The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 87 92 110
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 15 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 1.90% 0.69%
As % of the Applications category 7.11% 10.84% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 10
Average salary £30,342 £47,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.12% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
MS Project
North West

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

Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
211 323 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.43% 17.53% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 186 270 164
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MS Project
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Cheshire

MS Project
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Cheshire

MS Project
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 9 £30,000 -
Macclesfield +21 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Runcorn +8 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Crewe +4 1 £36,000 -15.29%
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (79.31%) MS Excel
3 18 (62.07%) Finance
4 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
4 13 (44.83%) MS Office
5 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
5 10 (34.48%) Risk Management
5 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (31.03%) Project Management
7 7 (24.14%) Legal
7 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
7 7 (24.14%) Solvency II
8 6 (20.69%) FATCA
9 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) Billing
9 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (13.79%) MS Project Server
10 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (13.79%) Programme Office Management
11 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
11 3 (10.34%) Degree
12 2 (6.90%) Planview
12 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
12 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
12 2 (6.90%) Banking
12 2 (6.90%) SDLC
12 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
12 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
13 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.45%) eRoom
Applications
1 23 (79.31%) MS Excel
2 13 (44.83%) MS Office
3 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Legal
3 5 (17.24%) Billing
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Project Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Project Office Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support
6 2 (6.90%) PMO Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Project Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) HR Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) HR Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Junior PMO
7 1 (3.45%) Junior PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
1 10 (34.48%) Risk Management
1 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (31.03%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) Programme Office Management
6 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
8 1 (3.45%) Change Management
8 1 (3.45%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL
8 1 (3.45%) Release Management
8 1 (3.45%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) HND
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) Solvency II
2 6 (20.69%) FATCA
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Planview