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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 36 45 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 243 199 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.23% 5.23% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.53% 5.54% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 206 165 114
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,700 £28,562
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £59,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
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
3721 3593 3912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.36% 94.48% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3130 3069 3389
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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 3 March 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 3 March 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
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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 +15 20 £40,000 -25.58% 8
Stockport +11 13 £35,250 -21.66% 2
Oldham - 9 £42,750 -
Wigan - 4 £38,000 -
Altrincham +3 1 £34,000 +7.93% 1
Cheadle - 1 £50,000 - 1
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 262 (52.72%) PRINCE2
2 246 (49.50%) Project Management
3 223 (44.87%) Finance
4 121 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (21.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 96 (19.32%) Microsoft
7 87 (17.51%) MS Project
8 82 (16.50%) MS Excel
9 78 (15.69%) Degree
10 76 (15.29%) Banking
11 68 (13.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 47 (9.46%) Change Management
13 45 (9.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 45 (9.05%) Security Cleared
14 42 (8.45%) SC Cleared
15 39 (7.85%) Scrum
15 39 (7.85%) ITIL
16 37 (7.44%) Retail
17 36 (7.24%) Mentoring
18 34 (6.84%) Matrix Management
19 33 (6.64%) Waterfall
20 32 (6.44%) PMI Certification
20 32 (6.44%) PRINCE
21 31 (6.24%) Telecoms
21 31 (6.24%) People Management
22 30 (6.04%) PMP
22 30 (6.04%) Project Planning
23 27 (5.43%) Risk Management
24 25 (5.03%) Supplier Management
25 24 (4.83%) CRM

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 22 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.61%) Lync
3 4 (0.80%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.40%) CMS
4 2 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 87 (17.51%) MS Project
2 82 (16.50%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.82%) MS Office
4 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.60%) Tridion
4 3 (0.60%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.40%) Maximo
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.80%) Force.com
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.22%) Intranet
2 6 (1.21%) LAN
3 5 (1.01%) WAN
3 5 (1.01%) Internet
3 5 (1.01%) Wireless
4 4 (0.80%) VPN
4 4 (0.80%) VoIP
5 3 (0.60%) 3G
5 3 (0.60%) Firewall
5 3 (0.60%) 2G
5 3 (0.60%) 4G
6 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (1.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.40%) DTS
6 1 (0.20%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (1.81%) JIRA
2 2 (0.40%) Subversion
3 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 223 (44.87%) Finance
2 76 (15.29%) Banking
3 37 (7.44%) Retail
4 31 (6.24%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.02%) Back Office
6 12 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.21%) Marketing
8 8 (1.61%) Games
9 7 (1.41%) Advertising
10 6 (1.21%) Local Government
10 6 (1.21%) Automotive
11 4 (0.80%) Electronics
12 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.40%) Billing
13 2 (0.40%) Law
14 1 (0.20%) Legal
14 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.22%) .NET
2 9 (1.81%) Flash
3 3 (0.60%) Web Services
3 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.60%) Apache Flex
4 2 (0.40%) REST
4 2 (0.40%) JSON
4 2 (0.40%) CSS
4 2 (0.40%) SOAP
4 2 (0.40%) XML
5 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.02%) NHS
2 14 (2.82%) Mobile App
2 14 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.80%) Online Games
5 4 (0.80%) FMCG
5 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.60%) GIS
6 3 (0.60%) New Media
6 3 (0.60%) User Experience
7 2 (0.40%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.40%) Animation
7 2 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.40%) PMI
8 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.20%) DTV
8 1 (0.20%) Informatics
8 1 (0.20%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.01%) Windows
2 6 (1.21%) Linux
3 3 (0.60%) UNIX
4 1 (0.20%) Android
4 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (52.72%) PRINCE2
2 246 (49.50%) Project Management
3 121 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (21.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (9.46%) Change Management
6 39 (7.85%) Scrum
6 39 (7.85%) ITIL
7 36 (7.24%) Mentoring
8 34 (6.84%) Matrix Management
9 33 (6.64%) Waterfall
10 32 (6.44%) PRINCE
11 31 (6.24%) People Management
12 30 (6.04%) Project Planning
13 27 (5.43%) Risk Management
14 25 (5.03%) Supplier Management
15 24 (4.83%) CRM
16 22 (4.43%) ERP
17 20 (4.02%) Service Delivery
18 19 (3.82%) Coaching
19 18 (3.62%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.42%) Java
2 16 (3.22%) SQL
3 7 (1.41%) C#
4 6 (1.21%) C++
4 6 (1.21%) C
5 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (15.69%) Degree
2 68 (13.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 45 (9.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 45 (9.05%) Security Cleared
4 42 (8.45%) SC Cleared
5 32 (6.44%) PMI Certification
6 30 (6.04%) PMP
7 21 (4.23%) APMP
8 11 (2.21%) VCP4
9 1 (0.20%) MBA
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.42%) QA
2 12 (2.41%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.60%) SLA
3 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.40%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.40%) XenApp
2 2 (0.40%) XenServer
3 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.20%) SCOM
2 1 (0.20%) Foglight
Vendors
1 96 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.62%) SAP
3 6 (1.21%) Citrix
4 5 (1.01%) Cisco
4 5 (1.01%) Oracle
4 5 (1.01%) HP
4 5 (1.01%) VMware
4 5 (1.01%) hybris
5 4 (0.80%) IBM
5 4 (0.80%) NetApp
6 3 (0.60%) Avaya
6 3 (0.60%) Dell
6 3 (0.60%) Nortel
6 3 (0.60%) 3PAR
6 3 (0.60%) Mitel
6 3 (0.60%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.40%) Infor
7 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.40%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.40%) Kronos
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