Period
to 25 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 72 80
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 371 375 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.89% 3.82% 3.26%
As % of the Applications category 37.55% 38.46% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 286 284 323
West Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +1.45% +6.15%
10th Percentile £20,125 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,895 £48,750 £48,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,625 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.67% -3.85%

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 988 975 1,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.37% 9.93% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 704 761 946
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.84%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,250 £19,375
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £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 June 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 June 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 -1 180 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Warwickshire +22 38 £34,750 +10.32% 23
Worcestershire +40 37 £44,898 +8.84% 4
Staffordshire -19 31 £22,500 -35.71% 2
Coventry -1 28 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Solihull +2 17 £41,450 +10.53% 3
Wolverhampton - 10 £31,250 - 4
Walsall +4 8 £42,000 +86.67%
Shropshire +4 3 £19,000 -37.70% 3
Sutton Coldfield -2 3 £19,500 -
Herefordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Halesowen - 2 - - 5
West Bromwich -1 1 £35,000 +3.70%
Dudley - 1 £23,000 -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 190 (51.21%) Microsoft
2 146 (39.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 144 (38.81%) SQL
4 123 (33.15%) Microsoft Office
5 109 (29.38%) Finance
6 82 (22.10%) Business Intelligence
7 74 (19.95%) SQL Server
8 69 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
9 65 (17.52%) Degree
10 62 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
11 57 (15.36%) ITIL
12 54 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 46 (12.40%) Windows
14 43 (11.59%) SLA
15 42 (11.32%) Project Management
15 42 (11.32%) MS Visio
16 41 (11.05%) Data Analysis
17 40 (10.78%) Service Delivery
17 40 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (9.97%) T-SQL
19 36 (9.70%) C#
20 35 (9.43%) Internet
20 35 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 34 (9.16%) Retail
21 34 (9.16%) .NET
22 32 (8.63%) Time Management
22 32 (8.63%) Analytics
23 29 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
23 29 (7.82%) Manufacturing

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 19 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.89%) IIS
2 7 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.62%) SAS
4 5 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.81%) MediaWiki
6 2 (0.54%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.54%) WordPress
7 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.27%) CMS
7 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 146 (39.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 123 (33.15%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (11.32%) MS Visio
4 19 (5.12%) Spreadsheet
5 17 (4.58%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (2.16%) Simulink
7 7 (1.89%) Stateflow
8 6 (1.62%) TargetLink
9 2 (0.54%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.27%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 1000
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 500
3 1 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) iTrent
3 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.27%) Primavera
3 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (0.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.04%) Serverless
3 11 (2.96%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.35%) Office 365
5 4 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (0.81%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) AdWords
7 2 (0.54%) PaaS
7 2 (0.54%) SaaS
8 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.27%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.43%) Internet
2 9 (2.43%) SMS
3 4 (1.08%) DHCP
3 4 (1.08%) DNS
3 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.81%) RFID
5 2 (0.54%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (0.54%) Intranet
5 2 (0.54%) SSL
5 2 (0.54%) VPN
5 2 (0.54%) WAN
5 2 (0.54%) Wireless
6 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.27%) Modbus
6 1 (0.27%) SMTP
6 1 (0.27%) SSH
6 1 (0.27%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.27%) VLAN
6 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.95%) SQL Server
2 54 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (7.01%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (5.66%) Power BI
6 18 (4.85%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (2.16%) QlikView
11 6 (1.62%) GIS
12 5 (1.35%) Big Data
12 5 (1.35%) MS Access
13 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.08%) Spotfire
13 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.81%) DTS
14 3 (0.81%) MySQL
14 3 (0.81%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 12 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.62%) Eclipse
2 6 (1.62%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.08%) JIRA
4 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.81%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 2 (0.54%) Selenium
5 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.54%) WATIR
6 1 (0.27%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.27%) CANoe
6 1 (0.27%) GDB
6 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.27%) sqlmap
General
1 109 (29.38%) Finance
2 34 (9.16%) Retail
3 29 (7.82%) Manufacturing
4 21 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 20 (5.39%) Marketing
6 19 (5.12%) Banking
7 13 (3.50%) Automotive
8 12 (3.23%) Legal
8 12 (3.23%) Publishing
9 10 (2.70%) Electronics
9 10 (2.70%) Games
10 3 (0.81%) Billing
11 2 (0.54%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.54%) French Language
11 2 (0.54%) German Language
11 2 (0.54%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.54%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 145 (39.08%) Analyst
2 57 (15.36%) Developer
3 40 (10.78%) Data Analyst
4 24 (6.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 24 (6.47%) Service Manager
5 21 (5.66%) Business Analyst
5 21 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 18 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (4.31%) Delivery Manager
7 16 (4.31%) Junior
8 15 (4.04%) Services Delivery Manager
8 15 (4.04%) SQL Analyst
9 14 (3.77%) Applications Support
9 14 (3.77%) SQL Developer
9 14 (3.77%) Team Leader
10 13 (3.50%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.23%) Administrator
11 12 (3.23%) Coordinator
11 12 (3.23%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.23%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.16%) .NET
2 23 (6.20%) JSON
3 22 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (4.85%) XML
5 9 (2.43%) SOAP
6 8 (2.16%) HTML
6 8 (2.16%) XSLT
7 6 (1.62%) Flash
7 6 (1.62%) OpenGL
8 5 (1.35%) COM
9 4 (1.08%) CSS
9 4 (1.08%) Web Services
10 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.81%) MDX
11 2 (0.54%) LDAP
11 2 (0.54%) XSD
12 1 (0.27%) ATL
12 1 (0.27%) DCOM
12 1 (0.27%) SAML
12 1 (0.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.12%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.43%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.43%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.35%) Handset
6 4 (1.08%) Social Media
7 3 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (0.81%) Blog
7 3 (0.81%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.54%) BBC
8 2 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.27%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.27%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.27%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.40%) Windows
2 16 (4.31%) Linux
3 15 (4.04%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.89%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.62%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (1.62%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.62%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.62%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.08%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.81%) Android
7 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.81%) Unix
8 2 (0.54%) CentOS
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.10%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (15.36%) ITIL
4 54 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (11.32%) Project Management
6 41 (11.05%) Data Analysis
7 40 (10.78%) Service Delivery
7 40 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (8.63%) Analytics
8 32 (8.63%) Time Management
9 28 (7.55%) Collaborative Working
10 27 (7.28%) Performance Management
11 26 (7.01%) ITSM
12 25 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (6.74%) ETL
13 24 (6.47%) Continuous Deployment
13 24 (6.47%) CRM
14 23 (6.20%) Service Delivery Management
15 22 (5.93%) Presales
16 20 (5.39%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 144 (38.81%) SQL
2 37 (9.97%) T-SQL
3 36 (9.70%) C#
4 20 (5.39%) VBA
5 14 (3.77%) C
6 9 (2.43%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.89%) C++
7 7 (1.89%) Python
8 6 (1.62%) Java
8 6 (1.62%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.08%) R
10 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.81%) VB
12 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.54%) PHP
13 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.27%) Erlang
13 1 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 65 (17.52%) Degree
2 21 (5.66%) ISEB
3 11 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.62%) IIBA
5 6 (1.62%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.35%) BC Cleared
6 5 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.35%) HNC
7 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.81%) AAT
9 2 (0.54%) CCNA
9 2 (0.54%) CCNP
9 2 (0.54%) CIPD
9 2 (0.54%) HND
9 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.54%) VCP5
9 2 (0.54%) VCP6
9 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.59%) SLA
2 18 (4.85%) PMO
3 13 (3.50%) QA
4 9 (2.43%) GDPR
5 8 (2.16%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.62%) HAZOP
7 3 (0.81%) P3O
8 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.27%) COBIT
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.35%) SCCM
3 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.27%) CASB
5 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.27%) EnCase
5 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.27%) FTK
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) Nmap
Vendors
1 190 (51.21%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.12%) Tableau
3 18 (4.85%) SAP
4 17 (4.58%) Google
5 15 (4.04%) Xamarin
6 11 (2.96%) ServiceNow
7 10 (2.70%) Capita
7 10 (2.70%) Oracle
8 7 (1.89%) Cadence
9 6 (1.62%) JD Edwards
9 6 (1.62%) MathWorks
9 6 (1.62%) MKS
10 5 (1.35%) Sage
10 5 (1.35%) Twitter
11 4 (1.08%) Cognos
11 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.08%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.81%) Cisco
12 3 (0.81%) Mapinfo
12 3 (0.81%) Sybase