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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 167 193 188
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 73 62 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 0.87% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.06% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 63 31 49
Average salary £41,500 £39,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
5433 5856 5892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 82.49% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4331 4729 4868
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +4 33 £42,000 +6.32% 5
Cheshire +15 18 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Lancashire +14 12 £39,500 -7.05% 3
Merseyside +15 7 £27,500 -42.10%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 62 (52.54%) Project Management
2 39 (33.05%) Finance
3 35 (29.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (27.12%) PRINCE2
5 30 (25.42%) Microsoft
6 18 (15.25%) MS Excel
6 18 (15.25%) SQL
6 18 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (14.41%) Degree
8 16 (13.56%) MS Project
8 16 (13.56%) Windows
9 15 (12.71%) Risk Management
10 14 (11.86%) ITIL
10 14 (11.86%) Resource Management
11 13 (11.02%) Time Management
11 13 (11.02%) Change Control
11 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
11 13 (11.02%) Java
12 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
12 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
12 11 (9.32%) Retail
12 11 (9.32%) Business Analysis
13 10 (8.47%) Supplier Management
13 10 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (8.47%) Linux
13 10 (8.47%) HTML
14 9 (7.63%) VMware
14 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.78%) MS Project Server
3 6 (5.08%) WordPress
4 5 (4.24%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.69%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) Lync
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.56%) MS Project
3 5 (4.24%) MS Office
4 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) SaaS
1 2 (1.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) SAN
2 3 (2.54%) Wireless
3 2 (1.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) VoIP
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.85%) JIRA
1 1 (0.85%) Selenium
1 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (33.05%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Retail
3 8 (6.78%) Legal
4 7 (5.93%) Banking
5 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.54%) Local Government
7 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Marketing
7 2 (1.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (45.76%) Project Manager
2 16 (13.56%) Analyst
3 12 (10.17%) IT Project Manager
4 10 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Consultant
7 7 (5.93%) Senior Manager
7 7 (5.93%) Project Planner
7 7 (5.93%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (5.93%) Security Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Implementation Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) Trainer
9 5 (4.24%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Programme Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Project Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 3 (2.54%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.47%) HTML
2 6 (5.08%) CSS
3 5 (4.24%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.85%) DHTML
4 1 (0.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.85%) XML
4 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.85%) WF
4 1 (0.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) NHS
3 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Windows
2 10 (8.47%) Linux
2 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.93%) CentOS
3 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.69%) Android
5 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.54%) Project Management
2 35 (29.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (27.12%) PRINCE2
4 18 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.71%) Risk Management
6 14 (11.86%) ITIL
6 14 (11.86%) Resource Management
7 13 (11.02%) Time Management
7 13 (11.02%) Change Control
8 11 (9.32%) Business Analysis
9 10 (8.47%) Supplier Management
9 10 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (7.63%) Software Delivery
11 8 (6.78%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (6.78%) CRM
11 8 (6.78%) Migration
12 7 (5.93%) OO
13 6 (5.08%) Configuration Management
13 6 (5.08%) Security Testing
13 6 (5.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.25%) SQL
2 13 (11.02%) Java
3 8 (6.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.78%) PHP
3 8 (6.78%) C++
4 3 (2.54%) C#
5 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.85%) VBScript
6 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (14.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) CCNA
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.24%) vSphere
3 2 (1.69%) XenApp
3 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) Postfix
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) SCCM
2 2 (1.69%) SCOM
2 2 (1.69%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.69%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.63%) VMware
3 8 (6.78%) Oracle
4 6 (5.08%) Cisco
5 4 (3.39%) Citrix
5 4 (3.39%) HP
6 3 (2.54%) EMC
7 2 (1.69%) Dell
7 2 (1.69%) McAfee
7 2 (1.69%) Sophos
7 2 (1.69%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (0.85%) Perforce
8 1 (0.85%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.85%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.85%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.85%) SAP
8 1 (0.85%) Symantec
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