Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 166 173
Rank change year-on-year -40 +7 +29
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 163 245 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.37% 1.85% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.03% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 113 184 116
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.77%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% -

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 10,849 12,050 10,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.08% 91.14% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,716 9,618 8,955
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 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -61 100 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Cheshire +30 50 £56,500 -4.24%
Merseyside +13 5 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Lancashire - 3 - - 1
Cumbria - 2 £38,427 - 2
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 106 (65.03%) Finance
2 75 (46.01%) Telecoms
2 75 (46.01%) Marketing
3 73 (44.79%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (44.17%) SAP
4 72 (44.17%) Manufacturing
4 72 (44.17%) Electronics
4 72 (44.17%) Digital Marketing
5 69 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (36.20%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (28.83%) Project Management
8 42 (25.77%) Software Engineering
9 40 (24.54%) Retail
10 37 (22.70%) Microsoft Azure
11 36 (22.09%) Windows
12 35 (21.47%) Kubernetes
13 33 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
14 31 (19.02%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (17.79%) Test Automation
15 29 (17.79%) Docker
16 27 (16.56%) Google Cloud Platform
16 27 (16.56%) Citrix
17 26 (15.95%) Banking
17 26 (15.95%) Google
17 26 (15.95%) Office 365
18 25 (15.34%) PMO
19 24 (14.72%) Big Data
19 24 (14.72%) Python
20 23 (14.11%) SQL
20 23 (14.11%) Microsoft

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 13 (7.98%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.84%) Confluence
4 1 (0.61%) Apache
4 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (4.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.23%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 37 (22.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (16.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (15.95%) Office 365
5 23 (14.11%) SaaS
6 4 (2.45%) IaaS
6 4 (2.45%) PaaS
7 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.82%) Network Security
2 4 (2.45%) LAN
2 4 (2.45%) WAN
3 3 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.23%) Wireless
5 1 (0.61%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.72%) Big Data
2 18 (11.04%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.59%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.91%) Couchbase
5 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.20%) TeamCity
2 13 (7.98%) JIRA
3 12 (7.36%) Selenium
3 12 (7.36%) SpecFlow
4 7 (4.29%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.45%) Serilog
6 2 (1.23%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.23%) CMake
6 2 (1.23%) GCC
6 2 (1.23%) GitLab
6 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
General
1 106 (65.03%) Finance
2 75 (46.01%) Marketing
2 75 (46.01%) Telecoms
3 72 (44.17%) Electronics
3 72 (44.17%) Manufacturing
4 40 (24.54%) Retail
5 26 (15.95%) Banking
6 19 (11.66%) Law
7 18 (11.04%) Investment Banking
8 6 (3.68%) Legal
9 3 (1.84%) Local Government
10 2 (1.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.61%) Automotive
11 1 (0.61%) Front Office
11 1 (0.61%) Games
11 1 (0.61%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 21 (12.88%) Architect
2 20 (12.27%) Analyst
2 20 (12.27%) Developer
3 15 (9.20%) Technical Architect
4 14 (8.59%) Project Manager
5 13 (7.98%) IT Manager
6 12 (7.36%) .NET Developer
6 12 (7.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (7.36%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.36%) Programme Manager
6 12 (7.36%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.52%) Applications Manager
7 9 (5.52%) Software Manager
8 8 (4.91%) Engineering Manager
8 8 (4.91%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (4.91%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.91%) Software Engineering Manager
9 7 (4.29%) Product Manager
10 6 (3.68%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 6 (3.68%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.66%) .NET
2 14 (8.59%) HTML
3 13 (7.98%) CSS
4 12 (7.36%) .NET Core
4 12 (7.36%) HTML5
4 12 (7.36%) SignalR
5 11 (6.75%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.75%) REST
6 9 (5.52%) Ajax
6 9 (5.52%) AngularJS
6 9 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (5.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (5.52%) React
7 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET Core
7 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (4.91%) CSS3
7 8 (4.91%) Dapper ORM
7 8 (4.91%) Entity Framework
7 8 (4.91%) LINQ
7 8 (4.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (36.20%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.43%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (7.36%) Blog
4 11 (6.75%) User Experience
5 8 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.68%) Acoustics
6 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.45%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.45%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.45%) NHS
8 4 (2.45%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.84%) PMI
9 3 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.23%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.23%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.09%) Windows
2 19 (11.66%) Linux
3 18 (11.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (11.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (9.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.45%) Android
5 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.84%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.84%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.23%) Unix
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (44.79%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (44.17%) Digital Marketing
3 69 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (28.83%) Project Management
5 42 (25.77%) Software Engineering
6 31 (19.02%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (17.79%) Test Automation
8 21 (12.88%) BDD
9 20 (12.27%) Enterprise Architecture
9 20 (12.27%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (11.66%) Risk Management
11 18 (11.04%) Kanban
11 18 (11.04%) PRINCE2
11 18 (11.04%) TDD
11 18 (11.04%) Wealth Management
12 17 (10.43%) Analytics
12 17 (10.43%) Deployment Automation
12 17 (10.43%) Open Source
12 17 (10.43%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.72%) Python
2 23 (14.11%) SQL
3 19 (11.66%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.43%) C#
4 17 (10.43%) Go
5 12 (7.36%) C++
5 12 (7.36%) Java
6 8 (4.91%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.45%) Apple Swift
8 4 (2.45%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.45%) Ruby
9 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.84%) C
9 3 (1.84%) Perl
10 2 (1.23%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.23%) GLSL
10 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.23%) R
10 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (11.04%) MCSE
1 18 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.43%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.20%) MCP
4 11 (6.75%) Degree
5 8 (4.91%) PMP
6 6 (3.68%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.45%) CIMA
8 3 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.23%) APMP
9 2 (1.23%) PhD
10 1 (0.61%) ACCA
10 1 (0.61%) CISSP
10 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.61%) CRISC
10 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.61%) MBA
10 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.34%) PMO
2 19 (11.66%) QA
3 9 (5.52%) GCP
4 7 (4.29%) GDPR
5 2 (1.23%) P3O
6 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (17.79%) Docker
2 22 (13.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.84%) vSphere
3 3 (1.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (21.47%) Kubernetes
2 17 (10.43%) Ansible
3 8 (4.91%) Terraform
4 4 (2.45%) Grafana
4 4 (2.45%) Istio
4 4 (2.45%) Kibana
4 4 (2.45%) Packer
5 3 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.84%) Puppet
6 2 (1.23%) Marathon
6 2 (1.23%) Mesos
6 2 (1.23%) rkt
Vendors
1 72 (44.17%) SAP
2 27 (16.56%) Citrix
3 26 (15.95%) Google
4 23 (14.11%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.75%) VMware
6 2 (1.23%) Adobe
6 2 (1.23%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) Cadence
7 1 (0.61%) EMC