Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 202 189 271
Rank change year-on-year -13 +82 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 123 21 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.15% 0.52% 0.62%
As % of the Applications category 10.97% 6.52% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 87 13 52
10th Percentile £37,300 £28,668 £28,875
25th Percentile £46,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +8.24% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £51,846 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £56,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,593 £51,914
% change year-on-year +6.60% -0.62% +3.83%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,121 322 1,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.48% 7.98% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 733 239 852
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £20,250
25th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.67% +15.38% -7.14%
75th Percentile £50,500 £47,500 £44,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +20.00% -6.25%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the Midlands

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in the Midlands

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Project in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the Midlands

Microsoft Project
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 October 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
West Midlands -16 108 £56,250 +32.35% 15
East Midlands -70 15 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 75 (60.98%) Project Management
2 66 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 63 (51.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (50.41%) Social Skills
5 60 (48.78%) PRINCE2
6 52 (42.28%) ERP
6 52 (42.28%) Project Planning
7 47 (38.21%) Project Delivery
8 46 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (33.33%) Finance
10 34 (27.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 33 (26.83%) Oracle
12 29 (23.58%) Microsoft Excel
13 28 (22.76%) Coaching
14 26 (21.14%) Presales
14 26 (21.14%) Public Sector
14 26 (21.14%) Microsoft Office
14 26 (21.14%) Oracle ERP
15 25 (20.33%) Decision-Making
16 23 (18.70%) SAP
17 22 (17.89%) Manufacturing
18 21 (17.07%) Waterfall
19 20 (16.26%) Risk Management
19 20 (16.26%) Business Intelligence
20 19 (15.45%) MS Visio
20 19 (15.45%) Contingency Planning
21 18 (14.63%) SaaS
21 18 (14.63%) Oracle Certification
21 18 (14.63%) Middleware
21 18 (14.63%) Oracle EBS

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (27.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 29 (23.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (21.14%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (15.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 26 (21.14%) Oracle ERP
2 18 (14.63%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (6.50%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (6.50%) SAP Travel Management
4 5 (4.07%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (4.07%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.81%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.63%) SaaS
2 9 (7.32%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (4.07%) Azure
3 5 (4.07%) ClickUp
3 5 (4.07%) Smartsheet
4 2 (1.63%) AWS
4 2 (1.63%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.63%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) WebEx
2 1 (0.81%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.25%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.63%) Power BI
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.20%) JIRA
General
1 62 (50.41%) Social Skills
2 41 (33.33%) Finance
3 26 (21.14%) Public Sector
4 22 (17.89%) Manufacturing
5 9 (7.32%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (4.07%) Automotive
6 5 (4.07%) Retail
7 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (50.41%) Project Manager
2 34 (27.64%) ERP Manager
2 34 (27.64%) ERP Project Manager
3 18 (14.63%) Oracle Project Manager
4 13 (10.57%) IT Manager
5 12 (9.76%) IT Project Manager
5 12 (9.76%) Project Leader
6 9 (7.32%) Test Manager
7 8 (6.50%) Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Consultant
8 6 (4.88%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.88%) Project Coordinator
8 6 (4.88%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (4.07%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.07%) SAP SD Consultant
10 4 (3.25%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) PMO Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.44%) Software Manager
11 3 (2.44%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.63%) Middleware
2 12 (9.76%) EDI
3 8 (6.50%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (9.76%) FMCG
3 10 (8.13%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (6.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.44%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.63%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) NHS
9 1 (0.81%) PMI
9 1 (0.81%) Social Media
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
9 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (60.98%) Project Management
2 63 (51.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (48.78%) PRINCE2
4 52 (42.28%) ERP
4 52 (42.28%) Project Planning
5 47 (38.21%) Project Delivery
6 46 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (22.76%) Coaching
8 26 (21.14%) Presales
9 25 (20.33%) Decision-Making
10 21 (17.07%) Waterfall
11 20 (16.26%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (16.26%) Risk Management
12 19 (15.45%) Contingency Planning
13 15 (12.20%) Data Protection
13 15 (12.20%) Migration
13 15 (12.20%) Time Management
14 13 (10.57%) Change Management
15 12 (9.76%) Matrix Organization
15 12 (9.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) C
2 2 (1.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.63%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (4.07%) ISEB
2 5 (4.07%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (2.44%) Degree
3 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.81%) CBAP
4 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) PMO
2 1 (0.81%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.81%) QA
Vendors
1 66 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 33 (26.83%) Oracle
3 23 (18.70%) SAP
4 15 (12.20%) JD Edwards
5 9 (7.32%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.07%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore