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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 24 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 483 649 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.03% 9.72% 9.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 10.96% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 347 558 543
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,966
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,400
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +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
5295 5920 6363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.99% 88.62% 85.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4414 4902 5032
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 291 £45,000 +5.88% 35
Merseyside -2 59 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cheshire -19 53 £50,000 +16.27% 14
Lancashire +11 40 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Cumbria +1 6 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 321 (30.81%) Finance
2 270 (25.91%) PRINCE2
3 258 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (19.19%) Microsoft
5 196 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 166 (15.93%) Degree
7 162 (15.55%) ITIL
8 147 (14.11%) Change Management
9 127 (12.19%) Retail
10 110 (10.56%) Business Analysis
11 109 (10.46%) SQL
12 108 (10.36%) SAP
13 105 (10.08%) Risk Management
14 100 (9.60%) ERP
15 98 (9.40%) MS Excel
15 98 (9.40%) ITIL V3
16 95 (9.12%) SQL Server
17 93 (8.93%) Service Delivery
18 92 (8.83%) Manufacturing
19 91 (8.73%) MS Project
20 89 (8.54%) Windows
21 88 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
22 87 (8.35%) SDLC
23 84 (8.06%) Scrum
24 81 (7.77%) Banking
25 74 (7.10%) .NET
25 74 (7.10%) FMCG
26 68 (6.53%) Mentoring
27 67 (6.43%) Oracle
28 66 (6.33%) C#

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.36%) IIS
3 32 (3.07%) Confluence
4 21 (2.02%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.34%) CMS
5 14 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.86%) Apache
8 8 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.67%) Drupal
9 7 (0.67%) GeoServer
9 7 (0.67%) MS Project Server
9 7 (0.67%) SAS
10 6 (0.58%) WordPress
11 5 (0.48%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.38%) nginx
13 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 98 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 91 (8.73%) MS Project
3 57 (5.47%) MS Office
4 28 (2.69%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.19%) InDesign
7 2 (0.19%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.096%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.096%) CATIA
8 1 (0.096%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.096%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.096%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.096%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 52 (4.99%) SAP ERP
2 20 (1.92%) Magento
3 14 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (1.06%) SAP CO
4 11 (1.06%) SAP FI
4 11 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (1.06%) SAP PP
5 10 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.86%) SAP SCM
7 8 (0.77%) HFM
8 7 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.58%) Cognos Controller
9 6 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.29%) Infor CRM
12 3 (0.29%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.29%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.63%) PaaS
4 16 (1.54%) Office 365
5 15 (1.44%) IaaS
6 13 (1.25%) SaaS
7 11 (1.06%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.19%) AdWords
10 2 (0.19%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.096%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.096%) GitHub
11 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.096%) iTunes
11 1 (0.096%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.45%) Network Security
2 24 (2.30%) VoIP
3 23 (2.21%) SAN
4 22 (2.11%) LAN
4 22 (2.11%) VPN
5 19 (1.82%) WAN
6 18 (1.73%) Internet
7 17 (1.63%) DNS
7 17 (1.63%) Firewall
8 12 (1.15%) Intranet
9 9 (0.86%) DHCP
9 9 (0.86%) Unified Communications
10 8 (0.77%) Broadband
11 7 (0.67%) MPLS
12 6 (0.58%) BGP
12 6 (0.58%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.58%) Extranet
12 6 (0.58%) IP Telephony
12 6 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (2.59%) MySQL
4 24 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.25%) Big Data
8 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (0.86%) GIS
10 9 (0.86%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.77%) DB2
12 7 (0.67%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.67%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.48%) InterSystems Cache
14 5 (0.48%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.38%) OLAP
15 4 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 44 (4.22%) JIRA
2 16 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 11 (1.06%) Mercurial
5 10 (0.96%) PhpStorm
6 9 (0.86%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.29%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.29%) NUnit
7 3 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.29%) Selenium
7 3 (0.29%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.19%) Appium
8 2 (0.19%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.19%) Maven
8 2 (0.19%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.19%) Subversion
8 2 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 321 (30.81%) Finance
2 127 (12.19%) Retail
3 92 (8.83%) Manufacturing
4 81 (7.77%) Banking
5 38 (3.65%) Marketing
6 28 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.21%) Billing
7 23 (2.21%) Publishing
8 20 (1.92%) Law
8 20 (1.92%) Legal
9 15 (1.44%) Local Government
10 13 (1.25%) Back Office
11 10 (0.96%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.86%) Electronics
13 7 (0.67%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.48%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.38%) Games
16 4 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 307 (29.46%) Project Manager
2 183 (17.56%) Analyst
3 122 (11.71%) IT Manager
4 108 (10.36%) Business Analyst
5 79 (7.58%) IT Project Manager
6 73 (7.01%) Developer
7 67 (6.43%) Consultant
8 65 (6.24%) Senior Manager
9 51 (4.89%) SAP Manager
10 50 (4.80%) Change Manager
11 47 (4.51%) Senior Project Manager
12 39 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
13 33 (3.17%) Programme Manager
13 33 (3.17%) SAP Change Manager
14 32 (3.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 31 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
15 31 (2.98%) Junior
16 27 (2.59%) Business Change Manager
17 25 (2.40%) Security Consultant
17 25 (2.40%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (7.10%) .NET
2 38 (3.65%) ASP.NET
3 31 (2.98%) XML
4 29 (2.78%) Web Services
5 27 (2.59%) HTML
6 24 (2.30%) CSS
7 22 (2.11%) jQuery
8 16 (1.54%) J2EE
9 15 (1.44%) Zend Framework
10 13 (1.25%) Middleware
11 12 (1.15%) Ajax
12 11 (1.06%) SOAP
13 8 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (0.58%) LINQ
14 6 (0.58%) XSLT
15 5 (0.48%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.48%) Alternative PHP Cache
15 5 (0.48%) CSS3
15 5 (0.48%) HTML5
16 4 (0.38%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 88 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (7.10%) FMCG
3 59 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 37 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 35 (3.36%) iPad
6 30 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.73%) PMI
8 17 (1.63%) Replication
8 17 (1.63%) User Experience
9 16 (1.54%) Blog
9 16 (1.54%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.34%) Wiki
11 13 (1.25%) Visualisation
12 12 (1.15%) Clustering
12 12 (1.15%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.15%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
13 11 (1.06%) Life Science
14 9 (0.86%) Microsoft Licensing
15 8 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 89 (8.54%) Windows
2 38 (3.65%) Linux
3 36 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.44%) Unix
6 11 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.77%) AIX
8 8 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.58%) Android
9 6 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.38%) CentOS
10 4 (0.38%) OS/2
11 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.096%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.096%) VMS
12 1 (0.096%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.096%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.096%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (25.91%) PRINCE2
2 258 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 162 (15.55%) ITIL
5 147 (14.11%) Change Management
6 110 (10.56%) Business Analysis
7 105 (10.08%) Risk Management
8 100 (9.60%) ERP
9 98 (9.40%) ITIL V3
10 93 (8.93%) Service Delivery
11 87 (8.35%) SDLC
12 84 (8.06%) Scrum
13 68 (6.53%) Mentoring
14 66 (6.33%) Service Management
15 58 (5.57%) Change Control
15 58 (5.57%) Presales
16 57 (5.47%) Waterfall
17 56 (5.37%) Infrastructure Management
18 55 (5.28%) Matrix Organization
19 54 (5.18%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (10.46%) SQL
2 66 (6.33%) C#
3 61 (5.85%) Java
4 54 (5.18%) PHP
5 35 (3.36%) PowerShell
6 32 (3.07%) VB.NET
7 26 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 20 (1.92%) C++
9 17 (1.63%) Objective-C
10 15 (1.44%) Perl
11 11 (1.06%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.67%) ActionScript
14 6 (0.58%) VB
14 6 (0.58%) XPath
15 5 (0.48%) C
15 5 (0.48%) Python
16 2 (0.19%) ABAP
16 2 (0.19%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 166 (15.93%) Degree
2 59 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 57 (5.47%) PMP
4 56 (5.37%) PMI Certification
5 37 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 33 (3.17%) Security Cleared
7 26 (2.50%) ISEB
8 23 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
10 18 (1.73%) CREST Certified
11 16 (1.54%) CHECK Team Leader
12 14 (1.34%) CISSP
12 14 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (1.15%) Cyber Scheme
13 12 (1.15%) IISP
13 12 (1.15%) Tigerscheme
14 11 (1.06%) CCNP
14 11 (1.06%) SC Cleared
15 10 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.18%) QA
2 23 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.15%) SLA
5 11 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.29%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.096%) COBIT
9 1 (0.096%) GAMP
9 1 (0.096%) GMP
9 1 (0.096%) P3O
System Software
1 32 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.69%) XenApp
3 22 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.58%) Firmware
8 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.19%) KVM
9 2 (0.19%) oVirt
9 2 (0.19%) Postfix
9 2 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.19%) Xen
10 1 (0.096%) Docker
10 1 (0.096%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (2.11%) Nagios
2 21 (2.02%) EdgeSight
2 21 (2.02%) SCOM
3 14 (1.34%) SCCM
3 14 (1.34%) SCOrch
4 10 (0.96%) QRadar
5 8 (0.77%) SCVMM
6 7 (0.67%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.096%) Cacti
8 1 (0.096%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.096%) Puppet
8 1 (0.096%) vRealize
8 1 (0.096%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 200 (19.19%) Microsoft
2 108 (10.36%) SAP
3 67 (6.43%) Oracle
4 54 (5.18%) Cisco
5 46 (4.41%) Citrix
6 45 (4.32%) VMware
7 30 (2.88%) HP
8 23 (2.21%) Juniper
9 20 (1.92%) IBM
10 15 (1.44%) Zend
11 14 (1.34%) Cognizant
12 13 (1.25%) Google
12 13 (1.25%) Hyperion
12 13 (1.25%) NetApp
13 12 (1.15%) ArcSight
13 12 (1.15%) CheckPoint
13 12 (1.15%) Splunk
14 10 (0.96%) Capita
15 8 (0.77%) BMC
15 8 (0.77%) EMC
Chester, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + life assurance + pension + more
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + life assurance + pension + more
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45k + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Parasol Management ltd.
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28203.00 - £31288.00 per annum + fantastic pension and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to 35k
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £40,716 - £45,652 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £41514 - £51895 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pesion + Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £31,100 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Amazon
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago