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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 154 130 155
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 57 53 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.19% 0.95%
As % of the Applications category 7.57% 6.67% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 42
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
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
753 795 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.78% 17.89% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 624 595 647
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -3 25 £36,500 -20.21% 5
Coventry -4 16 £47,500 - 1
Solihull -15 6 £27,500 -15.38%
Worcestershire - 4 £60,000 -
Staffordshire -3 3 £44,500 +17.10%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 75 (68.18%) Project Management
2 59 (53.64%) Microsoft
3 44 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 43 (39.09%) MS Excel
5 38 (34.55%) Finance
6 36 (32.73%) MS Visio
7 35 (31.82%) MS Office
8 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (17.27%) Project Planning
10 17 (15.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (11.82%) ITIL
11 13 (11.82%) Programme Management
12 12 (10.91%) Resource Management
13 11 (10.00%) Retail
13 11 (10.00%) PRINCE
13 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (9.09%) PMI Certification
14 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
14 10 (9.09%) Risk Management
15 9 (8.18%) Scrum
15 9 (8.18%) CSS
15 9 (8.18%) CRM
15 9 (8.18%) HTML
15 9 (8.18%) Active Directory
15 9 (8.18%) Data Analysis
15 9 (8.18%) Ajax
15 9 (8.18%) jQuery
16 8 (7.27%) HTML5
16 8 (7.27%) OmniGraffle
16 8 (7.27%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (1.82%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.91%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 43 (39.09%) MS Excel
2 36 (32.73%) MS Visio
3 35 (31.82%) MS Office
4 8 (7.27%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) LAN
1 7 (6.36%) WAN
2 4 (3.64%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.82%) VPN
3 2 (1.82%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) MySQL
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.45%) Data Mining
3 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.82%) MS Access
5 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 38 (34.55%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Retail
3 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.45%) Banking
5 5 (4.55%) Games
6 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 2 (1.82%) Law
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Publishing
7 1 (0.91%) Automotive
7 1 (0.91%) Back Office
7 1 (0.91%) Electronics
7 1 (0.91%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 13 (11.82%) Administrator
2 13 (11.82%) Digital Producer
3 12 (10.91%) Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 9 (8.18%) Senior Project Manager
5 9 (8.18%) Senior Manager
6 8 (7.27%) Coordinator
7 7 (6.36%) Project Administrator
7 7 (6.36%) PMO Manager
8 6 (5.45%) Report Writer
8 6 (5.45%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Field Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
9 5 (4.55%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Project Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (2.73%) Service Delivery Coordinator
11 3 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (2.73%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) CSS
1 9 (8.18%) HTML
1 9 (8.18%) Ajax
1 9 (8.18%) jQuery
2 8 (7.27%) HTML5
2 8 (7.27%) CSS3
2 8 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.82%) .NET
4 1 (0.91%) J2EE
4 1 (0.91%) WCF
4 1 (0.91%) Web Services
4 1 (0.91%) XML
4 1 (0.91%) XSD
4 1 (0.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) PMI
3 6 (5.45%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.82%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.91%) Telematics
5 1 (0.91%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.91%) DTV
5 1 (0.91%) EPoS
5 1 (0.91%) NHS
5 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Linux
2 7 (6.36%) Windows
3 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000
3 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (68.18%) Project Management
2 44 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.27%) Project Planning
5 13 (11.82%) Programme Management
5 13 (11.82%) ITIL
6 12 (10.91%) Resource Management
7 11 (10.00%) PRINCE
8 10 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.18%) CRM
9 9 (8.18%) Scrum
9 9 (8.18%) Data Analysis
10 8 (7.27%) Logistics
10 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.27%) Web Development
11 7 (6.36%) Financial Analysis
11 7 (6.36%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.36%) Incident Management
12 6 (5.45%) Change Control
12 6 (5.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.27%) PHP
3 7 (6.36%) SQL
4 4 (3.64%) C
5 1 (0.91%) C#
5 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.45%) Degree
4 5 (4.55%) MAPM
4 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.73%) PMP
6 1 (0.91%) ISEB
6 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.91%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (53.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Citrix
2 7 (6.36%) SAP
3 6 (5.45%) Cisco
3 6 (5.45%) Tableau
4 4 (3.64%) VMware
5 2 (1.82%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.82%) Interwoven
5 2 (1.82%) Apple
5 2 (1.82%) Adobe
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle
6 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough or Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Technical Prospects
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 Basic Salary plus Car Allowance
Posted: 10 days ago