Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > North West
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 33 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 -27
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 718 880 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.12% 7.21% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.64% 7.79% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 509 624 533
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,325 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +1.94%

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 9,396 11,294 11,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.16% 92.54% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6,971 9,043 9,491
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +15 380 £50,000 - 20
Cheshire +3 181 £45,000 -13.46% 13
Lancashire -8 79 £43,500 +3.57% 6
Merseyside -8 52 £52,500 +10.53% 9
Cumbria -2 11 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 270 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (28.13%) Finance
3 200 (27.86%) PRINCE2
4 133 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 112 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
6 104 (14.48%) Microsoft
7 101 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
8 88 (12.26%) SDLC
9 85 (11.84%) Risk Management
10 83 (11.56%) Degree
11 79 (11.00%) Change Management
12 78 (10.86%) Banking
12 78 (10.86%) PMO
13 71 (9.89%) Business Analysis
14 67 (9.33%) ITIL
15 66 (9.19%) Line Management
15 66 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
16 65 (9.05%) SQL
17 64 (8.91%) Marketing
18 60 (8.36%) Mentoring
19 58 (8.08%) Microsoft Project
20 56 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
20 56 (7.80%) Decision-Making
21 53 (7.38%) Windows
22 52 (7.24%) Scrum
23 51 (7.10%) Presales
24 50 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
25 49 (6.82%) Waterfall
25 49 (6.82%) Analytics
26 48 (6.69%) QA

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 21 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.51%) Apache
3 15 (2.09%) IIS
4 13 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.39%) Confluence
6 8 (1.11%) Alfresco
7 7 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.97%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.84%) JBoss
8 6 (0.84%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.84%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.56%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.42%) CMS
12 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.28%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 58 (8.08%) Microsoft Project
2 45 (6.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (3.34%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.28%) Sketch
7 2 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.70%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.42%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.42%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.28%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 66 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (4.04%) Office 365
4 10 (1.39%) IaaS
4 10 (1.39%) SaaS
5 9 (1.25%) PaaS
6 8 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.11%) Google Analytics
6 8 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.97%) GitHub
8 6 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.84%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.70%) Power Platform
10 4 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.42%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.42%) Serverless
12 2 (0.28%) G Suite
12 2 (0.28%) Trello
12 2 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.48%) Firewall
2 24 (3.34%) Broadband
2 24 (3.34%) WAN
3 23 (3.20%) LAN
4 18 (2.51%) DNS
5 16 (2.23%) Network Security
5 16 (2.23%) VLAN
6 15 (2.09%) Internet
7 13 (1.81%) BGP
7 13 (1.81%) OSPF
7 13 (1.81%) VoIP
8 12 (1.67%) SMTP
8 12 (1.67%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (1.53%) VPN
10 10 (1.39%) SSL
10 10 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (1.11%) DHCP
11 8 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.34%) MySQL
3 15 (2.09%) Big Data
4 12 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.53%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.25%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.84%) RethinkDB
8 6 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.70%) Power BI
10 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.28%) QlikView
12 2 (0.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 42 (5.85%) JIRA
2 14 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.53%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.25%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.84%) CA Release Automation
6 6 (0.84%) Gradle
6 6 (0.84%) Maven
6 6 (0.84%) Selenium
6 6 (0.84%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 5 (0.70%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.56%) PHPUnit
8 4 (0.56%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.42%) Protractor
9 3 (0.42%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.28%) Grunt
10 2 (0.28%) gulp
10 2 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.28%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 202 (28.13%) Finance
2 78 (10.86%) Banking
3 64 (8.91%) Marketing
4 44 (6.13%) Retail
5 32 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 31 (4.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 28 (3.90%) Law
8 20 (2.79%) Retail Banking
9 17 (2.37%) Investment Banking
9 17 (2.37%) Legal
10 12 (1.67%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.97%) Billing
11 7 (0.97%) Electronics
12 6 (0.84%) Back Office
13 4 (0.56%) Automotive
14 3 (0.42%) Games
14 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.28%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.28%) Local Government
16 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 260 (36.21%) Project Manager
2 110 (15.32%) Analyst
3 59 (8.22%) Business Analyst
4 52 (7.24%) Developer
4 52 (7.24%) IT Manager
5 50 (6.96%) Software Project Manager
6 40 (5.57%) IT Project Manager
7 28 (3.90%) Architect
8 27 (3.76%) Delivery Manager
9 26 (3.62%) Senior Manager
10 23 (3.20%) Technical Manager
11 22 (3.06%) Consultant
12 20 (2.79%) Delivery Project Manager
12 20 (2.79%) Senior Project Manager
12 20 (2.79%) Software Manager
12 20 (2.79%) Technical Project Manager
13 18 (2.51%) Infrastructure Manager
14 16 (2.23%) Agile Project Manager
14 16 (2.23%) Support Manager
14 16 (2.23%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.27%) .NET
2 25 (3.48%) CSS
2 25 (3.48%) HTML
3 16 (2.23%) Web Services
4 14 (1.95%) ASP.NET
5 12 (1.67%) Node.js
6 11 (1.53%) WCF
7 8 (1.11%) jQuery
7 8 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (1.11%) REST
8 7 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (0.97%) SOAP
8 7 (0.97%) XML
9 6 (0.84%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.84%) HTML5 Canvas
9 6 (0.84%) Java EE
9 6 (0.84%) Laravel
9 6 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (0.84%) RESTful
10 5 (0.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 101 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.04%) User Experience
3 27 (3.76%) Algorithms
4 26 (3.62%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.34%) PMI
6 21 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (2.37%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.53%) Smart Meter
11 9 (1.25%) Replication
12 8 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
13 7 (0.97%) Robotics
14 6 (0.84%) EPoS
14 6 (0.84%) FlexPod
15 5 (0.70%) CESG
15 5 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (0.70%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.70%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.38%) Windows
2 24 (3.34%) Linux
3 19 (2.65%) Unix
4 18 (2.51%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.97%) Android
6 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.97%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.42%) CentOS
10 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.28%) pSOS
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (27.86%) PRINCE2
3 133 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 112 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
5 88 (12.26%) SDLC
6 85 (11.84%) Risk Management
7 79 (11.00%) Change Management
8 71 (9.89%) Business Analysis
9 67 (9.33%) ITIL
10 66 (9.19%) Line Management
11 60 (8.36%) Mentoring
12 56 (7.80%) Decision-Making
13 52 (7.24%) Scrum
14 51 (7.10%) Presales
15 50 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
16 49 (6.82%) Analytics
16 49 (6.82%) Waterfall
17 47 (6.55%) Data Analysis
18 45 (6.27%) Agile Project Management
19 44 (6.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (9.05%) SQL
2 34 (4.74%) C#
3 27 (3.76%) JavaScript
4 22 (3.06%) C
4 22 (3.06%) Java
5 14 (1.95%) C++
6 12 (1.67%) PHP
7 7 (0.97%) PowerShell
7 7 (0.97%) Python
8 5 (0.70%) Embedded C
9 3 (0.42%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.42%) XPath
10 2 (0.28%) VBA
11 1 (0.14%) ABAP
11 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.14%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.14%) ES6
11 1 (0.14%) Perl
11 1 (0.14%) R
11 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (11.56%) Degree
2 40 (5.57%) PMI Certification
3 39 (5.43%) PMP
4 18 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.67%) PhD
7 11 (1.53%) CCNP
8 10 (1.39%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.25%) MCSE
10 8 (1.11%) APMP
10 8 (1.11%) CISSP
11 7 (0.97%) CCNA
11 7 (0.97%) CISA
11 7 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (0.97%) ISEB
12 6 (0.84%) CISM
12 6 (0.84%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (10.86%) PMO
2 48 (6.69%) QA
3 15 (2.09%) SLA
4 13 (1.81%) GDPR
5 10 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.25%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.25%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.70%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 28 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.51%) Docker
4 16 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.25%) Firmware
6 6 (0.84%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.56%) NFS
7 4 (0.56%) XenApp
8 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.42%) vSphere
9 2 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (0.97%) CA Service Virtualization
1 7 (0.97%) SCCM
2 6 (0.84%) BladeLogic
2 6 (0.84%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.42%) Ansible
5 2 (0.28%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.14%) Puppet
6 1 (0.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.14%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.14%) Terraform
6 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 104 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.27%) Cisco
3 35 (4.87%) VMware
4 33 (4.60%) SAP
5 29 (4.04%) Oracle
6 19 (2.65%) IBM
7 17 (2.37%) Google
8 9 (1.25%) Adobe
8 9 (1.25%) CA
8 9 (1.25%) Meraki
8 9 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.25%) Veeam
9 8 (1.11%) Cognos
10 7 (0.97%) Citrix
10 7 (0.97%) F5
10 7 (0.97%) HP
10 7 (0.97%) NetApp
10 7 (0.97%) Pega
10 7 (0.97%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.84%) Pardot