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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 286 243 261
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +18
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 1135 1406 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.18% 1.05%
As % of the Applications category 6.92% 7.83% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 895 979 897
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £68,900
UK excluding London average 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
16412 17965 16832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.87% 15.04% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13151 14534 13861
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -22 1092 £49,000 +8.88% 147
London -15 442 £53,500 +1.90% 49
South East -32 242 £47,500 +11.76% 42
City of London +6 103 £57,500 +4.54% 8
Yorkshire +44 99 £32,500 -7.80% 4
East of England +4 79 £50,000 +12.35% 6
West Yorkshire +39 75 £32,500 -3.70% 4
North West +15 73 £42,500 +24.63% 21
Berkshire +12 73 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Leeds +49 66 £32,500 +1.56% 4
South West -47 66 £45,750 +1.66% 15
West Midlands -23 58 £42,500 -8.60% 6
Surrey +14 51 £50,000 - 7
Reading +16 43 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Manchester +15 40 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Hampshire -31 34 £50,000 +17.64% 11
Cheshire +12 32 £42,500 +2.40% 9
Hertfordshire -6 32 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Sussex +11 26 £49,500 -10.00% 2
East Midlands -1 25 £38,750 -4.32% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 24 £45,000 +8.43% 5
Birmingham -16 20 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Oxfordshire +11 19 £40,000 +18.51%
Coventry +4 19 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Wiltshire -17 19 £48,250 +7.22% 4
Gloucestershire -16 18 £61,250 +67.80% 3
Bedfordshire +9 17 £52,500 +19.31% 1
Crawley +2 16 £50,000 -9.09%
Scotland -54 15 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Watford +17 14 £62,500 +8.69%

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1486 (64.50%) Project Management
2 1294 (56.16%) MS Excel
3 1163 (50.48%) PRINCE2
4 1030 (44.70%) Microsoft
5 843 (36.59%) Finance
6 691 (29.99%) MS Office
7 647 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
8 575 (24.96%) MS Visio
9 453 (19.66%) MS PowerPoint
10 423 (18.36%) Degree
11 348 (15.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 308 (13.37%) Waterfall
13 305 (13.24%) PMI Certification
14 301 (13.06%) SharePoint
15 268 (11.63%) Change Management
16 254 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
17 249 (10.81%) ITIL
18 245 (10.63%) Project Planning
19 215 (9.33%) Scrum
20 206 (8.94%) Business Analysis
21 189 (8.20%) Programme Management
22 181 (7.86%) Retail
23 178 (7.73%) PMP
24 177 (7.68%) PRINCE
25 175 (7.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
26 164 (7.12%) Risk Management
26 164 (7.12%) PMI
26 164 (7.12%) Windows
27 163 (7.07%) SQL
28 156 (6.77%) Management Information System

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 301 (13.06%) SharePoint
2 92 (3.99%) MS Project Server
3 37 (1.61%) CMS
4 33 (1.43%) Lync
5 32 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 31 (1.35%) MS Exchange
7 23 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 19 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (0.78%) WorkSite
10 17 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (0.74%) IIS
10 17 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.35%) Confluence
13 7 (0.30%) SAS
13 7 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 1294 (56.16%) MS Excel
2 691 (29.99%) MS Office
3 575 (24.96%) MS Visio
4 453 (19.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.43%) Open Workbench
7 8 (0.35%) Niku Workbench
8 6 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.22%) Mingle
10 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.13%) Windchill
11 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.043%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.043%) SPSS
11 1 (0.043%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 57 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.56%) Primavera
3 18 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.35%) Summit
5 8 (0.35%) SAP BPC
5 8 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
6 7 (0.30%) Temenos T24
6 7 (0.30%) Finacle
6 7 (0.30%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.26%) Changepoint
8 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.22%) PRMS
8 5 (0.22%) SAP PM
9 4 (0.17%) SAP CS
9 4 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.17%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.17%) SAP PS
9 4 (0.17%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.61%) Office 365
2 23 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.82%) SaaS
4 18 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.65%) Basecamp
6 7 (0.30%) Dropbox
7 3 (0.13%) IaaS
7 3 (0.13%) Yammer
8 1 (0.043%) Force.com
8 1 (0.043%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.56%) Intranet
2 66 (2.86%) Internet
3 47 (2.04%) WAN
4 36 (1.56%) LAN
5 35 (1.52%) Extranet
6 33 (1.43%) Firewall
7 20 (0.87%) TCP/IP
8 18 (0.78%) Wireless
9 16 (0.69%) Structured Cabling
10 15 (0.65%) SAN
11 12 (0.52%) IP Telephony
12 11 (0.48%) VPN
13 10 (0.43%) WebEx
13 10 (0.43%) Unified Communications
14 7 (0.30%) MPLS
14 7 (0.30%) Broadband
14 7 (0.30%) PBX
14 7 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.22%) VLAN
15 5 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 58 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (1.65%) Data Mining
5 31 (1.35%) MS Access
6 30 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 21 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (0.43%) OLAP
14 10 (0.43%) MySQL
15 9 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (0.35%) OLAP Cube
16 8 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
16 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 107 (4.64%) JIRA
2 29 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 13 (0.56%) FrontPage
4 13 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
5 12 (0.52%) RequisitePro
5 12 (0.52%) CaliberRM
6 11 (0.48%) Hudson
7 8 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.22%) ClearQuest
10 5 (0.22%) Subversion
11 3 (0.13%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.13%) Toad
12 2 (0.087%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.087%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.087%) Ant
12 2 (0.087%) TestDirector
General
1 843 (36.59%) Finance
2 181 (7.86%) Retail
3 151 (6.55%) Telecoms
4 141 (6.12%) Banking
5 108 (4.69%) Marketing
6 87 (3.78%) Billing
7 84 (3.65%) Legal
8 73 (3.17%) Law
9 64 (2.78%) Manufacturing
10 55 (2.39%) Electronics
11 45 (1.95%) Investment Banking
12 44 (1.91%) Games
13 38 (1.65%) Advertising
14 36 (1.56%) Publishing
15 27 (1.17%) Back Office
16 21 (0.91%) Aerospace
17 18 (0.78%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.65%) Military
19 13 (0.56%) Local Government
20 10 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1154 (50.09%) Project Manager
2 464 (20.14%) Analyst
3 212 (9.20%) Business Analyst
4 171 (7.42%) IT Project Manager
5 142 (6.16%) Senior Manager
6 138 (5.99%) Senior Project Manager
7 133 (5.77%) Coordinator
8 119 (5.16%) PMO Analyst
9 103 (4.47%) Project Coordinator
10 82 (3.56%) Agile Project Manager
11 81 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 73 (3.17%) Programme Manager
13 63 (2.73%) Technical Manager
14 62 (2.69%) Consultant
15 61 (2.65%) Technical Project Manager
16 59 (2.56%) Junior
17 51 (2.21%) Junior Project Manager
18 46 (2.00%) Business Manager
18 46 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
19 44 (1.91%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (5.43%) .NET
2 69 (2.99%) HTML
3 48 (2.08%) CSS
4 36 (1.56%) XML
5 22 (0.95%) J2EE
6 20 (0.87%) Web Services
7 19 (0.82%) ASP.NET
8 16 (0.69%) HTML5
9 13 (0.56%) Ajax
10 12 (0.52%) Middleware
10 12 (0.52%) jQuery
11 11 (0.48%) Velocity
12 10 (0.43%) Flash
13 9 (0.39%) SOAP
14 8 (0.35%) COM
15 7 (0.30%) .NET Framework
15 7 (0.30%) WebCenter
16 5 (0.22%) WCF
17 4 (0.17%) J2ME
17 4 (0.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 254 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (7.12%) PMI
3 156 (6.77%) Management Information System
4 91 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 37 (1.61%) NHS
7 33 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 29 (1.26%) User Experience
10 23 (1.00%) EPoS
11 22 (0.95%) Visualisation
12 16 (0.69%) iPad
13 13 (0.56%) Wiki
13 13 (0.56%) DTV
14 12 (0.52%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.48%) Smartphone
15 11 (0.48%) Internet of Things
16 10 (0.43%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.43%) FMCG
16 10 (0.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 164 (7.12%) Windows
2 59 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 38 (1.65%) UNIX
4 36 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (1.13%) Linux
6 26 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.56%) Android
8 11 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.26%) Windows 2000
9 6 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.17%) Solaris
10 4 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.087%) AIX
