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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 284 257 256
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1122 1322 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 1.13% 1.09%
As % of the Applications category 7.09% 7.35% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 881 999 958
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £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
15833 17998 16412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.46% 15.38% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12786 14379 13546
Average salary £38,648 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -24 1049 £47,500 - 131
London -17 411 £52,500 -0.47% 43
South East -78 197 £45,000 - 26
North West +37 117 £40,000 -11.11% 20
East of England +11 105 £44,000 -12.00% 6
City of London +22 97 £52,500 -4.54% 17
West Midlands -6 82 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Yorkshire +17 61 £37,500 -18.47% 10
Manchester +14 52 £40,000 - 17
Surrey -18 48 £42,500 -17.07% 7
Cheshire +22 47 £40,000 -13.97% 3
West Yorkshire +25 46 £35,000 -22.22% 9
South West -47 42 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Berkshire -11 41 £50,000 +14.28% 3
Hampshire -16 35 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Leeds +21 34 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Hertfordshire -14 34 £47,500 +11.76%
Reading +10 29 £50,000 -
Wales +12 28 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Cardiff +8 28 £35,000 - 1
South Wales +6 28 £45,000 +28.57% 2
East Midlands +11 27 £45,000 +2.85% 6
Birmingham 0 27 £40,000 +25.98% 2
Scotland -30 26 £37,500 -21.87% 6
Essex 0 24 £42,000 -31.42% 2
West Sussex +2 23 £57,500 -2.12% 1
Cambridge +19 22 £50,000 +2.04% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 22 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Bedfordshire -4 18 £57,500 +15.00%
Oxfordshire +2 16 £40,000 +6.66% 3

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1496 (65.99%) Project Management
2 1188 (52.40%) MS Excel
3 1125 (49.63%) PRINCE2
4 990 (43.67%) Microsoft
5 870 (38.38%) Finance
6 709 (31.27%) MS Office
7 673 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
8 533 (23.51%) MS Visio
9 454 (20.03%) MS PowerPoint
10 381 (16.81%) Degree
11 363 (16.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 317 (13.98%) PMI Certification
13 292 (12.88%) Waterfall
14 273 (12.04%) SharePoint
15 266 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
16 262 (11.56%) Project Planning
17 260 (11.47%) ITIL
18 252 (11.12%) Change Management
19 229 (10.10%) Scrum
20 218 (9.62%) Programme Management
21 207 (9.13%) PMP
21 207 (9.13%) SDLC
22 193 (8.51%) Business Analysis
23 192 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 175 (7.72%) PMI
25 172 (7.59%) Retail
26 163 (7.19%) Windows
27 160 (7.06%) SQL
28 151 (6.66%) Risk Management
29 149 (6.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 273 (12.04%) SharePoint
2 68 (3.00%) MS Project Server
3 43 (1.90%) CMS
4 41 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 26 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 18 (0.79%) Lync
7 18 (0.79%) Confluence
8 17 (0.75%) WorkSite
8 17 (0.75%) SAS
9 16 (0.71%) IIS
10 15 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.26%) NetWeaver
15 6 (0.26%) Magnolia
16 5 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1188 (52.40%) MS Excel
2 709 (31.27%) MS Office
3 533 (23.51%) MS Visio
4 454 (20.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.31%) Open Workbench
6 7 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.22%) Mingle
9 3 (0.13%) Niku Workbench
10 2 (0.088%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.088%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.044%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.044%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (2.07%) Primavera
2 26 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.49%) CA PPM
6 10 (0.44%) Summit
7 9 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.40%) Magento
8 8 (0.35%) SAP BPC
8 8 (0.35%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
9 7 (0.31%) Markit EDM
9 7 (0.31%) Remedy AR System
10 6 (0.26%) Temenos T24
10 6 (0.26%) Finacle
10 6 (0.26%) Misys Equation
10 6 (0.26%) Misys Midas
11 5 (0.22%) SAP PM
12 4 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.32%) SaaS
2 19 (0.84%) Office 365
3 12 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.40%) Basecamp
5 7 (0.31%) Dropbox
6 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.22%) Lucidchart
8 3 (0.13%) Yammer
9 2 (0.088%) IaaS
10 1 (0.044%) Force.com
10 1 (0.044%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.25%) Internet
2 47 (2.07%) Intranet
3 33 (1.46%) WAN
4 30 (1.32%) Firewall
5 26 (1.15%) LAN
6 22 (0.97%) Extranet
7 18 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.71%) Wireless
9 14 (0.62%) SAN
10 12 (0.53%) PBX
10 12 (0.53%) Skype
11 11 (0.49%) WebEx
11 11 (0.49%) Unified Communications
11 11 (0.49%) VPN
12 9 (0.40%) MPLS
12 9 (0.40%) Multicast
12 9 (0.40%) IP Telephony
13 7 (0.31%) NAS
13 7 (0.31%) CTI
14 6 (0.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 34 (1.50%) Relational Database
3 27 (1.19%) MS Access
3 27 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (1.06%) MySQL
5 20 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (0.75%) DB2
6 17 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 14 (0.62%) Data Mining
8 13 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
9 10 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Power View
12 6 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 144 (6.35%) JIRA
2 28 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 18 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (0.66%) Hudson
5 10 (0.44%) Subversion
6 5 (0.22%) Toad
6 5 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.13%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.088%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.088%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.088%) Selenium
8 2 (0.088%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.044%) Ant
9 1 (0.044%) FogBugz
9 1 (0.044%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.044%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.044%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.044%) Maven
9 1 (0.044%) MagicDraw
General
1 870 (38.38%) Finance
2 172 (7.59%) Retail
3 131 (5.78%) Banking
4 128 (5.65%) Telecoms
5 100 (4.41%) Marketing
6 74 (3.26%) Legal
7 71 (3.13%) Law
8 67 (2.96%) Billing
9 55 (2.43%) Manufacturing
10 53 (2.34%) Games
11 49 (2.16%) Investment Banking
12 44 (1.94%) Advertising
12 44 (1.94%) Publishing
13 35 (1.54%) Electronics
14 27 (1.19%) Financial Institution
15 24 (1.06%) Back Office
16 22 (0.97%) Local Government
17 13 (0.57%) Spanish Language
18 11 (0.49%) Aerospace
19 10 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1154 (50.90%) Project Manager
2 455 (20.07%) Analyst
3 175 (7.72%) Business Analyst
4 160 (7.06%) IT Project Manager
5 149 (6.57%) PMO Analyst
6 138 (6.09%) Senior Manager
7 129 (5.69%) Senior Project Manager
8 107 (4.72%) Coordinator
9 99 (4.37%) Agile Project Manager
10 90 (3.97%) Consultant
11 83 (3.66%) Project Coordinator
12 73 (3.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 71 (3.13%) Junior
14 65 (2.87%) Technical Manager
15 64 (2.82%) Technical Project Manager
16 63 (2.78%) Programme Manager
17 60 (2.65%) Junior Project Manager
18 50 (2.21%) PMO Manager
19 48 (2.12%) Software Manager
20 43 (1.90%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (4.72%) .NET
2 46 (2.03%) HTML
3 39 (1.72%) CSS
4 35 (1.54%) XML
5 28 (1.24%) Web Services
6 18 (0.79%) J2EE
7 16 (0.71%) COM
7 16 (0.71%) SOAP
8 15 (0.66%) WCF
9 14 (0.62%) REST
9 14 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (0.57%) .NET Framework
11 12 (0.53%) Middleware
11 12 (0.53%) WinForms
11 12 (0.53%) WPF
11 12 (0.53%) Silverlight
11 12 (0.53%) Entity Framework
11 12 (0.53%) ServiceStack
12 10 (0.44%) jQuery
13 9 (0.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 266 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (7.72%) PMI
3 144 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 97 (4.28%) Data Centre
5 63 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 32 (1.41%) User Experience
7 31 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 22 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 17 (0.75%) DTV
10 17 (0.75%) Wiki
11 16 (0.71%) iPad
11 16 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (0.66%) NHS
13 14 (0.62%) Fixed Income
14 12 (0.53%) Thin Client
14 12 (0.53%) N-Tier
14 12 (0.53%) EPoS
14 12 (0.53%) Equities
14 12 (0.53%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 163 (7.19%) Windows
2 50 (2.21%) UNIX
3 42 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 36 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (1.46%) Linux
5 33 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (1.24%) Android
7 22 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
8 12 (0.53%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.44%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.35%) Windows 2000
10 8 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.13%) Solaris
12 2 (0.088%) AIX
12 2 (0.088%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.044%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1496 (65.99%) Project Management
2 1125 (49.63%) PRINCE2
3 673 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
4 363 (16.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 292 (12.88%) Waterfall
6 262 (11.56%) Project Planning
7 260 (11.47%) ITIL
8 252 (11.12%) Change Management
9 229 (10.10%) Scrum
10 218 (9.62%) Programme Management
11 207 (9.13%) SDLC
12 193 (8.51%) Business Analysis
13 151 (6.66%) Risk Management
14 139 (6.13%) Change Control
15 137 (6.04%) PRINCE
16 122 (5.38%) CRM
17 121 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
18 120 (5.29%) E-Commerce
19 116 (5.12%) Time Management
20 113 (4.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 160 (7.06%) SQL
2 89 (3.93%) Java
3 81 (3.57%) C
4 42 (1.85%) C#
5 37 (1.63%) JavaScript
6 36 (1.59%) C++
7 22 (0.97%) PL/SQL
8 20 (0.88%) PHP
9 13 (0.57%) VB
9 13 (0.57%) VBA
10 11 (0.49%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.44%) Perl
12 9 (0.40%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.40%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.22%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.22%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.18%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.18%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.13%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.088%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 381 (16.81%) Degree
2 317 (13.98%) PMI Certification
3 207 (9.13%) PMP
4 192 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 149 (6.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 63 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 56 (2.47%) APMP
8 43 (1.90%) ISEB
9 37 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
10 35 (1.54%) SC Cleared
11 18 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (0.75%) HND
13 16 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (0.66%) DV Cleared
15 11 (0.49%) CCNA
16 8 (0.35%) MCSE
16 8 (0.35%) MCITP
17 7 (0.31%) ISTQB
18 6 (0.26%) CAPM
18 6 (0.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (5.78%) QA
2 29 (1.28%) SLA
2 29 (1.28%) PMBOK
3 20 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.71%) P3O
5 16 (0.71%) EMIR
6 14 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
6 14 (0.62%) MiFID
7 13 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.49%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.18%) FATCA
10 2 (0.088%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.044%) GCP
11 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.044%) Basel II
11 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.044%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 59 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 41 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.10%) 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
6 4 (0.18%) vSphere
7 3 (0.13%) XenApp
8 2 (0.088%) Firmware
8 2 (0.088%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.044%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.044%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (1.19%) SCCM
2 22 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.49%) SCOM
4 8 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.13%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.088%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.088%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.088%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.088%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.088%) SCSM
6 2 (0.088%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.088%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.044%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.044%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 990 (43.67%) Microsoft
2 115 (5.07%) Oracle
3 77 (3.40%) SAP
4 51 (2.25%) VMware
5 42 (1.85%) Cisco
6 39 (1.72%) IBM
6 39 (1.72%) Planview
7 28 (1.24%) hybris
8 25 (1.10%) ATG
9 24 (1.06%) Citrix
10 23 (1.01%) Avaya
10 23 (1.01%) Adobe
11 21 (0.93%) HP
11 21 (0.93%) Apple
12 16 (0.71%) Cognos
13 15 (0.66%) Interwoven
13 15 (0.66%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.57%) Sybase
15 12 (0.53%) Genesys
15 12 (0.53%) NetApp
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
England
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Pension, Holiday
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City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35’000 to £55 000 (+seriously good package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £55 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30’000 to £60 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
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Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
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Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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Abingdon, Oxfordshire
GO Partnership Ltd
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Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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