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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 108 110 121
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 37 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 1.25% 0.76%
As % of the Applications category 10.76% 7.85% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 7
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
MS Project
Berkshire

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

Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
344 382 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.07% 15.88% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 279 280 363
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MS Project
Salary Trend in Reading

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Reading

MS Project
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 58 (79.45%) Project Management
2 53 (72.60%) PRINCE2
3 45 (61.64%) MS Excel
4 36 (49.32%) Finance
5 32 (43.84%) MS Office
6 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
7 25 (34.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 23 (31.51%) Degree
9 20 (27.40%) Telecoms
10 19 (26.03%) ITIL
10 19 (26.03%) PMP
10 19 (26.03%) PMI Certification
11 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
12 17 (23.29%) Change Management
13 13 (17.81%) Validation
13 13 (17.81%) Management Information System
14 11 (15.07%) Billing
15 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 10 (13.70%) Wireless
15 10 (13.70%) SDLC
15 10 (13.70%) Enterprise Architecture
16 8 (10.96%) Project Planning
16 8 (10.96%) Migration
16 8 (10.96%) Asset Management
16 8 (10.96%) MS Visio
17 7 (9.59%) BMC
17 7 (9.59%) Remedy
17 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
17 7 (9.59%) IT Governance

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 45 (61.64%) MS Excel
2 32 (43.84%) MS Office
3 25 (34.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (10.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (9.59%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) Wireless
2 6 (8.22%) Broadband
2 6 (8.22%) Wi-Fi
General
1 36 (49.32%) Finance
2 20 (27.40%) Telecoms
3 11 (15.07%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (56.16%) Project Manager
2 11 (15.07%) Senior Manager
2 11 (15.07%) Senior Project Manager
3 8 (10.96%) Programme Manager
3 8 (10.96%) Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Junior
4 7 (9.59%) Release Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Junior Project Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (8.22%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 3 (4.11%) PMO Lead
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Voice Project Manager
9 1 (1.37%) Capacity Manager
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.81%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.22%) IPTV
4 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
1 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (79.45%) Project Management
2 53 (72.60%) PRINCE2
3 19 (26.03%) ITIL
4 17 (23.29%) Change Management
5 13 (17.81%) Validation
6 10 (13.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (13.70%) SDLC
7 8 (10.96%) Asset Management
7 8 (10.96%) Project Planning
7 8 (10.96%) Migration
8 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
8 7 (9.59%) IT Governance
8 7 (9.59%) Problem Management
8 7 (9.59%) Release Management
9 6 (8.22%) ERP
10 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
10 5 (6.85%) Change Control
11 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) Degree
2 19 (26.03%) PMP
2 19 (26.03%) PMI Certification
3 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) APMP
5 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.11%) ISEB
6 3 (4.11%) CISSP
6 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) SCCM
1 4 (5.48%) SCOM
2 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.74%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.74%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.74%) SCSM
3 2 (2.74%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) BMC
2 7 (9.59%) Remedy
3 3 (4.11%) Capita
3 3 (4.11%) HP
3 3 (4.11%) IBM
4 2 (2.74%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.74%) Huawei
4 2 (2.74%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.37%) Ariba
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