Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 465 488 438
Rank change year-on-year +23 -50 -33
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 286 764 1,158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.58% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category 6.88% 6.97% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 238 565 948
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,625 £75,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 4,157 10,964 14,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.88% 8.30% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,243 8,556 10,917
Median annual salary £43,000 £38,625 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.33% +0.32% +2.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,400
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% - +1.33%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in England

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project in England.

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in England

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Project in England over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 2020. 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 +43 107 £60,000 - 3
South East +82 68 £50,000 +1.01% 3
Midlands +87 40 £40,000 -14.67% 3
West Midlands +68 31 £40,000 -8.57% 1
North of England +88 27 £43,000 +1.18% 3
East of England +93 23 £66,250 +23.26% 5
Yorkshire +126 19 £38,500 - 2
South West +53 17 £51,500 +21.18% 1
East Midlands +61 9 £50,000 - 2
North West +50 8 £72,500 +70.59% 1
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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.

1 181 (63.29%) Project Management
2 146 (51.05%) Microsoft
3 106 (37.06%) PRINCE2
3 106 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (32.52%) Finance
5 86 (30.07%) Microsoft Excel
6 78 (27.27%) Project Delivery
7 77 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
8 70 (24.48%) JIRA
9 64 (22.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 63 (22.03%) PMO
11 61 (21.33%) MS Visio
12 57 (19.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 57 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
13 50 (17.48%) Waterfall
14 46 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
15 44 (15.38%) Degree
16 40 (13.99%) Scrum
17 39 (13.64%) Windows
17 39 (13.64%) SharePoint
18 36 (12.59%) SDLC
19 35 (12.24%) Confluence
19 35 (12.24%) Project Planning
20 31 (10.84%) Change Management
21 30 (10.49%) SQL
22 27 (9.44%) Banking
23 25 (8.74%) Retail
24 24 (8.39%) Risk Management
25 23 (8.04%) ITIL
25 23 (8.04%) Programme Management

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 39 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 35 (12.24%) Confluence
3 14 (4.90%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.75%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.35%) CMS
5 1 (0.35%) Gentran
5 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 86 (30.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 77 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
3 61 (21.33%) MS Visio
4 57 (19.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.40%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Primavera
1 4 (1.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.35%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.35%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.99%) Azure
2 18 (6.29%) Office 365
3 14 (4.90%) AWS
4 5 (1.75%) SaaS
5 3 (1.05%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.05%) Slack
5 3 (1.05%) Trello
6 2 (0.70%) Smartsheet
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.35%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.20%) DHCP
1 12 (4.20%) DNS
2 8 (2.80%) LAN
2 8 (2.80%) WAN
3 4 (1.40%) Internet
3 4 (1.40%) Skype
4 3 (1.05%) Wireless
5 2 (0.70%) VoIP
6 1 (0.35%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.75%) Big Data
2 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.40%) Blockchain
3 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.05%) Power BI
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.35%) MS Access
6 1 (0.35%) QlikView
6 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 70 (24.48%) JIRA
2 17 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.85%) JUnit
3 11 (3.85%) Selenium
3 11 (3.85%) TestNG
3 11 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.35%) eCATT
4 1 (0.35%) ERwin
General
1 93 (32.52%) Finance
2 27 (9.44%) Banking
3 25 (8.74%) Retail
4 18 (6.29%) Law
5 15 (5.24%) Public Sector
6 14 (4.90%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.10%) Legal
9 5 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.75%) Local Government
10 4 (1.40%) Games
10 4 (1.40%) Marketing
11 3 (1.05%) Advertising
11 3 (1.05%) Billing
11 3 (1.05%) Electronics
12 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.70%) Back Office
12 2 (0.70%) Police
13 1 (0.35%) Fire and Rescue
13 1 (0.35%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 107 (37.41%) Project Manager
2 58 (20.28%) Analyst
3 29 (10.14%) Business Analyst
4 22 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
5 17 (5.94%) Consultant
5 17 (5.94%) IT Manager
6 16 (5.59%) IT Project Manager
7 13 (4.55%) Senior Manager
7 13 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
8 12 (4.20%) Development Manager
8 12 (4.20%) Technical Manager
8 12 (4.20%) Technical Project Manager
9 11 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
9 11 (3.85%) Testing Engineer
10 10 (3.50%) Banking Analyst
10 10 (3.50%) Banking Business Analyst
11 9 (3.15%) PMO Lead
12 8 (2.80%) Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (2.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 8 (2.80%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.50%) .NET
2 9 (3.15%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.70%) EDI
3 2 (0.70%) Middleware
3 2 (0.70%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (0.70%) Velocity
4 1 (0.35%) ActiveX
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.59%) SWIFT
3 14 (4.90%) PMI
4 11 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.80%) Wiki
7 6 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.75%) User Experience
8 5 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.70%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.70%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.70%) Smart City
11 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Life Science
11 1 (0.35%) NHS
11 1 (0.35%) Social Media
11 1 (0.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.64%) Windows
2 15 (5.24%) Windows 10
3 14 (4.90%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (4.20%) Windows 8
5 12 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.20%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (63.29%) Project Management
2 106 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (37.06%) PRINCE2
3 78 (27.27%) Project Delivery
4 64 (22.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (17.48%) Waterfall
6 46 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (13.99%) Scrum
8 36 (12.59%) SDLC
9 35 (12.24%) Project Planning
10 31 (10.84%) Change Management
11 24 (8.39%) Risk Management
12 23 (8.04%) Business Analysis
12 23 (8.04%) ITIL
12 23 (8.04%) Programme Management
13 19 (6.64%) Migration
14 17 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (5.59%) Analytics
16 15 (5.24%) Kanban
16 15 (5.24%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.49%) SQL
2 12 (4.20%) C#
3 9 (3.15%) Delphi
4 2 (0.70%) C
4 2 (0.70%) Java
4 2 (0.70%) VBA
5 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (15.38%) Degree
2 21 (7.34%) PMI Certification
3 19 (6.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 18 (6.29%) PMP
5 17 (5.94%) Master's Degree
6 13 (4.55%) ISEB
6 13 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.10%) CBAP
7 6 (2.10%) IIBA
8 5 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.40%) CCNA
9 4 (1.40%) CCNP
9 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.40%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.40%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (1.40%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.05%) APMG
10 3 (1.05%) APMP
10 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (22.03%) PMO
2 14 (4.90%) QA
3 6 (2.10%) SEPA
3 6 (2.10%) TARGET2
4 3 (1.05%) GDPR
4 3 (1.05%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.70%) P3O
5 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.35%) COBIT
6 1 (0.35%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.20%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (4.20%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) Amdocs OSS
1 4 (1.40%) Netcool
1 4 (1.40%) SCCM
2 2 (0.70%) SCSM
3 1 (0.35%) SCOM
3 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 146 (51.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.55%) SAP
2 13 (4.55%) VMware
3 12 (4.20%) Oracle
4 5 (1.75%) Capita
4 5 (1.75%) Cisco
5 4 (1.40%) Cramer
6 3 (1.05%) Informatica
7 2 (0.70%) Citrix
7 2 (0.70%) iManage
7 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.35%) Cognos
8 1 (0.35%) IFS
8 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.35%) Maconomy
8 1 (0.35%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.35%) Tableau