Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 45 53
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 188 312 363
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 6.01% 5.55% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 5.89% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 194 268 330
Median annual salary £44,500 £48,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.29% -3.03% -1.00%
10th Percentile £34,359 £31,250 £26,475
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,827 £75,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -1.04%

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 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 2,960 5,294 6,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.57% 94.23% 91.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,613 4,291 5,157
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,312 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Manchester

Project Management
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Management in Manchester.

Salary trend for Project Management in Manchester

Project Management
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Project Management in Manchester

Project Management
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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 +18 32 £38,000 -24.00% 5
Oldham +6 7 £38,110 -15.31%
Stockport +19 5 £33,000 -34.00% 1
Bolton +11 2 £32,500 -33.33%
Salford +14 1 £67,500 +92.86% 1
Wigan - 1 £47,500 -
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT jobs citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 57 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.19%) PRINCE2
3 46 (24.47%) Microsoft
4 38 (20.21%) ITIL
5 37 (19.68%) Windows
5 37 (19.68%) Change Management
5 37 (19.68%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (19.15%) Azure
7 35 (18.62%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (17.02%) Finance
9 29 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (14.36%) Microsoft Office
10 27 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (14.36%) e-Learning
10 27 (14.36%) Project Delivery
11 26 (13.83%) DevOps
12 24 (12.77%) JavaScript
13 22 (11.70%) C#
13 22 (11.70%) Linux
13 22 (11.70%) Self-Motivation
14 21 (11.17%) Degree
15 20 (10.64%) Migration
15 20 (10.64%) Windows Server
15 20 (10.64%) AWS
16 19 (10.11%) User Experience
16 19 (10.11%) CMS
16 19 (10.11%) Information Security
17 17 (9.04%) MVC
17 17 (9.04%) SQL
17 17 (9.04%) Creative Problem-Solving

Project Management
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 19 (10.11%) CMS
2 16 (8.51%) IIS
3 15 (7.98%) Kentico
3 15 (7.98%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.98%) Sitecore CMS
3 15 (7.98%) Umbraco
4 11 (5.85%) EPiServer
5 10 (5.32%) WordPress
6 7 (3.72%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.19%) Confluence
8 5 (2.66%) Drupal
9 3 (1.60%) Alfresco
10 2 (1.06%) SAS
11 1 (0.53%) Apache
11 1 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (14.36%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.32%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CS
2 1 (0.53%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.53%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.53%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.53%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.53%) SAP SM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.53%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.53%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 36 (19.15%) Azure
2 20 (10.64%) AWS
3 15 (7.98%) Office 365
4 14 (7.45%) SaaS
5 10 (5.32%) Power Platform
6 8 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.66%) IaaS
7 5 (2.66%) PaaS
8 4 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (2.13%) Logic Apps
8 4 (2.13%) Serverless
9 3 (1.60%) GitHub
10 2 (1.06%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.06%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.45%) DNS
2 10 (5.32%) WAN
3 8 (4.26%) LAN
3 8 (4.26%) Skype
4 7 (3.72%) DHCP
4 7 (3.72%) Firewall
4 7 (3.72%) FTP
4 7 (3.72%) IPsec
4 7 (3.72%) SSL
4 7 (3.72%) VLAN
4 7 (3.72%) VPN
4 7 (3.72%) WLAN
5 4 (2.13%) NAS
5 4 (2.13%) SAN
5 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.06%) SMS
7 2 (1.06%) SNMP
7 2 (1.06%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.66%) Power BI
3 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.60%) MySQL
5 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (1.06%) QlikView
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.06%) ThoughtSpot
7 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (9.04%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.38%) JIRA
3 10 (5.32%) Bitbucket
4 7 (3.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
General
1 32 (17.02%) Finance
2 14 (7.45%) Law
3 11 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.79%) Housing Association
5 7 (3.72%) Electronics
5 7 (3.72%) Marketing
6 5 (2.66%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.60%) Retail
8 2 (1.06%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) Social Housing
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (21.28%) Project Manager
2 17 (9.04%) IT Manager
3 16 (8.51%) Developer
4 14 (7.45%) Analyst
5 13 (6.91%) Administrator
5 13 (6.91%) IT Project Manager
5 13 (6.91%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (5.85%) Digital Project Manager
6 11 (5.85%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (5.85%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.32%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 10 (5.32%) Umbraco Developer
8 9 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 7 (3.72%) Configuration Administrator
9 7 (3.72%) Head of IT
9 7 (3.72%) IT Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.19%) Consultant
10 6 (3.19%) Product Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.51%) CSS
1 16 (8.51%) HTML
2 13 (6.91%) .NET
3 12 (6.38%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.38%) Web Services
4 11 (5.85%) Sass
5 10 (5.32%) .NET Framework
5 10 (5.32%) Entity Framework
5 10 (5.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (2.66%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.66%) Apache Flex
6 5 (2.66%) Middleware
7 3 (1.60%) LAMP
7 3 (1.60%) SOAP
8 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.06%) CGI
8 2 (1.06%) jQuery
8 2 (1.06%) Node.js
8 2 (1.06%) SAML
8 2 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.62%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (14.36%) e-Learning
3 22 (11.70%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (10.11%) User Experience
5 13 (6.91%) NHS
6 12 (6.38%) Data Centre
6 12 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (5.32%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.19%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.13%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.06%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.06%) PMI
10 2 (1.06%) Replication
10 2 (1.06%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.53%) FMCG
11 1 (0.53%) NPfIT
11 1 (0.53%) Robotics
11 1 (0.53%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.68%) Windows
2 22 (11.70%) Linux
3 20 (10.64%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.72%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.66%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.06%) CentOS
9 2 (1.06%) Unix
9 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.19%) PRINCE2
3 38 (20.21%) ITIL
4 37 (19.68%) Change Management
4 37 (19.68%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (14.36%) Project Delivery
6 27 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (13.83%) DevOps
8 20 (10.64%) Migration
9 19 (10.11%) Information Security
10 17 (9.04%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 17 (9.04%) MVC
11 16 (8.51%) E-Commerce
11 16 (8.51%) Mathematics
11 16 (8.51%) Regression Testing
12 15 (7.98%) Product Roadmap
12 15 (7.98%) Requirements Gathering
12 15 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (7.45%) Business Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.77%) JavaScript
2 22 (11.70%) C#
3 17 (9.04%) SQL
4 12 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.32%) C
6 8 (4.26%) Java
7 7 (3.72%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.19%) C++
9 5 (2.66%) Python
10 4 (2.13%) PHP
11 3 (1.60%) Go
11 3 (1.60%) Haskell
11 3 (1.60%) Scala
12 2 (1.06%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.06%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.53%) Ruby
13 1 (0.53%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (11.17%) Degree
2 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.26%) MCSA
3 8 (4.26%) MCSE
4 7 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.72%) MCITP
4 7 (3.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.60%) ACCA
6 3 (1.60%) CISA
6 3 (1.60%) CISSP
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.06%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.06%) PMP
8 1 (0.53%) APMP
8 1 (0.53%) CAPM
8 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.98%) GDPR
2 10 (5.32%) WAI
3 7 (3.72%) PMO
4 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.60%) QA
4 3 (1.60%) SLA
5 1 (0.53%) COBIT
5 1 (0.53%) IFRS
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) ITGC
5 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.13%) Docker
4 1 (0.53%) Firmware
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) Ansible
1 8 (4.26%) Terraform
2 7 (3.72%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.72%) WSUS
3 4 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.13%) Puppet
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.53%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 46 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.51%) Cisco
3 15 (7.98%) Sitecore
4 12 (6.38%) VMware
5 11 (5.85%) SAP
6 10 (5.32%) Oracle
7 7 (3.72%) Sophos
7 7 (3.72%) ZyXEL
8 4 (2.13%) Citrix
8 4 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.13%) Veeam
9 3 (1.60%) OpenText
10 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.06%) Google
10 2 (1.06%) Optimizely
10 2 (1.06%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.06%) Teradata
11 1 (0.53%) Nasuni
11 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.53%) Workday