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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 31 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 21 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.64% 4.85% 11.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.14% 5.37% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 25
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Project Manager
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
258 242 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.82% 90.30% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 169 168 181
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in Chester

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Chester

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 21 (65.63%) Project Management
2 17 (53.13%) PRINCE2
3 15 (46.88%) E-Commerce
4 14 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (31.25%) PMP
6 10 (31.25%) PMI Certification
7 9 (28.13%) SDLC
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) Use Case
8 7 (21.88%) Change Management
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
10 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
10 5 (15.63%) VMware
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL
11 4 (12.50%) CRM
11 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
11 4 (12.50%) Web Development
12 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (9.38%) Migration
12 3 (9.38%) Firewall
12 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (9.38%) IBM
12 3 (9.38%) MPLS
12 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
12 3 (9.38%) Citrix
12 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
12 3 (9.38%) LAN

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Project
1 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) LAN
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
1 3 (9.38%) DHCP
1 3 (9.38%) VPN
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
1 3 (9.38%) MPLS
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) SignalR
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Project Management
2 17 (53.13%) PRINCE2
3 15 (46.88%) E-Commerce
4 14 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) SDLC
7 7 (21.88%) Use Case
7 7 (21.88%) Change Management
8 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 5 (15.63%) ITIL
9 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.50%) Web Development
10 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
10 4 (12.50%) CRM
11 3 (9.38%) Migration
11 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (6.25%) Line Management
12 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
12 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) PMP
1 10 (31.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.38%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
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