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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 189 172 158
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 40 43 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.85% 0.91%
As % of the Applications category 5.77% 5.36% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 26
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
693 802 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.17% 15.85% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 564 692 572
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,369 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 12 February 2016.

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 12 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
Birmingham -10 14 £35,000 -9.67% 2
Staffordshire +4 8 £33,000 -26.66%
Warwickshire - 5 £43,750 -
Coventry -12 4 £67,500 +32.35%
Wolverhampton +6 2 £32,500 +1.56%
Solihull +7 1 £55,000 +94.69%
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (54.43%) MS Excel
2 40 (50.63%) Project Management
3 35 (44.30%) Finance
4 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
5 32 (40.51%) PRINCE2
6 26 (32.91%) Risk Management
7 24 (30.38%) MS Office
8 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (21.52%) Business Analysis
9 17 (21.52%) Degree
10 15 (18.99%) Windows
11 13 (16.46%) Project Planning
12 12 (15.19%) Programme Management
12 12 (15.19%) ISEB
13 11 (13.92%) MS Visio
13 11 (13.92%) Scrum
14 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (11.39%) Time Management
16 8 (10.13%) SAP
16 8 (10.13%) ERP
16 8 (10.13%) Migration
17 7 (8.86%) Manufacturing
17 7 (8.86%) ITIL
17 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (8.86%) Presales
18 6 (7.59%) Publishing
18 6 (7.59%) Retail
18 6 (7.59%) Billing
19 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
19 4 (5.06%) Document Management

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (5.06%) MS Project Server
1 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (54.43%) MS Excel
2 24 (30.38%) MS Office
3 11 (13.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) IP Telephony
1 3 (3.80%) VoIP
2 1 (1.27%) LAN
2 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) MS Access
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.53%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) Toad
General
1 35 (44.30%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.59%) Billing
3 6 (7.59%) Publishing
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Automotive
5 3 (3.80%) Legal
6 2 (2.53%) Games
6 2 (2.53%) Local Government
6 2 (2.53%) Marketing
7 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Project Manager
2 21 (26.58%) Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Project Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) Excel Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) Agile Business Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) IT Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Coordinator
7 6 (7.59%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (6.33%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Implementation Manager
9 4 (5.06%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Programme Manager
9 4 (5.06%) SAP Manager
9 4 (5.06%) SAP Project Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Consultant
10 3 (3.80%) Software Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Software Implementation Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
1 1 (1.27%) Flash
1 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.27%) DTV
3 1 (1.27%) NHS
3 1 (1.27%) PMI
3 1 (1.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Project Management
2 32 (40.51%) PRINCE2
3 26 (32.91%) Risk Management
4 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (21.52%) Business Analysis
6 13 (16.46%) Project Planning
7 12 (15.19%) Programme Management
8 11 (13.92%) Scrum
9 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.39%) Time Management
11 8 (10.13%) ERP
11 8 (10.13%) Migration
12 7 (8.86%) ITIL
12 7 (8.86%) Presales
13 4 (5.06%) Data Migration
13 4 (5.06%) Document Management
13 4 (5.06%) Process Improvement
13 4 (5.06%) Project Governance
13 4 (5.06%) Resource Management
14 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) C++
1 1 (1.27%) Java
1 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Degree
2 12 (15.19%) ISEB
3 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.53%) APMP
5 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.27%) CISA
6 1 (1.27%) CISM
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PMP
6 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.53%) P3O
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) SAP
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe
3 3 (3.80%) Apple
3 3 (3.80%) Citrix
3 3 (3.80%) iManage
3 3 (3.80%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.27%) Avaya
5 1 (1.27%) CA
5 1 (1.27%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.27%) EMC
5 1 (1.27%) F5
5 1 (1.27%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.27%) Remedy
5 1 (1.27%) Tableau