Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Line Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Line Management over the 6 months to 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 147 181
Rank change year-on-year +85 +34 -8
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 445 270 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.26% 2.26% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 2.48% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 264 152 141
North West median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,268 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £78,675 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +3.77%

Line 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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,813 10,899 12,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.98% 91.40% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7,423 8,761 9,626
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Line Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Line Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Line Management in the North West

Line Management
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Line Management in the North West.

Salary trend for Line Management in the North West

Line Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Line Management in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Line Management in the North West

Line Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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
Manchester +79 282 £42,500 -19.05% 30
Lancashire +44 106 £50,000 +14.54% 8
Merseyside -1 29 £32,500 -31.58% 6
Cheshire -24 24 £47,500 -15.93% 13
Cumbria - 4 - -
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT jobs citing Line 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 West region with a requirement for Line Management.

1 163 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (33.03%) User Experience
3 136 (30.56%) Workflow
4 135 (30.34%) Customer-Centricity
5 133 (29.89%) Customer Engagement
6 132 (29.66%) Change Management
7 131 (29.44%) Competitor Analysis
8 130 (29.21%) Analytics
9 129 (28.99%) Systems Analysis
9 129 (28.99%) BPR
10 122 (27.42%) Business Analysis
11 117 (26.29%) Sprint Planning
12 115 (25.84%) Wireframes
13 112 (25.17%) Workflow Analysis
13 112 (25.17%) Workshop Facilitation
13 112 (25.17%) MoSCoW
13 112 (25.17%) Use Case
14 103 (23.15%) Broadband
15 99 (22.25%) Microsoft
15 99 (22.25%) Mentoring
16 94 (21.12%) C#
17 88 (19.78%) C++
18 82 (18.43%) Telecoms
19 80 (17.98%) Degree
20 77 (17.30%) Test Automation
20 77 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
21 74 (16.63%) Waterfall
21 74 (16.63%) SQL
22 73 (16.40%) .NET
23 69 (15.51%) SQL Server

Line Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (3.15%) Skype for Business
2 9 (2.02%) JBoss
2 9 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.80%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.35%) SAS
6 5 (1.12%) IIS
7 3 (0.67%) Confluence
7 3 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.45%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (1.80%) CSG Singleview
2 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.42%) Azure
2 27 (6.07%) Office 365
3 13 (2.92%) Azure Data Factory
4 9 (2.02%) Power Platform
5 8 (1.80%) AWS
6 7 (1.57%) G Suite
7 4 (0.90%) Asana
8 3 (0.67%) Serverless
9 2 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.45%) GCP
9 2 (0.45%) PaaS
10 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 103 (23.15%) Broadband
2 17 (3.82%) Firewall
3 16 (3.60%) LAN
3 16 (3.60%) WAN
4 15 (3.37%) Internet
4 15 (3.37%) Skype
5 12 (2.70%) Intranet
6 11 (2.47%) VoIP
7 10 (2.25%) MPLS
7 10 (2.25%) VPN
8 9 (2.02%) BGP
8 9 (2.02%) EIGRP
8 9 (2.02%) ICMP
8 9 (2.02%) IPsec
8 9 (2.02%) IPv4
8 9 (2.02%) IPv6
8 9 (2.02%) OSPF
8 9 (2.02%) RIP
8 9 (2.02%) SMTP
8 9 (2.02%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.17%) RDBMS
4 20 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.02%) Power BI
10 7 (1.57%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.57%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.35%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.35%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (1.12%) QlikView
13 3 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
14 2 (0.45%) Biml
14 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (9.21%) SoapUI
2 30 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.27%) JIRA
4 13 (2.92%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.25%) Maven
7 9 (2.02%) Selenium
7 9 (2.02%) WebDriver
8 8 (1.80%) JUnit
9 7 (1.57%) Hudson
9 7 (1.57%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.90%) Redmine
11 3 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.22%) TestNG
12 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 82 (18.43%) Telecoms
2 50 (11.24%) Finance
3 21 (4.72%) Automotive
4 12 (2.70%) Billing
5 11 (2.47%) Marketing
6 10 (2.25%) Banking
7 9 (2.02%) Retail
8 7 (1.57%) Public Sector
9 6 (1.35%) Local Government
10 4 (0.90%) Legal
10 4 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.90%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.67%) Military
12 2 (0.45%) Back Office
12 2 (0.45%) Electronics
12 2 (0.45%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 136 (30.56%) Analyst
2 122 (27.42%) Business Analyst
3 118 (26.52%) Digital Analyst
4 112 (25.17%) Digital Business Analyst
5 109 (24.49%) UX Analyst
6 88 (19.78%) Business Process Analyst
6 88 (19.78%) Process Analyst
7 36 (8.09%) Developer
8 35 (7.87%) Test Engineer
9 28 (6.29%) Principal Engineer
10 25 (5.62%) Team Leader
11 22 (4.94%) Software Team Leader
12 18 (4.04%) Principal Test Engineer
13 17 (3.82%) Business Systems Analyst
13 17 (3.82%) Systems Analyst
14 16 (3.60%) Service Manager
15 15 (3.37%) Coordinator
16 14 (3.15%) Software Manager
17 13 (2.92%) Senior Developer
17 13 (2.92%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (16.40%) .NET
2 25 (5.62%) Vulkan
3 24 (5.39%) HTML
4 23 (5.17%) REST
5 22 (4.94%) SOAP
6 16 (3.60%) Web Services
7 13 (2.92%) CSS
7 13 (2.92%) Hibernate
7 13 (2.92%) XML
8 12 (2.70%) Ajax
9 9 (2.02%) J2EE
9 9 (2.02%) JSP
9 9 (2.02%) React
10 8 (1.80%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.12%) LLVM
11 5 (1.12%) OpenCL
11 5 (1.12%) OpenGL
11 5 (1.12%) OpenGL ES
11 5 (1.12%) Spring
12 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 147 (33.03%) User Experience
2 77 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (8.76%) Management Information System
4 25 (5.62%) Smartphone
5 22 (4.94%) Algorithms
6 20 (4.49%) Embedded Systems
7 19 (4.27%) PMI
8 10 (2.25%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.02%) Robotics
10 8 (1.80%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.12%) Xbox
12 4 (0.90%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.90%) NHS
13 3 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.45%) CMDB
14 2 (0.45%) Cybercrime
14 2 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.49%) Android
1 20 (4.49%) Linux
1 20 (4.49%) Tizen
2 16 (3.60%) Windows
3 10 (2.25%) Unix
4 7 (1.57%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (30.56%) Workflow
3 135 (30.34%) Customer-Centricity
4 133 (29.89%) Customer Engagement
5 132 (29.66%) Change Management
6 131 (29.44%) Competitor Analysis
7 130 (29.21%) Analytics
8 129 (28.99%) BPR
8 129 (28.99%) Systems Analysis
9 122 (27.42%) Business Analysis
10 117 (26.29%) Sprint Planning
11 115 (25.84%) Wireframes
12 112 (25.17%) MoSCoW
12 112 (25.17%) Use Case
12 112 (25.17%) Workflow Analysis
12 112 (25.17%) Workshop Facilitation
13 99 (22.25%) Mentoring
14 77 (17.30%) Test Automation
15 74 (16.63%) Waterfall
16 67 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 94 (21.12%) C#
2 88 (19.78%) C++
3 74 (16.63%) SQL
4 55 (12.36%) Java
5 30 (6.74%) C
6 19 (4.27%) Python
7 17 (3.82%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.80%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.57%) Groovy
9 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.57%) U-SQL
10 6 (1.35%) R
11 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.45%) PHP
13 1 (0.22%) PROC SQL
13 1 (0.22%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.22%) Scala
13 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (17.98%) Degree
2 43 (9.66%) ISTQB
3 31 (6.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 20 (4.49%) PMI Certification
5 16 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (3.60%) CISM
6 15 (3.37%) CISA
6 15 (3.37%) NVQ Level 3
7 11 (2.47%) CCNP
8 8 (1.80%) ISEB
9 6 (1.35%) CCDP
9 6 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.12%) CCNA
10 5 (1.12%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.90%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.67%) ACCA
12 3 (0.67%) CIMA
12 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.67%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.45%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (14.61%) QA
2 28 (6.29%) SLA
3 16 (3.60%) PMO
4 15 (3.37%) ISAE 3402
5 12 (2.70%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.35%) COBIT
7 4 (0.90%) GDPR
7 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.22%) CDISC
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.67%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (1.80%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (0.90%) SCCM
3 2 (0.45%) Ansible
3 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.45%) Puppet
3 2 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 99 (22.25%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.89%) Pega
3 35 (7.87%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (5.39%) Cisco
4 24 (5.39%) Google
5 20 (4.49%) QNX
6 18 (4.04%) Oracle
7 17 (3.82%) CA
8 15 (3.37%) Progress
9 13 (2.92%) Informatica
10 11 (2.47%) VMware
11 9 (2.02%) IBM
12 8 (1.80%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.35%) BT
13 6 (1.35%) Databricks
13 6 (1.35%) Fortinet
13 6 (1.35%) Juniper
13 6 (1.35%) Redback
14 5 (1.12%) Meraki
14 5 (1.12%) ServiceNow