The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 174 209 199
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 72 38 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 0.54% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.65% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 67 23 39
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £30,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -2.17%
Project Planning
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
5515 5818 6075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.77% 82.58% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4477 4651 5197
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Planning across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Project Planning
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Planning across the North West region.

Project Planning Salary Trend in the North West

Project Planning
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Planning across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Project Planning Salary Histogram in the North West

Project Planning
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 Planning within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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 +24 36 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Lancashire +5 22 £43,000 - 1
Cheshire -6 14 £41,000 -3.52% 10
Merseyside +15 1 £27,500 -42.10% 3
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 69 (50.74%) Project Management
2 45 (33.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (30.15%) Finance
4 27 (19.85%) PRINCE2
5 24 (17.65%) Degree
6 23 (16.91%) Microsoft
7 22 (16.18%) SQL
8 21 (15.44%) Windows
9 20 (14.71%) Business Analysis
10 19 (13.97%) Risk Management
11 18 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (12.50%) CRM
13 16 (11.76%) ITIL
14 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
14 14 (10.29%) C++
15 13 (9.56%) SQL Server
15 13 (9.56%) Retail
15 13 (9.56%) Change Control
16 12 (8.82%) MS Project
16 12 (8.82%) ERP
16 12 (8.82%) VMware
16 12 (8.82%) Migration
17 11 (8.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
17 11 (8.09%) Software Delivery
18 10 (7.35%) SDLC
18 10 (7.35%) Software Engineering
18 10 (7.35%) Time Management
18 10 (7.35%) NHS
18 10 (7.35%) HTML
18 10 (7.35%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Project Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.94%) WordPress
3 3 (2.21%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.21%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.82%) MS Project
3 5 (3.68%) MS Office
4 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) SaaS
1 2 (1.47%) Office 365
1 2 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) SAN
2 5 (3.68%) LAN
2 5 (3.68%) WAN
2 5 (3.68%) DHCP
2 5 (3.68%) DNS
2 5 (3.68%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.47%) Wireless
3 2 (1.47%) Intranet
3 2 (1.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) VoIP
4 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) Selenium
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (30.15%) Finance
2 13 (9.56%) Retail
3 5 (3.68%) Banking
3 5 (3.68%) Legal
4 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.21%) Marketing
5 2 (1.47%) Local Government
5 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (50.74%) Project Manager
2 15 (11.03%) Analyst
3 14 (10.29%) IT Project Manager
4 12 (8.82%) Consultant
5 10 (7.35%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.62%) Implementation Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Junior
8 6 (4.41%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.68%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Project Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Junior Project Manager
10 4 (2.94%) Trainer
10 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (2.94%) Security Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.35%) HTML
2 6 (4.41%) CSS
3 5 (3.68%) .NET
3 5 (3.68%) OpenGL
3 5 (3.68%) Qt
3 5 (3.68%) PyQt
4 3 (2.21%) DHTML
4 3 (2.21%) XML
5 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.74%) WF
5 1 (0.74%) jQuery
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) NHS
2 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.68%) EMC VNX
3 5 (3.68%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (3.68%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (3.68%) Animation
3 5 (3.68%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.47%) Social Media
5 2 (1.47%) User Experience
5 2 (1.47%) PMI
6 1 (0.74%) EPoS
6 1 (0.74%) DTV
6 1 (0.74%) Life Science
6 1 (0.74%) PACS
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.44%) Windows
2 10 (7.35%) Linux
3 9 (6.62%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.94%) CentOS
5 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (50.74%) Project Management
2 45 (33.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (19.85%) PRINCE2
4 20 (14.71%) Business Analysis
5 19 (13.97%) Risk Management
6 18 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (12.50%) CRM
8 16 (11.76%) ITIL
9 13 (9.56%) Change Control
10 12 (8.82%) ERP
10 12 (8.82%) Migration
11 11 (8.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 11 (8.09%) Software Delivery
12 10 (7.35%) SDLC
12 10 (7.35%) Time Management
12 10 (7.35%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.88%) Supplier Management
13 8 (5.88%) Resource Management
13 8 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
13 8 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.18%) SQL
2 14 (10.29%) C++
3 9 (6.62%) Java
4 6 (4.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.68%) PHP
5 5 (3.68%) C
5 5 (3.68%) Python
6 3 (2.21%) C#
7 1 (0.74%) VBScript
7 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (17.65%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (3.68%) MCSE
3 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) APMP
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.74%) CCNA
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.15%) vSphere
3 5 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.68%) vCloud
4 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) SCCM
2 5 (3.68%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.68%) WSUS
3 2 (1.47%) SCOM
3 2 (1.47%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.82%) VMware
3 8 (5.88%) HP
3 8 (5.88%) Citrix
4 6 (4.41%) Oracle
5 5 (3.68%) Symantec
5 5 (3.68%) ProCurve
5 5 (3.68%) EMC
6 3 (2.21%) SAP
6 3 (2.21%) Cisco
7 2 (1.47%) Dell
7 2 (1.47%) Sophos
7 2 (1.47%) Juniper
8 1 (0.74%) Perforce
8 1 (0.74%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.74%) Computacenter
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