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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 108 102 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 22 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.07% 1.06% 1.38%
As % of the Applications category 7.01% 6.56% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 19
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +77.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £28,300 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
314 305 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.21% 16.22% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 281 264 195
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,375 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 19 December 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (67.69%) Project Management
2 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
3 24 (36.92%) MS Office
4 19 (29.23%) PRINCE2
5 14 (21.54%) ITIL
5 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.54%) Waterfall
5 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
7 10 (15.38%) MS Visio
7 10 (15.38%) Degree
8 9 (13.85%) MAPM
8 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
8 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
8 9 (13.85%) PMI
8 9 (13.85%) PMI Certification
8 9 (13.85%) PRINCE
8 9 (13.85%) Migration
8 9 (13.85%) Finance
8 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (12.31%) Web Development
9 8 (12.31%) Resource Management
9 8 (12.31%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (12.31%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (12.31%) MySQL
9 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
9 8 (12.31%) PHP
9 8 (12.31%) Linux
9 8 (12.31%) HTML
9 8 (12.31%) CSS

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.08%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (36.92%) MS Office
2 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
3 10 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 8 (12.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (12.31%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Legal
3 4 (6.15%) Law
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.85%) Senior Manager
2 9 (13.85%) Senior Project Manager
2 9 (13.85%) Project Support Officer
2 9 (13.85%) Project Officer
3 8 (12.31%) Digital Producer
4 5 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 5 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Software Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Support Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Support Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Support
5 4 (6.15%) Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) PMO Lead
6 3 (4.62%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Technical Operations Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) CSS
1 8 (12.31%) Ajax
1 8 (12.31%) jQuery
1 8 (12.31%) HTML5
1 8 (12.31%) CSS3
1 8 (12.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 8 (12.31%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) PMI
2 5 (7.69%) NHS
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (67.69%) Project Management
2 19 (29.23%) PRINCE2
3 14 (21.54%) ITIL
3 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.54%) Waterfall
4 9 (13.85%) Migration
4 9 (13.85%) PRINCE
5 8 (12.31%) Web Development
5 8 (12.31%) Resource Management
6 7 (10.77%) Project Planning
6 7 (10.77%) Line Management
7 6 (9.23%) CRM
8 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (7.69%) Business Development
8 5 (7.69%) Operations Management
9 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.15%) Change Management
10 3 (4.62%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
1 8 (12.31%) PHP
2 1 (1.54%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.38%) Degree
3 9 (13.85%) MAPM
3 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.85%) PMI Certification
4 5 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) VMware