Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 75 84
Rank change year-on-year +19 +9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 381 371 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.20% 3.70% 3.19%
As % of the Applications category 39.24% 36.48% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 300 279 315
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,500 £20,650
90th Percentile £52,895 £51,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -5.36%

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 971 1,017 1,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.72% 10.14% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 683 808 918
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +6.56% +1.67%
10th Percentile £20,050 £21,675 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,325 £51,625
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +1.35%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +4 183 £32,500 -7.14% 15
Warwickshire +45 41 £40,000 +15.11% 14
Staffordshire -4 41 £24,000 -31.43% 3
Worcestershire +44 37 £44,949 +5.76% 6
Coventry +14 30 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Solihull -5 15 £41,450 +18.43% 4
Wolverhampton +2 11 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Walsall +3 4 £40,000 +77.78% 1
Shropshire +2 4 £20,750 -31.97% 3
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £19,500 - 2
West Bromwich +1 1 £35,000 -6.67%
Dudley - 1 £23,000 -
Halesowen - 1 - - 4
Herefordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 206 (54.07%) Microsoft
2 168 (44.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 147 (38.58%) SQL
4 138 (36.22%) Microsoft Office
5 129 (33.86%) Finance
6 85 (22.31%) Degree
7 79 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
8 75 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
9 72 (18.90%) Problem-Solving
9 72 (18.90%) SQL Server
10 65 (17.06%) ITIL
10 65 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (13.91%) MS Visio
12 51 (13.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 46 (12.07%) T-SQL
13 46 (12.07%) Project Management
14 45 (11.81%) Data Analysis
15 43 (11.29%) SLA
16 42 (11.02%) C#
16 42 (11.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 40 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (10.50%) Internet
18 39 (10.24%) Service Delivery
19 37 (9.71%) .NET
20 36 (9.45%) Windows
20 36 (9.45%) Performance Management
20 36 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
20 36 (9.45%) Analytics
21 33 (8.66%) Presales
21 33 (8.66%) ITSM

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 20 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.84%) SAS
3 6 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.05%) IIS
6 3 (0.79%) MediaWiki
7 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.52%) CMS
7 2 (0.52%) WordPress
8 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.26%) Confluence
8 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 168 (44.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 138 (36.22%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (13.91%) MS Visio
4 20 (5.25%) Microsoft Project
4 20 (5.25%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (2.10%) Simulink
5 8 (2.10%) Stateflow
6 7 (1.84%) TargetLink
7 2 (0.52%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.26%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) FastStats
2 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.52%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) iTrent
4 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.26%) Primavera
4 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.51%) Serverless
3 8 (2.10%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.31%) Office 365
5 4 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.79%) IaaS
6 3 (0.79%) SaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.52%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.26%) AdWords
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.50%) Internet
2 6 (1.57%) SMS
3 3 (0.79%) DHCP
3 3 (0.79%) DNS
3 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.52%) RFID
4 2 (0.52%) SSL
4 2 (0.52%) VPN
5 1 (0.26%) ADSL
5 1 (0.26%) Broadband
5 1 (0.26%) CTI
5 1 (0.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) HTTP
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.26%) MPLS
5 1 (0.26%) SMTP
5 1 (0.26%) SNMP
5 1 (0.26%) WAN
5 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 51 (13.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (11.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (6.04%) Power BI
5 20 (5.25%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.46%) Crystal Reports
6 17 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.62%) MS Access
9 8 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.31%) MySQL
10 5 (1.31%) QlikView
11 4 (1.05%) Big Data
11 4 (1.05%) GIS
11 4 (1.05%) OLTP
11 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.79%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.79%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (3.15%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.84%) Eclipse
2 7 (1.84%) JIRA
2 7 (1.84%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.52%) Visual Website Optimizer
4 1 (0.26%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.26%) CANoe
4 1 (0.26%) GDB
4 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.26%) Selenium
4 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.26%) sqlmap
4 1 (0.26%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) WATIR
General
1 129 (33.86%) Finance
2 29 (7.61%) Manufacturing
2 29 (7.61%) Retail
3 24 (6.30%) Marketing
4 21 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.94%) Automotive
5 15 (3.94%) Publishing
6 13 (3.41%) Banking
7 11 (2.89%) Electronics
8 9 (2.36%) Games
9 6 (1.57%) Legal
10 4 (1.05%) Back Office
11 2 (0.52%) Advertising
11 2 (0.52%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.26%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 146 (38.32%) Analyst
2 54 (14.17%) Developer
3 42 (11.02%) Data Analyst
4 28 (7.35%) Service Manager
5 26 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 20 (5.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 19 (4.99%) Coordinator
7 19 (4.99%) Team Leader
8 18 (4.72%) Report Analyst
9 17 (4.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 17 (4.46%) Delivery Manager
9 17 (4.46%) Development Team Leader
9 17 (4.46%) SQL Developer
10 16 (4.20%) Junior
10 16 (4.20%) Services Delivery Manager
10 16 (4.20%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (3.67%) Senior Developer
13 12 (3.15%) SQL Analyst
14 11 (2.89%) Service Design Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.71%) .NET
2 28 (7.35%) JSON
3 27 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (3.94%) XML
5 11 (2.89%) HTML
6 8 (2.10%) SOAP
7 7 (1.84%) OpenGL
8 6 (1.57%) Web Services
8 6 (1.57%) XSLT
9 5 (1.31%) CSS
10 4 (1.05%) Flash
11 2 (0.52%) COM
11 2 (0.52%) HTML5
11 2 (0.52%) LDAP
11 2 (0.52%) SAML
11 2 (0.52%) XSD
12 1 (0.26%) CSS3
12 1 (0.26%) Node.js
12 1 (0.26%) OAuth
12 1 (0.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.04%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.99%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (4.46%) Driving Licence
6 13 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.31%) PMI
8 4 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.05%) Social Media
9 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.52%) Blog
10 2 (0.52%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.26%) BBC
11 1 (0.26%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.26%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.26%) Handset
11 1 (0.26%) Photography
11 1 (0.26%) Robotics
11 1 (0.26%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.45%) Windows
2 18 (4.72%) Linux
3 15 (3.94%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.10%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (1.57%) Unix
5 6 (1.57%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.57%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.31%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.05%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Android
9 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (18.90%) Problem-Solving
3 65 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (17.06%) ITIL
4 46 (12.07%) Project Management
5 45 (11.81%) Data Analysis
6 40 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (10.24%) Service Delivery
8 36 (9.45%) Analytics
8 36 (9.45%) Performance Management
9 33 (8.66%) ITSM
9 33 (8.66%) Presales
10 31 (8.14%) Scrum
11 30 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (7.61%) Continuous Deployment
13 28 (7.35%) Collaborative Working
14 25 (6.56%) Service Management
15 23 (6.04%) Service Delivery Management
16 22 (5.77%) ETL
16 22 (5.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 147 (38.58%) SQL
2 46 (12.07%) T-SQL
3 42 (11.02%) C#
4 29 (7.61%) VBA
5 15 (3.94%) C
6 11 (2.89%) Python
7 9 (2.36%) C++
7 9 (2.36%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.84%) Java
9 5 (1.31%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.05%) R
10 4 (1.05%) VB
10 4 (1.05%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.79%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.52%) Perl
13 1 (0.26%) Korn
13 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.26%) PHP
13 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (22.31%) Degree
2 23 (6.04%) ISEB
3 16 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (3.94%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.62%) IIBA
6 8 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.57%) HNC
8 5 (1.31%) BC Cleared
8 5 (1.31%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.79%) AAT
10 3 (0.79%) HND
11 2 (0.52%) CIPD
11 2 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.29%) SLA
2 21 (5.51%) PMO
3 17 (4.46%) GDPR
4 14 (3.67%) QA
5 9 (2.36%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.84%) HAZOP
7 3 (0.79%) P3O
8 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (2.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.31%) SCCM
3 3 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) Ansible
5 1 (0.26%) CASB
5 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.26%) Mesos
5 1 (0.26%) Nmap
5 1 (0.26%) rkt
5 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 206 (54.07%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.51%) SAP
3 20 (5.25%) Xamarin
4 16 (4.20%) Tableau
5 15 (3.94%) Google
6 12 (3.15%) ServiceNow
7 11 (2.89%) Oracle
8 10 (2.62%) Capita
9 9 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.84%) Kronos
10 7 (1.84%) MathWorks
10 7 (1.84%) MKS
10 7 (1.84%) Northgate
11 6 (1.57%) Cadence
11 6 (1.57%) Twitter
12 4 (1.05%) Progress
13 3 (0.79%) Adobe
13 3 (0.79%) IBM
13 3 (0.79%) Sybase
13 3 (0.79%) TIBCO