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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 371 291 277
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -14
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 862 1147 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 1.10% 1.11%
As % of the Applications category 6.08% 6.93% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 711 904 894
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

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
14182 16558 15323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.97% 15.84% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11484 13607 12398
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -73 796 £50,000 +5.26% 114
London -21 368 £52,500 -2.77% 47
South East -35 163 £52,250 +16.11% 30
East of England -34 74 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Surrey +20 61 £52,500 +5.00% 7
North West -24 52 £37,500 - 3
South West -35 51 £45,000 - 11
City of London +14 44 £62,500 +8.69% 15
Buckinghamshire +11 34 £42,500 +11.84% 3
West Midlands -23 34 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Manchester +12 33 £37,500 - 3
Wales +4 27 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Hertfordshire +4 26 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South Wales +1 26 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Yorkshire -38 26 £40,000 +25.00% 6
Hampshire -2 24 £48,040 +6.75% 8
Berkshire -34 24 £40,000 -12.56% 7
Bristol -3 20 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Essex -7 20 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Scotland -18 18 £31,500 -16.00% 5
Newport +20 17 £40,000 +70.21% 1
Marlow +14 17 £31,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -33 17 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Watford +23 16 £65,000 +6.12%
Cheshire -5 16 £30,000 -31.42%
East Midlands -21 15 £60,000 +148.43% 2
Redhill +6 14 £52,500 - 1
Suffolk -3 14 £50,000 +11.11%
Ipswich -5 14 £50,000 +5.26%
Wiltshire -3 13 £45,000 +9.09% 3

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1234 (62.20%) Project Management
2 980 (49.40%) PRINCE2
3 969 (48.84%) MS Excel
4 875 (44.10%) Microsoft
5 858 (43.25%) Finance
6 649 (32.71%) MS Office
7 630 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
8 450 (22.68%) MS Visio
9 381 (19.20%) Degree
10 360 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 347 (17.49%) MS PowerPoint
12 265 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
13 254 (12.80%) Project Planning
14 234 (11.79%) Waterfall
15 224 (11.29%) ITIL
16 223 (11.24%) Change Management
17 219 (11.04%) SharePoint
17 219 (11.04%) Risk Management
18 206 (10.38%) Business Analysis
19 203 (10.23%) Programme Management
20 201 (10.13%) Scrum
21 191 (9.63%) PMI Certification
22 182 (9.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 168 (8.47%) SDLC
24 148 (7.46%) Change Control
25 137 (6.91%) PMP
26 136 (6.85%) Windows
27 135 (6.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
28 131 (6.60%) Mentoring
29 129 (6.50%) Telecoms

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 219 (11.04%) SharePoint
2 114 (5.75%) MS Project Server
3 40 (2.02%) CMS
4 25 (1.26%) Confluence
5 20 (1.01%) SAS
6 16 (0.81%) Lync
7 15 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (0.71%) Apache
9 8 (0.40%) IIS
10 6 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.30%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.15%) Kentico
13 2 (0.10%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.10%) Totara
13 2 (0.10%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.050%) eRoom
Applications
1 969 (48.84%) MS Excel
2 649 (32.71%) MS Office
3 450 (22.68%) MS Visio
4 347 (17.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.86%) AutoCAD
6 14 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.40%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.25%) Niku Workbench
9 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.15%) CorelDRAW
10 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.10%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.10%) Maya
12 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.050%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.050%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 52 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.66%) Primavera
3 12 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.35%) Siebel Analytics
6 6 (0.30%) CA PPM
7 5 (0.25%) CSG Singleview
7 5 (0.25%) GoldMine
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.20%) SAP GRC
8 4 (0.20%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.15%) SAP QM
9 3 (0.15%) Sonata
9 3 (0.15%) Summit
10 2 (0.10%) Aareon QL
10 2 (0.10%) Infor SunSystems
10 2 (0.10%) MIS ActiveH
10 2 (0.10%) Northgate Housing
10 2 (0.10%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.86%) Office 365
2 18 (0.91%) SaaS
3 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.30%) Basecamp
4 6 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.25%) Trello
6 4 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.15%) IaaS
7 3 (0.15%) PaaS
7 3 (0.15%) Yammer
8 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.050%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.86%) Intranet
1 37 (1.86%) LAN
2 35 (1.76%) Internet
3 30 (1.51%) WAN
4 23 (1.16%) SAN
5 21 (1.06%) Skype
6 17 (0.86%) Firewall
6 17 (0.86%) MPLS
7 12 (0.60%) Extranet
7 12 (0.60%) VPN
8 11 (0.55%) Unified Communications
9 10 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (0.40%) VoIP
11 7 (0.35%) IP Telephony
11 7 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.30%) NAS
12 6 (0.30%) SMTP
12 6 (0.30%) Wireless
13 5 (0.25%) IPv4
13 5 (0.25%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (1.31%) Relational Database
4 17 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (0.81%) MS Access
6 13 (0.66%) Big Data
6 13 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.50%) MySQL
8 9 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 7 (0.35%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.25%) DB2
12 5 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.25%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.25%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.15%) QlikView
14 2 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 109 (5.49%) JIRA
2 31 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.71%) ProC
4 12 (0.60%) Axure RP
5 9 (0.45%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.40%) HP UFT
6 8 (0.40%) Selenium
7 7 (0.35%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.25%) CruiseControl
8 5 (0.25%) Hudson
8 5 (0.25%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.25%) JMeter
9 3 (0.15%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.15%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (0.15%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.15%) Subversion
10 2 (0.10%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.10%) RequisitePro
10 2 (0.10%) TestDirector
General
1 858 (43.25%) Finance
2 129 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 128 (6.45%) Retail
4 123 (6.20%) Banking
5 110 (5.54%) Marketing
6 64 (3.23%) Legal
7 56 (2.82%) Manufacturing
8 50 (2.52%) Advertising
9 49 (2.47%) Billing
10 46 (2.32%) Back Office
11 39 (1.97%) Publishing
12 35 (1.76%) Law
13 27 (1.36%) Electronics
14 23 (1.16%) Financial Institution
15 21 (1.06%) Investment Banking
16 18 (0.91%) Mandarin Language
17 15 (0.76%) Games
18 12 (0.60%) Local Government
19 11 (0.55%) Automotive
19 11 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 990 (49.90%) Project Manager
2 421 (21.22%) Analyst
3 167 (8.42%) Business Analyst
4 154 (7.76%) IT Manager
5 144 (7.26%) IT Project Manager
6 138 (6.96%) PMO Analyst
7 135 (6.80%) Software Project Manager
8 118 (5.95%) Senior Manager
9 116 (5.85%) Senior Project Manager
10 113 (5.70%) Infrastructure Manager
10 113 (5.70%) Project Analyst
11 111 (5.59%) Agile Project Manager
11 111 (5.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 73 (3.68%) Coordinator
12 73 (3.68%) Technical Manager
13 71 (3.58%) PMO Manager
14 69 (3.48%) Technical Project Manager
15 64 (3.23%) Programme Manager
16 62 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
17 56 (2.82%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (3.93%) .NET
2 41 (2.07%) HTML
3 28 (1.41%) CSS
4 23 (1.16%) XML
5 14 (0.71%) ASP.NET
5 14 (0.71%) EDI
6 10 (0.50%) Web Services
7 8 (0.40%) Middleware
7 8 (0.40%) SOAP
8 6 (0.30%) HTML5
9 5 (0.25%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.25%) jQuery
9 5 (0.25%) JSON
10 4 (0.20%) Ajax
11 3 (0.15%) COM
11 3 (0.15%) CSS3
11 3 (0.15%) SAP Fiori
12 2 (0.10%) Entity Framework
12 2 (0.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 2 (0.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 265 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (5.85%) Data Centre
3 96 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 96 (4.84%) PMI
4 51 (2.57%) User Experience
5 44 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 34 (1.71%) Driving Licence
7 33 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 25 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 23 (1.16%) NHS
10 21 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 16 (0.81%) iPad
12 15 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
12 15 (0.76%) Mathematics
12 15 (0.76%) SWIFT
13 12 (0.60%) CCTV
14 11 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
15 10 (0.50%) e-Learning
15 10 (0.50%) Visualisation
16 9 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 136 (6.85%) Windows
2 32 (1.61%) Unix
3 22 (1.11%) Windows 7
