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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 190 166 172
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 61 100 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.48% 1.26%
As % of the Applications category 7.70% 11.20% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 91 73
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
792 893 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.64% 13.20% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 659 721 944
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -42 30 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Lancashire +22 12 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Cheshire +16 8 £47,500 +37.68% 3
Merseyside -11 5 £46,250 +10.11% 1
Cumbria - 3 £27,500 - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 89 (80.18%) Project Management
2 65 (58.56%) Microsoft
3 63 (56.76%) MS Excel
4 49 (44.14%) Finance
5 47 (42.34%) PRINCE2
6 36 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (23.42%) Risk Management
9 23 (20.72%) PMI Certification
9 23 (20.72%) Retail
10 21 (18.92%) MS Visio
11 18 (16.22%) MS Office
11 18 (16.22%) Programme Management
12 15 (13.51%) Presales
13 14 (12.61%) Software Delivery
13 14 (12.61%) SAP
13 14 (12.61%) PMP
13 14 (12.61%) Manufacturing
14 13 (11.71%) Publishing
14 13 (11.71%) Scrum
14 13 (11.71%) Change Control
15 12 (10.81%) Billing
15 12 (10.81%) JIRA
16 11 (9.91%) Change Management
16 11 (9.91%) SDLC
17 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
17 10 (9.01%) Degree
18 9 (8.11%) PMI
18 9 (8.11%) SharePoint

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 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.50%) MS Project Server
3 4 (3.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 63 (56.76%) MS Excel
2 21 (18.92%) MS Visio
3 18 (16.22%) MS Office
4 8 (7.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.70%) Open Workbench
5 3 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.90%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) IaaS
1 3 (2.70%) Office 365
1 3 (2.70%) PaaS
2 2 (1.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) DNS
2 1 (0.90%) MPLS
2 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) MS Access
3 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) JIRA
General
1 49 (44.14%) Finance
2 23 (20.72%) Retail
3 14 (12.61%) Manufacturing
4 13 (11.71%) Publishing
5 12 (10.81%) Billing
6 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
7 8 (7.21%) Banking
8 3 (2.70%) Games
8 3 (2.70%) Legal
9 2 (1.80%) Marketing
10 1 (0.90%) Back Office
10 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (50.45%) Project Manager
2 20 (18.02%) Analyst
3 19 (17.12%) IT Manager
4 12 (10.81%) PMO Analyst
4 12 (10.81%) Programme Manager
4 12 (10.81%) SAP Manager
5 11 (9.91%) Development Manager
5 11 (9.91%) IT Development Manager
5 11 (9.91%) IT Programme Manager
5 11 (9.91%) SAP Project Manager
5 11 (9.91%) Software Development Manager
5 11 (9.91%) Software Development Programme Manager
6 8 (7.21%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (7.21%) Software Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Senior Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (5.41%) Software Project Manager
9 5 (4.50%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.11%) PMI
3 5 (4.50%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.50%) iPad
4 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.80%) Online Games
7 1 (0.90%) EPoS
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (80.18%) Project Management
2 47 (42.34%) PRINCE2
3 36 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (23.42%) Risk Management
6 18 (16.22%) Programme Management
7 15 (13.51%) Presales
8 14 (12.61%) Software Delivery
9 13 (11.71%) Change Control
9 13 (11.71%) Scrum
10 11 (9.91%) Change Management
10 11 (9.91%) SDLC
11 8 (7.21%) People Management
11 8 (7.21%) Project Planning
12 7 (6.31%) ITIL
13 6 (5.41%) Dependency Management
13 6 (5.41%) Time Management
14 5 (4.50%) Issue Tracking
14 5 (4.50%) Project Governance
14 5 (4.50%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) SQL
2 3 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (0.90%) C#
3 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) PMI Certification
2 14 (12.61%) PMP
3 10 (9.01%) Degree
4 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.70%) ISO27002
1 3 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 65 (58.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.61%) SAP
3 3 (2.70%) Citrix
3 3 (2.70%) Planview
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle
4 1 (0.90%) Rally
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