The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 41 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 4 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.73% 7.49% 5.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 7.82% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 20
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.46%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Project Manager
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
226 294 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.84% 95.77% 99.51%
Number of salaries quoted 217 246 355
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Bedford region.

Project Manager Salary Trend in Bedford

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title.

1 28 (93.33%) PRINCE2
2 17 (56.67%) ITIL
3 16 (53.33%) Project Management
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (36.67%) Web Services
4 11 (36.67%) APMP
4 11 (36.67%) Web Application Development
4 11 (36.67%) Software Delivery
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) Scrum
6 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (26.67%) PMI Certification
8 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (16.67%) PMI
10 5 (16.67%) DSDM
10 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
10 5 (16.67%) Matrix Management
10 5 (16.67%) SDLC
11 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (13.33%) MS Project
12 3 (10.00%) PMP
12 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
13 2 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
13 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
13 2 (6.67%) Time Management
13 2 (6.67%) Degree
13 2 (6.67%) Information Security
13 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
13 2 (6.67%) Unix

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Project
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) PMI
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) PRINCE2
2 17 (56.67%) ITIL
3 16 (53.33%) Project Management
4 11 (36.67%) Software Delivery
4 11 (36.67%) Web Application Development
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (16.67%) DSDM
7 5 (16.67%) Matrix Management
7 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 5 (16.67%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security
8 2 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) APMP
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (26.67%) PMI Certification
3 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (10.00%) PMP
5 2 (6.67%) Degree