Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 494 495 449
Rank change year-on-year +1 -46 -64
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 440 843 1,180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.58% 0.69%
As % of the Applications category 6.68% 7.05% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 355 620 955
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,900 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,000 £78,750 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 6,586 11,951 14,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.35% 8.26% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5,120 8,984 11,463
Median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +3.03%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project.

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the UK

Microsoft Project
Top 17 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 31 May 2020. 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 -24 400 £52,500 - 12
UK excluding London -2 272 £47,500 - 10
London +8 144 £60,000 - 4
South East +47 98 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Midlands +60 57 £37,500 -18.92%
West Midlands +47 50 £33,750 -26.03%
North of England +38 38 £43,653 -2.99% 2
East of England +62 33 £55,000 -0.90% 2
South West +34 23 £51,546 +28.87% 1
Yorkshire +102 19 £47,500 +23.61%
North West +12 16 £40,827 -9.27% 2
Work from Home +15 12 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Wales +2 11 £50,000 - 1
Scotland +59 8 £50,000 +53.85% 1
East Midlands +56 7 £67,500 +42.11%
Northern Ireland +20 4 £28,750 -4.17%
North East +15 3 £40,827 -31.96%

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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.

1 288 (65.45%) Project Management
2 220 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 188 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (39.32%) PRINCE2
5 150 (34.09%) Finance
6 131 (29.77%) Microsoft Office
7 128 (29.09%) Microsoft Excel
8 122 (27.73%) Project Delivery
9 108 (24.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 106 (24.09%) JIRA
11 94 (21.36%) MS Visio
12 91 (20.68%) Waterfall
13 89 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
14 85 (19.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 82 (18.64%) PMO
16 67 (15.23%) Change Management
16 67 (15.23%) Project Planning
17 62 (14.09%) Degree
18 61 (13.86%) Scrum
19 60 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
20 53 (12.05%) SharePoint
21 50 (11.36%) SDLC
22 48 (10.91%) Risk Management
23 46 (10.45%) Confluence
24 43 (9.77%) Windows
25 40 (9.09%) SQL
25 40 (9.09%) Business Analysis
26 38 (8.64%) ITIL
26 38 (8.64%) Decision-Making
27 36 (8.18%) Migration

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 53 (12.05%) SharePoint
2 46 (10.45%) Confluence
3 14 (3.18%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.59%) CMS
5 6 (1.36%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.23%) Gentran
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
6 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 131 (29.77%) Microsoft Office
2 128 (29.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 94 (21.36%) MS Visio
4 85 (19.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.59%) Open Workbench
6 4 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 13 (2.95%) Primavera
2 5 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.91%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.45%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.23%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.23%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.23%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.82%) Office 365
2 29 (6.59%) Azure
3 23 (5.23%) AWS
4 12 (2.73%) SaaS
5 5 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.14%) Power Platform
6 4 (0.91%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.91%) Smartsheet
7 3 (0.68%) PowerApps
7 3 (0.68%) Slack
7 3 (0.68%) Trello
8 2 (0.45%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) IaaS
9 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.73%) DHCP
1 12 (2.73%) DNS
2 7 (1.59%) Internet
2 7 (1.59%) Skype
3 6 (1.36%) Wireless
4 5 (1.14%) LAN
4 5 (1.14%) WAN
5 4 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.68%) VPN
7 2 (0.45%) VoIP
8 1 (0.23%) Broadband
8 1 (0.23%) Firewall
8 1 (0.23%) LTE
8 1 (0.23%) NAS
8 1 (0.23%) SAN
8 1 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.23%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.05%) Big Data
3 8 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.14%) Power BI
5 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.68%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.23%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.23%) MS Access
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 106 (24.09%) JIRA
2 21 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.18%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.05%) JUnit
4 9 (2.05%) Selenium
4 9 (2.05%) TestNG
4 9 (2.05%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.91%) Subversion
5 4 (0.91%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.23%) eCATT
6 1 (0.23%) ERwin
6 1 (0.23%) Pivotal Tracker
General
1 150 (34.09%) Finance
2 34 (7.73%) Retail
3 31 (7.05%) Banking
4 26 (5.91%) Public Sector
5 22 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.86%) Law
6 17 (3.86%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.50%) Advertising
8 9 (2.05%) Billing
8 9 (2.05%) Legal
9 6 (1.36%) Games
9 6 (1.36%) Marketing
10 5 (1.14%) Electronics
10 5 (1.14%) Local Government
11 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.68%) Police
12 3 (0.68%) Publishing
13 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.45%) Back Office
13 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 191 (43.41%) Project Manager
2 72 (16.36%) Analyst
3 33 (7.50%) Business Analyst
4 27 (6.14%) PMO Analyst
4 27 (6.14%) Senior Manager
5 26 (5.91%) Consultant
5 26 (5.91%) IT Manager
6 25 (5.68%) IT Project Manager
7 23 (5.23%) Senior Project Manager
8 15 (3.41%) Development Manager
8 15 (3.41%) Digital Project Manager
8 15 (3.41%) Technical Project Manager
9 14 (3.18%) Technical Manager
10 13 (2.95%) Implementation Manager
11 12 (2.73%) PMO Lead
11 12 (2.73%) Programme Manager
12 11 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
13 10 (2.27%) Banking Analyst
13 10 (2.27%) Banking Business Analyst
13 10 (2.27%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.86%) .NET
2 9 (2.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.91%) ADO
3 4 (0.91%) HTML
3 4 (0.91%) Velocity
4 3 (0.68%) COM
4 3 (0.68%) CSS
5 2 (0.45%) EDI
5 2 (0.45%) Middleware
5 2 (0.45%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.23%) ActiveX
6 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.23%) React
6 1 (0.23%) REST
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.23%) Sass
6 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 89 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.23%) PMI
3 18 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.64%) SWIFT
5 13 (2.95%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.59%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.59%) User Experience
7 7 (1.59%) Wiki
8 6 (1.36%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.36%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.91%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.68%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.68%) NHS
11 3 (0.68%) Smart City
12 1 (0.23%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.23%) LIMS
12 1 (0.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.77%) Windows
2 16 (3.64%) Windows 10
3 14 (3.18%) Windows 7
4 13 (2.95%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (2.95%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (2.73%) Windows 8
5 12 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.73%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (65.45%) Project Management
2 188 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (39.32%) PRINCE2
4 122 (27.73%) Project Delivery
5 108 (24.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 91 (20.68%) Waterfall
7 67 (15.23%) Change Management
7 67 (15.23%) Project Planning
8 61 (13.86%) Scrum
9 60 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
10 50 (11.36%) SDLC
11 48 (10.91%) Risk Management
12 40 (9.09%) Business Analysis
13 38 (8.64%) Decision-Making
13 38 (8.64%) ITIL
14 36 (8.18%) Migration
15 35 (7.95%) Analytics
16 33 (7.50%) Programme Management
17 28 (6.36%) Requirements Gathering
18 27 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (9.09%) SQL
2 11 (2.50%) C#
3 9 (2.05%) Delphi
4 7 (1.59%) C
5 3 (0.68%) Java
5 3 (0.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.45%) VBA
7 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (14.09%) Degree
2 31 (7.05%) PMI Certification
3 30 (6.82%) PMP
4 24 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 22 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 18 (4.09%) Security Cleared
7 16 (3.64%) Master's Degree
8 15 (3.41%) ISEB
9 14 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (2.73%) APMP
11 6 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.14%) CBAP
12 5 (1.14%) IIBA
12 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.91%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
15 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.45%) MBA
16 1 (0.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (18.64%) PMO
2 27 (6.14%) QA
3 9 (2.05%) GDPR
4 8 (1.82%) Solvency II
5 6 (1.36%) SEPA
5 6 (1.36%) TARGET2
6 5 (1.14%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.14%) MiFID
6 5 (1.14%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.91%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.68%) EMIR
8 3 (0.68%) P3O
9 2 (0.45%) Basel III
9 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.45%) SLA
10 1 (0.23%) GAMP
10 1 (0.23%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.73%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (2.73%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.36%) SCCM
2 4 (0.91%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (0.91%) Ansible
2 4 (0.91%) Netcool
2 4 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.91%) Puppet
3 2 (0.45%) SCSM
4 1 (0.23%) SCOM
4 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 220 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.55%) SAP
3 17 (3.86%) Oracle
4 14 (3.18%) VMware
5 9 (2.05%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.05%) IBM
6 7 (1.59%) Capita
7 5 (1.14%) Informatica
8 4 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (0.91%) Cramer
8 4 (0.91%) HP
8 4 (0.91%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.91%) Remedy
8 4 (0.91%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.68%) Citrix
9 3 (0.68%) Virgin Media
10 2 (0.45%) Cisco
10 2 (0.45%) iManage
10 2 (0.45%) Sage
10 2 (0.45%) Wrike