Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 236 266
Rank change year-on-year +3 +30 -55
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 75 77 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.80% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category 7.88% 8.34% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 51 55 66
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,300 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £58,125
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 West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 952 923 1,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.22% 9.58% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 683 723 907
West Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% - +3.17%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the West Midlands

Microsoft Project
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Project in the West Midlands

Microsoft Project
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Project in the West Midlands

Microsoft Project
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Staffordshire +23 25 £33,750 -15.63%
Birmingham -21 19 £32,500 -31.58% 3
Warwickshire +14 10 £55,000 +150.00% 3
Coventry -8 8 £41,750 +34.68% 1
Worcestershire +28 2 £48,750 +47.73%
Walsall +1 2 £27,500 -
Solihull 0 2 £26,000 -50.48%
Shropshire +15 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Herefordshire - 1 £48,000 -
Dudley - 1 £23,000 -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 48 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (61.33%) Project Management
3 30 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 23 (30.67%) Decision-Making
5 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (28.00%) Change Management
7 19 (25.33%) PRINCE2
8 18 (24.00%) Business Process Analysis
9 16 (21.33%) Customer Requirements
9 16 (21.33%) Finance
10 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (16.00%) MS Visio
12 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (16.00%) PMO
13 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (12.00%) Oracle
14 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
15 7 (9.33%) Change Control
15 7 (9.33%) QA
15 7 (9.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 6 (8.00%) Degree
16 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
16 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
17 5 (6.67%) Presales
17 5 (6.67%) Data Analytics
17 5 (6.67%) Analytics
17 5 (6.67%) ServiceNow
17 5 (6.67%) Project Governance
17 5 (6.67%) Service Management

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) MediaWiki
3 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (16.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (9.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.33%) CATIA
5 1 (1.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Primavera
3 1 (1.33%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.33%) GitHub
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) Big Data
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) AccuRev
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.33%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Avionics
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Project Manager
2 14 (18.67%) Consultant
3 10 (13.33%) Project Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Implementation Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) Software Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Implementation Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Implementation Project Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Project Implementation Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Software Project Manager
6 6 (8.00%) Coordinator
6 6 (8.00%) Software Implementation Manager
6 6 (8.00%) Software Implementation Project Manager
7 5 (6.67%) IT Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (5.33%) Head of Presales
8 4 (5.33%) Head of Sales
8 4 (5.33%) PMO Manager
9 3 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) RESTful
1 4 (5.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.00%) Digital Signage
3 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.33%) Fintech
5 1 (1.33%) PMI
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Linux
1 2 (2.67%) Unix
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) AIX
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (61.33%) Project Management
2 30 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 23 (30.67%) Decision-Making
4 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (28.00%) Change Management
6 19 (25.33%) PRINCE2
7 18 (24.00%) Business Process Analysis
8 16 (21.33%) Customer Requirements
9 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (9.33%) Change Control
11 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.67%) Analytics
12 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.67%) CRM
12 5 (6.67%) Data Analytics
12 5 (6.67%) ERP
12 5 (6.67%) Project Governance
12 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) Korn
3 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.33%) C
3 1 (1.33%) C++
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.33%) Perl
3 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) HNC
2 2 (2.67%) HND
2 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) PMO
2 7 (9.33%) QA
3 4 (5.33%) P3O
4 1 (1.33%) GDPR
4 1 (1.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 48 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle
3 5 (6.67%) SAP
3 5 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.33%) Google
4 4 (5.33%) IBM
4 4 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) CommVault
6 1 (1.33%) Ivanti