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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 16 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 12 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.67% 1.10% 0.71%
As % of the Applications category 23.08% 4.41% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
52 68 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.23% 24.91% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 58 56
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
1 24 (70.59%) Project Management
2 17 (50.00%) HNC
2 17 (50.00%) HND
3 8 (23.53%) Resource Management
4 7 (20.59%) SAP
5 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 5 (14.71%) C#
6 5 (14.71%) .NET
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
7 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
7 4 (11.76%) SAP HR
7 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.82%) Maximo
8 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) PMP
8 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) MS Office
9 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
9 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
9 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (5.88%) QA
10 1 (2.94%) R
10 1 (2.94%) Time Management
10 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (2.94%) QMS
10 1 (2.94%) Degree

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.82%) MS Office
4 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP HR
2 3 (8.82%) Maximo
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Project Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Design Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (2.94%) PMO Lead
4 1 (2.94%) Electrical Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Project Office Support
4 1 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Support
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Project Management
2 8 (23.53%) Resource Management
3 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) QMS
6 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) R
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) HNC
1 17 (50.00%) HND
2 3 (8.82%) PMP
2 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) SAP