Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 245 244
Rank change year-on-year +36 -1 -51
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 88 79 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.79% 0.86%
As % of the Applications category 9.15% 7.80% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 56 53 74
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -6.98% -0.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,750 £21,600
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,000 £55,700
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 962 1,013 1,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.62% 10.11% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 676 807 900
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +6.56% +1.67%
10th Percentile £20,125 £22,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +1.35%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Birmingham -14 32 £37,000 -32.73% 2
Staffordshire +16 25 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Warwickshire +37 15 £43,000 +89.01% 7
Coventry +11 7 £47,500 -29.63%
Worcestershire +17 2 £38,000 -5.00%
Walsall - 2 £27,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £33,750 - 1
Solihull 0 1 £31,500 +8.62%
Dudley - 1 £23,000 -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 60 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 56 (63.64%) Project Management
3 32 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 28 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (31.82%) Project Planning
5 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (29.55%) Finance
6 22 (25.00%) Change Management
6 22 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 22 (25.00%) Decision-Making
7 21 (23.86%) Microsoft Excel
8 20 (22.73%) PMO
9 19 (21.59%) MS Visio
10 18 (20.45%) Business Process Analysis
11 16 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
11 16 (18.18%) ITIL
11 16 (18.18%) QA
12 15 (17.05%) Risk Management
13 14 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (14.77%) Project Governance
15 12 (13.64%) SharePoint
16 11 (12.50%) Waterfall
16 11 (12.50%) Presales
17 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (11.36%) ServiceNow
18 9 (10.23%) Business Continuity
18 9 (10.23%) ITSM
18 9 (10.23%) PMI Certification
18 9 (10.23%) Driving Licence
18 9 (10.23%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 12 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 22 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (23.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (21.59%) MS Visio
4 8 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Primavera
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (29.55%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Billing
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (44.32%) Project Manager
2 13 (14.77%) Consultant
3 12 (13.64%) Coordinator
4 10 (11.36%) Project Consultant
4 10 (11.36%) Project Coordinator
5 9 (10.23%) Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Software Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 7 (7.95%) IT Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Implementation Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Implementation Project Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Project Implementation Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Software Implementation Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Software Implementation Project Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Software Project Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (4.55%) PMO Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) COM
1 1 (1.14%) RESTful
1 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Driving Licence
3 8 (9.09%) PMI
4 6 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.68%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.41%) Digital Signage
6 3 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Android
2 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (63.64%) Project Management
2 32 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 28 (31.82%) Project Planning
3 28 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (25.00%) Change Management
5 22 (25.00%) Decision-Making
6 18 (20.45%) Business Process Analysis
7 16 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
7 16 (18.18%) ITIL
8 15 (17.05%) Risk Management
9 14 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (14.77%) Project Governance
11 11 (12.50%) Presales
11 11 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 9 (10.23%) Business Continuity
12 9 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (10.23%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 9 (10.23%) ITSM
12 9 (10.23%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.14%) C
2 1 (1.14%) Korn
2 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.68%) Degree
3 3 (3.41%) HNC
3 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.27%) HND
4 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.14%) PMP
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.73%) PMO
2 16 (18.18%) QA
3 9 (10.23%) GDPR
4 5 (5.68%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 60 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) ServiceNow
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle
4 4 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) IFS
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com