Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 183 136
Rank change year-on-year +21 -47 +19
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 226 220 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.81% 1.68% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.84% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 145 145 200
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
10th Percentile £34,550 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 11,397 11,955 10,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.16% 91.15% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9,196 9,722 8,663
North West median annual salary £44,500 £41,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.55% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 +26 116 £50,000 - 23
Cheshire -10 77 £55,750 +3.72% 11
Merseyside +25 20 £47,500 - 5
Lancashire +1 7 £52,500 +41.89% 4
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 98 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (29.20%) Finance
3 60 (26.55%) Mentoring
4 59 (26.11%) Project Management
5 47 (20.80%) Software Engineering
6 40 (17.70%) SDLC
7 38 (16.81%) TDD
8 37 (16.37%) Retail
9 36 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (15.93%) Degree
10 35 (15.49%) SQL
11 34 (15.04%) Security Cleared
12 33 (14.60%) Java
13 32 (14.16%) ITIL
13 32 (14.16%) SC Cleared
14 29 (12.83%) BDD
15 27 (11.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (11.50%) Software Delivery
16 26 (11.50%) Service Delivery
16 26 (11.50%) Change Management
17 24 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (10.62%) PRINCE2
17 24 (10.62%) Test Automation
18 23 (10.18%) Relational Database
18 23 (10.18%) Business Analysis
19 22 (9.73%) Coaching
19 22 (9.73%) Presales
19 22 (9.73%) Test Management

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 12 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (3.98%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.98%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (3.98%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.65%) Confluence
4 1 (0.44%) Apache
4 1 (0.44%) CICS
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) IIS
4 1 (0.44%) JBoss
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.54%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.19%) IaaS
3 11 (4.87%) Office 365
4 9 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.54%) SaaS
6 6 (2.65%) OpenShift
7 5 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (2.21%) GitHub
8 1 (0.44%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.44%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.87%) Firewall
2 9 (3.98%) Skype
2 9 (3.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.88%) Broadband
3 2 (0.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.44%) VoIP
4 1 (0.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.18%) Relational Database
2 17 (7.52%) Big Data
3 13 (5.75%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.88%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.44%) DB2
7 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.44%) MySQL
7 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.75%) JIRA
2 5 (2.21%) Gradle
2 5 (2.21%) JUnit
2 5 (2.21%) Maven
2 5 (2.21%) Spock
3 4 (1.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.77%) Selenium
4 3 (1.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.88%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (0.88%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.88%) Redmine
5 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.44%) CasperJS
6 1 (0.44%) gulp
6 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (29.20%) Finance
2 37 (16.37%) Retail
3 20 (8.85%) Banking
4 10 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.42%) Legal
5 9 (3.98%) Law
6 8 (3.54%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.65%) Military
8 5 (2.21%) Marketing
8 5 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.77%) Automotive
10 3 (1.33%) Advertising
10 3 (1.33%) Billing
10 3 (1.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.44%) Back Office
11 1 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 23 (10.18%) Software Engineer
2 21 (9.29%) Architect
3 20 (8.85%) Analyst
4 18 (7.96%) Lead Architect
5 15 (6.64%) Test Manager
6 14 (6.19%) Business Analyst
6 14 (6.19%) Cloud Architect
6 14 (6.19%) Developer
6 14 (6.19%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 14 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (4.87%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.87%) Service Manager
7 11 (4.87%) Team Leader
8 10 (4.42%) IT Manager
9 9 (3.98%) Software Manager
10 8 (3.54%) Agile Test Manager
11 7 (3.10%) IT Services Manager
11 7 (3.10%) Lead Business Analyst
11 7 (3.10%) Senior Manager
11 7 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.41%) .NET
2 9 (3.98%) Spring
3 8 (3.54%) RESTful
4 7 (3.10%) Web Services
5 6 (2.65%) CSS
5 6 (2.65%) HTML
6 5 (2.21%) GraphQL
6 5 (2.21%) JMS
6 5 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (2.21%) Spring Boot
6 5 (2.21%) Spring Integration
7 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.77%) HTML5
7 4 (1.77%) jQuery
8 3 (1.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.33%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.33%) JSON
8 3 (1.33%) REST
9 2 (0.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (5.75%) User Experience
2 11 (4.87%) PMI
3 10 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.21%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.77%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.77%) Fintech
6 4 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.77%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.88%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.44%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.64%) Windows
2 9 (3.98%) Unix
2 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.77%) Linux
4 1 (0.44%) AIX
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (26.55%) Mentoring
3 59 (26.11%) Project Management
4 47 (20.80%) Software Engineering
5 40 (17.70%) SDLC
6 38 (16.81%) TDD
7 36 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (14.16%) ITIL
9 29 (12.83%) BDD
10 27 (11.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (11.50%) Change Management
11 26 (11.50%) Service Delivery
11 26 (11.50%) Software Delivery
12 24 (10.62%) PRINCE2
12 24 (10.62%) Test Automation
13 23 (10.18%) Business Analysis
14 22 (9.73%) ITIL V3
14 22 (9.73%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.49%) SQL
2 33 (14.60%) Java
3 17 (7.52%) C
3 17 (7.52%) C#
4 14 (6.19%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.98%) C++
5 9 (3.98%) PHP
5 9 (3.98%) Scala
6 4 (1.77%) Python
7 3 (1.33%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.88%) Perl
8 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.44%) COBOL
9 1 (0.44%) JCL
9 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.44%) REXX
9 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (15.93%) Degree
2 34 (15.04%) Security Cleared
3 32 (14.16%) SC Cleared
4 24 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (6.19%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (6.19%) MCSE
6 11 (4.87%) PMI Certification
7 9 (3.98%) HNC
8 6 (2.65%) IIBA
8 6 (2.65%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (2.21%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.21%) PMP
10 4 (1.77%) PhD
11 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.33%) MBA
11 3 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.88%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.52%) QA
2 13 (5.75%) SLA
3 10 (4.42%) PMO
4 7 (3.10%) GDPR
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 9 (3.98%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.21%) Docker
3 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.42%) SCCM
2 9 (3.98%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.88%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.44%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.44%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (7.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.42%) SAP
3 9 (3.98%) Oracle
4 6 (2.65%) Progress
4 6 (2.65%) Sun
5 3 (1.33%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco
7 1 (0.44%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe
7 1 (0.44%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.44%) BT
7 1 (0.44%) Capita
7 1 (0.44%) Google
7 1 (0.44%) HP
7 1 (0.44%) IBM
7 1 (0.44%) Informatica
7 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.44%) Splunk
7 1 (0.44%) Talend