Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Microsoft Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 456 465 397
Rank change year-on-year +9 -68 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 879 1,033 1,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.62% 0.80%
As % of the Applications category 7.60% 7.38% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 638 829 1,022
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.08%

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11,569 13,988 14,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.41% 8.43% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8,635 11,065 11,420
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in England

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in England

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in England over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in England

Microsoft Project
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the England region over the 6 months to 19 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 367 £60,000 +9.09% 9
South East -15 168 £52,500 - 5
North of England -5 133 £47,500 +13.11% 3
North West +21 96 £47,500 +10.47% 1
Midlands +32 91 £46,250 +32.14% 4
West Midlands +53 82 £46,875 +33.93% 4
South West +24 67 £39,000 -22.00% 3
East of England +83 49 £52,500 +9.38% 2
Yorkshire -8 31 £38,427 -9.58% 1
East Midlands +16 9 £35,000 -6.67%
North East +19 6 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 575 (65.42%) Project Management
2 404 (45.96%) Microsoft
3 377 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
4 354 (40.27%) Finance
5 348 (39.59%) PRINCE2
6 313 (35.61%) Microsoft Excel
7 275 (31.29%) Microsoft Office
8 228 (25.94%) PMO
9 227 (25.82%) MS Visio
10 220 (25.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 176 (20.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 174 (19.80%) Waterfall
13 154 (17.52%) Change Management
14 146 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
15 132 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
16 126 (14.33%) SDLC
17 124 (14.11%) JIRA
18 119 (13.54%) SharePoint
19 117 (13.31%) Scrum
20 113 (12.86%) Degree
21 109 (12.40%) Programme Management
22 106 (12.06%) ITIL
23 95 (10.81%) PMI Certification
24 89 (10.13%) PMP
25 85 (9.67%) Risk Management
26 83 (9.44%) QA
27 75 (8.53%) Project Planning
27 75 (8.53%) Change Control
28 69 (7.85%) Business Analysis
29 65 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 119 (13.54%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.89%) Confluence
3 25 (2.84%) MS Project Server
4 18 (2.05%) IIS
5 16 (1.82%) SAS
6 15 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.02%) CMS
8 8 (0.91%) Documentum
8 8 (0.91%) EPiServer
8 8 (0.91%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.34%) Apache
11 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.11%) Drupal
12 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 313 (35.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 275 (31.29%) Microsoft Office
3 227 (25.82%) MS Visio
4 220 (25.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.14%) Open Workbench
6 9 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.46%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (2.16%) Primavera
2 14 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.91%) Magento
5 7 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.34%) Workfront
9 2 (0.23%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.11%) Aareon QL
10 1 (0.11%) OPENContractor
10 1 (0.11%) OPENHousing
10 1 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
10 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.11%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (4.44%) Office 365
4 14 (1.59%) SaaS
4 14 (1.59%) Trello
5 13 (1.48%) Basecamp
6 7 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.57%) FinancialForce
7 5 (0.57%) G Suite
7 5 (0.57%) Slack
8 4 (0.46%) PaaS
9 3 (0.34%) Asana
9 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.62%) Internet
2 22 (2.50%) WAN
3 19 (2.16%) LAN
4 17 (1.93%) DNS
4 17 (1.93%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (0.80%) DHCP
7 7 (0.80%) DLNA
7 7 (0.80%) Extranet
7 7 (0.80%) Firewall
7 7 (0.80%) SAN
7 7 (0.80%) UPnP
7 7 (0.80%) VPN
8 6 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
8 6 (0.68%) WebEx
9 5 (0.57%) IP Telephony
9 5 (0.57%) VoIP
10 4 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (1.93%) OLAP
2 17 (1.93%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.71%) OLAP Cube
3 15 (1.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 9 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (0.91%) Data Mining
6 7 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (0.80%) Star Schema
7 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.57%) Big Data
8 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (0.46%) MS Access
9 4 (0.46%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 124 (14.11%) JIRA
2 25 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.48%) Bitbucket
4 7 (0.80%) GCC
4 7 (0.80%) GDB
4 7 (0.80%) GoogleTest
4 7 (0.80%) JUnit
4 7 (0.80%) Mockito
4 7 (0.80%) VersionOne
5 6 (0.68%) Hudson
6 3 (0.34%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.11%) Selenium
7 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 354 (40.27%) Finance
2 56 (6.37%) Retail
3 46 (5.23%) Banking
4 33 (3.75%) Legal
5 31 (3.53%) Marketing
6 28 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 27 (3.07%) Advertising
8 21 (2.39%) Retail Banking
9 18 (2.05%) Law
10 16 (1.82%) Local Government
11 15 (1.71%) Back Office
11 15 (1.71%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.59%) Electronics
12 14 (1.59%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.14%) Investment Banking
14 9 (1.02%) Billing
14 9 (1.02%) Publishing
15 7 (0.80%) Automotive
16 4 (0.46%) Front Office
17 2 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 394 (44.82%) Project Manager
2 139 (15.81%) Analyst
3 100 (11.38%) IT Manager
4 78 (8.87%) IT Project Manager
5 58 (6.60%) PMO Analyst
6 55 (6.26%) Business Analyst
7 43 (4.89%) Software Project Manager
8 41 (4.66%) Senior Manager
9 39 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
10 38 (4.32%) Coordinator
11 35 (3.98%) PMO Manager
12 33 (3.75%) Technical Manager
13 32 (3.64%) Project Coordinator
14 31 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
15 26 (2.96%) Digital Project Manager
16 25 (2.84%) Business Change Manager
16 25 (2.84%) Programme Manager
16 25 (2.84%) Technical Project Manager
17 23 (2.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 21 (2.39%) Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.50%) .NET
2 20 (2.28%) HTML
3 19 (2.16%) ASP.NET
4 15 (1.71%) .NET Framework
5 12 (1.37%) JSON
5 12 (1.37%) Web Services
6 10 (1.14%) CSS
7 7 (0.80%) JNI
8 6 (0.68%) Qt
8 6 (0.68%) STL
9 5 (0.57%) XML
10 4 (0.46%) COM
11 3 (0.34%) Flash
11 3 (0.34%) LAMP
11 3 (0.34%) Middleware
11 3 (0.34%) Symfony
12 2 (0.23%) EDI
13 1 (0.11%) HTML5
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (0.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 146 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.71%) Management Information System
3 51 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
4 46 (5.23%) PMI
5 30 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 28 (3.19%) Driving Licence
7 15 (1.71%) User Experience
8 12 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.25%) Reinsurance
10 9 (1.02%) Fintech
11 8 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.91%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.91%) FMCG
11 8 (0.91%) Wiki
12 7 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.80%) MPEG
13 6 (0.68%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.68%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.68%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 45 (5.12%) Windows
2 24 (2.73%) Windows Server
3 23 (2.62%) Linux
3 23 (2.62%) Windows 7
4 20 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (2.05%) Windows 10
6 15 (1.71%) Solaris
7 14 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.37%) Android
9 7 (0.80%) Windows 2000
9 7 (0.80%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.46%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.23%) Unix
14 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (65.42%) Project Management
2 377 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (39.59%) PRINCE2
4 176 (20.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 174 (19.80%) Waterfall
6 154 (17.52%) Change Management
7 132 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
8 126 (14.33%) SDLC
9 117 (13.31%) Scrum
10 109 (12.40%) Programme Management
11 106 (12.06%) ITIL
12 85 (9.67%) Risk Management
13 75 (8.53%) Change Control
13 75 (8.53%) Project Planning
14 69 (7.85%) Business Analysis
15 65 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 63 (7.17%) Project Governance
17 61 (6.94%) ERP
18 59 (6.71%) Time Management
19 56 (6.37%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 54 (6.14%) SQL
2 48 (5.46%) C
3 21 (2.39%) C#
4 20 (2.28%) Java
5 15 (1.71%) SAS Macro
6 13 (1.48%) JavaScript
7 8 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 7 (0.80%) C++
8 7 (0.80%) VBA
9 6 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.46%) PHP
11 1 (0.11%) Python
11 1 (0.11%) R
11 1 (0.11%) VB
11 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 113 (12.86%) Degree
2 95 (10.81%) PMI Certification
3 89 (10.13%) PMP
4 54 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 53 (6.03%) Security Cleared
6 39 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 39 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 23 (2.62%) APMP
8 20 (2.28%) ISEB
9 15 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.02%) MCP
12 8 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 7 (0.80%) APMG
13 7 (0.80%) HNC
13 7 (0.80%) HND
13 7 (0.80%) MCSE
14 6 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (25.94%) PMO
2 83 (9.44%) QA
3 25 (2.84%) Data Quality
4 24 (2.73%) SLA
5 20 (2.28%) GDPR
6 11 (1.25%) P3O
7 7 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.46%) COBIT
9 2 (0.23%) Basel III
10 1 (0.11%) GAMP
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.11%) PSD2
10 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 34 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.59%) BitLocker
4 12 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.14%) vSphere
5 10 (1.14%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.46%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (3.53%) SCCM
2 19 (2.16%) SCOM
3 10 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.14%) PowerCLI
3 10 (1.14%) Puppet
4 9 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (0.80%) WSUS
6 6 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (0.68%) vRealize
7 4 (0.46%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.46%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 404 (45.96%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.55%) SAP
3 35 (3.98%) HP
3 35 (3.98%) Oracle
4 28 (3.19%) ServiceNow
5 24 (2.73%) VMware
6 21 (2.39%) Cisco
7 18 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.59%) Citrix
9 12 (1.37%) Google
10 10 (1.14%) 3PAR
10 10 (1.14%) Brocade
11 9 (1.02%) Demandware
11 9 (1.02%) hybris
12 8 (0.91%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.80%) Remedy
14 6 (0.68%) Bomgar
14 6 (0.68%) Juniper
14 6 (0.68%) McAfee
15 5 (0.57%) CA Agile Central