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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank - 37 38
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 1.28% 0.60%
As % of the Applications category - 7.41% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
17 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 14.29% 17.31% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 13
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £18,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 31 July 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) APMP
2 5 (71.43%) Flash
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) ISO 9000
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) PMP
2 5 (71.43%) PMI Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Software Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Software Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Software Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Flash
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Software Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) PMP
1 5 (71.43%) PMI Certification
1 5 (71.43%) APMP
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft