Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 79 96
Rank change year-on-year +8 +17 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 366 335 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.78% 3.42% 2.73%
As % of the Applications category 36.78% 37.18% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 287 266 263
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -3.08% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,625 £20,850
90th Percentile £47,600 £48,750 £45,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -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 995 901 1,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.29% 9.21% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 734 731 845
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £51,250
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +2 158 £32,500 - 18
Coventry +10 42 £36,250 +25.00% 13
Warwickshire +6 31 £36,500 +15.87% 20
Staffordshire +2 30 £32,500 +21.50% 5
Worcestershire +33 26 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Solihull +11 19 £27,750 +0.91% 8
Walsall +5 15 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Wolverhampton -10 11 £31,250 +30.21% 1
Shropshire +13 9 £22,500 -9.09% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £35,000 -
Halesowen -22 3 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield -2 2 £28,250 -
Dudley - 2 £37,500 -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 177 (48.36%) Microsoft
2 168 (45.90%) SQL
3 108 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
4 103 (28.14%) Microsoft Office
5 94 (25.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 90 (24.59%) SQL Server
7 70 (19.13%) Finance
8 66 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
8 66 (18.03%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 50 (13.66%) Degree
11 44 (12.02%) ITIL
11 44 (12.02%) Windows
12 43 (11.75%) Data Analysis
13 42 (11.48%) Analytics
14 38 (10.38%) Time Management
15 37 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 34 (9.29%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (9.29%) Project Management
17 33 (9.02%) T-SQL
18 32 (8.74%) Tableau
19 31 (8.47%) Data Management
19 31 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (8.47%) SLA
19 31 (8.47%) Service Delivery
20 30 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
20 30 (8.20%) VBA
21 29 (7.92%) Marketing
22 28 (7.65%) Power BI
22 28 (7.65%) C#

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 (5.46%) SAS
2 16 (4.37%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.37%) IIS
5 3 (0.82%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.82%) CMS
5 3 (0.82%) OpenEdge
5 3 (0.82%) WordPress
6 1 (0.27%) Apache
6 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 103 (28.14%) Microsoft Office
2 94 (25.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (6.01%) MS Visio
4 17 (4.64%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (3.83%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (1.37%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.37%) RoboHelp
7 4 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.82%) Simulink
9 2 (0.55%) Snagit
9 2 (0.55%) Stateflow
9 2 (0.55%) TargetLink
10 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.27%) CATIA
10 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Sage 1000
2 3 (0.82%) Sage 500
3 2 (0.55%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 2 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.55%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.55%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.27%) iTrent
4 1 (0.27%) Primavera
4 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.27%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.64%) Google Analytics
1 17 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.91%) AdWords
3 6 (1.64%) Serverless
4 5 (1.37%) Office 365
5 4 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.55%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.10%) Internet
2 10 (2.73%) SMS
3 3 (0.82%) DHCP
3 3 (0.82%) DNS
3 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.82%) VPN
4 2 (0.55%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (0.55%) Intranet
4 2 (0.55%) RFID
4 2 (0.55%) Wireless
5 1 (0.27%) CTI
5 1 (0.27%) FTP
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.27%) LAN
5 1 (0.27%) Skype
5 1 (0.27%) SSL
5 1 (0.27%) VLAN
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 61 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (9.29%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (7.65%) Power BI
6 23 (6.28%) Relational Database
6 23 (6.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (3.28%) QlikView
8 9 (2.46%) OLAP
9 8 (2.19%) GIS
9 8 (2.19%) MS Access
10 7 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.37%) Big Data
11 5 (1.37%) Semantic Layer
12 4 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.82%) Spotfire
13 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (3.01%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.82%) JIRA
3 3 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.55%) Selenium
4 2 (0.55%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.55%) Visual Website Optimizer
4 2 (0.55%) WATIR
5 1 (0.27%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.27%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.27%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.27%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 70 (19.13%) Finance
