Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 85 80
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 347 349 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.30% 3.46% 3.46%
As % of the Applications category 41.07% 34.69% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 263 279 311
West Midlands median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,250 £21,940
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,800 £56,000
England median annual salary £42,389 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.97% +6.67% -2.60%

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 845 1,006 1,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.47% 9.99% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 569 832 855
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +1.56%
10th Percentile £19,600 £21,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £56,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +27 163 £38,132 +1.68% 12
Warwickshire +59 56 £40,000 -1.23% 10
Staffordshire +22 29 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Coventry -9 28 £35,000 +16.67% 9
Worcestershire +16 24 £41,113 +49.50% 6
Solihull +7 20 £22,500 -10.00% 4
Shropshire +2 8 £21,000 -6.67% 2
Wolverhampton +16 5 £34,000 +3.82% 1
Walsall -5 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Sutton Coldfield -19 2 £19,500 -40.00% 1
Dudley -21 1 £18,000 -52.00%
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 170 (48.99%) Microsoft
2 140 (40.35%) Microsoft Office
3 138 (39.77%) Finance
4 136 (39.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 114 (32.85%) SQL
6 84 (24.21%) Analytical Skills
7 77 (22.19%) ITIL
8 65 (18.73%) SQL Server
9 61 (17.58%) Service Delivery
10 60 (17.29%) Business Intelligence
11 56 (16.14%) SLA
11 56 (16.14%) Degree
12 53 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
13 46 (13.26%) T-SQL
13 46 (13.26%) ITSM
13 46 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (12.68%) MS Visio
15 42 (12.10%) ISEB
15 42 (12.10%) GDPR
16 41 (11.82%) Project Management
16 41 (11.82%) Data Protection
17 39 (11.24%) Performance Management
18 36 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 36 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
18 36 (10.37%) Data Analysis
18 36 (10.37%) Contract Management
19 35 (10.09%) VBA
19 35 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 34 (9.80%) PRINCE2
21 33 (9.51%) SharePoint

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 33 (9.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.73%) SAS
3 5 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.86%) CMS
5 2 (0.58%) DNN
6 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.29%) Confluence
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 140 (40.35%) Microsoft Office
2 136 (39.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 44 (12.68%) MS Visio
4 33 (9.51%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (4.90%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.58%) Simulink
6 2 (0.58%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.58%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.29%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.31%) FastStats
3 6 (1.73%) Primavera
4 4 (1.15%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.32%) Serverless
3 10 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (2.59%) Amazon S3
4 9 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (2.59%) AWS CloudTrail
4 9 (2.59%) AWS CodePipeline
4 9 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (2.59%) CloudFront
4 9 (2.59%) IBM Cloud
4 9 (2.59%) SaaS
4 9 (2.59%) SoftLayer
5 3 (0.86%) Office 365
6 1 (0.29%) AdWords
6 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.78%) Internet
2 4 (1.15%) ADSL
2 4 (1.15%) Broadband
2 4 (1.15%) VDSL
2 4 (1.15%) VPN
2 4 (1.15%) xDSL
3 3 (0.86%) DSL
4 2 (0.58%) DHCP
4 2 (0.58%) DNS
4 2 (0.58%) FTP
4 2 (0.58%) RTP
4 2 (0.58%) SMS
4 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.58%) VLAN
5 1 (0.29%) DWDM
5 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (6.63%) Power BI
5 18 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (4.61%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (4.61%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.03%) MS Access
8 11 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.59%) MySQL
10 7 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.73%) QlikView
12 5 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.15%) OLTP
14 3 (0.86%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.58%) GIS
15 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.02%) JIRA
3 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.86%) Subversion
5 2 (0.58%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.58%) TestRail
6 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 138 (39.77%) Finance
2 29 (8.36%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.32%) Marketing
4 12 (3.46%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.46%) Retail
5 10 (2.88%) Publishing
6 7 (2.02%) Banking
7 6 (1.73%) Automotive
7 6 (1.73%) Back Office
