Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 25 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 56 71 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.32% 7.79% 7.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.37% 8.84% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 47 73 50
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +24.14% -9.38%
10th Percentile £23,700 £31,250 £28,700
90th Percentile £52,500 £64,750 £43,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +6.74% -1.11%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 760 803 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.78% 88.14% 84.16%
Number of salaries quoted 613 725 672
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,600 £23,138
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Lancashire

Project Management
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Management in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Project Management in Lancashire

Project Management
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Management in Lancashire

Project Management
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -3 17 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Blackpool +11 6 £24,000 -49.47%
Burnley +3 6 £35,000 -16.67%
Chorley -14 6 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Blackburn +2 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Rossendale - 3 £32,500 -
Darwen - 1 £24,500 -
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 25 (44.64%) PRINCE2
2 20 (35.71%) Finance
3 19 (33.93%) SQL
4 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 15 (26.79%) ERP
6 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
6 13 (23.21%) Business Analysis
7 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (19.64%) C#
8 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (17.86%) Degree
9 10 (17.86%) Change Management
9 10 (17.86%) Management Information System
10 9 (16.07%) PMO
11 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (14.29%) People Management
11 8 (14.29%) SLA
11 8 (14.29%) .NET
11 8 (14.29%) MySQL
11 8 (14.29%) ITIL
11 8 (14.29%) Windows
11 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
12 7 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
12 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
12 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
12 7 (12.50%) XML
12 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Liferay
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (7.14%) Magento
2 4 (7.14%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) SMS
1 4 (7.14%) Wireless
2 3 (5.36%) 3G
2 3 (5.36%) 4G
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) MySQL
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.93%) Power BI
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (7.14%) MS Access
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.79%) QlikView
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Delivery Project Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Software Project Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) ERP Manager
6 5 (8.93%) IT Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Crystal Reports Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (7.14%) IT Development Manager
7 4 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) XML
3 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.93%) SOAP
5 2 (3.57%) EDI
6 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.93%) Clustering
5 4 (7.14%) iPad
6 3 (5.36%) CCTV
6 3 (5.36%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (5.36%) Contactless
7 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.79%) BBC
8 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) VMS
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) PRINCE2
2 15 (26.79%) ERP
3 13 (23.21%) Business Analysis
4 10 (17.86%) Change Management
5 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 8 (14.29%) ITIL
5 8 (14.29%) People Management
6 7 (12.50%) Budget Control
6 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (10.71%) Contract Management
7 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.71%) SDLC
7 6 (10.71%) Software Delivery
8 5 (8.93%) Functional Testing
8 5 (8.93%) High Availability
8 5 (8.93%) ITIL V2
8 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) C#
3 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.14%) PHP
4 4 (7.14%) PHP 5
4 4 (7.14%) PHP 7
5 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.36%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (3.57%) APMP
4 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) PMO
2 8 (14.29%) SLA
3 4 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (5.36%) QA
5 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) SAP
3 4 (7.14%) Sage
4 3 (5.36%) Epicor
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) Avaya
6 1 (1.79%) Capita
6 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) EMC
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) SYSPRO