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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Excel
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 69 91
Rank change year-on-year 0 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Excel 190 227 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.73% 3.72% 2.61%
As % of the Applications category 35.92% 36.97% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 138 181 123
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,150 £21,377
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,325 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.53% -  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 529 614 537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 10.38% 10.07% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 415 480 413
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,200 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +3.63% -2.94%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 90 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Staffordshire +24 36 £37,500 +38.88% 2
Shropshire +19 15 £30,500 -
Solihull +1 11 £35,000 - 4
Coventry -5 11 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire -15 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Bromwich +10 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Warwickshire -19 4 £26,250 -7.89%
Walsall +5 1 £22,500 -48.86%
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 181 (48.27%) Microsoft
2 159 (42.40%) SQL
3 115 (30.67%) Microsoft Office
4 104 (27.73%) Analytical Skills
5 101 (26.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 95 (25.33%) Finance
7 69 (18.40%) Business Intelligence
8 68 (18.13%) SQL Server
9 59 (15.73%) Project Management
10 53 (14.13%) ITIL
10 53 (14.13%) MS Visio
10 53 (14.13%) Degree
11 51 (13.60%) Tableau
12 50 (13.33%) PRINCE2
13 49 (13.07%) CRM
14 46 (12.27%) Data Analysis
15 44 (11.73%) Marketing
15 44 (11.73%) SAS
15 44 (11.73%) Analytics
16 42 (11.20%) VBA
17 38 (10.13%) Windows
18 35 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (9.07%) Service Delivery
19 34 (9.07%) SharePoint
19 34 (9.07%) Continuous Improvement
20 33 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
21 30 (8.00%) Oracle
22 29 (7.73%) Microsoft Project
22 29 (7.73%) Risk Management
22 29 (7.73%) Retail

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 44 (11.73%) SAS
2 34 (9.07%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.60%) CMS
3 6 (1.60%) MS Project Server
4 5 (1.33%) ArcGIS
4 5 (1.33%) IIS
5 2 (0.53%) OpenEdge
5 2 (0.53%) WordPress
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.27%) ThingWorx
6 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 115 (30.67%) Microsoft Office
2 101 (26.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 53 (14.13%) MS Visio
4 29 (7.73%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (6.93%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.80%) Open Workbench
6 3 (0.80%) SPSS
7 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.27%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.53%) Actimize
3 2 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.53%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.13%) Office 365
2 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.53%) SaaS
4 2 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.40%) DHCP
1 9 (2.40%) VPN
2 8 (2.13%) LAN
2 8 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.13%) WAN
3 6 (1.60%) Internet
3 6 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.33%) Skype
5 4 (1.07%) DNS
6 3 (0.80%) Firewall
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.53%) FTP
7 2 (0.53%) Softphone
7 2 (0.53%) WebEx
8 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.27%) HTTP
8 1 (0.27%) ICMP
8 1 (0.27%) NAS
8 1 (0.27%) Network Security
8 1 (0.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (7.47%) MS Access
4 21 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (4.80%) Power BI
6 15 (4.00%) QlikView
6 15 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (3.73%) Big Data
7 14 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 12 (3.20%) Data Mart
8 12 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.93%) GIS
10 10 (2.67%) Base SAS
11 9 (2.40%) MySQL
11 9 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.60%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.67%) ProC
2 7 (1.87%) JIRA
2 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.53%) CANoe
5 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.27%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.27%) Ranorex
General
1 95 (25.33%) Finance
2 44 (11.73%) Marketing
3 29 (7.73%) Retail
4 24 (6.40%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.20%) Games
6 11 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.40%) Automotive
8 5 (1.33%) Advertising
9 4 (1.07%) French Language
9 4 (1.07%) German Language
9 4 (1.07%) Polish Language
9 4 (1.07%) Russian Language
9 4 (1.07%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.80%) Banking
10 3 (0.80%) Legal
11 2 (0.53%) Military
11 2 (0.53%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 159 (42.40%) Analyst
2 43 (11.47%) Developer
3 40 (10.67%) Data Analyst
4 35 (9.33%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (5.87%) Business Analyst
6 18 (4.80%) Consultant
7 16 (4.27%) Junior
7 16 (4.27%) Project Manager
8 15 (4.00%) SQL Developer
9 14 (3.73%) Administrator
9 14 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 13 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (3.47%) Insight Analyst
11 12 (3.20%) CRM Analyst
11 12 (3.20%) IT Support
11 12 (3.20%) SAS Developer
11 12 (3.20%) Senior Business Analyst
11 12 (3.20%) Test Analyst
12 10 (2.67%) GIS Consultant
12 10 (2.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.27%) .NET
2 11 (2.93%) CSS
3 10 (2.67%) HTML
4 9 (2.40%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.33%) CGI
5 5 (1.33%) WPF
6 3 (0.80%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.53%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.53%) jQuery
7 2 (0.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.27%) HTML5
8 1 (0.27%) MDX
8 1 (0.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 104 (27.73%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.47%) Driving Licence
3 25 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.47%) Data Structures
5 12 (3.20%) Algorithms
6 11 (2.93%) NHS
7 5 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.33%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.07%) EPoS
9 3 (0.80%) User Experience
10 2 (0.53%) Infotainment
10 2 (0.53%) Life Science
10 2 (0.53%) Replication
11 1 (0.27%) Blog
11 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.27%) Equities
11 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.27%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.13%) Windows
2 15 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.73%) Unix
3 14 (3.73%) Windows 7
4 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.60%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.33%) Linux
6 5 (1.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.07%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (18.40%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (15.73%) Project Management
3 53 (14.13%) ITIL
4 50 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 49 (13.07%) CRM
6 46 (12.27%) Data Analysis
7 44 (11.73%) Analytics
8 35 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (9.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 34 (9.07%) Service Delivery
10 33 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (7.73%) Risk Management
12 27 (7.20%) Customer Requirements
12 27 (7.20%) Statistics
13 26 (6.93%) Business Analysis
14 25 (6.67%) Logistics
15 21 (5.60%) ERP
16 20 (5.33%) Change Control
17 19 (5.07%) Time Management
18 17 (4.53%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 159 (42.40%) SQL
2 42 (11.20%) VBA
3 27 (7.20%) VB
4 18 (4.80%) C#
4 18 (4.80%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.93%) C
6 10 (2.67%) PROC SQL
7 8 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.87%) C++
9 5 (1.33%) Java
9 5 (1.33%) PHP
9 5 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.07%) Python
11 3 (0.80%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.53%) R
13 1 (0.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.27%) Lua
13 1 (0.27%) Perl
13 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (14.13%) Degree
2 25 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 24 (6.40%) ISEB
4 13 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.47%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 10 (2.67%) SAS Certification
6 7 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.60%) CCNA
7 6 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.33%) CCNP
8 5 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.33%) PMP
8 5 (1.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (0.80%) APMP
9 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.53%) AAT
10 2 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.73%) PMO
2 24 (6.40%) Data Quality
3 21 (5.60%) QA
4 13 (3.47%) SLA
5 5 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.27%) FINRA
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.27%) MiFID
7 1 (0.27%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.27%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (0.80%) Nagios
2 3 (0.80%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.27%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.27%) Nessus
3 1 (0.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 181 (48.27%) Microsoft
2 51 (13.60%) Tableau
3 30 (8.00%) Oracle
4 25 (6.67%) SAP
5 14 (3.73%) Cisco
5 14 (3.73%) Cognos
6 9 (2.40%) JDA
7 8 (2.13%) HP
8 6 (1.60%) Google
9 5 (1.33%) IBM
10 4 (1.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (1.07%) CommVault
10 4 (1.07%) NetApp
11 3 (0.80%) Adobe
11 3 (0.80%) Dell
11 3 (0.80%) EMC
11 3 (0.80%) Niku
11 3 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.80%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.53%) Alteryx
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Peopleworks
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + 7% Bonus + Training + Excellent Be
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £52000.00 - £79000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42 - £48 per annum + 10% completion bonus
Posted: 19 days ago