The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 57 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 54 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.82% 2.72% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 2.85% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 54
Average salary £47,500 £50,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.94% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,830 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Project Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1353 1752 1708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.75% 95.22% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1471 1518
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in Cambridge

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 71 (61.74%) Project Management
2 65 (56.52%) PRINCE2
3 45 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (32.17%) Risk Management
5 22 (19.13%) MS Project
6 21 (18.26%) Degree
7 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
8 18 (15.65%) Finance
8 18 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (13.91%) Agile Project Management
10 15 (13.04%) Resource Management
10 15 (13.04%) PMP
10 15 (13.04%) PMI Certification
10 15 (13.04%) Java
11 14 (12.17%) APMP
12 13 (11.30%) Waterfall
12 13 (11.30%) Electronics
13 12 (10.43%) Manufacturing
13 12 (10.43%) SDLC
14 11 (9.57%) Management Information System
15 10 (8.70%) Games
15 10 (8.70%) Scrum
15 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
15 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 10 (8.70%) B2B
15 10 (8.70%) Test Scripting
15 10 (8.70%) Skype
15 10 (8.70%) User Experience
16 9 (7.83%) Internet of Things
16 9 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.87%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (19.13%) MS Project
2 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
1 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) Skype
2 9 (7.83%) Internet
3 8 (6.96%) INAP
3 8 (6.96%) SS7
3 8 (6.96%) LTE
3 8 (6.96%) VoLTE
4 3 (2.61%) Wireless
5 2 (1.74%) NFC
6 1 (0.87%) Firewall
6 1 (0.87%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
1 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Electronics
3 12 (10.43%) Manufacturing
4 10 (8.70%) Games
4 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.96%) Billing
6 6 (5.22%) Publishing
7 5 (4.35%) French Language
7 5 (4.35%) German Language
8 3 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.74%) Banking
10 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (0.87%) Flash
2 1 (0.87%) .NET
2 1 (0.87%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.70%) User Experience
3 9 (7.83%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.74%) Physics
5 2 (1.74%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) Social Media
6 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.87%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.87%) Life Science
6 1 (0.87%) Handset
6 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (61.74%) Project Management
2 65 (56.52%) PRINCE2
3 45 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (32.17%) Risk Management
5 18 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (13.91%) Agile Project Management
7 15 (13.04%) Resource Management
8 13 (11.30%) Waterfall
9 12 (10.43%) SDLC
10 10 (8.70%) Scrum
10 10 (8.70%) B2B
10 10 (8.70%) Test Scripting
11 9 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (7.83%) Performance Improvement
11 9 (7.83%) ITIL
12 8 (6.96%) ERP
13 7 (6.09%) Business Analysis
13 7 (6.09%) Time Management
13 7 (6.09%) Service Management
13 7 (6.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.04%) Java
2 7 (6.09%) C#
2 7 (6.09%) C++
3 6 (5.22%) C
4 1 (0.87%) SQL
4 1 (0.87%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (18.26%) Degree
2 15 (13.04%) PMP
2 15 (13.04%) PMI Certification
3 14 (12.17%) APMP
4 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.87%) HNC
6 1 (0.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) ISO 9000
1 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.09%) SAP
3 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco
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