The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 136 136 148
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 52 43 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.26% 1.11% 1.04%
As % of the Applications category 7.51% 7.45% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 35
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
692 577 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.81% 14.96% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 562 467 476
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 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +2.94%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Bolton 0 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Stockport +4 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Wigan - 1 £45,000 -
Salford - 1 - -
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 52 (57.14%) Project Management
2 47 (51.65%) PRINCE2
3 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
4 38 (41.76%) MS Excel
5 25 (27.47%) MS Office
5 25 (27.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (23.08%) Degree
7 18 (19.78%) Finance
8 14 (15.38%) Change Management
8 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (14.29%) Banking
10 10 (10.99%) Scrum
11 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
12 8 (8.79%) MS Visio
12 8 (8.79%) DB2
12 8 (8.79%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (7.69%) EPiServer
13 7 (7.69%) hybris
13 7 (7.69%) Tridion
13 7 (7.69%) Risk Management
13 7 (7.69%) Information Security
14 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
14 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (6.59%) Test Management
14 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
14 6 (6.59%) Asset Management
15 5 (5.49%) Retail
15 5 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (5.49%) Waterfall

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.40%) MS Project Server
2 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.10%) Lync
Applications
1 38 (41.76%) MS Excel
2 25 (27.47%) MS Office
3 8 (8.79%) MS Visio
3 8 (8.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Intranet
2 1 (1.10%) Broadband
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) DB2
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) Big Data
3 4 (4.40%) Pentaho
3 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.30%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.20%) Legal
7 1 (1.10%) Back Office
7 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 57 (62.64%) Project Manager
2 7 (7.69%) Analyst
2 7 (7.69%) Senior Manager
2 7 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 6 (6.59%) Developer
3 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 6 (6.59%) Digital Project Manager
4 5 (5.49%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (5.49%) Test Manager
5 4 (4.40%) Consultant
5 4 (4.40%) Coordinator
5 4 (4.40%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (4.40%) Security Manager
5 4 (4.40%) PMO Consultant
6 3 (3.30%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (3.30%) IT Security Project Manager
6 3 (3.30%) Web Manager
6 3 (3.30%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (3.30%) Software Manager
6 3 (3.30%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.10%) PMI
2 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) UNIX
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (57.14%) Project Management
2 47 (51.65%) PRINCE2
3 25 (27.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (15.38%) Change Management
5 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.99%) Scrum
7 7 (7.69%) Information Security
7 7 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
8 6 (6.59%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.59%) Test Management
9 5 (5.49%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.49%) PRINCE
10 4 (4.40%) ETL
10 4 (4.40%) ITIL
10 4 (4.40%) Information Security Management
10 4 (4.40%) Security Management
10 4 (4.40%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) VB
2 2 (2.20%) VB6
2 2 (2.20%) C#
2 2 (2.20%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (5.49%) ISEB
4 4 (4.40%) APMP
5 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.30%) P3O
3 1 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) EPiServer
2 7 (7.69%) hybris
3 2 (2.20%) Primavera
4 1 (1.10%) Ceridian
4 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) Sybase
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Salary: Flexible
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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