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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 151 183 158
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -25
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 110 83 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.62% 1.13% 1.18%
As % of the Applications category 10.72% 7.05% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 95 70 55
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 £29,500 £34,790 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
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
1026 1177 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.12% 16.01% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 815 957 861
Average salary £34,750 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.59% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 August 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 August 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 +20 67 £40,000 - 13
Cheshire -4 31 £35,500 -21.11%
Merseyside +12 6 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Lancashire +4 5 £36,500 +1.38% 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 106 (56.38%) MS Excel
2 91 (48.40%) Project Management
3 89 (47.34%) MS Office
4 86 (45.74%) Microsoft
5 81 (43.09%) PRINCE2
6 76 (40.43%) Finance
7 50 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (22.34%) Change Management
9 31 (16.49%) MS Visio
10 26 (13.83%) Software Delivery
11 25 (13.30%) MS PowerPoint
11 25 (13.30%) Windows
12 24 (12.77%) Matrix Management
13 23 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (11.70%) SDLC
15 21 (11.17%) SQL Server
16 20 (10.64%) PMI Certification
16 20 (10.64%) Apple iOS
16 20 (10.64%) Android
16 20 (10.64%) Degree
17 19 (10.11%) Problem Management
17 19 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (10.11%) Scrum
18 18 (9.57%) PMI
18 18 (9.57%) ITIL
18 18 (9.57%) Project Planning
18 18 (9.57%) Requirements Analysis
19 17 (9.04%) Time Management
20 16 (8.51%) Visual Studio
20 16 (8.51%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 15 (7.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.19%) MS Project Server
3 5 (2.66%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 106 (56.38%) MS Excel
2 89 (47.34%) MS Office
3 31 (16.49%) MS Visio
4 25 (13.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Primavera
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.66%) SAN
1 5 (2.66%) NAS
2 3 (1.60%) Wireless
3 1 (0.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.19%) MySQL
3 5 (2.66%) DB2
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.19%) Subversion
3 2 (1.06%) JIRA
4 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 76 (40.43%) Finance
2 13 (6.91%) Billing
3 8 (4.26%) Banking
3 8 (4.26%) Retail
4 7 (3.72%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.66%) Games
7 4 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.60%) Marketing
8 3 (1.60%) Local Government
8 3 (1.60%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.60%) Legal
9 2 (1.06%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (45.21%) Project Manager
2 47 (25.00%) Analyst
3 26 (13.83%) IT Project Manager
3 26 (13.83%) PMO Analyst
4 19 (10.11%) Developer
5 13 (6.91%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.91%) Software Developer
6 10 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 9 (4.79%) Change Manager
8 8 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (3.72%) Technical Leader
9 7 (3.72%) Agile Project Manager
9 7 (3.72%) Change Project Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Business Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Business Change Project Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Business Change Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Business Project Manager
11 5 (2.66%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.51%) .NET
2 13 (6.91%) SOAP
2 13 (6.91%) Web Services
2 13 (6.91%) XML
2 13 (6.91%) WinForms
2 13 (6.91%) WCF
2 13 (6.91%) WPF
2 13 (6.91%) Silverlight
2 13 (6.91%) Entity Framework
2 13 (6.91%) REST
2 13 (6.91%) ServiceStack
2 13 (6.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 11 (5.85%) .NET Framework
4 8 (4.26%) COM
5 6 (3.19%) CSS
5 6 (3.19%) XHTML
5 6 (3.19%) HTML
6 5 (2.66%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.57%) PMI
3 13 (6.91%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.91%) N-Tier
4 8 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.72%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.19%) User Experience
7 3 (1.60%) FMCG
7 3 (1.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.30%) Windows
2 20 (10.64%) Android
2 20 (10.64%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.91%) Windows Phone
3 13 (6.91%) Windows Phone 7
4 11 (5.85%) UNIX
5 7 (3.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (48.40%) Project Management
2 81 (43.09%) PRINCE2
3 50 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (22.34%) Change Management
5 26 (13.83%) Software Delivery
6 24 (12.77%) Matrix Management
7 22 (11.70%) SDLC
8 19 (10.11%) Problem Management
8 19 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (10.11%) Scrum
9 18 (9.57%) ITIL
9 18 (9.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 18 (9.57%) Project Planning
10 17 (9.04%) Time Management
11 16 (8.51%) Business Analysis
12 15 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (7.45%) Product Management
13 14 (7.45%) Risk Management
14 13 (6.91%) CRM
14 13 (6.91%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.98%) C#
2 8 (4.26%) PHP
3 7 (3.72%) SQL
4 6 (3.19%) C++
4 6 (3.19%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.66%) Java
6 3 (1.60%) VBA
7 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (10.64%) PMI Certification
1 20 (10.64%) Degree
2 10 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (3.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.06%) PMP
4 2 (1.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.53%) MCTS
5 1 (0.53%) MCITP
5 1 (0.53%) CAPM
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
2 4 (2.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 86 (45.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.91%) Apple
3 6 (3.19%) Adobe
4 5 (2.66%) Oracle
4 5 (2.66%) SAP
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