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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 157 177 202
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +25
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 85 76 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.27% 1.08% 0.84%
As % of the Applications category 7.83% 7.54% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 56 60 50
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £21,350 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £62,850
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
1085 1008 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.20% 14.29% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 867 814 865
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -9 47 £39,500 +25.39% 6
Cheshire +21 36 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Lancashire +4 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Merseyside - 1 £30,000 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 120 (68.18%) PRINCE2
2 119 (67.61%) Project Management
3 113 (64.20%) MS Excel
4 95 (53.98%) Microsoft
5 73 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (26.70%) Degree
6 47 (26.70%) Finance
7 40 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (19.89%) Scrum
9 32 (18.18%) Change Management
10 31 (17.61%) Product Management
11 30 (17.05%) Software Delivery
12 28 (15.91%) Billing
13 27 (15.34%) PRINCE
14 25 (14.20%) MS Office
15 24 (13.64%) SharePoint
15 24 (13.64%) Telecoms
15 24 (13.64%) Matrix Management
16 21 (11.93%) Intranet
16 21 (11.93%) Java
17 20 (11.36%) Project Planning
17 20 (11.36%) Waterfall
18 17 (9.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 17 (9.66%) Risk Management
19 16 (9.09%) PMI Certification
19 16 (9.09%) Resource Management
20 15 (8.52%) ITIL
21 14 (7.95%) PMP
22 13 (7.39%) OO
22 13 (7.39%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 24 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.68%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 113 (64.20%) MS Excel
2 25 (14.20%) MS Office
3 11 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Tridion
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.93%) Intranet
2 2 (1.14%) Extranet
2 2 (1.14%) Wireless
3 1 (0.57%) LAN
3 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (26.70%) Finance
2 28 (15.91%) Billing
3 24 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.39%) Banking
5 7 (3.98%) Retail
6 6 (3.41%) Marketing
6 6 (3.41%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.84%) Legal
8 4 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.70%) Games
10 2 (1.14%) Law
11 1 (0.57%) Electronics
11 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 135 (76.70%) Project Manager
2 21 (11.93%) IT Project Manager
3 12 (6.82%) Software Project Manager
3 12 (6.82%) Software Manager
4 11 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
5 10 (5.68%) Analyst
6 9 (5.11%) Agile Project Manager
7 8 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 7 (3.98%) Web Manager
8 7 (3.98%) Planning Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Project Planner
10 5 (2.84%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.84%) Project Coordinator
11 4 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (2.27%) Development Manager
11 4 (2.27%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.27%) Business Analyst
12 3 (1.70%) Software Development Manager
12 3 (1.70%) Development Project Manager
12 3 (1.70%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.39%) .NET
2 9 (5.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
1 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.70%) PMI
3 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.14%) New Media
4 2 (1.14%) Animation
5 1 (0.57%) FMCG
5 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.41%) Windows
2 2 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (1.14%) Android
2 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (68.18%) PRINCE2
2 119 (67.61%) Project Management
3 73 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (19.89%) Scrum
6 32 (18.18%) Change Management
7 31 (17.61%) Product Management
8 30 (17.05%) Software Delivery
9 27 (15.34%) PRINCE
10 24 (13.64%) Matrix Management
11 20 (11.36%) Waterfall
11 20 (11.36%) Project Planning
12 17 (9.66%) Risk Management
13 16 (9.09%) Resource Management
14 15 (8.52%) ITIL
15 13 (7.39%) OO
16 10 (5.68%) Programme Management
16 10 (5.68%) Time Management
16 10 (5.68%) Mentoring
17 9 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.93%) Java
2 10 (5.68%) C
3 5 (2.84%) C++
4 3 (1.70%) C#
5 1 (0.57%) SQL
5 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (26.70%) Degree
2 17 (9.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 14 (7.95%) PMP
5 12 (6.82%) APMP
6 5 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.70%) ISEB
7 3 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) ISO 9000
2 10 (5.68%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) SCCM
1 1 (0.57%) SCOM
1 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 95 (53.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.98%) Planview
3 2 (1.14%) BT
3 2 (1.14%) Citrix
4 1 (0.57%) Avaya
4 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.57%) Primavera
4 1 (0.57%) VMware
4 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.57%) hybris
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle
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