Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 131 110
Rank change year-on-year +20 -21 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 122 92 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.32% 1.66% 1.98%
As % of the Applications category 38.36% 30.07% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 63 53 68
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,350 £53,750
UK median annual salary £41,450 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.63% +6.67% -1.32%

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 318 306 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.04% 5.51% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 162 206 211
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +37 65 £40,000 - 12
Edinburgh -7 33 £35,000 - 5
Aberdeen +6 8 £35,000 +42.86%
Fife +5 5 £31,500 +14.55%
Inverclyde - 3 £33,689 -
Stirling - 3 £35,000 -
West Lothian -23 1 £39,500 +26.40% 1
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 -
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 66 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 58 (47.54%) Finance
3 55 (45.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (32.79%) SQL
5 39 (31.97%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (28.69%) Microsoft Office
7 34 (27.87%) Project Management
8 31 (25.41%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (23.77%) CRM
10 27 (22.13%) Degree
11 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (19.67%) Data Analysis
13 21 (17.21%) Data Cleansing
14 20 (16.39%) Coaching
15 19 (15.57%) ERP
15 19 (15.57%) Windows
16 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
16 18 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (14.75%) Migration
16 18 (14.75%) Data Migration
17 17 (13.93%) Presales
17 17 (13.93%) Analytics
18 16 (13.11%) SDLC
18 16 (13.11%) Customer Requirements
18 16 (13.11%) Dynamics 365
18 16 (13.11%) Customer Engagement
19 15 (12.30%) Data Architecture
19 15 (12.30%) Marketing
19 15 (12.30%) Salesforce.com
20 14 (11.48%) PMO

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 5 (4.10%) SAS
2 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (0.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.82%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 55 (45.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 35 (28.69%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (7.38%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Dynamics AX
1 11 (9.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.64%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.11%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.64%) Office 365
2 2 (1.64%) PaaS
3 1 (0.82%) FinancialForce
3 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) SMS
2 2 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) WAN
3 1 (0.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (9.02%) Power BI
3 11 (9.02%) QlikView
4 7 (5.74%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (4.92%) GIS
6 4 (3.28%) MS Access
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.46%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.64%) OLAP
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.82%) Big Data
9 1 (0.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.82%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 7 (5.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) Ant
2 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.82%) JUnit
2 1 (0.82%) Selenium
2 1 (0.82%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.82%) Subversion
2 1 (0.82%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (47.54%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Marketing
3 13 (10.66%) Telecoms
4 12 (9.84%) Manufacturing
5 10 (8.20%) Banking
6 5 (4.10%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (3.28%) Back Office
8 3 (2.46%) Billing
8 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.46%) Law
9 1 (0.82%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.82%) Front Office
9 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (39.34%) Analyst
2 18 (14.75%) Consultant
2 18 (14.75%) Data Analyst
3 13 (10.66%) Architect
3 13 (10.66%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (9.02%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 11 (9.02%) ERP Consultant
4 11 (9.02%) PMO Analyst
5 10 (8.20%) Data Architect
6 6 (4.92%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.10%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 5 (4.10%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (2.46%) Administrator
9 3 (2.46%) Junior
9 3 (2.46%) PMO Administrator
9 3 (2.46%) Project Supervisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) LDAP
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.82%) Ajax
2 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.82%) CSS
2 1 (0.82%) Dojo
2 1 (0.82%) EJB
2 1 (0.82%) Ext JS
2 1 (0.82%) HTML
2 1 (0.82%) jQuery
2 1 (0.82%) REST
2 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (31.97%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.66%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.20%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (1.64%) Blog
4 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.64%) Fintech
4 2 (1.64%) iPad
4 2 (1.64%) iPhone
4 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.82%) Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Unix
5 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.87%) Project Management
2 31 (25.41%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (23.77%) CRM
4 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (19.67%) Data Analysis
6 21 (17.21%) Data Cleansing
7 20 (16.39%) Coaching
8 19 (15.57%) ERP
9 18 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (14.75%) Data Migration
9 18 (14.75%) Migration
10 17 (13.93%) Analytics
10 17 (13.93%) Presales
11 16 (13.11%) Customer Engagement
11 16 (13.11%) Customer Requirements
11 16 (13.11%) SDLC
12 15 (12.30%) Data Architecture
13 13 (10.66%) PRINCE2
13 13 (10.66%) Scrum
14 12 (9.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.79%) SQL
2 10 (8.20%) VBA
3 8 (6.56%) Python
4 7 (5.74%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.10%) VB
6 3 (2.46%) C
7 2 (1.64%) C#
7 2 (1.64%) Java
7 2 (1.64%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.64%) R
8 1 (0.82%) C++
8 1 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.82%) Groovy
8 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (22.13%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.82%) CISSP
4 1 (0.82%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.82%) MBA
4 1 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) PMO
2 13 (10.66%) QA
3 6 (4.92%) Data Quality
3 6 (4.92%) SLA
4 1 (0.82%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.82%) GAAP
4 1 (0.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 66 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.30%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (7.38%) Tableau
4 5 (4.10%) CA
4 5 (4.10%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (3.28%) Teradata
6 3 (2.46%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle
7 2 (1.64%) Canon
7 2 (1.64%) Cognos
7 2 (1.64%) IBM
7 2 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.82%) Google
8 1 (0.82%) HP
8 1 (0.82%) IFS
8 1 (0.82%) SmartStream
8 1 (0.82%) Twitter
8 1 (0.82%) Verint