Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Programme Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Programme Management over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 198 242
Rank change year-on-year +3 +44 -24
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 181 186 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.41% 1.50% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.66% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 140 145 74
North West median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -22.41% +16.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,900 £31,500
90th Percentile £82,375 £67,724 £78,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% -6.50% -1.60%

Programme 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 11,638 11,195 10,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.96% 90.46% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9,327 9,334 8,812
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in the North West

Programme Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Programme Management in the North West

Programme Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the North West over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Programme Management in the North West

Programme 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 Programme Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 February 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 +24 109 £55,000 +25.00% 22
Cheshire -10 53 £63,500 +5.83% 4
Lancashire -8 7 £72,500 +61.11% 6
Merseyside -26 7 £47,500 -6.86%
Cumbria -7 3 £55,000 +100.00%
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Programme 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 Programme Management.

1 126 (69.61%) Finance
2 71 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (36.46%) Project Management
4 65 (35.91%) SAP
5 64 (35.36%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (35.36%) Manufacturing
5 64 (35.36%) Telecoms
5 64 (35.36%) Marketing
6 63 (34.81%) Electronics
7 61 (33.70%) Digital Marketing
8 55 (30.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (30.39%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (24.31%) Big Data
10 42 (23.20%) Python
11 39 (21.55%) PRINCE2
11 39 (21.55%) Machine Learning
12 37 (20.44%) DevOps
12 37 (20.44%) Risk Management
12 37 (20.44%) Software Engineering
13 35 (19.34%) Java
14 33 (18.23%) Banking
14 33 (18.23%) Kubernetes
15 32 (17.68%) C#
16 31 (17.13%) JavaScript
17 29 (16.02%) SDLC
17 29 (16.02%) PMO
18 28 (15.47%) .NET
18 28 (15.47%) Degree
19 27 (14.92%) Docker
20 26 (14.36%) Ansible

Programme 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 (8.84%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.10%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.66%) Office 365
6 2 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.10%) Trello
7 1 (0.55%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.55%) Heroku
7 1 (0.55%) IaaS
7 1 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.31%) Network Security
2 1 (0.55%) DSLAM
2 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.31%) Big Data
2 23 (12.71%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.66%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (1.66%) HDInsight
5 2 (1.10%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.73%) TeamCity
2 11 (6.08%) GitLab
3 8 (4.42%) Cucumber
3 8 (4.42%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.87%) JIRA
5 6 (3.31%) PyCharm
6 5 (2.76%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.55%) JUnit
General
1 126 (69.61%) Finance
2 64 (35.36%) Manufacturing
2 64 (35.36%) Marketing
2 64 (35.36%) Telecoms
3 63 (34.81%) Electronics
4 33 (18.23%) Banking
5 22 (12.15%) Law
6 20 (11.05%) Investment Banking
7 11 (6.08%) Legal
8 7 (3.87%) Retail
9 6 (3.31%) Front Office
10 5 (2.76%) Retail Banking
11 2 (1.10%) Advertising
11 2 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (13.81%) Project Manager
2 23 (12.71%) Programme Manager
3 20 (11.05%) Analyst
4 12 (6.63%) Senior Manager
4 12 (6.63%) Software Engineer
5 11 (6.08%) Developer
5 11 (6.08%) PMO Manager
6 10 (5.52%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.97%) Product Manager
7 9 (4.97%) Security Manager
8 8 (4.42%) Business Manager
8 8 (4.42%) Change Manager
8 8 (4.42%) Engineering Manager
8 8 (4.42%) IT Manager
8 8 (4.42%) Software Engineering Manager
8 8 (4.42%) Software Manager
9 7 (3.87%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 6 (3.31%) CISSP Manager
10 6 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Software Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.47%) .NET
2 18 (9.94%) AngularJS
2 18 (9.94%) React
3 8 (4.42%) Gherkin
4 5 (2.76%) MSMQ
4 5 (2.76%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (2.21%) Ajax
5 4 (2.21%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.10%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.55%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.55%) jQuery
7 1 (0.55%) JSON
7 1 (0.55%) REST
7 1 (0.55%) SOAP
7 1 (0.55%) Spring
7 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (30.39%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.39%) PMI
3 6 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (3.31%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.21%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.21%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.55%) iPad
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.52%) Linux
2 8 (4.42%) Windows
3 6 (3.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (36.46%) Project Management
3 64 (35.36%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (33.70%) Digital Marketing
5 55 (30.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (21.55%) Machine Learning
6 39 (21.55%) PRINCE2
7 37 (20.44%) DevOps
7 37 (20.44%) Risk Management
7 37 (20.44%) Software Engineering
8 29 (16.02%) SDLC
9 23 (12.71%) Change Management
10 20 (11.05%) Information Security
10 20 (11.05%) Wealth Management
11 18 (9.94%) Analytics
11 18 (9.94%) ITIL
11 18 (9.94%) Line Management
12 17 (9.39%) Scrum
13 16 (8.84%) Test Automation
13 16 (8.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (23.20%) Python
2 35 (19.34%) Java
3 32 (17.68%) C#
4 31 (17.13%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.71%) C++
6 16 (8.84%) Go
7 9 (4.97%) SQL
8 8 (4.42%) Ruby
9 5 (2.76%) C
9 5 (2.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (15.47%) Degree
2 17 (9.39%) PMI Certification
3 11 (6.08%) PMP
4 8 (4.42%) MBA
5 7 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (3.31%) APMG
6 6 (3.31%) CISA
6 6 (3.31%) CISM
6 6 (3.31%) CISSP
6 6 (3.31%) CRISC
6 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.31%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.31%) SSCP
7 4 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.66%) CAPM
9 2 (1.10%) CIMA
10 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.02%) PMO
2 21 (11.60%) QA
3 7 (3.87%) GCP
4 6 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (3.31%) PMBOK
5 3 (1.66%) PSD2
6 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.55%) GDPR
7 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (14.92%) Docker
2 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (18.23%) Kubernetes
2 26 (14.36%) Ansible
3 8 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.31%) Puppet
5 5 (2.76%) Marathon
5 5 (2.76%) Mesos
5 5 (2.76%) rkt
Vendors
1 65 (35.91%) SAP
2 10 (5.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.97%) Google
4 6 (3.31%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.10%) hybris
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle
5 2 (1.10%) VMware
6 1 (0.55%) BT
6 1 (0.55%) IBM
6 1 (0.55%) NetApp
6 1 (0.55%) Openreach
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com