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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 33 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 15 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.56% 6.74% 7.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 6.79% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 19
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
259 280 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.93% 99.29% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 207 257 255
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Bedford

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (72.41%) PRINCE2
2 15 (51.72%) Scrum
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Matrix Management
4 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
5 9 (31.03%) Project Management
5 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
6 7 (24.14%) PMI Certification
7 6 (20.69%) DSDM
7 6 (20.69%) Coaching
8 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
8 5 (17.24%) .NET
8 5 (17.24%) PMI
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 4 (13.79%) C#
9 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
9 4 (13.79%) SDLC
10 3 (10.34%) ITIL
10 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
10 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (10.34%) Finance
11 2 (6.90%) Document Management
11 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
11 2 (6.90%) Change Management
11 2 (6.90%) PMP
11 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) PMI
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) PRINCE2
2 15 (51.72%) Scrum
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Matrix Management
4 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (31.03%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
6 6 (20.69%) DSDM
6 6 (20.69%) Coaching
7 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.24%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
8 4 (13.79%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL
10 2 (6.90%) Document Management
10 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 2 (6.90%) Change Management
10 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) PMI Certification
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) PMP
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) HNC
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
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