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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 363 306 256
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -50
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 747 1061 1345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 1.00% 1.19%
As % of the Applications category 6.34% 7.29% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 597 891 1058
Median salary £48,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,400 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
11778 14553 17728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.83% 13.69% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9697 11788 14531
Median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
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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 -41 717 £50,000 +11.11% 72
London +4 322 £57,500 +9.52% 20
South East +11 170 £45,000 - 10
City of London +29 72 £50,000 -11.11% 3
West Midlands +1 49 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East of England -13 45 £54,500 +17.83% 7
South West -14 41 £40,000 +5.26% 11
Berkshire +32 37 £50,000 +31.57% 3
Yorkshire +18 36 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Hampshire +3 36 £51,500 +3.00% 5
Surrey -8 34 £42,500 -15.00%
North West -61 33 £45,000 +20.00% 6
West Yorkshire +35 32 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Hertfordshire +14 28 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Birmingham -10 25 £36,250 -14.70%
Oxfordshire +34 22 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands -5 22 £50,000 +51.31% 6
Watford +1 20 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Leeds +18 19 £35,000 -17.64%
Bristol +10 19 £40,000 -23.80% 5
East Sussex +23 15 £40,000 +23.07%
Kent +18 14 £53,750 +53.57%
Lewes +12 14 £40,000 +33.33%
Manchester -51 14 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Scotland +16 13 £30,750 -18.00% 3
Winchester - 12 £55,000 -
Somerset +8 11 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 11 £57,500 +74.00%
Nottingham -4 10 £57,500 +74.00%
Bradford +3 9 £32,500 -10.95% 3

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 863 (57.15%) Project Management
2 761 (50.40%) MS Excel
3 723 (47.88%) Microsoft
4 684 (45.30%) PRINCE2
5 572 (37.88%) Finance
6 434 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
7 387 (25.63%) MS Office
8 330 (21.85%) MS Visio
9 317 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 245 (16.23%) Degree
11 220 (14.57%) MS PowerPoint
12 208 (13.77%) SharePoint
13 193 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
14 173 (11.46%) Project Planning
15 156 (10.33%) PMI Certification
16 152 (10.07%) Change Management
17 151 (10.00%) ITIL
18 147 (9.74%) Risk Management
19 144 (9.54%) Retail
20 141 (9.34%) Scrum
21 140 (9.27%) PMP
21 140 (9.27%) SDLC
22 130 (8.61%) SQL
22 130 (8.61%) Programme Management
23 126 (8.34%) CRM
24 122 (8.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 119 (7.88%) Manufacturing
25 119 (7.88%) QA
26 117 (7.75%) SAP
27 114 (7.55%) Business Analysis

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
1 208 (13.77%) SharePoint
2 49 (3.25%) MS Project Server
3 46 (3.05%) Confluence
4 22 (1.46%) CMS
4 22 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 13 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (0.86%) IIS
6 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.33%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.26%) Drupal
9 4 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.20%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.20%) JBoss
10 3 (0.20%) Kentico
11 2 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.066%) Apache
12 1 (0.066%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 761 (50.40%) MS Excel
2 387 (25.63%) MS Office
3 330 (21.85%) MS Visio
4 220 (14.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.40%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.066%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 49 (3.25%) Primavera
2 42 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (1.13%) SAP PS
5 16 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.79%) Magento
7 11 (0.73%) CA PPM
8 9 (0.60%) Bankmaster
8 9 (0.60%) Finacle
8 9 (0.60%) Misys Equation
8 9 (0.60%) Temenos T24
9 8 (0.53%) SAP SD
10 7 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.33%) Workday HCM
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.85%) SaaS
2 25 (1.66%) Office 365
3 23 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.93%) Trello
5 12 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.26%) IaaS
7 4 (0.26%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.20%) PaaS
9 2 (0.13%) FinancialForce.com
10 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.066%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.066%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.066%) G Suite
10 1 (0.066%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.066%) Slack
10 1 (0.066%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.72%) Internet
2 27 (1.79%) VoIP
3 25 (1.66%) Firewall
4 23 (1.52%) LAN
5 21 (1.39%) WAN
6 18 (1.19%) VPN
7 17 (1.13%) Intranet
8 11 (0.73%) LDAP
8 11 (0.73%) SAN
9 10 (0.66%) Extranet
9 10 (0.66%) VLAN
10 9 (0.60%) Broadband
10 9 (0.60%) DNS
10 9 (0.60%) HTTP
10 9 (0.60%) MPLS
10 9 (0.60%) OSPF
11 8 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (0.53%) IP Telephony
11 8 (0.53%) TCP/IP
12 7 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (2.19%) Relational Database
4 27 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 18 (1.19%) Data Mart
6 17 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (0.60%) Big Data
8 9 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.53%) MS Access
9 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.33%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.26%) DB2
13 3 (0.20%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 111 (7.35%) JIRA
2 34 (2.25%) Selenium
3 12 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.46%) Subversion
4 7 (0.46%) Toad
5 5 (0.33%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (0.33%) LSMW
6 4 (0.26%) ProtoShare
7 3 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.13%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.13%) Ranorex
8 2 (0.13%) Redmine
8 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.066%) FogBugz
9 1 (0.066%) WebDriver
General
1 572 (37.88%) Finance
2 144 (9.54%) Retail
3 119 (7.88%) Manufacturing
4 93 (6.16%) Telecoms
5 84 (5.56%) Legal
6 78 (5.17%) Marketing
7 67 (4.44%) Banking
8 46 (3.05%) Billing
9 36 (2.38%) Publishing
10 34 (2.25%) Advertising
11 30 (1.99%) Back Office
11 30 (1.99%) Law
12 26 (1.72%) Games
13 20 (1.32%) Electronics
14 18 (1.19%) Financial Institution
15 17 (1.13%) Spanish Language
16 14 (0.93%) Front Office
16 14 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.86%) Investment Banking
18 12 (0.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 678 (44.90%) Project Manager
2 257 (17.02%) Analyst
3 157 (10.40%) IT Manager
4 120 (7.95%) IT Project Manager
5 112 (7.42%) Senior Manager
6 106 (7.02%) Senior Project Manager
7 94 (6.23%) PMO Analyst
8 93 (6.16%) Business Analyst
9 78 (5.17%) Consultant
10 54 (3.58%) Software Project Manager
11 53 (3.51%) Technical Manager
12 49 (3.25%) Coordinator
13 48 (3.18%) Project Analyst
14 46 (3.05%) Technical Project Manager
15 45 (2.98%) Junior
16 43 (2.85%) Programme Manager
17 42 (2.78%) Project Coordinator
18 38 (2.52%) Junior Project Manager
19 36 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
19 36 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (5.83%) .NET
2 44 (2.91%) XML
3 31 (2.05%) HTML
4 16 (1.06%) HTML5
5 13 (0.86%) .NET Framework
5 13 (0.86%) EDI
6 7 (0.46%) CSS
6 7 (0.46%) Web Services
7 6 (0.40%) Velocity
8 5 (0.33%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.33%) J2EE
8 5 (0.33%) REST
8 5 (0.33%) SailPoint
9 4 (0.26%) Flash
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.26%) SAML
9 4 (0.26%) SOAP
10 3 (0.20%) Java EE
10 3 (0.20%) LAMP
10 3 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 193 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 86 (5.70%) PMI
4 52 (3.44%) Data Centre
5 46 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 28 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 24 (1.59%) Driving Licence
8 23 (1.52%) Fintech
9 19 (1.26%) Data Integration
10 17 (1.13%) Visualisation
11 16 (1.06%) NHS
12 14 (0.93%) Derivative
13 12 (0.79%) FMCG
14 11 (0.73%) SWIFT
15 10 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.66%) Replication
16 9 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (0.60%) Mathematics
16 9 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
16 9 (0.60%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 84 (5.56%) Windows
2 29 (1.92%) Windows Server
3 25 (1.66%) Unix
4 23 (1.52%) Linux
4 23 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 15 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.53%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.33%) Android
12 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.26%) Solaris
13 3 (0.20%) AIX
13 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.066%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (57.15%) Project Management
2 684 (45.30%) PRINCE2
3 434 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
4 317 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 173 (11.46%) Project Planning
6 152 (10.07%) Change Management
7 151 (10.00%) ITIL
8 147 (9.74%) Risk Management
9 141 (9.34%) Scrum
10 140 (9.27%) SDLC
11 130 (8.61%) Programme Management
12 126 (8.34%) CRM
13 114 (7.55%) Business Analysis
14 112 (7.42%) Waterfall
15 108 (7.15%) Business Intelligence
16 95 (6.29%) ERP
17 87 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
18 85 (5.63%) PRINCE
19 79 (5.23%) Change Control
20 76 (5.03%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (8.61%) SQL
2 62 (4.11%) Java
3 31 (2.05%) C#
4 24 (1.59%) C
5 19 (1.26%) PowerShell
6 13 (0.86%) JavaScript
6 13 (0.86%) VBA
7 11 (0.73%) VBScript
8 9 (0.60%) C++
9 6 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.33%) VB
11 2 (0.13%) PHP
11 2 (0.13%) Python
11 2 (0.13%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.066%) Perl
12 1 (0.066%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.066%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 245 (16.23%) Degree
2 156 (10.33%) PMI Certification
3 140 (9.27%) PMP
4 122 (8.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 103 (6.82%) Security Cleared
6 90 (5.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 88 (5.83%) SC Cleared
8 63 (4.17%) APMP
9 60 (3.97%) ISEB
10 39 (2.58%) ISTQB
11 33 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (1.52%) CISSP
13 22 (1.46%) CCNA
13 22 (1.46%) CCNP
13 22 (1.46%) CISM
14 21 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (1.06%) CCIE
15 16 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 14 (0.93%) DV Cleared
17 13 (0.86%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (7.88%) QA
2 39 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.46%) P3O
4 18 (1.19%) PMBOK
5 17 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.99%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.93%) ISO27002
8 8 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.53%) SLA
9 6 (0.40%) MiFID
10 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.33%) SEPA
11 4 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.20%) EMIR
12 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
13 2 (0.13%) COBIT
13 2 (0.13%) COSO
13 2 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.066%) ISO15022
System Software
1 31 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.13%) Firmware
5 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.066%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.066%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.20%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.20%) Nagios
4 3 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.20%) SCCM
4 3 (0.20%) SCOM
5 2 (0.13%) Sysprep
5 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.066%) Control-M
6 1 (0.066%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.066%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.066%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.066%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 723 (47.88%) Microsoft
2 117 (7.75%) SAP
3 87 (5.76%) Oracle
4 52 (3.44%) Cisco
4 52 (3.44%) HP
5 47 (3.11%) Planview
6 30 (1.99%) VMware
7 26 (1.72%) Siebel
8 25 (1.66%) Sun
9 24 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.46%) Citrix
11 17 (1.13%) CheckPoint
12 16 (1.06%) Juniper
13 15 (0.99%) CA
14 14 (0.93%) BISAM
15 13 (0.86%) Remedy
15 13 (0.86%) SunGard
16 12 (0.79%) StatPro
17 11 (0.73%) Avaloq
18 10 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 31 minutes ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 27.5 day hol + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 6 mthly pay reviews for first 18 mth
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £70000 - £77000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
IDOX plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Michael Page International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Posted: 10 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28k Per Annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £36,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus bonus
Posted: 6 days ago