The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 50 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 81 66 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.63% 3.41% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 3.61% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 59 43 59
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
1682 1830 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.43% 94.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1389 1463 1213
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in Cheshire

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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 Project Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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 +18 24 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Chester +2 21 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Knutsford +5 7 £50,000 -
Crewe -9 5 - - 1
Northwich - 4 £40,000 -
Wilmslow +4 1 - -
Widnes -3 1 - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 111 (58.42%) Project Management
2 96 (50.53%) PRINCE2
3 69 (36.32%) Finance
4 61 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (14.74%) MS Excel
7 27 (14.21%) PMI Certification
7 27 (14.21%) Risk Management
8 26 (13.68%) Microsoft
9 24 (12.63%) Scrum
10 23 (12.11%) MS Project
10 23 (12.11%) SDLC
11 22 (11.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 21 (11.05%) PMP
12 21 (11.05%) Change Management
13 20 (10.53%) Software Delivery
14 17 (8.95%) Project Planning
14 17 (8.95%) ITIL
15 16 (8.42%) E-Commerce
15 16 (8.42%) Programme Management
16 15 (7.89%) VMware
16 15 (7.89%) Waterfall
17 14 (7.37%) MS Office
18 13 (6.84%) Portfolio Management
18 13 (6.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 12 (6.32%) Retail
19 12 (6.32%) Firewall
20 11 (5.79%) SQL Server
20 11 (5.79%) Resource Management
20 11 (5.79%) Change Control

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.05%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 28 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.11%) MS Project
3 14 (7.37%) MS Office
4 3 (1.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.58%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.58%) Office 365
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.32%) Firewall
2 9 (4.74%) SAN
3 6 (3.16%) Wireless
4 4 (2.11%) LAN
4 4 (2.11%) WAN
5 3 (1.58%) DHCP
5 3 (1.58%) VPN
5 3 (1.58%) DNS
5 3 (1.58%) MPLS
5 3 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.53%) Broadband
6 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 69 (36.32%) Finance
2 12 (6.32%) Retail
3 10 (5.26%) Legal
3 10 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.74%) Billing
5 8 (4.21%) Banking
6 4 (2.11%) Local Government
7 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (1.58%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) SignalR
3 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.74%) PMI
2 7 (3.68%) GIS
2 7 (3.68%) Life Science
2 7 (3.68%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.58%) Telematics
6 2 (1.05%) User Experience
6 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.53%) Online Games
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.53%) Tandem
7 1 (0.53%) EPoS
7 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.63%) Android
1 5 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.58%) Windows
3 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (58.42%) Project Management
2 96 (50.53%) PRINCE2
3 61 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (14.21%) Risk Management
6 24 (12.63%) Scrum
7 23 (12.11%) SDLC
8 21 (11.05%) Change Management
9 20 (10.53%) Software Delivery
10 17 (8.95%) Project Planning
10 17 (8.95%) ITIL
11 16 (8.42%) E-Commerce
11 16 (8.42%) Programme Management
12 15 (7.89%) Waterfall
13 13 (6.84%) Portfolio Management
14 11 (5.79%) Resource Management
14 11 (5.79%) Line Management
14 11 (5.79%) Change Control
15 10 (5.26%) Business Transformation
15 10 (5.26%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.68%) Java
2 3 (1.58%) SQL
3 2 (1.05%) PHP
4 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (14.21%) PMI Certification
2 22 (11.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 21 (11.05%) PMP
4 13 (6.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (4.21%) Degree
6 7 (3.68%) ISEB
7 3 (1.58%) HND
8 1 (0.53%) MCSE
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.53%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.58%) XenApp
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.89%) VMware
3 8 (4.21%) SAP
4 4 (2.11%) IBM
5 3 (1.58%) Citrix
5 3 (1.58%) NEC
6 2 (1.05%) HP
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle
7 1 (0.53%) Juniper
7 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.53%) BT
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