The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 367 304 275
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -29
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 774 1131 1287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 1.03% 1.11%
As % of the Applications category 6.25% 7.25% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 596 920 966
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
12387 15593 17596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.67% 14.19% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10293 12712 13918
Median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MS Project
Salary Trend

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

MS Project Salary Trend in the UK

MS Project
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 within the UK.

MS Project Salary Histogram in the UK

MS Project
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -54 730 £47,500 - 103
London -86 244 £55,000 - 38
South East -11 154 £50,000 +11.11% 19
North West -30 73 £43,750 +9.37% 14
South West +26 61 £39,000 -13.33% 10
East of England -20 60 £50,000 +17.64% 5
West Midlands -19 54 £43,500 +2.35% 6
Yorkshire +23 48 £33,500 -21.17% 5
Manchester -18 48 £40,000 - 12
City of London +18 45 £67,500 +17.39% 18
Berkshire +18 41 £65,000 +18.18% 3
West Yorkshire +12 36 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Bristol +50 32 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Midlands +13 32 £50,000 +19.51% 3
Surrey +9 26 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Hampshire -28 24 £42,500 -8.10% 5
Hertfordshire +13 23 £57,500 +64.28%
Birmingham -21 21 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Leeds +16 19 £33,500 -21.17%
Scotland +7 19 £35,000 -12.50% 6
West Sussex +5 17 £50,000 -9.09%
Slough +32 16 £67,500 +22.72% 1
East Sussex +11 16 £35,871 -7.43% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 14 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Essex -6 14 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Oxfordshire -9 14 £65,250 +86.42% 2
Guildford +20 13 £57,500 +45.56% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 13 £23,000 -29.23% 2
Coventry +3 13 £43,500 -12.12% 1
Wiltshire +6 12 £19,000 -57.77%

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MS Project.

1 1034 (62.97%) Project Management
2 873 (53.17%) MS Excel
3 781 (47.56%) Microsoft
4 775 (47.20%) PRINCE2
5 587 (35.75%) Finance
6 481 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
7 446 (27.16%) MS Office
8 338 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 321 (19.55%) MS Visio
10 238 (14.49%) MS PowerPoint
11 237 (14.43%) Degree
12 197 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
13 191 (11.63%) Project Planning
14 190 (11.57%) Risk Management
15 189 (11.51%) ITIL
16 180 (10.96%) SharePoint
17 170 (10.35%) PMI Certification
17 170 (10.35%) Scrum
18 166 (10.11%) Change Management
19 150 (9.14%) Programme Management
20 147 (8.95%) SDLC
21 139 (8.47%) PMP
22 137 (8.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 133 (8.10%) CRM
24 131 (7.98%) Retail
24 131 (7.98%) JIRA
25 125 (7.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
26 115 (7.00%) Waterfall
27 113 (6.88%) Project Governance
28 107 (6.52%) SAP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 180 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 69 (4.20%) MS Project Server
3 27 (1.64%) Confluence
4 25 (1.52%) CMS
5 21 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (1.22%) MS Exchange
7 18 (1.10%) IIS
8 15 (0.91%) SAS
8 15 (0.91%) Skype for Business
9 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.37%) Kentico
12 4 (0.24%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.18%) WordPress
14 2 (0.12%) Apache
14 2 (0.12%) Drupal
14 2 (0.12%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 873 (53.17%) MS Excel
2 446 (27.16%) MS Office
3 321 (19.55%) MS Visio
4 238 (14.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.37%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.061%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.061%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 33 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 33 (2.01%) Primavera
2 21 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.91%) IntelliMatch
3 15 (0.91%) Markit EDM
3 15 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.91%) SimCorp Dimension
4 9 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.55%) SAP SD
5 8 (0.49%) SAP PS
6 7 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.24%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.18%) CA PPM
9 3 (0.18%) Infor CRM
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.68%) SaaS
2 36 (2.19%) Office 365
3 22 (1.34%) Trello
4 19 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (0.67%) IaaS
8 7 (0.43%) PaaS
9 3 (0.18%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.12%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.061%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.01%) Firewall
2 28 (1.71%) VoIP
3 22 (1.34%) Internet
4 20 (1.22%) WAN
5 19 (1.16%) Intranet
6 18 (1.10%) LAN
7 16 (0.97%) Extranet
8 14 (0.85%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.67%) Unified Communications
9 11 (0.67%) VPN
10 9 (0.55%) SAN
11 7 (0.43%) VLAN
12 6 (0.37%) MPLS
13 5 (0.30%) BGP
13 5 (0.30%) DNS
13 5 (0.30%) EIGRP
13 5 (0.30%) HTTP
13 5 (0.30%) IP Telephony
13 5 (0.30%) LDAP
13 5 (0.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (1.46%) Big Data
4 18 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 15 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 14 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (0.73%) DataStage
8 12 (0.73%) IBM InfoSphere
8 12 (0.73%) QualityStage
9 11 (0.67%) EDRMS
10 9 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
10 9 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.49%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.43%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.37%) MS Access
14 5 (0.30%) Data Mart
14 5 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 131 (7.98%) JIRA
2 40 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.67%) Subversion
4 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.37%) Toad
6 5 (0.30%) Selenium
7 4 (0.24%) Artifactory
7 4 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.18%) CaliberRM
8 3 (0.18%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.18%) Hudson
8 3 (0.18%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.18%) RequisitePro
8 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.18%) VersionOne
8 3 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.12%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.12%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 587 (35.75%) Finance
2 131 (7.98%) Retail
3 94 (5.72%) Manufacturing
4 92 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 91 (5.54%) Legal
6 77 (4.69%) Marketing
7 64 (3.90%) Banking
8 48 (2.92%) Advertising
9 42 (2.56%) Back Office
10 39 (2.38%) Billing
11 37 (2.25%) Publishing
12 27 (1.64%) Front Office
13 26 (1.58%) Law
14 25 (1.52%) Electronics
15 20 (1.22%) Games
16 19 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (0.85%) Investment Banking
18 9 (0.55%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.49%) Spanish Language
20 7 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 796 (48.48%) Project Manager
2 253 (15.41%) Analyst
3 175 (10.66%) IT Manager
4 145 (8.83%) IT Project Manager
5 139 (8.47%) Senior Manager
6 133 (8.10%) Senior Project Manager
7 95 (5.79%) Business Analyst
8 87 (5.30%) PMO Analyst
9 74 (4.51%) Software Project Manager
10 63 (3.84%) Programme Manager
11 60 (3.65%) Coordinator
12 59 (3.59%) Agile Project Manager
12 59 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
13 54 (3.29%) Technical Manager
14 51 (3.11%) Project Coordinator
15 48 (2.92%) Administrator
16 47 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
16 47 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 45 (2.74%) Technical Project Manager
18 40 (2.44%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (5.72%) .NET
