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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 277 253 248
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1121 1297 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.12% 1.13%
As % of the Applications category 7.23% 7.35% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 924 966 963
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
15500 17649 16285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.23% 15.26% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12742 13991 13509
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Project within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 1051 £47,500 +3.26% 135
London +15 430 £53,500 +1.90% 48
South East -76 203 £45,000 -5.26% 29
North West +16 109 £40,000 -11.11% 13
East of England +26 100 £43,250 +1.76% 11
City of London +35 89 £57,500 - 11
Manchester +26 70 £40,000 - 10
West Midlands +12 70 £43,250 +27.20% 11
Yorkshire +5 54 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Hampshire +19 51 £46,250 +2.77% 12
West Yorkshire +1 43 £40,500 -10.00% 8
South West -42 43 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Surrey -30 42 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Berkshire -22 39 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Leeds +6 32 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Cheshire -3 30 £35,500 -21.11%
Cambridgeshire +32 29 £42,500 -32.00% 5
Scotland -49 29 £40,000 -16.66% 7
East Midlands +19 28 £41,174 -8.50% 4
Birmingham +5 28 £45,000 +46.34% 5
Wales +14 27 £50,000 +44.92% 1
South Wales +5 27 £50,000 +43.88% 1
Essex 0 26 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Hertfordshire -15 26 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Cambridge +32 24 £48,750 +13.37% 2
Cardiff +6 22 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Stockport +17 21 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Reading +2 21 £55,000 -22.53% 1
Buckinghamshire -23 18 £48,750 +17.46% 3
Oxfordshire +1 15 £40,000 +7.38% 3

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1480 (66.13%) Project Management
2 1150 (51.39%) MS Excel
3 1081 (48.30%) PRINCE2
4 961 (42.94%) Microsoft
5 916 (40.93%) Finance
6 697 (31.14%) MS Office
7 660 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
8 499 (22.30%) MS Visio
9 449 (20.06%) MS PowerPoint
10 372 (16.62%) Degree
11 355 (15.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 313 (13.99%) PMI Certification
13 296 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
14 277 (12.38%) Waterfall
15 268 (11.97%) SharePoint
16 253 (11.30%) Change Management
17 247 (11.04%) Project Planning
18 238 (10.63%) ITIL
19 230 (10.28%) Scrum
20 222 (9.92%) Programme Management
21 206 (9.20%) PMP
22 192 (8.58%) SDLC
23 185 (8.27%) Business Analysis
24 184 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 173 (7.73%) PMI
25 173 (7.73%) Retail
26 153 (6.84%) Risk Management
27 151 (6.75%) Windows
28 149 (6.66%) SQL
29 139 (6.21%) JIRA

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 268 (11.97%) SharePoint
2 80 (3.57%) MS Project Server
3 41 (1.83%) CMS
3 41 (1.83%) WebSphere
4 25 (1.12%) SAS
5 23 (1.03%) Confluence
6 21 (0.94%) MS Exchange
7 20 (0.89%) Lync
8 19 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (0.67%) IIS
10 14 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (0.49%) WorkSite
12 9 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.27%) NetWeaver
14 6 (0.27%) Magnolia
14 6 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1150 (51.39%) MS Excel
2 697 (31.14%) MS Office
3 499 (22.30%) MS Visio
4 449 (20.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.31%) Open Workbench
7 6 (0.27%) Niku Workbench
7 6 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.22%) Mingle
9 1 (0.045%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 47 (2.10%) Primavera
2 20 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.58%) CA PPM
5 11 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
8 7 (0.31%) Magento
8 7 (0.31%) Markit EDM
9 6 (0.27%) Finacle
9 6 (0.27%) SAP BPC
9 6 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
9 6 (0.27%) Temenos T24
9 6 (0.27%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.27%) Misys Equation
9 6 (0.27%) Misys Midas
10 4 (0.18%) Teamcenter
10 4 (0.18%) SAP CS
10 4 (0.18%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.43%) SaaS
2 17 (0.76%) Office 365
3 13 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.45%) Basecamp
5 7 (0.31%) Dropbox
6 5 (0.22%) Lucidchart
6 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.18%) IaaS
8 3 (0.13%) Yammer
8 3 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.65%) Internet
2 30 (1.34%) Intranet
3 25 (1.12%) Firewall
3 25 (1.12%) WAN
4 17 (0.76%) LAN
5 16 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.71%) SAN
6 13 (0.58%) VPN
6 13 (0.58%) Skype
7 12 (0.54%) PBX
7 12 (0.54%) Extranet
8 11 (0.49%) WebEx
8 11 (0.49%) Unified Communications
9 10 (0.45%) Wireless
10 9 (0.40%) Multicast
10 9 (0.40%) NAS
10 9 (0.40%) MPLS
11 7 (0.31%) CTI
11 7 (0.31%) IP Telephony
12 5 (0.22%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 42 (1.88%) Relational Database
3 24 (1.07%) MySQL
4 22 (0.98%) MS Access
5 20 (0.89%) DB2
6 19 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 14 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.36%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Power View
11 7 (0.31%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.22%) Big Data
14 4 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 139 (6.21%) JIRA
2 24 (1.07%) Visual Studio
3 19 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (0.67%) Hudson
5 7 (0.31%) Subversion
6 5 (0.22%) Toad
6 5 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (0.18%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.13%) Selenium
8 3 (0.13%) ProC
8 3 (0.13%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.089%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.089%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.089%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.089%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.045%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.045%) ERwin
10 1 (0.045%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.045%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.045%) LSMW
General
1 916 (40.93%) Finance
2 173 (7.73%) Retail
3 136 (6.08%) Banking
4 133 (5.94%) Telecoms
5 99 (4.42%) Marketing
6 66 (2.95%) Legal
7 58 (2.59%) Billing
8 57 (2.55%) Manufacturing
9 55 (2.46%) Investment Banking
10 50 (2.23%) Law
11 49 (2.19%) Games
12 47 (2.10%) Advertising
13 36 (1.61%) Publishing
14 28 (1.25%) Back Office
15 26 (1.16%) Financial Institution
16 25 (1.12%) Electronics
17 23 (1.03%) Local Government
18 18 (0.80%) Spanish Language
19 14 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
20 11 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1117 (49.91%) Project Manager
2 448 (20.02%) Analyst
3 166 (7.42%) Business Analyst
4 157 (7.02%) PMO Analyst
5 154 (6.88%) IT Project Manager
6 130 (5.81%) Senior Manager
7 120 (5.36%) Senior Project Manager
8 105 (4.69%) Coordinator
9 99 (4.42%) Agile Project Manager
10 85 (3.80%) Consultant
11 77 (3.44%) Project Coordinator
12 65 (2.90%) Junior
13 64 (2.86%) Programme Manager
14 62 (2.77%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 61 (2.73%) PMO Manager
15 61 (2.73%) Technical Manager
16 60 (2.68%) Technical Project Manager
17 53 (2.37%) Junior Project Manager
18 47 (2.10%) Project Analyst
19 45 (2.01%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (3.66%) .NET
2 40 (1.79%) HTML
3 32 (1.43%) CSS
4 30 (1.34%) XML
5 23 (1.03%) Web Services
6 19 (0.85%) SOAP
7 17 (0.76%) COM
8 15 (0.67%) REST
8 15 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (0.58%) Entity Framework
9 13 (0.58%) ServiceStack
9 13 (0.58%) WinForms
9 13 (0.58%) WCF
9 13 (0.58%) WPF
9 13 (0.58%) Silverlight
10 12 (0.54%) .NET Framework
11 11 (0.49%) Middleware
12 9 (0.40%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.40%) Velocity
13 8 (0.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 296 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (7.73%) PMI
3 127 (5.67%) Management Information System
4 102 (4.56%) Data Centre
5 53 (2.37%) Computer Science
6 34 (1.52%) User Experience
7 23 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 22 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (0.76%) iPad
10 16 (0.71%) Wiki
10 16 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (0.67%) DTV
12 14 (0.63%) Fixed Income
12 14 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 14 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 13 (0.58%) Hedge funds
13 13 (0.58%) N-Tier
13 13 (0.58%) NHS
13 13 (0.58%) Equities
14 12 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 151 (6.75%) Windows
2 47 (2.10%) UNIX
3 34 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (1.47%) Linux
5 32 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 25 (1.12%) Android
8 22 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 16 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.58%) Windows Phone 7
10 13 (0.58%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.31%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.31%) Solaris
14 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.18%) CentOS
16 3 (0.13%) AIX
17 2 (0.089%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1480 (66.13%) Project Management
2 1081 (48.30%) PRINCE2
3 660 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
4 355 (15.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 277 (12.38%) Waterfall
6 253 (11.30%) Change Management
7 247 (11.04%) Project Planning
8 238 (10.63%) ITIL
9 230 (10.28%) Scrum
10 222 (9.92%) Programme Management
11 192 (8.58%) SDLC
12 185 (8.27%) Business Analysis
13 153 (6.84%) Risk Management
14 128 (5.72%) Change Control
15 126 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 126 (5.63%) PRINCE
15 126 (5.63%) Time Management
16 117 (5.23%) Mentoring
17 114 (5.09%) Service Delivery
18 111 (4.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 149 (6.66%) SQL
2 81 (3.62%) Java
3 80 (3.57%) C
4 35 (1.56%) C++
5 33 (1.47%) C#
6 29 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 17 (0.76%) PHP
8 16 (0.71%) VB
9 15 (0.67%) VBA
10 13 (0.58%) PL/SQL
10 13 (0.58%) Perl
11 12 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.31%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.27%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.22%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.089%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.089%) VBScript
15 2 (0.089%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.045%) AWK
16 1 (0.045%) Korn
Qualifications
1 372 (16.62%) Degree
2 313 (13.99%) PMI Certification
3 206 (9.20%) PMP
4 184 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 128 (5.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 58 (2.59%) APMP
7 52 (2.32%) Security Cleared
8 50 (2.23%) ISEB
9 36 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (1.16%) SC Cleared
11 13 (0.58%) CAPM
12 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.49%) HND
14 10 (0.45%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.40%) DV Cleared
16 8 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 8 (0.36%) MCITP
17 6 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
17 6 (0.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.50%) QA
2 33 (1.47%) SLA
3 29 (1.30%) PMBOK
4 24 (1.07%) MiFID
4 24 (1.07%) EMIR
4 24 (1.07%) Dodd-Frank
5 20 (0.89%) P3O
6 17 (0.76%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.49%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.13%) FATCA
11 1 (0.045%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 53 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (0.31%) ISA Server
5 7 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.13%) XenApp
8 2 (0.089%) vSphere
8 2 (0.089%) Firmware
8 2 (0.089%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.045%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.045%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.045%) KVM
9 1 (0.045%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (1.34%) SCCM
2 25 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (0.45%) SCOM
5 4 (0.18%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.18%) Puppet
5 4 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.089%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.089%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.089%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.045%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.045%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.045%) SCSM
8 1 (0.045%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.045%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.045%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 961 (42.94%) Microsoft
2 109 (4.87%) Oracle
3 71 (3.17%) SAP
4 58 (2.59%) VMware
5 43 (1.92%) Cisco
6 40 (1.79%) Planview
7 39 (1.74%) IBM
8 31 (1.39%) HP
9 28 (1.25%) Citrix
9 28 (1.25%) hybris
10 25 (1.12%) ATG
11 21 (0.94%) Apple
11 21 (0.94%) Avaya
11 21 (0.94%) Adobe
12 19 (0.85%) CheckPoint
13 16 (0.71%) Sybase
13 16 (0.71%) Cognos
13 16 (0.71%) NetApp
13 16 (0.71%) Atlassian
14 12 (0.54%) Infor
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £65k - 75k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Stock Options, Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 40k-60k
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
AMsource Technology Limited
Salary: £35k-£50k + Pension, Insurance, 25 Days Holiday etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30’000 to £60 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: Yesterday