Period
to 19 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 33 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 665 858 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.33% 7.20% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.73% 7.88% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 488 613 624
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.98% +2.50%
10th Percentile £29,816 £28,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 9,878 10,894 12,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 94.00% 91.45% 91.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7,456 8,755 9,675
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 September 2019.

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 September 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
Manchester +10 363 £50,000 +6.67% 63
Cheshire -18 127 £47,500 -5.00% 19
Lancashire -14 96 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Merseyside -12 66 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Cumbria -14 6 £41,750 +61.00% 3
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 259 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (23.61%) Finance
3 154 (23.16%) PRINCE2
4 127 (19.10%) Microsoft
5 126 (18.95%) Project Delivery
6 109 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
7 99 (14.89%) SQL
8 96 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 92 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
10 87 (13.08%) ITIL
11 82 (12.33%) Degree
12 78 (11.73%) PMO
13 66 (9.92%) Mentoring
14 63 (9.47%) Business Analysis
15 57 (8.57%) SQL Server
16 56 (8.42%) Change Management
16 56 (8.42%) Coaching
17 55 (8.27%) Unit Testing
18 54 (8.12%) Risk Management
19 51 (7.67%) Windows
19 51 (7.67%) Azure
19 51 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
20 49 (7.37%) Line Management
20 49 (7.37%) Cisco
21 48 (7.22%) .NET
22 46 (6.92%) C#
22 46 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
22 46 (6.92%) Scrum
22 46 (6.92%) Presales
23 44 (6.62%) Analytics

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 19 (2.86%) Confluence
2 14 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (1.95%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.95%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.50%) IIS
5 9 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.90%) Apache
7 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.90%) WordPress
8 5 (0.75%) SAS
9 4 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.30%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.30%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (4.51%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) InVision
5 3 (0.45%) Sketch
6 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.60%) Magento
2 4 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.30%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.30%) SAP GTS
4 2 (0.30%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.15%) Relativity
5 1 (0.15%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.67%) Azure
2 40 (6.02%) Office 365
3 38 (5.71%) AWS
4 15 (2.26%) Power Platform
5 8 (1.20%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.05%) IaaS
7 6 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.90%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.75%) Serverless
9 4 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.60%) SaaS
10 3 (0.45%) GCP
10 3 (0.45%) PaaS
10 3 (0.45%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.41%) Firewall
2 35 (5.26%) WAN
3 31 (4.66%) LAN
4 22 (3.31%) Broadband
4 22 (3.31%) Internet
5 20 (3.01%) DNS
6 18 (2.71%) DHCP
7 17 (2.56%) Wireless
8 15 (2.26%) VPN
9 14 (2.11%) Network Security
9 14 (2.11%) VoIP
10 13 (1.95%) BGP
10 13 (1.95%) iSCSI
10 13 (1.95%) OSPF
10 13 (1.95%) SMTP
10 13 (1.95%) TCP/IP
11 12 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (1.80%) FCoE
11 12 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (1.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.26%) Power BI
7 11 (1.65%) MySQL
7 11 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (1.20%) Big Data
10 6 (0.90%) SAP HANA
11 5 (0.75%) DTS
11 5 (0.75%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (0.75%) QlikView
11 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2017
11 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2019
12 4 (0.60%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 34 (5.11%) JIRA
2 24 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.61%) Visual Studio
3 21 (3.16%) Eclipse
3 21 (3.16%) NetBeans
4 20 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.65%) Subversion
7 9 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (1.20%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.05%) Maven
10 6 (0.90%) Visual Website Optimizer
11 4 (0.60%) Selenium
12 3 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.45%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.30%) Protractor
13 2 (0.30%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.30%) Zephyr
14 1 (0.15%) Gradle
14 1 (0.15%) Hudson
General
1 157 (23.61%) Finance
2 41 (6.17%) Public Sector
3 35 (5.26%) Retail
4 32 (4.81%) Banking
5 29 (4.36%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.76%) Marketing
7 23 (3.46%) Legal
8 22 (3.31%) Manufacturing
9 18 (2.71%) Back Office
10 17 (2.56%) Law
11 14 (2.11%) Local Government
12 11 (1.65%) Housing Association
13 8 (1.20%) Automotive
13 8 (1.20%) Electronics
13 8 (1.20%) Police
14 6 (0.90%) Billing
14 6 (0.90%) Fire and Rescue
14 6 (0.90%) Games
15 5 (0.75%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 182 (27.37%) Project Manager
2 96 (14.44%) Developer
3 57 (8.57%) Analyst
4 34 (5.11%) Consultant
5 33 (4.96%) Senior Manager
6 31 (4.66%) IT Manager
7 30 (4.51%) Architect
8 28 (4.21%) IT Project Manager
9 27 (4.06%) Business Analyst
10 24 (3.61%) Java Developer
10 24 (3.61%) Technical Manager
11 21 (3.16%) Senior Project Manager
12 20 (3.01%) Delivery Manager
12 20 (3.01%) Junior
12 20 (3.01%) Software Developer
13 17 (2.56%) .NET Developer
14 16 (2.41%) Agile Project Manager
14 16 (2.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (2.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 14 (2.11%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.22%) .NET
2 41 (6.17%) HTML
3 29 (4.36%) CSS
4 23 (3.46%) Web Services
5 17 (2.56%) .NET Core
5 17 (2.56%) XML
6 14 (2.11%) ASP.NET
7 12 (1.80%) Flash
7 12 (1.80%) GraphQL
7 12 (1.80%) JSF
7 12 (1.80%) JSP
7 12 (1.80%) Servlets
8 11 (1.65%) jQuery
8 11 (1.65%) React Native
9 9 (1.35%) LINQ
10 7 (1.05%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.05%) HTML5
11 6 (0.90%) CSS3
12 4 (0.60%) Laravel
12 4 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.96%) Data Centre
3 33 (4.96%) User Experience
4 17 (2.56%) FlexPod
5 14 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (1.95%) Replication
7 12 (1.80%) PMI
8 9 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.35%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.35%) Robotics
9 7 (1.05%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.90%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.75%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.60%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (7.67%) Windows
2 26 (3.91%) Linux
3 21 (3.16%) Apple iOS
4 19 (2.86%) Unix
4 19 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.80%) Data ONTAP
5 12 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.65%) Android
7 8 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.05%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.60%) AIX
9 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.45%) CentOS
10 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (23.16%) PRINCE2
3 126 (18.95%) Project Delivery
4 109 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
5 96 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (13.08%) ITIL
7 66 (9.92%) Mentoring
8 63 (9.47%) Business Analysis
9 56 (8.42%) Change Management
9 56 (8.42%) Coaching
10 55 (8.27%) Unit Testing
11 54 (8.12%) Risk Management
12 51 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 49 (7.37%) Line Management
14 46 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (6.92%) Presales
14 46 (6.92%) Scrum
15 44 (6.62%) Analytics
15 44 (6.62%) Waterfall
16 42 (6.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 99 (14.89%) SQL
2 46 (6.92%) C#
3 38 (5.71%) Java
4 25 (3.76%) C
5 24 (3.61%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.26%) PowerShell
7 13 (1.95%) C++
7 13 (1.95%) Python
8 11 (1.65%) PHP
8 11 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.20%) R
10 5 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.45%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.30%) Korn
12 2 (0.30%) OpenEdge ABL
12 2 (0.30%) Perl
12 2 (0.30%) VB
13 1 (0.15%) ABAP
13 1 (0.15%) Ruby
13 1 (0.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 82 (12.33%) Degree
2 30 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (4.36%) PMI Certification
4 26 (3.91%) PMP
5 25 (3.76%) Security Cleared
6 24 (3.61%) APMP
7 21 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (2.86%) CCNA
9 15 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 14 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (1.65%) DBS Check
12 10 (1.50%) SC Cleared
13 9 (1.35%) VCAP
14 8 (1.20%) CCNP
15 7 (1.05%) CCDP
15 7 (1.05%) CISSP
15 7 (1.05%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.90%) CISA
16 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (11.73%) PMO
2 21 (3.16%) QA
3 17 (2.56%) SLA
4 12 (1.80%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.60%) GDPR
7 3 (0.45%) COBIT
7 3 (0.45%) COSO
7 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.15%) NIST
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.16%) Docker
4 20 (3.01%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.56%) VMware NSX
6 12 (1.80%) NFS
7 9 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.75%) Firmware
8 5 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.75%) XenApp
9 3 (0.45%) vSphere
10 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (1.20%) CA Service Virtualization
2 8 (1.20%) SCCM
2 8 (1.20%) SCOM
3 6 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.75%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.75%) Terraform
5 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.15%) EnCase
7 1 (0.15%) FTK
7 1 (0.15%) Puppet
7 1 (0.15%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
7 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 127 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.37%) Cisco
3 43 (6.47%) VMware
4 28 (4.21%) Oracle
5 22 (3.31%) Veeam
6 19 (2.86%) HP
7 18 (2.71%) Citrix
7 18 (2.71%) NetApp
8 15 (2.26%) SAP
9 10 (1.50%) Google
10 9 (1.35%) IBM
10 9 (1.35%) Xamarin
11 8 (1.20%) CA
11 8 (1.20%) Capita
11 8 (1.20%) EMC
11 8 (1.20%) Informatica
11 8 (1.20%) Pega
11 8 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.20%) TIBCO
12 7 (1.05%) Fortinet