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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 17 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 682 687 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.66% 9.78% 7.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.71% 11.89% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 542 502 484
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +4.44%
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
5364 5776 5909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.81% 82.26% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4649 4895
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +2 370 £42,250 -0.58% 61
Cheshire -2 147 £42,500 -5.55% 28
Merseyside +17 53 £50,000 +14.94% 11
Lancashire -3 46 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Cumbria +12 34 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 450 (34.62%) Finance
2 381 (29.31%) PRINCE2
3 308 (23.69%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (19.77%) Degree
5 203 (15.62%) Microsoft
6 200 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 199 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 183 (14.08%) MS Excel
9 182 (14.00%) ITIL
10 170 (13.08%) SQL
11 145 (11.15%) .NET
12 137 (10.54%) Business Analysis
13 132 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
14 130 (10.00%) Retail
15 118 (9.08%) Change Management
16 114 (8.77%) Oracle
17 112 (8.62%) Windows
18 108 (8.31%) C#
19 105 (8.08%) Risk Management
20 102 (7.85%) Banking
21 101 (7.77%) MS Project
22 100 (7.69%) Scrum
23 89 (6.85%) ASP.NET
24 86 (6.62%) Service Management
25 85 (6.54%) MS Office
25 85 (6.54%) ERP
26 84 (6.46%) PRINCE
27 81 (6.23%) Service Delivery
28 76 (5.85%) CRM
28 76 (5.85%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 75 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.77%) IIS
3 17 (1.31%) MS Exchange
4 11 (0.85%) SAS
4 11 (0.85%) CMS
4 11 (0.85%) WordPress
5 7 (0.54%) Apache
5 7 (0.54%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.46%) MS Project Server
7 5 (0.38%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.38%) Lync
7 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.38%) Drupal
8 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.23%) Confluence
9 3 (0.23%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 183 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 101 (7.77%) MS Project
3 85 (6.54%) MS Office
4 39 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (2.62%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.077%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.077%) SPSS
8 1 (0.077%) Windchill
8 1 (0.077%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.077%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.077%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
4 7 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
4 7 (0.54%) Magento
4 7 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.46%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.46%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.38%) Sage 50
6 5 (0.38%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.31%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.31%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.23%) Agresso
8 3 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.23%) SAP Payroll
8 3 (0.23%) SAP Retail
8 3 (0.23%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.77%) SaaS
2 12 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.38%) Office 365
4 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.15%) GitHub
4 2 (0.15%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.077%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.077%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.00%) Wireless
1 39 (3.00%) WAN
2 35 (2.69%) Firewall
3 30 (2.31%) LAN
4 29 (2.23%) Internet
5 25 (1.92%) Intranet
6 22 (1.69%) VPN
7 17 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.31%) Network Security
8 16 (1.23%) MPLS
9 14 (1.08%) SAN
9 14 (1.08%) Broadband
10 11 (0.85%) FTP
10 11 (0.85%) VoIP
11 10 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.69%) DHCP
12 9 (0.69%) BGP
13 8 (0.62%) OSPF
13 8 (0.62%) HTTP
13 8 (0.62%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (2.15%) Relational Database
6 26 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
6 26 (2.00%) MySQL
7 25 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.69%) DTS
10 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.62%) Big Data
12 7 (0.54%) Data Mart
12 7 (0.54%) QlikView
13 6 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.38%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 26 (2.00%) JIRA
2 17 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.69%) Subversion
6 8 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.54%) Selenium
8 6 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.23%) JUnit
10 3 (0.23%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.23%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.23%) LSMW
11 2 (0.15%) Maven
11 2 (0.15%) ProC
11 2 (0.15%) Ant
12 1 (0.077%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.077%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.077%) NUnit
12 1 (0.077%) Grunt
General
1 450 (34.62%) Finance
2 130 (10.00%) Retail
3 102 (7.85%) Banking
4 71 (5.46%) Telecoms
5 61 (4.69%) Marketing
6 45 (3.46%) Manufacturing
7 34 (2.62%) Financial Institution
8 31 (2.38%) Billing
9 25 (1.92%) Games
10 23 (1.77%) Law
11 21 (1.62%) Retail Banking
12 20 (1.54%) Legal
13 19 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.92%) Back Office
15 8 (0.62%) Advertising
16 7 (0.54%) Electronics
17 6 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
17 6 (0.46%) Investment Banking
18 5 (0.38%) Local Government
19 4 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 430 (33.08%) Project Manager
2 172 (13.23%) Analyst
3 134 (10.31%) Developer
4 91 (7.00%) IT Project Manager
5 88 (6.77%) Business Analyst
6 84 (6.46%) Consultant
7 67 (5.15%) Senior Manager
8 51 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 45 (3.46%) Delivery Manager
10 43 (3.31%) Software Developer
11 42 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
12 35 (2.69%) Service Manager
13 33 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
14 32 (2.46%) Programme Manager
15 27 (2.08%) Junior
15 27 (2.08%) Architect
15 27 (2.08%) Digital Project Manager
16 26 (2.00%) .NET Software Developer
16 26 (2.00%) Software Manager
16 26 (2.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (11.15%) .NET
2 89 (6.85%) ASP.NET
3 72 (5.54%) HTML
4 64 (4.92%) CSS
5 41 (3.15%) Web Services
6 37 (2.85%) XML
7 35 (2.69%) jQuery
8 28 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (1.38%) HTML5
10 17 (1.31%) Middleware
11 13 (1.00%) XSLT
11 13 (1.00%) WCF
12 11 (0.85%) Spring
12 11 (0.85%) WPF
13 10 (0.77%) .NET Framework
13 10 (0.77%) REST
13 10 (0.77%) CSS3
13 10 (0.77%) EDI
13 10 (0.77%) J2EE
14 9 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 55 (4.23%) NHS
4 44 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 25 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 21 (1.62%) User Experience
7 19 (1.46%) PMI
8 15 (1.15%) FMCG
9 14 (1.08%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.00%) Data Integration
11 10 (0.77%) Psychology
12 9 (0.69%) Replication
12 9 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (0.62%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.54%) Smart Meter
14 7 (0.54%) iPhone
15 6 (0.46%) Life Science
15 6 (0.46%) Open Source
15 6 (0.46%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 112 (8.62%) Windows
2 36 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (2.46%) Linux
4 25 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.15%) Android
6 14 (1.08%) Solaris
7 8 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.62%) UNIX
8 7 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.46%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.15%) CentOS
13 1 (0.077%) AIX
13 1 (0.077%) NetWare
13 1 (0.077%) SUSE
13 1 (0.077%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (29.31%) PRINCE2
2 308 (23.69%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 182 (14.00%) ITIL
5 137 (10.54%) Business Analysis
6 118 (9.08%) Change Management
7 105 (8.08%) Risk Management
8 100 (7.69%) Scrum
9 86 (6.62%) Service Management
10 85 (6.54%) ERP
11 84 (6.46%) PRINCE
12 81 (6.23%) Service Delivery
13 76 (5.85%) CRM
14 71 (5.46%) Programme Management
15 68 (5.23%) Mentoring
16 65 (5.00%) Time Management
17 64 (4.92%) Project Planning
18 63 (4.85%) Matrix Management
19 60 (4.62%) Waterfall
19 60 (4.62%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (13.08%) SQL
2 108 (8.31%) C#
3 76 (5.85%) JavaScript
4 59 (4.54%) Java
5 43 (3.31%) T-SQL
6 33 (2.54%) PHP
7 25 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 24 (1.85%) C
9 16 (1.23%) C++
10 12 (0.92%) VBA
11 6 (0.46%) Scala
12 5 (0.38%) Python
13 4 (0.31%) PHP5
13 4 (0.31%) Ruby
13 4 (0.31%) VB
13 4 (0.31%) Delphi
13 4 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.23%) Perl
14 3 (0.23%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 257 (19.77%) Degree
2 57 (4.38%) PMI Certification
3 54 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 41 (3.15%) Security Cleared
5 39 (3.00%) PMP
6 35 (2.69%) ISEB
7 33 (2.54%) SC Cleared
8 26 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.85%) CCNA
10 22 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 21 (1.62%) DV Cleared
12 20 (1.54%) ISTQB
12 20 (1.54%) CISSP
13 17 (1.31%) MBA
14 14 (1.08%) CISA
14 14 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.62%) APMP
17 7 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.23%) SLA
2 50 (3.85%) QA
3 19 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.69%) COBIT
5 7 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.38%) HL7
7 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.23%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.077%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.077%) GMP
9 1 (0.077%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.077%) GxP
9 1 (0.077%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.077%) EMIR
9 1 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.077%) FATCA
9 1 (0.077%) MiFID
System Software
1 38 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.62%) XenApp
5 6 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.38%) XenServer
7 4 (0.31%) vSphere
7 4 (0.31%) vCloud
8 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.077%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.077%) Firmware
10 1 (0.077%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.31%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.15%) SCCM
3 2 (0.15%) Puppet
3 2 (0.15%) Cacti
3 2 (0.15%) Zenoss
3 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.15%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.077%) MOM
4 1 (0.077%) Ansible
4 1 (0.077%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.077%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 203 (15.62%) Microsoft
2 114 (8.77%) Oracle
3 70 (5.38%) Cisco
4 55 (4.23%) VMware
5 48 (3.69%) SAP
6 39 (3.00%) NetApp
7 28 (2.15%) HP
8 26 (2.00%) Juniper
9 22 (1.69%) IBM
10 21 (1.62%) EMC
11 20 (1.54%) Symantec
12 18 (1.38%) CA
13 15 (1.15%) Dell
14 13 (1.00%) Brocade
15 12 (0.92%) Veeam
15 12 (0.92%) Epicor
15 12 (0.92%) Citrix
15 12 (0.92%) Business Objects
16 9 (0.69%) Red Hat
17 8 (0.62%) Capita
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