Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 68 51
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17 +13
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 297 102 369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.46% 3.93% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 4.22% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 236 87 280
10th Percentile £31,500 £34,200 £31,475
25th Percentile £39,750 £40,875 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +7.53%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,000 £67,623
North West median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% +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 5,141 2,419 6,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.56% 93.18% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,888 2,119 4,962
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £46,277
Median % change year-on-year - +13.45% +2.84%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £71,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -6 11 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Bury - 6 £45,000 - 1
Stockport +6 5 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Salford -2 5 £43,250 -17.62% 1
Sale - 1 £35,000 - 1
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 113 (38.05%) Social Skills
2 107 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (29.97%) Finance
4 65 (21.89%) PRINCE2
5 61 (20.54%) Degree
5 61 (20.54%) Project Delivery
6 58 (19.53%) Microsoft
7 48 (16.16%) Change Management
7 48 (16.16%) Problem-Solving
8 38 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (12.46%) Migration
10 36 (12.12%) DevOps
10 36 (12.12%) Public Sector
11 35 (11.78%) Azure
11 35 (11.78%) ERP
12 31 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (9.76%) Programme Management
15 27 (9.09%) Scrum
15 27 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
15 27 (9.09%) Organisational Skills
16 26 (8.75%) Waterfall
17 25 (8.42%) AWS
17 25 (8.42%) Law
18 24 (8.08%) Business Analysis
18 24 (8.08%) Computer Science
18 24 (8.08%) People Management
18 24 (8.08%) Requirements Gathering
19 23 (7.74%) Mentoring
19 23 (7.74%) Security Cleared

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 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.68%) CMS
2 5 (1.68%) IIS
2 5 (1.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.67%) Confluence
3 2 (0.67%) Documentum
3 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.67%) Kentico
3 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.34%) nginx
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.34%) SAS
4 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (2.02%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) C-CURE
2 4 (1.35%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.01%) Oracle Utilities
3 3 (1.01%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.01%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.34%) iTrent
5 1 (0.34%) Magento
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.78%) Azure
2 25 (8.42%) AWS
3 16 (5.39%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (5.05%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (4.38%) SaaS
6 11 (3.70%) FinancialForce
7 10 (3.37%) Power Platform
8 8 (2.69%) OpenShift
8 8 (2.69%) Veeva
9 5 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.35%) IaaS
11 3 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.01%) GCP
11 3 (1.01%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (1.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (1.01%) Serverless
12 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.67%) GitHub
12 2 (0.67%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.04%) LAN
2 8 (2.69%) Wireless
3 7 (2.36%) WAN
4 6 (2.02%) DNS
4 6 (2.02%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (1.68%) DHCP
5 5 (1.68%) Firewall
6 3 (1.01%) Internet
7 2 (0.67%) MPLS
7 2 (0.67%) Network Security
7 2 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.67%) VLAN
7 2 (0.67%) VPN
7 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.34%) AMQP
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.34%) NAS
8 1 (0.34%) SD-WAN
8 1 (0.34%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.03%) Big Data
2 9 (3.03%) Power BI
3 6 (2.02%) Tableau
4 5 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.68%) MySQL
4 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.34%) DataStage
7 1 (0.34%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (7.41%) JIRA
2 8 (2.69%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.69%) Vagrant
3 6 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.02%) Hudson
4 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.67%) GitLab
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 113 (38.05%) Social Skills
2 89 (29.97%) Finance
3 36 (12.12%) Public Sector
4 31 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (9.09%) Organisational Skills
6 25 (8.42%) Law
7 21 (7.07%) Presentation Skills
8 19 (6.40%) Marketing
9 18 (6.06%) Legal
10 16 (5.39%) Influencing Skills
11 13 (4.38%) Retail
12 10 (3.37%) Telecoms
13 9 (3.03%) Advertising
13 9 (3.03%) Billing
14 8 (2.69%) Manufacturing
15 6 (2.02%) German Language
15 6 (2.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 5 (1.68%) French Language
16 5 (1.68%) Italian Language
16 5 (1.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (30.98%) Project Manager
2 33 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 25 (8.42%) Senior Project Manager
4 23 (7.74%) Analyst
5 21 (7.07%) Consultant
6 19 (6.40%) IT Manager
7 16 (5.39%) Programme Manager
8 12 (4.04%) Infrastructure Manager
8 12 (4.04%) IT Project Manager
8 12 (4.04%) Technical Manager
9 9 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (3.03%) Software Project Manager
10 8 (2.69%) Architect
10 8 (2.69%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (2.69%) Developer
10 8 (2.69%) Digital Project Manager
11 7 (2.36%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (2.36%) ERP Manager
11 7 (2.36%) Technical Programme Manager
11 7 (2.36%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.04%) HTML
2 11 (3.70%) CSS
3 10 (3.37%) .NET
4 7 (2.36%) React
5 6 (2.02%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.68%) Node.js
7 4 (1.35%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.35%) Laravel
7 4 (1.35%) REST
7 4 (1.35%) SOAP
8 3 (1.01%) .NET Core
8 3 (1.01%) GraphQL
8 3 (1.01%) jQuery
8 3 (1.01%) Web Services
9 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.67%) HTML5
9 2 (0.67%) RESTful
9 2 (0.67%) XML
10 1 (0.34%) LAMP
10 1 (0.34%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.07%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.39%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (3.70%) User Experience
4 10 (3.37%) PMI
5 8 (2.69%) CCTV
5 8 (2.69%) Life Science
6 7 (2.36%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.02%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.68%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.35%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.01%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.67%) Blog
11 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.67%) EPoS
11 2 (0.67%) Replication
11 2 (0.67%) Social Media
11 2 (0.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.40%) Windows
2 11 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.69%) Linux
4 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) HPUX
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) Unix
6 1 (0.34%) VMS
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.89%) PRINCE2
3 61 (20.54%) Project Delivery
4 48 (16.16%) Change Management
4 48 (16.16%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (12.46%) Migration
7 36 (12.12%) DevOps
8 35 (11.78%) ERP
9 30 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (9.76%) Programme Management
11 27 (9.09%) Scrum
12 26 (8.75%) Waterfall
13 24 (8.08%) Business Analysis
13 24 (8.08%) Computer Science
13 24 (8.08%) People Management
13 24 (8.08%) Requirements Gathering
14 23 (7.74%) Mentoring
15 22 (7.41%) Analytics
15 22 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.39%) SQL
2 11 (3.70%) C
3 8 (2.69%) C#
4 7 (2.36%) Java
4 7 (2.36%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.68%) PHP
5 5 (1.68%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.68%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.35%) Python
7 2 (0.67%) Go
7 2 (0.67%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.34%) R
8 1 (0.34%) VB
8 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.34%) VBA
8 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 61 (20.54%) Degree
2 23 (7.74%) Security Cleared
3 21 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.72%) PMI Certification
5 15 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.37%) PMP
7 9 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.36%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.35%) MCSE
12 3 (1.01%) CIPD
12 3 (1.01%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.67%) APMP
13 2 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.67%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.34%) APMG
14 1 (0.34%) CAPM
14 1 (0.34%) MCITP
14 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.40%) PMO
2 18 (6.06%) QA
3 8 (2.69%) CDISC
4 3 (1.01%) SLA
5 2 (0.67%) GxP
5 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.34%) GDPR
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.38%) Docker
2 9 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.03%) Ansible
2 9 (3.03%) Terraform
3 6 (2.02%) Consul
3 6 (2.02%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (2.02%) Grafana
3 6 (2.02%) Graphite
3 6 (2.02%) Nagios
3 6 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.02%) Opsview
3 6 (2.02%) Packer
3 6 (2.02%) Puppet
3 6 (2.02%) Salt
3 6 (2.02%) ZABBIX
4 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.68%) WSUS
5 3 (1.01%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.34%) SCCM
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (19.53%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.41%) Oracle
3 17 (5.72%) SAP
4 12 (4.04%) VMware
5 11 (3.70%) Cisco
6 7 (2.36%) Google
6 7 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.02%) HubSpot
7 6 (2.02%) Meraki
8 5 (1.68%) FactSet
9 4 (1.35%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.35%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.01%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.67%) Citrix
11 2 (0.67%) Informatica
11 2 (0.67%) OpenText
11 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.67%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (0.67%) Workday
12 1 (0.34%) Databricks