The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 24 50 33
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 86 59 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.63% 5.03% 7.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.99% 5.30% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 70 54 71
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £40,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Project Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1076 1114 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.47% 94.89% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 816 1034 1001
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £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 Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Bedfordshire region.

Project Manager Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Project Manager
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +18 41 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Bedford +15 15 £47,500 -1.04% 1
Dunstable - 1 £47,500 -
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 94 (63.95%) PRINCE2
2 72 (48.98%) Project Management
3 55 (37.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (24.49%) Finance
5 29 (19.73%) MS Project
6 28 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (17.01%) Project Planning
8 24 (16.33%) MS Excel
8 24 (16.33%) Scrum
9 23 (15.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 22 (14.97%) Programme Management
10 22 (14.97%) Risk Management
11 20 (13.61%) Retail
12 16 (10.88%) Supplier Management
13 15 (10.20%) Matrix Management
14 14 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (9.52%) PMI Certification
15 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
15 13 (8.84%) Management Information System
16 12 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (7.48%) PMI
17 11 (7.48%) ERP
17 11 (7.48%) ITIL
18 10 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (6.80%) Tableau
19 9 (6.12%) DSDM
20 8 (5.44%) B2B
20 8 (5.44%) ETL
20 8 (5.44%) PRINCE
20 8 (5.44%) OLAP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (19.73%) MS Project
2 24 (16.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Internet
1 3 (2.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.44%) OLAP
1 8 (5.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.40%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (3.40%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 36 (24.49%) Finance
2 20 (13.61%) Retail
3 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.36%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.36%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) .NET
2 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.84%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.48%) PMI
3 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.68%) PACS
4 1 (0.68%) Informatics
4 1 (0.68%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (63.95%) PRINCE2
2 72 (48.98%) Project Management
3 55 (37.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (17.01%) Project Planning
6 24 (16.33%) Scrum
7 22 (14.97%) Programme Management
7 22 (14.97%) Risk Management
8 16 (10.88%) Supplier Management
9 15 (10.20%) Matrix Management
10 12 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (7.48%) ITIL
11 11 (7.48%) ERP
12 10 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.12%) DSDM
14 8 (5.44%) B2B
14 8 (5.44%) PRINCE
14 8 (5.44%) ETL
14 8 (5.44%) Kimball Methodology
15 7 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.40%) SQL
2 4 (2.72%) C#
3 2 (1.36%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (9.52%) PMI Certification
2 14 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (3.40%) PMP
4 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.36%) CCNA
4 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) APMP
5 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.80%) Tableau
3 5 (3.40%) Cognos
4 3 (2.04%) Cisco
4 3 (2.04%) SAP
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle
5 2 (1.36%) Lumesse
5 2 (1.36%) Infor
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