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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 47 44 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 177 213 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.00% 5.40% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.22% 5.68% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 145 166 146
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3388 3749 3957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.63% 94.98% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2767 3103 3409
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 £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 Manchester

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

Project Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(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
Bolton +17 15 £46,000 -12.38% 1
Oldham +13 13 £35,500 +18.33% 3
Stockport +10 11 £30,500 -23.75% 3
Cheadle +12 2 £46,250 -7.50%
Wigan +5 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Bury +2 1 - -
Salford -11 1 £31,500 -40.84% 2
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 222 (51.39%) PRINCE2
2 216 (50.00%) Project Management
3 207 (47.92%) Finance
4 122 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (15.97%) Degree
7 67 (15.51%) MS Excel
7 67 (15.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 66 (15.28%) Microsoft
9 64 (14.81%) Banking
10 59 (13.66%) MS Project
11 47 (10.88%) Scrum
11 47 (10.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 42 (9.72%) Retail
13 41 (9.49%) Change Management
14 37 (8.56%) Waterfall
15 35 (8.10%) Matrix Management
15 35 (8.10%) Security Cleared
15 35 (8.10%) ITIL
16 31 (7.18%) SC Cleared
16 31 (7.18%) Mentoring
17 28 (6.48%) Project Planning
17 28 (6.48%) PMI Certification
17 28 (6.48%) Risk Management
18 26 (6.02%) PMP
18 26 (6.02%) Software Delivery
19 24 (5.56%) PRINCE
20 23 (5.32%) Telecoms
20 23 (5.32%) CRM
21 22 (5.09%) Supplier Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (1.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.16%) CMS
3 3 (0.69%) Confluence
4 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.23%) Lync
Applications
1 67 (15.51%) MS Excel
2 59 (13.66%) MS Project
3 14 (3.24%) MS Office
4 6 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.69%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.46%) Tridion
3 2 (0.46%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.46%) Maximo
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.16%) SaaS
2 4 (0.93%) Force.com
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.08%) Intranet
1 9 (2.08%) Internet
1 9 (2.08%) Wireless
2 7 (1.62%) 4G
2 7 (1.62%) LAN
3 6 (1.39%) WAN
4 5 (1.16%) VPN
4 5 (1.16%) 3G
4 5 (1.16%) 2G
5 3 (0.69%) Firewall
6 2 (0.46%) Extranet
6 2 (0.46%) VoIP
6 2 (0.46%) LTE
6 2 (0.46%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.23%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.23%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (3.01%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 207 (47.92%) Finance
2 64 (14.81%) Banking
3 42 (9.72%) Retail
4 23 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.70%) Back Office
6 13 (3.01%) Marketing
7 10 (2.31%) Games
8 7 (1.62%) Local Government
9 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.69%) Advertising
9 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.46%) Electronics
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.86%) .NET
2 9 (2.08%) Flash
3 6 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.93%) XML
4 4 (0.93%) XSLT
5 3 (0.69%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.46%) WCF
6 2 (0.46%) WPF
6 2 (0.46%) Grails
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.46%) HTML
6 2 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.46%) EDI
6 2 (0.46%) CSS
6 2 (0.46%) Web Services
7 1 (0.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.94%) Mobile App
2 16 (3.70%) NHS
3 15 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.93%) BBC
6 4 (0.93%) iDTV
6 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.69%) Online Games
7 3 (0.69%) FMCG
7 3 (0.69%) GIS
7 3 (0.69%) New Media
8 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.46%) Animation
8 2 (0.46%) PMI
8 2 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.23%) User Experience
9 1 (0.23%) Open Source
9 1 (0.23%) iPad
9 1 (0.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.31%) Windows
2 7 (1.62%) Linux
3 3 (0.69%) UNIX
4 2 (0.46%) Android
4 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (51.39%) PRINCE2
2 216 (50.00%) Project Management
3 122 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (10.88%) Scrum
6 41 (9.49%) Change Management
7 37 (8.56%) Waterfall
8 35 (8.10%) Matrix Management
8 35 (8.10%) ITIL
9 31 (7.18%) Mentoring
10 28 (6.48%) Risk Management
10 28 (6.48%) Project Planning
11 26 (6.02%) Software Delivery
12 24 (5.56%) PRINCE
13 23 (5.32%) CRM
14 22 (5.09%) Supplier Management
14 22 (5.09%) Agile Project Management
15 20 (4.63%) People Management
15 20 (4.63%) ERP
16 18 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.40%) Java
2 15 (3.47%) C#
3 8 (1.85%) C++
3 8 (1.85%) SQL
4 4 (0.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.93%) C
5 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.46%) VBScript
6 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (15.97%) Degree
2 67 (15.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 47 (10.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 35 (8.10%) Security Cleared
5 31 (7.18%) SC Cleared
6 28 (6.48%) PMI Certification
7 26 (6.02%) PMP
8 14 (3.24%) APMP
9 1 (0.23%) MBA
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.55%) QA
2 9 (2.08%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.69%) SLA
3 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.46%) HL7
4 2 (0.46%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.46%) XenApp
1 2 (0.46%) XenServer
2 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.31%) SAP
3 7 (1.62%) Oracle
4 4 (0.93%) Cisco
4 4 (0.93%) Nortel
4 4 (0.93%) Avaya
4 4 (0.93%) Mitel
5 2 (0.46%) BT
5 2 (0.46%) Pegasus
5 2 (0.46%) Sage
5 2 (0.46%) Citrix
5 2 (0.46%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.46%) Infor
5 2 (0.46%) Kronos
6 1 (0.23%) Google
6 1 (0.23%) Huawei
6 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.23%) hybris
6 1 (0.23%) Hyperion
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