Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 46 50
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 286 392 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.42% 6.02% 6.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 6.54% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 244 329 342
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -

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 4,937 5,994 6,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.59% 92.09% 93.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,972 4,948 5,709
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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
Stockport -3 21 £50,000 - 7
Altrincham +29 13 £51,250 +7.89% 8
Bury +7 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Oldham -4 5 £42,500 +51.79% 1
Bolton -13 5 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Rochdale +2 3 £35,000 - 1
Cheadle -4 3 £45,000 +27.66% 2
Salford -11 2 £41,500 -17.00% 4
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 117 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (29.72%) Finance
3 70 (24.48%) PRINCE2
4 65 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (21.68%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (18.18%) ITIL
7 44 (15.38%) Project Delivery
8 42 (14.69%) Degree
9 39 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 35 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
11 34 (11.89%) Service Management
12 33 (11.54%) Windows
12 33 (11.54%) SQL
13 31 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (10.14%) Software Engineering
15 27 (9.44%) Retail
15 27 (9.44%) Scrum
15 27 (9.44%) User Stories
15 27 (9.44%) Software Testing
15 27 (9.44%) Decision-Making
15 27 (9.44%) SDLC
16 26 (9.09%) Coaching
16 26 (9.09%) Validation
17 25 (8.74%) Eclipse
18 23 (8.04%) APMP
18 23 (8.04%) Waterfall
18 23 (8.04%) Agile Project Management
19 22 (7.69%) Office 365
19 22 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
19 22 (7.69%) Management Information System

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 10 (3.50%) Alfresco
2 9 (3.15%) Confluence
3 8 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.80%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.05%) IIS
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.70%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.20%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.80%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.45%) InVision
5 7 (2.45%) Sketch
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.05%) Infor M3
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.70%) Magento
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.35%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.69%) Office 365
2 16 (5.59%) AWS
2 16 (5.59%) Azure
2 16 (5.59%) GitHub
3 6 (2.10%) Power Platform
4 5 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.75%) PaaS
4 5 (1.75%) SaaS
5 4 (1.40%) IaaS
6 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.70%) GCP
7 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.29%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.94%) Internet
2 17 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
2 17 (5.94%) Wireless
3 14 (4.90%) Bluetooth
3 14 (4.90%) LTE
3 14 (4.90%) MQTT
4 8 (2.80%) Skype
5 7 (2.45%) Firewall
5 7 (2.45%) WAN
6 6 (2.10%) LAN
7 5 (1.75%) MPLS
8 4 (1.40%) Network Security
8 4 (1.40%) VLAN
8 4 (1.40%) VoIP
9 3 (1.05%) Intranet
9 3 (1.05%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.05%) WLAN
10 2 (0.70%) DNS
10 2 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.10%) Power BI
2 5 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.40%) Big Data
4 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.05%) MySQL
4 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.35%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.35%) Mixpanel
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.35%) QlikView
6 1 (0.35%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (8.74%) Eclipse
2 16 (5.59%) JIRA
3 14 (4.90%) GCC
4 11 (3.85%) NetBeans
5 10 (3.50%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.80%) Subversion
7 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.05%) Selenium
8 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.70%) JUnit
8 2 (0.70%) MSI
8 2 (0.70%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.35%) Maven
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 85 (29.72%) Finance
2 27 (9.44%) Retail
3 19 (6.64%) Marketing
4 11 (3.85%) Back Office
5 9 (3.15%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.80%) Law
7 6 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.75%) Legal
8 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.40%) Billing
9 4 (1.40%) Games
9 4 (1.40%) Local Government
10 3 (1.05%) French Language
10 3 (1.05%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.05%) German Language
10 3 (1.05%) Military
11 2 (0.70%) Police
12 1 (0.35%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 95 (33.22%) Project Manager
2 47 (16.43%) Analyst
3 31 (10.84%) Business Analyst
4 22 (7.69%) Developer
5 15 (5.24%) IT Manager
6 14 (4.90%) IT Project Manager
6 14 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 13 (4.55%) Consultant
8 11 (3.85%) Firmware Developer
8 11 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 10 (3.50%) Implementation Manager
9 10 (3.50%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (2.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 7 (2.45%) Designer
11 7 (2.45%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (2.45%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (2.45%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 7 (2.45%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (2.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.24%) .NET
2 7 (2.45%) HTML
3 5 (1.75%) CSS
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.70%) JSF
5 2 (0.70%) JSON
5 2 (0.70%) JSP
5 2 (0.70%) Laravel
5 2 (0.70%) Nightwatchjs
5 2 (0.70%) SAML
5 2 (0.70%) Servlets
5 2 (0.70%) XML
6 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) CGI
6 1 (0.35%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.35%) Kafka
6 1 (0.35%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) React
6 1 (0.35%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 21 (7.34%) User Experience
4 14 (4.90%) Internet of Things
5 8 (2.80%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.80%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.45%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.40%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.05%) Life Science
8 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.05%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.05%) Social Media
9 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.70%) EPoS
9 2 (0.70%) Industry 4.0
9 2 (0.70%) PMI
9 2 (0.70%) Tandem
9 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.54%) Windows
2 8 (2.80%) Linux
3 6 (2.10%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.40%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (24.48%) PRINCE2
3 65 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (21.68%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (18.18%) ITIL
6 44 (15.38%) Project Delivery
7 34 (11.89%) Service Management
8 29 (10.14%) Software Engineering
9 27 (9.44%) Decision-Making
9 27 (9.44%) Scrum
9 27 (9.44%) SDLC
9 27 (9.44%) Software Testing
9 27 (9.44%) User Stories
10 26 (9.09%) Coaching
10 26 (9.09%) Validation
11 23 (8.04%) Agile Project Management
11 23 (8.04%) Waterfall
12 22 (7.69%) Presales
13 21 (7.34%) Computer Science
14 19 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.54%) SQL
2 19 (6.64%) C
3 15 (5.24%) C#
4 14 (4.90%) C++
4 14 (4.90%) Embedded C
5 12 (4.20%) Java
6 6 (2.10%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.40%) Python
7 4 (1.40%) VBA
8 2 (0.70%) R
9 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.35%) PHP
9 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (14.69%) Degree
2 23 (8.04%) APMP
3 12 (4.20%) PMI Certification
3 12 (4.20%) PMP
4 10 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (3.15%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.75%) CCNA
7 5 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.75%) CISSP
8 4 (1.40%) MCSE
8 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.05%) CIMA
9 3 (1.05%) CISA
9 3 (1.05%) CISM
9 3 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.05%) MCSA
9 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.94%) QA
2 10 (3.50%) PMO
3 4 (1.40%) SLA
4 3 (1.05%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.70%) GDPR
5 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.35%) COBIT
6 1 (0.35%) COSO
6 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (4.90%) Firmware
2 11 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) SCCM
2 4 (1.40%) Puppet
3 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.05%) SCOM
4 2 (0.70%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.70%) Terraform
5 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 39 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.20%) Cisco
2 12 (4.20%) Oracle
3 10 (3.50%) Cognos
3 10 (3.50%) IBM
4 8 (2.80%) Tableau
5 7 (2.45%) VMware
6 5 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.75%) Google
6 5 (1.75%) SAP
7 4 (1.40%) Capita
7 4 (1.40%) Citrix
7 4 (1.40%) Veeam
8 3 (1.05%) Adobe
8 3 (1.05%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.05%) Apple
8 3 (1.05%) Aruba
8 3 (1.05%) LogicMonitor
8 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com