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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 19 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 701 506 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.33% 7.51% 8.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.12% 9.36% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 591 410 523
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
6302 5407 5759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.89% 80.25% 79.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5285 4536 4958
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 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
Manchester +9 425 £45,000 +1.12% 64
Cheshire +5 167 £47,500 +18.75% 25
Merseyside +8 61 £47,000 +25.33% 12
Lancashire +12 37 £37,500 -18.91% 6
Cumbria -1 5 £57,500 - 2
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 383 (27.81%) Finance
2 346 (25.13%) PRINCE2
3 314 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
4 270 (19.61%) Degree
5 252 (18.30%) Microsoft
6 234 (16.99%) SQL Server
7 229 (16.63%) MS Excel
8 224 (16.27%) .NET
9 220 (15.98%) SQL
10 196 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 177 (12.85%) Windows
12 176 (12.78%) C#
13 159 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
14 154 (11.18%) ITIL
15 133 (9.66%) Business Analysis
16 125 (9.08%) Mentoring
17 119 (8.64%) HTML
18 113 (8.21%) JavaScript
18 113 (8.21%) Marketing
19 111 (8.06%) MS Office
20 109 (7.92%) Service Delivery
21 106 (7.70%) QA
22 104 (7.55%) MS Project
23 101 (7.33%) ASP.NET
23 101 (7.33%) Change Management
24 88 (6.39%) Java
25 87 (6.32%) Scrum
26 85 (6.17%) Retail
27 83 (6.03%) ERP
28 81 (5.88%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 53 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 21 (1.53%) IIS
4 20 (1.45%) SAS
5 16 (1.16%) Lync
6 13 (0.94%) Drupal
6 13 (0.94%) CMS
7 10 (0.73%) WordPress
8 9 (0.65%) Node.js
9 6 (0.44%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.29%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.22%) Apache
12 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.22%) Confluence
13 2 (0.15%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 229 (16.63%) MS Excel
2 111 (8.06%) MS Office
3 104 (7.55%) MS Project
4 42 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (2.18%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.073%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.16%) SAP MM
3 15 (1.09%) Magento
4 13 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (0.80%) SAP CO
5 11 (0.80%) SAP FI
6 10 (0.73%) Tridion
6 10 (0.73%) SAP BPC
6 10 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.65%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.51%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.36%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.22%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.22%) CA Clarity
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.20%) SaaS
2 27 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.67%) Office 365
4 9 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.15%) GitHub
6 1 (0.073%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.073%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.85%) Internet
2 29 (2.11%) Firewall
3 20 (1.45%) WAN
3 20 (1.45%) Intranet
4 19 (1.38%) LAN
5 12 (0.87%) Wireless
6 11 (0.80%) VoIP
7 8 (0.58%) SAN
7 8 (0.58%) VLAN
7 8 (0.58%) WAAS
8 7 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (0.51%) iSCSI
8 7 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (0.51%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.44%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.36%) DNS
10 5 (0.36%) Broadband
11 4 (0.29%) DECT
11 4 (0.29%) DHCP
12 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 65 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 26 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (1.53%) MySQL
9 17 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (0.94%) MongoDB
13 12 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 12 (0.87%) SAP BW
13 12 (0.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 11 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.58%) MS Access
16 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
17 5 (0.36%) WhereScape RED
17 5 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 17 (1.23%) Subversion
3 13 (0.94%) JIRA
4 12 (0.87%) LSMW
5 8 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.51%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.44%) Selenium
8 5 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.29%) NetBeans
9 4 (0.29%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.29%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.29%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.29%) Toad
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.22%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.15%) StyleCop
11 2 (0.15%) NDepend
11 2 (0.15%) SoapUI
General
1 383 (27.81%) Finance
2 113 (8.21%) Marketing
3 85 (6.17%) Retail
4 81 (5.88%) Banking
5 58 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.76%) Legal
7 31 (2.25%) Back Office
8 30 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.82%) Advertising
10 23 (1.67%) Law
11 18 (1.31%) Games
12 15 (1.09%) Front Office
13 12 (0.87%) Automotive
14 10 (0.73%) German Language
15 9 (0.65%) Billing
16 6 (0.44%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.22%) General Ledger
19 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
19 2 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 452 (32.82%) Project Manager
2 175 (12.71%) Developer
3 171 (12.42%) Analyst
4 118 (8.57%) Consultant
5 102 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 80 (5.81%) Senior Manager
7 76 (5.52%) Architect
8 65 (4.72%) Senior Project Manager
9 49 (3.56%) Software Manager
10 48 (3.49%) Software Developer
11 45 (3.27%) IT Project Manager
12 44 (3.20%) .NET Developer
13 42 (3.05%) Team Leader
14 39 (2.83%) Programme Manager
15 38 (2.76%) Infrastructure Manager
16 37 (2.69%) C# Developer
17 34 (2.47%) Digital Project Manager
17 34 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
18 33 (2.40%) Delivery Manager
19 32 (2.32%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (16.27%) .NET
2 119 (8.64%) HTML
3 101 (7.33%) ASP.NET
4 77 (5.59%) XML
5 66 (4.79%) Web Services
6 65 (4.72%) CSS
7 43 (3.12%) jQuery
7 43 (3.12%) HTML5
8 37 (2.69%) AngularJS
8 37 (2.69%) .NET Framework
9 32 (2.32%) WCF
10 29 (2.11%) RESTful
11 28 (2.03%) WPF
11 28 (2.03%) XSLT
12 22 (1.60%) LINQ
13 21 (1.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 18 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (1.16%) EDI
17 15 (1.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 159 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 42 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 41 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (2.83%) PMI
5 39 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 38 (2.76%) NHS
7 30 (2.18%) FMCG
8 26 (1.89%) Social Media
9 23 (1.67%) Informatics
10 21 (1.53%) User Experience
11 18 (1.31%) Tandem
12 15 (1.09%) Statistics
13 12 (0.87%) Open Source
14 11 (0.80%) Data Integration
14 11 (0.80%) Mathematics
14 11 (0.80%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.73%) Physics
15 10 (0.73%) CMDB
16 9 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 177 (12.85%) Windows
2 24 (1.74%) Linux
3 23 (1.67%) UNIX
4 20 (1.45%) Android
4 20 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.09%) Windows Phone
7 12 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
10 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.15%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.073%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.073%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (25.13%) PRINCE2
2 314 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 154 (11.18%) ITIL
5 133 (9.66%) Business Analysis
6 125 (9.08%) Mentoring
7 109 (7.92%) Service Delivery
8 101 (7.33%) Change Management
9 87 (6.32%) Scrum
10 83 (6.03%) ERP
11 80 (5.81%) PRINCE
12 79 (5.74%) E-Commerce
13 76 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (5.37%) Risk Management
15 64 (4.65%) Software Engineering
16 62 (4.50%) Web Development
17 60 (4.36%) CRM
18 56 (4.07%) Time Management
19 55 (3.99%) Document Management
20 52 (3.78%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 220 (15.98%) SQL
2 176 (12.78%) C#
3 113 (8.21%) JavaScript
4 88 (6.39%) Java
5 75 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 58 (4.21%) C
7 49 (3.56%) VB.NET
8 43 (3.12%) PHP
9 29 (2.11%) VB
10 23 (1.67%) C++
11 11 (0.80%) Perl
12 8 (0.58%) Python
13 7 (0.51%) VBScript
13 7 (0.51%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.44%) Uniface
15 5 (0.36%) PowerHouse
16 4 (0.29%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.29%) ABAP
16 4 (0.29%) Ada
17 3 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 270 (19.61%) Degree
2 72 (5.23%) PMI Certification
3 56 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 37 (2.69%) PMP
5 30 (2.18%) ISEB
6 28 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (1.74%) Security Cleared
8 18 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (1.23%) CCNA
10 15 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (1.02%) ISTQB
11 14 (1.02%) SC Cleared
12 11 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (0.80%) MBA
12 11 (0.80%) MCSE
13 8 (0.58%) ACCA
13 8 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (0.58%) APMP
14 6 (0.44%) CISSP
14 6 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (7.70%) QA
2 36 (2.61%) SLA
3 14 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.36%) COBIT
5 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.29%) P3O
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.073%) HL7
7 1 (0.073%) BS7799
7 1 (0.073%) DO-178B
System Software
1 19 (1.38%) Hyper-V
2 18 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.87%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.22%) XenApp
6 1 (0.073%) vSphere
6 1 (0.073%) Firmware
6 1 (0.073%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.073%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.29%) SCCM
2 3 (0.22%) SCOM
3 1 (0.073%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.073%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.073%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.073%) Nagios
Vendors
1 252 (18.30%) Microsoft
2 79 (5.74%) Oracle
3 76 (5.52%) SAP
4 35 (2.54%) Cisco
5 31 (2.25%) Citrix
6 26 (1.89%) VMware
7 19 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.02%) Sage
9 12 (0.87%) Business Objects
9 12 (0.87%) EPiServer
10 11 (0.80%) hybris
11 10 (0.73%) HP
11 10 (0.73%) Hyperion
12 9 (0.65%) IBM
12 9 (0.65%) Telerik
12 9 (0.65%) Twilio
13 8 (0.58%) Ipanema Technologies
14 7 (0.51%) NetApp
15 6 (0.44%) Siemens
15 6 (0.44%) Primavera
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