Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 31 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 954 856 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.16% 6.88% 9.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 7.66% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 707 653 1063
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.74% -1.11%
10th Percentile £31,189 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £63,000
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 11979 11171 11575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.86% 89.81% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9526 9316 9573
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -8 551 £47,500 +1.06% 40
Cheshire +31 261 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Merseyside +7 77 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Lancashire -2 56 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 359 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (31.87%) Finance
3 246 (25.79%) PRINCE2
4 188 (19.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 153 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
6 149 (15.62%) Degree
7 141 (14.78%) Microsoft
8 139 (14.57%) ITIL
9 123 (12.89%) SDLC
10 120 (12.58%) Banking
11 116 (12.16%) Risk Management
12 111 (11.64%) Business Analysis
13 106 (11.11%) SQL
14 98 (10.27%) Waterfall
15 93 (9.75%) Retail
16 92 (9.64%) Scrum
16 92 (9.64%) SQL Server
16 92 (9.64%) Windows
17 87 (9.12%) PMI Certification
18 83 (8.70%) .NET
19 77 (8.07%) Change Management
20 75 (7.86%) Information Security
21 72 (7.55%) E-Commerce
21 72 (7.55%) PMO
22 71 (7.44%) SAP
23 67 (7.02%) C#
23 67 (7.02%) HTML
24 64 (6.71%) PRINCE
25 62 (6.50%) Service Management
25 62 (6.50%) ERP

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 30 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.26%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.15%) JBoss
4 11 (1.15%) SAS
4 11 (1.15%) WebLogic
5 10 (1.05%) CICS
5 10 (1.05%) CMS
5 10 (1.05%) Confluence
6 8 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.84%) IIS
7 4 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.21%) Apache
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.21%) Drupal
10 1 (0.10%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.10%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
2 43 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.63%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.31%) SPSS
9 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 22 (2.31%) Magento
1 22 (2.31%) SAP QM
2 15 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.05%) Maximo
4 10 (1.05%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.73%) Oracle SCM
7 6 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
7 6 (0.63%) Oracle ASCP
7 6 (0.63%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.42%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.31%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.31%) SAP APO
9 3 (0.31%) SAP PP
9 3 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.99%) SaaS
3 18 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.89%) PaaS
4 15 (1.57%) IaaS
5 13 (1.36%) Office 365
6 11 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.63%) IBM Blueworks
7 6 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.52%) Firebase
8 5 (0.52%) Serverless
9 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.31%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.21%) GitHub
11 2 (0.21%) Mavenlink
12 1 (0.10%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.10%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.73%) WAN
2 21 (2.20%) Internet
3 18 (1.89%) LAN
4 17 (1.78%) Firewall
5 16 (1.68%) SAN
6 10 (1.05%) VoIP
6 10 (1.05%) Wireless
7 8 (0.84%) VLAN
8 6 (0.63%) DNS
8 6 (0.63%) MPLS
8 6 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.52%) HTTP
9 5 (0.52%) SMS
9 5 (0.52%) VPN
10 4 (0.42%) DHCP
10 4 (0.42%) Network Security
11 3 (0.31%) 4G
11 3 (0.31%) LDAP
11 3 (0.31%) NAS
11 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.35%) MySQL
3 20 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (1.99%) Big Data
4 19 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.05%) DB2
5 10 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (0.73%) MS Access
8 6 (0.63%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.63%) Power BI
8 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (0.52%) Redis
9 5 (0.52%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (3.35%) JIRA
2 24 (2.52%) Subversion
3 20 (2.10%) Visual Studio
4 17 (1.78%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (1.15%) ClearCase
7 6 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.63%) Redmine
8 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.31%) JUnit
9 3 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.21%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.21%) Grunt
10 2 (0.21%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.21%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.21%) TestRail
11 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.10%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 304 (31.87%) Finance
2 120 (12.58%) Banking
3 93 (9.75%) Retail
4 46 (4.82%) Investment Banking
5 44 (4.61%) Manufacturing
6 42 (4.40%) Law
7 36 (3.77%) Legal
8 35 (3.67%) Marketing
9 19 (1.99%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.57%) Advertising
11 14 (1.47%) Retail Banking
12 12 (1.26%) Games
13 10 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
13 10 (1.05%) Electronics
13 10 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.73%) Back Office
15 6 (0.63%) German Language
16 4 (0.42%) Billing
17 2 (0.21%) Front Office
17 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 271 (28.41%) Project Manager
2 162 (16.98%) Analyst
3 101 (10.59%) Business Analyst
4 87 (9.12%) Developer
5 72 (7.55%) IT Manager
6 51 (5.35%) Consultant
7 43 (4.51%) IT Project Manager
8 33 (3.46%) Development Manager
9 29 (3.04%) Senior Manager
10 28 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
11 27 (2.83%) PHP Developer
11 27 (2.83%) SAP Analyst
12 25 (2.62%) Lead Developer
12 25 (2.62%) SAP Business Analyst
13 23 (2.41%) Infrastructure Manager
13 23 (2.41%) Service Manager
14 22 (2.31%) Architect
14 22 (2.31%) Digital Project Manager
14 22 (2.31%) SAP QM Business Analyst
15 21 (2.20%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (8.70%) .NET
2 67 (7.02%) HTML
3 44 (4.61%) CSS
4 41 (4.30%) ASP.NET
5 39 (4.09%) Web Services
6 32 (3.35%) XML
7 24 (2.52%) HTML5
8 21 (2.20%) .NET Framework
9 20 (2.10%) CSS3
9 20 (2.10%) LAMP
10 14 (1.47%) jQuery
11 13 (1.36%) Middleware
11 13 (1.36%) React
12 12 (1.26%) Hibernate
12 12 (1.26%) J2EE
12 12 (1.26%) WSDL
13 11 (1.15%) JMS
13 11 (1.15%) JSP
13 11 (1.15%) Servlets
13 11 (1.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 153 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 57 (5.97%) PMI
4 44 (4.61%) Data Centre
5 40 (4.19%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.35%) Mobile App
7 30 (3.14%) iPad
8 24 (2.52%) Driving Licence
9 23 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (2.41%) User Experience
10 15 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.26%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.15%) Internet of Things
13 10 (1.05%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.94%) Clustering
14 9 (0.94%) FMCG
15 8 (0.84%) CCTV
16 7 (0.73%) NHS
17 6 (0.63%) Contactless
17 6 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 92 (9.64%) Windows
2 32 (3.35%) Windows Server
3 28 (2.94%) Linux
4 17 (1.78%) Unix
5 13 (1.36%) Android
6 8 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.52%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.42%) Debian
9 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.31%) VMS
11 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.10%) AIX
12 1 (0.10%) CentOS
12 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (25.79%) PRINCE2
3 188 (19.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 139 (14.57%) ITIL
5 123 (12.89%) SDLC
6 116 (12.16%) Risk Management
7 111 (11.64%) Business Analysis
8 98 (10.27%) Waterfall
9 92 (9.64%) Scrum
10 77 (8.07%) Change Management
11 75 (7.86%) Information Security
12 72 (7.55%) E-Commerce
13 64 (6.71%) PRINCE
14 62 (6.50%) Analytics
14 62 (6.50%) ERP
14 62 (6.50%) Service Management
15 61 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 60 (6.29%) Change Control
17 47 (4.93%) Mentoring
17 47 (4.93%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (11.11%) SQL
2 67 (7.02%) C#
3 60 (6.29%) PHP
4 55 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 38 (3.98%) Java
6 29 (3.04%) PowerShell
7 23 (2.41%) C
8 21 (2.20%) T-SQL
9 18 (1.89%) Python
10 11 (1.15%) COBOL
10 11 (1.15%) R
10 11 (1.15%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.94%) PHP 5
11 9 (0.94%) PHP 7
12 8 (0.84%) Assembly Language
13 6 (0.63%) C++
13 6 (0.63%) Embedded C
13 6 (0.63%) VB
14 5 (0.52%) ES6
14 5 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 149 (15.62%) Degree
2 87 (9.12%) PMI Certification
3 51 (5.35%) PMP
4 41 (4.30%) CISM
5 40 (4.19%) CISSP
6 37 (3.88%) CISA
7 34 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 25 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (1.78%) CRISC
9 17 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (1.26%) APMG
10 12 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.15%) APMP
12 10 (1.05%) ISEB
13 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.63%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.52%) CCNA
15 5 (0.52%) CEH
15 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.55%) PMO
2 59 (6.18%) QA
3 43 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (2.94%) GDPR
5 27 (2.83%) SLA
6 10 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.05%) PMBOK
7 8 (0.84%) COBIT
8 7 (0.73%) ISO 22301
9 6 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.31%) P3O
12 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.21%) MiFID
13 1 (0.10%) EMIR
13 1 (0.10%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.10%) XenApp
3 18 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.21%) Docker
6 2 (0.21%) Firmware
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (2.41%) Nagios
2 21 (2.20%) SCOM
3 19 (1.99%) EdgeSight
4 6 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.42%) Puppet
5 4 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.31%) SCCM
7 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.10%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.10%) Ansible
8 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.10%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.10%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 141 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 71 (7.44%) SAP
3 53 (5.56%) Oracle
4 23 (2.41%) VMware
5 16 (1.68%) Citrix
5 16 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (1.57%) Cisco
7 12 (1.26%) Google
7 12 (1.26%) IBM
8 11 (1.15%) Chordiant
9 10 (1.05%) IFS
10 8 (0.84%) Adobe
10 8 (0.84%) Cognizant
10 8 (0.84%) JDA
10 8 (0.84%) Sage
11 7 (0.73%) RedPrairie
12 6 (0.63%) HP
13 5 (0.52%) Epicor
14 4 (0.42%) Capita
14 4 (0.42%) Sitecore