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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 296 243 259
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +16
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1100 1409 1167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.18% 1.07%
As % of the Applications category 6.88% 7.66% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1031 950
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

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
15989 18400 16626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.64% 15.35% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12842 14911 13749
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
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 2 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 2 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 -26 1036 £47,500 - 160
London -41 404 £52,500 - 54
South East -38 220 £46,000 +8.23% 35
East of England +4 101 £45,000 -10.00% 10
North West +32 96 £40,000 -5.88% 13
City of London +17 94 £50,000 -9.09% 20
West Midlands -9 81 £42,500 -10.52% 18
Yorkshire +46 66 £36,500 +12.30% 16
Berkshire -2 54 £47,500 +4.39% 5
West Yorkshire +53 51 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Surrey -15 49 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Cheshire +27 47 £40,000 -12.56% 4
South West -55 42 £45,750 +10.90% 14
Leeds +43 41 £35,000 +8.52% 5
Hertfordshire -2 41 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Hampshire -14 38 £44,750 +27.85% 11
Reading +6 37 £47,500 - 4
Manchester +6 34 £40,000 - 7
South Wales +2 27 £35,000 - 3
Birmingham -5 27 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Wales -6 27 £35,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +18 26 £40,000 +8.10% 4
Cardiff +1 26 £32,500 -7.14% 2
East Midlands +14 25 £38,750 -8.82% 2
West Sussex +7 24 £56,250 +2.27% 3
Essex +6 23 £42,000 -32.80%
Scotland -51 18 £45,000 -6.25% 6
Bedfordshire -1 17 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -24 17 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Coventry +7 16 £49,250 +31.33% 1

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 1545 (66.00%) Project Management
2 1287 (54.98%) MS Excel
3 1191 (50.88%) PRINCE2
4 1005 (42.93%) Microsoft
5 872 (37.25%) Finance
6 723 (30.88%) MS Office
7 690 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
8 572 (24.43%) MS Visio
9 454 (19.39%) MS PowerPoint
10 421 (17.98%) Degree
11 364 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 320 (13.67%) Waterfall
13 310 (13.24%) PMI Certification
14 292 (12.47%) SharePoint
15 268 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
16 265 (11.32%) ITIL
17 264 (11.28%) Project Planning
18 254 (10.85%) Change Management
19 231 (9.87%) Scrum
20 225 (9.61%) SDLC
21 203 (8.67%) Programme Management
22 202 (8.63%) PMP
23 195 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 189 (8.07%) Business Analysis
25 180 (7.69%) Retail
26 177 (7.56%) SQL
27 171 (7.30%) Windows
28 165 (7.05%) PMI
29 164 (7.01%) PRINCE
30 161 (6.88%) Management Information System

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 292 (12.47%) SharePoint
2 66 (2.82%) MS Project Server
3 46 (1.96%) CMS
4 39 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 30 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 27 (1.15%) MS Exchange
7 24 (1.03%) Lync
8 18 (0.77%) WorkSite
9 17 (0.73%) SAS
10 16 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (0.60%) IIS
12 14 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
12 14 (0.60%) Confluence
13 12 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.26%) Magnolia
16 6 (0.26%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1287 (54.98%) MS Excel
2 723 (30.88%) MS Office
3 572 (24.43%) MS Visio
4 454 (19.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.21%) Mingle
9 4 (0.17%) Niku Workbench
9 4 (0.17%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.043%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.043%) Windchill
11 1 (0.043%) SPSS
11 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 48 (2.05%) Primavera
2 36 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.43%) Summit
4 10 (0.43%) Magento
5 9 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.34%) SAP BPC
7 7 (0.30%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
7 7 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.26%) CA PPM
9 5 (0.21%) SAP PM
10 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.17%) Teamcenter
10 4 (0.17%) SAP PS
10 4 (0.17%) SAP xRPM
10 4 (0.17%) SAP cProjects
10 4 (0.17%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.07%) SaaS
2 24 (1.03%) Office 365
3 15 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.47%) Basecamp
