Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 33 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 804 871 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.84% 6.81% 7.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 7.49% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 576 638 733
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 10,701 11,631 11,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.99% 91.00% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8,567 9,241 9,260
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 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -18 345 £47,500 -3.06% 65
Cheshire +6 252 £50,000 +13.64% 17
Merseyside +14 102 £45,000 -16.28% 15
Lancashire +27 78 £38,000 +8.57% 20
Cumbria +16 13 £25,932 - 3
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 272 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (27.11%) Finance
3 191 (23.76%) PRINCE2
4 164 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (16.04%) Degree
6 123 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
7 116 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
8 109 (13.56%) SQL
9 100 (12.44%) Risk Management
10 97 (12.06%) Banking
11 96 (11.94%) Microsoft
12 95 (11.82%) Waterfall
13 90 (11.19%) Change Management
14 85 (10.57%) PMO
15 80 (9.95%) ITIL
15 80 (9.95%) Business Analysis
15 80 (9.95%) Presales
16 77 (9.58%) Windows
17 71 (8.83%) Retail
18 69 (8.58%) SDLC
19 64 (7.96%) Scrum
20 63 (7.84%) Wealth Management
21 59 (7.34%) Line Management
21 59 (7.34%) Law
22 58 (7.21%) Investment Banking
22 58 (7.21%) Decision-Making
23 57 (7.09%) Matrix Organization
23 57 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
23 57 (7.09%) Coaching
24 56 (6.97%) Project Planning

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 22 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.49%) Confluence
3 9 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.87%) IIS
5 6 (0.75%) Alfresco
5 6 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.62%) CMS
6 5 (0.62%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.37%) SAS
8 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.12%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.12%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (5.47%) Microsoft Project
3 34 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 27 (3.36%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.87%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.50%) SPSS
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (0.75%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.50%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.50%) Relativity
4 4 (0.50%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.50%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.37%) Primavera
5 3 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.25%) BPCS
6 2 (0.25%) Magento
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.12%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.85%) Office 365
2 30 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.12%) SaaS
5 6 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.50%) IaaS
7 3 (0.37%) PaaS
7 3 (0.37%) Taleo
8 2 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.25%) GitHub
8 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) npm
9 1 (0.12%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.48%) Firewall
1 28 (3.48%) Network Security
2 26 (3.23%) LAN
3 24 (2.99%) WAN
4 23 (2.86%) Wireless
5 18 (2.24%) SAN
5 18 (2.24%) VPN
6 15 (1.87%) DNS
6 15 (1.87%) Ethernet
6 15 (1.87%) Unified Communications
7 13 (1.62%) MPLS
7 13 (1.62%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.49%) VoIP
9 11 (1.37%) SSL
10 10 (1.24%) Internet
11 9 (1.12%) HTTP
12 8 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (1.00%) DHCP
12 8 (1.00%) SMTP
13 7 (0.87%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.61%) Big Data
3 21 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.24%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.12%) MySQL
6 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.37%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.37%) Power BI
9 3 (0.37%) QlikView
9 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.25%) Essbase
10 2 (0.25%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.25%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (2.86%) JIRA
2 14 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.49%) Selenium
4 11 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.24%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.87%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.87%) NetBeans
6 7 (0.87%) Subversion
7 6 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.75%) Rational Rose
7 6 (0.75%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (0.50%) PHPUnit
8 4 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.25%) Grunt
9 2 (0.25%) Maven
9 2 (0.25%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.12%) JMeter
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 218 (27.11%) Finance
2 97 (12.06%) Banking
3 71 (8.83%) Retail
4 59 (7.34%) Law
5 58 (7.21%) Investment Banking
6 51 (6.34%) Marketing
7 26 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 24 (2.99%) Manufacturing
9 18 (2.24%) Legal
10 17 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.37%) Local Government
12 10 (1.24%) Retail Banking
13 9 (1.12%) Back Office
14 7 (0.87%) Electronics
15 6 (0.75%) Advertising
15 6 (0.75%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.75%) Games
16 5 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.25%) Automotive
17 2 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 240 (29.85%) Project Manager
2 144 (17.91%) Analyst
3 86 (10.70%) IT Manager
4 58 (7.21%) Architect
5 51 (6.34%) Business Analyst
6 45 (5.60%) Developer
6 45 (5.60%) IT Project Manager
7 33 (4.10%) Delivery Manager
8 32 (3.98%) Technical Manager
9 30 (3.73%) IT Analyst
10 28 (3.48%) Senior Manager
11 27 (3.36%) Infrastructure Manager
12 26 (3.23%) Programme Manager
13 25 (3.11%) Technical Project Manager
14 23 (2.86%) Junior
15 22 (2.74%) Software Project Manager
16 21 (2.61%) Software Manager
16 21 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
17 19 (2.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 19 (2.36%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.22%) .NET
2 31 (3.86%) HTML
3 23 (2.86%) CSS
4 19 (2.36%) XML
5 17 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 12 (1.49%) HTML5
7 11 (1.37%) REST
8 9 (1.12%) 802.1X
9 8 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (1.00%) SOAP
9 8 (1.00%) Web Services
10 7 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (0.87%) Middleware
10 7 (0.87%) React
11 5 (0.62%) .NET Core
11 5 (0.62%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.62%) HTML5 Canvas
11 5 (0.62%) jQuery
11 5 (0.62%) JSON
11 5 (0.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 123 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.22%) User Experience
3 32 (3.98%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.61%) Mobile App
4 21 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (1.99%) PMI
6 9 (1.12%) Smart Meter
6 9 (1.12%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.00%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.00%) NHS
8 6 (0.75%) Public Cloud
9 5 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.62%) VLE
10 4 (0.50%) EPoS
10 4 (0.50%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 77 (9.58%) Windows
2 33 (4.10%) Linux
3 28 (3.48%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.86%) Unix
5 15 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.74%) Android
7 12 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.75%) AIX
11 4 (0.50%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.37%) OS/400
12 3 (0.37%) Solaris
12 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.12%) CentOS
14 1 (0.12%) HPUX
14 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (23.76%) PRINCE2
3 164 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 116 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
5 100 (12.44%) Risk Management
6 95 (11.82%) Waterfall
7 90 (11.19%) Change Management
8 80 (9.95%) Business Analysis
8 80 (9.95%) ITIL
8 80 (9.95%) Presales
9 69 (8.58%) SDLC
10 64 (7.96%) Scrum
11 63 (7.84%) Wealth Management
12 59 (7.34%) Line Management
13 58 (7.21%) Decision-Making
14 57 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
14 57 (7.09%) Coaching
14 57 (7.09%) Matrix Organization
15 56 (6.97%) Project Planning
16 54 (6.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (13.56%) SQL
2 50 (6.22%) Java
3 40 (4.98%) JavaScript
4 36 (4.48%) C#
5 23 (2.86%) C
6 20 (2.49%) Python
7 14 (1.74%) Perl
7 14 (1.74%) PHP
8 13 (1.62%) C++
9 7 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.75%) Go
10 6 (0.75%) VBA
11 5 (0.62%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.62%) R
11 5 (0.62%) VB
12 4 (0.50%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.37%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.37%) Scala
13 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 129 (16.04%) Degree
2 49 (6.09%) PMP
3 40 (4.98%) PMI Certification
4 35 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 32 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (3.61%) MCSE
7 19 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 18 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (1.49%) CISSP
13 11 (1.37%) MCP
14 10 (1.24%) CCNP
14 10 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (1.24%) ISEB
15 9 (1.12%) APMG
16 8 (1.00%) APMP
16 8 (1.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (10.57%) PMO
2 53 (6.59%) QA
3 34 (4.23%) GDPR
4 19 (2.36%) SLA
5 12 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 11 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.87%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.75%) COBIT
9 5 (0.62%) PSD2
10 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.12%) P3O
11 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 42 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.99%) Docker
4 7 (0.87%) Firmware
5 6 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.75%) vSphere
6 5 (0.62%) XenApp
6 5 (0.62%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.37%) KVM
7 3 (0.37%) QEMU
8 2 (0.25%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.12%) vCloud
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.00%) Kubernetes
1 8 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (1.00%) Puppet
2 7 (0.87%) Ansible
2 7 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (0.87%) Nessus
2 7 (0.87%) TrustSec
3 6 (0.75%) Terraform
4 4 (0.50%) EnCase
4 4 (0.50%) FTK
4 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.25%) SCCM
5 2 (0.25%) WSUS
6 1 (0.12%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 96 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.47%) SAP
3 33 (4.10%) Cisco
4 27 (3.36%) VMware
5 24 (2.99%) Citrix
6 21 (2.61%) Oracle
7 15 (1.87%) HP
8 13 (1.62%) IBM
9 12 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.49%) Sun
10 10 (1.24%) Aruba
11 9 (1.12%) NETGEAR
11 9 (1.12%) Ruckus Wireless
12 7 (0.87%) Cognos
12 7 (0.87%) Google
13 6 (0.75%) Casewise
13 6 (0.75%) Infor
13 6 (0.75%) Tableau
14 5 (0.62%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.62%) Veeam