The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 33 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.90% 0.43% 1.11%
As % of the Applications category 3.39% 3.03% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
MS Project
Cheshire

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

Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
59 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.70% 14.35% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 50 25 39
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MS Project
Salary Trend in Chester

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Chester

MS Project
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft