Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 114 93
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 128 134 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.42% 2.35% 2.60%
As % of the Applications category 36.68% 39.30% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75 90 79
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +32.81% -14.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,000 £25,800
90th Percentile £55,600 £55,250 £51,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.56% +3.00% -

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 349 341 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.61% 5.99% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 215 220 195
Scotland median annual salary £34,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.82% +21.43% +4.48%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,125 £57,950
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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
Edinburgh -24 52 £31,875 -29.17% 2
Glasgow +29 50 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Aberdeen -5 4 £34,000 -38.18% 1
Argyll and Bute - 4 £22,000 -
West Lothian -11 2 £38,500 +10.00%
Highlands - 2 - -
Stirling - 2 £35,000 -
South Lanarkshire +3 1 - -
Dundee -2 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 71 (55.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 68 (53.13%) Finance
3 53 (41.41%) Microsoft
3 53 (41.41%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (41.41%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (21.88%) SQL
5 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (14.06%) Analytics
6 18 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (13.28%) VBA
8 16 (12.50%) MS Visio
8 16 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 15 (11.72%) Business Analysis
9 15 (11.72%) Degree
9 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
9 15 (11.72%) Banking
9 15 (11.72%) PMO
10 13 (10.16%) Oracle
10 13 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (10.16%) Data Modelling
10 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (9.38%) Tableau
11 12 (9.38%) Windows
11 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (9.38%) Management Information System
11 12 (9.38%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 11 (8.59%) Coaching
12 11 (8.59%) Analytical Mindset
12 11 (8.59%) Change Management
12 11 (8.59%) 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 10 (7.81%) SAS
2 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.34%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.34%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 71 (55.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 53 (41.41%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.34%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Actimize
2 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) Power Platform
2 4 (3.13%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) Skype
2 1 (0.78%) ADSL
2 1 (0.78%) Broadband
2 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.78%) LAN
2 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.78%) RS-485
2 1 (0.78%) VPN
2 1 (0.78%) WAN
2 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.59%) MS Access
2 11 (8.59%) QlikView
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.69%) Power BI
6 4 (3.13%) Big Data
6 4 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.13%) OLAP
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.34%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.34%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Hudson
2 5 (3.91%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) LabVIEW
General
1 68 (53.13%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Banking
3 6 (4.69%) Back Office
4 4 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.34%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.34%) Private Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Automotive
6 2 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Law
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (49.22%) Analyst
2 16 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 11 (8.59%) Developer
4 7 (5.47%) Data Analyst
5 6 (4.69%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (4.69%) Programme Analyst
5 6 (4.69%) Project Supervisor
5 6 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (4.69%) Support Analyst
6 5 (3.91%) IT Analyst
7 4 (3.13%) Analytics Manager
7 4 (3.13%) Consultant
7 4 (3.13%) Data Analytics Manager
7 4 (3.13%) Data Manager
7 4 (3.13%) Database Developer
7 4 (3.13%) Information Manager
7 4 (3.13%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.13%) Product Analyst
7 4 (3.13%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.13%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) HTML
2 3 (2.34%) .NET
3 2 (1.56%) CSS
3 2 (1.56%) XML
3 2 (1.56%) XSD
4 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (41.41%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.59%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.34%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.34%) Fibre Optics
5 3 (2.34%) Fintech
5 3 (2.34%) iPad
5 3 (2.34%) iPhone
5 3 (2.34%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
7 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.38%) Windows
2 7 (5.47%) Unix
3 4 (3.13%) Linux
4 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.06%) Analytics
2 18 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 15 (11.72%) Business Analysis
5 13 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (10.16%) Data Modelling
5 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (9.38%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (8.59%) Change Management
7 11 (8.59%) Coaching
7 11 (8.59%) Project Management
8 10 (7.81%) Risk Management
8 10 (7.81%) Target Operating Model
9 9 (7.03%) ITIL
9 9 (7.03%) Resource Management
10 8 (6.25%) Change Control
10 8 (6.25%) ERP
10 8 (6.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.88%) SQL
2 17 (13.28%) VBA
3 10 (7.81%) Python
4 8 (6.25%) C
4 8 (6.25%) Java
4 8 (6.25%) VB
5 7 (5.47%) C#
5 7 (5.47%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.69%) R
7 3 (2.34%) C++
7 3 (2.34%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.34%) Scala
7 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.34%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.72%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) PMO
2 9 (7.03%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.13%) QA
3 4 (3.13%) SLA
4 2 (1.56%) GDPR
5 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) IAG
2 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Ambari
2 2 (1.56%) PaperCut
2 2 (1.56%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 53 (41.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.16%) Oracle
3 12 (9.38%) Tableau
4 6 (4.69%) Sun
5 4 (3.13%) Google
5 4 (3.13%) SAP
6 3 (2.34%) Canon
6 3 (2.34%) HP
6 3 (2.34%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.34%) Platfora
6 3 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.34%) Teradata
7 2 (1.56%) CA
7 2 (1.56%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.56%) Equitrac
7 2 (1.56%) Syncsort
8 1 (0.78%) Cognos