Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > North West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 777 932 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.80% 7.11% 6.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.47% 7.76% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 563 688 623
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £29,800
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,075 £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 10,396 12,005 11,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.04% 91.59% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8,374 9,537 9,450
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -18 355 £47,500 -5.00% 93
Cheshire +8 253 £50,000 +8.70% 23
Lancashire +18 87 £42,500 +21.43% 35
Merseyside -1 57 £42,500 -22.73% 15
Cumbria +14 13 £30,000 - 5
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 284 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (26.38%) Finance
3 202 (26.00%) PRINCE2
4 180 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 134 (17.25%) Degree
6 110 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
7 109 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
8 107 (13.77%) Risk Management
9 106 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 94 (12.10%) Banking
11 92 (11.84%) SQL
12 90 (11.58%) PMO
13 87 (11.20%) Business Analysis
14 81 (10.42%) Waterfall
15 79 (10.17%) Change Management
16 77 (9.91%) SDLC
17 75 (9.65%) Retail
18 74 (9.52%) Windows
19 71 (9.14%) Decision-Making
20 68 (8.75%) Law
21 65 (8.37%) QA
22 62 (7.98%) Marketing
23 61 (7.85%) Wealth Management
24 59 (7.59%) Investment Banking
24 59 (7.59%) E-Commerce
25 57 (7.34%) ERP
25 57 (7.34%) ITIL
25 57 (7.34%) Agile Project Management
25 57 (7.34%) Line Management
26 56 (7.21%) Presales

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 28 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.93%) IIS
3 13 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (1.67%) Confluence
4 12 (1.54%) Apache
5 10 (1.29%) Alfresco
6 8 (1.03%) CMS
6 8 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.90%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.39%) SAS
9 3 (0.39%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.13%) Drupal
11 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (6.44%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (5.79%) Microsoft Project
3 37 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 27 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (2.96%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.42%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.39%) SPSS
8 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.64%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.51%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.51%) Relativity
5 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.39%) Primavera
5 3 (0.39%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.39%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (5.41%) Office 365
3 40 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.03%) SaaS
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.39%) IaaS
6 3 (0.39%) Taleo
6 3 (0.39%) Trello
7 2 (0.26%) G Suite
7 2 (0.26%) GitHub
7 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.26%) npm
8 1 (0.13%) AdWords
8 1 (0.13%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.13%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.13%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.57%) Firewall
2 16 (2.06%) LAN
2 16 (2.06%) Wireless
3 15 (1.93%) Network Security
4 14 (1.80%) SAN
4 14 (1.80%) Unified Communications
5 13 (1.67%) DNS
5 13 (1.67%) WAN
6 12 (1.54%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.16%) DHCP
7 9 (1.16%) Ethernet
7 9 (1.16%) SMTP
7 9 (1.16%) VLAN
8 7 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (0.90%) VPN
8 7 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.77%) Internet
10 5 (0.64%) FTP
10 5 (0.64%) HTTP
10 5 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.35%) Big Data
3 13 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.16%) MySQL
4 9 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.03%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.64%) QlikView
7 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.51%) Power BI
9 3 (0.39%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.26%) MS Access
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 31 (3.99%) JIRA
2 24 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 19 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (2.19%) Selenium
5 9 (1.16%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (0.90%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.77%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.77%) JMeter
8 6 (0.77%) PHPUnit
8 6 (0.77%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.64%) Rational Rose
10 4 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.39%) CA Release Automation
11 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.39%) Grunt
11 3 (0.39%) Zephyr
12 2 (0.26%) gulp
12 2 (0.26%) Maven
12 2 (0.26%) NetBeans
General
1 205 (26.38%) Finance
2 94 (12.10%) Banking
3 75 (9.65%) Retail
4 68 (8.75%) Law
5 62 (7.98%) Marketing
6 59 (7.59%) Investment Banking
7 25 (3.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (2.32%) Manufacturing
9 17 (2.19%) Legal
9 17 (2.19%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.93%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.42%) Local Government
12 9 (1.16%) Electronics
13 6 (0.77%) Back Office
13 6 (0.77%) Games
14 4 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.39%) Advertising
16 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 252 (32.43%) Project Manager
2 139 (17.89%) Analyst
3 94 (12.10%) IT Manager
4 53 (6.82%) Business Analyst
4 53 (6.82%) Developer
4 53 (6.82%) IT Project Manager
5 44 (5.66%) Architect
6 43 (5.53%) Delivery Manager
7 29 (3.73%) Technical Manager
8 28 (3.60%) Senior Manager
9 27 (3.47%) Software Project Manager
10 26 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
10 26 (3.35%) IT Analyst
11 25 (3.22%) Programme Manager
12 23 (2.96%) Junior
13 22 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (2.70%) Consultant
14 21 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 20 (2.57%) Technical Project Manager
16 19 (2.45%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.53%) .NET
2 33 (4.25%) HTML
3 29 (3.73%) CSS
4 14 (1.80%) ASP.NET
5 13 (1.67%) HTML5
6 12 (1.54%) .NET Core
6 12 (1.54%) REST
6 12 (1.54%) Web Services
7 11 (1.42%) SOAP
8 10 (1.29%) HTML5 Canvas
8 10 (1.29%) XML
9 9 (1.16%) 802.1X
10 7 (0.90%) jQuery
10 7 (0.90%) Kafka
11 6 (0.77%) Behat
11 6 (0.77%) Middleware
11 6 (0.77%) React
12 5 (0.64%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (0.51%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 109 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.25%) User Experience
4 26 (3.35%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.32%) PMI
6 15 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (1.93%) Smart Meter
7 13 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.42%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.29%) VLE
10 8 (1.03%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.64%) EPoS
11 5 (0.64%) Fintech
11 5 (0.64%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.64%) Graphic Design
11 5 (0.64%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.51%) NHS
12 4 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 74 (9.52%) Windows
2 26 (3.35%) Linux
3 23 (2.96%) Unix
3 23 (2.96%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.03%) Android
4 8 (1.03%) Windows 10
5 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.77%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.51%) AIX
8 3 (0.39%) OS/400
9 2 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.26%) Solaris
9 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (26.00%) PRINCE2
3 180 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 110 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
5 107 (13.77%) Risk Management
6 87 (11.20%) Business Analysis
7 81 (10.42%) Waterfall
8 79 (10.17%) Change Management
9 77 (9.91%) SDLC
10 71 (9.14%) Decision-Making
11 61 (7.85%) Wealth Management
12 59 (7.59%) E-Commerce
13 57 (7.34%) Agile Project Management
13 57 (7.34%) ERP
13 57 (7.34%) ITIL
13 57 (7.34%) Line Management
14 56 (7.21%) Presales
14 56 (7.21%) Scrum
15 53 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
16 50 (6.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (11.84%) SQL
2 37 (4.76%) Java
3 35 (4.50%) JavaScript
4 31 (3.99%) C#
5 23 (2.96%) Python
6 21 (2.70%) C
7 15 (1.93%) PHP
8 9 (1.16%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.03%) Perl
10 7 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.90%) C++
10 7 (0.90%) Go
11 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.51%) R
11 4 (0.51%) VBA
12 3 (0.39%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.26%) VB
13 2 (0.26%) VBScript
14 1 (0.13%) RPG
14 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 134 (17.25%) Degree
2 46 (5.92%) PMP
3 44 (5.66%) PMI Certification
4 25 (3.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 22 (2.83%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (2.06%) MCSE
8 12 (1.54%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.42%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (1.29%) ISEB
11 9 (1.16%) CCNA
11 9 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.03%) APMP
13 6 (0.77%) CISA
13 6 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.77%) MCP
14 5 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (11.58%) PMO
2 65 (8.37%) QA
3 36 (4.63%) GDPR
4 8 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.64%) SLA
8 4 (0.51%) COBIT
8 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.39%) PSD2
10 2 (0.26%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.57%) Docker
3 17 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.64%) vSphere
4 5 (0.64%) XenApp
4 5 (0.64%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (1.29%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.90%) Ansible
2 7 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.90%) Puppet
2 7 (0.90%) Terraform
3 6 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.51%) EnCase
4 4 (0.51%) FTK
5 3 (0.39%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.26%) SCCM
6 2 (0.26%) WSUS
7 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.13%) vRealize
7 1 (0.13%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 106 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.69%) SAP
3 27 (3.47%) Cisco
4 24 (3.09%) Oracle
5 20 (2.57%) VMware
6 19 (2.45%) Citrix
7 18 (2.32%) IBM
8 16 (2.06%) HP
9 15 (1.93%) Google
10 13 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.29%) Aruba
11 10 (1.29%) Cognos
12 9 (1.16%) NETGEAR
12 9 (1.16%) Ruckus Wireless
13 7 (0.90%) Veeam
14 5 (0.64%) hybris
14 5 (0.64%) Meraki
14 5 (0.64%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.64%) Sybase
14 5 (0.64%) Tableau