Period
to 12 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Spreadsheet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Spreadsheet over the 6 months to 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spreadsheets
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 673 815 903
Rank change year-on-year +142 +88 -111
Permanent jobs citing Spreadsheet 177 190 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 3.31% 2.21% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 108 152 133
10th Percentile £28,550 £27,575 £22,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,750 £45,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.56% +7.65% +6.25%
75th Percentile £70,000 £59,063 £62,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £98,875 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +46.67% -

Spreadsheet is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5,355 8,590 12,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.49% 7.57% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,877 6,759 9,370
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £36,452 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.99% +4.15% +6.06%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in the UK

Spreadsheet
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet.

Salary trend for Spreadsheet in the UK

Spreadsheet
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Spreadsheet over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Spreadsheet in the UK

Spreadsheet
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the UK over the 6 months to 12 April 2021. 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
England +115 169 £50,000 +7.53% 42
London +128 84 £55,000 - 12
UK excluding London +77 84 £40,000 -9.09% 31
South West +25 26 £47,500 +26.67% 5
Work from Home -99 23 £47,500 -24.00% 2
North of England +38 17 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Midlands +26 15 £67,500 +50.00% 6
South East +50 14 £35,000 -20.45% 7
West Midlands +30 13 £67,500 +51.69% 3
North West +31 8 £30,000 -22.08% 5
East of England +55 7 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire +13 6 - - 3
Scotland - 5 £37,500 - 1
North East +16 3 £30,000 +7.14%
East Midlands +16 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, IT jobs citing Spreadsheet 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 with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 72 (40.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (36.16%) SQL
3 54 (30.51%) Finance
4 51 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (24.86%) Degree
6 43 (24.29%) Power Platform
7 42 (23.73%) Microsoft
8 41 (23.16%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (20.34%) Analytics
9 36 (20.34%) Power BI
10 32 (18.08%) Project Management
11 30 (16.95%) Mathematics
11 30 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (15.25%) QA
13 25 (14.12%) Fintech
14 24 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (12.99%) Tableau
16 22 (12.43%) Validation
16 22 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (12.43%) Data Modelling
17 20 (11.30%) Business Analysis
17 20 (11.30%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (11.30%) Data Quality
18 19 (10.73%) Visualisation
18 19 (10.73%) Front Office
18 19 (10.73%) Java
18 19 (10.73%) MySQL
19 18 (10.17%) Data Analysis
20 16 (9.04%) Marketing
20 16 (9.04%) SQL Server

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (3.39%) ArcGIS
2 3 (1.69%) SAS
3 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 72 (40.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (9.04%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.95%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.13%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) NetSuite
2 4 (2.26%) HealthRoster
2 4 (2.26%) Sage 1000
2 4 (2.26%) Sage X3
2 4 (2.26%) SAP Business One
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Clinical
4 2 (1.13%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.13%) Odoo
5 1 (0.56%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.29%) Power Platform
2 13 (7.34%) SaaS
3 11 (6.21%) Azure
4 7 (3.95%) Power Automate
4 7 (3.95%) Zapier
5 5 (2.82%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (2.26%) AWS
6 4 (2.26%) GCP
7 3 (1.69%) GitHub
8 2 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.13%) Google Sheets
8 2 (1.13%) Taleo
9 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Intranet
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.34%) Power BI
2 23 (12.99%) Tableau
3 19 (10.73%) MySQL
4 16 (9.04%) SQL Server
5 12 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.52%) GIS
7 7 (3.95%) Big Data
7 7 (3.95%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.26%) DTS
9 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.69%) Geospatial Data
11 2 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Postman
2 6 (3.39%) JIRA
3 3 (1.69%) Fiddler
4 2 (1.13%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (30.51%) Finance
2 19 (10.73%) Front Office
3 16 (9.04%) Marketing
4 13 (7.34%) Banking
4 13 (7.34%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.95%) Public Sector
7 6 (3.39%) Legal
8 4 (2.26%) Billing
8 4 (2.26%) Publishing
8 4 (2.26%) Retail
8 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.13%) Advertising
9 2 (1.13%) Games
9 2 (1.13%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (24.29%) Analyst
2 28 (15.82%) Developer
3 20 (11.30%) Administrator
4 18 (10.17%) Consultant
5 14 (7.91%) Data Analyst
5 14 (7.91%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.34%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 13 (7.34%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 13 (7.34%) Java Developer
6 13 (7.34%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 13 (7.34%) Java Pricing Developer
6 13 (7.34%) Pricing Developer
7 12 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.52%) Architect
8 8 (4.52%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (4.52%) Data Architect
8 8 (4.52%) Implementation Consultant
9 7 (3.95%) Data Manager
9 7 (3.95%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.52%) CSS
1 8 (4.52%) HTML
2 7 (3.95%) COM
2 7 (3.95%) JSON
2 7 (3.95%) Web Services
2 7 (3.95%) XML
3 6 (3.39%) .NET
4 4 (2.26%) EDI
4 4 (2.26%) Swagger
5 3 (1.69%) RESTful
5 3 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.13%) HTML5
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.13%) React
6 2 (1.13%) REST
6 2 (1.13%) SOAP
7 1 (0.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (7.34%) Fixed Income
3 13 (7.34%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.52%) FMCG
5 7 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.95%) Taxonomies
6 5 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.82%) NHS
7 4 (2.26%) Life Science
7 4 (2.26%) LIMS
7 4 (2.26%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.13%) Equities
9 2 (1.13%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.56%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.95%) Debian
1 7 (3.95%) Linux
1 7 (3.95%) Ubuntu
2 4 (2.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.16%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (20.34%) Analytics
3 32 (18.08%) Project Management
4 30 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (16.95%) Mathematics
5 25 (14.12%) Fintech
6 24 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (12.43%) Data Modelling
7 22 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (12.43%) Validation
8 20 (11.30%) Business Analysis
8 20 (11.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (10.73%) Visualisation
10 18 (10.17%) Data Analysis
11 15 (8.47%) Data Management
12 14 (7.91%) Data Governance
12 14 (7.91%) Statistics
13 13 (7.34%) Electronic Trading
13 13 (7.34%) ERP
13 13 (7.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.16%) SQL
2 19 (10.73%) Java
3 16 (9.04%) Python
4 8 (4.52%) VBA
5 7 (3.95%) C#
6 6 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.82%) Ruby
8 4 (2.26%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.13%) PHP
9 2 (1.13%) R
9 2 (1.13%) VB
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (24.86%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) HND
2 3 (1.69%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.56%) MCSE
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.25%) QA
2 20 (11.30%) Data Quality
3 8 (4.52%) GDPR
4 7 (3.95%) GMP
5 3 (1.69%) GLP
5 3 (1.69%) Good Clinical Practice
5 3 (1.69%) PMO
5 3 (1.69%) SLA
6 1 (0.56%) IFRS
6 1 (0.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (3.95%) Docker
2 4 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 42 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.34%) Oracle
3 12 (6.78%) Google
4 9 (5.08%) SAP
5 7 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.39%) ESRI
7 4 (2.26%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.26%) Sage
8 2 (1.13%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.13%) Cognos
8 2 (1.13%) Facebook
8 2 (1.13%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.56%) Apple
9 1 (0.56%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.56%) Carbon Black
9 1 (0.56%) Infor
9 1 (0.56%) Pardot