Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > North West
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 46 18
Rank change year-on-year +10 -28 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 875 691 1,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.18% 5.62% 9.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 6.14% 11.13%
Number of salaries quoted 621 524 913
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,250 £30,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +0.95% +1.94% +3.00%

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 11,203 11,245 9,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.90% 91.49% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8,973 9,308 8,353
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 May 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 21 May 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 -6 371 £49,500 +4.21% 74
Cheshire +13 308 £52,000 +30.00% 26
Merseyside +7 84 £47,500 -11.34% 11
Lancashire +23 74 £42,000 +5.00% 10
Cumbria +10 24 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 290 (33.14%) Finance
2 281 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (22.63%) PRINCE2
4 182 (20.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 162 (18.51%) Problem-Solving
6 149 (17.03%) ITIL
7 143 (16.34%) Risk Management
8 140 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
9 124 (14.17%) Degree
10 116 (13.26%) Banking
11 99 (11.31%) PMO
12 98 (11.20%) SDLC
13 97 (11.09%) Microsoft
14 96 (10.97%) Change Management
15 91 (10.40%) Windows
16 88 (10.06%) SQL
16 88 (10.06%) Waterfall
17 82 (9.37%) Scrum
18 77 (8.80%) Service Delivery
18 77 (8.80%) Service Management
19 73 (8.34%) Wealth Management
20 70 (8.00%) Programme Management
20 70 (8.00%) Investment Banking
21 67 (7.66%) People Management
22 65 (7.43%) Law
23 64 (7.31%) Business Analysis
24 61 (6.97%) E-Commerce
24 61 (6.97%) Self-Motivation
25 60 (6.86%) Change Control
26 59 (6.74%) 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 14 (1.60%) Confluence
1 14 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.03%) Apache
3 8 (0.91%) CMS
4 5 (0.57%) IIS
4 5 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.57%) nginx
4 5 (0.57%) SAS
5 3 (0.34%) JBoss
5 3 (0.34%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.34%) WordPress
6 2 (0.23%) iPlanet
6 2 (0.23%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.11%) concrete5
7 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 57 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (5.83%) Microsoft Project
3 45 (5.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 30 (3.43%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.69%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.03%) Magento
4 7 (0.80%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.69%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.57%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.57%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.46%) SAP QM
8 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.34%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.23%) BPCS
9 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.11%) Lawson
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.11%) Primavera
10 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (3.54%) Office 365
3 29 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.83%) SaaS
5 15 (1.71%) IaaS
6 12 (1.37%) PaaS
7 8 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.57%) Trello
9 4 (0.46%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.46%) GitHub
10 2 (0.23%) npm
11 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.11%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.11%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.69%) Internet
2 35 (4.00%) Firewall
3 31 (3.54%) WAN
4 29 (3.31%) LAN
5 24 (2.74%) Network Security
5 24 (2.74%) Wireless
6 21 (2.40%) VPN
7 16 (1.83%) MPLS
7 16 (1.83%) SAN
8 14 (1.60%) SSL
8 14 (1.60%) VoIP
9 12 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (1.37%) Cisco ISE
9 12 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (1.37%) Cisco Wireless
9 12 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (1.37%) TCP/IP
10 11 (1.26%) IPsec
10 11 (1.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.74%) Big Data
3 18 (2.06%) MySQL
4 17 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.69%) GIS
6 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.46%) DB2
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.23%) IMS/DB
11 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.11%) Essbase
11 1 (0.11%) MS Access
11 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (3.89%) Git (software)
2 32 (3.66%) JIRA
3 18 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.60%) Redmine
5 13 (1.49%) Subversion
6 7 (0.80%) NetBeans
6 7 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 6 (0.69%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.57%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.57%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.57%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.57%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.46%) gulp
9 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.46%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.46%) webpack
10 3 (0.34%) git-flow
10 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 290 (33.14%) Finance
2 116 (13.26%) Banking
3 70 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 65 (7.43%) Law
5 51 (5.83%) Retail
6 42 (4.80%) Legal
7 27 (3.09%) Marketing
8 25 (2.86%) Advertising
8 25 (2.86%) Telecoms
9 23 (2.63%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.60%) German Language
11 7 (0.80%) Back Office
12 6 (0.69%) Electronics
13 5 (0.57%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.46%) Automotive
14 4 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.34%) Games
16 2 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 252 (28.80%) Project Manager
2 95 (10.86%) Analyst
3 63 (7.20%) IT Manager
4 54 (6.17%) Architect
5 47 (5.37%) Business Analyst
6 42 (4.80%) Developer
7 41 (4.69%) IT Project Manager
7 41 (4.69%) Technical Manager
8 36 (4.11%) Senior Manager
9 35 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
10 31 (3.54%) Consultant
11 28 (3.20%) IT Analyst
11 28 (3.20%) Programme Manager
11 28 (3.20%) Software Project Manager
12 26 (2.97%) Infrastructure Manager
12 26 (2.97%) Senior Project Manager
13 25 (2.86%) Delivery Project Manager
14 23 (2.63%) Junior
15 22 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
16 21 (2.40%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.60%) HTML
2 44 (5.03%) .NET
3 39 (4.46%) CSS
4 18 (2.06%) ASP.NET
5 17 (1.94%) RESTful
6 16 (1.83%) XML
7 15 (1.71%) HTML5
7 15 (1.71%) Web Services
8 14 (1.60%) cXML
8 14 (1.60%) LAMP
8 14 (1.60%) SAML
9 12 (1.37%) jQuery
9 12 (1.37%) Laravel
10 10 (1.14%) Ajax
10 10 (1.14%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (0.91%) CodeIgniter
11 8 (0.91%) Middleware
11 8 (0.91%) React
11 8 (0.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 140 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (6.97%) Self-Motivation
3 49 (5.60%) PMI
4 37 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 23 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 22 (2.51%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.29%) Driving Licence
7 20 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.17%) FMCG
8 19 (2.17%) User Experience
9 17 (1.94%) Internet of Things
10 15 (1.71%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.14%) Smart Meter
13 9 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (0.80%) Wiki
15 6 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
15 6 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
16 5 (0.57%) Mainframe
16 5 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 91 (10.40%) Windows
2 50 (5.71%) Linux
3 32 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.83%) Unix
6 12 (1.37%) Android
7 11 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.91%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.80%) Debian
10 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.34%) AIX
12 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.11%) HPUX
13 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (22.63%) PRINCE2
3 182 (20.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 162 (18.51%) Problem-Solving
5 149 (17.03%) ITIL
6 143 (16.34%) Risk Management
7 98 (11.20%) SDLC
8 96 (10.97%) Change Management
9 88 (10.06%) Waterfall
10 82 (9.37%) Scrum
11 77 (8.80%) Service Delivery
11 77 (8.80%) Service Management
12 73 (8.34%) Wealth Management
13 70 (8.00%) Programme Management
14 67 (7.66%) People Management
15 64 (7.31%) Business Analysis
16 61 (6.97%) E-Commerce
17 60 (6.86%) Change Control
18 59 (6.74%) Project Planning
19 57 (6.51%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (10.06%) SQL
2 52 (5.94%) Java
3 45 (5.14%) JavaScript
4 43 (4.91%) C#
5 23 (2.63%) C
5 23 (2.63%) PHP
6 14 (1.60%) C++
7 8 (0.91%) T-SQL
7 8 (0.91%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.57%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.57%) Python
9 4 (0.46%) Perl
10 3 (0.34%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.34%) Embedded C
10 3 (0.34%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.34%) Scala
10 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.23%) BeanShell
11 2 (0.23%) ES6
11 2 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 124 (14.17%) Degree
2 57 (6.51%) PMI Certification
3 45 (5.14%) Security Cleared
4 33 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
4 33 (3.77%) PMP
5 32 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (3.43%) SC Cleared
7 28 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 24 (2.74%) MCSE
9 21 (2.40%) CISSP
10 17 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (1.83%) CCNP
12 12 (1.37%) CCDP
12 12 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (1.26%) ISEB
14 10 (1.14%) MBA
15 8 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (0.91%) MCP
16 7 (0.80%) CISM
16 7 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (11.31%) PMO
2 54 (6.17%) QA
3 37 (4.23%) SLA
4 17 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 10 (1.14%) Data Quality
6 10 (1.14%) GDPR
7 9 (1.03%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.69%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.46%) 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 31000
11 1 (0.11%) P3O
11 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 34 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.60%) Firmware
4 13 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.80%) XenApp
6 6 (0.69%) Docker
7 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.11%) NFS
8 1 (0.11%) QEMU
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
2 12 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (1.26%) Nessus
3 11 (1.26%) TrustSec
4 9 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.46%) Puppet
5 4 (0.46%) SCCM
6 3 (0.34%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.34%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.34%) Nagios
6 3 (0.34%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.23%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.23%) SCOM
8 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 97 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.03%) SAP
3 40 (4.57%) Cisco
4 32 (3.66%) VMware
5 22 (2.51%) Citrix
6 20 (2.29%) Oracle
7 17 (1.94%) IBM
8 14 (1.60%) Capita
9 11 (1.26%) NetApp
10 10 (1.14%) EMC
10 10 (1.14%) Veeam
11 9 (1.03%) HP
11 9 (1.03%) Sun
11 9 (1.03%) Veritas
12 8 (0.91%) Dell
13 7 (0.80%) Google
13 7 (0.80%) Sage
13 7 (0.80%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.69%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.69%) Zerto