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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 18 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 705 515 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.66% 7.41% 8.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.55% 9.19% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 581 412 598
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 £30,000 £31,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,950 £60,000
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
6103 5604 6104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.66% 80.67% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5248 4693 5357
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 £54,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +15 421 £42,500 - 79
Cheshire +10 171 £47,500 +14.45% 15
Lancashire +16 53 £37,500 -21.05% 12
Merseyside +9 51 £45,000 +3.44% 6
Cumbria +4 8 £57,500 +64.28% 3
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 413 (29.71%) Finance
2 348 (25.04%) PRINCE2
3 337 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 283 (20.36%) Degree
5 244 (17.55%) Microsoft
6 226 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 220 (15.83%) MS Excel
8 214 (15.40%) SQL Server
9 196 (14.10%) .NET
10 185 (13.31%) SQL
11 183 (13.17%) Windows
12 174 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
13 173 (12.45%) ITIL
14 157 (11.29%) C#
15 137 (9.86%) Mentoring
16 128 (9.21%) MS Project
17 115 (8.27%) Change Management
18 112 (8.06%) Service Delivery
19 108 (7.77%) HTML
19 108 (7.77%) Marketing
20 106 (7.63%) Business Analysis
20 106 (7.63%) QA
21 104 (7.48%) JavaScript
22 102 (7.34%) Retail
23 99 (7.12%) MS Office
24 97 (6.98%) ASP.NET
25 89 (6.40%) Scrum
26 80 (5.76%) Banking
27 79 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
28 78 (5.61%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.81%) MS Exchange
3 25 (1.80%) SAS
4 21 (1.51%) IIS
5 15 (1.08%) Lync
6 10 (0.72%) CMS
7 9 (0.65%) Node.js
8 8 (0.58%) Drupal
9 7 (0.50%) MS Project Server
9 7 (0.50%) Apache
10 6 (0.43%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.36%) WordPress
12 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.22%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.22%) Confluence
13 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.14%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 220 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 128 (9.21%) MS Project
3 99 (7.12%) MS Office
4 43 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (2.16%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.072%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.072%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 26 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.22%) SAP MM
3 13 (0.94%) SAP FI
3 13 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (0.94%) SAP CO
4 11 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.79%) SAP BPC
5 10 (0.72%) Tridion
6 9 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.65%) SAP CRM
7 8 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
8 7 (0.50%) Sage 50
8 7 (0.50%) Magento
9 5 (0.36%) CA Clarity
9 5 (0.36%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.22%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.88%) SaaS
2 23 (1.65%) Office 365
3 22 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.29%) GitHub
7 2 (0.14%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.072%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.072%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.24%) Internet
2 34 (2.45%) WAN
3 29 (2.09%) Intranet
4 26 (1.87%) Firewall
5 25 (1.80%) LAN
6 17 (1.22%) VoIP
7 16 (1.15%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.15%) Wireless
8 13 (0.94%) MPLS
9 12 (0.86%) Broadband
10 11 (0.79%) RIP
10 11 (0.79%) OSPF
10 11 (0.79%) BGP
11 9 (0.65%) FTP
12 8 (0.58%) IP Telephony
12 8 (0.58%) WAAS
12 8 (0.58%) Junos
13 7 (0.50%) GPRS
14 6 (0.43%) VPN
14 6 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (15.40%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
6 26 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 23 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (1.08%) SAP BW
10 15 (1.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 15 (1.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 13 (0.94%) MongoDB
12 12 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (0.72%) MySQL
13 10 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (0.65%) MS Access
15 5 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (1.58%) Visual Studio
2 16 (1.15%) Subversion
3 14 (1.01%) JIRA
4 13 (0.94%) LSMW
5 11 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.72%) Selenium
6 10 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (0.58%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (0.36%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.29%) RequisitePro
10 4 (0.29%) NetBeans
10 4 (0.29%) Maven
11 3 (0.22%) Ant
11 3 (0.22%) Toad
11 3 (0.22%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.22%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.14%) Jenkins
General
1 413 (29.71%) Finance
2 108 (7.77%) Marketing
3 102 (7.34%) Retail
4 80 (5.76%) Banking
5 73 (5.25%) Telecoms
6 39 (2.81%) Legal
7 35 (2.52%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.73%) Advertising
9 23 (1.65%) Law
9 23 (1.65%) Back Office
10 15 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.08%) Games
11 14 (1.01%) Automotive
11 14 (1.01%) Billing
12 11 (0.79%) German Language
13 8 (0.58%) Front Office
14 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.29%) Electronics
15 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 467 (33.60%) Project Manager
2 165 (11.87%) Analyst
3 158 (11.37%) Developer
4 113 (8.13%) Consultant
5 100 (7.19%) Business Analyst
6 91 (6.55%) Senior Manager
7 73 (5.25%) Senior Project Manager
8 61 (4.39%) Architect
9 53 (3.81%) IT Project Manager
10 51 (3.67%) Software Developer
10 51 (3.67%) Software Manager
11 45 (3.24%) Infrastructure Manager
12 43 (3.09%) .NET Developer
13 41 (2.95%) Programme Manager
14 39 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
15 37 (2.66%) Development Manager
15 37 (2.66%) Team Leader
16 36 (2.59%) C# Developer
17 34 (2.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 34 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (14.10%) .NET
2 108 (7.77%) HTML
3 97 (6.98%) ASP.NET
4 69 (4.96%) Web Services
5 56 (4.03%) XML
6 53 (3.81%) CSS
7 47 (3.38%) HTML5
8 34 (2.45%) jQuery
9 31 (2.23%) AngularJS
10 29 (2.09%) RESTful
10 29 (2.09%) XSLT
11 28 (2.01%) .NET Framework
12 22 (1.58%) WCF
13 21 (1.51%) WPF
14 19 (1.37%) CSS3
14 19 (1.37%) EDI
15 15 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (1.08%) LINQ
15 15 (1.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 14 (1.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 174 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (5.54%) Management Information System
3 41 (2.95%) PMI
3 41 (2.95%) Mobile App
4 38 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 32 (2.30%) NHS
6 32 (2.30%) FMCG
7 28 (2.01%) User Experience
8 22 (1.58%) Social Media
9 17 (1.22%) Informatics
10 15 (1.08%) Tandem
11 11 (0.79%) Mathematics
11 11 (0.79%) Physics
11 11 (0.79%) Data Integration
12 10 (0.72%) Smart Meter
12 10 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.65%) Statistics
14 8 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
15 7 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 183 (13.17%) Windows
2 27 (1.94%) Linux
3 24 (1.73%) UNIX
4 23 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (1.44%) Android
5 20 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.08%) Windows Phone
7 15 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.86%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.14%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.14%) Debian
14 1 (0.072%) SUSE
14 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (25.04%) PRINCE2
2 337 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 173 (12.45%) ITIL
5 137 (9.86%) Mentoring
6 115 (8.27%) Change Management
7 112 (8.06%) Service Delivery
8 106 (7.63%) Business Analysis
9 89 (6.40%) Scrum
10 79 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
11 78 (5.61%) ERP
12 77 (5.54%) E-Commerce
12 77 (5.54%) PRINCE
13 76 (5.47%) Risk Management
14 67 (4.82%) Software Engineering
15 63 (4.53%) Waterfall
16 62 (4.46%) Project Planning
16 62 (4.46%) CRM
17 61 (4.39%) Programme Management
18 60 (4.32%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 185 (13.31%) SQL
2 157 (11.29%) C#
3 104 (7.48%) JavaScript
4 72 (5.18%) Java
5 65 (4.68%) T-SQL
6 60 (4.32%) C
7 54 (3.88%) VB.NET
8 32 (2.30%) PHP
9 23 (1.65%) C++
10 13 (0.94%) VB
11 9 (0.65%) Perl
12 8 (0.58%) Python
13 6 (0.43%) Uniface
14 4 (0.29%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.29%) Ada
14 4 (0.29%) ABAP
15 3 (0.22%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.22%) Assembly Language
15 3 (0.22%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 283 (20.36%) Degree
2 75 (5.40%) PMI Certification
3 48 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 39 (2.81%) PMP
5 37 (2.66%) ISEB
6 32 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
7 30 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (1.94%) CCNA
9 24 (1.73%) Security Cleared
10 21 (1.51%) ISTQB
11 15 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (0.86%) SC Cleared
14 10 (0.72%) MBA
14 10 (0.72%) CCNP
15 9 (0.65%) APMP
15 9 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.58%) MCSE
16 8 (0.58%) JNCIA
16 8 (0.58%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (7.63%) QA
2 49 (3.53%) SLA
3 19 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.22%) P3O
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.072%) BS7799
7 1 (0.072%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.072%) DO-178B
System Software
1 19 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.65%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.29%) XenApp
6 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.14%) Firmware
7 1 (0.072%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.072%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.072%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.072%) Postfix
7 1 (0.072%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.29%) SCCM
2 3 (0.22%) SCOM
3 2 (0.14%) Cacti
3 2 (0.14%) Zenoss
3 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.072%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.072%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.072%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 244 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 78 (5.61%) Oracle
3 76 (5.47%) SAP
4 55 (3.96%) Cisco
5 26 (1.87%) Citrix
5 26 (1.87%) VMware
6 22 (1.58%) IBM
6 22 (1.58%) NetApp
7 21 (1.51%) HP
8 18 (1.29%) Juniper
9 16 (1.15%) Symantec
10 15 (1.08%) Business Objects
11 14 (1.01%) EMC
11 14 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (0.94%) Red Hat
12 13 (0.94%) Brocade
13 12 (0.86%) EPiServer
14 11 (0.79%) hybris
14 11 (0.79%) Hyperion
15 10 (0.72%) Sage
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