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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
England / North West
Rank 45 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -29 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 351 583 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.71% 10.26% 10.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 11.66% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 250 445 511
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 5555 5000 5806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.37% 87.98% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4609 4158 4662
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -31 218 £47,500 - 45
Cheshire -18 62 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Merseyside -10 47 £53,573 +29.09% 8
Lancashire -15 19 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 218 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (29.34%) Finance
3 151 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 151 (21.82%) PRINCE2
4 105 (15.17%) Microsoft
5 104 (15.03%) Degree
6 92 (13.29%) SQL
7 83 (11.99%) SQL Server
8 77 (11.13%) SDLC
9 67 (9.68%) Waterfall
10 65 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
11 64 (9.25%) MS Excel
12 63 (9.10%) SAP
12 63 (9.10%) Business Analysis
13 62 (8.96%) ITIL
14 61 (8.82%) Retail
15 59 (8.53%) ERP
16 58 (8.38%) Scrum
17 56 (8.09%) .NET
17 56 (8.09%) Change Management
18 50 (7.23%) C#
19 46 (6.65%) Risk Management
19 46 (6.65%) E-Commerce
20 45 (6.50%) Oracle
20 45 (6.50%) Windows
20 45 (6.50%) Manufacturing
21 44 (6.36%) JavaScript
21 44 (6.36%) Marketing
22 42 (6.07%) HTML
23 41 (5.92%) PMO

Project Management
Top Related 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 17 (2.46%) CMS
2 15 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.45%) IIS
4 9 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.01%) WordPress
7 6 (0.87%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.72%) Alfresco
8 5 (0.72%) Confluence
8 5 (0.72%) Drupal
8 5 (0.72%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.58%) Apache
10 3 (0.43%) SAS
10 3 (0.43%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.29%) JBoss
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.14%) CICS
Applications
1 64 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.05%) MS Office
3 27 (3.90%) MS Project
4 16 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (2.02%) Magento
3 11 (1.59%) SAP PP
4 9 (1.30%) SAP HCM
5 7 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (1.01%) SAP CO
5 7 (1.01%) SAP FI
5 7 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.87%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.87%) SAP QM
6 6 (0.87%) SAP SCM
6 6 (0.87%) SAP VC
7 5 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.72%) SAP AFS
8 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.43%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.02%) SaaS
3 10 (1.45%) GitHub
3 10 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (0.87%) PaaS
5 4 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.58%) IaaS
6 2 (0.29%) Office 365
7 1 (0.14%) AdWords
7 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.14%) Boomi
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) Google Play
7 1 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.34%) Internet
2 15 (2.17%) WAN
3 11 (1.59%) LAN
4 9 (1.30%) Network Security
5 8 (1.16%) VPN
6 7 (1.01%) DWDM
7 6 (0.87%) Firewall
7 6 (0.87%) VoIP
8 4 (0.58%) HTTP
9 3 (0.43%) DNS
9 3 (0.43%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.43%) MPLS
9 3 (0.43%) NAS
9 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.43%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.43%) VLAN
10 2 (0.29%) FTP
10 2 (0.29%) IMAP
10 2 (0.29%) Skype
10 2 (0.29%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (3.18%) MySQL
4 16 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.30%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.16%) GIS
9 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.72%) Big Data
11 5 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (0.58%) DB2
12 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.43%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.43%) SQLPlus
14 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.89%) JIRA
3 16 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.30%) Subversion
5 8 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.87%) Bitbucket
6 6 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.87%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (0.58%) Gradle
7 4 (0.58%) Selenium
8 3 (0.43%) JUnit
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.29%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.29%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.29%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.29%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 203 (29.34%) Finance
2 61 (8.82%) Retail
3 45 (6.50%) Manufacturing
4 44 (6.36%) Marketing
5 32 (4.62%) Banking
6 29 (4.19%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.75%) Legal
8 11 (1.59%) Advertising
9 10 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.30%) Electronics
11 8 (1.16%) Billing
11 8 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (0.87%) Automotive
13 5 (0.72%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.58%) Law
15 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.43%) Games
15 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.29%) Back Office
16 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (31.79%) Project Manager
2 108 (15.61%) Analyst
3 74 (10.69%) Developer
4 68 (9.83%) IT Manager
5 52 (7.51%) Senior Manager
6 50 (7.23%) Consultant
6 50 (7.23%) IT Project Manager
7 49 (7.08%) Business Analyst
8 41 (5.92%) Senior Project Manager
9 37 (5.35%) Infrastructure Manager
10 34 (4.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 27 (3.90%) .NET Developer
12 24 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
12 24 (3.47%) Software Developer
13 22 (3.18%) .NET Software Developer
13 22 (3.18%) Architect
13 22 (3.18%) Programme Manager
14 21 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
14 21 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.09%) .NET
2 42 (6.07%) HTML
3 39 (5.64%) CSS
4 33 (4.77%) ASP.NET
5 30 (4.34%) jQuery
6 26 (3.76%) Web Services
7 16 (2.31%) JSON
8 15 (2.17%) .NET Framework
8 15 (2.17%) AngularJS
8 15 (2.17%) RESTful
9 14 (2.02%) Symfony
10 13 (1.88%) HTML5
10 13 (1.88%) XML
11 12 (1.73%) Laravel
12 10 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (1.45%) LAMP
13 9 (1.30%) CSS3
13 9 (1.30%) Entity Framework
14 8 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (1.01%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.20%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.19%) User Experience
4 25 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 15 (2.17%) PMI
6 13 (1.88%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.45%) FMCG
7 10 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.16%) iPad
8 8 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.01%) Life Science
10 6 (0.87%) Internet of Things
10 6 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.58%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.58%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.43%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.50%) Windows
2 19 (2.75%) Linux
3 13 (1.88%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.59%) Android
6 8 (1.16%) Unix
7 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (21.82%) PRINCE2
2 151 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 77 (11.13%) SDLC
4 67 (9.68%) Waterfall
5 63 (9.10%) Business Analysis
6 62 (8.96%) ITIL
7 59 (8.53%) ERP
8 58 (8.38%) Scrum
9 56 (8.09%) Change Management
10 46 (6.65%) E-Commerce
10 46 (6.65%) Risk Management
11 40 (5.78%) Software Engineering
11 40 (5.78%) Web Development
12 39 (5.64%) Requirements Analysis
13 36 (5.20%) PRINCE
14 35 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (5.06%) Software Delivery
15 33 (4.77%) Coaching
15 33 (4.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (13.29%) SQL
2 50 (7.23%) C#
3 44 (6.36%) JavaScript
4 31 (4.48%) PHP
5 25 (3.61%) Java
6 24 (3.47%) VB.NET
7 11 (1.59%) C
8 10 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.01%) ABAP
10 6 (0.87%) Python
10 6 (0.87%) R
11 5 (0.72%) C++
11 5 (0.72%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.43%) Ruby
12 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.29%) Perl
13 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.29%) XQuery
14 1 (0.14%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.14%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 104 (15.03%) Degree
2 28 (4.05%) PMP
3 23 (3.32%) PMI Certification
4 22 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (1.59%) ISEB
7 10 (1.45%) APMP
7 10 (1.45%) CISSP
7 10 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.30%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.87%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (0.72%) CCA
10 5 (0.72%) CISM
11 4 (0.58%) APMG
11 4 (0.58%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.58%) IISP
12 3 (0.43%) ACCA
12 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.92%) PMO
2 36 (5.20%) QA
3 19 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.46%) SLA
5 16 (2.31%) ISO 9001
6 10 (1.45%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.72%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.43%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.43%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (1.59%) Firmware
2 8 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.29%) Docker
4 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.01%) Puppet
2 2 (0.29%) Packer
2 2 (0.29%) SCCM
2 2 (0.29%) SCOM
3 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.14%) Nagios
3 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 105 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 63 (9.10%) SAP
3 45 (6.50%) Oracle
4 15 (2.17%) Cognos
5 14 (2.02%) Hyperion
6 13 (1.88%) Cisco
6 13 (1.88%) VMware
7 11 (1.59%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.16%) JDA
8 8 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 8 (1.16%) Tableau
9 7 (1.01%) IBM
9 7 (1.01%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.72%) Google
10 5 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.58%) ArcSight
11 4 (0.58%) Citrix
11 4 (0.58%) Splunk
12 3 (0.43%) IFS
12 3 (0.43%) Meraki
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: From £9,999 to £99,999 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000 + a lucrative package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £33,106 - £37,479
Posted: 3 days ago