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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 18 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 646 685 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.82% 9.19% 8.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.44% 10.99% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 556 544 471
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
5645 6234 5596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.80% 83.64% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4675 4959 4752
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +4 427 £42,500 - 61
Cheshire -2 121 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Merseyside -3 44 £45,000 -6.25% 7
Lancashire +16 32 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Cumbria -6 10 £47,500 +23.97% 2
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 434 (33.13%) Finance
2 426 (32.52%) PRINCE2
3 309 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (18.40%) Degree
5 233 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 216 (16.49%) Microsoft
7 205 (15.65%) ITIL
8 178 (13.59%) Business Analysis
9 162 (12.37%) SQL
10 159 (12.14%) MS Excel
11 148 (11.30%) SQL Server
12 139 (10.61%) Change Management
13 137 (10.46%) Risk Management
13 137 (10.46%) .NET
14 128 (9.77%) Retail
15 121 (9.24%) Service Delivery
16 120 (9.16%) MS Office
17 119 (9.08%) Scrum
18 112 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
19 110 (8.40%) Windows
20 108 (8.24%) Service Management
21 97 (7.40%) C#
22 96 (7.33%) Banking
23 95 (7.25%) SDLC
24 90 (6.87%) Programme Management
25 89 (6.79%) MS Project
26 85 (6.49%) Oracle
26 85 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
27 80 (6.11%) ERP
28 78 (5.95%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 70 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.14%) IIS
3 13 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 13 (0.99%) CMS
4 10 (0.76%) Apache
4 10 (0.76%) nginx
5 7 (0.53%) Confluence
5 7 (0.53%) Umbraco
5 7 (0.53%) NetWeaver
6 6 (0.46%) Drupal
6 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.38%) Node.js
7 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.31%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.31%) SAS
9 3 (0.23%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 159 (12.14%) MS Excel
2 120 (9.16%) MS Office
3 89 (6.79%) MS Project
4 38 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.60%) 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 (0.076%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.15%) Magento
3 10 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.69%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.46%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.38%) Agresso
7 5 (0.38%) Sage 50
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.31%) Primavera
9 3 (0.23%) Tridion
9 3 (0.23%) SAP PS
9 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.45%) Office 365
2 17 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.07%) SaaS
4 12 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.076%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.28%) Firewall
2 39 (2.98%) Wireless
3 31 (2.37%) Internet
4 28 (2.14%) WAN
5 27 (2.06%) LAN
6 23 (1.76%) DNS
7 21 (1.60%) DHCP
8 20 (1.53%) SAN
9 15 (1.15%) TCP/IP
10 14 (1.07%) Intranet
11 13 (0.99%) VoIP
12 11 (0.84%) HTTP
12 11 (0.84%) SSH
12 11 (0.84%) Network Security
13 10 (0.76%) VPN
14 8 (0.61%) SMTP
14 8 (0.61%) NAS
15 7 (0.53%) MPLS
16 6 (0.46%) OSPF
16 6 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 31 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (1.60%) MySQL
7 16 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (0.69%) DB2
12 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.53%) DTS
14 6 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (0.38%) Data Mart
15 5 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (2.06%) Visual Studio
2 19 (1.45%) JIRA
3 15 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.07%) Subversion
5 10 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (0.38%) PhpStorm
7 5 (0.38%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.15%) Selenium
8 2 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.15%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.076%) ProC
9 1 (0.076%) NUnit
9 1 (0.076%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.076%) Maven
9 1 (0.076%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.076%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.076%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.076%) WebDriver
General
1 434 (33.13%) Finance
2 128 (9.77%) Retail
3 96 (7.33%) Banking
4 71 (5.42%) Marketing
5 57 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 44 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.44%) Law
8 28 (2.14%) Legal
9 26 (1.98%) Financial Institution
10 25 (1.91%) Retail Banking
11 16 (1.22%) Games
12 12 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.84%) Advertising
14 7 (0.53%) Electronics
15 6 (0.46%) Automotive
15 6 (0.46%) Back Office
15 6 (0.46%) Publishing
15 6 (0.46%) Billing
16 5 (0.38%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 450 (34.35%) Project Manager
2 214 (16.34%) Analyst
3 119 (9.08%) Developer
4 114 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 85 (6.49%) Consultant
6 74 (5.65%) IT Project Manager
7 54 (4.12%) Service Manager
8 47 (3.59%) Senior Manager
9 44 (3.36%) Infrastructure Manager
10 42 (3.21%) Programme Manager
11 41 (3.13%) Junior
12 40 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
13 37 (2.82%) Senior Project Manager
14 33 (2.52%) Architect
15 31 (2.37%) .NET Developer
16 28 (2.14%) Services Delivery Manager
16 28 (2.14%) Graduate
17 27 (2.06%) Technical Manager
17 27 (2.06%) PMO Analyst
18 26 (1.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (10.46%) .NET
2 71 (5.42%) ASP.NET
3 61 (4.66%) CSS
4 58 (4.43%) HTML
5 54 (4.12%) XML
6 44 (3.36%) Web Services
7 23 (1.76%) jQuery
8 22 (1.68%) HTML5
9 21 (1.60%) REST
10 17 (1.30%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.22%) WPF
11 16 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (1.15%) Middleware
13 14 (1.07%) XSLT
13 14 (1.07%) WCF
14 12 (0.92%) JSON
14 12 (0.92%) SAP Basis
14 12 (0.92%) LAMP
14 12 (0.92%) CSS3
15 11 (0.84%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 58 (4.43%) Data Centre
4 44 (3.36%) NHS
5 31 (2.37%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 21 (1.60%) PMI
8 17 (1.30%) User Experience
9 14 (1.07%) GIS
10 13 (0.99%) Life Science
10 13 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (0.99%) FMCG
11 12 (0.92%) Social Media
11 12 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
12 10 (0.76%) Replication
12 10 (0.76%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.53%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.38%) Clustering
15 5 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 110 (8.40%) Windows
2 38 (2.90%) Linux
3 30 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (1.60%) Android
5 20 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.45%) UNIX
7 15 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.53%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.38%) AIX
9 5 (0.38%) CentOS
10 4 (0.31%) FreeBSD
10 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.23%) NetWare
12 2 (0.15%) Solaris
12 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.076%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (32.52%) PRINCE2
2 309 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 205 (15.65%) ITIL
5 178 (13.59%) Business Analysis
6 139 (10.61%) Change Management
7 137 (10.46%) Risk Management
8 121 (9.24%) Service Delivery
9 119 (9.08%) Scrum
10 108 (8.24%) Service Management
11 95 (7.25%) SDLC
12 90 (6.87%) Programme Management
13 85 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 80 (6.11%) ERP
15 68 (5.19%) People Management
16 67 (5.11%) E-Commerce
17 64 (4.89%) CRM
18 62 (4.73%) Project Planning
19 57 (4.35%) Matrix Management
20 55 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 162 (12.37%) SQL
2 97 (7.40%) C#
3 61 (4.66%) Java
3 61 (4.66%) JavaScript
4 36 (2.75%) PHP
5 31 (2.37%) T-SQL
6 29 (2.21%) C++
7 26 (1.98%) C
8 13 (0.99%) VBA
9 12 (0.92%) Objective-C
10 9 (0.69%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.53%) Scala
12 6 (0.46%) Ruby
13 5 (0.38%) VB
13 5 (0.38%) Python
13 5 (0.38%) Perl
13 5 (0.38%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.31%) Delphi
14 4 (0.31%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 241 (18.40%) Degree
2 64 (4.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 62 (4.73%) PMI Certification
4 52 (3.97%) Security Cleared
5 46 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 44 (3.36%) PMP
7 31 (2.37%) CISSP
8 30 (2.29%) APMP
9 29 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 26 (1.98%) CCNA
12 25 (1.91%) ISEB
13 20 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (1.45%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.99%) CISA
16 10 (0.76%) CISM
16 10 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (0.76%) CCENT
17 9 (0.69%) MCSE
18 8 (0.61%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.35%) QA
2 50 (3.82%) SLA
3 32 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.07%) HL7
5 13 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.92%) COBIT
7 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.076%) FATCA
9 1 (0.076%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.076%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.076%) GMP
9 1 (0.076%) GxP
System Software
1 24 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.46%) XenApp
4 6 (0.46%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.15%) vCloud
6 2 (0.15%) XenServer
7 1 (0.076%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.31%) SCCM
3 3 (0.23%) MOM
4 2 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.15%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.15%) WSUS
4 2 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.076%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.076%) Puppet
5 1 (0.076%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.076%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.076%) Salt
5 1 (0.076%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 216 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 85 (6.49%) Oracle
3 67 (5.11%) SAP
4 54 (4.12%) Cisco
5 41 (3.13%) VMware
6 24 (1.83%) Citrix
7 22 (1.68%) HP
8 17 (1.30%) Capita
9 13 (0.99%) IBM
10 11 (0.84%) Dell
11 10 (0.76%) EMC
11 10 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.76%) Veeam
12 9 (0.69%) Splunk
12 9 (0.69%) ArcSight
12 9 (0.69%) NetApp
13 8 (0.61%) Adobe
14 7 (0.53%) SolarWinds
15 6 (0.46%) Google
15 6 (0.46%) NetScout
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Nixor Resource Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
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Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 plus outstanding package
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Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 plus outstanding package
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Salary: Bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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