Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
UK > Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 64 85
Rank change year-on-year -8 +21 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 43 29 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.05% 2.53% 2.24%
As % of the Applications category 30.94% 31.18% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 31
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,700 £25,750
25th Percentile £26,000 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.43% -6.67% +2.04%
75th Percentile £39,250 £42,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £44,600 £57,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £39,396
% change year-on-year +1.19% +6.61% -1.51%

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 Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 139 93 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.87% 8.12% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 79 79 113
10th Percentile £23,850 £27,500 £22,000
25th Percentile £27,500 £31,000 £24,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
75th Percentile £48,125 £47,500 £50,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Wales

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Wales.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in Wales

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Wales over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in Wales

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Wales region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
South Wales +11 28 £34,500 -13.75% 10
West Wales -25 11 £31,500 -10.00% 2
North Wales - 3 £25,000 - 3
Mid Wales -9 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (53.49%) Finance
3 19 (44.19%) Social Skills
4 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
6 16 (37.21%) Scrum
6 16 (37.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (30.23%) Advertising
8 12 (27.91%) Requirements Gathering
9 11 (25.58%) Product Strategy
9 11 (25.58%) Kanban
10 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (23.26%) SLA
10 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.93%) SQL
11 9 (20.93%) Project Management
12 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (13.95%) PMO
13 6 (13.95%) Workshop Facilitation
13 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
13 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Project
13 6 (13.95%) User Stories
14 5 (11.63%) Google Workspace
14 5 (11.63%) Microsoft 365
14 5 (11.63%) Banking
14 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
14 5 (11.63%) Degree
14 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
14 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
14 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Google Workspace
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft 365
1 5 (11.63%) Power Platform
2 3 (6.98%) Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DHCP
1 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Power BI
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.33%) HPCC
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Social Skills
3 13 (30.23%) Advertising
4 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (11.63%) Banking
5 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (6.98%) Retail
7 2 (4.65%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (2.33%) Automotive
8 1 (2.33%) Czech Language
8 1 (2.33%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (2.33%) Electronics
8 1 (2.33%) Law
8 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Business Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (23.26%) Service Analyst
5 9 (20.93%) Financial Analyst
6 8 (18.60%) Technical Business Analyst
7 7 (16.28%) Finance Business Analyst
7 7 (16.28%) Financial Business Analyst
7 7 (16.28%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 7 (16.28%) Technical Services Analyst
8 5 (11.63%) PMO Analyst
8 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (11.63%) Transformation Analyst
9 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
9 4 (9.30%) IT Analyst
9 4 (9.30%) IT Engineer
9 4 (9.30%) IT Support
9 4 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) Insurance Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Scrum
3 12 (27.91%) Requirements Gathering
4 11 (25.58%) Kanban
4 11 (25.58%) Product Strategy
5 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (20.93%) Project Management
7 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.95%) User Stories
8 6 (13.95%) Workshop Facilitation
9 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
10 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
10 4 (9.30%) ITIL
10 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
10 4 (9.30%) Service Management
10 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.98%) ITSM
11 3 (6.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) Delphi
3 1 (2.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
2 4 (9.30%) PMP
3 3 (6.98%) APMP
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) SLA
2 6 (13.95%) PMO
3 1 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) LexisNexis
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Remedy
2 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow