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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 141 136 139
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 61 42 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.44% 1.12% 1.38%
As % of the Applications category 8.29% 8.55% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 55
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £52,500 £47,100
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
736 491 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.35% 13.07% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 644 442 574
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +11 11 £46,500 +16.25% 1
Stockport -2 9 £40,000 +26.98%
Altrincham +7 2 £31,750 -2.30%
Cheadle - 2 - -
MS Project
North West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 78 (67.83%) PRINCE2
2 71 (61.74%) Project Management
3 70 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 65 (56.52%) MS Excel
5 47 (40.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (33.04%) Degree
8 36 (31.30%) Change Management
9 33 (28.70%) MS Office
10 23 (20.00%) Intranet
11 21 (18.26%) Finance
11 21 (18.26%) SharePoint
12 17 (14.78%) Scrum
13 15 (13.04%) Risk Management
14 13 (11.30%) Banking
15 11 (9.57%) Project Planning
16 10 (8.70%) EPiServer
16 10 (8.70%) hybris
16 10 (8.70%) Service Delivery
16 10 (8.70%) Tridion
17 9 (7.83%) C
18 8 (6.96%) ITIL
18 8 (6.96%) MS Visio
18 8 (6.96%) APMP
18 8 (6.96%) Time Management
19 7 (6.09%) Matrix Management
19 7 (6.09%) Waterfall
19 7 (6.09%) Programme Management
19 7 (6.09%) Document Management
19 7 (6.09%) PMI Certification

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (18.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.61%) Lync
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 65 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 33 (28.70%) MS Office
3 8 (6.96%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (1.74%) LAN
2 2 (1.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.35%) DB2
1 5 (4.35%) Big Data
2 4 (3.48%) Pentaho
2 4 (3.48%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (18.26%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Banking
3 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.61%) Automotive
5 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Electronics
6 1 (0.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (74.78%) Project Manager
2 12 (10.43%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 11 (9.57%) Web Manager
4 10 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 10 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (6.09%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (5.22%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (5.22%) Developer
7 5 (4.35%) Bid Manager
7 5 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (3.48%) Project Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Web Project Manager
9 3 (2.61%) Software Manager
9 3 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.61%) Software Project Manager
10 2 (1.74%) Project Delivery Manager
10 2 (1.74%) SQL Developer
10 2 (1.74%) Test Manager
11 1 (0.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 1 (0.87%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) Flash
2 2 (1.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.74%) PMI
4 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.74%) Windows
2 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (67.83%) PRINCE2
2 71 (61.74%) Project Management
3 47 (40.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (31.30%) Change Management
6 17 (14.78%) Scrum
7 15 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 11 (9.57%) Project Planning
9 10 (8.70%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.96%) ITIL
10 8 (6.96%) Time Management
11 7 (6.09%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.09%) Matrix Management
11 7 (6.09%) Document Management
11 7 (6.09%) Programme Management
12 6 (5.22%) Critical Path Analysis
12 6 (5.22%) Asset Management
12 6 (5.22%) Earned Value Management
13 5 (4.35%) Coaching
13 5 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.83%) C
2 5 (4.35%) SQL
3 4 (3.48%) Java
4 2 (1.74%) VB
4 2 (1.74%) VB6
4 2 (1.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (33.04%) Degree
2 8 (6.96%) APMP
3 7 (6.09%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.35%) PMP
5 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.61%) ISEB
7 1 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) ISO 9000
2 5 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (1.74%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) SCCM
1 2 (1.74%) SCOM
2 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) EPiServer
2 10 (8.70%) hybris
3 6 (5.22%) Primavera
4 2 (1.74%) VMware
4 2 (1.74%) Citrix
4 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.87%) NetApp
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle
5 1 (0.87%) Sybase
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco
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