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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 164 187 187
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 76 68 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 0.96% 0.92%
As % of the Applications category 7.34% 6.16% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 46 56
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,750 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £47,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
1035 1104 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.97% 15.55% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 804 877 893
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Manchester +5 41 £39,500 +21.53% 11
Cheshire +26 34 £45,000 +10.42% 4
Lancashire +4 1 £37,500 - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 101 (65.58%) MS Excel
2 99 (64.29%) PRINCE2
2 99 (64.29%) Project Management
3 78 (50.65%) Microsoft
4 65 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (31.17%) Finance
6 37 (24.03%) Degree
7 32 (20.78%) Scrum
8 30 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (18.83%) Billing
10 28 (18.18%) Product Management
11 27 (17.53%) PRINCE
12 26 (16.88%) MS Office
13 21 (13.64%) Matrix Management
13 21 (13.64%) Software Delivery
14 20 (12.99%) SharePoint
14 20 (12.99%) Change Management
15 19 (12.34%) Telecoms
16 18 (11.69%) Java
16 18 (11.69%) Waterfall
17 16 (10.39%) Resource Management
17 16 (10.39%) Risk Management
17 16 (10.39%) PMI Certification
17 16 (10.39%) Project Planning
18 14 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
18 14 (9.09%) Banking
18 14 (9.09%) PMP
18 14 (9.09%) .NET
18 14 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 13 (8.44%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 20 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.49%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 101 (65.58%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.88%) MS Office
3 14 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (5.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.79%) Intranet
2 2 (1.30%) Extranet
2 2 (1.30%) Wireless
3 1 (0.65%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) JIRA
2 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (31.17%) Finance
2 29 (18.83%) Billing
3 19 (12.34%) Telecoms
4 14 (9.09%) Banking
5 7 (4.55%) Retail
6 6 (3.90%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.90%) Marketing
7 4 (2.60%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.60%) Legal
8 3 (1.95%) Games
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
9 1 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 19 (12.34%) IT Project Manager
3 11 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
3 11 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 10 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 10 (6.49%) Digital Project Manager
4 10 (6.49%) Analyst
5 9 (5.84%) Agile Project Manager
6 7 (4.55%) Planning Manager
7 6 (3.90%) Project Planner
8 4 (2.60%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (2.60%) Development Manager
8 4 (2.60%) Coordinator
9 3 (1.95%) Senior Manager
9 3 (1.95%) Business Analyst
9 3 (1.95%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (1.95%) Development Project Manager
9 3 (1.95%) PMO Lead
9 3 (1.95%) Web Manager
9 3 (1.95%) Software Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.09%) .NET
2 9 (5.84%) Flash
3 1 (0.65%) WinForms
3 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.65%) WCF
3 1 (0.65%) WPF
3 1 (0.65%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.65%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.65%) REST
3 1 (0.65%) ServiceStack
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.65%) COM
3 1 (0.65%) SOAP
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.95%) PMI
3 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.30%) Animation
4 2 (1.30%) New Media
4 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.65%) BYOD
5 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.65%) NHS
5 1 (0.65%) FMCG
5 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.60%) Windows
2 3 (1.95%) Android
2 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (64.29%) PRINCE2
1 99 (64.29%) Project Management
2 65 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (20.78%) Scrum
4 30 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (18.18%) Product Management
6 27 (17.53%) PRINCE
7 21 (13.64%) Matrix Management
7 21 (13.64%) Software Delivery
8 20 (12.99%) Change Management
9 18 (11.69%) Waterfall
10 16 (10.39%) Project Planning
10 16 (10.39%) Resource Management
10 16 (10.39%) Risk Management
11 13 (8.44%) OO
12 12 (7.79%) ITIL
13 10 (6.49%) Programme Management
14 9 (5.84%) Change Control
14 9 (5.84%) Mentoring
15 8 (5.19%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.69%) Java
2 6 (3.90%) C
3 5 (3.25%) C++
4 4 (2.60%) C#
5 1 (0.65%) SQL
5 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (24.03%) Degree
2 16 (10.39%) PMI Certification
3 14 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 14 (9.09%) PMP
4 9 (5.84%) APMP
5 6 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.30%) ISEB
8 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.14%) QA
2 9 (5.84%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.30%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 78 (50.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.55%) Planview
3 2 (1.30%) BT
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle
4 1 (0.65%) Citrix
4 1 (0.65%) Avaya
4 1 (0.65%) Apple
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