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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 40 48 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 17 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.56% 6.61% 13.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 6.76% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 40
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Project Manager
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
369 547 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.93% 97.68% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 325 464 302
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in Leicester

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 40 (93.02%) Project Management
2 33 (76.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (48.84%) Finance
4 16 (37.21%) Change Control
5 14 (32.56%) PRINCE2
6 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.28%) Retail
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
10 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.98%) .NET
11 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (6.98%) ERP
11 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
11 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (6.98%) Logistics
11 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
11 3 (6.98%) SaaS
11 3 (6.98%) Line Management
12 2 (4.65%) SAP
13 1 (2.33%) Windows
13 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
13 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (2.33%) PMP
13 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
13 1 (2.33%) PRINCE
13 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
13 1 (2.33%) Statistical Analysis

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Retail
3 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) Project Management
2 33 (76.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (37.21%) Change Control
4 14 (32.56%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) ERP
6 3 (6.98%) Logistics
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Line Management
7 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.33%) PMP
1 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) SAP