Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 510 509 401
Rank change year-on-year -1 -108 +24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 164 684 1,223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.54% 0.80%
As % of the Applications category 5.96% 6.58% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 139 490 980
Median annual salary £51,593 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.16% +1.00% -
10th Percentile £33,980 £35,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £84,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,184 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.61% +4.37% -

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 2,753 10,389 13,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.10% 8.22% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,231 8,235 10,618
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +4.00%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +49 60 £60,000 - 5
South East +119 39 £45,000 -9.09% 5
Midlands +80 21 £46,000 +3.37% 7
North of England +122 18 £37,500 -11.76% 5
West Midlands +92 17 £40,000 -5.88% 6
South West +75 13 £55,000 +25.71% 2
Yorkshire +125 10 £36,094 -22.79% 1
East of England +123 10 £100,000 +78.57% 1
North West +77 8 £48,314 +13.68% 2
East Midlands +69 4 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Microsoft Project
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 91 (55.49%) Microsoft
2 88 (53.66%) Project Management
3 57 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (34.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 50 (30.49%) PRINCE2
5 50 (30.49%) Microsoft Office
6 49 (29.88%) JIRA
7 47 (28.66%) Finance
8 40 (24.39%) Project Delivery
9 33 (20.12%) SharePoint
9 33 (20.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 32 (19.51%) MS Visio
11 31 (18.90%) Windows
11 31 (18.90%) Confluence
12 29 (17.68%) Degree
13 27 (16.46%) Waterfall
13 27 (16.46%) PMO
14 24 (14.63%) Project Planning
15 22 (13.41%) ITIL
15 22 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (10.37%) Office 365
18 17 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
19 16 (9.76%) SQL
19 16 (9.76%) DevOps
20 15 (9.15%) SDLC
20 15 (9.15%) Public Sector
21 14 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 14 (8.54%) Azure

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 33 (20.12%) SharePoint
2 31 (18.90%) Confluence
3 4 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.44%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.22%) CMS
5 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (34.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (30.49%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (20.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (19.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Primavera
2 3 (1.83%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.61%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.37%) Office 365
2 14 (8.54%) Azure
3 9 (5.49%) SaaS
4 6 (3.66%) AWS
5 5 (3.05%) Smartsheet
5 5 (3.05%) Trello
6 4 (2.44%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.83%) Slack
8 2 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.22%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.61%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) LAN
1 5 (3.05%) WAN
2 4 (2.44%) DHCP
2 4 (2.44%) DNS
3 3 (1.83%) Skype
3 3 (1.83%) WebEx
4 2 (1.22%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.61%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.44%) Big Data
1 4 (2.44%) Blockchain
1 4 (2.44%) Power BI
2 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.61%) QlikView
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.61%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 49 (29.88%) JIRA
2 17 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.71%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.71%) JUnit
3 11 (6.71%) Selenium
3 11 (6.71%) TestNG
3 11 (6.71%) WebDriver
4 6 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.61%) TestRail
5 1 (0.61%) VersionOne
General
1 47 (28.66%) Finance
2 15 (9.15%) Public Sector
3 14 (8.54%) Banking
4 6 (3.66%) Law
4 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.05%) Housing Association
6 4 (2.44%) Advertising
6 4 (2.44%) Marketing
7 3 (1.83%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.83%) Automotive
7 3 (1.83%) Local Government
7 3 (1.83%) Retail
8 2 (1.22%) Police
9 1 (0.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.61%) Publishing
9 1 (0.61%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 54 (32.93%) Project Manager
2 34 (20.73%) Analyst
3 13 (7.93%) IT Manager
4 12 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.71%) IT Project Manager
5 11 (6.71%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (6.71%) Senior Manager
5 11 (6.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 11 (6.71%) Test Automation Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) Testing Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Technical Manager
6 10 (6.10%) Technical Project Manager
7 7 (4.27%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.05%) Oracle Project Manager
9 5 (3.05%) Product Manager
10 4 (2.44%) Business Change Project Manager
10 4 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 4 (2.44%) Project Analyst
10 4 (2.44%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.10%) .NET
2 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.22%) EDI
3 2 (1.22%) HTML
3 2 (1.22%) Middleware
3 2 (1.22%) Velocity
4 1 (0.61%) COM
4 1 (0.61%) CSS
4 1 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.27%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.27%) PMI
4 4 (2.44%) e-Learning
4 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.44%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.83%) Wiki
6 2 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.22%) LIMS
6 2 (1.22%) NHS
6 2 (1.22%) PKI
6 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.90%) Windows
2 6 (3.66%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.44%) Windows 8
3 4 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (1.83%) Linux
5 2 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (53.66%) Project Management
2 57 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (30.49%) PRINCE2
4 40 (24.39%) Project Delivery
5 27 (16.46%) Waterfall
6 24 (14.63%) Project Planning
7 22 (13.41%) ITIL
7 22 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (9.76%) DevOps
10 15 (9.15%) SDLC
11 14 (8.54%) Programme Management
11 14 (8.54%) Test Management
12 13 (7.93%) PRINCE
12 13 (7.93%) Resource Management
13 12 (7.32%) Risk Management
14 11 (6.71%) Change Management
14 11 (6.71%) Manual Testing
14 11 (6.71%) Scrum
14 11 (6.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.76%) SQL
2 13 (7.93%) C#
3 9 (5.49%) Delphi
4 5 (3.05%) C
5 3 (1.83%) Java
5 3 (1.83%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.22%) Korn
6 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.61%) C++
7 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.61%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) VB
7 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (17.68%) Degree
2 14 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (7.32%) PMP
4 10 (6.10%) ISEB
4 10 (6.10%) PMI Certification
4 10 (6.10%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.66%) CBAP
5 6 (3.66%) IIBA
6 5 (3.05%) Master's Degree
6 5 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.44%) CCNA
7 4 (2.44%) CCNP
7 4 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.83%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.22%) APMG
9 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.46%) PMO
2 5 (3.05%) P3O
3 4 (2.44%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
4 1 (0.61%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 10 (6.10%) Hyper-V
1 10 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.66%) Docker
4 4 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.22%) Ansible
2 2 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 91 (55.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.10%) VMware
3 9 (5.49%) Oracle
4 6 (3.66%) Cisco
5 3 (1.83%) Capita
5 3 (1.83%) HubSpot
5 3 (1.83%) SAP
6 2 (1.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.22%) Citrix
6 2 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe
7 1 (0.61%) Cognos
7 1 (0.61%) Google
7 1 (0.61%) IFS
7 1 (0.61%) Maconomy
7 1 (0.61%) Progress
7 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.61%) Workday