Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 18 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 999 1138 1147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.80% 9.99% 10.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.04% 11.20% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 769 904 944
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,950 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,875 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 9052 10159 9516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.76% 89.15% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7329 7943 7843
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +4 481 £47,500 - 18
Coventry -6 120 £45,000 - 3
Warwickshire -12 98 £41,000 -3.53% 7
Staffordshire +8 82 £45,000 +4.65% 7
Shropshire -9 52 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Solihull +2 51 £75,000 +76.47% 2
Worcestershire -14 39 £45,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +4 18 £60,250 +50.63% 3
Herefordshire +1 5 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Walsall -4 3 £47,500 +7.95% 2
West Bromwich -13 3 £21,000 -58.00%
Smethwick +2 1 £50,000 -
Stourbridge -1 1 £75,000 +87.50%
Halesowen -40 1 £42,500 +102.38%
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 319 (31.93%) PRINCE2
2 256 (25.63%) Finance
3 253 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (20.12%) Microsoft
5 188 (18.82%) ITIL
6 145 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 125 (12.51%) Change Management
8 122 (12.21%) Degree
9 109 (10.91%) SQL
10 107 (10.71%) SAP
11 101 (10.11%) Presales
12 99 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
13 94 (9.41%) Business Analysis
14 93 (9.31%) Manufacturing
14 93 (9.31%) ERP
15 89 (8.91%) SQL Server
15 89 (8.91%) Line Management
15 89 (8.91%) Project Planning
16 88 (8.81%) Windows
17 87 (8.71%) Retail
18 84 (8.41%) Data Centre
19 83 (8.31%) Service Delivery
20 77 (7.71%) Waterfall
21 74 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
21 74 (7.41%) PMO
22 71 (7.11%) Change Control
23 69 (6.91%) IT Strategy
24 67 (6.71%) SDLC
25 66 (6.61%) C#
26 65 (6.51%) JavaScript

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 21 (2.10%) CMS
1 21 (2.10%) Drupal
1 21 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.80%) SAS
4 15 (1.50%) Apache
5 14 (1.40%) IIS
6 11 (1.10%) WordPress
7 7 (0.70%) Documentum
7 7 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (0.70%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.70%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.60%) Confluence
9 5 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.50%) Moodle
9 5 (0.50%) nginx
10 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 41 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
3 39 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.40%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.40%) Simulink
8 3 (0.30%) ArcInfo
9 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.20%) CATIA
9 2 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 30 (3.00%) SAP ERP
2 24 (2.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 20 (2.00%) SAP R/3
4 17 (1.70%) SAP VC
5 12 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (1.00%) SAP FI
7 10 (1.00%) Workfront
8 9 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.90%) Magento
8 9 (0.90%) Shopify
9 8 (0.80%) SAP HCM
10 7 (0.70%) BPCS
11 6 (0.60%) SAP CO
11 6 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
12 5 (0.50%) SAP SD
13 4 (0.40%) SAP SCM
14 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
14 3 (0.30%) SAP GRC
15 2 (0.20%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (4.00%) Office 365
3 32 (3.20%) SaaS
4 28 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (1.80%) PaaS
6 15 (1.50%) IaaS
7 11 (1.10%) AdWords
8 10 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.90%) Basecamp
10 8 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.20%) Trello
14 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.80%) Firewall
2 46 (4.60%) WAN
3 31 (3.10%) Network Security
4 29 (2.90%) LAN
4 29 (2.90%) VPN
5 27 (2.70%) SSL
6 23 (2.30%) IPsec
7 21 (2.10%) OSPF
7 21 (2.10%) SAN
8 20 (2.00%) BGP
9 19 (1.90%) NetScaler
9 19 (1.90%) VLAN
10 18 (1.80%) MPLS
10 18 (1.80%) TCP/IP
11 15 (1.50%) Wireless
12 14 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (1.40%) Ethernet
12 14 (1.40%) Extranet
12 14 (1.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.60%) MySQL
3 22 (2.20%) QlikView
4 20 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.70%) Base SAS
5 17 (1.70%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 13 (1.30%) InterSystems Cache
7 11 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.90%) DB2
8 9 (0.90%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.80%) Big Data
9 8 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.50%) GIS
12 4 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (0.40%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (2.00%) JIRA
2 19 (1.90%) NuGet
2 19 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
2 19 (1.90%) TeamCity
3 16 (1.60%) Cucumber
4 14 (1.40%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.60%) git-flow
7 6 (0.60%) Selenium
8 5 (0.50%) PHPUnit
8 5 (0.50%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.30%) Grunt
10 3 (0.30%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.30%) Rational Rose
10 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 256 (25.63%) Finance
2 93 (9.31%) Manufacturing
3 87 (8.71%) Retail
4 34 (3.40%) Marketing
5 31 (3.10%) Banking
6 30 (3.00%) Legal
7 23 (2.30%) Automotive
8 21 (2.10%) Law
9 20 (2.00%) Billing
10 17 (1.70%) Advertising
11 15 (1.50%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.10%) Publishing
13 10 (1.00%) Electronics
14 6 (0.60%) Local Government
14 6 (0.60%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.50%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.40%) Back Office
16 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 343 (34.33%) Project Manager
2 101 (10.11%) Analyst
3 83 (8.31%) Architect
4 81 (8.11%) IT Manager
5 66 (6.61%) Developer
6 58 (5.81%) IT Project Manager
7 55 (5.51%) Consultant
8 53 (5.31%) Senior Manager
9 45 (4.50%) Senior Project Manager
10 40 (4.00%) SAP Manager
10 40 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
11 39 (3.90%) Business Analyst
12 37 (3.70%) PHP Developer
13 32 (3.20%) Software Project Manager
14 26 (2.60%) SAP Project Manager
14 26 (2.60%) Senior Developer
15 24 (2.40%) Infrastructure Manager
15 24 (2.40%) JavaScript Developer
16 23 (2.30%) Service Manager
16 23 (2.30%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (6.21%) HTML
2 61 (6.11%) .NET
3 57 (5.71%) CSS
4 33 (3.30%) jQuery
5 21 (2.10%) Web Services
6 17 (1.70%) LAMP
7 16 (1.60%) ASP.NET
7 16 (1.60%) HTML5
7 16 (1.60%) Symfony
7 16 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (1.40%) AngularJS
9 13 (1.30%) Laravel
9 13 (1.30%) Sass
10 11 (1.10%) XML
11 10 (1.00%) .NET Framework
11 10 (1.00%) CodeIgniter
11 10 (1.00%) REST
12 9 (0.90%) SOAP
13 8 (0.80%) Middleware
14 7 (0.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (8.41%) Data Centre
3 63 (6.31%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 19 (1.90%) Robotics
6 15 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.30%) CMDB
7 13 (1.30%) FlexPod
8 11 (1.10%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.10%) Social Media
9 10 (1.00%) EPoS
9 10 (1.00%) User Experience
10 9 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.90%) Public Cloud
11 8 (0.80%) PMI
11 8 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 7 (0.70%) AS400
12 7 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.70%) iSeries
13 6 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 88 (8.81%) Windows
2 63 (6.31%) Linux
3 60 (6.01%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (0.70%) OS/400
5 7 (0.70%) Unix
5 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.60%) Android
7 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.30%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (31.93%) PRINCE2
2 253 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (18.82%) ITIL
4 145 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 125 (12.51%) Change Management
6 101 (10.11%) Presales
7 94 (9.41%) Business Analysis
8 93 (9.31%) ERP
9 89 (8.91%) Line Management
9 89 (8.91%) Project Planning
10 83 (8.31%) Service Delivery
11 77 (7.71%) Waterfall
12 71 (7.11%) Change Control
13 69 (6.91%) IT Strategy
14 67 (6.71%) SDLC
15 64 (6.41%) Scrum
16 63 (6.31%) Service Management
17 56 (5.61%) Mentoring
18 54 (5.41%) CRM
18 54 (5.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (10.91%) SQL
2 66 (6.61%) C#
3 65 (6.51%) JavaScript
4 51 (5.11%) PHP
5 47 (4.70%) PowerShell
6 42 (4.20%) Java
7 25 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 17 (1.70%) C
9 15 (1.50%) Delphi
10 13 (1.30%) MUMPS
10 13 (1.30%) T-SQL
11 9 (0.90%) C++
12 7 (0.70%) MATLAB
12 7 (0.70%) RPG
13 5 (0.50%) ABAP
13 5 (0.50%) Python
14 4 (0.40%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.40%) Ruby
15 3 (0.30%) PHP 5
15 3 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 122 (12.21%) Degree
2 47 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 40 (4.00%) PMP
5 37 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (3.20%) MCSE
7 29 (2.90%) Security Cleared
8 28 (2.80%) CCNP
9 26 (2.60%) APMP
10 24 (2.40%) ISEB
11 23 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (2.20%) PMI Certification
13 21 (2.10%) CCNA
13 21 (2.10%) MCP
14 15 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 13 (1.30%) Master's Degree
16 12 (1.20%) CISSP
16 12 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
17 11 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.41%) PMO
2 48 (4.80%) QA
3 32 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.70%) GDPR
5 11 (1.10%) COBIT
5 11 (1.10%) SLA
6 6 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.60%) GPG13
6 6 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.40%) P3O
8 3 (0.30%) COSO
8 3 (0.30%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.20%) MISRA
9 2 (0.20%) MISRA C
9 2 (0.20%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.10%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.10%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 50 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.50%) vSphere
7 4 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.40%) XenApp
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (2.40%) Ansible
2 20 (2.00%) Puppet
3 13 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (0.90%) SCVMM
5 7 (0.70%) SCCM
6 6 (0.60%) SCOM
7 5 (0.50%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.40%) WSUS
9 3 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.20%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.20%) Nagios
10 2 (0.20%) Nessus
11 1 (0.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.10%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 201 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 107 (10.71%) SAP
3 54 (5.41%) VMware
4 38 (3.80%) Cisco
5 37 (3.70%) Oracle
6 29 (2.90%) CheckPoint
6 29 (2.90%) HP
7 26 (2.60%) Citrix
8 23 (2.30%) Fortinet
9 21 (2.10%) F5
10 20 (2.00%) Brocade
11 18 (1.80%) Tableau
12 16 (1.60%) ServiceNow
13 15 (1.50%) EMC
13 15 (1.50%) Meraki
14 14 (1.40%) Aruba
14 14 (1.40%) SolarWinds
15 13 (1.30%) Google
15 13 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.30%) Sourcefire