Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 47 48
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 65 3 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.58% 0.93% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.87% 0.97% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 61 3 14
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,100 £26,475
25th Percentile £36,250 £44,125 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £65,000 £36,750
Median % change year-on-year -26.92% +76.87% +22.50%
75th Percentile £55,000 £80,000 £54,063
90th Percentile £61,250 £87,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,625
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 733 310 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.70% 96.27% 90.54%
Number of salaries quoted 417 133 342
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,550 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £30,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Management in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Project Management in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Management in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Project Management in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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
County Antrim +13 60 £47,500 +3.83% 7
County Armagh - 2 £47,500 - 1
County Londonderry - 2 - -
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 30 (46.15%) PMO
2 25 (38.46%) Finance
3 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.85%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (30.77%) Manufacturing
5 16 (24.62%) Analytics
6 15 (23.08%) Project Delivery
7 14 (21.54%) Scrum
7 14 (21.54%) Business Analysis
8 13 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 13 (20.00%) Banking
8 13 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
8 13 (20.00%) Dependency Management
9 12 (18.46%) Artificial Intelligence
9 12 (18.46%) Degree
10 11 (16.92%) Change Management
10 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
10 11 (16.92%) Machine Learning
10 11 (16.92%) Data Integration
10 11 (16.92%) Visualisation
10 11 (16.92%) Business Case
10 11 (16.92%) Social Skills
11 10 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
12 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (12.31%) Risk Management
12 8 (12.31%) Strategic Planning
13 7 (10.77%) Web Development
13 7 (10.77%) QA
13 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
13 7 (10.77%) Organisational Skills

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (1.54%) CMS
1 1 (1.54%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Postman
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 25 (38.46%) Finance
2 20 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 13 (20.00%) Banking
4 11 (16.92%) Social Skills
5 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (10.77%) Organisational Skills
7 5 (7.69%) Legal
8 3 (4.62%) Law
8 3 (4.62%) Publishing
9 2 (3.08%) Marketing
9 2 (3.08%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (1.54%) Back Office
10 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 37 (56.92%) Project Manager
2 17 (26.15%) Analyst
3 16 (24.62%) Business Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Senior Manager
4 11 (16.92%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (10.77%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (9.23%) PMO Manager
6 6 (9.23%) PMO Project Manager
7 5 (7.69%) Scrum Master
8 4 (6.15%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Senior PMO
8 4 (6.15%) Senior PMO Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (4.62%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Junior PMO
9 3 (4.62%) Junior Project Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Project Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.23%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (33.85%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (24.62%) Analytics
3 15 (23.08%) Project Delivery
4 14 (21.54%) Business Analysis
4 14 (21.54%) Scrum
5 13 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 13 (20.00%) Dependency Management
5 13 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
6 12 (18.46%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (16.92%) Business Case
7 11 (16.92%) Change Management
7 11 (16.92%) Data Integration
7 11 (16.92%) Machine Learning
7 11 (16.92%) Visualisation
8 10 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
9 8 (12.31%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.31%) Strategic Planning
10 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) C++
2 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (46.15%) PMO
2 7 (10.77%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle