Period
to 6 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 6 months to 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
England > North West
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 281 300 298
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing PMI 39 71 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.61% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 60 34
North West median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -4.76% +29.63%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £38,950
90th Percentile £47,500 £63,750 £76,425
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -4.17% +4.35%

PMI is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,664 4,400 4,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.72% 37.59% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,754 3,502 3,756
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI in the North West

PMI
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for PMI in the North West

PMI
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMI in the North West over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Salary histogram for PMI in the North West

PMI
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 PMI within the North West region over the 6 months to 6 December 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
Cheshire +3 17 £37,500 -25.00%
Merseyside -3 12 £32,500 -7.14%
Manchester +29 7 £40,500 -0.64% 1
Lancashire - 3 £35,000 -
PMI
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, IT jobs citing PMI 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 PMI.

1 39 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) PRINCE2
3 16 (41.03%) Line Management
4 15 (38.46%) QA
4 15 (38.46%) Management Information System
4 15 (38.46%) Finance
5 14 (35.90%) Scrum
5 14 (35.90%) Shell Script
5 14 (35.90%) C#
5 14 (35.90%) HTML
5 14 (35.90%) Java
5 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
5 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 14 (35.90%) SOAP
5 14 (35.90%) Web Services
5 14 (35.90%) XML
5 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (35.90%) JIRA
5 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
5 14 (35.90%) Hudson
5 14 (35.90%) REST
5 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
5 14 (35.90%) SpecFlow
5 14 (35.90%) Defect Management
5 14 (35.90%) Acceptance Criteria
6 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (33.33%) CISA
6 13 (33.33%) CISM
7 12 (30.77%) Microsoft

PMI
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:

Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Hudson
1 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
1 14 (35.90%) JIRA
1 14 (35.90%) SpecFlow
2 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (15.38%) JUnit
3 6 (15.38%) Maven
3 6 (15.38%) Selenium
3 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) QA Engineer
1 14 (35.90%) Software QA Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Coordinator
3 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Head of Information
4 2 (5.13%) Head of Information Security
4 2 (5.13%) Head of Security
4 2 (5.13%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) CISSP Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Finance Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Operations Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Operations Project Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
1 14 (35.90%) REST
1 14 (35.90%) SOAP
1 14 (35.90%) Web Services
1 14 (35.90%) XML
2 8 (20.51%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (20.51%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.56%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Line Management
2 16 (41.03%) PRINCE2
3 14 (35.90%) Acceptance Criteria
3 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (35.90%) Defect Management
3 14 (35.90%) Scrum
3 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
4 10 (25.64%) Supplier Management
5 9 (23.08%) Project Management
5 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (20.51%) BDD
6 8 (20.51%) Commercial Awareness
6 8 (20.51%) Defect Tracking
6 8 (20.51%) SDLC
6 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
6 8 (20.51%) TDD
7 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) C#
1 14 (35.90%) Java
1 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
1 14 (35.90%) Shell Script
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 13 (33.33%) CISA
2 13 (33.33%) CISM
3 11 (28.21%) Degree
4 10 (25.64%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (7.69%) CISSP
5 3 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (7.69%) CRISC
6 1 (2.56%) CAPM
6 1 (2.56%) CSQA
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.56%) PgMP
6 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) QA
2 10 (25.64%) ISAE 3402
3 4 (10.26%) COBIT
4 3 (7.69%) ISO 22301
4 3 (7.69%) ISO 9001
4 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (7.69%) NIST
5 2 (5.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
1 2 (5.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Progress
3 2 (5.13%) Apple
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards