Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 46 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 -28 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 497 431 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.65% 5.83% 10.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.23% 6.36% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 377 343 606
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +8.38% +5.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,350 £29,250
90th Percentile £71,600 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% -

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 6,871 6,781 6,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.88% 91.75% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,648 5,856 5,229
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +6.58%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Manchester

Project Management
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Project Management in Manchester

Project Management
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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
Rochdale +21 17 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Stockport +1 11 £55,000 +33.33% 4
Altrincham +2 10 £55,000 +100.00% 2
Bolton +4 9 £43,750 -5.41% 4
Bury +20 8 £55,000 +12.82%
Wigan +2 5 £30,000 -13.04% 2
Salford -2 4 £40,750 -21.94%
Cheadle -11 3 - - 1
Oldham +14 1 - -
Sale - 1 £45,000 -
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 201 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (19.92%) Finance
2 99 (19.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 92 (18.51%) PRINCE2
4 89 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (14.89%) Degree
6 68 (13.68%) E-Commerce
7 67 (13.48%) ITIL
8 58 (11.67%) Business Analysis
9 57 (11.47%) Microsoft
10 56 (11.27%) SAP
10 56 (11.27%) SDLC
11 53 (10.66%) Retail
12 49 (9.86%) Scrum
13 48 (9.66%) PHP
14 47 (9.46%) QA
15 43 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
16 42 (8.45%) People Management
17 39 (7.85%) Risk Management
18 37 (7.44%) Windows
19 35 (7.04%) Change Management
20 34 (6.84%) SQL
20 34 (6.84%) .NET
20 34 (6.84%) ERP
21 33 (6.64%) Service Management
22 32 (6.44%) SQL Server
22 32 (6.44%) PMI Certification
22 32 (6.44%) Mobile App
23 31 (6.24%) Waterfall
24 30 (6.04%) PMO

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 12 (2.41%) CMS
2 6 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.01%) SAS
4 4 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.60%) IIS
5 3 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.40%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.20%) Apache
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.20%) concrete5
7 1 (0.20%) Confluence
7 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.42%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.40%) SPSS
9 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 20 (4.02%) SAP QM
2 19 (3.82%) Magento
3 11 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (2.01%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.80%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.40%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.40%) Shopify
6 2 (0.40%) Workfront
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.20%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.20%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.42%) SaaS
2 16 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (1.61%) PaaS
6 7 (1.41%) Office 365
7 6 (1.21%) IaaS
8 4 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.60%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.60%) Firebase
9 3 (0.60%) Serverless
10 2 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.40%) npm
10 2 (0.40%) Trello
11 1 (0.20%) GitHub
11 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.83%) Internet
2 11 (2.21%) SAN
2 11 (2.21%) WAN
3 9 (1.81%) Firewall
3 9 (1.81%) Wireless
4 6 (1.21%) NAS
5 4 (0.80%) Intranet
5 4 (0.80%) LAN
5 4 (0.80%) MPLS
5 4 (0.80%) Network Security
6 3 (0.60%) ADSL
6 3 (0.60%) VLAN
7 2 (0.40%) DHCP
7 2 (0.40%) DNS
7 2 (0.40%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.40%) PSTN
7 2 (0.40%) SMTP
7 2 (0.40%) VoIP
7 2 (0.40%) VRRP
7 2 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.43%) MySQL
3 15 (3.02%) Big Data
4 9 (1.81%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.21%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.60%) Redis
8 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.40%) GIS
8 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (4.02%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.62%) JIRA
3 15 (3.02%) Redmine
4 11 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.01%) Subversion
6 4 (0.80%) webpack
7 3 (0.60%) git-flow
7 3 (0.60%) Grunt
7 3 (0.60%) gulp
8 2 (0.40%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.40%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.20%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.20%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.20%) PostCSS
9 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (19.92%) Finance
2 53 (10.66%) Retail
3 24 (4.83%) Banking
4 23 (4.63%) Marketing
5 17 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.02%) German Language
7 14 (2.82%) Legal
8 12 (2.41%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.01%) Law
10 9 (1.81%) Advertising
11 4 (0.80%) Games
11 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.60%) Automotive
12 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.40%) Back Office
13 2 (0.40%) Billing
13 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.20%) French Language
14 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 137 (27.57%) Project Manager
2 83 (16.70%) Analyst
3 68 (13.68%) Business Analyst
4 46 (9.26%) Developer
4 46 (9.26%) IT Manager
5 32 (6.44%) Consultant
6 25 (5.03%) PHP Developer
7 21 (4.23%) IT Project Manager
8 20 (4.02%) Coordinator
8 20 (4.02%) Project Coordinator
8 20 (4.02%) SAP Analyst
8 20 (4.02%) SAP Business Analyst
8 20 (4.02%) SAP QM Business Analyst
9 18 (3.62%) IT Analyst
10 17 (3.42%) Senior Manager
11 16 (3.22%) E-Commerce Manager
12 15 (3.02%) Business IT Analyst
12 15 (3.02%) Operations Manager
12 15 (3.02%) Project Support Coordinator
12 15 (3.02%) Release Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.84%) .NET
2 30 (6.04%) HTML
3 29 (5.84%) CSS
4 23 (4.63%) LAMP
5 17 (3.42%) HTML5
6 11 (2.21%) CSS3
7 10 (2.01%) Laravel
8 8 (1.61%) CodeIgniter
8 8 (1.61%) jQuery
9 7 (1.41%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.41%) XML
10 6 (1.21%) cXML
10 6 (1.21%) SAML
10 6 (1.21%) Sass
10 6 (1.21%) Web Services
11 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.01%) React
12 4 (0.80%) Mason
12 4 (0.80%) RESTful
12 4 (0.80%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.44%) Mobile App
3 20 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.02%) Driving Licence
3 20 (4.02%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.02%) PMI
4 18 (3.62%) FMCG
5 14 (2.82%) Internet of Things
6 13 (2.62%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.62%) iPad
7 11 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.21%) User Experience
8 7 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.21%) NHS
10 5 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.01%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.80%) Blog
11 4 (0.80%) Clustering
11 4 (0.80%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.44%) Windows
2 17 (3.42%) Linux
3 14 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.61%) Android
5 7 (1.41%) Debian
5 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.40%) Unix
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (19.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 92 (18.51%) PRINCE2
4 68 (13.68%) E-Commerce
5 67 (13.48%) ITIL
6 58 (11.67%) Business Analysis
7 56 (11.27%) SDLC
8 49 (9.86%) Scrum
9 43 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (8.45%) People Management
11 39 (7.85%) Risk Management
12 35 (7.04%) Change Management
13 34 (6.84%) ERP
14 33 (6.64%) Service Management
15 31 (6.24%) Waterfall
16 29 (5.84%) Analytics
16 29 (5.84%) Regression Testing
17 26 (5.23%) Service Delivery
18 24 (4.83%) Programme Management
19 23 (4.63%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.66%) PHP
2 34 (6.84%) SQL
3 21 (4.23%) C#
4 20 (4.02%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.82%) Java
6 10 (2.01%) Python
7 8 (1.61%) C
7 8 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.41%) R
9 5 (1.01%) ES6
9 5 (1.01%) PHP 5
9 5 (1.01%) PHP 7
9 5 (1.01%) VB
10 4 (0.80%) Kotlin
11 3 (0.60%) GraphQL
11 3 (0.60%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.40%) Ruby
12 2 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (14.89%) Degree
2 32 (6.44%) PMI Certification
3 19 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 17 (3.42%) PMP
5 13 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.01%) CISM
7 10 (2.01%) CISSP
8 8 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.41%) CISA
10 6 (1.21%) CEH
11 4 (0.80%) CCNA
11 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.60%) APMG
12 3 (0.60%) CRISC
12 3 (0.60%) ISEB
12 3 (0.60%) MCSE
12 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.46%) QA
2 30 (6.04%) PMO
3 11 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.81%) SLA
5 8 (1.61%) COBIT
6 6 (1.21%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.01%) GDPR
8 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.60%) P3O
10 2 (0.40%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.40%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 15 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.40%) Docker
3 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.01%) Puppet
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.40%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 57 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 56 (11.27%) SAP
3 17 (3.42%) Oracle
4 13 (2.62%) VMware
5 8 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.21%) Cisco
7 5 (1.01%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.80%) Google
8 4 (0.80%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.60%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.60%) IBM
10 2 (0.40%) Capita
10 2 (0.40%) Informatica
10 2 (0.40%) Intapp
10 2 (0.40%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.40%) Reuters
10 2 (0.40%) Rockwell
10 2 (0.40%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.40%) Teradata
10 2 (0.40%) Workday