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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 19 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 534 629 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.54% 9.78% 10.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.00% 11.07% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 410 503 506
Median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +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
4856 5680 5951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.76% 88.32% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4102 4620 4736
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 337 £45,000 +2.27% 49
Cheshire +10 72 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Merseyside +6 53 £52,500 +27.27% 10
Lancashire -2 43 £46,250 +30.28% 5
Cumbria -4 11 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 346 (30.70%) Finance
2 265 (23.51%) PRINCE2
3 261 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (19.43%) Microsoft
5 199 (17.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 191 (16.95%) Degree
7 190 (16.86%) ITIL
8 173 (15.35%) SQL
9 148 (13.13%) Change Management
10 121 (10.74%) SQL Server
11 120 (10.65%) Retail
12 118 (10.47%) MS Excel
13 114 (10.12%) Windows
14 109 (9.67%) .NET
15 105 (9.32%) ITIL V3
16 101 (8.96%) C#
16 101 (8.96%) ERP
17 100 (8.87%) Service Delivery
18 97 (8.61%) Business Analysis
19 95 (8.43%) Risk Management
20 94 (8.34%) Mentoring
21 92 (8.16%) SAP
22 91 (8.07%) SDLC
23 88 (7.81%) Data Centre
24 85 (7.54%) Infrastructure Management
25 84 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
26 79 (7.01%) Matrix Organization
26 79 (7.01%) Project Planning
27 78 (6.92%) Line Management
28 72 (6.39%) Scrum

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 64 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 46 (4.08%) Confluence
3 43 (3.82%) IIS
4 21 (1.86%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.24%) CMS
6 13 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.80%) MS Project Server
9 8 (0.71%) Drupal
9 8 (0.71%) GeoServer
10 7 (0.62%) Apache
10 7 (0.62%) SAS
10 7 (0.62%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.35%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.35%) nginx
13 4 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 118 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 63 (5.59%) MS Office
3 62 (5.50%) MS Project
4 18 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.18%) InDesign
7 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.089%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.089%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.089%) CATIA
8 1 (0.089%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.089%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.089%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.089%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.089%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (4.88%) SAP ERP
2 24 (2.13%) Magento
3 13 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.71%) HFM
5 8 (0.71%) SAP CO
5 8 (0.71%) SAP FI
5 8 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.44%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.35%) Primavera
9 3 (0.27%) OPENContractor
9 3 (0.27%) OPENHousing
9 3 (0.27%) SAP SCM
10 2 (0.18%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.18%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.66%) Office 365
3 26 (2.31%) IaaS
3 26 (2.31%) PaaS
4 21 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.24%) SaaS
6 11 (0.98%) Google Apps
7 8 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.44%) GitHub
9 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.27%) AdWords
11 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.18%) Heroku
12 1 (0.089%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.089%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.089%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.28%) Network Security
2 31 (2.75%) SAN
3 26 (2.31%) LAN
4 25 (2.22%) VoIP
5 21 (1.86%) VPN
5 21 (1.86%) WAN
6 16 (1.42%) Firewall
7 15 (1.33%) Internet
8 14 (1.24%) Intranet
9 12 (1.06%) DNS
10 9 (0.80%) Broadband
10 9 (0.80%) MPLS
10 9 (0.80%) TCP/IP
11 8 (0.71%) DHCP
12 7 (0.62%) BGP
12 7 (0.62%) Extranet
13 6 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.53%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.53%) IP Telephony
14 5 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.40%) MySQL
4 27 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.33%) Big Data
8 11 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (0.89%) GIS
9 10 (0.89%) MS Access
10 9 (0.80%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.71%) DB2
12 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.35%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.35%) QlikView
14 3 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 52 (4.61%) JIRA
2 30 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 28 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (2.04%) Mercurial
5 21 (1.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 21 (1.86%) PhpStorm
6 9 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.53%) JUnit
8 4 (0.35%) Gradle
8 4 (0.35%) Grunt
8 4 (0.35%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.35%) Subversion
9 3 (0.27%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.27%) Maven
9 3 (0.27%) Selenium
10 2 (0.18%) Ant
10 2 (0.18%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.18%) JBuilder
10 2 (0.18%) Log4j
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 346 (30.70%) Finance
2 120 (10.65%) Retail
3 71 (6.30%) Manufacturing
4 67 (5.94%) Banking
5 42 (3.73%) Marketing
6 34 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.84%) Law
8 27 (2.40%) Legal
9 21 (1.86%) Billing
10 18 (1.60%) Local Government
10 18 (1.60%) Publishing
11 15 (1.33%) Back Office
12 12 (1.06%) Games
13 10 (0.89%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.62%) Electronics
15 4 (0.35%) Front Office
15 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 312 (27.68%) Project Manager
2 178 (15.79%) Analyst
3 119 (10.56%) IT Manager
4 108 (9.58%) Business Analyst
5 102 (9.05%) Developer
6 88 (7.81%) Consultant
7 78 (6.92%) IT Project Manager
8 75 (6.65%) Senior Manager
9 53 (4.70%) SAP Manager
10 51 (4.53%) Infrastructure Manager
11 50 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
12 49 (4.35%) Change Manager
13 38 (3.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 37 (3.28%) Senior Developer
15 36 (3.19%) SAP Change Manager
16 34 (3.02%) Technical Analyst
17 32 (2.84%) Applications Manager
17 32 (2.84%) Junior
17 32 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
17 32 (2.84%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (9.67%) .NET
2 48 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 47 (4.17%) XML
4 43 (3.82%) Web Services
5 33 (2.93%) HTML
6 30 (2.66%) CSS
7 25 (2.22%) jQuery
8 24 (2.13%) Middleware
9 23 (2.04%) SOAP
9 23 (2.04%) Zend Framework
10 16 (1.42%) J2EE
11 14 (1.24%) Ajax
12 11 (0.98%) LINQ
13 10 (0.89%) .NET Framework
13 10 (0.89%) REST
14 9 (0.80%) JSON
15 7 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
16 6 (0.53%) Spring
16 6 (0.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.81%) Data Centre
2 84 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (6.21%) FMCG
4 40 (3.55%) iPad
5 35 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 32 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 26 (2.31%) User Experience
7 26 (2.31%) Wiki
8 23 (2.04%) Visualisation
9 21 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.69%) Blog
10 19 (1.69%) Replication
11 15 (1.33%) Driving Licence
12 14 (1.24%) Life Science
13 12 (1.06%) Clustering
13 12 (1.06%) Mathematics
13 12 (1.06%) PMI
13 12 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
14 11 (0.98%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.80%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 114 (10.12%) Windows
2 53 (4.70%) Windows Server
3 39 (3.46%) Linux
4 27 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (1.06%) Unix
6 11 (0.98%) Android
6 11 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.44%) AIX
9 5 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.35%) CentOS
10 4 (0.35%) OS/2
11 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.089%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.089%) VMS
12 1 (0.089%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.089%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.089%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (23.51%) PRINCE2
2 261 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (17.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 190 (16.86%) ITIL
5 148 (13.13%) Change Management
6 105 (9.32%) ITIL V3
7 101 (8.96%) ERP
8 100 (8.87%) Service Delivery
9 97 (8.61%) Business Analysis
10 95 (8.43%) Risk Management
11 94 (8.34%) Mentoring
12 91 (8.07%) SDLC
13 85 (7.54%) Infrastructure Management
14 79 (7.01%) Matrix Organization
14 79 (7.01%) Project Planning
15 78 (6.92%) Line Management
16 72 (6.39%) Scrum
17 69 (6.12%) Service Management
18 67 (5.94%) Presales
19 61 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 173 (15.35%) SQL
2 101 (8.96%) C#
3 66 (5.86%) PHP
4 63 (5.59%) Java
5 45 (3.99%) PowerShell
6 40 (3.55%) VB.NET
7 32 (2.84%) JavaScript
8 29 (2.57%) VB
9 26 (2.31%) T-SQL
10 23 (2.04%) C++
11 18 (1.60%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.51%) Perl
13 12 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.98%) C
15 9 (0.80%) VB6
16 8 (0.71%) ActionScript
17 6 (0.53%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.53%) Python
17 6 (0.53%) Ruby
17 6 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 191 (16.95%) Degree
2 67 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 44 (3.90%) PMI Certification
4 41 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 39 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 35 (3.11%) PMP
7 28 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (2.22%) ISEB
9 22 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (1.69%) APMP
10 19 (1.69%) CHECK Team Leader
10 19 (1.69%) CREST Certified
11 16 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (1.33%) CCNA
12 15 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.33%) SC Cleared
13 13 (1.15%) CISSP
14 12 (1.06%) ACCA
14 12 (1.06%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.15%) QA
2 28 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.80%) SLA
6 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.35%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.089%) GMP
9 1 (0.089%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.089%) P3O
System Software
1 36 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.02%) XenApp
3 26 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.62%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.53%) Firmware
9 3 (0.27%) Docker
10 2 (0.18%) KVM
10 2 (0.18%) oVirt
10 2 (0.18%) Postfix
10 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.18%) Xen
11 1 (0.089%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (2.75%) Nagios
2 30 (2.66%) EdgeSight
2 30 (2.66%) SCOM
3 22 (1.95%) SCOrch
4 14 (1.24%) SCCM
5 12 (1.06%) QRadar
6 8 (0.71%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.35%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.18%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.089%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.089%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.089%) Puppet
9 1 (0.089%) vRealize
9 1 (0.089%) WMI
Vendors
1 219 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 92 (8.16%) SAP
3 64 (5.68%) Oracle
4 58 (5.15%) Cisco
5 54 (4.79%) Citrix
6 48 (4.26%) VMware
7 35 (3.11%) HP
8 25 (2.22%) Juniper
9 23 (2.04%) Zend
10 16 (1.42%) Google
11 15 (1.33%) Cognizant
12 14 (1.24%) IBM
13 13 (1.15%) Hyperion
13 13 (1.15%) NetApp
14 12 (1.06%) ArcSight
14 12 (1.06%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.06%) Splunk
15 11 (0.98%) Capita
16 8 (0.71%) BMC
16 8 (0.71%) ESRI
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