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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 29 41 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 20 25 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.60% 6.58% 17.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.85% 6.81% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 37
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
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
292 367 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.37% 96.58% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 232 321 256
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £56,000
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 26 February 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Bedford

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 32 (76.19%) PRINCE2
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) Scrum
4 13 (30.95%) Project Management
5 12 (28.57%) Matrix Management
6 9 (21.43%) Project Planning
6 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (21.43%) DSDM
7 8 (19.05%) PMI
7 8 (19.05%) PMI Certification
8 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.52%) .NET
9 4 (9.52%) Coaching
10 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
10 3 (7.14%) TDD
10 3 (7.14%) ITIL
10 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (7.14%) Finance
11 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (4.76%) C#
11 2 (4.76%) MS Office
11 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
11 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
11 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3 (7.14%) 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 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) PRINCE2
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) Scrum
4 13 (30.95%) Project Management
5 12 (28.57%) Matrix Management
6 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (21.43%) DSDM
6 9 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) Coaching
9 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
9 3 (7.14%) TDD
10 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) 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 3 (7.14%) Microsoft