Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 84 76
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 372 345 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.30% 3.49% 3.90%
As % of the Applications category 41.33% 33.86% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 288 262 365
West Midlands median annual salary £37,250 £37,500 £34,455
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.67% +8.84% +6.02%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,550 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,925 £55,750 £56,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 900 1,019 1,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.41% 10.30% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 623 820 925
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +6.56%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +29 179 £37,500 - 26
Warwickshire +62 53 £40,000 +14.29% 18
Staffordshire +5 34 £27,500 -21.43% 6
Worcestershire +24 30 £44,949 +12.37% 7
Coventry -10 28 £35,000 +16.67% 7
Solihull -6 17 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Shropshire +3 7 £21,000 -28.81% 5
Wolverhampton +10 6 £34,000 +7.94%
Sutton Coldfield -23 4 £19,500 -40.00%
Walsall -4 2 £40,000 +68.42%
West Bromwich +5 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Dudley -19 1 £23,000 -38.67%
Halesowen - 1 - - 6
Herefordshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 194 (52.15%) Microsoft
2 168 (45.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 141 (37.90%) Microsoft Office
3 141 (37.90%) Finance
4 123 (33.06%) SQL
5 78 (20.97%) Degree
5 78 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
6 73 (19.62%) ITIL
7 70 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
8 69 (18.55%) SQL Server
9 60 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
10 59 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (14.78%) MS Visio
12 52 (13.98%) SLA
13 47 (12.63%) Project Management
14 45 (12.10%) T-SQL
14 45 (12.10%) Service Delivery
15 44 (11.83%) ITSM
16 41 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 40 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 39 (10.48%) Performance Management
19 36 (9.68%) Data Analysis
19 36 (9.68%) VBA
20 35 (9.41%) SharePoint
21 33 (8.87%) Scrum
21 33 (8.87%) Presales
22 32 (8.60%) GDPR
22 32 (8.60%) Windows
23 31 (8.33%) Internet

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 35 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.34%) SAS
3 4 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.81%) IIS
4 3 (0.81%) MediaWiki
5 2 (0.54%) CMS
5 2 (0.54%) DNN
6 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 168 (45.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 141 (37.90%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (14.78%) MS Visio
4 26 (6.99%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (4.03%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.88%) Simulink
6 7 (1.88%) Stateflow
7 6 (1.61%) TargetLink
8 2 (0.54%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.15%) FastStats
2 5 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.08%) Primavera
3 4 (1.08%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.27%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.11%) Serverless
3 7 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.88%) SaaS
4 6 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (1.61%) SoftLayer
5 5 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (1.34%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.34%) AWS CloudTrail
5 5 (1.34%) AWS CodePipeline
5 5 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (1.34%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.81%) Office 365
7 2 (0.54%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) AdWords
8 1 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (1.08%) ADSL
2 4 (1.08%) Broadband
2 4 (1.08%) VDSL
2 4 (1.08%) VPN
2 4 (1.08%) xDSL
3 3 (0.81%) DHCP
3 3 (0.81%) DNS
3 3 (0.81%) DSL
3 3 (0.81%) FTP
3 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.54%) RTP
4 2 (0.54%) SMS
4 2 (0.54%) VLAN
5 1 (0.27%) Firewall
5 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.27%) RFID
5 1 (0.27%) SSH
5 1 (0.27%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (6.99%) Power BI
5 20 (5.38%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (4.03%) MS Access
8 13 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.34%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.08%) MySQL
11 4 (1.08%) OLTP
11 4 (1.08%) QlikView
12 3 (0.81%) DTS
12 3 (0.81%) GIS
12 3 (0.81%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 13 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.42%) JIRA
3 6 (1.61%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.81%) Subversion
6 2 (0.54%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.54%) TestRail
7 1 (0.27%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.27%) CANoe
7 1 (0.27%) GDB
7 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.27%) sqlmap
