Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 295 242
Rank change year-on-year +42 -53 -44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 102 82 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 0.63% 0.93%
As % of the Applications category 10.57% 8.06% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 75 60 74
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +14.46% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £56,900 £75,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 965 1,017 1,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.18% 7.80% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 734 782 837
North West median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.08% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 +16 48 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Cheshire -4 27 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Lancashire +21 13 £35,000 -3.45% 1
Merseyside +19 6 £47,500 +24.18% 1
Cumbria - 6 £50,000 -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 58 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 43 (42.16%) Project Management
3 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (36.27%) Risk Management
5 36 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 36 (35.29%) PMO
6 34 (33.33%) Finance
7 32 (31.37%) PRINCE2
8 28 (27.45%) MS Visio
9 25 (24.51%) SDLC
10 24 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 22 (21.57%) JIRA
12 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
13 18 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (16.67%) Banking
14 17 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (16.67%) Waterfall
15 15 (14.71%) Scrum
15 15 (14.71%) SharePoint
16 14 (13.73%) PMP
16 14 (13.73%) Law
16 14 (13.73%) Investment Banking
16 14 (13.73%) Resource Management
16 14 (13.73%) Wealth Management
16 14 (13.73%) Change Control
17 12 (11.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
18 11 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
19 10 (9.80%) Software Delivery
19 10 (9.80%) Presales
20 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared

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 15 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.84%) Confluence
3 6 (5.88%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (27.45%) MS Visio
3 24 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.98%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (0.98%) DMZ
3 1 (0.98%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.94%) MS Access
1 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (21.57%) JIRA
2 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Banking
3 14 (13.73%) Investment Banking
3 14 (13.73%) Law
4 6 (5.88%) Publishing
5 3 (2.94%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (30.39%) Project Manager
2 28 (27.45%) Analyst
3 14 (13.73%) PMO Analyst
4 11 (10.78%) Scrum Master
5 10 (9.80%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (9.80%) PMO Lead
6 9 (8.82%) Software Project Manager
7 8 (7.84%) Software Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Developer
9 5 (4.90%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (3.92%) PMO Manager
10 4 (3.92%) Project Planner
10 4 (3.92%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.92%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.94%) Access VBA Developer
11 3 (2.94%) IT Analyst
11 3 (2.94%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.94%) Service Design Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) Velocity
2 3 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (0.98%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) User Experience
3 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.98%) PMI
4 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.96%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) Unix
2 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) Project Management
2 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (36.27%) Risk Management
4 32 (31.37%) PRINCE2
5 25 (24.51%) SDLC
6 18 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 15 (14.71%) Scrum
9 14 (13.73%) Change Control
9 14 (13.73%) Resource Management
9 14 (13.73%) Wealth Management
10 12 (11.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 11 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (9.80%) Presales
12 10 (9.80%) Software Delivery
13 8 (7.84%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
14 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
14 6 (5.88%) User Stories
15 5 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) C
2 3 (2.94%) VBA
3 2 (1.96%) X++
4 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) PMP
2 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.84%) APMG
3 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.86%) PMI Certification
5 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.92%) Degree
7 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (35.29%) PMO
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 58 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle
3 2 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (0.98%) Cadence