The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 124 114 131
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 11 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.55% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Average salary £67,500 £42,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £42,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
IT Project Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1832 1538 2017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.34% 94.65% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1550 1263 1664
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IT Project Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Project Manager Salary Trend in Cheshire

IT Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

IT Project Manager Salary Histogram in Cheshire

IT Project Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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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
Warrington -8 5 £71,000 +67.05%
Chester -3 2 £27,500 -38.88%
Crewe - 1 £40,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £38,500 -
IT Project Manager
North West

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 18 (81.82%) Project Management
2 17 (77.27%) PRINCE2
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) PMI Certification
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) PMP
6 4 (18.18%) ISEB
7 3 (13.64%) PMI
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) Remedy
7 3 (13.64%) Release Management
8 2 (9.09%) Change Control
8 2 (9.09%) FMCG
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.09%) MS Project
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
9 1 (4.55%) Sage
9 1 (4.55%) Intranet
9 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) PMI
2 2 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Project Management
2 17 (77.27%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) PMI Certification
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) ISEB
3 4 (18.18%) PMP
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sage
3 1 (4.55%) VMware