The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 44 54 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -38
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 5 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.66% 2.16% 11.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.42% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 22
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Project Planning
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
249 331 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 82.72% 89.22% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 224 275 205
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Project Planning
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Project Planning Salary Trend in Bedford

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Project Planning 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 Project Planning.

1 10 (83.33%) Project Management
2 9 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (75.00%) DSDM
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Matrix Management
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) PMI
3 8 (66.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Logistics
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Project Planning 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 Project Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) PMI
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Project Management
2 9 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Matrix Management
2 9 (75.00%) DSDM
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft