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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 20 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 11 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 8.94% 4.94% -
As % of the Applications category 40.74% 40.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 0
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
27 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 21.95% 12.35% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 21
Average salary £45,000 £26,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.22% -17.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 15 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (66.67%) Project Management
3 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
3 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
3 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (53.33%) Time Management
4 6 (40.00%) Document Management
5 5 (33.33%) APMP
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) ISO 9000
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (6.67%) Legal

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (66.67%) Project Management
3 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
3 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (53.33%) Time Management
4 6 (40.00%) Document Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft