The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 79 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 24 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.73% 0.50% 0.89%
As % of the Applications category 16.22% 3.91% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 14
Average salary £48,750 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.37% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,200 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £52,600 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
MS Project
Cambridgeshire

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

Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
148 230 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.66% 12.74% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 121 176 181
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MS Project
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Cambridge

MS Project
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 29 (82.86%) Project Management
2 27 (77.14%) PRINCE2
3 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
5 17 (48.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (40.00%) Time Management
7 14 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
8 11 (31.43%) MS Project Server
9 10 (28.57%) C
9 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
9 10 (28.57%) Skype
10 8 (22.86%) JIRA
10 8 (22.86%) Strategic Planning
10 8 (22.86%) Programme Management
11 7 (20.00%) C#
11 7 (20.00%) C++
11 7 (20.00%) Java
12 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (14.29%) ERP
13 5 (14.29%) BPR
13 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
14 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
14 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
14 4 (11.43%) Project Governance
15 3 (8.57%) APMP
15 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
15 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
15 3 (8.57%) Risk Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (31.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (5.71%) MS Office
4 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Skype
2 1 (2.86%) NFC
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JIRA
General
1 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Project Manager
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Project Manager
3 11 (31.43%) Software Manager
3 11 (31.43%) Software Project Manager
3 11 (31.43%) Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) PMO Manager
5 5 (14.29%) PMO Lead
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Development Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Development Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Project Management
2 27 (77.14%) PRINCE2
3 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (40.00%) Time Management
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
6 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 8 (22.86%) Programme Management
7 8 (22.86%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (14.29%) ERP
9 5 (14.29%) BPR
10 4 (11.43%) Project Governance
10 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
12 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
12 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
12 2 (5.71%) CRM
13 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) C
2 7 (20.00%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) C++
2 7 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (8.57%) APMP
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft