Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 464 390 388
Rank change year-on-year -74 -2 -74
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 1,002 1,278 1,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.80% 0.84%
As % of the Applications category 7.37% 9.17% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 793 1,010 1,286
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,819
90th Percentile £78,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 13,597 13,934 18,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.45% 8.74% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10,689 11,208 14,974
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +2.78%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,889 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £64,250
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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 -94 378 £56,750 -1.30% 41
South East -96 211 £55,000 +22.22% 18
North of England +18 169 £42,500 +6.25% 16
North West +57 105 £43,000 -4.44% 7
Midlands -13 102 £37,500 -10.71% 9
South West -6 80 £50,000 +17.65% 11
West Midlands +7 77 £37,500 -6.25% 6
East of England -2 64 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Yorkshire -8 54 £43,000 +18.82% 9
East Midlands -13 25 £43,750 -7.89% 3
North East -14 10 £30,000 -9.09%
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 596 (59.48%) Project Management
2 454 (45.31%) PRINCE2
3 439 (43.81%) Finance
4 395 (39.42%) Microsoft
5 369 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
6 333 (33.23%) Microsoft Excel
7 308 (30.74%) Microsoft Office
8 245 (24.45%) MS Visio
9 240 (23.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 229 (22.85%) PMO
11 206 (20.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 172 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
13 166 (16.57%) Degree
14 145 (14.47%) Project Planning
15 140 (13.97%) Waterfall
16 126 (12.57%) Scrum
16 126 (12.57%) SharePoint
17 120 (11.98%) SDLC
18 119 (11.88%) Risk Management
18 119 (11.88%) Programme Management
19 118 (11.78%) JIRA
20 114 (11.38%) PMI Certification
20 114 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
21 111 (11.08%) Change Management
22 102 (10.18%) PMP
23 91 (9.08%) ITIL
24 88 (8.78%) SQL
25 86 (8.58%) Business Analysis
26 84 (8.38%) ERP
27 81 (8.08%) Time 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
1 126 (12.57%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.09%) Confluence
3 19 (1.90%) MS Project Server
4 15 (1.50%) CMS
5 12 (1.20%) SAS
6 9 (0.90%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.50%) IIS
8 4 (0.40%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.20%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.20%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.20%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.20%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.20%) Mule
10 2 (0.20%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 333 (33.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 308 (30.74%) Microsoft Office
3 245 (24.45%) MS Visio
4 206 (20.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (1.10%) SPSS
6 5 (0.50%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.40%) Gephi
8 2 (0.20%) Niku Workbench
8 2 (0.20%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.100%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.100%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.100%) CATIA
9 1 (0.100%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.100%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.100%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 35 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (2.40%) Workfront
3 12 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.20%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.70%) CA PPM
5 6 (0.60%) Primavera
6 5 (0.50%) Aareon QL
6 5 (0.50%) Academy Housing
6 5 (0.50%) MIS ActiveH
6 5 (0.50%) Northgate Housing
6 5 (0.50%) OPENContractor
6 5 (0.50%) OPENHousing
6 5 (0.50%) Orchard Housing
6 5 (0.50%) Servitor
7 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.20%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.100%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.100%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.40%) Basecamp
3 23 (2.30%) Office 365
4 18 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.20%) SaaS
6 11 (1.10%) Trello
7 9 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.50%) GitHub
9 5 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.30%) Slack
11 2 (0.20%) IaaS
11 2 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.20%) Serverless
12 1 (0.100%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.100%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.100%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.100%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.69%) WAN
2 26 (2.59%) Internet
3 25 (2.50%) LAN
3 25 (2.50%) VPN
4 20 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.90%) Intranet
6 12 (1.20%) Extranet
6 12 (1.20%) Firewall
7 10 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.60%) Broadband
8 6 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (0.60%) WebEx
9 5 (0.50%) Skype
9 5 (0.50%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (0.50%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.40%) DHCP
10 4 (0.40%) DNS
11 2 (0.20%) ADSL
11 2 (0.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.50%) MS Access
4 13 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.10%) Big Data
6 7 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.50%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.40%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.20%) HBase
10 2 (0.20%) Impala
10 2 (0.20%) MySQL
10 2 (0.20%) Parquet
10 2 (0.20%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 118 (11.78%) JIRA
2 10 (1.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.90%) Subversion
4 7 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.100%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.100%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.100%) GitLab
7 1 (0.100%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.100%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.100%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.100%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.100%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.100%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.100%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.100%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.100%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 439 (43.81%) Finance
2 49 (4.89%) Banking
3 44 (4.39%) Retail
4 43 (4.29%) Legal
4 43 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 42 (4.19%) Advertising
5 42 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.99%) Publishing
7 25 (2.50%) Marketing
8 24 (2.40%) Law
9 22 (2.20%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.90%) Back Office
11 17 (1.70%) Front Office
12 13 (1.30%) Investment Banking
13 12 (1.20%) French Language
13 12 (1.20%) Military
14 8 (0.80%) Automotive
15 7 (0.70%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.60%) Electronics
16 6 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 438 (43.71%) Project Manager
2 174 (17.37%) Analyst
3 87 (8.68%) IT Manager
4 68 (6.79%) IT Project Manager
5 66 (6.59%) Business Analyst
6 52 (5.19%) Programme Manager
6 52 (5.19%) Software Project Manager
7 47 (4.69%) PMO Analyst
8 42 (4.19%) Implementation Manager
9 38 (3.79%) Senior Manager
10 36 (3.59%) Senior Project Manager
11 33 (3.29%) Junior
12 32 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
13 28 (2.79%) PMO Manager
14 27 (2.69%) Coordinator
14 27 (2.69%) Technical Manager
15 26 (2.59%) Consultant
16 24 (2.40%) Project Coordinator
16 24 (2.40%) Project Officer
17 23 (2.30%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.59%) .NET
2 19 (1.90%) HTML
3 13 (1.30%) CSS
4 12 (1.20%) Web Services
5 9 (0.90%) XML
6 8 (0.80%) AngularJS
7 7 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.70%) EDI
8 6 (0.60%) RESTful
9 5 (0.50%) HTML5
9 5 (0.50%) REST
10 4 (0.40%) Ajax
10 4 (0.40%) jQuery
10 4 (0.40%) Middleware
11 3 (0.30%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.30%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.30%) Kendo UI
11 3 (0.30%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (0.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 172 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (6.89%) PMI
3 48 (4.79%) Virtual Team
4 46 (4.59%) Data Centre
5 38 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.69%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.50%) Hedge funds
8 22 (2.20%) Analytical Mindset
8 22 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (2.20%) User Experience
9 21 (2.10%) Fintech
10 16 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.30%) NHS
13 11 (1.10%) Driving Licence
13 11 (1.10%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.90%) Digital Signage
14 9 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.70%) Blackberry
15 7 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (4.79%) Windows
2 24 (2.40%) Windows Server
3 18 (1.80%) Linux
4 12 (1.20%) Windows 10
5 11 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.00%) Unix
7 8 (0.80%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.70%) Android
8 7 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.70%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.40%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.30%) AIX
12 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.100%) pSOS
13 1 (0.100%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (59.48%) Project Management
2 454 (45.31%) PRINCE2
3 369 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (23.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 145 (14.47%) Project Planning
6 140 (13.97%) Waterfall
7 126 (12.57%) Scrum
8 120 (11.98%) SDLC
9 119 (11.88%) Programme Management
9 119 (11.88%) Risk Management
10 114 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
11 111 (11.08%) Change Management
12 91 (9.08%) ITIL
13 86 (8.58%) Business Analysis
14 84 (8.38%) ERP
15 81 (8.08%) Time Management
16 78 (7.78%) Line Management
17 74 (7.39%) Change Control
17 74 (7.39%) Project Governance
17 74 (7.39%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (8.78%) SQL
2 29 (2.89%) C
3 25 (2.50%) C#
3 25 (2.50%) Java
4 24 (2.40%) VBA
5 23 (2.30%) JavaScript
6 7 (0.70%) C++
7 5 (0.50%) Java 8
7 5 (0.50%) Java 9
7 5 (0.50%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.50%) R
8 4 (0.40%) X++
9 2 (0.20%) Groovy
9 2 (0.20%) Korn
9 2 (0.20%) Python
9 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.20%) XPath
10 1 (0.100%) ABAP
10 1 (0.100%) Perl
10 1 (0.100%) VB
Qualifications
1 166 (16.57%) Degree
2 114 (11.38%) PMI Certification
3 102 (10.18%) PMP
4 63 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 62 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 52 (5.19%) Security Cleared
7 37 (3.69%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.70%) APMP
9 14 (1.40%) CAPM
10 13 (1.30%) APMG
11 12 (1.20%) ISEB
11 12 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (1.00%) MCSE
13 9 (0.90%) DV Cleared
13 9 (0.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 5 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
15 4 (0.40%) HNC
15 4 (0.40%) MCP
15 4 (0.40%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (22.85%) PMO
2 66 (6.59%) QA
3 15 (1.50%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.10%) SLA
5 10 (1.00%) GDPR
6 9 (0.90%) P3O
7 8 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.20%) SEPA
12 1 (0.100%) Basel II
12 1 (0.100%) Basel III
12 1 (0.100%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.100%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.90%) Docker
4 6 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.20%) HDFS
5 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.100%) Firmware
6 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.100%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.70%) SCCM
3 5 (0.50%) HP ALM
3 5 (0.50%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.50%) SCOM
3 5 (0.50%) vRealize
4 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.20%) Oozie
7 1 (0.100%) WMI
Vendors
1 395 (39.42%) Microsoft
2 43 (4.29%) SAP
3 29 (2.89%) Oracle
4 26 (2.59%) Cisco
5 19 (1.90%) Juniper
6 16 (1.60%) Capita
6 16 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.50%) ServiceNow
8 14 (1.40%) VMware
9 12 (1.20%) JD Edwards
10 11 (1.10%) Google
11 10 (1.00%) CheckPoint
12 9 (0.90%) HP
12 9 (0.90%) Remedy
13 8 (0.80%) Bomgar
13 8 (0.80%) Citrix
13 8 (0.80%) Xerox
14 6 (0.60%) Alteryx
14 6 (0.60%) IFS
14 6 (0.60%) Tableau