Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 23 19
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 875 941 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.85% 7.73% 9.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.63% 8.66% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 644 742 1054
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,300 £28,325
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £61,750
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 11461 10862 11731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.68% 89.22% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9114 9093 9616
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -23 513 £50,000 +5.26% 64
Cheshire +19 227 £44,000 -11.56% 25
Merseyside -6 75 £52,500 - 7
Lancashire -10 47 £35,000 -26.32% 7
Cumbria -13 1 - -
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 328 (37.49%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (32.00%) Finance
3 227 (25.94%) PRINCE2
4 171 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 148 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
6 141 (16.11%) Degree
7 138 (15.77%) Microsoft
8 127 (14.51%) ITIL
9 121 (13.83%) SDLC
10 118 (13.49%) SQL
11 109 (12.46%) Banking
12 108 (12.34%) Retail
13 107 (12.23%) Business Analysis
13 107 (12.23%) Risk Management
14 97 (11.09%) SQL Server
15 92 (10.51%) Windows
16 91 (10.40%) Waterfall
17 86 (9.83%) Scrum
18 84 (9.60%) .NET
19 74 (8.46%) PMI Certification
20 72 (8.23%) Change Management
20 72 (8.23%) HTML
21 69 (7.89%) ERP
22 67 (7.66%) E-Commerce
22 67 (7.66%) Oracle
23 66 (7.54%) Information Security
24 65 (7.43%) C#
25 64 (7.31%) SAP
26 63 (7.20%) Analytics
27 60 (6.86%) Management Information System

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 36 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.49%) CMS
2 13 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.49%) SAS
2 13 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.26%) IIS
3 11 (1.26%) JBoss
3 11 (1.26%) WebLogic
4 10 (1.14%) Confluence
5 9 (1.03%) CICS
6 8 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.46%) Drupal
7 4 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.46%) WordPress
8 3 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.34%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.23%) Apache
9 2 (0.23%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.23%) OpenROAD
9 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (5.49%) Microsoft Project
2 34 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.69%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.57%) SPSS
8 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (2.29%) Magento
3 19 (2.17%) SAP QM
4 13 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
4 13 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (1.26%) Maximo
7 10 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (1.03%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.80%) Oracle SCM
10 6 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
10 6 (0.69%) Oracle ASCP
10 6 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.17%) SaaS
3 18 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.06%) PaaS
4 16 (1.83%) Office 365
5 14 (1.60%) IaaS
6 10 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.80%) IBM Blueworks
8 5 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.57%) Firebase
8 5 (0.57%) Serverless
8 5 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.34%) GitHub
10 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.23%) Mavenlink
10 2 (0.23%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.31%) WAN
2 22 (2.51%) Internet
3 20 (2.29%) LAN
4 15 (1.71%) SAN
5 14 (1.60%) Firewall
6 12 (1.37%) VoIP
7 9 (1.03%) VLAN
8 8 (0.91%) MPLS
8 8 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.80%) DNS
9 7 (0.80%) VPN
9 7 (0.80%) Wireless
10 5 (0.57%) HTTP
10 5 (0.57%) SMS
11 4 (0.46%) DHCP
12 3 (0.34%) LDAP
12 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
13 2 (0.23%) Bluetooth
13 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (11.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.43%) MySQL
3 20 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (1.83%) Big Data
5 14 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.14%) DB2
8 10 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (1.03%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (0.91%) MS Access
10 8 (0.91%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.69%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.69%) Power BI
12 6 (0.69%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 5 (0.57%) Redis
13 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (3.66%) JIRA
2 25 (2.86%) Subversion
3 23 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 18 (2.06%) Git (software)
5 16 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (1.26%) ClearCase
7 5 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.46%) JUnit
8 4 (0.46%) TestRail
9 3 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.23%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.11%) Grunt
11 1 (0.11%) Lombardi
11 1 (0.11%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.11%) Selenium
General
1 280 (32.00%) Finance
2 109 (12.46%) Banking
3 108 (12.34%) Retail
4 40 (4.57%) Manufacturing
4 40 (4.57%) Marketing
5 39 (4.46%) Investment Banking
6 33 (3.77%) Legal
7 32 (3.66%) Law
8 21 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 11 (1.26%) Advertising
11 9 (1.03%) Electronics
11 9 (1.03%) Games
12 8 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.80%) Back Office
13 7 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (0.80%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.69%) Billing
15 4 (0.46%) German Language
16 2 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 249 (28.46%) Project Manager
2 155 (17.71%) Analyst
3 91 (10.40%) Business Analyst
4 82 (9.37%) Developer
5 67 (7.66%) IT Manager
6 51 (5.83%) Consultant
7 40 (4.57%) IT Project Manager
8 35 (4.00%) Development Manager
9 31 (3.54%) Senior Manager
10 27 (3.09%) Lead Developer
11 24 (2.74%) PHP Developer
12 23 (2.63%) .NET Developer
12 23 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
12 23 (2.63%) Service Manager
13 22 (2.51%) SAP Analyst
13 22 (2.51%) Senior Project Manager
14 21 (2.40%) Digital Project Manager
15 20 (2.29%) Lead PHP Developer
15 20 (2.29%) SAP Business Analyst
15 20 (2.29%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (9.60%) .NET
2 72 (8.23%) HTML
3 46 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 45 (5.14%) Web Services
5 41 (4.69%) CSS
6 32 (3.66%) XML
7 25 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 25 (2.86%) HTML5
8 24 (2.74%) CSS3
9 17 (1.94%) React
10 16 (1.83%) LAMP
11 14 (1.60%) Middleware
12 13 (1.49%) jQuery
12 13 (1.49%) Node.js
13 12 (1.37%) J2EE
13 12 (1.37%) LESS
13 12 (1.37%) Sass
13 12 (1.37%) WSDL
14 11 (1.26%) JSP
14 11 (1.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 148 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 43 (4.91%) PMI
4 42 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 39 (4.46%) Data Centre
6 32 (3.66%) iPad
7 31 (3.54%) User Experience
8 27 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (2.86%) Mobile App
10 23 (2.63%) Driving Licence
11 13 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.37%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.03%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.03%) NHS
14 8 (0.91%) Renewable Energy
15 7 (0.80%) Clustering
15 7 (0.80%) Internet of Things
16 6 (0.69%) CCTV
17 5 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
17 5 (0.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 92 (10.51%) Windows
2 29 (3.31%) Windows Server
3 25 (2.86%) Linux
4 19 (2.17%) Unix
5 10 (1.14%) Android
6 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.46%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.23%) Debian
9 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) AIX
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (37.49%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (25.94%) PRINCE2
3 171 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (14.51%) ITIL
5 121 (13.83%) SDLC
6 107 (12.23%) Business Analysis
6 107 (12.23%) Risk Management
7 91 (10.40%) Waterfall
8 86 (9.83%) Scrum
9 72 (8.23%) Change Management
10 69 (7.89%) ERP
11 67 (7.66%) E-Commerce
12 66 (7.54%) Information Security
13 63 (7.20%) Analytics
14 57 (6.51%) PRINCE
15 52 (5.94%) Service Management
16 49 (5.60%) Change Control
17 48 (5.49%) Mentoring
18 42 (4.80%) Programme Management
19 41 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 118 (13.49%) SQL
2 65 (7.43%) C#
3 58 (6.63%) JavaScript
4 53 (6.06%) PHP
5 33 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 31 (3.54%) Java
7 26 (2.97%) T-SQL
8 22 (2.51%) C
9 14 (1.60%) VB.NET
10 12 (1.37%) Python
11 11 (1.26%) COBOL
12 9 (1.03%) PHP 5
12 9 (1.03%) PHP 7
13 8 (0.91%) Assembly Language
13 8 (0.91%) R
14 7 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.69%) C++
15 6 (0.69%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.69%) VB
16 5 (0.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 141 (16.11%) Degree
2 74 (8.46%) PMI Certification
3 47 (5.37%) PMP
4 35 (4.00%) CISA
5 33 (3.77%) CISSP
6 31 (3.54%) CISM
7 26 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 21 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 19 (2.17%) CRISC
10 15 (1.71%) ISEB
11 12 (1.37%) APMP
12 11 (1.26%) APMG
13 9 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.80%) Master's Degree
14 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.69%) CISMP
15 6 (0.69%) MCSE
15 6 (0.69%) PgMP
15 6 (0.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.60%) QA
2 46 (5.26%) PMO
3 38 (4.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (3.09%) SLA
5 24 (2.74%) GDPR
6 9 (1.03%) PMBOK
7 7 (0.80%) ISO 22301
7 7 (0.80%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.57%) MiFID
8 5 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.46%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.34%) P3O
11 2 (0.23%) COBIT
11 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.11%) EMIR
12 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 27 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.29%) XenApp
3 15 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (2.63%) Nagios
2 21 (2.40%) SCOM
3 18 (2.06%) EdgeSight
4 4 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.34%) Puppet
5 3 (0.34%) SCCM
5 3 (0.34%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Ansible
7 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.11%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.11%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 138 (15.77%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.66%) Oracle
3 64 (7.31%) SAP
4 20 (2.29%) VMware
5 18 (2.06%) Cisco
6 15 (1.71%) Citrix
6 15 (1.71%) IBM
7 12 (1.37%) Cognizant
7 12 (1.37%) IFS
7 12 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.26%) Chordiant
9 10 (1.14%) JDA
10 9 (1.03%) RedPrairie
11 8 (0.91%) Adobe
11 8 (0.91%) Sage
12 6 (0.69%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (0.69%) Epicor
12 6 (0.69%) HP
13 5 (0.57%) Infor
13 5 (0.57%) Pegasus