The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 53 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 39 61 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.07% 4.96% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 5.15% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 54
Average salary £58,500 £50,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.00% +4.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £37,500 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £59,220 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Project Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
909 1184 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.79% 96.26% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 821 968 981
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in Kent

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Kent

Project Manager
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Tunbridge Wells -14 5 £50,000 +15.60% 1
Tonbridge -1 2 £72,500 +38.09% 1
Maidstone +23 1 £67,500 +33.00% 2
Dover +6 1 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Dartford - 1 £57,500 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 94 (80.34%) Project Management
2 77 (65.81%) PRINCE2
3 47 (40.17%) Finance
4 39 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (29.06%) E-Commerce
6 31 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (25.64%) Matrix Management
8 21 (17.95%) Retail
9 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (11.97%) Degree
11 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 10 (8.55%) Workflow
12 10 (8.55%) Waterfall
12 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (7.69%) Change Management
14 8 (6.84%) Marketing
14 8 (6.84%) Business Analysis
15 7 (5.98%) Change Control
16 6 (5.13%) ITIL
16 6 (5.13%) .NET
16 6 (5.13%) Advertising
16 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
16 6 (5.13%) Coaching
17 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 5 (4.27%) Banking
17 5 (4.27%) Supplier Management
17 5 (4.27%) Publishing
17 5 (4.27%) Risk Management
17 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
17 5 (4.27%) Scrum

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS Project
3 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.71%) Open Workbench
3 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.71%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) SAN
2 2 (1.71%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.85%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 47 (40.17%) Finance
2 21 (17.95%) Retail
3 8 (6.84%) Marketing
4 6 (5.13%) Advertising
5 5 (4.27%) Publishing
5 5 (4.27%) Banking
5 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.56%) Law
7 2 (1.71%) Electronics
7 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.42%) NHS
2 4 (3.42%) Informatics
3 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.71%) User Experience
4 2 (1.71%) Statistics
4 2 (1.71%) DTV
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (80.34%) Project Management
2 77 (65.81%) PRINCE2
3 39 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (29.06%) E-Commerce
5 31 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (25.64%) Matrix Management
7 10 (8.55%) Workflow
7 10 (8.55%) Waterfall
7 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (7.69%) Change Management
9 8 (6.84%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.98%) Change Control
11 6 (5.13%) Coaching
11 6 (5.13%) ITIL
12 5 (4.27%) Risk Management
12 5 (4.27%) Scrum
12 5 (4.27%) Supplier Management
12 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (3.42%) Investment Management
13 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.85%) SQL
1 1 (0.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (11.97%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.71%) ISEB
4 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) APMP
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.71%) CA
2 2 (1.71%) SAP
2 2 (1.71%) VMware
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco
3 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
Dover
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
EK Services
Salary: £32,9321 per annum, with opportunity to progress to £37,541
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago