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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 110 125 106
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 30 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 0.71% 1.24%
As % of the Applications category 8.17% 4.44% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 18
Average salary £63,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £32,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £88,750 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
367 360 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.72% 15.94% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 265 277 272
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 16 September 2014.

MS Project Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 42 (70.00%) Project Management
2 30 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 28 (46.67%) Finance
4 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (28.33%) Project Planning
6 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
6 17 (28.33%) SC Cleared
7 16 (26.67%) MS Project Server
7 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 15 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 14 (23.33%) Windows
10 13 (21.67%) MS Visio
10 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (21.67%) Migration
10 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 12 (20.00%) CRM
11 12 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (18.33%) Retail
12 11 (18.33%) Fujitsu
12 11 (18.33%) Project Governance
12 11 (18.33%) Change Control
13 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (16.67%) SAP
14 9 (15.00%) ITIL
14 9 (15.00%) MS Office
14 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
15 8 (13.33%) Force.com

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 (26.67%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (21.67%) MS Visio
4 9 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Force.com
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) DWDM
1 1 (1.67%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
General
1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (18.33%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Marketing
5 3 (5.00%) Billing
5 3 (5.00%) Back Office
6 2 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.00%) Project Planner
3 11 (18.33%) Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Technical Manager
4 7 (11.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 7 (11.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Account Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Junior
8 2 (3.33%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.33%) Information Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.33%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Project Management
2 30 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (28.33%) Project Planning
5 13 (21.67%) Migration
6 12 (20.00%) CRM
7 11 (18.33%) Project Governance
7 11 (18.33%) Change Control
8 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.00%) ITIL
9 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
10 7 (11.67%) Data Management
11 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 5 (8.33%) Resource Management
12 5 (8.33%) Business Development
12 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
12 5 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (8.33%) SOA
12 5 (8.33%) ERP
12 5 (8.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) Apex Code
1 3 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
1 17 (28.33%) SC Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.67%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) PMP
4 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CISSP
5 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (18.33%) Fujitsu
4 10 (16.67%) SAP
5 5 (8.33%) Siebel
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (1.67%) Capita
7 1 (1.67%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) Primavera