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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / North West
Rank 207 184 180
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 28 46 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.82% 1.16%
As % of the Applications category 3.57% 5.54% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 55
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
785 830 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.06% 14.86% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 655 678 936
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -35 17 £37,500 - 9
Cheshire +5 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Merseyside -2 4 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Lancashire -12 1 £27,000 -28.00%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 35 (56.45%) Project Management
3 25 (40.32%) MS Excel
4 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (35.48%) PRINCE2
6 16 (25.81%) Finance
7 13 (20.97%) Software Delivery
7 13 (20.97%) SDLC
8 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (17.74%) Programme Management
9 10 (16.13%) MS Visio
9 10 (16.13%) MS Office
9 10 (16.13%) PMO
10 8 (12.90%) Project Planning
10 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
11 7 (11.29%) Change Management
11 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
12 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
12 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.06%) Line Management
13 5 (8.06%) Degree
13 5 (8.06%) Scrum
13 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
14 4 (6.45%) ITIL
14 4 (6.45%) C#
14 4 (6.45%) PMP
14 4 (6.45%) Internet
14 4 (6.45%) CMS
14 4 (6.45%) Sitecore
14 4 (6.45%) Customer Requirements

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) MS Project Server
3 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (40.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.13%) MS Office
2 10 (16.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) Open Workbench
4 1 (1.61%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 3 (4.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Project Manager
2 13 (20.97%) IT Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) IT Programme Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Programme Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Development Manager
4 8 (12.90%) IT Development Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Software Development Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Software Development Programme Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Software Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Software Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Coordinator
6 4 (6.45%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.23%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) Velocity
3 1 (1.61%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
2 3 (4.84%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) EPoS
4 1 (1.61%) Handset
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.61%) PMI
4 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Project Management
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (35.48%) PRINCE2
4 13 (20.97%) SDLC
4 13 (20.97%) Software Delivery
5 11 (17.74%) Programme Management
5 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.90%) Project Planning
6 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.29%) Change Management
7 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.06%) Line Management
9 5 (8.06%) Scrum
10 4 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (6.45%) ITIL
11 3 (4.84%) CRM
11 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.84%) Identity Management
11 3 (4.84%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) C#
2 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) PMP
3 3 (4.84%) APMG
3 3 (4.84%) ISEB
3 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CISM
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) GIAC
5 1 (1.61%) ISSAP
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) PMO
2 1 (1.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco
3 3 (4.84%) HP
3 3 (4.84%) Juniper
3 3 (4.84%) Palo Alto
3 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 2 (3.23%) ForgeRock
4 2 (3.23%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix
5 1 (1.61%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Planview
5 1 (1.61%) Progress
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