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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 25 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 81 66 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.89% 5.95% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.12% 6.09% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 66 50 39
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £67,750 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
998 1084 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.27% 97.66% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 838 931 725
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
(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
Tunbridge Wells +19 10 £51,250 +28.12%
Dartford -1 9 £50,000 -
Dover -3 2 - -
Maidstone -14 1 £33,500 -22.98% 2
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 100 (67.11%) Project Management
2 97 (65.10%) PRINCE2
3 65 (43.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (26.85%) Risk Management
5 39 (26.17%) Finance
5 39 (26.17%) Matrix Management
6 29 (19.46%) MS Project
7 26 (17.45%) Supplier Management
8 25 (16.78%) Marketing
9 23 (15.44%) MS Excel
9 23 (15.44%) CRM
10 21 (14.09%) E-Commerce
11 20 (13.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 18 (12.08%) SharePoint
12 18 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (10.74%) Change Management
14 14 (9.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 14 (9.40%) ITIL
15 13 (8.72%) Migration
16 12 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (8.05%) Degree
17 10 (6.71%) Digital Marketing
18 9 (6.04%) Customer Insight
19 8 (5.37%) Waterfall
20 7 (4.70%) Programme Management
20 7 (4.70%) Data Migration
21 6 (4.03%) Resource Management
21 6 (4.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 6 (4.03%) Dependency Management
21 6 (4.03%) Banking

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (12.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.34%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (19.46%) MS Project
2 23 (15.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.01%) MS Office
4 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) LAN
1 3 (2.01%) WAN
1 3 (2.01%) SAN
2 2 (1.34%) Firewall
3 1 (0.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 39 (26.17%) Finance
2 25 (16.78%) Marketing
3 6 (4.03%) Banking
4 3 (2.01%) Advertising
5 2 (1.34%) Retail
5 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Military
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.68%) EDI
2 2 (1.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) CSS
3 1 (0.67%) XML
3 1 (0.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.68%) PMI
2 4 (2.68%) NHS
2 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.01%) Social Media
4 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.67%) Life Science
5 1 (0.67%) Blog
5 1 (0.67%) DTV
5 1 (0.67%) Replication
5 1 (0.67%) PDA
5 1 (0.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.01%) Windows
2 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (67.11%) Project Management
2 97 (65.10%) PRINCE2
3 65 (43.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (26.85%) Risk Management
5 39 (26.17%) Matrix Management
6 26 (17.45%) Supplier Management
7 23 (15.44%) CRM
8 21 (14.09%) E-Commerce
9 16 (10.74%) Change Management
10 14 (9.40%) ITIL
11 13 (8.72%) Migration
12 12 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (6.71%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (6.04%) Customer Insight
15 8 (5.37%) Waterfall
16 7 (4.70%) Data Migration
16 7 (4.70%) Programme Management
17 6 (4.03%) Resource Management
17 6 (4.03%) Dependency Management
17 6 (4.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.01%) C
2 1 (0.67%) C#
2 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.67%) SQL
2 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (0.67%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 20 (13.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 14 (9.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (8.05%) Degree
4 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.68%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.67%) ISEB
7 1 (0.67%) APMP
7 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.68%) TickIT
1 4 (2.68%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (4.03%) VMware
2 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.36%) HP
3 4 (2.68%) Dell
3 4 (2.68%) Symantec
3 4 (2.68%) hybris
3 4 (2.68%) Cisco
4 3 (2.01%) Open Text
5 2 (1.34%) Aruba
5 2 (1.34%) EMC
5 2 (1.34%) Citrix
5 2 (1.34%) Juniper
5 2 (1.34%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.67%) Mercator
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle
6 1 (0.67%) SAP
6 1 (0.67%) Avaya
6 1 (0.67%) Capita
Kent
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Volaris Exec
Salary: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago