Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 55 39
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 +14
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 228 237 397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 6.17% 4.84% 6.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 5.16% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 190 201 325
10th Percentile £28,975 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £35,875 £37,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,250
90th Percentile £70,125 £63,750 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%

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 3,464 4,596 5,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.80% 93.95% 92.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,945 3,704 4,667
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,705
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,612 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 12 April 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 12 April 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 +9 44 £38,000 -27.62% 2
Stockport +10 4 £36,500 -27.00% 2
Oldham 0 3 £49,127 +9.17%
Salford +18 1 £70,000 +100.00% 1
Wigan - 1 £47,500 - 1
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 89 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (28.07%) PRINCE2
3 63 (27.63%) Microsoft
4 57 (25.00%) Change Management
5 47 (20.61%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (19.74%) Finance
7 43 (18.86%) Azure
8 38 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (13.60%) Windows
11 30 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
11 30 (13.16%) DevOps
11 30 (13.16%) Project Delivery
12 29 (12.72%) Self-Motivation
12 29 (12.72%) ITIL
13 28 (12.28%) e-Learning
14 27 (11.84%) Migration
14 27 (11.84%) AWS
15 26 (11.40%) JavaScript
16 25 (10.96%) CMS
17 23 (10.09%) C#
17 23 (10.09%) Regression Testing
17 23 (10.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 22 (9.65%) Mathematics
18 22 (9.65%) User Experience
18 22 (9.65%) GDPR
19 21 (9.21%) Creative Problem-Solving
19 21 (9.21%) Product Roadmap
19 21 (9.21%) Change Control

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 25 (10.96%) CMS
2 18 (7.89%) Kentico
2 18 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 18 (7.89%) Umbraco
3 13 (5.70%) IIS
4 11 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.82%) WordPress
5 10 (4.39%) EPiServer
6 8 (3.51%) Drupal
7 6 (2.63%) Alfresco
7 6 (2.63%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.32%) Apache
8 3 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.32%) nginx
9 2 (0.88%) Confluence
9 2 (0.88%) SAS
10 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.32%) Adobe XD
4 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.39%) nopCommerce
2 4 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.32%) C-CURE
4 2 (0.88%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.44%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.44%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.44%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.44%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 43 (18.86%) Azure
2 27 (11.84%) AWS
3 14 (6.14%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (5.70%) SaaS
5 12 (5.26%) Power Platform
6 7 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.19%) PaaS
8 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.75%) Logic Apps
8 4 (1.75%) Serverless
9 3 (1.32%) GitHub
9 3 (1.32%) IaaS
10 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.95%) LAN
2 8 (3.51%) DNS
2 8 (3.51%) WAN
3 6 (2.63%) Firewall
3 6 (2.63%) FTP
3 6 (2.63%) IPsec
3 6 (2.63%) SSL
3 6 (2.63%) VLAN
3 6 (2.63%) VPN
3 6 (2.63%) WLAN
4 3 (1.32%) Skype
5 2 (0.88%) DHCP
5 2 (0.88%) Internet
5 2 (0.88%) SD-WAN
5 2 (0.88%) SMS
5 2 (0.88%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.88%) Wireless
6 1 (0.44%) PPP
6 1 (0.44%) SNMP
6 1 (0.44%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.07%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.63%) MySQL
3 6 (2.63%) Power BI
3 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.75%) Big Data
5 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.88%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (0.88%) QlikView
6 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.88%) ThoughtSpot
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.39%) Bitbucket
2 10 (4.39%) JIRA
3 9 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.88%) Hudson
5 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.44%) webpack
General
1 45 (19.74%) Finance
2 19 (8.33%) Law
3 12 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 11 (4.82%) Marketing
5 7 (3.07%) Electronics
6 6 (2.63%) Retail
7 5 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.75%) Local Government
9 3 (1.32%) Billing
9 3 (1.32%) Housing Association
9 3 (1.32%) Legal
9 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.88%) Advertising
10 2 (0.88%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.44%) Back Office
11 1 (0.44%) Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.44%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 51 (22.37%) Project Manager
2 21 (9.21%) Developer
3 19 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 18 (7.89%) Administrator
4 18 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (7.46%) Digital Project Manager
6 16 (7.02%) Analyst
7 15 (6.58%) IT Project Manager
8 13 (5.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (4.39%) Architect
9 10 (4.39%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (4.39%) Programme Manager
9 10 (4.39%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.39%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 10 (4.39%) Umbraco Developer
10 9 (3.95%) Configuration Administrator
10 9 (3.95%) Product Manager
10 9 (3.95%) Research Manager
10 9 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.95%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.89%) CSS
2 17 (7.46%) HTML
3 16 (7.02%) .NET
4 15 (6.58%) ASP.NET
5 14 (6.14%) Sass
6 10 (4.39%) .NET Framework
6 10 (4.39%) Entity Framework
6 10 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (4.39%) Web Services
7 8 (3.51%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.63%) Apache Flex
8 6 (2.63%) Middleware
9 5 (2.19%) LAMP
10 4 (1.75%) Express
10 4 (1.75%) Laravel
10 4 (1.75%) Node.js
10 4 (1.75%) React
11 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (1.32%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (12.72%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (12.28%) e-Learning
4 22 (9.65%) User Experience
5 16 (7.02%) Mobile App
6 12 (5.26%) NHS
7 11 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (3.95%) Data Centre
10 6 (2.63%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.32%) CCTV
12 3 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.88%) Blog
13 2 (0.88%) Cyberattack
13 2 (0.88%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.88%) PMI
14 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
14 1 (0.44%) FMCG
14 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.60%) Windows
2 20 (8.77%) Linux
2 20 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.07%) Ubuntu
4 7 (3.07%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.75%) Alpine Linux
5 4 (1.75%) CentOS
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.44%) Unix
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (28.07%) PRINCE2
3 57 (25.00%) Change Management
4 47 (20.61%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (13.16%) DevOps
7 30 (13.16%) Project Delivery
8 29 (12.72%) ITIL
9 27 (11.84%) Migration
10 23 (10.09%) Regression Testing
10 23 (10.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 22 (9.65%) Mathematics
12 21 (9.21%) Change Control
12 21 (9.21%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 21 (9.21%) Product Roadmap
13 20 (8.77%) MVC
13 20 (8.77%) Risk Assessment
13 20 (8.77%) Test Scripting
13 20 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.40%) JavaScript
2 23 (10.09%) C#
3 21 (9.21%) SQL
4 13 (5.70%) C
5 12 (5.26%) Java
6 9 (3.95%) TypeScript
7 8 (3.51%) C++
8 7 (3.07%) PHP
8 7 (3.07%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.07%) Python
9 5 (2.19%) Go
9 5 (2.19%) Haskell
9 5 (2.19%) Scala
10 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.44%) Clojure
11 1 (0.44%) Erlang
11 1 (0.44%) Ruby
11 1 (0.44%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.89%) Degree
2 12 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.07%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.63%) MCITP
5 6 (2.63%) MCSA
5 6 (2.63%) MCSE
6 5 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.88%) PMP
10 1 (0.44%) ACCA
10 1 (0.44%) CISA
10 1 (0.44%) CISSP
10 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.65%) GDPR
2 11 (4.82%) PMO
3 10 (4.39%) WAI
4 8 (3.51%) QA
5 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.32%) WCAG
6 1 (0.44%) GRC
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.07%) Docker
3 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.39%) Ansible
1 10 (4.39%) Terraform
2 9 (3.95%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.63%) Puppet
3 6 (2.63%) WSUS
4 2 (0.88%) Consul
4 2 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.88%) Grafana
4 2 (0.88%) Graphite
4 2 (0.88%) Nagios
4 2 (0.88%) Opsview
4 2 (0.88%) Packer
4 2 (0.88%) Salt
4 2 (0.88%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 15 (6.58%) Oracle
4 10 (4.39%) Cisco
5 6 (2.63%) OpenText
5 6 (2.63%) Sophos
5 6 (2.63%) ZyXEL
6 5 (2.19%) SAP
7 4 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.32%) Adobe
8 3 (1.32%) VMware
9 2 (0.88%) BiZZdesign
9 2 (0.88%) Citrix
9 2 (0.88%) Google
9 2 (0.88%) Meraki
9 2 (0.88%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.88%) Sparx
9 2 (0.88%) Teradata
9 2 (0.88%) Workday