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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
England / North West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 197 182
Rank change year-on-year -23 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 31 43 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 0.75% 1.19%
As % of the Applications category 6.50% 7.57% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 49
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,100 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £45,000 £53,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Project is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Software Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 477 568 737
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.51% 9.91% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 411 442 560
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,600 £52,575
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -30 18 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire -7 9 £45,000 +44.00% 1
Merseyside -8 2 £47,500 - 1
Lancashire -5 1 £27,000 -28.00%
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 25 (50.00%) Project Management
2 20 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.00%) Finance
4 11 (22.00%) PMO
5 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (18.00%) Change Management
6 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (16.00%) MS Visio
6 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.00%) SDLC
6 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.00%) Software Delivery
7 7 (14.00%) Degree
7 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (12.00%) Resource Management
8 6 (12.00%) Line Management
9 5 (10.00%) Presales
9 5 (10.00%) Virtual Team
9 5 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 4 (8.00%) PMP
10 4 (8.00%) Internet
10 4 (8.00%) CRM
10 4 (8.00%) C#
10 4 (8.00%) .NET
10 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
11 3 (6.00%) Web Development

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 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (16.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) Broadband
3 1 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
1 1 (2.00%) Selenium
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) IT Programme Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.00%) IT Development Manager
6 2 (4.00%) PMO Planner
6 2 (4.00%) Project Support Coordinator
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Software Development Programme Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) HTML5
2 1 (2.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (2.00%) RESTful
2 1 (2.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.00%) ServiceStack
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) WCF
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.00%) Digital Signage
5 2 (4.00%) Handset
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Android
1 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Project Management
2 20 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) Change Management
5 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (16.00%) SDLC
5 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (14.00%) Software Delivery
7 6 (12.00%) Line Management
7 6 (12.00%) Resource Management
8 5 (10.00%) Presales
8 5 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.00%) CRM
10 3 (6.00%) CAD
10 3 (6.00%) Identity Management
10 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.00%) Scrum
10 3 (6.00%) Web Development
10 3 (6.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) C#
2 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) PMP
3 3 (6.00%) APMG
3 3 (6.00%) ISEB
3 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) GIAC
5 1 (2.00%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco
2 3 (6.00%) HP
2 3 (6.00%) Juniper
2 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (6.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) ForgeRock
3 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.00%) Thunderhead
4 1 (2.00%) Computacenter
4 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Planview
4 1 (2.00%) Progress
4 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
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