Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 487 389 424
Rank change year-on-year -98 +35 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 698 1,197 1,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.79% 0.74%
As % of the Applications category 6.80% 8.87% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 488 927 1,013
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,150 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +1.50% -

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 10,261 13,496 15,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.11% 8.90% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8,165 10,492 11,784
England median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -34 321 £59,254 +3.05% 20
South East -40 142 £50,000 - 14
Midlands +25 75 £42,500 -5.56% 7
North of England -18 72 £42,500 -2.86% 10
South West -92 55 £45,000 +5.88% 10
North West -23 54 £42,500 -5.56% 6
West Midlands +17 48 £42,500 +6.25% 4
East Midlands +44 27 £47,500 - 3
East of England +8 26 £52,500 -8.66% 5
Yorkshire -18 11 £47,500 +18.75% 3
North East +29 7 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 444 (63.61%) Project Management
2 299 (42.84%) PRINCE2
3 297 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
4 280 (40.11%) Microsoft
5 279 (39.97%) Finance
6 247 (35.39%) Microsoft Excel
7 195 (27.94%) Microsoft Office
8 186 (26.65%) PMO
9 173 (24.79%) Project Delivery
10 167 (23.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 162 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 138 (19.77%) MS Visio
13 131 (18.77%) JIRA
14 110 (15.76%) Degree
15 99 (14.18%) Waterfall
15 99 (14.18%) Change Management
16 94 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
17 92 (13.18%) Scrum
18 91 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
19 90 (12.89%) PMI Certification
20 89 (12.75%) Programme Management
21 82 (11.75%) ITIL
21 82 (11.75%) QA
22 79 (11.32%) PMP
23 68 (9.74%) SharePoint
24 65 (9.31%) Windows
25 64 (9.17%) SDLC
26 60 (8.60%) Retail
27 59 (8.45%) Self-Motivation
28 58 (8.31%) Project Planning

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 68 (9.74%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.87%) Confluence
3 14 (2.01%) MS Project Server
4 12 (1.72%) IBM Notes
5 10 (1.43%) EPiServer
6 9 (1.29%) CMS
7 7 (1.00%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.86%) WordPress
9 5 (0.72%) IIS
10 4 (0.57%) Drupal
11 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 247 (35.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 195 (27.94%) Microsoft Office
3 167 (23.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 138 (19.77%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.15%) Acrobat
6 14 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (1.43%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.14%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 16 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.15%) Primavera
4 7 (1.00%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.72%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.72%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.72%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (0.57%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.29%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.14%) iTrent
9 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.59%) Office 365
2 39 (5.59%) Azure
3 23 (3.30%) AWS
4 17 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
5 16 (2.29%) SaaS
5 16 (2.29%) Trello
6 15 (2.15%) BrowserStack
7 14 (2.01%) Basecamp
7 14 (2.01%) Power Platform
8 10 (1.43%) Microsoft Flow
9 8 (1.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 7 (1.00%) OneDrive
10 7 (1.00%) PowerApps
11 5 (0.72%) PaaS
12 3 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.29%) Serverless
13 2 (0.29%) Slack
14 1 (0.14%) IaaS
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle CX
14 1 (0.14%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.87%) Internet
2 18 (2.58%) VPN
3 17 (2.44%) WebEx
4 16 (2.29%) Software-Defined Networking
5 14 (2.01%) Intranet
5 14 (2.01%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (1.58%) WAN
7 10 (1.43%) LAN
7 10 (1.43%) SAN
8 8 (1.15%) Skype
9 7 (1.00%) DNS
10 6 (0.86%) Extranet
11 5 (0.72%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.57%) Firewall
13 3 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.43%) IPsec
13 3 (0.43%) SMTP
13 3 (0.43%) SSL
13 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (1.29%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.15%) Power BI
5 6 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.72%) Big Data
6 5 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (0.43%) OLAP
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.43%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.43%) SSDT
9 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.29%) MySQL
9 2 (0.29%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 131 (18.77%) JIRA
2 34 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.58%) Selenium
4 15 (2.15%) SpecFlow
5 8 (1.15%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.43%) JUnit
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.43%) Subversion
6 3 (0.43%) TestNG
6 3 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.43%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.29%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.29%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.14%) FrontPage
8 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 279 (39.97%) Finance
2 60 (8.60%) Retail
3 39 (5.59%) Marketing
4 33 (4.73%) Public Sector
5 32 (4.58%) Banking
6 26 (3.72%) Manufacturing
7 23 (3.30%) Legal
8 21 (3.01%) Telecoms
9 18 (2.58%) Advertising
10 13 (1.86%) Electronics
11 12 (1.72%) French Language
11 12 (1.72%) Law
12 9 (1.29%) Billing
12 9 (1.29%) German Language
13 8 (1.15%) Aerospace
14 7 (1.00%) General Ledger
14 7 (1.00%) Police
14 7 (1.00%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.86%) Local Government
16 5 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 284 (40.69%) Project Manager
2 112 (16.05%) Analyst
3 81 (11.60%) IT Manager
4 71 (10.17%) IT Project Manager
5 44 (6.30%) Senior Manager
6 43 (6.16%) Business Analyst
7 42 (6.02%) PMO Analyst
8 36 (5.16%) Senior Project Manager
9 32 (4.58%) PMO Lead
9 32 (4.58%) Software Project Manager
10 27 (3.87%) Consultant
11 26 (3.72%) Infrastructure Manager
11 26 (3.72%) Programme Manager
12 25 (3.58%) Digital Project Manager
13 21 (3.01%) Architect
13 21 (3.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 18 (2.58%) Project Analyst
15 17 (2.44%) PMO Manager
15 17 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
16 16 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.44%) .NET
2 16 (2.29%) .NET Framework
2 16 (2.29%) CSS
3 15 (2.15%) HTML
4 9 (1.29%) Web Services
5 5 (0.72%) JSON
5 5 (0.72%) XML
6 4 (0.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.43%) Middleware
7 3 (0.43%) React
7 3 (0.43%) RESTful
7 3 (0.43%) WCF
8 2 (0.29%) COM
8 2 (0.29%) CSS3
8 2 (0.29%) HTML5
8 2 (0.29%) Redux
8 2 (0.29%) REST
8 2 (0.29%) XMPP
9 1 (0.14%) CGI
9 1 (0.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 91 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (8.45%) Self-Motivation
3 53 (7.59%) PMI
4 50 (7.16%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.58%) User Experience
6 21 (3.01%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (2.15%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.86%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.72%) FMCG
10 12 (1.72%) iPhone
10 12 (1.72%) PDA
11 8 (1.15%) Life Science
12 7 (1.00%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.86%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.86%) Equities
13 6 (0.86%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.57%) Derivative
14 4 (0.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.31%) Windows
2 39 (5.59%) Windows Server
3 38 (5.44%) Windows 10
4 33 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (4.01%) Windows 7
6 17 (2.44%) Linux
7 16 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.72%) Windows 2000
9 12 (1.72%) Windows Vista
9 12 (1.72%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.86%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.29%) Android
11 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (63.61%) Project Management
2 299 (42.84%) PRINCE2
3 297 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (24.79%) Project Delivery
5 162 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 99 (14.18%) Change Management
6 99 (14.18%) Waterfall
7 94 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
8 92 (13.18%) Scrum
9 89 (12.75%) Programme Management
10 82 (11.75%) ITIL
11 64 (9.17%) SDLC
12 58 (8.31%) Project Planning
13 57 (8.17%) Risk Management
14 49 (7.02%) Mentoring
15 48 (6.88%) Matrix Organization
16 47 (6.73%) Coaching
16 47 (6.73%) Decision-Making
17 45 (6.45%) Analytics
17 45 (6.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (6.59%) SQL
2 24 (3.44%) C
3 22 (3.15%) C#
4 10 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.29%) Java
5 9 (1.29%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.00%) VBA
7 5 (0.72%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.57%) R
9 3 (0.43%) PHP
9 3 (0.43%) X++
10 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 110 (15.76%) Degree
2 90 (12.89%) PMI Certification
3 79 (11.32%) PMP
4 56 (8.02%) Security Cleared
5 47 (6.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 44 (6.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 31 (4.44%) ISEB
7 31 (4.44%) SC Cleared
8 19 (2.72%) MCP
9 16 (2.29%) TOGAF Certification
10 15 (2.15%) ISTQB
11 12 (1.72%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.43%) APMP
13 9 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.00%) Master's Degree
14 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
16 5 (0.72%) CBAP
16 5 (0.72%) MCITP
16 5 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (26.65%) PMO
2 82 (11.75%) QA
3 19 (2.72%) GDPR
4 16 (2.29%) EMIR
4 16 (2.29%) MiFID
5 13 (1.86%) Solvency II
6 9 (1.29%) SLA
7 5 (0.72%) P3O
8 3 (0.43%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) NIST
System Software
1 44 (6.30%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.29%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.43%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.29%) vSphere
6 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (5.01%) SCCM
2 18 (2.58%) SCOM
3 16 (2.29%) vRealize
4 15 (2.15%) HP ALM
4 15 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.29%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.29%) Puppet
7 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 280 (40.11%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.73%) SAP
3 30 (4.30%) Cisco
4 29 (4.15%) VMware
5 26 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (3.01%) HP
7 18 (2.58%) Adobe
8 12 (1.72%) Lotus
8 12 (1.72%) Oracle
9 8 (1.15%) Demandware
10 6 (0.86%) DocuSign
10 6 (0.86%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.72%) Birst
11 5 (0.72%) Capita
11 5 (0.72%) Charles River
11 5 (0.72%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.72%) Palo Alto
11 5 (0.72%) SimCorp
11 5 (0.72%) Tableau
12 4 (0.57%) Remedy