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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 173 171 187
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 76 72 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 1.09% 1.07%
As % of the Applications category 6.61% 8.42% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 57 69 71
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,900 £30,581
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1149 855 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.67% 12.95% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 735 1001
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -28 38 £35,750 -4.66% 8
Cheshire +20 32 £42,500 +9.67% 3
Merseyside +14 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Lancashire -9 2 £36,250 -3.33%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 127 (65.80%) Project Management
2 124 (64.25%) PRINCE2
3 109 (56.48%) MS Excel
4 92 (47.67%) Microsoft
5 60 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (29.53%) Finance
7 53 (27.46%) Degree
8 52 (26.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (22.28%) Change Management
10 42 (21.76%) MS Office
11 33 (17.10%) SharePoint
11 33 (17.10%) Scrum
12 26 (13.47%) Intranet
13 25 (12.95%) Risk Management
13 25 (12.95%) Project Planning
14 22 (11.40%) Telecoms
15 20 (10.36%) Product Management
16 19 (9.84%) PRINCE
17 17 (8.81%) Java
17 17 (8.81%) Matrix Management
18 16 (8.29%) Time Management
18 16 (8.29%) MS Visio
18 16 (8.29%) Billing
19 15 (7.77%) PMI Certification
20 14 (7.25%) Resource Management
21 13 (6.74%) Service Delivery
21 13 (6.74%) PMP
21 13 (6.74%) ITIL
22 12 (6.22%) C
22 12 (6.22%) PRINCE2 Certification

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 33 (17.10%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.70%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.04%) Lync
3 2 (1.04%) SAS
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 109 (56.48%) MS Excel
2 42 (21.76%) MS Office
3 16 (8.29%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.07%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) SaaS
1 2 (1.04%) Basecamp
1 2 (1.04%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.47%) Intranet
2 2 (1.04%) Extranet
2 2 (1.04%) TETRA
3 1 (0.52%) LAN
3 1 (0.52%) WAN
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.59%) Big Data
3 4 (2.07%) DB2
3 4 (2.07%) Pentaho
3 4 (2.07%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.07%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.04%) MS Access
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.07%) JIRA
2 2 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (29.53%) Finance
2 22 (11.40%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.29%) Billing
4 12 (6.22%) Banking
5 9 (4.66%) Retail
6 6 (3.11%) Legal
7 4 (2.07%) Marketing
8 3 (1.55%) Automotive
9 2 (1.04%) Law
10 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.52%) Electronics
10 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 130 (67.36%) Project Manager
2 14 (7.25%) IT Project Manager
3 11 (5.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 11 (5.70%) Digital Project Manager
4 10 (5.18%) Agile Project Manager
4 10 (5.18%) Web Manager
4 10 (5.18%) Analyst
5 8 (4.15%) Software Manager
5 8 (4.15%) Software Project Manager
6 7 (3.63%) Consultant
6 7 (3.63%) Senior Manager
6 7 (3.63%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (3.11%) Implementation Consultant
7 6 (3.11%) Developer
7 6 (3.11%) Development Manager
8 5 (2.59%) Bid Manager
8 5 (2.59%) Development Project Manager
8 5 (2.59%) Software Development Project Manager
8 5 (2.59%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.59%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.18%) .NET
2 4 (2.07%) Flash
3 1 (0.52%) Sass
3 1 (0.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.55%) PMI
4 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.52%) GIS
4 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.52%) Open Source
4 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.07%) Windows
2 2 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (65.80%) Project Management
2 124 (64.25%) PRINCE2
3 60 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (26.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (22.28%) Change Management
6 33 (17.10%) Scrum
7 25 (12.95%) Risk Management
7 25 (12.95%) Project Planning
8 20 (10.36%) Product Management
9 19 (9.84%) PRINCE
10 17 (8.81%) Matrix Management
11 16 (8.29%) Time Management
12 14 (7.25%) Resource Management
13 13 (6.74%) ITIL
13 13 (6.74%) Service Delivery
14 12 (6.22%) Programme Management
14 12 (6.22%) Waterfall
15 10 (5.18%) Mentoring
15 10 (5.18%) Coaching
16 8 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.81%) Java
2 12 (6.22%) C
3 8 (4.15%) SQL
4 4 (2.07%) C#
5 2 (1.04%) C++
5 2 (1.04%) VB
5 2 (1.04%) VB6
6 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 53 (27.46%) Degree
2 15 (7.77%) PMI Certification
3 13 (6.74%) PMP
4 12 (6.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (4.66%) APMP
6 4 (2.07%) ISEB
7 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) ISO 9000
2 6 (3.11%) QA
3 3 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) SCCM
1 2 (1.04%) SCOM
1 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.11%) Primavera
2 6 (3.11%) EPiServer
2 6 (3.11%) hybris
3 5 (2.59%) Planview
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle
5 2 (1.04%) Siebel
5 2 (1.04%) Citrix
5 2 (1.04%) BT
5 2 (1.04%) VMware
6 1 (0.52%) NetApp
6 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco
6 1 (0.52%) Sybase
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Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago