The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 191 177 191
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 44 73 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 1.14% 0.91%
As % of the Applications category 5.94% 7.10% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 45 42
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 £34,100
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% +24.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,500 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £54,200 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MS Project
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
741 1028 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.09% 16.06% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 593 790 879
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £49,100
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Project
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MS Project Salary Trend in the North West

MS Project
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

MS Project Salary Histogram in the North West

MS Project
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 26 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Cheshire +1 12 £31,250 -26.47% 1
Lancashire +3 4 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 63 (63.00%) MS Excel
2 59 (59.00%) Microsoft
3 57 (57.00%) Project Management
4 54 (54.00%) PRINCE2
5 47 (47.00%) Finance
6 37 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (33.00%) Risk Management
8 26 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (22.00%) Retail
10 20 (20.00%) MS Office
10 20 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 17 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (12.00%) Degree
12 12 (12.00%) SDLC
13 11 (11.00%) Legal
14 10 (10.00%) Project Planning
15 9 (9.00%) iPad
16 8 (8.00%) PMI Certification
16 8 (8.00%) Solvency II
16 8 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
16 8 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
17 7 (7.00%) Matrix Management
17 7 (7.00%) MS Project Server
17 7 (7.00%) Change Control
17 7 (7.00%) FATCA
17 7 (7.00%) ITIL
17 7 (7.00%) Programme Management
18 6 (6.00%) Scrum
18 6 (6.00%) MS Visio
18 6 (6.00%) PMP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 63 (63.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (20.00%) MS Office
3 8 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) JIRA
1 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (47.00%) Finance
2 22 (22.00%) Retail
3 11 (11.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Billing
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.00%) Publishing
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (62.00%) Project Manager
2 21 (21.00%) Analyst
3 18 (18.00%) Software Project Manager
4 17 (17.00%) Software Manager
5 15 (15.00%) PMO Analyst
6 13 (13.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 9 (9.00%) IT Manager
7 9 (9.00%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (8.00%) Coordinator
9 7 (7.00%) Business Change Manager
10 6 (6.00%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (5.00%) Business Analyst
11 5 (5.00%) Business Change Project Manager
11 5 (5.00%) Project Planner
12 4 (4.00%) PMO Planner
13 3 (3.00%) Digital Project Manager
13 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 3 (3.00%) Project Officer
13 3 (3.00%) Project Support Officer
14 2 (2.00%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (1.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.00%) iPad
3 4 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.00%) Project Management
2 54 (54.00%) PRINCE2
3 37 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (33.00%) Risk Management
5 26 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (12.00%) SDLC
7 10 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 8 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (7.00%) Change Control
9 7 (7.00%) ITIL
9 7 (7.00%) Matrix Management
9 7 (7.00%) Programme Management
10 6 (6.00%) Change Management
10 6 (6.00%) Scrum
10 6 (6.00%) Software Delivery
11 4 (4.00%) Presales
11 4 (4.00%) Project Governance
11 4 (4.00%) Resource Management
11 4 (4.00%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) Degree
2 8 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 6 (6.00%) PMP
4 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.00%) APMG
6 1 (1.00%) HND
6 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) Solvency II
2 7 (7.00%) FATCA
3 1 (1.00%) QA
Vendors
1 59 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (1.00%) Twitter
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