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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 38 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 103 57 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.37% 3.36% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 3.55% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 79 43 93
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
1779 1606 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.80% 94.69% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1293 1862
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 +36 40 £52,500 - 3
Crewe - 11 £42,500 - 1
Knutsford +3 10 £49,750 +4.73%
Chester +10 9 £47,500 - 3
Runcorn - 7 £47,500 - 1
Macclesfield -3 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Sandbach - 3 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £50,000 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 110 (63.22%) Project Management
2 94 (54.02%) PRINCE2
3 68 (39.08%) Finance
4 47 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (23.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (19.54%) ITIL
7 31 (17.82%) MS Project
8 24 (13.79%) PMI Certification
9 22 (12.64%) Scrum
10 20 (11.49%) MS Excel
10 20 (11.49%) Waterfall
11 19 (10.92%) Retail
12 18 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (9.20%) Degree
13 16 (9.20%) Telecoms
14 15 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 15 (8.62%) PMP
15 14 (8.05%) Change Control
15 14 (8.05%) Microsoft
15 14 (8.05%) Business Analysis
16 13 (7.47%) Oracle
16 13 (7.47%) Billing
16 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (6.90%) Banking
17 12 (6.90%) Change Management
17 12 (6.90%) Risk Management
17 12 (6.90%) .NET
18 11 (6.32%) Matrix Management
18 11 (6.32%) PRINCE
19 10 (5.75%) Product Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.15%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (17.82%) MS Project
2 20 (11.49%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.60%) MS Office
4 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) SaaS
2 2 (1.15%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.72%) Intranet
2 2 (1.15%) Extranet
2 2 (1.15%) Firewall
2 2 (1.15%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.57%) SAN
3 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.72%) Big Data
3 2 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (39.08%) Finance
2 19 (10.92%) Retail
3 16 (9.20%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.47%) Billing
5 12 (6.90%) Banking
6 6 (3.45%) Marketing
7 5 (2.87%) Publishing
8 4 (2.30%) Legal
9 3 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.72%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.57%) Law
11 1 (0.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.90%) .NET
2 5 (2.87%) Middleware
3 4 (2.30%) Web Services
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.75%) PMI
3 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.30%) FMCG
4 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.72%) GIS
6 2 (1.15%) User Experience
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.57%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.75%) Windows
2 4 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (2.30%) Android
2 4 (2.30%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (63.22%) Project Management
2 94 (54.02%) PRINCE2
3 47 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (23.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (19.54%) ITIL
6 22 (12.64%) Scrum
7 20 (11.49%) Waterfall
8 14 (8.05%) Change Control
8 14 (8.05%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.90%) Change Management
9 12 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 11 (6.32%) PRINCE
10 11 (6.32%) Matrix Management
11 10 (5.75%) Product Management
12 9 (5.17%) Line Management
13 7 (4.02%) Coaching
13 7 (4.02%) Resource Management
13 7 (4.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.02%) Project Planning
13 7 (4.02%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.75%) Java
1 10 (5.75%) SQL
2 2 (1.15%) PHP
2 2 (1.15%) C#
3 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (13.79%) PMI Certification
2 18 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (9.20%) Degree
4 15 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 15 (8.62%) PMP
5 6 (3.45%) ISEB
6 5 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.72%) PhD
8 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.02%) QA
2 3 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) Foglight
Vendors
1 14 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.47%) Oracle
3 4 (2.30%) Imperva
4 3 (1.72%) Remedy
4 3 (1.72%) VMware
4 3 (1.72%) Fujitsu
4 3 (1.72%) Planview
4 3 (1.72%) SAP
4 3 (1.72%) Citrix
4 3 (1.72%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.57%) Sage
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco
5 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Crewe
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Runcorn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago