The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 158 154 149
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 46 38 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.88% 1.13%
As % of the Applications category 5.73% 5.27% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 44 26 45
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
MS Project
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
803 721 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.10% 16.69% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 706 583 685
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,369 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MS Project
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Project across the West Midlands region.

MS Project Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MS Project
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Project across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MS Project Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

MS Project
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Birmingham -5 23 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Coventry -4 10 £51,000 - 1
Staffordshire +4 4 £43,750 +45.83% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £60,000 - 1
Solihull +1 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,000 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 79 (64.23%) Project Management
2 58 (47.15%) Microsoft
3 50 (40.65%) PRINCE2
4 44 (35.77%) MS Office
5 41 (33.33%) Finance
6 34 (27.64%) MS Excel
7 33 (26.83%) MS Visio
8 20 (16.26%) ITIL
8 20 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (14.63%) Project Planning
10 16 (13.01%) Waterfall
11 15 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
11 15 (12.20%) Programme Management
11 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (12.20%) PMI Certification
12 14 (11.38%) PRINCE
13 13 (10.57%) Windows
13 13 (10.57%) Degree
14 12 (9.76%) CRM
14 12 (9.76%) PMI
15 11 (8.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (8.94%) Line Management
15 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (8.13%) Retail
17 9 (7.32%) Migration
17 9 (7.32%) Risk Management
17 9 (7.32%) Linux
17 9 (7.32%) HTML
17 9 (7.32%) JavaScript
17 9 (7.32%) Resource Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.81%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 44 (35.77%) MS Office
2 34 (27.64%) MS Excel
3 33 (26.83%) MS Visio
4 15 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (6.50%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.81%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.81%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.81%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.81%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.63%) LAN
2 2 (1.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.81%) 3G
3 1 (0.81%) VPN
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Network Security
3 1 (0.81%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) MySQL
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.07%) Data Mining
2 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (8.13%) Retail
3 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.69%) Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Automotive
4 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.63%) Electronics
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 14 (11.38%) Analyst
3 9 (7.32%) IT Project Manager
3 9 (7.32%) Senior Project Manager
3 9 (7.32%) Senior Manager
3 9 (7.32%) Administrator
4 8 (6.50%) Digital Producer
4 8 (6.50%) Coordinator
5 7 (5.69%) Project Coordinator
5 7 (5.69%) Project Support Officer
5 7 (5.69%) Project Officer
5 7 (5.69%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (5.69%) PMO Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Software Manager
7 5 (4.07%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.07%) Software Project Manager
7 5 (4.07%) PMO Lead
7 5 (4.07%) Report Writer
8 4 (3.25%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.32%) HTML
2 8 (6.50%) jQuery
2 8 (6.50%) Ajax
2 8 (6.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (6.50%) HTML5
2 8 (6.50%) CSS3
2 8 (6.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.81%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) PMI
2 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.88%) NHS
4 5 (4.07%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.63%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.81%) DTV
7 1 (0.81%) EPoS
7 1 (0.81%) Telematics
7 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.57%) Windows
2 9 (7.32%) Linux
3 4 (3.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.81%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (64.23%) Project Management
2 50 (40.65%) PRINCE2
3 20 (16.26%) ITIL
3 20 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.63%) Project Planning
5 16 (13.01%) Waterfall
6 15 (12.20%) Programme Management
7 14 (11.38%) PRINCE
8 12 (9.76%) CRM
9 11 (8.94%) Line Management
10 9 (7.32%) Migration
10 9 (7.32%) Risk Management
10 9 (7.32%) Resource Management
11 8 (6.50%) Web Development
12 7 (5.69%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.69%) Financial Analysis
12 7 (5.69%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.69%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) JavaScript
2 8 (6.50%) PHP
3 7 (5.69%) SQL
4 3 (2.44%) C
5 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (12.20%) PMI Certification
2 13 (10.57%) Degree
3 11 (8.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (7.32%) MAPM
5 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.44%) PMP
9 1 (0.81%) ISEB
9 1 (0.81%) MCP
9 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (47.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.69%) SAP
3 6 (4.88%) Citrix
4 5 (4.07%) Cisco
4 5 (4.07%) Tableau
5 4 (3.25%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) Apple
6 1 (0.81%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.81%) EMC
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe
6 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.81%) SolidWorks
6 1 (0.81%) LANDesk
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