Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 18 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 847 890 1,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.10% 9.24% 9.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.14% 10.20% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 612 700 1,016
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,148 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +0.95% +1.94% +3.00%

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 8,355 8,725 10,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.73% 90.54% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6,399 7,102 8,596
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 May 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 21 May 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 -4 366 £43,000 -14.00% 38
Warwickshire +3 118 £45,000 +5.88% 37
Staffordshire +12 91 £45,000 - 7
Coventry -8 84 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Solihull +7 40 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Worcestershire +21 34 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Herefordshire +42 20 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Shropshire +2 18 £35,000 - 5
Wolverhampton -18 15 £33,250 -37.26% 4
Walsall -5 7 £43,750 +12.18% 2
Sutton Coldfield 0 2 £32,500 -27.78%
Stourbridge -1 1 £85,000 +88.89%
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 257 (30.34%) PRINCE2
2 201 (23.73%) Finance
3 186 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (19.13%) Microsoft
5 155 (18.30%) ITIL
5 155 (18.30%) Degree
6 113 (13.34%) Windows
7 111 (13.11%) Presales
8 100 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 95 (11.22%) Service Delivery
10 94 (11.10%) Active Directory
11 93 (10.98%) VMware
12 89 (10.51%) Data Centre
13 88 (10.39%) Line Management
14 84 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
15 82 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
15 82 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 82 (9.68%) SQL
16 78 (9.21%) Firewall
17 76 (8.97%) Windows Server
17 76 (8.97%) PMO
18 75 (8.85%) IT Strategy
18 75 (8.85%) Change Management
18 75 (8.85%) Project Planning
19 74 (8.74%) Service Management
20 73 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
21 72 (8.50%) Retail
22 70 (8.26%) SQL Server
23 67 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
24 64 (7.56%) Customer Requirements

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 29 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.60%) WordPress
4 16 (1.89%) Drupal
5 14 (1.65%) IIS
6 13 (1.53%) CMS
7 9 (1.06%) Apache
8 8 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.71%) Anypoint
9 6 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.71%) JBoss
9 6 (0.71%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.59%) Confluence
10 5 (0.59%) nginx
11 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.24%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.12%) SAS
12 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (5.43%) Microsoft Project
2 42 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) CATIA
6 1 (0.12%) Simulink
6 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 21 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (1.53%) Magento
3 13 (1.53%) Shopify
4 11 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.94%) SAP SD
6 7 (0.83%) SAP SCM
7 6 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
7 6 (0.71%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.71%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.71%) SAP R/3
8 5 (0.59%) Primavera
9 4 (0.47%) BPCS
9 4 (0.47%) SAP QM
10 3 (0.35%) Lawson
10 3 (0.35%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
11 2 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 60 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (5.79%) Office 365
3 36 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.36%) PaaS
5 19 (2.24%) SaaS
6 18 (2.13%) IaaS
7 15 (1.77%) Basecamp
8 10 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.94%) AdWords
10 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.71%) GitHub
11 4 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.47%) SoftLayer
12 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.24%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.12%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 78 (9.21%) Firewall
2 45 (5.31%) WAN
3 42 (4.96%) IPsec
4 37 (4.37%) LAN
5 36 (4.25%) SAN
6 32 (3.78%) VPN
7 31 (3.66%) SSL
8 30 (3.54%) VoIP
9 29 (3.42%) DHCP
10 28 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (3.19%) DNS
12 26 (3.07%) BGP
12 26 (3.07%) OSPF
13 20 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (2.36%) SNMP
14 19 (2.24%) FWSM
14 19 (2.24%) Software-Defined Networking
15 15 (1.77%) Wireless
16 12 (1.42%) Network Security
17 11 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (2.01%) MySQL
4 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (0.94%) SAP HANA
8 7 (0.83%) Big Data
8 7 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.71%) DTS
9 6 (0.71%) EDRMS
9 6 (0.71%) Electronic Patient Records
9 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.59%) MS Access
10 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.47%) Spotfire
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (3.66%) JIRA
2 19 (2.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (2.01%) Selenium
4 13 (1.53%) Cucumber
4 13 (1.53%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (1.18%) SoapUI
7 8 (0.94%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.59%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.59%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.35%) Subversion
12 2 (0.24%) Appium
12 2 (0.24%) Calabash
12 2 (0.24%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.24%) Maven
12 2 (0.24%) Rational Rose
12 2 (0.24%) Robot Framework
General
1 201 (23.73%) Finance
2 72 (8.50%) Retail
3 60 (7.08%) Manufacturing
4 26 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.72%) Marketing
6 21 (2.48%) Automotive
7 19 (2.24%) Legal
8 18 (2.13%) Publishing
9 13 (1.53%) Advertising
10 8 (0.94%) Electronics
11 7 (0.83%) Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Back Office
13 2 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.24%) Games
13 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.24%) Law
13 2 (0.24%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Avionics
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 284 (33.53%) Project Manager
2 99 (11.69%) Analyst
3 80 (9.45%) IT Manager
4 63 (7.44%) Architect
5 56 (6.61%) Consultant
6 52 (6.14%) Developer
7 46 (5.43%) Senior Manager
8 43 (5.08%) IT Project Manager
9 36 (4.25%) Senior Project Manager
10 35 (4.13%) Infrastructure Manager
11 32 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
12 31 (3.66%) Support Analyst
13 30 (3.54%) Business Analyst
14 29 (3.42%) Software Project Manager
15 27 (3.19%) Digital Project Manager
15 27 (3.19%) Implementation Consultant
15 27 (3.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 25 (2.95%) Software Consultant
17 24 (2.83%) Service Manager
18 23 (2.72%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.43%) .NET
2 24 (2.83%) HTML
3 23 (2.72%) CSS
4 19 (2.24%) LDAP
5 11 (1.30%) RESTful
6 10 (1.18%) SOAP
7 8 (0.94%) LAMP
7 8 (0.94%) Laravel
7 8 (0.94%) Web Services
7 8 (0.94%) XML
8 6 (0.71%) CodeIgniter
8 6 (0.71%) jQuery
8 6 (0.71%) Symfony
9 5 (0.59%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.59%) CakePHP
9 5 (0.59%) Gherkin
9 5 (0.59%) JSON
9 5 (0.59%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (0.59%) Yii
10 3 (0.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 89 (10.51%) Data Centre
2 82 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
3 73 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 38 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 31 (3.66%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.48%) User Experience
8 19 (2.24%) PKI
9 15 (1.77%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.65%) CMDB
11 10 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.06%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.06%) EPoS
12 9 (1.06%) Infotainment
12 9 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.71%) iPhone
13 6 (0.71%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.47%) FMCG
15 3 (0.35%) iSeries
15 3 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 113 (13.34%) Windows
2 76 (8.97%) Windows Server
3 45 (5.31%) Linux
4 23 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.53%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.71%) Windows Vista
8 5 (0.59%) Unix
9 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.12%) Android
10 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (30.34%) PRINCE2
2 186 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (18.30%) ITIL
4 111 (13.11%) Presales
5 100 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 95 (11.22%) Service Delivery
7 88 (10.39%) Line Management
8 84 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
9 82 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 75 (8.85%) Change Management
10 75 (8.85%) IT Strategy
10 75 (8.85%) Project Planning
11 74 (8.74%) Service Management
12 64 (7.56%) Customer Requirements
13 62 (7.32%) ERP
14 53 (6.26%) ITIL V3
14 53 (6.26%) Waterfall
15 49 (5.79%) Business Analysis
15 49 (5.79%) Due Diligence
16 48 (5.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (9.68%) SQL
2 33 (3.90%) C#
3 31 (3.66%) JavaScript
4 27 (3.19%) Java
5 24 (2.83%) PHP
6 19 (2.24%) VB
7 17 (2.01%) C
8 14 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.18%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.83%) ABAP
11 3 (0.35%) C++
11 3 (0.35%) Erlang
11 3 (0.35%) Python
12 2 (0.24%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.24%) R
13 1 (0.12%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.12%) VB6
13 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 155 (18.30%) Degree
2 44 (5.19%) PMP
3 40 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (4.72%) PMI Certification
4 36 (4.25%) CCNP
5 34 (4.01%) Security Cleared
6 27 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 23 (2.72%) ISEB
8 23 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 22 (2.60%) MCSE
10 19 (2.24%) APMP
11 18 (2.13%) SC Cleared
12 17 (2.01%) CISSP
13 16 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.30%) CompTIA Security+
14 11 (1.30%) MCP
15 10 (1.18%) CEH
16 9 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (8.97%) PMO
2 50 (5.90%) QA
3 43 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (3.07%) SLA
5 25 (2.95%) COBIT
6 13 (1.53%) GDPR
6 13 (1.53%) ISO 9001
7 11 (1.30%) GPG13
8 5 (0.59%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.35%) P3O
11 1 (0.12%) COSO
11 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 94 (11.10%) Active Directory
2 67 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (3.78%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.30%) XenApp
5 11 (1.30%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.94%) Docker
7 8 (0.94%) vSphere
8 6 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (1.18%) SCOrch
3 8 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (0.94%) SCCM
3 8 (0.94%) SCVMM
4 7 (0.83%) SCOM
5 6 (0.71%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (0.71%) Puppet
6 2 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.24%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.12%) Nagios
7 1 (0.12%) Netcool
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 162 (19.13%) Microsoft
2 93 (10.98%) VMware
3 61 (7.20%) Cisco
3 61 (7.20%) SAP
4 55 (6.49%) Citrix
5 39 (4.60%) CheckPoint
6 32 (3.78%) Fortinet
7 28 (3.31%) F5
7 28 (3.31%) Juniper
8 25 (2.95%) Oracle
9 19 (2.24%) CA
10 17 (2.01%) Google
11 16 (1.89%) HP
11 16 (1.89%) NetApp
12 15 (1.77%) Apple
12 15 (1.77%) Epicor
13 14 (1.65%) EMC
13 14 (1.65%) IBM
13 14 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.30%) Sage