Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 47 18
Rank change year-on-year +15 -29 +2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 914 686 1,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.15% 5.61% 9.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.86% 6.20% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 658 549 957
North West median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,974 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Project 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 11,634 11,066 10,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.95% 90.48% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9,301 9,222 8,865
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%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the North West

Project Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Project Management in the North West

Project Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the North West over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Management in the North West

Project 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 Project Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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 +2 474 £50,000 +5.26% 94
Cheshire +24 308 £50,000 +25.00% 52
Lancashire +7 58 £37,500 -11.76% 11
Merseyside +6 53 £52,500 -2.00% 14
Cumbria +2 13 £45,000 +56.52% 3
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Project 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 Project Management.

1 342 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (33.81%) Finance
3 226 (24.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 220 (24.07%) PRINCE2
5 153 (16.74%) Risk Management
6 140 (15.32%) ITIL
6 140 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
7 133 (14.55%) Degree
8 125 (13.68%) Banking
9 119 (13.02%) SDLC
10 104 (11.38%) Waterfall
11 103 (11.27%) PMO
12 97 (10.61%) Microsoft
13 91 (9.96%) Scrum
14 89 (9.74%) Change Management
15 87 (9.52%) Business Analysis
16 83 (9.08%) Windows
17 82 (8.97%) Service Management
17 82 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
18 80 (8.75%) PMI Certification
19 79 (8.64%) E-Commerce
20 72 (7.88%) Change Control
21 71 (7.77%) People Management
21 71 (7.77%) Investment Banking
22 70 (7.66%) PMI
23 69 (7.55%) Service Delivery
24 67 (7.33%) QA
25 66 (7.22%) Law
26 65 (7.11%) Programme Management
27 64 (7.00%) Wealth Management

Project 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 14 (1.53%) CMS
2 13 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.31%) Confluence
4 9 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.88%) Apache
5 8 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.77%) SAS
7 6 (0.66%) IIS
7 6 (0.66%) nginx
8 5 (0.55%) CICS
9 4 (0.44%) JBoss
9 4 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.33%) WordPress
11 2 (0.22%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.22%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.11%) concrete5
Applications
1 50 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 50 (5.47%) Microsoft Project
2 41 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) SPSS
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 15 (1.64%) Magento
1 15 (1.64%) SAP QM
2 9 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.77%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.55%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.55%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle ASCP
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle SCM
5 4 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.33%) SAP APO
6 3 (0.33%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.33%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.22%) Shopify
8 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.75%) IaaS
3 16 (1.75%) SaaS
4 13 (1.42%) PaaS
5 9 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (0.98%) Office 365
6 6 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.55%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.44%) Trello
9 3 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.22%) npm
11 1 (0.11%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.11%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.11%) GitHub
11 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.61%) Internet
2 18 (1.97%) WAN
3 15 (1.64%) Firewall
3 15 (1.64%) SAN
3 15 (1.64%) Wireless
4 12 (1.31%) LAN
5 8 (0.88%) Intranet
6 7 (0.77%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.66%) NAS
8 5 (0.55%) DHCP
8 5 (0.55%) Network Security
8 5 (0.55%) VoIP
9 4 (0.44%) DNS
9 4 (0.44%) MPLS
10 3 (0.33%) 3G
10 3 (0.33%) 4G
10 3 (0.33%) ADSL
10 3 (0.33%) VLAN
10 3 (0.33%) VPN
10 3 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.52%) MySQL
3 18 (1.97%) Big Data
4 13 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.88%) DB2
8 6 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.44%) QlikView
10 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.33%) GIS
11 3 (0.33%) IMS/DB
11 3 (0.33%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (3.72%) Git (software)
1 34 (3.72%) JIRA
2 18 (1.97%) Redmine
3 16 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.64%) Subversion
5 11 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.77%) Mercurial
7 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.55%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.44%) webpack
10 3 (0.33%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.33%) git-flow
10 3 (0.33%) Grunt
10 3 (0.33%) gulp
10 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.22%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.22%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.22%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.22%) SoapUI
General
1 309 (33.81%) Finance
2 125 (13.68%) Banking
3 71 (7.77%) Investment Banking
4 66 (7.22%) Law
5 55 (6.02%) Retail
6 47 (5.14%) Legal
7 30 (3.28%) Marketing
8 27 (2.95%) Telecoms
9 26 (2.84%) Manufacturing
10 19 (2.08%) Advertising
10 19 (2.08%) German Language
11 10 (1.09%) Games
12 7 (0.77%) Electronics
13 5 (0.55%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.33%) Automotive
15 3 (0.33%) Back Office
15 3 (0.33%) Local Government
16 2 (0.22%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 252 (27.57%) Project Manager
2 133 (14.55%) Analyst
3 77 (8.42%) Business Analyst
4 71 (7.77%) IT Manager
5 62 (6.78%) Developer
6 44 (4.81%) Consultant
7 42 (4.60%) Delivery Manager
7 42 (4.60%) IT Project Manager
8 32 (3.50%) Senior Manager
9 30 (3.28%) Coordinator
10 29 (3.17%) Software Project Manager
11 28 (3.06%) Architect
12 27 (2.95%) Project Coordinator
13 26 (2.84%) Infrastructure Manager
13 26 (2.84%) Technical Manager
14 25 (2.74%) IT Analyst
15 24 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 23 (2.52%) SAP Analyst
16 23 (2.52%) Service Manager
17 22 (2.41%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (6.24%) .NET
2 54 (5.91%) HTML
3 44 (4.81%) CSS
4 28 (3.06%) LAMP
4 28 (3.06%) Web Services
5 24 (2.63%) HTML5
6 22 (2.41%) XML
7 20 (2.19%) jQuery
8 18 (1.97%) Laravel
9 17 (1.86%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.31%) RESTful
11 11 (1.20%) .NET Framework
11 11 (1.20%) Ajax
11 11 (1.20%) CodeIgniter
12 10 (1.09%) CSS3
12 10 (1.09%) Sass
13 9 (0.98%) Entity Framework
14 8 (0.88%) cXML
14 8 (0.88%) Hibernate
14 8 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 140 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (7.66%) PMI
3 46 (5.03%) Mobile App
4 30 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 29 (3.17%) Data Centre
6 26 (2.84%) FMCG
7 20 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.08%) Internet of Things
9 17 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.53%) User Experience
11 11 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.20%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.88%) CCTV
13 7 (0.77%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.77%) Wiki
14 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.66%) Smart Meter
15 5 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
15 5 (0.55%) NHS
15 5 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (9.08%) Windows
2 39 (4.27%) Linux
3 30 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.31%) Android
4 12 (1.31%) Unix
5 10 (1.09%) Debian
6 9 (0.98%) Windows 10
6 9 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.33%) VMS
11 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (24.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 220 (24.07%) PRINCE2
4 153 (16.74%) Risk Management
5 140 (15.32%) ITIL
6 119 (13.02%) SDLC
7 104 (11.38%) Waterfall
8 91 (9.96%) Scrum
9 89 (9.74%) Change Management
10 87 (9.52%) Business Analysis
11 82 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 82 (8.97%) Service Management
12 79 (8.64%) E-Commerce
13 72 (7.88%) Change Control
14 71 (7.77%) People Management
15 69 (7.55%) Service Delivery
16 65 (7.11%) Programme Management
17 64 (7.00%) Wealth Management
18 62 (6.78%) Information Security
19 53 (5.80%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 61 (6.67%) SQL
2 46 (5.03%) PHP
3 44 (4.81%) C#
4 41 (4.49%) Java
5 39 (4.27%) JavaScript
6 23 (2.52%) C
7 13 (1.42%) Python
8 9 (0.98%) PowerShell
8 9 (0.98%) VB.NET
9 8 (0.88%) C++
9 8 (0.88%) R
9 8 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.66%) COBOL
11 4 (0.44%) Embedded C
11 4 (0.44%) Kotlin
12 3 (0.33%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.33%) VB
13 2 (0.22%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 133 (14.55%) Degree
2 80 (8.75%) PMI Certification
3 38 (4.16%) PMP
4 34 (3.72%) CISSP
5 33 (3.61%) CISM
6 27 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 26 (2.84%) CISA
8 20 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.97%) Security Cleared
10 17 (1.86%) SC Cleared
11 13 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (1.31%) APMG
13 11 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (0.98%) CRISC
15 8 (0.88%) MBA
16 6 (0.66%) CEH
16 6 (0.66%) ISEB
17 5 (0.55%) HND
17 5 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (11.27%) PMO
2 67 (7.33%) QA
3 33 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (2.84%) SLA
5 12 (1.31%) GDPR
6 10 (1.09%) COBIT
6 10 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 10 (1.09%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.88%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.88%) PMBOK
8 6 (0.66%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.33%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.33%) P3O
10 2 (0.22%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.11%) PSD2
11 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.20%) XenApp
4 7 (0.77%) Docker
5 6 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.33%) Firmware
6 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (0.98%) Nagios
3 8 (0.88%) EdgeSight
3 8 (0.88%) SCOM
4 7 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.55%) Puppet
6 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.44%) SCCM
7 3 (0.33%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.22%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.22%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.22%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 97 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.02%) SAP
3 26 (2.84%) VMware
4 24 (2.63%) Oracle
5 16 (1.75%) Google
6 15 (1.64%) Cisco
6 15 (1.64%) Citrix
6 15 (1.64%) IBM
7 12 (1.31%) Capita
8 9 (0.98%) HP
8 9 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.88%) Veeam
10 7 (0.77%) NetApp
10 7 (0.77%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.66%) Aruba
11 6 (0.66%) CommVault
11 6 (0.66%) Dell
11 6 (0.66%) EMC
11 6 (0.66%) Veritas
11 6 (0.66%) Zerto