Period
to 2 December 2021

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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 499 534 497
Rank change year-on-year +35 -37 -99
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 632 170 675
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.33% 0.54%
As % of the Applications category 6.49% 5.50% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 449 137 479
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,992 £32,700
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +0.48%

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 9,738 3,090 10,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.64% 6.08% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,265 2,573 8,075
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,550 £22,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £45,000 £38,400
Median % change year-on-year -1.11% +17.19% -4.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £44,345 £43,723 £38,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% +15.06% -5.00%

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 2 December 2021.

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 2 December 2021. 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 -111 198 £62,250 +3.75% 18
South East -70 134 £52,500 +16.67% 20
Midlands -11 126 £60,000 +33.33% 16
West Midlands -22 108 £58,750 +56.67% 14
North of England -66 76 £44,125 +17.67% 13
Yorkshire -38 47 £45,000 +24.67% 5
South West -43 44 £52,650 -4.27% 4
East of England -64 41 £55,000 -16.98% 3
North West -73 29 £43,000 -11.00% 7
East Midlands -39 18 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, 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.

1 464 (73.42%) Project Management
2 303 (47.94%) Agile Software Development
3 300 (47.47%) Microsoft
4 297 (46.99%) Social Skills
5 292 (46.20%) PRINCE2
6 235 (37.18%) Finance
7 214 (33.86%) Project Delivery
8 187 (29.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 186 (29.43%) Microsoft Excel
10 168 (26.58%) Microsoft Office
11 152 (24.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 129 (20.41%) Waterfall
13 122 (19.30%) Degree
14 116 (18.35%) MS Visio
15 112 (17.72%) JIRA
16 111 (17.56%) Project Planning
16 111 (17.56%) ERP
17 96 (15.19%) PMO
18 89 (14.08%) Change Control
19 86 (13.61%) SharePoint
20 80 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
21 74 (11.71%) PMI Certification
22 73 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
23 70 (11.08%) Management Information System
24 68 (10.76%) Migration
25 67 (10.60%) Presentation Skills
26 66 (10.44%) Scrum
27 64 (10.13%) ITIL
28 62 (9.81%) Risk Management
28 62 (9.81%) SDLC

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 86 (13.61%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.16%) Confluence
3 13 (2.06%) MS Project Server
4 9 (1.42%) Documentum
5 7 (1.11%) CMS
6 2 (0.32%) Drupal
6 2 (0.32%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.32%) Moodle
6 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.16%) IIS
Applications
1 186 (29.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 168 (26.58%) Microsoft Office
3 152 (24.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 116 (18.35%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.63%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 41 (6.49%) Oracle ERP
2 26 (4.11%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (2.53%) Primavera
4 15 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.95%) SAP Travel Management
7 5 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.79%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.16%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.16%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.16%) Magento
9 1 (0.16%) Maximo
9 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.75%) Azure
2 48 (7.59%) SaaS
3 41 (6.49%) Microsoft 365
4 28 (4.43%) Power Platform
5 20 (3.16%) Smartsheet
6 11 (1.74%) Veeva
7 10 (1.58%) AWS
8 8 (1.27%) ClickUp
9 7 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (0.95%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.63%) Trello
12 3 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.47%) Google Sheets
12 3 (0.47%) Slack
13 2 (0.32%) GCP
13 2 (0.32%) IaaS
13 2 (0.32%) PaaS
13 2 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.69%) WAN
2 7 (1.11%) 2G
2 7 (1.11%) 3G
2 7 (1.11%) 4G
2 7 (1.11%) LAN
2 7 (1.11%) LTE
2 7 (1.11%) VoLTE
2 7 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (0.79%) Internet
3 5 (0.79%) WebEx
4 4 (0.63%) Broadband
4 4 (0.63%) DNS
5 3 (0.47%) Firewall
5 3 (0.47%) Skype
5 3 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.47%) VPN
6 2 (0.32%) WLAN
7 1 (0.16%) DHCP
7 1 (0.16%) Extranet
7 1 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.43%) Power BI
2 17 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.58%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.11%) Data Lake
6 5 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.16%) Big Data
7 1 (0.16%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.16%) Metadata
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 112 (17.72%) JIRA
2 19 (3.01%) Axure RP
3 8 (1.27%) Selenium
4 7 (1.11%) NUnit
4 7 (1.11%) SpecFlow
4 7 (1.11%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.79%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.16%) Postman
General
1 297 (46.99%) Social Skills
2 235 (37.18%) Finance
3 73 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (10.60%) Presentation Skills
5 45 (7.12%) Public Sector
6 40 (6.33%) Retail
7 38 (6.01%) Marketing
8 36 (5.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 35 (5.54%) Manufacturing
10 33 (5.22%) Legal
11 27 (4.27%) Organisational Skills
12 26 (4.11%) Telecoms
13 25 (3.96%) Influencing Skills
14 23 (3.64%) Documentation Skills
15 21 (3.32%) Billing
16 13 (2.06%) Advertising
16 13 (2.06%) Law
17 10 (1.58%) Publishing
18 7 (1.11%) Banking
19 5 (0.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 371 (58.70%) Project Manager
2 92 (14.56%) IT Manager
3 82 (12.97%) IT Project Manager
4 79 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 73 (11.55%) Senior Project Manager
6 65 (10.28%) Analyst
7 53 (8.39%) ERP Manager
7 53 (8.39%) ERP Project Manager
8 34 (5.38%) Digital Project Manager
9 33 (5.22%) Oracle Project Manager
10 29 (4.59%) PMO Analyst
11 26 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
12 24 (3.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 23 (3.64%) Programme Manager
14 20 (3.16%) Agile Project Manager
15 19 (3.01%) Business Analyst
15 19 (3.01%) Coordinator
16 18 (2.85%) Delivery Manager
16 18 (2.85%) Project Leader
17 16 (2.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.69%) EDI
2 15 (2.37%) Middleware
3 7 (1.11%) HTML
4 6 (0.95%) SAP TM
5 5 (0.79%) HTML5
6 4 (0.63%) JSON
6 4 (0.63%) React
6 4 (0.63%) XML
7 3 (0.47%) REST
7 3 (0.47%) Velocity
7 3 (0.47%) Web Services
8 2 (0.32%) COM
8 2 (0.32%) CSS
9 1 (0.16%) .NET
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.16%) Blazor
9 1 (0.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.08%) Management Information System
2 45 (7.12%) PMI
3 38 (6.01%) Data Centre
4 33 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (4.91%) User Experience
6 19 (3.01%) Digital Media
7 17 (2.69%) FMCG
7 17 (2.69%) NHS
8 15 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
9 13 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (2.06%) Life Science
10 11 (1.74%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.58%) Renewable Energy
11 10 (1.58%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.79%) Biotechnology
14 5 (0.79%) Housing Association
14 5 (0.79%) iPad
14 5 (0.79%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.80%) Windows
2 9 (1.42%) Linux
2 9 (1.42%) Windows 10
3 6 (0.95%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.63%) Unix
5 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (73.42%) Project Management
2 303 (47.94%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (46.20%) PRINCE2
4 214 (33.86%) Project Delivery
5 187 (29.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 129 (20.41%) Waterfall
7 111 (17.56%) ERP
7 111 (17.56%) Project Planning
8 89 (14.08%) Change Control
9 80 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
10 68 (10.76%) Migration
11 66 (10.44%) Scrum
12 64 (10.13%) ITIL
13 62 (9.81%) Risk Management
13 62 (9.81%) SDLC
14 61 (9.65%) Mentoring
15 59 (9.34%) Coaching
16 57 (9.02%) Change Management
17 51 (8.07%) Contingency Planning
17 51 (8.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.85%) SQL
2 9 (1.42%) C
3 8 (1.27%) C#
4 4 (0.63%) Java
5 3 (0.47%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.32%) VBA
7 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.16%) Python
7 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 122 (19.30%) Degree
2 74 (11.71%) PMI Certification
3 52 (8.23%) PMP
4 42 (6.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 40 (6.33%) Security Cleared
6 35 (5.54%) APMP
7 33 (5.22%) Oracle Certification
8 26 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (2.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 18 (2.85%) ISEB
10 16 (2.53%) SC Cleared
11 15 (2.37%) ISTQB
11 15 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 4 (0.63%) CISMP
16 3 (0.47%) DBS Check
16 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
16 3 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (15.19%) PMO
2 27 (4.27%) QA
3 13 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.74%) Good Clinical Practice
5 7 (1.11%) GLP
5 7 (1.11%) GMP
6 6 (0.95%) GDPR
7 5 (0.79%) P3O
8 4 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.32%) GRC
10 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.32%) NCSC
10 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.16%) EMIR
11 1 (0.16%) MiFID
11 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.58%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.11%) HP ALM
1 7 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.79%) SCCM
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.32%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 300 (47.47%) Microsoft
2 51 (8.07%) Oracle
3 48 (7.59%) SAP
4 16 (2.53%) VMware
5 13 (2.06%) JD Edwards
5 13 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.90%) CheckPoint
7 10 (1.58%) Remedy
8 9 (1.42%) HP
8 9 (1.42%) OpenText
9 8 (1.27%) Planview
10 7 (1.11%) Databricks
10 7 (1.11%) Ericsson
10 7 (1.11%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.95%) Google
12 5 (0.79%) HubSpot
12 5 (0.79%) Informatica
12 5 (0.79%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.63%) BT
13 4 (0.63%) LexisNexis