The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 115 110 122
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing PMP 22 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 0.66% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.56% 2.53% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 12
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -17.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £57,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
PMP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
482 434 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.26% 26.07% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 399 344 440
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PMP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PMP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMP across the Cheshire region.

PMP Salary Trend in Cheshire

PMP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PMP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

PMP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

PMP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -4 10 £69,250 -
Knutsford - 5 £70,000 -
Crewe -2 3 £46,500 -22.50%
Widnes - 1 - -
PMP
North West

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PMP.

1 26 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 20 (76.92%) PRINCE2
3 19 (73.08%) Finance
4 15 (57.69%) Project Management
5 9 (34.62%) PRINCE
5 9 (34.62%) Service Management
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
5 9 (34.62%) Release Management
6 8 (30.77%) Supplier Management
6 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) Scrum
7 6 (23.08%) Product Management
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (19.23%) ISEB
9 4 (15.38%) MS Project
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.54%) Change Management
10 3 (11.54%) Retail
10 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (7.69%) Business Development
11 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
11 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 2 (7.69%) SWIFT
11 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Project
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (19.23%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Programme Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Programme Manager
4 5 (19.23%) IT Programme Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Senior IT Programme Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Service Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Change Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Governance Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.85%) PMO Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Project Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) SWIFT
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.69%) Physics
2 2 (7.69%) Human Factors
3 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 15 (57.69%) Project Management
3 9 (34.62%) Service Management
3 9 (34.62%) PRINCE
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
3 9 (34.62%) Release Management
4 8 (30.77%) Supplier Management
4 8 (30.77%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) Product Management
6 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.69%) FMECA
8 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (19.23%) ISEB
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ACCA
4 1 (3.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
1 2 (7.69%) Siebel
2 1 (3.85%) CA
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle