The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 29 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 7 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.90% 5.11% 3.13%
As % of the Applications category 21.88% 34.62% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
MS Project
Manchester

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

Applications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
32 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 22.38% 14.77% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 22
Average salary £45,000 £22,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+104.54% -32.30%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

MS Project
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Bolton

MS Project
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) Document Management
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 9000
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) APMP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Document Management
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft