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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 34 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 11 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.70% 0.39% 1.15%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 2.70% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
66 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.21% 14.40% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 23
Average salary £28,750 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £26,000 £19,725
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £68,500 £52,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (50.00%) XHTML
2 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Adobe
2 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 6 (50.00%) SEO
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 6 (50.00%) Content Management
2 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) User Experience
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Local Government
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Local Government
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
1 6 (50.00%) SEO
1 6 (50.00%) Content Management
1 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) PHP
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe