The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 132 97
Rank change year-on-year +24 -35  
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 17 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.91% 0.50% 1.44%
As % of the Applications category 5.69% 3.27% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 20
Median salary £42,500 £29,475 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.18% -19.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £22,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

MS Project is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 299 367 252
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.00% 15.36% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 210 269 202
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing MS Project as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in Birmingham

MS Project
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for MS Project in Birmingham

MS Project
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in Birmingham over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Project in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) MS Excel
3 19 (57.58%) MS Office
4 17 (51.52%) PRINCE2
5 15 (45.45%) Project Management
6 10 (30.30%) ITIL
6 10 (30.30%) Degree
7 9 (27.27%) Presales
7 9 (27.27%) Windows
7 9 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (24.24%) MS Visio
8 8 (24.24%) PMO
9 7 (21.21%) QA
9 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) Project Governance
11 5 (15.15%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (15.15%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 5 (15.15%) Driving Licence
11 5 (15.15%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
11 5 (15.15%) Resource Management
11 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
11 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
12 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
12 4 (12.12%) Telecoms

MS Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (60.61%) MS Excel
2 19 (57.58%) MS Office
3 8 (24.24%) MS Visio
4 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (15.15%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MS Access
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
1 2 (6.06%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Billing
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Law
4 2 (6.06%) Games
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Project Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Business Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Excel Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Implementation Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Junior
4 4 (12.12%) Junior Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Project Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Commissioning Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Change Manager
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Change Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Driving Licence
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) PRINCE2
2 15 (45.45%) Project Management
3 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) Presales
4 9 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.18%) Project Governance
8 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
8 5 (15.15%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 5 (15.15%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (15.15%) Resource Management
9 4 (12.12%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (12.12%) ETRM
10 3 (9.09%) Change Management
10 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.09%) Document Management
10 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
11 2 (6.06%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) ISEB
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (6.06%) PMP
7 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) PMO
2 7 (21.21%) QA
3 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe
2 3 (9.09%) Ericsson
2 3 (9.09%) Huawei
2 3 (9.09%) Nokia
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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