The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 66 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 3 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.50% 0.38% 1.93%
As % of the Applications category 3.75% 1.56% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Average salary £44,500 £38,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.10% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £36,400 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £39,600 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
MS Project
West Midlands

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

Applications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
80 128 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.33% 24.02% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 69 100 79
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MS Project
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

MS Project Salary Trend in Staffordshire

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Project Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) SAP