Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 72 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 +29 -32
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 378 383 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.87% 3.75% 2.73%
As % of the Applications category 37.57% 37.92% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 291 311 252
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% -1.32%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,006 1,010 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.30% 9.88% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 770 821 787
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,335 £19,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the West Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft Excel in the West Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Excel in the West Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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
Birmingham -4 151 £32,500 -14.47% 26
Coventry +6 52 £34,000 +13.33% 11
Warwickshire -2 37 £36,500 +15.87% 20
Staffordshire +27 28 £34,000 -6.21% 7
Solihull -8 19 £20,125 -26.82% 2
Worcestershire +9 17 £32,500 -23.53% 6
Walsall +5 17 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Shropshire -3 9 £28,250 -14.34% 4
Wolverhampton -13 8 £33,250 +38.54% 4
Herefordshire +21 4 £35,000 +4.48%
West Bromwich 0 4 £52,500 +75.00%
Dudley - 4 £37,500 -
Sutton Coldfield +3 3 £32,500 - 1
Halesowen -36 3 - - 2
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 183 (48.41%) Microsoft
2 161 (42.59%) SQL
3 116 (30.69%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (28.31%) Microsoft Office
5 83 (21.96%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (21.69%) SQL Server
7 80 (21.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 63 (16.67%) Degree
9 58 (15.34%) Finance
10 54 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 48 (12.70%) Windows
12 47 (12.43%) Analytics
13 44 (11.64%) ITIL
13 44 (11.64%) Time Management
14 39 (10.32%) Project Management
15 38 (10.05%) VBA
16 37 (9.79%) Data Analysis
17 36 (9.52%) Marketing
17 36 (9.52%) CRM
18 34 (8.99%) Tableau
19 33 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 32 (8.47%) Service Delivery
21 31 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
22 29 (7.67%) Retail
23 28 (7.41%) Power BI
24 27 (7.14%) Data Management
25 26 (6.88%) ETL
25 26 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
26 25 (6.61%) SAS
26 25 (6.61%) MS Visio

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 25 (6.61%) SAS
2 20 (5.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.32%) ArcGIS
4 5 (1.32%) CMS
4 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.06%) IIS
6 3 (0.79%) Apache
6 3 (0.79%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.53%) WordPress
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 107 (28.31%) Microsoft Office
2 80 (21.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (6.61%) MS Visio
4 24 (6.35%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (2.38%) Acrobat
6 9 (2.38%) RoboHelp
7 8 (2.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (1.06%) InfoPath
8 4 (1.06%) Snagit
9 3 (0.79%) ArcInfo
10 2 (0.53%) Simulink
11 1 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.26%) CATIA
11 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.26%) SPSS
11 1 (0.26%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (1.32%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 3 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.79%) Sage 1000
3 3 (0.79%) Sage 500
4 2 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.53%) Primavera
5 1 (0.26%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.26%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.26%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.17%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.38%) Office 365
3 7 (1.85%) AdWords
4 6 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.50%) Internet
2 9 (2.38%) SMS
3 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.79%) Firewall
5 2 (0.53%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (0.53%) DHCP
5 2 (0.53%) DNS
5 2 (0.53%) FTP
5 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.53%) RFID
5 2 (0.53%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.53%) Wireless
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
6 1 (0.26%) Skype
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 54 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (7.41%) Power BI
6 25 (6.61%) Relational Database
6 25 (6.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (3.70%) OLAP
8 13 (3.44%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (3.17%) MS Access
9 12 (3.17%) QlikView
10 9 (2.38%) GIS
11 8 (2.12%) Semantic Layer
12 7 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.32%) MySQL
15 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.79%) Big Data
16 3 (0.79%) Data Mart
16 3 (0.79%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 13 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.65%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.79%) JIRA
3 3 (0.79%) ProC
4 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.26%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.26%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.26%) Selenium
5 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.26%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 1 (0.26%) WATIR