8 4 (1.15%) Electronics
8 4 (1.15%) Games
9 3 (0.86%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 129 (37.18%) Analyst
2 33 (9.51%) Developer
3 27 (7.78%) Data Analyst
3 27 (7.78%) Delivery Manager
4 25 (7.20%) Service Manager
5 24 (6.92%) Business Analyst
5 24 (6.92%) Coordinator
6 21 (6.05%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 18 (5.19%) Report Analyst
8 17 (4.90%) Services Delivery Manager
9 15 (4.32%) SQL Developer
10 14 (4.03%) Junior
10 14 (4.03%) Project Coordinator
11 12 (3.46%) Consultant
12 10 (2.88%) Support Analyst
13 9 (2.59%) Applications Support
13 9 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (2.59%) PMO Analyst
13 9 (2.59%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.46%) Web Services
2 11 (3.17%) XML
3 9 (2.59%) Node.js
3 9 (2.59%) SAML
4 8 (2.31%) .NET
4 8 (2.31%) HTML
5 7 (2.02%) Middleware
5 7 (2.02%) SOAP
6 6 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (1.73%) JSON
7 5 (1.44%) CSS
7 5 (1.44%) XSLT
8 3 (0.86%) CSS3
9 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.58%) Drools
9 2 (0.58%) Flash
9 2 (0.58%) HTML5
9 2 (0.58%) jQuery
9 2 (0.58%) OpenGL
9 2 (0.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 84 (24.21%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.07%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.90%) Driving Licence
3 17 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (4.61%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.46%) PMI
6 7 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.73%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.15%) AS400
8 4 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.86%) User Experience
10 2 (0.58%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.58%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.58%) iPad
10 2 (0.58%) NHS
10 2 (0.58%) SCADA
10 2 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.58%) Social Media
11 1 (0.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.36%) Windows
2 19 (5.48%) Linux
3 12 (3.46%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.59%) Unix
5 6 (1.73%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (1.73%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.58%) Android
7 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (22.19%) ITIL
2 61 (17.58%) Service Delivery
3 60 (17.29%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (13.26%) ITSM
5 46 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (11.82%) Data Protection
6 41 (11.82%) Project Management
7 39 (11.24%) Performance Management
8 36 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (10.37%) Contract Management
8 36 (10.37%) Data Analysis
9 34 (9.80%) PRINCE2
10 27 (7.78%) Analytics
11 26 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (7.20%) Decision-Making
12 25 (7.20%) Service Management
13 23 (6.63%) Change Management
14 21 (6.05%) Scrum
15 20 (5.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 114 (32.85%) SQL
2 46 (13.26%) T-SQL
3 35 (10.09%) VBA
4 19 (5.48%) Python
5 16 (4.61%) C
6 15 (4.32%) C#
7 10 (2.88%) VB
8 9 (2.59%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.02%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.73%) Java
11 5 (1.44%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.86%) C++
13 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.58%) VBScript
14 1 (0.29%) Perl
14 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (16.14%) Degree
2 42 (12.10%) ISEB
3 30 (8.65%) Security Cleared
4 25 (7.20%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (3.46%) PMI Certification
7 11 (3.17%) HNC
8 7 (2.02%) IIBA
9 6 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.44%) HND
11 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.58%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.58%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.29%) ACCA
14 1 (0.29%) CIMA
14 1 (0.29%) IRCA
14 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (16.14%) SLA
2 42 (12.10%) GDPR
3 25 (7.20%) PMO
4 19 (5.48%) QA
5 11 (3.17%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.86%) HAZOP
6 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.58%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.29%) COSHH
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.29%) P3O
System Software
1 13 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) Ansible
1 9 (2.59%) Kubernetes
1 9 (2.59%) Mesos
1 9 (2.59%) rkt
1 9 (2.59%) Single Sign-On
1 9 (2.59%) Terraform
2 4 (1.15%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 170 (48.99%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.32%) Oracle
3 14 (4.03%) IBM
3 14 (4.03%) SAP
4 12 (3.46%) Tableau
5 10 (2.88%) Remedy
6 9 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.59%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.02%) Kronos
7 7 (2.02%) Northgate
7 7 (2.02%) Planview
8 6 (1.73%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.44%) Hitachi
10 4 (1.15%) Cadence
10 4 (1.15%) HP
11 3 (0.86%) Progress
12 2 (0.58%) Adobe
12 2 (0.58%) Citrix
12 2 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.58%) TIBCO