Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 82 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 116 266 382
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.45% 3.45% 4.17%
As % of the Applications category 43.94% 38.00% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 88 214 314
Median annual salary £37,500 £32,625 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -6.79% -
10th Percentile £19,450 £21,575 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £52,895
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.65%

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 264 700 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.85% 9.07% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 209 543 683
Median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,200 £20,300
90th Percentile £54,900 £55,000 £53,000
England median annual salary £43,000 £38,625 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.33% +0.32% +2.67%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 2020. 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 +17 30 £50,000 +29.03% 6
Staffordshire +6 22 £23,750 -13.64%
Warwickshire +24 18 £32,500 -9.09% 3
Coventry +25 11 £36,500 -1.35% 3
West Bromwich +3 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Shropshire +17 8 £37,500 +25.00%
Solihull 0 4 £52,500 +50.00%
Walsall - 4 £27,000 -
Worcestershire +8 3 £50,000 +81.82% 1
Wolverhampton +6 2 £53,500 +64.62% 1
Wednesbury - 2 £28,750 -
Sutton Coldfield +11 1 £37,500 +33.93%
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 41 (35.34%) Finance
3 40 (34.48%) SQL
4 30 (25.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
6 22 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (18.97%) Decision-Making
7 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (16.38%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (15.52%) SLA
9 18 (15.52%) MS Visio
10 17 (14.66%) Data Analysis
10 17 (14.66%) Logistics
10 17 (14.66%) Power Platform
10 17 (14.66%) Power BI
11 14 (12.07%) Azure
12 13 (11.21%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
12 13 (11.21%) QA
13 12 (10.34%) Windows
13 12 (10.34%) Project Management
13 12 (10.34%) Analytics
14 11 (9.48%) T-SQL
14 11 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (8.62%) VBA
15 10 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (7.76%) Windows 8
16 9 (7.76%) Actionable Insight

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 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) Confluence
2 3 (2.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (25.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 24 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (15.52%) MS Visio
4 6 (5.17%) SPSS
5 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.72%) Quantrix
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.72%) Primavera
2 1 (0.86%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.86%) HFM
2 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.66%) Power Platform
2 14 (12.07%) Azure
3 3 (2.59%) PowerApps
4 2 (1.72%) Office 365
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.86%) AWS
5 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.86%) AWS CodeBuild
5 1 (0.86%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 1 (0.86%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) Power Automate
5 1 (0.86%) Serverless
5 1 (0.86%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.72%) DWDM
4 1 (0.86%) DHCP
4 1 (0.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.86%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) Power BI
2 13 (11.21%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.45%) PowerPivot
7 3 (2.59%) Data Mart
7 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.72%) MySQL
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.72%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (1.72%) QlikView
8 2 (1.72%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Cypress.io
1 8 (6.90%) Selenium
1 8 (6.90%) SpecFlow
2 5 (4.31%) JIRA
General
1 41 (35.34%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.59%) Back Office
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.59%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) Law
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
6 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (43.10%) Analyst
2 14 (12.07%) Support Analyst
3 12 (10.34%) Developer
4 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 8 (6.90%) Data Analyst
4 8 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Customer Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Customer Support Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) QA Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Senior QA Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Consultant
6 6 (5.17%) Design Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (4.31%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Junior
7 5 (4.31%) Power BI Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Report Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) .NET
1 8 (6.90%) CSS
1 8 (6.90%) HTML
1 8 (6.90%) jQuery
1 8 (6.90%) XHTML
2 3 (2.59%) EDI
3 2 (1.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.86%) Node.js
4 1 (0.86%) SAML
4 1 (0.86%) SOAP
4 1 (0.86%) Web Services
4 1 (0.86%) XML
4 1 (0.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.59%) PACS
6 2 (1.72%) SCADA
7 1 (0.86%) CCTV
7 1 (0.86%) CMDB
7 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.86%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) Tandem
7 1 (0.86%) User Experience
7 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.34%) Windows
2 9 (7.76%) Windows 7
2 9 (7.76%) Windows 8
2 9 (7.76%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.59%) Linux
4 2 (1.72%) Unix
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.97%) Decision-Making
2 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (16.38%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (14.66%) Data Analysis
4 17 (14.66%) Logistics
5 12 (10.34%) Analytics
5 12 (10.34%) Project Management
6 10 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (7.76%) Actionable Insight
7 9 (7.76%) Visualisation
8 8 (6.90%) Black-Box Testing
8 8 (6.90%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 8 (6.90%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.90%) TDD
8 8 (6.90%) White-Box Testing
9 7 (6.03%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.48%) SQL
2 11 (9.48%) T-SQL
3 10 (8.62%) VBA
4 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.17%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.45%) Python
7 3 (2.59%) R
8 2 (1.72%) VB
9 1 (0.86%) C
9 1 (0.86%) C#
9 1 (0.86%) Java
9 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.86%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) CIMA
1 7 (6.03%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) ACCA
2 3 (2.59%) CISM
2 3 (2.59%) CISSP
2 3 (2.59%) HNC
2 3 (2.59%) ISEB
3 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) HND
4 1 (0.86%) IIBA
4 1 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.86%) PMP
4 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.86%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.52%) SLA
2 13 (11.21%) QA
3 7 (6.03%) PMO
4 4 (3.45%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.59%) NIST
6 2 (1.72%) IFRS
6 2 (1.72%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.86%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Ansible
1 1 (0.86%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.86%) Mesos
1 1 (0.86%) rkt
1 1 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) Tableau
4 3 (2.59%) SAP
4 3 (2.59%) Snow
5 2 (1.72%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco
5 2 (1.72%) Cognos
5 2 (1.72%) IBM
5 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.72%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.72%) VMware
6 1 (0.86%) Capita
6 1 (0.86%) Citrix
6 1 (0.86%) Google
6 1 (0.86%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.86%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.86%) RapidMiner
6 1 (0.86%) Remedy