General
1 58 (15.34%) Finance
2 36 (9.52%) Marketing
3 29 (7.67%) Retail
4 18 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.97%) Banking
6 14 (3.70%) Legal
7 7 (1.85%) Games
8 6 (1.59%) Automotive
9 4 (1.06%) Advertising
10 2 (0.53%) Billing
10 2 (0.53%) Electronics
10 2 (0.53%) French Language
10 2 (0.53%) German Language
10 2 (0.53%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.53%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Avionics
11 1 (0.26%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 155 (41.01%) Analyst
2 56 (14.81%) Developer
3 42 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 36 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
5 35 (9.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 21 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 21 (5.56%) Consultant
7 20 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (5.03%) Junior
9 17 (4.50%) Administrator
10 16 (4.23%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.97%) Insight Analyst
12 14 (3.70%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.70%) Coordinator
12 14 (3.70%) SQL Data Analyst
12 14 (3.70%) Support Engineer
13 13 (3.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 12 (3.17%) Applications Support
14 12 (3.17%) Project Manager
15 11 (2.91%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.97%) HTML
2 14 (3.70%) XML
3 13 (3.44%) CSS
4 12 (3.17%) .NET
5 9 (2.38%) MDX
6 7 (1.85%) SOAP
6 7 (1.85%) XSLT
7 6 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.59%) Flash
8 4 (1.06%) HTML5
9 3 (0.79%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.79%) COM
9 3 (0.79%) jQuery
9 3 (0.79%) Web Services
10 2 (0.53%) CSS3
10 2 (0.53%) LAMP
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.26%) Ajax
11 1 (0.26%) JSON
11 1 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 83 (21.96%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.85%) Fintech
5 5 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.06%) Handset
6 4 (1.06%) PMI
6 4 (1.06%) SCADA
7 3 (0.79%) BBC
7 3 (0.79%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.79%) User Experience
8 2 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.53%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.53%) EPoS
8 2 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (0.53%) NHS
8 2 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.70%) Windows
2 9 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.85%) Linux
3 7 (1.85%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.59%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.32%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.53%) Android
6 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.53%) CentOS
6 2 (0.53%) Unix
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (30.69%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (12.43%) Analytics
3 44 (11.64%) ITIL
3 44 (11.64%) Time Management
4 39 (10.32%) Project Management
5 37 (9.79%) Data Analysis
6 36 (9.52%) CRM
7 32 (8.47%) Service Delivery
8 27 (7.14%) Data Management
9 26 (6.88%) ETL
9 26 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (6.61%) PRINCE2
11 24 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (6.35%) Mathematics
12 21 (5.56%) Validation
13 19 (5.03%) Change Management
13 19 (5.03%) Process Improvement
14 18 (4.76%) ERP
15 17 (4.50%) Business Analysis
15 17 (4.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 161 (42.59%) SQL
2 38 (10.05%) VBA
3 21 (5.56%) C#
3 21 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 15 (3.97%) C
5 14 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.59%) Java
8 5 (1.32%) PHP
9 4 (1.06%) VB
10 3 (0.79%) C++
10 3 (0.79%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.79%) PROC SQL
11 2 (0.53%) Perl
11 2 (0.53%) Python
12 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.26%) R
12 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (16.67%) Degree
2 18 (4.76%) ISEB
3 12 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.12%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.06%) ACCA
6 4 (1.06%) CCNA
6 4 (1.06%) CISA
6 4 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.06%) GCFA
6 4 (1.06%) GCFE
6 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.79%) PMP
7 3 (0.79%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.53%) VCP6
8 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.82%) SLA
2 15 (3.97%) PMO
3 14 (3.70%) QA
4 12 (3.17%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.06%) COBIT
5 4 (1.06%) GDPR
6 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.53%) P3O
6 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.26%) HAZOP
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.06%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.79%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (1.59%) SCCM
3 5 (1.32%) EnCase
3 5 (1.32%) FTK
4 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 183 (48.41%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.99%) Tableau
3 23 (6.08%) Oracle
4 13 (3.44%) Google
5 12 (3.17%) JD Edwards
6 11 (2.91%) Adobe
6 11 (2.91%) Capita
7 10 (2.65%) Cognos
7 10 (2.65%) VMware
8 8 (2.12%) SAP
9 7 (1.85%) Cisco
9 7 (1.85%) Sage
10 6 (1.59%) Cadence
11 5 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.32%) Yahoo!
12 4 (1.06%) Cellebrite
12 4 (1.06%) IBM
12 4 (1.06%) Twitter
13 3 (0.79%) ServiceNow