The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 80 76 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 18 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.71% 1.63% 0.86%
As % of the Applications category 9.14% 7.79% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 6
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £42,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £62,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
MS Project
East of England

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

Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
197 244 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.73% 20.98% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 164 202 236
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Project
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Project
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

MS Project
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +14 12 £60,000 -7.69%
Dunstable - 2 £60,000 -
Bedford +2 1 £24,000 +6.66%
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 28 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 25 (69.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 22 (61.11%) Project Management
5 17 (47.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (44.44%) Finance
7 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 12 (33.33%) Retail
8 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
8 11 (30.56%) Programme Management
8 11 (30.56%) Supplier Management
9 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.78%) ITIL
10 8 (22.22%) SDLC
11 6 (16.67%) PMP
11 6 (16.67%) PMI Certification
12 5 (13.89%) PRINCE
12 5 (13.89%) Degree
13 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
13 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
13 4 (11.11%) RAD
13 4 (11.11%) DSDM
14 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
14 3 (8.33%) MS Office
14 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (8.33%) JIRA
15 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 2 (5.56%) PowerShell

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.33%) MS Office
4 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
1 2 (5.56%) SMTP
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
1 2 (5.56%) MPLS
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) VLAN
1 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) OLAP
2 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Project Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Project Management Officer
3 2 (5.56%) Head of Project Management
3 2 (5.56%) Head of Managed Services
3 2 (5.56%) Programme Administrator
3 2 (5.56%) Head of IT
3 2 (5.56%) Project Officer
3 2 (5.56%) Architect
3 2 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (5.56%) Administrator
3 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
3 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Junior
4 1 (2.78%) Developer
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) J2EE
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
1 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 25 (69.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (61.11%) Project Management
4 11 (30.56%) Programme Management
4 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
4 11 (30.56%) Supplier Management
5 10 (27.78%) ITIL
6 8 (22.22%) SDLC
7 5 (13.89%) PRINCE
8 4 (11.11%) RAD
8 4 (11.11%) DSDM
8 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.56%) Logistics
10 2 (5.56%) Time Management
10 2 (5.56%) BPR
10 2 (5.56%) Change Management
10 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (16.67%) PMP
2 6 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) FalconStor
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) CommVault
3 1 (2.78%) SAP