Period
to 20 February 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 17 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 868 948 1,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.94% 9.58% 9.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.95% 10.58% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 557 717 803
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £71,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +3.96%

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 7,264 8,960 9,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.59% 90.57% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,415 7,018 7,424
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,325 £62,500
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 20 February 2019.

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 2019. 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 -1 438 £51,502 +8.43% 64
Coventry +23 109 £22,250 -55.50% 15
Warwickshire -2 63 £40,000 +3.23% 10
Worcestershire +6 58 £42,500 -2.86% 13
Solihull +1 49 £50,000 -28.57% 11
Staffordshire -11 48 £47,500 +2.70% 8
Herefordshire +6 41 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Shropshire -15 9 £47,750 +0.53% 8
Sutton Coldfield - 6 £52,500 - 1
Wolverhampton +10 4 £40,750 -22.38% 3
West Bromwich - 3 £26,500 -
Dudley - 3 £32,500 - 2
Brierley Hill - 2 £32,500 -
Walsall -2 1 £47,750 +6.11% 2
Stourbridge -3 1 £61,500 -18.00%
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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.

1 264 (30.41%) Microsoft
2 249 (28.69%) PRINCE2
3 233 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (21.77%) Finance
5 184 (21.20%) Presales
6 182 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 170 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 165 (19.01%) ITIL
9 163 (18.78%) Degree
10 145 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
11 140 (16.13%) Line Management
11 140 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
12 139 (16.01%) GDPR
13 137 (15.78%) Data Protection
14 135 (15.55%) Amazon AWS
15 120 (13.82%) Active Directory
16 109 (12.56%) VMware
17 104 (11.98%) Retail
18 102 (11.75%) SQL
19 101 (11.64%) Service Management
20 98 (11.29%) Windows
21 97 (11.18%) Office 365
21 97 (11.18%) Data Centre
22 93 (10.71%) Analytics
23 88 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
23 88 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
24 87 (10.02%) Continuous Improvement
24 87 (10.02%) Self-Motivation
25 86 (9.91%) Security Cleared
26 80 (9.22%) Citrix

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 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.50%) Apache
4 12 (1.38%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.04%) Confluence
6 8 (0.92%) CMS
7 6 (0.69%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.46%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.35%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.23%) DNN
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 88 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (4.38%) Microsoft Project
3 34 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.35%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.81%) Workfront
3 6 (0.69%) Raiser's Edge
4 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.46%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.35%) iTrent
5 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.35%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.23%) HFM
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.12%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 182 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 135 (15.55%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (11.18%) Office 365
4 47 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 46 (5.30%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (5.30%) Amazon S3
6 44 (5.07%) IaaS
7 41 (4.72%) PaaS
8 36 (4.15%) SaaS
9 29 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (3.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 26 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (3.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 25 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
12 20 (2.30%) Amazon EMR
12 20 (2.30%) Amazon Kinesis
12 20 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
12 20 (2.30%) Serverless
13 12 (1.38%) OneDrive
14 10 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 75 (8.64%) Internet
2 61 (7.03%) Firewall
3 54 (6.22%) Network Security
4 34 (3.92%) WAN
5 22 (2.53%) LAN
6 18 (2.07%) VPN
7 17 (1.96%) VoIP
8 16 (1.84%) DHCP
8 16 (1.84%) IPsec
9 13 (1.50%) DNS
10 12 (1.38%) BGP
10 12 (1.38%) OSPF
10 12 (1.38%) SAN
10 12 (1.38%) Skype
11 11 (1.27%) NetScaler
12 10 (1.15%) SSL
12 10 (1.15%) Wireless
13 9 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (1.04%) MPLS
13 9 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.34%) Big Data
3 46 (5.30%) Amazon RDS
4 28 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 26 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 20 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
6 20 (2.30%) Cosmos DB
6 20 (2.30%) RDBMS
7 15 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.61%) Power BI
9 9 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.92%) SAP HANA
11 7 (0.81%) QlikView
11 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.46%) MySQL
15 3 (0.35%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 26 (3.00%) JIRA
2 15 (1.73%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.04%) Redmine
5 7 (0.81%) Selenium
6 6 (0.69%) JMeter
6 6 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.35%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.12%) Appium
10 1 (0.12%) Maven
10 1 (0.12%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.12%) Robotium
10 1 (0.12%) TestNG
10 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
General
1 189 (21.77%) Finance
2 104 (11.98%) Retail
3 70 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 53 (6.11%) Automotive
5 27 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.42%) Legal
7 20 (2.30%) Publishing
8 15 (1.73%) Marketing
9 8 (0.92%) Law
10 5 (0.58%) Banking
11 4 (0.46%) Back Office
11 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.35%) Front Office
12 3 (0.35%) Local Government
13 2 (0.23%) Advertising
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 226 (26.04%) Project Manager
2 168 (19.35%) Architect
3 109 (12.56%) Analyst
4 85 (9.79%) Solutions Architect
5 55 (6.34%) Cloud Architect
6 52 (5.99%) Business Analyst
7 50 (5.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 48 (5.53%) Technical Architect
9 38 (4.38%) IT Manager
10 37 (4.26%) Programme Manager
11 32 (3.69%) Senior Manager
12 31 (3.57%) Consultant
13 30 (3.46%) Software Project Manager
14 29 (3.34%) Developer
15 28 (3.23%) Lead Architect
16 26 (3.00%) Senior Project Manager
17 25 (2.88%) IT Project Manager
17 25 (2.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
18 23 (2.65%) Agile Project Manager
18 23 (2.65%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (7.60%) Web Services
2 45 (5.18%) .NET
3 29 (3.34%) ASP.NET
4 25 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (2.07%) HTML
6 16 (1.84%) CSS
7 12 (1.38%) Spring
8 10 (1.15%) SOAP
9 8 (0.92%) HTML5
10 7 (0.81%) JSON
10 7 (0.81%) WCF
11 6 (0.69%) Kafka
11 6 (0.69%) REST
12 5 (0.58%) Ajax
12 5 (0.58%) LDAP
12 5 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.46%) XHTML
13 4 (0.46%) XML
13 4 (0.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 145 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (11.18%) Data Centre
3 87 (10.02%) Self-Motivation
4 56 (6.45%) Internet of Things
5 46 (5.30%) Management Information System
6 39 (4.49%) PMI
6 39 (4.49%) Public Cloud
7 28 (3.23%) Driving Licence
7 28 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 26 (3.00%) Private Cloud
9 20 (2.30%) CMDB
10 12 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.38%) User Experience
11 8 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (0.58%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.58%) FMCG
13 5 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 98 (11.29%) Windows
2 66 (7.60%) Windows Server
3 33 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (2.53%) Linux
6 9 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 9 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.58%) Unix
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) Android
11 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (28.69%) PRINCE2
2 233 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (21.20%) Presales
4 170 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 165 (19.01%) ITIL
6 140 (16.13%) Line Management
6 140 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
7 137 (15.78%) Data Protection
8 101 (11.64%) Service Management
9 93 (10.71%) Analytics
10 87 (10.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 80 (9.22%) Enterprise Architecture
12 79 (9.10%) Cybersecurity
12 79 (9.10%) Software Engineering
13 75 (8.64%) Change Management
14 74 (8.53%) CRM
14 74 (8.53%) Service Delivery
14 74 (8.53%) Thought Leadership
15 69 (7.95%) ITIL V3
16 66 (7.60%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 102 (11.75%) SQL
2 63 (7.26%) C
3 46 (5.30%) Java
4 37 (4.26%) Python
5 26 (3.00%) Shell Script
6 25 (2.88%) PL/SQL
6 25 (2.88%) Scala
7 20 (2.30%) C#
8 19 (2.19%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.15%) VBA
11 7 (0.81%) C++
12 6 (0.69%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.58%) VBScript
14 4 (0.46%) ABAP
14 4 (0.46%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.23%) VB
16 1 (0.12%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 163 (18.78%) Degree
2 86 (9.91%) Security Cleared
3 73 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (8.29%) MCSE
4 72 (8.29%) PMI Certification
5 49 (5.65%) PMP
6 33 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (3.57%) MCSA
8 29 (3.34%) CISSP
8 29 (3.34%) SC Cleared
9 26 (3.00%) MCP
10 24 (2.76%) CCNP
10 24 (2.76%) ISEB
11 21 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
12 18 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (1.96%) APMP
13 17 (1.96%) CEH
13 17 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
14 15 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 14 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (16.01%) GDPR
2 79 (9.10%) PMO
3 50 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (5.41%) QA
5 19 (2.19%) SLA
6 17 (1.96%) GPG13
7 12 (1.38%) COBIT
7 12 (1.38%) PCI DSS
8 11 (1.27%) P3O
9 7 (0.81%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.46%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.23%) DO-160
12 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.12%) COSHH
13 1 (0.12%) HL7
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 26262
13 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 120 (13.82%) Active Directory
2 88 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (6.22%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (2.30%) XenApp
5 20 (2.30%) XenDesktop
6 16 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.15%) Firmware
7 10 (1.15%) vSphere
7 10 (1.15%) XenServer
8 7 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (1.96%) SCVMM
2 15 (1.73%) SCCM
3 12 (1.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 10 (1.15%) XenMobile
5 7 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (0.81%) SCOrch
5 7 (0.81%) WSUS
6 5 (0.58%) Ansible
6 5 (0.58%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.58%) Puppet
7 4 (0.46%) Terraform
8 3 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 264 (30.41%) Microsoft
2 109 (12.56%) VMware
3 80 (9.22%) Citrix
4 42 (4.84%) CheckPoint
5 38 (4.38%) Cisco
5 38 (4.38%) SAP
6 29 (3.34%) HP
7 27 (3.11%) Juniper
7 27 (3.11%) Oracle
8 24 (2.76%) Fortinet
9 23 (2.65%) NetApp
10 21 (2.42%) ServiceNow
11 18 (2.07%) EMC
12 17 (1.96%) BMC
12 17 (1.96%) F5
13 14 (1.61%) Google
13 14 (1.61%) Ivanti
14 12 (1.38%) Atlassian
14 12 (1.38%) Brocade
15 10 (1.15%) Remedy