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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 29 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.82% 0.78% 0.86%
As % of the Applications category 14.71% 5.71% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
34 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.21% 13.62% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 17
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £23,000 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management