The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 31 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.57% 0.65% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.66% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Project Manager
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton 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
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
125 151 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 98.43% 97.42% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 118 134 134
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in Bolton

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 12 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 8 (38.10%) MS Project
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) C++
4 7 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) ISO 9000
5 6 (28.57%) Flash
5 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (28.57%) PMP
5 6 (28.57%) PMI Certification
5 6 (28.57%) APMP
5 6 (28.57%) Software Delivery
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) NHS
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Time Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Project
2 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) Flash
3 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) PDM
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) SSADM
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
1 7 (33.33%) C++
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (28.57%) PMP
1 6 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 6 (28.57%) APMP
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft