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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 90 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 31 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.80% 1.57% 1.38%
As % of the Applications category 10.00% 9.65% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 9
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £75,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
310 311 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.97% 16.27% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 231 275 202
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Knutsford - 9 £34,500 -
Chester -3 6 - -
Runcorn - 5 £40,000 -
Warrington 0 4 £24,000 -46.66%
Crewe -2 3 - -
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 44 (59.46%) MS Excel
2 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
3 32 (43.24%) PRINCE2
4 27 (36.49%) MS Office
4 27 (36.49%) Finance
5 22 (29.73%) Project Management
6 20 (27.03%) Windows
6 20 (27.03%) Android
6 20 (27.03%) Apple iOS
7 17 (22.97%) MS Visio
8 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
9 14 (18.92%) C#
9 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (17.57%) Billing
10 13 (17.57%) Software Testing
10 13 (17.57%) Entity Framework
10 13 (17.57%) REST
10 13 (17.57%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (17.57%) MVVM
10 13 (17.57%) Windows Phone 7
10 13 (17.57%) ServiceStack
10 13 (17.57%) Windows Phone
10 13 (17.57%) WCF
10 13 (17.57%) WPF
10 13 (17.57%) Silverlight
10 13 (17.57%) .NET
10 13 (17.57%) Visual Studio
10 13 (17.57%) SOAP
10 13 (17.57%) Web Services
10 13 (17.57%) XML

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 44 (59.46%) MS Excel
2 27 (36.49%) MS Office
3 17 (22.97%) MS Visio
4 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
5 5 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Wireless
2 1 (1.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.11%) Subversion
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Billing
3 7 (9.46%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.41%) Banking
5 4 (5.41%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (4.05%) Retail
6 3 (4.05%) Local Government
6 3 (4.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Project Manager
2 19 (25.68%) Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Software Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 8 (10.81%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Technical Leader
7 6 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (6.76%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (5.41%) Coordinator
10 3 (4.05%) Junior Project Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Junior
11 2 (2.70%) PMO Lead
11 2 (2.70%) Project Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) .NET
1 13 (17.57%) SOAP
1 13 (17.57%) Web Services
1 13 (17.57%) XML
1 13 (17.57%) WCF
1 13 (17.57%) WPF
1 13 (17.57%) Silverlight
1 13 (17.57%) Entity Framework
1 13 (17.57%) REST
1 13 (17.57%) ServiceStack
1 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 13 (17.57%) WinForms
2 11 (14.86%) .NET Framework
3 8 (10.81%) COM
4 6 (8.11%) CSS
4 6 (8.11%) XHTML
4 6 (8.11%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) N-Tier
2 8 (10.81%) PMI
2 8 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Windows
1 20 (27.03%) Android
1 20 (27.03%) Apple iOS
2 13 (17.57%) Windows Phone
2 13 (17.57%) Windows Phone 7
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (8.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) PRINCE2
2 22 (29.73%) Project Management
3 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.57%) MVC
4 13 (17.57%) Software Testing
4 13 (17.57%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (17.57%) MVVM
5 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.81%) Product Management
6 8 (10.81%) Problem Management
6 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
6 8 (10.81%) Business Transformation
7 7 (9.46%) Change Management
8 6 (8.11%) SEO
8 6 (8.11%) CRM
8 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.11%) Content Management
8 6 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (8.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) C#
2 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.11%) PHP
2 6 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) PMI Certification
1 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Apple
3 6 (8.11%) Adobe