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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 26 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 27 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.93% 2.23% 4.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.15% 2.29% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 13
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
266 306 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.79% 97.45% 98.26%
Number of salaries quoted 244 279 278
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Bedford

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 29 (70.73%) PRINCE2
2 24 (58.54%) Scrum
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (48.78%) Project Management
4 13 (31.71%) Software Delivery
5 12 (29.27%) PMI Certification
6 11 (26.83%) Matrix Management
7 10 (24.39%) Project Planning
7 10 (24.39%) SDLC
7 10 (24.39%) DSDM
7 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
8 9 (21.95%) ITIL
9 7 (17.07%) Web Application Development
9 7 (17.07%) APMP
9 7 (17.07%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (17.07%) PMI
9 7 (17.07%) Web Services
9 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.20%) PMP
11 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
11 4 (9.76%) Degree
11 4 (9.76%) Coaching
12 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
12 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
12 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
12 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
12 3 (7.32%) Information Security
13 2 (4.88%) Finance
13 2 (4.88%) Change Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) PMI
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) PRINCE2
2 24 (58.54%) Scrum
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (48.78%) Project Management
4 13 (31.71%) Software Delivery
5 11 (26.83%) Matrix Management
6 10 (24.39%) Project Planning
6 10 (24.39%) DSDM
6 10 (24.39%) SDLC
7 9 (21.95%) ITIL
8 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.07%) Web Application Development
9 4 (9.76%) Coaching
9 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.32%) Information Security
10 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
11 2 (4.88%) Product Management
11 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) PMI Certification
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (17.07%) APMP
3 5 (12.20%) PMP
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.44%) HNC
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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