Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 518 449 465
Rank change year-on-year -69 +16 -72
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 521 898 1,028
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.65% 0.62%
As % of the Applications category 6.39% 7.61% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 403 666 850
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £82,250 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 8,156 11,795 14,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.59% 8.53% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,413 8,814 11,245
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 5 April 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 5 April 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 -48 216 £57,500 -4.17% 19
South East +9 117 £52,500 +0.96% 10
Midlands +40 74 £37,500 -21.05% 7
West Midlands +39 64 £36,500 -25.13% 7
North of England -14 45 £43,653 -8.10% 3
East of England +38 31 £45,000 -16.28% 2
South West +2 28 £50,000 +38.89% 5
North West -18 23 £39,163 -23.58%
Yorkshire +37 19 £50,000 +30.12% 2
East Midlands +33 10 £43,750 +25.00%
North East +1 3 £40,827 -31.96% 1
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 345 (66.22%) Project Management
2 239 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (44.72%) Microsoft
4 205 (39.35%) PRINCE2
5 186 (35.70%) Finance
6 155 (29.75%) Microsoft Office
7 152 (29.17%) Project Delivery
8 144 (27.64%) Microsoft Excel
9 139 (26.68%) JIRA
10 130 (24.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 119 (22.84%) PMO
12 115 (22.07%) MS Visio
13 109 (20.92%) Waterfall
14 104 (19.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 104 (19.96%) Analytical Skills
15 80 (15.36%) Scrum
16 78 (14.97%) Change Management
17 73 (14.01%) Degree
18 71 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
19 66 (12.67%) SharePoint
20 62 (11.90%) SDLC
21 61 (11.71%) Project Planning
22 56 (10.75%) Retail
23 53 (10.17%) Programme Management
23 53 (10.17%) Business Analysis
24 48 (9.21%) Confluence
24 48 (9.21%) PMI Certification
24 48 (9.21%) Decision-Making
25 47 (9.02%) SQL
25 47 (9.02%) Risk 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 66 (12.67%) SharePoint
2 48 (9.21%) Confluence
3 9 (1.73%) EPiServer
4 8 (1.54%) CMS
4 8 (1.54%) MS Project Server
5 6 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.96%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.19%) Gentran
Applications
1 155 (29.75%) Microsoft Office
2 144 (27.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 115 (22.07%) MS Visio
4 104 (19.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.73%) Open Workbench
6 6 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (2.69%) Primavera
2 10 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.15%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.96%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.58%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.19%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.19%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.19%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.19%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.10%) Office 365
2 24 (4.61%) Azure
3 15 (2.88%) AWS
4 12 (2.30%) BrowserStack
4 12 (2.30%) SaaS
5 8 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.34%) Power Platform
6 7 (1.34%) Trello
7 6 (1.15%) Basecamp
7 6 (1.15%) PowerApps
8 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Flow
8 5 (0.96%) PaaS
9 4 (0.77%) Smartsheet
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle CX
11 2 (0.38%) IaaS
11 2 (0.38%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.65%) Internet
2 10 (1.92%) Skype
3 6 (1.15%) Intranet
3 6 (1.15%) WAN
3 6 (1.15%) Wireless
4 5 (0.96%) DHCP
4 5 (0.96%) DNS
4 5 (0.96%) LAN
5 4 (0.77%) VPN
6 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.38%) Extranet
7 2 (0.38%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.38%) WebEx
8 1 (0.19%) Broadband
8 1 (0.19%) Firewall
8 1 (0.19%) H.323
8 1 (0.19%) ISDN
8 1 (0.19%) NAS
8 1 (0.19%) SAN
8 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.34%) Power BI
3 6 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.96%) Big Data
4 5 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.77%) SAP HANA
5 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.19%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 139 (26.68%) JIRA
2 37 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (4.80%) Selenium
4 19 (3.65%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.50%) JUnit
5 13 (2.50%) TestNG
5 13 (2.50%) WebDriver
6 12 (2.30%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.77%) Subversion
7 4 (0.77%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.19%) eCATT
8 1 (0.19%) ERwin
8 1 (0.19%) Pivotal Tracker
8 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 186 (35.70%) Finance
2 56 (10.75%) Retail
3 25 (4.80%) Banking
3 25 (4.80%) Public Sector
4 23 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.07%) Billing
5 16 (3.07%) Law
5 16 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.69%) Legal
7 11 (2.11%) Advertising
8 10 (1.92%) Marketing
9 8 (1.54%) Police
10 6 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.96%) French Language
11 5 (0.96%) Games
12 4 (0.77%) Local Government
13 3 (0.58%) Electronics
13 3 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 215 (41.27%) Project Manager
2 87 (16.70%) Analyst
3 44 (8.45%) IT Manager
4 41 (7.87%) IT Project Manager
5 39 (7.49%) Business Analyst
6 34 (6.53%) Senior Manager
7 32 (6.14%) PMO Analyst
8 27 (5.18%) Senior Project Manager
9 26 (4.99%) Consultant
10 24 (4.61%) PMO Lead
11 21 (4.03%) Programme Manager
12 18 (3.45%) Development Manager
12 18 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
13 16 (3.07%) Test Leader
14 14 (2.69%) Infrastructure Manager
14 14 (2.69%) Project Analyst
15 13 (2.50%) Implementation Manager
15 13 (2.50%) Software Project Manager
15 13 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
15 13 (2.50%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.07%) .NET
2 9 (1.73%) .NET Framework
3 7 (1.34%) HTML
4 4 (0.77%) ADO
4 4 (0.77%) CSS
4 4 (0.77%) Velocity
5 3 (0.58%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.58%) COM
5 3 (0.58%) React
5 3 (0.58%) Web Services
6 2 (0.38%) Middleware
6 2 (0.38%) REST
6 2 (0.38%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (0.38%) Sass
6 2 (0.38%) XMPP
7 1 (0.19%) EDI
7 1 (0.19%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (19.96%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.91%) PMI
3 24 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (2.69%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.50%) User Experience
6 11 (2.11%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.92%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.96%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.96%) Wiki
10 4 (0.77%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.77%) Smart City
11 3 (0.58%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.58%) Life Science
11 3 (0.58%) NHS
12 2 (0.38%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.33%) Windows
2 9 (1.73%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.34%) Windows 8
4 6 (1.15%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (66.22%) Project Management
2 239 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (39.35%) PRINCE2
4 152 (29.17%) Project Delivery
5 130 (24.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 109 (20.92%) Waterfall
7 80 (15.36%) Scrum
8 78 (14.97%) Change Management
9 71 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
10 62 (11.90%) SDLC
11 61 (11.71%) Project Planning
12 53 (10.17%) Business Analysis
12 53 (10.17%) Programme Management
13 48 (9.21%) Decision-Making
14 47 (9.02%) Risk Management
15 43 (8.25%) ITIL
16 37 (7.10%) Analytics
17 36 (6.91%) Portfolio Management
18 34 (6.53%) Change Control
19 33 (6.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (9.02%) SQL
2 25 (4.80%) C#
3 12 (2.30%) C
4 5 (0.96%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.38%) Java
6 2 (0.38%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (14.01%) Degree
2 48 (9.21%) PMI Certification
3 40 (7.68%) PMP
4 32 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 25 (4.80%) ISEB
6 24 (4.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 23 (4.41%) Security Cleared
8 15 (2.88%) ISTQB
8 15 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (2.69%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.92%) APMP
10 10 (1.92%) Master's Degree
11 7 (1.34%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.38%) ACCA
14 2 (0.38%) CIMA
14 2 (0.38%) MCITP
14 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (22.84%) PMO
2 42 (8.06%) QA
3 13 (2.50%) GDPR
4 10 (1.92%) Solvency II
5 8 (1.54%) MiFID
6 6 (1.15%) EMIR
6 6 (1.15%) SEPA
6 6 (1.15%) TARGET2
7 5 (0.96%) P3O
7 5 (0.96%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.38%) Basel III
9 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.38%) SLA
10 1 (0.19%) GAMP
10 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (2.30%) HP ALM
1 12 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.15%) SCCM
3 4 (0.77%) Amdocs OSS
3 4 (0.77%) Ansible
3 4 (0.77%) Netcool
3 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.77%) Puppet
4 3 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 233 (44.72%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.03%) Oracle
2 21 (4.03%) SAP
3 18 (3.45%) HP
4 11 (2.11%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.73%) IBM
6 8 (1.54%) VMware
7 7 (1.34%) Capita
8 6 (1.15%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.15%) Remedy
9 5 (0.96%) Informatica
10 4 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.77%) Cramer
10 4 (0.77%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.58%) Cadence
11 3 (0.58%) Cisco
11 3 (0.58%) Citrix
11 3 (0.58%) Virgin Media
11 3 (0.58%) Wrike
12 2 (0.38%) Palo Alto