2 29 (7.92%) Marketing
3 27 (7.38%) Retail
4 21 (5.74%) Manufacturing
5 17 (4.64%) Banking
6 14 (3.83%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.01%) Legal
8 6 (1.64%) Automotive
9 5 (1.37%) Games
10 3 (0.82%) Billing
10 3 (0.82%) Electronics
11 2 (0.55%) Advertising
11 2 (0.55%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.55%) French Language
11 2 (0.55%) German Language
11 2 (0.55%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 2 (0.55%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 149 (40.71%) Analyst
2 66 (18.03%) Developer
3 48 (13.11%) Data Analyst
4 40 (10.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 29 (7.92%) SQL Analyst
6 23 (6.28%) Senior Analyst
6 23 (6.28%) Support Analyst
7 21 (5.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 18 (4.92%) Junior
9 16 (4.37%) Applications Support
9 16 (4.37%) Insight Analyst
10 15 (4.10%) SQL Developer
11 14 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (3.83%) Administrator
12 13 (3.55%) Applications Support Analyst
12 13 (3.55%) Service Manager
12 13 (3.55%) SQL Data Analyst
13 12 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
13 12 (3.28%) Services Delivery Manager
14 11 (3.01%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.74%) .NET
2 17 (4.64%) XML
3 13 (3.55%) HTML
4 10 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (2.73%) CSS
4 10 (2.73%) JSON
4 10 (2.73%) XSLT
5 9 (2.46%) SOAP
6 7 (1.91%) MDX
7 6 (1.64%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.64%) Flash
8 3 (0.82%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.82%) COM
8 3 (0.82%) HTML5
8 3 (0.82%) jQuery
8 3 (0.82%) Web Services
9 2 (0.55%) CSS3
9 2 (0.55%) OpenGL
10 1 (0.27%) LAMP
10 1 (0.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.37%) Fintech
7 4 (1.09%) Handset
8 3 (0.82%) BBC
8 3 (0.82%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.82%) User Experience
9 2 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.55%) Blog
9 2 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.55%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.55%) EPoS
9 2 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.55%) SCADA
9 2 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.02%) Windows
2 14 (3.83%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.19%) Linux
4 7 (1.91%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.64%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.64%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.09%) Unix
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.55%) Android
9 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.55%) CentOS
9 2 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (18.03%) Problem-Solving
3 44 (12.02%) ITIL
4 43 (11.75%) Data Analysis
5 42 (11.48%) Analytics
6 38 (10.38%) Time Management
7 34 (9.29%) Project Management
8 31 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (8.47%) Data Management
8 31 (8.47%) Service Delivery
9 30 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (7.10%) CRM
11 25 (6.83%) ETL
12 23 (6.28%) Validation
13 20 (5.46%) Mathematics
14 17 (4.64%) Change Management
14 17 (4.64%) PRINCE2
15 16 (4.37%) Process Improvement
16 15 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (4.10%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 168 (45.90%) SQL
2 33 (9.02%) T-SQL
3 30 (8.20%) VBA
4 28 (7.65%) C#
5 11 (3.01%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.73%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.46%) C
8 5 (1.37%) Java
9 3 (0.82%) C++
9 3 (0.82%) PHP
9 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.82%) VB
10 2 (0.55%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.55%) Perl
10 2 (0.55%) Python
10 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.27%) Erlang
11 1 (0.27%) Korn
11 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (13.66%) Degree
2 17 (4.64%) ISEB
3 9 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.37%) ACCA
5 5 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.82%) CISA
7 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.55%) CCNA
8 2 (0.55%) CCNP
8 2 (0.55%) CIMA
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.55%) HNC
8 2 (0.55%) HND
8 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.55%) VCP5
8 2 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.47%) SLA
2 13 (3.55%) QA
3 11 (3.01%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.73%) PMO
5 4 (1.09%) GDPR
6 3 (0.82%) COBIT
7 2 (0.55%) HAZOP
7 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.55%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (3.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (1.64%) SCCM
3 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.27%) EnCase
4 1 (0.27%) FTK
4 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 177 (48.36%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.74%) Tableau
3 19 (5.19%) Google
4 17 (4.64%) Oracle
5 13 (3.55%) JD Edwards
6 12 (3.28%) Capita
7 8 (2.19%) Cognos
7 8 (2.19%) SAP
8 7 (1.91%) Adobe
9 6 (1.64%) Cadence
9 6 (1.64%) Sage
9 6 (1.64%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.37%) VMware
10 5 (1.37%) Yahoo!
11 4 (1.09%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.09%) Twitter
12 3 (0.82%) Mapinfo
12 3 (0.82%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.55%) MathWorks