Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Presales skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Presales over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 193 155
Rank change year-on-year +23 -38 -21
Permanent jobs citing Presales 122 107 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.68% 1.35% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.46% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 89 87 106
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,500 £30,950 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

Presales 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,565 7,322 6,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.43% 92.07% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,432 6,059 5,930
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Presales as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Presales in Manchester

Presales
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Presales in Manchester.

Salary trend for Presales in Manchester

Presales
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Presales in Manchester

Presales
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Presales within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Stockport +16 8 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Altrincham -9 6 - -
Heywood - 3 £47,500 -
Bolton +18 1 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Oldham - 1 £41,500 -
Wigan - 1 £45,000 -
Presales
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Presales also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Presales.

1 48 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.70%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (32.79%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (27.05%) Project Management
5 31 (25.41%) PRINCE2
6 26 (21.31%) Customer Requirements
7 25 (20.49%) Decision-Making
7 25 (20.49%) CRM
8 23 (18.85%) Marketing
9 19 (15.57%) Migration
9 19 (15.57%) Degree
9 19 (15.57%) User Stories
10 18 (14.75%) C#
10 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
10 18 (14.75%) PRINCE
11 17 (13.93%) Workflow
11 17 (13.93%) Agile Project Management
11 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (13.93%) IT Governance
11 17 (13.93%) Dynamics CRM
11 17 (13.93%) Retail
11 17 (13.93%) Dynamics 365
12 16 (13.11%) Customer Engagement
13 15 (12.30%) Coaching
13 15 (12.30%) Data Migration
13 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (10.66%) Risk Management
14 13 (10.66%) Test Automation
14 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
15 12 (9.84%) VMware

Presales
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (5.74%) Alfresco
2 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.82%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.93%) Dynamics 365
1 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.02%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.28%) Office 365
5 2 (1.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.82%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.82%) PaaS
6 1 (0.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) LAN
2 8 (6.56%) WAN
2 8 (6.56%) Wireless
3 7 (5.74%) Network Security
4 6 (4.92%) WLAN
5 5 (4.10%) Firewall
5 5 (4.10%) IP Telephony
5 5 (4.10%) NGN
5 5 (4.10%) SAN
5 5 (4.10%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.46%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (1.64%) Intranet
7 2 (1.64%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.82%) BGP
8 1 (0.82%) Internet
8 1 (0.82%) MPLS
8 1 (0.82%) OSPF
8 1 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.74%) RDBMS
2 7 (5.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.82%) EDMS
3 1 (0.82%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (18.85%) Marketing
2 17 (13.93%) Retail
3 10 (8.20%) Finance
4 7 (5.74%) Publishing
5 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.64%) Back Office
7 2 (1.64%) Billing
7 2 (1.64%) Law
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (34.43%) Consultant
2 27 (22.13%) Architect
3 21 (17.21%) Analyst
4 18 (14.75%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (13.11%) CRM Consultant
6 13 (10.66%) Agile Business Analyst
6 13 (10.66%) Business Analyst
6 13 (10.66%) Presales Consultant
6 13 (10.66%) Technical Architect
7 10 (8.20%) Project Manager
8 9 (7.38%) Solutions Consultant
9 8 (6.56%) IT Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) Java Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Java Technical Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Project Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) Software Project Manager
10 7 (5.74%) Cisco Architect
10 7 (5.74%) Cisco Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.74%) PHP Architect
10 7 (5.74%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) .NET
1 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.64%) CSS
2 2 (1.64%) HTML
2 2 (1.64%) jQuery
3 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.74%) Algorithms
2 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.74%) Data Structures
2 7 (5.74%) User Experience
3 6 (4.92%) Graphic Design
4 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.28%) PMI
4 4 (3.28%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.46%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.64%) Xbox
7 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.46%) Windows
2 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.70%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (27.05%) Project Management
4 31 (25.41%) PRINCE2
5 26 (21.31%) Customer Requirements
6 25 (20.49%) CRM
6 25 (20.49%) Decision-Making
7 19 (15.57%) Migration
7 19 (15.57%) User Stories
8 18 (14.75%) PRINCE
9 17 (13.93%) Agile Project Management
9 17 (13.93%) IT Governance
9 17 (13.93%) Workflow
10 16 (13.11%) Customer Engagement
11 15 (12.30%) Coaching
11 15 (12.30%) Data Migration
11 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (10.66%) Risk Management
12 13 (10.66%) Test Automation
13 10 (8.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.75%) C#
1 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
2 8 (6.56%) Java
2 8 (6.56%) SQL
3 7 (5.74%) PHP
4 1 (0.82%) C
4 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (15.57%) Degree
2 9 (7.38%) CCNP
2 9 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.56%) CCDP
3 8 (6.56%) PMP
4 6 (4.92%) APMG
4 6 (4.92%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.82%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.82%) CCIE
6 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.82%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.82%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.82%) XenApp
4 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.82%) SCDPM
1 1 (0.82%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.82%) SCSM
1 1 (0.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (9.84%) VMware
2 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.38%) Cisco
3 9 (7.38%) Citrix
4 8 (6.56%) IBM
5 7 (5.74%) Cognos
6 6 (4.92%) NetApp
7 5 (4.10%) Fortinet
7 5 (4.10%) Juniper
8 4 (3.28%) BT
8 4 (3.28%) Openreach
8 4 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.28%) SAP
9 3 (2.46%) Oracle
10 2 (1.64%) Nintex
11 1 (0.82%) Aruba
11 1 (0.82%) Dell
11 1 (0.82%) EMC
11 1 (0.82%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.82%) Veeam