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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 148 120 142
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 38 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 1.45% 1.11%
As % of the Applications category 5.38% 11.44% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 40
Average salary £35,750 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
706 472 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.89% 12.70% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 635 423 574
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +2 10 £38,250 +21.42% 1
Bolton - 5 £37,500 -
Altrincham +7 3 £34,000 +4.61%
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 71 (63.39%) PRINCE2
2 70 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 70 (62.50%) Project Management
3 68 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 42 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (37.50%) Degree
5 33 (29.46%) Change Management
6 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (24.11%) MS Office
8 25 (22.32%) Intranet
9 22 (19.64%) Finance
10 21 (18.75%) SharePoint
11 16 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 15 (13.39%) Scrum
13 12 (10.71%) Time Management
14 11 (9.82%) Project Planning
14 11 (9.82%) Banking
14 11 (9.82%) Service Delivery
14 11 (9.82%) MS Visio
15 10 (8.93%) C
16 9 (8.04%) PMI Certification
16 9 (8.04%) APMP
17 8 (7.14%) ITIL
17 8 (7.14%) Matrix Management
18 7 (6.25%) Programme Management
18 7 (6.25%) Document Management
18 7 (6.25%) Java
18 7 (6.25%) ISO 9000
18 7 (6.25%) PMP
19 6 (5.36%) hybris

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 21 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.57%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.79%) Lync
4 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 70 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 27 (24.11%) MS Office
3 11 (9.82%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.32%) Intranet
2 1 (0.89%) LAN
2 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) Big Data
3 4 (3.57%) DB2
3 4 (3.57%) Pentaho
3 4 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (19.64%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.57%) Legal
5 3 (2.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 79 (70.54%) Project Manager
2 10 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 10 (8.93%) Web Manager
3 8 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
5 6 (5.36%) Developer
5 6 (5.36%) Senior Manager
5 6 (5.36%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (4.46%) Bid Manager
6 5 (4.46%) Software Project Manager
6 5 (4.46%) Software Manager
7 4 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (3.57%) Project Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (2.68%) Analyst
8 3 (2.68%) Coordinator
8 3 (2.68%) Development Manager
9 2 (1.79%) Business Analyst
9 2 (1.79%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) Flash
2 3 (2.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.79%) PMI
3 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.89%) Open Source
3 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (0.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (63.39%) PRINCE2
2 70 (62.50%) Project Management
3 42 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (29.46%) Change Management
5 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 15 (13.39%) Scrum
8 12 (10.71%) Time Management
9 11 (9.82%) Project Planning
9 11 (9.82%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.14%) ITIL
10 8 (7.14%) Matrix Management
11 7 (6.25%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.25%) Document Management
12 6 (5.36%) Critical Path Analysis
12 6 (5.36%) Asset Management
12 6 (5.36%) Earned Value Management
13 5 (4.46%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (4.46%) Waterfall
13 5 (4.46%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.93%) C
2 7 (6.25%) Java
3 6 (5.36%) SQL
4 3 (2.68%) C#
5 2 (1.79%) C++
5 2 (1.79%) VB
5 2 (1.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (37.50%) Degree
2 9 (8.04%) APMP
2 9 (8.04%) PMI Certification
3 7 (6.25%) PMP
4 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) ISO 9000
2 5 (4.46%) QA
3 3 (2.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) SCCM
1 2 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) Primavera
2 6 (5.36%) EPiServer
2 6 (5.36%) hybris
3 2 (1.79%) VMware
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle
3 2 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (0.89%) NetApp
4 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.89%) Sybase
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco
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