Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 21 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 857 896 1,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.13% 8.92% 9.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 9.84% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 615 714 1,023
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,671 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.23% - +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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,425 9,103 11,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.78% 90.60% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,492 7,540 8,746
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £66,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the West Midlands

Project Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Management in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Project Management in the West Midlands

Project Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Management in the West Midlands

Project Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Birmingham -1 387 £42,500 -10.53% 31
Warwickshire +6 106 £55,000 +29.41% 28
Coventry -4 86 £47,000 +4.44% 11
Staffordshire +14 83 £40,000 -2.44% 9
Solihull +11 42 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Worcestershire +15 32 £39,250 -12.78% 3
Shropshire -13 19 £50,000 -1.23% 5
Wolverhampton -5 17 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Herefordshire +39 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Sutton Coldfield +1 11 £35,000 -22.22%
Walsall -3 8 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Stourbridge -2 1 £85,000 +88.89%
Wednesbury - 1 £57,500 -
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 254 (29.64%) PRINCE2
2 199 (23.22%) Finance
3 178 (20.77%) Microsoft
4 176 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
5 174 (20.30%) ITIL
6 156 (18.20%) Degree
7 118 (13.77%) Presales
8 113 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 112 (13.07%) VMware
9 112 (13.07%) Service Delivery
10 108 (12.60%) Windows
11 103 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
12 97 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 93 (10.85%) Data Centre
14 91 (10.62%) Active Directory
14 91 (10.62%) Self-Motivation
15 90 (10.50%) Firewall
16 89 (10.39%) Line Management
17 88 (10.27%) SQL Server
18 86 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
19 83 (9.68%) Windows Server
20 80 (9.33%) SQL
20 80 (9.33%) IT Strategy
21 79 (9.22%) Change Management
22 75 (8.75%) Service Management
22 75 (8.75%) PMO
23 74 (8.63%) Retail
24 73 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
25 67 (7.82%) Project Planning
25 67 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (4.20%) MS Exchange
2 26 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.75%) IIS
4 9 (1.05%) Apache
5 8 (0.93%) WordPress
6 7 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.70%) Anypoint
7 6 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.70%) Confluence
7 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.70%) JBoss
8 5 (0.58%) Drupal
8 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.47%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.35%) CMS
10 3 (0.35%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.23%) SAS
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 59 (6.88%) Microsoft Project
2 52 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (5.02%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) Simulink
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.12%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 18 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.70%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.58%) Primavera
5 5 (0.58%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.47%) SAP QM
7 3 (0.35%) Lawson
7 3 (0.35%) Magento
7 3 (0.35%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.35%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.35%) SAP SCM
7 3 (0.35%) Shopify
8 2 (0.23%) BPCS
8 2 (0.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 67 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (5.60%) Office 365
3 43 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (3.27%) PaaS
5 26 (3.03%) IaaS
6 13 (1.52%) SaaS
7 9 (1.05%) GitHub
8 8 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.47%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.47%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.47%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 90 (10.50%) Firewall
2 57 (6.65%) WAN
3 46 (5.37%) LAN
4 42 (4.90%) IPsec
5 38 (4.43%) SAN
6 30 (3.50%) VoIP
7 27 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (2.92%) SSL
9 21 (2.45%) Network Security
10 19 (2.22%) VPN
11 18 (2.10%) DHCP
12 17 (1.98%) DNS
13 15 (1.75%) BGP
13 15 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (1.75%) FWSM
13 15 (1.75%) OSPF
13 15 (1.75%) SNMP
13 15 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
14 9 (1.05%) Internet
15 7 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (1.52%) MySQL
7 12 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.05%) DTS
9 7 (0.82%) Big Data
9 7 (0.82%) Electronic Patient Records
9 7 (0.82%) Power BI
10 6 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.70%) EDRMS
11 5 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.58%) DB2
11 5 (0.58%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.47%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 18 (2.10%) JIRA
2 15 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (1.63%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.63%) Selenium
4 13 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (1.05%) Cucumber
6 7 (0.82%) SoapUI
6 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.70%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.47%) Appium
8 4 (0.47%) Maven
8 4 (0.47%) Robot Framework
8 4 (0.47%) Robotium
8 4 (0.47%) TestNG
8 4 (0.47%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.35%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.35%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 199 (23.22%) Finance
2 74 (8.63%) Retail
3 59 (6.88%) Manufacturing
4 30 (3.50%) Marketing
5 27 (3.15%) Publishing
6 24 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.68%) Automotive
7 23 (2.68%) Legal
8 10 (1.17%) Advertising
9 9 (1.05%) Electronics
10 8 (0.93%) Banking
11 7 (0.82%) Back Office
12 4 (0.47%) Law
13 3 (0.35%) Games
14 2 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.23%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.23%) Local Government
15 1 (0.12%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 257 (29.99%) Project Manager
2 96 (11.20%) Analyst
3 74 (8.63%) Architect
4 68 (7.93%) IT Manager
5 54 (6.30%) Consultant
6 45 (5.25%) Developer
7 42 (4.90%) Senior Manager
8 39 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
9 36 (4.20%) IT Project Manager
10 34 (3.97%) Implementation Consultant
11 33 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (3.73%) Support Analyst
13 29 (3.38%) Software Consultant
14 27 (3.15%) Business Analyst
14 27 (3.15%) Software Implementation Consultant
15 25 (2.92%) Digital Project Manager
16 24 (2.80%) Technical Architect
17 22 (2.57%) Infrastructure Manager
17 22 (2.57%) Software Project Manager
18 21 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.02%) .NET
2 20 (2.33%) HTML
3 18 (2.10%) CSS
4 15 (1.75%) LDAP
5 11 (1.28%) RESTful
6 8 (0.93%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.82%) LAMP
7 7 (0.82%) Laravel
7 7 (0.82%) SOAP
7 7 (0.82%) Web Services
8 6 (0.70%) jQuery
9 5 (0.58%) CakePHP
9 5 (0.58%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (0.58%) JSON
9 5 (0.58%) Symfony
9 5 (0.58%) Yii
10 4 (0.47%) Velocity
10 4 (0.47%) XML
11 3 (0.35%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.85%) Data Centre
2 91 (10.62%) Self-Motivation
3 73 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 44 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.57%) CMDB
6 18 (2.10%) Mobile App
7 17 (1.98%) Driving Licence
8 15 (1.75%) PKI
9 13 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.40%) PMI
10 12 (1.40%) User Experience
11 11 (1.28%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.05%) EPoS
13 7 (0.82%) Infotainment
14 6 (0.70%) FMCG
14 6 (0.70%) iPhone
15 5 (0.58%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.58%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 108 (12.60%) Windows
2 83 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 42 (4.90%) Linux
4 27 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.05%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.58%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.47%) Unix
10 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.23%) Android
12 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (29.64%) PRINCE2
2 176 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (20.30%) ITIL
4 118 (13.77%) Presales
5 113 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 112 (13.07%) Service Delivery
7 103 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
8 97 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 89 (10.39%) Line Management
10 80 (9.33%) IT Strategy
11 79 (9.22%) Change Management
12 75 (8.75%) Service Management
13 67 (7.82%) Project Planning
14 60 (7.00%) Customer Requirements
15 58 (6.77%) Due Diligence
16 54 (6.30%) ITIL V3
17 53 (6.18%) Scrum
18 48 (5.60%) Business Analysis
19 47 (5.48%) Programme Management
19 47 (5.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 80 (9.33%) SQL
2 36 (4.20%) C#
3 33 (3.85%) Java
4 31 (3.62%) JavaScript
5 19 (2.22%) VB
6 17 (1.98%) PHP
7 15 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.05%) C
9 7 (0.82%) Python
10 4 (0.47%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.35%) ABAP
11 3 (0.35%) Erlang
11 3 (0.35%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.23%) C++
12 2 (0.23%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.23%) R
12 2 (0.23%) Scala
12 2 (0.23%) VBA
13 1 (0.12%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 156 (18.20%) Degree
2 55 (6.42%) PMI Certification
3 48 (5.60%) PMP
4 41 (4.78%) Security Cleared
5 36 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (3.85%) MCSE
7 32 (3.73%) ISEB
8 28 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (3.15%) APMP
10 26 (3.03%) CCNP
11 25 (2.92%) CISSP
11 25 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 25 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 18 (2.10%) CEH
12 18 (2.10%) CompTIA Security+
12 18 (2.10%) MCP
13 17 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.52%) SC Cleared
15 10 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.75%) PMO
2 56 (6.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (5.37%) QA
4 38 (4.43%) SLA
5 29 (3.38%) GDPR
6 25 (2.92%) COBIT
7 18 (2.10%) GPG13
8 11 (1.28%) ISO 9001
9 10 (1.17%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.47%) P3O
12 2 (0.23%) ISO 26262
12 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 91 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 86 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (5.02%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (2.45%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.93%) Docker
5 8 (0.93%) vSphere
6 4 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.35%) XenApp
7 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (1.17%) SCVMM
3 6 (0.70%) Puppet
3 6 (0.70%) SCCM
4 5 (0.58%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.35%) NetVault Backup
5 3 (0.35%) SCOM
6 2 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.23%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.12%) Nagios
7 1 (0.12%) Netcool
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 178 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 112 (13.07%) VMware
3 57 (6.65%) Citrix
4 55 (6.42%) Cisco
4 55 (6.42%) SAP
5 49 (5.72%) CheckPoint
6 28 (3.27%) Fortinet
7 26 (3.03%) NetApp
7 26 (3.03%) Oracle
8 25 (2.92%) F5
8 25 (2.92%) Juniper
9 23 (2.68%) EMC
9 23 (2.68%) HP
10 15 (1.75%) CA
11 14 (1.63%) IBM
12 13 (1.52%) ServiceNow
13 11 (1.28%) Brocade
13 11 (1.28%) Epicor
14 10 (1.17%) BMC
14 10 (1.17%) Sage