2 44 (2.68%) HTML
3 21 (1.28%) CSS
3 21 (1.28%) Web Services
4 15 (0.91%) XML
5 13 (0.79%) .NET Framework
5 13 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 9 (0.55%) HTML5
6 9 (0.55%) Middleware
7 7 (0.43%) Ajax
8 6 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (0.37%) COM
8 6 (0.37%) SOAP
9 5 (0.30%) EDI
9 5 (0.30%) Velocity
10 3 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.18%) jQuery
10 3 (0.18%) LAMP
10 3 (0.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 197 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 76 (4.63%) PMI
4 55 (3.35%) Data Centre
5 44 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 37 (2.25%) Driving Licence
7 33 (2.01%) Virtual Team
8 20 (1.22%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.04%) iPad
10 15 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (0.79%) NHS
12 11 (0.67%) Fintech
12 11 (0.67%) Mathematics
13 10 (0.61%) Derivative
14 9 (0.55%) Data Integration
15 8 (0.49%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.49%) CMDB
15 8 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
16 6 (0.37%) STB
16 6 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 99 (6.03%) Windows
2 32 (1.95%) Linux
3 27 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 16 (0.97%) Unix
5 12 (0.73%) Windows 7
5 12 (0.73%) Windows 8
6 11 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.49%) AIX
7 8 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.43%) Android
9 5 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.30%) Solaris
10 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.12%) CentOS
12 2 (0.12%) HPUX
12 2 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1034 (62.97%) Project Management
2 775 (47.20%) PRINCE2
3 481 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
4 338 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 191 (11.63%) Project Planning
6 190 (11.57%) Risk Management
7 189 (11.51%) ITIL
8 170 (10.35%) Scrum
9 166 (10.11%) Change Management
10 150 (9.14%) Programme Management
11 147 (8.95%) SDLC
12 133 (8.10%) CRM
13 115 (7.00%) Waterfall
14 113 (6.88%) Project Governance
15 106 (6.46%) Business Analysis
16 99 (6.03%) Change Control
17 86 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
18 80 (4.87%) Continuous Improvement
19 76 (4.63%) ERP
19 76 (4.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (5.60%) SQL
2 57 (3.47%) Java
3 43 (2.62%) C#
4 30 (1.83%) JavaScript
5 14 (0.85%) C
5 14 (0.85%) PowerShell
6 13 (0.79%) T-SQL
7 9 (0.55%) C++
8 6 (0.37%) VB
8 6 (0.37%) VBScript
9 5 (0.30%) PHP
9 5 (0.30%) VBA
10 3 (0.18%) Python
11 2 (0.12%) Perl
11 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.061%) ABAP
12 1 (0.061%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 237 (14.43%) Degree
2 170 (10.35%) PMI Certification
3 139 (8.47%) PMP
4 137 (8.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 125 (7.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 89 (5.42%) Security Cleared
7 75 (4.57%) SC Cleared
8 44 (2.68%) ISEB
9 39 (2.38%) APMP
10 26 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (1.28%) CCNA
12 17 (1.04%) CCNP
12 17 (1.04%) DV Cleared
13 14 (0.85%) CCIE
13 14 (0.85%) CCNP Voice
14 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (0.55%) HND
15 9 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.24%) QA
2 33 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.52%) PMBOK
4 17 (1.04%) ISO27002
5 12 (0.73%) P3O
6 10 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.55%) SLA
8 7 (0.43%) MiFID
9 5 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.30%) SEPA
10 4 (0.24%) EMIR
10 4 (0.24%) GAMP
10 4 (0.24%) GxP
11 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.12%) COBIT
12 2 (0.12%) COSO
12 2 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.12%) ISO19770
System Software
1 35 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 21 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.18%) Firmware
6 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.12%) XenApp
7 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.061%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.061%) vSphere
7 1 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.18%) SCCM
6 2 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.12%) SCOM
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.061%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.061%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.061%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.061%) Control-M
7 1 (0.061%) Nagios
7 1 (0.061%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.061%) Puppet
7 1 (0.061%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.061%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.061%) WSUS
Vendors
1 781 (47.56%) Microsoft
2 107 (6.52%) SAP
3 75 (4.57%) Oracle
4 52 (3.17%) VMware
5 51 (3.11%) HP
6 39 (2.38%) Cisco
7 26 (1.58%) Citrix
8 25 (1.52%) Planview
9 21 (1.28%) IBM
10 18 (1.10%) BISAM
10 18 (1.10%) EMC
11 17 (1.04%) Atlassian
11 17 (1.04%) Remedy
11 17 (1.04%) SunGard
12 16 (0.97%) Cognos
13 15 (0.91%) NetApp
13 15 (0.91%) ServiceNow
13 15 (0.91%) SimCorp
14 13 (0.79%) Siebel
15 12 (0.73%) Intel Security
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + superb benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive salary package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 50000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa Circa 45-70K plus Car allowance & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits Package + Free onsite lunch
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
IntaPeople
Salary: £55000 - £77000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Interserve plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £42,000 - £60,000 + (depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago