Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 526 440 426
Rank change year-on-year -86 -14 -27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 594 1,013 1,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.68% 0.68%
As % of the Applications category 6.20% 7.88% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 437 735 949
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,500 £81,250 £72,500
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 9,584 12,856 15,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.81% 8.62% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7,600 9,606 11,915
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -1.52%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 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 -98 545 £50,000 -9.09% 85
UK excluding London -76 324 £47,500 - 74
London -57 247 £57,500 -4.17% 16
South East -27 109 £52,500 +5.00% 20
Midlands +13 68 £37,500 -21.05% 18
West Midlands +4 55 £36,500 -23.16% 11
North of England -10 48 £42,500 -12.82% 8
South West -23 32 £44,750 +11.88% 9
East of England +15 30 £45,000 -21.71% 14
North West -19 30 £40,413 -21.14% 2
Wales +15 24 £52,500 +20.69% 3
Yorkshire +26 14 £50,000 +19.87% 4
East Midlands +28 13 £37,500 -9.09% 7
Scotland +17 11 £51,250 +20.59% 1
North East +16 4 £42,240 - 2
Northern Ireland +16 2 £28,750 -58.93% 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 390 (65.66%) Project Management
2 286 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (42.42%) PRINCE2
4 239 (40.24%) Microsoft
5 237 (39.90%) Finance
6 182 (30.64%) Microsoft Excel
7 175 (29.46%) Microsoft Office
8 174 (29.29%) Project Delivery
9 161 (27.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 149 (25.08%) PMO
11 142 (23.91%) JIRA
12 131 (22.05%) Waterfall
13 130 (21.89%) MS Visio
14 125 (21.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 98 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
16 87 (14.65%) Degree
17 83 (13.97%) Scrum
18 81 (13.64%) Change Management
19 71 (11.95%) Project Planning
20 68 (11.45%) SharePoint
21 67 (11.28%) Programme Management
21 67 (11.28%) SDLC
22 65 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
23 63 (10.61%) PMP
24 58 (9.76%) PMI Certification
24 58 (9.76%) Risk Management
25 56 (9.43%) QA
26 54 (9.09%) ITIL
27 53 (8.92%) Retail
27 53 (8.92%) Business Analysis

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 68 (11.45%) SharePoint
2 45 (7.58%) Confluence
3 11 (1.85%) CMS
4 9 (1.52%) EPiServer
5 7 (1.18%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.01%) MS Project Server
7 5 (0.84%) WordPress
8 2 (0.34%) Drupal
8 2 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 182 (30.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 175 (29.46%) Microsoft Office
3 130 (21.89%) MS Visio
4 125 (21.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.85%) Open Workbench
6 10 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.51%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.17%) Mingle
8 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.19%) Primavera
2 12 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.35%) NetSuite
4 6 (1.01%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.51%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.51%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.34%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.17%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.17%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.90%) Office 365
2 23 (3.87%) Azure
3 16 (2.69%) SaaS
4 14 (2.36%) BrowserStack
5 12 (2.02%) AWS
5 12 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (2.02%) Power Platform
6 11 (1.85%) Microsoft Flow
7 10 (1.68%) Trello
8 9 (1.52%) Basecamp
9 7 (1.18%) PowerApps
10 6 (1.01%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.84%) PaaS
11 5 (0.84%) Smartsheet
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle CX
13 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.34%) IaaS
13 2 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.70%) Internet
2 11 (1.85%) Intranet
3 10 (1.68%) Skype
4 8 (1.35%) VPN
5 6 (1.01%) Wireless
6 5 (0.84%) WebEx
6 5 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.67%) Extranet
7 4 (0.67%) SAN
8 3 (0.51%) Firewall
8 3 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.51%) WAN
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.34%) IPsec
9 2 (0.34%) SMTP
9 2 (0.34%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.18%) Power BI
2 7 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.84%) Big Data
5 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.51%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.34%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 142 (23.91%) JIRA
2 44 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (4.04%) Selenium
4 16 (2.69%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.36%) SpecFlow
6 10 (1.68%) JUnit
6 10 (1.68%) TestNG
6 10 (1.68%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.67%) Subversion
7 4 (0.67%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.17%) Pivotal Tracker
8 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 237 (39.90%) Finance
2 53 (8.92%) Retail
3 31 (5.22%) Public Sector
4 24 (4.04%) Banking
5 22 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.20%) Advertising
6 19 (3.20%) Marketing
7 18 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.86%) Legal
9 13 (2.19%) Billing
10 11 (1.85%) Law
11 8 (1.35%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.35%) Police
12 7 (1.18%) French Language
13 6 (1.01%) Electronics
13 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.67%) Games
15 4 (0.67%) Publishing
16 3 (0.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 245 (41.25%) Project Manager
2 100 (16.84%) Analyst
3 45 (7.58%) IT Manager
4 44 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 42 (7.07%) IT Project Manager
6 39 (6.57%) Business Analyst
7 38 (6.40%) PMO Analyst
8 36 (6.06%) PMO Lead
9 34 (5.72%) Senior Project Manager
10 27 (4.55%) Programme Manager
11 23 (3.87%) Consultant
12 21 (3.54%) Digital Project Manager
13 17 (2.86%) Development Manager
13 17 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
13 17 (2.86%) Software Project Manager
13 17 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
14 15 (2.53%) Development Project Manager
15 14 (2.36%) Test Leader
16 13 (2.19%) Project Analyst
16 13 (2.19%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.03%) .NET
2 14 (2.36%) HTML
3 9 (1.52%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.01%) CSS
5 5 (0.84%) Velocity
6 4 (0.67%) ADO
6 4 (0.67%) COM
7 3 (0.51%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.51%) React
7 3 (0.51%) Web Services
8 2 (0.34%) Middleware
8 2 (0.34%) REST
8 2 (0.34%) Sass
8 2 (0.34%) XMPP
9 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 98 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.23%) PMI
3 35 (5.89%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.69%) User Experience
6 15 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.52%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.18%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.84%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.84%) Wiki
11 4 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.67%) FMCG
11 4 (0.67%) Life Science
12 3 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.51%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.51%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.51%) iPad
12 3 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.56%) Windows
2 9 (1.52%) Windows 10
3 6 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.34%) Android
6 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.17%) Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (65.66%) Project Management
2 286 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (42.42%) PRINCE2
4 174 (29.29%) Project Delivery
5 161 (27.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 131 (22.05%) Waterfall
7 83 (13.97%) Scrum
8 81 (13.64%) Change Management
9 71 (11.95%) Project Planning
10 67 (11.28%) Programme Management
10 67 (11.28%) SDLC
11 65 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
12 58 (9.76%) Risk Management
13 54 (9.09%) ITIL
14 53 (8.92%) Business Analysis
15 51 (8.59%) Decision-Making
16 46 (7.74%) Coaching
17 41 (6.90%) Analytics
18 40 (6.73%) Change Control
19 37 (6.23%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (8.25%) SQL
2 23 (3.87%) C#
3 15 (2.53%) C
4 6 (1.01%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.01%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.84%) VBA
6 3 (0.51%) Java
7 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.34%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 87 (14.65%) Degree
2 63 (10.61%) PMP
3 58 (9.76%) PMI Certification
4 44 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 35 (5.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 29 (4.88%) ISEB
7 25 (4.21%) Security Cleared
8 14 (2.36%) ISTQB
9 13 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (2.19%) SC Cleared
10 12 (2.02%) APMP
11 8 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (1.18%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.01%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.84%) MCP
15 4 (0.67%) MCITP
15 4 (0.67%) MCSE
15 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
17 2 (0.34%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (25.08%) PMO
2 56 (9.43%) QA
3 18 (3.03%) GDPR
4 15 (2.53%) Solvency II
5 14 (2.36%) MiFID
6 12 (2.02%) EMIR
7 6 (1.01%) P3O
8 5 (0.84%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.34%) Basel III
12 1 (0.17%) GAMP
12 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.17%) SEPA
12 1 (0.17%) SLA
12 1 (0.17%) TARGET2
12 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (2.36%) HP ALM
1 14 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.52%) SCCM
3 7 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (0.67%) Ansible
4 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.67%) Puppet
5 3 (0.51%) Amdocs OSS
5 3 (0.51%) Netcool
6 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 239 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.87%) SAP
3 21 (3.54%) HP
4 17 (2.86%) Oracle
5 11 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.52%) IBM
7 8 (1.35%) JD Edwards
7 8 (1.35%) Remedy
7 8 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.18%) Cisco
9 5 (0.84%) Birst
9 5 (0.84%) Capita
9 5 (0.84%) DocuSign
9 5 (0.84%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.84%) Tableau
10 4 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.67%) Palo Alto
10 4 (0.67%) VMware
11 3 (0.51%) Cadence
11 3 (0.51%) Virgin Media