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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 36 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 21 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.32% 2.34% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 2.34% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 17
Average salary £51,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
392 385 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.24% 100.00% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 348 324 435
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Leicester

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (76.74%) Project Management
2 23 (53.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (34.88%) PRINCE2
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
5 10 (23.26%) MS Office
6 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
6 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
6 9 (20.93%) Finance
7 8 (18.60%) Retail
7 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
8 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (16.28%) ERP
9 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
9 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
9 6 (13.95%) Billing
9 6 (13.95%) IT Governance
9 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (13.95%) Change Control
10 5 (11.63%) Office 365
10 5 (11.63%) Demand Forecasting
10 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (11.63%) SAP
10 5 (11.63%) MS Project
11 4 (9.30%) C#
11 4 (9.30%) .NET
11 4 (9.30%) Windows
11 4 (9.30%) Resource Management
11 4 (9.30%) Marketing
12 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Lync
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
1 10 (23.26%) MS Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
3 5 (11.63%) MS Project
4 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) LAN
1 3 (6.98%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) Skype
3 1 (2.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
3 6 (13.95%) Billing
4 4 (9.30%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) EPoS
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) FMCG
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Project Management
2 23 (53.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (34.88%) PRINCE2
4 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
5 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
6 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (16.28%) ERP
7 6 (13.95%) Change Control
7 6 (13.95%) IT Governance
8 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (11.63%) Demand Forecasting
9 4 (9.30%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.98%) Web Development
11 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.65%) Line Management
11 2 (4.65%) Logistics
11 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
12 1 (2.33%) Quality Management
12 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.65%) APMP
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) EMC
4 2 (4.65%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) NetApp
5 1 (2.33%) Avaya
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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