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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 108 119 106
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 31 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 0.78% 1.15%
As % of the Applications category 8.31% 5.45% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 17
Average salary £63,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.68% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,300 £54,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
MS Project
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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
373 330 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.70% 14.37% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 263 249 269
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

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 2 October 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 44 (72.13%) Project Management
2 28 (45.90%) PRINCE2
3 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
4 23 (37.70%) Finance
5 22 (36.07%) Project Planning
6 18 (29.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (26.23%) Windows
7 16 (26.23%) SC Cleared
7 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
8 15 (24.59%) MS Project Server
8 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
8 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (22.95%) MS Visio
9 14 (22.95%) MS PowerPoint
10 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (19.67%) Migration
11 12 (19.67%) CRM
11 12 (19.67%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (18.03%) Project Governance
12 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (16.39%) MS Office
13 10 (16.39%) SAP
14 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
14 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (14.75%) ITIL
15 8 (13.11%) Fujitsu
15 8 (13.11%) Force.com
15 8 (13.11%) Retail
16 7 (11.48%) Data Management
16 7 (11.48%) Change Control

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 15 (24.59%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 14 (22.95%) MS Visio
2 14 (22.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (16.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Force.com
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) SDH
1 1 (1.64%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (37.70%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
3 8 (13.11%) Retail
4 4 (6.56%) Billing
4 4 (6.56%) Marketing
5 2 (3.28%) Back Office
5 2 (3.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Project Manager
2 14 (22.95%) Project Planner
3 10 (16.39%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Project Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Business Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Business Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Account Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.92%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.28%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Information Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Programme Planner
9 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (72.13%) Project Management
2 28 (45.90%) PRINCE2
3 22 (36.07%) Project Planning
4 18 (29.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.67%) Migration
5 12 (19.67%) CRM
6 11 (18.03%) Project Governance
7 9 (14.75%) ITIL
7 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.48%) Data Management
8 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
8 7 (11.48%) Change Control
9 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.20%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (8.20%) SOA
9 5 (8.20%) ERP
9 5 (8.20%) B2B
9 5 (8.20%) B2C
9 5 (8.20%) PRINCE
9 5 (8.20%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Java
1 3 (4.92%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) SC Cleared
1 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (6.56%) Degree
3 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.92%) PMP
4 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) ISEB
6 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (16.39%) SAP
4 8 (13.11%) Fujitsu
5 5 (8.20%) Siebel
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.64%) VMware