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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 182 207 192
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 74 58 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.79% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.94% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 67 43 38
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -2.12%
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
5826 6141 5462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.87% 83.52% 79.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4830 4881 4627
Average salary £41,125 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +22 43 £43,750 -16.66% 8
Cheshire -2 19 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Lancashire +9 8 £37,500 -8.53% 2
Merseyside +6 2 £52,000 -25.71%
Cumbria -13 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 61 (40.40%) Project Management
2 39 (25.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (23.84%) Finance
4 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
5 27 (17.88%) PRINCE2
6 24 (15.89%) C++
6 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (13.25%) Windows
8 19 (12.58%) SQL
8 19 (12.58%) Degree
9 18 (11.92%) MS Project
9 18 (11.92%) HTML
10 17 (11.26%) Business Analysis
10 17 (11.26%) Supplier Management
10 17 (11.26%) Software Delivery
11 16 (10.60%) Software Engineering
11 16 (10.60%) CSS
11 16 (10.60%) CRM
12 15 (9.93%) ITIL
12 15 (9.93%) Linux
12 15 (9.93%) MS Excel
12 15 (9.93%) JavaScript
12 15 (9.93%) Data Analysis
12 15 (9.93%) Time Management
13 14 (9.27%) Retail
14 13 (8.61%) PHP
14 13 (8.61%) ERP
14 13 (8.61%) Change Management
14 13 (8.61%) Risk Management
15 12 (7.95%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (7.95%) WordPress
2 10 (6.62%) CMS
3 4 (2.65%) Drupal
4 3 (1.99%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.99%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.32%) Kentico
6 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (11.92%) MS Project
2 15 (9.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.65%) MS Office
4 3 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Magento
2 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.32%) Primavera
4 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Office 365
2 2 (1.32%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) WAN
2 5 (3.31%) SAN
2 5 (3.31%) LAN
3 4 (2.65%) DHCP
3 4 (2.65%) DNS
3 4 (2.65%) Intranet
3 4 (2.65%) Internet
3 4 (2.65%) iSCSI
3 4 (2.65%) SSH
3 4 (2.65%) PuTTY
4 2 (1.32%) HTTP
4 2 (1.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.66%) VLAN
5 1 (0.66%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.66%) Firewall
5 1 (0.66%) Wireless
5 1 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.97%) MySQL
2 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.65%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (2.65%) Selenium
2 4 (2.65%) Subversion
2 4 (2.65%) Grunt
3 3 (1.99%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (23.84%) Finance
2 14 (9.27%) Retail
3 6 (3.97%) Marketing
4 5 (3.31%) Banking
4 5 (3.31%) Legal
4 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (46.36%) Project Manager
2 17 (11.26%) IT Project Manager
3 16 (10.60%) Software Engineer
4 13 (8.61%) Analyst
5 9 (5.96%) Developer
6 8 (5.30%) Consultant
6 8 (5.30%) Trainer
6 8 (5.30%) Senior Manager
7 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (4.64%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.97%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Implementation Consultant
9 5 (3.31%) Project Analyst
9 5 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Junior Project Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Junior
9 5 (3.31%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (2.65%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.92%) HTML
2 16 (10.60%) CSS
3 10 (6.62%) XML
3 10 (6.62%) PyQt
4 5 (3.31%) Qt
4 5 (3.31%) jQuery
4 5 (3.31%) OpenGL
4 5 (3.31%) DHTML
5 4 (2.65%) .NET
5 4 (2.65%) JSON
5 4 (2.65%) Sass
5 4 (2.65%) CSS3
5 4 (2.65%) HTML5
6 1 (0.66%) Spring
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.66%) WF
6 1 (0.66%) Middleware
6 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.62%) Animation
1 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.64%) NHS
4 6 (3.97%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.31%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.31%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (2.65%) iDTV
6 4 (2.65%) BBC
6 4 (2.65%) User Experience
6 4 (2.65%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (2.65%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.65%) Social Media
7 2 (1.32%) PMI
7 2 (1.32%) Life Science
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) PACS
8 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.66%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.25%) Windows
2 15 (9.93%) Linux
3 8 (5.30%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.31%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.40%) Project Management
2 39 (25.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (17.88%) PRINCE2
4 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (11.26%) Business Analysis
5 17 (11.26%) Supplier Management
5 17 (11.26%) Software Delivery
6 16 (10.60%) Software Engineering
6 16 (10.60%) CRM
7 15 (9.93%) ITIL
7 15 (9.93%) Data Analysis
7 15 (9.93%) Time Management
8 13 (8.61%) ERP
8 13 (8.61%) Change Management
8 13 (8.61%) Risk Management
9 12 (7.95%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 12 (7.95%) Web Development
9 12 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (6.62%) OO
10 10 (6.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.89%) C++
2 19 (12.58%) SQL
3 15 (9.93%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.61%) PHP
5 11 (7.28%) Java
6 10 (6.62%) C
6 10 (6.62%) Python
7 4 (2.65%) PHP5
8 2 (1.32%) C#
9 1 (0.66%) VBScript
9 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (12.58%) Degree
2 9 (5.96%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.65%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.65%) MCSE
3 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.32%) PMP
5 2 (1.32%) CCNP
5 2 (1.32%) CCNA
5 2 (1.32%) APMP
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.97%) vSphere
3 4 (2.65%) vCloud
3 4 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) SCCM
2 4 (2.65%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.65%) WSUS
3 2 (1.32%) SCOM
3 2 (1.32%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.62%) VMware
3 9 (5.96%) Oracle
4 7 (4.64%) HP
4 7 (4.64%) Citrix
5 5 (3.31%) Cisco
6 4 (2.65%) EMC
6 4 (2.65%) SAP
6 4 (2.65%) Symantec
6 4 (2.65%) ProCurve
7 2 (1.32%) Juniper
7 2 (1.32%) Dell
7 2 (1.32%) Sophos
7 2 (1.32%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.66%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.66%) AppSense
8 1 (0.66%) Perforce
8 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
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