Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spreadsheets
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 648 758 893
Rank change year-on-year +110 +135 -32
Permanent jobs citing Spreadsheet 104 264 238
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Applications category 2.68% 2.67% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 83 207 175
Median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,900 £22,921
90th Percentile £117,500 £68,750 £83,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,567 £42,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +41.67% -4.76%

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 3,881 9,873 13,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.13% 7.93% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,073 7,874 9,837
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Spreadsheet in the UK

Spreadsheet
Top 16 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 19 January 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 +100 91 £67,500 +50.00% 25
UK excluding London +91 55 £40,567 -4.55% 15
London +162 41 £85,000 +54.55% 10
South West +81 17 £41,135 +123.63% 4
Midlands +88 11 £86,250 +91.67% 2
West Midlands +79 10 £86,250 +38.00% 1
Work from Home -58 10 £47,500 -24.00% 1
South East +90 8 £35,000 -20.45% 1
North of England +53 7 £34,297 -10.33% 5
Scotland - 5 £37,500 -
North West +51 4 £32,500 -14.47% 1
East of England +87 3 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire +22 3 £36,094 -9.77% 1
Isle of Man - 3 £17,000 -
East Midlands +64 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £32,646 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 41 (39.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (26.92%) SQL
3 26 (25.00%) Finance
4 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (20.19%) Analytics
7 20 (19.23%) Degree
8 19 (18.27%) QA
8 19 (18.27%) Front Office
9 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (16.35%) VBA
10 17 (16.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (16.35%) RESTful
11 16 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 16 (15.38%) Fintech
11 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 15 (14.42%) Project Management
13 14 (13.46%) Fixed Income
14 13 (12.50%) Banking
14 13 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (12.50%) ETL
14 13 (12.50%) .NET
14 13 (12.50%) Java
14 13 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
15 12 (11.54%) Financial Modelling
16 11 (10.58%) Tableau
16 11 (10.58%) Microservices
16 11 (10.58%) DevOps
16 11 (10.58%) Python
17 10 (9.62%) SAP

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 4 (3.85%) ArcGIS
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (39.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) NetSuite
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (3.85%) Sage 1000
1 4 (3.85%) Sage X3
1 4 (3.85%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.92%) HealthRoster
2 2 (1.92%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) Power Platform
2 7 (6.73%) Azure
3 5 (4.81%) SaaS
4 4 (3.85%) PaaS
5 3 (2.88%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.92%) AWS
6 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.92%) GCP
6 2 (1.92%) Google Sheets
7 1 (0.96%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) Tableau
2 10 (9.62%) Power BI
3 6 (5.77%) GIS
4 5 (4.81%) MySQL
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.85%) DTS
6 3 (2.88%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.96%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) RStudio
2 4 (3.85%) JIRA
2 4 (3.85%) ReSharper
2 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (25.00%) Finance
2 19 (18.27%) Front Office
3 13 (12.50%) Banking
4 9 (8.65%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.77%) Public Sector
6 5 (4.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (3.85%) Billing
7 4 (3.85%) Marketing
8 3 (2.88%) Legal
8 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.96%) Advertising
9 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.96%) Military
9 1 (0.96%) Retail
9 1 (0.96%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Developer
2 13 (12.50%) Analyst
2 13 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
2 13 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
2 13 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 13 (12.50%) Java Developer - Fintech
2 13 (12.50%) Java Pricing Developer
2 13 (12.50%) Pricing Developer
3 10 (9.62%) Administrator
3 10 (9.62%) Consultant
3 10 (9.62%) DevOps Developer
4 8 (7.69%) RAD Developer
5 6 (5.77%) MATLAB Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (4.81%) Supply Chain Director
6 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
7 4 (3.85%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.35%) RESTful
2 13 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (3.85%) EDI
3 4 (3.85%) React
3 4 (3.85%) REST
3 4 (3.85%) Web Services
3 4 (3.85%) XML
3 4 (3.85%) XSL
4 2 (1.92%) CSS
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) HTML5
5 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (16.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (13.46%) Fixed Income
4 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.85%) Equities
5 4 (3.85%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.85%) Social Media
6 3 (2.88%) LIMS
6 3 (2.88%) NHS
6 3 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.92%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.96%) FMCG
8 1 (0.96%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.96%) NPfIT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.96%) Linux
1 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.19%) Analytics
3 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (15.38%) Fintech
4 16 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 15 (14.42%) Project Management
6 13 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
6 13 (12.50%) ETL
7 12 (11.54%) Financial Modelling
8 11 (10.58%) DevOps
8 11 (10.58%) Microservices
9 10 (9.62%) Architectural Design
9 10 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (9.62%) ERP
10 9 (8.65%) Migration
10 9 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (7.69%) Process Improvement
11 8 (7.69%) RAD
12 7 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.92%) SQL
2 17 (16.35%) VBA
3 13 (12.50%) Java
4 11 (10.58%) Python
5 9 (8.65%) MATLAB
5 9 (8.65%) R
6 8 (7.69%) C#
7 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.92%) C
8 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.96%) C++
9 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.88%) HND
4 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.96%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.27%) QA
2 7 (6.73%) GDPR
3 6 (5.77%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.88%) GLP
4 3 (2.88%) GMP
4 3 (2.88%) Good Clinical Practice
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) SAP
3 6 (5.77%) Google
3 6 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.85%) ESRI
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle
4 4 (3.85%) Sage
5 1 (0.96%) Pardot