Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 196 207
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 180 183 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.45% 1.42% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.55% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 133 145 100
North West median annual salary £53,000 £57,500 £52,977
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.83% +8.54% -2.80%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -12.00% +4.17%

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 11,355 11,771 10,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.44% 91.21% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9,145 9,638 8,472
North West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -8 95 £52,000 - 11
Cheshire +20 63 £63,500 +1.60% 6
Lancashire +6 7 £64,750 +12.61%
Merseyside +1 5 £45,000 -31.35% 2
Cumbria - 5 £55,000 - 1
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 125 (69.44%) Finance
2 85 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (42.22%) Project Management
4 72 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (39.44%) Telecoms
6 70 (38.89%) Marketing
7 69 (38.33%) Manufacturing
7 69 (38.33%) SAP
8 68 (37.78%) Electronics
8 68 (37.78%) Digital Marketing
9 61 (33.89%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (26.67%) Software Engineering
11 41 (22.78%) Python
11 41 (22.78%) Kubernetes
12 40 (22.22%) Big Data
13 37 (20.56%) PMO
14 35 (19.44%) Retail
15 34 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 34 (18.89%) Docker
16 33 (18.33%) JavaScript
17 32 (17.78%) Banking
17 32 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (17.78%) DevOps
18 30 (16.67%) Ansible
18 30 (16.67%) Machine Learning
18 30 (16.67%) PRINCE2
19 29 (16.11%) C#
20 28 (15.56%) Java
20 28 (15.56%) Risk Management
20 28 (15.56%) QA

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 22 (12.22%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (11.11%) SaaS
3 19 (10.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (6.67%) Office 365
6 4 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.11%) Trello
8 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.22%) Network Security
2 2 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.22%) Big Data
2 23 (12.78%) Hadoop
3 15 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.89%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.22%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 7 (3.89%) JIRA
3 6 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.78%) GitLab
5 4 (2.22%) Selenium
5 4 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.67%) PyCharm
7 2 (1.11%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 125 (69.44%) Finance
2 71 (39.44%) Telecoms
3 70 (38.89%) Marketing
4 69 (38.33%) Manufacturing
5 68 (37.78%) Electronics
6 35 (19.44%) Retail
7 32 (17.78%) Banking
8 18 (10.00%) Law
8 18 (10.00%) Legal
9 17 (9.44%) Investment Banking
10 4 (2.22%) Advertising
11 3 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (1.11%) Local Government
12 2 (1.11%) Publishing
13 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (16.67%) Analyst
2 20 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 18 (10.00%) Engineering Manager
3 18 (10.00%) Software Engineering Manager
4 16 (8.89%) Architect
4 16 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 15 (8.33%) Software Manager
6 13 (7.22%) IT Manager
6 13 (7.22%) Test Analyst
7 12 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 10 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.56%) PMO Manager
8 10 (5.56%) Senior Manager
8 10 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.44%) Product Manager
9 8 (4.44%) QA Analyst
10 7 (3.89%) Developer
10 7 (3.89%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.89%) .NET
2 20 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 20 (11.11%) React
3 6 (3.33%) Gherkin
4 5 (2.78%) Ajax
4 5 (2.78%) Apache Flex
4 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (2.78%) CSS
4 5 (2.78%) HTML
4 5 (2.78%) REST
5 4 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.22%) Autofac
5 4 (2.22%) CSS3
5 4 (2.22%) Dapper ORM
5 4 (2.22%) Entity Framework
5 4 (2.22%) HTML5
5 4 (2.22%) LINQ
5 4 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 61 (33.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.89%) PMI
5 4 (2.22%) Blog
5 4 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.22%) NHS
5 4 (2.22%) User Experience
6 3 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.11%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.56%) IVR
8 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.11%) Windows
2 16 (8.89%) Linux
3 12 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (42.22%) Project Management
3 72 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 68 (37.78%) Digital Marketing
5 48 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 34 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (17.78%) DevOps
8 30 (16.67%) Machine Learning
8 30 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 28 (15.56%) Risk Management
10 24 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
10 24 (13.33%) Scrum
11 23 (12.78%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (12.22%) SDLC
13 21 (11.67%) Test Automation
14 20 (11.11%) Kanban
15 19 (10.56%) BDD
16 18 (10.00%) Change Management
17 17 (9.44%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.78%) Python
2 33 (18.33%) JavaScript
3 29 (16.11%) C#
4 28 (15.56%) Java
5 19 (10.56%) C++
5 19 (10.56%) SQL
6 15 (8.33%) Go
7 9 (5.00%) Ruby
8 6 (3.33%) C
9 4 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.67%) Perl
11 2 (1.11%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.11%) R
11 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (13.89%) Degree
2 18 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.67%) MCP
3 12 (6.67%) MCSE
3 12 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 8 (4.44%) MBA
5 8 (4.44%) PMP
6 6 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.67%) CAPM
8 3 (1.67%) CIMA
9 2 (1.11%) PhD
10 1 (0.56%) CISA
10 1 (0.56%) CISM
10 1 (0.56%) CISSP
10 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (20.56%) PMO
2 28 (15.56%) QA
3 14 (7.78%) GCP
4 4 (2.22%) PSD2
5 3 (1.67%) GDPR
6 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.56%) P3O
6 1 (0.56%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (18.89%) Docker
2 12 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 41 (22.78%) Kubernetes
2 30 (16.67%) Ansible
3 6 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.33%) Puppet
4 4 (2.22%) Terraform
5 2 (1.11%) Marathon
5 2 (1.11%) Mesos
5 2 (1.11%) rkt
Vendors
1 69 (38.33%) SAP
2 18 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.44%) Google
4 12 (6.67%) Citrix
5 3 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.11%) Adobe
6 2 (1.11%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco