Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 477 732 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.63% 7.05% 7.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 7.70% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 373 547 661
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +1.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,600 £32,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 7,813 9,506 11,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.17% 91.54% 92.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6,186 7,622 9,518
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,625 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 -2 297 £50,000 - 66
Cheshire -24 91 £50,000 -4.76% 56
Lancashire -16 41 £41,663 -3.11% 13
Merseyside -5 35 £54,250 +29.50% 16
Cumbria -16 11 £43,750 +45.83% 5
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 212 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (29.14%) Finance
3 112 (23.48%) PRINCE2
4 98 (20.55%) Problem-Solving
5 96 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (18.03%) Project Delivery
7 80 (16.77%) Microsoft
8 73 (15.30%) ITIL
9 72 (15.09%) Degree
10 71 (14.88%) SQL
11 56 (11.74%) Scrum
11 56 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
12 49 (10.27%) SDLC
13 48 (10.06%) Microsoft Excel
14 45 (9.43%) Windows
15 44 (9.22%) Analytics
16 43 (9.01%) Waterfall
17 42 (8.81%) Service Management
18 41 (8.60%) JIRA
18 41 (8.60%) Business Analysis
19 40 (8.39%) Management Information System
20 39 (8.18%) Time Management
21 37 (7.76%) Software Delivery
22 36 (7.55%) Software Engineering
23 35 (7.34%) Azure
23 35 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
23 35 (7.34%) Coaching
23 35 (7.34%) Office 365
24 34 (7.13%) Retail
25 33 (6.92%) Software Testing

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 (5.45%) Confluence
2 15 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.89%) Alfresco
3 9 (1.89%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.05%) IIS
6 4 (0.84%) CMS
6 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.63%) SAS
8 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.21%) Apache
9 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.21%) Site Server
Applications
1 48 (10.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (4.40%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.68%) InVision
5 8 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.68%) Sketch
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.63%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.42%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.42%) Magento
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.21%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.34%) Azure
1 35 (7.34%) Office 365
2 31 (6.50%) AWS
3 14 (2.94%) GitHub
3 14 (2.94%) Power Platform
4 10 (2.10%) Trello
5 7 (1.47%) GCP
6 6 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (1.26%) IaaS
6 6 (1.26%) PaaS
6 6 (1.26%) SaaS
7 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.84%) G Suite
9 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.19%) TCP/IP
1 20 (4.19%) Wireless
2 17 (3.56%) Internet
3 15 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (2.73%) WAN
5 12 (2.52%) Bluetooth
5 12 (2.52%) Firewall
5 12 (2.52%) LTE
5 12 (2.52%) MQTT
6 10 (2.10%) LAN
7 9 (1.89%) Skype
8 8 (1.68%) MPLS
9 7 (1.47%) DHCP
9 7 (1.47%) DNS
9 7 (1.47%) VoIP
10 4 (0.84%) Network Security
10 4 (0.84%) SAN
10 4 (0.84%) VLAN
11 3 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.94%) Power BI
3 13 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.47%) MySQL
6 6 (1.26%) Big Data
6 6 (1.26%) QlikView
6 6 (1.26%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.63%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (0.63%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.21%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 41 (8.60%) JIRA
2 27 (5.66%) Eclipse
3 18 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.14%) NetBeans
5 13 (2.73%) Visual Studio
6 12 (2.52%) GCC
7 10 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (2.10%) Subversion
8 9 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.68%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.26%) Selenium
11 5 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.05%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.84%) NUnit
13 3 (0.63%) Cypress.io
14 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.42%) JUnit
14 2 (0.42%) Maven
14 2 (0.42%) MSI
14 2 (0.42%) PHPUnit
General
1 139 (29.14%) Finance
2 34 (7.13%) Retail
3 26 (5.45%) Marketing
4 24 (5.03%) Public Sector
5 20 (4.19%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.94%) Back Office
7 10 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.89%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.68%) Law
9 8 (1.68%) Legal
10 6 (1.26%) Billing
10 6 (1.26%) Military
11 5 (1.05%) Games
11 5 (1.05%) Housing Association
12 4 (0.84%) Local Government
12 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.84%) Publishing
13 3 (0.63%) French Language
