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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 26 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 77 60 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.18% 5.83% 8.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% 6.07% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 61 55 82
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
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
1014 989 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.59% 96.02% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 776 908 982
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 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 6 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 6 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 +17 38 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Bedford +11 18 £46,250 -3.64%
Dunstable - 1 £47,500 - 1
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 (69.12%) PRINCE2
2 69 (50.74%) Project Management
3 47 (34.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (22.79%) Finance
5 28 (20.59%) MS Project
6 27 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (17.65%) Project Planning
8 23 (16.91%) Scrum
9 20 (14.71%) Programme Management
9 20 (14.71%) MS Excel
9 20 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 19 (13.97%) Risk Management
10 19 (13.97%) Retail
11 16 (11.76%) Supplier Management
11 16 (11.76%) PMI Certification
12 14 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (9.56%) Matrix Management
14 12 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (8.09%) Management Information System
15 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
15 11 (8.09%) ITIL
16 10 (7.35%) PMI
16 10 (7.35%) ERP
17 9 (6.62%) DSDM
17 9 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (6.62%) PRINCE
17 9 (6.62%) Tableau
18 8 (5.88%) E-Commerce
18 8 (5.88%) ETL
18 8 (5.88%) OLAP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (20.59%) MS Project
2 20 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.88%) OLAP
2 4 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (2.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 31 (22.79%) Finance
2 19 (13.97%) Retail
3 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.68%) .NET
2 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.35%) PMI
3 1 (0.74%) FMCG
3 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (69.12%) PRINCE2
2 69 (50.74%) Project Management
3 47 (34.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (17.65%) Project Planning
6 23 (16.91%) Scrum
7 20 (14.71%) Programme Management
8 19 (13.97%) Risk Management
9 16 (11.76%) Supplier Management
10 13 (9.56%) Matrix Management
11 12 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (8.09%) ITIL
13 10 (7.35%) ERP
14 9 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.62%) DSDM
14 9 (6.62%) PRINCE
15 8 (5.88%) ETL
15 8 (5.88%) E-Commerce
15 8 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
16 7 (5.15%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.68%) SQL
2 2 (1.47%) C#
3 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 14 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (5.15%) PMP
5 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Degree
6 1 (0.74%) VCP4
6 1 (0.74%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.62%) Tableau
3 4 (2.94%) Cognos
4 3 (2.21%) Cisco
4 3 (2.21%) SAP
5 2 (1.47%) Lumesse
6 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.74%) Infor
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle
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