The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office Excel
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 17 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Permanent jobs citing MS Excel 77 56 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 13.49% 9.52% 12.50%
As % of the Applications category 73.33% 59.57% 64.95%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 56
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +29.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,460 £21,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 Watford with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 105 94 97
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 18.39% 15.99% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 72 79 78
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +30.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,102 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

MS Excel
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for MS Excel in Watford

MS Excel
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Watford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Excel in Watford

MS Excel
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Watford region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 72 (54.14%) Microsoft
2 53 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (38.35%) MS Office
4 43 (32.33%) C#
5 39 (29.32%) SQL Server
6 33 (24.81%) .NET
6 33 (24.81%) SQL
7 32 (24.06%) SharePoint
8 30 (22.56%) Finance
8 30 (22.56%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (20.30%) ASP.NET
10 26 (19.55%) Windows
11 25 (18.80%) MVC
12 22 (16.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (15.79%) jQuery
14 19 (14.29%) PRINCE2
15 18 (13.53%) JavaScript
15 18 (13.53%) SharePoint 2010
16 17 (12.78%) Web Application Development
16 17 (12.78%) MCSE
16 17 (12.78%) CRM
16 17 (12.78%) MS Visio
16 17 (12.78%) SQL Server 2005
17 16 (12.03%) MS PowerPoint
17 16 (12.03%) Windows 7
18 15 (11.28%) Waterfall
18 15 (11.28%) PMO
18 15 (11.28%) Active Directory
18 15 (11.28%) VMware

MS Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 32 (24.06%) SharePoint
2 18 (13.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (9.02%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.51%) IIS
5 5 (3.76%) Umbraco
6 4 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.75%) CMS
8 1 (0.75%) Drupal
8 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (38.35%) MS Office
2 17 (12.78%) MS Visio
3 16 (12.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (9.77%) MS Project
5 5 (3.76%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.75%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.76%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) Office 365
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.01%) IaaS
3 4 (3.01%) PaaS
4 3 (2.26%) G Suite
5 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.75%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.27%) Firewall
2 6 (4.51%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.76%) Internet
3 5 (3.76%) SAN
3 5 (3.76%) VPN
4 4 (3.01%) DHCP
4 4 (3.01%) DNS
4 4 (3.01%) LAN
4 4 (3.01%) Wireless
5 3 (2.26%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.50%) Skype
7 1 (0.75%) Intranet
7 1 (0.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.50%) Power BI
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) QlikView
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.50%) JIRA
General
1 30 (22.56%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Marketing
3 10 (7.52%) Retail
4 8 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.01%) Legal
7 2 (1.50%) Advertising
7 2 (1.50%) Banking
7 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Automotive
8 1 (0.75%) French Language
8 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (27.82%) Analyst
2 29 (21.80%) Developer
3 20 (15.04%) Consultant
4 19 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 18 (13.53%) C# Developer
6 16 (12.03%) Technical Consultant
7 15 (11.28%) Server Consultant
7 15 (11.28%) Server Engineer
7 15 (11.28%) SQL Developer
7 15 (11.28%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (9.02%) .NET Developer
9 11 (8.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (8.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (8.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (8.27%) Support Analyst
10 10 (7.52%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (7.52%) Senior Server Engineer
10 10 (7.52%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 10 (7.52%) Senior Technical Engineer
11 9 (6.77%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.81%) .NET
2 27 (20.30%) ASP.NET
3 22 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (15.79%) jQuery
5 13 (9.77%) HTML
6 9 (6.77%) XML
7 8 (6.02%) WCF
8 7 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (4.51%) HTML5
10 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET Core
10 5 (3.76%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (3.76%) SignalR
11 4 (3.01%) CSS
11 4 (3.01%) Reactive Extensions
12 3 (2.26%) IBM Integration Bus
12 3 (2.26%) Middleware
13 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.50%) JSON
14 1 (0.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.76%) FMCG
3 5 (3.76%) NHS
4 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.26%) Handset
5 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) CCTV
6 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.75%) Fintech
6 1 (0.75%) PACS
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.55%) Windows
2 16 (12.03%) Windows 7
3 14 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (9.77%) Linux
4 13 (9.77%) Windows Server
5 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.01%) OpenVMS
7 4 (3.01%) Solaris
8 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.50%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.80%) MVC
3 19 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 17 (12.78%) CRM
4 17 (12.78%) Web Application Development
5 15 (11.28%) Waterfall
6 13 (9.77%) ITIL
7 12 (9.02%) SDLC
8 11 (8.27%) Project Management
9 9 (6.77%) Logistics
9 9 (6.77%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.26%) Automation Testing
10 7 (5.26%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (5.26%) ERP
10 7 (5.26%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.26%) Software Delivery
10 7 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (5.26%) Web Development
11 6 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.33%) C#
2 33 (24.81%) SQL
3 18 (13.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.51%) C
5 6 (4.51%) C++
5 6 (4.51%) VB
6 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.26%) Perl
7 2 (1.50%) Java
8 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (16.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.78%) MCSE
3 12 (9.02%) CCNA
3 12 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.52%) PMP
5 9 (6.77%) CCA
5 9 (6.77%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (6.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.02%) Degree
7 6 (4.51%) MCSA
8 5 (3.76%) APMP
8 5 (3.76%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.26%) MCP
10 2 (1.50%) CCNP
10 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.75%) ACCA
11 1 (0.75%) CIMA
11 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) PMO
2 9 (6.77%) QA
3 2 (1.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.26%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.26%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.50%) vSphere
5 2 (1.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (3.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 72 (54.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) VMware
3 11 (8.27%) Citrix
3 11 (8.27%) Planview
4 8 (6.02%) Google
5 5 (3.76%) Dell
5 5 (3.76%) Sage
5 5 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.76%) SonicWALL
5 5 (3.76%) Symantec
6 4 (3.01%) IBM
6 4 (3.01%) NetApp
7 3 (2.26%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.26%) Cisco
7 3 (2.26%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.26%) SAP
7 3 (2.26%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.26%) WSO2
8 2 (1.50%) Adobe
9 1 (0.75%) Cognos
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