13 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 162 (33.96%) Project Manager
2 68 (14.26%) Analyst
3 48 (10.06%) Developer
4 44 (9.22%) Business Analyst
5 26 (5.45%) IT Manager
6 22 (4.61%) IT Project Manager
7 19 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
8 18 (3.77%) Consultant
9 17 (3.56%) Infrastructure Manager
10 16 (3.35%) Delivery Manager
10 16 (3.35%) Junior
10 16 (3.35%) Senior Manager
11 15 (3.14%) Agile Project Manager
12 14 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 13 (2.73%) Agile Business Analyst
13 13 (2.73%) Technical Manager
14 12 (2.52%) Implementation Manager
14 12 (2.52%) Senior Business Analyst
14 12 (2.52%) Senior Project Manager
15 11 (2.31%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.50%) .NET
2 24 (5.03%) HTML
3 23 (4.82%) CSS
4 10 (2.10%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.10%) jQuery
4 10 (2.10%) Web Services
5 9 (1.89%) LINQ
6 6 (1.26%) .NET Core
7 5 (1.05%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.84%) JDBC
8 4 (0.84%) JSF
8 4 (0.84%) JSP
8 4 (0.84%) Servlets
8 4 (0.84%) XML
9 3 (0.63%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.63%) Middleware
9 3 (0.63%) NHibernate
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.39%) Management Information System
3 30 (6.29%) User Experience
4 13 (2.73%) Internet of Things
5 11 (2.31%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.10%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.26%) Life Science
10 5 (1.05%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.05%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.84%) EPoS
11 4 (0.84%) PMI
11 4 (0.84%) Social Media
12 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.63%) Clustering
12 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.63%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.42%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.43%) Windows
2 15 (3.14%) Windows Server
3 12 (2.52%) Apple iOS
3 12 (2.52%) Linux
4 11 (2.31%) Android
5 9 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.63%) Unix
8 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (23.48%) PRINCE2
3 98 (20.55%) Problem-Solving
4 96 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (18.03%) Project Delivery
6 73 (15.30%) ITIL
7 56 (11.74%) Scrum
8 49 (10.27%) SDLC
9 44 (9.22%) Analytics
10 43 (9.01%) Waterfall
11 42 (8.81%) Service Management
12 41 (8.60%) Business Analysis
13 39 (8.18%) Time Management
14 37 (7.76%) Software Delivery
15 36 (7.55%) Software Engineering
16 35 (7.34%) Coaching
17 33 (6.92%) Agile Project Management
17 33 (6.92%) Software Testing
18 32 (6.71%) Mentoring
19 30 (6.29%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 71 (14.88%) SQL
2 28 (5.87%) C#
3 24 (5.03%) Java
4 20 (4.19%) C
4 20 (4.19%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.73%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.52%) C++
6 12 (2.52%) Embedded C
7 11 (2.31%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.68%) Python
9 5 (1.05%) R
10 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.84%) Google Apps Script
10 4 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.84%) VBA
11 3 (0.63%) ABAP
12 1 (0.21%) Go
12 1 (0.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (15.09%) Degree
2 27 (5.66%) PMI Certification
3 25 (5.24%) PMP
4 23 (4.82%) APMP
4 23 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.56%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.68%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.26%) CISSP
11 5 (1.05%) CCNA
11 5 (1.05%) MCSE
11 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.84%) CISA
12 4 (0.84%) CISM
12 4 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.63%) CIMA
13 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.61%) QA
2 21 (4.40%) PMO
3 16 (3.35%) SLA
4 5 (1.05%) GDPR
5 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.63%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.21%) COBIT
8 1 (0.21%) COSO
8 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) NIST
System Software
1 19 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.52%) Firmware
3 6 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.63%) Docker
4 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.42%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.68%) SCCM
2 5 (1.05%) SCOM
3 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.84%) Puppet
4 3 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.63%) Pacemaker
5 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.42%) Terraform
6 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 80 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.77%) Oracle
3 17 (3.56%) Cisco
4 14 (2.94%) SAP
5 13 (2.73%) IBM
6 12 (2.52%) Cognos
7 11 (2.31%) Google
8 10 (2.10%) VMware
9 9 (1.89%) Tableau
9 9 (1.89%) Xamarin
10 8 (1.68%) Citrix
11 6 (1.26%) Genesys
12 5 (1.05%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.05%) Veeam
13 4 (0.84%) Apple
13 4 (0.84%) Aruba
13 4 (0.84%) Capita
13 4 (0.84%) Informatica
13 4 (0.84%) Talend
14 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com