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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 346 316 255
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -61
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 866 1104 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 1.01% 1.16%
As % of the Applications category 6.50% 6.87% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 691 843 998
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,025 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

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
13329 16073 18164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.57% 14.65% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10996 12901 14795
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -36 820 £50,000 +5.26% 119
London -7 375 £57,500 +7.47% 40
South East +5 192 £50,000 +5.82% 27
City of London +42 89 £65,000 +23.80% 18
East of England +33 77 £56,250 +13.63% 1
Surrey +19 73 £58,750 +27.71% 2
West Midlands -22 53 £43,000 +1.17% 8
Hampshire +22 47 £33,500 -30.20% 7
North West -19 42 £37,500 -9.09% 14
South West -17 34 £42,500 - 8
Guildford +23 31 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Manchester +3 31 £40,000 -10.11% 11
Essex +25 27 £58,000 +38.09%
Scotland +12 25 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Berkshire -15 24 £51,250 +7.89% 9
Yorkshire -40 24 £45,000 +28.57% 13
West Yorkshire -29 22 £45,000 +34.32% 11
Hertfordshire +16 21 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Birmingham -13 21 £25,500 -27.14% 2
Buckinghamshire +30 20 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Aldershot +12 19 £32,500 - 1
Leeds -20 19 £45,000 +34.32% 5
East Midlands +11 18 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Coventry -4 15 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Leatherhead +29 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Edinburgh +15 14 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Bedfordshire +10 14 £70,000 +33.33%
Bristol +14 13 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Luton +1 13 £71,250 +35.71%
Milton Keynes +28 11 £47,500 +31.94% 2

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1133 (64.52%) Project Management
2 849 (48.35%) MS Excel
3 834 (47.49%) Microsoft
4 820 (46.70%) PRINCE2
5 674 (38.38%) Finance
6 571 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
7 503 (28.64%) MS Office
8 362 (20.62%) MS Visio
9 308 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 286 (16.29%) Degree
11 265 (15.09%) Project Planning
12 246 (14.01%) MS PowerPoint
13 237 (13.50%) ITIL
14 227 (12.93%) SharePoint
15 205 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
16 201 (11.45%) Risk Management
17 199 (11.33%) Scrum
18 187 (10.65%) Change Management
19 177 (10.08%) Programme Management
20 174 (9.91%) PMI Certification
21 168 (9.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 166 (9.45%) CRM
22 166 (9.45%) Waterfall
23 151 (8.60%) Change Control
23 151 (8.60%) SDLC
24 145 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 145 (8.26%) Windows
25 143 (8.14%) Business Analysis
26 137 (7.80%) JIRA
27 123 (7.00%) PMP

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
1 227 (12.93%) SharePoint
2 109 (6.21%) MS Project Server
3 29 (1.65%) CMS
4 24 (1.37%) Confluence
5 19 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
5 19 (1.08%) Skype for Business
6 15 (0.85%) SAS
7 14 (0.80%) IIS
8 11 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.46%) Kentico
10 7 (0.40%) Apache
10 7 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.17%) Drupal
12 3 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.17%) WordPress
13 2 (0.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 849 (48.35%) MS Excel
2 503 (28.64%) MS Office
3 362 (20.62%) MS Visio
4 246 (14.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.34%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.34%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.057%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 64 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.82%) Primavera
3 17 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.80%) IntelliMatch
4 14 (0.80%) Markit EDM
4 14 (0.80%) SimCorp Dimension
5 10 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.34%) GoldMine
9 4 (0.23%) CA PPM
9 4 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.17%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.17%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.17%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.17%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.17%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.36%) Office 365
2 29 (1.65%) SaaS
3 18 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (1.03%) Trello
4 17 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.63%) IaaS
7 8 (0.46%) PaaS
8 3 (0.17%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.057%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.057%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.057%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.77%) Firewall
2 27 (1.54%) Intranet
3 24 (1.37%) LAN
3 24 (1.37%) WAN
4 20 (1.14%) Internet
5 13 (0.74%) SAN
5 13 (0.74%) Skype
6 10 (0.57%) Extranet
7 9 (0.51%) MPLS
7 9 (0.51%) Unified Communications
7 9 (0.51%) VoIP
8 8 (0.46%) DNS
8 8 (0.46%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.28%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.23%) HTTP
11 3 (0.17%) Network Security
11 3 (0.17%) VPN
12 2 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (1.48%) Big Data
4 25 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (0.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 13 (0.74%) EDRMS
9 12 (0.68%) DataStage
9 12 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
9 12 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.68%) QualityStage
9 12 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.63%) MS Access
10 11 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.28%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.23%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 137 (7.80%) JIRA
2 51 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.51%) Selenium
4 9 (0.51%) Subversion
5 6 (0.34%) ProC
6 5 (0.28%) CaliberRM
6 5 (0.28%) Hudson
6 5 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (0.28%) RequisitePro
7 4 (0.23%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.23%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.17%) JMeter
8 3 (0.17%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.17%) VersionOne
8 3 (0.17%) WiX
9 2 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
General
1 674 (38.38%) Finance
2 121 (6.89%) Retail
3 97 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 96 (5.47%) Banking
5 89 (5.07%) Legal
5 89 (5.07%) Marketing
6 53 (3.02%) Advertising
7 51 (2.90%) Back Office
8 45 (2.56%) Manufacturing
9 31 (1.77%) Front Office
9 31 (1.77%) Publishing
10 24 (1.37%) Electronics
11 21 (1.20%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.14%) Billing
12 20 (1.14%) Law
13 19 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.51%) Games
16 8 (0.46%) Automotive
17 7 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 894 (50.91%) Project Manager
2 279 (15.89%) Analyst
3 152 (8.66%) IT Manager
4 136 (7.74%) IT Project Manager
5 130 (7.40%) Senior Manager
6 124 (7.06%) Senior Project Manager
7 121 (6.89%) Software Project Manager
8 96 (5.47%) Business Analyst
9 90 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
10 80 (4.56%) Infrastructure Manager
11 77 (4.38%) Agile Project Manager
12 68 (3.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 66 (3.76%) Technical Manager
14 61 (3.47%) Coordinator
15 60 (3.42%) Technical Project Manager
16 59 (3.36%) Programme Manager
17 53 (3.02%) PMO Manager
18 52 (2.96%) Software Manager
19 50 (2.85%) Project Coordinator
20 47 (2.68%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (5.30%) .NET
2 64 (3.64%) HTML
3 27 (1.54%) CSS
4 23 (1.31%) ASP.NET
5 15 (0.85%) Web Services
5 15 (0.85%) XML
6 14 (0.80%) Middleware
7 10 (0.57%) HTML5
7 10 (0.57%) WCF
8 9 (0.51%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.51%) Ajax
9 7 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (0.40%) COM
9 7 (0.40%) jQuery
10 6 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (0.34%) EDI
10 6 (0.34%) JSON
11 4 (0.23%) Entity Framework
11 4 (0.23%) Flash
12 3 (0.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 205 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 77 (4.38%) Data Centre
4 72 (4.10%) PMI
5 50 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 30 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 29 (1.65%) Driving Licence
8 25 (1.42%) iPad
9 23 (1.31%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (0.91%) NHS
12 14 (0.80%) User Experience
13 10 (0.57%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.51%) Over-the-Top Content
15 8 (0.46%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.46%) Fintech
15 8 (0.46%) Hedge funds
15 8 (0.46%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
16 7 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 145 (8.26%) Windows
2 26 (1.48%) Linux
2 26 (1.48%) Unix
3 21 (1.20%) Windows Server
4 16 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.63%) Windows 8
8 9 (0.51%) Android
9 8 (0.46%) AIX
10 7 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.17%) pSOS
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.11%) Solaris
13 2 (0.11%) VMS
14 1 (0.057%) HPUX
14 1 (0.057%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1133 (64.52%) Project Management
2 820 (46.70%) PRINCE2
3 571 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
4 308 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 265 (15.09%) Project Planning
6 237 (13.50%) ITIL
7 201 (11.45%) Risk Management
8 199 (11.33%) Scrum
9 187 (10.65%) Change Management
10 177 (10.08%) Programme Management
11 166 (9.45%) CRM
11 166 (9.45%) Waterfall
12 151 (8.60%) Change Control
12 151 (8.60%) SDLC
13 143 (8.14%) Business Analysis
14 121 (6.89%) Project Governance
15 94 (5.35%) Time Management
16 84 (4.78%) Resource Management
17 81 (4.61%) Mentoring
18 74 (4.21%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (6.61%) SQL
2 56 (3.19%) C#
3 50 (2.85%) Java
4 40 (2.28%) C
4 40 (2.28%) JavaScript
5 12 (0.68%) T-SQL
6 11 (0.63%) C++
7 9 (0.51%) VB
8 7 (0.40%) Perl
8 7 (0.40%) PL/SQL
9 6 (0.34%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.34%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.23%) PHP
10 4 (0.23%) VBA
11 1 (0.057%) ABAP
11 1 (0.057%) Python
11 1 (0.057%) Ruby
11 1 (0.057%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 286 (16.29%) Degree
2 174 (9.91%) PMI Certification
3 168 (9.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 145 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 123 (7.00%) PMP
6 80 (4.56%) Security Cleared
7 58 (3.30%) SC Cleared
8 38 (2.16%) APMP
9 36 (2.05%) ISEB
10 25 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.74%) DV Cleared
12 13 (0.74%) MOS
13 12 (0.68%) MCSE
14 10 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.51%) A+ Certification
15 9 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.51%) MBA
15 9 (0.51%) MCSA
16 8 (0.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (6.09%) QA
2 31 (1.77%) SLA
3 21 (1.20%) PMBOK
4 19 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.63%) ISO27002
6 10 (0.57%) P3O
7 9 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.46%) EMIR
8 8 (0.46%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.40%) FATCA
9 7 (0.40%) SEPA
10 6 (0.34%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.28%) MiFID
12 4 (0.23%) GAMP
12 4 (0.23%) GxP
13 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.11%) Basel III
14 2 (0.11%) GMP
14 2 (0.11%) HL7
14 2 (0.11%) ISO19770
System Software
1 35 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.34%) Firmware
5 3 (0.17%) XenApp
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.057%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.057%) UAG
7 1 (0.057%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.23%) SCCM
2 4 (0.23%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.11%) SCOM
3 2 (0.11%) WSUS
4 1 (0.057%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.057%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.057%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.057%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.057%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.057%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.057%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.057%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.057%) Puppet
4 1 (0.057%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.057%) Xymon
Vendors
1 834 (47.49%) Microsoft
2 97 (5.52%) Oracle
3 73 (4.16%) SAP
4 50 (2.85%) VMware
5 46 (2.62%) HP
6 45 (2.56%) Cisco
7 27 (1.54%) IBM
8 26 (1.48%) EMC
9 22 (1.25%) Planview
10 20 (1.14%) Cognos
10 20 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (0.97%) Remedy
12 16 (0.91%) Citrix
12 16 (0.91%) OpenText
13 15 (0.85%) Siebel
13 15 (0.85%) SunGard
14 14 (0.80%) Atlassian
14 14 (0.80%) BISAM
14 14 (0.80%) ServiceNow
14 14 (0.80%) SimCorp
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive salary package
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotioable
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30-£35k DOE + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum bonuses + 25 days holiday + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rockfield
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum - 12 month FTC
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 30 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package including Ca
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago