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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 155 129 158
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +29
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 63 83 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.49% 0.84%
As % of the Applications category 7.51% 8.91% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 52 67 27
Average salary £33,750 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £36,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
839 932 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.16% 16.76% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 684 813 591
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +2 25 £30,000 -29.82% 1
Warwickshire +9 15 £22,500 -50.00%
Solihull +2 10 £30,883 -19.54%
Coventry -6 3 £71,250 +90.00%
Worcestershire - 2 £37,500 - 2
Wolverhampton -1 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Staffordshire -21 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Walsall - 1 £25,000 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (51.63%) MS Excel
2 77 (50.33%) PRINCE2
2 77 (50.33%) Microsoft
3 76 (49.67%) Project Management
4 67 (43.79%) MS Office
5 60 (39.22%) Finance
6 50 (32.68%) Project Planning
7 35 (22.88%) Security Cleared
8 31 (20.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 22 (14.38%) Degree
9 22 (14.38%) MS Visio
10 20 (13.07%) Retail
11 19 (12.42%) Business Analysis
12 18 (11.76%) Waterfall
12 18 (11.76%) SAP
12 18 (11.76%) ITIL
13 17 (11.11%) Automotive
13 17 (11.11%) Telecoms
13 17 (11.11%) SC Cleared
13 17 (11.11%) Fujitsu
14 16 (10.46%) HP Quality Center
14 16 (10.46%) Change Management
14 16 (10.46%) Scrum
14 16 (10.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 15 (9.80%) Legal
16 13 (8.50%) Management Information System
16 13 (8.50%) SAP Certification
16 13 (8.50%) SharePoint
17 12 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (7.19%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.96%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 79 (51.63%) MS Excel
2 67 (43.79%) MS Office
3 31 (20.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (14.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.65%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) SAP HR
1 3 (1.96%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.96%) SAP PP
1 3 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (1.96%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.31%) SAP PM
2 2 (1.31%) Summit
2 2 (1.31%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.31%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.65%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.58%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (1.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.65%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) Extranet
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (1.96%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.65%) Redmine
2 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 60 (39.22%) Finance
2 20 (13.07%) Retail
3 17 (11.11%) Automotive
3 17 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 15 (9.80%) Legal
5 10 (6.54%) Banking
6 9 (5.88%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.92%) Law
8 5 (3.27%) Marketing
8 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Back Office
9 1 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (32.68%) Project Manager
2 20 (13.07%) Project Planner
3 16 (10.46%) Analyst
3 16 (10.46%) Coordinator
4 15 (9.80%) Project Coordinator
5 14 (9.15%) Project Support Officer
5 14 (9.15%) Project Officer
6 9 (5.88%) PMO Manager
6 9 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (5.23%) PMO Analyst
7 8 (5.23%) Digital Project Manager
8 7 (4.58%) Project Support Coordinator
8 7 (4.58%) Operations Manager
9 6 (3.92%) IT Operations Manager
9 6 (3.92%) Operations Project Manager
10 5 (3.27%) Business Analyst
11 3 (1.96%) PMO Lead
11 3 (1.96%) Architect
11 3 (1.96%) Test Manager
11 3 (1.96%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.27%) .NET
2 2 (1.31%) SAP ALE
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) COM
3 1 (0.65%) CSS
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.27%) Social Media
3 4 (2.61%) PMI
3 4 (2.61%) Data Conversion
4 3 (1.96%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.31%) DTV
5 2 (1.31%) NHS
5 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) FMCG
6 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.65%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.58%) Windows
2 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.65%) UNIX
3 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (50.33%) PRINCE2
2 76 (49.67%) Project Management
3 50 (32.68%) Project Planning
4 19 (12.42%) Business Analysis
5 18 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 18 (11.76%) ITIL
6 16 (10.46%) Change Management
6 16 (10.46%) Scrum
7 12 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.88%) Document Management
8 9 (5.88%) ERP
9 8 (5.23%) Validation
9 8 (5.23%) Programme Management
9 8 (5.23%) Service Management
9 8 (5.23%) Risk Management
9 8 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (5.23%) Supplier Management
9 8 (5.23%) Project Governance
10 7 (4.58%) Cyber Security
10 7 (4.58%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.96%) SQL
2 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.65%) C
3 1 (0.65%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (22.88%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.38%) Degree
3 17 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 16 (10.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (8.50%) SAP Certification
6 7 (4.58%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.92%) PMP
8 4 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.61%) ISEB
8 4 (2.61%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.19%) QA
2 8 (5.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (10.46%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (50.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.76%) SAP
3 17 (11.11%) Fujitsu
4 3 (1.96%) EMC
4 3 (1.96%) VMware
5 2 (1.31%) Cisco
5 2 (1.31%) IBM
5 2 (1.31%) McAfee
5 2 (1.31%) Niku
5 2 (1.31%) NetApp
5 2 (1.31%) CA
5 2 (1.31%) HP
5 2 (1.31%) Computacenter
5 2 (1.31%) Trayport
6 1 (0.65%) Facebook
6 1 (0.65%) Casewise
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle
6 1 (0.65%) MKS
6 1 (0.65%) SolidWorks
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