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

Project Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 20 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 812 936 1,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.24% 9.36% 9.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.23% 10.24% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 577 723 965
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.45% -8.42%
10th Percentile £28,927 £29,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,000 £68,750 £62,000
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 7,934 9,137 10,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.26% 91.37% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6,077 7,510 8,505
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,100
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
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 20 September 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 September 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 -2 398 £47,500 - 55
Warwickshire +17 87 £55,000 +29.41% 18
Coventry 0 83 £47,500 +5.56% 17
Staffordshire +14 60 £38,500 -9.41% 10
Solihull 0 40 £35,000 -39.13% 5
Wolverhampton +12 23 £35,000 -17.65%
Shropshire -17 23 £49,750 +4.74% 10
Herefordshire +25 18 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Worcestershire -3 17 £38,000 -15.56% 4
Sutton Coldfield - 13 £35,000 - 2
Walsall 0 3 £40,001 +2.57% 1
Stourbridge - 2 £73,250 -
West Bromwich +14 1 £51,000 +142.86%
Dudley - 1 £55,000 - 1
Wednesbury - 1 £57,500 -
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 234 (28.82%) PRINCE2
2 183 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (22.17%) Microsoft
3 180 (22.17%) Finance
4 162 (19.95%) ITIL
5 140 (17.24%) Degree
6 123 (15.15%) Presales
7 106 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 104 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
9 102 (12.56%) VMware
10 98 (12.07%) Windows
11 92 (11.33%) Self-Motivation
12 90 (11.08%) Data Centre
12 90 (11.08%) Active Directory
13 89 (10.96%) Service Delivery
14 83 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 83 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 82 (10.10%) Retail
16 81 (9.98%) SQL
16 81 (9.98%) Line Management
17 79 (9.73%) Windows Server
17 79 (9.73%) Firewall
18 77 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 74 (9.11%) PMO
19 74 (9.11%) SQL Server
20 70 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
21 68 (8.37%) Service Management
22 63 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
23 62 (7.64%) Project Planning
24 60 (7.39%) Office 365

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 35 (4.31%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (1.35%) Confluence
5 10 (1.23%) Apache
6 9 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.62%) IIS
8 5 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.62%) WordPress
9 4 (0.49%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.37%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.25%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.25%) JBoss
11 2 (0.25%) SAS
12 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 63 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (6.40%) Microsoft Project
3 41 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) Simulink
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.12%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 12 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.37%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.25%) Lawson
6 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.25%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Primavera
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.12%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 83 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (7.39%) Office 365
3 58 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (2.83%) PaaS
5 22 (2.71%) IaaS
6 19 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (2.34%) Amazon S3
6 19 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (1.35%) SaaS
9 10 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
9 10 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
9 10 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (1.23%) GitHub
9 10 (1.23%) Serverless
10 9 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (9.73%) Firewall
2 52 (6.40%) WAN
3 42 (5.17%) LAN
4 40 (4.93%) Network Security
5 31 (3.82%) IPsec
5 31 (3.82%) SAN
6 24 (2.96%) VoIP
7 21 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (2.34%) VPN
9 17 (2.09%) Internet
10 14 (1.72%) SSL
11 12 (1.48%) BGP
11 12 (1.48%) DHCP
11 12 (1.48%) DNS
11 12 (1.48%) OSPF
12 9 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (1.11%) FWSM
12 9 (1.11%) SNMP
12 9 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
12 9 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
3 16 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (1.35%) MySQL
7 10 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
7 10 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (0.99%) Power BI
10 7 (0.86%) Electronic Patient Records
11 6 (0.74%) Spotfire
12 5 (0.62%) DTS
Development Applications
1 20 (2.46%) JIRA
2 12 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.48%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.23%) Selenium
4 9 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.74%) SoapUI
7 6 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.49%) Appium
8 4 (0.49%) Maven
8 4 (0.49%) Robot Framework
8 4 (0.49%) Robotium
8 4 (0.49%) TestNG
8 4 (0.49%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.25%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 180 (22.17%) Finance
2 82 (10.10%) Retail
3 45 (5.54%) Manufacturing
4 28 (3.45%) Marketing
5 25 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.96%) Publishing
7 19 (2.34%) Automotive
8 18 (2.22%) Legal
9 12 (1.48%) Advertising
10 11 (1.35%) Banking
11 7 (0.86%) Back Office
12 4 (0.49%) Local Government
13 3 (0.37%) Games
13 3 (0.37%) Law
14 2 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.25%) French Language
14 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.25%) German Language
14 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 256 (31.53%) Project Manager
2 89 (10.96%) Architect
3 77 (9.48%) Analyst
4 50 (6.16%) IT Manager
5 48 (5.91%) Consultant
6 41 (5.05%) Developer
6 41 (5.05%) Senior Manager
6 41 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
7 39 (4.80%) Senior Project Manager
8 35 (4.31%) IT Project Manager
9 33 (4.06%) Technical Architect
10 30 (3.69%) Business Analyst
10 30 (3.69%) Implementation Consultant
11 28 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
12 25 (3.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 24 (2.96%) Software Consultant
14 23 (2.83%) Cloud Architect
14 23 (2.83%) Lead Architect
15 22 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (2.71%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.56%) .NET
2 20 (2.46%) Web Services
3 15 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 11 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (1.23%) HTML
6 9 (1.11%) LDAP
7 7 (0.86%) CSS
7 7 (0.86%) LAMP
8 6 (0.74%) jQuery
8 6 (0.74%) Laravel
8 6 (0.74%) SOAP
9 5 (0.62%) CakePHP
9 5 (0.62%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (0.62%) Symfony
9 5 (0.62%) Yii
10 4 (0.49%) JSON
10 4 (0.49%) Spring
10 4 (0.49%) Velocity
11 3 (0.37%) COM
12 2 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.33%) Self-Motivation
2 90 (11.08%) Data Centre
3 70 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 29 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.96%) PMI
7 19 (2.34%) CMDB
8 16 (1.97%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.60%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.23%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.23%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.23%) User Experience
11 9 (1.11%) PKI
11 9 (1.11%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.99%) FMCG
12 8 (0.99%) HP StoreVirtual
13 7 (0.86%) EPoS
13 7 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (12.07%) Windows
2 79 (9.73%) Windows Server
3 33 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (3.33%) Linux
6 24 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.23%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.62%) Unix
9 5 (0.62%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.12%) Android
12 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (28.82%) PRINCE2
2 183 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (19.95%) ITIL
4 123 (15.15%) Presales
5 106 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 104 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
7 89 (10.96%) Service Delivery
8 83 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 81 (9.98%) Line Management
10 68 (8.37%) Service Management
11 62 (7.64%) Project Planning
12 59 (7.27%) Change Management
13 57 (7.02%) IT Strategy
14 56 (6.90%) Scrum
15 52 (6.40%) Customer Requirements
16 51 (6.28%) ITIL V3
17 49 (6.03%) Business Analysis
17 49 (6.03%) Due Diligence
18 47 (5.79%) CRM
18 47 (5.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 81 (9.98%) SQL
2 28 (3.45%) C#
3 27 (3.33%) Java
4 26 (3.20%) JavaScript
4 26 (3.20%) Python
5 13 (1.60%) PHP
6 12 (1.48%) PL/SQL
6 12 (1.48%) T-SQL
6 12 (1.48%) VB
7 11 (1.35%) C
7 11 (1.35%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.23%) Scala
8 10 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.37%) R
10 2 (0.25%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.25%) VBA
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.12%) Korn
11 1 (0.12%) Ruby
11 1 (0.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 140 (17.24%) Degree
2 58 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 58 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 50 (6.16%) MCSE
3 50 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (5.30%) PMP
5 37 (4.56%) APMP
6 29 (3.57%) ISEB
7 28 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 26 (3.20%) CISSP
9 25 (3.08%) MCP
10 22 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
11 20 (2.46%) CCNP
11 20 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 19 (2.34%) CEH
12 19 (2.34%) CompTIA Security+
13 15 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.60%) SC Cleared
15 11 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (9.11%) PMO
2 52 (6.40%) GDPR
3 50 (6.16%) QA
4 42 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (4.06%) SLA
6 19 (2.34%) GPG13
7 18 (2.22%) PCI DSS
8 14 (1.72%) COBIT
9 10 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.86%) P3O
11 6 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.25%) ISO 26262
14 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 90 (11.08%) Active Directory
2 77 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.06%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (0.99%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.49%) vSphere
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.25%) XenApp
8 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.12%) Docker
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (0.99%) Puppet
1 8 (0.99%) SCVMM
1 8 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.74%) Ansible
2 6 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (0.62%) SCCM
4 4 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.49%) NetVault Backup
4 4 (0.49%) Terraform
5 2 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 180 (22.17%) Microsoft
2 102 (12.56%) VMware
3 57 (7.02%) Cisco
4 54 (6.65%) CheckPoint
5 51 (6.28%) Citrix
6 46 (5.67%) SAP
7 31 (3.82%) HP
8 29 (3.57%) NetApp
9 27 (3.33%) Oracle
10 21 (2.59%) EMC
11 20 (2.46%) Juniper
12 18 (2.22%) F5
13 17 (2.09%) Fortinet
14 10 (1.23%) Atlassian
14 10 (1.23%) SonicWALL
15 9 (1.11%) CA
15 9 (1.11%) Sage
15 9 (1.11%) ServiceNow
16 8 (0.99%) BMC
16 8 (0.99%) Cognos