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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 31 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 108 89 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.59% 4.97% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.01% 5.13% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 83 63 61
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £31,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £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
1541 1734 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.02% 96.93% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1294 1397
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +26 40 £42,500 -11.91% 3
Chester -5 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wilmslow +7 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Crewe -7 5 £49,250 - 4
Knutsford -3 4 £44,000 +17.33%
Macclesfield +1 3 £21,000 -50.58% 2
Ellesmere Port - 3 - -
Alderley Edge - 3 - -
Runcorn - 1 £45,000 - 1
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 118 (57.56%) Project Management
2 109 (53.17%) PRINCE2
3 80 (39.02%) Finance
4 65 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (21.95%) MS Project
6 41 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 41 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (15.12%) Software Delivery
8 29 (14.15%) SDLC
8 29 (14.15%) Microsoft
9 25 (12.20%) Billing
10 22 (10.73%) Scrum
11 21 (10.24%) PRINCE
11 21 (10.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 20 (9.76%) Risk Management
13 19 (9.27%) SQL Server
13 19 (9.27%) Product Management
14 18 (8.78%) Telecoms
15 17 (8.29%) .NET
16 16 (7.80%) VMware
17 15 (7.32%) Degree
17 15 (7.32%) Resource Management
17 15 (7.32%) ITIL
17 15 (7.32%) SharePoint
17 15 (7.32%) Firewall
17 15 (7.32%) PMI Certification
17 15 (7.32%) Waterfall
18 14 (6.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 14 (6.83%) SAN
18 14 (6.83%) Oracle

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.98%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 45 (21.95%) MS Project
2 41 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.34%) MS Office
4 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (3.41%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (3.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.32%) Firewall
2 14 (6.83%) SAN
3 3 (1.46%) Wireless
4 1 (0.49%) LAN
4 1 (0.49%) WAN
4 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.44%) Big Data
4 2 (0.98%) DB2
5 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) JIRA
General
1 80 (39.02%) Finance
2 25 (12.20%) Billing
3 18 (8.78%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.83%) Banking
5 9 (4.39%) Retail
6 6 (2.93%) Legal
6 6 (2.93%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.95%) Local Government
9 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.46%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.98%) Automotive
11 1 (0.49%) Law
11 1 (0.49%) Games
11 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.29%) .NET
2 5 (2.44%) Web Services
3 3 (1.46%) Apache Flex
4 2 (0.98%) Middleware
5 1 (0.49%) SignalR
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.88%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.93%) PMI
4 3 (1.46%) GIS
5 2 (0.98%) User Experience
5 2 (0.98%) Telematics
5 2 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.98%) Life Science
6 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.49%) Online Games
6 1 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.88%) Windows
2 8 (3.90%) Android
2 8 (3.90%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (57.56%) Project Management
2 109 (53.17%) PRINCE2
3 65 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (15.12%) Software Delivery
6 29 (14.15%) SDLC
7 22 (10.73%) Scrum
8 21 (10.24%) PRINCE
9 20 (9.76%) Risk Management
10 19 (9.27%) Product Management
11 15 (7.32%) Resource Management
11 15 (7.32%) ITIL
11 15 (7.32%) Waterfall
12 13 (6.34%) Project Planning
13 12 (5.85%) Change Management
13 12 (5.85%) Programme Management
13 12 (5.85%) Matrix Management
13 12 (5.85%) Time Management
13 12 (5.85%) Change Control
14 9 (4.39%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.37%) Java
2 8 (3.90%) SQL
3 2 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (10.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 15 (7.32%) Degree
2 15 (7.32%) PMI Certification
3 14 (6.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (4.39%) PMP
5 5 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.95%) ISEB
7 3 (1.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.80%) VMware
3 14 (6.83%) Oracle
4 6 (2.93%) SAP
5 3 (1.46%) IBM
5 3 (1.46%) Planview
6 2 (0.98%) Teradata
6 2 (0.98%) Sybase
6 2 (0.98%) Cisco
7 1 (0.49%) Avaya
7 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.49%) Juniper
7 1 (0.49%) Genesys
7 1 (0.49%) BT
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