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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 21 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 674 550 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.06% 8.03% 8.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.06% 10.35% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 537 458 535
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
6094 5316 5702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.92% 77.61% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 4500 4956
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 £27,000 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +6 405 £42,500 - 60
Cheshire -3 151 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Merseyside +11 75 £48,000 +28.00% 6
Lancashire -15 21 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Cumbria - 11 £38,314 - 2
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 344 (25.92%) Finance
2 324 (24.42%) PRINCE2
3 266 (20.05%) Microsoft
4 253 (19.07%) Degree
5 235 (17.71%) SQL Server
6 234 (17.63%) .NET
7 225 (16.96%) SQL
8 223 (16.80%) MS Excel
9 193 (14.54%) C#
10 179 (13.49%) Windows
11 170 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 135 (10.17%) ITIL
13 132 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
14 112 (8.44%) HTML
15 110 (8.29%) Marketing
16 105 (7.91%) QA
17 103 (7.76%) Business Analysis
18 101 (7.61%) JavaScript
19 97 (7.31%) MS Office
20 96 (7.23%) Service Delivery
21 94 (7.08%) Change Management
22 92 (6.93%) ASP.NET
22 92 (6.93%) XML
23 87 (6.56%) Java
23 87 (6.56%) PRINCE
24 86 (6.48%) Oracle
24 86 (6.48%) Retail
25 85 (6.41%) Banking
25 85 (6.41%) E-Commerce
26 84 (6.33%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.28%) Lync
4 16 (1.21%) SAS
4 16 (1.21%) IIS
5 13 (0.98%) Drupal
6 12 (0.90%) CMS
7 9 (0.68%) WordPress
7 9 (0.68%) Node.js
8 5 (0.38%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.30%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.23%) Confluence
10 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.15%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.075%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.075%) WebLogic
Applications
1 223 (16.80%) MS Excel
2 97 (7.31%) MS Office
3 84 (6.33%) MS Project
4 42 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.13%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (0.98%) Magento
4 12 (0.90%) SAP MM
5 11 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.60%) SAP Business One
7 7 (0.53%) Tridion
7 7 (0.53%) Sage 200
7 7 (0.53%) Sage 50
8 5 (0.38%) SAP SD
8 5 (0.38%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.23%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.23%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.23%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.15%) CA Clarity
10 2 (0.15%) Line 500
10 2 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.64%) SaaS
2 27 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.58%) Office 365
4 10 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.15%) GitHub
6 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.075%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.22%) Internet
2 37 (2.79%) Firewall
3 28 (2.11%) WAN
4 27 (2.03%) LAN
5 18 (1.36%) SAN
6 12 (0.90%) VoIP
7 11 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (0.68%) VLAN
9 8 (0.60%) Wireless
9 8 (0.60%) VPN
9 8 (0.60%) DNS
10 7 (0.53%) MPLS
10 7 (0.53%) IP Telephony
11 6 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.45%) iSCSI
11 6 (0.45%) Intranet
11 6 (0.45%) DHCP
12 5 (0.38%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 25 (1.88%) MySQL
8 19 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (0.83%) MongoDB
11 11 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (0.75%) DB2
12 10 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (0.68%) OLTP
13 9 (0.68%) Big Data
13 9 (0.68%) QlikView
14 7 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 7 (0.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 29 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.36%) Subversion
3 17 (1.28%) JIRA
4 9 (0.68%) LSMW
5 8 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.53%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.38%) Selenium
8 4 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.30%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.30%) Toad
9 3 (0.23%) RequisitePro
9 3 (0.23%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.15%) TestPartner
10 2 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.15%) StyleCop
10 2 (0.15%) NDepend
10 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.075%) TestComplete
General
1 344 (25.92%) Finance
2 110 (8.29%) Marketing
3 86 (6.48%) Retail
4 85 (6.41%) Banking
5 46 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.64%) Legal
7 27 (2.03%) Back Office
8 26 (1.96%) Games
9 25 (1.88%) Advertising
10 24 (1.81%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.06%) Law
12 12 (0.90%) Front Office
13 10 (0.75%) Automotive
14 7 (0.53%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.53%) Billing
15 6 (0.45%) German Language
16 3 (0.23%) French Language
16 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 422 (31.80%) Project Manager
2 185 (13.94%) Developer
3 151 (11.38%) Analyst
4 95 (7.16%) Consultant
5 92 (6.93%) Architect
6 77 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 62 (4.67%) Senior Manager
8 50 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
9 49 (3.69%) Software Developer
10 48 (3.62%) C# Developer
11 47 (3.54%) .NET Developer
12 45 (3.39%) Senior Project Manager
13 44 (3.32%) Team Leader
14 39 (2.94%) Senior Developer
14 39 (2.94%) Digital Project Manager
15 37 (2.79%) Software Manager
16 36 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
17 35 (2.64%) Infrastructure Manager
18 33 (2.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 33 (2.49%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (17.63%) .NET
2 112 (8.44%) HTML
3 92 (6.93%) ASP.NET
3 92 (6.93%) XML
4 66 (4.97%) Web Services
5 63 (4.75%) CSS
6 40 (3.01%) jQuery
7 38 (2.86%) .NET Framework
8 35 (2.64%) AngularJS
9 34 (2.56%) WCF
10 30 (2.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 29 (2.19%) WPF
12 27 (2.03%) HTML5
13 24 (1.81%) RESTful
13 24 (1.81%) XSLT
14 21 (1.58%) LINQ
15 17 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (1.21%) XHTML
17 14 (1.06%) JSP
17 14 (1.06%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 46 (3.47%) Management Information System
1 46 (3.47%) Computer Science
2 43 (3.24%) PMI
3 39 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 38 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.11%) Social Media
6 27 (2.03%) NHS
7 20 (1.51%) Statistics
8 19 (1.43%) Informatics
9 18 (1.36%) Tandem
10 14 (1.06%) Physics
11 13 (0.98%) Mathematics
12 12 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.83%) Open Source
14 10 (0.75%) FMCG
15 9 (0.68%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.60%) CMDB
17 7 (0.53%) iPhone
17 7 (0.53%) Smart Meter
17 7 (0.53%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 179 (13.49%) Windows
2 31 (2.34%) Linux
3 24 (1.81%) UNIX
4 17 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.13%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.13%) Android
5 15 (1.13%) Windows Phone
6 13 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.15%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.075%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (24.42%) PRINCE2
2 170 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 135 (10.17%) ITIL
4 132 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (7.76%) Business Analysis
6 96 (7.23%) Service Delivery
7 94 (7.08%) Change Management
8 87 (6.56%) PRINCE
9 85 (6.41%) E-Commerce
10 82 (6.18%) Scrum
11 81 (6.10%) ERP
12 80 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
13 68 (5.12%) Risk Management
14 61 (4.60%) Software Engineering
15 58 (4.37%) CRM
16 49 (3.69%) Requirements Analysis
16 49 (3.69%) Business Development
17 48 (3.62%) Web Development
18 46 (3.47%) Time Management
18 46 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 225 (16.96%) SQL
2 193 (14.54%) C#
3 101 (7.61%) JavaScript
4 87 (6.56%) Java
5 81 (6.10%) T-SQL
6 54 (4.07%) VB.NET
7 45 (3.39%) C
8 38 (2.86%) PHP
9 37 (2.79%) VB
10 30 (2.26%) C++
11 12 (0.90%) Perl
12 11 (0.83%) VBScript
13 10 (0.75%) Python
14 7 (0.53%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.45%) Uniface
16 4 (0.30%) ABAP
16 4 (0.30%) VBA
16 4 (0.30%) Ada
17 3 (0.23%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.23%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 253 (19.07%) Degree
2 71 (5.35%) PMI Certification
3 59 (4.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 32 (2.41%) PMP
5 27 (2.03%) ISEB
6 24 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 23 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (1.73%) CCNA
8 17 (1.28%) HNC
8 17 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (1.21%) HND
10 14 (1.06%) SC Cleared
11 12 (0.90%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.83%) MCSE
12 11 (0.83%) APMP
13 9 (0.68%) ACCA
13 9 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.53%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (7.91%) QA
2 31 (2.34%) SLA
3 10 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.45%) COBIT
5 4 (0.30%) P3O
6 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.075%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.075%) HL7
System Software
1 30 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.83%) XenDesktop
5 8 (0.60%) vSphere
6 4 (0.30%) XenApp
7 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.075%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.15%) Nagios
1 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (0.15%) SCCM
1 2 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.075%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.075%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.075%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.075%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.075%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.075%) WSUS
Vendors
1 266 (20.05%) Microsoft
2 86 (6.48%) Oracle
3 56 (4.22%) SAP
4 46 (3.47%) VMware
5 41 (3.09%) Cisco
5 41 (3.09%) Citrix
6 21 (1.58%) Sage
7 19 (1.43%) HP
8 18 (1.36%) NetApp
9 16 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.13%) IBM
11 12 (0.90%) EMC
11 12 (0.90%) 3PAR
12 11 (0.83%) Business Objects
13 10 (0.75%) Epicor
13 10 (0.75%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.68%) Dell
14 9 (0.68%) EPiServer
14 9 (0.68%) Twilio
14 9 (0.68%) Telerik
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