
3 6 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.33%) AIX
4 3 (2.33%) Solaris
4 3 (2.33%) Unix
5 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) MVC
2 34 (26.36%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (19.38%) Investment Management
4 18 (13.95%) Analytics
5 15 (11.63%) ITIL
5 15 (11.63%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.85%) CRM
6 14 (10.85%) Workflow
7 13 (10.08%) Project Management
8 12 (9.30%) Data Analysis
8 12 (9.30%) Process Improvement
8 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (8.53%) Service Management
10 10 (7.75%) Configuration Management
10 10 (7.75%) Incident Management
10 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
11 9 (6.98%) ITSM
11 9 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (6.20%) PRINCE2
12 8 (6.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 75 (58.14%) SQL
2 36 (27.91%) VBA
3 35 (27.13%) C#
4 26 (20.16%) VB.NET
5 11 (8.53%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.88%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.10%) Java
7 4 (3.10%) PHP
7 4 (3.10%) VB
8 3 (2.33%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.33%) Perl
8 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.33%) VBScript
9 2 (1.55%) C
9 2 (1.55%) R
9 2 (1.55%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (24.81%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.88%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.88%) MCP
3 5 (3.88%) OCP
3 5 (3.88%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (3.88%) SAP Certification
3 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.33%) ACCA
6 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.38%) Basel III
2 12 (9.30%) SLA
3 10 (7.75%) PMO
4 4 (3.10%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 69 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.60%) Perforce
3 13 (10.08%) Oracle
4 6 (4.65%) SAP
4 6 (4.65%) Tableau
5 5 (3.88%) HP
6 4 (3.10%) Adobe
6 4 (3.10%) IBM
7 3 (2.33%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.33%) CyberArk
7 3 (2.33%) Infor
7 3 (2.33%) Minitab
7 3 (2.33%) Reuters
8 2 (1.55%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.78%) Facebook
9 1 (0.78%) Google
9 1 (0.78%) Norkom
9 1 (0.78%) Remedy
9 1 (0.78%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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