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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 86 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 10 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.87% 0.30% 1.75%
As % of the Applications category 3.89% 1.12% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 12
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
257 267 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.29% 26.54% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 220 255 159
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £24,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -3 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Bedford -8 2 £22,500 -40.00%
Dunstable - 1 £47,500 -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 29 (90.63%) PRINCE2
2 23 (71.88%) MS Excel
3 21 (65.63%) Project Management
4 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
5 18 (56.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (37.50%) Finance
7 11 (34.38%) MS Office
8 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
8 9 (28.13%) MS Visio
9 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
10 7 (21.88%) Civica
10 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
11 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (15.63%) Anite
12 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
12 5 (15.63%) CRM
12 5 (15.63%) Project Governance
12 5 (15.63%) Change Control
12 5 (15.63%) Dependency Management
12 5 (15.63%) Resource Management
12 5 (15.63%) Comino
12 5 (15.63%) Capita
12 5 (15.63%) Academy Housing
12 5 (15.63%) Orchard
12 5 (15.63%) arcHouse
12 5 (15.63%) Northgate
12 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
13 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
13 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
14 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 23 (71.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (34.38%) MS Office
3 9 (28.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Academy Housing
1 5 (15.63%) arcHouse
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP CO
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Business Analyst
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Project Planner
4 3 (9.38%) Programme Planner
5 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.13%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.13%) Head of Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) PRINCE2
2 21 (65.63%) Project Management
3 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
7 5 (15.63%) CRM
7 5 (15.63%) Project Governance
7 5 (15.63%) Change Control
7 5 (15.63%) Dependency Management
7 5 (15.63%) Resource Management
7 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.25%) Time Management
9 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (3.13%) PRINCE
10 1 (3.13%) RAD
10 1 (3.13%) ITIL
10 1 (3.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Civica
3 5 (15.63%) Anite
3 5 (15.63%) Comino
3 5 (15.63%) Capita
3 5 (15.63%) Orchard
3 5 (15.63%) Northgate
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) SAP