4 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.30%) Dropbox
6 3 (0.13%) Yammer
6 3 (0.13%) IaaS
7 1 (0.043%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.043%) Force.com
7 1 (0.043%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.48%) Intranet
2 57 (2.43%) Internet
3 41 (1.75%) WAN
4 35 (1.50%) LAN
5 32 (1.37%) Firewall
6 26 (1.11%) Extranet
7 20 (0.85%) TCP/IP
8 17 (0.73%) SAN
8 17 (0.73%) Wireless
9 12 (0.51%) IP Telephony
9 12 (0.51%) PBX
10 11 (0.47%) Unified Communications
10 11 (0.47%) WebEx
11 9 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
11 9 (0.38%) NAS
11 9 (0.38%) VPN
11 9 (0.38%) MPLS
12 8 (0.34%) Multicast
12 8 (0.34%) Skype
13 7 (0.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 44 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 32 (1.37%) MS Access
5 29 (1.24%) Data Mining
5 29 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (1.03%) MySQL
7 22 (0.94%) Oracle Database
8 17 (0.73%) DB2
9 15 (0.64%) RDBMS
9 15 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
12 9 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Power View
15 6 (0.26%) OLAP
15 6 (0.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 138 (5.89%) JIRA
2 33 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 20 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (0.73%) Hudson
5 10 (0.43%) Subversion
6 6 (0.26%) HP UFT
6 6 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (0.21%) FrontPage
7 5 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.17%) CaliberRM
8 4 (0.17%) RequisitePro
8 4 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.13%) Toad
10 2 (0.085%) Ant
10 2 (0.085%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.085%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.085%) Selenium
10 2 (0.085%) Maven
10 2 (0.085%) Mercurial
General
1 872 (37.25%) Finance
2 180 (7.69%) Retail
3 144 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 131 (5.60%) Banking
5 111 (4.74%) Marketing
6 77 (3.29%) Legal
7 71 (3.03%) Billing
8 66 (2.82%) Law
9 60 (2.56%) Manufacturing
10 49 (2.09%) Advertising
11 47 (2.01%) Electronics
12 46 (1.96%) Games
13 43 (1.84%) Publishing
14 37 (1.58%) Investment Banking
15 24 (1.03%) Financial Institution
16 23 (0.98%) Back Office
17 20 (0.85%) Local Government
18 13 (0.56%) Spanish Language
18 13 (0.56%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1178 (50.32%) Project Manager
2 474 (20.25%) Analyst
3 193 (8.24%) Business Analyst
4 164 (7.01%) IT Project Manager
5 144 (6.15%) PMO Analyst
6 140 (5.98%) Senior Manager
7 138 (5.89%) Coordinator
8 133 (5.68%) Senior Project Manager
9 109 (4.66%) Project Coordinator
10 98 (4.19%) Agile Project Manager
11 82 (3.50%) Junior
11 82 (3.50%) Consultant
12 75 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 70 (2.99%) Junior Project Manager
14 64 (2.73%) Technical Manager
14 64 (2.73%) Programme Manager
15 62 (2.65%) Technical Project Manager
16 47 (2.01%) Software Manager
17 42 (1.79%) Software Project Manager
18 41 (1.75%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (5.13%) .NET
2 58 (2.48%) HTML
3 45 (1.92%) CSS
4 38 (1.62%) XML
5 27 (1.15%) Web Services
6 18 (0.77%) J2EE
7 15 (0.64%) ASP.NET
8 14 (0.60%) SOAP
8 14 (0.60%) WCF
9 13 (0.56%) .NET Framework
9 13 (0.56%) COM
10 12 (0.51%) Entity Framework
11 11 (0.47%) Velocity
12 10 (0.43%) REST
12 10 (0.43%) HTML5
12 10 (0.43%) ServiceStack
12 10 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (0.43%) WPF
12 10 (0.43%) Silverlight
12 10 (0.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 268 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (7.05%) PMI
3 161 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 105 (4.49%) Data Centre
5 81 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 35 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (1.45%) User Experience
8 33 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 25 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 24 (1.03%) NHS
11 19 (0.81%) DTV
11 19 (0.81%) Wiki
12 17 (0.73%) EPoS
13 16 (0.68%) iPad
14 15 (0.64%) Fixed Income
15 14 (0.60%) Hedge funds
16 13 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 12 (0.51%) N-Tier
17 12 (0.51%) Equities
17 12 (0.51%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 171 (7.30%) Windows
2 54 (2.31%) UNIX
3 48 (2.05%) Windows 7
4 34 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (1.45%) Linux
5 28 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (1.07%) Android
7 21 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.43%) Windows Phone 7
9 10 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
9 10 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.30%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.21%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.17%) Solaris