11 2 (0.087%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.043%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.043%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.043%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.043%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1486 (64.50%) Project Management
2 1163 (50.48%) PRINCE2
3 647 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
4 348 (15.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 308 (13.37%) Waterfall
6 268 (11.63%) Change Management
7 249 (10.81%) ITIL
8 245 (10.63%) Project Planning
9 215 (9.33%) Scrum
10 206 (8.94%) Business Analysis
11 189 (8.20%) Programme Management
12 177 (7.68%) PRINCE
13 164 (7.12%) Risk Management
14 148 (6.42%) Change Control
15 138 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 135 (5.86%) CRM
17 125 (5.43%) Mentoring
18 119 (5.16%) Service Delivery
19 117 (5.08%) E-Commerce
20 116 (5.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 163 (7.07%) SQL
2 95 (4.12%) Java
3 65 (2.82%) C
4 42 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 40 (1.74%) C#
6 28 (1.22%) VBA
7 20 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 16 (0.69%) PHP
9 14 (0.61%) C++
9 14 (0.61%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 10 (0.43%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.30%) VB
12 6 (0.26%) Perl
13 5 (0.22%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.22%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.22%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.13%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.13%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 423 (18.36%) Degree
2 305 (13.24%) PMI Certification
3 178 (7.73%) PMP
4 175 (7.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 141 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 79 (3.43%) Security Cleared
7 61 (2.65%) APMP
8 55 (2.39%) ISEB
9 47 (2.04%) SC Cleared
10 32 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (1.04%) DV Cleared
13 21 (0.91%) ISTQB
14 17 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.56%) CCNA
16 12 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (0.52%) HND
17 10 (0.43%) MCSE
17 10 (0.43%) MAPM
18 9 (0.39%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (5.25%) QA
2 39 (1.69%) SLA
3 32 (1.39%) PMBOK
4 20 (0.87%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.74%) ISO 9000
7 14 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.39%) P3O
9 7 (0.30%) Basel II
10 6 (0.26%) FATCA
11 4 (0.17%) AIFMD
11 4 (0.17%) EMIR
12 2 (0.087%) UCITS
12 2 (0.087%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.087%) GxP
12 2 (0.087%) GCP
12 2 (0.087%) DO-254
12 2 (0.087%) MiFID
13 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.52%) ISA Server
4 12 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
4 12 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (0.30%) vSphere
6 6 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.13%) XenApp
8 2 (0.087%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.087%) Firmware
8 2 (0.087%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.043%) Snort
9 1 (0.043%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.65%) SCOM
3 12 (0.52%) SCCM
4 6 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.13%) WSUS
5 3 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.087%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.087%) Salt
6 2 (0.087%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.087%) Puppet
6 2 (0.087%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.043%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.043%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.043%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.043%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.043%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.043%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1030 (44.70%) Microsoft
2 87 (3.78%) Oracle
3 82 (3.56%) SAP
4 51 (2.21%) VMware
5 38 (1.65%) Planview
5 38 (1.65%) Cisco
6 33 (1.43%) HP
7 24 (1.04%) Niku
8 23 (1.00%) Citrix
9 21 (0.91%) IBM
10 19 (0.82%) hybris
11 18 (0.78%) ATG
12 16 (0.69%) Interwoven
12 16 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (0.69%) Adobe
13 14 (0.61%) BMC
13 14 (0.61%) Avaya
14 12 (0.52%) Telelogic
14 12 (0.52%) iRise
15 11 (0.48%) Google
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £ Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £ Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Healthcare + Pension + other soft Be
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension + Bonus + Flexi Work + Home
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £115000 - £140000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
JPS Selection
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
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JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago