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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 138 182 180
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 117 67 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.79% 0.94% 1.02%
As % of the Applications category 11.14% 5.89% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 76 60 53
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £33,160 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
1050 1138 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.09% 15.93% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 786 933 933
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +22 52 £40,000 - 18
Cheshire +26 47 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Merseyside +21 11 £37,500 -11.76%
Lancashire - 2 £37,500 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 109 (56.19%) MS Excel
2 96 (49.48%) Project Management
3 95 (48.97%) PRINCE2
4 89 (45.88%) Microsoft
5 76 (39.18%) MS Office
6 70 (36.08%) Finance
7 66 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (16.49%) Change Management
9 28 (14.43%) Software Delivery
10 26 (13.40%) SDLC
10 26 (13.40%) MS Visio
10 26 (13.40%) Windows
11 25 (12.89%) Scrum
11 25 (12.89%) Matrix Management
12 22 (11.34%) Degree
12 22 (11.34%) ITIL
12 22 (11.34%) Product Management
13 21 (10.82%) Android
13 21 (10.82%) Apple iOS
14 20 (10.31%) SQL Server
14 20 (10.31%) .NET
14 20 (10.31%) PMI Certification
15 18 (9.28%) MS PowerPoint
15 18 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (9.28%) Billing
16 17 (8.76%) SharePoint
17 16 (8.25%) Risk Management
18 15 (7.73%) Problem Management
18 15 (7.73%) C#
18 15 (7.73%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (8.76%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.09%) MS Project Server
3 5 (2.58%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 109 (56.19%) MS Excel
2 76 (39.18%) MS Office
3 26 (13.40%) MS Visio
4 18 (9.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) SAN
1 5 (2.58%) NAS
2 4 (2.06%) Wireless
3 1 (0.52%) Broadband
3 1 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.09%) MySQL
3 5 (2.58%) DB2
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (7.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.09%) Subversion
3 3 (1.55%) JIRA
4 1 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 70 (36.08%) Finance
2 18 (9.28%) Billing
3 12 (6.19%) Banking
4 10 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.12%) Retail
5 8 (4.12%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.61%) Games
7 6 (3.09%) Marketing
8 4 (2.06%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (2.06%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.55%) Local Government
9 3 (1.55%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.55%) Legal
10 2 (1.03%) Publishing
11 1 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (52.58%) Project Manager
2 36 (18.56%) Analyst
3 26 (13.40%) IT Project Manager
4 19 (9.79%) PMO Analyst
5 18 (9.28%) Developer
6 13 (6.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 12 (6.19%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.15%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.12%) Software Manager
10 7 (3.61%) Technical Leader
10 7 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (3.61%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (3.61%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.61%) Software Project Manager
11 6 (3.09%) Planning Manager
11 6 (3.09%) Digital Project Manager
11 6 (3.09%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (2.58%) Change Manager
13 4 (2.06%) Project Coordinator
13 4 (2.06%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.31%) .NET
2 12 (6.19%) SOAP
2 12 (6.19%) Web Services
2 12 (6.19%) XML
2 12 (6.19%) WinForms
2 12 (6.19%) WCF
2 12 (6.19%) WPF
2 12 (6.19%) Silverlight
2 12 (6.19%) Entity Framework
2 12 (6.19%) REST
2 12 (6.19%) ServiceStack
2 12 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 10 (5.15%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.61%) COM
5 6 (3.09%) CSS
5 6 (3.09%) HTML
5 6 (3.09%) XHTML
6 5 (2.58%) SAP Basis
6 5 (2.58%) Flash
7 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) PMI
2 13 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.19%) N-Tier
3 12 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.67%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.15%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.09%) User Experience
6 6 (3.09%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.06%) FMCG
8 3 (1.55%) NHS
9 2 (1.03%) Animation
9 2 (1.03%) New Media
9 2 (1.03%) Online Games
10 1 (0.52%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.40%) Windows
2 21 (10.82%) Android
2 21 (10.82%) Apple iOS
3 12 (6.19%) Windows Phone
3 12 (6.19%) Windows Phone 7
4 11 (5.67%) UNIX
5 9 (4.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (49.48%) Project Management
2 95 (48.97%) PRINCE2
3 66 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (16.49%) Change Management
5 28 (14.43%) Software Delivery
6 26 (13.40%) SDLC
7 25 (12.89%) Scrum
7 25 (12.89%) Matrix Management
8 22 (11.34%) Product Management
8 22 (11.34%) ITIL
9 18 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (8.25%) Risk Management
11 15 (7.73%) Waterfall
11 15 (7.73%) Problem Management
12 14 (7.22%) Requirements Analysis
12 14 (7.22%) Project Planning
12 14 (7.22%) Programme Management
13 13 (6.70%) PRINCE
13 13 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (6.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.73%) C#
2 11 (5.67%) Java
3 8 (4.12%) PHP
4 7 (3.61%) SQL
4 7 (3.61%) C++
5 6 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.55%) VBA
7 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (11.34%) Degree
2 20 (10.31%) PMI Certification
3 12 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (3.09%) PMP
6 5 (2.58%) APMP
7 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.52%) MCTS
8 1 (0.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.67%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) ISO 9000
3 4 (2.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 89 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.19%) Apple
3 6 (3.09%) Adobe
4 5 (2.58%) Oracle
4 5 (2.58%) SAP
5 2 (1.03%) Planview
6 1 (0.52%) Citrix
6 1 (0.52%) Avaya
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