The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 3 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 41 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 24 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.91% 2.68% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.08% 2.85% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 12
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,250 £34,775
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
472 491 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.52% 94.06% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 397 443 426
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 Lancashire

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in Lancashire

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2014.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Project Manager
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Preston +8 16 £38,750 -13.88% 3
Burnley - 4 £70,000 -
Blackpool -6 1 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Blackburn - 1 £50,000 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 26 (41.94%) PRINCE2
2 18 (29.03%) Finance
3 17 (27.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (25.81%) Project Management
5 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
5 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.74%) Marketing
6 10 (16.13%) CRM
7 9 (14.52%) Digital Media
7 9 (14.52%) Facebook
7 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
7 9 (14.52%) Retail
7 9 (14.52%) Scrum
8 8 (12.90%) PRINCE
8 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
9 7 (11.29%) Change Management
10 6 (9.68%) Manufacturing
10 6 (9.68%) ITIL
10 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (9.68%) IBM
10 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
11 5 (8.06%) PMP
11 5 (8.06%) ERP
11 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
11 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
11 5 (8.06%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (8.06%) Business Transformation
11 5 (8.06%) FMCG
11 5 (8.06%) Matrix Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) LAN
1 3 (4.84%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) VoIP
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) VLAN
3 1 (1.61%) Network Security
3 1 (1.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Marketing
3 9 (14.52%) Retail
4 6 (9.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Digital Media
2 5 (8.06%) FMCG
3 1 (1.61%) Social Media
3 1 (1.61%) PMI
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) PRINCE2
2 17 (27.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (25.81%) Project Management
4 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
4 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.13%) CRM
6 9 (14.52%) Scrum
6 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.90%) PRINCE
8 7 (11.29%) Change Management
9 6 (9.68%) ITIL
10 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.06%) ERP
10 5 (8.06%) Business Transformation
10 5 (8.06%) Matrix Management
10 5 (8.06%) Time Management
11 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.45%) Change Control
11 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.45%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
1 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (8.06%) PMP
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) APMP
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Facebook
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.68%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Juniper
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
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