The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank - 75 57
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.15% 0.87%
As % of the Applications category - 0.93% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £33,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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 Merseyside region.

Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
106 107 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.20% 16.46% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 55 92 80
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £22,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MS Project
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Merseyside

MS Project
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft