Period
to 14 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > North of England
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 49 39
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 791 544 1,175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 5.82% 4.88% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 5.30% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 660 430 821
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,806 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,450 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.10% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £61,188 £58,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,775 £67,500
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 North of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,672 10,263 17,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 93.25% 92.04% 92.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9,675 8,399 13,689
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the North of England

Project Management
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Management in the North of England.

Salary trend for Project Management in the North of England

Project Management
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Management in the North of England over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Project Management in the North of England

Project Management
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the North of England region over the 6 months to 14 June 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
North West +17 444 £47,500 -5.00% 95
Yorkshire -4 302 £45,000 -5.26% 51
North East -1 45 £43,500 +3.57% 21
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 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 North of England region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 302 (38.18%) Social Skills
2 295 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (26.55%) PRINCE2
4 194 (24.53%) Microsoft
5 154 (19.47%) Finance
6 130 (16.43%) Project Delivery
7 125 (15.80%) Azure
8 115 (14.54%) Problem-Solving
9 101 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 99 (12.52%) Scrum
11 96 (12.14%) Change Management
12 93 (11.76%) DevOps
13 88 (11.13%) ITIL
13 88 (11.13%) SQL
13 88 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
14 86 (10.87%) Degree
15 84 (10.62%) AWS
16 82 (10.37%) Windows
17 74 (9.36%) Microsoft 365
18 71 (8.98%) Law
19 70 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
20 69 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
21 67 (8.47%) Waterfall
22 62 (7.84%) ERP
23 60 (7.59%) Migration
24 59 (7.46%) Coaching
25 58 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
25 58 (7.33%) Management Information System
25 58 (7.33%) Marketing
26 57 (7.21%) SQL Server

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 31 (3.92%) CMS
2 23 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.53%) Kentico
3 20 (2.53%) Umbraco
4 19 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (1.77%) WordPress
6 13 (1.64%) IIS
7 11 (1.39%) Confluence
7 11 (1.39%) Drupal
8 9 (1.14%) EPiServer
8 9 (1.14%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.01%) nginx
10 5 (0.63%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.38%) Apache
13 2 (0.25%) Documentum
13 2 (0.25%) Moodle
14 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 69 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (3.79%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (1.01%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.38%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.38%) UXPin
9 2 (0.25%) InVision
9 2 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.25%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.01%) nopCommerce
2 7 (0.88%) Magento
3 6 (0.76%) C-CURE
3 6 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.76%) Shopify
4 5 (0.63%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.13%) iTrent
8 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 125 (15.80%) Azure
2 84 (10.62%) AWS
3 74 (9.36%) Microsoft 365
4 33 (4.17%) Power Platform
4 33 (4.17%) SaaS
5 21 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
6 17 (2.15%) GCP
7 13 (1.64%) OneDrive
8 9 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.01%) IaaS
9 8 (1.01%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.88%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.88%) npm
10 7 (0.88%) Slack
11 6 (0.76%) PaaS
11 6 (0.76%) Serverless
12 5 (0.63%) Google Drive
12 5 (0.63%) Google Sheets
12 5 (0.63%) Veeva
13 4 (0.51%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.80%) Firewall
2 27 (3.41%) Internet
3 24 (3.03%) WAN
4 22 (2.78%) DNS
5 20 (2.53%) LAN
6 17 (2.15%) Wireless
7 16 (2.02%) SSL
8 13 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (1.52%) SAN
10 10 (1.26%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (1.01%) VPN
12 7 (0.88%) Skype
13 6 (0.76%) VLAN
14 5 (0.63%) IP Telephony
14 5 (0.63%) Network Security
14 5 (0.63%) TCP/IP
14 5 (0.63%) WLAN
15 4 (0.51%) FTP
15 4 (0.51%) IPsec
15 4 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.68%) MySQL
3 27 (3.41%) Power BI
4 19 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.39%) Big Data
6 10 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.14%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.01%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.01%) Tableau
9 6 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.51%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 50 (6.32%) JIRA
2 42 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 24 (3.03%) PHPUnit
4 21 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.64%) Bitbucket
6 9 (1.14%) webpack
7 8 (1.01%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (0.76%) GitLab
8 6 (0.76%) Hudson
9 5 (0.63%) Babel
9 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.63%) Subversion
10 4 (0.51%) Spinnaker
11 3 (0.38%) Balsamiq
11 3 (0.38%) Browser DevTools
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.38%) Selenium
11 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.25%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 302 (38.18%) Social Skills
2 154 (19.47%) Finance
3 88 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (8.98%) Law
5 58 (7.33%) Marketing
6 49 (6.19%) Public Sector
7 46 (5.82%) Influencing Skills
8 44 (5.56%) Organisational Skills
8 44 (5.56%) Retail
9 34 (4.30%) Manufacturing
10 33 (4.17%) Presentation Skills
11 32 (4.05%) Telecoms
12 23 (2.91%) Legal
13 19 (2.40%) Local Government
14 11 (1.39%) Banking
15 9 (1.14%) Advertising
16 8 (1.01%) Billing
16 8 (1.01%) Electronics
16 8 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 221 (27.94%) Project Manager
2 91 (11.50%) IT Manager
3 77 (9.73%) Developer
4 68 (8.60%) Analyst
5 55 (6.95%) IT Project Manager
6 38 (4.80%) Senior Developer
7 31 (3.92%) Consultant
7 31 (3.92%) Senior Manager
7 31 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
8 29 (3.67%) Programme Manager
9 28 (3.54%) Business Analyst
9 28 (3.54%) Digital Project Manager
9 28 (3.54%) PHP Developer
10 27 (3.41%) Architect
11 22 (2.78%) Software Project Manager
12 21 (2.65%) Backend Developer
13 20 (2.53%) Senior Backend Developer
13 20 (2.53%) Senior PHP Developer
14 19 (2.40%) Infrastructure Manager
14 19 (2.40%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.44%) .NET
2 35 (4.42%) HTML
3 28 (3.54%) CSS
4 26 (3.29%) Laravel
4 26 (3.29%) SOAP
5 23 (2.91%) ASP.NET
5 23 (2.91%) REST
6 21 (2.65%) RESTful
6 21 (2.65%) Web Services
7 20 (2.53%) Symfony
8 16 (2.02%) React
9 15 (1.90%) AngularJS
9 15 (1.90%) Node.js
10 14 (1.77%) Middleware
10 14 (1.77%) Sass
11 10 (1.26%) .NET Framework
11 10 (1.26%) Spring
12 9 (1.14%) Entity Framework
12 9 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (0.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.33%) Management Information System
2 43 (5.44%) User Experience
3 40 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (3.41%) Data Centre
5 26 (3.29%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.65%) e-Learning
7 14 (1.77%) Public Cloud
8 13 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.64%) PMI
9 12 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.39%) NHS
11 10 (1.26%) Life Science
12 8 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
12 8 (1.01%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.76%) Blog
13 6 (0.76%) CCTV
13 6 (0.76%) Social Media
13 6 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.63%) Learning Management System
14 5 (0.63%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 82 (10.37%) Windows
2 42 (5.31%) Windows Server
3 35 (4.42%) Linux
4 26 (3.29%) Windows 10
5 18 (2.28%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.63%) Android
9 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.51%) CentOS
10 4 (0.51%) Unix
10 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.25%) Alpine Linux
12 2 (0.25%) Debian
12 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (26.55%) PRINCE2
3 130 (16.43%) Project Delivery
4 115 (14.54%) Problem-Solving
5 101 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 99 (12.52%) Scrum
7 96 (12.14%) Change Management
8 93 (11.76%) DevOps
9 88 (11.13%) ITIL
10 70 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
11 67 (8.47%) Waterfall
12 62 (7.84%) ERP
13 60 (7.59%) Migration
14 59 (7.46%) Coaching
15 58 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 55 (6.95%) Computer Science
16 55 (6.95%) E-Commerce
17 48 (6.07%) Mentoring
18 46 (5.82%) Business Analysis
18 46 (5.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 88 (11.13%) SQL
2 57 (7.21%) JavaScript
3 47 (5.94%) C#
4 41 (5.18%) PHP
5 38 (4.80%) PowerShell
6 35 (4.42%) Java
7 23 (2.91%) C
8 19 (2.40%) Python
9 10 (1.26%) C++
9 10 (1.26%) Go
9 10 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.14%) TypeScript
11 7 (0.88%) VB
12 6 (0.76%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.63%) ES6
13 5 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 4 (0.51%) Haskell
14 4 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 86 (10.87%) Degree
2 32 (4.05%) PMI Certification
3 31 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 25 (3.16%) PMP
6 23 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 22 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 20 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 19 (2.40%) MCSE
10 18 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (1.14%) MCITP
12 8 (1.01%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.88%) MCSA
14 4 (0.51%) CCNA
14 4 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.51%) ISEB
14 4 (0.51%) Master's Degree
15 3 (0.38%) CISSP
15 3 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.31%) QA
2 41 (5.18%) PMO
3 30 (3.79%) GDPR
4 17 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.64%) Accessibility
6 8 (1.01%) ISO 9001
6 8 (1.01%) WAI
7 6 (0.76%) CDISC
7 6 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.76%) SLA
8 4 (0.51%) NIST
8 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.38%) WCAG
10 2 (0.25%) GxP
10 2 (0.25%) HL7
10 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.13%) P3O
System Software
1 48 (6.07%) Docker
2 43 (5.44%) Active Directory
3 30 (3.79%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
6 13 (1.64%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.25%) KVM
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.25%) XenApp
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 46 (5.82%) Kubernetes
2 27 (3.41%) Terraform
3 17 (2.15%) Ansible
4 11 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (0.88%) Puppet
6 7 (0.88%) SCCM
6 7 (0.88%) SCOM
7 6 (0.76%) Consul
7 6 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (0.76%) Grafana
7 6 (0.76%) Graphite
7 6 (0.76%) Nagios
7 6 (0.76%) Opsview
7 6 (0.76%) Packer
7 6 (0.76%) Salt
7 6 (0.76%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.51%) WSUS
10 3 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 194 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.32%) Oracle
3 40 (5.06%) Cisco
4 35 (4.42%) Citrix
5 31 (3.92%) VMware
6 20 (2.53%) Sitecore
7 19 (2.40%) Google
8 16 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.90%) SAP
10 12 (1.52%) Zerto
11 11 (1.39%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.26%) HP
12 10 (1.26%) Veeam
13 7 (0.88%) Adobe
13 7 (0.88%) OpenText
13 7 (0.88%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.76%) Progress
14 6 (0.76%) Sage
15 5 (0.63%) HubSpot
16 4 (0.51%) Meraki