Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 36 27
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 687 312 862
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.25% 5.92% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.86% 6.44% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 512 265 562
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,025
25th Percentile £41,125 £40,500 £37,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £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 8,735 4,846 10,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.15% 92.01% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6,440 4,008 8,571
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £67,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +11 508 £51,000 +7.37% 128
East Midlands +10 175 £47,500 - 75
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 262 (38.14%) Social Skills
2 254 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (31.00%) Finance
4 196 (28.53%) Microsoft
5 183 (26.64%) Project Delivery
6 138 (20.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 136 (19.80%) PRINCE2
8 118 (17.18%) Azure
9 113 (16.45%) SQL
10 103 (14.99%) Problem-Solving
11 93 (13.54%) Microsoft Excel
12 82 (11.94%) ERP
13 81 (11.79%) Change Management
14 80 (11.64%) Microsoft 365
15 79 (11.50%) Waterfall
16 76 (11.06%) Management Information System
17 73 (10.63%) Degree
18 72 (10.48%) Public Sector
19 66 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
20 65 (9.46%) PMO
21 64 (9.32%) Retail
22 63 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
22 63 (9.17%) Organisational Skills
23 61 (8.88%) DevOps
24 60 (8.73%) Oracle
25 59 (8.59%) Microsoft Project
25 59 (8.59%) Scrum
26 57 (8.30%) Service Delivery
27 54 (7.86%) Analytics
28 53 (7.71%) Continuous Improvement

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 36 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.75%) Confluence
3 10 (1.46%) IIS
4 8 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.87%) SAS
5 6 (0.87%) WordPress
6 5 (0.73%) CMS
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.44%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.44%) Gunicorn
8 3 (0.44%) nginx
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.15%) Apache
10 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 93 (13.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (8.59%) Microsoft Project
3 44 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
4 37 (5.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (2.62%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.58%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (2.62%) Oracle ERP
2 15 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.58%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.58%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.44%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.44%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.44%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.29%) iTrent
9 2 (0.29%) Primavera
9 2 (0.29%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 118 (17.18%) Azure
2 80 (11.64%) Microsoft 365
3 38 (5.53%) AWS
4 37 (5.39%) Power Platform
4 37 (5.39%) SaaS
5 26 (3.78%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (2.18%) PaaS
7 12 (1.75%) Power Automate
7 12 (1.75%) PowerApps
8 11 (1.60%) IaaS
9 10 (1.46%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.16%) GitHub
10 8 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (1.02%) Force.com
11 7 (1.02%) GCP
12 6 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.58%) Amazon EKS
13 4 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.58%) AWS CodePipeline
13 4 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.06%) LAN
1 21 (3.06%) WAN
2 20 (2.91%) Firewall
3 15 (2.18%) DNS
4 12 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.60%) DHCP
5 11 (1.60%) VLAN
5 11 (1.60%) VoIP
6 8 (1.16%) VPN
7 7 (1.02%) Internet
8 6 (0.87%) Network Security
8 6 (0.87%) PSTN
9 5 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.73%) Wireless
10 4 (0.58%) ASN.1
10 4 (0.58%) BGP
10 4 (0.58%) Broadband
10 4 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.58%) IPv4
10 4 (0.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.09%) Power BI
3 23 (3.35%) Big Data
4 18 (2.62%) MySQL
5 12 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 12 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.60%) Data Mining
6 11 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.16%) MS Access
8 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (1.02%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.02%) Tableau
10 6 (0.87%) Base SAS
10 6 (0.87%) GIS
10 6 (0.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 6 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 6 (0.87%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (6.70%) JIRA
2 24 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (1.46%) Bitbucket
4 10 (1.46%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.87%) Hudson
6 5 (0.73%) GitLab
6 5 (0.73%) Subversion
6 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.58%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.58%) Selenium
7 4 (0.58%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.29%) Appium
8 2 (0.29%) Mocha
8 2 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.15%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.15%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 262 (38.14%) Social Skills
2 213 (31.00%) Finance
3 72 (10.48%) Public Sector
4 64 (9.32%) Retail
5 63 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (9.17%) Organisational Skills
6 42 (6.11%) Manufacturing
7 35 (5.09%) Law
8 25 (3.64%) Marketing
8 25 (3.64%) Presentation Skills
9 22 (3.20%) Influencing Skills
10 16 (2.33%) Local Government
11 15 (2.18%) Legal
12 14 (2.04%) Games
12 14 (2.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 14 (2.04%) Telecoms
13 12 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.73%) Automotive
14 5 (0.73%) Back Office
15 4 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 208 (30.28%) Project Manager
2 76 (11.06%) IT Manager
3 71 (10.33%) Analyst
4 49 (7.13%) Developer
4 49 (7.13%) IT Project Manager
5 41 (5.97%) Business Analyst
6 33 (4.80%) ERP Manager
7 31 (4.51%) ERP Project Manager
7 31 (4.51%) Senior Manager
8 30 (4.37%) Support Engineer
9 25 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 25 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
9 25 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 25 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
10 24 (3.49%) Technical Manager
11 21 (3.06%) Delivery Manager
12 19 (2.77%) Consultant
12 19 (2.77%) Senior Support Engineer
12 19 (2.77%) Technical Project Manager
13 18 (2.62%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.26%) HTML
2 39 (5.68%) .NET
3 36 (5.24%) CSS
4 18 (2.62%) AngularJS
5 15 (2.18%) REST
6 14 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 14 (2.04%) Web Services
6 14 (2.04%) XML
7 12 (1.75%) HTML5
7 12 (1.75%) jQuery
7 12 (1.75%) Middleware
8 8 (1.16%) Django
9 7 (1.02%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.02%) Classic ASP
9 7 (1.02%) EDI
9 7 (1.02%) Pandas
9 7 (1.02%) SOAP
10 6 (0.87%) JSON
10 6 (0.87%) React
11 5 (0.73%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.06%) Management Information System
2 24 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (3.20%) Legacy Systems
4 21 (3.06%) User Experience
5 17 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.33%) Housing Association
7 13 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.02%) Clustering
12 7 (1.02%) NHS
13 6 (0.87%) AS400
13 6 (0.87%) IVR
14 5 (0.73%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.73%) e-Learning
14 5 (0.73%) Life Science
15 4 (0.58%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (7.42%) Windows
2 29 (4.22%) Linux
3 27 (3.93%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.18%) Unix
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.29%) Android
6 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.15%) Alpine Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (26.64%) Project Delivery
3 138 (20.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 136 (19.80%) PRINCE2
5 103 (14.99%) Problem-Solving
6 82 (11.94%) ERP
7 81 (11.79%) Change Management
8 79 (11.50%) Waterfall
9 66 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
10 61 (8.88%) DevOps
11 59 (8.59%) Scrum
12 57 (8.30%) Service Delivery
13 54 (7.86%) Analytics
14 53 (7.71%) Continuous Improvement
15 52 (7.57%) ITIL
15 52 (7.57%) Line Management
16 49 (7.13%) Risk Management
17 47 (6.84%) Project Planning
18 46 (6.70%) Coaching
18 46 (6.70%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 113 (16.45%) SQL
2 51 (7.42%) JavaScript
3 42 (6.11%) Python
4 24 (3.49%) C#
4 24 (3.49%) VBA
5 18 (2.62%) PHP
5 18 (2.62%) T-SQL
6 17 (2.47%) C
6 17 (2.47%) Java
7 11 (1.60%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.46%) C++
8 10 (1.46%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.16%) Perl
9 8 (1.16%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 7 (1.02%) R
11 6 (0.87%) VB
12 5 (0.73%) Ruby
13 4 (0.58%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.29%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 73 (10.63%) Degree
2 32 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (3.78%) Citrix Certification
4 24 (3.49%) MCITP
5 18 (2.62%) PMP
6 16 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 14 (2.04%) Security Cleared
8 13 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (1.89%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (1.46%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.73%) CCNA
13 5 (0.73%) CIPD
13 5 (0.73%) ISEB
14 4 (0.58%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.46%) PMO
2 49 (7.13%) QA
3 31 (4.51%) SLA
4 22 (3.20%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.75%) GDPR
6 6 (0.87%) Accessibility
7 5 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.58%) P3O
9 3 (0.44%) JTAG
10 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.29%) NEBOSH
10 2 (0.29%) NIST
11 1 (0.15%) COBIT
11 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.15%) DICOM
11 1 (0.15%) HL7
11 1 (0.15%) ITGC
11 1 (0.15%) NCSC
11 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 52 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 34 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.22%) Hyper-V
4 27 (3.93%) XenApp
4 27 (3.93%) XenDesktop
5 26 (3.78%) vSphere
6 21 (3.06%) Docker
7 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (2.47%) Ansible
1 17 (2.47%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.18%) Terraform
3 12 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.46%) Puppet
5 8 (1.16%) Grafana
5 8 (1.16%) WSUS
6 7 (1.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 7 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.87%) Consul
7 6 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (0.87%) Graphite
7 6 (0.87%) Nagios
7 6 (0.87%) Opsview
7 6 (0.87%) Packer
7 6 (0.87%) Salt
7 6 (0.87%) SCCM
7 6 (0.87%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.29%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 196 (28.53%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.73%) Oracle
3 43 (6.26%) SAP
4 37 (5.39%) VMware
5 32 (4.66%) Citrix
6 19 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (2.47%) JD Edwards
8 12 (1.75%) Cisco
9 10 (1.46%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.46%) Avaya
9 10 (1.46%) IBM
10 9 (1.31%) HubSpot
11 6 (0.87%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.87%) Verint
12 5 (0.73%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.58%) Alibaba
13 4 (0.58%) Dell
13 4 (0.58%) LexisNexis
13 4 (0.58%) NEC
13 4 (0.58%) WatchGuard