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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 30 57 25
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 12 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.32% 5.35% 10.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 5.56% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 27
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £40,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
267 468 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.04% 96.30% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 188 449 254
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Bedford

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) Scrum
4 11 (31.43%) Project Management
5 10 (28.57%) Matrix Management
6 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.14%) .NET
8 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) PMI
9 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
9 5 (14.29%) DSDM
9 5 (14.29%) Performance Management
9 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 5 (14.29%) TDD
9 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 5 (14.29%) Coaching
10 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
10 4 (11.43%) C#
10 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
11 3 (8.57%) ITIL
11 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (5.71%) MS Office
12 2 (5.71%) Finance
13 1 (2.86%) Change Management
13 1 (2.86%) Games
13 1 (2.86%) Windows
13 1 (2.86%) Active Directory

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) Scrum
4 11 (31.43%) Project Management
5 10 (28.57%) Matrix Management
6 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.29%) TDD
8 5 (14.29%) DSDM
8 5 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.29%) Coaching
8 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
10 3 (8.57%) ITIL
11 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
11 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
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