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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 190 171 191
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 44 74 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 1.21% 0.88%
As % of the Applications category 6.17% 7.57% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 45
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,800 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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
713 978 1101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.04% 16.05% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 579 730 875
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 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £48,500
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 26 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 26 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 +8 32 £38,750 -12.92% 11
Cheshire -6 8 £32,500 -21.21% 1
Merseyside +5 3 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 52 (57.78%) MS Excel
3 49 (54.44%) Project Management
4 44 (48.89%) PRINCE2
5 40 (44.44%) Finance
6 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (32.22%) Risk Management
8 27 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (26.67%) Retail
10 18 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (16.67%) MS Office
13 11 (12.22%) Legal
14 9 (10.00%) iPad
14 9 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
15 8 (8.89%) Project Planning
15 8 (8.89%) Solvency II
15 8 (8.89%) Change Control
15 8 (8.89%) MS Visio
15 8 (8.89%) SDLC
16 7 (7.78%) FATCA
16 7 (7.78%) PMI Certification
16 7 (7.78%) Degree
16 7 (7.78%) MS Project Server
17 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
18 5 (5.56%) Change Management
18 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
18 5 (5.56%) Scrum
18 5 (5.56%) Presales
19 4 (4.44%) Driving Licence

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 18 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.78%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 52 (57.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.67%) MS Office
3 9 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (8.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Infor CRM
1 1 (1.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.11%) MPLS
1 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (44.44%) Finance
2 24 (26.67%) Retail
3 11 (12.22%) Legal
4 4 (4.44%) Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Billing
5 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) Publishing
5 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.11%) Back Office
7 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (57.78%) Project Manager
2 21 (23.33%) Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Software Project Manager
4 13 (14.44%) PMO Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Software Manager
5 11 (12.22%) Agile Project Manager
6 7 (7.78%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) IT Manager
6 7 (7.78%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Coordinator
8 5 (5.56%) Project Planner
9 4 (4.44%) Business Change Manager
9 4 (4.44%) PMO Planner
9 4 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
10 3 (3.33%) Digital Project Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Planning Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Portfolio Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Portfolio Planning Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Project Officer
10 3 (3.33%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.00%) iPad
3 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.33%) PMI
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (54.44%) Project Management
2 44 (48.89%) PRINCE2
3 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (32.22%) Risk Management
5 27 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.89%) Change Control
6 8 (8.89%) Project Planning
6 8 (8.89%) SDLC
7 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.56%) Change Management
8 5 (5.56%) Presales
8 5 (5.56%) Scrum
9 4 (4.44%) ITIL
9 4 (4.44%) Line Management
9 4 (4.44%) Project Governance
9 4 (4.44%) Resource Management
9 4 (4.44%) Web Application Development
10 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (3.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
1 7 (7.78%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.44%) PMP
3 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) HND
5 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) Solvency II
2 7 (7.78%) FATCA
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.22%) ISO27002
3 2 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (1.11%) Twitter
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