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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 42 43 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 14 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.15% 2.07% 14.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 2.08% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 26
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
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
321 288 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.25% 99.31% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 312 263 162
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (73.33%) PRINCE2
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 9 (30.00%) Matrix Management
5 8 (26.67%) DSDM
6 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) PMI
7 6 (20.00%) PMI Certification
8 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) APMP
9 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
9 4 (13.33%) Coaching
10 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (6.67%) Line Management
11 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (6.67%) Web Services
11 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
11 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
11 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
11 2 (6.67%) Finance
11 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
12 1 (3.33%) Web Design
12 1 (3.33%) LAMP
12 1 (3.33%) Marketing
12 1 (3.33%) SugarCRM

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) SugarCRM
1 1 (3.33%) Drupal
1 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) PMI
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Copywriting
2 1 (3.33%) Social Media
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) PRINCE2
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 9 (30.00%) Matrix Management
5 8 (26.67%) DSDM
6 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
7 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
8 4 (13.33%) Coaching
9 2 (6.67%) Line Management
9 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
9 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (13.33%) APMP
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago