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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 232 168 166
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 31 78 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 1.30% 1.46%
As % of the Applications category 3.84% 10.40% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 69 71
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
808 750 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.91% 12.47% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 689 601 982
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 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £49,750
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -47 13 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Lancashire -6 8 £45,000 -22.41%
Merseyside -6 7 £42,500 -
Cheshire -2 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Cumbria - 1 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 79 (79.00%) Project Management
2 57 (57.00%) Microsoft
3 52 (52.00%) MS Excel
4 40 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 36 (36.00%) Finance
6 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (27.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 20 (20.00%) MS Visio
8 20 (20.00%) Software Delivery
9 19 (19.00%) PMI Certification
10 17 (17.00%) Risk Management
11 15 (15.00%) MS Office
11 15 (15.00%) SDLC
12 14 (14.00%) Retail
12 14 (14.00%) Scrum
13 13 (13.00%) PMP
14 12 (12.00%) SAP
14 12 (12.00%) Manufacturing
14 12 (12.00%) JIRA
15 11 (11.00%) Publishing
15 11 (11.00%) Change Management
15 11 (11.00%) Presales
16 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
16 10 (10.00%) Billing
17 9 (9.00%) ITIL
18 8 (8.00%) Degree
19 7 (7.00%) Project Planning
19 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
20 6 (6.00%) Business Analysis

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 6 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.00%) Confluence
3 4 (4.00%) CMS
4 2 (2.00%) MS Project Server
4 2 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 52 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 15 (15.00%) MS Office
4 4 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.00%) Open Workbench
5 3 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Infor CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) IaaS
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
1 3 (3.00%) PaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) MS Access
2 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 36 (36.00%) Finance
2 14 (14.00%) Retail
3 12 (12.00%) Manufacturing
4 11 (11.00%) Publishing
5 10 (10.00%) Billing
5 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.00%) Banking
7 2 (2.00%) Games
7 2 (2.00%) Legal
8 1 (1.00%) Law
8 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (51.00%) Project Manager
2 24 (24.00%) IT Manager
3 16 (16.00%) Programme Manager
4 15 (15.00%) Development Manager
4 15 (15.00%) IT Development Manager
4 15 (15.00%) IT Programme Manager
4 15 (15.00%) Software Development Manager
4 15 (15.00%) Software Development Programme Manager
5 13 (13.00%) Analyst
6 11 (11.00%) SAP Manager
7 10 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
8 9 (9.00%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (7.00%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) Coordinator
10 6 (6.00%) Senior Manager
10 6 (6.00%) Senior Project Manager
11 5 (5.00%) Consultant
11 5 (5.00%) Software Manager
12 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
12 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) .NET
1 2 (2.00%) Velocity
2 1 (1.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) PMI
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.00%) EPoS
4 1 (1.00%) iPad
4 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.00%) Online Games
4 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (79.00%) Project Management
2 40 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (27.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 20 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 17 (17.00%) Risk Management
7 15 (15.00%) SDLC
8 14 (14.00%) Scrum
9 11 (11.00%) Change Management
9 11 (11.00%) Presales
10 9 (9.00%) ITIL
11 7 (7.00%) Project Planning
11 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.00%) Business Analysis
13 5 (5.00%) Change Control
13 5 (5.00%) People Management
13 5 (5.00%) Project Governance
13 5 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
14 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) C#
1 3 (3.00%) Java
2 1 (1.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) PMI Certification
2 13 (13.00%) PMP
3 8 (8.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.00%) CISM
7 1 (1.00%) CISSP
7 1 (1.00%) GIAC
7 1 (1.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
1 1 (1.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 57 (57.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) SAP
3 3 (3.00%) Citrix
3 3 (3.00%) Planview
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.00%) Cyber-Ark
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