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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 42 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 15 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.26% 6.36% 8.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 6.50% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 18
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
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
284 277 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.65% 97.88% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 256 270 191
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
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 1 August 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 30 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) Scrum
4 12 (30.77%) Project Management
5 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (23.08%) ITIL
7 8 (20.51%) Project Planning
7 8 (20.51%) Matrix Management
8 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (15.38%) PMI
9 6 (15.38%) PMI Certification
10 5 (12.82%) DSDM
10 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
10 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
11 4 (10.26%) Product Management
11 4 (10.26%) QA
12 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (7.69%) APMP
12 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
12 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 2 (5.13%) Oracle
13 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
14 1 (2.56%) Degree
14 1 (2.56%) Release Management
14 1 (2.56%) Drupal
14 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
14 1 (2.56%) jQuery
14 1 (2.56%) LAMP
14 1 (2.56%) Marketing

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (2.56%) Drupal
1 1 (2.56%) SugarCRM
1 1 (2.56%) WordPress
1 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) jQuery
1 1 (2.56%) LAMP
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) PMI
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Social Media
2 1 (2.56%) Copywriting
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) Scrum
4 12 (30.77%) Project Management
5 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (23.08%) ITIL
7 8 (20.51%) Project Planning
7 8 (20.51%) Matrix Management
8 5 (12.82%) DSDM
8 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.26%) Product Management
10 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
10 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.56%) Release Management
11 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (2.56%) Agile Project Management
11 1 (2.56%) Change Control
11 1 (2.56%) CRM
11 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (7.69%) APMP
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle