Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 255 279 308
Rank change year-on-year +24 +29 -71
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 88 93 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 0.73% 0.46%
As % of the Applications category 9.06% 9.17% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 70 62 48
North West median annual salary £52,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.09% -4.44% +20.00%
10th Percentile £36,175 £30,875 £26,025
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,875 £53,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% +4.21%

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 971 1,014 1,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.35% 7.93% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 749 808 832
North West median annual salary £38,132 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% - -
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
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 19 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +38 60 £52,500 +25.00% 3
Cheshire +38 18 £52,500 +16.67%
Merseyside +20 5 £43,750 -7.89%
Lancashire -2 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Cumbria +6 1 - -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 61 (69.32%) Project Management
2 42 (47.73%) PRINCE2
3 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 39 (44.32%) Finance
4 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (43.18%) PMO
6 33 (37.50%) PMP
7 28 (31.82%) SDLC
8 27 (30.68%) MS Visio
9 26 (29.55%) Banking
10 25 (28.41%) Change Management
11 24 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
12 19 (21.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (20.45%) Software Delivery
13 18 (20.45%) Project Planning
13 18 (20.45%) Matrix Management
14 17 (19.32%) Retail Banking
15 16 (18.18%) Strategic Thinking
16 15 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (17.05%) Risk Management
17 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
17 14 (15.91%) Programme Management
18 12 (13.64%) Degree
19 11 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
20 10 (11.36%) Lean Six Sigma
20 10 (11.36%) JIRA
20 10 (11.36%) Six Sigma
21 9 (10.23%) SAP

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 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.55%) MS Project Server
3 3 (3.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.14%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (30.68%) MS Visio
2 24 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (21.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) LAN
2 4 (4.55%) IP Telephony
2 4 (4.55%) PBX
2 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.55%) VoIP
2 4 (4.55%) WAN
3 3 (3.41%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.14%) Broadband
4 1 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) SAN
4 1 (1.14%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.27%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) Hudson
2 1 (1.14%) Selenium
2 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (44.32%) Finance
2 26 (29.55%) Banking
3 17 (19.32%) Retail Banking
4 8 (9.09%) Law
5 7 (7.95%) Investment Banking
6 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
7 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.27%) Automotive
8 2 (2.27%) Electronics
8 2 (2.27%) Publishing
9 1 (1.14%) Legal
9 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (60.23%) Project Manager
2 16 (18.18%) Software Project Manager
3 15 (17.05%) Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Retail Banking Project Manager
5 11 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (12.50%) PMO Manager
6 10 (11.36%) PMO Project Manager
7 5 (5.68%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.68%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (5.68%) PMO Lead
8 4 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Data Migration Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Data Migration Project Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Migration Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Migration Project Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Mortgage Project Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Consultant
10 2 (2.27%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.55%) IVR
2 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.27%) Digital TV
3 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.27%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (1.14%) CCTV
4 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.14%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) PMI
4 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Windows
1 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
1 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (69.32%) Project Management
2 42 (47.73%) PRINCE2
3 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (31.82%) SDLC
5 25 (28.41%) Change Management
6 18 (20.45%) Matrix Management
6 18 (20.45%) Project Planning
6 18 (20.45%) Software Delivery
7 16 (18.18%) Strategic Thinking
8 15 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (17.05%) Risk Management
9 14 (15.91%) Programme Management
10 11 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (11.36%) Lean Six Sigma
11 10 (11.36%) Six Sigma
12 8 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
12 8 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
12 8 (9.09%) Programme Governance
12 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 7 (7.95%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) SQL
2 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.14%) R
3 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) PMP
2 12 (13.64%) Degree
3 8 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.41%) APMP
4 3 (3.41%) CCNA
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.27%) ISEB
5 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) ACCA
6 1 (1.14%) CIMA
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (43.18%) PMO
2 7 (7.95%) P3O
3 4 (4.55%) QA
4 1 (1.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) SAP
3 8 (9.09%) HP
4 4 (4.55%) Genesys
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.14%) Cadence
7 1 (1.14%) Capita
7 1 (1.14%) VMware