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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 370 307 269
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -38
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 795 1123 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 1.02% 1.15%
As % of the Applications category 6.22% 7.03% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 602 869 998
Median salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
12776 15974 17707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.03% 14.46% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10510 12844 14197
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 -50 743 £50,000 +5.26% 101
London -58 250 £57,500 +9.52% 39
South East -20 164 £55,000 +19.56% 28
East of England -8 74 £55,000 +22.22% 4
North West -28 61 £40,000 - 10
West Midlands -31 58 £43,500 +2.35% 7
Surrey +30 54 £57,500 +35.29% 5
South West +29 53 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Yorkshire +8 50 £34,750 -13.12% 2
City of London +29 48 £68,500 +29.24% 10
Manchester -6 46 £40,000 - 5
West Yorkshire +12 42 £36,000 +2.85%
Berkshire +8 42 £65,000 +33.33% 6
Bristol +48 29 £35,000 -50.00% 1
East Midlands +8 29 £37,500 -14.28% 2
Scotland +8 26 £35,000 -24.32% 3
Leeds +18 25 £36,000 -10.00%
Hertfordshire +8 25 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Birmingham -12 24 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Essex +5 21 £55,000 +30.95% 1
Hampshire -16 21 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Slough +34 20 £67,500 -10.00% 3
Guildford +26 19 £57,500 +64.28% 2
West Sussex -15 14 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Suffolk +12 13 £30,000 -20.00%
Leatherhead +27 12 £45,000 -43.75% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 12 £21,000 -35.38% 2
Glasgow 0 12 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Coventry -2 12 £43,500 -5.43% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 11 £47,500 -5.00% 3

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1080 (62.61%) Project Management
2 883 (51.19%) MS Excel
3 839 (48.64%) Microsoft
4 807 (46.78%) PRINCE2
5 649 (37.62%) Finance
6 540 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
7 465 (26.96%) MS Office
8 354 (20.52%) MS Visio
9 350 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 262 (15.19%) Degree
11 248 (14.38%) MS PowerPoint
12 217 (12.58%) Project Planning
13 214 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
14 213 (12.35%) ITIL
15 203 (11.77%) SharePoint
16 193 (11.19%) Risk Management
17 185 (10.72%) Change Management
18 178 (10.32%) Scrum
19 164 (9.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 163 (9.45%) Programme Management
21 155 (8.99%) CRM
22 153 (8.87%) PMI Certification
23 152 (8.81%) SDLC
24 142 (8.23%) JIRA
25 132 (7.65%) Waterfall
26 126 (7.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
27 124 (7.19%) Windows
28 123 (7.13%) PMP
28 123 (7.13%) Management Information System
29 120 (6.96%) 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
1 203 (11.77%) SharePoint
2 83 (4.81%) MS Project Server
3 25 (1.45%) Confluence
4 24 (1.39%) CMS
5 19 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (1.04%) IIS
6 18 (1.04%) MS Exchange
7 16 (0.93%) Skype for Business
8 15 (0.87%) SAS
9 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.52%) Kentico
9 9 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.17%) Drupal
12 3 (0.17%) WordPress
13 2 (0.12%) Apache
13 2 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.12%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 883 (51.19%) MS Excel
2 465 (26.96%) MS Office
3 354 (20.52%) MS Visio
4 248 (14.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.29%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.058%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 49 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.62%) Primavera
3 19 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.99%) IntelliMatch
5 17 (0.99%) Markit EDM
5 17 (0.99%) SimCorp Dimension
6 9 (0.52%) SAP SD
7 8 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.23%) CA PPM
11 4 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.17%) Infor CRM
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.55%) Office 365
2 42 (2.43%) SaaS
3 26 (1.51%) Trello
4 21 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.70%) IaaS
7 8 (0.46%) PaaS
8 3 (0.17%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.058%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.058%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.058%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.03%) Firewall
2 26 (1.51%) LAN
2 26 (1.51%) WAN
3 23 (1.33%) Intranet
4 21 (1.22%) Internet
5 20 (1.16%) VoIP
6 14 (0.81%) SAN
7 13 (0.75%) Extranet
7 13 (0.75%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.64%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.46%) MPLS
10 7 (0.41%) DNS
10 7 (0.41%) Skype
11 6 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.29%) HTTP
12 5 (0.29%) LDAP
12 5 (0.29%) Structured Cabling
12 5 (0.29%) VPN
13 4 (0.23%) BGP
13 4 (0.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 33 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (1.28%) Big Data
4 21 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 16 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 16 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (0.81%) EDRMS
7 14 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (0.70%) DataStage
8 12 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
8 12 (0.70%) QualityStage
9 9 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.46%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.29%) MS Access
12 4 (0.23%) SAP BI
13 3 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 142 (8.23%) JIRA
2 47 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.81%) Subversion
4 9 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.41%) Selenium
5 7 (0.41%) Toad
6 5 (0.29%) CaliberRM
6 5 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (0.29%) RequisitePro
7 4 (0.23%) Artifactory
7 4 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.17%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.17%) Hudson
8 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.17%) VersionOne
8 3 (0.17%) WiX
9 2 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 649 (37.62%) Finance
2 119 (6.90%) Retail
3 97 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 96 (5.57%) Marketing
5 93 (5.39%) Legal
6 80 (4.64%) Banking
7 79 (4.58%) Manufacturing
8 48 (2.78%) Advertising
9 47 (2.72%) Back Office
10 33 (1.91%) Front Office
11 32 (1.86%) Publishing
12 29 (1.68%) Billing
13 23 (1.33%) Electronics
13 23 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 20 (1.16%) Law
15 16 (0.93%) Investment Banking
16 15 (0.87%) Games
17 13 (0.75%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.46%) Military
19 7 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 807 (46.78%) Project Manager
2 286 (16.58%) Analyst
3 159 (9.22%) IT Manager
4 136 (7.88%) IT Project Manager
5 129 (7.48%) Senior Manager
6 123 (7.13%) Senior Project Manager
7 101 (5.86%) Business Analyst
8 92 (5.33%) PMO Analyst
9 87 (5.04%) Software Project Manager
10 68 (3.94%) Coordinator
11 64 (3.71%) Programme Manager
12 63 (3.65%) Technical Manager
13 62 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
14 61 (3.54%) Agile Project Manager
15 56 (3.25%) Project Coordinator
16 53 (3.07%) Technical Project Manager
17 50 (2.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 46 (2.67%) Delivery Manager
19 44 (2.55%) Software Manager
20 42 (2.43%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (6.67%) .NET
2 61 (3.54%) HTML
3 28 (1.62%) CSS
4 21 (1.22%) ASP.NET
4 21 (1.22%) Web Services
5 20 (1.16%) XML
6 18 (1.04%) .NET Framework
7 16 (0.93%) Middleware
8 10 (0.58%) Ajax
8 10 (0.58%) HTML5
8 10 (0.58%) WCF
9 9 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (0.41%) COM
10 7 (0.41%) jQuery
10 7 (0.41%) SOAP
11 6 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (0.35%) JSON
12 5 (0.29%) EDI
12 5 (0.29%) Entity Framework
12 5 (0.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 214 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (7.13%) Management Information System
3 68 (3.94%) PMI
4 67 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 51 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 36 (2.09%) Driving Licence
7 32 (1.86%) Virtual Team
8 24 (1.39%) iPad
8 24 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 23 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (0.99%) Client/Server
10 17 (0.99%) NHS
11 13 (0.75%) Fintech
12 9 (0.52%) CMDB
12 9 (0.52%) Derivative
12 9 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.52%) Over-the-Top Content
13 8 (0.46%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.41%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 124 (7.19%) Windows
2 32 (1.86%) Windows Server
3 31 (1.80%) Linux
4 17 (0.99%) Unix
5 13 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 12 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 9 (0.52%) AIX
7 9 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.35%) Android
8 6 (0.35%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.23%) Solaris
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.12%) VMS
13 1 (0.058%) HPUX
13 1 (0.058%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1080 (62.61%) Project Management
2 807 (46.78%) PRINCE2
3 540 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
4 350 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 217 (12.58%) Project Planning
6 213 (12.35%) ITIL
7 193 (11.19%) Risk Management
8 185 (10.72%) Change Management
9 178 (10.32%) Scrum
10 163 (9.45%) Programme Management
11 155 (8.99%) CRM
12 152 (8.81%) SDLC
13 132 (7.65%) Waterfall
14 120 (6.96%) Business Analysis
15 114 (6.61%) Change Control
16 108 (6.26%) Project Governance
17 93 (5.39%) Resource Management
18 92 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
19 91 (5.28%) Time Management
20 85 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 108 (6.26%) SQL
2 64 (3.71%) Java
3 58 (3.36%) C#
4 40 (2.32%) JavaScript
5 24 (1.39%) C
6 13 (0.75%) PowerShell
6 13 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 12 (0.70%) C++
8 10 (0.58%) VB
9 5 (0.29%) PHP
9 5 (0.29%) VBScript
10 3 (0.17%) Python
11 2 (0.12%) Perl
11 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.12%) VBA
12 1 (0.058%) ABAP
12 1 (0.058%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 262 (15.19%) Degree
2 164 (9.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 153 (8.87%) PMI Certification
4 126 (7.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 123 (7.13%) PMP
6 79 (4.58%) Security Cleared
7 63 (3.65%) SC Cleared
8 42 (2.43%) ISEB
9 36 (2.09%) APMP
10 25 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.93%) CCNA
14 15 (0.87%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.70%) CCNP
15 12 (0.70%) MCSE
16 10 (0.58%) CCIE
16 10 (0.58%) CCNP Voice
16 10 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (5.51%) QA
2 29 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.39%) PMBOK
4 21 (1.22%) SLA
5 18 (1.04%) ISO27002
6 14 (0.81%) P3O
7 9 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.23%) GAMP
9 4 (0.23%) GxP
9 4 (0.23%) MiFID
10 2 (0.12%) COBIT
10 2 (0.12%) COSO
10 2 (0.12%) GMP
10 2 (0.12%) HL7
10 2 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.12%) ISO19770
10 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.058%) SEPA
System Software
1 36 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.17%) Firmware
5 3 (0.17%) XenApp
6 1 (0.058%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.058%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.058%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.058%) UAG
6 1 (0.058%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.058%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.058%) vSphere
6 1 (0.058%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.17%) SCCM
6 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.12%) SCOM
7 1 (0.058%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.058%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.058%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.058%) Control-M
7 1 (0.058%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.058%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.058%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.058%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.058%) Puppet
7 1 (0.058%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.058%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.058%) WSUS
Vendors
1 839 (48.64%) Microsoft
2 98 (5.68%) SAP
3 89 (5.16%) Oracle
4 56 (3.25%) VMware
5 49 (2.84%) HP
6 42 (2.43%) Cisco
7 27 (1.57%) IBM
7 27 (1.57%) Planview
8 26 (1.51%) Citrix
9 22 (1.28%) EMC
10 18 (1.04%) SunGard
11 17 (0.99%) Atlassian
11 17 (0.99%) BISAM
11 17 (0.99%) Cognos
11 17 (0.99%) OpenText
11 17 (0.99%) Remedy
11 17 (0.99%) ServiceNow
11 17 (0.99%) SimCorp
12 16 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (0.93%) Siebel
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension & excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30-£35k DOE + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive salary package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £75000 - £88000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Depending on skill level
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £35k - 52k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £63,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £63,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £63,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45k + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + 46 Days hols + Fantastic bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago