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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 21 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 20 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 11.56% 1.86% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.70% 1.91% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £53,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
171 157 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 98.84% 97.52% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 139 146 85
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,500
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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Bolton

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 32 (78.05%) PRINCE2
2 20 (48.78%) MS Project
3 18 (43.90%) Project Management
3 18 (43.90%) APMP
4 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
5 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
6 12 (29.27%) ISO 9000
7 10 (24.39%) PMP
7 10 (24.39%) PMI Certification
8 9 (21.95%) Flash
8 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (19.51%) Degree
10 7 (17.07%) Time Management
11 6 (14.63%) .NET
11 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
11 6 (14.63%) NHS
12 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
12 5 (12.20%) C#
12 5 (12.20%) C++
12 5 (12.20%) Java
12 5 (12.20%) SQL
13 4 (9.76%) Windows
13 4 (9.76%) Linux
13 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (9.76%) Scrum
13 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
13 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
14 3 (7.32%) Document Management
14 3 (7.32%) Finance

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (48.78%) MS Project
2 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Flash
2 6 (14.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) NHS
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) FMCG
3 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) PRINCE2
2 18 (43.90%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.07%) Time Management
6 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) Document Management
9 2 (4.88%) CRM
9 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.44%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (2.44%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.44%) Coaching
10 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C#
1 5 (12.20%) C++
1 5 (12.20%) Java
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) APMP
2 10 (24.39%) PMP
2 10 (24.39%) PMI Certification
3 8 (19.51%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.88%) VCP4
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) SAP
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