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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 40 53 81
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 236 172 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.67% 4.60% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.96% 4.88% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 205 137 108
Average salary £47,000 £44,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.02% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
3961 3524 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.12% 94.28% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3346 3059 3232
Average salary £37,608 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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
Bolton +19 29 £46,500 +16.25% 1
Altrincham +3 17 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Stockport +3 10 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Wigan +3 8 £50,000 -20.00%
Rochdale -4 4 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Bury - 2 £48,750 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 246 (57.61%) Project Management
2 201 (47.07%) PRINCE2
3 140 (32.79%) Finance
4 112 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (18.97%) MS Project
6 81 (18.97%) Microsoft
7 69 (16.16%) Degree
8 54 (12.65%) Banking
8 54 (12.65%) MS Excel
9 40 (9.37%) Telecoms
10 38 (8.90%) Scrum
11 36 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 32 (7.49%) E-Commerce
12 32 (7.49%) Retail
13 31 (7.26%) Change Management
14 30 (7.03%) PRINCE
14 30 (7.03%) QA
15 29 (6.79%) SharePoint
16 23 (5.39%) Matrix Management
17 21 (4.92%) Project Planning
18 20 (4.68%) MS Office
19 19 (4.45%) ITIL
19 19 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (4.22%) Marketing
21 17 (3.98%) Programme Management
21 17 (3.98%) .NET
22 16 (3.75%) Manufacturing
22 16 (3.75%) Service Delivery
23 15 (3.51%) SQL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 29 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.87%) Lync
3 4 (0.94%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.94%) Drupal
3 4 (0.94%) WordPress
4 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 81 (18.97%) MS Project
2 54 (12.65%) MS Excel
3 20 (4.68%) MS Office
4 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.34%) Tridion
2 9 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.64%) Magento
5 3 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.47%) GitHub
2 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.28%) Intranet
2 10 (2.34%) Internet
3 7 (1.64%) LAN
4 6 (1.41%) WAN
5 5 (1.17%) Wireless
6 3 (0.70%) Firewall
7 2 (0.47%) 4G
7 2 (0.47%) VoIP
7 2 (0.47%) 3G
8 1 (0.23%) Broadband
8 1 (0.23%) Extranet
8 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.23%) HSRP
8 1 (0.23%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.23%) VLAN
8 1 (0.23%) Ethereal
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.23%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.17%) MySQL
3 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.47%) DTS
4 2 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 140 (32.79%) Finance
2 54 (12.65%) Banking
3 40 (9.37%) Telecoms
4 32 (7.49%) Retail
5 18 (4.22%) Marketing
6 16 (3.75%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.34%) Games
8 8 (1.87%) Advertising
9 7 (1.64%) Automotive
10 6 (1.41%) Back Office
11 5 (1.17%) Legal
12 3 (0.70%) Law
13 2 (0.47%) Publishing
13 2 (0.47%) Electronics
14 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.23%) Billing
14 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.98%) .NET
2 5 (1.17%) HTML
2 5 (1.17%) CSS
3 4 (0.94%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.70%) Web Services
4 3 (0.70%) XML
5 2 (0.47%) JSON
5 2 (0.47%) REST
5 2 (0.47%) SOAP
6 1 (0.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.81%) NHS
3 6 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (1.17%) FMCG
4 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (0.94%) FlexPod
5 4 (0.94%) User Experience
5 4 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.70%) DTV
6 3 (0.70%) Informatics
6 3 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.70%) New Media
7 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.47%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.47%) Open Source
7 2 (0.47%) EPoS
7 2 (0.47%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.23%) iDTV
8 1 (0.23%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.17%) Windows
2 3 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (57.61%) Project Management
2 201 (47.07%) PRINCE2
3 112 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (8.90%) Scrum
6 32 (7.49%) E-Commerce
7 31 (7.26%) Change Management
8 30 (7.03%) PRINCE
9 23 (5.39%) Matrix Management
10 21 (4.92%) Project Planning
11 19 (4.45%) ITIL
12 17 (3.98%) Programme Management
13 16 (3.75%) Service Delivery
14 14 (3.28%) CRM
15 13 (3.04%) Risk Management
15 13 (3.04%) Digital Marketing
15 13 (3.04%) Time Management
15 13 (3.04%) Waterfall
16 12 (2.81%) People Management
17 11 (2.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.51%) SQL
2 12 (2.81%) C#
3 10 (2.34%) Java
4 7 (1.64%) PHP
5 2 (0.47%) C
5 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.47%) C++
6 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (16.16%) Degree
2 36 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 13 (3.04%) APMP
4 11 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.64%) PMP
6 7 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.47%) CCNP
7 2 (0.47%) CCNA
7 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.03%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) Foglight
1 2 (0.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.04%) hybris
3 11 (2.58%) EPiServer
4 8 (1.87%) SAP
5 7 (1.64%) Cisco
5 7 (1.64%) HP
6 6 (1.41%) Citrix
6 6 (1.41%) NetApp
6 6 (1.41%) Oracle
6 6 (1.41%) VMware
7 5 (1.17%) 3PAR
7 5 (1.17%) IBM
7 5 (1.17%) Dell
8 2 (0.47%) Avaya
8 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.47%) Primavera
8 2 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.47%) Imperva
9 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.23%) Progress
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum - depdning on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 14 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Maclellan Smith
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Depenandent on experience
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Media
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £39000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECS
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago