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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 21 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 657 542 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.90% 7.98% 8.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.60% 10.06% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 542 448 533
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
6197 5386 5832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.92% 79.30% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5047 4561 5012
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 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +5 376 £45,000 +2.27% 74
Cheshire -3 154 £45,000 +12.50% 31
Merseyside +10 77 £47,000 +28.76% 16
Lancashire +7 33 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Cumbria +7 7 £38,314 - 3
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 377 (27.78%) Finance
2 320 (23.58%) PRINCE2
3 292 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
4 260 (19.16%) Microsoft
5 254 (18.72%) Degree
6 238 (17.54%) SQL Server
7 235 (17.32%) SQL
8 229 (16.88%) MS Excel
9 219 (16.14%) .NET
10 183 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 181 (13.34%) C#
12 175 (12.90%) Windows
13 160 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
14 146 (10.76%) ITIL
15 117 (8.62%) Business Analysis
16 112 (8.25%) HTML
17 111 (8.18%) QA
18 109 (8.03%) MS Office
19 107 (7.89%) Mentoring
20 106 (7.81%) Marketing
20 106 (7.81%) Service Delivery
21 105 (7.74%) JavaScript
22 94 (6.93%) Change Management
23 92 (6.78%) MS Project
24 89 (6.56%) ASP.NET
24 89 (6.56%) XML
25 88 (6.48%) Banking
26 86 (6.34%) Retail
26 86 (6.34%) Java
27 84 (6.19%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 50 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 34 (2.51%) MS Exchange
3 19 (1.40%) Lync
4 17 (1.25%) IIS
5 15 (1.11%) SAS
6 13 (0.96%) Drupal
7 11 (0.81%) CMS
8 9 (0.66%) WordPress
8 9 (0.66%) Node.js
9 6 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.44%) MS Project Server
10 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.22%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.22%) Confluence
11 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.15%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.074%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.074%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 229 (16.88%) MS Excel
2 109 (8.03%) MS Office
3 92 (6.78%) MS Project
4 49 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (2.06%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.88%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.11%) SAP MM
3 14 (1.03%) Magento
4 13 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (0.66%) SAP CO
6 9 (0.66%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.66%) Tridion
7 8 (0.59%) SAP BPC
8 7 (0.52%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.37%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.37%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.29%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.29%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.22%) CA Clarity
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.02%) SaaS
2 27 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.69%) Office 365
4 11 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.15%) GitHub
6 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.074%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.98%) Internet
2 37 (2.73%) Firewall
3 25 (1.84%) WAN
4 23 (1.69%) LAN
5 17 (1.25%) SAN
6 11 (0.81%) VoIP
7 10 (0.74%) Wireless
7 10 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (0.66%) Intranet
8 9 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.66%) DNS
9 8 (0.59%) VLAN
9 8 (0.59%) WAAS
10 7 (0.52%) IP Telephony
10 7 (0.52%) DHCP
11 6 (0.44%) VPN
11 6 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.44%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.37%) MPLS
13 4 (0.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
3 66 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 26 (1.92%) MySQL
8 23 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (0.96%) MongoDB
12 10 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.59%) SAP BW
14 8 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 8 (0.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 7 (0.52%) OLTP
15 7 (0.52%) DB2
16 6 (0.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 16 (1.18%) Subversion
2 16 (1.18%) JIRA
3 11 (0.81%) LSMW
4 8 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.52%) SpecFlow
6 5 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.29%) Selenium
7 4 (0.29%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.29%) Toad
7 4 (0.29%) RequisitePro
8 3 (0.22%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.15%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.15%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.15%) TestPartner
General
1 377 (27.78%) Finance
2 106 (7.81%) Marketing
3 88 (6.48%) Banking
4 86 (6.34%) Retail
5 50 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.58%) Legal
7 31 (2.28%) Back Office
8 29 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.84%) Advertising
10 20 (1.47%) Games
11 18 (1.33%) Law
12 15 (1.11%) Front Office
13 11 (0.81%) Automotive
14 10 (0.74%) German Language
15 8 (0.59%) Billing
16 7 (0.52%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.22%) General Ledger
18 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
19 2 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 433 (31.91%) Project Manager
2 176 (12.97%) Developer
3 175 (12.90%) Analyst
4 102 (7.52%) Consultant