14 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.085%) AIX
16 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.043%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1545 (66.00%) Project Management
2 1191 (50.88%) PRINCE2
3 690 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
4 364 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 320 (13.67%) Waterfall
6 265 (11.32%) ITIL
7 264 (11.28%) Project Planning
8 254 (10.85%) Change Management
9 231 (9.87%) Scrum
10 225 (9.61%) SDLC
11 203 (8.67%) Programme Management
12 189 (8.07%) Business Analysis
13 164 (7.01%) PRINCE
14 153 (6.54%) Risk Management
15 144 (6.15%) Change Control
16 133 (5.68%) CRM
17 130 (5.55%) E-Commerce
18 125 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
19 124 (5.30%) Time Management
20 118 (5.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 177 (7.56%) SQL
2 107 (4.57%) Java
3 77 (3.29%) C
4 47 (2.01%) C#
5 38 (1.62%) JavaScript
6 35 (1.50%) C++
7 25 (1.07%) PL/SQL
8 20 (0.85%) PHP
9 18 (0.77%) VB
10 17 (0.73%) VBA
11 12 (0.51%) T-SQL
12 11 (0.47%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.43%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.38%) Perl
15 8 (0.34%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.21%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.21%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.17%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.17%) Embedded C++
18 2 (0.085%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 421 (17.98%) Degree
2 310 (13.24%) PMI Certification
3 202 (8.63%) PMP
4 195 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 144 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 66 (2.82%) Security Cleared
7 55 (2.35%) APMP
8 42 (1.79%) ISEB
9 39 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 38 (1.62%) SC Cleared
11 22 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (0.77%) HND
14 14 (0.60%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.56%) ISTQB
16 12 (0.51%) CCNA
17 10 (0.43%) MCSE
18 8 (0.34%) MCITP
18 8 (0.34%) MOS
19 7 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (5.77%) QA
2 33 (1.41%) SLA
3 30 (1.28%) PMBOK
4 19 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.68%) P3O
6 15 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.56%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.30%) EMIR
9 6 (0.26%) MiFID
10 5 (0.21%) Basel II
10 5 (0.21%) FATCA
11 4 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.13%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.085%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.085%) GCP
14 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.043%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.043%) UCITS
System Software
1 57 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 45 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (0.38%) ISA Server
5 9 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (0.26%) vSphere
7 2 (0.085%) Firmware
7 2 (0.085%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.043%) Snort
8 1 (0.043%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (0.94%) SCCM
3 13 (0.56%) SCOM
4 7 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.085%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.085%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.085%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.085%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.085%) SCSM
6 2 (0.085%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.043%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.043%) Salt
7 1 (0.043%) Puppet
7 1 (0.043%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1005 (42.93%) Microsoft
2 114 (4.87%) Oracle
3 82 (3.50%) SAP
4 51 (2.18%) VMware
5 43 (1.84%) Cisco
6 41 (1.75%) IBM
7 38 (1.62%) Planview
8 30 (1.28%) hybris
9 27 (1.15%) ATG
10 24 (1.03%) Adobe
10 24 (1.03%) HP
11 23 (0.98%) Citrix
12 21 (0.90%) Avaya
13 18 (0.77%) Apple
13 18 (0.77%) Niku
14 16 (0.68%) Interwoven
15 14 (0.60%) Cognos
16 13 (0.56%) Sybase
17 12 (0.51%) BMC
17 12 (0.51%) Genesys
Bath, Avon
Smartedge
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hove, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexi working, 2015 Macbook, annual
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Alpha Associates
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £66,000 per annum Fixed Term Contract and Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum c£65 to 70k + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
TUI Travel PLC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £55 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30’000 to £60 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday