The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 19 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 631 681 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.68% 9.52% 8.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.24% 11.42% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 514 513 510
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -1.09%
Project Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Project Management
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Management across the North West region.

Project Management Salary Trend in the North West

Project Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Project Management Salary Histogram in the North West

Project Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Manchester +4 387 £43,000 +1.17% 66
Cheshire -15 106 £45,000 - 26
Lancashire +17 55 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Merseyside +2 49 £45,000 - 8
Cumbria -2 13 £55,000 +18.91% 2
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 447 (33.63%) Finance
2 431 (32.43%) PRINCE2
3 297 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
4 244 (18.36%) Degree
5 219 (16.48%) Microsoft
6 211 (15.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 206 (15.50%) ITIL
8 181 (13.62%) Business Analysis
9 178 (13.39%) SQL Server
10 171 (12.87%) MS Excel
11 164 (12.34%) SQL
12 138 (10.38%) Risk Management
13 135 (10.16%) Retail
13 135 (10.16%) .NET
14 121 (9.10%) Change Management
15 116 (8.73%) Scrum
16 110 (8.28%) Service Delivery
16 110 (8.28%) MS Office
16 110 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
17 109 (8.20%) Windows
18 104 (7.83%) Banking
19 101 (7.60%) Service Management
19 101 (7.60%) Oracle
19 101 (7.60%) SDLC
20 96 (7.22%) MS Project
21 95 (7.15%) Programme Management
22 92 (6.92%) C#
23 86 (6.47%) ERP
24 83 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
25 78 (5.87%) Marketing

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.11%) IIS
3 14 (1.05%) CMS
4 13 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 12 (0.90%) Apache
6 10 (0.75%) nginx
7 9 (0.68%) Umbraco
8 8 (0.60%) WordPress
8 8 (0.60%) NetWeaver
9 6 (0.45%) SAS
9 6 (0.45%) Drupal
10 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.30%) MS Project Server
11 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.23%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 171 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 110 (8.28%) MS Office
3 96 (7.22%) MS Project
4 33 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.075%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (1.20%) Magento
2 13 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (0.68%) SAP FI
5 8 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.45%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.45%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.38%) Agresso
8 5 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.38%) Sage 50
9 4 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.23%) Tridion
10 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.13%) SaaS
2 14 (1.05%) Office 365
3 13 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.075%) Heroku
6 1 (0.075%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.39%) Wireless
2 42 (3.16%) Firewall
3 36 (2.71%) Internet
4 29 (2.18%) WAN
5 28 (2.11%) LAN
6 25 (1.88%) SAN
7 23 (1.73%) DNS
8 22 (1.66%) DHCP
9 19 (1.43%) TCP/IP
10 17 (1.28%) Intranet
11 15 (1.13%) HTTP
11 15 (1.13%) VoIP
12 14 (1.05%) VPN
13 11 (0.83%) SSH
13 11 (0.83%) Network Security
14 9 (0.68%) Broadband
15 8 (0.60%) SMTP
15 8 (0.60%) NAS
16 6 (0.45%) SNMP
16 6 (0.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (1.81%) MySQL
5 22 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (1.66%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.68%) DB2
9 9 (0.68%) DTS
10 7 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (0.53%) Data Mart
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.38%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 25 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 17 (1.28%) JIRA
3 15 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.83%) Subversion
6 7 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.38%) Mercurial
7 5 (0.38%) PhpStorm
8 3 (0.23%) JUnit
8 3 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.23%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.15%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.15%) ProC
9 2 (0.15%) Selenium
9 2 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.075%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.075%) VisualSVN
10 1 (0.075%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.075%) ReSharper
General
1 447 (33.63%) Finance
2 135 (10.16%) Retail
3 104 (7.83%) Banking
4 78 (5.87%) Marketing
5 61 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 49 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.48%) Law
8 31 (2.33%) Legal
9 30 (2.26%) Financial Institution
10 27 (2.03%) Retail Banking
11 20 (1.50%) Games
12 16 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (1.05%) Billing
14 12 (0.90%) Advertising
15 7 (0.53%) Electronics
15 7 (0.53%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.45%) Back Office
16 6 (0.45%) Publishing
17 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 449 (33.78%) Project Manager
2 212 (15.95%) Analyst
3 117 (8.80%) Developer
4 106 (7.98%) Business Analyst
5 89 (6.70%) Consultant
6 87 (6.55%) IT Project Manager
7 47 (3.54%) Service Manager
8 45 (3.39%) Senior Manager
9 44 (3.31%) Junior
10 42 (3.16%) Infrastructure Manager
11 40 (3.01%) Programme Manager
12 38 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
13 35 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
14 32 (2.41%) Architect
15 31 (2.33%) .NET Developer
16 27 (2.03%) Agile Project Manager
17 24 (1.81%) PMO Analyst
18 23 (1.73%) Services Delivery Manager
18 23 (1.73%) Systems Analyst
19 22 (1.66%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (10.16%) .NET
2 78 (5.87%) ASP.NET
3 63 (4.74%) HTML
4 62 (4.67%) CSS
5 49 (3.69%) XML
6 46 (3.46%) Web Services
7 23 (1.73%) jQuery
8 22 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (1.66%) HTML5
9 16 (1.20%) REST
9 16 (1.20%) .NET Framework
10 14 (1.05%) WCF
10 14 (1.05%) WPF
10 14 (1.05%) Middleware
11 13 (0.98%) JSON
12 12 (0.90%) EDI
12 12 (0.90%) SAP Basis
12 12 (0.90%) LAMP
12 12 (0.90%) CSS3
13 11 (0.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 67 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 56 (4.21%) NHS
5 34 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.81%) User Experience
8 20 (1.50%) PMI
9 15 (1.13%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (0.98%) Life Science
12 12 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
12 12 (0.90%) GIS
13 11 (0.83%) FMCG
14 10 (0.75%) Replication
15 8 (0.60%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.60%) Social Media
16 7 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
16 7 (0.53%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 109 (8.20%) Windows
2 36 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (2.48%) Linux
4 19 (1.43%) UNIX
5 18 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 18 (1.35%) Android
6 17 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.53%) Solaris
8 7 (0.53%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.38%) AIX
9 5 (0.38%) CentOS
10 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.30%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.23%) NetWare
11 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (32.43%) PRINCE2
2 297 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (15.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 206 (15.50%) ITIL
5 181 (13.62%) Business Analysis
6 138 (10.38%) Risk Management
7 121 (9.10%) Change Management
8 116 (8.73%) Scrum
9 110 (8.28%) Service Delivery
10 101 (7.60%) Service Management
10 101 (7.60%) SDLC
11 95 (7.15%) Programme Management
12 86 (6.47%) ERP
13 83 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 73 (5.49%) E-Commerce
15 67 (5.04%) CRM
15 67 (5.04%) Matrix Management
16 65 (4.89%) Project Planning
17 62 (4.67%) Migration
17 62 (4.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 164 (12.34%) SQL
2 92 (6.92%) C#
3 57 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 55 (4.14%) Java
5 37 (2.78%) PHP
6 27 (2.03%) T-SQL
7 24 (1.81%) C
8 21 (1.58%) C++
9 15 (1.13%) VBA
10 9 (0.68%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.45%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.45%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.38%) VB
12 5 (0.38%) Perl
12 5 (0.38%) Python
13 4 (0.30%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.30%) Delphi
13 4 (0.30%) Scala
13 4 (0.30%) Ruby
14 3 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 244 (18.36%) Degree
2 64 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 63 (4.74%) PMI Certification
4 52 (3.91%) Security Cleared
5 45 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 45 (3.39%) PMP
6 32 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (2.18%) CCNA
8 28 (2.11%) ISEB
8 28 (2.11%) CISSP
9 27 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 23 (1.73%) DV Cleared
12 21 (1.58%) APMP
13 15 (1.13%) CISA
14 11 (0.83%) MBA
15 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (0.68%) MCSE
16 9 (0.68%) CCENT
17 8 (0.60%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.67%) QA
2 48 (3.61%) SLA
3 27 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.05%) HL7
5 13 (0.98%) COBIT
6 9 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.075%) FATCA
10 1 (0.075%) EMIR
10 1 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.075%) MiFID
10 1 (0.075%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.075%) GMP
10 1 (0.075%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.075%) GxP
System Software
1 32 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.60%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.45%) XenApp
6 5 (0.38%) XenServer
7 4 (0.30%) vCloud
8 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.075%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.30%) SCCM
3 3 (0.23%) MOM
4 2 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.15%) WSUS
4 2 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.075%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.075%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.075%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.075%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.075%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.075%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.075%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 219 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 101 (7.60%) Oracle
3 65 (4.89%) SAP
4 62 (4.67%) Cisco
5 51 (3.84%) VMware
6 23 (1.73%) Citrix
7 20 (1.50%) HP
8 16 (1.20%) Capita
9 15 (1.13%) NetApp
10 12 (0.90%) Dell
11 11 (0.83%) Juniper
11 11 (0.83%) Veeam
12 10 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.75%) EMC
13 9 (0.68%) IBM
14 8 (0.60%) Avaya
14 8 (0.60%) BT
15 7 (0.53%) SolarWinds
15 7 (0.53%) Splunk
15 7 (0.53%) ArcSight
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £95000 - £135000 per annum + excellent bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 to £65 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 to £65 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago