Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 45 19
Rank change year-on-year +12 -26 0
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 884 838 1,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.25% 6.38% 9.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 6.98% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 617 614 853
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,927 £30,075 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £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 11,143 12,002 10,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.36% 91.35% 90.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,965 9,679 8,768
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -12 342 £47,500 - 57
Cheshire +19 319 £50,000 +11.11% 25
Merseyside +12 104 £47,500 - 5
Lancashire +27 84 £41,000 +9.33% 9
Cumbria +14 19 £38,427 +9.79% 3
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 280 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (28.96%) Finance
3 194 (21.95%) PRINCE2
4 163 (18.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 138 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
6 134 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
7 131 (14.82%) Degree
8 124 (14.03%) Risk Management
9 120 (13.57%) SQL
10 115 (13.01%) ITIL
10 115 (13.01%) Banking
11 110 (12.44%) Microsoft
12 100 (11.31%) Change Management
13 92 (10.41%) PMO
14 85 (9.62%) Windows
14 85 (9.62%) SDLC
15 82 (9.28%) Retail
15 82 (9.28%) Scrum
16 81 (9.16%) Waterfall
17 76 (8.60%) Wealth Management
17 76 (8.60%) Presales
18 73 (8.26%) Business Analysis
19 71 (8.03%) Investment Banking
20 65 (7.35%) ERP
20 65 (7.35%) Law
21 63 (7.13%) Time Management
22 61 (6.90%) Line Management
22 61 (6.90%) Project Planning
22 61 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
23 60 (6.79%) SQL Server

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 26 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.02%) Confluence
3 7 (0.79%) IIS
3 7 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.68%) SAS
4 6 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.45%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.34%) Apache
6 3 (0.34%) Appian
7 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.11%) JBoss
8 1 (0.11%) nginx
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.11%) Smallworld
Applications
1 58 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (5.54%) Microsoft Project
3 39 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (3.96%) MS Visio
5 33 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.45%) SPSS
8 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 17 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.79%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.79%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.45%) Infor SunSystems
5 4 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.34%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.34%) Primavera
6 3 (0.34%) Relativity
6 3 (0.34%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.23%) BPCS
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.77%) Office 365
2 30 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.79%) SaaS
5 6 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (0.68%) PaaS
6 5 (0.57%) GitHub
6 5 (0.57%) IaaS
7 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.34%) Taleo
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.52%) Firewall
2 34 (3.85%) LAN
3 32 (3.62%) Network Security
3 32 (3.62%) WAN
4 25 (2.83%) VPN
4 25 (2.83%) Wireless
5 21 (2.38%) Internet
6 20 (2.26%) SAN
7 17 (1.92%) MPLS
8 16 (1.81%) TCP/IP
9 15 (1.70%) SSL
10 14 (1.58%) VoIP
11 13 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (1.36%) Cisco ISE
12 12 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (1.36%) Cisco Wireless
12 12 (1.36%) DNS
12 12 (1.36%) Ethernet
12 12 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.51%) Big Data
3 22 (2.49%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.58%) MySQL
6 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.68%) GIS
7 6 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.34%) QlikView
10 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.23%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.23%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 30 (3.39%) JIRA
2 14 (1.58%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.13%) Selenium
4 8 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.90%) Subversion
4 8 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 7 (0.79%) Eclipse
5 7 (0.79%) NetBeans
5 7 (0.79%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.68%) Rational Rose
7 5 (0.57%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.34%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.34%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.34%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 256 (28.96%) Finance
2 115 (13.01%) Banking
3 82 (9.28%) Retail
4 71 (8.03%) Investment Banking
5 65 (7.35%) Law
6 39 (4.41%) Marketing
7 30 (3.39%) Legal
8 27 (3.05%) Manufacturing
9 21 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (2.38%) Telecoms
10 19 (2.15%) Advertising
11 12 (1.36%) Retail Banking
12 10 (1.13%) Back Office
13 6 (0.68%) Electronics
13 6 (0.68%) Local Government
14 5 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.45%) Games
16 3 (0.34%) Automotive
17 2 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 255 (28.85%) Project Manager
2 132 (14.93%) Analyst
3 70 (7.92%) IT Manager
4 64 (7.24%) Architect
5 45 (5.09%) Business Analyst
6 44 (4.98%) Technical Manager
7 40 (4.52%) IT Project Manager
8 37 (4.19%) Developer
9 36 (4.07%) Delivery Manager
9 36 (4.07%) Programme Manager
10 33 (3.73%) Senior Manager
11 31 (3.51%) IT Analyst
12 30 (3.39%) Software Project Manager
13 29 (3.28%) Technical Project Manager
14 27 (3.05%) Infrastructure Manager
14 27 (3.05%) Software Manager
15 25 (2.83%) Junior
16 24 (2.71%) Senior Project Manager
17 23 (2.60%) Consultant
18 21 (2.38%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.75%) .NET
2 31 (3.51%) HTML
3 26 (2.94%) CSS
4 20 (2.26%) XML
5 18 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.58%) REST
7 12 (1.36%) React
8 11 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (1.13%) Web Services
10 8 (0.90%) AngularJS
10 8 (0.90%) HTML5
10 8 (0.90%) Middleware
10 8 (0.90%) SOAP
11 7 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (0.79%) Hibernate
11 7 (0.79%) JSON
11 7 (0.79%) Spring
12 6 (0.68%) cXML
12 6 (0.68%) jQuery
12 6 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 134 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 33 (3.73%) User Experience
6 26 (2.94%) PMI
7 13 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.47%) Smart Meter
8 12 (1.36%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.36%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.79%) NHS
11 6 (0.68%) FMCG
11 6 (0.68%) Internet of Things
12 5 (0.57%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.57%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.57%) Fintech
12 5 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (9.62%) Windows
2 41 (4.64%) Linux
3 33 (3.73%) Windows Server
4 21 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.15%) Unix
6 16 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.36%) Android
8 8 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.57%) AIX
11 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.34%) Solaris
11 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.23%) OS/400
12 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.11%) CentOS
13 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.11%) Debian
13 1 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (21.95%) PRINCE2
3 163 (18.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 138 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
5 124 (14.03%) Risk Management
6 115 (13.01%) ITIL
7 100 (11.31%) Change Management
8 85 (9.62%) SDLC
9 82 (9.28%) Scrum
10 81 (9.16%) Waterfall
11 76 (8.60%) Presales
11 76 (8.60%) Wealth Management
12 73 (8.26%) Business Analysis
13 65 (7.35%) ERP
14 63 (7.13%) Time Management
15 61 (6.90%) Line Management
15 61 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
15 61 (6.90%) Project Planning
16 60 (6.79%) Change Control
17 59 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (13.57%) SQL
2 56 (6.33%) Java
3 46 (5.20%) JavaScript
4 38 (4.30%) C#
5 17 (1.92%) C
6 15 (1.70%) PHP
6 15 (1.70%) Python
7 14 (1.58%) C++
8 13 (1.47%) Perl
9 8 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.68%) Scala
10 6 (0.68%) VBA
11 4 (0.45%) Go
11 4 (0.45%) R
12 3 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.34%) VB
13 2 (0.23%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 131 (14.82%) Degree
2 51 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 47 (5.32%) PMP
4 44 (4.98%) PMI Certification
5 41 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (4.19%) MCSE
7 26 (2.94%) SC Cleared
8 25 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (2.15%) CISSP
12 17 (1.92%) CCNP
13 16 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (1.70%) MCP
15 12 (1.36%) APMG
15 12 (1.36%) CCDP
15 12 (1.36%) ISEB
16 11 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
17 8 (0.90%) CIMA
17 8 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (10.41%) PMO
2 49 (5.54%) QA
3 33 (3.73%) SLA
4 32 (3.62%) GDPR
5 13 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (1.24%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.57%) PSD2
9 3 (0.34%) GCP
9 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.23%) COBIT
10 2 (0.23%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.11%) GAMP
11 1 (0.11%) GxP
11 1 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 48 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.47%) Firmware
4 12 (1.36%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.13%) Docker
6 8 (0.90%) XenApp
7 5 (0.57%) vSphere
7 5 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.34%) KVM
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.34%) QEMU
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) vCloud
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
2 11 (1.24%) Nessus
2 11 (1.24%) TrustSec
3 7 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.57%) Puppet
6 4 (0.45%) Ansible
7 3 (0.34%) EnCase
7 3 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.34%) FTK
7 3 (0.34%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.34%) Terraform
8 2 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.23%) Nagios
8 2 (0.23%) SCCM
8 2 (0.23%) SCOM
9 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 110 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.09%) SAP
3 41 (4.64%) Cisco
4 30 (3.39%) Citrix
5 25 (2.83%) VMware
6 22 (2.49%) Oracle
7 15 (1.70%) Capita
8 13 (1.47%) HP
8 13 (1.47%) Sun
9 11 (1.24%) IBM
10 10 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.90%) Google
12 7 (0.79%) Infor
12 7 (0.79%) Tableau
13 6 (0.68%) Casewise
13 6 (0.68%) NetApp
13 6 (0.68%) Sage
13 6 (0.68%) Veeam
14 5 (0.57%) Aruba
14 5 (0.57%) Cognos