The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 146 142 145
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 43 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.07% 1.05% 1.01%
As % of the Applications category 6.85% 6.98% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 22
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
628 616 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.70% 14.98% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 513 515 397
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MS Project
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Manchester

MS Project
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Manchester

MS Project
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Stockport -3 4 £43,750 +34.61%
Bolton +2 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Salford - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £45,000 -
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 49 (56.32%) Project Management
2 47 (54.02%) PRINCE2
3 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
4 40 (45.98%) MS Excel
5 22 (25.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (25.29%) Degree
6 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (16.09%) Management Information System
7 14 (16.09%) Finance
7 14 (16.09%) MS Office
8 12 (13.79%) ITIL
8 12 (13.79%) Change Management
8 12 (13.79%) Information Security
9 9 (10.34%) Banking
9 9 (10.34%) Quality Management
9 9 (10.34%) Information Security Management
9 9 (10.34%) Security Management
9 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
9 9 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (10.34%) ISMS
9 9 (10.34%) Business Transformation
10 8 (9.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (9.20%) PRINCE
11 7 (8.05%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.05%) Scrum
12 6 (6.90%) Retail
12 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Test Management
12 6 (6.90%) APMP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.60%) MS Project Server
2 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.15%) Lync
Applications
1 40 (45.98%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.09%) MS Office
3 8 (9.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Broadband
1 1 (1.15%) LAN
1 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) DB2
2 3 (3.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (62.07%) Project Manager
2 9 (10.34%) Consultant
2 9 (10.34%) PMO Consultant
3 8 (9.20%) Analyst
4 6 (6.90%) Coordinator
4 6 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (5.75%) Test Manager
5 5 (5.75%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Security Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Senior Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Graduate
7 3 (3.45%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (3.45%) IT Security Project Manager
7 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Software Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.15%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) Project Management
2 47 (54.02%) PRINCE2
3 22 (25.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.79%) Information Security
5 12 (13.79%) ITIL
5 12 (13.79%) Change Management
6 9 (10.34%) Information Security Management
6 9 (10.34%) Security Management
6 9 (10.34%) Quality Management
6 9 (10.34%) ISMS
6 9 (10.34%) Business Transformation
7 8 (9.20%) PRINCE
8 7 (8.05%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.05%) Scrum
9 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.90%) Test Management
10 5 (5.75%) Time Management
11 4 (4.60%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) APMP
2 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (5.75%) ISEB
4 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.45%) P3O
3 1 (1.15%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) EPiServer
2 4 (4.60%) hybris
3 2 (2.30%) Lotus
4 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.15%) Ceridian
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £38,515 to £48,144 per annum pro rata + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago