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 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 38 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 184 241 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.57% 6.10% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 6.33% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 144 206 170
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
3179 3807 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.19% 96.36% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 3267 3119
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
Stockport -1 14 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Sale - 9 £60,000 -
Rochdale +2 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Oldham 0 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Cheadle 0 5 £46,000 -8.00%
Wigan +14 1 - -
Bolton +5 1 - - 1
Altrincham -4 1 £29,500 -26.25%
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 238 (56.94%) Project Management
2 189 (45.22%) PRINCE2
3 167 (39.95%) Finance
4 150 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (17.46%) MS Project
7 65 (15.55%) Degree
8 57 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 53 (12.68%) Change Management
10 51 (12.20%) Microsoft
11 49 (11.72%) Risk Management
12 47 (11.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 47 (11.24%) Waterfall
13 42 (10.05%) Scrum
14 40 (9.57%) SDLC
15 32 (7.66%) Matrix Management
15 32 (7.66%) Retail
15 32 (7.66%) Project Planning
15 32 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (7.42%) Software Delivery
16 31 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 29 (6.94%) Data Centre
18 28 (6.70%) People Management
18 28 (6.70%) Business Analysis
18 28 (6.70%) PMI Certification
18 28 (6.70%) ITIL
18 28 (6.70%) .NET
19 26 (6.22%) Supplier Management
20 25 (5.98%) PMP
21 23 (5.50%) E-Commerce

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (2.63%) CMS
2 9 (2.15%) ColdFusion
3 6 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.20%) Alfresco
5 4 (0.96%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.96%) WordPress
6 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.24%) Kentico
7 1 (0.24%) Lync
7 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 73 (17.46%) MS Project
2 57 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 20 (4.78%) MS Office
4 12 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Tridion
2 6 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.20%) Magento
3 5 (1.20%) SAP hybris
4 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.39%) SaaS
2 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Force.com
3 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.87%) Internet
1 12 (2.87%) WAN
2 6 (1.44%) LAN
3 4 (0.96%) VoIP
4 3 (0.72%) Network Security
5 1 (0.24%) Extranet
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) SMS
5 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.72%) Big Data
2 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 167 (39.95%) Finance
2 32 (7.66%) Retail
3 11 (2.63%) Banking
3 11 (2.63%) Marketing
4 6 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.96%) Legal
6 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.48%) Billing
7 2 (0.48%) Electronics
7 2 (0.48%) Games
7 2 (0.48%) Law
7 2 (0.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Automotive
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Local Government
8 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.70%) .NET
2 9 (2.15%) .NET Framework
2 9 (2.15%) Apache Flex
2 9 (2.15%) MXML
3 5 (1.20%) CSS
3 5 (1.20%) CSS3
3 5 (1.20%) HTML
3 5 (1.20%) HTML5
4 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.96%) EDI
4 4 (0.96%) XML
4 4 (0.96%) XSLT
5 1 (0.24%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.78%) User Experience
4 15 (3.59%) Driving Licence
5 11 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.96%) NHS
8 3 (0.72%) Informatics
8 3 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.72%) PMI
9 2 (0.48%) Fintech
9 2 (0.48%) FMCG
9 2 (0.48%) Health Informatics
10 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.24%) Contactless
10 1 (0.24%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.24%) EPoS
10 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.24%) Windows
1 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
1 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (56.94%) Project Management
2 189 (45.22%) PRINCE2
3 150 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (12.68%) Change Management
6 49 (11.72%) Risk Management
7 47 (11.24%) Waterfall
8 42 (10.05%) Scrum
9 40 (9.57%) SDLC
10 32 (7.66%) Matrix Management
10 32 (7.66%) Project Planning
11 31 (7.42%) Software Delivery
12 28 (6.70%) Business Analysis
12 28 (6.70%) ITIL
12 28 (6.70%) People Management
13 26 (6.22%) Supplier Management
14 23 (5.50%) E-Commerce
15 22 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (5.02%) Business Transformation
17 20 (4.78%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.55%) Java
2 16 (3.83%) C#
3 14 (3.35%) SQL
4 9 (2.15%) Objective-C
5 6 (1.44%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.96%) VB.NET
6 4 (0.96%) VBScript
7 3 (0.72%) PHP
8 2 (0.48%) C
8 2 (0.48%) C++
8 2 (0.48%) Scala
8 2 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (15.55%) Degree
2 47 (11.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 31 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 28 (6.70%) PMI Certification
5 25 (5.98%) PMP
6 12 (2.87%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.63%) APMP
8 7 (1.67%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.44%) CISM
9 6 (1.44%) CISSP
9 6 (1.44%) SANS
10 5 (1.20%) APMG
11 2 (0.48%) ISEB
12 1 (0.24%) CCNA
12 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
1 4 (0.96%) SLA
2 3 (0.72%) PMBOK
2 3 (0.72%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) TickIT
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.35%) Adobe
3 10 (2.39%) SAP
4 7 (1.67%) Oracle
5 6 (1.44%) hybris
5 6 (1.44%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.20%) Guidewire
6 5 (1.20%) IBM
7 3 (0.72%) Google
7 3 (0.72%) Tableau
8 2 (0.48%) Twitter
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco
9 1 (0.24%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.24%) ExactTarget
9 1 (0.24%) Infor
9 1 (0.24%) NetApp
9 1 (0.24%) Sage
9 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.24%) VMware
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