Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
England > North West
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 315 228
Rank change year-on-year +50 -87 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 105 51 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.41% 0.95%
As % of the Applications category 10.55% 5.20% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 71 42 87
North West median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,125 £62,500
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 995 981 1,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.68% 7.96% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 786 831 890
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +3.17%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,125 £54,000 £55,000
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +6 38 £41,250 +10.00% 7
Cheshire -11 32 £45,000 - 4
Lancashire +25 26 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Merseyside +19 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Cumbria - 2 £45,000 -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 56 (53.33%) Finance
2 54 (51.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (45.71%) Project Management
4 44 (41.90%) PMO
5 39 (37.14%) MS Visio
6 35 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 34 (32.38%) Microsoft Office
7 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (27.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 27 (25.71%) Risk Management
11 24 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (17.14%) SQL
14 17 (16.19%) Service Delivery
14 17 (16.19%) Banking
14 17 (16.19%) SDLC
15 15 (14.29%) MS Access
15 15 (14.29%) Waterfall
15 15 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (13.33%) Change Control
16 14 (13.33%) VBA
16 14 (13.33%) .NET
17 12 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (10.48%) ETL
18 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
18 11 (10.48%) Change Management
18 11 (10.48%) Project Planning
18 11 (10.48%) Resource Management
19 10 (9.52%) SC 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 4 (3.81%) Confluence
2 3 (2.86%) IIS
2 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 54 (51.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (37.14%) MS Visio
3 34 (32.38%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (27.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.95%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.95%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) LAN
2 2 (1.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) MS Access
2 12 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.81%) MySQL
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) JIRA
2 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (53.33%) Finance
2 17 (16.19%) Banking
3 7 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.71%) Law
4 6 (5.71%) Legal
5 3 (2.86%) Advertising
5 3 (2.86%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Project Manager
2 27 (25.71%) Analyst
3 18 (17.14%) PMO Analyst
4 16 (15.24%) Developer
5 14 (13.33%) VBA Developer
6 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Developer
7 11 (10.48%) Access Developer
7 11 (10.48%) Access VBA Developer
8 9 (8.57%) Excel Developer
8 9 (8.57%) Excel VBA Developer
8 9 (8.57%) PMO Lead
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.81%) IT Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Portfolio Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Service Design Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Software Project Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Systems Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (3.81%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.86%) Ajax
3 3 (2.86%) CSS
3 3 (2.86%) Entity Framework
3 3 (2.86%) HTML
3 3 (2.86%) jQuery
3 3 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.81%) NHS
3 3 (2.86%) PMI
3 3 (2.86%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.95%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.95%) IPTV
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.95%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Linux
2 1 (0.95%) Unix
2 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (45.71%) Project Management
2 35 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (25.71%) Risk Management
5 24 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (16.19%) SDLC
6 17 (16.19%) Service Delivery
7 15 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 14 (13.33%) Change Control
9 11 (10.48%) Change Management
9 11 (10.48%) ETL
9 11 (10.48%) Project Planning
9 11 (10.48%) Resource Management
10 10 (9.52%) Kanban
10 10 (9.52%) Scrum
11 9 (8.57%) Programme Management
12 8 (7.62%) ITIL
12 8 (7.62%) Software Delivery
13 7 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.14%) SQL
2 14 (13.33%) VBA
3 9 (8.57%) C
4 3 (2.86%) C#
4 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.90%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.62%) Degree
3 6 (5.71%) PMP
4 5 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.86%) APMG
6 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (41.90%) PMO
2 2 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.76%) Capita
2 5 (4.76%) SAP
3 3 (2.86%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle