Period
to 25 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 67 73
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 273 371 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.49% 3.89% 3.83%
As % of the Applications category 38.61% 37.51% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 188 286 285
West Midlands median annual salary £32,875 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.31% -2.86% +1.45%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,125 £21,500
90th Percentile £59,125 £52,895 £48,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 707 989 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.05% 10.38% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 505 705 769
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £20,318
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 -30 87 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Warwickshire 0 40 £40,000 +15.11% 3
Staffordshire +17 37 £27,500 +22.22%
Worcestershire -26 27 £25,000 -44.32%
Coventry +19 23 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Shropshire +4 16 £30,000 +57.89%
Solihull -6 16 £32,500 -21.59%
Sutton Coldfield 0 3 £33,500 +71.79%
Wolverhampton +19 1 £32,500 +4.00%
Walsall -2 1 £41,500 -1.19%
West Bromwich -2 1 £35,000 -
Dudley -4 1 £18,000 -21.74%
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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.

1 125 (45.79%) Microsoft
2 100 (36.63%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (28.94%) Finance
4 78 (28.57%) SQL
5 76 (27.84%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (27.11%) Business Intelligence
7 73 (26.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 55 (20.15%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (16.85%) ITIL
10 39 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 38 (13.92%) Degree
12 36 (13.19%) Management Information System
12 36 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (13.19%) Data Analysis
13 35 (12.82%) Power BI
13 35 (12.82%) Power Platform
14 34 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (11.72%) T-SQL
15 32 (11.72%) BusinessObjects
16 31 (11.36%) MS Visio
16 31 (11.36%) Analytics
16 31 (11.36%) Marketing
17 30 (10.99%) Project Management
17 30 (10.99%) Decision-Making
18 29 (10.62%) VBA
19 27 (9.89%) Microsoft Project
20 26 (9.52%) SharePoint
20 26 (9.52%) ETL
20 26 (9.52%) Coaching
21 25 (9.16%) Windows

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 26 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.56%) SAS
3 4 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.10%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.73%) CMS
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 100 (36.63%) Microsoft Office
2 73 (26.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 31 (11.36%) MS Visio
4 27 (9.89%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.10%) Simulink
6 3 (1.10%) Stateflow
6 3 (1.10%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.37%) SPSS
7 1 (0.37%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (1.83%) iTrent
2 4 (1.47%) Primavera
2 4 (1.47%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.73%) Maximo
4 2 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.37%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.37%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.82%) Power Platform
2 13 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.66%) Office 365
4 6 (2.20%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.73%) SaaS
5 2 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.37%) AdWords
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.49%) Internet
2 9 (3.30%) DHCP
2 9 (3.30%) Firewall
3 8 (2.93%) DNS
3 8 (2.93%) VPN
4 7 (2.56%) VLAN
5 6 (2.20%) Wireless
6 5 (1.83%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.47%) GoToMeeting
8 3 (1.10%) ADSL
9 2 (0.73%) Broadband
9 2 (0.73%) DWDM
9 2 (0.73%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.73%) LAN
9 2 (0.73%) SMTP
9 2 (0.73%) SNMP
9 2 (0.73%) VDSL
9 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.73%) xDSL
10 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.82%) Power BI
3 32 (11.72%) BusinessObjects
4 23 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.76%) QlikView
7 10 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.66%) MS Access
8 9 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.93%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (2.93%) Qlik Sense
10 6 (2.20%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.83%) OLAP
11 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 4 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (1.47%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.73%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 13 (4.76%) JIRA
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.10%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 79 (28.94%) Finance
2 31 (11.36%) Marketing
3 21 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 19 (6.96%) Retail
5 10 (3.66%) Electronics
6 8 (2.93%) Automotive
7 7 (2.56%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.47%) Legal
9 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.73%) Advertising
10 2 (0.73%) Publishing
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 121 (44.32%) Analyst
2 44 (16.12%) Data Analyst
3 19 (6.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 17 (6.23%) Support Analyst
5 15 (5.49%) Developer
6 14 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 13 (4.76%) Service Manager
8 12 (4.40%) Insight Analyst
9 11 (4.03%) Applications Support
9 11 (4.03%) Graduate
9 11 (4.03%) IT Manager
9 11 (4.03%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.66%) Excel Analyst
11 9 (3.30%) Healthcare Analyst
11 9 (3.30%) Report Analyst
11 9 (3.30%) SQL Analyst
12 8 (2.93%) Administrator
12 8 (2.93%) Applications Support Analyst
12 8 (2.93%) Business Developer
12 8 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.76%) HTML
2 8 (2.93%) XML
3 7 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (2.20%) SOAP
4 6 (2.20%) WAP
4 6 (2.20%) XSLT
5 5 (1.83%) .NET
6 4 (1.47%) Web Services
7 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.10%) OpenGL
8 2 (0.73%) ActiveX
8 2 (0.73%) Classic ASP
8 2 (0.73%) JSON
8 2 (0.73%) WinForms
9 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.37%) COM
9 1 (0.37%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.37%) MDX
9 1 (0.37%) ODBC
9 1 (0.37%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 76 (27.84%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (13.19%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.86%) Driving Licence
4 12 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.03%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.03%) Fibre Optics
6 9 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.93%) PMI
7 8 (2.93%) User Experience
8 6 (2.20%) CCTV
9 5 (1.83%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (1.83%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.10%) NHS
10 3 (1.10%) Social Media
11 2 (0.73%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.73%) EPoS
11 2 (0.73%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.16%) Windows
2 17 (6.23%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.40%) Linux
4 7 (2.56%) Windows 2000
5 6 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.83%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.47%) Unix
7 4 (1.47%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.11%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (20.15%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (16.85%) ITIL
4 36 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (13.19%) Data Analysis
5 34 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (11.36%) Analytics
7 30 (10.99%) Decision-Making
7 30 (10.99%) Project Management
8 26 (9.52%) Coaching
8 26 (9.52%) ETL
9 24 (8.79%) PRINCE2
10 20 (7.33%) Mathematics
10 20 (7.33%) Service Delivery
10 20 (7.33%) Statistics
11 19 (6.96%) Data Protection
11 19 (6.96%) ITSM
11 19 (6.96%) Service Management
12 18 (6.59%) Scrum
13 17 (6.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 78 (28.57%) SQL
2 32 (11.72%) T-SQL
3 29 (10.62%) VBA
4 15 (5.49%) C#
5 11 (4.03%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.56%) Python
7 6 (2.20%) C
8 4 (1.47%) VB
9 3 (1.10%) C++
9 3 (1.10%) R
9 3 (1.10%) VB6
10 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.73%) PHP
10 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.73%) VBScript
11 1 (0.37%) Java
11 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (13.92%) Degree
2 11 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (3.66%) HNC
3 10 (3.66%) ISEB
4 9 (3.30%) HND
5 8 (2.93%) IIBA
5 8 (2.93%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.73%) APMP
8 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.37%) AAT
9 1 (0.37%) ACCA
9 1 (0.37%) CIMA
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.37%) ECDL
9 1 (0.37%) MCP
9 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.33%) GDPR
2 18 (6.59%) PMO
3 15 (5.49%) SLA
4 6 (2.20%) QA
5 4 (1.47%) NEBOSH
6 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.10%) HAZOP
6 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.20%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (0.37%) Docker
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) XenApp
3 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.73%) WSUS
3 1 (0.37%) EnCase
3 1 (0.37%) FTK
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 125 (45.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.79%) Oracle
3 16 (5.86%) Tableau
4 10 (3.66%) SAP
4 10 (3.66%) ServiceNow
5 7 (2.56%) BMC
6 6 (2.20%) Cognos
6 6 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.47%) BT
7 4 (1.47%) IBM
7 4 (1.47%) Virgin Media
8 3 (1.10%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (1.10%) Fujitsu
8 3 (1.10%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.10%) MathWorks
8 3 (1.10%) MKS
9 2 (0.73%) Remedy
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe
10 1 (0.37%) Citrix
10 1 (0.37%) CODA