Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 18 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 798 983 1,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.39% 9.63% 9.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.34% 10.58% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 571 758 920
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,656 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,000 £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 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 7,714 9,287 10,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.82% 90.95% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,865 7,553 8,281
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -2 387 £50,000 +5.26% 60
Coventry +1 89 £45,000 - 16
Warwickshire +16 81 £47,500 +13.10% 9
Staffordshire +1 47 £45,000 - 16
Solihull -1 43 £46,500 -38.00% 7
Herefordshire +21 29 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Shropshire -20 21 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Wolverhampton +8 20 £39,000 -35.00% 2
Worcestershire -13 15 £38,000 -15.56% 14
Sutton Coldfield - 15 £35,000 - 2
Walsall -2 4 £43,500 -10.77% 2
Brierley Hill - 2 £32,500 - 1
Dudley - 2 £43,750 -
West Bromwich +17 1 £51,000 +142.86%
Stourbridge 0 1 £61,500 -18.00%
Wednesbury - 1 £57,500 -
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 227 (28.45%) PRINCE2
2 221 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (24.44%) Microsoft
4 181 (22.68%) Finance
5 147 (18.42%) ITIL
6 131 (16.42%) Presales
7 129 (16.17%) Degree
8 127 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 112 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 107 (13.41%) SQL
11 101 (12.66%) VMware
11 101 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
12 92 (11.53%) Windows
12 92 (11.53%) Active Directory
13 91 (11.40%) Retail
14 90 (11.28%) Data Centre
15 88 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
16 84 (10.53%) Line Management
17 83 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
18 80 (10.03%) Microsoft Office
18 80 (10.03%) GDPR
19 78 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
20 76 (9.52%) Office 365
20 76 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
21 75 (9.40%) Self-Motivation
22 73 (9.15%) Windows Server
23 71 (8.90%) PMO
24 69 (8.65%) SQL Server
25 67 (8.40%) Change Management
25 67 (8.40%) Data Protection

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 27 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.88%) Confluence
4 13 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.00%) Apache
5 8 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.38%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.38%) IIS
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.25%) DNN
7 2 (0.25%) SAS
7 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.25%) WordPress
8 1 (0.13%) CMS
8 1 (0.13%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 80 (10.03%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (4.51%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.13%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.38%) Sage 1000
4 3 (0.38%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.25%) Workfront
6 1 (0.13%) HFM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.13%) Primavera
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.13%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 127 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (9.52%) Office 365
4 40 (5.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 39 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (4.89%) Amazon S3
6 26 (3.26%) Amazon SQS
7 23 (2.88%) IaaS
8 22 (2.76%) PaaS
9 20 (2.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 20 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (2.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 19 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
10 19 (2.38%) Amazon Kinesis
10 19 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (2.38%) Serverless
11 18 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (1.88%) GitHub
13 14 (1.75%) SaaS
14 5 (0.63%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.89%) Firewall
2 53 (6.64%) Network Security
3 44 (5.51%) WAN
4 34 (4.26%) LAN
5 25 (3.13%) Internet
6 22 (2.76%) SAN
7 18 (2.26%) VoIP
8 17 (2.13%) IPsec
9 15 (1.88%) VPN
10 11 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (1.38%) Wireless
11 10 (1.25%) DHCP
11 10 (1.25%) TCP/IP
12 8 (1.00%) BGP
12 8 (1.00%) OSPF
12 8 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (0.88%) DNS
13 7 (0.88%) MPLS
13 7 (0.88%) SSL
14 6 (0.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.89%) Amazon RDS
3 24 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 20 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 19 (2.38%) Cosmos DB
5 19 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 18 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.50%) Big Data
10 10 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.13%) Power BI
12 8 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.88%) Electronic Patient Records
14 6 (0.75%) QlikView
14 6 (0.75%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 27 (3.38%) JIRA
2 18 (2.26%) Visual Studio
3 15 (1.88%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.38%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.88%) Selenium
6 6 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.63%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.50%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.38%) JMeter
10 2 (0.25%) Appium
10 2 (0.25%) Maven
10 2 (0.25%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.25%) Robotium
10 2 (0.25%) TestNG
10 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.25%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.13%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.13%) Redmine
General
1 181 (22.68%) Finance
2 91 (11.40%) Retail
3 43 (5.39%) Manufacturing
4 34 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.76%) Automotive
6 20 (2.51%) Legal
7 17 (2.13%) Publishing
8 13 (1.63%) Marketing
9 10 (1.25%) Advertising
10 7 (0.88%) Law
11 6 (0.75%) Banking
12 5 (0.63%) Back Office
12 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.50%) Local Government
14 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.25%) French Language
14 2 (0.25%) German Language
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 232 (29.07%) Project Manager
2 115 (14.41%) Architect
3 81 (10.15%) Analyst
4 61 (7.64%) Solutions Architect
5 43 (5.39%) IT Manager
6 40 (5.01%) Consultant
6 40 (5.01%) Developer
6 40 (5.01%) Technical Architect
7 36 (4.51%) Cloud Architect
8 35 (4.39%) Business Analyst
8 35 (4.39%) Senior Manager
9 34 (4.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 32 (4.01%) Senior Project Manager
11 31 (3.88%) IT Project Manager
12 26 (3.26%) Programme Manager
13 25 (3.13%) Lead Architect
14 24 (3.01%) Agile Project Manager
15 22 (2.76%) Software Project Manager
15 22 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
16 21 (2.63%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.02%) Web Services
2 40 (5.01%) .NET
3 22 (2.76%) ASP.NET
4 20 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (1.75%) HTML
6 11 (1.38%) CSS
7 8 (1.00%) SOAP
8 6 (0.75%) HTML5
9 5 (0.63%) REST
9 5 (0.63%) Spring
9 5 (0.63%) WCF
10 4 (0.50%) Ajax
10 4 (0.50%) COM
10 4 (0.50%) Velocity
10 4 (0.50%) XML
11 3 (0.38%) CSS3
11 3 (0.38%) jQuery
11 3 (0.38%) Kafka
11 3 (0.38%) XHTML
11 3 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.28%) Data Centre
2 78 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (9.40%) Self-Motivation
4 35 (4.39%) PMI
5 32 (4.01%) Management Information System
6 26 (3.26%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.76%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.51%) Private Cloud
9 18 (2.26%) Driving Licence
9 18 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (2.13%) CMDB
11 13 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.63%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.50%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.38%) FMCG
14 9 (1.13%) Internet of Things
15 8 (1.00%) HP StoreVirtual
15 8 (1.00%) NHS
15 8 (1.00%) User Experience
16 6 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 92 (11.53%) Windows
2 73 (9.15%) Windows Server
3 39 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (2.01%) Linux
7 15 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.75%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.13%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.63%) Unix
11 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) Android
12 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (28.45%) PRINCE2
2 221 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (18.42%) ITIL
4 131 (16.42%) Presales
5 112 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 101 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
7 84 (10.53%) Line Management
8 83 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 67 (8.40%) Change Management
9 67 (8.40%) Data Protection
10 62 (7.77%) Service Delivery
10 62 (7.77%) Service Management
11 58 (7.27%) Business Analysis
11 58 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
11 58 (7.27%) Scrum
12 57 (7.14%) Waterfall
13 55 (6.89%) CRM
14 51 (6.39%) Programme Management
15 49 (6.14%) ITIL V3
16 46 (5.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 107 (13.41%) SQL
2 40 (5.01%) Python
3 33 (4.14%) Java
4 24 (3.01%) JavaScript
5 23 (2.88%) C#
6 20 (2.51%) C
6 20 (2.51%) PL/SQL
7 19 (2.38%) Scala
7 19 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 15 (1.88%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.38%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.00%) VBA
11 7 (0.88%) VB
12 4 (0.50%) C++
13 3 (0.38%) R
13 3 (0.38%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.25%) PHP
15 1 (0.13%) Korn
15 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 129 (16.17%) Degree
2 65 (8.15%) Security Cleared
3 64 (8.02%) PMI Certification
4 62 (7.77%) MCSE
4 62 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (4.76%) PMP
6 34 (4.26%) APMP
7 26 (3.26%) CISSP
7 26 (3.26%) ISEB
7 26 (3.26%) MCP
8 25 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (2.76%) MCSA
9 22 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 20 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 19 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
12 16 (2.01%) CCNP
12 16 (2.01%) CEH
12 16 (2.01%) CompTIA Security+
13 15 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (10.03%) GDPR
2 71 (8.90%) PMO
3 44 (5.51%) QA
4 37 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (3.26%) SLA
6 22 (2.76%) PCI DSS
7 16 (2.01%) GPG13
8 10 (1.25%) P3O
9 9 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.88%) COBIT
11 6 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.63%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.38%) PMBOK
14 2 (0.25%) DO-160
14 2 (0.25%) ISO 26262
15 1 (0.13%) COSHH
15 1 (0.13%) HAZOP
15 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 92 (11.53%) Active Directory
2 76 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (4.89%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (1.00%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.00%) XenApp
6 8 (1.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.38%) vSphere
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (1.50%) SCCM
2 8 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (1.00%) SCVMM
3 7 (0.88%) Ansible
3 7 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.88%) Puppet
4 6 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (0.75%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.63%) Terraform
6 4 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.38%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.38%) WSUS
8 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.25%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 195 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 101 (12.66%) VMware
3 55 (6.89%) Citrix
4 47 (5.89%) Cisco
5 46 (5.76%) CheckPoint
6 39 (4.89%) SAP
7 35 (4.39%) HP
8 28 (3.51%) NetApp
9 26 (3.26%) Oracle
10 19 (2.38%) EMC
11 16 (2.01%) Atlassian
11 16 (2.01%) Juniper
12 13 (1.63%) Fortinet
12 13 (1.63%) ServiceNow
13 11 (1.38%) F5
14 10 (1.25%) SonicWALL
15 9 (1.13%) Ivanti
15 9 (1.13%) Sage
15 9 (1.13%) Tableau
16 8 (1.00%) Salesforce.com