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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 180 163 199
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +36
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 52 93 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.45% 0.92%
As % of the Applications category 7.09% 8.96% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35 51 54
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £48,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,272
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.00%
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
733 1038 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.11% 16.15% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 631 772 893
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 41 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Lancashire +13 5 £45,000 -
Cheshire +1 4 £29,500 -26.25% 1
Merseyside -3 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 63 (67.02%) Project Management
2 55 (58.51%) Microsoft
3 51 (54.26%) MS Excel
4 44 (46.81%) PRINCE2
5 40 (42.55%) Finance
6 30 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (28.72%) Retail
9 26 (27.66%) Risk Management
10 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (15.96%) MS Office
12 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
12 12 (12.77%) PMI Certification
13 11 (11.70%) MS Visio
14 10 (10.64%) iPad
14 10 (10.64%) Change Control
14 10 (10.64%) Presales
15 9 (9.57%) MS PowerPoint
15 9 (9.57%) SAP
15 9 (9.57%) Programme Management
16 8 (8.51%) Manufacturing
16 8 (8.51%) Publishing
16 8 (8.51%) Degree
16 8 (8.51%) Billing
16 8 (8.51%) MS Project Server
17 7 (7.45%) Project Planning
17 7 (7.45%) SDLC
18 6 (6.38%) People Management
18 6 (6.38%) Legal
18 6 (6.38%) Change Management

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 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.51%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 51 (54.26%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.96%) MS Office
3 11 (11.70%) MS Visio
4 9 (9.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Infor CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.06%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.06%) MPLS
1 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (42.55%) Finance
2 27 (28.72%) Retail
3 8 (8.51%) Billing
3 8 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.51%) Publishing
4 6 (6.38%) Legal
5 5 (5.32%) Banking
6 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.19%) Marketing
8 2 (2.13%) Games
8 2 (2.13%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (53.19%) Project Manager
2 21 (22.34%) Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) Software Manager
3 11 (11.70%) Software Project Manager
4 10 (10.64%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.38%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (5.32%) Coordinator
8 5 (5.32%) Programme Manager
8 5 (5.32%) Project Planner
8 5 (5.32%) SAP Manager
8 5 (5.32%) SAP Project Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Business Change Manager
9 4 (4.26%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Planning Manager
9 4 (4.26%) PMO Planner
9 4 (4.26%) Portfolio Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Portfolio Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (1.06%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.64%) iPad
3 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.38%) PMI
4 5 (5.32%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.13%) Online Games
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.02%) Project Management
2 44 (46.81%) PRINCE2
3 30 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (27.66%) Risk Management
6 10 (10.64%) Change Control
6 10 (10.64%) Presales
7 9 (9.57%) Programme Management
8 7 (7.45%) Project Planning
8 7 (7.45%) SDLC
9 6 (6.38%) Change Management
9 6 (6.38%) People Management
9 6 (6.38%) Time Management
10 5 (5.32%) Dependency Management
10 5 (5.32%) Project Governance
11 4 (4.26%) Issue Tracking
11 4 (4.26%) Line Management
11 4 (4.26%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (4.26%) Scrum
11 4 (4.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) PMI Certification
2 8 (8.51%) Degree
3 6 (6.38%) PMP
4 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.06%) HND
5 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.19%) ISO27002
2 2 (2.13%) FATCA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 55 (58.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) SAP
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) Rally
3 1 (1.06%) Twitter
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