Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 97 116
Rank change year-on-year -43 +19 -51
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 86 127 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.52% 2.42% 2.17%
As % of the Applications category 29.66% 35.98% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 49 81 82
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +35.71% -4.11%
10th Percentile £23,688 £22,500 £19,825
90th Percentile £47,700 £53,750 £54,875
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 290 353 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.14% 6.74% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 193 234 258
Scotland median annual salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% - -4.11%
10th Percentile £21,550 £21,488 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,500 £53,750 £56,625
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -49 40 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Glasgow -12 32 £40,000 -15.79% 5
West Lothian +6 9 £26,000 -13.33%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £30,500 -
Fife +2 1 £27,500 +1.85%
Aberdeen -4 1 £24,500 -10.91%
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 37 (43.02%) Microsoft
2 34 (39.53%) SQL
3 33 (38.37%) Finance
4 22 (25.58%) Banking
4 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (24.42%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (17.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
9 12 (13.95%) Analytics
10 11 (12.79%) SAP
10 11 (12.79%) Project Management
11 10 (11.63%) CRM
11 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (10.47%) Degree
12 9 (10.47%) Selenium
12 9 (10.47%) Test Scripting
12 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
12 9 (10.47%) Test Strategy
12 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
12 9 (10.47%) MS Visio
12 9 (10.47%) VBA
12 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.47%) SLA
12 9 (10.47%) Defect Management
13 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (9.30%) Oracle
13 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Project
13 8 (9.30%) 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 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.14%) SAS
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (10.47%) MS Visio
4 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (4.65%) InDesign
5 4 (4.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.81%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.33%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.16%) FastStats
4 1 (1.16%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) HTTPS
1 4 (4.65%) SSL
2 1 (1.16%) ADSL
2 1 (1.16%) Broadband
2 1 (1.16%) CTI
2 1 (1.16%) PBX
2 1 (1.16%) Skype
2 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.30%) MS Access
4 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.65%) MySQL
5 4 (4.65%) QlikView
5 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.65%) SQLBase
6 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.16%) Power BI
8 1 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Selenium
2 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
2 5 (5.81%) HP UFT
2 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.81%) JIRA
2 5 (5.81%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.65%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (4.65%) Subversion
3 4 (4.65%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 33 (38.37%) Finance
2 22 (25.58%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Marketing
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) French Language
6 1 (1.16%) Front Office
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (46.51%) Analyst
2 15 (17.44%) Developer
3 9 (10.47%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Test Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Junior
8 4 (4.65%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Data Scientist
9 3 (3.49%) ERP Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) HTML
2 5 (5.81%) CSS
2 5 (5.81%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.65%) Ajax
3 4 (4.65%) jQuery
3 4 (4.65%) JSON
3 4 (4.65%) LAMP
3 4 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.16%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.49%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.49%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.33%) FMCG
5 2 (2.33%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.16%) ASIC
6 1 (1.16%) Equities
6 1 (1.16%) Fintech
6 1 (1.16%) Handset
6 1 (1.16%) IVR
6 1 (1.16%) Photography
6 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
1 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
1 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.65%) Android
3 4 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (13.95%) Analytics
3 11 (12.79%) Project Management
4 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.63%) CRM
5 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.47%) Defect Management
5 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
5 9 (10.47%) Test Scripting
5 9 (10.47%) Test Strategy
6 8 (9.30%) Data Management
6 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.14%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.14%) ITIL
7 7 (8.14%) Process Improvement
7 7 (8.14%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (6.98%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.98%) Data Governance
8 6 (6.98%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.53%) SQL
2 9 (10.47%) VBA
3 7 (8.14%) C#
3 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.65%) Java
4 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.65%) PHP
4 4 (4.65%) Python
4 4 (4.65%) VB
5 3 (3.49%) R
6 1 (1.16%) C
6 1 (1.16%) C++
6 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) MCP
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.81%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.81%) OCP
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (5.81%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.16%) ACCA
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) SLA
2 7 (8.14%) Data Quality
3 5 (5.81%) ISO 9001
3 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.81%) QA
4 4 (4.65%) PMO
5 3 (3.49%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (43.02%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) SAP
3 8 (9.30%) Oracle
4 6 (6.98%) Tableau
5 5 (5.81%) HP
6 4 (4.65%) Adobe
7 3 (3.49%) Minitab
7 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.33%) Cognos
8 2 (2.33%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.33%) Lotus
8 2 (2.33%) Marketo
8 2 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.16%) Avaya
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco
9 1 (1.16%) Google
9 1 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.16%) Remedy
9 1 (1.16%) Samsung