Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 16 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 948 1,023 1,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.58% 9.98% 10.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.86% 11.08% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 717 803 940
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £71,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +3.96% +1.00%

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 8,731 9,229 9,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.27% 90.03% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,817 7,240 8,024
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,566 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.54% -4.55% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +8 441 £47,500 -5.00% 45
Warwickshire +5 118 £38,750 -8.82% 51
Staffordshire +24 102 £46,250 +5.11% 21
Coventry -21 85 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Solihull -4 52 £70,000 +64.71% 7
Worcestershire -9 35 £43,750 +2.94% 10
Shropshire -8 22 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Wolverhampton -11 20 £52,500 +3.45% 2
Herefordshire +33 17 £47,500 -29.63% 3
Walsall -7 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Stourbridge -2 1 £75,000 +87.50% 1
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 323 (34.07%) PRINCE2
2 232 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (23.95%) Finance
4 185 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 164 (17.30%) ITIL
6 144 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 142 (14.98%) Degree
8 102 (10.76%) Presales
9 99 (10.44%) Change Management
10 97 (10.23%) ERP
11 96 (10.13%) Windows
12 92 (9.70%) SQL
13 91 (9.60%) SAP
14 87 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
15 85 (8.97%) Business Analysis
16 84 (8.86%) Data Centre
17 83 (8.76%) Line Management
18 82 (8.65%) Retail
18 82 (8.65%) Manufacturing
19 80 (8.44%) VMware
19 80 (8.44%) Project Planning
20 78 (8.23%) Service Delivery
21 75 (7.91%) SQL Server
21 75 (7.91%) PMO
22 74 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
23 72 (7.59%) IT Strategy
24 71 (7.49%) Waterfall
25 65 (6.86%) Windows Server
26 64 (6.75%) Active Directory
26 64 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure

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 32 (3.38%) Drupal
2 27 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.74%) CMS
3 26 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 26 (2.74%) WordPress
4 15 (1.58%) Apache
5 9 (0.95%) IIS
5 9 (0.95%) SAS
6 7 (0.74%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.63%) Confluence
8 5 (0.53%) nginx
8 5 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.42%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.32%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (3.69%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.32%) ArcInfo
7 3 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.32%) CATIA
7 3 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 26 (2.74%) SAP R/3
2 23 (2.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 20 (2.11%) Magento
3 20 (2.11%) Shopify
4 17 (1.79%) SAP ERP
5 16 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
6 11 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (1.16%) SAP SCM
6 11 (1.16%) SAP SD
7 10 (1.05%) SAP VC
8 5 (0.53%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.42%) BPCS
9 4 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.42%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.42%) SAP PP
10 3 (0.32%) ENOVIA
10 3 (0.32%) SAP GRC
10 3 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (4.75%) Office 365
3 32 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.64%) SaaS
5 22 (2.32%) Basecamp
6 17 (1.79%) AdWords
7 13 (1.37%) PaaS
8 12 (1.27%) IaaS
9 9 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.42%) GitHub
11 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.32%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.21%) Trello
13 1 (0.11%) Boomi
13 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.59%) Firewall
2 41 (4.32%) WAN
3 35 (3.69%) LAN
3 35 (3.69%) SAN
4 32 (3.38%) IPsec
5 31 (3.27%) SSL
6 28 (2.95%) VPN
7 26 (2.74%) VoIP
8 22 (2.32%) OSPF
9 21 (2.22%) BGP
9 21 (2.22%) DHCP
10 20 (2.11%) NetScaler
10 20 (2.11%) Wireless
11 19 (2.00%) DNS
12 18 (1.90%) Network Security
13 15 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (1.58%) Internet
13 15 (1.58%) SMS
13 15 (1.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.95%) MySQL
3 23 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (0.95%) QlikView
8 8 (0.84%) Base SAS
8 8 (0.84%) Big Data
8 8 (0.84%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 7 (0.74%) SAP HANA
10 6 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.53%) DB2
11 5 (0.53%) GIS
11 5 (0.53%) MS Access
12 4 (0.42%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.32%) Electronic Patient Records
13 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (4.01%) JIRA
2 23 (2.43%) Cucumber
3 14 (1.48%) Selenium
4 11 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (1.16%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.05%) NuGet
6 9 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.74%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.63%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.53%) CruiseControl
10 5 (0.53%) Rational Rose
10 5 (0.53%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.42%) git-flow
11 4 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.32%) AccuRev
12 3 (0.32%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.32%) LabVIEW
12 3 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
General
1 227 (23.95%) Finance
2 82 (8.65%) Manufacturing
2 82 (8.65%) Retail
3 32 (3.38%) Legal
4 29 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.22%) Advertising
6 20 (2.11%) Automotive
6 20 (2.11%) Marketing
7 13 (1.37%) Banking
8 12 (1.27%) Law
9 11 (1.16%) Publishing
10 8 (0.84%) Billing
11 6 (0.63%) Electronics
12 5 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.42%) Back Office
14 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Avionics
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 345 (36.39%) Project Manager
2 100 (10.55%) IT Manager
3 98 (10.34%) Analyst
4 66 (6.96%) Architect
5 64 (6.75%) IT Project Manager
6 56 (5.91%) Senior Manager
7 52 (5.49%) Consultant
8 46 (4.85%) Developer
9 41 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
10 39 (4.11%) SAP Manager
10 39 (4.11%) Senior Project Manager
11 34 (3.59%) Software Project Manager
12 33 (3.48%) Infrastructure Manager
13 31 (3.27%) Business Analyst
14 28 (2.95%) SAP Project Manager
15 27 (2.85%) Service Manager
16 26 (2.74%) Senior Developer
17 25 (2.64%) Support Analyst
18 23 (2.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 20 (2.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.96%) .NET
2 36 (3.80%) HTML
3 32 (3.38%) CSS
4 15 (1.58%) LAMP
5 11 (1.16%) Laravel
5 11 (1.16%) Web Services
6 10 (1.05%) CodeIgniter
6 10 (1.05%) Symfony
7 9 (0.95%) LDAP
8 7 (0.74%) RESTful
9 5 (0.53%) jQuery
9 5 (0.53%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (0.53%) SOAP
9 5 (0.53%) XML
10 4 (0.42%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.42%) Gherkin
10 4 (0.42%) HTML5
10 4 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.42%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (8.86%) Data Centre
3 49 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 46 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.22%) Driving Licence
6 21 (2.22%) User Experience
7 10 (1.05%) CMDB
7 10 (1.05%) Robotics
8 9 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 9 (0.95%) PKI
8 9 (0.95%) Virtual Team
9 8 (0.84%) EPoS
9 8 (0.84%) Infotainment
9 8 (0.84%) PMI
9 8 (0.84%) Social Media
10 7 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.63%) FlexPod
11 6 (0.63%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 96 (10.13%) Windows
2 65 (6.86%) Windows Server
3 57 (6.01%) Linux
4 20 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.37%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.53%) OS/400
8 5 (0.53%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.32%) Android
9 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.32%) Unix
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (34.07%) PRINCE2
2 232 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (17.30%) ITIL
4 144 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 102 (10.76%) Presales
6 99 (10.44%) Change Management
7 97 (10.23%) ERP
8 85 (8.97%) Business Analysis
9 83 (8.76%) Line Management
10 80 (8.44%) Project Planning
11 78 (8.23%) Service Delivery
12 72 (7.59%) IT Strategy
13 71 (7.49%) Waterfall
14 62 (6.54%) Programme Management
15 58 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
15 58 (6.12%) CRM
16 55 (5.80%) Service Management
17 53 (5.59%) Analytics
18 50 (5.27%) Migration
18 50 (5.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 92 (9.70%) SQL
2 38 (4.01%) C#
3 36 (3.80%) PowerShell
4 34 (3.59%) PHP
5 31 (3.27%) JavaScript
6 23 (2.43%) Java
7 22 (2.32%) C
8 12 (1.27%) ABAP
9 10 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.95%) VB
11 8 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.53%) RPG
13 4 (0.42%) C++
13 4 (0.42%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.32%) Delphi
14 3 (0.32%) MUMPS
14 3 (0.32%) Python
15 1 (0.11%) COBOL
15 1 (0.11%) VB6
15 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 142 (14.98%) Degree
2 47 (4.96%) PMP
3 44 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 33 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (3.38%) PMI Certification
7 31 (3.27%) CCNP
8 28 (2.95%) ISEB
9 25 (2.64%) MCSE
10 24 (2.53%) Security Cleared
11 23 (2.43%) APMP
12 22 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
13 18 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 17 (1.79%) CCNA
15 16 (1.69%) MCP
16 14 (1.48%) SC Cleared
17 13 (1.37%) CISSP
18 11 (1.16%) ISTQB
19 10 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (7.91%) PMO
2 51 (5.38%) QA
3 38 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (2.74%) GDPR
5 21 (2.22%) COBIT
6 13 (1.37%) SLA
7 7 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.63%) GPG13
8 6 (0.63%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.42%) COSO
10 3 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.32%) ISO 15765
10 3 (0.32%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.21%) P3O
12 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 64 (6.75%) Active Directory
1 64 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (4.22%) Hyper-V
3 28 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (1.27%) XenApp
5 11 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (1.16%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.63%) Docker
8 5 (0.53%) vSphere
9 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 12 (1.27%) Puppet
2 11 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 11 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (1.16%) SCOrch
3 10 (1.05%) Ansible
3 10 (1.05%) SCVMM
4 9 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (0.95%) SCCM
4 9 (0.95%) SCOM
5 6 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.11%) Netcool
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.11%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 185 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 91 (9.60%) SAP
3 80 (8.44%) VMware
4 48 (5.06%) Cisco
5 44 (4.64%) Citrix
6 30 (3.16%) CheckPoint
7 29 (3.06%) Oracle
8 26 (2.74%) Fortinet
9 23 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (2.32%) F5
10 22 (2.32%) Google
11 21 (2.22%) HP
12 19 (2.00%) Juniper
13 17 (1.79%) Apple
14 15 (1.58%) Brocade
15 13 (1.37%) Adobe
16 12 (1.27%) Tableau
17 11 (1.16%) NetApp
17 11 (1.16%) NVIDIA
18 10 (1.05%) BMC