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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 19 19
Rank change year-on-year -23 0  
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 414 561 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.07% 9.96% 9.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 11.30% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 292 426 506
Median salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6144 4965 5737
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.01% 88.17% 89.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4975 4193 4673
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,050
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Project Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -29 240 £47,500 +5.55% 45
Cheshire -14 103 £43,500 -3.33% 13
Merseyside -8 40 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Lancashire -16 18 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Cumbria -13 2 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 281 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (32.98%) Finance
3 190 (25.07%) PRINCE2
4 137 (18.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 112 (14.78%) Microsoft
6 111 (14.64%) SDLC
7 105 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
8 100 (13.19%) SQL
9 99 (13.06%) Degree
10 92 (12.14%) Waterfall
11 90 (11.87%) Retail
12 81 (10.69%) SQL Server
13 80 (10.55%) Scrum
14 78 (10.29%) ITIL
15 77 (10.16%) Risk Management
16 75 (9.89%) Business Analysis
17 74 (9.76%) Banking
17 74 (9.76%) .NET
18 66 (8.71%) HTML
19 61 (8.05%) Change Management
20 60 (7.92%) PRINCE
20 60 (7.92%) C#
20 60 (7.92%) Windows
21 59 (7.78%) E-Commerce
22 57 (7.52%) ERP
22 57 (7.52%) JavaScript
23 55 (7.26%) Marketing
24 53 (6.99%) Oracle
25 52 (6.86%) PMI Certification
26 46 (6.07%) ASP.NET

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 (2.77%) CMS
1 21 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.72%) Umbraco
3 12 (1.58%) SAS
4 11 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.19%) EPiServer
7 7 (0.92%) JBoss
7 7 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.92%) WordPress
8 6 (0.79%) Confluence
8 6 (0.79%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.66%) Alfresco
9 5 (0.66%) Drupal
9 5 (0.66%) IIS
10 4 (0.53%) CICS
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.26%) OpenROAD
11 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (5.28%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (3.69%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (2.77%) MS Visio
5 18 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.66%) SPSS
7 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.13%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 17 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.85%) Magento
3 12 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
4 11 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (1.32%) SAP HCM
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.79%) Maximo
7 6 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.66%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 5 (0.66%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.53%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.11%) Office 365
3 11 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
4 9 (1.19%) GitHub
4 9 (1.19%) PaaS
5 8 (1.06%) SaaS
6 7 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.79%) IBM Blueworks
8 5 (0.66%) IaaS
9 4 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.26%) Mavenlink
10 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.13%) AdWords
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.13%) Boomi
11 1 (0.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.35%) WAN
2 26 (3.43%) Internet
3 24 (3.17%) LAN
4 17 (2.24%) Firewall
5 16 (2.11%) VoIP
6 10 (1.32%) VPN
7 9 (1.19%) SAN
7 9 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.06%) MPLS
8 8 (1.06%) VLAN
9 7 (0.92%) DNS
9 7 (0.92%) Wireless
10 4 (0.53%) DWDM
10 4 (0.53%) HTTP
10 4 (0.53%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.53%) LDAP
10 4 (0.53%) NAS
10 4 (0.53%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.40%) Network Security
12 2 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.51%) MySQL
3 16 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.45%) Big Data
6 11 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.92%) GIS
9 7 (0.92%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.79%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.79%) SQLPlus
11 5 (0.66%) DB2
11 5 (0.66%) MS Access
11 5 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (3.30%) Git (software)
1 25 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 20 (2.64%) JIRA
3 17 (2.24%) Subversion
4 14 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.92%) ClearCase
7 6 (0.79%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.53%) JUnit
8 4 (0.53%) Selenium
9 3 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.26%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.26%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.26%) TestRail
11 1 (0.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 250 (32.98%) Finance
2 90 (11.87%) Retail
3 74 (9.76%) Banking
4 55 (7.26%) Marketing
5 34 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.90%) Legal
6 22 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.85%) Advertising
8 10 (1.32%) General Ledger
8 10 (1.32%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.06%) Electronics
10 8 (1.06%) Law
11 7 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.53%) Games
13 4 (0.53%) German Language
13 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.40%) Automotive
14 3 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 271 (35.75%) Project Manager
2 112 (14.78%) Analyst
3 72 (9.50%) Developer
4 62 (8.18%) IT Manager
5 55 (7.26%) Business Analyst
6 48 (6.33%) IT Project Manager
7 41 (5.41%) Consultant
7 41 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 37 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 37 (4.88%) Senior Manager
9 34 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
10 24 (3.17%) Architect
11 22 (2.90%) .NET Developer
11 22 (2.90%) Development Manager
12 21 (2.77%) Digital Project Manager
13 20 (2.64%) Junior
13 20 (2.64%) Software Developer
14 19 (2.51%) C# Developer
15 18 (2.37%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (2.37%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (9.76%) .NET
2 66 (8.71%) HTML
3 46 (6.07%) ASP.NET
4 43 (5.67%) CSS
5 40 (5.28%) Web Services
6 29 (3.83%) .NET Framework
7 28 (3.69%) jQuery
8 24 (3.17%) XML
9 18 (2.37%) Entity Framework
10 17 (2.24%) HTML5
11 16 (2.11%) CSS3
11 16 (2.11%) JSON
12 15 (1.98%) AngularJS
12 15 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (1.98%) Middleware
13 11 (1.45%) Ajax
13 11 (1.45%) RESTful
13 11 (1.45%) Sass
14 10 (1.32%) NHibernate
15 9 (1.19%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 105 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.75%) Computer Science
2 36 (4.75%) User Experience
3 35 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 33 (4.35%) PMI
5 27 (3.56%) Data Centre
6 25 (3.30%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.51%) iPad
8 17 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.58%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.19%) Internet of Things
11 7 (0.92%) FMCG
11 7 (0.92%) Life Science
12 6 (0.79%) NHS
12 6 (0.79%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.66%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
15 3 (0.40%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.40%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 60 (7.92%) Windows
2 18 (2.37%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.24%) Linux
3 17 (2.24%) Unix
4 10 (1.32%) Android
5 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.13%) AIX
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (25.07%) PRINCE2
3 137 (18.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 111 (14.64%) SDLC
5 92 (12.14%) Waterfall
6 80 (10.55%) Scrum
7 78 (10.29%) ITIL
8 77 (10.16%) Risk Management
9 75 (9.89%) Business Analysis
10 61 (8.05%) Change Management
11 60 (7.92%) PRINCE
12 59 (7.78%) E-Commerce
13 57 (7.52%) ERP
14 45 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (5.54%) Service Management
16 36 (4.75%) Analytics
17 32 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
18 31 (4.09%) Mentoring
18 31 (4.09%) Software Engineering
18 31 (4.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 100 (13.19%) SQL
2 60 (7.92%) C#
3 57 (7.52%) JavaScript
4 31 (4.09%) PHP
5 25 (3.30%) Java
6 22 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 16 (2.11%) C
8 15 (1.98%) PowerShell
8 15 (1.98%) VB.NET
9 14 (1.85%) Python
10 10 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.06%) R
12 7 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.79%) COBOL
14 5 (0.66%) C++
15 4 (0.53%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.40%) Perl
17 2 (0.26%) ABAP
17 2 (0.26%) Progress 4GL
17 2 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (13.06%) Degree
2 52 (6.86%) PMI Certification
3 34 (4.49%) PMP
4 24 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (2.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 18 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (1.98%) ISEB
8 14 (1.85%) CISA
9 12 (1.58%) CISSP
10 11 (1.45%) CISM
11 10 (1.32%) APMP
12 8 (1.06%) APMG
12 8 (1.06%) CRISC
13 7 (0.92%) CISMP
14 6 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.79%) SANS
15 5 (0.66%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.66%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.88%) QA
2 32 (4.22%) PMO
3 17 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.24%) SLA
4 11 (1.45%) GDPR
5 6 (0.79%) ISO 22301
5 6 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.66%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.53%) MiFID
8 3 (0.40%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.92%) XenApp
5 4 (0.53%) Firmware
6 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.32%) Nagios
2 7 (0.92%) SCOM
3 5 (0.66%) EdgeSight
3 5 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.40%) Puppet
5 2 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.13%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.13%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.13%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.13%) SnapVault
6 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 112 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.99%) Oracle
3 45 (5.94%) SAP
4 22 (2.90%) Cisco
5 15 (1.98%) IBM
6 14 (1.85%) VMware
7 11 (1.45%) IFS
7 11 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.45%) Sitecore
8 8 (1.06%) Cognizant
8 8 (1.06%) Epicor
9 7 (0.92%) Chordiant
9 7 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.79%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (0.79%) Hyperion
10 6 (0.79%) Infor
10 6 (0.79%) Pegasus
10 6 (0.79%) Sage
11 5 (0.66%) RedPrairie
11 5 (0.66%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Market related
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,428 to £48,514 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lancashire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Novus Graduate Programme
Salary: £0.00 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: £90,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Inc Car +Bonus +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago