Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 274 261
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 -60
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 99 99 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.84% 0.75% 0.88%
As % of the Applications category 9.72% 9.18% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 73 73 72
North West median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,100 £28,800 £29,750
90th Percentile £59,000 £71,500 £53,625
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +9.89%

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 1,019 1,078 1,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.66% 8.13% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 771 823 842
North West median annual salary £35,156 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.17% -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +14 53 £47,500 - 7
Cheshire +24 28 £48,750 +5.98% 1
Lancashire +7 7 £35,000 -9.68% 3
Merseyside +8 5 £45,000 +17.65%
Cumbria - 4 - -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 54 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 45 (45.45%) Project Management
3 43 (43.43%) PMO
4 37 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (35.35%) Risk Management
5 35 (35.35%) Finance
6 33 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 32 (32.32%) Microsoft Excel
8 29 (29.29%) MS Visio
9 24 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 21 (21.21%) SDLC
11 19 (19.19%) JIRA
11 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (18.18%) PMP
13 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Office
14 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (15.15%) Change Control
15 15 (15.15%) Banking
15 15 (15.15%) Resource Management
16 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
16 14 (14.14%) Waterfall
17 13 (13.13%) Law
18 12 (12.12%) Wealth Management
18 12 (12.12%) Investment Banking
18 12 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
19 10 (10.10%) Scrum
19 10 (10.10%) Degree
20 9 (9.09%) Software Delivery
20 9 (9.09%) Presales
21 8 (8.08%) Budgeting and Forecasting

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 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.07%) Confluence
3 6 (6.06%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (32.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (29.29%) MS Visio
3 24 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) LAN
2 6 (6.06%) WAN
3 4 (4.04%) IP Telephony
3 4 (4.04%) PBX
3 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.04%) VoIP
4 3 (3.03%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.02%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.02%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.01%) Broadband
6 1 (1.01%) Internet
6 1 (1.01%) SAN
6 1 (1.01%) VPN
6 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (19.19%) JIRA
2 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.01%) Hudson
3 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (35.35%) Finance
2 15 (15.15%) Banking
3 13 (13.13%) Law
4 12 (12.12%) Investment Banking
5 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
6 6 (6.06%) Publishing
7 2 (2.02%) Electronics
7 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.02%) Retail
7 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 26 (26.26%) Analyst
3 15 (15.15%) PMO Analyst
4 12 (12.12%) PMO Lead
5 10 (10.10%) Software Project Manager
6 7 (7.07%) PMO Manager
6 7 (7.07%) PMO Project Manager
6 7 (7.07%) Scrum Master
7 6 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Software Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Programme Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Project Planner
9 4 (4.04%) Telecoms Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Business Change Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Consultant
10 3 (3.03%) Head of Projects
10 3 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) Velocity
2 4 (4.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) User Experience
3 4 (4.04%) IVR
4 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.02%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.02%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.01%) CCTV
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) NHS
6 1 (1.01%) PMI
6 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.45%) Project Management
2 37 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (35.35%) Risk Management
4 33 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 21 (21.21%) SDLC
6 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (15.15%) Change Control
7 15 (15.15%) Resource Management
8 14 (14.14%) Waterfall
9 12 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (12.12%) Wealth Management
10 10 (10.10%) Scrum
11 9 (9.09%) Presales
11 9 (9.09%) Software Delivery
12 8 (8.08%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (8.08%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (8.08%) Matrix Organization
13 7 (7.07%) Change Management
13 7 (7.07%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
1 4 (4.04%) SQL
1 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) PMP
2 10 (10.10%) Degree
3 8 (8.08%) PMI Certification
4 6 (6.06%) APMG
4 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.03%) CCNA
6 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.02%) APMP
7 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.01%) ISEB
8 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (43.43%) PMO
2 3 (3.03%) P3O
3 1 (1.01%) GDPR
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.01%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.01%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.04%) Genesys
3 4 (4.04%) HP
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco
4 3 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) Cadence
5 1 (1.01%) Capita
5 1 (1.01%) VMware