Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 302 250
Rank change year-on-year +65 -52 -43
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 124 73 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.00% 0.56% 0.86%
As % of the Applications category 12.97% 7.32% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 93 56 67
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +21.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,100
90th Percentile £55,600 £77,500 £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 956 997 1,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.69% 7.60% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 757 798 844
North West median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £20,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,325 £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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +26 43 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Cheshire -4 36 £45,000 +1.74% 2
Lancashire +32 28 £35,000 +29.63% 2
Merseyside +20 10 £50,000 +72.41%
Cumbria - 5 £50,000 -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 57 (45.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (43.55%) Project Management
3 52 (41.94%) Finance
4 48 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (37.90%) Microsoft
6 46 (37.10%) PMO
7 44 (35.48%) PRINCE2
8 41 (33.06%) MS Visio
9 40 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
10 38 (30.65%) Risk Management
11 34 (27.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 32 (25.81%) SDLC
13 27 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (16.13%) Banking
14 20 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (16.13%) Service Delivery
15 18 (14.52%) JIRA
15 18 (14.52%) Scrum
15 18 (14.52%) SQL
15 18 (14.52%) Waterfall
16 17 (13.71%) Software Delivery
16 17 (13.71%) Resource Management
17 16 (12.90%) Change Control
18 15 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (12.10%) MS Access
19 14 (11.29%) VBA
19 14 (11.29%) .NET
19 14 (11.29%) PMP
19 14 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
20 12 (9.68%) SharePoint

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 12 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.26%) Confluence
3 3 (2.42%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 57 (45.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (33.06%) MS Visio
3 40 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
4 34 (27.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) LAN
2 3 (2.42%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) DMZ
4 1 (0.81%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) MS Access
2 12 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) JIRA
2 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (41.94%) Finance
2 20 (16.13%) Banking
3 8 (6.45%) Investment Banking
3 8 (6.45%) Law
4 6 (4.84%) Legal
5 3 (2.42%) Advertising
5 3 (2.42%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.42%) Publishing
5 3 (2.42%) Retail
5 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (29.03%) Project Manager
2 35 (28.23%) Analyst
3 19 (15.32%) PMO Analyst
4 16 (12.90%) Developer
5 14 (11.29%) VBA Developer
6 13 (10.48%) Microsoft Developer
6 13 (10.48%) PMO Lead
7 11 (8.87%) Access Developer
7 11 (8.87%) Access VBA Developer
8 10 (8.06%) Software Manager
8 10 (8.06%) Software Project Manager
9 9 (7.26%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (7.26%) Excel Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Excel VBA Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Scrum Master
11 7 (5.65%) IT Analyst
11 7 (5.65%) Service Analyst
11 7 (5.65%) Service Design Analyst
12 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
12 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.29%) .NET
2 5 (4.03%) Velocity
3 3 (2.42%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.42%) Ajax
3 3 (2.42%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.42%) CSS
3 3 (2.42%) Entity Framework
3 3 (2.42%) HTML
3 3 (2.42%) jQuery
3 3 (2.42%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.81%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) User Experience
3 4 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) PMI
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Unix
2 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.55%) Project Management
2 48 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (35.48%) PRINCE2
4 38 (30.65%) Risk Management
5 32 (25.81%) SDLC
6 20 (16.13%) Service Delivery
6 20 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (14.52%) Scrum
7 18 (14.52%) Waterfall
8 17 (13.71%) Resource Management
8 17 (13.71%) Software Delivery
9 16 (12.90%) Change Control
10 15 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (9.68%) Presales
13 11 (8.87%) ETL
13 11 (8.87%) ITIL
13 11 (8.87%) Project Planning
14 10 (8.06%) Kanban
14 10 (8.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.52%) SQL
2 14 (11.29%) VBA
3 9 (7.26%) C
4 3 (2.42%) C#
4 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (11.29%) PMP
2 12 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.87%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.06%) APMG
4 10 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (6.45%) Degree
6 5 (4.03%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (37.10%) PMO
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 47 (37.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.23%) SAP
3 3 (2.42%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.61%) Capita
4 2 (1.61%) Cisco
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle