The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 30 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.06% 0.81% 0.60%
As % of the Applications category 4.65% 5.71% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £27,000 £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
MS Project
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Applications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
43 35 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.87% 14.11% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 60
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £16,729
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MS Project
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the Aberdeen region.

MS Project Salary Trend in Aberdeen

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 8 (57.14%) Resource Management
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Maximo
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) QMS
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) PMP
6 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Degree

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Project Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Resource Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) QMS
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) SAP