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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 48 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 166 200 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.92% 5.08% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 5.39% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 129 167 163
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
3207 3710 4083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.05% 94.19% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2659 3039 3542
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Stockport +8 13 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Salford +5 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Altrincham +4 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Bolton +4 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Cheadle - 1 £42,500 - 1
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 211 (53.69%) Project Management
2 185 (47.07%) PRINCE2
3 176 (44.78%) Finance
4 130 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (18.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 68 (17.30%) Degree
7 54 (13.74%) Scrum
8 53 (13.49%) Microsoft
9 52 (13.23%) MS Excel
9 52 (13.23%) MS Project
10 51 (12.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 46 (11.70%) Banking
12 45 (11.45%) Change Management
13 42 (10.69%) Retail
14 40 (10.18%) Waterfall
15 37 (9.41%) Risk Management
16 32 (8.14%) ITIL
16 32 (8.14%) Project Planning
16 32 (8.14%) Matrix Management
17 30 (7.63%) .NET
18 25 (6.36%) E-Commerce
18 25 (6.36%) SDLC
19 24 (6.11%) Data Centre
20 22 (5.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 21 (5.34%) Software Delivery
22 20 (5.09%) Java
22 20 (5.09%) PMI Certification
23 19 (4.83%) Agile Project Management
23 19 (4.83%) Mentoring
24 18 (4.58%) PRINCE

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 8 (2.04%) CMS
2 4 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.76%) Confluence
3 3 (0.76%) Sitefinity
3 3 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (0.76%) Alfresco
3 3 (0.76%) Immediacy CMS
4 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (0.25%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (13.23%) MS Project
1 52 (13.23%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.82%) MS Office
3 4 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.53%) Tridion
3 4 (1.02%) Magento
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) Maximo
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.53%) SaaS
2 4 (1.02%) Force.com
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.29%) Internet
2 8 (2.04%) WAN
3 6 (1.53%) LAN
3 6 (1.53%) Wireless
4 5 (1.27%) 4G
4 5 (1.27%) Intranet
5 4 (1.02%) VPN
6 3 (0.76%) SAN
6 3 (0.76%) 3G
6 3 (0.76%) LTE
6 3 (0.76%) NAS
6 3 (0.76%) 2G
7 2 (0.51%) Firewall
7 2 (0.51%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.51%) VoIP
8 1 (0.25%) RFID
8 1 (0.25%) Extranet
8 1 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.02%) MySQL
3 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 11 (2.80%) JIRA
2 4 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 176 (44.78%) Finance
2 46 (11.70%) Banking
3 42 (10.69%) Retail
4 14 (3.56%) Marketing
5 10 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.78%) Legal
6 7 (1.78%) Games
7 6 (1.53%) Local Government
7 6 (1.53%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.76%) Electronics
8 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.76%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.51%) Advertising
9 2 (0.51%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.63%) .NET
2 8 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.53%) CSS
3 6 (1.53%) XML
3 6 (1.53%) XSLT
3 6 (1.53%) Flash
3 6 (1.53%) HTML
4 4 (1.02%) Zend Framework
4 4 (1.02%) jQuery
4 4 (1.02%) REST
5 3 (0.76%) CSS3
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.76%) HTML5
5 3 (0.76%) Apache Flex
5 3 (0.76%) WCF
5 3 (0.76%) WPF
5 3 (0.76%) EDI
6 2 (0.51%) Web Services
6 2 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.51%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.11%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.33%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.82%) NHS
4 13 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.27%) BBC
6 5 (1.27%) iDTV
6 5 (1.27%) GIS
6 5 (1.27%) User Experience
7 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.02%) FMCG
7 4 (1.02%) PMI
8 3 (0.76%) New Media
9 2 (0.51%) Animation
9 2 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.25%) iPad
10 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.25%) Life Science
10 1 (0.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.82%) Windows
2 13 (3.31%) Linux
3 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
3 3 (0.76%) UNIX
4 2 (0.51%) Android
4 2 (0.51%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (53.69%) Project Management
2 185 (47.07%) PRINCE2
3 130 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (18.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (13.74%) Scrum
6 45 (11.45%) Change Management
7 40 (10.18%) Waterfall
8 37 (9.41%) Risk Management
9 32 (8.14%) ITIL
9 32 (8.14%) Project Planning
9 32 (8.14%) Matrix Management
10 25 (6.36%) E-Commerce
10 25 (6.36%) SDLC
11 21 (5.34%) Software Delivery
12 19 (4.83%) Mentoring
12 19 (4.83%) Agile Project Management
13 18 (4.58%) PRINCE
13 18 (4.58%) Programme Management
14 16 (4.07%) Software Engineering
14 16 (4.07%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.09%) Java
2 17 (4.33%) C#
3 10 (2.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.04%) C++
5 6 (1.53%) SQL
6 4 (1.02%) Perl
6 4 (1.02%) PHP
7 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.76%) VBScript
7 3 (0.76%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.51%) C
8 2 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.25%) VB6
9 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (17.30%) Degree
2 51 (12.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 22 (5.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 20 (5.09%) PMI Certification
5 16 (4.07%) PMP
6 11 (2.80%) APMP
7 10 (2.54%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.29%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.76%) CGEIT
9 3 (0.76%) ISEB
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.25%) MBCS
10 1 (0.25%) CITP
10 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.05%) QA
2 6 (1.53%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.76%) HL7
3 3 (0.76%) COBIT
4 2 (0.51%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) XenApp
2 2 (0.51%) XenServer
3 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.56%) SAP
3 6 (1.53%) Oracle
3 6 (1.53%) Cisco
4 4 (1.02%) Mitel
4 4 (1.02%) Zend
4 4 (1.02%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.02%) Nortel
4 4 (1.02%) Avaya
5 3 (0.76%) Adobe
5 3 (0.76%) Progress
6 2 (0.51%) Citrix
6 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.51%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.51%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.25%) Google
7 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.25%) Alterian
7 1 (0.25%) Kronos
7 1 (0.25%) Infor
Cheadle, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: 26,000 to 33,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 up to £84,000
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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Salary: £50,000-70,000k + a brilliant package
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