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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 33 42 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 27 18 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.04% 4.59% 21.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.44% 4.60% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 43
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
320 391 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.24% 99.74% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 296 321 213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £57,500 £57,500
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 19 December 2014.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Bedford

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (79.41%) PRINCE2
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Scrum
4 14 (41.18%) Project Management
5 9 (26.47%) DSDM
5 9 (26.47%) Project Planning
5 9 (26.47%) Matrix Management
6 8 (23.53%) PMI
6 8 (23.53%) PMI Certification
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL
8 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (11.76%) Web Application Development
8 4 (11.76%) APMP
9 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.88%) MS Office
10 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.88%) Web Services
10 2 (5.88%) Line Management
10 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.88%) Finance
11 1 (2.94%) Games
11 1 (2.94%) Marketing
11 1 (2.94%) Degree
11 1 (2.94%) NHS
11 1 (2.94%) Copywriting
11 1 (2.94%) Social Media

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) SugarCRM
1 1 (2.94%) Drupal
1 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) LAMP
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) PMI
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Copywriting
2 1 (2.94%) Social Media
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) PRINCE2
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Scrum
4 14 (41.18%) Project Management
5 9 (26.47%) DSDM
5 9 (26.47%) Project Planning
5 9 (26.47%) Matrix Management
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) Web Application Development
8 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.88%) Line Management
10 1 (2.94%) Coaching
10 1 (2.94%) Web Design
10 1 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) PMI Certification
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.76%) APMP
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001