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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 25 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 71 46 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.35% 3.92% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.62% 4.05% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63 26 29
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
932 1136 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.48% 96.85% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 828 974 875
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Bedford +21 26 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Luton -1 15 £47,500 - 1
Dunstable -10 5 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 90 (61.64%) PRINCE2
2 77 (52.74%) Project Management
3 53 (36.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (22.60%) Finance
6 32 (21.92%) Scrum
7 28 (19.18%) PMI Certification
8 26 (17.81%) SDLC
9 24 (16.44%) MS Excel
10 23 (15.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 20 (13.70%) MS Project
12 19 (13.01%) E-Commerce
12 19 (13.01%) Software Delivery
13 18 (12.33%) DSDM
13 18 (12.33%) ITIL
13 18 (12.33%) Retail
14 17 (11.64%) Project Planning
14 17 (11.64%) Degree
15 15 (10.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 15 (10.27%) PMI
16 14 (9.59%) PMP
16 14 (9.59%) Matrix Management
16 14 (9.59%) Data Centre
17 13 (8.90%) Supplier Management
18 12 (8.22%) Microsoft
18 12 (8.22%) MS Office
19 11 (7.53%) Migration
19 11 (7.53%) Programme Management
19 11 (7.53%) Coaching
20 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.70%) MS Project
3 12 (8.22%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.37%) Agresso
3 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.05%) SaaS
2 2 (1.37%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) Internet
1 5 (3.42%) Unified Communications
2 3 (2.05%) LAN
2 3 (2.05%) WLAN
2 3 (2.05%) WAN
3 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.05%) OLAP
1 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 33 (22.60%) Finance
2 18 (12.33%) Retail
3 4 (2.74%) Banking
3 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.68%) Automotive
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) Web Services
2 3 (2.05%) XMPP
3 2 (1.37%) .NET
3 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) PMI
2 14 (9.59%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.74%) User Experience
7 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.68%) PACS
9 1 (0.68%) Informatics
9 1 (0.68%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.37%) Windows
1 2 (1.37%) Android
1 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (61.64%) PRINCE2
2 77 (52.74%) Project Management
3 53 (36.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (21.92%) Scrum
6 26 (17.81%) SDLC
7 19 (13.01%) Software Delivery
7 19 (13.01%) E-Commerce
8 18 (12.33%) DSDM
8 18 (12.33%) ITIL
9 17 (11.64%) Project Planning
10 14 (9.59%) Matrix Management
11 13 (8.90%) Supplier Management
12 11 (7.53%) Migration
12 11 (7.53%) Programme Management
12 11 (7.53%) Coaching
13 9 (6.16%) Risk Management
13 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery
14 8 (5.48%) Waterfall
15 7 (4.79%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.37%) C#
1 2 (1.37%) C++
1 2 (1.37%) Java
2 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (19.18%) PMI Certification
2 23 (15.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 17 (11.64%) Degree
4 15 (10.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (9.59%) PMP
6 6 (4.11%) APMP
6 6 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.37%) CCNA
8 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) PMBOK
2 3 (2.05%) SLA
3 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (2.05%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (2.05%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (8.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.79%) Cisco
3 6 (4.11%) Oracle
4 4 (2.74%) Tableau
5 2 (1.37%) Citrix
5 2 (1.37%) VMware
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.68%) Infor
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) Cognos
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 70-85K
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago