The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
UK / Scotland
Rank 28 21 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 166 244 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.22% 8.31% 8.19%
As % of the Applications category 68.31% 69.12% 72.86%
Number of salaries quoted 119 158 180
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -1.40%  

MS 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 243 353 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 10.57% 12.02% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 168 226 237
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,375 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing MS Excel as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Scotland

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for MS Excel in Scotland

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Excel in Scotland

MS 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 MS Excel within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 -2 72 £32,000 -16.88% 7
Edinburgh -6 63 £40,000 +2.56% 9
West Lothian +1 12 £30,000 +33.33%
North Lanarkshire +5 4 £35,250 -7.23%
Fife +4 4 £33,750 +16.37%
Renfrewshire +1 3 £50,375 +9.51% 2
Dundee +5 2 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Aberdeen +2 2 £43,750 +9.37%
Scottish Borders - 2 £39,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £31,500 - 2
Highlands - 1 - - 1
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS 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 MS Excel.

1 228 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 141 (48.96%) Finance
3 136 (47.22%) SQL Server
4 111 (38.54%) SQL
5 88 (30.56%) .NET
6 81 (28.13%) C#
7 75 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (25.69%) Windows
9 69 (23.96%) ASP.NET
10 61 (21.18%) MS Office
11 60 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
12 57 (19.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 55 (19.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 50 (17.36%) Active Directory
15 48 (16.67%) MVC
16 44 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
17 43 (14.93%) Windows Server
18 42 (14.58%) Degree
19 39 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
21 34 (11.81%) Git (software)
21 34 (11.81%) Project Management
22 33 (11.46%) VMware
22 33 (11.46%) Oracle
22 33 (11.46%) Data Warehouse
22 33 (11.46%) PowerShell
23 31 (10.76%) VB.NET
24 30 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
25 29 (10.07%) Visual Studio
26 28 (9.72%) XML

MS Excel
Top Related 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 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.13%) IIS
4 7 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.08%) SAS
6 4 (1.39%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.04%) JBoss
7 3 (1.04%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.69%) Apache
8 2 (0.69%) CMS
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 61 (21.18%) MS Office
2 30 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (4.86%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.08%) MS Project
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.04%) Fishtalk
3 3 (1.04%) Q-Pulse
4 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.69%) Sonata
5 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.13%) Office 365
4 6 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.64%) Firewall
2 16 (5.56%) DNS
3 14 (4.86%) DHCP
3 14 (4.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.43%) SAN
4 7 (2.43%) WAN
5 6 (2.08%) LDAP
6 5 (1.74%) LAN
7 4 (1.39%) Network Security
7 4 (1.39%) VPN
8 3 (1.04%) Internet
8 3 (1.04%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.04%) VLAN
9 2 (0.69%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.69%) Skype
9 2 (0.69%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.35%) DMZ
10 1 (0.35%) Intranet
10 1 (0.35%) SMTP
10 1 (0.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 57 (19.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (19.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (11.46%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (4.17%) MS Access
6 12 (4.17%) MySQL
7 9 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.74%) DB2
9 5 (1.74%) Power BI
9 5 (1.74%) QlikView
10 4 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.04%) OLAP
11 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.04%) SQLBase
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 44 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (11.81%) Git (software)
3 29 (10.07%) Visual Studio
4 24 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 9 (3.13%) JIRA
6 5 (1.74%) Selenium
6 5 (1.74%) Subversion
7 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.69%) Grunt
8 2 (0.69%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.69%) JSUnit
8 2 (0.69%) MSI
8 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (0.69%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 141 (48.96%) Finance
2 24 (8.33%) Banking
3 8 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.74%) Retail
6 3 (1.04%) Billing
6 3 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.04%) Legal
6 3 (1.04%) Local Government
6 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.04%) Marketing
6 3 (1.04%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (30.90%) Developer
2 73 (25.35%) Analyst
3 48 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 40 (13.89%) C# Developer
5 24 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 21 (7.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 21 (7.29%) Database Developer
6 21 (7.29%) SQL Database Developer
7 20 (6.94%) .NET Developer
8 19 (6.60%) SQL Server Developer
9 17 (5.90%) Consultant
10 16 (5.56%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 16 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
10 16 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
10 16 (5.56%) Programmer
11 15 (5.21%) C# Programmer
11 15 (5.21%) SQL BI Developer
11 15 (5.21%) SQL Server BI Developer
12 13 (4.51%) SSIS Developer
12 13 (4.51%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (30.56%) .NET
2 69 (23.96%) ASP.NET
3 36 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (9.72%) XML
5 21 (7.29%) .NET Framework
5 21 (7.29%) AngularJS
6 20 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (6.60%) HTML
8 18 (6.25%) CSS
9 12 (4.17%) WCF
10 10 (3.47%) Ajax
10 10 (3.47%) jQuery
11 7 (2.43%) HTML5
12 6 (2.08%) Middleware
12 6 (2.08%) Web Services
13 5 (1.74%) CSS3
14 3 (1.04%) ISPF
14 3 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
14 3 (1.04%) WPF
15 2 (0.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 21 (7.29%) Hedge funds
4 20 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (5.90%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.51%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.13%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.43%) User Experience
9 5 (1.74%) Fintech
9 5 (1.74%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.04%) Clustering
11 3 (1.04%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.04%) iPhone
11 3 (1.04%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.69%) EMC VMAX
12 2 (0.69%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.69%) PKI
12 2 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (25.69%) Windows
2 43 (14.93%) Windows Server
3 24 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (7.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (7.64%) Linux
6 13 (4.51%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.47%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.13%) Unix
8 9 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.43%) Android
10 4 (1.39%) AIX
10 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.04%) Solaris
11 3 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.04%) zOS
12 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (16.67%) MVC
4 34 (11.81%) Project Management
5 27 (9.38%) Investment Management
6 26 (9.03%) Scrum
7 23 (7.99%) ITIL
8 21 (7.29%) ETL
8 21 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (6.94%) TDD
10 18 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (5.90%) Service Delivery
12 16 (5.56%) OO
12 16 (5.56%) SDLC
13 15 (5.21%) Process Improvement
14 14 (4.86%) Analytics
14 14 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (4.51%) Integration Testing
15 13 (4.51%) System Integration Testing
16 12 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 111 (38.54%) SQL
2 81 (28.13%) C#
3 33 (11.46%) PowerShell
4 31 (10.76%) VB.NET
5 28 (9.72%) T-SQL
5 28 (9.72%) VBA
6 27 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.17%) Java
8 11 (3.82%) VBScript
9 10 (3.47%) Perl
10 9 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.43%) Python
12 5 (1.74%) VB
13 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.39%) C
13 4 (1.39%) PHP
14 3 (1.04%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.04%) CLIST
14 3 (1.04%) JCL
14 3 (1.04%) REXX
Qualifications
1 42 (14.58%) Degree
2 15 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.13%) ISEB
4 8 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.74%) CCNA
6 5 (1.74%) MCSE
6 5 (1.74%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.69%) MCITP
9 2 (0.69%) MCP
9 2 (0.69%) MCSA
9 2 (0.69%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.69%) VCP5
9 2 (0.69%) VCP6
10 1 (0.35%) OCP
10 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.29%) Basel III
2 18 (6.25%) SLA
3 13 (4.51%) PMO
4 6 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.04%) COBIT
5 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.04%) QA
5 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (17.36%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.21%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.78%) vSphere
5 4 (1.39%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.39%) XenApp
6 3 (1.04%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.04%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 3 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.04%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.69%) NDS
7 2 (0.69%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (5.56%) SCCM
2 5 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.39%) SCOM
4 3 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.69%) Nagios
5 2 (0.69%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 2 (0.69%) PowerCLI
5 2 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.35%) Nessus
6 1 (0.35%) SCSM
6 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 228 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.46%) Oracle
2 33 (11.46%) VMware
3 24 (8.33%) Perforce
4 21 (7.29%) Tableau
5 17 (5.90%) Cisco
6 12 (4.17%) Citrix
7 9 (3.13%) Symantec
7 9 (3.13%) Xamarin
8 6 (2.08%) IBM
8 6 (2.08%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (1.74%) Ciena
9 5 (1.74%) Huawei
9 5 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.74%) Nokia
9 5 (1.74%) Tellabs
10 4 (1.39%) EMC
10 4 (1.39%) Splunk
10 4 (1.39%) Sybase
Highland
Capgemini UK
Posted: 7 hours ago
Renfrew, Renfrewshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £22,500 to £25,470 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Renfrew, Renfrewshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £49,000 to £51,750 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Blairgowrie, Perthshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 16 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Dundee
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
Tectre Limited
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Cloudreach
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 26 days ago