Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 191 181
Rank change year-on-year +48 -10 -39
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 262 198 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.23% 1.55% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.70% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 145 112 149
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% +4.94%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,775 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,800 £71,125 £65,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -

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 10,701 11,631 11,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.99% 91.00% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8,567 9,241 9,260
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +43 145 £52,500 - 30
Cheshire -2 73 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Merseyside +21 25 £47,500 +14.46% 3
Lancashire +15 14 £44,327 +19.80% 2
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 120 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (23.66%) SDLC
3 61 (23.28%) Mentoring
4 59 (22.52%) Project Management
5 52 (19.85%) .NET
5 52 (19.85%) Finance
6 51 (19.47%) Time Management
7 50 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (18.70%) SQL
9 47 (17.94%) Software Engineering
10 46 (17.56%) TDD
11 45 (17.18%) Scrum
11 45 (17.18%) Microsoft
12 41 (15.65%) C#
13 40 (15.27%) Information Security
13 40 (15.27%) BDD
14 36 (13.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 36 (13.74%) Software Delivery
14 36 (13.74%) Cybersecurity
14 36 (13.74%) Electronics
14 36 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
15 35 (13.36%) Retail
16 34 (12.98%) Degree
17 33 (12.60%) ITIL
18 32 (12.21%) Java
18 32 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
18 32 (12.21%) Test Automation
18 32 (12.21%) Coaching
19 31 (11.83%) DevOps
19 31 (11.83%) Big Data

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 16 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.82%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (3.44%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.44%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.15%) IIS
5 2 (0.76%) CICS
6 1 (0.38%) Confluence
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.91%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.05%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.96%) Office 365
3 10 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.44%) IaaS
5 7 (2.67%) SaaS
6 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.53%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.15%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.44%) Firewall
1 9 (3.44%) Skype
1 9 (3.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.15%) Broadband
3 2 (0.76%) DHCP
3 2 (0.76%) DNS
3 2 (0.76%) LAN
3 2 (0.76%) SAN
3 2 (0.76%) VLAN
3 2 (0.76%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.83%) Big Data
2 21 (8.02%) Relational Database
2 21 (8.02%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.76%) DB2
7 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.76%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (5.34%) Selenium
2 12 (4.58%) Cucumber
3 9 (3.44%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.44%) JIRA
4 6 (2.29%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.53%) Xcode
6 3 (1.15%) Redmine
7 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.76%) GoCD
7 2 (0.76%) JMeter
7 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.76%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.38%) Gradle
8 1 (0.38%) gulp
8 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.38%) Maven
8 1 (0.38%) SOAtest
8 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (19.85%) Finance
2 36 (13.74%) Electronics
3 35 (13.36%) Retail
4 27 (10.31%) Military
5 19 (7.25%) Banking
6 11 (4.20%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.82%) Law
8 9 (3.44%) Retail Banking
9 8 (3.05%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.67%) Marketing
11 5 (1.91%) Automotive
11 5 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.53%) Games
12 4 (1.53%) Legal
13 3 (1.15%) Billing
14 2 (0.76%) Advertising
15 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (10.69%) Developer
2 22 (8.40%) IT Manager
3 21 (8.02%) Service Manager
4 20 (7.63%) Software Engineer
5 18 (6.87%) Architect
6 17 (6.49%) Analyst
7 16 (6.11%) Software Manager
7 16 (6.11%) Team Leader
7 16 (6.11%) Test Engineer
8 15 (5.73%) Senior Software Engineer
9 14 (5.34%) Development Manager
9 14 (5.34%) IT Services Manager
9 14 (5.34%) Lead Architect
9 14 (5.34%) Lead Developer
10 13 (4.96%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.96%) Software Development Manager
11 10 (3.82%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (3.82%) Technical Manager
12 9 (3.44%) Senior Manager
13 8 (3.05%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (19.85%) .NET
2 20 (7.63%) ASP.NET
2 20 (7.63%) Web Services
3 15 (5.73%) SOAP
4 14 (5.34%) HTML
5 12 (4.58%) CSS
6 7 (2.67%) Spring
7 6 (2.29%) XML
8 5 (1.91%) HTML5 Canvas
8 5 (1.91%) RESTful
9 4 (1.53%) Gherkin
9 4 (1.53%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.53%) J2EE
9 4 (1.53%) JSON
10 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.15%) Grails
10 3 (1.15%) JSP
10 3 (1.15%) REST
11 2 (0.76%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.76%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.07%) Management Information System
2 27 (10.31%) PMI
3 25 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.63%) User Experience
5 16 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (4.58%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.82%) Algorithms
8 8 (3.05%) Data Structures
8 8 (3.05%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.91%) Fintech
9 5 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.91%) VLE
10 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.76%) Infotainment
11 2 (0.76%) VSAM
12 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.49%) Windows
2 15 (5.73%) Linux
3 11 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.91%) Unix
5 4 (1.53%) Android
5 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.53%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (23.66%) SDLC
3 61 (23.28%) Mentoring
4 59 (22.52%) Project Management
5 51 (19.47%) Time Management
6 50 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (17.94%) Software Engineering
8 46 (17.56%) TDD
9 45 (17.18%) Scrum
10 40 (15.27%) BDD
10 40 (15.27%) Information Security
11 36 (13.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 36 (13.74%) Cybersecurity
11 36 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (13.74%) Software Delivery
12 33 (12.60%) ITIL
13 32 (12.21%) Coaching
13 32 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (12.21%) Test Automation
14 31 (11.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.70%) SQL
2 41 (15.65%) C#
3 32 (12.21%) Java
4 17 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.49%) Python
5 15 (5.73%) C
5 15 (5.73%) C++
6 14 (5.34%) Perl
7 12 (4.58%) PHP
8 4 (1.53%) Apple Swift
8 4 (1.53%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.53%) Scala
9 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.76%) COBOL
10 2 (0.76%) JCL
10 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.76%) REXX
10 2 (0.76%) VBA
11 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (12.98%) Degree
2 29 (11.07%) PMI Certification
3 25 (9.54%) Security Cleared
4 21 (8.02%) SC Cleared
5 19 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (3.82%) MCSE
7 9 (3.44%) HNC
8 7 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (2.29%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.91%) ISEB
11 4 (1.53%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (1.53%) PhD
12 3 (1.15%) PMP
13 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.92%) QA
2 18 (6.87%) GDPR
3 16 (6.11%) SLA
4 10 (3.82%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.38%) PSD2
System Software
1 14 (5.34%) Hyper-V
1 14 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.67%) Docker
4 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.82%) SCCM
2 9 (3.44%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.76%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.76%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.38%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 45 (17.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.34%) VMware
3 8 (3.05%) Oracle
3 8 (3.05%) SAP
4 6 (2.29%) Sun
5 4 (1.53%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.53%) HP
6 3 (1.15%) Google
7 2 (0.76%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.76%) BT
7 2 (0.76%) Informatica
7 2 (0.76%) NetApp
7 2 (0.76%) Veeam
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco
8 1 (0.38%) Citrix
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.38%) Talend
8 1 (0.38%) WorldPay