Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 36 28
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 846 250 811
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.91% 6.20% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.48% 6.63% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 639 206 605
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,813 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
75th Percentile £59,375 £54,380 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,611 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,977 3,772 10,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.30% 93.48% 92.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7,197 3,070 8,537
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% -

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the Midlands

Project Management
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Project Management in the Midlands

Project Management
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Management in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Project Management in the Midlands

Project Management
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 October 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
West Midlands +13 593 £51,000 +13.33% 118
East Midlands +11 231 £46,000 +1.10% 51
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 335 (39.60%) Social Skills
2 326 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (32.51%) Finance
4 240 (28.37%) Project Delivery
5 211 (24.94%) Microsoft
6 194 (22.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 175 (20.69%) PRINCE2
8 159 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
9 121 (14.30%) Degree
10 117 (13.83%) Waterfall
11 116 (13.71%) Azure
12 114 (13.48%) SQL
13 107 (12.65%) Change Management
14 102 (12.06%) ERP
15 99 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
16 93 (10.99%) PMO
17 91 (10.76%) Retail
18 84 (9.93%) Scrum
19 83 (9.81%) Public Sector
20 82 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
21 78 (9.22%) DevOps
21 78 (9.22%) JIRA
22 76 (8.98%) Service Delivery
22 76 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
23 75 (8.87%) JavaScript
23 75 (8.87%) Microsoft Project
23 75 (8.87%) Organisational Skills
24 74 (8.75%) Microsoft 365
25 71 (8.39%) Management Information System
26 69 (8.16%) Windows

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 44 (5.20%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.84%) Confluence
3 12 (1.42%) IIS
4 11 (1.30%) OpenEdge
5 8 (0.95%) WordPress
6 7 (0.83%) CMS
7 4 (0.47%) nginx
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.35%) Gunicorn
8 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.24%) Apache
9 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 99 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (8.87%) Microsoft Project
3 67 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
4 62 (7.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (3.43%) Oracle ERP
2 18 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.95%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.59%) OpenCart
7 4 (0.47%) Workfront
8 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.35%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.35%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.35%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.24%) Maximo
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.24%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 116 (13.71%) Azure
2 74 (8.75%) Microsoft 365
3 65 (7.68%) SaaS
4 39 (4.61%) AWS
5 28 (3.31%) Power Platform
6 25 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (2.01%) IaaS
7 17 (2.01%) PaaS
8 11 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (1.06%) GCP
9 9 (1.06%) PowerApps
10 8 (0.95%) Force.com
10 8 (0.95%) Mavenlink
11 7 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.83%) Power Automate
11 7 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (0.71%) GitHub
12 6 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.59%) ClickUp
13 5 (0.59%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.96%) LAN
2 23 (2.72%) DNS
3 21 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.48%) WAN
4 20 (2.36%) DHCP
5 16 (1.89%) Firewall
6 15 (1.77%) VLAN
7 9 (1.06%) Internet
8 7 (0.83%) SAN
8 7 (0.83%) Wireless
9 6 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.59%) VPN
10 5 (0.59%) WebEx
11 4 (0.47%) ASN.1
11 4 (0.47%) BGP
11 4 (0.47%) HTTP
11 4 (0.47%) IPv4
11 4 (0.47%) MQTT
11 4 (0.47%) NAS
11 4 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.60%) Power BI
3 18 (2.13%) MySQL
4 14 (1.65%) QlikView
5 12 (1.42%) Big Data
5 12 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 8 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.83%) GIS
9 7 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.71%) Data Lake
10 6 (0.71%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.59%) Metadata
12 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 78 (9.22%) JIRA
2 38 (4.49%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.77%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.30%) Bitbucket
5 7 (0.83%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.71%) GitLab
6 6 (0.71%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.47%) Subversion
8 2 (0.24%) Hudson
8 2 (0.24%) Mocha
8 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.24%) Selenium
8 2 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.12%) Moq
9 1 (0.12%) MSTest
9 1 (0.12%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 335 (39.60%) Social Skills
2 275 (32.51%) Finance
3 91 (10.76%) Retail
4 83 (9.81%) Public Sector
5 82 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
6 75 (8.87%) Organisational Skills
7 57 (6.74%) Manufacturing
8 34 (4.02%) Law
9 32 (3.78%) Marketing
10 29 (3.43%) Influencing Skills
11 26 (3.07%) Legal
12 21 (2.48%) Presentation Skills
13 20 (2.36%) Automotive
13 20 (2.36%) Local Government
13 20 (2.36%) Telecoms
14 17 (2.01%) Documentation Skills
15 15 (1.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 12 (1.42%) Games
17 10 (1.18%) Back Office
18 9 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 268 (31.68%) Project Manager
2 90 (10.64%) IT Manager
3 77 (9.10%) Analyst
4 70 (8.27%) Developer
5 62 (7.33%) IT Project Manager
6 44 (5.20%) ERP Manager
7 42 (4.96%) ERP Project Manager
7 42 (4.96%) Senior Manager
8 41 (4.85%) Consultant
8 41 (4.85%) Support Engineer
9 36 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
10 29 (3.43%) Business Analyst
11 26 (3.07%) Software Project Manager
12 25 (2.96%) Software Manager
13 24 (2.84%) Junior
14 23 (2.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 23 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support
14 23 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 23 (2.72%) PMO Manager
14 23 (2.72%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (7.80%) HTML
2 62 (7.33%) CSS
3 33 (3.90%) .NET
4 32 (3.78%) AngularJS
4 32 (3.78%) Web Services
5 22 (2.60%) REST
6 19 (2.25%) ASP.NET
6 19 (2.25%) Middleware
6 19 (2.25%) XML
7 18 (2.13%) HTML5
8 15 (1.77%) Node.js
9 12 (1.42%) React
10 11 (1.30%) CSS3
10 11 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (1.06%) Django
11 9 (1.06%) jQuery
11 9 (1.06%) SOAP
12 8 (0.95%) Classic ASP
12 8 (0.95%) JSON
13 7 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.39%) Management Information System
2 47 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (2.72%) User Experience
4 19 (2.25%) Driving Licence
4 19 (2.25%) Housing Association
5 18 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
8 14 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
9 10 (1.18%) Clustering
10 9 (1.06%) Life Science
11 8 (0.95%) FMCG
12 7 (0.83%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.83%) e-Learning
12 7 (0.83%) Graphic Design
13 6 (0.71%) EPoS
13 6 (0.71%) Social Media
14 4 (0.47%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.16%) Windows
2 39 (4.61%) Linux
3 29 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 17 (2.01%) Unix
5 5 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.12%) AIX
7 1 (0.12%) CentOS
7 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.12%) Debian
7 1 (0.12%) SUSE
7 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (28.37%) Project Delivery
3 194 (22.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 175 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 159 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
6 117 (13.83%) Waterfall
7 107 (12.65%) Change Management
8 102 (12.06%) ERP
9 84 (9.93%) Scrum
10 78 (9.22%) DevOps
11 76 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 76 (8.98%) Service Delivery
12 69 (8.16%) Project Planning
13 62 (7.33%) Decision-Making
14 61 (7.21%) Risk Management
15 60 (7.09%) Coaching
16 59 (6.97%) Presales
17 57 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
17 57 (6.74%) Commercial Awareness
18 56 (6.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (13.48%) SQL
2 75 (8.87%) JavaScript
3 35 (4.14%) Python
4 30 (3.55%) C#
5 29 (3.43%) PowerShell
6 24 (2.84%) C
7 21 (2.48%) PHP
8 20 (2.36%) TypeScript
9 17 (2.01%) Java
9 17 (2.01%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.42%) VBA
11 9 (1.06%) C++
12 8 (0.95%) Perl
13 7 (0.83%) Smalltalk
13 7 (0.83%) VB
14 6 (0.71%) Ruby
15 5 (0.59%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.47%) Embedded C
16 4 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (14.30%) Degree
2 31 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (3.19%) PMP
4 25 (2.96%) PMI Certification
5 22 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 20 (2.36%) Oracle Certification
7 18 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
7 18 (2.13%) MCITP
8 17 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (1.89%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.71%) ISEB
12 6 (0.71%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.59%) CISSP
14 4 (0.47%) CCNA
14 4 (0.47%) CISM
14 4 (0.47%) MCSA
14 4 (0.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.99%) PMO
2 66 (7.80%) QA
3 46 (5.44%) SLA
4 18 (2.13%) Accessibility
5 16 (1.89%) GDPR
6 13 (1.54%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.71%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.35%) GRC
9 3 (0.35%) JTAG
9 3 (0.35%) P3O
10 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.24%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.12%) DICOM
11 1 (0.12%) HL7
11 1 (0.12%) ITGC
11 1 (0.12%) NCSC
11 1 (0.12%) NIST
11 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 50 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.36%) vSphere
5 19 (2.25%) Docker
6 18 (2.13%) XenApp
6 18 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.12%) Firmware
10 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (3.19%) SCCM
2 15 (1.77%) WSUS
3 14 (1.65%) Ansible
3 14 (1.65%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.65%) Terraform
4 10 (1.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 10 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.71%) Puppet
7 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.47%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.47%) Grafana
8 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.47%) SCOM
9 3 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.24%) Graphite
10 2 (0.24%) Nagios
10 2 (0.24%) Packer
10 2 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 211 (24.94%) Microsoft
2 66 (7.80%) Oracle
3 41 (4.85%) VMware
4 40 (4.73%) SAP
5 24 (2.84%) Citrix
6 21 (2.48%) Atlassian
7 19 (2.25%) JD Edwards
7 19 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.77%) HubSpot
8 15 (1.77%) ServiceNow
9 12 (1.42%) Cisco
10 6 (0.71%) Google
10 6 (0.71%) IBM
11 5 (0.59%) Agilent
11 5 (0.59%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.59%) Dell
11 5 (0.59%) hybris
12 4 (0.47%) Ivanti
12 4 (0.47%) LogRhythm
12 4 (0.47%) Splunk