Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 113 98
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 125 115 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.28% 2.16% 2.63%
As % of the Applications category 41.39% 39.38% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 90 67 78
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £33,500 £43,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.34% -22.32% +21.48%
10th Percentile £26,975 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,000 £54,125
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% -2.60%

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 302 292 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.51% 5.48% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 192 183 240
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,625 £57,350 £57,500
UK median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +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 August 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 20 August 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
Edinburgh +13 51 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Glasgow -26 43 £41,250 +30.95% 8
Aberdeen +10 14 £47,500 +30.14% 1
Stirling - 5 £35,000 - 2
Dundee +12 4 £50,000 +53.85%
Fife 0 3 £31,500 -3.08% 1
Renfrewshire -2 1 - - 1
West Lothian -14 1 £27,500 +5.77%
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 73 (58.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 64 (51.20%) Finance
3 56 (44.80%) Microsoft
4 48 (38.40%) Project Management
5 46 (36.80%) Microsoft Office
6 37 (29.60%) SQL
7 27 (21.60%) CRM
8 26 (20.80%) Degree
8 26 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 25 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (19.20%) Telecoms
11 23 (18.40%) Driving Licence
12 22 (17.60%) Contract Management
13 20 (16.00%) PMO
13 20 (16.00%) Analytics
13 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
13 20 (16.00%) Marketing
14 19 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (15.20%) Management Information System
15 18 (14.40%) MS Visio
15 18 (14.40%) SLA
16 17 (13.60%) Windows
17 16 (12.80%) Network Planning
18 15 (12.00%) Data Analysis
18 15 (12.00%) Matrix Management
18 15 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 15 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (12.00%) Quality Management

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 11 (8.80%) SAS
2 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.60%) JBoss
4 1 (0.80%) Apache
Applications
1 73 (58.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 46 (36.80%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (14.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.60%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Primavera
3 1 (0.80%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.80%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) Broadband
1 3 (2.40%) SMS
2 2 (1.60%) ADSL
2 2 (1.60%) Extranet
2 2 (1.60%) Intranet
2 2 (1.60%) VPN
3 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) GIS
2 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.80%) QlikView
5 5 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.20%) Power BI
6 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.40%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.40%) MS Access
7 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.60%) HBase
8 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.60%) MySQL
8 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.60%) Redis
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Selenium
1 3 (2.40%) Subversion
2 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.80%) Ant
3 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.80%) JIRA
3 1 (0.80%) JUnit
3 1 (0.80%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (0.80%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (51.20%) Finance
2 24 (19.20%) Telecoms
3 20 (16.00%) Marketing
4 14 (11.20%) Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Law
5 3 (2.40%) Legal
6 2 (1.60%) Back Office
6 2 (1.60%) French Language
6 2 (1.60%) German Language
6 2 (1.60%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.60%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.80%) Front Office
7 1 (0.80%) Games
7 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (48.00%) Analyst
2 15 (12.00%) Data Analyst
3 11 (8.80%) PMO Analyst
4 10 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (7.20%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (6.40%) Architect
6 8 (6.40%) Data Architect
7 7 (5.60%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.60%) Senior Data Analyst
7 7 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Service Manager
10 3 (2.40%) Administrator
10 3 (2.40%) Data Manager
10 3 (2.40%) Delivery Project Manager
10 3 (2.40%) Desktop Support
10 3 (2.40%) Project Analyst
10 3 (2.40%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) .NET
1 2 (1.60%) LDAP
1 2 (1.60%) Nightwatchjs
2 1 (0.80%) Ajax
2 1 (0.80%) CSS
2 1 (0.80%) Dojo
2 1 (0.80%) EJB
2 1 (0.80%) HTML
2 1 (0.80%) jQuery
2 1 (0.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (18.40%) Driving Licence
3 19 (15.20%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) FMCG
5 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
5 2 (1.60%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.80%) Blog
6 1 (0.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.80%) PMI
6 1 (0.80%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 6 (4.80%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.60%) Linux
3 2 (1.60%) Unix
3 2 (1.60%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.40%) Project Management
2 27 (21.60%) CRM
3 25 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 22 (17.60%) Contract Management
5 20 (16.00%) Analytics
6 19 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (12.80%) Network Planning
8 15 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (12.00%) Commercial Awareness
8 15 (12.00%) Data Analysis
8 15 (12.00%) Matrix Management
8 15 (12.00%) Quality Management
8 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (8.80%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.80%) Waterfall
11 10 (8.00%) Decision-Making
11 10 (8.00%) Scrum
12 9 (7.20%) Business Analysis
12 9 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.60%) SQL
2 12 (9.60%) VBA
3 6 (4.80%) C
4 5 (4.00%) Java
5 4 (3.20%) PHP
5 4 (3.20%) Python
6 3 (2.40%) C#
6 3 (2.40%) C++
6 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.40%) VB
7 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.60%) Perl
7 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.80%) Groovy
8 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.80%) R
8 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (20.80%) Degree
2 15 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.80%) ACCA
4 1 (0.80%) CISSP
4 1 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.00%) PMO
2 18 (14.40%) SLA
3 9 (7.20%) Data Quality
4 8 (6.40%) QA
5 1 (0.80%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.80%) GAAP
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (44.80%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) SAP
4 3 (2.40%) Cognos
4 3 (2.40%) Pega
5 2 (1.60%) Capita
5 2 (1.60%) iManage
5 2 (1.60%) Ivanti
5 2 (1.60%) Tableau
5 2 (1.60%) Teradata
6 1 (0.80%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.80%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.80%) Google
6 1 (0.80%) HP
6 1 (0.80%) IBM
6 1 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.80%) SmartStream
6 1 (0.80%) Sun