4 21 (1.06%) Windows Server
5 15 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (0.71%) Linux
7 13 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.35%) Solaris
9 6 (0.30%) Android
9 6 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.30%) CentOS
9 6 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.25%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.15%) pSOS
11 3 (0.15%) VMS
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.050%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1234 (62.20%) Project Management
2 980 (49.40%) PRINCE2
3 630 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
4 360 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 254 (12.80%) Project Planning
6 234 (11.79%) Waterfall
7 224 (11.29%) ITIL
8 223 (11.24%) Change Management
9 219 (11.04%) Risk Management
10 206 (10.38%) Business Analysis
11 203 (10.23%) Programme Management
12 201 (10.13%) Scrum
13 168 (8.47%) SDLC
14 148 (7.46%) Change Control
15 131 (6.60%) Mentoring
16 113 (5.70%) CRM
17 112 (5.65%) Time Management
18 105 (5.29%) Project Governance
19 93 (4.69%) Resource Management
20 90 (4.54%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 117 (5.90%) SQL
2 82 (4.13%) C
3 44 (2.22%) Java
4 33 (1.66%) C#
5 28 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 22 (1.11%) C++
7 17 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 14 (0.71%) Perl
8 14 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 13 (0.66%) VBA
10 10 (0.50%) PHP
11 8 (0.40%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.30%) VB
13 5 (0.25%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.10%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.10%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.10%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.10%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.050%) Delphi
15 1 (0.050%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 381 (19.20%) Degree
2 191 (9.63%) PMI Certification
3 182 (9.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 137 (6.91%) PMP
5 135 (6.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 70 (3.53%) Security Cleared
7 64 (3.23%) APMP
8 63 (3.18%) ISEB
9 48 (2.42%) SC Cleared
10 23 (1.16%) ISTQB
11 21 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.76%) MOS
14 12 (0.60%) MBA
14 12 (0.60%) NVQ Level 3
15 10 (0.50%) DV Cleared
16 9 (0.45%) CBAP
16 9 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
16 9 (0.45%) MCSE
16 9 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.89%) QA
2 39 (1.97%) SLA
3 29 (1.46%) PMBOK
4 21 (1.06%) P3O
5 19 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
6 18 (0.91%) EMIR
7 14 (0.71%) SEPA
8 13 (0.66%) MiFID
9 7 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.35%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.30%) FATCA
11 5 (0.25%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (0.10%) COBIT
14 2 (0.10%) DO-254
15 1 (0.050%) Basel III
15 1 (0.050%) GPG13
15 1 (0.050%) IEC 61508
15 1 (0.050%) Val IT
System Software
1 36 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.30%) Firmware
4 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.050%) Docker
6 1 (0.050%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.050%) vCloud
6 1 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.050%) vSphere
6 1 (0.050%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.91%) SCCM
3 7 (0.35%) NetBackup
3 7 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.35%) Puppet
3 7 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.30%) ThinApp
5 2 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.050%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.050%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.050%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.050%) WSUS
Vendors
1 875 (44.10%) Microsoft
2 98 (4.94%) Oracle
3 60 (3.02%) SAP
4 52 (2.62%) HP
5 44 (2.22%) Cisco
5 44 (2.22%) VMware
6 30 (1.51%) Citrix
7 21 (1.06%) Adobe
7 21 (1.06%) EMC
8 18 (0.91%) Planview
9 17 (0.86%) CheckPoint
10 16 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (0.71%) Dell
12 13 (0.66%) Avaya
13 11 (0.55%) Progress
14 10 (0.50%) Cognizant
14 10 (0.50%) IBM
15 9 (0.45%) Sybase
16 8 (0.40%) Siebel
16 8 (0.40%) Sun
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £23k - 28k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Highams
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus, pension and further benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £70k plus excellent benefits and extensive career progression o
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Somerset
myBench Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
JM
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus car allowance of £6,600 per ann
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago