Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 265 200
Rank change year-on-year -15 -65 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 91 96 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 0.77% 1.41%
As % of the Applications category 8.42% 8.98% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 65 63 160
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,100 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,800 £52,500 £53,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1081 1069 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.22% 8.58% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 834 861 1056
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the North West

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the North West.

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in the North West

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the North West over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the North West

Microsoft Project
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the North West region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Manchester -10 48 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Cheshire -4 32 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Lancashire -5 8 £38,750 -13.89% 2
Merseyside +16 2 £38,250 -12.57%
Cumbria -3 1 - - 1
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 50 (54.95%) Project Management
2 48 (52.75%) Finance
3 34 (37.36%) PRINCE2
3 34 (37.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 28 (30.77%) PMO
6 25 (27.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (25.27%) Change Management
7 23 (25.27%) Risk Management
7 23 (25.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (21.98%) MS Visio
10 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (15.38%) Banking
12 13 (14.29%) PMP
12 13 (14.29%) SDLC
12 13 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 10 (10.99%) PMI Certification
13 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (9.89%) ITIL
14 9 (9.89%) Windows
14 9 (9.89%) Degree
14 9 (9.89%) People Management
15 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
15 8 (8.79%) Client/Server
15 8 (8.79%) Retail
16 7 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
16 7 (7.69%) NHS
16 7 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 34 (37.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (25.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (21.98%) MS Visio
4 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (2.20%) Infor CRM
2 2 (2.20%) Infor M3
2 2 (2.20%) Magento
2 2 (2.20%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.20%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.20%) Shopify
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.10%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Firewall
1 2 (2.20%) LAN
1 2 (2.20%) VLAN
1 2 (2.20%) VoIP
1 2 (2.20%) WAN
1 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Intranet
2 1 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (4.40%) MySQL
2 3 (3.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
General
1 48 (52.75%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Marketing
5 4 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.40%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.30%) Billing
7 2 (2.20%) Electronics
7 2 (2.20%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.20%) Law
7 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.10%) Front Office
8 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (47.25%) Project Manager
2 15 (16.48%) Analyst
3 11 (12.09%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Architect
4 7 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
4 7 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.49%) Software Manager
6 4 (4.40%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.40%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.40%) Senior Architect
6 4 (4.40%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.40%) Support Officer
6 4 (4.40%) Systems Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) PMO Lead
7 3 (3.30%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (3.30%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) COM
2 2 (2.20%) HTML
2 2 (2.20%) XML
3 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.69%) NHS
4 5 (5.49%) PMI
5 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.40%) Handset
5 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.40%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.30%) User Experience
7 2 (2.20%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.10%) Clustering
8 1 (1.10%) Digital TV
8 1 (1.10%) IPTV
8 1 (1.10%) IVR
8 1 (1.10%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (1.10%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Android
2 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.30%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.95%) Project Management
2 34 (37.36%) PRINCE2
3 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (27.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (25.27%) Change Management
5 23 (25.27%) Risk Management
6 13 (14.29%) SDLC
6 13 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 9 (9.89%) ITIL
7 9 (9.89%) People Management
8 7 (7.69%) Budget Control
8 7 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (7.69%) Resource Management
8 7 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (6.59%) Presales
9 6 (6.59%) PRINCE
9 6 (6.59%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.59%) Software Delivery
10 5 (5.49%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) SQL
1 3 (3.30%) VBA
2 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) PMP
2 10 (10.99%) PMI Certification
2 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (9.89%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) APMG
5 1 (1.10%) CCNA
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.10%) HNC
5 1 (1.10%) HND
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (30.77%) PMO
2 4 (4.40%) QA
3 2 (2.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.10%) GDPR
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) SAP
3 4 (4.40%) Capita
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe
4 2 (2.20%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco
4 2 (2.20%) hybris
4 2 (2.20%) Sage
4 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.10%) Facebook
5 1 (1.10%) Verint