The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 99 98 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 28 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.31% 1.45% 0.53%
As % of the Applications category 8.83% 8.56% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 7
Average salary £30,750 £43,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.48% -31.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £36,400 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £51,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
MS Project
West Midlands

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

Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
317 362 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.86% 16.99% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 254 323 163
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,975
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £63,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MS Project
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Birmingham

MS Project
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 31 (52.54%) Project Management
2 29 (49.15%) MS Office
3 24 (40.68%) PRINCE2
3 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
4 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
5 19 (32.20%) Finance
6 15 (25.42%) ITIL
7 14 (23.73%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
8 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
9 10 (16.95%) MS Visio
10 9 (15.25%) Degree
10 9 (15.25%) Business Analysis
10 9 (15.25%) Banking
11 8 (13.56%) Investment Banking
12 7 (11.86%) Project Planning
13 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (10.17%) Law
13 6 (10.17%) Legal
14 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
14 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (6.78%) Test Management
15 4 (6.78%) QA
15 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy
15 4 (6.78%) V-Model
15 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
15 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
15 4 (6.78%) PRINCE
15 4 (6.78%) CRM

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (3.39%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (49.15%) MS Office
2 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
3 14 (23.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (16.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Intranet
1 1 (1.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (5.08%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Banking
3 8 (13.56%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.17%) Law
4 6 (10.17%) Legal
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Coordinator
2 8 (13.56%) Project Coordinator
2 8 (13.56%) IT Project Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Project Support Officer
3 7 (11.86%) Operations Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Project Officer
3 7 (11.86%) PMO Manager
4 6 (10.17%) IT Operations Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Operations Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Server Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Server Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Support Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.39%) Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Trainer
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) PMI
2 2 (3.39%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Economics
3 1 (1.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Project Management
2 24 (40.68%) PRINCE2
3 15 (25.42%) ITIL
4 9 (15.25%) Business Analysis
5 7 (11.86%) Project Planning
6 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
6 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Test Management
7 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy
7 4 (6.78%) V-Model
7 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.78%) PRINCE
7 4 (6.78%) CRM
7 4 (6.78%) Migration
8 3 (5.08%) Change Management
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.39%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
1 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
1 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.08%) ISEB
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.69%) PMP
7 1 (1.69%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) Trayport
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle