The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 39 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 16 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.97% 5.84% 7.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 5.94% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 15
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
267 286 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.63% 98.28% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 239 279 185
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Project Manager
Bedfordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 31 (75.61%) PRINCE2
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) Scrum
4 15 (36.59%) Project Management
5 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (21.95%) Project Planning
6 9 (21.95%) Matrix Management
7 8 (19.51%) ITIL
8 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (14.63%) DSDM
9 6 (14.63%) PMI
9 6 (14.63%) PMI Certification
9 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
10 5 (12.20%) Product Management
10 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
10 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (9.76%) QA
12 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
13 2 (4.88%) SLA
13 2 (4.88%) Oracle
13 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
13 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
13 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (4.88%) Agile Project Management
13 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
13 2 (4.88%) APMP
14 1 (2.44%) Degree
14 1 (2.44%) Release Management
14 1 (2.44%) Drupal

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) SugarCRM
1 1 (2.44%) Drupal
1 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) LAMP
1 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) PMI
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) Copywriting
2 1 (2.44%) Social Media
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) PRINCE2
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) Scrum
4 15 (36.59%) Project Management
5 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (21.95%) Project Planning
6 9 (21.95%) Matrix Management
7 8 (19.51%) ITIL
8 6 (14.63%) DSDM
8 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
9 5 (12.20%) Product Management
10 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.88%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
12 1 (2.44%) Change Control
12 1 (2.44%) Release Management
12 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (2.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (14.63%) PMI Certification
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.88%) APMP
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle