The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 42 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 5431 5025 5480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.59% 5.17% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.90% 5.47% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4490 4111 4698
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,641 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Project Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Project Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in England

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in England

Project Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
London +4 2230 £60,000 +4.34% 393
South East +6 1074 £52,500 +5.00% 197
Yorkshire -1 470 £45,000 -10.00% 83
North West +20 432 £47,500 +9.19% 77
East of England +6 408 £50,000 +5.26% 73
West Midlands +20 317 £50,000 +5.26% 47
South West +26 286 £47,500 -5.00% 71
East Midlands +5 139 £45,000 -5.26% 26
North East -1 47 £52,500 +23.52% 11
Midlands -2 13 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 6943 (62.91%) Project Management
2 5035 (45.62%) PRINCE2
3 3750 (33.98%) Finance
4 3371 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
5 2186 (19.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 1233 (11.17%) Scrum
7 1231 (11.15%) Microsoft
8 1227 (11.12%) Degree
9 1095 (9.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1086 (9.84%) PMI Certification
11 1075 (9.74%) MS Project
12 1053 (9.54%) Waterfall
13 982 (8.90%) Retail
14 895 (8.11%) E-Commerce
15 886 (8.03%) ITIL
16 873 (7.91%) Telecoms
17 845 (7.66%) MS Excel
17 845 (7.66%) Banking
18 813 (7.37%) Change Management
19 795 (7.20%) PMP
20 708 (6.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 669 (6.06%) Risk Management
22 644 (5.84%) Marketing
23 643 (5.83%) CRM
24 619 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
25 598 (5.42%) PRINCE
26 588 (5.33%) Business Analysis
27 576 (5.22%) Project Planning
28 560 (5.07%) Oracle
29 501 (4.54%) SAP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 333 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 168 (1.52%) CMS
3 95 (0.86%) Lync
4 81 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
5 63 (0.57%) MS Project Server
6 48 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 44 (0.40%) Drupal
8 42 (0.38%) Confluence
9 33 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 28 (0.25%) SAS
10 28 (0.25%) Umbraco
11 26 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 24 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (0.20%) IIS
14 21 (0.19%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
15 15 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
15 15 (0.14%) Apache
16 14 (0.13%) WordPress
16 14 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1075 (9.74%) MS Project
2 845 (7.66%) MS Excel
3 471 (4.27%) MS Office
4 212 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 198 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.15%) Niku Workbench
8 10 (0.091%) Open Workbench
9 5 (0.045%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.018%) Windchill
10 2 (0.018%) Mingle
10 2 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.009%) InCopy
11 1 (0.009%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.009%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 167 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 83 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 55 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 53 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 37 (0.34%) Magento
6 34 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 31 (0.28%) SAP ERP
8 29 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
9 24 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
9 24 (0.22%) SAP FI
9 24 (0.22%) SAP CO
10 23 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
11 22 (0.20%) Agresso
12 21 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
13 16 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
14 15 (0.14%) SAP CRM
15 14 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
16 10 (0.091%) SAP WM
16 10 (0.091%) SAP HR
16 10 (0.091%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 237 (2.15%) SaaS
2 83 (0.75%) Office 365
3 61 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (0.34%) Basecamp
5 24 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.063%) PaaS
7 7 (0.063%) IaaS
8 5 (0.045%) GitHub
9 3 (0.027%) Taleo
10 2 (0.018%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.018%) Trello
10 2 (0.018%) Force.com
11 1 (0.009%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 229 (2.08%) WAN
2 157 (1.42%) LAN
3 153 (1.39%) Internet
4 104 (0.94%) Firewall
5 79 (0.72%) Wireless
6 77 (0.70%) Unified Communications
6 77 (0.70%) Intranet
7 70 (0.63%) SAN
8 64 (0.58%) VoIP
9 54 (0.49%) MPLS
10 39 (0.35%) Extranet
11 35 (0.32%) VPN
12 33 (0.30%) IP Telephony
12 33 (0.30%) Network Security
13 31 (0.28%) 3G
14 28 (0.25%) 4G
15 26 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (0.23%) 2G
17 23 (0.21%) DNS
18 15 (0.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 166 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 55 (0.50%) Big Data
5 39 (0.35%) DataStage
6 33 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (0.29%) MySQL
8 30 (0.27%) Oracle Database
9 23 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (0.17%) RDBMS
12 17 (0.15%) QlikView
13 16 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (0.14%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.14%) Data Mart
14 15 (0.14%) SAP BW
15 13 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
15 13 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 205 (1.86%) JIRA
2 42 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.11%) Cucumber
4 9 (0.082%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.072%) Subversion
5 8 (0.072%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.063%) FitNesse
6 7 (0.063%) PowerBuilder
6 7 (0.063%) Bugzilla
7 6 (0.054%) Maven
7 6 (0.054%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.054%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.036%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.036%) Calabash
8 4 (0.036%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.027%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.027%) Hudson
9 3 (0.027%) YouTrack
9 3 (0.027%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.027%) LabVIEW
General
1 3750 (33.98%) Finance
2 982 (8.90%) Retail
3 873 (7.91%) Telecoms
4 845 (7.66%) Banking
5 644 (5.84%) Marketing
6 311 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 247 (2.24%) Legal
8 239 (2.17%) Advertising
9 211 (1.91%) Games
10 193 (1.75%) Billing
11 156 (1.41%) Investment Banking
12 155 (1.40%) Publishing
12 155 (1.40%) Law
13 110 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
14 104 (0.94%) Back Office
15 78 (0.71%) Electronics
15 78 (0.71%) Automotive
16 74 (0.67%) Front Office
17 63 (0.57%) Financial Institution
18 61 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (3.81%) .NET
2 201 (1.82%) HTML
3 105 (0.95%) CSS
4 76 (0.69%) XML
5 73 (0.66%) J2EE
6 70 (0.63%) ASP.NET
7 61 (0.55%) Middleware
8 56 (0.51%) Web Services
8 56 (0.51%) HTML5
9 41 (0.37%) .NET Framework
10 36 (0.33%) Velocity
11 35 (0.32%) EDI
12 22 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
13 21 (0.19%) Apache Flex
14 20 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
15 18 (0.16%) jQuery
15 18 (0.16%) Java EE
16 14 (0.13%) Flash
17 12 (0.11%) WCF
17 12 (0.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 619 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 486 (4.40%) PMI
3 291 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 250 (2.27%) User Experience
5 235 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 140 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 140 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 126 (1.14%) Digital Media
8 115 (1.04%) Social Media
9 114 (1.03%) EPoS
10 105 (0.95%) NHS
10 105 (0.95%) Derivative
11 100 (0.91%) FMCG
12 86 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 67 (0.61%) Equities
14 60 (0.54%) Fixed Income
15 51 (0.46%) Client/Server
16 47 (0.43%) Open Source
17 40 (0.36%) Mathematics
18 38 (0.34%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 338 (3.06%) Windows
2 107 (0.97%) UNIX
3 82 (0.74%) Linux
4 56 (0.51%) Android
5 55 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 47 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 37 (0.34%) Solaris
8 32 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (0.22%) Windows XP
10 21 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 19 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.13%) AIX
14 8 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.018%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.009%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.009%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.009%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6943 (62.91%) Project Management
2 5035 (45.62%) PRINCE2
3 3371 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
4 2186 (19.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 1233 (11.17%) Scrum
6 1053 (9.54%) Waterfall
7 895 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 886 (8.03%) ITIL
9 813 (7.37%) Change Management
10 669 (6.06%) Risk Management
11 643 (5.83%) CRM
12 598 (5.42%) PRINCE
13 588 (5.33%) Business Analysis
14 576 (5.22%) Project Planning
15 463 (4.20%) Matrix Management
16 451 (4.09%) Change Control
17 448 (4.06%) Programme Management
18 444 (4.02%) Migration
19 438 (3.97%) ERP
20 386 (3.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 391 (3.54%) SQL
2 376 (3.41%) Java
3 158 (1.43%) C#
4 144 (1.30%) C
5 100 (0.91%) JavaScript
6 54 (0.49%) PHP
7 33 (0.30%) C++
8 26 (0.24%) VBA
9 23 (0.21%) PL/SQL
10 17 (0.15%) Ruby
11 14 (0.13%) Python
12 9 (0.082%) R
13 8 (0.072%) VB
14 7 (0.063%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.054%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.045%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.036%) Lingo
17 4 (0.036%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.027%) ABAP
18 3 (0.027%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1227 (11.12%) Degree
2 1095 (9.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1086 (9.84%) PMI Certification
4 795 (7.20%) PMP
5 708 (6.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 415 (3.76%) Security Cleared
7 307 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 161 (1.46%) APMP
9 137 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
10 76 (0.69%) ISEB
10 76 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
12 29 (0.26%) DV Cleared
13 28 (0.25%) CISSP
14 25 (0.23%) CCNA
15 23 (0.21%) MAPM
16 18 (0.16%) CCNP
17 17 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 16 (0.14%) SAP Certification
18 16 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (3.79%) QA
2 67 (0.61%) SLA
3 63 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 39 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (0.34%) EMIR
6 28 (0.25%) Solvency II
7 25 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 25 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.20%) MiFID
10 21 (0.19%) Basel II
11 18 (0.16%) FATCA
11 18 (0.16%) Basel III
12 15 (0.14%) ISO 14001
13 9 (0.082%) AIFMD
14 8 (0.072%) ISO 9000
15 7 (0.063%) UCITS
16 6 (0.054%) CRD IV
17 4 (0.036%) ISO 8583
17 4 (0.036%) COBIT
System Software
1 105 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 48 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.091%) Firmware
4 10 (0.091%) vSphere
5 7 (0.063%) XenApp
5 7 (0.063%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.054%) ISA Server
6 6 (0.054%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (0.054%) vCloud
7 4 (0.036%) KVM
7 4 (0.036%) XenServer
8 3 (0.027%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.027%) Xen
9 2 (0.018%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.009%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.009%) Varnish
10 1 (0.009%) IAG
10 1 (0.009%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (0.17%) SCCM
2 17 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (0.14%) SCOM
4 9 (0.082%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (0.063%) Foglight
6 4 (0.036%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (0.027%) Puppet
7 3 (0.027%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.027%) Salt
7 3 (0.027%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.027%) OpenView
8 2 (0.018%) Control-M
8 2 (0.018%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.009%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.009%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.009%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.009%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.009%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.009%) MOM
9 1 (0.009%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1231 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 560 (5.07%) Oracle
3 501 (4.54%) SAP
4 215 (1.95%) VMware
5 194 (1.76%) Cisco
6 161 (1.46%) Citrix
7 120 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 105 (0.95%) HP
9 94 (0.85%) IBM
10 60 (0.54%) hybris
11 50 (0.45%) NetApp
12 47 (0.43%) Sage
13 43 (0.39%) Informatica
14 40 (0.36%) Juniper
15 38 (0.34%) ION Trading
16 36 (0.33%) F5
17 35 (0.32%) Sitecore
18 34 (0.31%) CheckPoint
19 33 (0.30%) Ab Initio
20 32 (0.29%) JD Edwards
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