Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 161 127
Rank change year-on-year +18 -34 -7
Permanent jobs citing Presales 140 143 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.92% 1.75% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.89% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 115 115 117
Manchester median annual salary £68,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.64% +4.76% -4.11%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,250 £78,000 £78,000
North West median annual salary £68,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +23.64% +10.00% -4.76%

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 6,621 7,558 6,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.99% 92.37% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,493 6,330 5,508
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Altrincham - 15 £36,500 -
Stockport +4 6 £43,500 +24.29%
Bolton +12 5 £62,500 +56.25%
Wigan +18 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Presales
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 53 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.57%) Project Management
3 29 (20.71%) PRINCE2
4 28 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (19.29%) Retail
6 26 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (15.71%) Risk Management
8 20 (14.29%) Degree
8 20 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 19 (13.57%) Customer Requirements
9 19 (13.57%) Decision-Making
10 17 (12.14%) SDLC
11 16 (11.43%) Marketing
11 16 (11.43%) Java
11 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
12 15 (10.71%) LAN
12 15 (10.71%) Finance
12 15 (10.71%) Scrum
12 15 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (10.71%) NoSQL
13 14 (10.00%) Cisco
13 14 (10.00%) CRM
13 14 (10.00%) Software Delivery
14 13 (9.29%) CCNP
14 13 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (9.29%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (8.57%) SLA
15 12 (8.57%) WAN

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 4 (2.86%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.43%) Dynamics SL
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.71%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.29%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.71%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (4.29%) IaaS
6 5 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.43%) Office 365
7 2 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.71%) LAN
2 12 (8.57%) WAN
3 9 (6.43%) Wireless
4 7 (5.00%) SAN
4 7 (5.00%) WLAN
5 6 (4.29%) IP Telephony
5 6 (4.29%) Network Security
5 6 (4.29%) NGN
6 5 (3.57%) DNS
6 5 (3.57%) HTTP
6 5 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.57%) Unified Communications
7 4 (2.86%) Value-Added Service
8 3 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.14%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (2.14%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (2.14%) Firewall
8 3 (2.14%) VPN
9 2 (1.43%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.71%) EDMS
4 1 (0.71%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.57%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (19.29%) Retail
2 16 (11.43%) Marketing
3 15 (10.71%) Finance
4 12 (8.57%) Manufacturing
5 10 (7.14%) Publishing
5 10 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.14%) Billing
7 2 (1.43%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.71%) French Language
8 1 (0.71%) German Language
8 1 (0.71%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (29.29%) Architect
2 32 (22.86%) Consultant
3 30 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 17 (12.14%) Presales Consultant
6 15 (10.71%) Analyst
7 14 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 12 (8.57%) Presales Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) Technical Manager
9 11 (7.86%) Technical Project Manager
10 10 (7.14%) Business Analyst
10 10 (7.14%) Software Manager
10 10 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
11 9 (6.43%) Cisco Presales Consultant
11 9 (6.43%) Cisco Security Consultant
11 9 (6.43%) Java Architect
11 9 (6.43%) Java Technical Architect
11 9 (6.43%) Presales Solution Architect
11 9 (6.43%) Security Consultant
11 9 (6.43%) Security Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.71%) Web Services
2 6 (4.29%) CSS
3 5 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (3.57%) HTML
3 5 (3.57%) JSON
3 5 (3.57%) Node.js
3 5 (3.57%) React
3 5 (3.57%) XHTML
3 5 (3.57%) XML
4 3 (2.14%) .NET
5 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.71%) J2EE
5 1 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.43%) Algorithms
2 9 (6.43%) User Experience
3 8 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.71%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.43%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.43%) Tandem
8 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) iPad
8 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (1.43%) Windows
2 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.43%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.57%) Project Management
3 29 (20.71%) PRINCE2
4 28 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (15.71%) Risk Management
6 20 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 19 (13.57%) Customer Requirements
7 19 (13.57%) Decision-Making
8 17 (12.14%) SDLC
9 15 (10.71%) Scrum
10 14 (10.00%) CRM
10 14 (10.00%) Software Delivery
11 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.57%) ITIL
13 10 (7.14%) Product Management
13 10 (7.14%) Waterfall
14 9 (6.43%) OO
14 9 (6.43%) Service Delivery
14 9 (6.43%) User Stories
15 8 (5.71%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.43%) Java
2 12 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.43%) C#
4 8 (5.71%) PHP
4 8 (5.71%) SQL
5 5 (3.57%) Python
5 5 (3.57%) Ruby
6 3 (2.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (14.29%) Degree
2 13 (9.29%) CCNP
2 13 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (7.86%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (7.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (6.43%) APMG
4 9 (6.43%) CCDP
4 9 (6.43%) PMP
5 4 (2.86%) CCIE
5 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.14%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ACCA
7 1 (0.71%) CIMA
7 1 (0.71%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.71%) MCSE
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) GCP
3 3 (2.14%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.57%) Docker
3 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) Kubernetes
1 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.57%) Packer
1 5 (3.57%) Puppet
1 5 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.00%) Cisco
3 12 (8.57%) SAP
3 12 (8.57%) VMware
4 9 (6.43%) IBM
5 7 (5.00%) Google
6 6 (4.29%) Citrix
6 6 (4.29%) Fortinet
6 6 (4.29%) Juniper
6 6 (4.29%) NetApp
7 4 (2.86%) Cognos
7 4 (2.86%) Oracle
8 2 (1.43%) Meraki
8 2 (1.43%) Workday
9 1 (0.71%) Avaya
9 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.71%) Kofax
9 1 (0.71%) SonicWALL