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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 33 48 13
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 15 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.36% 5.82% 13.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 6.07% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 31
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £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
270 428 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.43% 95.75% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 201 405 267
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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 £38,500
% 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 27 March 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Bedford

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (52.38%) Scrum
4 15 (35.71%) Project Management
5 14 (33.33%) Matrix Management
6 9 (21.43%) DSDM
6 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 8 (19.05%) PMI
7 8 (19.05%) PMI Certification
8 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (14.29%) .NET
9 6 (14.29%) Coaching
10 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.90%) TDD
10 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
10 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
10 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.52%) C#
11 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
12 3 (7.14%) ITIL
12 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (7.14%) Finance
13 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
13 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
13 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (4.76%) MS Office
13 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
13 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (52.38%) Scrum
4 15 (35.71%) Project Management
5 14 (33.33%) Matrix Management
6 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (21.43%) DSDM
6 9 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) Coaching
9 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
9 5 (11.90%) TDD
10 3 (7.14%) ITIL
11 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
11 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.76%) Line Management
11 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
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