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 141 (37.90%) Finance
2 27 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.91%) Manufacturing
4 21 (5.65%) Retail
5 20 (5.38%) Marketing
6 16 (4.30%) Publishing
7 14 (3.76%) Automotive
8 10 (2.69%) Electronics
8 10 (2.69%) Games
9 9 (2.42%) Banking
10 5 (1.34%) Back Office
11 4 (1.08%) Legal
12 2 (0.54%) Advertising
13 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (37.90%) Analyst
2 41 (11.02%) Developer
3 31 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 30 (8.06%) Business Analyst
5 29 (7.80%) Service Manager
6 22 (5.91%) Delivery Manager
7 21 (5.65%) Coordinator
8 18 (4.84%) Services Delivery Manager
9 17 (4.57%) Report Analyst
9 17 (4.57%) Team Leader
10 16 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 15 (4.03%) SQL Developer
12 14 (3.76%) Development Team Leader
12 14 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (3.23%) Graduate
13 12 (3.23%) Junior
13 12 (3.23%) Support Analyst
14 11 (2.96%) Consultant
14 11 (2.96%) Service Design Specialist
15 10 (2.69%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.99%) .NET
2 18 (4.84%) JSON
3 17 (4.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (3.76%) XML
5 10 (2.69%) Web Services
6 8 (2.15%) HTML
7 7 (1.88%) SOAP
8 6 (1.61%) OpenGL
9 5 (1.34%) Node.js
9 5 (1.34%) SAML
10 4 (1.08%) CSS
10 4 (1.08%) Middleware
10 4 (1.08%) XSLT
11 3 (0.81%) HTML5
12 2 (0.54%) COM
12 2 (0.54%) CSS3
12 2 (0.54%) Drools
12 2 (0.54%) Flash
12 2 (0.54%) Spring
13 1 (0.27%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 78 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.80%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 19 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (4.84%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.15%) PMI
8 4 (1.08%) AS400
8 4 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.81%) Social Media
10 2 (0.54%) iPad
10 2 (0.54%) NHS
10 2 (0.54%) SCADA
10 2 (0.54%) User Experience
11 1 (0.27%) Blog
11 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.60%) Windows
2 21 (5.65%) Linux
3 10 (2.69%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (2.42%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.88%) Unix
6 6 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.54%) Android
9 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.62%) ITIL
2 70 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
4 59 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (12.63%) Project Management
6 45 (12.10%) Service Delivery
7 44 (11.83%) ITSM
8 40 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (10.48%) Performance Management
10 36 (9.68%) Data Analysis
11 33 (8.87%) Presales
11 33 (8.87%) Scrum
12 31 (8.33%) Data Protection
13 30 (8.06%) Contract Management
14 29 (7.80%) Analytics
15 26 (6.99%) PRINCE2
15 26 (6.99%) Service Management
16 25 (6.72%) Decision-Making
17 24 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
18 22 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 123 (33.06%) SQL
2 45 (12.10%) T-SQL
3 36 (9.68%) VBA
4 30 (8.06%) C#
5 18 (4.84%) Python
6 15 (4.03%) C
7 8 (2.15%) C++
7 8 (2.15%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.15%) VB
8 6 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.61%) Java
9 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.81%) R
10 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.54%) Perl
11 2 (0.54%) VBScript
12 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 78 (20.97%) Degree
2 31 (8.33%) ISEB
3 27 (7.26%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (4.30%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.23%) IIBA
7 8 (2.15%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.88%) HNC
9 6 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.34%) BC Cleared
11 4 (1.08%) HND
11 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.54%) AAT
13 2 (0.54%) CIPD
13 2 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.54%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (13.98%) SLA
2 32 (8.60%) GDPR
3 26 (6.99%) PMO
4 16 (4.30%) QA
5 11 (2.96%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.61%) HAZOP
7 4 (1.08%) P3O
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (1.34%) Ansible
3 5 (1.34%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.34%) Mesos
3 5 (1.34%) rkt
3 5 (1.34%) Terraform
4 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.27%) CASB
5 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.27%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) Nmap
5 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 194 (52.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.11%) SAP
3 15 (4.03%) ServiceNow
3 15 (4.03%) Tableau
4 14 (3.76%) Xamarin
5 11 (2.96%) IBM
6 9 (2.42%) Oracle
6 9 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.15%) Kronos
7 8 (2.15%) Northgate
8 7 (1.88%) Google
9 6 (1.61%) MathWorks
9 6 (1.61%) MKS
9 6 (1.61%) Planview
10 5 (1.34%) Remedy
10 5 (1.34%) Twitter
11 4 (1.08%) Cadence
11 4 (1.08%) Hitachi
11 4 (1.08%) Progress
12 3 (0.81%) Sybase