5 93 (6.85%) Business Analyst
6 86 (6.34%) Architect
7 76 (5.60%) Senior Manager
8 61 (4.50%) Senior Project Manager
9 49 (3.61%) Software Developer
10 44 (3.24%) IT Project Manager
10 44 (3.24%) Software Manager
11 43 (3.17%) .NET Developer
12 42 (3.10%) Team Leader
13 41 (3.02%) C# Developer
14 40 (2.95%) Infrastructure Manager
15 38 (2.80%) Digital Project Manager
16 36 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
17 35 (2.58%) Senior Developer
18 34 (2.51%) C# .NET Developer
19 32 (2.36%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (16.14%) .NET
2 112 (8.25%) HTML
3 89 (6.56%) XML
3 89 (6.56%) ASP.NET
4 66 (4.86%) Web Services
5 63 (4.64%) CSS
6 41 (3.02%) jQuery
7 36 (2.65%) AngularJS
8 35 (2.58%) .NET Framework
9 33 (2.43%) HTML5
10 32 (2.36%) WCF
11 28 (2.06%) WPF
12 27 (1.99%) XSLT
13 26 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 26 (1.92%) RESTful
14 22 (1.62%) LINQ
15 15 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (1.11%) EDI
16 13 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (0.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 160 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 44 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 43 (3.17%) PMI
5 41 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 35 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (2.43%) NHS
8 27 (1.99%) Social Media
9 20 (1.47%) FMCG
9 20 (1.47%) User Experience
10 18 (1.33%) Informatics
10 18 (1.33%) Tandem
11 15 (1.11%) Statistics
12 12 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.88%) Open Source
13 11 (0.81%) Mathematics
14 10 (0.74%) Physics
15 9 (0.66%) CMDB
15 9 (0.66%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 175 (12.90%) Windows
2 31 (2.28%) Linux
3 24 (1.77%) UNIX
4 20 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.11%) Android
6 15 (1.11%) Windows Phone
7 8 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.37%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.15%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.074%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.074%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (23.58%) PRINCE2
2 292 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 146 (10.76%) ITIL
5 117 (8.62%) Business Analysis
6 107 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 106 (7.81%) Service Delivery
8 94 (6.93%) Change Management
9 84 (6.19%) ERP
10 83 (6.12%) E-Commerce
11 81 (5.97%) PRINCE
12 80 (5.90%) Scrum
13 78 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
14 72 (5.31%) Risk Management
15 59 (4.35%) CRM
16 56 (4.13%) Migration
16 56 (4.13%) Web Development
17 54 (3.98%) Software Engineering
18 49 (3.61%) Time Management
18 49 (3.61%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 235 (17.32%) SQL
2 181 (13.34%) C#
3 105 (7.74%) JavaScript
4 86 (6.34%) Java
5 83 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 48 (3.54%) VB.NET
6 48 (3.54%) C
7 41 (3.02%) PHP
8 37 (2.73%) VB
9 23 (1.69%) C++
10 12 (0.88%) Perl
11 10 (0.74%) VBScript
12 7 (0.52%) TypeScript
12 7 (0.52%) Python
13 6 (0.44%) Uniface
14 5 (0.37%) PowerHouse
15 4 (0.29%) ABAP
15 4 (0.29%) VBA
15 4 (0.29%) Ada
16 2 (0.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 254 (18.72%) Degree
2 71 (5.23%) PMI Certification
3 58 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 32 (2.36%) PMP
5 29 (2.14%) ISEB
6 24 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (1.69%) CCNA
8 22 (1.62%) Security Cleared
9 16 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.03%) HND
11 13 (0.96%) HNC
11 13 (0.96%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.96%) SC Cleared
12 12 (0.88%) APMP
13 10 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (0.74%) MCSE
14 9 (0.66%) ACCA
15 7 (0.52%) CIMA
15 7 (0.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (8.18%) QA
2 30 (2.21%) SLA
3 11 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.44%) COBIT
5 4 (0.29%) P3O
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.074%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.074%) BS7799
7 1 (0.074%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.81%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.37%) vSphere
6 4 (0.29%) XenApp
7 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.074%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.074%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.15%) Nagios
1 2 (0.15%) SCCM
1 2 (0.15%) SCOM
1 2 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.074%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.074%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.074%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.074%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.074%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.074%) WSUS
Vendors
1 260 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.12%) Oracle
3 63 (4.64%) SAP
4 40 (2.95%) Cisco
4 40 (2.95%) Citrix
5 39 (2.87%) VMware
6 16 (1.18%) Sage
7 15 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.11%) HP
8 13 (0.96%) NetApp
9 12 (0.88%) IBM
10 11 (0.81%) EPiServer
11 10 (0.74%) hybris
11 10 (0.74%) Business Objects
12 9 (0.66%) 3PAR
12 9 (0.66%) Twilio
12 9 (0.66%) Telerik
13 8 (0.59%) Ipanema Technologies
13 8 (0.59%) Hyperion
13 8 (0.59%) Red Hat
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits, 30 days holid
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + BENS
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
ADP
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum to c£50,000 + generous bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25-£30k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago