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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 18 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 636 663 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.33% 9.67% 8.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.05% 11.71% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 498 480 523
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
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
5276 5661 5921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.68% 82.55% 81.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4247 4560 5002
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 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,388 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 June 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 3 June 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 0 334 £42,500 - 61
Cheshire -7 124 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Lancashire +6 72 £35,000 +4.47% 8
Merseyside +7 41 £37,750 -5.62% 7
Cumbria +6 31 £55,000 +69.23% 10
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 419 (33.04%) Finance
2 370 (29.18%) PRINCE2
3 311 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
4 247 (19.48%) Degree
5 206 (16.25%) SQL Server
6 191 (15.06%) Microsoft
7 180 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 173 (13.64%) ITIL
9 169 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 165 (13.01%) SQL
11 154 (12.15%) Business Analysis
12 152 (11.99%) .NET
13 116 (9.15%) Retail
14 114 (8.99%) SDLC
15 111 (8.75%) C#
16 110 (8.68%) Oracle
16 110 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
17 107 (8.44%) Banking
18 106 (8.36%) Risk Management
19 105 (8.28%) Change Management
20 104 (8.20%) Windows
21 103 (8.12%) Scrum
22 95 (7.49%) ASP.NET
23 94 (7.41%) MS Office
24 86 (6.78%) MS Project
24 86 (6.78%) ERP
25 84 (6.62%) Service Management
26 82 (6.47%) Service Delivery
26 82 (6.47%) JavaScript
27 76 (5.99%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 73 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.81%) IIS
3 13 (1.03%) Apache
3 13 (1.03%) CMS
4 11 (0.87%) WordPress
5 10 (0.79%) nginx
6 9 (0.71%) Umbraco
6 9 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.55%) SAS
8 6 (0.47%) NetWeaver
8 6 (0.47%) Drupal
9 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.24%) Confluence
11 3 (0.24%) Lync
11 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.24%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.24%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 169 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 94 (7.41%) MS Office
3 86 (6.78%) MS Project
4 37 (2.92%) MS Visio
5 33 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.079%) Windchill
8 1 (0.079%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.079%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.50%) Magento
2 18 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.63%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.47%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.47%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.47%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.39%) Sage 50
8 5 (0.39%) Agresso
9 3 (0.24%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.24%) SAP Retail
9 3 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
9 3 (0.24%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.24%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.34%) SaaS
2 13 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.95%) Office 365
4 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.079%) PaaS
6 1 (0.079%) Heroku
6 1 (0.079%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.15%) Wireless
2 38 (3.00%) Firewall
3 28 (2.21%) WAN
4 26 (2.05%) LAN
5 24 (1.89%) Internet
6 20 (1.58%) SAN
6 20 (1.58%) Intranet
7 18 (1.42%) DHCP
7 18 (1.42%) Network Security
8 17 (1.34%) DNS
9 15 (1.18%) VPN
10 13 (1.03%) TCP/IP
11 12 (0.95%) HTTP
12 11 (0.87%) VoIP
12 11 (0.87%) SSH
13 10 (0.79%) Broadband
14 9 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (0.47%) MPLS
15 6 (0.47%) Ethernet
15 6 (0.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (2.60%) MySQL
7 31 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 19 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.71%) DTS
13 8 (0.63%) Big Data
14 7 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.55%) QlikView
14 7 (0.55%) Data Mart
15 6 (0.47%) DB2
15 6 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.39%) SAP BW
16 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (1.74%) JIRA
2 19 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.26%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.71%) Subversion
6 5 (0.39%) PhpStorm
6 5 (0.39%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.24%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.24%) JUnit
8 3 (0.24%) LSMW
9 2 (0.16%) ProC
9 2 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.16%) Selenium
9 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.079%) Grunt
10 1 (0.079%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.079%) Bower
General
1 419 (33.04%) Finance
2 116 (9.15%) Retail
3 107 (8.44%) Banking
4 69 (5.44%) Marketing
5 56 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 51 (4.02%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.37%) Law
8 24 (1.89%) Billing
9 22 (1.74%) Games
10 21 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.66%) Retail Banking
11 20 (1.58%) Legal
12 16 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (1.03%) Advertising
14 9 (0.71%) Back Office
15 6 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.39%) Electronics
17 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 424 (33.44%) Project Manager
2 169 (13.33%) Analyst
3 142 (11.20%) Developer
4 89 (7.02%) Business Analyst
5 88 (6.94%) IT Project Manager
6 80 (6.31%) Consultant
7 49 (3.86%) Senior Manager
7 49 (3.86%) .NET Developer
8 39 (3.08%) Service Manager
9 38 (3.00%) Delivery Manager
10 35 (2.76%) Junior
10 35 (2.76%) Infrastructure Manager
11 31 (2.44%) Senior Project Manager
11 31 (2.44%) Programme Manager
11 31 (2.44%) Senior Developer
12 30 (2.37%) Software Developer
13 25 (1.97%) Digital Project Manager
13 25 (1.97%) Agile Project Manager
14 23 (1.81%) Architect
15 21 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (11.99%) .NET
2 95 (7.49%) ASP.NET
3 76 (5.99%) CSS
4 75 (5.91%) HTML
5 48 (3.79%) XML
6 43 (3.39%) Web Services
7 34 (2.68%) jQuery
8 31 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (1.97%) HTML5
10 18 (1.42%) WCF
11 17 (1.34%) REST
12 16 (1.26%) WPF
13 13 (1.03%) .NET Framework
14 12 (0.95%) XSLT
15 11 (0.87%) EDI
15 11 (0.87%) LAMP
15 11 (0.87%) SOAP
15 11 (0.87%) Spring
16 10 (0.79%) Ajax
16 10 (0.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.52%) Data Centre
3 61 (4.81%) NHS
4 56 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 45 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 33 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 26 (2.05%) User Experience
8 15 (1.18%) FMCG
8 15 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 15 (1.18%) PMI
9 14 (1.10%) Data Integration
10 11 (0.87%) Replication
11 10 (0.79%) Psychology
11 10 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.71%) Life Science
13 8 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.63%) iPhone
13 8 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (0.55%) Visualisation
14 7 (0.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 104 (8.20%) Windows
2 36 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (2.29%) Linux
4 22 (1.74%) Android
5 15 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.10%) UNIX
6 14 (1.10%) Solaris
7 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.55%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.47%) CentOS
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.079%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (29.18%) PRINCE2
2 311 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 173 (13.64%) ITIL
5 154 (12.15%) Business Analysis
6 114 (8.99%) SDLC
7 106 (8.36%) Risk Management
8 105 (8.28%) Change Management
9 103 (8.12%) Scrum
10 86 (6.78%) ERP
11 84 (6.62%) Service Management
12 82 (6.47%) Service Delivery
13 76 (5.99%) CRM
14 73 (5.76%) Programme Management
15 70 (5.52%) PRINCE
15 70 (5.52%) Matrix Management
16 67 (5.28%) E-Commerce
17 64 (5.05%) Project Planning
18 63 (4.97%) Migration
18 63 (4.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 165 (13.01%) SQL
2 111 (8.75%) C#
3 82 (6.47%) JavaScript
4 61 (4.81%) Java
5 43 (3.39%) PHP
6 40 (3.15%) T-SQL
7 23 (1.81%) C
8 16 (1.26%) C++
9 15 (1.18%) VB.NET
10 14 (1.10%) VBA
11 6 (0.47%) Scala
12 5 (0.39%) Python
12 5 (0.39%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.32%) Perl
13 4 (0.32%) Delphi
13 4 (0.32%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.32%) Ruby
13 4 (0.32%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.32%) VB
14 3 (0.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 247 (19.48%) Degree
2 54 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 53 (4.18%) PMI Certification
4 51 (4.02%) Security Cleared
5 43 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 38 (3.00%) PMP
7 28 (2.21%) ISEB
8 23 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (1.81%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.66%) CISSP
9 21 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (1.58%) CCNA
11 17 (1.34%) MBA
12 16 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 14 (1.10%) CISA
14 12 (0.95%) APMP
15 9 (0.71%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (0.55%) MCSE
16 7 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.94%) QA
2 48 (3.79%) SLA
3 19 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.87%) COBIT
5 10 (0.79%) HL7
6 7 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.079%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.079%) FATCA
9 1 (0.079%) EMIR
9 1 (0.079%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.079%) MiFID
9 1 (0.079%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.079%) GMP
9 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.079%) GxP
System Software
1 40 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.55%) XenApp
4 7 (0.55%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.39%) XenServer
6 4 (0.32%) vCloud
7 2 (0.16%) vSphere
7 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.079%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.079%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.079%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (0.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.079%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.079%) Puppet
3 1 (0.079%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.079%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.079%) Ansible
3 1 (0.079%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.079%) MOM
3 1 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 191 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 110 (8.68%) Oracle
3 61 (4.81%) SAP
4 56 (4.42%) VMware
5 53 (4.18%) Cisco
6 23 (1.81%) NetApp
7 20 (1.58%) Juniper
8 17 (1.34%) Citrix
9 16 (1.26%) HP
9 16 (1.26%) CA
10 13 (1.03%) Business Objects
11 12 (0.95%) Veeam
12 11 (0.87%) Dell
13 10 (0.79%) Capita
14 9 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.63%) IBM
15 8 (0.63%) ServiceNow
16 7 (0.55%) Avaya
16 7 (0.55%) EMC
16 7 (0.55%) Epicor
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: £0.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + 6K bonus + 6.5K car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000pa, DOE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milnthorpe, Cumbria
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Posted: Yesterday
Daresbury, Warrington
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £23000 - £27500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago