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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 145 139 141
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 82 76 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.41% 1.35%
As % of the Applications category 9.06% 8.57% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 56 58 67
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £74,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
905 887 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.45% 16.43% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 724 710 765
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,346 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 27 £40,000 +25.98% 2
Staffordshire +16 15 £28,550 -47.12% 1
Coventry -2 13 £49,500 -45.00%
West Bromwich - 6 £24,500 -
Walsall +2 3 £47,500 +90.00%
Warwickshire -31 3 £42,500 -37.03% 2
Wolverhampton -6 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 £42,750 -
Worcestershire -4 1 £27,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 100 (72.46%) Project Management
2 71 (51.45%) Microsoft
3 69 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 50 (36.23%) PRINCE2
5 43 (31.16%) Finance
6 24 (17.39%) MS Office
7 23 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (14.49%) Retail
8 20 (14.49%) Degree
9 19 (13.77%) Risk Management
10 18 (13.04%) ITIL
11 17 (12.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (12.32%) Project Planning
12 16 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (10.87%) Manufacturing
14 14 (10.14%) Scrum
14 14 (10.14%) SAP
15 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (7.97%) Service Delivery
16 11 (7.97%) Change Management
16 11 (7.97%) ERP
16 11 (7.97%) Resource Management
17 10 (7.25%) Portfolio Management
17 10 (7.25%) Active Directory
18 9 (6.52%) SQL
18 9 (6.52%) Games
18 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
19 8 (5.80%) Logistics
19 8 (5.80%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.17%) WorkSite
2 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (1.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.72%) Lync
4 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.72%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 69 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 24 (17.39%) MS Office
3 23 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) LAN
1 5 (3.62%) WAN
2 3 (2.17%) WebEx
2 3 (2.17%) VPN
2 3 (2.17%) 3G
3 1 (0.72%) Network Security
3 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.72%) Skype
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) SAN
3 1 (0.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.17%) MS Access
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) JIRA
2 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 43 (31.16%) Finance
2 20 (14.49%) Retail
3 15 (10.87%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.52%) Games
5 7 (5.07%) Publishing
6 3 (2.17%) Law
6 3 (2.17%) Back Office
7 2 (1.45%) Automotive
7 2 (1.45%) Billing
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (40.58%) Project Manager
2 19 (13.77%) Analyst
3 14 (10.14%) Team Leader
4 12 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
5 9 (6.52%) Senior Project Manager
5 9 (6.52%) Administrator
5 9 (6.52%) Senior Manager
6 8 (5.80%) PMO Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Coordinator
7 7 (5.07%) Project Administrator
8 6 (4.35%) Consultant
8 6 (4.35%) Project Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) SAP Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Project Support Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Digital Producer
9 5 (3.62%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Junior
9 5 (3.62%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Field Engineer
10 4 (2.90%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) COM
1 2 (1.45%) Flash
1 2 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) J2EE
2 1 (0.72%) Ajax
2 1 (0.72%) WCF
2 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.72%) jQuery
2 1 (0.72%) CSS
2 1 (0.72%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) XML
2 1 (0.72%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.90%) PMI
5 3 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.17%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.45%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) EPoS
7 1 (0.72%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.07%) Windows
2 4 (2.90%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.17%) Linux
3 3 (2.17%) Windows 2000
3 3 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.72%) UNIX
4 1 (0.72%) Solaris
4 1 (0.72%) NetWare
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (72.46%) Project Management
2 50 (36.23%) PRINCE2
3 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.77%) Risk Management
5 18 (13.04%) ITIL
6 17 (12.32%) Project Planning
7 14 (10.14%) Scrum
8 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.97%) Service Delivery
9 11 (7.97%) Change Management
9 11 (7.97%) ERP
9 11 (7.97%) Resource Management
10 10 (7.25%) Portfolio Management
11 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.80%) Logistics
12 8 (5.80%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.07%) Programme Management
13 7 (5.07%) People Management
14 6 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.52%) SQL
2 6 (4.35%) C
3 3 (2.17%) Java
4 2 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (0.72%) C#
5 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.72%) Perl
5 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.72%) AWK
5 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Degree
2 17 (12.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (5.07%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.17%) ISEB
6 3 (2.17%) PMP
6 3 (2.17%) HNC
7 2 (1.45%) HND
7 2 (1.45%) NVQ Level 4
7 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) PMBOK
2 3 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Novell eDirectory
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 71 (51.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.14%) SAP
3 6 (4.35%) Apple
4 5 (3.62%) Cisco
4 5 (3.62%) Citrix
5 4 (2.90%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle
6 3 (2.17%) LANDesk
6 3 (2.17%) Interwoven
6 3 (2.17%) Adobe
7 1 (0.72%) Dell
7 1 (0.72%) Novell
7 1 (0.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.72%) Progress
7 1 (0.72%) Infor
7 1 (0.72%) Kaspersky
7 1 (0.72%) Veeam
7 1 (0.72%) M86 Security
7 1 (0.72%) Tableau
7 1 (0.72%) Remedy
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