The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 100 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 21 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.06% 1.33% 0.71%
As % of the Applications category 7.00% 7.99% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 8
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
300 338 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.19% 16.64% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 250 299 153
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Project
West Midlands

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 29 July 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (58.33%) Project Management
2 22 (45.83%) PRINCE2
2 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
3 21 (43.75%) MS Office
4 18 (37.50%) Finance
5 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (22.92%) MS Visio
8 9 (18.75%) ITIL
8 9 (18.75%) Banking
8 9 (18.75%) Project Planning
9 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking
10 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
10 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (12.50%) Law
11 6 (12.50%) Legal
11 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Degree
12 5 (10.42%) Resource Management
12 5 (10.42%) Retail
13 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
13 4 (8.33%) Migration
13 4 (8.33%) PRINCE
13 4 (8.33%) SAP
13 4 (8.33%) .NET
13 4 (8.33%) QA
13 4 (8.33%) Software Testing

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 21 (43.75%) MS Office
3 15 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (22.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Intranet
1 2 (4.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Banking
3 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking
4 6 (12.50%) Law
4 6 (12.50%) Legal
5 5 (10.42%) Retail
6 2 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.75%) IT Project Manager
3 7 (14.58%) PMO Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Project Coordinator
3 7 (14.58%) Coordinator
4 6 (12.50%) Operations Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Operations Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Trainer
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Transition Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Project Officer
8 1 (2.08%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (2.08%) Economics
2 1 (2.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Project Management
2 22 (45.83%) PRINCE2
3 9 (18.75%) ITIL
3 9 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Resource Management
7 4 (8.33%) V-Model
7 4 (8.33%) P3M3
7 4 (8.33%) Test Management
7 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.33%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.25%) Service Management
8 3 (6.25%) CRM
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
1 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.25%) ISEB
5 3 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.08%) PMP
7 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) Trayport
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) VMware