Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Planning
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 214 195
Rank change year-on-year +28 -19 +14
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 153 121 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.50% 1.05% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.18% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 97 104 100
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,400 £24,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £64,250 £69,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -

Project Planning 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 9038 10239 9441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.88% 89.15% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7312 8003 7793
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 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Planning in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Project Planning in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Planning in the West Midlands

Project Planning
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 Planning within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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 +43 90 £42,500 +1.19% 4
Staffordshire +9 28 £100,000 +132.56%
Coventry +7 14 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Solihull -5 5 £52,500 -32.26%
Warwickshire -5 5 £47,500 +111.11%
Shropshire -6 4 - - 1
Worcestershire -10 1 £47,500 +10.47% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 2
Project Planning
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 87 (56.86%) Project Management
2 65 (42.48%) PRINCE2
3 59 (38.56%) Finance
4 50 (32.68%) Microsoft
5 48 (31.37%) Manufacturing
6 47 (30.72%) SAP
7 40 (26.14%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 30 (19.61%) Customer Requirements
8 30 (19.61%) Retail
9 29 (18.95%) C#
9 29 (18.95%) SQL Server
9 29 (18.95%) EDI
9 29 (18.95%) Change Control
10 28 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (18.30%) Logistics
11 27 (17.65%) ITIL
11 27 (17.65%) Change Management
12 26 (16.99%) Migration
12 26 (16.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (16.34%) Demand Management
14 24 (15.69%) Data Migration
15 23 (15.03%) eCATT
15 23 (15.03%) LSMW
15 23 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (15.03%) ABAP
15 23 (15.03%) IDoc
16 22 (14.38%) Windows
17 21 (13.73%) .NET
18 20 (13.07%) SQL
18 20 (13.07%) Billing

Project Planning
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 6 (3.92%) IIS
2 3 (1.96%) Drupal
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (10.46%) SAP R/3
2 7 (4.58%) BPCS
3 5 (3.27%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (2.61%) SAP EWM
4 4 (2.61%) Workfront
5 2 (1.31%) Primavera
5 2 (1.31%) SAP GTS
5 2 (1.31%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.65%) Magento
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.65%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) AdWords
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.15%) Extranet
2 5 (3.27%) WAN
3 4 (2.61%) LAN
4 3 (1.96%) Firewall
4 3 (1.96%) PABX
4 3 (1.96%) VoIP
5 2 (1.31%) Network Security
5 2 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.65%) DHCP
6 1 (0.65%) DNS
6 1 (0.65%) DWDM
6 1 (0.65%) HSRP
6 1 (0.65%) MPLS
6 1 (0.65%) NaaS
6 1 (0.65%) OSPF
6 1 (0.65%) SAN
6 1 (0.65%) VLAN
6 1 (0.65%) VPN
6 1 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.31%) MySQL
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (15.03%) eCATT
1 23 (15.03%) LSMW
2 7 (4.58%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 59 (38.56%) Finance
2 48 (31.37%) Manufacturing
3 30 (19.61%) Retail
4 20 (13.07%) Billing
5 14 (9.15%) Publishing
6 8 (5.23%) Marketing
7 6 (3.92%) Automotive
7 6 (3.92%) Banking
8 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.31%) Law
9 2 (1.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.65%) Advertising
10 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (49.67%) Project Manager
2 27 (17.65%) Consultant
3 19 (12.42%) SAP Consultant
4 17 (11.11%) Analyst
4 17 (11.11%) Logistics Consultant
5 16 (10.46%) IT Manager
5 16 (10.46%) Senior Manager
5 16 (10.46%) Senior Project Manager
6 15 (9.80%) IT Project Manager
7 14 (9.15%) SAP Manager
7 14 (9.15%) SAP Project Manager
8 13 (8.50%) SAP Logistics Consultant
9 9 (5.88%) SAP EWM Consultant
10 8 (5.23%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.23%) Developer
11 7 (4.58%) Software Project Manager
12 6 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (3.92%) Applications Support
13 5 (3.27%) SAP WM Consultant
13 5 (3.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.95%) EDI
2 23 (15.03%) IDoc
3 21 (13.73%) .NET
4 9 (5.88%) CSS
4 9 (5.88%) HTML
4 9 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (5.23%) Web Services
5 8 (5.23%) XML
6 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.58%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (4.58%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.31%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (1.31%) jQuery
8 2 (1.31%) LAMP
8 2 (1.31%) Laravel
9 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.65%) Ajax
9 1 (0.65%) JSON
9 1 (0.65%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.07%) Data Centre
3 18 (11.76%) LIMS
4 6 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.27%) NHS
6 4 (2.61%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.61%) Fintech
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.31%) User Experience
7 2 (1.31%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.65%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.38%) Windows
2 12 (7.84%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.58%) Windows Phone
3 7 (4.58%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (3.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Debian
5 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (56.86%) Project Management
2 65 (42.48%) PRINCE2
3 40 (26.14%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 30 (19.61%) Customer Requirements
5 29 (18.95%) Change Control
6 28 (18.30%) Logistics
7 27 (17.65%) Change Management
7 27 (17.65%) ITIL
8 26 (16.99%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (16.99%) Migration
9 25 (16.34%) Demand Management
10 24 (15.69%) Data Migration
11 23 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (11.11%) Business Analysis
13 16 (10.46%) Knowledge Management
13 16 (10.46%) Translating Business Requirements
14 14 (9.15%) Integration Testing
14 14 (9.15%) Matrix Organization
15 11 (7.19%) Business Process Analysis
16 10 (6.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.95%) C#
2 23 (15.03%) ABAP
3 20 (13.07%) SQL
4 14 (9.15%) VB.NET
5 9 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.96%) PHP
6 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.65%) Java
8 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (11.76%) APMP
1 18 (11.76%) Degree
2 17 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.61%) PMP
4 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.31%) CCNA
6 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.31%) MCSA
6 2 (1.31%) MCSE
6 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.65%) CCDP
7 1 (0.65%) CCNP
7 1 (0.65%) HND
7 1 (0.65%) MCSD
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) QA
2 6 (3.92%) SLA
3 3 (1.96%) GDPR
3 3 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) XenApp
4 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) SCCM
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.31%) SCOM
3 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (32.68%) Microsoft
2 47 (30.72%) SAP
3 6 (3.92%) QAD
4 4 (2.61%) LANDesk
4 4 (2.61%) Remedy
4 4 (2.61%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.96%) VMware
6 2 (1.31%) Cisco
6 2 (1.31%) NetApp
6 2 (1.31%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) AppSense
7 1 (0.65%) Avaya
7 1 (0.65%) Citrix
7 1 (0.65%) Cognos
7 1 (0.65%) Google
7 1 (0.65%) Infor
7 1 (0.65%) JDA
7 1 (0.65%) Mitel
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle