The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 25 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.96% 2.05% 5.80%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 15.79% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
MS Project
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Applications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
8 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.69% 13.01% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 28
Average salary £31,500 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £46,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

MS Project
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the Preston region.

MS Project Salary Trend in Preston

MS Project
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management