Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 470 443 392
Rank change year-on-year -27 -51 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 863 1,177 1,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.68% 0.80%
As % of the Applications category 7.19% 7.97% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 614 929 1,074
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,875 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11,995 14,759 14,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.27% 8.49% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9,006 11,517 11,800
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,625
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.21% +0.38%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Project.

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the UK over the 6 months to 25 May 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
England -3 829 £52,500 +5.00% 33
UK excluding London -34 541 £47,500 - 30
London +10 310 £60,000 +4.35% 6
South East +17 183 £50,000 -9.09% 10
North of England -2 122 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West +15 87 £47,500 +10.47% 2
Midlands +17 86 £46,250 +23.33% 6
South West +23 78 £40,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands +21 76 £45,625 +21.67% 5
East of England +66 47 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Yorkshire -6 29 £38,427 -11.66% 1
Scotland -48 17 £36,250 -27.50% 1
East Midlands +25 10 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Wales -25 7 £36,250 -34.09% 2
North East +17 6 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Northern Ireland -26 2 £30,000 -29.41%

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 568 (65.82%) Project Management
2 407 (47.16%) Microsoft
3 354 (41.02%) Agile Software Development
4 343 (39.75%) Finance
5 341 (39.51%) PRINCE2
6 311 (36.04%) Microsoft Excel
7 269 (31.17%) Microsoft Office
8 220 (25.49%) PMO
9 216 (25.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 208 (24.10%) MS Visio
11 173 (20.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 159 (18.42%) Waterfall
13 150 (17.38%) Change Management
14 144 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
15 134 (15.53%) Degree
16 119 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
17 115 (13.33%) JIRA
18 109 (12.63%) SharePoint
19 108 (12.51%) SDLC
20 103 (11.94%) ITIL
20 103 (11.94%) Scrum
20 103 (11.94%) Programme Management
21 89 (10.31%) PMI Certification
22 83 (9.62%) PMP
23 81 (9.39%) QA
24 76 (8.81%) Management Information System
25 72 (8.34%) Business Analysis
26 71 (8.23%) Risk Management
27 70 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
28 68 (7.88%) Continuous Improvement

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 109 (12.63%) SharePoint
2 37 (4.29%) Confluence
3 30 (3.48%) MS Project Server
4 17 (1.97%) IIS
5 15 (1.74%) SAS
6 14 (1.62%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.27%) Documentum
8 9 (1.04%) CMS
9 8 (0.93%) EPiServer
9 8 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.70%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.35%) Apache
12 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.12%) Drupal
13 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 311 (36.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 269 (31.17%) Microsoft Office
3 216 (25.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 208 (24.10%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.93%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.46%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (1.74%) Primavera
2 10 (1.16%) Magento
3 9 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
8 3 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.35%) Workfront
9 2 (0.23%) Aareon QL
9 2 (0.23%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.23%) MIS ActiveH
9 2 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.23%) OPENContractor
9 2 (0.23%) OPENHousing
9 2 (0.23%) Orchard Housing
9 2 (0.23%) Servitor
9 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (4.63%) Office 365
4 22 (2.55%) SaaS
5 15 (1.74%) Trello
6 13 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (1.39%) Basecamp
8 9 (1.04%) PaaS
9 7 (0.81%) FinancialForce
9 7 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.58%) G Suite
10 5 (0.58%) Slack
11 4 (0.46%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.35%) Asana
12 3 (0.35%) Force.com
12 3 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.23%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.55%) Internet
2 20 (2.32%) WAN
3 19 (2.20%) LAN
4 15 (1.74%) DNS
4 15 (1.74%) Software-Defined Networking
5 14 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (1.27%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (1.04%) SAN
9 7 (0.81%) DLNA
9 7 (0.81%) Extranet
9 7 (0.81%) UPnP
10 6 (0.70%) Firewall
10 6 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (0.70%) VPN
10 6 (0.70%) WebEx
11 5 (0.58%) DHCP
12 4 (0.46%) Broadband
12 4 (0.46%) Wireless
13 3 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (2.43%) OLAP
3 14 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (1.62%) OLAP Cube
3 14 (1.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 12 (1.39%) SQL Server
5 11 (1.27%) Big Data
5 11 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 8 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.58%) Star Schema
8 4 (0.46%) GIS
8 4 (0.46%) MS Access
8 4 (0.46%) MySQL
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 115 (13.33%) JIRA
2 23 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.04%) Bitbucket
4 7 (0.81%) GCC
4 7 (0.81%) GDB
4 7 (0.81%) GoogleTest
4 7 (0.81%) JUnit
4 7 (0.81%) Mockito
4 7 (0.81%) VersionOne
5 4 (0.46%) Hudson
6 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.12%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.12%) Selenium
7 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 343 (39.75%) Finance
2 55 (6.37%) Retail
3 45 (5.21%) Banking
4 30 (3.48%) Marketing
5 28 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.01%) Legal
7 22 (2.55%) Advertising
8 16 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.85%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.62%) Back Office
9 14 (1.62%) Electronics
10 13 (1.51%) Law
11 11 (1.27%) Billing
11 11 (1.27%) Local Government
12 9 (1.04%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.70%) Automotive
14 6 (0.70%) Publishing
15 3 (0.35%) French Language
16 2 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 390 (45.19%) Project Manager
2 157 (18.19%) Analyst
3 111 (12.86%) IT Manager
4 91 (10.54%) IT Project Manager
5 73 (8.46%) PMO Analyst
6 59 (6.84%) Business Analyst
7 38 (4.40%) Software Project Manager
8 37 (4.29%) Senior Manager
9 35 (4.06%) Senior Project Manager
10 33 (3.82%) PMO Manager
11 32 (3.71%) Infrastructure Manager
12 29 (3.36%) Digital Project Manager
13 28 (3.24%) Coordinator
14 27 (3.13%) Technical Manager
15 25 (2.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 23 (2.67%) Project Coordinator
17 22 (2.55%) Architect
17 22 (2.55%) Programme Manager
18 21 (2.43%) Technical Project Manager
19 19 (2.20%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.32%) .NET
2 18 (2.09%) ASP.NET
3 16 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 13 (1.51%) JSON
5 12 (1.39%) HTML
6 11 (1.27%) Web Services
7 9 (1.04%) CSS
8 7 (0.81%) JNI
9 6 (0.70%) Qt
9 6 (0.70%) STL
10 5 (0.58%) XML
11 3 (0.35%) Flash
11 3 (0.35%) LAMP
11 3 (0.35%) Middleware
11 3 (0.35%) Symfony
12 2 (0.23%) EDI
13 1 (0.12%) CGI
13 1 (0.12%) COM
13 1 (0.12%) Spring
13 1 (0.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 144 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (8.81%) Management Information System
3 54 (6.26%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (4.52%) Data Centre
4 39 (4.52%) PMI
5 26 (3.01%) Driving Licence
6 15 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (1.62%) User Experience
8 13 (1.51%) Fintech
9 10 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.04%) Wiki
11 8 (0.93%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (0.93%) Reinsurance
12 7 (0.81%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.81%) FMCG
12 7 (0.81%) MPEG
13 6 (0.70%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.58%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 57 (6.60%) Windows
2 34 (3.94%) Linux
3 29 (3.36%) Windows 7
3 29 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.01%) Windows 10
5 25 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.62%) Solaris
7 13 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.27%) Android
9 7 (0.81%) Windows 2000
9 7 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.23%) Unix
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (65.82%) Project Management
2 354 (41.02%) Agile Software Development
3 341 (39.51%) PRINCE2
4 173 (20.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 159 (18.42%) Waterfall
6 150 (17.38%) Change Management
7 119 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
8 108 (12.51%) SDLC
9 103 (11.94%) ITIL
9 103 (11.94%) Programme Management
9 103 (11.94%) Scrum
10 72 (8.34%) Business Analysis
11 71 (8.23%) Risk Management
12 68 (7.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 67 (7.76%) Project Planning
14 61 (7.07%) Change Control
14 61 (7.07%) ERP
15 60 (6.95%) Project Governance
16 52 (6.03%) Process Improvement
17 49 (5.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (6.03%) SQL
2 43 (4.98%) C
3 21 (2.43%) C#
4 20 (2.32%) Java
5 14 (1.62%) SAS Macro
6 8 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.81%) C++
7 7 (0.81%) VBA
8 4 (0.46%) PHP
8 4 (0.46%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.35%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.23%) R
11 1 (0.12%) Python
11 1 (0.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 134 (15.53%) Degree
2 89 (10.31%) PMI Certification
3 83 (9.62%) PMP
4 68 (7.88%) Security Cleared
5 48 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 44 (5.10%) SC Cleared
7 35 (4.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 22 (2.55%) ISEB
9 19 (2.20%) APMP
10 17 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (1.74%) TOGAF Certification
12 14 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.51%) MCP
14 12 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
15 11 (1.27%) DV Cleared
15 11 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 10 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (0.81%) HNC
17 7 (0.81%) HND
17 7 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (25.49%) PMO
2 81 (9.39%) QA
3 26 (3.01%) SLA
4 21 (2.43%) Data Quality
5 19 (2.20%) GDPR
6 8 (0.93%) P3O
7 7 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.46%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) GAMP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.12%) PSD2
9 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 44 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (1.27%) BitLocker
5 11 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.16%) vSphere
6 10 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.12%) Firmware
8 1 (0.12%) KVM
8 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (4.17%) SCCM
2 28 (3.24%) SCOM
3 15 (1.74%) vRealize
4 11 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.16%) PowerCLI
5 10 (1.16%) Puppet
6 9 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (0.46%) WSUS
8 3 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.23%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.12%) Ansible
10 1 (0.12%) Netcool
10 1 (0.12%) OpenView
10 1 (0.12%) Salt
10 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 407 (47.16%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.87%) SAP
3 36 (4.17%) HP
4 35 (4.06%) VMware
5 33 (3.82%) Oracle
6 29 (3.36%) ServiceNow
7 27 (3.13%) Cisco
8 26 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.39%) Google
10 11 (1.27%) Citrix
11 10 (1.16%) 3PAR
11 10 (1.16%) Brocade
12 9 (1.04%) Demandware
12 9 (1.04%) hybris
13 8 (0.93%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.93%) Remedy
14 6 (0.70%) Bomgar
14 6 (0.70%) Juniper
15 5 (0.58%) CA Agile Central
16 4 (0.46%) OpenText