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

Microsoft Project
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 285 204
Rank change year-on-year +6 -81 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 87 70 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 0.57% 1.26%
As % of the Applications category 8.48% 6.59% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 60 53 137
North West median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

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 1,026 1,063 1,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.11% 8.62% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 800 863 973
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £20,625 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £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 20 January 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 January 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 +16 45 £45,000 +2.86% 1
Cheshire -18 29 £46,000 -0.54% 3
Lancashire +7 11 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Merseyside +14 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Cumbria -6 1 - -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 48 (55.17%) Project Management
2 47 (54.02%) Finance
3 38 (43.68%) PRINCE2
4 35 (40.23%) Microsoft Excel
5 30 (34.48%) PMO
6 27 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (31.03%) Risk Management
6 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (29.89%) Change Management
8 22 (25.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
9 20 (22.99%) MS Visio
10 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
13 12 (13.79%) People Management
13 12 (13.79%) SDLC
14 11 (12.64%) PMP
15 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 10 (11.49%) Strategic Planning
15 10 (11.49%) Translating Business Requirements
16 9 (10.34%) Banking
16 9 (10.34%) ITIL
17 8 (9.20%) Resource Management
17 8 (9.20%) Budget Control
18 7 (8.05%) Degree
18 7 (8.05%) PMI Certification
18 7 (8.05%) NHS
18 7 (8.05%) PRINCE
19 6 (6.90%) 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 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (40.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (25.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (22.99%) MS Visio
4 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.30%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (2.30%) Infor M3
2 2 (2.30%) Magento
2 2 (2.30%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.30%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.30%) Shopify
3 1 (1.15%) Infor CRM
3 1 (1.15%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) VLAN
2 1 (1.15%) VoIP
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
2 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (4.60%) MySQL
2 3 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) JIRA
General
1 47 (54.02%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 5 (5.75%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Billing
5 3 (3.45%) Law
6 2 (2.30%) Electronics
6 2 (2.30%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (47.13%) Project Manager
2 16 (18.39%) Analyst
3 12 (13.79%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (8.05%) Software Project Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Software Manager
6 4 (4.60%) PMO Lead
6 4 (4.60%) Portfolio Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Systems Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Architect
7 3 (3.45%) Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (3.45%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.45%) SAP Manager
7 3 (3.45%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (3.45%) SDLC Manager
7 3 (3.45%) SDLC Project Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.45%) Support Officer
7 3 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) COM
2 2 (2.30%) HTML
2 2 (2.30%) XML
3 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) NHS
3 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.60%) PMI
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.15%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.15%) IPTV
6 1 (1.15%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.15%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) Project Management
2 38 (43.68%) PRINCE2
3 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.03%) Risk Management
3 27 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (29.89%) Change Management
5 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
6 12 (13.79%) People Management
6 12 (13.79%) SDLC
7 10 (11.49%) Strategic Planning
7 10 (11.49%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (10.34%) ITIL
9 8 (9.20%) Budget Control
9 8 (9.20%) Resource Management
10 7 (8.05%) PRINCE
11 6 (6.90%) B2B
11 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (6.90%) Presales
11 6 (6.90%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) VBA
2 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.30%) SQL
3 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) PMP
2 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (8.05%) Degree
3 7 (8.05%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.45%) APMG
5 1 (1.15%) HNC
5 1 (1.15%) HND
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (34.48%) PMO
2 4 (4.60%) QA
3 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.15%) GDPR
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) SAP
3 5 (5.75%) Capita
4 3 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe
5 2 (2.30%) hybris
5 2 (2.30%) Sage
6 1 (1.15%) Facebook
6 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com