The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / West Midlands
Rank 171 196 163
Rank change year-on-year +25 -33  
Permanent jobs citing MS Project 42 46 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.75% 1.07%
As % of the Applications category 6.21% 5.62% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 48
Median salary £41,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

MS Project is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 676 819 744
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.31% 13.34% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 508 640 622
Median salary £34,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing MS Project as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in the West Midlands

MS Project
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for MS Project in the West Midlands

MS Project
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Project in the West Midlands

MS 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 MS Project within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 16 £42,500 +44.18% 2
Coventry +8 6 £31,000 -27.90% 1
Solihull -4 5 £52,500 +10.52%
Worcestershire - 4 £33,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £40,000 -
West Bromwich - 2 £41,250 -
Warwickshire +26 1 £22,000 -49.71% 1
Walsall +14 1 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
1 44 (51.16%) Project Management
2 42 (48.84%) MS Excel
3 39 (45.35%) PRINCE2
4 34 (39.53%) Finance
5 27 (31.40%) MS Office
5 27 (31.40%) MS Visio
6 20 (23.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 18 (20.93%) Presales
8 17 (19.77%) Windows
8 17 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (17.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (15.12%) Degree
10 13 (15.12%) Virtual Team
10 13 (15.12%) PMO
11 12 (13.95%) ITIL
12 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (11.63%) Risk Management
13 10 (11.63%) Unix
13 10 (11.63%) Oracle
14 9 (10.47%) SAP
14 9 (10.47%) Manufacturing
14 9 (10.47%) QA
15 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
15 8 (9.30%) Driving Licence
15 8 (9.30%) People Management
15 8 (9.30%) Project Governance
15 8 (9.30%) Line Management
15 8 (9.30%) SharePoint

MS Project
Top Related 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 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (48.84%) MS Excel
2 27 (31.40%) MS Office
2 27 (31.40%) MS Visio
3 20 (23.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Firewall
2 3 (3.49%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (3.49%) VLAN
2 3 (3.49%) VoIP
3 2 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (1.16%) Skype
4 1 (1.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) MS Access
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Selenium
1 2 (2.33%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 34 (39.53%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.98%) Retail
5 5 (5.81%) Publishing
6 4 (4.65%) Billing
6 4 (4.65%) Law
7 3 (3.49%) Marketing
8 2 (2.33%) Games
9 1 (1.16%) Banking
9 1 (1.16%) French Language
9 1 (1.16%) German Language
9 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.16%) Polish Language
9 1 (1.16%) Russian Language
9 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Project Manager
2 19 (22.09%) Analyst
3 8 (9.30%) Project Officer
3 8 (9.30%) Project Support Officer
3 8 (9.30%) Senior Manager
3 8 (9.30%) Senior Project Manager
3 8 (9.30%) Support Officer
4 7 (8.14%) Architect
4 7 (8.14%) Digital Project Manager
4 7 (8.14%) Senior Digital Project Manager
5 6 (6.98%) IT Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Junior
5 6 (6.98%) Technical Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Junior Project Manager
6 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Business Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) XML
2 1 (1.16%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Virtual Team
2 8 (9.30%) Driving Licence
3 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.14%) Digital TV
4 6 (6.98%) Digital Signage
4 6 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) iPad
7 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.16%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Windows
2 10 (11.63%) Unix
3 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.16%) Project Management
2 39 (45.35%) PRINCE2
3 18 (20.93%) Presales
4 17 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.95%) ITIL
6 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.63%) Risk Management
8 8 (9.30%) Line Management
8 8 (9.30%) People Management
8 8 (9.30%) Project Governance
9 7 (8.14%) Change Management
9 7 (8.14%) Document Management
9 7 (8.14%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.98%) CAD
10 6 (6.98%) Process Improvement
10 6 (6.98%) Project Planning
10 6 (6.98%) Resource Management
10 6 (6.98%) SDLC
11 5 (5.81%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) C
4 1 (1.16%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (15.12%) Degree
3 8 (9.30%) ISEB
3 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.98%) PMP
5 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.65%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.49%) CCIE
7 3 (3.49%) CCNA
7 3 (3.49%) CCNP
7 3 (3.49%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) PMO
2 9 (10.47%) QA
3 3 (3.49%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle
3 9 (10.47%) SAP
4 5 (5.81%) Adobe
4 5 (5.81%) CommVault
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco
5 4 (4.65%) webMethods
6 3 (3.49%) Ericsson
6 3 (3.49%) Huawei
6 3 (3.49%) LANDesk
6 3 (3.49%) Nokia
7 1 (1.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: £50,000 - £52500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Inc Car Allowance + Benefits
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