Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Project
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 247 238
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 -31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Project 73 81 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.79% 0.84%
As % of the Applications category 8.11% 7.85% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 72
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% -2.25%
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,225 £26,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,125 £61,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +9.29%

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 900 1,032 1,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.54% 10.10% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 613 850 910
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +3.17%
10th Percentile £20,550 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,075 £56,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -10 24 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Warwickshire +59 23 £40,000 +61.62% 1
Staffordshire +16 12 £35,750 +2.14%
Coventry +7 6 £47,500 +15.85% 2
Worcestershire +6 2 £38,000 +21.60% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £33,750 -
Shropshire +5 1 - - 1
Solihull +4 1 £31,500 +16.67% 2
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 53 (72.60%) Microsoft
2 38 (52.05%) Project Management
3 34 (46.58%) PRINCE2
4 29 (39.73%) Microsoft Excel
5 28 (38.36%) Finance
6 27 (36.99%) Microsoft Office
7 24 (32.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (27.40%) ITIL
9 19 (26.03%) PMO
10 16 (21.92%) MS Visio
10 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (20.55%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (19.18%) QA
12 14 (19.18%) PMI Certification
13 12 (16.44%) PMI
13 12 (16.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 11 (15.07%) Risk Management
14 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
15 10 (13.70%) Change Management
15 10 (13.70%) Waterfall
15 10 (13.70%) Portfolio Management
15 10 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (13.70%) Project Governance
16 9 (12.33%) Line Management
16 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (12.33%) Presales
17 8 (10.96%) Decision-Making
17 8 (10.96%) Creative Problem-Solving
17 8 (10.96%) GDPR
17 8 (10.96%) Driving Licence

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 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) MediaWiki
3 1 (1.37%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.37%) JBoss
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (39.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (36.99%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (21.92%) MS Visio
4 12 (16.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (10.96%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.37%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Primavera
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.37%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.37%) Maven
2 1 (1.37%) Toad
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (38.36%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.11%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Billing
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (42.47%) Project Manager
2 11 (15.07%) Coordinator
3 10 (13.70%) Project Coordinator
4 8 (10.96%) Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) IT Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Project Controller
7 5 (6.85%) Project Planner
8 4 (5.48%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.48%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) PMO Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) IT Project Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) Implementation Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) Project Leader
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) COM
2 1 (1.37%) CSS
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) Java SE
2 1 (1.37%) JMS
2 1 (1.37%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) PMI
2 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.96%) Driving Licence
4 7 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.48%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.74%) SCADA
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) Project Management
2 34 (46.58%) PRINCE2
3 24 (32.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (27.40%) ITIL
5 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (20.55%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (15.07%) Risk Management
8 10 (13.70%) Change Management
8 10 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (13.70%) Portfolio Management
8 10 (13.70%) Project Governance
8 10 (13.70%) Waterfall
9 9 (12.33%) Line Management
9 9 (12.33%) Presales
10 8 (10.96%) Business Continuity
10 8 (10.96%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.96%) Data Protection
10 8 (10.96%) Decision-Making
10 8 (10.96%) Document Management
10 8 (10.96%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) VB
2 2 (2.74%) VBA
2 2 (2.74%) VBScript
3 1 (1.37%) C
3 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.85%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) APMP
3 3 (4.11%) PMP
4 2 (2.74%) HNC
4 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.37%) HND
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.03%) PMO
2 14 (19.18%) QA
3 8 (10.96%) GDPR
4 2 (2.74%) P3O
4 2 (2.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (72.60%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) ServiceNow
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.37%) IFS
5 1 (1.37%) Virgin Media